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The Mitchell Institute understands that policy and budget decisions are not mechanical bureaucratic functions. Instead, they reflect the experiences and perspectives for a range of participants. Through our events and outreach we seek to engage policy leadership to produce collaborative, and creative solutions to US national security challenges. 
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Investing In Bombers: An Imperative, Not An Option

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 20 November 2019

Keep History Flying: Warbirds In The Wake Of The B-17 Crash

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 5 October 2019

Hands Off, Budgeteers! DoD Must Fund Our Small Bomber Fleet

Breaking Defense, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) and Doug Birkey - 24 September 2019

The Invisible Anniversary

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 17 July 2019

The Case for Fifth-Generation and NGAD Airpower

Air Force Magazine, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret), Maj Gen Lawrence Stutzriem, USAF (Ret), and Heather Penney - 12 July 2019

Don't Delay GBSD ICBMs; It's Too Risky

Breaking Defense, Mark Gunzinger - 2 July 2019

What Is The Next U.S. Move With Iran?

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, Lt Gen, USAF (Ret) - 25 June 2019

A Department of Defense Leadership Crisis?

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, Lt Gen, USAF (Ret) - 19 June 2019

Light-attack aircraft is the solution to the US Air Force's dwindling fleet

Defense News, Maj Gen Lawrence Stutzriem, USAF (Ret) - 8 May 2019

A Space Force That Would Make A Difference

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 5 May 2019

Yes To A U.S. Space Command, But No To A Separate Space Force

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 10 April 2019

The Air Force Wants More F-35s In FY 2020: Congress Needs to Step In

Forbes, Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) - 26 March 2019

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