The Omaha World-Herald Discusses Nebraskans Getting Their Army Air Corps Wings

Title

The Omaha World-Herald Discusses Nebraskans Getting Their Army Air Corps Wings

Subject

Joseph Laughlin will be getting his wings after the final 3 months of training at Kelly Field

Description

This article describes the steps that 4 Nebraskans, including Joseph Laughlin, had to complete in order to be eligible to get their wings. It also describes the air corps program under which the new pilots were sought, as the Army Air Corps realized they were well under-staffed in case of war.

Creator

Omaha World-Herald

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

1939-1940

Files

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Citation

Omaha World-Herald, “The Omaha World-Herald Discusses Nebraskans Getting Their Army Air Corps Wings,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed July 11, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/77.