2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AES 240 - The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II

Credits: 1
Survey course to trace the development of U.S. Air Force air and space power through a historical prism. The course begins with the study of the Vietnam War and concludes with the second war against Iraq. Emphasis is placed on the evolving nature of Air Force capabilities, functions and doctrine.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will understand the USAF involvement in the war in Southeast Asia.
  2. Students will understand the events surrounding the growth and development of air and space power after Vietnam.
  3. Students will understand the key events of Operations Desert Shield and Storm.
  4. Students will understand the major conflicts involving the USAF after the Persian Gulf including the Balkans.
  5. Students will understand the emerging lessons learned from Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and the war against terrorism.

Prerequisite: AES 230  or equivalent
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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