Homeland Security Directorate to influence Air Force role in Northern Command
- Changing Today's Air Force Reserve for Tomorrow. Jackson, James F. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb2014, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p2
In this article, the author focuses on the evolution of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, its future impact on the nation's security, and milestones achieved by the U.S. Air Force. Topics discussed include nuclear certification of the Air Force's the 307th Bomb Wing, need for surveillance and...
- Protecting the Homeland. Rinaldi, Steven M.; Leathem, Donald H.; Kaufman, Timothy // Aerospace Power Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p77
Discusses the role of the U.S. Air Force in homeland security. Capabilities-based approach to homeland security; Emergence of threats that cannot be deterred by traditional military methods; Role of the Department of Defense in homeland defense and domestic support operations; Homeland security...
- A Proposal for Homeland-Defense Organization. Poynor, D. Robert // Aerospace Power Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p97
Discusses the proposal for a homeland-defense organization in the U.S. Challenges in implementing a national missile defense and other military homeland-defense issues; Responsibilities of the homeland joint force air component commander; Consolidation of the offensive element.
- Lightweight Homeland Security in Testing. Sherman, Kenneth B. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Apr2004, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p38
Reports on the delay in the U.S. Air Force's testing of its Near Space Maneuvering Vehicle (NSMV), a novel technology being added to homeland defense and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Operation of NSMV in the top layers of the atmosphere; Features and specifications of the NSMV.
- The Truth About Our Air Power. Vandenberg, Hoyt S.; Frank, Stanley // Saturday Evening Post;2/17/1951, Vol. 223 Issue 34, p20
The article focuses on the need for the U.S. Air Force to have a civil-defense program in order to stop the attacks by the Soviet Union. The Joint Chiefs of Staff provided defense roles to the Air Force such as strategic bombing, air defense and tactical support. It states a false notion that...
- DEFENSE. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Somalia;Mar2005, p14
Focuses on the defense system of Somalia as of March 2005. Reason for the absence of Somali armed forces; Composition of the Somali National Army before its dissolution in 1991; Defense groups formed by various factions in the country.
- symposium. Gaffney Jr., Frank J.; O'Hanlon, Michael // Insight on the News;10/02/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 37, p40
Presents contradicting views about the United States Armed Forces. Views on the national security; Indicators that military is `in decline'; Approaches to measure the military readiness.
- A Word from the Chairman. Shelton, Henry H. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Summer2000, Issue 25, p1
Highlights the assessment made by the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the readiness of the armed forces of the United States. Importance of readiness in preparing a national security strategy and the Quadrennial Defense Review; Lowering of readiness rates of deploying forces; Shortfalls in strategic...
- NATIONAL SECURITY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Mexico;Sep2004, p7
Focuses on the national security sector in Mexico. Information on the country's armed forces; Role of the military in the national defense in the region.