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

T-29 History- The T-29A made its initial flight in September of 1949 at Lindburg Field in San Diego. The cabin had fourteen fully-equipped stations for students or instructors and one radio-operator’s station. Each student had

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

Mather AFB, CA–

Mather Air Force Base was named after Second Lieutenant Carl Spencer Mather, a 25-year-old army pilot killed in a mid-air collision while training at Ellington Field, Texas on 30 January 1918. Mather learned to fly in