The United States Air Force has evolved through many names and commands since 1909, when the US purchased its first military aircraft. The United States Air Force has come to be known as the most technologically advanced and largest air force in the world.
Day of Celebration – September 18
Founding date: September 18, 1947. Each year on this date we celebrate the men and women who bravely protect our skies and proudly serve our country in the United States Air Force.