U.S. Military in Afghanistan

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The U.S. Military and Afghanistan: The Military page has several resources as well as what's available below. A good source to begin with is Global Security.org, which has posted links devoted to military intelligence, including sections called Military Defense Flaws, Satellites of War, Espionage Targets and Military Space.

CNN Fact Sheet: U.S. Attacks Terrorism
FAQ, bios of key players and background on the retaliatory attacks.

Defense Almanac
Helps explain the military hierarchy.

Related Military Links: Chemical Warfare

PBS: Bioterror
The companion site to the PBS documentary. Includes the history of biowarfare, weapons and vaccines.

Centers for Disease Control Anthrax Page
Bios of recent cases in .PDF format.

Department of Defense Anthrax Immunization Program
There has been much controversy about this program.

Centers for Disease Control Bioterrorism Page

Hopkins Biodefense

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

MSNBC/Newsweek Coverage of Anthrax Cases

Gary Price's Bioterrorism Links
Resources from George Washington University.

Biological and Chemical Terrorism Defense: A View From the "Front Lines" of Public Health
.PDF files from the American Journal of Public Health.

Bioterrorism as a Public Health Threat
From Emerging Infectious Diseases in 1998.

Preemptive Biopreparedness: Can We Learn Anything From History?
From the American Journal of Public Health (Vol 91, 2001).

Preemptive Biopreparedness: Can We Learn Anything From History?
From the American Journal of Public Health (Vol 91, 2001).

Anthrax: A Possible Case History
Source: Walter Reed Army Medical Center. .PDF files, 12 pages.

Bioterrorism Alleging Use of Anthrax and Interim Guidelines for Management -- United States, 1998
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Feb. 5, 1999.

Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Human Cutaneous Anthrax -- North Carolina, 1987
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1987 Anthrax incident in North Carolina.

Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical or Biological Terrorist Incidents
Interim Report on Current Capabilities; includes a five-page bibliography.

Emerging Infectious Diseases (July-August, 1999)
Contains several articles that might be of value.

The following bioterrorism links are recommended by the University of North Carolina's Health Sciences Department.


Federation of American Scientists
Background and research information.

University of Maryland Health Sciences and Health Services Library

University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio

Related Military Links: Weapons

Globemaster U.S. Military Aviation Database
This information server contains all active aircraft operating units and air bases of the U.S. forces around the world, including tail codes, maps, ICAO/IATA codes and links to their official Web sites.

PBS: Frontline Documentary on the U.S. Military and War
Great resources for backgrounding stories on the military.

Background on the B-1 Bomber

Background on the B-2 Stealth Bomber

A commercial pay site deep with military and military equipment information. Rates are reasonable, though.

The Federation of American Scientists: U.S. Equipment and Vehicles

The Federation of American Scientists: The B-1 Bomber

Related Military Links: Maps and Military Resources

Terrorist Attacks: Regional Maps of Afghanistan
Several maps of Afghanistan, Kabul and several other places in the country and region. From the University of Texas at Austin.

CIA Maps

EarthExplorer Maps Via USGS

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

About.com's U.S. Military Page

Related Military Links: Military Structure and Tracking Personnel

Center for Security Policy

Stratfor.com Defense Information
The site charges a fee, but you can still get a decent amount of stories for free, and sign up for a free e-mail.

Heritage Foundation's National Security Page

Directorate for Information Operations and Reports
A government site listing casualties in major wars, as well as the minor operations since 1979.

Information Please Almanac: Military Hierarchy
Use information on this page to explain military structure (personnel hierarchy) for the Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines. Also track how many from various states.

Defense Link Index
Information on organization, money, people, and forces and weapons.

Military Recruits/Personnel by Home State (1999)
Includes several demographic breakdowns as well.

Locating Active Military in Your Area: Vetfriends.com
Librarians on NewsLib recommend this site for finding local members of an Air National Guard unit being called to active duty. Also helpful: Classmates.com.

Operation Home Front
Site for military families.

Defend America
9-11 counterattack reports include bomb damage assessment images, updates on the humanitarian effort.

Operation Enduring Freedom and the Conflict in Afghanistan
From the UK House of Commons Library, an update on developments since the start of Operation Enduring Freedom. The entire document is 104 pages, .PDF format.

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