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  1. Who was the first enlisted aviation fatality and what is named after him?
  2. What is the fastest US Air Force nuclear capable bomber to have seen active service?
  3. Which Branch gave birth to the US Air Force?
  4. What is a combat controller in the Air Force?
  5. Who was the first female general officer of the Air Force?
  6. What is the Air Force Cross?
  7. In the Vietnam Era how many Air Force men received the Air Force Cross?
  8. Since 1975 how many Air Force men received the Air Force Cross?
  9. What is the order of the sword in the Air Force?
  10. Who was the first Amrican pilot shot down in war and when?
  11. What Air Force command is responsible for providing strategic airlift and air transportation for all military forces overseas?
  12. Air Force History and Traditions Museum is located where?
  13. America's top ace, Maj. Richard Bong, scored most of his 40 victories while flying what aircraft?
  14. What is the name of the B-17F (serial number 41-24485) assigned to the 324th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 91st Bombardment Group, in England in 1942?
  15. At 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, the Tinian-based B-29 released its single atomic bomb over Hiroshima. What was the planes name?
  16. On 22 July 1948, what were the three B-29s of the 43rd Bombardment Group that departed Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, on a round-the-world flight attempt called?
  17. The Martin bomber was withdrawn from service when?
  18. What aircraft did the Douglas A-26 replace?
  19. The Douglas A-26 was redesigned what?
  20. During world War II what did the letter "P" designator stand for when identifying an aircraft?
  21. During World War II what did the letter "L" designator stand for when identifying an aircraft?
  22. What is the nickname given to the clouds and lightning bolts on the bills of Senior Air Force Officer hats?
ANSWERS
  1. Who was the first enlisted aviation fatality and what is named after him?
    Aviation mechanic Corporal Frank Scott. Scott AFB
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  2. What is the fastest US Air Force nuclear capable bomber to have seen active service?
    The amazing B-58 Hustler.
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  3. Which Branch gave birth to the US Air Force?
    The US Army
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  4. What is a combat controller in the Air Force?
    They are special tactics squadrons deployed to hostile areas to establish assualt zones with air traffic control capabilities, emplace enrooting terminal navigation aids, communication command, control and the demolition or removal of obstacles.
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  5. Who was the first female general officer of the Air Force?
    Jeanne Holm
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  6. What is the Air Force Cross?
    It is an accommodation that is awarded when heroism falls just short of warranting the MOH.
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  7. In the Vietnam Era how many Air Force men received the Air Force Cross?
    20
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  8. Since 1975 how many Air Force men received the Air Force Cross?
    1
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  9. What is the order of the sword in the Air Force?
    The highest honor the Air Force Enlisted Corps can bestow upon a leader.
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  10. Who was the first Amrican pilot shot down in war and when?
    Sgt. Ivy Baldwin. June 30, 1898
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  11. What Air Force command is responsible for providing strategic airlift and air transportation for all military forces overseas?
    The Air Mobility Command's (AMC) mission is to provide airlift, air refueling, special air mission, and aeromedical evacuation for US forces by military transport aircraft and a reserve fleet of US civilian cargo jets in time of emergency. AMC also supplies forces to theater commands to support wartime tasks. As the Air Force component of the US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), AMC is the single agency for air mobility.
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  12. Air Force History and Traditions Museum is located where?
    Lackland Airforce Base San Antonio, TX
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  13. America's top ace, Maj. Richard Bong, scored most of his 40 victories while flying what aircraft?
    The P-38
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  14. What is the name of the B-17F (serial number 41-24485) assigned to the 324th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 91st Bombardment Group, in England in 1942?
    The Memphis Belle
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  15. At 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, the Tinian-based B-29 released its single atomic bomb over Hiroshima. What was the planes name?
    Enola Gay
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  16. On 22 July 1948, what were the three B-29s of the 43rd Bombardment Group that departed Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, on a round-the-world flight attempt called?
    The Lucky Ladies
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  17. The Martin bomber was withdrawn from service when?
    In June 1948
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  18. What aircraft did the Douglas A-26 replace?
    The Martin B-26 Marauder
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  19. The Douglas A-26 was redesigned what?
    The Douglas B-26
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  20. During world War II what did the letter "P" designator stand for when identifying an aircraft?
    Pursuit aircraft
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  21. During World War II what did the letter "L" designator stand for when identifying an aircraft?
    Liaison aircraft
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  22. What is the nickname given to the clouds and lightning bolts on the bills of Senior Air Force Officer hats?
    Farts and darts.
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