On Virginia Water Radio for Veterans Day Week 2016 – The U.S. Air Force and Its 100-Year History in Virginia’s Hampton Roads Region

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of November 7, 2016, is “For Veterans Day 2016–The U.S. Air Force, Including 100 Years on Virginia’s Coast.”  The 4 min./13 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/11/episode-341-11-7-16-for-veterans-day.html, examines the origins of today’s Air Force, including the role of Langley Field, now Langley Air Force Base, adjacent to Hampton, Va.

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Runways at Langley Field in 1941.  Photo taken from Langley Air Force Base/633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs, “A Century of Airpower/Langley History,” online at http://www.airpoweroverhamptonroads.com/langley-history (photos on that Web site are available for public use, according to that office, 11/7/16).

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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