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Brook, Henry

Summary: "Who were the original Commandos? How do ordinary soldiers become Special Forces? How do troops communicate without speaking? What's the difference between HALO and HAHO? Meet the best of the best, the elite soldiers who have been through the toughest training on earth, ready to take on missions in any climate, against any enemy with no fear"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Shea, Therese.

Summary: Explore the lesser-known details about what makes a Green Beret tick, including the rigorous admissions requirements and top-secret missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 358 SHE

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When an archaeologist disappears during a dig on the planet Niburi 3, a world once devastated by a swarm of meteor strikes, Bug Team Alpha are called in to use their DNA-enhanced buglike physical features to investigate--and they find that the original inhabitants were also masters of genetic transformation and left plans for the resurrection of their species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SUT

Taylor, Brad

Summary: "Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Meanwhile, North Korea has its own devastating agenda: a double-cross that will dwarf the attack in Syria even as it lays the blame on the Syrian government. Leveraging...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When the president of Earth is kidnapped by the war-like Draco, the Coalition sends Bug Team Alpha with their DNA-enhanced buglike physical features and fighting capabilities to rescue her--before the fleet attacks the Draco home-world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SUT

Bozzo, Linda.

Summary: "An introduction to the life of Air Commandos in the Air Force (aka Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)) describing some missions, how they train, and their role in the armed forces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amicus High Interest, an imprint of Amicus 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 358 BOZ

Owen, Mark

Summary: Recounts definitive moments from the author's career as a Navy SEAL, discussing the missions that had the greatest personal meaning for him and explaining the lessons and values he hopes to pass on to the next generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 359.0092 OWE

Lee, Patrick

Summary: "Ex-Special Forces operative Sam Dryden responds to an urgent call from a former colleague and finds himself in possession of a device which has the power to change the course of history. There are some very bad people determined to get their hands on this device, and will stop at nothing to do so"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEE

Owen, Mark

Summary: An account of the most personally meaningful missions from Owen's thirteen years as a SEAL, including the moments in which he learned the most about himself and his teammates, in both success and failure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 359.009 Owen 2014

Taylor, Brad

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face to face with a conspiracy where nothing is as it seems. Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Taylor, Brad

Summary: "In New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor's latest heart-stopping thriller, Pike Logan returns with his most dangerous and personal threat yet: a Taskforce Operator gone rogue. For years, the extralegal counterterrorist unit known as the Taskforce has worked in the shadows, anticipating and preventing attacks around the globe. Created to deal with a terrorist threat that shuns the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Bozzo, Linda.

Summary: "An introduction to the life of a marine in a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Describes some of the missions assigned to MEUs, how they train, and their role in the U.S. armed forces"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amicus High Interest, an imprint of Amicus 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 359 BOZ

Reilly, Matthew

Summary: With the end of all things rapidly approaching, Jack must find the Three Secret Cities, three incredible lost cities of legend.Its an impossible task by any reckoning, but Jack must do it while he is being huntedby the greatest hunters in history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

McManners, Hugh.

Summary: Perhaps the most striking of heroic images, crack forces like the US Delta Force and British SAS hit the headlines with dramatic and daring feats when they are called upon to deal with seemingly irretrievable crises. But how much do we really know about these highly sophisticated combat units? Ultimate Special Forces, written by Hugh McManners, a former commando and defense correspondent for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 358 MCM

Taylor, Brad

Summary: On leave after a particularly critical and dangerous mission with the Taskforce--a top secret counterterrorist unit that operates outside the bounds of US law--operators Knuckles and Brett have joined Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill in Charleston, South Carolina. Their goal is to learn more about Grolier Recovery Services, the archaeological research agency that the Taskforce team uses as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TAY

Taylor, Brad

Summary: Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face to face with a conspiracy where nothing is as it seems. Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Britain's Special Air Service--or SAS--was the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat with a remarkable strategic mind. Where his colleagues looked at a map of World War II's African theater and saw a protracted struggle with Rommel's desert forces, Stirling saw an opportunity: given a small number of elite, well-trained men, he could parachute behind Nazi lines and sabotage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

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Kassnoff, David.

Summary: The Navy SEALs may be the most talked about special operations unit of the military but the U.S. Army Green Berets are no less masterful at their job. Readers explore the lesser-known details about what makes a Green Beret tick, including the rigorous admissions requirements and top-secret missions. This is perfect for anyone fascinated with military operations

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 358 KAS

Summary: "A high-octane, globe-spanning thriller, Strike Back focuses on two members of Section 20, a secret British anti-terrorist organization: Michael Stonebridge, a consummate British soldier still struggling to overcome tragedy in his life, and Damien Scott, a disgraced U.S. Delta Force operative who has found redemption with S-20. In the fourth and final season, unlikely S20 partners Michael...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STR

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Help Task Force 141, the Delta Force and Special Air Service as they hunt Vladimir Makarov, a Russian terrorist who has led several terror attacks across Europe. Picks up the action where modern warfare 2 leaves off, or start a new campaign.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Taylor, Brad

Summary: "Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Unbeknownst to the Taskforce, the Syrians plan to use the weapon of mass destruction against American and Kurdish forces and blame the attack on terrorists, causing Western nations...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TAY

Clancy, Tom

Summary: A look at the U.S. military Special Forces, during the last five decades, through the eyes of retired general Carl Stiner, who has spent many years leading America's Special Forces in such missions as Desert Storm and the Panama invasion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 356.16 CLA

Summary: Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DEV

Taylor, Brad

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Charged with stopping an imminent terrorist attack, the Taskforce pursues leads to Egypt, where Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill find themselves in charge of a mission involving a weapon of unprecedented destruction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY