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  Holloman Air Force Base - Home
Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Holloman Air Force Base was originally established in 1942 as Alamogordo Air Field six miles west of Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Air Force recognized for achievements in awarding veterans contracts
HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- My goal as the 49th Fighter Wing chief of safety is to not only have Holloman known as the friendliest place on Earth, but hopefully the safest as well.
www.holloman.af.mil   (482 words)

  Group (air force unit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Group is a term used by different air forces for a unit of command.
In the French Armée de l'Air, a groupe equates a squadron.
In the Royal Air Force and most other Commonwealth air forces, a group is a larger unit, made up of several wings, and directly subordinate to a command (or, historically, to a tactical air force).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Group_(air_force_unit)   (188 words)

 Air Force Times - Anti-crime unit set to deploy
Air Force Times - Anti-crime unit set to deploy
The unit’s airmen specialize in handling improvised explosive devices, evidence analysis and criminal intelligence.
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www.airforcetimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-1870742.php   (397 words)

 U.S. suspends funding for Colombian air force unit / Group failed to probe slaying of civilians
The decision against the Colombian air force's First Air Combat Command marks the most drastic action yet taken against a Colombian military unit receiving U.S. aid in the fight against drugs and leftist rebels.
Colombian Air Force Gen. Hector Fabio Velasco has consistently maintained that Colombian rebels were responsible for the bombing, though he has changed his story several times over the years, at first denying that any aircraft even dropped bombs during the operation.
It will require the United States to suspend delivery of some of the $2 million in fuel that it annually sends to the Colombian air force to combat drug trafficking.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/01/14/MN204489.DTL   (968 words)

 A-10 Unit Continues ‘Flying Tiger’ Legacy - DefendAmerica News Article
The Flying Tigers are the only Air Force unit authorized to display nose art on their aircraft, due to the history it symbolizes.
Newly arriving airmen to this group are briefed on the legacy that has been carried on throughout the years.
Warren Henderson, commander of both the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group here and the 23rd Fighter Group at Pope, is honored to lead such a historic group.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/may2005/a051605la2.html   (532 words)

Group of galaxies, a small number of galaxies near each other; a special case is the Local Group, containing the Milky Way Galaxy
Group (sociology), a sub-set of a culture or of a society
Functional group, a functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule.
articles.gourt.com /en/Group   (182 words)

 A Brief History of the Storm Prediction Center
The success of the Air Force tornado program --- along with media pressure to adopt the Air Force program for civilian use --- led the Weather Bureau to establish its own severe weather unit on a trial basis at the Weather Bureau-Army-Navy (WBAN) Analysis Center in Washington, DC in March 1952.
Three of the original five permanent SWU forecasters left the group before its move to Kansas City in 1954 Only Joseph Galway, the first forecaster to join the unit and the originator of the well-known "lifted index," remained with the SWU after 1955.
The success of the Air Force and Weather Bureau severe weather programs, in addition to educational efforts which included brochures and presentations on tornado safety, significantly reduced public opposition to tornado forecasts during the mid 1950s.
www.spc.noaa.gov /history/early.html   (2286 words)

Transitioned to B-25's, transferred to 341st Bombardment Group
Air echelon ceases operating from Melbourne, Australia with B-17's on 14 March, 1942; men and equipment are transferred to other units; the ground echelon is at Bugo, Mindanano and fights as infantry; the unit is carried as an active unit but is not manned or equipped after the surrender of the Philippines in May 42.
If I managed to miss any units assigned to the 10th Air Force in CBI please let me know by sending E-Mail, and I will add it and any information you wish to pass along about it to this unit listing as soon as possible.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/Quarters/4807/units.html   (118 words)

 First Air Force Stryker unit deploys to Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 3rd ASOS, the first Air Force to receive the Stryker armored vehicles, deployed to Iraq on Aug. 14 with the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team from nearby Fort Wainwright.
The 3rd ASOS serves as the primary air liaison between the Army and Air Force during ground operations.
The squadron became the first Air Force unit to receive the Stryker in May at the Army’s Joint Training Center at Fort Polk, La., where training continued in preparation for the Iraq deployment.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?storyID=123011336   (726 words)

 Eighth Air Force Archive Collected Papers
Notable correspondents are General Ira Eaker, first commanding general of the Eighth Air Force, E.R. Quesada, another Eighth Air Force general, and James Doolittle.
Included are financial papers, bylaws and constitution, a group history project, PX items such as pins, decals, stickers, buttons and patches, and aircraft serial numbers, names and aircraft codes.
Among the papers from the war period are diaries, a Glenn Miller Band program, a 2nd Scouting Force unit history, a combat chronology from March to June 1944, tour booklets of Britain and Scotland, postcards of England, and photos.
www.libraries.psu.edu /speccolls/hcla/eighthairforce/papers.html   (1963 words)

 368th Fighter Group - 9th Air Force
This web site is dedicated to the brave men that served with and supported the 368th Fighter Group.
24th - Group returns to the air attacking marshalling yards and bridges.
Group begins occupation duty, numerous veteran pilots are rotated back to the states.
www.368thfightergroup.com   (427 words)

 History of the 391st Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force
This history of the 391st Bombardment Group has been compiled from the official history of the Group as published by the Historical Division of the Research Studies Institute, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
Further detailed microfilm examinations in '84, '86 and 1989 of the official 9th Air Force descriptions of the missions and their results revealed that they were actually describing the development of a warrior clan.
The ferocity of the strikes during December 23-26 where losses were high on both sides and aircrews went down with their guns blazing, may be described as some of the greatest air battles of World War 11.
www.b26.com /page/391st_bomb_group.htm   (298 words)

 8th Air Force Fighter Group - Littlefriends.co.uk
This site is dedicated to all those who flew and served in the US 8th Army Air Force Fighter Command during World War 2.
It is a consolidation of details gathered over many years including the various reference works published on the subject and is presented as a research tool to 8th Air Force historians.
Of interest to all 8th Air Force enthusiasts and particularly so to fans of the 56th FG.
www.littlefriends.co.uk   (1253 words)

 CBC.ca Arts - Actors group demands more Canadian drama on TV
Actors group demands more Canadian drama on TV Last Updated: Monday, November 6, 2006
The organization representing Canadian actors has called on the country's private broadcasters to invest more in homegrown television dramas.
TD Bank Financial Group confirmed Tuesday it has underwritten $3.3 billion of the $34.3 billion needed by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and its partners to buy BCE Inc.
www.cbc.ca /arts/tv/story/2006/11/06/actra-cancon.html   (1634 words)

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