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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News & Updates

AFHF Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon

Dear members and friends of the Foundation, As you have probably surmised the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed by it prevent the Foundation from conducting […]

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On This Day in Air Force History

September 18, 1947
Creation of the USAF
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