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future of the citizen-soldier force

issues and answers

by Jeffrey A. Jacobs

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army Reserve.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-179) and index.

    StatementJeffrey A. Jacobs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA42 .J33 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1418453M
    ISBN 100813118476
    LC Control Number93028304

    The Army Reserve of today can trace its roots as a "national" or federal Citizen-Soldier force that goes back more than a century. Over the years, with the crisis of a major war, the federal government mobilized large Citizen-Soldier forces and trained them for combat operations. The Future of the Citizen-Soldier Force: Issues and Answers. Lexington, US: The University Press of Kentucky. Retrieved Ma from Proquest Ebook Central. Jacobs offers a unique perspective on the current missions, structure, and policies of the army and the impact of the reserve system on its readiness for combat.

    A worthy sequel to Ambrose's D-Day. Bestselling historian Ambrose (Undaunted Courage, ) uses firsthand recollections of combat veterans on both sides to flesh out his well-researched narrative. He picks up the epic drama by following, almost step by step, various individuals and outfits among the tens of thousands of young Allied soldiers who broke away .   Stephen E. Ambrose (–) was the author of Citizen Soldiers, Undaunted Courage, and D-Day, as well as biographies of Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon. He also founded the Eisenhower Center and was president of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. His book, Band of Brothers, was the basis for the HBO miniseries/5.

    of whether the conscripted citizen-soldier Army that cannot be easily deployed without considerable public support may, in fact, help avoid American intervention in unnecessary and costly wars. Is today’s professional army more readily used and deployed in unpopular, “immoral” wars than a conscripted citizen-soldier force, and if so. Citizen Soldiers. The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany. June 7, to May 7, by Stephen Ambrose. email.


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Book Description: One of the most significant post-Cold War issues is the future of the U.S. Army's reserve components. Although National Guard and Army Reserve units fought well in the first Persian Gulf war, Jeffrey Jacobs warns that Americans should not be sanguine about their ability to perform effectively in future conflicts.

"For those concerned with the diversity of views regarding active and reserve component force mix and future configurations, The Future of the Citizen Soldier Force is must reading.

The author does a superb job of framing the contemporary debate, with mention of its historical roots dating to the origins of the militia."―Cited by: 3.

In this Book. Additional Information. The Future of the Citizen-Soldier Force: Issues and Answers; Jeffrey Jacobs ; Book; Published by: The University Press of Kentucky; View contents.

View Citation; summary. One of the most significant post-Cold War issues is the future of the U.S. Army's reserve components. Although National Guard and Cited by: 3. "For those concerned with the diversity of views regarding active and reserve component force mix and future configurations, The Future of the Citizen Soldier Force is must reading.

The author does a superb job of framing the contemporary debate, with mention of its historical roots dating to the origins of the militia."Brand: University Press of Kentucky. "For those concerned with the diversity of views regarding active and reserve component force mix and future configurations, The Future of the Citizen Soldier Force is must reading.

The author does a superb job of framing the contemporary debate, with mention of its historical roots dating to the origins of the militia."—ParametersCited by: 3. Get this from a library.

The future of the citizen-soldier force: issues and answers. [Jeffrey A Jacobs] -- One of the most significant post-Cold War issues being debated in Congress is the future of the U.S.

Army's reserve components. Although National Guard and Army Reserve units fought well in the. 28 The Future of the Citizen-Soldier Force ing the states to provide them. This system proved inadequate because the Congress could not force the states to honor its re­ quests, and the states were often uncooperative.

3 At the constitutional convention, the framers of the Consti­ tution sought to improve this system.

Competing considerations,Cited by: 3. The future of the citizen-soldier force: issues and answers. Creator: Jacobs, Jeffrey A. One of the most significant post-Cold War issues being debated in Congress is the future of the U.S. Army's reserve components. Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany June 7,to May 7, - Kindle edition by Ambrose, Stephen E.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy /5().

As The U.S. Citizen-Soldier at War illustrates, we must truly discern whether or not the All-Volunteer Force is meeting the nation’s defense needs. This book offers insight into some of the key challenges that policy makers will contend with as they forecast future manning and equipping requirements for the US military.

I read Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose in the late 's shortly after reading Band of Brothers and D-Day, both also by Ambrose. I reread this book in I listened to the audio book version in The book describes how these "citizen soldiers" came to be soldiers, and what they did once they were/5.

Jacobs, Jeffrey A. The future of the citizen-soldier force: issues and answers / Jeffrey A. Jacobs University Press of Kentucky Lexington, Ky Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

RAND Project AIR FORCE (PAF), a division of the RAND Corporation, is the U.S. Air Force’s federally funded research and development center for studies and analyses. PAF provides the Air Force with independent analyses of policy alternatives affecting the development, employment, combat readiness, and support of current and future air, space, and.

A Citizen Soldier Is a Civilian First. The generally accepted academic definition of "citizen soldier" includes four traits: Military service must be obligatory (compulsory service fulfilling part of one's duties as a citizen), universal (reflective of the nation as a whole, not just one segment of the population), have legitimacy by democratic standards (or strong popular support), and.

CITIZEN SOLDIER is a modern day Band of Brothers. Using real footage, the film offers a first-hand look into combat, where the soldiers demonstrate extraordinary bravery and valor to honor a.

Citizen Soldier(s) may refer to: Citizen soldier, a member of a militia; Citizen Soldier, a drama film; Citizen Soldier; Citizen Soldiera NASCAR race "Citizen/Soldier", a song by 3 Doors Down Citizen Soldiers, a book by Stephen E. Ambrose; Citizen Soldier (character), a character in the comic book series Stormwatch: Team Achilles.

Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) G-2, nor any division S-2 (special staff intelligence) had ever thought to tell the men who were going to fight the battle that the dominant physi cal feature of the battlefield was the maze of hedgerows that covered the western half of Normandy.

The hedgerows dated back to Roman times. File Size: KB. Stephen E. Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than thirty books. Among his New York Times bestsellers are Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6,and Undaunted Ambrose was a retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and a contributing editor for the 4/5(42).

James M. McPherson is considered one of the leading historians of the American Civil War: His book, Battle Cry of Freedom, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for history, is considered the finest one-volume work on that war: In his extensive studies of the war, he continually asked himself what made Pickett's men march into a maelstrom of bullets at Gettysburg, or what.

Citizen Soldiers is a biography of the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations, June 7,to May 7, Allied citizen soldiers overcame their fear and inexperience, the mistakes of the high command, and the enemy to win the war.

Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany is a non-fiction book about World War II written by Stephen E.

Ambrose and published in It deals with Allied soldiers moving in from the Normandy beaches, and through Europe (between June 7, and May 7, ). In addition to telling short stories of countless Author: Stephen E.

Ambrose."Citizen/Soldier" is a single by the American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down from their self-titled album 3 Doors Down. The song was released as a single in November in conjunction with a recruitment campaign by the United States National Guard.

The lyrics convey the band's views regarding the actions performed by the : Post-grunge, hard rock.CITIZEN SOLDIER is a dramatic feature film, told from the point of view of a group of Soldiers in the Oklahoma Army National Guard's 45th Infantry 86%.