Force, The

Force, The

mystical source of a Jedi Knight’s righteous power. [Am. Cinema: Star Wars and sequels]
See: Power
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And in the framing of the discussion of today and for much of the year, bear in mind that for the Air Force, the strategic and the tactical are sides of the same airpower coin.
According to Roger Blanchard, assistant deputy chief of staff for manpower and personnel, Headquarters U.S Air Force, the Service is approaching the implementation of the BRAC language in the context of the larger things that are happening to the Air Force across the institution.
In collaboration with the partner air force, the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), defense contractors, the Air Force Security Assistance Center (AFSAC), and the Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron (AFSAT), they develop plans to transfer the right mix of hardware, software, Air Force Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (AFTTPs), and the training.
The greater the amplitude and force, the greater the frictional heating in the plastic.
The first formal FBI task force, the Bank Robbery Task Force, primarily was staffed with FBI special agents and NYPD detectives, followed closely by participation from a host of other federal, state, and local law enforcement partners.
The tighter curve increases centripetal force, the force that keeps you pinned to your seat, Toomer says - so you don't fall out.
"This whole force, the way it's configured, is a disaster." Even the more charitable assessments don't inspire much confidence.
* Advises and supports the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Office of the Chief of Staff, and civilian military officials of the Department of the Air Force concerning nonoperational international activities.
(8) That is, whenever law enforcement officers use force, the legal evaluation will focus on whether they reasonably perceived a threat at the time they used force and whether the force used was a response that an objectively reasonable law enforcement officer might have selected.
Senator Jackson, however, had the most political clout, and, to the astonishment of the Defense Department and the Air Force, the Senate voted 60 to 30 on May 13, 1982 to buy the 747 instead of the C-5B.
We're using Total Force integration, which is really finding the talents that are in the active force, the Reserve Force and the Guard.
This AFI is part of a joint regulation issued by the Secretaries of the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, the Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services.