Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

Led by Lt. Gen. David Deptula, USAF (Ret.), the Mitchell Institute publishes scholarly research reports and papers to inform defense policy leaders in government and the private sector. Its Space Center of Excellence, led by Gen. Kevin Chilton, USAF (Ret.) focuses on advancing the needs and requirements of the U.S. Space Force in the 21st century. Mitchell produces a weekly podcast and frequent virtual and in-person events.


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Widely respected in Congress, AFA works to influence and educate lawmakers on issues affecting the Air and Space Forces.