Know the past, Shape The Future

Founded in 1953 by Gen. Carl A. "Tooey" Spaatz and other air power pioneers, the Air Force Historical Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and traditions of American aviation, with emphasis on the U.S. Air Force, its predecessor organizations, and the men and women whose lives and dreams were devoted to flight.

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Christmas Gift Book

Solve that gift problem for your relative, friend, or Colleague! Learn more, and order now in plenty of time for Christmas!    

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On This Day in Air Force History

January 24, 1951
Operation Thunderbolt
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