Welcome to Smashwords!

Check out our new interface for discovering great ebooks! Read the official announcement at the Smashwords Blog.

Please confirm your erotica preferences.

Learn more about erotica controls. You may change these settings at any time.

[Close]

Nonfiction » History » Military » Military / United States

Air Force Leadership Diversity: General Officer Cohort Severely Lacks Diversity, Recommendation to Seek Fully Qualified Mission Support Officers for Advancement, USAF Boards, Processes, and Policies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force is not drawing upon its full talent pool for leadership in its most senior positions. This also has another negative affect of creating a general officer cohort that severely lacks diversity.
Futures Seminar: The United States Army in 2030 and Beyond - Compendium of U.S. Army War College Papers, Volume 3 - Intelligence Explosion, Battle Group, Domain Challenges, Education, and Army Reserve
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These papers represent different recommendations by six different Army War College students. Additive to the experience of the AAN Seminar students, Futures Seminar students and faculty further contribute to the Army’s understanding of the future force by substantively participating in force development experimentation, wargames and symposia.
Futures Seminar: The United States Army in 2025 and Beyond - Compendium of U.S. Army War College Papers, Volume 2 - 23 Topics Including Grand Strategy, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Drones, Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These papers represent 23 different recommendations by twenty-three different Army War College students. Some ideas and recommendations are specific and affect narrow slices of the Army; others are broad and span multiple services or components. Some are tactical; others strategic.
Futures Seminar: The United States Army in 2025 and Beyond - Compendium of U.S. Army War College Papers, Volume 1 - Seventeen Topics Including Restructuring, WMD, Landpower, Personnel, Culture, Health
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These papers represent seventeen different recommendations by 17 different Army War College students. In their words they look to add one small bit of perspective to one small piece of the very large question, “What kind of Army will we need in 2025 and beyond?”
Deterring Non-State Threats in the Strategic Environment of 2035: Collective-Actor Concepts May Deter Regional Threats Through the Actions of Regional Partners, Impacts on Specific Violent Groups
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Highly empowered individuals and non-state groups and expanded access to lethal technologies shape the strategic environment of 2035. These trends, combined with a perception that the United States is a less willing and financially capable global security guarantor, may create conditions where non-state actors may choose to use violence to achieve ends counter to U.S. interests.
The U.S. Army in the World War I Era: Heroic Battles of the Doughboys in the Great War, Army Reorganization to Fight in Europe, German Offensives, Chemical Weapons and Gas Warfare, After the Armistice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This U.S. Army history is designed to provide Army personnel with a concise, authoritative, yet also readable history of the institution in which they serve with an overview of U.S. Army in the years leading up to and including the First World War. A century ago, the great powers of Europe became engulfed in what was then called the Great War.
Dimensions of Professional Ethics for the Modern United States Military - In-Depth Discussion and Literature Review of Collective Central Military Virtues and Their Differences, Soldiers and Society
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a literature study on military professionalism and military ethics. It suggests that by developing and inculcating a recognized and well-defined Professional Military Ethic in all of the military services and at all rank levels, the modern American armed forces will gain common understandings of the nature of the Professional Military Ethic.
The Redesigned Air Force Continuum of Learning: Rethinking Force Development for the Future - Modularized, Blended, On-Command, On-Demand, and Competency-based Learning Initiatives
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Arguably Air Education and Training Command (AETC) supports all of these vectors; however, the call for a full-spectrum capable, high-end focused force falls squarely within the AETC mission. AETC was tasked with preparing for the future, yet much of what we deliver under the banner of force development is lodged in a learning paradigm that has not altered substantially.
Service Culture Effects on Joint Operations The Masks of War Unveiled - Study of Pre-Goldwater-Nichols Act Operations, Eagle Claw (Desert One Iranian Hostage Rescue) and Urgent Fury (Grenada Invasion)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Within the U.S. military services a thorough and clear self awareness is absolutely essential to the success in both these efforts. A key aspect of self awareness, successful joint operations, and effective transformation requires a thorough understanding of the component service cultures and their potential to effect operations.
Creating a New Military Service: Historical Precedents - History of Army Air Force, New Forces after World War II, Analysis of Possible Independent Space Force and Cyberspace Force Services
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper examines the defense organizational responses to the emergence of air and space as warfighting domains and, using these experiences as points of comparison, applies the same logic to consider the question: Should the Department of Defense create an independent US Cyber Force?
Army and Air Force Subcultures: Effects on Joint Operations - Example from History, U.S. Army Air Force Development During World War II, Air Force Culture in the Cold War, Korean and Vietnam War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Joint effectiveness of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army forces is critical to achieving national objectives in today's strategic environment. Constrained procurement budgets and unprecedented and diverse missions call for effective dialogue and synergy between land and air forces.
Complete Guide to Military Base Closures and BRAC: Authoritative Compilation of Six Official Documents - Changes at Military Bases - Community Planning Challenge, Marketing Strategies for Base Reuse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Reports included in this complete guide to military base closures and BRAC: Community Guide to Base Reuse - One: Roles in Base Reuse - Assuming Responsibility * Reuse Overview - Understanding the Process * Local Redevelopment Authorities - Organizing for Success * Base Redevelopment Plan - Charting a Course for Economic Recovery * Implementation - Working for a Sustainable Reuse
Base Redevelopment Planning for BRAC Sites - Military Base Closure Surplus Property Determination, Outreach to State and Local Government, Non-profits, and Homeless Assistance Providers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
A military base closure, while initially a source of significant local economic impacts, also represents the single most important opportunity for a community to make a dramatic, positive change in the local economy, especially in response to the loss of jobs.
Converting Military Airfields to Civil Airports - Base Closing BRAC Redevelopment Planning for Civilian Aviation Usage, NPIAS Army, Navy, Air Force Base Facilities Conversion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
When a base closes, the former military property often presents the affected community with the single greatest asset for overcoming the job losses and other local impacts. Former military airfields often include runways that can accommodate the largest civil aircraft as well as ready-to-use land, buildings, and equipment.
Guidebook on Military Base Reuse and Homeless Assistance - BRAC Base Closure Redevelopment Planning, Continuum of Care, HUD Reviews and Community Group Support
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
For more than four decades, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has closed or realigned military installations to reduce overhead, enhance readiness and modernization, and adjust to the realities of changing international relations. The resulting impact on surrounding communities is often dramatic.
Responding to Change: Communities and BRAC - Military Base Realignment and Closure Local Impacts and Response, Organization, Outreach, Redevelopment Planning, Property Disposal, Plan Implementation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
Economic recovery does not occur without decisive and effective local leadership, and a genuine partnership between the Military Departments and the affected communities. To assist you in gaining perspective OEA prepared this publication which contains practical advice for local and State officials responding to the community changes caused by BRAC.
Community Guide to Base Reuse: Military Base Closure Economic Readjustment, Local Redevelopment Authorities, Planning, and Implementation, Comprehensive List of Assistance Sources and Agencies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Department of Defense (DoD) has been closing military bases and assisting Defense-impacted communities through its Defense Economic Adjustment Program for more than 35 years. Over this period of time, experience has shown that the primary responses to a closure must be community-based.
Postpartum Policies for Military Mothers: Their Impact on Retention of Female Air Force Officers - Literature Review and Interviews about Work and Family Balance Issues, USAF Policies and Career Priorities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While there is no one reason that women are separating, work-family balance issues have often been noted as a cause. Recently, the Air Force released multiple policies that could help increase the retention of women in the military including increased maternity leave, increased post-partum deployment deferment, increased exemption time for post-partum fitness assessment, and more.
Cleared to Engage: Improving Joint Close Air Support Effectiveness - CAS Mission Most Difficult for Air Platform in Today's Battlefield, High Levels of Integration with Ground Force and Indirect Fires
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The importance of close air support (CAS) has markedly increased over the last five years in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Ground forces have increasingly relied on the effects that airpower provides and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future.
Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.

Related Categories