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The Bone Yard By James F. Christ
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On October 12, 2003, five US National Guardsmen working with the Afghan National Army are ambushed at a remote, former Soviet tank park called "The Bone Yard". Outnumber over 10 to 1, they... More > must hold on until help arrives...but when it does, only six soldiers appear. With their commander shot six times but still fighting, the eleven man force must hold out for over an hour, almost out of ammunition, before a Quick Relief Force arrives to assist them.< Less
BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN By WILLIAM S CALLINAN IV
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These photos are taken at Bagram, Afghanistan, if you have been there, they will look familiar to you. If you haven't been there, but will be going, it will give you a good idea of what it is like.
Fairytale Romance By John Rodgers
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A painfully shy young woman meets a decorated war veteran at a Medieval history reenactment, and they share an immediate bond. But can her love heal his wounded spirit?
The HMMWV’s of Arifjan By Christopher Causley
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During Operation Iraqi Freedom the HMMWV found itself thrust into roles for which it was never intended, direct combat roles, especially along the supply routes in convoy security roles. When faced... More > with new combat challenges, the American soldier can be a very creative and resourceful individual, and in a combat environment, most of the rules are set aside in the name of mission and survivability. The HMMWV’s used by the transport units for convoy protection on the Kuwait – Iraq supply routes are rolling testaments to this. All of the photos presented here were taken between February and August 2004 on and around Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and represent a small sample of the often ingenious modifications and adaptations applied to the vehicle by the units in theater.< Less
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The Circus By Jacob Whittaker
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THE CIRCUS is the tale of David John Rambo Bootylicious Supernova He-Man Von Funkenstein the Third, an intelligence analyst with a strange name serving in an even stranger National Guard aviation... More > unit. Von Funkenstein steps foot into The Circus with only one goal: To make sure everyone he knows gets home safe. A fluke event beyond human control violently shatters his dream. Willing to risk everything and everyone to achieve his goals, David somehow finds a way to make the bloody war against international terrorists more terrible than he or anyone else can imagine. All of the author's profits from this book go to the Jayden DeLuca Foundation. Visit http://www.jaydendelucafoundation.org to learn more and donate more!< Less
The History of Camp Tracy: Japanese WWII POWs and the Future of Strategic Interrogation By Alexander Corbin
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The United States' Global War on Terrorism is in its sixth year with no end in sight. Intelligence-gathering is crucial to the successful prosecution of this struggle. These days, though, the mere... More > mentioning of detention and interrogation evokes scandalous and degrading images. So we have the dilemma of determining how the United States can successfully obtain necessary information from a foreign and hostile enemy without alienating its own citizenry and the international community. Part of the resolution to that dilemma may lie right here. In his graphic account of Camp Tracy, US Army Major Alexander D. Corbin looks back at a time when the United States fought and won against an enemy that was profoundly different from Americans in appearance, culture, and religion. His in-depth analysis illustrates many parallels between this past enemy and today's adversaries. It argues convincingly that the successful tactics and techniques of the past can still be applied today and in the future.< Less
The History of Camp Tracy: Japanese WWII POWs and the Future of Strategic Interrogation By Alexander Corbin
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The United States' Global War on Terrorism is in its sixth year with no end in sight. Intelligence-gathering is crucial to the successful prosecution of this struggle. These days, though, the mere... More > mentioning of detention and interrogation evokes scandalous and degrading images. So we have the dilemma of determining how the United States can successfully obtain necessary information from a foreign and hostile enemy without alienating its own citizenry and the international community. Part of the resolution to that dilemma may lie right here. In his graphic account of Camp Tracy, US Army Major Alexander D. Corbin looks back at a time when the United States fought and won against an enemy that was profoundly different from Americans in appearance, culture, and religion. His in-depth analysis illustrates many parallels between this past enemy and today's adversaries. It argues convincingly that the successful tactics and techniques of the past can still be applied today and in the future.< Less
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadmap 2005 – 2030 By U.S. Department of Defense
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As the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) enters its fourth year, the contributions of unmanned aircraft (UA)* in sorties, hours, and expanded roles continue to increase. As of September 2004, some... More > twenty types of coalition UA, large and small, have flown over 100,000 total flight hours in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF). Their once reconnaissanceonly role is now shared with strike, force protection, and signals collection, and, in doing so, have helped reduce the complexity and time lag in the sensor-to-shooter chain for acting on “actionable intelligence.” UA systems (UAS) continue to expand, encompassing a broad range of mission capabilities. These diverse systems range in cost from a few thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars, and range in capability from Micro Air Vehicles (MAV) weighing less than one pound to aircraft weighing over 40,000 pounds.< Less
A NATION AT WAR Seventeenth Annual Strategy Conference Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania April 11-13, 2006 - CONFERENCE REPORT By Colonel (Retired) John R. Martin
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The U.S. Army War College (USAWC) Strategy Conference each year addresses a major security issue of relevance to the United States and its allies. Recognizing that the ultimate symbol of the... More > nation’s commitment is “boots on the ground,” the USAWC focuses the Strategy Conference on the subject’s implications for ground power. The conference brings together top national security strategists, senior military leaders, media, university faculty, and the policymaking community to consider, discuss, and debate topics concerning America’s national security strategy. The 2006 conference was designed to help frame vital questions that offer insights on the conference theme: “A Nation at War.” The phrase “A Nation at War” evokes images of mobilization of the nation’s resources: military surely, but also the government, industry, and the population. Thus far in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), though, the mobilization has not been on the scale seen in past “global” wars.< Less

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