Upcoming Events

Each year, the Foundation sponsors several events that highlight our mission of preserving the history and traditions of American aviation and space capabilities. In recent years, these have included symposiums, oral history presentations, and our annual Awards Banquet. 

June 1, 2022

Doolittle Awards Presentation

Location: Air Force Memorial (Arlington, VA) 
Time: 3:30 PM

The Air Force Historical Foundation’s James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award was established to recognize a unit that has displayed bravery, determination, discipline, esprit de corps, and superior management of joint operations while accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions in multiple conflicts, and thus has made a sustained, significant contribution to Air Force history.

This year’s award winner is the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota.

The event is open to the public, and there is no charge to attend the ceremony.

June 1, 2022

Annual Awards Banquet

Army Navy Country Club (Arlington VA)
Cocktail Hour: 5 PM, Dinner/Banquet: 6 PM

The Air Force Historical Foundation’s Annual Awards were established to honor specific individuals and units dedicated to the making and documentation of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force history.

This year’s award winners will include General John W. Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force (General Carl A. “Tooey” Spaatz Award); Dr. Daniel L. Haulman (Major General I.B. Holley Award); and the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB (General James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Award).

We will also be honoring our Air Power History Literary Award winners.

The Annual Awards Banquet is open to the public for a cost of $75 per ticket for Members and $95 per ticket for Non-Members. Attire for the evening is service dress/business formal.

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