United States. Air Force.; Korean War, 1950-1955--Personal Narratives.;
Gaylor enlisted in the Air Force in 1948 and served for over 30 years. He was involved in US efforts in Korea and Southeast Asia. He was a Chief Master Sergeant at the time of his retirement.
Topics: Segregation, Korean War, women in the military
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio banker John M. Bennett recalls his historic role as the leader of a two major bombing operations of World War II. Bennett, descended from the Bennett and Armstrong ranching families of South Texas, recalls both the...
United States. Air Force.; United States--Armed Forces--Women.;
Mitchell enlisted in the Air Force in 1977 and served until 1993, retiring as a Master Sergeant. She has worked at Lackland AFB in civil service and at UTSA as a lecturer in the History Department.
Topics: Air Force experience, basic Training,...
Aeronautics--Military--Texas.; Air pilots, military.; United States. Air Force Airmen.; Bombers.; Airplanes--Flight testing.
Air Force Village, San Antonio, Texas Eugene L. Eubank was an aviation pioneer who started teaching World War I pilots in 1917 at Brooks Field's sod runway and helped develop the tactical flight guidelines that World War II combat pilots followed....
United States. Army. Infantry Division.;Aeronautics, Military--Texas.; Krueger, Walter, 1881-1967.; Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf, 1879-1967.
San Antonio, Texas Consisting of two interviews, the first is Wilkins' military experiences in 1939. including training at Camp Bullis and formation of the Triangular Division and the second recounts the 45th anniversary of flights in 1955 when...
United States. Navy.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.;
From Tenneessee, McIntyre enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 20. He joined the US Navy in 1942.
Topics: experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force and US Navy during World War II, flying
Richard Zeni, October 22, 2005
Zeni served inteh US Navy Reserve from 1943-1946, the US Naval Air Reserves from 1946-1969 and the US Naval Retired Reserves from 1969-1984.
Topics: experiences in Reserves
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.; Longhorn cattle.
San Antonio, Texas Ben Settles, Colonel, USAF, Retired, relates his personal history which includes his military service during World War II, post-war service, and raising and improvement of the longhorn cattle breed.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives.; United States. Air Force.;
John Kuborn, November 30, 2004
From Wisconsin, Kuborn enlisted in the Air Force in 1961. He served 3 tours in Vietnam and retired in 1980 as a Master Sergeant.
Topics: Vietnam War experience, Tet Offensive, military leave
Military Intelligence.;University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio
Doug Holden tells of his experience in military communications security which began during World War II and the formation of Military intelligence agencies. Following his retirement, Holden describes his volunteer work, which includes teaching at...
United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Women and the military--United States.; Military nursing; Women--San Antonio (Tex.)--Interviews;
Nurse; Retired Brigadier General, Army. Only the second woman to become a general officer in the Army’s history; the first Texas woman to attain the status of brigadier general; inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame; Instrumental in...
United States. Army Nurse Corps.; Military nursing.; United States--Armed Forces--Nurses.; Generals.; Military biography.; Women-Texas.; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
Dunlap home, 125 Brettonwood Drive, San Antonio, Texas Texas Women's Hall of Fame member Lillian Dunlap joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II straight out of the Santa Rosa School of Nursing intent on serving only for the war's duration....
Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
Submarine warfare.; Pearl Harbor, attack on, 1941.; World War 1939-1945--Naval operations, submarines.
World War II submarine commands during which he sunk 19 enemy vessels, the second highest tally among American sub commanders. Cutter's observations and opinions are historic -- from his views that inferior Japanese radar was a major factor in the...