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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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The National Security Enterprise: Navigating the Labyrinth

Navigating the Labyrinth argues that national security planning needs to be more coordinated and effective based on the challenges found in this century. Each contributing author examines specific components and cultures that make up the national security enterprise. In three distinct sections, they describe the interagency process within the executive branch, the role of Congress and the Supreme Court, and, finally, the outside players, including lobbyists, think tanks, and the media. The editors of Navigating the Labyrinth are both professors at the National War College and previously served in executive-branch agencies.

Each author acknowledges there can be no structural fix for the burea... Read Full Review