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Women's History Month: Legacy of the ‘Kelly Katies’
March 25, 2021
A flight test mechanic works on a plane in 1942-1943 at Duncan Field, later renamed Kelly Field, Texas. Women who worked at Kelly Field were known locally as “Kelly Katies.” (Courtesy photo provided by the National WASP World War II Museum)

Duncan Field, Kelly’s ties to Tuskegee Airmen’s 49+1
February 19, 2021
Editor’s note: photo and caption were pulled from the National Archives Catalog.
Members of the ground crew of a Negro fighter squadron of the 15th U.S. Air Force in Italy place a loaded wing tank on a P-51 Mustang before the group takes off on another mission escorting bombers over enemy targets. The squadron uses auxiliary fuel tanks for long-distance flights. Left to right: T/Sgt. Charles K. Haynes, S/Sgt. James A. Sheppard, and M/Sgt. Frank Bradley. N.d. 208-AA-49E-1-3.

Alamo Wing, 502nd OSS support Youth Aerospace Expo
November 26, 2019
The Adame family considers gliding with the San Antonio Soaring Society Inc. during the Youth Aerospace Expo at Kelly Field, Texas, Nov. 16, 2019.