Publisher's Letter, Mar. 26, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

"THE highest tribute any story can get is close scrutiny and high praise by the experts concerned. Last week the Air Force was going all out for our text and color picture spread (TIME, March 5) on the nation's youngest military service. It sent copies of the magazine to 660 Information Service officers at U.S. bases around the world. At the Air Force Academy Brigadier General Robert M. Stillman, cadet commandant, ordered copies for each of the 265 cadets. TIME'S story will be used in the Airmanship Division of Cadet Studies and may be incorporated into academy textbooks. Said General...

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