June 2006

Vol. 89, No. 6

The Mustang Line

At Osan AB, South Korea, A-10s and F-16s of the 51st Fighter Wing “Mustangs” keep the edge perpetually sharp.

Aerospace World

IED Kills Airman in Iraq The Defense Department announced the death of an airman in Operation Iraqi Freedom. TSgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., of Houston, died March 29 in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was working...


Don’t Call Them Evil “It is sometimes convenient, for purposes of rhetorical effect, for national leaders to talk of a globe neatly divided into good and bad. It is quite another, however, to base the policies of the world’s most...

B-24 Liberator

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Nunn’s Bleak Tale

“DOD Must Thoroughly Overhaul the Services’ Roles and Missions” Sen. Sam Nunn Address to the US Senate Washington, D.C. July 2, 1992 FULL TEXT VERSION Not long after the fall of the Soviet Union, Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) shook up...


The Schwalier Case I was the commander, JTF Southwest Asia, at the time of the Khobar Towers bombing and observed firsthand the exceptional force protection efforts undertaken by Brigadier General Schwalier. Additionally, he and I were closely involved with the...