Seahawk Signal - Navy Seaman Yulisa Hernandez Garcia directs the crew of an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter as it takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Pacific Ocean, on 20 June 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan M. Kinee.
"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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