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COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS

Lockbourne Air Force Base

  • Aired: 10/12/2017
  • 06:00
  • Rating: NR
Now known as Rickenbacker International Airport, Lockbourne Air Force Base, just south of Columbus, was a bustling military operation during the Vietnam War. Author Robert Stroup II tells about the cargo plane and heavily armed gunship crews that trained at the base, and Ron Albers discusses piloting the massive KC-135 refueling tankers when Lockbourne units were sent into the Vietnam theater.
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