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Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
Army Lineage Series: The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775 - 2003 - Revolutionary War to Nuclear Missiles, Civil War, World War II, Atomic Field Army, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, The Organizational History of Field Artillery, 1775-2003, addresses the need for a modern work that records the historical structure, strength, disposition, materiel, and technical and tactical doctrine of artillery in the U.S. Army.
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
Certain Victory: The United States Army in the Gulf War - General Scales Tells the Story of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Liberating Kuwait from Iraq - Plotting the Campaign, The Great Wheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Certain Victory is a unique report of the Army's performance during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It was researched and written under my direction by a group of eight officers drawn from many different combat specialties and backgrounds. Most are veterans of the Gulf War.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
21st Century Military Documents: Marine Maritime Prepositioning Force Programs Handbook - 2d Edition - MPF Operations, Supporting Naval Forces, Expeditionary, Seabasing, MAGTFs, MEDU, MEB, MEF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) and Marine Corps Prepositioning Program - Norway (MCPP-N) have been operationally invaluable in supporting our Nation's interests across the world. These two unique programs provide the essential elements needed to support and execute crisis response, global reach, and forward presence.
21st Century Military Documents: A Guide to Female Soldier Readiness - Hygiene, Nutrition, Health, Reproductive Hazards, Pregnancy, Parenting, STDs, Menstruation, Sexual Assault, Injury, Family Care
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The responsibility for female readiness ultimately falls to the female Soldiers themselves. However, this technical guide and the resources referenced within provide strategies to effectively ensure female Soldier readiness with the least amount of impact on the day-to-day mission of the unit and to help female Soldiers stay healthy before, during, and after deployment.
21st Century Military Documents: Training for Full Spectrum Operations (Field Manual FM 7-0) - Changing the Army's Mindset, Army Training System, Mission Essential Task List, Train to Sustain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
FM 7-0 cannot answer every training challenge of today's complex operational environments. It should, however, generate reflection and introspection on how Soldiers and units train for full spectrum operations as an expeditionary Army.
21st Century Military Documents: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Integrating with National Guard Civil Support ATP 3-28.1(FM 3-28.1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication identifies multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) and Integrating with National Guard Civil Support.
21st Century Military Documents: Civil-Military Operations (Joint Publication JP 3-57) - 2013 Edition, Civil Affairs, Host Nation Coordination, Planning and Forces, Nongovernmental, Private Sector
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for planning and conducting civil-military operations (CMO) by joint forces, employing civil affairs forces, conducting civil affairs operations, and coordinating with departments, agencies, or other organizations during the execution of CMO.
Army National Guard (ARNG) Special Forces (SF) Units: The Standard and the Future - Special Operations for Unconventional Warfare, Core Competencies, Soldier's Personal Perspective
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army National Guard SF units are not sufficiently trained or resourced. Their capabilities and readiness were further degraded by their recent high operational tempo.
The Small War Manual (SWM) and Marine Corps Military Operations Other than War Doctrine - Relevance in the 21st Century, MOOTW, Operational History, World War II
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The SWM is a USMC "pre-World War II booklet that provide[s] guidelines for the conduct of Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)." It has been celebrated as "an unparalleled exposition of the theory of small wars."
Countering North Korean Special Purpose Forces - Vast Tunnel Network, Infiltration, Amphibious and Airborne Approaches, DPRK Submarines, Apache Attack Helicopters to the Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As United States and Republic of Korea forces stand to defend against a DPRK attack, one of the most formidable tasks is how to counter a second front in the Joint Rear Security Area of the Republic of Korea.
General Advice: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
U.S. Army Force Generation (Army Regulation 525-29) Military Operations - Sourcing, Resourcing, Planning, Execution Line of Effort, Readiness, Strategic Necessity of ARFORGEN, Boots on the Ground
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This new Department of the Army regulation institutionalizes the fundamentals of Army Force Generation, assigns roles and responsibilities for the Army Force Generation process, establishes the Army Force Generation sourcing line of effort, resourcing line of effort, planning line of effort, and execution lines of effort.
U.S. Army Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) - Army Techniques Publication ATP 4-94 - Unified Land Operations, Warfighting, Roles and Missions, Logistics, Combat Service Support, Battle Command
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army Techniques Publication (ATP) 4-94 describes the organization, mission, and operations of the theater sustainment command (TSC). It provides fundamental guidance for the employment of the TSC and an expeditionary sustainment command (ESC) during unified land operations.
U.S. Joint Forces Army Command Commander's Handbook for Strategic Communication and Communication Strategy (Joint Warfighting Center), Afghanistan, Iraq, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Petraeus, Media
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic communication must be at the heart of U.S. Government efforts to inform and influence key audiences in support of U.S. national interests, policies, and objectives. We seek to achieve this influence by understanding and engaging them with coordinated programs, plans, themes, messages, images, and products synchronized with the actions of all instruments of national power.