Map Reading and Land Navigation

Map Reading and Land Navigation Author Department of the Army
ISBN-10 1626543003
Release 2015-12-31
Pages 256
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The field manual provides a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on map reading and land navigation. It applies to every soldier in the army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on map reading and land navigation.Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendices include an introduction to orienteering and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation. For soldiers, hunters, climbers, and hikers alike, this is the definitive guide to map reading and navigation.



Map Reading and Land Navigation FM 3 25 26

Map Reading and Land Navigation  FM 3 25 26 Author Department of the Army
ISBN-10 9781460970836
Release 2011-03-03
Pages 252
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The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation.



Army Field Manual Fm 3 25 26 U S Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook

Army Field Manual Fm 3 25 26  U S  Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook Author The United States Army
ISBN-10 1467924369
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 246
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"The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on 'map reading' and 'land navigation'. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation." From the Preface.



PTSD My Story Please Listen

PTSD My Story  Please Listen Author Curtis Butler III
ISBN-10 1452028966
Release 2010-05-28
Pages 92
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This book was written by a Soldier with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) dealing with his daily struggles with this disorder or in his words “trying to rid the dancing devils in my head”. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is about the silent trauma from which our soldiers are suffering and the author's own experience. Symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks, intrusive emotions, bad memories, nightmares, explosive outburst and irritability. The author will describe how he deals with PTSD and provide tips that helped him cope with this disorder.



GPS For Dummies

GPS For Dummies Author Joel McNamara
ISBN-10 0470457856
Release 2008-11-17
Pages 412
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Need directions? Are you good at getting lost? Then GPS is just the technology you’ve dreamed of, and GPS For Dummies is what you need to help you make the most of it. If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses. You’ll find out how to create and use digital maps and learn about waypoints, tracks, coordinate systems, and other key point to using GPS technology. Get more from your GPS device by learning to use Web-hosted mapping services and even how to turn your cell phone or PDA into a GPS receiver. You’ll also discover: Up-to-date information on the capabilities of popular handheld and automotive Global Positioning Systems How to read a map and how to get more from the free maps available online The capabilities and limitations of GPS technology, and how satellites and radio systems make GPS work How to interface your GPS receiver with your computer and what digital mapping software can offer Why a cell phone with GPS capability isn’t the same as a GPS unit What can affect your GPS reading and how accurate it will be How to use Street Atlas USA, TopoFusion, Google Earth, and other tools Fun things to do with GPS, such as exploring topographical maps, aerial imagery, and the sport of geocaching Most GPS receivers do much more than their owners realize. With GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition in hand, you’ll venture forth with confidence!



Map Reading and Land Navigation

Map Reading and Land Navigation Author United States Army
ISBN-10
Release 2016-05-17
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This military manual is organized as follows: Part One: Map Reading Chapter 1. Training Strategy 1-1. Building-Block Approach 1-2. Army-Wide Implementation 1-3. Safety Chapter 2. Maps 2-1. Definition 2-2. Purpose 2-3. Procurement 2-4. Security 2-5. Care 2-6. Categories 2-7. Military Map Substitutes 2-8. Standards of Accuracy Chapter 3. Marginal Information and Symbols 3-1. Marginal Information on a Military Map 3-2. Additional Notes 3-3. Topographic Map Symbols 3-4. Military Symbols 3-5. Colors Used on a Military Map Chapter 4. Grids 4-1. Reference System 4-2. Geographic Coordinates 4-3. Military Grids 4-4. United States Army Military Grid Reference System 4-5. Locate a Point Using Grid Coordinates 4-6. Locate a Point Using the Us Army Military Grid Reference System 4-7. Grid Reference Box 4-8. Other Grid Systems 4-9. Protection of Map Coordinates and Locations Chapter 5. Scale and Distance 5-1. Representative Fraction 5-2. Graphic (Bar) Scales 5-3. Other Methods Chapter 6. Direction 6-1. Methods of Expressing Direction 6-2. Base Lines 6-3. Azimuths 6-4. Grid Azimuths 6-5. Protractor 6-6. Declination Diagram 6-7. Intersection 6-8. Resection 6-9. Modified Resection 6-10. Polar Coordinates Chapter 7. Overlays 7-1. Purpose 7-2. Map Overlay 7-3. Aerial Photograph Overlay Chapter 8. Aerial Photographs 8-1. Comparison With Maps 8-2. Types 8-3. Types of Film 8-4. Numbering and Titling Information 8-5. Scale Determination 8-6. Indexing 8-7. Orienting of Photograph 8-8. Point Designation Grid 8-9. Identification of Photograph Features 8-10. Stereovision Part Two: Land Navigation Chapter 9. Navigation Equipment and Methods 9-1. Types of Compasses 9-2. Lensatic Compass 9-3. Compass Handling 9-4. Using a Compass 9-5. Field-Expedient Methods 9-6. Global Positioning System Chapter 10. Elevation and Relief 10-1. Definitions 10-2. Methods of Depicting Relief 10-3. Contour Intervals 10-4. Types of Slopes 10-5. Percentage of Slope 10-6. Terrain Features 10-7. Interpretation of Terrain Features 10-8. Profiles Chapter 11. Terrain Association 11-1. Orienting the Map 11-2. Locations 11-3. Terrain Association Usage 11-4. Tactical Considerations 11-5. Movement and Route Selection 11-6. Navigation Methods 11-7. Night Navigation Chapter 12. Mounted Land Navigation 12-1. Principles 12-2. Navigator’s Duties 12-3. Movement 12-4. Terrain Association Navigation 12-5. Dead Reckoning Navigation 12-6. Stabilized Turret Alignment Navigation 12-7. Combination Navigation Chapter 13. Navigation in Different Types of Terrain 13-1. Desert Terrain 13-2. Mountain Terrain 13-3. Jungle Terrain 13-4. Arctic Terrain 13-5. Urban Areas Chapter 14. Unit Sustainment 14-1. Set Up a Sustainment Program 14-2. Set Up a Train-The-Trainer Program 14-3. Set Up a Land Navigation Course ... plus numerous appendices.



Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions

Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions Author Sarah-Myriam Martin- Br¡ul?e
ISBN-10 9781317268628
Release 2016-07-15
Pages 172
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This book offers a new perspective on peace missions in intra-state wars, based on comparative field research. In theoretical terms, this book proposes a new definition of peace operation success based on two crucial elements: the (re)establishment of order and the accomplishment of the mandate. The work presents a new typology for assessing peace operations as failures, partial failures, partial successes, or successes. This focus on ‘blurry’ outcomes provides a clearer theoretical framework to understand what constitutes successful peace operations. It explains the different outcomes of peace operations (based on the type of success/failure) by outlining the effect(s) of the combination of the key ingredients-strategy and the type of interveners. Empirically, this book tests the saliency of the theoretical framework by examining the peace operations which took place in Somalia, Sierra Leone and Liberia. This book refutes the classification of these three cases as the ‘worst’ context for ‘transitional politics’, and demonstrates that peace operations may succeed, partially of totally, in challenging contexts, and that the diverse outcomes are better explained by the type of intervener and the strategy employed than by the type of context. This work shows that, for a peace operation in an intra-state war, the adoption of a deterrence strategy works best for re-establishing order while the involvement of a great power facilitates the accomplishment of the mandate. This book will be of much interest to students of peacekeeping, conflict resolution, civil wars, security studies and IR in general.



The Soldier s Guide

The Soldier s Guide Author Department of the Army
ISBN-10 9781634509572
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 434
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A comprehensive guide for the ultimate guardians of American freedom—the U.S. soldier. The Soldier’s Guide applies to every soldier in the Army—active, reserve, and National Guard—in every rank and specialty. It condenses important information from a number of U.S. Army regulations, field manuals, and other publications into one crucial volume. This manual describes the soldier’s role in the Army and the soldier’s obligations. Other subject areas are Army history, training, and professional development. This manual also describes standards in appearance and conduct and selected individual combat tasks that are important for every soldier to master. Written to answer the many questions asked by soldiers of all ranks in the Army, it covers everything from the history and traditions of the American military to training and service benefits. Find out about such ideals as The Warrior Ethos that drive soldiers during a mission and the Army’s values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, personal courage, and discipline. In addition, sections cover ethical reasoning, the basic principles of war, military courtesies, individual combat skills, and more. This guide will clarify and reinforce standards and help prepare any soldier to assume a leadership position. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a range of books for readers interested in military tactics and skills. We publish content provided by or of interest to the U.S. Army, Army Rangers, the U.S. Navy, Navy SEALs, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense. Our books cover topics such as survival, emergency medicine, weapons, guns, weapons systems, hand-to-hand combat, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.



Enlisted Soldier s Guide 7th Edition

Enlisted Soldier s Guide 7th Edition Author CSM Robert S. Rush USA (Ret.)
ISBN-10 9780811733120
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 256
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Invaluable information for a successful tour as an American soldier. Includes Army Website Directory and full-color section on Awards, Decorations, Badges.



Soldier s Study Guide

Soldier s Study Guide Author Walter J. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780811753371
Release 2013-09-01
Pages 224
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For soldiers who want to increase their professional knowledge of the Army and prepare themselves for promotion boards.



TC 3 21 76 The Ranger Handbook

TC 3 21 76 The Ranger Handbook Author Headquarters Department of the Army
ISBN-10 9781387241224
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TC 3 21 76 The Ranger Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from TC 3 21 76 The Ranger Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full TC 3 21 76 The Ranger Handbook book for free.



Military Intelligence

Military Intelligence Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112105178476
Release 1996
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Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin

Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X006003020
Release 1996
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Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin book for free.



Infantry

Infantry Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X006095763
Release 1997
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Infantry

Infantry Author Infantry School (U.S.)
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112042553864
Release 1998
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Leadership education and training LET 3

Leadership education and training  LET  3 Author United States. Army. Cadet Command
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112048634668
Release 2001
Pages 415
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Leadership education and training LET 3 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Leadership education and training LET 3 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Leadership education and training LET 3 book for free.



Review of Department of Defense Detention and Interrogation Operations

Review of Department of Defense Detention and Interrogation Operations Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105050406425
Release 2005
Pages 1474
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