Category: Air Force History

Air Force History. Events, news and more specific to the United States Air Force (USAF) and the history of air warfare.

appy Birthday to The Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) December 1

Happy Birthday to The Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) December 1, 2018

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressional chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which include search and rescue (by air and… Read more
Veterans Day 2018 Poster

2018 Veterans Day Poster Gallery – Veterans Day Posters from 1978 thru 2018

Veterans Day Poster Gallery (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Past Veterans Day Posters (Click each poster or the year to see the full-sized poster) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987… Read more
POW/MIA

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2018

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act of Congress, by the passage… Read more
US Air Force

Happy Birthday United States Air Force!

Businesses owned by Air Force veterans, active duty and USAF spouses View the history of the United States Air Force View famous quotes regarding the U.S. Air Force The United States Air Force became a separate military service on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. The Act created the National Military Establishment, later… Read more

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (July 27, 2018)

Presidential Proclamation on the Anniversary of National Korean War Armistice Day, 2018 This year marks the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting of the Korean War.  For 3 brutal years, our Armed Forces and allies fought valiantly to stop the spread of communism and defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.  On National Korean War Veterans… Read more
April Is Month Of The Military Child!

May 1st, 2018 Is Loyalty Day

Loyalty Day was first observed in 1921 as “Americanization Day,” and was intended to counterbalance the celebration of Labor Day/International Worker’s Day on May Day (May 1), an internationally celebrated holiday for the commemoration of the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago in 1886. It was made an official holiday by the U.S. Congress on July 18, 1958 (Public Law 85-529).  Following… Read more
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day on 3/29/18

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: March 29th the nation will observe “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 29th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around our great… Read more