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- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Over the past decade, numerous observers have expressed concerns about increased tempo and overseas deployments. This report derivesquantitative measures of unit and individual deployments over the periodfrom 1994 through 2000 and uses them to create an empirically groundeddescription of tempo and its possible effects. more...
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...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74
Katrina Hodge is a tomboy. Katrina Hodge is a soldier. Katrina Hodge is a beauty queen. Katrina Hodge is a role model. Most importantly, she has proved that these things need not be exclusive. She has done this with a combination of hard work and charm, and a total convicition that you can achieve anything you set your heart on. Lance Corporal Katrina... 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 whether—and in what capacity—female 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...