Papers By Category
Air Force Research Institute and Air University occasional papers are written by Air Force researchers at large and military defense analysts assigned to the Air Force Research Institute, Air University, and beyond. The purpose of the occasional papers is to provide useful ideas and independent analysis of issues of current or potential importance to Air Force commanders and their staffs.
are occasional papers sponsored by AFRI that promote the understanding of air and space power theory and application. AFRI publishes this series of papers to commemorate the distinguished career of Col Dennis “Denny” Drew, USAF, retired.
is an Air University Press series of substantive essays considered too short for publication as monographs but too lengthy to be journal articles. The series is named for Gen Muir S. Fairchild, first commander of Air University and widely regarded as its conceptual father.
the Air War College’s occasional papers series, focus on current and future issues of interest to the Air Force and Department of Defense. The Air War College prints and distributes a limited run of each paper. AU Press does not stock any titles in the Maxwell Papers series and they are available in PDF only
are selected and published from over 50 papers written by field grade officers participating in the Air Force Fellows program. Selected officers attend civilian universities and organizations for one year, studying national security strategy and serving as military ambassadors to prestigious institutions. The papers, named after Brig Gen Kenneth N. Walker, a former Air Corps Tactical School instructor and Medal of Honor recipient in the Pacific during World War II, are published annually.
are occasional papers sponsored by the Air Command and Staff College (ACSC). The ACSC prints and distributes a limited run of each paper. AU Press does not stock any titles in the Wright Flyers series and they are available in PDF only.
were sponsored by the Airpower Research Institute of of Air University's College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education (CADRE). AU Press does not stock any titles in the since the CADRE Papers are no longer being produced and they are available in PDF only.
are selected for publication from among those submitted to the faculty of the School of Advanced Air and Space Studies (SAASS), Maxwell AFB, Alabama, as one of the requirements for completion of a master’s degree in air and space power art and science.