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From piston-driven fighters to highly manueverable F-35 fighters the Air Force has evolved in the first seventy years. Image courtesy of the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Turns Seventy-one

Courageous Airmen have refined the Air Force mission to Fly, Fight, and Win through their blood and sacrifice since 1947. The Air Force is the foundation for multi-service, interagency and coalition operations. The Air Force provides the joint team the ability and freedom to fight in the air, on the […]

70 years of aviation fly formation at an airshow at Altus AFB, Oklahoma.  A C-47 Skytrain and C-17 Globemaster III make an appearance at the show. Image courtesy of Gary Daniels.

The Air Force Celebrates 70-years

Since its inception on September 18, 1947, the United States Air Force has broken many social barriers of race and gender, made technological advances in aircraft from World War II to the modern bombers and fighters of today. Monday marks 70-years of innovation making the air arm the finest warfighting […]