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"An interesting web site. I haven't been back to Big Spring since graduation from UPT in class 64-A. All you need to complete the memories would be pictures of the old student VOQ, horny-toads, tarantulas, and rattle snakes."
"I was surprised to find this wonderful site. I was stationed at Webb from Jan. 1969 to the fall of 1970. I made buck Sergeant there. I worked in the CBPO under Major Ruric H. Wester. I have very fond memories of Webb. It was my 1st duty station from Keesler AFB Training School. Hope to hear from other former airman.
"My father went to Bombardier School at Big Springs. He was kIA on 02/07/45. His name was FO Isadore G. Belinkie. His plane, a B24, was named "Calamity Jane.
I was very happy to find this site. Thank you.
"Webb was my first assignment after tech. school at Amarillo. Arrived in Jan 1966 & remained until Aug 1970. i worked in hanger T-75, the T-38 phase dock. The time spent at Webb we the most rewarding years in the USAF. I only wish I had kept up with all my "buddies" after the years. Hope to attend the reunion."
"Thanks m+12. you do a great job and glad you moved to Big Spring and are a part of the Hangar family
From: Gloria McDonald
City: Big Spring Country: USA
"I was stationed at Webb AFB with the 331st FIS from January 1961 thru October 1962, 2 of the most memorable years of my Air Force experience. I will never forget Webb AFB and the friendly town of Big Spring, Texas. While I was at Webb I worked part time at the Wagon Wheel restaurant which was just outside of our base. I also spent many a Friday and Saturday nights at our favorite watering hole, The Blue Note. I first signed this guest book in April 2007 but since then I have gone thru my memorabilia, mostly for nostalgia and to reminesce, but also to see what I could find that might be fun to put on this guest book. I found several items but I believe this site only allows 1 photo upload per 'sign-in' so I will post a couple more after this one. The first one is a scanned picture of a patch for the 331st. I hope it brings back a few memories to you like it did me."
"This is my third and last post tonight. I have attached a photo of a business card from one of the band members that played at The Blue Note. I imagine there are probably many of you Webb AFB veterans that remember The Blue Note. I do remember I was never carded. Also, please consider coming to the September 2008 Reunion. Since it has been so long, this may well be one of the last reunions they have. The details are on this web site."
"This is my second post and attached is a photo of one of our F102A's on the ATC flight line during a base open house in 1962. Just a little side note, I bought a model of a F102 and had it assembled with the exact decals and numbers of the one in this photo. It kind of makes my desk look a kid uses it but it brings back good memories for me."
"I was stationed at the 331st FIS straight from tech school. I was there from 1962 to 1966 and was a crew chief assigned to the T-Bird Flight. As the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, we were always going over to Midland to chase the girls. One of them caught me, a wounderful lady named Loretta, we were married in 1964. We both have wounderful memories of life at Webb AFB. I would not trade my time there for anything. "
"I was stationed at Webb afb from Jan65 to Jan66. I was in the aircraft maintance sq as a A/C sheetmetal person. I had a nick name of Rosie. The wife and i enjoyed ti at Big Springs city. The only thing we didn't like was the wind and the tornados that come around the part of Texas. Take care and enjoy all. Dale ( ROSIE)"
"I was a member of the Pilot Training Class 72-02 and would love to hear about any of my old classmates! I have very fond memories of Webb AFB - I arrived as a Bachelor and married mid way thru our class to my wife, Diana. I went on to fly KC-135's out of Loring AFB, Maine. After 6 years in Maine was assigned to Castle AFB in California.. Left the USAF in the summer of 1978 and flew for Delta Air Lines for 26 years and I am still in the Atlanta area - we raised two daughters - now married and have 3 grandsons! Would love to return to Big Spring for a re-union and see Hangar 25 Museum. Bob Kesler"
" " HI , CONGRATULATION REALLY EXCELLENT SITE JUST FOUND IT. MY NAME IS MOE PANAHI FOREIGN
STUDENT FROM IIAF ( IMPERIAL IRANIAN AIR FORCE ) IN CLASS 78-02 FROM 1976 UNTIL THE BASE WAS CLOSED IN 1977. I ENJOYED THE CITY OF BIG SPRING AND WEBB, ALSO HAD GREAT MEMORIES
THERE WITH SOME GREAT PEOPLE . I NEVER FORGET THE DAY IN JULY WHEN I WAS READY FOR TAKE
OFF WITH MY INSTRUCTOR ( 1st LT. JERRY CAROL ) WHEN I SAW A BIG SNAKE WAS CROSSING THE RUNWAY IN SUN HOT AT 2:25 PM. I EXTEND MY BEST REGARDS TO MY KIND AND RESPECTABLE INSTRUCTOR JERRY CAROL WHO ALSO WAS A GOOD SOCCER PLAYER IN THE BASE ALSO FLIGHT
COMMANDER CAPT. DAVID SCHIDLER , MAJOR BOX AND WING COMMANDER COL. . HARRY SPANNAUS .
THANKS FOR YOUR PERFECT SITE AND WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST. GOOD LUCK ."
"I graduated from Webb, class 76-05, the Freedom Flyers. We were some 33 students strong with 2 Kuwatie and 1 Iranian, and an all ROTC contingent from all over the country. Remember well the oven effect when leaving the air conditioned building at the end of a long day. We have had a couple of reunions, last one at Eglin AFB in 2006. I sure miss the wonderful disposition of the locals, they were kind and thoughtful. This was a great website to visit. Hope to make the return trip someday."
"I love your musuem (from what I can see!!!)- I hope to visit it in person one day. I am an Air Force brat, and hope to be in the Air Force one day (when I graduate), so this bit of history means a lot to me. Lots-o-Love!"
From: Jacy Teston
City: Richards, Texas Country: United States of America
"I went thru pilot training at WEBB as 64-D. Returned as an Instructor in the T-37 for another 4 years. Same little lady, Rose White, signed me onto active duty in Nov, 62 and signed me out in Dec, 67. Good memories of Big Spring. Owned my first house there on Carol St in Kentwood. "