Alexandria International Airport

Alexandria, Louisiana


23RD Tactical Fighter Wing

England AFB

It was originally known as Alexandria Army Air Base at its opening on October 21, 1942. Later, on June 23, 1955, it was renamed England Air Force Base in honor of Lt. Col. John Brooke England, Commander of the 389th Fighter Bomber Squadron, who died in a F-86 crash while in France.

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules C-130A S/N 55-0008 Lot Number 3035
Found on the tarmac at England old airbase.

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