This video is part of a series produced by Port San Antonio, which for the past 20 years has been redeveloping the former Kelly Air Force Base.
It may not be the same Kelly AFB that he left in the ’70s, but Glawson is pleased that it still sees as much action and innovation as it did at its peak.
As San Antonio continues to grow, the Port wants to preserve a sense of place by restoring these buildings and also provide the community with new spaces.
Over the past 100 years, Kelly Field became Kelly Air Force Base, which is now the site of Port San Antonio.
As a lasting tribute to the city’s place in aviation and aerospace history, community leaders in San Antonio have established the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame, with its inaugural class of inductees to be honored at a dinner on Thursday, March 31.
Last year, District 4 Councilman Rey Saldaña was invited to attend the enlisted airmen graduation ceremony held every Friday morning at Lackland Air Force Base.
She said she had heard about those shoes.
Robert Rivard: Bruce, congratulations on your retirement as CEO of Port San Antonio.