from The Lowell Tribune, Nov. 2, 1950, page 1, column 1:
Pfc. Bobby Duncan, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan, Creston, Indiana, has recently reported to Keesler to begin training in the Air Forces Radar school which is a part of this large technical school of the Air Force Training Command.
A base of the Air Training Command's Technical Division, Keesler is also the home of a large Communications school and one of the three Armed Forces Radiological Defense schools.
The training Pfc. Duncan receives in the Radar School will extend over a varied period of time dependent upon his assignment, 16 weeks of which will be an introduction to the fundamentals and principals of elementary electronics as applied to Radar. The second phase of his training will be either in Ground Radar Equipment or Airborne Radar Operation and Equipment.
from The Lowell Tribune, Dec. 28, 1950, page 1, column 2:
. . . Bob Duncan of the Army Air Coprs, stationed in Mississippi, is enjoying the holiday season with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan, after being away for the past six months. . . .
This April 26, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found page 3, column 3:
BOBBIE DUNCAN TRANSFERRED
Bobbie Duncan phoned his folks, the Henry Duncans, from Mississippi recently informing them that he was being transferred to Arizona. Bobbie, who is with the Air Force, sends his new address to Lowell friends: Pfc. Bobbie V. Duncan 16333375, 325th Maint. Sq., Box 26, Williams ASB, Chandler, Ariz.
This July 19, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found page 1, column 1:
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan were happily surprised early Sunday morning by the homecoming of their son, Bobby Duncan, who is serving with the Air Force. After a 20-day leave, Bobby will return to Williams Air Force Base, Chandler, Ariz., where he will continue to work in the base office.
The following December 20, 1951, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Through letters from their sons, Bert and Bobbie, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan learned of their promotions, Bert to the rank of private first class and Bobbie to that of corporal.
Bert, stationed in Japan since last May, recently became a licensed movie projector operator and is currently attending code school. Bert tells of talking, via telephone, to Johnny Black, also stationed in Japan.
Bobbie, who is at Williams Air Force base, Chandler, Ariz., will arrive home this weekend to enjoy Christmas and New Years with relatives and friends.
A December 27, 1951, Lowell Tribune article (page 2, column 1) listed Bobbie Duncan as one of many servicemen from the Lowell vicinity arriving home for the holidays.
This April 10, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 1:
CPL. BOBBY DUNCAN AT BIG SPRING, TEXAS
Big Spring, Texas -- Corporal Bobby V. Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan, Box 52, Creston, has arrived at Big Spring to assume new duties at Big Spring Air Force Base.
Immediately prior to his enlistment in the Air Force, Corporal Duncan was graduated from Lowell high school.
Before his assignment at this base Cpl. Duncan was on duty at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona.
This June 19, 1952, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
On June 1st, Bobby V. Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan, was awarded a sergeant rating. Bobby, who was graduated from Lowell high school with the class of '50, has since completed his training, served as personal affairs technician at Webb Air Force Base. Bobby has an office of his own and acts in an advisory capacity for servicemen and civilians at the base. Address: Sgt. Bobby V. Duncan, Hq. Sq. Sec, Airbase G.P., Webb AFB, Big Spring, Texas.
The following July 24, 1952, Lowell Tribune article appeared on page 2, column 1:
The Henry Duncan family eagerly anticipate the homecoming of their son, Bobby, who is stationed at Webb Air Force base, Texas. Bobby will arrive August 2nd to enjoy a 20-day leave at home.