The Florida Air National Guard produced a special edition of The Eagle's Eye for it's 60th anniversary. Click the picture to the left to view the magazine and read about the FLANG's history.
Air National Guard: A Short Story
The Air National Guard as we know it today -- a separate reserve component of the United States Air Force -- was a product of the politics of postwar planning and interservice rivalry during World War II. The men who planned and maneuvered for an independent postwar Air Force during World War II didn't place much faith in the reserves, especially the state-dominated National Guard.