101 Arabian Hours
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101 Arabian Hours

When Terry Walters joined the Florida National Guard he never imagined that one day he might find himself fighting a war in the Iraqi desert. His training and experience had prepared him for handling domestic disturbances, such as crowd control during riots in Miami or helping with the aftermath of Hurricane David, but how well had it prepared him for fighting a desert war? Related from the perspective of a civilian suddenly turned s...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One
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Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One

This volume provides a brief history of the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Homeland Security. the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Military Museums, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Census. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Social Security Administration, Food and Drug Administration, National Park Service, White House, Environmental Protection Agenc...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two
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Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

This volume provides a brief history of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. Naval Academy, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Department of State, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Interior, The Army Corps of EngineersInternal Revenue Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, U.S. Coast GuardDepartment of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Borde...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three
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Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

This volume provides a brief history of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Reserve. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC), Department of Labor, Defense Security Service (DSS), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), U.S. Army Medical Department Office Of Medical History, United States Postal Service, General Accountability Office (GAO), Nationa...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four
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Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

This volume provides a brief history of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of National Intelligence (DNI), National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB), Joint Chief...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five
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Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

This volume provides a brief history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency( DARPA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), National Wildlife Refuge System, National War Colleg...

U.S. Military Educational Institutions
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U.S. Military Educational Institutions

The U.S. military operates many types of schools to train members of the U.S. military, foreign militaries, and civilians in certain fields. The military academies are colleges that train future officers. This book provides a brief overview and history of West Point, U.S Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, National War College (NWC) National Defense University, U.S. Army War ...

The Dowager Highlander
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The Dowager Highlander

A maybe-believe story interweaved through historical facts describing our family tradition that we are descendants of Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat, infamously beheaded at the Tower of London, through our ancestor Archibald Frazer (Archie) who was born in France about 1703, then disowned by his mother Amelia, Lady Dowager of Lovat, so living his life in exile from kin and clan. He was first a cavalry trooper, then raising a family at...

Trail of Poppies
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Trail of Poppies

During 2015, the author completed a 3,500 mile long journey to commemorate everybody who died or suffered during the Great War a century ago. His journey began at an unknown battlefield in Asiatic Turkey, before he followed the route of the battlefields right across Europe, before finally ending his journey at the English Channel in Belgium. (Plus a bit more to get home to Yorkshire.) Trail of Poppies is the story of his journey. It ...

Nasty Stuff About Russia
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Nasty Stuff About Russia

The Soviet economy and society stagnated in the decades following Stalin’s rule, until General Secretary Mikhail GORBACHEV (1985-91) introduced glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) in an attempt to modernize communism, but his initiatives inadvertently released forces that by December 1991 splintered the USSR into Russia and 14 other independent republics. This volume presents documentation regarding the U.S. Russian r...