May 2011

Vol. 94, No. 5

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Air Force World

Ellsworth Airman Dies in SWA SrA. Michael J. Hinkle II, 24, of Corona, Calif., died in a noncombat-related incident in Southwest Asia, March 16, the Defense Department announced. At press time, the cause of his death was still under investigation,...


Operation Skedaddle “The Obama Administration achieved one of the President’s principal goals in Libya: withdrawing US warplanes from the fight. … Mr. Obama said that … because of his grounding of US planes, ‘the risk and the cost of the...


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Marshall at the Revolution

“RMA Update” Andrew W. Marshall Director of Net Assessment Memorandum for the Record Washington, DC May 2, 1994 FULL TEXT VERSION Washington’s smashing victory in the 1991 Gulf War increased predictions of a coming “Revolution in Military Affairs,” or RMA....

Down Mexico Way

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Lavelle and Schwalier Your recent editorial “Justice Rejected” [March, p. 2] accurately reports that John D. Lavelle continues to be denied justice in the face of overwhelming evidence that he honorably carried out the orders of his Commander in Chief....

AFA National Report

More Than a Thousand When an AFA chapter in Florida hosted a band concert, 1,100 people showed up. Yes, a thousand. It happened in Ocala, Fla., in March when the Red Tail Memorial Chapter, backed by US Rep. Clifford Stearns...