James Connally, Harlingen & some Mather AFB Class Locator Stats: IF want to help us locate people contact Jim Faulkner– Harlingen (52-02 to 62-22). Connally (52-02 to 66-18), Mather (66-19 to 90-22)

Brothers who attended James Connally & Harlingen for Navigator Training: Harlingen will be indicated with letters (HA) following class number.  James Connally is indicated with letters (JC). (Number in ( –) is the class number

James Connally Graduation Statistics Table– Will update later This table shows the number of graduates in each class as provided by Air Education and Training Command. The (1) indicates classes with aviation cadets. A “0” or

Info from Bruce Ashcraft (AETC/HO) Randolph AFB, TX on February 24, 2006. The first class to graduate from James Connally Navigator training was 51-19 The first class to graduate from Harlingen –unknown The first class

Flag Officers

James Connally  (JC) & Harlingen (HA) Navigator Flag Officers Brigadier General Major General Lt. General General Charles C. Barnhill, Jr(63-09 JC) James H. Bassham(64-18 JC) Charles J. Cunningham, Jr. (55-13 HA) Duane H. Cassidy(55-CN JC)

In Memory of those Who Have Made Their Last Flight High Flight Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split

Navigators in Multiple Classes Richard (Dick) A. Bain (52-05, 61-18, 63-19) Josh Batchelder (52-??(RI) & 64-04) Walter F. Sosnowski (62-16 & 63-06RI) Navigator Conversion to Combat Systems Officer A Combat Systems Officer (CSO) is a

This section includes interesting facts and photos about equipment navigators and observers use such as sextants, plotters, etc.  

James Connally & Harlingen AFB Aviation Cadet Program History. (By Ron Barrett, 63-06-JC) The Flying/Aviation Cadet pilot training program was responsible for the training of almost all of the rated officers in the Signal Corps,

From 1917 to 1965 the primary program for flight training and rating officers as pilots and navigators for the US Army Air Corps, the US Army Air Force, and the US Air Force, was the