The Future Of The Citizen Soldier Force

Author by : Jeffrey Jacobs
Languange : en
Publisher by : University Press of Kentucky
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Description : One of the most significant post-Cold War issues is the future of the U.S. Army's reserve components. Although National Guard and Army Reserve units fought well in the first Persian Gulf war, Jeffrey Jacobs warns that Americans should not be sanguine about their ability to perform effectively in future conflicts. Having served in the active Army as well as both the Guard and the Reserve, Jacobs offers a unique perspective on the current missions, structure, and policies of the Army and the impact of the reserve system on its readiness for combat. From both active and reserve points of view, Jacobs describes the current limitations and deficiencies inherent in the separate structures of the Army's three disparate components. He finds the roots of many of the reserves' problems in their strong ties to traditions and politics. The solutions he proposes focus on integrating the three components into a true Total Army -- in fact as well as in rhetoric. Such reforms will affect several sacred cows, including state control of the National Guard, the weekend drill system, and the geography-based reserve system. Much has been written about the reserves, but few recent writers have proposed such far-reaching reforms. Jacobs's controversial proposals will interest those who make, influence, and study military policy. Here is a stimulating and thought-provoking consideration of a vital aspect of America's defense posture.


Citizen Soldiers In A Time Of Transition

Author by : Stephanie Sanok Kostro
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : Currently, U.S. armed forces are facing a rapidly shifting environment. Even as the major combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq that defined the last decade are coming to an end, a wide variety of new and evolving challenges, both abroad and at home, are confronting the nation’s military.


Citizen Soldier

Author by : Blaine A. White
Languange : en
Publisher by : Author House
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Total Read : 41
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Description : “Serve your nation and challenge yourself by giving back to this wonderful nation which offers you and many others so many opportunities.”


The National Guard And Reserve

Author by : Michael Dale Doubler
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Total Read : 53
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Description : This reference handbook takes a close look at the important roles citizen-soldiers have played in America from colonial times through the war in Iraq. Doubler provides ample information and first-hand accounts to better understand how significant the National Guard and Reserve are to America's defense system.


Congress And The Citizen Soldier

Author by : William F. Levantrosser
Languange : en
Publisher by : [Columbus] : Ohio State University Press
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Total Read : 61
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Citizen Soldiers Of The Royal Engineers Transportation And Movements And The Royal Army Service Corps 1859 To 1965

Author by : Gerard Williams
Languange : en
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Total Read : 70
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The Seeds Of Disaster

Author by : Robert A. Doughty
Languange : en
Publisher by : Stackpole Books
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Total Read : 76
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Description : An examination of the military doctrine that animated the French defense against the German invasion in 1940.


The Chief

Author by : Gary Sheffield
Languange : en
Publisher by : Aurum Press Limited
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Total Read : 9
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Description : ‘ Well written and persuasive … objective and well-rounded… .this scholarly rehabilitation should be the standard biography’ **** Andrew Roberts, Mail on Sunday ‘ A true judgment of him must lie somewhere between hero and zero, and in this detailed biography Gary Sheffield shows himself well qualified to make it … a balanced portrait’ Sunday Times ‘ Solid scholarship and admirable advocacy’ Sunday Telegraph Douglas Haig is the single most controversial general in British history. In 1918, after his armies had won the First World War, he was feted as a saviour. But within twenty years his reputation was in ruins, and it has never recovered. In this fascinating biography, Professor Gary Sheffield reassesses Haig’ s reputation, assessing his critical role in preparing the army for war.


The Once And Future Army

Author by : Dayton McCarthy
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : Examines the Citizen Military Forces (CMF) from 1947 to 1974, illustrating its organization, role and social composition along with the rivalry with the regular Army.


Future Crimes

Author by : Marc Goodman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
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Total Read : 84
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Description : * THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * * Future-proof yourself and your business by reading this book * Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flipside. Criminals are often the earliest, and most innovative, adopters of technology and modern times have led to modern crimes. Today's criminals are stealing identities, draining online bank-accounts and wiping out computer servers. It's disturbingly easy to activate baby cam monitors to spy on families, pacemakers can be hacked to deliver a lethal jolt, and thieves are analyzing your social media in order to determine the best time for a home invasion. Meanwhile, 3D printers produce AK-47s, terrorists can download the recipe for the Ebola virus, and drug cartels are building drones. This is just the beginning of the tsunami of technological threats coming our way. In Future Crimes, Marc Goodman rips open his database of hundreds of real cases to give us front-row access to these impending perils. Reading like a sci-fi thriller, but based in startling fact, Goodman raises tough questions about the expanding role of technology in our lives. Future Crimes is a call to action for better security measures worldwide, but most importantly, will empower readers to protect themselves against these looming technological threats - before it's too late.