U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein made an announcement that the service is changing its song to be gender-neutral during the Air Warfare Symposium in Florida on Feb 27, 2020.
He said the change applies to the third verse of the U.S. Air Force Song, also known as ‘Wild Blue Yonder,’ which is traditionally sung at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
The song, which dates back to the Army Air Corps before the Air Force was established as a separate service in 1947, reflected a different time period and a different team, one that was too‘ exclusive ’to reflect today's reality, especially as the service continues to grow more diverse and adds more women across its ranks.
The ability to disable an opponent's military using strategic strikes from manned and unmanned aircraft.
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