South Plains Army Air Field is an outstanding example of American wartime development. A year ago the site of this Post was pasture land. Today, it is a training field of the Army Air Forces, complete with runways, sub depot, barracks, administration buildings, Post Hospital, theater arid other auxiliary buildings. ….. Throughout this volume is unfolded the pictorial history and happenings of South Plains Army Air Field – the only advanced glider school in the nation. ….. The pages of this book are dedicated to the officers and enlisted men who have served and who are serving here at the “Home of the Winged Commandos.” Their activities are responsible for the efficient work that is being carried out in the rigid day by day training schedule, as they prepare for combat.