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Welcome to the 307th Bomb Wing B-47/KC-97 Association web site.

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The 307th Bomb Wing B-47/KC-97 Association serves the B-47 & KC-97 Cold War era at Lincoln AFB, Nebraska during the period 1954-1965.


Our Mission
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The 307th Bomb Wing

B-47/KC-97 Association is a worldwide association of current and former members of the US Armed Forces who were assigned to the 307th Bombardment Wing, (M), SAC, at Lincoln AFB, Nebraska between 1954 and 1965. The purpose is threefold: to perpetuate the legacy, history and memory of the 307th Bomb Wing; to promote the camaraderie of its members; and to support the US Air Force.

About the Association


Table of Contents

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The Table of Contents will lead you to everything on the site except for the categories denoted on the tabs at the top of this page.


WW2, Post-War, Korean Vets, please note:

There are several associations which serve the 307th Community throughout it's history.

The 307th Bomb Group (H) Association serves the B-24 "Long Rangers" through their existance and Pacific Campaigns during World War II, 1941-1945. A contact for that group Jim Walsh, Group Secretary at  Their elegant website can be found at

The B-29 era from 1946-1954, which includes the Korean War is served by the 307th Bomb Wing/Group Association. Their contact is their editor, Tom Stevens, at

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In order to be notified when a new newsletter is available for download you must have a current email address filed on the website. To find out how to do this, CLICK HERE

Electronic Delivery of Newsletter

If you wish to forego postal delivery of the 307th BW Association newsletter in favor of downloading it from the website at this site, read on. You can terminate your postal delivery by sending an email to Jan Boggess at, providing your name and using the subject line "web delivery". This will save the Association postal mailing costs and will go into effect with the next newsletter. The newsletter downloads as an Adobe PDF file: with a broadband connection the download takes but a few seconds; with a dial up connection it may take three to five minutes.

Important Information

You are now viewing this website on our new server at  Our old server,, ceased business on 27 June , 2015.  This site works exactly as it did before the transition.

The pending July/August newsletter will be the last newsletter delivered via the USPS.  Thereafter you must either download it from this site's Newsletter Tab at the top of this page, or have it delivered to you via email.  This change will save us about $1000 per issue for printing and postal costs, plus considerable hours of labor for Tony & Bev Minnick.

To be assured of reeiving the newsletter you must provide your email address and any updates to Brent Horn via email.  Just click his name below and send him your email.


Some changes have been made in our decision making process, as described in the minutes of our business meeting to be published here soon.

June 2015 Business Meeting Minutes:

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"Talk" with our Advisory Group

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Links to Association Officers
President Brent Horn
Vice President Bill Rogers
Secretary: Larry Boggess
Treasurer: Tony Minnick
Editor Mike Gingrich
Editor Earl Hill

WebSite Features


Photos from the 2012 Lincoln Reunion are posted. Go to the Photos Tab.

Milkbottle- The B-47 Crisis.  Go To Table of Contents

Family Members of the 307th who serve - Update July 2013- Go to Newsletter Tab

New websites for LAFB history - see Links Tab

Latest Email list--see Newsletter Tab

What we know about B-47 #6244...

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Important information sources for veterans... Go to the Table of Contents

Books by 307th Members

Past Reunion Photos

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  • Recent Last Flights
  • Membership & Address Rosters
  • "Lost" members & Deceased Members update
  • Email List
  • Crew Chiefs and their aircraft
  • ARS KC-97 Crew Chiefs

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