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Educational Benefits and Officer-Commissioning Opportunities Available to U.S. Military ServicemembersRAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work provides background and contextual information for a comprehensive report that will explore ways to attractcollege-eligible youth into the military. It describes the various benefits, opportunities, and commissioning methods that the military services use. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
New concepts such as network-centric operations and distributed and decentralised command and control have been suggested as technologically enabled replacements for platform-centric operations and for centralised command and control in military operations. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 60.00
This work, a combined effort from leading specialists in areas of intelligence gathering, information warfare, future warfare, and more, explores the expanding realm of net-centric warfare and the challenges new methods of war pose for military commanders, from the platoon leader to senior leadership at the highest levels. It represents the culmination... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 34.95
In ???Spies in the Sky' Patrick Norris responds to the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age ??? the launch of Sputnik 1 ??? with a review of the most important historical applications of space science for the benefit of the human race during that half century, focusing particularly on the prevention of nuclear war. The... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99
The issue of prisoners in war is a highly timely topic that has received much attention from both scholars and practitioners since the start of the military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and the ensuing legal and political problems concerning detainees in those conflicts. This book analyses these contemporary problems and challenges against the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Roughly 20 percent of today's U.S. military force are women. During the Persian Gulf War, 41,000 women were deployed to the Middle East, many of them exposed to enemy fire and possible capture. Yet nearly 20 years later, the controversy over whetherÑand in what capacityÑfemale soldiers should be deployed continues. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
The authors attempt extensive quantitative research into the recruitment and classification practices used by the United States Army over the course of the last century. They analyze which techniques are successful in retaining qualified soldiers, and compare conscription to volunteer armies to see which is more cost effective. The study ranges from... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 40.82
Hauptbeschreibung Mit diesem Buch legen die Autoren eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Geschichte der Bausoldaten in der DDR von 1964 bis 1990 vor. Erstmals werden die Hintergründe der Bausoldatenregelung, die Dimensionen des Ersatzdienstes sowie das Verhalten der offiziellen Stellen gegenüber Bausoldaten umfassend dargestellt. Zu den etwa 15 000 jungen... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This is the first and only comprehensive history of all decorations and medals that may be awarded to men and women serving in the United States Army and Air Force. The background and design of each medal are examined, as well as award criteria governing each decoration. The book first looks at the Army and Air Force Medals of Honor before continuing... more...