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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Guide to the Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia - Everything From Tattoos to Clothing, Appearance and Grooming, Aircrews, Maternity, Decorations and Medals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,650. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
This U.S. Army document, the Guide to the Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia manual, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It contains procedural guidance for the wear of uniforms, awards, insignia, and accouterments.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Uniform Regulations - Illustrated Guide to the Wear of Uniforms, Insignia, Awards, Musical Units, Organizational Clothing, Hairstyles, Tattoos, Care and Marking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
This important U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) document, the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Uniform Regulations manual, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Commanders shall make the contents of this manual available to the personnel in their charge, and shall require officers and non-commissioned officers to uphold and enforce its provisions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Model Maritime Operations Guide - Description of Operations As a Guide for International Community - Safety, Security, Natural Resources, Mobility, Homeland Security
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This important U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) document, Model Maritime Operations Guide, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. The purpose of this guide is to describe the U.S. Coast Guard's maritime operations, providing a model to the international community for possible use by countries developing or operating a maritime service.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vessel Safety Check Manual - 2014 Edition - Recreational Boater Safety Information, Radios, Offshore Operation, Seamanship, Paddle Craft
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) document, Vessel Safety Check Manual - 2014 Edition, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. It is intended to provide operational guidance for vessel examiners.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Aviation Field Manual (FM 3-04) April 2020 Edition - Helicopter and Airplane Capabilities and Characteristics, Close Air Support, Reconnaissance, Aeromedical Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This important U.S. Army document, Army Aviation Field Manual (FM 3-04) - April 2020 edition, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Fire Support and Field Artillery Operations Field Manual (FM 3-09) - April 2020 Edition - Target Acquisition, Combat, Counterfire, Fratricide Prevention, Airspace Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,490. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Army document, Fire Support and Field Artillery Operations Field Manual, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. This publication is the Army's capstone manual for fire support and field artillery operations. It provides principles and functions for fire support elements (FSEs) and field artillery (FA) units.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Geology Training Manual 3-34.61 - Relating the Science to Military Engineering, Construction of Dams, Tunnels, Roads, Airfields, Bridges, Water Supply - Rocks and Minerals, Volcanoes, Field Work
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geology
This important U.S. Army document, Geology Training Manual 3-34.61, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. The purpose of this manual is to relate the science of geology to military engineering. It is to be used for both reference and training.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Human Intelligence Collector Operations FM 2-22.3 (FM 34-52) - Understanding Human Behavior, Neurolinguistics, Counterintelligence, Interrogation, Geneva Convention, Torture, Interpreters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,130. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This important U.S. Army document, the Human Intelligence Collector Operations manual, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. This manual provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the employment of human intelligence (HUMINT) collection and analytical assets.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Tactical Human Intelligence and Counterintelligence Operations ST 2-22.7 (FM 34-7-1) - HUMINT in Urban Environment, Battlefield, Command and Control, Team Operations, Targeting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This important U.S. Army document, the Tactical Human Intelligence and Counterintelligence Operations manual, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. It provides the basis for the organization and structure of tactical HUMINT operations from peacetime military engagements (PME) to major theater war (MTW).
21st Century U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Fleet Marine Force Study Guide - History, Rank Structure, Courtesies, First Aid, Field Sanitation, Security, Weapons, Tactical Measures, NBC Defense, Drill and Ceremonies, Infantry, Air Combat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important Marine Corps document, the Fleet Marine Force Study Guide, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format. Contents: Marine Corps History, Rank Structure, and Courtesies Fundamentals * Administrative Fundamentals, much more.
21st Century U.S. Army Signal Soldier's Guide - Field Manual FM 6-02.43 - Network and Theater Operations, Federation of Networks, LandWarNet, Global Information Grid, Information Protection, Strategic Signal Brigades
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important Army field manual has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: U.S. Army Signal Soldier's Guide - Field Manual FM 6-02.43. This field manual is a pocket reference guide for signal Soldiers at all echelons.
21st Century U.S. Army Ammunition Handbook: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Munitions Handlers - Field Manual 4-30.13 (FM 9-13) - Safety, NBC Support, Accident Plan, Fire Protection, Storage Procedures, Emergency Destruction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important Army field manual has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: 21st Century U.S. Army Ammunition Handbook: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Munitions Handlers - Field Manual 4-30.13 (FM 9-13).
Role of Public Employee Pensions in Contributing to State Insolvency and the Possibility of a State Bankruptcy Chapter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been quoted as preferring that states impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic declare bankruptcy rather than receive a federal bailout. The issue of states declaring bankruptcy was raised in only one Congressional hearing.
21st Century U.S. Army NBC Protection Field Manual (FM 3-4) - Chemical Vulnerability Assessment and Force Protection, Nuclear and Biological Protection, MOPP Analysis, Operations in Special Environments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important Army field manual has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: U.S. Army NBC Protection Field Manual (FM 3-4). NBC weapons are among the most hazardous on the battlefield. The doctrine of many potential enemies calls for their wartime employment of NBC weapons.
21st Century U.S. Army Signal Support to Operations Field Manual (FM 6-02) - Large-Scale Combat Operations, Interoperability, Agility, Shared Networks, Strategic and Operational Reach, Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important Army field manual has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Signal Support to Operations Field Manual (FM 6-02).
21st Century U.S. Army Visual Signals Field Manual (FM 21-60) - 1987 and 2017 Editions, Hand and Arm Signals and Pyrotechnics, Ground Vehicles, Dismount Operations, Mirrors and Strobes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important Army field manuals have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Visual Signals Field Manual (FM 21-60), both the 1987 and 2017 editions.
The Highest Level of Skill and Knowledge: A Brief History of U.S. Army Civilians 1775 - 2015 - Broad Range of Support in War and Peace, Increased Professionalism, World War II to the 1970s, Cold War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From the earliest days of the republic to the present, Army civilians have been critical to the success of the total force, delivering "beans and bullets"; treating the sick and wounded; procuring and maintaining equipment and supplies; operating state-of-the-art technologies; managing posts, camps, and stations; and caring for families.
Shady Shipping: Understanding Trade-Based Money Laundering, Threat Posed By Globalized Corruption and Kleptocracy to the United States, and Asset Recovery in Eurasia: Repatriation or Repay the Patron?
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Two excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Shady Shipping: Understanding Trade-Based Money Laundering, and Asset Recovery in Eurasia: Repatriation or Repay the Patron? They are briefing reports produced by the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
A Sea Of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife - Environmental Justice, Production Issues, Climate Change, Recycling Commitments, Effects on Birds, Corals, Fish, Turtles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
Plastics last for centuries in the natural environment, and are found nearly everywhere on our planet. There is an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic that enter the oceans each year at a rate of about one garbage truck per minute, threatening biodiversity and accumulating in the seafood that we eat and in the water that we drink.
Congressional Voting and American Elections: Postponing Federal Elections and the COVID-19 Pandemic Legal Considerations, Examining House Voting Options, Voting Rights and Election Administration
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » US Constitution
Three Congressional reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Postponing Federal Elections and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal Considerations; Examining Voting Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic; and Voting Rights and Election Administration in America.
Essential Guide to Solving the Climate Crisis and Global Warming: Renewables, Reducing Industrial Emissions, Climate Resilient America, Vehicles, Agriculture, Manufacturing Jobs, Youth Leadership, State and Local Leaders. Buildings, Risks and Costs
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 507,850. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This huge compilation of Congressional Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearings covers a broad range of global warming topics, including the use of renewables, plans to reduce industrial emissions and create a climate resilient America, youth leadership, the roles of buildings, vehicles, manufacturing, and agriculture, and much more.
Artificial Intelligence and Counterterrorism: Possibilities and Limitations - Role of Tech Companies in National Security, Use of Machine Learning and Classifiers, Video Hashing Algorithms
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism hearing examined the role of artificial intelligence, or AI, in addressing counterterrorism content on social media platforms.
Authoritarianism With Chinese Characteristics: Political and Religious Human Rights Challenges in China and Dangers of Reporting on Human Rights - China's Strike-Hard Campaign Against Uyghurs, Muslim Minorities in Xinjiang Province
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
This compilation includes two House hearings: Authoritarianism With Chinese Characteristics: Political and Religious Human Rights Challenges in China - Hearing of the House of Representatives Committee Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation; and The Dangers of Reporting on Human Rights - Hearing of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights.
Homeless in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions to End Homelessness - Affordable Housing, Shelters, LGBTQ Population, Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Gay & lesbian
House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services Hearing - This hearing is on an extremely important subject: the national homelessness crisis. Today, there are over a half million people experiencing homelessness nationwide.
Classrooms in Crisis: Examining the Inappropriate Use of Seclusion and Restraint Discipline Practices - Disparities Involving Students of Color and Students With Disabilities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / school safety, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Violence & harassment
The widespread use of dangerous restraint and seclusion discipline practices are undermining school climate and putting students and school staff at risk. A growing number of research shows that each year hundreds of thousands of students exercise--experience restraint or seclusion. In a 2015-2016 school alone 122,000 students were physically restrained, mechanically restrained, or secluded.
Evaluation of the Department of Defense's Counterterrorism Approach -Fighting Transnational Terrorism, ISIS, al-Qaida, Middle East and South Asia, AQAP, Violent Extremist Organizations (VEOs)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services hearing - We are looking to get a greater idea of where we are at in combating international and transnational terrorist groups.
Ensuring Resiliency of Military Installations and Operations in Response to Climate Changes - Rising Sea Levels Flooding Coastal Installations, Melting Polar Ice in the Arctic Leading to New Sea Routes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,770. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » History » Military
House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services hearing - The question before us: Is the U.S. military ready for climate change? Recent events indicate considerable doubt. Just this last year, Hurricanes Florence and Michael caused billions of dollars of damage to Camp Lejeune.
Russia's Counterproductive Counterterrorism - Putin's Problematic Influence in Central Asia, North Caucasus, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Brutal Measures Contributing to Radicalization and Religious War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Comments from a professor at the National War College in a hearing Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: You already know that in the past 20 years or so fighting terrorism has become the top priority for the Russian Government. And it is understandably so because over those two decades the Russian authorities have been fighting Islamist insurgency and terrorism.
Slovakia's Chairmanship of the OSCE: Priorities and Challenges - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Discussion of Issues Ranging from Russian Aggression in Ukraine to Cybersecurity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
The OSCE's main purpose is fostering peace in the Euro- Atlantic and Eurasian spaces through a comprehensive approach to security. We believe this institution continues to play an important role in working towards this goal.
Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Controversy: Government Reports and Hearings - Findings After Two Fatal Crashes, MCAS Software, Design, Development, and Marketing, Certification, FAA Oversight, Lessons, Pilot Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important Congressional and government documents dealing with the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft controversy.
Prevent, Counter, and Respond - National Nuclear Security Administration Plan to Reduce Global Nuclear Threats, Nuclear/Radiological Proliferation and Terrorism, Stop Proliferant States from Developing Nuclear Weapons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Department of Energy (DOE) performs a unique and indispensable role in reducing global nuclear and radiological dangers, contributing to U.S. national security and global security writ large.
China's Quest for Capital: Motivations, Methods, and Implications - Weaknesses, Lack of Transparency in Financial Systems, Banking, Risk of Toxic Debt Crisis, Shadow Lending, Credit Surges, Stimulus Efforts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,240. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
This January 2020 hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission examined the internal and external dynamics of China's financial system and the risks as well as opportunities of China's growing global integration poses to U.S. institutional and individual investors.
Essential Guide to U.S. Military Preparedness and Response to Pandemics: Defense Civil Support, DoD Instruction and Implementation Planning Documents, Domestic Actions Dealing with Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important Department of Defense documents dealing with the subject of pandemic preparedness.
Rare Earth Elements and Minerals (REE): Implications of China's Monopoly, National Security and Foreign Policy Risks, Impact on Defense Industry and Supply Chain, Permanent Magnets and Tungsten, Chinese Trade War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with the subject of rare earth elements and minerals, vital to our modern industrial society.
Threats to the U.S. Research Enterprise: China's Talent Recruitment Plans - Chinese Goal to Be Science and Technology Leader, Critical Technology Targeting, Military-Civilian Fusion Strategy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This report by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs exposes how American taxpayer funded research has contributed to China's global rise over the last 20 years. During that time, China openly recruited U.S.-based researchers, scientists, and experts in the public and private sector to provide China with knowledge and intellectual capital in exchange for monetary gain.
Nature in Crisis: Biodiversity Loss and its Causes - Discussion of Comprehensive Review Finding That Nature's Dangerous Decline is Unprecedented with One Million Species Threatened with Extinction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,090. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
This important 2019 House hearing heard from five world-renowned wildlife experts about the ongoing biodiversity loss and extinction crisis. The purpose of the hearing was to discuss the major findings of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) summary for policymakers of their first Global Assessment Report.
Examining U.S. Public Health Preparedness for - and Response Efforts to - Seasonal Influenza - Better Flu Vaccines and Treatment Medications, Preventing Illness, Hospitalizations, and Mortality
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This important House hearing heard from witnesses about the U.S. level of preparedness for dealing with seasonal influenza. Representative Harper noted in his opening statement: Influenza is a leading cause of death in the United States, especially in a severe flu season.
Eradicating Ebola: Lessons Learned and Medical Advancements, Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak: Democratic Republic of Congo, Challenges Including Unresolved Armed Conflicts, Shortfalls in Health Care System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This important House heard from witnesses about the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that began in August 2018 which has eluded international containment efforts and posed significant challenges to local and international policymakers.
Safeguarding American Agriculture in a Globalized World - Disease and Biological Threats to Food Supply and Farming, Biodefense Against Crop Pathogens, Zoonotic and Animal Diseases, Climate Change
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This important hearing before the Senate Committee on Agriculture heard from major witnesses about the ongoing issue of agriculture security and the threat to farmers, ranchers, the food supply and American economy of natural and terrorist biological threats.
2020 Reports on the Status of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and Commercial Astronaut Crew Program for Space Station Transport - Continued Problems, Challenges, and Schedule Strain with Cost Implications
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Two government reports by the GAO issued in late January 2020 detail ongoing issues with NASA's Commercial Crew astronaut capsule program and the James Webb Space Telescope.
Examining the Reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act - Public Health Emergencies, Strategic National Stockpile, Biologic Surveillance and Bioterrorism, Preparing for Disaster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This is the record of a major House hearing in June 2018 dealing with pandemic and public health hazard preparedness. Congressman Burgess stated at the start of the hearing: The creation of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response under the original legislation in 2006 has helped us to make monumental strides in preparedness.
Mitigating the Impact of Pandemic Influenza through Vaccine Innovation - Current Barriers to Vaccination Programs' Effectiveness, Newer Technologies to Produce More Effective Vaccines More Quickly
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This report estimates the potentially large health and economic losses in the United States associated with influenza pandemics and discusses why the most commonly used vaccine production technologies are unlikely to mitigate these losses.
The State of U.S. Public Health Bio-Preparedness: Responding to Biological Attacks, Pandemics, and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks - Managing Threats from Influenza, Coronaviruses, Ebola, Zika
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives continued its longstanding oversight of the U.S. public health system's preparedness to respond to biological threats and emerging infectious diseases that endanger the public health. There was discussion of coronaviruses and influenza viruses, which were termed "the most significant viral pandemic threats to the human population" in the future.
Phase One: Economic and Trade Agreement Between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China (PRC), January 2020 - Trade Deal Negotiated by the Trump Administration
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,720. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States reached a historic and enforceable phase one agreement with China that achieves progress on a number of critical fronts. China has agreed to structural reforms in areas of intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, and currency and foreign exchange.
Space Weather: Advancing Research, Monitoring, and Forecasting Capabilities, Surveying Space Weather Landscape, Risks from Solar Storms and CMEs to Infrastructure, Electrical Grid and Communications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Geophysics
Two Congressional hearings about the vital role of space weather are reproduced in this compilation. Just as it is a primary driver of weather on Earth, the Sun is also the largest driver of disturbances in our space environment.
Essential Guide to the U.S. Space Force (USSF) and Space Warfighting: Dawn of New American Military Era, Mission, Organization, Legislative Language, Leadership, Air Force and Space Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This up-to-date guide to the newly constituted U.S. Space Force contains full coverage of the USSF, with eleven documents related to military space activities and space warfighting. The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is a new branch of the Armed Forces. It was established on December 20, 2019 with enactment of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
Wildland Fire: Federal Agencies' Efforts to Reduce Wildland Fuels and Lower Risk to Communities and Ecosystems, and Climate Change: Potential Economic Costs and Opportunities to Reduce Federal Fiscal Exposure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate
Two reports are reproduced in this compilation: Wildland Fire: Federal Agencies' Efforts to Reduce Wildland Fuels and Lower Risk to Communities and Ecosystems, and Climate Change: Potential Economic Costs and Opportunities to Reduce Federal Fiscal Exposure.
Satellite Communications: DOD Should Develop a Plan for Implementing Its Recommendations on a Future Wideband SATCOM Architecture, Voice, Video, And Data Transmissions Critical To Military Operations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Department of Defense (DOD) conducted a comprehensive analysis of alternatives (AOA) process for wideband satellite communications, as determined through an assessment of the AOA against relevant GAO best practices. A comprehensive analysis of alternatives process indicates that the analysis team thoroughly addressed a wide range of possible satellite system alternatives.
NASA Lunar Programs: Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Analyses and Plans for Moon Landing - Recommendations to Create Cost Estimates and Schedules for Artemis Human Missions and Lunar Gateway Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
To accomplish a lunar landing, NASA is developing programs including a small platform in lunar orbit, known as Gateway, and a lunar lander. NASA plans to use the Space Launch System and Orion crew capsule—two programs with a history of cost growth and schedule delays—to launch and transport crew to Gateway.
Corporate and Foreign Interests Behind White House Push to Transfer U.S. Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia - Trump Administration Whistleblowers Alarmed About Corporate Interests and Influence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Overall, the new documents obtained by the Committee reveal that, with regard to Saudi Arabia, the Trump Administration has virtually obliterated the lines normally separating government policymaking from corporate and foreign interests. The documents show the Administration's willingness to let private parties with close ties to the President wield outsized influence over U.S. policy.
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