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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: february, marauders, merrill
Number of Pages: 129
Published: 1990-01-01
ISBN-10: 078813275X
ISBN-13: 9780788132759

An account of the operations of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) in North Burma from February to May in 1994 during WW II. The Marauders' efforts was part of a coordinated Allied offensive to reconquer North Burma. Details of the offensive are summarized briefly to set the operations of the 5307th within a larger framework. The narrative is based on interviews conducted after the operation. Contents: 1st mission: Walawbum; 2nd mission: Shaduzup & Inkangahtawng; 3rd mission: Myitkyina; casualties; & decorations. Photos & maps.

Author: Jan Van Der Meulen
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: coalitions, afghanistan, multiple, collaborating, uruzgan, mission
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 2012-05-15
ISBN-10: 9085550505
ISBN-13: 9789085550501

Mission Uruzgan provides on-site testimony of the Dutch military mission in Uruzgan, Afghanistan from 2001 to the present day. Proffering fresh data and probing analyses, this extensive examination of a controversial deployment addresses a variety of crucial issues related to Dutch involvement in Afghanistan, from the politicking that led up to the utilization of military tactics to the rules of engagement on the ground. This collection brings together an assortment of learned scholars to deliver a wide range of insights into the problems faced by Dutch soldiers.

Author: Russell W. Glenn
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: mission, solomon, islands, ramsi, assistance, regional, test, tube, analyzing, success, counterinsurgency
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833040278
ISBN-13: 9780833040275

With a matter of weeks to prepare, Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) personnel landed on July 24, 2003, armed for conflict but equally ready to restore peace without firing a shot in anger. RAMSI

Author: Anu K. Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effectiveness, several, challenges, overcome, enhance, could, corps, engineers, organizational, realignment, army
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 143794065X
ISBN-13: 9781437940657

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) civil works mission has grown over the years, while its three-tiered headquarters, division, and district structure has remained the same since it was created in 1893. This report examined for the Civil Works Program: (1) over time, how the Corps has realigned its organization to take into account its changing mission, budget, staffing, and workload; (2) the challenges that the Corps has faced in realigning its organization; and (3) areas where officials and stakeholders believe changes t

Author: Stanley A. McChrystal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: usfor, assessment, afghanistan, states, united, initial
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935400
ISBN-13: 9781437935400

Unclassified multidisciplinary assessment of the situation in Afghanistan by Gen. McChrystal, Commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A)/Internat. Security Assist. Force (ISAF), Afghanistan. This assessment answers these questions: Can ISAF achieve the mission? If so, how should ISAF go about achieving the mission? What is required to achieve the mission? Contents: Summary; Initial Assessment; Military Plans; Command and Control, and Command Relationships; USG Integrated Civil-Military Campaign Plan; Strategic Commun.; Civilian Casualties, Collateral Damage, and Escalation of Force; Detainee

Author: Shawn Reese
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: evolving, mission, analysis, examination, service, secret
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437921574
ISBN-13: 9781437921571

The U.S. Secret Service (USSS) has two missions ż criminal investigations, and protection. Criminal investigation activities encompasses financial crimes, identity theft, counterfeiting, computer fraud, and computer-based attacks on the nationżs financial, banking, and telecomm. infrastructure. Protection activities include the safety and security of the Pres., V.P., their families, and other identified individuals and locations. In March 2003, the USSS was transferred to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) USSS Missions Invest.; Protection; (3

Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: augmentation, program, report, congress, civil, logistics, operations, opportunities, improve, contingency
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1428977597
ISBN-13: 9781428977594

Reviews the Armyżs Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP). Under this program, a civilian contractor provides logistics & engin. services to deployed forces. There were reports of its escalating costs for the peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. This report addresses: (1) the extent to which the Army is using the program; (2) reasons for increases in the programżs cost for the Bosnia peacekeeping mission; & (3) opportunities to improve program implementation from a doctrine, cost control, & contract oversight standpoint. Also addresses the potential for inefficiency by having similar suppo
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