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Research and Published Products

The Air Force Research Institute conducts research on a variety of important issues as well as facilitates the publication of student research products, published manuscripts, anthologies and research studies each year on behalf of The Air University.

AFRI Research

AU-1, Air University Style and Author Guide

Before you can write research you need the difinitive Author and Style Guide from AU Press.

Airpower in Afghanistan 200510

Author: Dag Henriksen

The Asia-Pacific Century

Author: Dr. Adam Lowther

Guidelines for Command: A Handbook on the Leadership of Airmen, Second Edition

Air Command and Staff College

Published Books, Papers, Studies other Research

Featured Titles

Integrated Defense Lessons Learned from Joint Base Balad
By: Col Joseph A. Milner, USAF

Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency
By: Shannon W. Caudill, Colonel, USAF

Bomber: The Formation and Early years of Strategic Air Command
By: Phillip Meilinger

On a Steel Horse I Ride
A History of the MH-53 Pave Low Helicopters in War and Peace

By: Darrel D. Whitcomb

Lorenz on Leadership
Lessons on Effectively Leading People, Teams, and Organizations

General Stephen R. Lorenz USAF, Retired

Air University Numbered Texts

See more of our published products here: Air University Press

AU Research Program

Air University Research Newsletter

Academic Year 2016 Research Topics

Joint Research Resources

The Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Prospective Research Topic Database (PRTD)

Joint Interagency Lessons Learned (USAF-All MAJCOMS)

Strategic Studies Institute Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL)

If you are interested in conducting research or partnering with the Air Force Research Institute on research, please contact our office at (334) 953-2213 or by email at