SOS Current Military Issues Topic

March 1997

Compiled by Diana Simpson
Bibliographer, Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL



Gabriel, Richard A. To Serve with Honor: A Treatise on Military Ethics and the Way of the Soldier. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1982. 243 p.
Responsibility, pp 40-42.
Book call no.: 174.9355 G118t One copy on SOS reserve; others available for checkout.

Mintz, Morton. Power, Inc.: Public and Private Rulers and How To Make Them Accountable. New York, Viking Press, 1976. 659 p.
Book call no.: 301.155 M667p AUL's only copy is on SOS reserve.

Walton, Clarence C. The Moral Manager. New York, Ballinger Publishing Co, 1988. 278 p.
Role and Responsibility, pp 20-24.
Book call no.: 174.4 W238m


Dunlap, Charles J., Jr (Maj, USAF). The Military Justice System and Command Accountability: A Critical Analysis of the Beirut Bombing Case. Norfolk, VA, May 1984. 15 p. (Armed Forces Staff College. Research program paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 36185-28 D921m

Galloway, Edward E. (LtCol, USAF). Accountability. Maxwell AFB, AL, May 1987. 64 p. (Air War College (U.S.) Research report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 G174a

Parker, Paul A. Bring Back that Old Time Religion: A Return to Ethical Leadership and Management.. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1996. 33 leaves. (Air University (U. S.) Air War College. Research report.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 P242b

Pieczynski, Bernard (Maj, USAFR). The Problem of Accountability in the Military Profession. Maxwell AFB, AL, Apr 1986. 31 p. (Air Command and Staff College. Student report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 P613p


Arana-Barradas, Louis A. Secretary, Chief Get Tough on Accountability. Maxwell-Gunter Dispatch 49:1+ Aug 18 '95.

Baldwin, R. Joe LtCol. The Leadership Imperative in a Transforming Air Force. Airpower Journal 7:35-50 Fall '93.

Bird, Julie. Accountability Hits Home. Air Force Times 56:12-14 Jul 29 '96.
Sixteen, including two generals, are targeted in the CT-43 crash.

Bird, Julie. "I Want Some Accountability." (shooting at Fairchild AFB hospital). Air Force Times 56:14-19 Dec 11 '95.

Boyko, Robert G. and Cage Jack H. Responsibility: Essence of Command. Army 34:39-41 May '84.

Bryant, Harold F. Responsibility and Command. Military Review 34:60-62 Dec '54.

Compart, Andrew. C-141 Flight Sets Off New Furor: Trip to Basketball Games Shatters Image-- Again. Air Force Times 56:3 Dec 4 '95.

Compart, Andrew. NY Adjutant Gets Tough. Air Force Times 56:20 Nov 6 '95.
Sending a message that leaders will be held accountable, NY's Adjutant General has removed two commanders for not attempting to stop sexual discrimination against one of the National Guard's first female fighter pilots.

Cox, Jerry. Good Leaders Should Accept Blame. Air Force Times 55:33 Feb 6 '95.

Cox, Jerry. This Was a Lesson in What Not To Do(handling of Black Hawk shootdown investigation) Air Force Times 56:29 Nov 20 '95.

Fogleman, Gen Ronald R. Not a "One Mistake Air Force." Airman 40:28-29 Jul '96.

Gardiner, Michael C. (Lt. Col., USAF). Crisis in Leadership: Developing Air Force Commanders.. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, Apr 1996. 30 leaves. (Air University (U. S.) Air War College. Research report.)
In order to correct current shortcomings in leaderership, the Air Force must change the way it develops officers. This can best be done by improving the continuity of commanders serving in key positions and developing an effective mentoring program.
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 G223c

Greenbacker, John E. The Cruel Business of Accountability. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 103:24-30 Aug '77.

Hawley, MajGen Bryan. Leadership, Standards, and Accountability. TIG Brief 48:4-5 Mar-Apr '96.

Johnson, Gen Harold K. The Accountable Leader. Army 20:17-20 Jan '70.

Jordan, Bryant and Bird Julie. New Fogleman Policy Calls for Tighter Rules on Promotion Folders. Air Force Times 56:13 Mar 4 '96.

Lepski, Theodore. Hold the Power and Bear the Responsibility. Military Review 36:46-54 Aug '56.

Matthews, William. A Threat Not Met: A Report Blames a Commmander and Lax Security Policies. Air Force Times 57:12-14 Sep 30 '96.

Matthews, William. (Gen) Fogleman: Don't Punish Dhahran Commander. Air Force Times 57:3 Mar 10 '97.

Romzek, Barbara S. Accountability in the Public Sector: Lessons from the Challenger Tragedy. Public Administration Review 47:227-238 May-Jun '87.
Includes some definitions of accountability.

Schmitt, Eric. Chief of Air Force Grounds 5 Pilots Over Iraq Incident. New York Times 144:1+ Aug 15 '95.

Schmitt, Mike. Six Cardinal Rules of Accountability in the Era of Core Values. TIG Brief 48:8-11 Jan-Feb '96.

Thompson, Eileen B. Everyone Must Be Held Accountable. Air Force Times 55:34 Apr 10 '95.
Author is the widow of Col Jerald Thompson, who was killed in the April '94 Blackhawk shootdown.

Thompson, Mark. So Who's To Blame? (Blackhawk shootdown). Time 146:27 Jul 3 '95.

Thompson, Mark. Way, Way Off in the Wild Blue Yonder (report on Air Force flight safety and accident investigation). Time 145:32-33 May 29 '95.

Wakin, Brig Gen Malham M. Professional Integrity. Airpower Journal 10:23-29 Summer '96.

Watkins, Steven. Accountability: Griffiths to Retire. Air Force Times 56:3 Sep 4 '95.

Watkins, Steven. Accountability: Is Crusade Yielding Results? Air Force Times 56:16-17 Jan 1 '96.

Watkins, Steven. Air Force's Handling of Bombing (in Saudi Arabia) is Criticized: Lack of Accountability Dismays Some in Senate. Air Force Times 57:4 Dec 30 '96.

Watkins, Steven. Beyond the Verdict: The Acquittal of Capt Wang Is Unlikely to Calm the Storm. Air Force Times 55:12-15 Jul 3 '95.

Watkins, Steven. High Cost of Accountability: After a Crash, Many Blame the Air Force for a Mechanic's Suicide. Air Force Times 57:10-14 Dec 23 '96.

Watkins, Steven. Hung Out to Dry? Blaming Commander for Saudi Bombing Is Unfair, Some Say. Air Force Times 57:3 Oct 14 '96.

Watkins, Steven. Plea "Is a Wake-Up Call to All Commanders". Air Force Times 55:3 Jun 5 '95.
Col William Pellerin, former operations group commander for the 92nd Bomb Wing at Fairchild AFB, pleads guilty to dereliction of duty in June 1994 B-52 crash.

Watkins, Steven. Scapegoat? Why Is Only One Officer Being Blamed for the Shoot Down? Air Force Times 55:14-16 Mar 6 '95.

Watkins, Steven and Bird Julie. Getting Tough: General Is Ousted. Air Force Times 55:3 Jul 10 '95.

Widnall, Sheila E. Core Values of the Air Force Air Force Update pp 1-4 May '96.

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