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Founded in 1953 by Gen. Carl A. "Tooey" Spaatz and other air power pioneers, the Air Force Historical Foundation is dedicated to preserving the history and traditions of American aviation, with emphasis on the U.S. Air Force, its predecessor organizations, and the men and women whose lives and dreams were devoted to flight.
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2016 Doolittle Award Ceremony

Updated: 9.12.2016

Online registration is now open for the Air Force Historical Foundation’s upcoming event, which will be held in Arlington, Virginia on September 27.
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Air Power History: Fall 2016

Posted: 9.12.2016

This periodical’s Fall 2016 edition includes four feature articles, 18 book reviews, the latest “History Mystery” column and more.
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