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A Historical Look at Close Air Support (CAS): Case Studies of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm to Afghanistan; Training, Doctrine, Trust, and Dialogue for Effective Combined Arms Operations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the history of close air support (CAS) there exists a consistent theme of friction and interservice rivalry. There are periods where close coordination and cooperation led to extremely effective CAS. Experiences in North Africa during World War II proved to be a harbinger of CAS throughout the twentieth century.
Complete Guide to Operation Anaconda in the Afghanistan War: Air Power Close Air Support Case Study, Air and Ground Doctrine Lessons, Long-Distance Leadership Criticisms, Lessons for Joint Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,390. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important reports about Operation Anaconda during the Afghanistan War are reproduced: Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? * Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations * Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? * An Air Power Perspective
Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? Looking at Inconsistencies and Omission in Joint and Service Doctrine, Suggested Modifications to Air and Ground Component Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, a subordinate operation to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002, was notable for difficulties in integrating US air and ground forces in order to bring combat power to bear on a stronger than originally anticipated foe.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations - Analysis of Complex Afghanistan War Battle, Problems in First Days, Intelligence Estimates, Integrating Air-Ground Operations, Rules of Engagement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, conducted in the Shahikot Valley of Afghanistan during early March 2002, was a complex battle fought in rugged mountainous terrain under difficult conditions. The battle ended as an American victory at the cost of eight U.S. military personnel killed and more than 50 wounded.
Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? Planning and Execution Errors, CENTCOM Long-Distance Command and Control Structure Shortfalls and Benefits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although Anaconda was successful in achieving its objective of clearing al Qaeda fighters out of the Shah-i-Kot Valley, the planning and execution errors associated with this operation have provided a wealth of valuable lessons for the United States military. This paper reviews the events of Anaconda and through a detailed analysis, examines the various criticisms it received.
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.
Strategic Usefulness of Conventional Force (CF) / Special Operations Force (SOF) Interdependence In Irregular Warfare - Case Studies of War on Terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
There has been much discussion about the necessity of conventional forces (CF) and special operations forces (SOF) to be interdependent at the tactical and operational levels to accomplish strategic goals as the United States (U.S.) military begins to adapt to changing threats in the world.
Public Budgeting: The Compromises Among the Sound Budgeting Principles in Contingency Funding - Federal Money for the War on Terror, the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars and Overseas Contingency Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to observe the budgeting practices of the government in funding contingency operations to determine to what extent a policy-maker's actions result in compromises among the sound public budgeting principles. To accomplish the objective, this study evaluates the evolution of budgeting practices used in funding overseas contingency operations.
Reimagining The Man Who Would Be King - Narrative Fictional Adventure Story to Impart Counterinsurgency Theory to Busy and Easily Distracted Service Members Based on Afghanistan and Iraq Experience
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
How can counterinsurgency theory and hard-won lessons learned from the recent battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan be better captured and then conveyed in a narrative format that will appeal to a wide spectrum of military personnel—from the most junior enlisted to senior officers? This thesis reimagines Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and sets it in the near future.