January 27, 1991

  (Photo by Steve McCurry) 1991: Operation DESERT STORM. F-111s deliver guided bombs on the Al Ahmadi oil refinery to close oil manifolds opened by […]

January 14, 1943

  1943: The Casablanca Conference opens. Plans for a combined bomber offensive against Germany are established. Lt Gen Ira C. Eaker promotes a daylight-bombing offensive […]

September 1, 1968

  1968: MEDAL OF HONOR. During a rescue attempt of a downed American pilot, Lt Col William A. Jones III serves as the on-scene commander. […]

Christmas Gift Book

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July 26, 1947

1947:    Truman signs the National Security Act, which establishes the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the CIA, and the US Air Force.

Two Major Events

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 […]

Annual Awards Ceremony

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 […]

The President’s Message

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 […]