Jumper, John P.
1945 - Present

April 2013

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Internet Resources

AFA Policy Forum: General John P. Jumper.  February 12, 2004.  (AFA/AEF Transcripts)
Available online at: http://www.afa.org/media/scripts/Jumper_04aws.asp
Speech prepared for 2004 Air Warfare Symposium, "Integrated Air War in the 21st Century: Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Way Ahead."

John P. Jumper. 
Available online at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/airmanmagazine/7753254100/in/set-72157631003721046/
Photo and biography from Airman Magazine CSAF Portrait Gallery.

U.S. Air Force Biography.  General John P. Jumper. 
Available online at: http://www.af.mil/information/bios/bio.asp?bioID=5986
Official Air Force biography.  Includes a color photo.

Virginia Military Institute.  Board of Visitors: John P. Jumper, '66. 
Available online at: http://www.vmi.edu/Administration/BOV/Members/John_P__Jumper__66/

Internet Resources (Student Research)

Smith, Adam R. M.  Shaping an Air Force: A Chief's Perspective.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, 2011.  85 p.
Available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=57420
General John P. Jumper, pp 38-47.


Jumper, John P.  Chief's Sight Picture.  Washington, U. S. Air Force, 2002-2005.  90 p.
"Sight Pictures are articles by the CSAF to address relevant and time-sensitive information about Air Force issues.  They were originally published online at Air Force Link." -- Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/menu_jump.htm
Book call no.: 358.4030973 J94c


Dugan, Michael J. and others.  Operation Allied Force: Strategy, Execution, Implications.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Eaker Institute for Aerospace Concepts, 1999.  25 p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.: M-U 44376-2

Documents (Student Research)

Jumper, John P.  Tactics, Training and Evaluation: Toward Combat Capability.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1978.  166 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J94t


Burnham, Rick.  His Calling: Chief of Staff Leads the Way in Transformation.  Airman  46:22-27  October 2002.
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Gaudiano, Nicole.  Old Warrior, New Ideas.  Air Force Times  65:20  May 30, 2005.
Interview with outgoing Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. John P. Jumper.
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Interview (with Lt Gen Jumper, Commander, HQ 9 AF and USCENTAF).  Combat Edge  3:4-7  April 1995.

Jumper, John P.  Global Strike Task Force: A Transforming Concept, Forged by Experience.  Aerospace Power Journal  15:24-33  Spring 2001.
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Jumper, John P. and others.  Integrating CONOPS (Concept of Operations) Into the Acquisition Process.  JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly  No. 55:66-68  2009.
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Jumper, John P.  Jumper on Airpower: The Air Combat Command Commander Talks About the Realities of Modern Warfare.  Air Force Magazine  83:41-43  July 2000.
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Jumper, John P.  Kosovo Victory--A Commander's Perspective.  Royal Air Force Air Power Review  2:1-11  Winter 1999.

Jumper, John P.  NATO at 50: An Air Commander's Perspective.  NATO's Nations & Partners for Peace.
Part One. No. 1:172-176 1999.
Part Two. No. 2:151-154 1999.
General John P. Jumper discusses "the past, present and future contributions of the air forces to NATO," as NATO celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Also available online at:
http://search.proquest.com/docview/274799322?accountid=4332 (Part One)
Also available online at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/274643851?accountid=4332 (Part Two)

Jumper, John P.  Operating Abroad (Air Expeditionary Operations From Foreign Bases).  Air Force Magazine  81:28-29  December 1998.
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Jumper, John P.  Training for the Threat.  USAF Weapons Review  47:20-22  Spring-Summer 1999.
Reprinted from USAF Fighter Weapons Review, Winter 1976.

Jumper, John P.  US Air Force: Transforming for 21st Century Readiness.  NATO's Nations & Partners for Peace  No. 2:94-98  2002.
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Muradian, Vago.  (Interview with) Gen. John Jumper, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff.  Defense News  19:78  September 13, 2004.
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The New Chief.  Air Force Magazine  84:38-39+  October 2001.
Excerpts from CSAF Gen. John Jumpers testimony and statement at his August 1st Confirmation Hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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Palmer, Jennifer.  Jumper Prepared for Chief Challenges.  Air Force Times  62:30  August 13, 2001.
Also available online at:  Newsbank

Palmer, Jennifer.  The Next Chief (Air Force Chief of Staff).  Air Force Times  62:12-13  July 30, 2001.

Rolfsen, Bruce.  High Expectations: Gen. Jumper Sets the Pace, Demanding Ingenuity, Warrior Spirit From Airmen.  Air Force Times  62:8-9  April 29, 2002.
Interview with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. Jumper.
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Rolfsen, Bruce.  Shaking Things Up.  Air Force Times  62:16  July 8, 2002.
Report on the expectations of Chief of Staff John Jumper on the reorganization of the U.S. Air Force.
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Roos, John G.  Holding the Heading: US Air Force Chief Shares His View of Transformational Activities.  Armed Forces Journal International  139:36+  May 2002.

Sirak, Michael.  Interview (with) Gen John Jumper, US Air Force Chief of Staff.  Jane's Defence Weekly  38:40  September 18, 2002.

Sirak, Michael.  Interview (with) Gen John Jumper, US Air Force Chief of Staff.  Jane's Defence Weekly  40:32  September 3, 2003.

Sirak, Michael.  Interview (with) Gen John Jumper, US Air Force Chief of Staff.  Jane's Defence Weekly  42:34  February 23, 2005.

Simon, Seena.  Jumper:  Air Force to Dominate Skies with Satellites, Drones.  Air Force Times  62:32  October 29, 2001.
Also available online at:  Newsbank

Snapshot of the Force.  Air Force Magazine  88:60-61  January 2005.
Also available online at:  http://www.airforcemag.com/MagazineArchive/Pages/2005/January 2005/0105snapshot.aspx

Think Differently, U.S. Air Force Chief Says: (Interview with Gen. John P. Jumper).  Defense News  20:20  June 6, 2005.
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Tirpak, John A.  The Force Seeks a New Baseline.  Air Force Magazine  86:36-40  January 2003.
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Tirpak, John A.  The Four-Year Sprint: Gen. John P. Jumper Reflects on USAF's Drive to Reinvent Itself Even in a Time of War.  Air Force Magazine  88:40-43  October 2005.
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Tirpak, John A.  To Provide for a Powerful Force (Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Orlando, FL, Feb 1998).  Air Force Magazine  81:20-25  June 1998.
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Tirpak, John A.  War and Transformation.  Air Force Magazine  85:76-79  July 2002.
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Trowbridge, Gordon.  'We're Going to Be Ready' (Taxing Year has Resulted in Experienced Force, Gen. Jumper Says).  Air Force Times  63:14-16  October 7, 2002.
Presents an interview with U.S. Chief of Staff General John P. Jumper on the military readiness of the Air Force.
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Tull, Ronald E.  2001 AFSA International Convention Ends with Inspiration from New Air Force Chief of Staff.  Sergeants  40:22-23  October 2001.

Wilson, George C.  Air Force's Jumper Catches a Tailwind.  National Journal  34:802-803  March 16, 2002.
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