Monday, October 15, 2018
You are here:  Home
  Search
Events Details
 
Air Force Birthday
Start Date/Time: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:00 AM
End Date/Time: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Description:
Air Force Birthday

The United States Army created the predecessor to the Air Force in 1907 when they created the Aeronautical Division of the Signal Corps on August 1, 1907. Eventually, this department would turn into the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps from 1914 through 1918. Over the years, this department continued to take shape becoming the U.S Army Air Service from 1918 through 1926 and the U.S Army Air Forces from 1941 through 1947. However, the value of airpower was heavily illustrated to the leadership of the Armed Forces during World War II and they decided that the United States Military Forces needed a major organizational change in order to remain a successful fighting force. Therefore,

This resulted in the creation of the Department of Defense and the creation of the United States Air Force on September 18, 1947
Owned by Kathleen Robinson On Saturday, November 25, 2017
 
Privacy Statement | Terms Of Use