Definitions

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  • proper n. The United States Air Force.
  • proper n. Sports teams representing the United States Air Force Academy.

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Examples

  • The newly established U.S. Air Force that year took over the army operation, later renaming it Edwards Air Force Base in honor of Glen W.

    First Man

  • I decided to go to Nellis Air Force Base, near Las Vegas, which was a lot closer.

    First Man

  • Later, Whitlock, then stationed in Melbourne, Australia, was part of the American cryptographic team that in 1943 intercepted and decoded an air-flight itinerary for Admiral Yamamoto and directed US Army Air Force fighters to its path in the Solomon Islands.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • The following year, 1955, he applied and received a three-month assignment to Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.

    First Man

  • The vehicle crashed first, and I drifted in the parachute away from the flames and dropped successfully in the middle of a patch of weeds out in the center of Ellington Air Force Base.

    First Man

  • Martin Westerfield, is a former Air Force pilot and provided important information about aircraft and flight procedures.

    The Ark

  • Once Tyler and Grant touched down at McChord Air Force Base south of Seattle, it was a short drive to Fort Lewis, where the assault team was making its final preparations inside one of the barracks.

    The Ark

  • Following the X-15 flight, there was barely enough time for Neil to write up his pilot comments before he had to leave for Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    First Man

  • After scrambling from March Air Force Base just east of LA, they had both lit their afterburners to get out over the ocean before the airplane they were intercepting crossed the coast.

    The Ark

  • * Most important, Yeager and the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards were not responsible for “developing the first techniques for maneuvering in outer space,” as some air force publications and Web sites have claimed; NACA/NASA was, with the F-104 and previously with the X-1B.

    First Man

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