April 2021

Vol. 104, No. 4

China and Russia made huge strides in missile technology, while U.S. air base defense has languished. Now the United States is playing catch-up.
Three minutes and 45 seconds is an eternity when hundreds of angry people are trying to kill you.

Q&A: Protecting the Homeland

Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh is the director of the Air National Guard. Air Force Magazine Digital Editor Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory interviewed Loh in February, touching on the Guard mobilization in the nation’s capital, the ANG’s COVID-19 response, and more.

Letters

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Gold Medal Standard We must prepare together for a long-term strategic competition with China. How the United States, Europe, and Asia work together to secure the peace and defend our shared values and advance our prosperity across the Pacific will...