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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 related to American Soldiers Overseas: The Global Military Presence.   

Life in the U.S. Armed Forces: (not) Just Another Job

Anni P. Baker - History - 2008 - 241 pages
Anni Baker has created a fascinating exploration of life in the armed forces, as it has been experienced by millions of men, women, and children over the past six decades. Her ...
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Embattled Garrisons: Comparative Base Politics and American Globalism

Kent E. Calder - Political Science - 2010 - 336 pages
The overseas basing of troops has been a central pillar of American military strategy since World War II--and a controversial one. Are these bases truly essential to protecting ...
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Unofficial Ambassadors: American Military Families Overseas and the Cold War ...

Donna Alvah - History - 2007 - 291 pages
"Those who viewed military families as representatives of their nation believed that they could project a friendlier, more humane side of the United States' campaign for ...
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The Posture Triangle: A New Framework for U.S. Air Force Global Presence

Stacie L. Pettyjohn, Alan J. Vick - Business & Economics - 2013 - 126 pages
U.S. Air Force (USAF) global posture—its overseas forces, facilities, and arrangements with partner nations—faces a variety of fiscal, political, and military challenges ...
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Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire

Chalmers Johnson - Political Science - 2001 - 288 pages
An explosive account of the resentments American policies are sowing around the world and of the payback that will be our harvest in the twenty-first century. Blowback, a term ...
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The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against U.S. Military Posts

Catherine Lutz - History - 2009 - 356 pages
Winner, 2010 Association for Jewish Studies Jordan Schnitzer Book Award 2011 Honorable Mention for the American Sociological Association Culture Section's Mary Douglas Prize ...
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Fighting in Vietnam: The Experiences of the U.S. Soldier

James Westheider - History - 2011 - 272 pages
Stories of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War in active combat or in support roles overseas and stateside Wide range of topics, including combat, life in camp ...
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