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State Defense Forces (SDF) and Their Role in American Homeland Security - Organized State Militias, Naval Militias, Posse Comitatus, Colonial Days to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, Ethos, Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. State Defense Forces (SDFs), or organized state militias and naval militias, have a long and distinguished history of service in the United States.
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Edge of Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Changes, Challenges, Champions: A History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District 2000 - 2011 - Iraq War, War on Terror, Post-Katrina Civil Works, Fort Bliss MILCON, Post-9/11
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
The book is organized into five chapters and follows a roughly chronological narrative. The first chapter begins in early 2000, as Colonel James S. Weller relinquishes command to Colonel Gordon Wells, who discovers the true size and scope of the District's military and civil works responsibility as he leads the Fort Worth District into the twenty-first century.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
Two Killers on the Loose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Hit man Dick Blackwell escapes death row ahead of a hurricane. To elude capture, he assumes an old friend’s identity, hiding his role in the man’s death. Earl Madison, his former cellmate, also is on the run. Blackmailing his old pal Dick is his only hope to stay off death row. Walter Wellington, a young journalist, plays an unwitting role in reuniting the two killers and bringing one to justice.
Speak 2 U Soon
Price: Free! Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
What if someone had a secret so damning he’d kill his own nephew to protect it? Speak 2 U Soon brings four teens together in a psychological thriller as they search for the truth to Davey’s “accidental” drowning.
The Weaving
Series: Changels Genesis, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,150. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
From the safehouse Sam tells Sue the history of the other psychic teens at haunted Renwick house, his own encounter with his father, and how Dr Prosperov's private high-energy physics experiment revealed the semi-magic weaving' of his interstellar conspiracy.
What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
In two short essays and one long piece of reportage, author and screenwriter Mark Childress ("Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," "Georgia Bottoms") explores New Orleans before, during, and after Katrina. Essays: "What It Means to Miss New Orleans," "Disaster Tourism," and "The Tragic City Laughs." All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Approximately 10,000 words, w/ illustrations.
Misisipi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,020. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"M-I-S-I-S-I-P-I" - When we need them to, some lies become truth. A tragic childhood act has been rippling out across 25 years and now, in New Orleans on the eve of Hurricane Katrina, it's a tidal wave which will engulf everyone it touches.