• Band of Brothers member turns 96, CAFB helps him celebrate

    Bradford Freeman, a member of the famous ‘Band of Brothers,’ assigned to E Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division celebrated his 96th birthday with representatives of the 43rd Flying Training Squadron and received a special gift.

  • 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

    April 18 marks the 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, in which Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Forces, and Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., U.S. Navy, led a joint bombing operation on the Japanese mainland aimed to inflict both material and psychological damage upon the enemy

  • Decorated WWII bomber pilot honored, remembered by family, friends

    Families, friends and loved ones gathered together Dec. 4 to remember former Army Air Corps Capt. Charles T. Hull, a decorated World War II bomber pilot who survived 25 missions in the European Theater, during a funeral and burial service with full military honors in Winona, Mississippi.

  • Doolittle Raiders honored during 74th anniversary at JBSA-Randolph

    The World War II Doolittle Raiders were honored during aceremony marking the 74th anniversary of their Tokyo raid April 18 at JointBase San Antonio-Randolph.On the same day, in 1942, Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy"Doolittle led a select team of 80 pilots, gunners, navigators and bombardiers asthey flew 16

  • WWII flying ace encounters new generation of aircraft

    Seventy five years ago, a 20-year-old Tom "Ginger" Neil flew a Hawker Hurricane for the Royal Air Force, shielding his homeland against thousands of German bombers in the Battle of Britain -- the first ever battle decisively fought in the air. This month marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the