Today in Military History: June 3rd, 1959; First Graduating Class of Air Force Academy

On June 3, 1959, the U.S. Air Force Academy graduated its first class of 207 officers. Here is the USAF’s “factsheet”on it’s Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. Below, is a wonderful historical video covering the graduation, it’s approx. 13 mins:

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Continue on for more fast facts on the ’59 graduating class from Association of Graduates, United States Air Force Academy.