Books tagged: special operations

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Gender Integration of Women into U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachments Alpha (As 18-Series Military Occupational Specialty) - Results of Research Surveys and Historical Account Analysis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This research explores implications to operational readiness, combat effectiveness and group cohesion gender integration may pose to Army SF ODAs. Historical accounts of women in the Office of Strategic Services are considered, and gender integration of combat jobs and special operations forces of foreign militaries are discussed.
The Necessity for the Military Assistance Command - Vietnam Studies and Observations Group - MACVSOG Psychological Warfare, Maritime Interdiction, Recon Patrols, and Personnel Recovery Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group was created in 1963 as the result of President John F. Kennedy's strong desire to conduct an unconventional war against the communist regime in North Vietnam. First tasked to the Central Intelligence Agency, the mission was assigned to the Department of Defense in 1962.
Civil Military Engagements Program: A Special Operations Solution to Threats Derived from Undergoverned Areas - SOF and Civil Affairs in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Horn of Africa, and Battle Against ISIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using three regionally diverse examples, this study proposes that the Civil Military Engagements (CME) program, within the Civil Affairs (CA) Regiment, provides SOF an optimal solution to achieve its long-term objectives in undergoverned areas.
Abyss: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
Series: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Following a successful mission to the nation’s former capital, Cade returns to the compound in rural Utah to find his life irrevocably altered. Days later he leaves the safety of the wire with his daughter, Raven, but things happen while they are away that put the integrity of the compound and the lives of its survivors in jeopardy. Once again Cade must use his set of skills to solve the mystery.
Operation Peacemaker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
As the Shadow Box’s sniper, Suleiman al-Ibrahim has a secret. When team leader Victor Chavez calls the team together for a mission, Suleiman discovers that years before, he killed Victor’s fiancée. As the dangers of the mission intensify, Suleiman must face his past, even if it costs him the respect of the man he admires, the affection of the woman he loves, and the lives of him and his teammates.
Partners of Choice and Necessity: Special Operations Forces and National Security Imperatives of Building Partner Capacity – Security Force Assistance and Irregular Warfare in Undergoverned Spaces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph identifies gaps in the progression of history, theory, and doctrine for partner force advising and for phase 0 operations in general that contribute to differing cultural attitudes towards these mission and environments between SOF and CF.
Baseball Caps and Beards: The Perception of U.S. Special Forces by Conventional Forces and Its Impact on Interdependence - History from Eagle Claw and Urgent Fury to Desert Storm and War on Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The path to Interdependence between Conventional Forces (CF) and Special Forces (SF) grew out of the success and failure in combat and peacetime operations over the last three decades. Beginning with the catastrophic collision during Operation Eagle Claw to combined operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, interdependence has been a difficult process.
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
Extending the Thin Blue Line: Constabulary Police Development in Phase Zero (Pre-Crisis Environment) Operations - U.S. Police in Germany 1945, Australian Police in East Timor and Solomon Islands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
After more than a decade of a war on terror, the United States Department of Defense has aggressively built foreign armed forces in an attempt to prevent the failure of struggling states, which often become safe havens for insurgent networks. In this quest to establish rule of law and legitimacy, the government focuses on strengthening host nation armies to promote security.
Navy Seals Gone Wild: Publicity, Fame, and the Loss of the Quiet Professional - Osama bin Laden Killing, Politics, Commodification Cycle, Consequences of Promoting Seals for Entertainment, Profit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the past decade, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) has built up significant symbolic capital due to a string of highly politicized and romanticized military operations. The publicity, and the ensuing fame, helped set the conditions for the emergence of a SEAL counterculture characterized by an increasingly commodified and public persona.