Air Force

September 21, 2012

Air Force Celebrates 65th Birthday


U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Sanders
Happy 65th Birthday to the Air Force . . .
Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander and Airman Andreas Morgan, 99th Force Support Squadron food services apprentice, cut a cake Sept. 18, 2012 at the Cross Winds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen joined together at the Crosswinds Dining Facility to celebrate the United States Air Force’s 65th birthday where a special made lunch was served by the youngest and most senior Airmen.

Cake presentation for Air Force 65th Birthday . . .
99th Force Support Squadron Airmen present a specially designed birthday cake celebrating the United States Air Force’s 65th birthday on Sept. 18, 2012 at the Cross Winds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Cross Winds Dining Facility designed a special lunch for Airmen to celebrate the USAF’s 65th birthday complete with a birthday cake for dessert.

At the finish for 5K run for Air Force Birthday . . .
Runners near the finish line during the United States Air Force five-kilometer birthday run at the Warrior Fitness Center Sept. 18, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

5K Air Force Birthday Run . . . U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
Service members and family members start the United States Air Force five-kilometer birthday run at the Warrior Fitness Center Sept. 18, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The run was a way to celebrate the USAF’s 65th birthday and honor those who serve and who have served in our Nation’s youngest branch of service.




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