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Chuck Norris - An old joke says the six branches of the military are the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Chuck Norris. But tough guy Norris served four years in the U.S. Air Force, from 1958-1962. While stationed in Korea, he began studying karate. (Source: TriStar)

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Team Air Force of NBC's Treasure Hunters

Treasure Hunters Team Bios and Pictures: Team Air Force of NBC's Treasure Hunters

Norman Lear in the Army Air Forces-1942-45-radio operator/gunner on B-17 Flying Fortress bombers. He flew 52 combat missions. Awarded Air Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters

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Johnny Cash-Air Force-1950-54-Morse code intercept operator for Soviet Army transmissions-Staff Sergeant (Singer)

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EDWARD MICHAEL "MIKE" FINCKE (COLONEL, U.S. AIR FORCE, RETIRED) NASA ASTRONAUT http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/fincke.html

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. DO YOU KNOW ANY OF THE NEW 2016 OFFICERS? Check out their bios on our webpage http://afthunderbirds.com/site/members/Officers and look forward to meeting them at an airshow near you!

Van Heflin served during WWII as a cameraman in the North Air Force in Europe and with the First Motion Picture Unit.

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When the founding members of Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, risked life and limb to help protect the home front during the early days of World War II, they weren’t looking for recognition. Some seven decades later, though, they’re receiving it, thanks to the U.S. House of Representatives’ voice vote Monday afternoon to award CAP a Congressional Gold Medal for its volunteer service during the war.

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Eileen Collins: b. 1956; Eileen Collins is a retired NASA astronaut and a retired United States Air Force colonel. A former military instructor and test pilot, Collins was the first female pilot and first female commander of a Space Shuttle. She was awarded several medals for her work. Colonel Collins has logged 38 days 8 hours and 10 minutes in outer space. Collins retired on May 1, 2006 to pursue private interests, including service as a board member of USAA.

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#3rdSpecialForcesGroupAirborne ...... Today we honor the fallen. Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller was killed in action January 25, 2008 in Afghanistan. Follow the link to read his story. http://www.soc.mil/Memorial%20Wall/Bios/Miller_Robert.pdf

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