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By Michael P. Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1439647925

ISBN-13: 9781439647929

As soon as touted because the "West aspect of the air" within the pre–Air strength Academy years, Randolph Field/Air strength Base is known for its Spanish Colonial Revival structure, its iconic management development (nicknamed the "Taj Mahal"), and its oblong structure. Allowed by way of the military hierarchy to layout its personal deploy from the floor up, the military Air Corps hit a house run in layout specialty and performance. while the Corps of Engineers equipped the bottom, operating from 1928 to 1931, it was once its largest venture because the Panama Canal. Randolph has been a favored project place for Air strength participants for over eighty years and is at present domestic to the twelfth Flying education Wing, the Air schooling and coaching Command Headquarters, and the Air strength group of workers heart. hundreds of thousands have undergone Randolph's gates as scholars and everlasting group of workers, and plenty of have selected to reside within the San Antonio zone after discharge or retirement. conscientiously landscaped with timber and shrubbery from the very starting, Randolph is the "showplace of the Air Force."

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