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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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 BRO

Summary: When Dave Drayton notices a strange mist on the lake, he does not think much of it. Later, when his son, Billy, his neighbor Brent Norton, and he travel to the grocery store, strange things begin to happen. On their way to the market, they see the army, the local firefighters, and the police heading toward the mist. When he sees this, Brent mentions something about "Project Arrowhead," a secret...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2008

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR MIS

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

Rollins, James

Summary: When a British archaeologist who had been missing for two years reappears, frantic and delirious, but dies before he can tell his story, Sigma Force must stop an ancient plague with ties to some of history's most innovative minds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Gross, Andrew

Summary: Kurt Nordstrum, an engineer in Oslo, puts his life aside to take up arms against the Germans as part of the Norwegian resistance. After the loss of his fiancée, his outfit whittled to shreds, he commandeers a coastal steamer and escapes to England to transmit secret evidence of the Nazis's progress towards an atomic bomb at an isolated factory in Norway. There, he joins a team of dedicated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRO

Taylor, Brad

1 hold on 1 copy

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: 2019

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Sodaro, Craig.

Summary: "Describes the U.S. Marines Special Operations Regiment, including the group's history, weapons, gear, and missions"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J359.96 SOD

Russ, Ted.

Summary: "To honor bonds forged twenty-five-years ago at West Point, Lieutenant Colonel Sam Avery leads an illegal mission deep into ISIS-held territory. Flying across Iraq in a stolen helicopter, Army Lieutenant Colonel Sam Avery knows that tonight will be his last mission. He and his crew will either be shot down by ISIS, or court martialed when they return. Sam doesn't care. He can't care. There is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUS

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

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

Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 KIT

Rollins, James

Summary: While helping a former army colleague, who's on the run from assassins, Tucker Wayne and his military dog, Kane, must stop a psycho trying to commandeer all the resources of modern warfare.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Rollins 2016

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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Mawer, Simon.

Summary: As Allied forces close in on Berlin in spring 1945, a solitary figure emerges from the wreckage that is Germany. It is Marian Sutro, whose existence was last known to her British controllers in autumn 1943 in Paris. One of a handful of surviving agents of the Special Operations Executive, she has withstood arrest, interrogation, incarceration, and the horrors of Ravensbrück concentration camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAW

Poyer, David

Summary: "The war against China turns dire, as the United States struggles to survive in this gripping thriller featuring Navy commander Dan Lenson"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Poyer, David

Summary: World War with China explodes, and Dan Lenson has been promoted to admiral, at least for the duration. China's naval and air forces utilize advanced technology and tactical nuclear weapons to devastate America's traditional sea power, while its massive army swiftly forces humiliating treaties on Japan, the Philippines, and other crucial allies. Lenson is fighting to keep sea lanes open in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POY

Owen, Mark.

Summary: For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 958.1047 OWENS, MARK OWE

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

Summary: The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 12

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TWE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Tw

Poyer, David.

Summary: "Captain Dan Lenson is under fire both at sea, and in Washington. His command of the first antiballistic-missile-capable cruiser in the Fleet, USS Savo Island, is threatened when he's called home to testify before Congress. There, he must defend his controversial decision to prevent a massive retaliatory missile attack by Israel against civilian targets in the Mideast. Shaken by the near-end of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION POY

Rollins, James

Summary: Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert, the leader of a British archeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out of the sands, frantic and delirious, but he dies before he can tell his story. The mystery deepens when an autopsy uncovers a bizarre corruption: someone had begun to mummify the professor's body--while he was still alive. His strange remains are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROL

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION ROL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rollins 2016

Taylor, Brad

2 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 New Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION TAY

O'Neill, Robert

Summary: Stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career that included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and culminated in those famous three shots that dispatched the world’s most wanted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 O'NEILL, ROBERT ONE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ONEILL ONE