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Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership 1945-1982 - Twining, LeMay, Norstad, Jones, Davis, McPeak, Arnold, Doolittle, Momyer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis focuses on the career specialty of Air Force general officers who served between 1953 and 1973. It indicates the clear dominance by rated or flying officers (mainly pilots and a few navigators) within Air Force leadership. The issue here is not whether pilots should dominate the Air Force—the fact is they do.
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Air National Guard Family Guide: History, Structure, Life, Managing Deployment, When Bad Things Happen, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air National Guard (ANG) is part of both the National Guard and the Air Force. As part of the National Guard, the ANG falls under the administration of the National Guard Bureau and is funded by the federal government.
Reflections on Air Force Independence - Transition from the Army Air Forces (AAF), Creation of USAF, Strategic Air Command (SAC), World War II, Atomic Bomb
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work makes the pivotal connections between politics and the searing experience of war to explain how and why the USAF was established. The analysis addresses not only technology, bureaucracy, and politics, but also people. The service's founding airmen were more than flyers and technologists; they were, above all, men of faith who believed in what they were doing.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aircrew Training, Aircrew Standardization / Evaluation Program Instructions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This instruction implements AFPD 10-2, Readiness, AFPD 11-2, Aircraft Rules and Procedures, and AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes the USAF aircrew training program that supports Air Force objectives and is applicable to all units.
Christmas Is In the Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,170. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
God bless us, every one! ~Tiny Tim, A Christmas Carol A Traditional Holiday – Two polar opposites clash like fire and ice… Practice Makes Perfect - All she needs is a little practice… The Promise of Christmas –A young woman struggles to find strength in God… Heartstrings - Sometimes a change can save your life... Waiting for Holly – A veteran teacher of first grade students is tough
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aviation Management Instruction - Guidance for Administering Aircrew Flight Management Programs for Flying Unit Commanders and Aircrew Personnel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This instruction implements AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes procedures for managing Air Force flying resources and provides guidance that applies to administering aircrew flight management programs.
On a May Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,070. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When NATO tries to stop ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, an American pilot finds himself dumped into a cauldron of irrational ethnic hatred. As he tries to find his way home, he must sort out odd cultural beliefs that have lethal consequences. A young Kosovar girl flees from a Serb neighbor seeking revenge. A Serb priest seeks peace while a Kosovar responds to Serb brutality with violence of his own.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.