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    Air Power has become the dominant form of military power in our modern world. Through the years, airpower has made significant developments that have impacted our society in positive ways. Eddie Rickenbacker once said, “Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible." Changes in military aviation have occurred in an intense rapidity. Even so, civilian aviation has many breathtaking transformations over the last few decades. By recognizing how the history of airpower has led to the current dominance of aerospace in our world, we can become more prepared for future while developing ways to create better and more advanced world. Col. Phillip S. Mellinger created the Ten Propositions Regarding Airpower, which discusses the strength and importance of airpower in our modern world. Mellinger states his purpose being to “better inform those who employ military power to achieve the objectives established by the country 's leaders.” In many ways, these propositions by Mellinger have become less opinion based and more factual. As airpower continues to be developed, the propositions become more…

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    South China Case Study

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    delicate. Although the Pacific Air Force’s dedication to “working with our allies and partners to deter aggression, increase burden sharing, and maintain peace and stability.” is still being maintained, local state actors have made it increasingly difficult for restoring stability in the region, primarily the aggressive actions of China in the South China Sea. As stated in the U.S. Pacific Command’s Posture Statement, “Chinese coercion, artificial island construction, and militarization in the…

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    “It may be said that Douhet was the theorist of the air power, Mitchell the publicist and catalytic agent, and Trenchard the organizational genius.” -Harry H. Ransom. Air power generates a new revolution in thought, making way for air power theorist like Giulio Douhet, Hugh Trenchard, and Billy Mitchell, and they established the basics of strategic, operational, and tactical employment that will generate influences until our time. The airpower theorists over emphasized the long range…

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    their prophecies that air power alone could win a war; “the bomber will always get through” even without support of fighter escort; and that the bomber would be able to attack adversaries’ vital centers with high altitude precision bombing turned out to be false. Despite of excessive aerial bombing of vital centers, cities and industrial facilities,…

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    A key example comes from General Giulio Douhet who intensively believed that the development of the aircraft would change the nature of war forever, “it [made it] possible to go far behind the fortified lines of defense without first breaking through them”. He made it very clear in his book The Command of the air that he strongly believed that having a powerful air force would ultimately win you the war, as airstrikes were indefensible. Herman Göring, the leader of the German Luftwaffe…

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    During WWII she received more that 200 awards During her flying career. By 1941 she was one of the worlds most famous pilots. In 1945 Jacqueline Cochran still did compete in a lot of the air races. She became a Test pilot for the Company Lock Head. In 1945 she received a US service Award . Jacqueline helped write a bill that created America's Air force Reserve. She became the First woman member. That was a great accomplishment for her. She finally became a member of the military. She did not…

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    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age (www.notablebiographies.com). This is…

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    Operation Husky was an invaluable experience for Allied forces in World War II. It opened the Allied forces eyes to the numerous challenges they must face internally before they could hope to be victorious in the war against Germany, Japan and Italy. This essay will show how a failure in operational leadership caused Operation Husky to fail to become the decisive victory it had the potential of being. Essential to command and control is a thorough understanding of the commander’s intent at…

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    Air Power Influence

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    Air power influenced each member of the Allies and Axis powers uniquely through the context in which they viewed the effects of air power in World War I (WWI), the development of theories and technology in the interwar years, and the geopolitical situation facing the nations at the outset of World War II (WWII). These situations and experiences created a perception of the capabilities of air power that drove the creation and employment of the nations’ air arm. In turn, each belligerents’…

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    Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, and the Royal Marines, who fall into the Royal Navy branch. The Military size force is 176,810; each branch consists of 101,300 members of the Royal Army, 40,090 members of the Royal Air Force, 27,930 members of the Royal Navy, and 7,500 members of the Royal Marines. The English Military also has the Special Air Service or the SAS. The SAS is one of the most prestigious Special Forces groups with the hardest selection course in all militaries. The role of the SAS…

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