By order of the Secretary of Defense and according to Directive-type Memorandum (DTM) 16-002, "DoD-Wide Changes to Maternity Leave," I approve a change to Air Force policy authorizing an additional six (6) weeks of Maternity Leave for Air Force Active Duty Airmen as well as Reserve and Guard Airmen on active duty orders...
February 1911. The California National Guard established an Aeronautical Detachment of its 7th Company, Coast Artillery Corps.
February 1911. Eugene Ely, a civilian pilot employed by pioneer aircraft builder Glenn H. Curtiss, enlisted as a private in the Coast Artillery Corps of the California National Guard with the objective of serving as a Guard aviator. Ely had been the first man to fly an aircraft from a warship in 1910 and made history again in January 1911 when he was the first to land a plane on a naval vessel.
10 February 1920. The War Department granted authority for the National Guard to organize an air unit in each of its infantry divisions.