VFW Wishes All Airmen a Happy 71st Birthday

VFW offers a sincere thank you to every American Airman — past and present

Air Force 71KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. joins in celebrating the birthday of the United States Air Force, which has remained the most dominant air, space and cyber force in the world for the past 71 years. 

Originally organized as part of the U.S. Army in 1907, the Air Force became a separate military department on this day when a VFW Life member, President Harry S. Truman, signed the National Security Act of 1947. Today, our Air Force continues to protect and defend our country by air, space and cyberspace.

Tomorrow, please join the VFW in saying thank you for the service, sacrifice and integrity of all who have worn Air Force blue, and in wishing every American Airman a Happy 71st Birthday!