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48 Cards in this Set

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decentralized anarchy
no international central govt
no central agency

no common sense of values
no agreement of right and wrong
many actors
190 countries
nations sovereign and unique
self ruling- independent
every country is different

common and opposed

agree on some things and not others
world is multilateral
everything that you do affects someone else
pre WWII
we live in a relatively threat free environment

we choose when we want to engage in war

before WWII isolationism
post war globalism
domino theory
vietnam conflict
consensus destroyed
no longer agreed when where how and why to get involved
changing international environment
world is changing after Vietnam Carter Reagan
end of cold war accelerated the rate of change
no consensus in the US
the world is getting more complicated

no longer bipolar cold war relationship

us has to learn how countries interacted before cold war
Russia great power in Europe and Asia

Germany the greatest power in Europe

No longer in a leader follower relationship with the US
The great powers
Russia China Japan

The world is multilateral

difuse Korean situation

neighbors want it resolved

won't be rsolved without their influence
Middle east
arab israeli conflict

who is arab?

interarab problems

jordanian king shogt by palestinian both arab countries
third world countries
sea lines of communications

international trade

must keep the sea lanes open
a plan of action
grand strategy
the art and science of of coordinating the use and development of those instruments to achieve national security objectives
military strategy
coordinating the development, deployment, and employment of military forces
operational strategy
the art and science of planning, orchestrating and directing military compaigns within a theatre of operations to achieve national security objectives
battlefield strategy
factors influencing strategy decision making process
principles of war
nature of the threat
Maynard Smith
through exploding ammo overboard
extinguished a/c fire by hand
Forest Vosler
volunteered to be thrown overboard
saved wounded tailgunner from certain death
Archibal Mathies
Tried to land wounded a/c
on 3rd attempt plane crashed everyone killed
Henry Erwin
Koriama Japan
threw phosphorous bomb out co-pilots window
evacuated 9
volunteered to stay on the ground and help defend wounded
originally awarded AF Cross
2001 upgraded by Clinton to CMH
magnesium flare in spilled ammo canisters
threw flare out a/c
flare ignited immediately
saved a/c and crew
Code of Conduct Article 1
I am an American fighting in the forces that guard my country and our way of life, I am prepared to give my life in their defense
Code of Conduct Article 2
I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist.
Code of conduct Article 3
If I am captured I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.
Code of conduct Article 4
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information or take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and will back them up in every way.
Code of conduct Article 5
Should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies.
Code of conduct Article 6
I will never forget that I am an American fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.
Vernon L. Burge
first enlisted pilot
Ruth Law
first enlisted Army aviatrix.
Private Frederick Libby
first American to down five enemy aircraft in WWI,
Corporal Eugene Bullard
(Lafayette Escadrille), the WORLD's first black pilot
MSgt Harley Fogleman
founded and served as the first commander of Muroc Bombing Range, later to become Edwards AFB.
First Sergeant Lawrence Lambert
received the Distinguished Flying Cross when he became the first human in the United States to eject from the P-61 aircraft using the newly developed pilot ejection seat
Esther Blake
first woman in the Air Force.
Grace A. Peterson
first female chief master sergeant
SSgt Samuel Turner
two aerial kills ever from a B-52 during OPERATION Linebacker II in Vietnam.
TSgt Timothy Wilkinson
responded with his crew to the downing of a UH-60 helicopter in the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia.

He was awarded the Air Force Cross, the first since Vietnam, for his actions.
ANG State Roles and Missions
Fire fighting

assistg local and national efforts to control forest fires
ANG State Roles and Missions
Civil Defense

Regional Emergencies

assist in natural disasters
Preserve peace order and public safety
Community Assistance

youth assistance, education, and mentoring
Preserve peace order and public safety
Law enforcement

counter drug
AirForce Reserve Missions
Aeromedical evac
Air Trans--passengers
civil engineer
global fighter support
mission support
security forces
Air ForceReserve Special Missions
aerial firefighting
aerial spray
search and rescue
space command
special operations
wx recon