16 May 2017
TD Barnes, founder and the first executive director of the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame resumes that role from Director Dr. Dan Bubb. It is anticipated that many of the original staff of officers will return following their dismissal by former Director Robert Friedrichs who replaced Barnes when he stepped down in 2013. Barnes intends to resume the aggressive recognition of the contributions and achievements that made Nevada a giant in US Aerospace and Aviation .
Barnes, an Army, NASA, and Area 51 veteran is also the president of Roadrunners Internationale, an association of the participants in the CIA’s U-2, A-12, and the CIA/USAF YF-12. Barnes is the CEO of Startel, Inc. a Nevada business and is the author of numerous books, both fiction and nonfiction.