Baucom, Donald R.

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BAUCOM, Donald R.

BAUCOM, Donald R. American, b. 1940. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: U.S. Air Force, career officer with aeronautical navigation rating, 1962-90, retired as lieutenant colonel; Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (now Ballistic Missile Defense Organization), Washington, DC, Air Force historian, 1987-90, civilian historian, 1990-. Served as communications and electronics officer in Spain and Thailand; U.S. Air Force Academy, teacher of military history; Air War College, faculty member; Airpower Research Institute, director of research. Publications: The Origins of SDI, 1944-1983, 1992. Address: 2418 Childs Lane, Alexandria, VA 22308-2124, U.S.A.