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Webb Air Force Base

15 February 1997
Military structure
NameWebb Air Force Base
Part ofAir Training Command (ATC)
TypeAir Force Base
In useOpen 1942 - closed 1977
Controlled byUnited States Air Force

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Webb Air Force Base , previously named Big Spring Air Force Base, was a United States Air Force facility of the Air Training Command (ATC) that operated from 1951 to 1977 in west Texas within the current city limits of Big Spring. It was a major training facility, and by 1969 almost 9,000 pilots had been trained at Webb. The last wing was the 78th Flying Training Wing (78 FTW).

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