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  • Hurricane Andrew’s 30th anniversary

    Built in 1942, Homestead Army Airfield was destroyed three years later, on Sept. 15, 1945, by a hurricane with winds of 145 miles per hour.HAAF was officially abandoned three months later. In the three years it was open, the airfield trained hundreds of Air Force pilots who then went on to fly the

  • HARB member places second in DAF art contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of this year’s Air Force Art Contest. More than 2,240 pieces of art submitted from over 1,600 participants of all ages who used a variety of media. After the month-long contest closed March 31, a team of judges evaluated each entrant’s

  • Commentary -- We are MAKO proud

    On Sept. 16, the Homestead Air Reserve Base turned 74 years old. And for 74 years we have led the way in mission accomplishment and fighter aircraft flown. We are proud of that. We are consistently chosen, based on who we are, to fly the world’s greatest jets. The Makos support, maintain, and fly