Jack L. Tueller (left)
404th FG - 508th FS - 9th AF
SGT Helms in the foreground on the right
A unit history of the 404th Fighter Group is available online as a pdf: http://www.winkton.net/Leap%20Off/LeapOffPdf3.pdf
"During one of the many breaks in operations caused by weather, Lieut. Col. Cowart of the 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion introduced to pilots of the [404th FB] Group a radar set known as the SCR-584 (Signal Corps Radio). It had the ability to...
Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
Retired from the USAF after serving in WW2, Korea and Vietnam with the rank of Colonel.
Military site : airfield
Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...