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Informative Speech: The United States Air Force

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The United States Air Force

General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my peers about The United States Air Force.
Thesis: The United States Air Force is a branch of the U.S. military that has a fairly short history, very specific purpose, and has served in many wars with numerous achievements.

Introduction
Attention-Getter: The United States Air Force (USAF) veterans include Johnny Cash, Chuck Norris, and Morgan Freeman.
Other: According to Master Sargent Mitch Gettle of The United States Air Force, the USAF mission statement reads, “The mission of the United States Air Force is to deliver sovereign options for the defense of the United States of America and its global interests...to fly and fight in Air, Space,
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The Air Force also engages in many humanitarian operations.

(Internal transition: We have discussed the history and purpose of The Air Force, let us look at their achievements and wars.)

The United States Air Force is committed to air control to defend our nation and other countries, and they have assisted in the protection and well-being of many during humanitarian efforts.
According to the official United States Air Force website, The United States Air Force has operated air control since the World War I and II, and they continued in the Cold War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, as well as Panama, the Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom. (verbal citation)
One of the most well-known humanitarian acts that the USAF assisted was the Berlin Airlift in the 1940s, and they still assist with global and technological missions today.
One of the greatest overall military achievements is the invention of the airplane and the use of it in the USAF to protect and defend in military efforts.

(Transition: We have discussed the history, purpose, and accomplishments of The United States Air Force, now let us
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Air Force was officially established in 1947.
The United States Air Force has been given the primary responsibility of the defense and protection of American air space in the U.S. and beyond.
The United States Air Force has participated in air power to defend the The U.S. and other nations in wars and battles, and has contributed to the protection and well-being of others during humanitarian efforts.

Thesis Re-statement
The U.S. Air Force is assigned to the protection and defense of American air space in The U.S. and around the world, and continues to implement fear in the minds of America’s
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