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Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror
Pre-release—available May 7, 2019. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A CIA security officer recounts a twenty-four-year career protecting America’s intelligence personnel and senior USG Officials against a backdrop of the War on Terror.
Azimuth Check: Envisioning U.S. Army Special Forces in the Next Peer War - Results of 2035 Wargame Table Top Exercise (TTX), Synthesis of National Future Studies 2030 - 2050, Exposing Capability Gaps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Special Forces are adept at accomplishing their core tasks, often within the cooperation and competition realms of the conflict continuum, and against less-than-peer adversaries. Their methods, skills, and capabilities may be insufficient to complete the same tasks against a peer competitor during armed conflict.
Always Faithful, Always Forward: Marine Corps Culture and the Development of Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) - Comprehensive and Informative USMC History, SOCOM Integration
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Department of Defense activated U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) in 1987, but the Marine Corps did not become a full partner until 2006. This study explores why. The activation of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) demonstrates the limitations of a senior civilian to prompt change in a military organization.
Maximizing the Potential of the Special Operations Forces and General Purpose Forces - Case Studies of Rangers in World War II, Congo Dragon, Mayaguez Incident, Eagle Claw, Just Cause Airfield Assault
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These case studies evaluate the process of force selection for a particular mission and if that force was appropriate. This case study analysis reveals a reimagining of the range of military operations and how they relate to the roles of SOF and GPF.
Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, and Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages - Making of Potential Home-Grown Terrorists, Counter-Strategies, Use of Social Media, OPSEC Process
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The first, Islamic Extremists Love the Internet, explores the exploitation of the World Wide Web to develop home-grown terrorists. The second, Reconceptualizing Radicalized Groups and Their Messages, explores alternative approaches for special forces to engage with radicalized groups.
Rethinking Special Operations Leadership: Process, Persuasion, Pre-existing, and Personality - Details on the Importance of Training and Execution, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This occasional paper details the importance of process, persuasion, pre-existing, and personality nuances on special operations leadership training and execution, likewise additional traits/characteristics necessary for success within them.
Send Me: General Jim Vaught and the Genesis of Joint Special Operations
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
This biography recounts the rich story of Lieutenant General (LTG) Jim Vaught. He served in the U.S. Army for thirty-eight distinguished years with deployments to World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. More than just a military man, he was also a devoted husband, great-grandfather, and public servant. His life was often filled with difficult missions, challenges, and unfavorable odds.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Sam Parker is a Delta Force Operator who struggles to reconcile his chosen profession with his Christian beliefs. After a life-changing spiritual encounter in the Syrian desert, Sam finds himself unexpectedly caught up on a mission from God, fighting ISIS terrorists and a Mexican cartel leader who facilitates their deadly scheme. The American way of life hangs in the balance.
Faithful Warrior
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
God forgives when we ask sincerely. Men, not so much. Self, even less. And the Dead....never.
Fight By The Team
Series: Team Fear. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
An ex-special forces medic and a disgraced chemist work to expose an experimental military program gone wrong.