Maj. Robert Gleason (left) and Maj. Mandle work at the Army Airways communication System headquarters in Kunming, China, in the mid 1940s. This year, the Air Force Network Integration Center is celebrating 75 years of communication history.
Maj. Robert Gleason (left) and Maj. Mandle work at the Army Airways communication System headquarters in Kunming, China, in the mid 1940s. This year, the Air Force Network Integration Center is celebrating 75 years of communication history. Courtesy photo
Maj. Robert Gleason (left) and Maj. Mandle work at the Army Airways communication System headquarters in Kunming, China, in the mid 1940s. This year, the Air Force Network Integration Center is celebrating 75 years of communication history. Courtesy photo

Momentous beginnings: Communications encircle the globe

July 22, 2018 11:58 AM