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[Building Family Housing]

Description: Photograph of family housing buildings under construction at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. Cars are visible to the right. The caption on the photo reads "Much progress was shown in the 226 Unit Family Housing Project scheduled for completion in April 1971 at a cost of $4,125,927.00."
Date: 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Arrival in Italy]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Air Force pilot climbing out of his plane upon his arrival at the Aviano Air Base in Italy. Five men are lined up at attention on the tarmac.
Date: 1972
Creator: Leach, Robert C.
Item Type: Photograph

[Men's Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the old Men's Barracks at the Bergstrom Air Force Base. There is a line of laundry between houses to the left, and men sit at a picnic table to the right.
Date: December 1970
Item Type: Photograph

[Old Base Chapel]

Description: Photograph of the old Bergstrom Air Base chapel, which was later converted to the base education office. A group of people stand outside the building.
Date: 1975~
Item Type: Photograph

[Mock Casualties]

Description: Photograph of people wearing gas masks laid out on stretchers during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise. A group of men sit on the grass near the stretchers.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[People Wearing Gas Masks]

Description: Photograph of people wearing gas masks walking out of a tent carrying bags, binders, and briefcases during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[Building T-407]

Description: Photograph of building T-407 at the Bergstrom Air Force Base, before the fire that destroyed it.
Date: 1974~
Item Type: Photograph

[Base Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Bergstrom Air Force Base. There is snow on the ground, and a wagon wheel in front of the guard house. One man stands inside the guard house and another guard waves a car through.
Date: 1970~/1979~
Item Type: Photograph

[Person in Gas Mask Under Plane]

Description: Photograph of a maintenance and aircrew unit member, who wears a gas mask, under a plane during the employment phase of the TAC Operational Readiness Exercise.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[Officers in Gas Masks]

Description: Photograph of several officers in gas masks standing together during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise at the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[People at Table]

Description: Photograph of two people wearing gas masks sitting at a table with equipment on it, during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[Mechanics With Chemical Alert Gear]

Description: Photograph of two mechanics wearing gas masks putting together chemical alert gear in order to prepare down-locks on an RF-4C aircraft during a mock casualties and chemical warfare exercise at the Bergstrom Air Force Base.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph