Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell “I grew up around aviation. My dad and grandfather were both Air Traffic Controllers. I remember going to work (with them), going up to the tower and watching them work their shifts. I just grew up fascinated with airplanes. I kind of wanted to be a pilot growing up and didn’t have the eyesight for it. So, air traffic control is the next best thing. I knew … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: What drew you to working in aviation?
Forney Field, located on Fort Leonard Wood, will receive a slew of improvements, including a new taxiway and an overhaul of existing lighting structures. Dave Robinson, airfield safety officer and interim airfield manager said that this will involve a transition from incandescent bulbs to LEDs, making the facility more energy efficient. “We’re also getting all of our signage lit,” leaving … [Read more...] about Airfield to receive lighting, taxiway improvements