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Fri February 17, 2012

Saving Ottumwa Naval Air Station

As Iowa tries to retain its last jet fighter base in Des Moines, a non-profit group is hoping to save one of the last remnants of an air station that closed at the end of World War Two. Historic audio from Stearman training film and You Tube.

A post card showing the old Admin Building at the Ottumwa Naval Air Station.
A post card showing the old Admin Building at the Ottumwa Naval Air Station.