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96th Bomb Squadron Historic Flight

96th Bomb Squadron Historic Flight

A pilot wears the 96th Bomb Squadron 100th Anniversary patch at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 12, 2018. In 1918, the 96th Bomb Squadron was called the 96th Aero Squadron. Today, the 96th Airmen who maintain the heritage of the “first to bomb” wear the slogan on their unit’s 100-year anniversary patch. The 96th Bomb Squadron aircraft flew over Étain, France, where the first U.S. combat aerial bombing took place during World War I on June 12, 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sydney Campbell)

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