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The United States Army Welcomes You to its Newest Aviation Training Center, 13 July 1956

Description: This pamphlet was a program for the activities surrounding the formal reconstitution of Camp Wolters as an Army installation. It includes a greeting from Colonel John L. Inskeep, a brief history of Camp Wolters, a list of the day's events, and two sketched maps of the camp and parade grounds.
Date: July 13, 1956
Creator: United States Army
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

A Camera Trip Through Camp Wolters: A picture book of the camp and its activities

Description: According to the introduction, "Here is your Camp Wolters, a photo-record of faces and places to hold for you the memory of your first days in Our Army at this infantry replacement training center." The booklet includes photographs and a commentary regarding different sorts of training and exercise, meal times, recreational activities, and camp buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Unit History of 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion [ From] 1 January 1956 to 29 February 1956

Description: This document gives a narrative of the activities of the 845th Engineer Aviation Battalion, as they prepared to leave one station (England Air Force Base, Louisiana) for their new headquarters at Wolters Air Force Base in Texas. There is a description of their drills, inspections, and preparations as well as an appendix with the original movement orders. The motto beneath the shield translates: "We build a nest."
Date: March 1956
Creator: Myers, William L. & Allison, A. G.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Abilene Military History: Ft. Phantom, Camp Barkeley, and Dyess Air Force Base

Description: This video recording of the military story of Abilene was presented in three parts. The first part of the story was presented by JerriAlexander, who talked about Fort Phantom Hlll, the 1850s army fort now owned by the Alexander family. Mike Myers, a graduate student in history at Hardin-Simmons University spoke about the World War II installation known as Camp Barkeley. Lt. Pam Fenner introduced and spoke of the history of Dyess Air Force Base, the SAC installation and home of the C-130s and B-1 bombers located in Abilene after the close of Camp Barkeley.
Date: 1981
Creator: Alexander, Jerri
Partner: Abilene Public Library