2nd Scouting Force
On the stone pillar between the vehicle and pedestrian gates at the entrance.
In Honor Of
THE 2ND SCOUTING FORCE
Flight Operations and Ground Personnel
who served at Steeple Morden
with the 355th Fighter Group
YF OS WR
Volunteer Bomber and Fighter Pilots of the 2SF
flew hundreds of weather scouting sorties,
from 26 September 1944 through 25 April 1945.
Led by Lt. Col. John A. Brooks III
The Scouts made a major contribution
to the success of the 8AF heavy bombing campaign.
In Memory Of
Those who gave their precious lives
Robert Bertelson, William Hornickel,
Leonard Monefeldt and James Stauder
Presented by the Scouting Force Association
In the Year 2000