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Val Verde County Military Information

Civil War

Civil War Pension Applications from the USGenWeb archives

Val Verde County, Texas 1890 Census of Veterans and Widows

World War I

Civilian Draft Registration from the USGenWeb archives

Birth data of men with links to Val Verde County, Texas, who were born, 1873-1900, abstracted from World War I Draft Registration Cards - available on microfilm at the LDS Family History Center

World War II

Val Verde County, Texas World War II Casualites

Korean War

Val Verde County Korean War Casualties from the USGenWeb archives

Vietnam War

Val Verde County, Texas Vietnam War Casualites

Laughlin Air Force Base Entrance, 1950s

Camp Del Rio

As soon as the Mexican War was over, military expeditions into the area began with patrols and the establishment of frontier military camps at Del Rio and Camp Hudson, to the west on the Devils River. Read more >

1920 Census for U.S. Army Camp Del Rio

Laughlin Air Force Base

Laughlin Air Force Base is seven miles east of Del Rio. It was named Laughlin Army Air Field on March 3, 1943, Laughlin Field on November 11, 1943, and Laughlin Air Force Auxiliary Field on January 13, 1943. The base was closed in October 1945 and reopened as Laughlin Air Force Base on May 1, 1952. Read more>

Laughlin Air Force Base Website

Main Street, Del Rio 1920s
More Resources
Rootsweb Guide to Military Records
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