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From: "Robert W. King" <>
Subject: RE: [ARIZARD-L] Military---Rick & others interested
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 20:00:58 -0600
As Don and others have pointed out, I was off a year about when the USAF was
created. 1947 is the correct year.
Robert W. King
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From: Don Ott [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, 09 January 2006 19:20
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Military---Rick & others interested
Well Lois, being a retired Signal Corps Officer I might be able to help just
a little on the history of Air planes for the US Forces.
1907-The United States Army Signal Corps started aviation with an
1914- The U.S. Army Signal Corps expanded their assets and called it an
1918- It was called the U.S. Army Air Service
1926- Renamed U. S. Army Air Corps
1941 Renamed U. S. Army Air Forces
1947 Remaned U. S. Air Force
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