The American flag with military aircraft flying in the background
In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt directed the Army Air Corps to accept black Americans into aviation cadet training. The Air Corps, like all other components of the United States Armed Forces, decided to segregate black aviators into all-black squadrons....
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Military aircraft carrier in the ocean
It's difficult to forget about life on an aircraft carrier. They are massive — even large boats docked anywhere close to a carrier seem to shrink in size. Imagine what I must have thought about the 'Steel Island' at the...
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Military Challenge Coins
Military Challenge Coin History Students of military history might not be able to agree where the use of military challenge coins first began, but they are typically unanimous in that each coin tells a unique story. Some coins will tell...
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