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Augmenting Security on Department of Defense Installations to Defeat the Active Shooter Threat - Case Studies of Fort Hood, Washington Navy Yard, and Chattanooga Attacks, More Armed Personnel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Active shooter attacks appear to occur more in the United States than other countries and some data shows that their rate of occurrence has increased in the past several years. In response, institutions such as the Department of Defense (DoD), other federal agencies, police, and education systems have increased security and adapted response procedures.
The 30 Most Influential People of World War II: A Ranking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Who are the 30 people who started, won, and lost World War II? Alan Axelrod has the answer and the details—about the key generals, politicians, patriots, traitors, heroes, and monsters.
Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Preliminary Field Study in Improving Collaboration - WMD Counterproliferation and the Risk of Improvised Nuclear Devices (IND), Use of Additive Manufacturing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The proliferation of emerging and disruptive technologies such as additive manufacturing continues unabated. Such trends vastly increase the likelihood of a pernicious non-state actor acquiring weapons of mass destruction in the near future. In addition, these emerging novel threats have proved particularly vexing for the existing U.S. bureaucracies.
Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.
Turning on the Dime: Diplomacy's Role in National Security - Role of State Department in Preventing Conflict and Advancing National Interests, Improving Interagency Cooperation for Policy Objectives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The differences in approach and culture between the U.S. Departments of State and Defense are stark despite the fact that these organizations are members of the same team and share related national objectives.
Cultural Intelligence for the Commander: A Necessary Ingredient - The Japanese in World War II, Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Emerging Threat of Terrorism, Need for Actionable Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How many more American lives will be lost before we accept the fact that we live in a multi-cultural world where not everyone thinks like we do? It is imperative that intelligence systems incorporate significant cultural scrutiny into all aspects of painting the battle-space.
Aviatrix Pioneers: Unique Insights from Women Who Were Pioneers in the Field of Aviation - NASA Oral History Project Interviews Including Betty Skelton Frankman, Wally Funk, and WASP Pilots
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation:
Oral Histories of Ballistic Missile Development Pioneers from the NASA Oral History Project - Featuring Simon Ramo, Co-founder of TRW, and General Bernard A. Schriever, USAF Missile Architect
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As part of the NASA Oral History Project, three key figures in the development of ballistic missiles were interviewed: Ruben F. Mettler, Ballistic Missile Engineer; Simon Ramo, Co-founder TRW, Inc. (primary contractor to U.S. Air Force for ballistic missiles); and famous General Bernard A. Schriever, Commander, U.S. Air Force Western Development/ Ballistic Missile Division.
Mission Command in the Joint Task Force - Port Opening: Provide Clear Commander's Intent, Exercise Disciplined Initiative, Use Mission Orders, Accept Prudent Risk, Building Teams through Mutual Trust
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This qualitative analysis used in-depth interviewing to gain a perspective of the perceived benefits and disadvantages of the current OPCON relationship with USTRANSCOM, as well as two proposed alternative OPCON relationships: GCC operational control and service component retention of operation control.
Myths and Crises: American Masculinity in 1980s Vietnam War Films - Analysis of Five Films (Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill, Casualties of War, and Born on the Fourth of July)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
The films reveal a tempering of the bravado and hypermasculinity promulgated in the earlier eighties and depict a more nuanced performance of masculinity. The study provides insight into the role masculinity plays in society and, specifically, the military, and provides a contextual framework for analyzing masculinity in film.
Deterrence Theory in the Contemporary Operating Environment - Case Studies of U.S. and North Korea, India and Pakistan Standoff and Kargil War, Libyan Bombing, Iraq, and Bin Laden Embassy Bombings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Looking at four case studies, this study finds that while the existing theories do not account for some acts of aggression and limited deterrence failures, deterrence theory in general is still applicable to the current and future strategic environment.
Fivehead's Military Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the 1st World War, these are the stories of the men from a rural village in Somerset, who went to war, to do their duty. Many would not come home, others came home with injuries that would blight the rest of their lives. The Villagers did their part too; taking in refugees, helping to work the land for food and keeping the home fires burning.
The First United States Army Observers of Military Conflicts in Post Napoleonic Europe (1855-1871) - Delafield Commission to the Crimean War and Sheridan Expedition to the Franco-Prussian War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Why did the observations of the Delafield commission to the Crimea War (1855-1856) and Lieutenant General Sheridan's expedition to the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) have little to no influence on the United States Army?
Security Cooperation Missions in Africa: Is the United States Conducting the Correct Types of Security Cooperation Missions on the African Continent? USAFRICOM, Cynefin and Kotter Model Analysis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using ongoing missions in Africa as a case study, this research seeks to answer the question: is the United States Government pursuing an effective strategy for building security cooperation capacity within its partners and allies on the African Continent? It will pursue an answer to this question by first considering the current security cooperation missions being conducted in Africa.
Programmatic Integration of Cyber into the Institutional Domain of Leader Development - Cyberspace and Computer Curriculum in Army Learning Institutions, Comparing Cyber to Armor or Aviation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This study assesses the institutional domain of leader development in relation to cyberspace education and the implications of poorly integrating cyberspace into leader development. Cyberspace plays an integral role in communications, information, electricity, economics, and our nation's defense.
Measuring the Immeasurable: An Approach to Assessing the Effectiveness of Engineering Civic Assistance Projects Towards Achieving National Security Objectives - Humanitarian Efforts by World Vision
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
One of the fundamental struggles of U.S. conflicts in the post-World War II era continues to be how to utilize the military instrument of national power as a way to influence people and populations in order to achieve national objectives. There is ever increasing reliance on Humanitarian and Civic Assistance (HCA), specifically engineering civic assistance projects (ENCAPs).
Evolution of United States Military Landmine Doctrine and Employment - History from World War I and II to Korea and Vietnam Wars, Study Addresses Technological Innovation and Shifts in Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of the U.S. military's approach to landmine warfare, from its earliest beginnings in the first half of the 1800s to the modern era. It addresses both technological innovation, in response to new enemy tactics, as well as shifts in doctrine. Examining different eras, it explores the way soldiers improvised employment methods and leaders shifted doctrine.
Real Time Analysis: Does the Navy Have a Plan? Operational Information Dominance (ID) From Electromagnetic and Cyber Domains and Organic Sensor Data, Leveraging Commercial Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
U.S. Navy Information Dominance (ID) continues to rely on the collection of as much information as possible from the electromagnetic and cyber domains to conduct operations. However, with the increase in organic sensor data along with access to information that was currently outside Navy channels, data overload threatens the ability of the Navy to perform real time analysis.
Militarized Maneuver Terrorism - Case Studies from Beslan Russia, Mumbai India, and Nairobi Kenya, Highly Trained Terrorists Executing Coordinated Attacks Substantively Different Than Active Shooters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Militarized Maneuver Terrorism (MMT) is an evolving tactic posing a direct threat to the perception of security in the United States. Militarized Maneuver Terrorists MMTs are multiple (more than two) highly trained individuals, well-armed and capable of executing planned and coordinated attacks.
Leadership and Tactics During the Northern Campaign of the War of 1812 - From the Niagara to Lake Champlain, The Battle of Queenston Heights, Crysler's Farm, and the Battle of Chippawa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
American military historians have identified a trend in the US Army to start wars unprepared and ultimately emerge victorious having improved along the way. The War of 1812 set the standard in showing up unprepared, learning in early defeat, and emerging with a valid claim of martial competence.