U.S. Navy VC-4 memorial marker restoration
Melissa Swanson, Naval History and Heritage Command Conservator, sprays water on a U.S. Navy VC-4 memorial marker, located near the main gate of the 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., prior to cleaning on July 20, 2016. The monument, erected in May 1994 by the Association of The Composite Squadron Four Nightcappers, pays tribute to the members of the VC-4 Squadron based at Naval Air Station Atlantic City from September 1948 to May 1958 who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Swanson, based out of Richmond, Virginia, removed lichens growing on the back and sides of the monument and polished a bronze plaque on the front. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley/Released)

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