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Happy Fourth of July 2020

The Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force would like to wish you a safe and happy 4th of July, 2020!  We will be open when it is safe to do so for our members and our volunteers, but until then please stay safe and healthy, and we hope you enjoy these videos from times past.   The first is an old Ford Trucks commerc [...]

July 4th, 2020|

America’s Aviators and Their Flyovers of Honor

America’s Aviators and Their Flyovers of Honor Anne Constantin Birge   What are flyovers! Two words answer that question - they’re awesome! Growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, in central Oklahoma, my family and I never got to experience flyovers, like the ones we appreciate today. Nooooo! Ours were much better! Back then, when those daredevil j [...]

June 4th, 2020|

Minsi III – David McCampbell – Ace of Aces video

 Courtesy of the US Naval Institute "Ace of Aces" is the dramatic David McCampbell story, complemented by stunning vintage World War II film footage and punctuated with Captain McCampbell's own words, recorded for the U.S. Naval Institute's Oral History program. In this professionally produced video, McCampbell's candor makes the story of the [...]

June 2nd, 2020|

Memorial Day 2020

For those who are curious, Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. At the Commemorative Air Force, we celebrate this day, and every day, by working toward fulfilling our mission: To educate, inspire and honor through flight and exposition. [...]

May 25th, 2020|

Lt. Col. (US Army Reserve, Retired) Sam A. Sachs

Every once in a while we come find a great story about a great person - here is one of those.  Please send a birthday card for his 105th birthday!   Dear Everyone, On 26 March 1915, Sam A. Sachs, the oldest of three children, was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He has had quite a storied life and now lives in Lakewood, CA. His plans fo [...]

May 9th, 2020|