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Survivability on the Island of Spice: The Development of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter and its Baptism of Fire in Operation Urgent Fury on Grenada - Effect of Poor Intelligence Flying into Enemy Fire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1983 the UH-60 Blackhawk faced its baptism of fire during Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada. Ten Blackhawks sustained battle damage during the assault, and four were destroyed. This helicopter was the culmination of fourteen years of work that started in 1965.
Analysis of Health Service Support with Frontier Surgeons and Ambulance Corps to 1876 Centennial Campaign - Sheridan's War Against the Sioux and Cheyenne Native American on Indian Hunting Grounds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Centennial Campaign of 1876 is a valuable example of warfare between the US and Native Americans. Originally conceived as a punitive campaign, three columns of combined cavalry and infantry units under the overall command of General Phillip Sheridan converged on the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian hunting grounds with the goal of subduing recalcitrant groups.
Employing Abductive Reasoning to Achieve Understanding - Army's Cognitive Hierarchy Model for Achieving Understanding, PowerPoint Presentations and the Syrian Conflict
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
To fulfill the Army's roles of preventing conflict, shaping the international environment, and winning the nation's wars in this future environment, military professionals must cultivate an ability to achieve understanding.
The Northern Cheyenne Exodus: A Reappraisal of the Army's Response - Why it Took the Army Seven Months and One Thousand Miles to Capture Fleeing Indians Under Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,440. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Northern Cheyenne, along with other tribes the US Government forcibly removed to IT, never considered it home. Their home was on the Northern Plains. Treaty misrepresentations had left the Northern Cheyenne tribe in limbo for most of the past decade because the past treaties did not deal with them as an individually separate tribe, independent from their cousins, the Southern Cheyenne.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
The Noble Train of Artillery: A Study Comparison of Current Doctrinal Concepts of the Mission Command Philosophy in History - Case Study of Logistical Movement in the American Revolutionary War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true purpose of this study is to demonstrate how Knox utilized the principles and philosophy of Mission Command during his expedition in 1775 and 1776. This study will use direct historical examples taken from Henry Knox's "Noble Train of Artillery" expedition that retrieved and transported 58 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga over 300 miles to Boston.
Impact of Battalion and Smaller African-American Combat Units on Integration of the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations During World War II - Black Infantry Platoons and Patton's Panthers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
African Americans performed admirably and with valor in the wars prior to World War II. However, Commanding generals' attitudes on African American leadership competency and capabilities to master modern weapons remained in doubt after World War I.
Adapting Unconventional Warfare Doctrine to Cyberspace Operations: Examination of Hacktivist Based Insurgencies - Cyber Warfare Roles of Russia, China, Analysis of 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This study proposes how cyberspace operations can best support online resistance movements to influence adversary national will or affect political behavior to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.
Personnel Replacement Operations During Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield - Interviews to Assess Theater Replacements in the First Gulf War in Iraq, Doctrinal Publications and Echelon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses historical narratives in the forms of interviews conducted after the conclusion of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to assess personnel replacement operations. The primary research question focuses on the adequacy of replacement operations during this period using the personal assessments of individuals involved in theater replacement operations.
Optimizing Cognitive Performance: The Relationship of Self-Theory to the Army Human Dimension Concept - Lifelong Learning, Programs of Instruction for the USMA, ROTC, and Officer Candidate School
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Learning styles, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army Human Dimension Concept, published in May of 2014, presents the challenge of optimizing human performance in an increasingly complex and urbanizing world where Soldier interactions may have strategic effects. In addressing this challenge, the Human Dimension Concept presents three components of the solution: cognitive, physical, and social.
Is the Army Developing Strategic Leaders? Case Studies of General George Marshall, William Westmoreland, and Eric Shinseki, World-class Warriors, Army Doctrine, Laws and Officer Grade Limitation Act
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Given today's strategic environment and the demand put on the officer corps at every level, is the Army currently developing strategic leaders? The US Army doctrine and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) provide a definition and list of competencies that outlines what a strategic leader should possess.
The Army Ethic - Inchoate but Sufficient - Facilitating Ethical Decisionmaking, Enabling Competence, Developing Trustworthy Army Professionals, Recommendations to Decisionmakers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Law » Military
The Army's inchoate professional Ethic attempts to fill a significant gap in the Army's attempt to maintain professional status. It demonstrates the intentionality to address ethical failures by promulgating an aspirational Ethic focused on "The Trustworthy Army Profession" who has character, competence, and commitment.
If We Don't, Who Will? Employment of the United States Army to Combat Potential Pandemic Outbreaks in West Africa - Military Assistance in the 2014 Ebola Virus Outbreak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Ebola virus developed into the foremost major crisis in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. The Liberian government became increasingly unable to manage the situation and the pandemic outbreak threatened to de-stabilize civil society. But what does this have to do with the United States?
The National Security Mission of the U.S. Border Patrol: A Question of Collective Bargaining Exemption - Union Rights for Federal Workforce, The Intelligence Process
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The adoption of a national security mission for the entities within DHS should have been accompanied by a requisite collective bargaining exemption extended to others with a similar mission. This, however, did not occur.
War on the Cheap: U.S. Military Advisors in Greece, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam War - Huk Rebellion, Counterinsurgency, Containing Communism, Indochina, Domestic Politics, Host Nation Organization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An analysis of the U.S. advisory missions in Greece, Korea, and the Philippines shows a pattern of perceived success that overshadowed the operational and strategic environments in which these missions took place. This pattern contributed to a misguided belief that advisors would be sufficient to fix South Vietnam's fundamental flaws.
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): An Understanding of the Problem, the Process and Some Solutions - Radicalization, Islamic Terrorism, White Supremacist, Eco-Extremist Case Studies, CITIG
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study proposes a framework for analyzing an individual's path to violent extremism. The CITIG framework (crisis, identity, ties, indoctrination, and grievances) offers a four-stage process of radicalization that begins with a personal crisis (Stage One), the construction of a new identity (Stage Two), activism (Stage Three), and the preparation and execution of a criminal or violent attack.
Additive Manufacturing: Preparing for the Reality of Science Fiction, Emerging Technologies and Homeland Security Public Policy, 3D Printers and Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Drones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
Historically, policymakers have had difficulty addressing issues raised by emerging technologies. Whether it is inadequate legislation due to a general lack of awareness, or overregulation from a perceived threat, emerging technologies seem to repeatedly confuse those responsible for ensuring their safe incorporation into society.
Sowing the Seeds of Soft Power: The United States and India in the Next Great Game - Eurasia, Indian Domestic Values and Culture, Hollywood to Bollywood, Fight Against Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In both the 2010 and 2015 National Security Strategy, the White House published President Barack Obama's remarks emphasizing that the United States must integrate all the tools of national power to further U.S. strategic interests. This is especially true in a dynamic and increasingly multipolar world.
Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and U.S. National Security - Trafficking in Persons (TIP), Transnational Organized Crime, Sex Slaves and Labor, Migrants, Refugees, Remittances, Smuggling, Maritime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government finds human trafficking to be an important subject and is placing increasing focus on the issue. The Southeast Asian portion of the Western Pacific encompasses a substantial portion of global trafficking, much of which has a final destination in the United States.
Winning Without Fighting: Military / NGO Interaction Development - Humanitarian Operations, Civil-Military Coordination, Case Studies Indonesia, Haiti, and West Africa, State Department Interaction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The evolving nature of conflict will require the U.S. military to conduct humanitarian operations more frequently and on a larger scale than ever before. Humanitarian operations require extensive civil-military interaction, and this study suggests that the U.S. military is not currently postured and prepared to handle the increasing humanitarian requirement.