You may not know about the places at Nellis AFB, NV that are named for F-100 pilots. Here they are…

Boyd Hall is named for Colonel John R.  Boyd.  While an F-100 gunnery instructor with the Fighter Weapons School 1955-1960, he described and mathematically quantified fighter tactics, developing the Energy-Maneuverability Theory. He later developed the Observe-Orientate-Decide-Action (OODA) Loop for decision making and was considered a key influence in design and development of the F-16.

 

Robin’s Roost is the bar in the Nellis Club, named for Brig Gen Robin Olds to celebrate his fighter pilot heritage.

Fitzgerald Blvd named for Maj Robert S. Fitzgerald, Thunderbird commander who died in an F-100F crash on 6 Apr 1961.

 

 

 

Bartley Circle named for Capt John M. Bartley (FT) who died in an F-100C crash near Wheelus AFB in Libya on 12 Jul 1958.

Hogenmiller Circle named for Maj Gerald J. Hogenmiller who died in an F-100F crash on 12 Sep 1960.

Leithen Circle named for Maj Frank E. Leithen, Jr., who died in a Thunderbird crash of an F-100F on 12 Oct 1966.

Milowski Circle named for Lt Col Walter J. Milowski, who died in an F-100D crash on 5 Jun 1959.

Morgan Circle  named for Capt Robert H. Morgan who died in a Thunderbird crash of an F-100F on 12 Oct 1966.

Nial Circle named for Capt George A. Nial  who died in a Thunderbird crash of an F-100C on 6 Apr 1961.

Rutte Circle  named for 1 Lt Robert L. Rutte who died in a Thunderbird crash of an F-100C on 26 Sep 1957.

Salmon Drive named for Capt Charles D. Salmon who died in a Thunderbird crash of an F-100C on 12 Mar 1959.

 

 

 

Strunk Circle named for Capt William A. Strunk who died in an F-100D crash on 30 Apr 1959.

 

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