These are historical photos from Scott AFB in honor of the base celebrating its centennial.
TRAINING AT SCOTT FIELD: The very first mission of Scott Field was to train pilots and mechanics. At first they used Standard Trainers, and then later the Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny.” Flight training in these early aircraft—made of wood, fabric, and wire—could be very dangerous. File photo
ARMY RESERVE OFFICERS: Pictured are the U.S. Army Reserve Officers at Scott Field. This photo was taken July 24, 1930. File photo
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