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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

The March 2015 newsletter has been mailed and is now posted for download in the Newsletter Tab.  If you are unable to get it,contact Brent Horn for delivery via email. See it for the latest reunion info!


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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the deactivation of the 307th Bomb Wing at Lincoln AFB.

Reunion dates are 4 through 7 June.  All events will be held at the Country Inn and Suites on North 27th St at very reasonable prices.  Complete info including a questionaire will be in next newsletter.

Bill and Jean Williams are putting the plans together.  You can contact them at or 402-438-1913.


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

Latest News



Photos from the 2012 Lincoln Reunion are now 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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  • "Lost" members & Deceased Members update
  • Email List
  • Crew Chiefs and their aircraft
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