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Maj Forbes and the YB-49 Crew

The airfield here in Topeka, Kansas was renamed and dedicated as Forbes AFB on 13 Jul, 1949 in honor of Maj. Daniel Forbes, Jr. Also Muroc AFB located in the southern California desert was renamed and dedicated as Edwards AFB in honor of Capt. Glen Edwards during a ceremony in Jan, 1950. Click here to read about the crew members.