November 5, 2006: Eleven sing and dance their way to Worldwide Talent Contest honors at Lackland AFB Read more... Greens fees for civilian guests at the Gateway Hills Golf Course are for nine holes or for 18 holes; twilight rate is .October 30, 2006: Operation Homecooking seeking families to help out at Lackland AFB. There are two main gates with Visitors Centers: the Gateway East Gate and the Airman's Gate. - San Antonio Riverwalk - Official Site - Maxwell AFB - Goodfellow AFB - Langley AFB - Baltimore Inner Harbor The Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas provides basic military training for Air Force recruits.
In 1775, the Continental Congress decided to dress troops in brown (favorite color because it was used on every farm), but diﬂiculty in getting cloth made the Quartermaster Department buy whatever was available.
So the troops appeared in blue, brown, and gray, with various colors for lapels, cuﬁs, and collars.
Arnold was a General of the Army and retired before the Air Force was made a separate service, but he was awarded the General of the Air Force rank after his retirement and was photographed in an Air Force uniform wearing the insignia of that rank.
During the Cold War, with the rise of the Strategic Air Command, it was proposed that General of the Air Force be reestablished and granted to senior Air Force generals, such as the commander of NORAD.
These were made of brown cloth because it was easily obtained.