8/2/2012 - DOVER, Del. -- An Air Force ball recognizing the 65th anniversary of the service's founding is set for Sept. 7 here.
The event begins at 6 p.m. at The Rollins Center at Dover Downs. Its theme is, "Honoring the Past...Delivering the Future."
Dress for military members is mess dress or semi-formal. Civilians should wear formal attire.
Costs range from $30 for junior Airmen to $50 for chief master sergeants, colonels and above. The cost is $40 for retired military members.
For tickets, contact: Tech Sgt. Natalie Monteil of the 512th Operations Group; Capt. Jeremy Reynolds of the 512th Mission Support Group; 1st Lt. Jason Lowrey of the 512th Maintenance Group; and Maj. Christian Parrish or Tech Sgt. Sean Welch for 512th Airlift Wing staff members.
The Air Force became a separate service from the Army Sept. 18, 1947.