May 2013

Vol. 96, No. 5

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Air Force World

President Signs Appropriations Bill President Obama signed into law HR 933, appropriations legislation that will fund the Defense Department and other government agencies through the remainder of the fiscal year. Obama inked the bill on March 26—one day before the...


Into the Uncharted “We must implement a tiered readiness concept, where only the units preparing to deploy in support of major operations … are fully mission capable. Units will stand down on a rotating basis so our limited resources can...

F-111 Aardvark

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The Best We Ever Had Your staff and the AFA members have really outdone yourselves with the March edition of the AFA magazine. I read every comment in the “Letters” section [p. 6] about Gen. Curtis E. LeMay, as well...

AFA National Report

Meet the Vietnam War’s Top Ace Hosted in Massachusetts by the Paul Revere Chapter in March, Vietnam War ace Charles B. DeBellevue gave presentations to several groups around Hanscom Air Force Base during his visit. Then-Captain DeBellevue was the first...