This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Provides a look at what the U.S. Air Force (USAF) should be about in the future, specifically 10Ai15 years from now. This study identifies the enduring attributes of our nationAis air, space, and cyberspace force in the context of major transitions. The study avoided a focus on hardware and resourcing; the focus is on roles, missions, and functions Aisuch as the transition from the Cold War to Long War era.Ai The studyAis target audience was the presidential transition teams, with a delivery date Aiprior to the next election.Ai The intent is to understand the value of the serviceAis contribution to national security and, where appropriate, offer considerations for change. It provides insight into the most pressing issues facing the USAF in the postAiCold War era. Illus.CADRE. Quick-Look. Catalyst for Air aamp; Space Power Research Dialogue APRIL 2006 ... Conducting its own devastating attack on the American homeland, Hurricane Katrina struck a serious blow to Keesler AFB, Mississippi in August 2005. ... Moreover, there are no plans to relocate or reposition a basea#39;s primary mission (aircraft repair, avionics, etc.) ... mixture of local, state, and national politics, the siting of Air Force bases has been an inexact, but enduring science in the last century.
|Title||:||In Service to the Nation|
|Author||:||John A. Shaud|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2011-01|