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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
Wilber Miller, a San Antonio native, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War I. He also served with the U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Regiment on the Mexican border in the early 1920s. In 1935, he was promoted and called upon to select and lead the first African American team of 49 +1 (49 men and one young woman) to a new air depot at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama. Their mission was to provide maintenance and administrative support to Alabama’s African American fighter squadron’s primary training phase on aircraft for the Tuskegee Airmen. (Courtesy photo)

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.