A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces
Mega Sale! Save 29% on the A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces by Writer's Digest at Translate This Website. MPN: 9781582974088. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Attention! Learn more about your military now!Does a corporal have to salute a lieutenant or is it the other way around? What are forward-deployed units? Is an ''armored cow'' a type of tank or something soldiers eat? Are Polaris missiles dropped from the air or launched from a submarine? If someone calls you a ''Cat 4'' should you be honored or offended?Do you feel lost when it comes to all things military? Sure, you hear things on the news and maybe you know someone who is in the military,
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Attention! Learn more about your military now!Does a corporal have to salute a lieutenant or is it the other way around? What are forward-deployed units? Is an "armored cow" a type of tank or something soldiers eat? Are Polaris missiles dropped from the air or launched from a submarine? If someone calls you a "Cat 4" should you be honored or offended?Do you feel lost when it comes to all things military? Sure, you hear things on the news and maybe you know someone who is in the military, but you probably have a hard time fully grasping the acronyms, equipment, and protocol they discuss. That's where A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military can help. Author Barbara Schading decodes all things military for you. She discusses each branch—Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and the Coast Guard—in simple terms you can understand. You'll get the background information, an easy-to-read chart showing rank and insignia, and an explanation of the organization of each branch.In addition, the book has extensive glossaries that cover terms, acronyms, slang, and equipment. You'll find an entire chapter that covers special operations forces like the Green Berets, Force Recons, Army Rangers, and more. You'll learn about their specific training, missions, and history. The book also covers other important aspects of the military like:flag and saluting etiquettemilitary funeralsthe Tombs of the Unknownthe American Legion, USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and other groupsmilitary lawmilitary academiesmedals and decorationsofficial military musican explanation of the Geneva Conventionand a list of resources to help you find more informationSo the next time you read the paper or talk with a new recruit, you don't have to feel lost. Become a knowledgeable civilian with the help of A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military.
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|Manufacturer:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Publisher:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Studio:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Item Weight:||1.44 pounds|
|Item Size:||1.02 x 9 x 9 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.44 pounds|
|Package Size:||6 x 0.87 x 0.87 inches|
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