Cav Parade Wave - Army Lt. Col. Rodney J. Morgan waves from an M3 armored personnel carrier to attendees of the 59th annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., 19 May 2018. Morgan is commander of the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Army photo by Spc. Angel Heraldez.
"Small wars are operations undertaken under executive authority, wherein military force is combined with diplomatic pressure in the internal or external affairs of another state whose government is unstable, inadequate, or unsatisfactory for the preservation of life and of such interests as are determined by the foreign policy of our Nation."
-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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