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  • The Price of Freedom

    Freedom comes at a cost. It always has, and always will. As Benjamin Franklin said: "Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." America has held true to this philosophy more than any other country in the history of mankind! Our men have battled and failed, bled and conquered.
  • Heritage to Horizons

    Since the Air Force separated ftom the Army in the 1940's, it has continued to advance. It uses more powerful weapons such as laser guided missiles. The Air Force is doing its best in creating new and more powerful weapons such as the laser guided missile and the 2000 miles per hour jet that shoots the missile. lhe jet is called the C.1.30 and can
  • Go Where Your Eyes Take You

    My grandmother, Helen Reiber, was a teenager when she sat in the piercing cold in the Polish countryside. News had just arrived about the Holocaust's arrival in her small village. Her tears turned to pebbles of ice when her mother told her to run as quickly as possible from anything she's ever known. When my grandmother asked how she would have the
  • Air Force: Ladies First

    Many words come to mind when I think of the air force. Words like boom, wow, and crash. Others do to like strong, beautiful, brave and fabulous. You would think that these words are used to describe women. I think that best describe the feminine side of the air force. To me they describe the rich heritage of dynamic females who soared above all
  • Heritage to Horizons

    The Air Force started around the 1800's. The heritage is still rich now. Training for the Air Force has been hard and still is. People train to know air-to-air combat and they also learn how to fly jets that go 2000 miles per hour. The Air Force is still inventing things today such as new high tech jets which help save lives and our country. They
  • AA Air Force Essay

    The navy sails the seven seas, while the lands are marched upon by the armies of the world. But the sky... The sky, in stark contrast to the land and oceans, is unbounded, and it is home to one of the world's most powerful organizations: The Air Force. You may reflect much upon the fighting on the seas and on the land, but the air forces of the
  • Air Force: The Sky's the Limit

    The Army engages in combat on land. Water-based combat is where the Navy comes in. In 1947, the Air Force was the third official branch of the three military forces. The Air Force pitches in when it's time for Air- based combat. The Air Force has been growing in strength since its formation. The Air Force has served the United States with dignity
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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