Jahara W. Matisek

Major Jahara “FRANKY” Matisek, U.S. Air Force, is an AFIT Ph.D. Student at Northwestern University. He has served as an instructor pilot on the T-6 and C-17, flying over 200 combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon completion of his doctoral studies, Major Matisek will teach Military and Strategic Studies at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has written for Foreign Policy, Defense One, and Small Wars Journal, to name a few.

Recent articles from Jahara W. Matisek

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft flies over Alaska terrain after refueling Jan. 5, 2013.
5 Reasons An F-22 Raptor Restart Is A Terrible Idea
Here's why an F-22 Raptor restart is not the Air Force's solution to ongoing fiscal constraints.