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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.