600th ASA Co.
San Vito AFB
Italian Sailor's Monument,
Detachment B, 600th USASA Company,
San Vito Dei Normanni AFS, Itlay.
(Photos by George Creel)
The San Vito Air Station was situated near the
port of Brindisi. A beautiful city, today it is a active
cruise ship port on the Adriatic Sea.
The location of Det
B at San Vito was subsequent to the mobile Detachment B which
was created in October, 1961 and setup at a vacant Italian air
base near Lecce, Italy, about 22 miles from Brindisi.
to Det B, Lecce
The unit was
relocated to San Vito AFS in 1965 and shared operational
facilities with US Air Force Personnel at the 6917th Security
I was stationed at
San Vito with the ASA from November 1965 to July
Today, the Air
Station has been turned over to the United Nations and still has
some operations, but on a limited capacity.
It is to the many
friends and acquaintances of San Vito AFS, during those
years, that this site is dedicated.
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on San Vito AFB, the place and the people, Check out our ASA
Special Identification Techniques Operator