March 2000

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


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Brooks, James J.  Operation Provide Promise:  The JFACC's Role in Humanitarian Assistance in a Non-Permissive Environment.  Newport, RI,  Naval War College, 1996.  19 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 B873o

King, Robert H.  NATO's Combined Joint Task Force: Separable but Not Separate.  Newport, RI,  Naval War College, May 1995.  24 p.
Investigates lessons learned from combined/joint peace operations involving NATO, WEU, and non-Alliance participants.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 K541n


Anderson, Jon R.  Busy Schedule Resumes for Airlift Crews.  Air Force Times  56:10  October 2, 1995.

Arana-Barradas, Louis A.  A "Promise" of Peace.  Airman  40:42-45  March 1996.

Bird, Julie.  Airdrops Set for Remote Regions of Bosnia.  Air Force Times  53:8  March 8, 1993.

Buckley, Michael.  Global Reach, Global Relief, Global Hope.  Sergeants  32:10-14  March 1993.

Capaccio, Tony.  Bosnia Airdrop.  Air Force Magazine  76:52-55  July 1993.

Colaw, Becky.  For a People in Need: Air and Land Relief of Bosnia.  Airman  37:2-7  August 1993.

Colaw, Becky.  Knocking at the Door.  Airman  36:2-7  October 1992.
Describes Operation Provide Promise, with a focus on the 37th Airlift Squadron.

Compart, Andrew.  Coming Home: The End of a Mission.  Air Force Times  54:22-23  June 13, 1994.

Compart, Andrew.  Lifesavers: As Airstrikes Loom, Aid Still Flows to Bosnians.  Air Force Times  54:12-14  February 28, 1994.

Flaherty, Scott.  Caregiving in Croatia.  Soldiers  48:10-12  April 1993.

Hamilton, J. Bruce.  Navigating the Balkan Crisis.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  122:54-60  June 1996.

Hessenflow, Don.  Total Force Aids Victims of War.  Officer  69:22-25  October 1993.

Ide, Douglas.  Rigger-ous Mission.  Soldiers  49:13-16  April 1994.

Kaufman, Christopher J.  Over Bosnian Skies.  Flying Safety  50:20-21  July 1994.

Lampkins, Ellen G.  West Virginia Unit [167th Airlift Group] Delivers Aid to Sarajevo: Guard Keeps Promise.  National Guard  46:36-38  October 1992.

Matthews, William and others.  U. S. Plans for Peacekeeping, War in Bosnia.  Air Force Times  53:12-14+  May 17, 1993.

McIntire, Katherine.  World is Their Drop Zone [421st Quartermaster Company].  Army Times  54:18  April 11, 1994.

Muradian, Vago.  Airlifters Under Attack: Crew Lands C-141 Crippled by Gunfire in Sarajevo.  Air Force Times  55:18  August 8, 1994.

Seabolt, Amee.  Bringing Relief to Bosnia.  Soldiers  48:6-7  May 1993.

Simmons, Dean and others.  Air Operations Over Bosnia.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  123:58-63  May 1997.

Tonini, Edward W.  Flying the Bomb-Ridden Skies over Bosnia-Herzegovina: Kentucky Air Guard Officer Commands Famous Reactivated Delta Squadron [38th Airlift Squadron] as Mission Grows Dangerous.  National Guard  48:72-74  April 1994.

Vogel, Steve.  Bosnia Airdrop Crews Glad for Dark, Clouds.  Air Force Times  53:4  March 15, 1993.

Vogel, Steve.  Provide Promise Takes Supplies to Sarajevo: C-130s from Rhein-Main Ferry U. S. Goods.  Air Force Times  52:16+  July 20, 1992.

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