Published May 08, 2015
Air Force Reserve members re-affirm their oaths of service at Mitchel Air Force Base, N.Y., 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Air Force Reserve members of the 728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group. The group was ordered to active duty for combat in Korea in August 1950. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Ground crewmen from the Florida Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Squadron ready an F-84 for combat in Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Texas Air National Guard pilots 1st Lt. Arthur Oligher (left) and Capt. Harry Underwood of the 182nd Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 136th Fighter-Bomber Wing, discuss downing a MiG-15 jet. Flying F-84s, their combined kill on June 26, 1951, was the first jet combat victory for Air Guard pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Fatigue hat, blood chit and unit patch worn by Air National Guard members during the Korean War. (U.S. Air Force photo).