Privacy and Security Notice

Army University Press provides this website as a public service. Army University Press is a component of the Army University located at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

The information presented on is consistent with U.S. Army and Department of Defense (DoD) policies and principles and contains information cleared for public release. You can find the governing DoD website and social media management policies on the DoD Chief Information Website.

Information presented on the Army University Press website, not identified as protected by copyright, is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline, photo, and image credits is requested.

Privacy Policy

If you choose to provide us with personal information—like filling out a Contact Us form with e-mail and postal addresses—we only use that information to respond to your message or request. We will only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency or as otherwise required by law.

We never create individual profiles or give it to any private organizations. We never collect information for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address or postal address for a response, we recommend that you not include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers. The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing your Social Security number.

We maintain a variety of physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we make no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. According to the National Archives and Records Administration guidelines, raw data logs are used for no other purposes and regularly scheduled for destruction.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited. They may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008, and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Use of Measurement and Customization Technology

This website uses measurement and customization technology known as cookies for site management and statistical purposes. Cookies remember a user’s online interactions with a website or application. This information provides summary statistics to assess what information is of most and least interest, to determine technical design specifications, and identify system performance or problem areas.

We enable cookies by default to optimize website functionality and customize the user experience. Users can choose not to accept these cookies by changing their local computer’s web browser settings. The website,, provides general instructions on how to opt-out of cookies and other commonly used web measurement and customization technologies. Opting out of cookies still permits users to access comparable information and services; however, it may take longer to navigate or interact with the website if they repeatedly fill out certain information.

Specific Technologies/Vendors

This website utilizes YouTube for video delivery. For more details, please review the YouTube Terms of Service and Google Privacy Policy. This website uses Akamai for content delivery. For more information, please review Akamai Terms & Conditions. This website utilizes Google Analytics. For more details, please review Google Analytics Terms of Service. Army University Press does not gather, request, record, require, collect, or track any users’ personally identifiable information through these processes.

Client-side opt-out mechanisms allow the user to opt-out of web measurement and customization technologies by changing a specific application or program’s settings on the user’s local computer. For example, users may disable persistent cookies by changing the settings on commonly used web browsers. For general instructions on opting out of some of the most frequently used web measurements and customization technologies, go to