By LT. COL. IOANNIS KOSKINAS
Softcover, 219 pages, by way of Lt. Col. Ioannis Koskinas, USAF.
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36 Although the CONUS 33 HERITAGE AND CULTURE OF AFSOF (continental United States)-based ARCS ceased to exist, the Air Force had three active ARCGs overseas. ”37 These missions had a significant effect on the culture of the shadow warriors. The AFSOF institutional identity was shaped by missions on the fringes of what was possible, with little public recognition of their sacrifices. In spite of AFSOF’s silent successes, the USAF attempted to minimize the manpower and equipment cost of supporting UW activities.
20. Ibid. 21. Builder, Masks of War, p. 19. 22. This relates to aircraft as instruments of war and, more specifically, the strategic-bombing mission. 23 UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE 23. Builder, Masks of War, p. 19. , “Spacepower for a New Millennium”; and Lambeth, Mastering the Ultimate High Ground. 24. Ehrhard, “Armed Services and Innovation,” pp. 7–8, 23. He argues that due to the practical requirements of the profession, Air Force enlisted personnel are typically more educated and technically capable than the enlisted force of the other three services and stay in the service longer.
15 In light of the apparent primacy of strategic bombing, the Air Force did not see a requirement for a UW capability during peacetime. ”16 The Korean War 1950–53 In the first months of the war, Air Force special operations supported a variety of military and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) initiatives. The Far East Command Liaison Group (FEC/ LG) controlled all special operations military activities on the Korean peninsula. 17 The FEC/LG tried to keep its activities separate from those of the CIA’s Joint Advisory Commission–Korea (JACK) because the latter jealously guarded its operational independence from military control.
BLACK HATS AND WHITE HATS: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force by LT. COL. IOANNIS KOSKINAS