An Overview of US Military Schools and Academies

Introduction The Military offers unique educational opportunities for students who plan to pursue a college degree. These options – service academies, senior military colleges and maritime academies – offer world-class education and a deeper understanding of military culture. In addition, these schools grant full tuition in exchange for a period of service commitment. Military schools… Read More


What is the Basic Strategic Art Programme (US)?

Introduction The Basic Strategic Art Programme (BSAP) is an academic programme taught at the US Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. The course was designed to support the educational requirements for Functional Area FA59 (FA59), US Army Strategist, formerly called Strategic Plans and Policy. The first course began in 2003 and the school continues… Read More

What is the US Army War College?

Introduction The United States Army War College (USAWC) is a US Army educational institution in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on the 500-acre (2 km2) campus of the historic Carlisle Barracks. It provides graduate-level instruction to senior military officers and civilians to prepare them for senior leadership assignments and responsibilities. Each year, a number of Army colonels and… Read More

The Cost & Aims of Foreign Students Receiving Military Training in the US?

The Number of Students In December 2019, 5,181 foreign students from 153 countries were receiving military training in the United States of America (USA). The Cost “In fiscal 2017-18 foreign governments splashed out $462.4m for American security training, and the American government chipped in another $39.8m.” The main exchange programme is the $115m International Military… Read More

US Army Psychological & Unconventional Warfare between 1941 & 1952

Title Psychological and Unconventional Warfare. 1941-1952: Origins of a “Special Warfare” Capability for the United States Army. Outline This study examines the United States Army’s activities in psychological and unconventional warfare during and after World War II to determine the impetus for, and origins of, the formal special warfare capability created in 1952 with the establishment of… Read More

US Army: Changing Instructional System Design to Improve Training Product Delivery

Research Paper Title Changes in Instructional System Design (ISD): Improving Training Product Delivery to United States Army Soldiers. Background The purpose of this study was to identify methods that could speed up the instructional system design process used by the US Army up to this point. The current Army Instructional System Design process is the Systems Approach to… Read More