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Combatant commands [electronic resource] : origins, structure, and engagements / Cynthia Watson.

By: Watson, Cynthia Ann.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Praeger books online.Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Security International, c2011Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9780313354328 (alk. paper); 0313354324 (alk. paper); 9780313354335 (electronic bk.); 0313354332 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Armed Forces -- Organization | United States -- Armed Forces -- Management | United States. European Command | United States. Pacific Command | United States. Southern Command | United States. Central Command | United States. Northern Command | United States. Africa Command | Unified operations (Military science) | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Combatant commands.DDC classification: 355.30973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction and origins of the geographic combatant command system -- Pacific Command -- European Command -- Southern Command -- Central Command -- Northern Command -- Africa Command -- Conclusions.
Summary: Explores the Geographic Unified Commands: U.S. European Command at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany; U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii; U.S. Southern Command at Miami, Florida; U.S. Central Command at Tampa, Florida; U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; and U.S. Africa Command at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart-M�ohringen, Germany. These six unified commands form the basis of U.S. presence and activities around the globe. This volume uses unclassified, publicly available information to describe and analyze the unified geographic, or regional, commands. Congressional testimony, combatant command websites on the World Wide Web, discussions with civilians and officers who have served in the commands, and the few books on the topic form the research base, along with open source history of the creation of the Goldwater-Nichols Military Reform Act of 1986, as well as its predecessor and successor legislation.
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Explores the Geographic Unified Commands: U.S. European Command at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany; U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii; U.S. Southern Command at Miami, Florida; U.S. Central Command at Tampa, Florida; U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; and U.S. Africa Command at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart-M�ohringen, Germany. These six unified commands form the basis of U.S. presence and activities around the globe. This volume uses unclassified, publicly available information to describe and analyze the unified geographic, or regional, commands. Congressional testimony, combatant command websites on the World Wide Web, discussions with civilians and officers who have served in the commands, and the few books on the topic form the research base, along with open source history of the creation of the Goldwater-Nichols Military Reform Act of 1986, as well as its predecessor and successor legislation.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction and origins of the geographic combatant command system -- Pacific Command -- European Command -- Southern Command -- Central Command -- Northern Command -- Africa Command -- Conclusions.

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