As the United States enters World War II, the airport is transformed into the Boca Raton Army Airfield (BRAAF). It will go on to play a crucial role in the war effort, as the exclusive Army Air Corps training and installation ground for emerging radar technologies.

Present: During the Wings of Freedom Tour in 2018, WWII veteran Irwin Stovroff visited Boca Raton Airport to share his war experiences and a collection of mementos, adding a powerful historical connection to the Airport’s past.
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