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Pat Allen Pentland, Research Analyst, Policy, Strategy, and Forces Division at Center for Naval Analysis

EDUCATION

Ph.D., History, University of Idaho (1975)

M.A., History, Gonzaga University (1972)

B.S., Education, University of Idaho (1971)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Research Analyst, Policy Strategy & Forces, Center for Naval Analysis

 Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Pacific Command

Deputy Commander, 27th operations group

Pat Pentland

Professor of History and Strategy, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Air University

Squadron Commander, 510th Fighter Squadron

Operations Officer, 92nd Fighter Squadron

Force Planner, Headquarters, United States Air Force

HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS

Numerous Military Awards

Directorate Order of Daedalians

Commander's Award of Excellence at Air War College

Outstanding Graduate, USAF Fighter Weapons School

 Whittenberger Fellow, University of Idaho

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Monographs

"Soviet Army Operations," USAF Fighter Weapons School, Instructional Text, 1982

"Conventional Weapons," USAF Fighter Weapons School, Instructional Text, 1984

"A-10 Gun System, USAF Fighter Weapons School, Instructional Test 1983

"U.S. Army Organization and Operations," USAF Fighter Weapons School, 1981

 "Manual Weapons Delivery," USAF Fighter Weapons School, Instructional Text, 1981

"A-10 Employment," USAF Fighter Weapons School, MCM 3-1, Vol VII

"Mission Employment," USAF Fighter Weapons School, MCM 3-1, Vol I

Articles

"Close Air Support, A Warfighting View," Armed Forces Journal, 1988

"30mm Gun Employment," USAF Fighter Weapons Review, 1982

 "A-10 Completes FOL Validation Test," TAC Attack, Tactical Air Command, 1975

"Chaos Theory and Center of Gravity Analysis," Air University Press, 1993

Chapters in Books

Non-Nuclear Weapons Delivery Manual, Chapters 1 through 3, 1986.

STUDY GROUP MEMBER