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"Integrity first, service before self, excellence in all we do."

Motto of the U.S. Air Force

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From the moment the United States purchased her first War Plane until 1947, the job of securing America’s skies fell primarily to the US Army and Navy. Beginning in 1909 with the first official title of - Aeronautical Section, Signal Corps - US Army.  On September 18th, 1947, American President Harry S. Truman, signed into action the National Defense Act. Authorizing the creation of a new centralized and independent branch of Military Aviation Authority - The U.S. Air Force. From relatively humble origins, the USAF over 70 years has grown into one of the largest, most professional, military service organizations in the world.

Join with us today in commemorating 70 years of  American airpower , achievements, and technological advancement. As well as to honor the men and women who over the decades have served, sacrificed, and pushed the envelope of what it means to be a U.S. Military Aviator.

The War Thunder Team

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