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DuBois, Brendan

Summary: In the dark aftermath of World War III, Samuel Simpson, an idealistic journalist, volunteers to become a records-keeper for a U.N. war crimes investigation team in New York State and suddenly finds himself and others the target of an unknown enemy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUB

Summary: When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHI

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WHI

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TUS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Service Administration 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 016.929 MIL

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

Cohen, Eliot A.

Summary: In The Big Stick, Eliot A. Cohen argues that the United States must use military power in support of its foreign policy, but that doing so will be increasingly difficult. The United States must continue to assume primary responsibility for maintaining world order, or risk a chaotic international environment reminiscent of the 1920’s and 1930’s -- but this time with far more devastating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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

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

Brown, Dale

Summary: One of the Air Force's top guns, Captain Breanna Stockard is training Brunei pilots to fly the EB-52 Megafortress. But when a violent attempted kidnapping threatens a major arms deal about to take place, Breanna and her husband Major Jeff "Zen" Stockard must uncover a plot that--in this volatile region of the world--could mean Armageddon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: A collection of more than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355 CON

Summary: "The ASVAB is the qualifying test required for recruits entering all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as current service members who want to raise their score to qualify for more exclusive specialties or officer training. This comprehensive test preparation guide includes: a diagnostic ASVAB to identify areas needing improvement, four full-length practice exams, including the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barrons Educational Series, Inc. 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ASV

Goggins, David

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Berlin, Irving

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Army Ordnance Association 1941

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: In June of 1950, the North Korean Army initiated a massive attack on its neighbor to the south, beginning a see-saw war that would engulf the entire Korean Peninsula. For the next three years, the United Nations and the Communists would wage a bloody and brutal war. Though the Korean conflict is often referred to as the "Forgotten War", those who fought and sacrificed for freedom will never...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV KOR

Summary: Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Estes, Kelli

Summary: Larkin Bennett has always known her place, whether it's surrounded by her loving family in the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, or riding on a dusty convoy in Afghanistan. But all that changed the day tragedy struck her unit and took away everything she held dear. Soon after, Larkin discovers an unexpected treasure: the diary of Emily Wilson, a young woman who disguised herself as a man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

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Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: Twenty-year-old Emily meets Justin, a young Army reservist, and their deep love built on the foundation of faith blossoms into plans for marriage, while Emily's parents must learn to set aside their opposing views on the war in Iraq.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "In 2015 the Pentagon changed a historical ruling, allowing American women to serve in front-line ground combat troops. Women have served in the military throughout history. Yet no matter their title, they face discrimination and even sexual assault. Meet the women who serve their country and stand up for fairness."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 GOL

Matzen, Robert D.

Summary: In March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World War II combat missions over Germany and France. In mere months the war took away his boyish looks as he faced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodKnight Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B STEWART MAT

Summary: The groundbreaking series offers unprecedented access to the U.S. military's mission to combat violent extremism in hot spots like Iraq, Afghanistan, West Africa and Latin America. From top commanders to the boots on the ground, the series paints an intimate portrait of how men and women handle authority and responsibility, and the sacrifices they make in their personal lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Atkins, Ace

Summary: "The extraordinary new novel in the New York Times-bestselling author's acclaimed series about the real Deep South--"a joy ride into the heart of darkness" (The Washington Post). She was just seventeen, a high school dropout named Milly Jones, found walking down the middle of the highway, engulfed in flames. Even in a tough Mississippi county like Tibbehah, it shatters the community, and it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atkins 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATK

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M ATK

Brooks, Rosa

Summary: A former top Pentagon official, daughter of anti-war activists, wife of an Army Green Beret and human rights activist presents a scholarly examination of how a constant state of war is contrary to America's founding values, undermines international rules and compromises future security. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 BRO

Maddow, Rachel.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Identifying what the author believes to be a battle between the priorities of civilian life and the war, the host of the critically acclaimed The Rachel Maddow show explains that today's focus on national security is actually compromising national stability, tracing the historical events and contributing factors that have promoted a deeply militarized American culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

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