Publications Archive

The publications posted on this site are posted elsewhere on the internet or other forms of media (mainly print).  In some cases, they are authorized for reprint here for quick access.  Publications reach across a large assortment of topics, but primarily focus on the timeframe from 1812-2010.

Fact sheets fall into this section as well.  Fact sheets are an amalgamation of data that has been culminated for research purposes.  Likewise, these may also be used in publication data elsewhere on the internet or in media.

Most Recent Publication

  • A Revolution of Military Logistics

    The modern incarnation of Army War Reserves (AWR) traces its history to the former Army War Reserve Support Command (AWRSPTCMD). More than just a jumbling of letters in an acronym, the AWRSPTCMD is the forerunner to one of the current core missions of the modern Army Sustainment Command (ASC). AWRSPTCMD was established as a subordinate one-star command of Industrial Operations Command (IOC) and was designed to ensure that the Army was capable of rapidly projecting power in the 21st Century. Global prepositioning of AWR materiel was key in the Revolution of Military Logistics (RML) as it was defined. Built upon the lessons learned from the Gulf War, the RML concept was largely the brainchild of MG Joseph Arbuckle. Arbuckle had furthered the Revolution of Military Affairs (RMA) proposed by GEN Eric Shinseki. The principles of the RML consisted of leveraging the national technology base, rapidly project force, and sustaining a

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Other Recent Publications

Before a Revolution in Military Logistics: The Gulf War

In the days leading up to February of 1991, the U.S. military was posturing itself with Allies in the Persian Gulf to sustain and support a peacekeeping operation and the liberation of Kuwait. By 8 AUG 1990, U.S. forces were already in the region ready to offload materiel into ports

Newest Fact Sheet

  • Lockheed A-12 Oxcart

    Succeeded by it’s younger Blackbird counterpart, the A-12 Oxcart was Lockheed’s response to the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) need for a high-altitude supersonic strategic reconnaissance aircraft.  Smaller,

Fact Sheets

Fact sheets act as a cursory examination of a particular element (i.e. artillery, aircraft, miscellaneous weapon systems).  These are generally updated as content necessitates, but occasionally will include others.  There are at least thirty publicized fact sheets that are included in distributed media.  Others are posted in this section for use on this website.  You can view a full list of the fact sheets by clicking the link under the newest fact sheet to the left.

Unlike other post categories, fact sheets have their own archival page where you can view information quickly in table format.  To view a complete list of fact sheets, click here or click the link in the header under the History > Publications tab.