June 2003

Vol. 86, No. 6

Power and Precision

Operation Iraqi Freedom was an awesome demonstration of integrated air and space power.

Verbatim Special: Gulf War II

“I can’t tell you if all 10 fingers are off the throat, but finger by finger [Saddam’s grip is] coming off.”—President Bush, press conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, April 8. “ We’re dealing with a country in which everybody has...

Thunderbirds at 50

The Thunderbirds began performing 50 years ago this month. They still thrill the crowds.

Aerospace World

Roche Tapped To Head Army President Bush on May 7 announced that he intended to nominate James G. Roche, the Secretary of the Air Force, to become the Secretary of the Army. Former Army Secretary Thomas E. White submitted his...