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Melissa Hensley

My name is Melissa Hensley my mother was stationed at George AFB in 1980-1983 so was my father. We lived in Victorville. My mom was a jet engine mechanic she was around trichloroethylene (TCE) so was my father. My mother was diagnosed in 1981 with endometriosis and by God’s amazing grace got pregnant with me. She worked [Read More…]

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Bridgette Smith

My name is Bridgette Smith, and my father was stationed at George AFB from 1983- 1991. We moved to Wyoming Ct, off of the flight line, when I was 5 and moved off base when I was 12. As a child, I had constant colds and pneumonia. At 16, I was diagnosed with Coxsackie Virus, [Read More…]

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Rachel Grasty-Sheehan

My name is Rachel Grasty-Sheehan. My dad was stationed at George AFB from 1983 to 1989 my dad was an SP, and then he cross trained to Training Management after his back problem got too much for him. We lived in the base housing. First on Massachusetts Circle and then Wyoming Court. I am not [Read More…]

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Frank Vera

My name is Frank Vera. I was stationed at George AFB from 1973 to 1974, assigned to the 35th MMS, worked in the Gun Shop, and lived on base in the barracks. I was discharged 15 months after arriving at George AFB. The last 8 months of service I was on duty restriction, hospitalized twice, and [Read More…]

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Andrea Asa Sonnenberg

My name is Andrea Asa Sonnenberg, and my father was a career officer in the USAF. For the first 10 years of my life, we lived on base, moving from such diverse areas as Germany, Mississippi, Nebraska and Illinois. My dad retired when I was in my early 20s. This is our story. 1974 – My [Read More…]