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September 18, 2018

United States
Air Force Birthday 2018 The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 71st Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

August 16, 2011

International Organizations
Remembering the Atlantic Charter Remembering the Atlantic Charter

Leaders on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter conference, 1941 (Courtesy US Naval History and Heritage Command). This week marks the seventieth anniversary of one of history’s most co…