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First shots of the great was in August 1914 what was the first aero squadron staff?

12 officers, 54 enlisted and 6 planes

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By the end of 1915 what was the first aero squadrons staffing

44 officers, 224 enlisted, 23 airplanes

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Largest tech schools in 1917

St. Paul MN and Kelly Field TX

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In 1993 how much did FDR ask for military avaiation?

300 million

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How many airman served in the largest war in history

2 million

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In 1942 how many men did it take to support a bomber?

30

Ratio was 70:1 including support personnel

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When did the woman arm auxiliary corp start?

May 1942, topographers, medical specialist

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AF birth date

18 Sept 1947

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11 May 1949 what article was published that integrated all airman?

AF Letter 35.3

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Enola Gay

6 AUG 45 nuclear attack on Hiroshima

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Bock's Car

9 AUG 45 nuclear attack of Nagasaki

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1945 the big three met to lay out the future United Nations

Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt

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In 1948 for 15 months 2.2 million people of Berlin were sustained by 2.3 million tons of supplies and 277,569 flights called

Luftbrucke - air bridge into Berlin

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When did the draft end

27 Jan 1973

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Safe haven 1 and 2

56, 57 the 1611 transport wing transferred over 10,000 Hungarian refugees to the U.S.

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Amigos Airlift

Tidal waves in Chile, one month airlift over 1,000 materials to stricken area

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Operation Provide Hope

1992 airlift 6,000 tons of food, Meds to former Soviet Union

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Operation just cause

1989 Central America Panamanians ordered attack on US Embassy, bush invaded and eliminated resistance in 6 days- would bring another air bridge during operation desert shield

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Gulf war

1990. Saddam invaded Kuwait 2 Aug, threatened Saudi Arabia, massive military build up along border

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Desert Shield

8 Aug 1990. F-15 left Langley AFB to land in Saudia Arabia in 15hrs. 5 days for warning/control systems in place. War won in first 24 hours

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When did the Cold War end?

28 Feb 91

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Operation provide comfort

91 600 pallets of food to Kurds. Phase two in 96 Kurds were transported to Turket

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Southern watch 92-2003

No fly zone in southern Iraq

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Operation provide relief

92 US dropped 38 million pounds of food into Somalia region

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Operation Hope

32,000 troops to Somolia -fighting in the country causes fighting with in the country

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Operation provide comfort

600 lbs to Kurds after uprising in March 1991

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Pacific haven

7,000 refugees headed to Guam

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Quick transit I and II

Airlifting Kurds to safe areas in Turkey

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Impressive lift

Air lift Pakistani to Somalia

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Restore Hope

Relief effort in Somalia

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Restore Hope II

3,100 tons of cargo Mogadishu

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Uphold democracy

Passive entry into Haiti

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Provide promise

Supplies to support Bosnia's Independence, food dropped off to Sarajevo

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Operation provide santa

50 tons of toys to Sarajevo

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Operation Deny Flight

Limit war in Bosnia

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Operation Deliberate Force

Air strikes in Bosnia

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Noble Eagle

Response to 9/11 air patrols

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Enduring Freedom

Afghanistan - provide airlift and root out terrorist

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Anaconda

Also called robert's ridge, battle on Takur Ghar in Afghanistan. All terrorist died

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Operation Iraqi Freedom

Bush gave Suddam and his sons 48 hours ultimatum to leave Iraq. Went to war 20 Mar 03 - 01 May 03

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Shock and Awe

Physiological destruction of the enemy's will to fight rather than the physical destruction of the opposing military force