Lister Hill, center, was an influential U.S. Congressman known as the "Godfather of Maxwell Field" for his efforts to keep
the post open after World War I and to move the Tactical School there in 1931. With Hill are, from left, Maj. John Curry,
Gen. James E. Fechet, Maj. Pearcy Van Nostrand, and Maj. Hume Peabody.