Standing Watch - Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ivan Naranjo stands watch aboard the USS Anchorage (LPD-23) in the Mediterranean Sea on 10 October 2018. Photo by Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan M. Breeden.
"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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