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Even Better with Age: The 142nd Wing turns 78
Camp Springs, Maryland. Capt. Andrew W. Salter, Jr., the first commanding officer of what would become Joint Base Andrews, welcomes the first flying trainees at the Camp Springs Maryland airfield in May, 1943. The base achieved full operating capability on May 2, 1943 and became a super-base controlling much of the Eastern seaboard's military activities less than two months later. (Army Air Force file photo, via Joint Base Andrews PA)

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