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Citizen Airman Magazine; October 2006: Volume 58, Issue 5

By: Cliff Tyler

...Vol. 58 No. 5 October 2006 www.afrc.af.mil Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve This month we devote our entire publication to the repro... ...This month we devote our entire publication to the reproduction of the new Air Force Reserve vision document. The vision identifies the Air Force Rese... ... an Unrivaled Wingman by providing the world’ s best mutual support to the Air Force and our joint partners, it is absolutely essential that everyone,... ...uture. — The Editor Gen. T. Michael Moseley Chief of Staff, United States Air Force Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commande... ... Force Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command Col. Tom Deall Director of Public Affairs, Headqu... ...ce Reserve Command Col. Tom Deall Director of Public Affairs, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Cliff Tyler Managing Editor Bo Joyner Associate E... ...rman magazine (ISSN No. 0887-9680) is published bi-monthly by Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Office of Public Affairs for the commander of Air... ...cles and features developed for release to commercial media as part of the Air Force Reserve’s continuing public affairs program. Opinions of contribu... ...affairs program. Opinions of contributors are not necessarily those of the Air Force Reserve. All photos are U.S. Air Force photos unless otherwise in...

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Citizen Airman Magazine; August 2006: Volume 58, Issue 4

By: Cliff Tyler

...Vol. 58 No. 4 August 2006 www.afrc.af.mil Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve Scientists experience the operational side of the Air For... ...of the Air Force page 20 Scientists experience the operational side of the Air Force page 20 Civil engineers help out Hawaiian charity page 16 Civil... ...ST 2006 3 From the Top Chief’s View By Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Commander, Air Force Reserve Command By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command C... ...and By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command H ave you seen a copy of Air Force Reserve Comman... ...e you seen a copy of Air Force Reserve Command’s new vision document, “One Air Force, Same Fight ... An Unrivaled Wingman”? If not, you should review ... ...need to be fully aware of the mis- sion, purpose, vision and future of the Air Force Reserve. After all, you are a major part of the com- mand. ... yo... ...ications on all those directly and indirectly involved. For members of the Air Force Reserve, change can threaten their way of life, and people often ... ...cuts, and tightening budgets. I was the wing commander at Richards- Gebaur Air Force Base, Mo., in 1991 when it was announced that the base would be c... ...ith the various Department of Defense and con- gressional initiatives. The Air Force Reserve continues to play a significant role in the defense of th...

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Citizen Airman Magazine; June 2006: Volume 58, Issue 3

By: Cliff Tyler

...Vol. 58 No. 3 June 2006 www.afrc.af.mil Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve Airlifters deliver critical supplies page 22 Airman overc... ... cerned about, take a look around your work area, squadron, wing, numbered air force and command. You’ll see a lot of senior enlisted personnel prepar... ...mand. You’ll see a lot of senior enlisted personnel preparing to leave the Air Force Reserve. You may say, “Who cares?” People leav- ing will improve ... ...mplies that we must take the time to get to know our subordinates. A Total Air Force Commitment: Hav- ing a goal is necessary for leadership to exist.... ... tasks con- tributes towards that end, we must be totally committed to the Air Force mission. If we as leaders can’t show a total com- mitment to a be... ...e leader From the Top Chief’s View By Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Commander, Air Force Reserve Command By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command C... ...and By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command AFRC reacts to budget pressures created by global... ...ose one base and five flying wings. Second, Total Force integration is the Air Force plan to optimize how the active duty, Air Force Reserve and Air N... ... reduction of 7,744 funded per- sonnel positions and $156 mil- lion in the Air Force Reserve. This was our portion of a total Air Force reduction of 5...

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Citizen Airman Magazine; December 2006: Volume 58, Issue 6

By: Cliff Tyler

...Vol. 58 No. 6 December 2006 www.afrc.af.mil Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve The band’s bulletproof belly New Orleans bids farewell ... ...EN AIRMAN From the Top Chief’s View By Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Commander, Air Force Reserve Command By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command C... ...and By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command A nother year comes to an end, and we enter the h... ...I toured the Southwest Asia area of responsibility and saw many members of Air Force Reserve Command standing shoulder to shoulder with our active-dut... ...rce Reserve Command standing shoulder to shoulder with our active-duty and Air National Guard counter- parts in support of the Global War on Terrorism... ...orism. What a rewarding trip. Be assured that you have proven that today’s Air Force and its new steady state, mission changes and immediate need for ... ...h your family and friends. Show them just how much they mean to you and to Air Force Reserve Command. Should you know some fellow Reservists who are d... ...has been a time of significant accomplish- ment for us in all areas of the Air Force Reserve. We should remember those things that provided exciting o... ... standard of excellence — providing the world’s best mutual support to the Air Force and our joint partners — flying and fighting as an unrivaled wing...

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Citizen Airman Magazine; April 2006: Volume 58, Issue 2

By: Cliff Tyler

...Vol. 58 No. 2 April 2006 www.afrc.af.mil Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve All-Reserve team of aerial porters really delivers page... ...mo pilot page 30 Get One gets even better page 22 2 CITIZEN AIRMAN Y our Air Force Reserve vision document, titled “One Air Force ... Same Fight — A... ...derived from the in-depth knowledge and experience of those closest to the Air Force Reserve — those with an understanding of our extraordinary capabi... ...nt of Defense. Members of the group conducted more than 50 interviews with Air Force Reserve senior leaders and authoritative officials from the Offic... ... Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Secretary of the Air Force and the Air Staff. The insights came from across the spectrum of ... ...f Reservists — traditional Reservists, individual mobilization augmentees, air reserve technicians and members of the active Guard and Reserve — and r... ...alidate our progress and ensure the vision com- plimented and enhanced the Air Force vision. You can expect to receive more information on how we can ... ...hat sits on a shelf and gathers dust. It has already helped us develop the Air Force Reserve “Guiding Principles” white paper and will be fundamental ... ...ader. From the Top Chief’s View By Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley Commander, Air Force Reserve Command By Chief Master Sgt. Jackson A. Winsett Command C...

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Letter Concerning the Wheeler Family

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Tanker-Force Structure Recapitalization of the Kc-135

By: Juan C. Narvid

...ure Recapitalization of the KC-135 JUAN C. NARVID Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 32 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air Uni- versity, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...xwell Paper and others in the series are avail- able electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil and the AU ... ... all parts of the world. As such, aerial refueling provides the bridge for air, joint, and coalition forces to deploy anywhere, any time around the wo... ...r force and doctrine of aerial refueling also meet the chal- lenges of the Air Force’s task force concept of operations (CONOPS). The highly demanded ... ... reconnaissance (C4ISR); global response; and nuclear response. The KC-135 air- craft has been an outstanding platform for aerial refueling, and throu... ...rage some of its capabilities in airlift and communica- tion. However, the Air Force has the opportunity with its next class of tankers to field a new... ...e Structure: Recapitalization of the KC-135, Lt Col Juan Narvid challenges air mobility warriors to de- velop a tanker-force structure that overcomes ... ...warrior executing the combat mission. Innovative ideas within the mobility Air Force (MAF) are providing the link for information between the two thro...

... refueling is key to the nation?s global reach in response to operations in all parts of the world. As such, aerial refueling provides the bridge for air, joint, and coalition forces to deploy anywhere, any time around the world. It is important in this era of transformation that the tanker force and doctrine of aerial refueling also meet the challenges of the Air Force?s ...

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Air Warfare

By: Colonel Wray R. Johnson

... Air Warfare WILLIAM C. SHERMAN Major Air Corps, United States Army; Airplane Pilot; Instructor in Air Tactics ... ...School, Fort Leavenworth Reprint Edition Introduction by Col Wray R. Johnson Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama March 2002 Disclaim... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...US government agency. Cleared for public release: distribution unlimited. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Sherman, William Carrington, 1888–... ...ir University Library Cataloging Data Sherman, William Carrington, 1888–1927 Air warfare / William C. Sherman ; introduction by Wray R. Johnson. ––Rep... ... 1926. With a new introduction. Includes index. Contents: Some principles in air warfare––The characteristics of aircraft–– Individual combats and def... ...ation––Attack aviation––Bombardment aviation––Antiaircraft defense––Notes on air logistics––Naval aviation. ISBN 1-58566-104-X 1. Aeronautics, Militar... ...r logistics––Naval aviation. ISBN 1-58566-104-X 1. Aeronautics, Military. 2. Air warfare. I. Johnson, Wray R. II. Title. 358.4––dc21 Air University Pr... ...ne, and organization. One of these men was William C. Sherman, the author of Air Warfare. Sherman was present when the foundations were laid and playe...

...had considerable influence on the development of airpower thought, doctrine, and organization. One of these men was William C. Sherman, the author of Air Warfare. Sherman was present when the foundations were laid and played a significant if not a major role in the construction of the United States (US) Army Air Corps until his tragic death in 1927--a year after his book w...

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Awpd-42 to Instant Thunder Consistent, Evolutionary Thought or Revolutionary Change?

By: James R. Cody

...ary Change? JAMES R. CODY, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 June 1996 T... ...ESENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMI... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...d for public release: dis- tribution unlimited. ii This School of Advanced Air and Space Studies thesis and others in this series are available electr... ...udies thesis and others in this series are available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU... ... . 1 2 THE ORIGINS OF AMERICAN AIRPOWER THEORY . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3 AIR WAR PLANS DIVISION–42 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 4 JCS Four-Phase Air Campaign Proposal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 5 Instant... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 iii Abstract This study analyzes the air war plans in World War II and the Persian Gulf War. The goal of this st... ...o ascertain whether there is a continuity of thought reflected in American air planning over the years. This study assesses Air War Plans Division–1/4...

...Abstract: This study analyzes the air war plans in World War II and the Persian Gulf War. The goal of this study is to ascertain whether there is a continuity of thought reflected in American air planning over the years. This study assesses Air War Plans Divi...

...Table of Contents: About the Author, Vii - Acknowledgments, Ix - 1 Introduction, 1 - 2 the Origins of American Airpower Theory, 5 - 3 Air War Plans Division?42, 13 - 4 Korea And Vietnam: the Bridge, 25 - 5 Instant Thunder, 35 - 6 Conclusions And Implications, 55 - Tables - 1 Awpd-42 Target Priorities, 17 - 2 Awpd-42 Target Systems, 17 - 3 Jcs Ninety-Four Ta...

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Turning the Vertical Flank Airpower as a Maneuver Force in the Theater Campaign

By: Robert P. Givens

...Cut along dotted line COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Turning the Vertical Flank Airpower as a Maneuver Force in... ...rce in the Theater Campaign ROBERT P. GIVENS Lt Col, USAF CADRE Paper No. 13 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 June 2002... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ...US government agency. Cleared for public release: distribution unlimited. ii Air University Library Cataloging Data Givens, Robert P. Turning the vert... ... Kippur War––1972 Easter Offensive––Normandy Campaign. ISBN 1-58566-108-2 1. Air power. 2. Maneuver warfare. 3. Air warfare. 4. Tactics. 5. Unified op... ...s CADRE Paper and others in the series are available electroni- cally at the Air University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil under “R... ... are occasional publications sponsored by the Airpower Research Institute of Air University’s College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education (C... ...ine, Research and Education (CADRE). Dedicated to promoting understanding of air and space power theory and application, these studies are published b... ...r and space power theory and application, these studies are published by the Air University Press and broadly distributed to the US Air Force, the Dep...

...tics, 15 - Gettysburg Campaign, 16 - Summary, 22 - Notes, 23 - 3 1973 Yom Kippur War, 27 - Overview, 27 - Maneuver Force Characteristics of Israeli - Air Operations, 32 - Summary, 45 - Notes, 46 - 4 1972 Easter Offensive, 49 - Overview, 49 - Air Campaign Phases Related to Maneuver - Force Characteristics, 53 - Summary, 62 - Notes, 63...

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Bombing to Surrender the Contribution of Airpower to the Collapse of Italy, 1943

By: Philip A. Smith

...ENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1996–97. Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama August 1998 Discla... ...solely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the Department of Defense, or any other US government agen... ...t, risk, military denial, and decapitation—Robert Pape in Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War concludes that military denial is the best u... ... of the western Allied powers in 1943. The Americans preferred to wage an air campaign to destroy German industry while using the direct approach of... ...ionally, in both Husky and Avalanche, Allied forces enjoyed unprecedented air superiority, which resulted in the ability for strategic airpower to p... ...ially the desperately needed 2,000 fighters. Significantly, the first v air raid on Rome by more than 540 bombers, the largest air raid in history ... ...s, the largest air raid in history to date, interrupted the meeting. This air raid also convinced the Italian king, a majority of Fascist leaders, a... ...mounting German occupation of Italy. The threat of and actual second Rome air raid resulted in the first direct contact between Badoglio’s military ...

...Introduction: Aerospace doctrine is, simply defined, what we hold true about aerospace power and the best way to do the job in the Air Force. It is based on experience, our own and that of others. Doctrine is what we have learned about aerospace power and its application since the dawn of powered flight. While history does not provide specific formulas t...

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The New Terrorism : The Nature of the War on Terrorism

By: Michael W. Kometer

...rorism MICHAEL W. KOMETER, Major, USAF School of Advanced Airpower Studies Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2004 T... ...ESENTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMI... ...e solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or ... ...d for public release: dis- tribution unlimited. ii This School of Advanced Air and Space Studies thesis and others in this series are available electr... ...udies thesis and others in this series are available electronically at the Air University Research Web site http://research. maxwell.af.mil and the AU... ...ised in Kohler, Wisconsin. He was commissioned upon graduation from the US Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s degree in Engineer- ing Sciences in Jun... ...ons officer for the unit. Major Kometer is a distinguished graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and a graduate of the School of Advanced Airp... ...raduate of the School of Advanced Airpower Studies (now School of Advanced Air and Space Studies), both based at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. vii Acknowledg... ...the same route, tore through the south tower. Then at about 0940, American Air- lines Flight 77, with 64 aboard from Dulles to Los Angeles, destroyed ...

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Cultivating National Will : An Introduction to National Will

By: Lawrence E. Key

...Air University Jay W. Kelley, Lt Gen, Commander Air War College D. Bruce Smith, Maj Gen, Commandant Ronald J. Kurth, PhD, D... ...rence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor William C. Martel, PhD, Essay Advisor Air University Press Allan W. Howey, Col, Director Richard Bailey, PhD, Con... ... Armstrong Please send inquiries or comments to: Editor The Maxwell Papers Air War College Bldg 1401 Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6427 Tel: (334) 953-7074 Fa... ...el: (334) 953-7074 Fax: (334) 953-4028 Internet: lagrinter@max1.au.af.mil AIR WAR COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY Cultivating National Will An Introduction to... ... An Introduction to National Will LAWRENCE E. KEY Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 5 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA August ... ...component of national power. D. Bruce Smith Major General, USAF Commandant Air War College iii About the Author Lt Col Lawrence E. Key earned his M... ...ge, and his commission in 1977 through Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base (AFB), Texas. The first operational assignment for this Nort... ...recaster and wing weather officer for the 19th Bombardment Wing (Strategic Air Command). In 1981 he transferred to Shaw AFB, South Carolina, where he ... ... as 3d Weather Squadron forecasting serv - ices officer. He then served an Air Force Institute of Tech - nology tour as a student at Pennsylvania Stat...

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Seeking Shadows in the Sky : The Strategy of Air Guerrilla Warfare

By: Patricia D. Hoffman

...SEEKING SHADOWS IN THE SKY: THE STRATEGY OF AIR GUERRILLA WARFARE BY PATRICIA D. HOFFMAN A THESIS PRESENTED TO THE F... ...OMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES AIR UNIVERSITY MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA JUNE 2000 DISCLAIMER Th... ...ion of the US government or the Department of Defense. In accordance with Air Force Instruction 51-303, it is not copyrighted, but is the property of... ...OR Major Patricia D. Hoffman received her commission in the United States Air Force through Officer Training School in 1987. Upon completion of Air ... ...School in 1987. Upon completion of Air Battle Manager training at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB), she joined the 552 AWAC Wing at Tinker AFB. While at ... ...sert Shield, and Desert Storm. In 1992, she received the Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award presented to the top graduate of Squadron Offic... ...cer School for the 1991 school year. She was subsequently assigned to Osan Air Base, Korea, as the Chief of Standardization and Evaluation for the 62... ...r Base, Korea, as the Chief of Standardization and Evaluation for the 620 Air Control Flight. Following her tour in Korea, Major Hoffman won an Olms... ...IRCENT at Ramstein Airbase. While at AIRCENT, she deployed to the Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC) in Vicenza, Italy, and to HQ Multinational Di...

...Abstract: This study analyzes the feasibility of guerrilla warfare as the basis for a strategy of airpower employment for a weak air force confronting an opponent with a stronger air force. The analysis begins with a distillation of the theory of guerrilla warfare into five elements essential to its success: superior intelligence, security, mobility ad...

...Table of Contents: Abstract This Study Analyzes the Feasibility of Guerrilla Warfare As the Basis for A Strategy of Airpower Employment for A Weak Air Force Confronting An Opponent With A Stronger Air Force. the Analysis Begins With A Distillation of the Theory of Guerrilla Warfare Into Five Elements Essential to Its Success: Superior Intelligence, Security, Mobility Ad...

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Quality Air Force in an Emergency Leadership Principles and Concepts for Emergency Response Forces

By: David F. Bird

...Air University Jay W. Kelley, Lt Gen, Commander Air War College D. Bruce Smith, Maj Gen, Commandant Ronald J. Kurth, PhD, D... ...an Lawrence E. Grinter, PhD, Series Editor Gail Arnott, Col, Essay Advisor Air University Press Allan W. Howey, Col, Director Bessie Varner, Content E... ... Armstrong Please send inquiries or comments to: Editor The Maxwell Papers Air War College Bldg 1401 Maxwell AFB AL 36112-6427 Tel: (334) 953-7074 Fax... ...el: (334) 953-7074 Fax: (334) 953-4028 Internet: lagrinter@max1.au.af.mil AIR WAR COLLEGE AIR UNIVERSITY Quality Air Force in an Emergency Leadership... ...s for Emergency Response Forces DAVID F. BIRD JR. Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Air War College Maxwell Paper No. 2 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA August ... ...d do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the Department of the Air Force or the Air War College. This publication has been reviewed by sec... ...icy review authorities and is cleared for public release. ii Foreword The Air Force has challenged leaders to integrate and use quality principles as... ...ies sound quality concepts and should permeate all functional areas in the Air Force. Hence, Bird concludes, there is a need for a new type of emergen... ... the chapters of this study. D. BRUCE SMITH Major General, USAF Commandant Air War College iii About the Author Lt Col David F. Bird Jr. (BS, civil...

...Foreword: The Air Force has challenged leaders to integrate and use quality principles as a way to improve operations throughout the service. In this study Lieutenant Colonel David F. Bird, USAF, reminds us that these quality principles ap...

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Air Power's Gordian Knot : Centralized Versus Organic Control

By: Stephen J. Mcnamara

... ..xii 1 INTRODUCTION 1 Notes 4 2 EVOLUTION OF INDIVISIBLE AIR POWER IN WORLDWARII ... ...R IN WORLDWARII ...7 The Western Desert Campaign 9 Dissatisfaction with Royal Air Force Support. .9 RAF M... ...nce on the Forces of Operation Torch .11 North Africa: Operation Torch. .11 Army Air Forces Doctrine .... ... Operation Torch. .12 Problems in Northwest Africa .14 Reorganization of Mediterranean Air Command. ...15 Theater Re... ... 53 Navy Lessons for Today. ..54 Marine Corps Lessons from World War II .56 Marine Air before World War II ... ...I .56 Marine Air before World War II ..56 Guadalcanal ..57 Experts in Close Air Support. ..59 Oki... ... Need to Control Organic Assets. .66 Notes 66 4 KOREA: THE FIRST JOINT FORCE AIR COMPONENT COMMANDER ... ... 77 Command Structure for the Korean Theater. ... ..78 v Chapter Page Air Power in the Korean War. ... ... Air Power in the Korean War. ..79 Centralized Command of Air Power. .79 Priority of Close Air Support. .81 Air ...

...Preface: Should air power be controlled by a single commander, or should such control be split among the various services? Advocates on both sides argue that they favor unity of command. Yet, one side must be right and the other wrong-or are...

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The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion

By: Mark D. Mandeles

.....................................17 Chapter 4 Prelude: Jet Propulsion and the Air Force.....................................................29 Ch... ... they challenge conventional wisdom about rationally managed innovation. First, Air Force personnel working on the B-52 program did not obtain the a... ... Net Assessment in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Air Force's Gulf War Air Power Survey, the Air Staff (Office of Long-... ...g Office, Office of Chief of Engineers (US Army Corps of Engineers), Center for Air Force History, Science Applications International Corporation, O... ...curing many books through interlibrary loan and Col Allan W. Howey, director of Air University Press, and the AU Press editorial team, Emily Adams an... ...rces unification, (4) disagreement over missions and roles, (5) the evolution of Air Force and Navy strategic doctrine, and (6) the employment of ato... ...l innovations necessary to implement new technology. The study examines how the Air Force organized to learn and acquire new technology, how the Air ... ...on Quarterly 16, no. 4 (Autumn 1993): 179: Richard P. Hallion, Storm Over Iraq: Air Power and the Gulf War (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution... ...olution took place despite the simultaneous creation of new branches such as the Air Service the Chemical service, and the Finance department. 22 T...

...ion, 1 - Chapter 2 Innovation And Military Revolutions, 4 - Chapter 3 Logic And Procedure of Analysis, 17 - Chapter 4 Prelude: Jet Propulsion And the Air Force, 29 - Chapter 5 the Introduction of Jet Propulsion Into the B-52, 54 - Chapter 6 Conclusion, 99 - Table 1 Usaf Engine Development Time, 42 - Table 2 B-52 Timeline, 56 - Table 3 Maximum Takeoff Weights And Combat Rad...

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Once in a Blue Moon : Airmen in Theater Command Lauris Norstad, Albrecht Kesselring, And Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force

By: Howard D. Belote

... COLLEGE OF AEROSPACE DOCTRINE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AIR UNIVERSITY Once in a Blue Moon: Airmen in Theater Command Lauris Nors... ...orstad, Albrecht Kesselring, and Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force HOWARD D. BELOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air... ...LOTE Lieutenant Colonel, USAF CADRE Paper No. 7 Air University Press Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112-6615 July 2000 AIR UNI V ERSITY Library of... ...orstad, Albrecht Kesselring, and their relevance to the twenty-first century Air Force /Howard D. Belote. p. cm. -- (CADRE paper ; no. 7) Includes bib... ...7) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1-58566-082-5 1. United States. Air Force--Officers. 2. Generals--United States. 3. Unified operations (M... ...is CADRE Paper, and others in the series, is available electronically at the Air University Research web site http://research.maxwell.af.mil under “Re... ...are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Air University, the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, o... ... are occasional publications sponsored by the Airpower Research Institute of Air University’s (AU) College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Educati... ...ine, Research and Education (CADRE). Dedicated to promoting understanding of air and space power theory and application, these studies are published b...

...Introduction: The first requirement for any commander is leadership. It doesn?t matter if one is air-, land-, sea-, or space-trained. It is important that one understand the strengths, weaknesses, and doctrines of each and how to blend them in battle....

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Speaking Effectively : A Guide for Air Force Speakers

By: John A. Kline

...SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY A GUIDE FOR AIR FORCE SPEAKERS by JOHN A. KLINE Air University Press Maxwell Air Force ... ...ging-in-Publication Data Kline, John A. Speaking Effectively: A Guide for Air Force Speakers/by John A. Kline. p. cm. “December 1989.” 1. Public... ... its fourth printing, Speaking Effectively teaches speakers throughout the Air Force and in other federal agencies the art of captivating an audience.... ...ab and hold an audience. JAY W. KELLEY Lieutenant General, USAF Commander, Air University vii ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr John A. Kline is a senior executive... ...THOR Dr John A. Kline is a senior executive (SES) and Academic Provost for Air University. He received his BS from Iowa State University. He held an N... ...on at the universities of New Mexico and Missouri–Columbia. He has been at Air University since 1975 as professor, dean, educational advisor, and fina... ... He is an accomplished speaker, he has lectured extensively throughout the Air Force and he has presented many speeches to a variety of military, prof... ...ak successfully. It takes a “how-to” approach to effective speaking in the Air Force and presents proven techniques as concisely and completely as pos... ...peaking, some important variations exist to accommodate different types of Air Force speaking. Therefore, the book consistently makes distinctions amo...

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Air Control Strategy for a Smaller United States Air Force

By: George R. Gagnon

...AIR UNI V ERSITY Air Control Strategy for a Smaller United States Air F orce GEORGE R. G AGNON, M AJOR, USAF School of Advanced Airpower St... ...TED TO THE F ACULTY OF THE SCHOOL OF ADV ANCED AIRPOWER STUDIES, MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEM... ...ABAMA, FOR COMPLETION OF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, ACADEMIC YEAR 1992–93. Air University Pr ess Maxwell Air For ce Base, Alabama May 1993 Disclai... ...lely those of the author, and do not necessar ily represent the vie ws of Air Univ ersity, the United States Air F orce, the Depar tment of Def ense... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 BRITISH AIR CONTROL FROM 1922 TO 1936 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Notes . . ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 5 ASSESSING AIR CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 ... ...r’s ef fectiveness in Somaliland, the British adopted and imple­ mented an air contr ol strategy in Mesopotamia, T ransjordan, Palestine, and Aden. U... ...ol strategy in Mesopotamia, T ransjordan, Palestine, and Aden. Until 1936 air contr ol was the military strategy for those ar eas. Air con­ trol chan... ... that theater fr om a sur­ face-based to an aerial-based scheme. The Royal Air For ce (RAF) enjoyed suc­ cess and encounter ed failur e when it employ...

...Table of Contents:? - Abstract, Vii - About the Author, Ix - Acknowledgments, Xi - 1 Introduction, 1 - Notes, 4 - 2 British Air Control From 1922 to 1936, 7 - Notes, 13 - 3 Project Control From 1953 to 1954, 17 - Notes, 24 - 4 the Persian Gulf War From 1990 to 1991, 29 - Notes, 35 - 5 Assessing Air Control, 39 - Notes, 46 - 6 Summary And Conclusio...

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