Monthly Archives: May 2010

T-29 Scrap Metal

WACO Tribune Sunday August 10, 2008: By Van Darden Tribune-Herald staff writer Soon enough, Ron Barrett surmises, the last known Convair T-29 training airplane will go in the recycling bin, to be melted down and transformed into soda cans and … Continue reading

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Pilots In Command

Did you know? Title 10 of US code states that only pilots can command flying units—prior to 1976.  In 1976 the National Reserve Officers Association held the annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga.  ROA  chapter one of Charleston, S,C. went to … Continue reading

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Reunion – Map: O’Club

This map shows the location of the Randolph Officer’s Club, tour parking and BOQ in relation to the main gate . Randolph AFB TX is located in Universal City (NE of San Antonio TX. It is East of IS 35. Can … Continue reading

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The Colonel’s Demise

On the wall adjacent to my desk is a frame that contains my Certificate of Aeronautical Rating. It is signed by Colonel Robert B. Collins, who commanded James Connally AFB near Waco, Texas in the late 1950’s. During a vacation … Continue reading

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JC History

James Connally Air Force Base is the home of the 3565th Navigator Training Wing and is under the jurisdiction of Air Training Command. The base has been designated a permanent Air Force installation and although frame construction predominates, many of … Continue reading

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