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Interview with Sam Spooner

Sam Spooner, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and former Commander of Sheppard Air Force Base, recounts his experiences in the armed forces. Having served for over 20 years, Spooner was also involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom before retiring to San Angelo. In this interview, he also discusses his impressions of the town and the West Texas region.


  • Sam Spooner

    Air Force

    Lieutenant Colonel

    Served in: Iraq War

    Sam Spooner served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. In 2009 he retired at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas. Mr. Spooner now works for Angelo State University.