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Default Air Force Logo African-Americans in the Air Force
The Air force was originated in 1947 and has been going on ever since. Congratulations on sixty years of service to our country and the world. The air force has fought in countless wars to help fight for Americans. The United States air force played an important part in World War I and World War II, which helped defend the United States from
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2007
Default Air Force Logo My Grandfather: a part of the heritage and horizon of the U.S. Air Force
This particular essay theme has a very special meaning for me because my grandfather, Jim Rogers, joined the Army Air Force in July 1947, just two months before it was re-organized as the United States Air Force. Like so many other young men and women, my grandfather had a passion and desire to both fly and see the world. Growing up in the small
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2007
Senior Master Sgt. Rocky Epps from the 94th Security Forces Squadron assists kids with trying on protective gear and the M-240 machine gun while manning a security forces display at Stone Mountain Park during a Heritage To Horizons event there Memorial Day Weekend. The Air Force 60th Anniversary was a highlight of the weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Stone salute
For those airmen with the 94th Airlift Wing who supported the "Salute the Troops" event at Stone Mountain Park, May 26-28, it was an opportunity to reminisce with veterans of all services while sharing experiences with future members of the Air Force. More than 100,000 visitors visited the park for its annual Memorial Weekend celebration. The event
0 6/02
2007
Tony Haskett, an avionics technician with the 94th Maintenance Squadron's avionics shop, checks engine data for tolerance and then provides the input data into the flight data recording system (the black box). Avionics shop impacts mission
More than 1,800 Airmen working in a headquarters element, three groups, and a medical element containing 11 squadrons and four flights make up the 94th Airlift Wing. While every one has his or her individual duties and responsibilities, together the personnel here work towards a unified mission - to provide airlift support. In an occasional series,
0 6/02
2007
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Master Sgt. Stepfan Berrier signals to a surveyor while measuring the depth of a sewage line trench on May 3, 2007. He was among 24 reservists from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., who performed their annual tour at Carson City as part of the Department of Defense's Innovative Readiness Training program. Every two weeks a new CE unit rotates through this site to complete civil engineering projects for the Washoe Tribe. Similar training takes place at several sites throughout the U.S. each year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Phil Rhodes) Breaking ground

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2007
Honorary 2nd Lt. Matthew Vroman gives the thumbs up after assisting flight crews with a preflight check prior to an airdrop mission at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. Matthew has diamond blackfan anemia and visited Dobbins with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama. (Air Force photo/Don Peek) New friends grant old wish
The shy, more than slightly reserved young pilot in the flight suit looked about the room nervously. Behind small-framed glasses, his eyes darted from person to person. Flash bulbs went off and a news camera looked on as a booming voice read the last of his citation. "... and so it is with great honor that Matthew Vroman will be commissioned in the
0 4/27
2007
Air Force jets perform a flyby in celebration of the Atlanta Braves baseball opening day at Turner Field on April 6, 2007.  Two F-15 and two F-22 fighter aircraft represent the Heritage to Horizons theme for the Air Force during the performance of the Star-Spangled Banner.  The tribute to the Air Force's 60th Anniversary is represented by baseballs that will make a trip around the world and return to Turner Field in September.  The Heritage to Horizons events throughout the year all lead up to Atlanta Air Force Week, hosted by Air Force Reserve Command, Oct. 8-14, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Fast jets and fast balls

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2007
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley speaks to an audience of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets during JROTC week, March 12-15, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.  Chief McKinley emphasized the importance of academics and making the right choices during high school years in preparation for future opportunities in the Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserves and the other armed services CMSAF supports Dobbins "Heritage to Horizons" event
As part of an Air Force 60th Anniversary "Heritage to Horizons" celebration leading up to Air Force Week Atlanta, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley met with servicemembers and student cadets during the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Week event at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, March 15. Chief McKinley toured the aircraft
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Tech. Sgts. Herman V. Woodard (far left) and Gregory Boyd (far right), Air Force Reserve recruiters for the 94th Airlift Wing, take time for a smile with Air Force JROTC cadets during JROTC Week, March 12-15, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. "The Air Force Reserve gives our young a positive start with enhanced basic life skills and direction for their future," said Sergeant Woodard.  "Seeing our military members in action dispels negative myths and helps our JROTC cadets understand the importance of citizenship." Spreading the word
During the 94th Airlift Wing's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Week, members of the Georgia National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active duty Air Force demonstrated the total force concept through C-130 orientation flights, aircraft displays and conversations with high schoolers regarding opportunities in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve.
0 3/20
2007
Mr. Val Archer, an original Tuskegee Airman who served during World War II and retired from the Air Force, speaks to Navy Junior Reserve Office Training Corps during JROTC week at Dobbins ARB.  Nearly 5,000 students visited Dobbins during a four-day period for C-130 orientation flights, aircraft displays, Air Force career exhibits and various other displays. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Stan Coleman) Heritage meets Horizons

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2007
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