Midway from The Air

Here’s a beautiful photo of ourpressious island from a flight as it approached before landing for the 65th anniversary ceremony commemorating the Battle of Midway.

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Midway Island / Midway Atoll
Midway Island / Midway Atoll


4 Replies to “Midway from The Air”

  1. I was stationed on Midway from December, 1959 through August, 1961. I was assigned to Special Services, and managed the base theater and bowling alley. This was a memorable assignment for me, and I often recall the laid-back lifestyle I enjoyed while there. I was fortunate to have my wife and young daughter accompanying me during most of my assignment on the “Island just this side of tomorrow.”

    1. I was stationed on Midway for 18 months late 1960 to April 1962. I was working there as an electronic technician maintaining the early warning radar & radio equipment installed in the WV-2 aircraft. Flew as Aviation Electronics Tech on those planes, it was a wonderful experience.

    2. Hi Garne! I don’t know if you’ll see this but on the off chance you do… Do you happen to remember the Atwells (John, Greta, Billy, and Zelma) who were also there from ’58-’61?

  2. I was stationed there from 1971 to 1974 as part of the GEMD division of the air-ops department. Spent a lot of time in the large ray dome on the roof of the main hanger building.

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