United States. Air Force
Also referred to as: U.S. Air Force; USAF United States. Air Force [1947-present] Earlier headings: Air Service [1919-1926]; United States. Army Air Corps [1926-1941]; United States. Army Air Forces [1941-1947]
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Merle M. Coons Fighter Ace Collection
Abstract Colonel Merle Coons (1921-1997) was a United States Air Force fighter pilot, earning ace status during World War II. The collection is a subset of the American Fighter Aces Collection and includes primarily textual materials, such as military orders and records, flight records and a log book, and a scrapbook, as well as a photograph album and a small amount of loose photographs.
Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Ernst H. Linnemann U.S. Air Force Collection is a small collection of textual and visual materials related to Linneman's service in the U.S. Air Force in the late 1950s and early 1960s, working in communications and navigation, especially with TACAN (tactical air navigation) systems. The collection includes materials collected while Linnemann was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Scott Air Force Base, Niagara Falls Air Base, and Ladd Air Force Base including a photo collage...
Robert L. Simons Collection
Overview Robert Lewis Simons was a military and commercial pilot in the mid-twentieth century. The Collection is comprised of materials relating to Simons’ career , including log books, military records, photographs, and films.
Part 1, 2017 June 08
Interview Summary In this two-part oral history, Vietnam War veteran Jerry Coy is interviewed about his 40-year career in military and commercial aviation. In part one, he discusses his service in the United States Air Force from the 1960s to the 1980s. He describes his experiences as a forward air controller and McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II pilot during the Vietnam War and discusses his other assignments in the United States and abroad. Topics discussed include his personal background, his combat tours in...