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Authors: Don Snyder, Patrick Mills, Manuel Carrillo, Adam
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: forces, space, expeditionary, air, sustainability, capabilities, supporting
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833038613
ISBN-13: 9780833038616

The Department of Defense in recent years has shifted from sizing and shaping its forces using threat-based planning to structuring its forces to provide a range of capabilities. Given this transition, the need has arisen for new methods to assess the Air Force

Author: Armed Forces-NRC Vision Committee
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: armed, forces, smithsonian, auditorium, washington, vision, march, nrc, problems, papers, presented, visual, committee
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1962
eBookDB-ID: NAP:10132

Author: Committee on Government Operations General Governm
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: local, drug, enforcement, state, assistance, drugs, federal, war
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 1993-12
ISBN-10: 0788100092
ISBN-13: 9780788100093

A review of federal funding & oversight of multijurisdictional task forces, which are local entities created to integrate federal, state, & local drug enforcement efforts. Describes multijurisdictional task forces funding & its uses; determines how multijurisdictional task forces coordinate investigations with DEA state & local task forces located in the same cities; & examines how multijurisdictional task forces activities & funding are monitored, evaluated, & reported. Charts & graphs.

Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: forces, personnel, system, issues, protective, address, security, doe, needs, nuclear
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437928587
ISBN-13: 9781437928587

The 9/11 terrorist attacks raised concerns about the security of Dept. of Energy¿s (DoE) sites with weapons-grade nuclear material, known as Category I Special Nuclear Material (SNM). To better protect these sites against attacks, DoE has sought to transform its protective forces protecting SNM into a Tactical Response Force (TRF) with training and capabilities similar to the military. This review was conducted of protective forces at DoE sites that possess Category I SNM. This report: (1) analyzed info. on the management and compensation of protective forces; (2) examined the implementation

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: forces, operations, special
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1994-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788107879
ISBN-13: 9780788107870

As a result of problems with several special operations missions in the 1980s, including the failed attempt to rescue American hostages from Iran in April 1980, Congress created a joint special operations command in 1987 to ensure the readiness of assigned forces. This report assesses how the command determines its force level and mix of active and reserve forces and examines issues affecting the readiness of special operations forces. Charts and tables.

Author: Christopher J. Lamb
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: afghanistan, success, key, effort, unity
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437929478
ISBN-13: 9781437929478

This study ascribes the lack of progress in Afghanistan more to forces and donors working at cross-purposes than to insufficient resources. The authors call for an indirect approach that emphasizes working through indigenous forces. They cite U.S. special operations forces (SOF) failure to support counterinsurgency objectives as an example of military units working at cross-purposes. The authors recommend three ways to improve unity of effort: all Operation żEnduring Freedomż forces (except SOF) should be merged into one common mission with international forces; decisionmaking authority betw

Author: Hans Binnendijk
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issue, defense, horizons, reprint, nato, military, framework, new
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 1437904718
ISBN-13: 9781437904710

Proposes a new and comprehensive military framework to help guide NATO improvements in the years ahead. This framework envisions a pyramid-like structure of future NATO forces and capabilities in 5 areas: a new NATO Special Operations Force, the NATO Response Force, high-readiness combat forces, stabilization and reconstruction forces, and assets for defense sector development. The U.S. would provide 1/3 of the forces, and Europe would be responsible for the other 2/3. If NATO succeeds in creating these forces for power projection and expeditionary missions, it will possess a broad portfolio o
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