December 19, 1931

1931: Maj Gen Benjamin D. Foulois became Chief of Air Corps, appointed by President Herbert Hoover. Foulois had already appeared before Congress on 75 occasions to testify on military matters. During the next four years, he was in constant communication with Congress on the future of the Air Corps, during a time when the economy forced severe budget cuts. (Foulois in Wright Flyer)