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Major Horace Seaver Carswell: The Face Behind the Base

On February 27, 1948 Fort Worth Army Air Field was renamed “Carswell Air Force Base” in honor of Fort Worth native Major Horace Seaver “Stump” Carswell Jr. (1916–1944) (photo from Wikipedia). Carswell grew up on the North Side, attended North … Continue reading

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