143 Hap Arnold visits Tyndall Field, Florida WWII
Chief of the Army Air Forces, Lt. General Henry H. Arnold inspected Tyndall Field on April 16, 1942. Also present for the inspection was the Commanding General of the Southeast Air Corps Training Center, Major General George Stratemeyer. Their escort was Colonel Maxwell of Tyndall. Another member of the inspecting party was Wing Commander Charles Beamish of the RAF who remained at Tyndall for six weeks as a liason adviser.