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  • Aligning the Starsby Margaret C. Harrell; Harry J. Thie; Peter Schirmer; Kevin Brancato

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    The Department of Defense (DoD) experiences a high turnover from its general and flag officers (G/FOs). A concern exists that simply lengthening the stay of senior officers will only clog the system, stagnating promotions throughout the entire officer corps. more...

  • Spies Among Usby Ira Winkler

    Wiley 2005; US$ 30.00

    Ira Winkler has been dubbed "A Modern Day James Bond" by CNN and other media outlets for his ability to simulate espionage attacks against many of the top companies in the world, showing how billions of dollars can disappear. This unique book is packed with the riveting, true stories and case studies of how he did it-and how people and companies can... more...

  • General and Flag Officer Careersby Harry J. Thie; Margaret Harrell; Clifford M. Graff II; Jerry M. Sollinger

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them forhandling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment. more...

  • Going to the Mines to Look for Diamondsby Ronald D. Fricker Jr; C. Christine Fair

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    Describes RAND's evaluation of performance of a prototype military recruiting station located in an outlet mall in northern Virginia during its first year of operation. Evaluation includes statistical information on performance indicators, description of services' use of station, conclusions on MERS concept potential, and recommendations for experimental... more...

  • The Effects of Perstempo on Officer Retention in the U.S. Militaryby Ronald D. Fricker Jr

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Are increased deployments in the U.S. military associated with decreased retention? This report looks at retention of servicemembers in the decade following the Gulf War. The study casts doubt on hypotheses that say more deployment or hostile deployment causes lower retention. more...

  • Eisenhower on Leadershipby Alan Axelrod; Peter Georgescu

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95

    Based on the findings in recently released archive papers andletters, as well as extensive library and historical resources,Alan Axelrod offers a compelling profile of the remarkableleadership discipline of a general often called a "military CEO."In fascinating detail, Axelrod reveals that Ike was more than agreat military leader; he was also a great... more...

  • Stretched Thinby Lynn E Davis

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Describes the effects of deployments on the Army's ability to provide forces for other contingencies, to ensure that soldiers are trained, and to continue to recruit and retain soldiers. The authors found that Army plans for transformation and employing reserves fall short. Unless requirements recede, the nation faces an Army stretched thin. more...

  • The Coming Draftby Philip Gold

    Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95

    A frustrating war and an endless occupation. The very real prospect of more conflict overseas. A military stretched beyond its breaking point. The stage is set for the resumption of the draft. Now, in an explosive and provocative book, Philip Gold, a former Marine and a disaffected conservative, reveals why selective service should never come to pass?but... more...

  • Beyond Nationalismby Istvan Deak

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 18.99

    This volume examines the role of the Habsburg Officer Corps in holding together the multi-ethnic Austro-Hungarian empire from the mid-19th century to its end in 1918. more...

  • Soldiers to Citizensby Suzanne Mettler

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99

    The generation that benefitted from GI Bill showed a commitment to the principles of democracy and civic involvement. This book looks at how Bill affected the lives of World War II Veterans. It develops an argument about the link between peoples' positive experiences with government programs and their willingness to take part in public life. more...