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OFF WE WENT INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER OF HIGHER EDUCATION 67 YEARS AGO TODAY

With the stroke of his pen on this day in 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the United States Air Force Academy into existence. Plans for the Academy in essence began the moment the Air Force officially became its own branch of the service as part of the National Security Act of 1947. The Army […]