Defending Air Bases in an Age of Insurgency
by Shannon W. Caudill
Publisher: Air University Press 2014
Number of pages: 444
This anthology discusses the converging operational issues of air base defense and counterinsurgency. It explores the diverse challenges associated with defending air assets and joint personnel in a counterinsurgency environment. The authors are primarily Air Force officers from security forces, intelligence, and the office of special investigations.
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by Chris Adams - Air University Press
This book reflects a compilation of excerpts from an unpublished broader treatment that recounts the five decades of delicate coexistence between two nations known as the 'superpowers' during the international conflict known as the 'Cold War.'
by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger - Duell, Sloan and Pearce
This book is the product of experience rather than research, of consultation rather than reading. I have tried to incorporate those concepts and doctrines which found readiest acceptance among the men actually doing the job.
by Joseph H. Alexander - Diane Pub Co
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