Flag Honors - Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derek Smiling holds a U.S. flag before a National Police Week opening ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., 14 May 2018. The base flew the flag throughout the week to honor military and civilian police who lost their lives in the line of duty. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves.
"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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