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- U.S. National Security Strategy Must Go Beyond Counterterrorism. Colucci, Lamont // U.S. News Digital Weekly;1/17/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p37
The author talks about the need for the national security strategy of the U.S. to expand its scope beyond counterterrorism. He notes that the concept of a U.S. Grand Strategy has almost vanished from national security and foreign policy discussions. He stresses that conducting counterterrorist...
- Air Mobility. Reed, Timothy S. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the importance of enhancing the airpower capability of the U.S. Force. Depiction of the effect of airpower on the challenges in national security dilemma; Provisions of national security actions; Role of airlift in maintaining the legitimacy of the Armed Forces.
- Mid-Course NMD. // Defense Monitor;Jun2001, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p2
Reports on the unsuccessful flight intercept test of the mid-course National Missile Defense (NMD) program by the United States Air force. Vulnerability of the intercept system to countermeasures and decoys; Demonstration on the elements of NMD system; Recognition for the nature of the tests.
- Transforming the Aircraft Inspection Process. van Patten, Donald A. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Winter2009, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p37
The article reports on the U.S. Air Force's transformation of aircraft inspection process. It says that the process is one approach to produce the efficiencies required to defend the U.S. and its allies against terrorism. It further states that the Air Force had established goals to increase...
- Noble Eagle. Scott, AndrewJ. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p31
The article discusses the contributions of the U.S. Air Force for the national security in the U.S. It says that Air force fighter aircraft have flow more than 51,500 sorties over the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii to help provide a safe and secure nation. In addition, the Operation Noble...
- The Outsourcing Trap. Hartsell, Brian // Government Executive;Aug2006, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p64
The article reports that the practice of outsourcing core duties in the U.S. is undermining the federal workforce and is harming national security. The reasons for outsourcing are cost savings, hiring flexibility and lack of necessary skills. It has been observed that the people trained by the...
- Homeland Security Directorate to influence Air Force role in Northern Command. Tull, Ron // Airman;Jul2002, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p12
Provides information on the role of the Homeland Security Directorate in the U.S. Air Force intended for the Northern Command. Job of the directorate according Brigadier General Dave Clary, head of the directorate; Plans of the Air Force to offer full capabilities of the Air National Guard and...
- Civilian Contract Air Refueling. Camerer, Mark D. // Air Force Journal of Logistics;Spring2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the air-refueling assets of the U.S. Air Force. Importance of air-refueling assets to national security; Deficiencies in civilian contract air-refueling capabilities; Depot-maintenance cycle time and service time for the KC-135 tanker fleet.
- Public Control Of National Security Problems. Seamans Jr., Robert C. // Vital Speeches of the Day;12/15/70, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p133
Presents the text of a speech given by U.S. Air Force Secretary Robert C. Seamans Jr. on November 20, 1970, which deals with the control of national security in the U.S.