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Category: Blue Horizons
  • Blue Horizons Application

    Blue Horizons is an Air Force Chief of Staff-chartered fellowship hosted by the Center for Strategy and Technology at Maxwell AFB. Our mission is to identify and mature radical pathways to victory across the warfighting domains. Interested? read on!
  • AY 21 Faculty and Fellows

    Get to know the Blue Horizons Faculty and Fellows as well as the various skillsets and experience that they provide to the program.
  • Instructor/Support Staff Opening!

    Want to work for the "think and do tank" of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF) and the Chief of Space Operations (CSO)? The Center for Strategy and Technology's Blue Horizons program is looking for a senior O-3 or a young O-4 Instructor/Support Staff hybrid starting summer of '21 at Maxwell AFB.
  • Industry Partners

    Unhindered by conventional thinking and processes, part think tank, part incubator, Blue Horizons takes aggressive action to exploit emerging strategic opportunities.  Partner with the Air ForceAt the Center for Strategy and Technology, we know that you want to tackle important problems and educate Air Force leaders. In order to do that, you need
  • Blue Horizons Program

    WHERE WE'VE BEEN:      The Air Force Center for Strategy and Technology (CSAT) was established at the Air War College in 1997. Its purpose was to engage in long-term strategic thinking about technology and its implications for U.S. national security. The center focused on education, research, and publications that support the integration of
  • Blue Horizons Program IDE Application

    Blue Horizons is a multi-rank IDE/SDE program, chartered by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force to "explore future geo-strategic and military-technical competition to build advantage for the United States." Blue Horizons Fellows participate in this program full-time in lieu of attending AWC or ACSC.
  • Blue Horizons Program SDE Application

    Congratulations on your selection to attend Air War College for Academic Year (AY) 2020!  As you prepare for the move to Air University, we would like you to consider applying for a unique type of educational experience for the year ahead—the Blue Horizons program.  Blue Horizons is a competitively-selected, multi-rank IDE/SDE program, chartered by
  • Blue Horizon AY 19 Bios

    Lt Col Dean E. Berck is a command pilot with 1,850 hours in the F-15E. He commissioned through the United States Air Force Academy in 2000 with a BS degree in Biochemistry. He is an Olmsted Scholar and instructor pilot. He was assigned to the Joint Staff J-5, where he worked with inter-agency partners to ensure the CJCS was fully prepared for
  • Blue Horizon AY 18 Bios

    Colonel Michael Artelli was commissioned from the United States Air Force Academy. He has held leadership positions at the Headquarters Air Force level, two Major Commands and two component Numbered Air Forces. As an USAF Test Pilot School graduate, he has flown more than 30 types of military aircraft and conducted over a hundred F-15 and F-16
  • Blue Horizons Briefings & Reports

    Blue Horizons 2013 Quick Report (public release) Blue Horizons 2013 Briefing to the National Security Forum, 9 May 2013 (public release) Blue Horizons 2012 Final Briefing (public release) Blue Horizons 2010 Final Briefing (public release) Blue Horizons 2009 Final Briefing (public release)
  • The Air Force Blue Horizons Study

    MISSION In 2007, the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs (AF/A8) tasked Air University to conduct a series of long range studies, now called Blue Horizons, looking 20 years into the future. Conducted by CSAT, these provide a vision for what the Air Force must do today to prepare for
  • Blue Horizons IDE/SDE Program

    The Blue Horizons Program at Air University is a CSAF-chartered, future-oriented study exploring military-technical and geostrategic competition and its implications for Air Force strategy and planning. The program enrolls 16-17 officers selected from the inbound ACSC and AWC classes, typically 11-12 from ACSC and 5 from AWC. The program is not
  • Blue Horizon AY 17 Bios

    Lt Col Bill Blauser is a career acquisition officer.  After graduating from the Pennsylvania State University, he received his commission from the USAF Officer Training School in 1996.  He has served in a variety of acquisition and staff assignments to include:  Deputy Division Chief in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition,
  • Blue Horizon AY 16 Bios

    Lt Col Travis J. Hill started his military career as an enlisted airman and then commissioned from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University ROTC in 1994. His is a Command Pilot with over 4,800 hours, 750 combat hours, and has been mission qualified in various versions of the C/MC-130, the PC-6, PC-12, C-208, DHC-6/8, the CV-22 and other aircraft.  He