Right here’s What the CSAF Is Studying, Watching, and Listening To This Month

Air Pressure Chief of Workers Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.’s “Management Library” expanded this month with new additions centered on Abraham Lincoln, the Tuskegee Airmen, and classes from Russia’s struggle on Ukraine. 

Brown’s really useful studying listing added two books, two podcasts, and a documentary to the ever-growing assortment of media really useful for Airmen. Brown says he hopes sharing chosen media will “spark conversations for you with fellow Airmen, with your loved ones, and with your pals.” 

Launched in March 2021, Brown’s library suggestions now comprise greater than three dozen books, podcasts, tv exhibits, and films.

Right here’s what Brown needed to say about every of the newest entries: 

Tuskegee Prime Gun, by HISTORY This Week 

“Since America’s bicentennial, Black Historical past Month marks an annual observance that celebrates the contributions and achievements of African Individuals. This 12 months we additionally acknowledge the seventy fifth Anniversary of Government Order 9981, signed by President Truman to ban segregation throughout the armed forces. Throughout the first service to finish integration, Lt. Col. James Harvey III and Lt. Col. Harry Stewart, Jr. talk about demonstrating their expertise … by breaking obstacles so all might contribute their talents inside an Air Pressure that mirrored the nation they served.” 

The Ready Chief: Emerge From Any Disaster Extra Resilient Than Earlier than, by Erika James & Dr. Lynn Wooten 

“Inside at present’s dynamic geopolitical atmosphere, we want expertise as numerous because the challenges our Nation faces. … Dean of the Wharton Faculty Erika James & Simmons College President Dr. Lynn Wooten break down the heuristics of disaster to offer methods for understanding danger, managing uncertainty, and calibrating resilience.” 

Russian Airpower in Ukraine: Classes From the West, by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Research 

“The one-year mark of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine underscores that our understanding of the operational atmosphere is synonymous with acute disaster administration. Within the Mitchell Institute’s Aerospace Benefit podcast … Dr. Justin Bronk of the Royal United Providers Institute supplies a masterclass into tactical and operational insights from the Ukrainian battlefield whereas difficult us to rethink the trendy air marketing campaign.” 

Chip Battle: The Combat for the World’s Most Crucial Expertise, by Chris Miller 

“It’s been mentioned that ‘knowledge is the brand new oil,’ however no different international trade at present represents a possible flashpoint for disaster as evidenced by the microchip. Chris Miller supplies a gripping historic account of semiconductors in Chip Battle. … The interaction of know-how, economics, manufacturing, and nationwide protection aligned as soon as earlier than in the course of the Chilly Battle. This historic lesson in regards to the strategic significance of this essential useful resource serves as a blueprint for our capability to prevail in Twenty first-century competitors.” 

Abraham Lincoln, by The HISTORY Channel 

“This President’s Day Weekend, HISTORY Channel’s Abraham Lincoln reminds us how far we’ve come whereas harboring no illusions in regards to the work that is still. Beneath the gravity of disaster in the course of the Civil Battle, President Lincoln displayed humility, braveness, and resolve-virtues synonymous with our Air Pressure Values. I’m impressed by his legacy.”