The history of Forbes Field AKA-Forbes AFB, KS

February 28, 2015 0

The history of Forbes Field AKA- Forbes AFB, KS 55th Strategic Recon Wing, 1370th Predecessor 1370th Photo Mapping Wing Patch Aerospace Cartographic and Geodetic Service Patch Story from The Topeka Capital-Journal TOPEKA, Kan. — We […]

Aviation History Facts: December

December 4, 2013 0

Aviation History Facts: December A Selection of Interesting Documented Facts by Centennial of Flight.   December 1 In 1783… J. A. C. Charles and another man make the first trip in a hydrogen balloon, flying […]

Did You Know That…??!!

November 29, 2013 0

  Did You Know That…??!! by Frank Joseph Rowe “Long forgotten but highly significant historical facts that played a major role in the evolution of the aviation industry.” …Charles Lindbergh’s famous transatlantic solo flight in […]

Tinker epitomized Native American Strength, leadership

November 28, 2013 0

Tinker epitomized Native American strength, leadership By Randy Roughton, Air Force News Service / Published November 21, 2013 PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AFNS) — The nation’s highest-ranking Native American general didn’t have to be on the ill-fated […]

SR-71 Blackbird

August 21, 2012 0

Developed for the USAF as reconnaissance aircraft more than 30 years ago, SR-71s are still the world’s fastest and highest-flying production aircraft. […]

Armed Forces Day

May 7, 2012 0

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. […]


April 10, 2011 0

In the spring of 1971, big things were in the air for the 190th. The Pentagon announced that the Squadron was to be reequipped, this time to be with RF-4 “Phantom” jets. […]

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 5, 2010 0

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is observed annually on December 7, is a holiday to remember and honor all those who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. […]

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