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Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
The Misuse of the Studies and Observation Group (SOG) as a National Asset in Vietnam - Management of the Unconventional War Effort in North Vietnam, Covert and Clandestine Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary question this study aims to answer is - did the Studies and Observation Group (SOG) covert and clandestine operations contribute significantly to the Vietnam War effort?
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.
ISIS Dusk: Special Forces War in Syria and Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following on from the bestseller ISIS Dawn, ISIS Dusk tells the final story of how the SAS, SBS, Delta and other special forces have been involved in the final push to help rid Iraq of Islamic State. It has been a fierce and bitter battle against a tenacious enemy who have used tactics and doctrine not too dissimilar to the Taliban and al- Qaeda.
Improving the Sustainment of SOF Distributed Operations in Access-Denied Environments - Unconventional Warfare Campaigns, Delivering Supplies, Personnel to Special Ops Forces, Logistics Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Robert Haddick examines a variety of emerging technologies and techniques that could improve the sustainment and effectiveness of distributed SOF operations, especially in access-denied environments.
Breaking Through the Tension: The Operational Art of Special Operations in Phase Zero - Special Operations Forces (SOF) During Pre-Crisis Peacetime Conditions, Theory and Doctrine, Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Operations Forces (SOF) provide unique approaches in Phase Zero environments. The examination of special operations approaches in Phase Zero provides insights into the challenges of devising and executing a Phase Zero operational art.
Sustaining Unconventional Warfare - Conventional Support for Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Forces, Case Studies of Historical Operations in France and Greece, Brigade Combat Teams (BCT)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has publicly acknowledged that special operations forces (SOF) require conventional force support. Sustainment is a major component of that required conventional support.
MARSOC: A Way Ahead - Marine Special Operations Command Proposal, USSOCOM, Culture Clash, Doctrine and Theory of Special Operations, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Unity of Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Global War on Terror and the Department of Defense have thrust change upon the Marine Corps and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Because the Secretary of Defense mandated that the Marine Corps would create a component in USSOCOM, the window for revolutionary change is open.
Intelligence in Denied Areas: New Concepts for a Changing Security Environment - Ethnic Diasporas and Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs), Special Operations Forces (SOF), Terrorist Networks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Russell Howard's paper focuses on intelligence operations within denied areas and how these operations today differ from those of the Cold War period. Today, the preeminent threat is transnational, violent terrorist groups that operate under the cover of failed or weak states, as well as under the civil protections afforded in western liberal democracies.
Defending U.S. National Interests in the Persian Gulf: Going Light - Seabasing, Counterterrorism, Special Operations Forces, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Maritime Security, Forward Staging in Africa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines two ways that the U.S. might be able to secure its interests in the Gulf using a minimalist approach. The two methods evaluated are using sea bases in the Gulf and land bases in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa as forward staging bases for SOF operations in the Persian Gulf.
Influence Operations and the Human Domain - Strategic Aims of Joint Special Operations Task Force Philippines, Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and Jema'ah Islamiy'ah (JI), PSYOP, Intelligence Support
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study which addresses a common problem: how to influence the human domain—a local population—as part of a strategic plan.
Convergence: Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Law Enforcement - Escalation of Threats, SWAT, Comparison of Military and Law Enforcement, Factors Forging Future Convergence, Implications
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 136,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This monograph about the convergence of Special Operations Forces (SOF) and civilian law enforcement activities is timely considering the U.S. Government's revamped strategies to promote more capable and effective governments and improve security in southwest Asia.
Long-Term Counterinsurgency Strategy: Maximizing Special Operations and Airpower, SOF Adaptability, Flexibility, Versatility, Speed, Agility, Stealth, Persistence, Reach, Irregular Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The rapid, decisive campaign conducted against the Taliban by U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) in conjunction with the Northern Alliance and supported by U.S. airpower in the opening phases of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) captured the attention of military professionals throughout the world - allies and potential adversaries alike.
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This summary of Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership details the attitudes and principles Navy SEAL teams develop to achieve their extreme combat mission goals, and how they can be applied to any organization or team.
Initiating the Cognitive Revolution: An Examination of Special Operations Military Information Support Operations - Organizational Evolution, Targeting Cultural Expertise, Psychological Dislocation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this paper examines the 4th Military Information Support Group (MISG) - the only active military information support group in the Department of Defense and operates across the full spectrum of military operations.
The Jesuits: History's Most Effective Special Operators - Dominican and Franciscan Missionaries to India, China, and Japan Seeking to Influence Different Societies, Proselytizer's Motivations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,870. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the most successful Jesuit practices, creates a general model of their approach, and draws parallels to similar contemporary challenges to special operators.
Building Partner Capacity - Special Operations Forces (SOF), Capacity, Resiliency, and the Security Sector, Unraveling Military BPC Enigma, Perspectives for Special Operations Strategy and Planning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph deals with building partnership capacity (BPC) for U.S. national security.
Persistent Engagement in Columbia - FARC, Rise of the Drug Cartels, Narcoinsurgencies, Uribe Era, Santos Era, Counternarcotics, Background and Lessons Learned, Special Operations Forces (SOF)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph analyzes United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) assistance to Colombia in the context of decades of counterinsurgency and counternarcotics operations.
Counterinsurgency in Somalia: Lessons Learned from the African Union Mission in Somalia, 2007-2013 - Insurgents, Harakat al-Shabaab, Somali Piracy, Evolution of AMISOM, U.S. Role, Lessons Learned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph provides a detailed case study of how the African Union's (AU) largest ever peace support operation—the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)—sought to achieve its objectives.
2015 Special Operations Essays by the Joint Special Operations University - First Women in SOF, Synchronizing Engagements in Global SOF Network, Training Police Forces, Foreign Internal Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a selection of top essays in the 2015 annual essay contest.

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