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U.S. Air Force

The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947. It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, and is the largest and one of the world's most technologically advanced air forces. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
U.S. Air Force has hosted 21 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1945 Vignette. The year with the most events was 2003 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1946 with an average of 1,827 views per video. Most common tags: Air Force, Nuclear, Cold War.

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    The Years of Protest and Dissent

    This Vietnam War-era U.S. Air Force film outlines specific laws limiting free speech, dissent and political activity of…

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    The Roswell Reports

    In 1995 and 1997, the U.S. Air Force published reports on the so-called Roswell Incident in 1947 in the New Mexico desert.…

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    A Hostage Report

    Freed hostage Colonel Thomas Schaefer gave a U.S. Air Force intelligence briefing on strategies he used to cope during his…

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    Operation Vittles

    This U.S. Air Force film nominated for an Academy Award tells the story of the Berlin Airlift, one of the opening events of…

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