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Monday, May 13, 2013

Review: Today's U.S. Air Force by Michael Burgan

Today's U.S. Air Force by Michael Burgan. An U.S. Armed Forces Book.

Today's U.S. Air Force by Michael Burgan

Compass Point Books
Publication Date: January 2013
List Price: $28.65
ISBN-13: 9780756546205

Review: Have you ever wondered how to fly an Air Force F-22 Raptor Fighter jet? Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be in the Air Force? Then stop wondering and read the book Todays U.S. Air Force to find out all about the Air Force.

This book presents a good introduction to the Air Force, and includes everything from what is needed to join the Air Force, to how it all started, the types of missions, the weapon systems used, and the various parts of the Air Force. Believe it or not, pilots are only one part of the Air Force, and many other people are needed to make this group work.

Today's U.S. Air Force is excellent for keeping my interest because it shows pictures as examples and explains what could happen and how to deal with things - like how to use the guns and what type of missions Air Force cadets have been sent on. Overall, I enjoyed Today's U.S. Air Force, but I would have liked to read more real stories of what people have really been through. First-hand accounts of being in the Air Force and in action would add an element of excitement to this book.

Watch a book trailer created by the student reviewer, below:

Review written by David (6th grade student).

We would like to thank Media Masters Publicity for providing a copy of Today's U.S. Air Force for this review.

Have you read Today's U.S. Air Force? How would you rate it?

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