Category Archives: LOCATIONS

Army Air Corps Technical School, Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois Aug 1935…

On July 26, 1935, Keith received his orders to report to the Air Corps Technical School by August 15, 1935. Air Corps Technical School, Office of the Trade Test Division, Chanute Field, Rantoul, Ills. July 26, 1935 Dear MacDonald: Replying … Continue reading

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Minnesota 1934 to 1935, a little work and some school…

Keith’s military service was not continuous and after being discharged from the 64th Service Squadron, he headed to Minneapolis and entered the Dunwoody Technical Institute.  He enrolled in several courses and was awarded certificates for his efforts. He writes that … Continue reading

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64th Service Squadron, Air Corps at March Field, Riverside California

From July 19, 1931 to July 19, 1934, Keith was serving with the 64th Service Squadron of the Air Corps at March Field in Riverside, California. “As March Field began to take on the appearance of a permanent military installation, … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Military Service: The National Guard, 116th Observation Squadron, 1930-1931

This post is the beginning of the series on Keith’s military experiences.  It is why this blog was named: The Man Who Lived Airplanes.  He loved airplanes, airplane engines and just being a mechanic.  His interests covered fixing anything with … Continue reading

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