March 2010

Vol. 93, No. 3

Unified Response

The killer earthquake that shook Haiti touched off a massive USAF response.

Hogs of a Higher Order

Once, the Idaho ANG’s A-10s were blunt instruments. Now they are exceedingly precise ones.

Stealth for the Other Guys

An event that many thought might never come finally arrived on Jan. 29. On that day, the world for the first time witnessed a flight of a Russian stealth fighter. It was Sukhoi’s PAK FA aircraft. The event was wrapped...

Air Force World

Airmen Killed in Afghanistan TSgt. Adam K. Ginett, 29, of Knightdale, N.C., and SrA. Bradley R. Smith, 24, of Troy, Ill., died in separate incidents in January in Afghanistan while supporting combat operations. Ginett died Jan. 19 near Kandahar Airfield...


There, Not Here “We must continue to push our best talent forward and into the fight. I will take gaps in manning the Joint Staff in order to support the war. I expect combatant commanders and services outside of CENTCOM...

A-7 Corsair II

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Wynne Raises Cyber Battle Flag

“Cyberspace as a Domain in Which the Air Force Flies and Flights” Michael W. Wynne, Secretary of the Air Force Address to C4ISR Integration Conference Arlington, VA Nov. 2, 2006 FULL TEXT VERSION On Dec. 7, 2005, the Air Force...


The Obama Bomber Robert Dudney’s editorial, “The Obama Bomber” [January, p. 2], highlights a long ongoing issue on our Air Force bomber status. For over a half-century, the debate between political administrations and current and retired Air Force leaders on...


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AFA National Report

Symposium Success Story With the Alamo Chapter as a partner, the fourth annual 2010 Air Education and Training Command Symposium drew 3,700 people to San Antonio in January. It was the largest turnout to date. The two-day symposium took place...