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Navy says Hangar One won't be de-skinned until White House makes decision

Original post made on Oct 6, 2009

In response to a letter and phone calls from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says that the Navy will not remove the siding from Moffett Field's historic Hangar One until the White House makes a decision on its restoration.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 1:58 PM

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Posted by Dale
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 6, 2009 at 2:44 pm

Thanks for keeping an old friend alive.


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Posted by Kathy
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:27 pm

Way to go Anna (and to all who sent emails to the Navy), however "it ain't over til it's over".


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Posted by Save It!
a resident of another community
on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:44 am

I hope they save it because the idiot city council in Tustin wants to demolish the south hangar on their former base.


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Posted by Alan
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:55 pm

I hope they get rid of that old thing. Its quite an eyesore.


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Posted by Catherine
a resident of Jackson Park
on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:23 pm

Glad to hear of the delay. Hope we can save hangar one!


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Posted by jane
a resident of North Whisman
on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:57 pm

At first observation the hangar may well look like an eyesore. However, if you take the time to research it and discover the history and the amazing structure you might grow to appreciate why there is so much support for saving this amazing building.


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Posted by Daryl
a resident of another community
on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm

Jane is correct the hangar has great historic importance to aviation and the community. As a former photographer for NASA I did many photos inside the hangar and on top of it! What a view from the top during airshows! But you cant help but be awed when you are on the inside it is just enormous! Keep at it folks we can save this piece of history yet!


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