SKINNER, Michael. American, b. 1953. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control, Novels. Career: St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL, writer and editor, 1979-81; Washington Star, Washington, DC, writer and editor, 1981; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA, writer and producer, 1982-85, writer and editor, 1992-. Publications: U.S.A.F.E.: A Primer for Modern Air Combat in Europe, 1982, rev. ed., 1988; Red Flag: Air Combat for the Eighties, 1983, rev. ed., 1993; USN: Naval Operations in the Eighties, 1986, reprinted as USN: Today's Navy in Combat, 1990; USAREUR: U.S. Army in Europe, 1989; First Air: A Novel of Air War in the Persian Gulf, 1991; Boomtown (novel), 1994. Address: c/o Al Zuckerman, Writer's House, Inc, 21 West 26th St, New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.