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Revision as of 19:22, 12 May 2008 by Howard C. Berkowitz (Talk | contribs) (Air warfare vice air superiority: new section)

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 Definition One of the uniformed services of the United States, with principal responsibility for land-based long-range and high-performance aircraft, as well as land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles [d] [e]
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Title suggestions

I suggest that for this (and similar articles) we use for the title U.S. instead of United States.

Also for spinoff article, I suggest we use USAF in the title, as in USAF, history

Note that policy for all history article is to have titles like "France, history" Richard Jensen 11:08, 12 May 2008 (CDT)

Air warfare vice air superiority

First, I changed "air superiority" to "air warfare". The former sounds just fine for the fighter mafia saying "not a pound for air to ground", but not in a broader context. See air warfare planning for such a context.

As to United States vs. U.S., given your example with France, History, why abbreviate one and not the other (IK, I grant things like "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia and Heregovina")?

Howard C. Berkowitz 14:22, 12 May 2008 (CDT)