Guardians of Space: Organizing America's Space Assets for the Twenty-First Century [open pdf - 132KB]
This article unveils the recommended organizational structure for ourur nation's space assets by examining the changed frontier and the imperatives that demand change, and by using the already successful historical model of the US Coast Guard as a springboard for future success. The recommended organizational structure promises to free the Air Force to pursue its aerospace power vision and allow this nation to use space assets most effectively and exploit space successfully in the coming decades. Major topics discussed include The Changed Frontier, Cultural Tensions, Funding Tensions, Organizational Tensions, Imperatives for Change, and Organizing for Future Success.
Aerospace Power Journal Spring 2000