Contributing Authors

Norman M. Wade

Norman M. Wade is the author and publisher of the “SMARTbook” series of reference books. With 18 separate titles currently in the military SMARTbook series in circulation (and more than 40 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

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

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

Cultural Guide SMARTbook 1 – Afghanistan

JFODS4: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Ed.

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed.

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)

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

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.

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

CYBER: The Cyberspace Operations SMARTbook

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

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook

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

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

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

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

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

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook (with SMARTupdate 1)

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 – Red Team Army

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

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