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Goldwater–Nichols Act
The Goldwater–Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of October 4, 1986 Pub.L. 99–433, (signed by President Ronald Reagan), made the most sweeping changes to the United States Department of Defense since the department was established in the National Security Act of 1947 by reworking the command structure of the United States military. It increased the powers of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and implemented some of the suggestions from the Packard Commission, commissioned by President Reagan
Reagan
in 1985. Among other changes, Goldwater–Nichols streamlined the military chain of command, which now runs from the President through the Secretary of Defense directly to combatant commanders (CCDRs, all four-star generals or admirals), bypassing the service chiefs
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99th United States Congress
The Ninety-ninth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate
United States Senate
and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
from January 3, 1985, to January 3, 1987, during the fifth and sixth years of Ronald Reagan's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twentieth Census of the United States in 1980
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Military Science
Military science
Military science
is the study of military processes, institutions, and behavior, along with the study of warfare, and the theory and application of organized coercive force.[1] It is mainly focused on theory, method, and practice of producing military capability in a manner consistent with national defense policy. Military science serves to identify the strategic, political, economic, psychological, social, operational, technological, and tactical elements necessary to sustain relative advantage of military force; and to increase the likelihood and favorable outcomes of victory in peace or during a war. Military scientists include theorists, researchers, experimental scientists, applied scientists, designers, engineers, test technicians, and other military personnel. Military personnel obtain weapons, equipment, and training to achieve specific strategic goals
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Alabama
As of 2010[1]English 95.1% Spanish 3.1%Demonym Alabamian[2]Capital MontgomeryLargest city BirminghamLargest metro Birmingham metropolitan areaArea Ranked 30th • Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km2) • Width 190 miles (305 km) • Length 330 miles (531 km) • % water 3.20 • Latitude 30° 11′ N to 35° N • Longitude 84° 53′ W to 88° 28′ WPopulation Ranked 24th • Total 4,863,300 (2016 est.)[3] • Density 94.7 (2011 est.)/sq mi  (36.5 (2011 est.)/km2) Ranked 27th • Median household income $44,509[4] (47th)Elevation • Highest point Mount Cheaha[5][6][7] 2,413 ft (735.5 m) • Mean 500 ft  (150 m) • Lowest point Gulf of Mexico[6] Sea levelBefore statehood
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William J. Crowe
William James Crowe Jr. (January 2, 1925 – October 18, 2007) was a United States
United States
Navy admiral who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
and George H. W. Bush, and as the ambassador to the United Kingdom under President Bill Clinton.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Later life and death 4 Legacy 5 Personal life 6 Dates of rank 7 Awards and recognition7.1 Awards and decorations8 Pop culture 9 References 10 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Crowe was born in La Grange, Kentucky, on January 2, 1925. At the beginning of the Great Depression, Crowe's father moved the family to Oklahoma City. In June 1946, Crowe completed a war-accelerated course of study and graduated with the Class of 1947 from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Career[edit] From 1954 to 1955, Crowe served as assistant to the naval aide of President Dwight D
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Inter-service Rivalry
Interservice rivalry
Interservice rivalry
is the rivalry between different branches of a country's armed forces, in other words the competition for limited resources among a nation's land, naval, and air forces.[1] The term also applies to the rivalries between a country’s intelligence services (e.g
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United States Statutes At Large
The United States Statutes at Large, commonly referred to as the Statutes at Large and abbreviated Stat., are an official record of Acts of Congress and concurrent resolutions passed by the United States Congress. Each act and resolution of Congress is originally published as a slip law, which is classified as either public law (abbreviated Pub.L.) or private law (Pvt.L.), and designated and numbered accordingly. At the end of a Congressional session, the statutes enacted during that session are compiled into bound books, known as "session law" publications. The session law publication for U.S. Federal statutes is called the United States Statutes at Large. In that publication, the public laws and private laws are numbered and organised in chronological order.[1] U.S
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Invasion Of Grenada
US-CPF victoryGrenadian PRG government deposed Restoration of former government Cuban military presence defeatedBelligerents United States Grenadan opposition Caribbean
Caribbean
Peace Force: Barbados  Jamaica Organisation of Eastern Caribbean
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United States Secretary Of War
The Secretary of War was a member of the United States
United States
President's Cabinet, beginning with George Washington's administration. A similar position, called either "Secretary at War" or "Secretary of War", had been appointed to serve the Congress of the Confederation
Congress of the Confederation
under the Articles of Confederation
Articles of Confederation
between 1781 and 1789. Benjamin Lincoln
Benjamin Lincoln
and later Henry Knox
Henry Knox
held the position. When Washington was inaugurated as the first president under the Constitution, he appointed Knox to continue serving. The Secretary of War was the head of the War Department. At first, he was responsible for all military affairs, including naval affairs
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Economies Of Scale
In microeconomics, economies of scale are the cost advantages that enterprises obtain due to their scale of operation (typically measured by amount of output produced), with cost per unit of output decreasing with increasing scale. Economies of scale
Economies of scale
apply to a variety of organizational and business situations and at various levels, such as a business or manufacturing unit, plant or an entire enterprise. When average costs start falling as output increases, then economies of scale are occurring
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Chain Of Command
A command hierarchy is a group of people who carry out orders based on others authority within the group.[citation needed] It can be viewed as part of a power structure, in which it is usually seen as the most vulnerable and also the most powerful part.[citation needed]Contents1 Chain of command 2 Sociology2.1 Features 2.2 Problems3 See also 4 ReferencesChain of command[edit] "Chain of command" redirects here
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AirLand Battle
AirLand Battle
Battle
was the overall conceptual framework that formed the basis of the US Army's European warfighting doctrine from 1982 into the late 1990s. AirLand Battle
Battle
emphasized close coordination between land forces acting as an aggressively maneuvering defense, and air forces attacking rear-echelon forces feeding those front line enemy forces
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Operation Urgent Fury
US-CPF victoryGrenadian PRG government deposed Restoration of former government Cuban military presence defeatedBelligerents United States Grenadan opposition Caribbean
Caribbean
Peace Force: Barbados  Jamaica Organisation of Eastern Caribbean
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United States Invasion Of Panama
US victory[2]Military leader Manuel Noriega
Manuel Noriega
deposedBelligerents Panama Panama
Panama
Defense Force United States Panamanian oppositionCommanders and leadersManuel Noriega (POW) George H. W. Bush Maxwell R. Thurman Guillermo EndaraStrength20,000 27,000Casualties and losses234–314 killed 1,908 captured 23[3] killed 325 woundedPanamanian civilians killed according to[4] U.S. military: 202 Americas Watch: 300 United Nations: 500 1 Spanish journalist killed[5][6]v t eU.S. invasion of PanamaAcid Gambit Balboa Harbor Coco Solo Nifty Package Pacora Bridge Panama
Panama
City Raid at Renacer Prison Rio Hato Torrijos AirportThis article is part of a series about George H. W. BushFamily Bibliography Electoral history1966 U.S
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Operation Just Cause
US victory[2]Military leader Manuel Noriega
Manuel Noriega
deposedBelligerents Panama Panama
Panama
Defense Force United States Panamanian oppositionCommanders and leadersManuel Noriega (POW) George H. W. Bush Maxwell R. Thurman Guillermo EndaraStrength20,000 27,000Casualties and losses234–314 killed 1,908 captured 23[3] killed 325 woundedPanamanian civilians killed according to[4] U.S. military: 202 Americas Watch: 300 United Nations: 500 1 Spanish journalist killed[5][6]v t eU.S. invasion of PanamaAcid Gambit Balboa Harbor Coco Solo Nifty Package Pacora Bridge Panama
Panama
City Raid at Renacer Prison Rio Hato Torrijos AirportThis article is part of a series about George H. W. BushFamily Bibliography Electoral history1966 U.S
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Maxwell Reid Thurman
Maxwell Reid Thurman (February 18, 1931 – December 1, 1995) was a U.S. Army general, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, and former commander of United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early career 1.2 Later assignments 1.3 Retirement and death2 Honors 3 Legacy 4 Awards and decorations 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Early career[edit] Thurman attended North Carolina State University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering (ceramics). While in college he was a member of the Professional Engineering Fraternity Theta Tau. He was commissioned a second lieutenant of Ordnance from NCSU's ROTC program in 1953 and branch transferred to Field Artillery. His first assignment was with the 11th Airborne Division, and in 1958 his Honest John Rocket platoon was deployed to Lebanon. From 1961–63 he served in Vietnam as an Intelligence Officer for I Vietnamese Corps
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