June 2005

Vol. 88, No. 6

21st Century Warthog

Thirty years on, USAF’s A-10 units are going strong, moving out with new weapons, targeting pods, avionics, and training.

Full Day

Over the Red River delta, Leo Thorsness “took on most of North Vietnam all by himself.”


Fonda Over Yonda “The image of Jane Fonda, Barbarella, Henry Fonda’s daughter, … sitting on an enemy aircraft gun was a betrayal, …the largest lapse of judgment that I can even imagine,” [but] “I felt I had to do anything...

Air Force World

Bush Picks Pace For Chairman President Bush on April 22 nominated Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace to be the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Pace, currently the vice chairman, would succeed Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers,...

New Birth of Airpower

“The Air Force and US National Security: Global Reach-Global Power” Department of the Air Force A White Paper Washington, D.C. June 1990 FULL TEXT VERSION The 1980s were a time of strategic ferment, caused by the deflation of Soviet power....