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    VAHF Spotlight: General Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

    VAHF Spotlight: General Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

    General Benjamin O. Davis Jr. was born in 1912 in Washington, D.C. He was the first African American to be admitted to West Point Military Academy after the Reconstruction. Despite his high rank in his class, he was unable to convince the Army Air Corps to allow him to learn to fly. It wasn’t until

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    Rest In Peace Captain Sir Tom Moore

    Rest In Peace Captain Sir Tom Moore

    (1920-2021) “You’ve got to remember that we shall win through this rather difficult time, fighting the invisible enemy and whatever happens, given time, it might be very difficult for some people. But remember that at the end of the day, we shall win through, and the sun will shine and the clouds will roll away,

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    VAHS NNMP Chapter luncheon is canceled

    VAHS NNMP Members, The monthly luncheon for our Chapter this week, February 18th, is canceled. We all know of the restrictions we must follow to preclude becoming infected with the virus that continues to be a threat to any gatherings, so we will not hold our monthly meetings until further notice. Please also remember that

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    Letter to NN-MP VAHS Chapter, from Nancy Miller

    Letter to NN-MP VAHS Chapter, from Nancy Miller, VAHS Board Member and NN-MP VAHS Chapter Programs Coordinator: Hello All, First, a reminder–if you have not already done so, please renew your Annual Membership (due each year in January). The VAHS thanks you, in extra measure this year, for your support!  Contact Info: VAHS office–to arrange your

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    How These Brave MOH Pilots Proved Their Valor in the Skies

    How These Brave MOH Pilots Proved Their Valor in the Skies

    Barrett Tillman January 2018 history.net Of the 92 Americans who earned the Medal of Honor for uncommon valor in air actions, nearly half paid for it with their lives. It might have been the most peculiar aerial combat in American history: a noncommissioned naval aviator in an Italian flying boat versus land-based Austro-Hungarian fighters. But

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    America’s First Combat Aircraft And The Beginning Of The US Aero Industry

    America’s First Combat Aircraft And The Beginning Of The US Aero Industry

    NOVEMBER 24, 2020 • ALLAN UDY America entered World War One on the 6th April 1917, and surprisingly, she did so without owning a single combat-worthy aircraft. Not only that, but the aircraft production industry in the US was also seriously under-prepared for war, and there were not even any American designs for combat aircraft

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