1947: Truman signs the National Security Act, which establishes the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the CIA, and the US Air Force.
Members and friends, the Foundation is sponsoring two major events in November. The first is our annual Awards Banquet, honoring the First Fighter Wing with […]
The Air Force Historical Foundation presented its highest honors during a ceremony held January 30, recognizing one Air Force unit and four individuals for their […]
It is a pleasure to announce that our major award winners for this year were honored at our Awards Banquet on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at […]
Dear members and friends of the Foundation: My incoming message as your new President noted that our Foundation is now in its 63rd year of […]
Would you like to keep up on your reading, but don’t know where to start? Each issue of our journal Air Power History contains […]
1945: The last of 18,188 B-24 Liberators and variants are delivered to the USAAF.
1919: The Director of the Air Service orders the use of the national star insignia on all service planes; The order is implemented in […]
2003: Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) at Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia moves to Al Udeid AB, Qatar, marking end of SOUTHERN WATCH.