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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.
SOF (Special Operations Forces) Power Workshop: A Way Forward for Special Operations Theory and Strategic Art - Environment and Warfare, Development of Unified Theory, Challenges and Obstacles
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Afghanistan operations reinforced SOF's strategic utility in the 21st century, so much so, that in the last decade, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) structure has been limited more by the availability of qualified personnel than either mission requirements or funding.
Spiritual Dormancy: the Strategic Effect of the Depravation of God - Army Chaplains, Philosophical, Theological and Religious Underpinnings, Spiritual Conflict, Keeping Religion in the Military
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book explores the strategic effect the Army is achieving by removing God and religion from its doctrines of Soldier or leader development.
Sustaining Souls - Work of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, Soldiers and Families, Religious Formation and Chaplain Identity, Ethos, Commander Assessment of Effectiveness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of military chaplains in the modern U.S. Army.
1776 - A Critical Time in the American Revolution: Initiative and Leadership of George Washington, Continental Congress, American and British Forces, Strategic Setting, Long Island and Trenton Battles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how from a flawed strategy using inferior forces, George Washington was able to devise a strategy and implement changes that led the Revolution to a successful outcome.
Cost, Capability, and the Hunt for a Lightweight Ground Attack Aircraft: A-10 Warthog Replacement for Close Air Support (CAS), AT-6B, COIN, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the costs and benefits of fielding a propeller driven lightweight ground attack aircraft to support air operations in counter insurgency and stability operations.
Beyond West Point
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
An intriguing, sometimes embarrassing, multi-biography that provides an insight into the life and times of Colonel Edwards Cranston Brooks, his family, friends, associates and comrades-in-arms. Brooks rose from obscurity to witness the making of history and like many West Point graduates became an active participant in the shaping of the world at the turn of the century!
Separatist Model: Compare and Contrast Between the Malay Muslims of Southern Thailand and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) of the Southern Philippines - Islamic Terrorism, Four Basic Factors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The majority of conflicts around the world involve some type of internal warfare including insurgency. Most of these are separatist insurgencies.
Countering a Chinese Coercive Campaign Against Taiwan - China's Preferred Military Option, U.S. Operational Response, PRC PLA Plans and Actions, Taiwan Relations Act, Joint Blockade Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait have increased the likelihood that China would use force in a crisis over the status of Taiwan. This paper argues that a coercive campaign is the most likely manner in which China would use force to achieve its political goals.
The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Allied Perspectives - Asia, Europe, France, Shift from Neo-Gaullism, Germany, Armed Forces, ISR, Efficient Use of Military Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The revolution in military affairs (RMA) is an American concept that frames a debate about the restructuring of American military forces in the period of globalization of the American economy.
Media-Enabled Insurgency as a Revolution in Military Affairs - Iraq Enemy Using Attacks to Erode American Will to Fight, Cultural and Legal Factors Preventing Military from Influencing Populations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The enemy in Iraq has been able to use small, tactically insignificant attacks, amplified by the media, to erode the will of the American people to prosecute the war in Iraq. This monograph uses the model for a revolution in military affairs proposed by Williamson Murray and MacGregor Knox to examine this new enemy capability.
Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.