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Helpful Military, Survival, and Home Defense Links

spectr17

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We'll keep this thread pinned to the top of the forum for quick reference to helpful military, survival and home defense websites. Please post any websites here that you have found helpful.

Thanks.

JHO gear review section.

http://www.jesseshunting.com/site/iframe.h...wpost/index.php

DoD Defenselink

http://www.defenselink.mil

Joint Chiefs of Staff

http://www.dtic.mil/jcs/

U.S. Army

http://www.army.mil

U.S. Navy

http://www.navy.mil

U.S. Air Force

http://www.af.mil

U.S. Marine Corps

http://www.usmc.mil

U.S. Coast Guard

http://www.uscg.mil

Unified Combatant Commands

U.S. Central Command

http://www.centcom.mil

U.S. European Command

http://www.eucom.mil

U.S. Joint Forces Command

http://www.jfcom.mil

U.S. Pacific Command

http://www.pacom.mil

U.S. Southern Command

http://www.southcom.mil

U.S. Space Command

http://www.spacecom.af.mil

U.S. Special Operations Command

http://www.socom.mil

U.S. Strategic Command

http://www.stratcom.mil

U.S. Transportation Command

http://www.transcom.mil

Military.com Reference Channels

This commercial web portal has a number of useful reference channels for quick access to military and veterans sites:

Defense Industry/Trade Associations

http://www.military.com/UnReg/Association/...,11228,,00.html

Military Equipment <

http://www.military.com/Resources/EQG/EQGmain

Military Installations

http://www.military.com/InstallationGuides...seInstallation/

Veterans Associations

http://www.military.com/UnReg/Association/...,11228,,00.html

Reports and Documents of Interest

DoD Reports and Reference Sites

Annual Report to the President and the Congress 2001

Current overview of DoD policies, budget and force deployment with a breakdown by services and functions.

http://www.dtic.mil/execsec/adr2001/

Defense Almanac

DoD website for organizational, personnel and budget information.

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/almanac/

DoD Unified Command Plan

Detailed breakdown on the geographical and specified multi-service commands and their responsibilities.

http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/unified/

Military Ranks and Insignia

Details on officer and enlisted personnel ranks and insignia.

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/almanac/al...almanac/people/

Military Medals and Decorations

Detailed breakdown on individual and unit medals and decorations.

http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/ribbons/

Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Teams

Website for information about the DoD-sponsored WMD military response teams.

http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/destruction/

Chemical and Biological Defense Program Annual Report to Congress, March 2000.

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/chembio02012000.pdf

Proliferation: Threat and Response Annual Report, January 2001. Annual unclassified report on global WMD proliferation

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/ptr20010110.pdf

Joint Vision 2020 - Joint Chiefs of Staff. Current JCS Vision of future warfare and U.S. requirements

http://www.dtic.mil/jv2020/

Kosovo/Operation Allied Force After-action Report, 1999

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/kaar02072000.pdf

Report of the Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Management and Organization (Rumsfeld Commission), January 2001.

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/space20010111.html

Other DoD Reports
DoD reports and publications of special interest are posted at the Pentagon's Defenselink website

http://www.defenselink.mil/specials/

Defense Reform - Previous Initiatives (DoD and Independent). United States Commission on National Security/21st Century
The Hart-Rudman Panel's website for its ongoing review of U.S. military strategy, organization and resource requirements.

http://www.nssg.gov/Reports/New_World_Coming/

Business Executives for National Security: "Tail to Tooth Commission" Report. Independent expert panel's analysis and program recommendations for reforming DoD infrastructure, acquisition and procurement.

http://www.bens.org/tail_action.html

DoD Defense Reform Initiative Report (2000). Pentagon initiatives to reform DoD business practices.

http://www.defenselink.mil/dodreform/dr-broch.pdf

Quadrennial Defense Review, May 1997. Report of congressionally-mandated report on defense organization, roles and missions.

http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/qdr/

National Defense Panel Assessment of 1997 QDR. Assessment of 1997 QDR by congressionally-appointed panel of experts.

http://www.defenselink.mil/topstory/ndp_assess.html

"Transforming Defense" - Report of the National Defense Panel, December 1997

http://www.dtic.mil/ndp/FullDoc2.pdf"

RAND Corporation - "Taking Charge: A Bipartisan Report to the President Elect on Foreign Policy and National Security" Nov. 13, 2000.  

http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1306/

Center for Strategic and International Studies - "Averting the Defense Train Wreck in the New Millennium" Report by Dan Goure and Jeffrey M. Ranney, November 1999, (executive summary and ordering information).

http://www.csis.org/pubs/trainwreckexec.html

U.S. Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board - "Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the Future With Nongovernment Experts."  <

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/global...2015/index.html

Misc Reference Sources. Center for Defense Information

http://www.cdi.org

Independent Research Institutions

Brookings Institution

http://www.brookings.org

Business Executives for National Security

http://www.bens.org

Cato Institute

http://www.cato.org

Center for Defense Information

http://www.cdi.org

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment

http://www.csbaonline.org/

Center for Strategic and International Studies

http://www.csis.org

Defense and the National Interest

http://www.d-n-i.net

Federation of American Scientists

http://www.fas.org

Natural Resources Defense Council

http://www.nrdc.org

Project on Government Oversight

http://www.pogo.org

Project for the New American Century

http://www.newamericancentury.org/

Rand Corp.

http://www.rand.org

This is the Federation of American Scientists' US miltary aircraft website. They have extensive info and great pics of all of the US military. http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ac/index.html
 


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