10 U.S. Code § 9381 - Establishment of program

§ 9381.
Establishment of program

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Air Force may establish and maintain an Aviation Leadership Program to provide undergraduate pilot training and necessary related training to personnel of the air forces of friendly, less-developed foreign nations. Training under this chapter shall include language training and programs to promote better awareness and understanding of the democratic institutions and social framework of the United States.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 9381, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 568, defined “advanced training”, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 88–647, title III, § 301(26), Oct. 13, 1964, 78 Stat. 1073. See section 2101 of this title.

Congressional Findings

Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title XI, § 1178(a), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1768, provided that:

“The Congress finds the following:
The training in the United States of pilots from the air forces of friendly foreign nations furthers the interests of the United States, promotes closer relations with such nations, and advances the national security.
Many friendly foreign nations cannot afford to reimburse the United States for the cost of such training.
It is in the interest of the United States that the Secretary of the Air Force establish a program to train in the United States pilots from the air forces of friendly, less developed foreign nations.”


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