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Officers: Chosen to Lead

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on provincial officers, their selection, and their dual responsibilities of leadership and the enforcement of military regulations. The New England governments gave commissions ... More


Naval Organization of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the naval organization of the Order of Saint John. It identifies the general concept that guides both the military and naval organization of the Order, and is called the ... More


Militarized Ministries of Defense?: Placing the Military Experience of Secretaries of Defense in a Comparative Context

Peter B. White

in Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

General (Ret.) James Mattis’s tenure as secretary of defense represents a rarity in US history, in that at only one other time has the United States had a retired general in that post. This chapter ... More


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