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Thirteen Months
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A novel based on the real-life experiences of the author. Ski, the protagonist, who arrived in country (South Vietnam) at the tail end of the Tet offensive 1968, chronicles the everyday occurrences and emotions endured during his thirteen-month tour of duty in that controversial war.
Chrome Domes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A provocative, no-holds-barred, prequel and fact-based novel chronicling the rigors of Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, during the Vietnam War, experienced and shared by a “still wet behind the ears” protagonist.
Down in the Valley: an Arch Paton Adventure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Arch Patton, middle aged CIA operative, finds himself associated with his unrequited love, Virginia and a band of Hawaiians Natives, active in the Sovereignty Movement, dedicated to protesting the possible nuclear contamination of the Islands. The adventure also provides a 'travelogue' of the Island of Oahu.
Forge of War
Series: Jack of Harts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Religious
Jack grew up in a world at peace, his only interests, partying and girls. But when a sneak attack killed millions of Americans, and wiped out almost everything and everybody Jack knew, he found out that the Marines want more than people looking for revenge, and cybernetic partners demand a higher commitment. He had to become a man willing to live up to the name of his squadron. A Cowboy.
An Examination of Marine Corps Energy Initiatives and the Supporting Manpower Force Structure - Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), Expeditionary Energy Office, Energy Reduction Plans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
The Marine Corps has identified its reliance on energy resources as a real threat to military security and a drag on the logistics tail of expeditionary operations. This research recommends that the Marine Corps prioritize development of the existing Unit Energy Manager program to address operational energy capability requirements.
Revision of Career Marksmanship Training Requirements for the United States Marine Corps - Annual Rifle Qualifications, Refocus Resources to Advanced Marksmanship, Score Keeping, Filling Quotas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current Marine Corps policy requires that all Marines below the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and with fewer than 13 years of service undergo annual rifle qualification. Annual marksmanship training is repetitive and only addresses the fundamentals of marksmanship, which Marines typically master in their first few years.
John A. Lejeune, The Marine Corps' Greatest Strategic Leader - USMC Commandant, Amphibious and Expeditionary Warfare, Military After World War I, Greatest of All Leathernecks, Marine's Marine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During his tenure as Commandant, General Lejeune would make visionary decisions that not only changed the culture of the Marine Corps, but would also lay the foundation for the development of amphibious warfare that set the groundwork for the successes enjoyed during World War II and beyond. His far reaching actions are still felt in the Marine Corps today.
Personal Security Detail: A Short Story
Series: The Thrown Down. Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by Flashover Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Archangel Michael never breaks the rules, but he bends them as often as possible. When an old man destined for hell dies in his sleep Michael comes calling to give the man some good news, he doesn't have to go to the darkness after all. Personal Security Detail is a short story of love and redemption set in B Neil Brown's world of the Thrown Down.
The "Roaring Forties" - The Arena for Tomorrow's War, Future Marine Corps Conflicts, Strategic Shipping Lanes and Chokepoints, Latin America, Guerrilla Warfare, Southern Hemisphere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To examine four issues as determinants in the location of future conflicts in which Marine Corps forces would be involved. The United States bases its foreign policy and military preparedness upon blunting general war in Europe.
Leadership and Parochialism - An Enduring Reality? Defense Reorganization, Bias in Praxis, Just Cause and Persian Gulf War, Colin Powell, Schwarzkopf, Jointness Attitudes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This article examines the organizational impediments to optimal military responses in a crisis. . A military culture influenced by rigid planning and structured regulation dictates a rational approach to crisis response. But organizational influences can enter the decisionmaking process.