The OV-10 Bronco Association, Inc.
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Some of the Bronco Fest 99 attendees, 10/9/99
The OV-10 Bronco Association family warmly welcomes you aboard! (Photo courtesy John Hefty)

The OV-10 Bronco Association, Inc. was founded in 1998 to take responsibility for preserving the history of the people and events associated with the OV-10 Bronco, as well as the history of the aircraft itself. The OBA strives to educate the public of this history. To meet those goals, the OBA operates on several fronts:

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN THE OBA!

BRONCO MOCKUP
In October 2001, the original OV-10 factory mockup arrived at its new home in the OBA Museum in Ft. Worth!! At Broncofest IV in July 2003, due in large part of the efforts of the retired Lockheed workers restoration group, the Mockup was officially presented to the world. This is a vital piece of your OV-10 history... please consider helping out with its ongoing restoration. The Mockup is now serving as an educational and eye-catching centerpiece to our growing collection.
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You do NOT have to have any OV-10 experience to be a part of the OBA! There are things to do for the whole family. OBA is not, never has been, and never shall be an "exclusive" organization. We have worked hard to avoid the trap of the "officers only" or "veteran's only" mentality... anyone interested in OV-10s for any reason is fully invited to participate. (Can you spell OV-10? Great, you're qualified to join in. No? Come anyway, we'll teach you.)

We have a wide diversity of people in our ranks. Our 2001-2003 Board of Directors includes the recipient of the Air Force Association's (AFA) prestigious Member of the Year award, as well as a member who has never been in the military. The president of the OBA is a Naval aviator, the vice president is Air Force, and the Executive Director is a Marine. We have members from the Air Force, Marines, Navy, State Dept., CDF, Rockwell, NAA, Boeing, NASA, many foreign militaries, and a bunch of civilians in our ranks. We have former and current pilots and ground crews, members of the original NAA design team, enlisted and officers, civilians, wives, children, and pets of OV-10 people. The only real commonality is that we all want to preserve the legacy of the Bronco and those who flew, worked on, designed, or are otherwise associated with it.

We sincerely hope that you will consider becoming involved. There is much to do, and the most important thing by far is a willingness to help out - whether by simply joining, taking charge of some project, or anything in between. First and foremost, we like to keep it fun!

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OV-10 Bronco Association, Inc.
Mailing Address:
OBA (or FACM or VMAP)
P. O. Box 161966
Fort Worth, TX 76161
      Physical Location:
(Don't send mail here)
3300 Ross Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Phone: (800) 575-0535

President:   Jim "Grump" Hodgson
  Board of Directors:
    Chairman: Chuck "Igor" Burin
Jim "Boomer" Bloomberg
Mel "Doctor" Clouser
Gordy "Bear" Evans
    Jim "Grump" Hodgson
Tom Kemp
Jim Lair
Jack Thompson
Vice President:   Jim "Grump" Hodgson
Executive Director:   Jim "Grump" Hodgson
Treasurer:   Tom Kemp
Secretary:   Debbi Lambert
     


COLOMBIA
Colombian Wing OBA
Jorge Gutierrez
President, CWOBA
kfireto@hotmail.com
   
EUROPE / UK
German Wing OBA
Tony De Bruyn
Commander, GWOBA
P.O. Box 70
Zavenetem 1
B-1930 Zavenetem
Belgium
Phone: + 32 2 758 02 60
Fax: + 32 2 758 02 70
tony.debruyn@EurekaAviation.com
 
THE PHILIPPINES
Philippine Wing OBA
Capt. Silvestre U. Glinoga, Jr.
Commander, PWOBA
16th Attack Squadron
Sangley Air Base
Cavite City, Philippines 4101
Phone: (006346) 431-1492
agila@cavite.net
 
VENEZUELA
Venezuelan Wing OBA
(Info coming soon)


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