The Military Police Corps is the law enforcement of the United States Armed Forces. ...more on Wikipedia about "Military Police Corps"
The Officer Training School is a training program for non-commissioned officers and recent college graduates of the United States Air Force to acquire commissions as officers. The school is an equivalent to the Officer Candidate School of other services and is located in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. ...more on Wikipedia about "Officer Training School"
The Order of the Sword is rumored to be an honor awarded by U.S. Air Force enlisted men to their commanding officers, enlisted, or civilian equivalent. It appears to have been established in 1967, when the enlistees of the U.S. Air Force Military Airlift Command "revived" a ceremony of claimed historic origin, to honor Brig. Gen. Roland J. Barnick. In the ceremony, the leader is presented with a sword that symbolizes "truth, justice, and power rightfully used." ...more on Wikipedia about "Order of the Sword (U.S.)"
PAVE is a U.S. Air Force program name relating to electronic systems. Some state that it is just a codename, rather than an acronym. Others point to the definition of PAVE in some military glossaries as "Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment". ...more on Wikipedia about "PAVE"
Project Blue Book was one of a series of systematic studies of Unidentified flying objects (UFOs) conducted by the United States Air Force. It was the second revival of such study, started in 1952, and was active up to January 1970, as it had been ordered for termination in December 1969. ...more on Wikipedia about "Project Blue Book"
RED FLAG is an advanced aerial combat training exercise hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Pilots from the United States Air Force (USAF) and other US Military branches and allies take part in the exercise. The Red Flag exercises, held periodically at the Nellis Air Force Base since 1975, are very realistic aerial war games. The purpose is to train pilots from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries for real combat situations. This includes the use of "enemy" hardware and live ammunition for bombing exercises within the Nellis AFB complex. ...more on Wikipedia about "RED FLAG exercise"
"The U.S. Air Force" is the official song of the United States Air Force. It is informally known as "The Air Force Song," and is often incorrectly referred to as "Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder," or simply "Wild Blue Yonder." The song is also used as the fight song for the United States Air Force Academy. ...more on Wikipedia about "The U.S. Air Force"
The United States Air Force Security Service (often abbreviated USAFSS) was essentially the United States Air Force's intelligence branch; its motto was Freedom through Vigilance. It was created in October of 1948 and operated until 1979, when the branch was redesignated the Electronic Security Command (now the Air Intelligence Agency). ...more on Wikipedia about "U.S. Air Force Security Service"
(U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School) This article contains information that came from a public domain government website ...more on Wikipedia about "U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School"
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aviation branch of the United States armed forces. The USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on September 18, 1947. Previously, the Army was responsible for non-naval military aviation under the U.S. Army Air Forces. The USAF is the largest modern air force in the world, with over 7,000 aircraft in service, and air bases around the world. Since World War I, the USAF and its predecessors have taken part in military conflicts throughout the world. The USAF is widely considered to be the most technologically advanced in the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Air Force"
The United States Air Force Memorial is a sculpture in progress in Arlington, Virginia and designed by American architect James Ingo Freed with the firm Pei Cobb Freed and Partners Architects LLP for United States Air Force Memorial Foundation. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Air Force Memorial"
The United States Air Force Weather Agency (USAFWA or AFWA) is the lead strategic weather center of the U.S. Air Force. AFWA enhances the combat capability of the United States by delivering timely, accurate, and reliable environmental situational awareness worldwide to the Air Force, the U.S. Army, joint warfighters, unified commands, the national intelligence community, and the Secretary of Defense. The agency is currently based at Offutt Air Force Base, near Omaha, Nebraska. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Air Force Weather Agency"
1. The Army Air Corps is an administrative corps of the US Army and was established in 1987 and serves to organize, train, equip and operate the Army's light aircraft and Helicopter assets. The Army Air Corps was formed by renaming the Army Aviation Branch which was established during the 1950s . Its primary function is the tactical support of the army by providing tactical close air support and transport services. An updated version of the Key West Agreement governs the division of responsibility for air assets between the Air Corps and the Air Force. The Army is precluded from operating jet aircraft, which is why the Air Force operates such close-air support craft as the A-10 Thunderbolt II. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Army Air Corps"
The United States Army Air Forces, or USAAF, was a part of the U.S. military during World War II. The direct precursor to the U.S. Air Force, the USAAF formally existed between 1941 and 1947. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Army Air Forces"
The United States Army Air Service was a forerunner of the United States Air Force. It was established in 1917 on the US entry to World War I based on the Aviation section of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. It in turn was replaced in 1926 by the United States Army Air Corps. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Army Air Service"
United States Department of Defense Aerospace Vehicle Designations are determined by a detailed protocol to identify all aircraft, helicopters, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, and other aerial vehicles in military use by the United States Armed Forces. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Department of Defense Aerospace Vehicle Designations"
The United States Department of the Air Force was formed in 1949 and is a component agency of the United States Department of Defense. It was formed by the transfer and reorganization of the Army Air Forces (formerly the Army Air Corps). It is headed by a civilian Secretary of the Air Force who is responsible for the administrative and technical support of the United States Air Force. The highest ranking military officer is the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, who sits on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and reports directly to the Secretary of the Air Force. ...more on Wikipedia about "United States Department of the Air Force"
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