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  • Local schools host Atlanta Air Force Week

    Cheers, smiles and amazement--the reactions of youth during the Atlanta Air Force Week "High School Drop-in" events, Oct. 9-11. Three high schools, Marietta High School, Etowah High School and Lovejoy High School, hosted a show of Air Force equipment, demonstration teams, career displays, and a chance to talk to men and women, active-duty, Guard
  • U.S. Air Force judge advocate general speaks at UGA School of Law

    Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives, the judge advocate general of the U.S. Air Force, spoke to a group of nearly 75 at the University of Georgia Law School on Oct. 11. A 1976 graduate of the law school, Rives returned to Athens as part of Air Force Week Atlanta and spoke about his career in the military and his current appointment as head of the Air Force
  • Spouses take control

    In the midst of commemorating 60 years of air and space power, the 700th Airlift Squadron took time to recognize and celebrate one of the Air Force's most important assets, its spouses. Spouses of 94th Airlift Wing members experienced a day in the life of an Air Force Reservist, from pilot to aerial delivery, and ended the day with a flight in one
  • Big step for memorial park

    "Today is a very special day in more ways than one," said retired Army Col. William Richardson. "57 years ago today, was the very day that I was released as a prisoner of war." On Sept. 21, Colonel Richardson was the guest speaker for the annual POW/MIA Memorial Park tree-planting ceremony here which included a Korean War Memorial plaque
  • Dobbins commemorates Air Force 60th Anniversary with postmarking and heritage ceremony

    History was the centerpiece of a joint celebration between the postal service and the U.S. Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., where a new pictorial postal cancellation was used to commemorate the Air Force's 60th Birthday on Sept. 18. The illustration in the United States Post Office's pictorial cancellation is a WWII era B-24 aircraft.
  • Atlanta Braves celebrate Air Force 60th Birthday

    When the United States Air Force celebrated its 60th birthday in Atlanta at the Braves baseball game at Turner Field on September 18, baseball fans witnessed what announcers called a spectacular evening of parachutes, flyovers, and American spirit. The event opened with a jump by the Wings of Blue parachute team from the Air Force Academy. The