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The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Managing Transitions: Examining the Institutional Army's Transformation following the Vietnam War and Operation Iraqi Freedom – Flawed Doctrine Led to Mismanagement of FCS, Modularity, and ARFORGEN
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study provides a comparative analysis of the US Army's post-Vietnam transformation with an examination of the Army's recent transformation during the initial phases of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The research will identify those senior leaders whose constructive and positive civil-military relations enabled their service in managing transformation.
Work Hard, Pray Hard: The Power of Faith in Action
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Army General Rick Lynch's life-lessons on the power of faith in action.
Operational Reconnaissance: Identifying the Right Problems in a Complex World – Case Studies of World War II and 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War, Intelligence Objectives, Capabilities, and Planning
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Actions by Army forces can be counter-productive in achieving the desired strategic aims. This paper proposes a model for the development of an operational reconnaissance force, and explores its development and conceptual usage in World War II and the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War.
Lessons from the Normandy Invasion of World War II: Staff Development, Deception Operations, and Force Projection - Complexity of Planning, Sluggish Progress, Signals Intelligence and SHAEF Staff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While the Normandy invasion ultimately led to the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi Germany, it was not achieved without a considerable amount of planning. Popular history has ignored some of the key aspects of this operation that illustrate the complexity of the planning in this undertaking.
The Scythe of Kronos
Series: Cold Stars. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A naval scientist leads the expedition to explore a ghost ship in space. Only he can unlock its secrets. And once he does, the universe will never be the same. A young sniper in training faces his final exam. Now he’ll find out whether he’s predator or prey. A sarcastic bounty hunter and beautiful assassin join forces, but their quarry is far more dangerous than either imagined.
The Northern Cheyenne Exodus: A Reappraisal of the Army's Response - Why it Took the Army Seven Months and One Thousand Miles to Capture Fleeing Indians Under Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,440. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Northern Cheyenne, along with other tribes the US Government forcibly removed to IT, never considered it home. Their home was on the Northern Plains. Treaty misrepresentations had left the Northern Cheyenne tribe in limbo for most of the past decade because the past treaties did not deal with them as an individually separate tribe, independent from their cousins, the Southern Cheyenne.
How To Pause A Monster Called Time -A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The reincarnation of the insomniacs of yesterday. A tribute to the ones who managed their return from hell, primed by the belief that there has to be something good and pure our there... somewhere out there... but not here... as well as the ones whose uphill back was dire, fruitless, disastrous...
Learning to Live
Series: The Learning Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 59,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Can Nichole learn to trust a man again? Is she even capable of love and intimacy? Is Luke patient enough to give her the time and the space she needs? Or will her past ruin any chance of her future with him? But when a ghost from her past appears from the dead, Nichole is faced with an unthinkable reality. She can do one of two things: stay and fight, or run and hide.
Soldiers Three - Warriors of Strength
Series: Soldiers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The "Soldiers - Warriors" series of short stories continues with 2 more in “Soldiers Three - Warriors of Strength”. In the first two, we concentrated on the hardships that can plague soldiers while the second two were on how much courage it takes to perform their duties. The third set of stories are on how much strength a soldier needs, not only physically, but also mentally.