They inspire us to do our very best at all times. They are the common bond among all comrades in arms, and they are the glue that unifies the force and ties us to the great warriors and public servants of the past. Integrity first, Service before self, and Excellence in all we do. These are the Air Force Core Values.Sep 6, 2007
Chief Spotted Tail (1823 - 1881) was a Brulé Lakota tribal chief. A great warrior in his youth, having taken part in the Grattan massacre. He had become convinced of the futility of opposing the white incursions into his homeland; he became a statesman, speaking for peace and defending the rights of his tribe. He made several trips to Washington, D.C in the 1870s to represent his people, and was noted for his interest in bringing education to the Sioux.
devildoggraphix: “Two years ago today, America lost a great warrior and hero. RIP Chris Kyle. You will never be forgotten! "It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for...
Arrow Walking” (He was shot by the enemy so many times He had a lot of arrows sticking in him.Hobu (Bristling) got his name this way. He was a great warrior then. They called him Bristling for that. Some other people call him Wahinkpe Mani (Walking Arrow).
Photo by Auguste Francois, ca 1870, depicting Su Yuanchun, (1844-1908 AD) a Manchu general in Guangxi. A tough illiterate Manchu, Su Yuanchun was one of the last great warrior Manchus. He distinguished himself in the field and made it from a simple soldier to a distinguished general in a time when the Qing fought battles against modern firearms with sabers, spears, bows, arrows and matchlock muskets. He commanded a force against the French at the battle of Zhennan Passwhich and won.
Yellow Wolf 1856-1935 Born in 1856 in Nez Percè tribe, "Wal Lam Wat Kin" band, nephew of Chief Joseph. Indian's name: HEMENE MOXMOX. He has become famous in 1877 war. Always present in every battle, he was one of more daring and combative warriors. In June 1878 he surrended. He died in 21 August 1935 in Nespelem (Washington) and buried near the great uncle. In the first years of 1900 he dictated his memories to L. McWhorter, that wrote a famous book printed first time in 1940.