|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:38:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PRESERVATION: Hangar 9 at Brooks City-Base (TX)|
'Grand design' revealed for 1918 hangar Plan would restore historic WWI building. By Scott Huddleston San Antonio Express-News (TX) April 10, 2012Brooks City-Base officials unveiled a plan Monday to restore a rare wooden World War I aircraft hangar as the centerpiece of a memorial plaza honoring pioneers of military aviation and space travel.
Rudy Purificato, a longtime military historian who is producing a public television documentary series on Brooks to air this year, called the plan a “grand design” for the historic Hangar 9 and adjacent Sidney Brooks Memorial, where the base's namesake is buried.
“It's a wonderful design and concept for one of the unique historical sites in the United States,” said Purificato, who has collected stories and interviews from the base's long, colorful past.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.mysanantonio.com/news/military/article/Grand-design- revealed-for-1918-hangar-3469670.php#photo-2798274
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