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Integrated Defense (ID): Lessons Learned from Joint Base Balad - Iraq War's First Implementation of New Strategy for Air Base Defense in Combat, Patrols, Intelligence Support, Comparison to Vietnam
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Base defense—defending one's air assets on the ground—is one of the least understood operational aspects of airpower. The current US Air Force (USAF) strategy for defending air bases is integrated defense (ID)— formerly known as air base defense or air base ground defense. This study examines the first full implementation of ID in a combat environment.
Army Brats
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the decade following World War II, the time of the Baby Boomers, life for children was much different than today. There was almost unlimited freedom for kids. They could go out and play without parental supervision. The biggest fear of the day was whether or not the commies would release the A-Bomb. Rock ’n’ Roll was taking over the sound waves and baseball was the national pastime.
Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
Dad and Me: Twice Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Inspirational
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Max shares his experience of having a dad in the military. His dad is a soldier and a nurse. After given an overseas assignment, he is sent to an army hospital to take care for injured soldiers. Max and his brother, John, have to say goodbye to their dad more than once. He and his younger brother wait for months in anticipation for their dad to return home.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Nusantara
You set the price! Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After dropping out of University, getting a job as a storeman, doing drugs, getting married and then splitting-up with his wife Jack Rowland joins the Australian Defence Force and is sent to East Timor at the height of the troubles. He ends up ‘volunteering,’ for a mission in Indonesia, where the UN are trying to rescue a group of foreigners being held hostage by the local rebels.
The Firebird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ben, a career spy, comes out of retirement to help his country. He’s a bit eccentric—even his cover identities have cover identities—but all his caution has kept him alive. Can Ben uncover a plot in Columbia before the death toll rises? A fast paced novella full of intrigue and espionage.
Leduc
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Leduc knows how not to get noticed, how to bide his time, how to hide what he does. He learned a long time ago, after his mother found the cats. Just a few more weeks, and he’ll have his military police badge. Then he’ll be able to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants… to whoever he wants. There’s only one problem. Someone knows his secret.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.