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The Swarm, the Cloud, and the Importance of Getting There First: What's at Stake in the Remote Aviation Culture Debate, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Air-Mindedness, Manned-Remote Fusion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
For all the ink spilled over remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) technology, knowledge of RPA culture remains in its infancy. Continuing the debate about culture, we argue first for the urgency of achieving manned-remote fusion in air warfare.
RPAs: Revolution or Retrogression? Remotely Piloted Aircraft, Drones, UAV, UAS, Predator, Future Roles and Missions, Is F-35 the Last Manned Fighter, Historical View of the Technology Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this essay is to briefly explore that which is old, to dwell for a time on what seems to be new, and to conclude with some speculations about the future of unmanned systems.
Air Force Leadership Study: The Need for Deliberate Development - Leadership Concepts for Air Force Officers, Changes in Personnel and Education Policy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force fully recognizes the critical role it must play in creating military leaders, and it devotes significant time and resources to recruiting and developing its future leaders based upon the premise that the personal leadership skills of any Air Force member can be improved through training, education, and experience.
Reflections of a Middling Cold Warrior: Should the Army Air Corps Be Resurrected? The Case for an Autonomous Air Force, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Aviation Technologies, Personalities, Cultures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the ending of the Cold War, the apparent conclusion of many political leaders of states that war is hardly a practical tool of statesmanship, and the recent preoccupations of the American military on counterinsurgency, some people have wondered whether the original reasons for the founding of a separate air force are any longer valid.
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.
Tracking Next-Generation Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) into 2035 - RFID Radio Frequency Tags, Efficient Logistics Operations, Supply Chains, In-Transit Visibility, Enhanced Situational Awareness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
This paper explores the advances in automatic identification technology, specifically radio frequency identification, and seeks to exploit these capabilities for use in the Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain.
The Innate Insurgent Advantage: Can Training and Planning Bridge the Gap? Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Casualties and Chaos, COIN Counterinsurgency, MRAP Vehicles, Kits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of training, planning, and technological changes in helping turn around coalition and American efforts in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The United States rushed headlong into protracted stabilization, security, transition, and rebuilding (SSTR) operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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?
The Influence of the Catholic Church on the Eisenhower Administration's Decision to Directly Intervene in Vietnam - Soviet Communist Containment, South Vietnamese Policy, Indochina, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the Catholic Church on the decisions of the Eisenhower administration about Vietnam.
The Modern Catholic Just War Tradition - Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, Pacifism, Presumption Against War or For Justice, Questions and Suggestions, Moral Reasoning for War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the modern Catholic Church "just war" tradition and modern military strategy.
Guideposts for the United States Military in the Twenty-first Century - Airpower, Combat Lessons, Military Personnel, Advanced Weapons, Forward Presence, Forward Engagement, Information Superiority
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a symposium where fifteen general officers - active duty and retired - representing all of the armed forces met at Boiling AFB, DC, to consider the impact of air power on warfare.
Religious Roots: Moral Judgment in American Policy - Methods of Evaluating Policy Historically Scarce and Insufficient, Philosophical Roots, All Policy Is Faith-Based
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book asserts that all policy is faith-based and moral at its roots; it is philosophically unavoidable.
The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War: Arab Air Warfare including Arab-Israeli War 1947, Suez 1956, Six-Day War 1967, October War 1973, Counterair, Support for Ground Forces, Command and Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book an outgrowth of questions raised about the conduct of air operations in the war between Iran and Iraq.
A Prototype Air Force JFACC (Joint Force Air Component Commander): General George C. Kenney - Evolution of Air Doctrine Command Organization, Planning for Combat, Grand Strategy, Unity of Effort
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses General George C. Kenney's role as a prototype JFACC after June 1944.
The Military Strategies of Spruance and Halsey - World War II Battle of Midway, Battle for Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Sibuyan Sea, Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, Samar, Military Strategy Comparisons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents a review, analysis and comparison of the World War Two military strategies of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance at the Battle of Midway, and Admiral William P. Halsey at the Battle Of Leyte Gulf.
Were They Prepared? Escape and Evasion in Western Europe, 1942-1944: World War II Army Air Force Aircrew Training for Successful Rescue and Survival Behind Enemy Lines by Thousands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a review of the training and environment for American escape and evasion activity in Western Europe during World War II, with special focus on the period from 1942 to 1944.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
General William C. Westmoreland: Symbol of America to War, 1964-1968, Symbol of War to America, 1982-1985 - A Study of Three News Magazines, Vietnam War, CBS Libel Trial
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how three major news magazines, Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, characterized General William C. Westmoreland during two different decades.
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.