TITLE

Air Force Historical Foundation's

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Air Power History;Fall2009, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Lieutenant General Michael A. Nelson. Nelson served in the United States Air Force for 35 years and retired in 1994. From 1995 to 2002 he was the president of The Retired Officers Association which changed its name to the Military Officers Association of America, he was president of the National War College Alumni Association, and also president of the Air Force Historical Foundation. Nelson was trained at the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at Stanford University and he was trained as a pilot in Class 61B at Laredo Air Force Base.
ACCESSION #
44351416

 

Related Articles

  • Why Service Academies Matter. Winters, Charity E. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2012, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p10 

    In this article, the author discussses the importance of college-based program called Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) for training commissioned officers of the U.S. armed forces. It mentions that the U.S. Air Force Academy conducts this program. It informs that the Academy trains...

  • Value-Able Lessons. Knabe, Ann P. // Officer;Apr2008, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p39 

    The article profiles Major General Erica Steuterman, the mobilization assistant deputy chief of staff for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance division of the U.S. Air Force in 2008. Steuterman delivered a speech to Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets and Midshipmen during the...

  • Flying Chevrons. Seydel, Carie A. // Airman;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p2 

    Focuses on the role of enlisted pilots in shaping the Air Force in the U.S. Details on the training programs set by the aviation officers; Amendments of the Army Reorganization Bill to replace enlisted students with cadets; Contributions of the aviators to America's victories in international...

  • The Fighter Associate Program. Byron, David // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2003, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p14 

    Focuses on the solution to the pilot training problems of the U.S. Air Force under the Fighter Associate Program. Agreement between the Air Force Reserve Command and Air Combat Command to begin the program; Share of resources; Number of required pilots; Creation of the Total Force Absorption...

  • Abundance of Devices In Iraq Causing 'Electronic Fratricide' General Says. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;10/31/2005, Vol. 228 Issue 19, p3 

    The article reports that the proliferation of electronic devices is one of the problems facing the U.S. military in Iraq. According to Walter Buchanan, commander of the 9th Air Force and U.S. Central Command Air Forces, the proliferation of electronic systems has also impacted pilots flying...

  • CIVIL AIR PATROL (CAP) LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD PILOTS.  // Illinois Aviation;2013 2nd Quarter, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p3 

    The article announces the need for pilots of the Illinois Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the official Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, to serve as Civil Air Patrol volunteer where information is posted at its website at www.ILCAP.org.

  • Portrait of an Ace.  // Time;5/31/1954, Vol. 63 Issue 22, p40 

    The article discusses the results of a six month study by the U.S. government on what separates great pilots from adequate ones. It states that in May 1954, E. Paul Torrance, an Air Force psychologist, announced that upbringing is what separated superior pilots from the norm. Torrance believes...

  • Contrails. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/12/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 19, p58 

    The article captures the untold stories that collectively make up the rich lore of aviation and space. Depicting a symbolic nighthawk in flight and worn on a man's suit lapel, it's just a small, innocuous silver pin. But a red ruby in the hawk's eye silently speaks volumes. It says the pin's...

  • qF16: Unmanned Viper Takes Flight by Frank Colucci.  // Avionics Magazine;May2014, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p8 

    The article reports that unmanned viper QF-16 is expected by the U.S. Air Force to challenge fighter pilots and air defenders with a Full-Scale Aerial Target (FSAT) representative of a fourth-generation fighter threat. The agile QF-16 will fly either manned or unmanned and work with existing...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics