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Tommy Hammond joined the Air Force in 1950 after his girlfriend jilted him

Because his high school sweetheart jilted him Tommy Hammond of Shell Creek mobile home park, south of Punta Gorda, Fla. decided to join the Seabees. He was 17, the date was 1950– the year the Korean War started. 1,353 more words

Korean War

Canadian tops U.S. Air Force test pilot course

Major Jameel Janjua, a fighter pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), has joined some exclusive company. He recently finished at the top of the Test Pilot Course at the United States Air Force (USAF) Test Pilot School (TPS) at Edwards Air Force Base in California. 499 more words

Military Aviation