100 relations: "V" device, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Al Bateen Executive Airport, American Expeditionary Forces, Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, Bell P-39 Airacobra, Bellanca YO-50, Bonin Islands, Bordeaux, Broussey-Raulecourt, C-class blimp, Central Field (Iwo Jima), Cold War, Colombey-les-Belles, Consenvoye, Corps area, Cumières, Curtiss Falcon, Damvillers, David, Chiriquí, Davis–Monthan Air Force Base, Douglas A-20 Havoc, Douglas A-26 Invader, Douglas B-18 Bolo, Douglas B-66 Destroyer, Douglas O-2, Douglas O-46, East Field (Saipan), Electronic warfare, First United States Army, Fort Lee (Virginia), Fort Omaha, French blimps operated by the USN, Fromeréville-les-Vallons, Gallantry Cross (Vietnam), Gulf War, Hatbox Field, II Air Support Command, III Corps (United States), III Reconnaissance Command, III Tactical Air Command, IV Corps (United States), Kellett KD-1, Kelly Field Annex, Kualoa Airfield, List of American Balloon Squadrons, Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Loening OL, Mariana Islands, ..., Morbihan, North American O-47, Offutt Air Force Base, Panama Canal Zone, Panamá Pacífico International Airport, Piper J-3 Cub, Pounds Army Air Field, Presidential Unit Citation (United States), Río Hato, Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly, Scott Air Force Base, Second United States Army, Shaw Air Force Base, Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Squadron (aviation), SS class airship, Stinson L-1 Vigilant, Tactical Air Command, Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, TC-class blimp, Thierville, Thirteenth Air Force, Thomas-Morse O-19, Twentieth Air Force, U.S. Army airships, United Arab Emirates, United States Air Force, United States Air Forces Southern Command, Vietnam War, VII Fighter Command, Ville-sur-Cousances, Waco CG-4, World War I, World War II, Xivray-et-Marvoisin, XXI Bomber Command, 21st Airship Group, 28th Air Division, 315th Air Division, 355th Fighter Wing, 355th Operations Group, 363d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, 432d Wing, 460th Space Wing, 552d Air Control Wing, 55th Electronic Combat Group, 55th Wing, 6th Operations Group, 72d Air Base Wing, 7th Air Division. Expand index (50 more) » « Shrink index
A "V" device is a metal capital letter "V" with serifs which, when worn on certain decorations awarded by the United States Armed Forces, distinguishes an award for heroism or valor in combat instead of for meritorious service or achievement.
The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.
Al Bateen Executive Airport is a dedicated business jet airport located south east of Abu Dhabi city centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The American Expeditionary Forces (A. E. F., A.E.F. or AEF) was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I. The AEF was established on July 5, 1917, in France under the command of Gen.
Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, also known as Guam International Airport, is an airport located in Tamuning and Barrigada, three miles east of the capital city of Hagåtña (formerly Agana) in the United States territory of Guam.
The Bell P-39 Airacobra was one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered World War II.
The Bellanca YO-50 was a United States prototype observation aircraft, built for the United States Army in 1940.
The Bonin Islands, also known as the, are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical and tropical islands, some directly south of Tokyo, Japan.
Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.
Broussey-Raulecourt is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
The C-class blimp was a patrol airship developed by the US Navy shortly after World War I, a systematic improvement upon the B-type which was very suitable for training, but of limited value for patrol work.
Central Field or Iwo Jima Air Base is a World War II airfield on Iwo Jima in the Bonin Islands, located in the Central Pacific.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colombey-les-Belles is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.
Consenvoye is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
A Corps area was a geographically-based organizational structure (military district) of the United States Army used to accomplish administrative, training and tactical tasks from 1920 to 1942.
Cumières is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.
The Curtiss Falcon was a family of military biplane aircraft built by the American aircraft manufacturer Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company during the 1920s.
Damvillers is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
David officially San José de David is a city and corregimiento located in the west of Panama.
Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) is a United States Air Force base located within the city limits approximately south-southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona.
The Douglas A-20 Havoc (company designation DB-7) is a United States attack, light bomber, intruder, and reconnaissance aircraft of World War II.
The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is an American twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft.
The Douglas B-18 Bolo is an American medium bomber which served with the United States Army Air Corps and the Royal Canadian Air Force (as the Digby) during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
The Douglas B-66 Destroyer was a United States Air Force light bomber based on the U.S. Navy's A-3 Skywarrior carrier-based heavy attack aircraft.
The Douglas O-2 was a 1920s American observation aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
The United States Douglas O-46 was an observation aircraft used by the United States Army Air Corps and the Philippine Army Air Corps.
East Field (also known as Kagman Airfield) is a former World War II airfield on Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
Electronic warfare (EW) is any action involving the use of the electromagnetic spectrum or directed energy to control the spectrum, attack of an enemy, or impede enemy assaults via the spectrum.
The First Army is the oldest and longest established field army of the United States Army, having seen service in both World War I and World War II, under some of the most famous and distinguished officers of the U.S. Army.
Fort Lee, in Prince George County, Virginia, United States, is a United States Army post and headquarters of the United States Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM)/ Sustainment Center of Excellence (SCoE), the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, the U.S. Army Ordnance School, The U.S. Army Transportation School, the Army Logistics University (ALU), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), and the U.S. Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA).
Fort Omaha, originally known as Sherman Barracks and then Omaha Barracks, is an Indian War-era United States Army supply installation.
Records concerning the history of French airships in US Navy service are fragmentary.
Fromeréville-les-Vallons is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross also known as the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross or Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (Anh Dũng Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam).
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
Hatbox Field is a closed airfield located within city limits, two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of central Muskogee, a city in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States.
The II Air Support Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
III Corps is a corps of the United States Army headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas.
The III Reconnaissance Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit.
The III Tactical Air Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
IV Corps was a corps-sized formation of the United States Army that saw service in both World War I and World War II.
The Kellett KD-1 was a 1930s American autogyro built by the Kellett Autogiro Company.
Kelly Field Annex (formerly Kelly Air Force Base) is a United States Air Force facility located in San Antonio, Texas.
Kualoa Airfield is a former wartime airfield on Oahu, Hawaii.
This is a list of United States Army Balloon Squadrons, and companies organized under the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps, and serving overseas with the United States Army Air Service, before and during World War I. At the start of World War I, observation balloon units were organized into companies, squadrons, and wings.
The EC-130H Compass Call is an electronic attack aircraft flown by the United States Air Force.
The Lockheed P-38 Lightning is a World War II-era American piston-engined fighter aircraft.
The Loening OL, also known as the Loening Amphibian, was an American two-seat amphibious biplane built by Loening for the United States Army Air Corps and the United States Navy.
The Mariana Islands (also the Marianas) are a crescent-shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean, between the 12th and 21st parallels north and along the 145th meridian east.
Morbihan (Mor-Bihan) is a department in Brittany, situated in the northwest of France.
The North American O-47 is an observation fixed-wing aircraft monoplane used by the United States Army Air Corps.
Offutt Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force installation near Omaha, and lies adjacent to Bellevue in Sarpy County, Nebraska.
The Panama Canal Zone (Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unincorporated territory of the United States from 1903 to 1979, centered on the Panama Canal and surrounded by the Republic of Panama.
Panamá Pacífico International Airport is a commercial airport in Panama.
The Piper J-3 Cub is an American light aircraft that was built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft.
Pounds Army Air Field is a former United States Army Air Forces airfield, located 6 miles west of Tyler, Texas.
The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the Uniformed services of the United States, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II).
Río Hato is a corregimiento in Antón District, Coclé Province, Panama.
The Ryan YO-51 Dragonfly was an observation aircraft designed and built by Ryan Aeronautical for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC).
Scott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in St. Clair County, Illinois, near Belleville and O'Fallon, 25 miles East of downtown St. Louis.
Second Army was most recently located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia as a Direct Reporting Unit to Headquarters U.S. Army, Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6.
Shaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina.
Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council (#055), the result of a council merger between the Santa Clara County Council and the Monterey Bay Area Council, is a Boy Scouts of America council headquartered in San Jose, California.
A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.
SS (Submarine Scout or Sea Scout) class airships were simple, cheap and easily assembled small non-rigid airships or "blimps" that were developed as a matter of some urgency to counter the German U-boat threat to British shipping during World War I. The class proved to be versatile and effective, with a total of 158 being built in several versions.
The Stinson L-1 Vigilant (company designation Model 74) was a 1940s American light observation aircraft built by the Stinson Aircraft Company at Wayne, Michigan (by November 1940 a division of Vultee Aircraft Corporation).
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base (TRTAFB) is a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) facility in central Thailand, approximately 144 miles (240 km) northwest of Bangkok in Takhli District, Nakhon Sawan Province.
The TC-3 and the TC-7 were the two US Army Corps non-rigid blimps used for parasite fighter trials conducted in 1923-24.
Thierville is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in northern France.
The Thirteenth Air Force (Air Forces Pacific) (13 AF) was a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
The Thomas-Morse O-19 was an American observation biplane built by the Thomas-Morse Aircraft Company for the United States Army Air Corps.
The Twentieth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) (20 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC). It is headquartered at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. 20 AF's primary mission is Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) operations. The Twentieth Air Force commander is also the Commander, Task Force 214 (TF 214), which provides alert ICBMs to the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). Established on 4 April 1944 at Washington D.C, 20 AF was a United States Army Air Forces combat air force deployed to the Pacific Theater of World War II. Operating initially from bases in India and staging though bases in China, 20 AF conducted strategic bombardment of the Japanese Home Islands. It relocated to the Mariana Islands in late 1944, and continued the strategic bombardment campaign against Japan until the Japanese capitulation in August 1945. The 20 AF 509th Composite Group conducted the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in August 1945. Deactivated on 1 March 1955, the command was reactivated 1 September 1991, as a component of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) and became operationally responsible for all land-based Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles.
Between 1908 and 1937 the U.S. Army had a program to operate airships.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Forces Southern Command is an inactive Major Command of the United States Air Force.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The VII Fighter Command was a formation of the United States Army Air Forces.
Ville-sur-Cousances is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used American troop/cargo military glider of World War II.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xivray-et-Marvoisin is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
The XXI Bomber Command (XXI BC) was a unit of the Twentieth Air Force in the Mariana Islands for strategic bombing during World War II.
The 21st Airship Group is a disbanded unit of the United States Army Air Corps.
The 28th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 315th Air Division (315th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 355th Fighter Wing (355 FW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command's Twelfth Air Force.
The 355th Operations Group is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the 355th Wing.
The 363d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing (363 ISRW) is a United States Air Force unit.
The 432d Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to Air Combat Command, stationed at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.
The 460th Space Wing is located at Buckley Air Force Base, east of Aurora, Colorado.
The 552d Air Control Wing is an operational wing of the United States Air Force.
The 55th Electronic Combat Group, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, provides combat-ready EC-130H Compass Call aircraft, crews, maintenance and operational support to combatant commanders.
The 55th Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to Air Combat Command.
The 6th Operations Group (6 OG) is the operational flying component of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
The 72d Air Base Wing (72 ABW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC).
The 7th Air Division (7 AD) served the United States Air Force with distinction from early 1944 through early 1992, earning an outstanding unit decoration and a service streamer along the way.