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Empowered Commanders: The Cornerstone to Agile, Flexible C2

Date Posted:  2/24/2015

This article highlights the Air Force's evolution of command and control (C2) during recent combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The article examines common issues regarding the C2 enterprise as well as some unique challenges of the Asia-Pacific theater. It then addresses PACAF's approach in managing its C2 efforts through six critical capabilities: battlespace awareness, resilient architecture, defensive cyberspace operations, combat su...

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Leading Millennials-an Approach that Works

Date Posted:  1/13/2015

Col Clinton Hinote explores the need to lead a new generation of Airmen - millennials. He examines the need for leaders to understand their value, trust commitment to service and view of authority then ensure we harness their desire to interact with their leaders while simultaneously taking advantage of their competence and creativity....

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Policy for US Cybersecurity

Date Posted:  11/4/2014

With respect to cyber domain attacks on US civilian systems attributable to a nation-state, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) should have responsibility for consequence management; US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), for domestic attack assessment; and US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), for defense and any cyber counterstrike response (in coordination with any applicable combatant commands and US national agencies). Written by: Lt Col Augu...


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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress: Owners' Workshop Manual, 1935 Onwards (All Marks)

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress: Owners’ Workshop Manual, 1935 Onwards (All Marks) by Graeme Douglas. Zenith Press, 2011, 160 pp., $21.00 (hardcover).

 

Writing a book touted as an Owners’ Workshop Manual for an aircraft that, according to author Graeme Douglas, has reached “something of an iconic status” (p. 9) certainly would not be easy. Douglas, however, proves himself equal to the task. Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is part of a series of aircraft books released by the original British publisher (Haynes Publishing). Anyone hoping to own and operate a B-17 will certainly require a good deal of information about it. Dougla... Read Full Review