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Black history is American history

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Connection in the Classroom: The way of the future

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March 1, 1928
Lt. Burnie R. Dallas and Beckwith Havens flew the first transcontinental flight through Mar. 9, in a Loening Amphibian airplane. They used 32 hours 45 minutes of flight time for the trip.

March 1, 1935
The War Department activated an air combat command called General Headquarters Air Force at Langley Field, Va. This action centralized nationwide command over all Army Air Corps combat units under a single air officer, Frank M. Andrews.

March 1, 1937
The 2nd Bombardment Group at Langley Field, Va., received the first YB-17A Flying Fortress.

March 1, 1939
Maj. Gen. Delos C. Emmons became the General Headquarters Commander at Langley Field, Va.

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