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Forum: Historians 06-26-2011
Replies: 238
Views: 215,741
Posted By CR6
The Summons of the Trumpet by Dave R. Palmer...

The Summons of the Trumpet by Dave R. Palmer comes in at 277 pages. Sub-titled "US-Vietnam in Perspective", the book provides a good overview of US involvement in SE Asia, but with the limitations...
Forum: Historians 06-24-2011
Replies: 238
Views: 215,741
Posted By CR6
Here's my quick picks

in no particular order and without reference to previous posters. * indicates my recommendation of what will appeal most to the average Sergeant. YMMV:

*Street Without Joy Bernard Fall...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 05-24-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,979
Posted By CR6
Link from Combat Studies Institute...

Link from Combat Studies Institute (http://www.cgsc.edu/carl/resources/csi/Doughty/doughty.asp)

Overview of US Army tactical doctrine from defense in depth to active defense. It might put a...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 07-29-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By CR6
From my bookshelf

Palmer's "The Way of the Fox: American Strategy in the War for America: 1775-1783"

Ferling's "Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence" and "Setting the World Ablaze:...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 11-15-2009
Replies: 283
Views: 36,068
Posted By CR6
even more Carl

When you're middle-aged with four kids, Saturday nights are kinda slow, so thanks for the research project Carl.

Check out this website: sandinorebellion.com...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 11-14-2009
Replies: 283
Views: 36,068
Posted By CR6
2nd that recommendation. Also Jon...

2nd that recommendation.

Also Jon Hoffman's bios of Chesty Puller (http://www.amazon.com/Chesty-Story-Lieutenant-General-Puller/dp/037576044X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258170687&sr=1-1)...
Forum: The Whole News 10-02-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 11,144
Posted By CR6
or a cross dresser for that matter... Let's...

or a cross dresser for that matter...

Let's Go!
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 08-17-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 13,606
Posted By CR6
I hear it's harder to earn a cat diploma. ...

I hear it's harder to earn a cat diploma.

Good luck Rearviewmirror. I have nothing to add to the sage advice of my colleagues (and will take what applies to my own situation...)
Forum: Doctrine & TTPs 08-14-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 11,356
Posted By CR6
Quick hijack

Clayton!

Good to hear from you. Nothing like an LCAC guy to discuss watercraft.
Forum: Miscellaneous Goings On 08-12-2009
Replies: 120
Views: 39,228
Posted By CR6
I guess I misunderstood your reference here: ...

I guess I misunderstood your reference here:



The reference to cadets and junior year threw me. Mea Culpa.



I made specific reference to the leadership involved in Abu Grahib in...
Forum: Miscellaneous Goings On 08-10-2009
Replies: 120
Views: 39,228
Posted By CR6
I'm curious if this comparrison removed specialty...

I'm curious if this comparrison removed specialty officers such as doctors and chaplains from the mix. In the Army, these personnel are Army officers, while the Corps has no billets and receives...
Forum: Miscellaneous Goings On 08-07-2009
Replies: 120
Views: 39,228
Posted By CR6
From my limited experience, the Mandarin and...

From my limited experience, the Mandarin and Russian wouldn't have helped that much in Iraq, but the Arabic is useful. That said, my friends who attended NYU didn't speak any of those languages. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Goings On 08-06-2009
Replies: 120
Views: 39,228
Posted By CR6
The issue isn't geographic origin or...

The issue isn't geographic origin or commissioning source. It's training, and more specifically post-commissioning training. Assuming that 200 cadets from NYU, or any east-coast urban university,...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 06-08-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,693
Posted By CR6
Recommend

that you take a look at the work being done by Thomas Barnett as well. He has an idea about the USG maintaining a "Leviathan" force for major combat operations and a "SysAdmin" force for everything...
Forum: The Coalition Speaks 06-01-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 61,881
Posted By CR6
Some people just can't multi-task...

Some people just can't multi-task...
Forum: Historians 05-28-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 11,269
Posted By CR6
The only thing that keeps this from being my...

The only thing that keeps this from being my favorite book ever is the fact that it's a two-man lift.
Forum: Blog Watch 05-19-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 13,909
Posted By CR6
I second Reed.

When I read Echo of Battle I had difficulty envisioning officers who fought heroically as "managers" (such as GEN DePuy (http://council.smallwarsjournal.com/showthread.php?p=60570#post60570)). This...
Forum: Trigger Puller 04-17-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 32,275
Posted By CR6
I guess I don't understand the problem of having...

I guess I don't understand the problem of having army air assaults launched off of amphibs, if that combination of resources best meets the combatant commanders needs. Why DOES it matter who owns...
Forum: Military - Other 04-01-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 24,198
Posted By CR6
I respect your insights and operational...

I respect your insights and operational experience Schmedlap, but does this suspicion have an empirical basis beyond instinct? Did cohesion at the squad and platoon level develop along commonalities...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 02-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 14,999
Posted By CR6
Good Advice on the Australian Defence Force Academy

David Kilcullen's PhD thesis (http://www.library.unsw.edu.au/~thesis/adt-ADFA/public/adt-ADFA20060323.121124/) is available for download. Chapter 4 focuses on East Timor. Analysis of the 1999...
Forum: PMCs and Entrepreneurs 02-14-2009
Replies: 317
Views: 287,987
Posted By CR6
bingo. Now news coverage will refer to...

bingo.



Now news coverage will refer to the "PMC firm formerly known as Blackwater".
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 02-14-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 17,814
Posted By CR6
I'm interested in your perspective on Operation...

I'm interested in your perspective on Operation Allied Force.
Forum: PMCs and Entrepreneurs 02-14-2009
Replies: 317
Views: 287,987
Posted By CR6
Apparently nothing...

Apparently nothing (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/13/AR2009021303149.html).
Forum: Blog Watch 02-13-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 13,909
Posted By CR6
No doubt they are there but

are they worth mentioning as they contribute little or nothing to discussion and debate?
Forum: Government Agencies & Officials 02-09-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 33,720
Posted By CR6
not about a country team, but

Robert Earle's Nights in Pink Motel (http://www.amazon.com/Nights-Pink-Motel-American-Strategists/dp/1591142253/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1234185616&sr=1-1) highlights how DOS worked with DOD...
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