January/February 2023

Vol. 106, No. 1

Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David W. Allvin: “Within our Air Force, we were experimenting with ways that we could fuse data, doing these experiments that showed that you could actually cross domains and be able to get a better solution and do it faster.”

Editorial: Ready or Not

Americans are waking up to the fact that our military is not as ready or as capable as it needs to be. Just two years ago, 62 percent of Americans thought U.S. military strength was “about right” and 25 percent thought it was “not strong enough,” according to the Gallup organization.

World: Budget

WORLD: Budget: DOD scores $858B defense budget; What the 2023 budget funds for USSF.

World: Russia-Ukraine

WORLD: Russia-Ukraine: DNI skeptical of effective Russian Spring offensive; US $3B aid package to Ukraine.

World: Air Power

WORLD: Air Power: F-35 flies with Tech Refresh 3; B-21 family of systems; RC-26 aircraft to the Boneyard.

World: Personnel

WORLD: Personnel: New AF 12-week parental leave policy; New body composition program for fitness tests; Promotion boards will consider advanced academic degrees.

World: Space

WORLD: Space: STARCOM hosts Space Flag exercise; Space Lab construction at Kirtland AFB, N.M.


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