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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part One, General Drill, Ceremonies, Commands, Flags, Formations, Manual of Arms, Rifle Salute
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Military Decision Making Process (MDMP), Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP), Military End State, Measurements of Performance (MOP)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose for this book is straightforward: to provide an overview of planning principles and the tools used by planners to design campaign plans. Since 9/11, the US military has been involved in numerous actions, most notably in Iraq and Afghanistan.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Female Participation in Formed Police Units, Integration of Women in Formed Police Units of Peacekeeping Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report looks at the obstacles that continue to impact the integration of women into Formed Police Units (FPUs) of Peacekeeping Operations.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
Operation Just Cause: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Panama - Noriega, Media and Hostage Issues, Nunciatura, Impact of Goldwater-Nichols, Assessment
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Written shortly after the completion of Operation JUST CAUSE, this monograph traces the involvement of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff in planning and directing combat operations in Panama.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Defining Command, Leadership, and Management Success Factors Within Stability Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph has focused on Command, Leadership, and Management (CLM) within a stability operational environment, although many of the lessons throughout can be applied to generic situations. The monograph takes a hypothesis from Keith Grint (who has long studied CLM) and applies it to a number of case studies in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Bare Base Mechanical Systems (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 12) - Water Heater, Refrigerator, FDECU, Portable Heater
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook contains guidance on setting up and operating mechanical systems commonly encountered during bare base operations.
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Why is the Colonel Called "Kernal"? The Origin of the Ranks and Rank Insignia Now Used by the United States Armed Forces - Enlisted Ranks, Officers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. military services still use many of the ranks they started with when they began in 1775 at the start of our Revolutionary War. The leaders adopted the organization, regulations and ranks of the British army and navy with just minor changes.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Littoral Combat Ship, FBI Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency Support in Afghanistan, CEC Naval Anti-air Warfare, NMCI, Relief Hurricane Katrina
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook present six reports in the series, Case Studies in National Security Transformation, sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Forces Transformation and Resources, and prepared by the Center for Technology and National Security Policy.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Shakespeare for Analysts: Literature and Intelligence - Political Drama, Coups, Richard III and Saddam Hussein, Julius Caesar, Loyalty and Honor
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: Henry V, Richard II, King John, Richard III, Henry VI, Julius Caesar, Richard III and Saddam Hussein, Political Drama, Coups, Political Plots, Margaret of Anjou, Loyalty and Honor, Political Psychology.
Transforming the American Soldier: Educating the Warrior - Diplomat, Dealing with Insurgency, Cultural and Social Landscape, Formulation of Military Education
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the "social landscape" will only be able to be achieved through direct interaction with the local population. Additionally, this direct interaction with the local population, if combined with an understanding of the cultural and social aspects of the situation, can increase the trust between the military and the foreign population.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Concept Development Guide - TRADOC Pamphlet 71-20-3 (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this publication is a new U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) guide for the development and publication of the Army Concept Framework documents.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Blue Planet - Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence - Transnational Crime, Terrorism and Policing, Al Qaeda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence, makes a powerful argument for why the United States needs to make better use of its federal law enforcement agencies abroad as an integral part of our national counterterrorism strategy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police in Support of the MAGTF - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-34.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for employment of military police in support of Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) operations.