Second Honorable Mention
"Truth Will Prevail"
Recently the country has been stirred by the air controversy carried on in the press. In general, it may be said this controversy centers upon the two varying viewpoints:
1. Shall we adhere to our present air policy modified to meet new conditions as they occur, or
2. Shall we, without further thought, embark on a scheme of national defense which involves the creation of an independent air force. The proponents of the separate air force likewise advance the schemes:
a) a force similar to the Royal Air Force of England, in which air units are farmed out to the military and naval forces as needed and,
b) an air force military in character, independent and separate from the air forces now forming a branch of the Army and the Navy. Congress has made an investigation into the subject and lately a board was appointed which has submitted its report. This report was published in full. In the main it approved of the present air policy created and put into effect by the Navy.