This week in history


Reviewing history in the military, the Air Force and triumphs and misadventures in airpower.

From our friends at Intercepts:

On June 3, 1959, the U.S. Air Force Academy graduated its first class of 207 officers. Here is the USAF’s “factsheet”on it’s Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. Below, is a wonderful historical video covering the graduation; it’s approx. 13 mins:


Continue on for more fast facts on the ’59 graduating class from Association of Graduates, United States Air Force Academy.


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