Secretary of the Army Pete Geren discusses
Photo Credit: Alex McVeigh
Secretary of the Army Pete Geren discusses the Wright Flyer with members of the Wright Experience at Fort Myer's Conmy Hall Sept. 6, after opening ceremonies were held for the "Centennial of Military Aviation." In September 1908, Orville Wright flew his "heavier than air" flying machine in flight trials over Fort Myer's Summerall Field resulting in the sale to the Army of the first military airplanes.
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