Air Force Professional Reading List (updated for 2017)

Air Force Professional Reading ListGeneral Ronald Fogleman created the Chief of Staff Air Force Professional Reading List Program in 1996 to develop a common frame of reference among Air Force members – officers, enlisted, and civilians – to help each of us become better, more effective advocates of air and space power. This board shares the books listed since 2006.

The Chief of Staff Air Force also shares videos and TED talks to develop a sense of focus among the entire Air Force.

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