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Author Pettyjohn, Stacie L.

Title U.S. global defense posture, 1783-2011 / Stacie L. Pettyjohn.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, California : RAND, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (145 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Note "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
"Approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-124).
Contents Framework for U.S. posture -- Extent of the U.S. overseas military presence -- Operational orientation of American forces -- Continental defense, 1783-1815 -- Continental defense and commercialism, 1815-1898 -- Transition period, 1898-1905 -- Oceanic posture -- Hemispheric defense (hemispheric anti-access/area denial) -- Perimeter defense in-depth, 1943-1949 -- Consolidated defense-in-depth -- Transitioning from perimeter defense-in-depth to consolidated defense-in-depth -- Expeditionary defense-in-depth -- Comparing the GDPR to perimeter defense-in-depth -- Findings and recommendations -- Recommendations -- Concluding thoughts.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Military bases, American -- Planning.
United States -- Defenses -- History.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign countries.
United States -- Military policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Pettyjohn, Stacie L. U.S. global defense posture, 1783-2011. Santa Monica, California : RAND, 2012 xx, 124 pages ; 23 cm 9780833076960 (DLC) 2012045707
ISBN 9780833076960 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780833079084 (e-book)

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