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"This is the 4th year the Band of the U.S. Air Force has kicked off the holiday season with a Flash Mob and each year is better than the last! As we approach the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. Air Force it was fitting for this year's to be back in the National Air and Space Museum among the history that has defined the greatest Air Force on the planet. This is a small way for us to stop and... View details ⇨
No matter what is happening around the world, NASIC will be working around the clock, ensuring the #US, its allies, and their #warfighters in the air and on the ground, have every foreseeable advantage over a foe.
On December 1, 1941, by executive order, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the @CivilAirPatrol to facilitate civil defense during #WWII. For 75 years CAP has provided emergency service, aerospace education, and cadet programs. Happy Anniversary!
Col. Gail Halvorsen, the #WWII pilot responsible for dropping 23 tons of candy during the Berlin Airlift (Operation Vittles), rededicated the Berlin Airlift Memorial outside the Frankfurt International Airport, Germany Nov. 21. While there, he took the opportunity to continue his legacy, handing out candy to children and strengthening ties.
An Airman escorts his animated 7-year-old nephew on the flightline of March Air Reserve Base, California, toward a behemoth B-52 Stratofortress. Half a century later, that boy, now an #AirForce Maj. Gen., would honor the #KoreanWar #veteran for his service.
#F35 and #F16 integrated training begins. The training accomplishes two major training goals, exposing F-35 pilots to air-to-air combat scenarios against fourth-generation aircraft capable of mimicking adversaries that pilots would realistically face on today’s battlefields, and providing pilots experience in carrying out joint strike missions.
I first flew in 1959. More than 1,100 of me were delivered to the #AirForce between 1961 and 1972 when production ended. As I have aged, specific airframe, engine and system components have been modified or replaced. Pacer Classic is the name given to a sustainment program that integrates essential modifications, and includes major structural replacements that keep me going. #WhatAmI