Air Force. Editors. "Five Lessons for America: The Powers Trial and Its Aftermath." 43 (Oct. 1960): 37-41. [Petersen]
Air Force Magazine. Editors. "Air Force Intelligence Service." An annual feature. 64 (May 1981): 122; 65 (May 1982): 126; 66 (May 1983): 121-122; 67 (May 1984): 135-136; 68 (May 1985): 124-125; 69 (May 1986): 120 ff.; 70 (May 1987): 145; 71 (May 1988): 156-157; 72 (May 1989): 107. [Petersen]
Air Force Magazine. Editors. "Blackbird." Feb. 1998, 54-61.
This feature article on the SR-71 includes a number of photographs.
Air Force News Service. "Air Force Retiring SR-71 Blackbirds." 27 Apr. 1998. [Available at: http://www.fas.org/irp/news/1998/04/n19980427_980558.html]
"The legendary SR-71 Blackbird, a pioneer in reconnaissance aircraft, will be permanently retired from Air Force operations. The decision follows the secretary of defense's approval March 6 to permanently retire the aircraft following the president's line-item veto of the Defense Appropriations Act in October."
Air Force Print News. "Air Intelligence Agency to Become Air Force ISR Agency." 15 May 2007. [http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123053314]
On 14 May 2007, Air Force officials announced that effective 8 June 2007 the Air Intelligence Agency at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, will be designated the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency. The new agency will be realigned from the Air Combat Command to "the Air Force deputy chief of staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (A2) [Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula] as a field operating agency."
The Air Force ISR Agency's "force structure includes the 70th Intelligence Wing and the Air Force Cryptologic Office at Fort George G. Meade, Md.; the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick AFB, Fla. The Air Force Information Operations Center at Lackland AFB was reassigned to 8th Air Force [on 1 May 2007] in a parallel transformation to emphasize cyberspace as an Air Force operating domain." Maj. Gen. John C. Koziol is the Air Force ISR Agency commander.
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Air Force Print News. "OSI, FBI Establish Joint Office." 22 Jun. 2001. [http://www.af. mil/news]
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the FBI have "formally activated a joint operations group outside of Atlanta. The group consists of a resident OSI agent, an FBI supervisory agent and four FBI field agents. They are collocated in the AFOSI Region 3, Operation Location B, satellite office at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga."
Air Force Times. Editors. "Eye in the Sky Vision Improves." 26 (13 Jul. 1966): 14. [Petersen]
Air Force Times. Editors. "Gathering Intelligence Thwarts Viet Cong Plans." 25 Nov. 1970, 16. [Petersen]
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