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Femme Fatale: Examination of the Role of Women in Combat and the Policy Implications for Future American Military Operations - World War II Female Fighters, Soviet Fliers, Islamic Terrorists, Shahida
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, reviews four case studies that demonstrate the variety of ways women have participated in modern armed conflict and explores whether current US laws and policies excluding women from combat remain valid or need to be amended.
Culture Wars: Air Force Culture and Civil - Military Relations - USAF History on Dealing with National Policy, Case Studies of Operation Desert Storm and Northern/Southern Watch, Decade of Quasi-War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, studies American civil-military relations at the level of an individual military service and considers the impact of the Air Force's organizational culture on its civil-military relationship.
At the Fulcrum of Air Force Identity: Balancing the Internal and External Pressures of Image and Culture - Ehrhard Prescription, Manager's Approach, Rank and File, Warrior Ethos, Gen. Norton Schwartz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, explores the roots of the Air Force's identity problems by applying a theoretical construct to explain why many previous identity initiatives have been so startlingly unsuccessful.
Paradigm Lost: Rethinking Theater Airlift to Support the Army After Next - Cargo Handling Capability, Situational Awareness, Defensive Systems, C-130, C-17, CH-47D, V-22 Osprey, Austere Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, analyzes the theater airlift implications of the United States (US) Army's vision for land warfare in the twenty-first century.
Once in a Blue Moon: Airmen in Theater Command: Lauris Norstad, Albrecht Kesselring, and Their Relevance to the Twenty-First Century Air Force - Historical Analysis of Rise to Regional CINC
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the 53-year history of the United States Air Force (USAF), only two airmen have risen to serve as regional commanders in chief (CINC). During the same period, 74 soldiers, sailors, and Marines were selected for geographic CINC billets. In Once in a Blue Moon: Airmen in Theater Command, Lt Col Howard D. Belote examines the reasons for this disparity.
Military Chaplains as Peace Builders: Embracing Indigenous Religions in Stability Operations - Proposal for Expanded Role as Religious Liaisons for Local Cultural Relationships, Promotion of Goodwill
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
These authors suggest that military chaplains can be a part of a better solution. It is not a case of trying to proselyte; it is rather one of engaging local religious leaders to facilitate the stabilization process.
Communicating Airpower: Strategic Communication and the United States Air Force Since 9/11, Comparison to Navy Public Affairs, Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign and Domestic Audiences, Tanker Scandal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Cold War, the Air Force had a fairly easy time explaining its mission to the American public. It also had a coherent public affairs structure to help execute that mission. The new threat environment in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, combined with steep personnel cuts to its public affairs community, have dramatically altered the communication challenge.
Principles of War for Cyberspace - Cultures of Strategy in Cyberspace, Clausewitzian Cyberthink, Sun Tzu Cyberthink, Yin and Yang in Cyberspace, Doctrine and Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the United States Air Force develops doctrine, education, and organization for cyberspace, we need to consider the traditional principles of war and how/if they apply to cyberspace, and under what situations, so we can develop a conceptual foundation for effective cyberspace warfighting doctrine.
Leveraging Affective Learning for Developing Future Airmen - Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Domains, Instructional Design Process, Online and Technology Learning Environments
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The mission of Air Education and Training Command (AETC) is to empower our nation's Airmen to fly, fight, and win by "delivering unrivaled air, space, and cyberspace education and training." However, realizing this vision in today's highly interactive, information-saturated, and global environment is tougher than ever.
Air Force Leadership Study: The Need for Deliberate Development - Leadership Concepts for Air Force Officers, Changes in Personnel and Education Policy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force fully recognizes the critical role it must play in creating military leaders, and it devotes significant time and resources to recruiting and developing its future leaders based upon the premise that the personal leadership skills of any Air Force member can be improved through training, education, and experience.
Expansion or Marginalization: How Effects-Based Organization Could Determine the Future of Air Force Space Command, Cyber Command, Further Consolidation for Effectiveness, Combat Support Mission
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The importance of combat effects in warfare has no second. However, most combat effects would never be delivered without crucial information delivered from combat support forces.
Air Warfare - Historic Work by Iconic Early Leader of Army Air Corps and American Military Aviation: Principles, Combats and Defensive Formations, Pursuit, Bombardment, Attack, Antiaircraft Defense
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written in 1926, this historic work by a pioneer of military aviation, William Sherman, provides a fascinating glimpse into the early days of American airpower.
Outsourcing the Air Force Mission: A Strategy for Success - Award Winning Study of the Role of Contractors and Private Companies in Critical Military Aviation Operations and Sustainment Activities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study serves as a primer for readers who do not have an intimate familiarity with either outsourcing or the acquisition/manpower career fields. Second, it provides Air Force leadership and decision makers a set of recommendations designed to help them resolve or, better yet, prevent the numerous pitfalls that accompany the outsourcing process.
Interagency Fratricide: Policy Failures in the Persian Gulf War and Bosnia Crisis - Rational Foreign Policy Decision Making Findings, National Security Council, Developing Endgame, Termination Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,990. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating work provides a comprehensive analysis of the factors that affected both interagency processes and policy outcomes during the Persian Gulf War (1990-91) and the early stages of the Bosnia crisis (1993-95).
Operational Design: Distilling Clarity from Complexity for Decisive Action - Art of War, COIN Counterinsurgency, Korean and Iranian Examples, Gestalt Theory, Center of Gravity, Operation Overlord
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the elements of operational design and shows how design facilitates decision making to reduce operational risks and increase the likelihood that a military plan survives first contact.
Professional Military Education for Air Force Officers: Comments and Criticisms - Evolution of Doctrine World War II to Post-Vietnam, Air University, Defining the Officer Corps, Success and Failure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professional military education (PME) has played an important part in the career development of US Air Force officers since the USAF became a separate military service in 1947. Although PME is now well established and considered successful, the system has drawn much criticism over the years.
Vantage Points: Perspectives on Airpower and the Profession of Arms - Timely and Timeless Thoughts on Dozens of Topics from Theory of War and Patriotism to Lessons Learned, Leadership, Technology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book presents both timely and timeless thoughts on our profession in the Air Force . It pairs them with images of Airmen who embody those thoughts and prove them in action. It is a reminder that professional growth is something we owe to other Airmen and our nation.
Military Strategic Leadership Principles to Shape the Future: Vision, Character, Competence, Examining Qualities Fundamental to Leadership from the Perspective of Business, Sports, Politics, Religion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » Military
Successful leadership is not about being tough or soft, but about certain essential leadership principles that every leader must learn, acquire, and develop to become an effective leader. Leaders are made, not born, yet few people make the necessary sacrifices of hard work and commitment to become a successful leader.
Strategic Leadership, Southern Style: Civilian Statesmen in the Confederacy's War - American Civil War Civil Military Relations, Strategic Vision, President Jefferson Davis and His Secretaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
When Jefferson Davis accepted the position of Provisional President of the Confederacy in 1861, he would not go it alone. Just as his counterpart in Washington was surrounded by senior civilian statesmen and professional military officers, Davis too had his Cabinet.
A Rainbow in the Dark: The Stability and Security Center of Excellence - Army Brigade Combat Teams, Provincial Reconstruction and Transition Teams, Full Spectrum Operations, Operation Eagle Claw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 21st Century has been dubbed an era of persistent conflict by U.S. military leaders. As a result, United States' defense forces will have to operate in environments requiring a variety of "full spectrum operations" for the near future.