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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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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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Nav/observer Locator Numbers

James Connally & Harlingen Class Locator Stats: As of   10 June 2017: Connally Located…………. 4313 Harlingen Located…………3005 People Deceased:…………. 4076 (Connally & Harlingen) TOTAL ACCOUNTED FOR:…. 11395 TO LOCATE: …………………………  6245 TOTAL NAMES IN FILES: ….   17640 Accounted/Located by CY … Continue reading

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Nav Student Facts (Brothers)

Brothers who attended James Connally & Harlingen for Navigator Training: Harlingen will be indicated with letters (HA) following class number.  James Connally is indicated with letters (JC). (Number in ( –) is the class number for the person. Bablo, Adelbert … Continue reading

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