Academy's first graduates look back on 50 years with pride

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The Air Force Academy’s Class of 1959 starts the tradition of flinging their hats in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony in the theater at Arnold Hall. It was the smallest graduating class ever at the academy, with 207 graduates. Photo by Photo courtesy of the Air Force Academy
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