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DAF recognizes Holocaust Days of Remembrance by connecting the past to future operations

The Department of the Air Force hosted a discussion April 19, featuring U.S. Army Chaplain (Col.) Laurence Bazer and retired U.S. Navy Chaplain (Capt.) Irving Elson on the theme of “Past Reflections for an Inclusive Future.”
Days of Remembrance

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/3008552/daf-recognizes-holocaust-days-of-remembrance-by-connecting-the-past-to-future-o/ DoD News

Oliver Ray Crawford: fierce, effective Air Force advocate dies at 94

A lawyer who spent 13 years in the Air Force Reserves, Oliver Ray Crawford was a charter member of the Air Force Association. In 1989, he was named the organization’s Man of the Year and went on to serve as AFA president for two years in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Following his tenure as president, Crawford served two additional years as chair of the AFA board.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1914300/oliver-ray-crawford-fierce-effective-air-force-advocate-dies-at-94/ Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1792157/world-war-ii-laborer-champions-rosie-the-riveter-legacy-at-pentagon-capitol-hill/ Master Sgt. Amaani Lyle

World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1792157/world-war-ii-laborer-champions-rosie-the-riveter-legacy-at-pentagon-capitol-hill/ Master Sgt. Amaani Lyle