April 1998

Vol. 81, No. 4

Purple Dragon

More than 30,000 service members took part—and with more than 2,800 of them in the skies over North Carolina, things were jumping.

Statistics From the Storm

Ever since it ended, the 1991 Persian Gulf War has been the focus of intense controversy. Here are some illuminating facts about Desert Storm.

Crosses and Stripes

In the service’s history, only 21 enlisted members have received the Air Force Cross. Here are their stories.

Aerospace World

DoD Mulls More Joint STARS The Pentagon wants to talk with Congress about buying more Joint STARS radar airplanes, Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen said. Last year’s Quadrennial Defense Review reduced the planned Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System...