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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.
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.
Understanding the Threat Ecosystem: A Concept for Intelligence Support to Special Warfare - Analysis of Anbar Awakening During Iraq War As an Example of a Modern Special Warfare Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current U.S. Army operating concept, as described in TRADOC Pamphlet 525-3-1, states that the evolving global operating environment contains diverse enemies, employing traditional, unconventional and hybrid strategies that threaten the security and vital interests of the United States.
Infiltrating to Win: The Conduct of Border Denial Operations - Vietnam War Special Forces and First Field Forces in Central Highland Tri-border Region Lessons Discarded, Need for Deep Close Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert cross border infiltration plays a critical role in modern warfare. The methods counter U.S. military technical and firepower advantages by hiding behind the international understanding about the sanctity of borders. This study examined how U.S. Special Forces and First Field Forces conducted border denial operations in the Central Highland "tri-border" region during the Vietnam War.
Tactical Integration of Conventional and Special Operations Forces in Training for a Complex World - Detailed Case Study of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Peacetime Integration Valuable
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current army doctrine provides a guide for the integration of conventional and special operations forces in combat, but provides little direction to guide the integration of conventional and special operations forces in a peacetime training environment. This monograph seeks to determine if and how the US Army should formalize the integration of conventional forces and special operations forces.
Just War Theory Reloaded: The Ethics of SOF In Modern Conflict - Special Operations in Irregular Conflicts and Asymmetric Warfare, Contextualizing Russia's Actions in Ukraine and Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent conflicts have directed much academic and media attention to special operations forces (SOF). Despite the attention, the application of SOF in asymmetric conventional warfare or irregular conflict has not been fully examined in the context of just war theory.
Special Operations: Quantified Deterrence Against Russian Aggression in Eastern Europe - Using Special Forces (SOF) Under Title 10 Authorities in Irregular Warfare to Counter Putin and Protect NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia threatens Eastern Europe, overtly and covertly, with offensive cyber-attacks, by shooting down aircraft, and through violations of international law such as the annexation of Crimea. The current economic sanctions are not deterring Russia from acting aggressively.
Organizational Culture in Air Force Special Operations Command AFSOC: Myths and Realities - America's Air Commandos in Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Viewed as Not Inclined to Innovate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For 40 years a large amount of literature has concluded that organizational culture and innovation are closely linked. This study uses a prominent organizational culture diagnostic tool, the organizational culture assessment instrument, to map the organizational culture of Air Force Special Operations Command operational units and determine if the organization is naturally inclined to innovate.
Strategic Usefulness of Conventional Force (CF) / Special Operations Force (SOF) Interdependence In Irregular Warfare - Case Studies of War on Terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
There has been much discussion about the necessity of conventional forces (CF) and special operations forces (SOF) to be interdependent at the tactical and operational levels to accomplish strategic goals as the United States (U.S.) military begins to adapt to changing threats in the world.
The Incident on Gamma Seven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A universe where humans struggle to hold the few planets they call their own. Trapped between galaxy-spanning empires. The Kwa-Rekk Federation on one side, peopled by the lizardlike Sarkaanan. On the other, the Ik-Choka Empire, peopled by a race of giant, sapient raccoons. Humans survive only by keeping these mighty space fleets at war with each other. Men like Commander Jeffrey Teague make...