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  • Coming Full Circle: AAPI story of resiliency

    Years after being rescued by a C-130 during the Fall of Saigon in the Vietnam War, Brittanie Ngo is sharing her story of resiliency while embracing her career in America here at Edwards Air Force Base.

  • 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

    April 18 marks the 78th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, in which Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army Air Forces, and Vice Adm. William F. Halsey Jr., U.S. Navy, led a joint bombing operation on the Japanese mainland aimed to inflict both material and psychological damage upon the enemy

  • Hundreds gather for Hill Air Force Base’s 80th Anniversary Celebration

    The inaugural event held to commemorate Hill Air Force Base’s 80th anniversary was held at the Hill Aerospace Museum Jan. 18. Hundreds attended throughout the day to admire the museum’s aircraft and exhibits, and to witness the first of a number of celebratory activities that will take place during

  • AFMC history program recognized for excellence

    A complete overhaul of the focus, mission and vision of the Air Force Materiel Command History Office proved a complete success as they were recently named the recipients of the Air Force History and Museums Program’s Excellence in History Program Award, Major Command level, for 2019.

  • FLASHBACK: Gliders...from Wright Field to the Netherlands

    “I’ll tell you straight out. If you’ve got to go into combat, don’t go by glider. Walk, crawl, parachute, swim, float – anything! But don’t go by glider.”[1]Walter Cronkite, American war correspondentGlider training had become a requisite for Luftwaffe flight training post-World War I and by 1935,