The Air Force formed them into Airmen. They shaped the Force. In its 75-year history, 22 Airmen have led the Air Force as Chief of Staff. Each came to the post shaped by the experiences—and sometimes scar tissue—developed over three decades of service.
With roots in the near-space photo reconnaissance of the U-2 Dragon Lady, space-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance has become increasingly sophisticated and valuable over the past 65 years. Things will only get more interesting in the future.
The Air Force turns 75 on Sept. 18, a momentous three-quarters of a century.
Weapons & Platforms
Together, We Are Airmen For Life
AFA members are part of a unique community focused on service before self, taking care of our Air Force family and providing unique networking and professional development opportunities. We mobilize our support community through more than 200 chapters and states.
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