Category Archives: History

Navigator History Available on Thumb Drive

In an effort to preserve the comprehensive history of the AF Navigators’, Ron Barrett (AFNOA and Connally Historian) has compiled a large amount of information and put it on a thumb drive.  IF YOU WANT A READ ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE NAVIGATOR … Continue reading

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Graduation Stats – Harlingen

Below are numbers received or  graduation numbers  for some classes. Information was obtained from orders, graduation programs (if available) or individuals. The first number (12-67) is student officers and second is aviation cadets if orders available to determine who was … Continue reading

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Vietnam Facts

9,087,000 (Million) military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from  August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975. 
2,709,918 Americans served in uniform in Vietnam. 
Veterans represented 9.7% of their generation. 
240 men were awarded the Medal of Honor during … Continue reading

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Navigator on Air Force One!

James Buzzelli, 66; was navigator of Air Force One By Washington Post  | June 13, 2006 WASHINGTON — James Anthony “Buzz” Buzzelli, a retired Air Force colonel who spent part of his military career as head navigator aboard Air Force … Continue reading

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Harlingen Class Stats

CLASS NUMBERS:  Total Number of Class Member names provided –(Aviation cadets) (Student Officers) More updates to follow– Numbers based on orders/graduation programs received or pictures in the Base Year book for classes 59-08 to 60-03.   CLASS  -TOTAL ( CADETS)  (STUDENT … Continue reading

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