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  • Air University Press releases summer ASPJ

    The Summer 2020 Air and Space Power Journal, published by Air University Press, is available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/ASPJ/.
  • Air University Press releases summer edition of SSQ

    Air University Press just released the Summer 2020 Edition of Strategic Studies Quarterly, available at https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/SSQ/.In this issue: Space strategist Everett C. Dolman from Air Command and Staff College argues why space as a unique war-fighting domain should have a fully autonomous service dedicated to it. Keith B. Payne,
  • Air University Press accepted into Association of University Presses

    Air University Press is honored to announce that it has been accepted for membership into the Association of University Presses.This achievement is great recognition of all the excellent work the press has done over the years that supported its application, and the staff is excited to work with current members to continue to improve its processes,
  • Air University Press releases updated The Command of the Air

    Air University Press releases the 2019 updated edition of the airpower classic The Command of the Air by Giulio Douhet.  Twentieth century Italian Gen. Giulio Douhet has influenced generations with his theories on airpower and air force development. The book collects Douhet’s separate writings The Command of the Air, The Probable Aspects of the War
  • Air University Press unveils new bookstore in AU Library

    Air University Press and AU Library staff invited the Maxwell community to celebrate the library’s newest addition, the AUP bookstore, Sept. 20, 2019, on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The AUP is the publishing agent for the school and is responsible for the editing, publishing and distribution of scholarly books and research papers in the
  • Air University Press releases book on secret war in Laos

    Air University Press’s latest book release is Special Air Warfare and the Secret War in Laos: Air Commandos 1964–1975 by retired Army Col. Joseph D. Celeski.Through extensive research and interviews with veterans who were there, Celeski captures the story of special air warfare and the Air Commandos in Laos during what had been a U.S. government
  • Air University Press releases The Military Commander and the Law, 15th edition

    Today’s Air Force commanders face a wide range of issues, many of which involve complex statutes, laws, regulations and rules. Commanders must deal with challenging legal matters ranging from military justice to environmental law to operations law.
  • Air University Press releases Autonomous Horizons: The Way Forward

    Air University Press announces the release of Autonomous Horizons: The Way Forward, by Dr. Greg Zacharias, former chief scientist of the Air Force. Zacharias, who served as chief scientist from 2015 to 2018, explores the next steps in autonomous systems development, fielding and training. Rapid advances in AS development and artificial intelligence research will change how people think about machines, whether they are individual vehicle platforms or networked enterprises.
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2

    Air University Press announces the release of Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency, volume 2, edited by retired Col. Shannon W. Caudill. This second volume examines current and future operational challenges to the security and defense of air bases. The authors probe the effects of a variety of threats against airpower projection, including the growing complexity of the anti-access/area-denial environment.
  • Air University Press releases new publication: Journal of European, Middle Eastern and African Affairs

    Air University Press announces the release of its inaugural edition of the Air Force Journal of European, Middle Eastern, and African Affairs, which continues the tradition of its predecessors. JEMEAA is published quarterly to be the premier multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal cutting across both the social sciences and airpower operational art and strategy.
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Joint Chiefs of Staff

7/13/2020
Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper testified about the military role in wake of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis policemen in May. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff provide testimony to the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Defense authorities and roles related to civilian law inforcement in Washington D.C., July 9, 2020.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with United Kingdom's National Security Advisor Sir Mark Sedwill today in the Pentagon.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell yesterday by phone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with the Polish Chief of the General Staff Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak today by telephone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Iraqi Joint Headquarters Chief of Staff, Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah today by phone.
6/8/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Canadian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Gen. Jonathan Vance today by telephone.

Department of Defense

7/16/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López will hold a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to answer questions from service members, Defense Department civilians and family members about topics including diversity and inclusion in DOD, COVID-19, developments in the South China Sea and more July 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT.
7/15/2020
The pandemic has not stopped Defense Information Systems Agency from carrying out its mission or doing additional work to keep the rest of the department working, the agency's director said.
7/15/2020
The United States doesn't go to war alone — not on land, on the sea, in the air, in cyberspace, and most certainly not in the space domain, the Space Force's top officer said.
7/15/2020
At its first meeting, the Defense Department's Board on Diversity and Inclusion pledged to rid the department of systemic discrimination.
7/13/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a range of security issues that previously hadn't made it into NATO's discussion, a senior Defense Department official said.
7/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on the production of new soldiers or airmen at basic training facilities.