Contributing Authors

Norman M. Wade

Norman M. Wade is the publisher and primary author of the “SMARTbook” series of reference books. With 20 separate titles currently in the military SMARTbook series in circulation (and more than 50 books over the past 20 years), the SMARTbook series is recognized as a doctrinal reference standard by military professionals around the world at the tactical, organizational/institutional, and strategic levels. His books are carried at virtually every major U.S. Army base around the world. As a publisher, Norm brings a unique perspective and approach to reference and technical writing and information art presentation. Now, in collaboration with a collective of respected subject matter experts and industry thought leaders, he is developing a comprehensive series of related “National Power” SMARTbooks. During his Army career, Norm served in a variety of leadership and senior staff positions. As an Army aviator, he flew OH-58 Kiowa scout helicopters as a platoon leader during combat in Desert Storm and later commanded an attack helicopter company (AH-64 Apaches). A seasoned professional with extensive strategic communication and security cooperation experience, Norm served in a number of demanding, executive-level staff and senior public affairs positions including the personal staff to the Secretary of the Army. Versed in Department of Defense, Congressional/ government, and civilian/corporate policy, operations, and strategic communications, he has a unique understanding of international and regional sensitivities and political-military relations. He retired with more than 23 years of military service.

Books by Norman M. Wade

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 - Red Team Army, 2nd Ed.

The Leader's SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 1st Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

MEU2: The Marine Expeditionary Unit SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

CYBER1-1: The Cyberspace Operations & Electronic Warfare SMARTbook (w/SMARTupdate 1)

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. w/Change 1 (PREVIOUS EDITION)

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. w/Change 1 (PREVIOUS EDITION)

JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

AODS6-1: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 6th Ed. (w/SMARTupdate 1)

AFOPS2: The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook (Plastic-Comb)

INFO1: The Information Operations & Capabilities SMARTbook

SUTS3: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 3rd Ed.

The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

JFODS5-1: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (w/Change 1)

MEU3: The Marine Expeditionary Unit SMARTbook, 3rd Ed.

MAGTF: The MAGTF Operations & Planning SMARTbook

Canceled book

TLS6: The Leader’s SMARTbook, 6th Ed.

SMFLS5: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

Change 1 (Aug ‘21) SMARTupdate to CYBER1

OPFOR SMARTbook 5 - Irregular & Hybrid Threat

OPFOR SMARTbook 1 - Chinese Military

OPFOR SMARTbook 2 - North Korean Military

OPFOR SMARTbook 4 - Iranian Military

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

FHA/DR: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, NEO & Disaster Relief SMARTbook

The Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) SMARTbook (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 3rd. Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgency SMARTbook (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook w/SMARTupdate 1 (PREVIOUS EDITION)

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

TLS4: The Leader’s SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Cultural Guide SMARTbook 1 – Afghanistan

JFODS4: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed. w/Change 1 (PREVIOUS EDITION)

BSS6: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 6th Ed.

Change 1 (July 2019 ADPs) SMARTupdate to AODS6

The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 2nd. Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 – Red Team Army (PREVIOUS EDITION)