Along time ago, in a decade far, far away: My dad, a lieutenant colonel stationed at Homestead Air Force Base
(HAFB) south of Miami, heard a tantalizing rumor from an Air Police officer on base.
Charlie began his career in south Florida in 1956, when he and Betty moved to Miami and he became chief forecaster at the reactivated Homestead Air Force Base
. In 1962, he transferred to the U.S.
From 1975 to 1977, he was assigned to the 902d MI Group Resident Office on Homestead Air Force Base
1980, by the Office of History, Homestead Air Force Base
, Fla., Apr.
Virtually every dwelling south of Kendall was damaged or destroyed, all the way to Homestead Air Force Base
, where F-16s were damaged.
By the end of that weekend, 80 C-119s moved materiel to Key West Naval Air Station and Homestead Air Force Base
It was in Florida where he had his first encounters with the Air Force--an uncle who'd retired, a visit to Homestead Air Force Base
as a young boy watching F-4 Phantoms take off, and seeing Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford during a base stopover.
She suspects that one reason for the drop-off was Gore's failure to pick a side in the fight over the future of Homestead Air Force Base
. The base had been severely damaged by Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and was slated to be closed.
The US Air Force has decided against allowing a commercial airport to be built on Homestead Air Force Base
, Florida, which was destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
Another issue sent some of those 97,000 defiantly voting for Nader: the Homestead Air Force Base
, which sits between Biscayne National Park and the Everglades.
For the past two years, he's helped the Sierra Club crusade against a proposed commercial airport at the site of the former Homestead Air Force Base
that would bring 236,000 annual flights within a few miles of Biscayne and Everglades national parks.