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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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Forward Arming and Refueling Points for Fighter Aircraft

Date Posted:  10/6/2014

This article examines a new concept for dispersed operations that allows fighter aircraft to operate from any airfield with a suitable runway. Furthermore, it does not require infrastructure at the dispersed location and results in significant operational and strategic effects....


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EW 103: Tactical Battlefield Communications Electronic Warfare

EW 103: Tactical Battlefield Communications Electronic Warfare by David L. Adamy. Artech House, 2008, 370 pp., $119 (hardcover).

One the best compliments a reviewer can bestow upon a book is, “I finished it smarter than when I started,” which is certainly the case with David L. Adamy’s EW 103: Tactical Battlefield Communications Electronic Warfare. To place my review in perspective, I began my career many years ago in the US Army as an enlisted electronic warfare (EW) specialist. Comparing what I learned in training to the information available in this book revealed gaps in my knowledge. For example, while in the classroom, I learned that communications signals experience propagation loss over water, but the training did not a... Read Full Review