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Subject Resource Guide

Total Force

November 2013
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL

Air University Research
Relevant MSFRIC Journals & Magazines
Useful MSRIC Databases
Search Terms

Recent Books & Documents
Recent Articles

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Search Terms

Air Expeditionary Force
National Guard - Air Force
Roles and Missions - Air Force

Roles and Missions - Reserve Forces
Total Force Concept
Total Force Policy

Useful MSFRIC Databases

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

Lancaster Index
Proquest Research Library

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Air Force Reserve Command
Air National Guard
Citizen Airman: Official Magazine of the Air Force Reserve
Conflict 21 - Total Force

I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center
Global Security.Org - Aerospace Expeditionary Force (AEF)
U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center

Relevant MSFRIC Journals & Magazines

Recent Books & Documents

United States.  Air Force Audit Agency.  Implementing Combat Air Forces Total Force Integration.  Washington, Air Force Audit Agency, 2010.  14 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42963-1 no.F2011-0001-FD3000

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  USAF Force Structure Changes: Sustaining Readiness and Modernizing the Total Force.  Washington, United States Department of the Air Force, 2012.  12 p.
Book call no.: 358.4130973 U58u

Recent Articles

Correll, John T.  Origins of the Total Force.  Air Force Magazine  94:94-97  February 2011.

Donley, Michael B.  Air Force Reserve: Integral to the Total Force: SecAF Remarks at 2012 Air Force Reserve Senior Leader Conference.  Air Force Speeches  March 27, 2012.

Everstine, Brian.  Austere Assignments: Total Force Integration Puts More Active Airmen at Remote Guard, Reserve Bases.  Air Force Times  73:34-35  January 14, 2013.

Feidler, Bob.  DOD Total Force Policy Matures.  Officer  89:39-43  March-April 2013.

Feidler, Bob.  A More Affordable Military.  Officer  89:16-18  March-April 2013.

Lamont, Thomas R.  Supporting the Total Force: Soldiers, Civilians and Families.  Army  62:45-46+  October 2012.

Matthews, William.  Talk of Merger (Calls for Merging the National Guard with the Army and Air Force Reserves.  Officer  89:22-25  January-February 2013.

McCullough, Amy.  Seeking a Total Force Balance.  Air Force Magazine  95:28-32  April 2012.

McCullough, Amy.  What's Next for the AEF (Air and Space Expeditionary Force).  Air Force Magazine  95:58-61  September 2012.

Mehta, Aaron.  Task Force Works to Bring Balance to Air Force, Guard and Reserve.  Air Force Times  73:18  May 20, 2013.

Walrath, Jason.  Reserve Component Training--a Total Force Aviation EffortArmy Aviation  61:58-60  October 2012.

Air University Research

"Total force"

Total force concept (Military science)


Air National Guard.  Forging the Air National Guard.  Washington, 2007. 

Library of Congress.  Reports Prepared for the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves.  Washington, 2007. 

Santos, Joe.  Air Mobility Command's Total Force Integration: A Critical Analysis.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2012.  22 p.

United States Air Force.  Posture Statement.  Washington, February 28, 2012.  29 p.

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