Scenes from
Hobbs Army Air Field




Photo courtesy Max Clampitt

An open house was held at Hobbs Army Air Field on
November 13, 1943.  The G.I. show featured Dinah Shore
and the San Angelo Cowboy Band.
A program from the event is below.

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Image courtesy of Pat Weber


Image courtesy of eBay seller: dedmisha


Image courtesy of eBay seller: dedmisha




 
Photo courtesy of Doris Blackman Mitchell


Photo courtesy Col. Michael J. Nugent (ret.)


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


Photo courtesy Max Clampitt


B-17 Hanger, built in 1942 at the Hobbs Army Air Field.
Later moved to the Hobbs Municipal Airport where it's shown
here in 1973.
Photo courtesy Max Clampitt





Identification badge worn by a worker
at the Hobbs Army Air Field


In later years, the housing built for the troops stationed at Hobbs Army Air Field
was utilized by citizens, as shown below, and the area was referred to as Air Base City.
Photos below courtesy of David Minton












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