Sherry has worked with international, traditional publishers like Cambridge University Press; BioMedCentral/Springer Nature; and Taylor & Francis. Sherry led the publishing and production division of an independent, 501(c)(3) research institute press. She has assisted academic authors with preparing and publishing their scholarly work, and helped independent authors and public figures publish award-winning books. She is CEO of Catsworth Publishing Services, LLC.
General Al Gray, the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, served in that billet from 1987 until his retirement in 1991.Through the years he became an inspiring figure for Marines of all ranks, though not much is known of his early days as an enlisted Marine and young officer. In this first of two volumes, Scott Laidig gives a detailed account of Al Gray as a young sergeant in the Amphibious Re... read more
Most people know General Al Gray as the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps. His achievements as a transformational Commandant are legendary within the Marine Corps and the military services. Volume 1 of the Al Gray, Marine series covered his time as an enlisted Marine and junior officer up through his 1967 promotion to Lieutenant Colonel. In Volume 2, Scott Laidig tells us the story of a uniq... read more
Brain injury can occur as a result of trauma, ischemic and peripheral insult, and represents a leading cause of disability and death across all age groups. Recent reports estimate that 1.5 million Americans sustain head trauma annually. As a result, an estimated 5.3 million are living with a permanent disability. While brain injury mostly affects children and young adults (in civilian and mili... read more
Corrosion and degradation have an enormous impact on the nation. When we speak of the effects of corrosion and degradation, we are referring to far more than the rusting of metal. Alloys, ceramics, polymers, and composites in a wide variety of systems are subject to environmentally induced degradation. This book relays the findings of a study concerning current and future corrosion research th... read more
Dr. Goldman writes at 95, “I am one of the survivors of the Holocaust whose ranks are at sunset.” As much as this book is about the Shoah, it is about a boy growing up in vibrant, Jewish pre-war Poland, and the meaningful work of a Jewish educator in the United States. In these essays, Dr. Goldman unrelentingly embraces life, driven by his love for the Jewish people and its tumultuous journey.
The terrorism embraced by the likes of Islamic State and Al-Qaeda emanates from their common Islamist ideology of hate and intolerance. Kill that ideology and we kill the terrorism that it breeds. But, we cannot kill ideas with bombs and bullets – we can only kill them with better ideas. And since the handful of Al-Qaeda extremists who first attempted to target US interests in 1992 has now gro... read more
Co-editors Timothy Sample and Michael Swetnam, along with a dozen thought leaders in the realm of cyber security, have assembled “#CyberDoc: No Borders - No Boundaries” as a preliminary framework for the development of a national doctrine for the cyber era. Cyber technologies are an increasingly essential part of daily life for people around the world, and have fundamentally altered our lives ... read more
In this compendium on U.S. Health Policy, Dr. Tevi Troy presents an articulate and well-organized selection of health care writings encompassing the subjects of health reform (pre- and post- ObamaCare), electronic health records, biopreparedness, innovation and the life sciences, and Medicare.
Among computer science aficionados, Dr. Charles Herzfeld is affectionately known as the “Godfather of the Internet.” As Director of ARPA, the 1960s forerunner of DARPA (today’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), he was the force behind the development of the ARPANET, which ultimately became the Internet we know today. But what many do not know is the backstory behind this phenomenal a... read more
How do the gears of governmental research and development (R&D) funding grind to assess, allocate and maintain myriad proposals, projects, and programs? Understanding the intricacies of the Pentagon R&D structure and function is vital for the survival of the new governmental employee, and sustained success of more seasoned professionals. This information is equally important for researchers, c... read more
Given the complexity of the attacks that occurred on September 11th 2001, the intelligence community forecast that there would likely be future attacks of equal if not greater intensity than those of ten years ago. Part of the reason for this pessimistic forecast was the intelligence community's lack of understanding of the full capabilities of al-Qa'ida and its ability to conduct intercontine... read more
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