Academic journal article Air Power History

Air Force Historical Foundation 2008 Awards Banquet

Academic journal article Air Power History

Air Force Historical Foundation 2008 Awards Banquet

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The Air Force Historical Foundation proudly announces its 2008 annual awards banquet will be held on Monday, October 6, 2008, at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, is the featured guest speaker. The Foundation will present four prestigious awards during the banquet, including:

   The second annual General Carl A. "Tooey" Spaatz Award for
   sustained, significant contributions to the making of Air Force
   history to Maj. Gen. John R. Alison, USAFR (Ret.), a member of the
   World War II Flying Tigers and of the Air Commandos.

   The second annual Major General I. B. Holley Award for sustained,
   significant contributions to the research, interpretation, and
   documentation of Air Force history to Brig. Gen. Alfred F. Hurley,
   USAF (Ret.), PhD, who was a long-time chair of the U.S. Air Force
   Academy's Department of History and who recently retired as
   long-time President of the University of North Texas System.

   The Foundation also will present its Air Power History "Best
   Article Award" to Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom, USAF (Ret.), PhD, for
   his two-part series, "Wakes of War: Contrails and the Rise of Air
   Power, 1918-1945," in Air Power History, Summer and Fall 2007
   issues.

   The "Best Book Award" reviewed in Air Power History goes to Col. … 
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