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  • Rule Number Twoby Heidi Squier Kraft

    Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 10.99

    When Lieutenant Commander Heidi Kraft's twin son and daughter were fifteen months old, she was deployed to Iraq . A clinical psychologist in the US Navy, Kraft's job was to uncover the wounds of war that a surgeon would never see. She put away thoughts of her children back home, acclimated to the sound of incoming rockets, and learned how to listen... more...

  • Nation-Building and Stability Operationsby Cynthia A. Watson

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 55.00

    Watson examines the contempory nation-building experience of the United States and its allies in nations such as Somalia, Haiti, the Balkans, as well as in Afghanistan and Iraq. more...

  • Preparing the Army for Stability Operationsby Thomas S. Szayna; Derek Eaton; Amy Richardson

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    This monograph presents the results of a project entitled Improving Army Doctrine and Planning for Stability Operations. A great deal of activity has been aimed at revising the approach to the planning and implementation of Stabilization, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR) operations. The primary emphasis of the changes is on ensuring... more...

  • Counseling Military Familiesby Lynn K. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    According to the United States Department of Defense, by the end of 1993 there were 2,036,646 reservists and family members and 3,343,235 active duty and family members for a total of 5,379,781 people affected by the military. Since then, because of the conflict in Iraq, the numbers have dramatically increased. While we have always had military families... more...

  • Integrating Civilian Agencies in Stability Operationsby Thomas S. Szayna; Derek Eaton; James E. Barnett

    RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95

    How can the Army help make key civilian agencies more capable partners in stability, security, transition, and reconstruction (SSTR) operations? The authors identify the civilian agencies that should be involved in such operations, then locate the necessary skill sets. They then assess the capacity of the civilian agencies to participate in SSTR operations... more...

  • Gulf War Nursesby Patricia Rushton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Since the pioneering work of nineteenth-century nurses such as Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix and Clara Barton, professional nurses have been involved in caring for the sick and wounded in combat situations. This book contains the accounts of 14 nurses who served in the U.S. military nurse corps during the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars. These men... more...

  • The Foreign Burial of American War Deadby Chris Dickon

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    Normandy, Flanders Field and other overseas cemeteries of the American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) are well known. However, lesser-known burial sites of American war dead exist all over the world--in Australia and across the Pacific Rim, in Canada and Mexico, Libya and Spain, most of Europe and as far north as the Russian Arctic. This is the... more...

  • Mission Revolutionby Jennifer Morrison Taw

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    Defined as operations other than war, stability operations can include peacekeeping activities, population control, and counternarcotics efforts, and for the entire history of the United States military, they have been considered a dangerous distraction if not an outright drain on combat resources. Yet in 2005, the U.S. Department of Defense reversed... more...

  • Military Engagementby Dennis C. Blair

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    The response of an autocratic nation's armed forces is crucial to the outcome of democratization movements throughout the world. But what exact internal conditions have led to real-world democratic transitions, and have external forces helped or hurt? Here, experts with military and policy backgrounds, some of whom have played a role in democratic... more...

  • Military Psychology, Second Editionby Carrie H. Kennedy; Eric A. Zillmer; Thomas C. Lynch

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 59.00

    "This second edition is timely and highly relevant. Psychology plays a central role in promoting health and wellness in the military and veteran communities. This book serves as a basic and essential text for both psychologists in training and those on the job. I was particularly pleased to see the new chapter discussing ethical dilemmas that military... more...