You successfully navigated the world wide web to find the James Connally Navigator’s/Observers Home Page. This web site covers people who trained at James Connally AFB, Harlingen AFB, Texas and Mather AFB, CA or who were instructor navigators or radar observers at Connally or Harlingen Air Force Bases.
James Connally Air Force Base, located seven miles northeast of Waco, Texas, was initially a basic pilot-training school. It opened as Waco Army Air Field on May 5, 1942, and became headquarters for the Army
Harlingen Army Airfield opened in July 1941 and was used by the United States Army Air Forces (AAF) as a training base during World War II. It was initially assigned to the AAF Gulf Coast
SAN ANTONIO – James Veltri celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday February 22, 2022 on a very peculiar date. Veltri was born Feb. 22,1922, or as he says, “2/22/22.” And if today’s date isn’t peculiar enough, Veltri
Col Joseph DeMinico USAF (Ret.) Wall of Honor Location: Foil: 5 Panel: 2 Column: 2 Line: 80 Wall of Honor Level: Air and Space Friend Honored by: Cynthia Schmitz Harlambakis CURRICULUM VITAE: Thesis-length research project
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
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
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