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Yesterday’s Air Force: The Information Age



FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – This episode of Yesterday's Air Force looks at the history of the Air Force’s use of computers and how they have influenced the Air Force. Computers were originally developed to be problem solvers, but their vulnerabilities soon created a new era of problems, leading to the inception of cyber security and the cyber career field.

Yesterday's Air Force is a history and heritage featurette series profiling significant people and missions from the Air Force's past.

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