- From CLASSROOM to COMBAT. Desjarlais Jr., Orville F.; Cheung, Lance // Airman;Mar2004, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p30
Reports on U.S. Air Force members' transition from the classroom to combat. Concerns of many Air Force members; First Lt. Erik Axt's first familiarization flight in country which turned out be a combat mission, providing close air support to an Army unit; Experiences of other Air Force members...
- Frontline Duty. // Airman;Summer2007, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p44
The article focuses on the responsibilities of U.S. Airmen on the continuity of coalition efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Airmen serving on the frontline have no time for the politics of war. According to Tech. Sgt. Jeff Yeargan of the 332nd Expedition Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen, their...
- WAR Trophies. Babin, Chance // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr2003, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p8
Points out that trying to bring back war trophies from a conflict area could land U.S. Air Force reservists in the commander's office or in jail. Definition of war trophy as any item of enemy public or private property used as war material acquired within a combat zone; Need for a written...
- A Hedge against an Uncertain Future. Stenner Jr, Charles E. // Officer;Dec2008, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p36
The article suggests that the U.S. Air Force Reserve is a value-added asset in the changing security and economic environment. It argues that the Air Force Reserve is a highly experienced, cost-effective force provider well suited to meet the challenges. The Air Force Reserve is a hedge against...
- Airlift Squadron Retires, May come Back in Alaska. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the retirement from service of the U.S. 730th Airlift Squadron unit at March Air Reserve Base in California. Reasons behind the squadron's retirement; Tasks of the unit during its active duty.
- Career Field Breakdown. // Airman;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p38
Presents a database on the career field breakdown of U.S. Air Force personnel.
- Military Units, U.S. Army and Air Force. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p761
An encyclopedia entry for the military units in the U.S. is presented. The U.S. army is composed of squad, platoon, company, battalion, brigade and corps. The squad is usually composed of eight to 16 enlisted personnel headed by a staff sergeant. Meanwhile, the Air Force units are flight,...
- GOING DEEP, FLYING BLIND. Barnes, Julian E. // U.S. News & World Report;4/7/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p23
Presents observations about the deep-strike attack by the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Air Force in Iraq. Consideration of the experience of Chief Warrant Officer Ted Hazen with flying helicopters; Role of the Apache Longbows in battle near Baghdad.
- DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE. // United States Government Manual;2007/2008, p162
The article offers information on the U.S. Department of the Air Force (USAF). The USAF is composed of the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Air Staff and field organizations. The major commands of the USAF include the Air Combat Command, the Air Force Materiel Command, the Air...