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PLAINVIEW FIELD. Plainview Field, in Hale County just outside Plainview, was the station of the Fourth Army Air Force Glider Training Detachment for preliminary glider training. Lt. William G. Dixon was in command from the field's establishment on June 1, 1942, until its redesignation as Third Liaison Training Detachment and its removal to Lamesa on April 14, 1943.

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