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By: NASA courtesy image, Courtesy: US Air Force
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Airman becomes Astronaut
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Airman becomes Astronaut
NASA's newest class of astronauts conducts an emergency egress drill during 2004 ASCAN land survival training in the wilderness near Brunswick, Maine. In the foreground, left to right, astronaut candidates James Dutton Jr., Akihiko Hoshide, Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger and Satoshi Furukawa use a makeshift gurney to extract fellow astronaut candidate Robert Kimbrough from the woods. In the back, Joseph Acaba, Richard Arnold II, Robert Satcher Jr. and Thomas Marshburn carry Christopher Cassidy. Hoshide and Furukawa represent the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
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November 5, 2012
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World War II had been over for two years and the Korean War lay three years ahead when the Air Force ended a 40-year association with the U.S. Army to become a separate service. The Department of the Air Force was created when President Harry S Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947.
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