On June 2, Forward Defense Senior US Air Force Fellow Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder published an article in the National Interest titled “Strategic training advantage: How US foreign training programs enhance national defense.” As part of Forward Defense’s Seizing the advantage: The next US National Defense Strategy, Lt Col Mulder considers the value of training opportunities with allies in building a formidable military force.

Imagine a world where a British student pilot can strap into a German-owned jet aircraft and be instructed by a Greek instructor pilot on an American base in the United States. While that may sound far-fetched or utopian, it is the reality of the ENJJPT program at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder

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