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Getting it Right: The Endurance of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Education in the U.S. Army - History of Parallel Lessons on Vietnam Booby Traps and Roadside Bombs in the Global War on Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the United States seeks to maintain its influence abroad, hostile nations and non-state actors will attempt to leverage the low-cost effectiveness of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to disrupt US military operations. These cheap devices, made from relatively easily acquired components, will enable the continued use of the IED on the modern battlefield.
How Does United States Security Assistance Affect Host Nation Democratization? Analysis of State and Defense Department Help to Lebanon and Pakistan Effect on Political Rights and Civil Liberties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does U.S. security assistance affect host nation democratization? This thesis analyzes Department of State and Department of Defense assistance over time to Lebanon and Pakistan to evaluate its effects on the host nation's political rights and civil liberties, measured by Freedom House ratings.
Royal Marines Slang and Sayings
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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All Military Services around the world develop their own choice of words while training their recruits, something that is unique to just them. A tradition that goes back many years, but still goes on to this day. In fact, it could be said that a military minded person could usually work out where they are just by he
Just War Theory Reloaded: The Ethics of SOF In Modern Conflict - Special Operations in Irregular Conflicts and Asymmetric Warfare, Contextualizing Russia's Actions in Ukraine and Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent conflicts have directed much academic and media attention to special operations forces (SOF). Despite the attention, the application of SOF in asymmetric conventional warfare or irregular conflict has not been fully examined in the context of just war theory.
Analysis of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Ability to Regain Veterans' Trust Regarding Healthcare Wait Times
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This project explores whether or not veterans have regained their trust in the appointment process and wait times for healthcare access at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We explore the perception of appointments and wait times for veterans prior to and after the whistleblower report of April 2014.
Sænk skibene! Flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: Danish. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om flådens sænkning 29. august 1943, der beskriver Søværnets historie fra ”skammens dag” den 9. april 1940 og frem til den dramatiske augustmorgen i 1943, hvor flåden sænkede sig selv. Han giver her ordet til en lang række af de personer, der spillede en rolle i en aktion, som var med til at sikre, at Danmark efter krigen blev talt mellem Tysklands fjender.
Russian Arms Sales in the Age of Putin: For Politics or Profit? Comprehensive Survey of Weapons Exports to China, India, Middle East, UAE, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Syria - Securing Leverage to Boost Russia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russian arms sales have steadily increased in several geographic areas while Russo-American relations have gradually deteriorated. Therefore, as Putin seeks to foster global multi-polarity in order to challenge the American-dominated geopolitical world order, how is Russia conducting international arms sales and for what reasons?
Teaching Case: Transgender Sailors, Leadership Challenges, and Ethical Dilemmas - Case Study of U.S. Navy Sailor Landon Wilson, Steps Toward Gender Transition, Afghanistan, Diversity Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
This teaching case puts the reader into the position of the leadership of a U.S. Navy Sailor deployed in Afghanistan. The Sailor's documentation states the Sailor is female; in person the Sailor appears to be male. The Sailor had been living in male barracks and meeting male physical and grooming standards for months.
Developing the Mine of the Future - The MADMAN (Maritime Area Denial Mine With Autonomous Navigation) - Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) for Mine Warfare, Unmanned Undersea Vehicles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Maritime Area Denial Mine with Autonomous Navigation (MADMAN) project provides a means for asserting maritime dominance through integration of intelligence into mines. This project identifies a path toward reinvigorating mine warfare innovation to develop the mine of the future, MADMAN.
Military Professionalism and the Future of Civil-Military Relations in Africa - Case Studies of U.S. Military Training and Professional Education in Colombia, El Salvador, Cameroon, and Senegal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military training and professional education has increased in Africa since 2002. Building professional militaries can improve security but also presents a moral dilemma. African regimes are often criticized for poor governance—including patrimonial, kleptocratic, and authoritarian rule—and African armies are often political in nature.
Special Operations: Quantified Deterrence Against Russian Aggression in Eastern Europe - Using Special Forces (SOF) Under Title 10 Authorities in Irregular Warfare to Counter Putin and Protect NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia threatens Eastern Europe, overtly and covertly, with offensive cyber-attacks, by shooting down aircraft, and through violations of international law such as the annexation of Crimea. The current economic sanctions are not deterring Russia from acting aggressively.
GDP-Based Burden Sharing in NATO: The Politics of Defense Financing - Study of Military Spending by Allies Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Greece, Defense Secretary Mattis Policy under President Trump
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
NATO as a whole has struggled to sufficiently fund the capabilities necessary for its mission effectiveness, even as individual Allies (above all, the United States) have spent enormous amounts on defense. At the same time, some Allies have made significant security contributions—e.g., basing facilities and aid for migrants—that have not shown up in their defense budgets.
Integration and Implication of Space Education at the United States Naval Academy - Navy and Marine Corps Space Cadre and Support Requirements, Midshipmen Academic Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Space competency is critical to winning our future wars. Over the past 60 years, the United States Navy (USN) has played an essential role as an active enabler of space-based capabilities. In this day and age, when adversaries continue to mature their own space capabilities to deny U.S. capabilities.
Costs and Benefits of Uniform Commonality for the Navy and Marine Corps - Comprehensive History of Uniforms, Benefits to Consolidation from Increased Concealment, Safety, and Functionality
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This research used uniforms of the United States Navy and Marine Corps to explain the costs and benefits of the services consolidating uniforms and wearing a single functional uniform. This study examined the history of Navy and Marine Corps uniforms.
Analysis of Department of Defense (DoD) Support in Domestic Disaster Relief - Analysis of Federal Response to 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Importance of Pre-Positioning Supplies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Our research analyzed Department of Defense (DoD) involvement in the disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. During the 2017 hurricane season, the United States experienced three major hurricanes in rapid succession. These events tested the hurricane responses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have left some wondering why the DoD was slow to respond.
Just Strike: A Commander's Guide to Preemptive Self-Defense - Fascinating Analysis of Conditions Necessary to Strike First, Returning Preemption to Its Rightful Place Onto the Moral Side of War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A commander must justifiably believe three things: that an unjust aggressor is poised to attack, that her capacity to avert an attack is constrained by an imminent decision point or last window of opportunity, and that preemption is part of a moral-risk proportionate strategy. In any event, a commander must decide to preempt or not preempt under conditions of uncertainty.
Organizational Culture in Air Force Special Operations Command AFSOC: Myths and Realities - America's Air Commandos in Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Viewed as Not Inclined to Innovate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For 40 years a large amount of literature has concluded that organizational culture and innovation are closely linked. This study uses a prominent organizational culture diagnostic tool, the organizational culture assessment instrument, to map the organizational culture of Air Force Special Operations Command operational units and determine if the organization is naturally inclined to innovate.
Altering the Gender Composition in the Marine Corps: Recruiting and Readiness Implications - Pregnancy Impact on Availability of Women in the Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
As of January 2016, all military occupations opened to women across all branches of military service. The opening of previously closed occupations to women has initiated conversations regarding how the quality of the force may be affected by the integration. This study explores the implications of altering the gender composition in the Marine Corps on recruiting and readiness.
German and Italian Aversion to War: Background, Contemporary Issues, and Security Implications for Allies - History from Before World War I, Second World War, Through Post-Cold War, Troops Abroad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The populations of Germany and Italy are largely pacifist, but while many Germans are also anti-military, many Italians are not. Attitudes towards war and military forces were shaped in both states by their experiences during World Wars I and II and by the roles their respective militaries played in these conflicts.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line Volume Two
Price: Free! Words: 356,560. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second Edition of Volume two, based on the '' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project, that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.

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