UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

Date Signed: 5/14/2008
ALMARS Active Number: 040/07

R 071622Z SEPT 07
CMC WASHINGTON DC
AL ALMAR(UC)
UNCLAS
ALMAR 040/07
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMDR EDCOM PRES MCU QUANTICO//
SUBJ/UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE//
POC/AUILINA, R./CIV/HD/-/TEL:DSN 278-4875//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/
1. ON BEHALF OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES MARINES CORPS, I SALUTE THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AS YOU CELEBRATE YOUR 60TH ANNIVERSARY. SINCE ITS ESTABLISHMENT AS AN INDEPENDENT SERVICE ON 18 SEPTEMBER 1947, THE U.S. AIR FORCE HAS MAINTAINED A RECORD OF INITIATIVE, INNOVATION, AND COURAGE THAT IS SECOND TO NONE.
2. WHETHER IN COMBAT OVER THE SKIES OF KOREA, VIETNAM, OR IRAQ, OR PARTICIPATING IN HUMANITARIAN RELIEF MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD, THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE HAVE PROVEN THEIR ABILITY TO TAKE ON ANY MISSION.
3. THE MARINE CORPS IS PROUD TO STAND SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH THE WORLD'S FINEST AIR FORCE. CONGRATULATIONS AND HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!
4. SEMPER FIDELIS, JAMES T. CONWAY, GENERAL, U.S. MARINE CORPS, COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS//