The Encyclopedia of Military Science provides a comprehensive, ready-reference on the organization, traditions, training, purpose, and functions of todayas military. Entries in this four-volume work include coverage of the duties, responsibilities, and authority of military personnel and an understanding of strategies and tactics of the modern military and how they interface with political, social, legal, economic, and technological factors. A large component is devoted to issues of leadership, group dynamics, motivation, problem-solving, and decision making in the military context. Finally, this work also covers recent American military history since the end of the Cold War with a special emphasis on peacekeeping and peacemaking operations, the First Persian Gulf War, the events surrounding 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and how the military has been changing in relation to these events. Click here to read an article on The Daily Beast by Encyclopedia editor G. Kurt Piehler, qWhy Don't We Build Statues For Our War Heroes Anymore?qUnlike other services, the Marine Corps does not separate their recruits by military occupation specialties (MOS) for basic ... the war, training consisted of a mixture of marksmanship, weapons familiarization, close-order drill, and manual labor.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Military Science|
|Author||:||G. Kurt Piehler|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2013-07-24|