U S Special Operations Forces SOF

U  S  Special Operations Forces  SOF
Publisher DIANE Publishing
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ISBN 9781437936490
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Contents: (1) Background: Command Structures and Components; Special Operations Forces in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, and Joint; NATO Special Operations; (2) Current Organizational and Budgetary Issues: 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review Report SOF-Related Directives; 2010 USSOCOM Posture Statement; (3) Afghanistan-Related Issues; A Change of Command Relationship for U.S. SOF; U.S. SOF Direct Action Against Afghan Insurgents; Training Village Security Forces; (4) Issues for Congress: Are Current Command Relationships and Rules of Engagement Having a Detrimental Impact on Special Operations in Afghanistan?; Are We Making the Best Use of SOF in Afghanistan?

U  S  Special Operations Forces  SOF
  • Author : Andrew Feickert
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-11

Contents: (1) Background: Command Structures and Components; Special Operations Forces in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, and Joint; NATO Special Operations; (2) Current Organizational and Budgetary Issues: 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review Report SOF-Related Directives; 2010 USSOCOM Posture Statement; (3) Afghanistan-Related Issues; A Change of Command Relationship for U.S. SOF; U.S. SOF Direct

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Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century
  • Author : Jessica Glicken Turnley,Kobi Michael,Eyal Ben-Ari
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09

This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of personnel and more frequent deployments,

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US Special Operations Forces in Action
  • Author : Thomas K. Adams
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1998

Armies in the 1990s are commonly involved in low-level, ill-defined, politically charged, messy situations known collectively as "unconventional warfare". Thomas Adams argues for a shift in expectations with a greater willingness to accept lengthy commitments and incremental progress.

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United States Special Operations Forces
  • Author : Christopher J. Lamb,David Tucker
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19

In this book, two national-security experts put the exploits of America’s special operation forces in historical and strategic context. David Tucker and Christopher J. Lamb offer an incisive overview of America’s turbulent experience with special operations. Starting with in-depth interviews with special operators, the authors illustrate the diversity

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U s  Special Forces
  • Author : Samuel A. Southworth
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-25

President George W. Bush has told all Americans that the war against terrorism would be like no other war. But what does this mean? Who will fight? How will they fight? What weapons will be used? Most informed commentators agree that the war against terrorism will be fought largely by "

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U S  Special Operations Forces in the Philippines  2001   2014
  • Author : Linda Robinson,Patrick B. Johnston,Gillian S. Oak
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 2016-04-06

This report examines the 14-year experience of U.S. special operations forces in the Philippines from 2001 through 2014 and the activities and effects of special operations capabilities employed to address terrorist threats in Operation Enduring Freedom—Philippines through training and equipping Philippine security forces, providing operational advice and assistance, and conducting

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Unconventional Warfare
  • Author : Susan Marquis
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2011-02-01

For four decades after World War II, U.S. Special Operations Forces—including Army Special Forces, Navy SEALs, Air Force special operations aircrews and Special Tactics Group—suffered from mistrust and inadequate funding from the military services. They were nearly eliminated from the active force following the Vietnam War. But

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U S  Special Operations Forces
  • Author : Ellen Hopkins
  • Publisher : Heinemann Know It
  • Release Date : 2003-09-08

Provides an overview of the United States Special Forces, including their history, weapons, and vehicles.

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U S  Special Operations Forces  SOF   Background and Issues for Congress
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

Special Operations Forces (SOF) play a significant role in U.S. military operations and the Administration has given U.S. SOF forces greater responsibility for planning and conducting worldwide counterterrorism operations. The 9/11 Commission's recommendation that Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) paramilitary clandestine and covert operations should become the responsibility of the

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The Other Quiet Professionals
  • Author : Christopher Paul,Isaac R. Porche III,Elliot Axelband
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-09-23

With the establishment of U.S. Cyber Command, the cyber force is gaining visibility and authority, but challenges remain, particularly in the areas of acquisition and personnel recruitment and career progression. A review of commonalities, similarities, and differences between the still-nascent U.S. cyber force and early U.S. special

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Barriers to Minority Participation in Special Operations Forces
  • Author : Margaret C. Harrell,Sheila N. Kirby,Jennifer S. Sloan,Clifford M. Graff,Christopher McKelvey,Jerry M. Sollinger
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 1999

RAND's National Defense Research Institute was asked to assess minority representation and recruiting in special operations forces. Our study is a quantitative and qualitative research effort to evaluate the level of minority representation in special operations forces and the reasons for current representation and to suggest policy changes that might,

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Considerations for Integrating Women into Closed Occupations in U S  Special Operations Forces
  • Author : Thomas S. Szayna,Eric V. Larson,Angela O'Mahony,Sean Robson,Agnes Gereben Schaefer,Miriam Matthews,J. Michael Polich,Lynsay Ayer,Derek Eaton,William Marcellino,Lisa Kraus,Marek N. Posard,James Syme,Zev Winkelman,Cameron Wright
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-12-16

Integrating women into special operations forces poses potential challenges for unit cohesion. The integration of women raises issues of effectiveness, in terms of physical standards and ensuring the readiness, cohesion, and morale essential to high-performing teams. This report assesses those challenges and provides analytical support for validating occupational standards for

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Special Operations Forces Reference Manual
  • Author : Joint Special Operations
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11-28

Special Operations ForcesReference Manual Fourth Edition

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Special Operations Forces in Iraq
  • Author : Leigh Neville
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03

The companion volume to Elite 163: Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan, Leigh Neville now turns his expert analysis to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) of the US and Coalition allies serving in Iraq since 2003. Filled with recently declassified material, first hand accounts, and unique photographs, this book offers a rare look

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Improving the Understanding of Special Operations
  • Author : Linda Robinson,Austin Long,Kimberly Jackson,Rebeca Orrie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-06-30

This report examines U.S. decisions related to the development or use of special operations forces. It should assist in future planning and execution by the Army Special Operations Forces, the U.S. Army, and the joint special operations community.

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