JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C., –
Feb. 27, 1943 - The Eighth Air Force sent B-17s and B-24s to attack the harbor and naval facilities at Brest, France.
Feb. 28, 1963 - The first Minuteman squadron, the 10th Strategic Missile Squadron, became operational at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.
March 1, 1937 - The 2nd Bombardment Group at Langley Field, Va., received the first YB-17A Flying Fortress.
March 2, 1987 - The first F-15E arrived at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for flight testing.
March 3, 1986 - Tactical Air Command's first OT-37 Tweet replaced the Cessna O-2 aircraft at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
March 4, 1992 - Two B-52 Stratofortresses landed in Russia on a friendship mission to demonstrate the end of the Cold War.
March 5, 1965 - The U.S. Air Force's F-111 completed its first supersonic flight at Fort Worth, Texas.