The following notes offer brief explanations of various aspects of the men.
Tour Each person's tour varied. Those going into combat were only required to complete their 25, 30 or 35 missions which may have taken only 3 months. Some of those that completed a tour signed up for another tour and took an assignment on base
Many of the support troops (staff, mechanics or base personnel) were assigned to the 388th from July 43 through August 45