The Big Barracks is home to the original flag that flew over the traffic circle.
Today the traffic circle is a memorial to the airmen who have served for the past 70 years.
The full size Douglas RB-26C was the only combat aircraft to serve in WWII, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam War.
The wing headquarters overlooks the traffic circle.
Notice its Arc Deco facade ...
“We ducked under the operating tables as the bombs fell, dropping our scalpels. There was no time to change hypodermic needles. This was a case of giving relief from pain as fast as possible.”
1Lt. Robert T. Garrett, MD AAF Medical Corps
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