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John Venable

senior research fellow, Heritage Foundation

A 25-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, John “JV” Venable is a senior research fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons Instructor Course with more than 3,300 hours in the F-16C.

The New F-35A Engine Would Be a Win-Win-Win-Win

The fuel savings alone would please taxpayers, environmentalists, the Pentagon and the industrial base.


Sell India F-16s — and Build Them Abroad

It’s the right move for the United States, even if it makes the Trump administration uncomfortable.