David Roza

David Roza is a senior editor at Air & Space Forces Magazine. He covered local news in Downeast Maine and FDA policy in Washington D.C. before starting as an Air Force and Space Force reporter at Task & Purpose, where he became passionate about aircraft, spacecraft, and the people who operate them. Science fiction franchises such as Star Wars and Mobile Suit Gundam likely had something to do with it too. David can be reached at droza@afa.org or davidroza@protonmail.com.

Recent stories by David Roza

Air Force’s Most Comprehensive Suicide Study Still Not Complete

The Department of the Air Force is still working on a first-of-its-kind suicide analysis that is meant to help the service refine its prevention and response efforts. Originally due in the spring, the Standardized Suicide Fatality Analysis report is taking longer than expected because this ...

Why the Air Force Wants a Geothermal Plant in Texas

The Air Force is taking steps towards starting a geothermal plant at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, as part of a larger effort to make the branch’s energy infrastructure more resilient and sustainable.

Minot Air Force Base Investigating Deaths of Three Airmen In One Month

Minot Air Force Base, N.D., is investigating after three of its Airmen died in October. The base could not provide further details on the incidents, but officials said they worked with higher headquarters to make extra chaplains, counselors, and mental health professionals available for grieving ...

How to Make Air Force Bases Safer and Security Forces Happier

A new paper from a career security forces Airman calls for giving base leaders more authority to shape their own security procedures. The result could be more efficient systems that would make Air Force bases safer and give defenders more time with their friends and ...

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