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National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29

Monday, March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. March 29 is a fitting choice for a day honoring Vietnam veterans. It was chosen to be...

Korean War veteran awarded Silver Star

Salvatore Naimo, a veteran living in Sarasota, Fla., received the Silver Star March 17 for his actions in September 1951 in the mountains of...

One of Army’s few female tomb guards reflects on accomplishment

FORT DETRICK, Md. -- His uniform was impeccable. His buttons, badges and boots glistened under the auditorium lights. His movements were methodical and perfectly...

Local WASPs — Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War...

by Cathy Hansen, special to Aerotech News Flora Belle Reece; Irma ‘Babe’ Story and Marguerite ‘Ty’ Killen — All three wonderful women have passed away,...

Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)

In September 1942, after several times rejecting proposals to use qualified women pilots for flying duties, Army Air Forces Commanding Gen. Henry H. Arnold...
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Medal of Honor recipient, and Korean War Soldier accounted for

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced today that Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, Army Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Joseph Kapaun, has been accounted for. Kapaun, of Pilsen, Kansas, served as a chaplain with the...

Just 10 women make up elite cadre of B-2 pilots

In the B-2’s 30 year history, there have been nearly 700 people airborne in the two-person cockpit of the $2.2 billion stealth bomber. About...

Antelope Valley Chapter Ninety-Nines took part in commemoration of aviation...

by Cathy Hansen, special to Aerotech News The Antelope Valley Chapter of the Ninety-Nines were privileged to attend not one but two events featuring famous...

Just 10 women make up elite cadre of B-2 pilots

In the B-2’s 30 year history, there have been nearly 700 people airborne in the two-person cockpit of the $2.2 billion stealth bomber. About...

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps part of World War II history

Even before the attack on Pearl Harbor, some military and Congressional leaders had considered creating a Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, which would provide women...