Hubert R. Harmon: Airman, Officer, Father of the Air Force Academy

Hubert R. Harmon: Airman, Officer, Father of the Air Force Academy

by Phillip S. Meilinger

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ISBN-13: 9781563731846
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Phillip S. Meilinger: Phillip S. Meilinger graduated from the US Air Force Academy in 1970 and over the next thirty years served in a number of operational assignments as an instructor pilot in Air Training Command and as a C-130 and HC-130 pilot in both Europe and the Pacific. He was also an action officer on the Air Staff in the Pentagon during Desert Storm. Meilinger earned a doctorate at the University of Michigan, taught in the History Department at the Academy, and was dean of the School of Advanced Airpower Studies at Maxwell Air Force Base, the Air Force's only graduate school for the education of air strategists. He finished up his career as a professor of strategy at the US Naval War College in Newport, RI. Upon retirement as a colonel in 2000, Meilinger served as a defense analyst in the Washington, DC, area for six years. He is now a freelance writer living in the Chicago area with his wife, Barbara. Meilinger has written five books and seventy-five articles dealing with airpower theory and operations.

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