1945 the largest military airfield in the world was at Walter Field (now
called Waller Field) in East Trinidad.
WW II the US naval Base at Chaguaramas was to be the largest in the world.
Cross - Squadron leader in the RAF during WW II. Presented with the Award of
the Distinguished Service Order (DSO), RAF Distinguishing Flying Cross Order,
Order of Merit Gold, Chevalier Order of Valour (Cameroun), National Award of the
Chaconia Gold (1983, Trinidad & Tobago), Honorary Doctorate of Law (UWI.)
Vincent - personal pilot to Lawrence of Arabia. Awarded the
Distinguished Flying Cross.
Moreira - (Gulf War vet) Awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star (US), Kuwait
Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), and the Defence of Kuwait medal (Kuwait). He
left Trinidad when he was 3 years old and returned in 1976 for a year when he
attended Rosary Boys' RC School then returned to the US. He has done tours of
duty in Korea, Turkey, UAE and Germany.