The black and white photos, contributed by Murl Ming, depict basic training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas in 1950.
The main gate at Lackland as it appeared in 1950
Assembled for the first military haircut
(Sign over the entry reads)
WELCOME TO THE AIR FORCE
Thru These Portals
Pass The Best Airmen Of
The Worlds Best Air Force
The sign behind Murl reads
Part of tent city where many airmen were housed during basic training at Lackland
Enlisted barracks typical of those found at training bases in the 50s
Static displays of WWII era aircraft
On the road again
Departing Lackland AFB and basic training there for duty at Offutt AFB, Omaha, Nebraska. CHEER UP!
The modern USAF on parade at Lackland in 1999
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