April 24, 2014

Veterans Day activities rededicate Naval Air Park

The Bombshell Bettys perform during Johnson County's Veterans Day ceremonies at New Century AirCenter. Staff photo by Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

On one of the first dreary, blustery mornings of this fall season, Johnson County community members gathered together at Naval Air Park in the New Century AirCenter to honor veterans and re-dedicate the park in the County’s …

Veteran recalls heyday of Olathe Naval Air Station

Cox served in the Navy and was stationed at the Olathe Naval Air Station, now New Century AirCenter. He attended the dedication of Naval Air Park in December of 1950. He will also attend and participate in  the park’s rededication ceremonies on Veterans Day. Submitted photo

Gerald Hay
Special to The Gardner News

The Navy Park is literally shipshape ready for Johnson County’s 24th Annual Veterans Day Observance.

And, Joe Cox of Overland Park hopes veterans of all wars, their friends and families, and Johnson County …