Stand Up and Fight!: The Creation of U.S. Security Organizations, 1942-2005: The Creation of U.S. Security Organizations, 1942-2005

Stand Up and Fight!: The Creation of U.S. Security Organizations, 1942-2005: The Creation of U.S. Security Organizations, 1942-2005

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ISBN-13: 9781584876786
Publisher: United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date: 07/13/2015
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


Foreword …………………………............................................................................................................ix
Preface ..............................................................................................................................................xv
        1. Introduction: A Historical Overview of American Security Organizations ........................................1
                   Ty Seidule
 
        PART I: UNITED STATES UNIFIED COMBATANT COMMANDS …....…........................................15
        2. Legislating Change: The Formation of U.S. Special Operations Command …................................17
                   Brian P. Dunn
        3. Sailing on Stormy Seas: U.S. Joint Forces Command and Reorganization in the Post-Cold
             War World ............................................................................................................................41
                   Seanegan P. Sculley
        4. Organizational Insecurity and the Creation of U.S. Central Command …………………...…............65
                   James C. Harbridge
        5. Overcoming Inertia Through Simulation: U.S. Transportation Command......................................79
                   Gail E. S. Yoshitani
        6. Commanding the Final Frontier: The Establishment of a Unified Space Command ....................101
                  Samuel P.N. Cook
 
PART II: SUB-UNIFIED COMMANDS AND ORGANIZATIONS ……………..........................................117
7. U.S. Cyber Command’s Road to Full Operational Capability ……………………………….….……….....119
                   Michael Warner
8. CORDS in Charge: Organizing for Pacification Support in the Vietnam War …………........................139
                   Gregory A. Daddis
 
PART III: U.S.-ALLIED COMBINED COMMANDS AND ORGANIZATIONS .................................      159
        9. An Unqualified Success: The U.S. Army and Military Government in Germany ..……….......... 161
                   Kevin W. Farrell
        10. Standing up SHAPE: The Quest for Collective Security in Western Europe ...........................173
                   Josiah Grover
        11. Watching the Skies: The Founding of North American Air Defense Command ……………......189
                   Joseph C. Scott
 
PART IV: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND CABINET-LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS ……………….....203
       12. A History of No History: The Intellectual Origins of the American Air Force,
            1917 to 1948 ...........…………………………………………………………………………………....205
                   Gian P. Gentile
        13. Trial and Error: The Creation of the National Security Agency ..................................…….....217
                   Kevin A. Scott
        14. The Department of Homeland Security.....................................................................…......233
                   Matthew J. Flynn
 
15. Conclusion …………................................................................................................……249
                   Ty Seidule
 
About the Contributors .......................................................................................................273
 
 

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This volume could be required reading for policymakers, military officers, and students of American and international history, but anyone charged with transformational change will find applicable historical lessons in this volume.The history of establishing new security organizations is not for historians only, but also for practitioners and leaders who find themselves in an environment of continuous change and transformation, and who are charged to Stand Up and Fight!

Students pursuing coursework in military science, national security, and defense planning and strategy may find this resource helpful for research or supplemental reading. 
 

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