Map Reading and Land Navigation

  • Filename: map-reading-and-land-navigation.
  • ISBN: 1626543003
  • Release Date: 2015-12-31
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Department of the Army
  • Publisher:



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

  • Filename: map-reading-and-land-navigation-fm-3-25-26.
  • ISBN: 9781460970836
  • Release Date: 2011-03-03
  • Number of pages: 252
  • Author: Department of the Army
  • Publisher: Prepper Press



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.

FM 21 26 Map Reading and Land Navigation by

  • Filename: fm-21-26-map-reading-and-land-navigation-by.
  • ISBN: 1530673550
  • Release Date: 2016-03-22
  • Number of pages: 178
  • Author: United States Department Army
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform



The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Armywide reference on map reading and land navigation. It applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual 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."

Map Reading and Land Navigation FM 3 25 26

  • Filename: map-reading-and-land-navigation-fm-3-25-26.
  • ISBN: 9781460970836
  • Release Date: 2011-03-03
  • Number of pages: 252
  • Author: Department of the Army
  • Publisher: Prepper Press



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.

Map Reading and Navigation

  • Filename: map-reading-and-navigation.
  • ISBN: 190752147X
  • Release Date: 2010-10-01
  • Number of pages: 212
  • Author: U. S. Army Department
  • Publisher: www.Militarybookshop.CompanyUK



This field manual provides a standardized reference on map reading and land navigation that applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank.

PTSD My Story Please Listen

  • Filename: ptsd-my-story-please-listen.
  • ISBN: 1452028966
  • Release Date: 2010-05-28
  • Number of pages: 92
  • Author: Curtis Butler III
  • Publisher: Author House



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

  • Filename: gps-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 0470457856
  • Release Date: 2008-11-17
  • Number of pages: 412
  • Author: Joel McNamara
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



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!

Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions

  • Filename: evaluating-peacekeeping-missions.
  • ISBN: 9781317268628
  • Release Date: 2016-07-15
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Sarah-Myriam Martin- Br¡ul?e
  • Publisher: Routledge



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

  • Filename: the-soldier-s-guide.
  • ISBN: 9781634509572
  • Release Date: 2016-02-23
  • Number of pages: 434
  • Author: Department of the Army
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.



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.

Combat Leader s Field Guide

  • Filename: combat-leader-s-field-guide.
  • ISBN: 9780811761659
  • Release Date: 2015-03-01
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Jeff Kirkham
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books



A guide to the basic skills all soldiers, sailors, and Marines must know to prevail in small-unit dismounted combat operations, including planning, battle drills for offense and defense operations, patrols, construction and emplacement of fighting positions, use of weapons and call for fire, land navigation and map reading, communications, close quarter battle, and tactical combat casualty care.

Enlisted Soldier s Guide 7th Edition

  • Filename: enlisted-soldier-s-guide-7th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780811733120
  • Release Date: 2006-08-08
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: CSM Robert S. Rush USA (Ret.)
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books



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

  • Filename: soldier-s-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 9780811753371
  • Release Date: 2013-09-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Walter J. Jackson
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books



For soldiers who want to increase their professional knowledge of the Army and prepare themselves for promotion boards.

Be Expert with Map and Compass

  • Filename: be-expert-with-map-and-compass.
  • ISBN: 0470508582
  • Release Date: 2009-11-10
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Bjorn Kjellstrom
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites, references, sources, and photographs, it remains the book of choice for professional outdoorsmen, novice orienteers, and outdoor organizations as well as teachers, scout leaders, recreational hikers, hunters, and others around the world. Coverage includes understanding map symbols; traveling by map alone, by compass alone, or by map and compass together; finding bearings; sketching maps; and traveling in the wilderness. Explains basic map and compass skills clearly Fully updated edition, including information on GPS Includes up-to-date Web site addresses, references, and sources Features a fresh, rugged design Ideal book for beginners If you're looking to feel more comfortable in the wilderness, this updated guide is an indispensable reference.

Ranger Handbook

  • Filename: ranger-handbook.
  • ISBN: 0873640446
  • Release Date: 1993-11-01
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: U S Army
  • Publisher:



Paladin is now offering the most up-to-date version in print of the famed U.S. Army Ranger Handbook. This manual draws from bloody lessons learned from two centuries of special operations combat. Crammed with info on demolitions, booby traps, communications, patrolling, tactical movement, battle drills, combat intelligence and much more.

The Hidden Brain

  • Filename: the-hidden-brain.
  • ISBN: 1588369390
  • Release Date: 2010-01-19
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Shankar Vedantam
  • Publisher: Spiegel & Grau



The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.

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