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  • Boyd's rite of passage, history as greatest instrument of learning

    A respected researcher and writer of history, Gary W. Boyd, the command historian of Air Education and Training Command, has lived through several significant periods of history—all of which he believes has determined our present and shapes our future.
  • The “Triangle Y” behind Mobility’s Hometown

    January 28, 1942, the U.S. Army Air Force established the 97th Bombardment Group. Its original mission: conduct antisubmarine patrols using the largest bomber aircraft of the time, the B-17 Flying Fortress. As time passed, the unit became one of the few heavy bombing groups to bomb Nazi territory during World War II.
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  • Boyd's rite of passage, history as greatest instrument of learning

    A respected researcher and writer of history, Gary W. Boyd, the command historian of Air Education and Training Command, has lived through several significant periods of history—all of which he believes has determined our present and shapes our future.
  • The “Triangle Y” behind Mobility’s Hometown

    January 28, 1942, the U.S. Army Air Force established the 97th Bombardment Group. Its original mission: conduct antisubmarine patrols using the largest bomber aircraft of the time, the B-17 Flying Fortress. As time passed, the unit became one of the few heavy bombing groups to bomb Nazi territory during World War II.
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