The U.S. military experience will be researched and written about for decades. Scholarly works are not that numerous, but increase in number each year. The resources below provide information from memoirs, government documents, and other sources. More will be added as available.
War on Terrorism 2001 2009
Afghan War, 2001 -
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001-
"A Reading List of Modern War Stories" by Michiko Kukatani, New York Times.
"The Best Books on The Iraq War Recommended by Patrick Cockburn" from the Five Books website.
"15 Great Books about Iraq and Afghanistan" by Jesse Goolsby on The Daily Beast website.
The Journal of American History is the official academic journal of the Organization of American Historians. It covers the field of American history and was established in 1914 as the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, the official journal of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association.
The American Historical Review is a quarterly academic history journal and the official publication of the American Historical Association. It targets readers interested in all periods and facets of history and has often been described as the premier journal of American history in the world.
Reviews in American History is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1973 and published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. It publishes reviews of new books on the topic of American history, as well as retrospectives on influential titles of the past.
American Quarterly is an academic journal and the official publication of the American Studies Association. The journal covers topics of both domestic and international concern in the United States and is considered a leading resource in the field of American studies.
The Journal of American Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering international perspectives on the history, literature, politics and culture of the United States. It includes a book review section.
The Journal of Military History is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the military history of all times and places. It is the official journal of the Society for Military History. The journal was established in 1937.
This link will open a UW Libraries catalog page listing all the journals classified under the heading of "military history."
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 214.13:IR 1/4/ v.1-2
Allied participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom by Stephen A. Carney
Call Number: Online and GOV DOCS D 114.2:IR 1/2
Publication Date: 2011
Among the people : U.S. Marines in Iraq by David A. Benhoff
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 214.13:IR 1/3
CU @ the FOB: how the Forward Operating Base is changing the life of combat soldiers by Leonard Wong, Stephen Gerras
Call Number: Online
Developing adaptive leaders: the crucible experience of Operation Iraqi Freedom by Leonard Wong
Different kind of war : the United States Army in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), October 2001-September 2005 by Donald P. Wright ... [et al.]
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 110.2:D 56
Ground-aided precision strike: heavy bomber activity in Operation Enduring Freedom by Eric E. Theisen
The Iraq War, 2003-2011 by Army Dept. (U.S.) (Editor); Lloyd Austin (Foreword by)
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 1.2:IR 1/7
Publication Date: 2012-05-10
Long hard road : NCO experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 101.2:AF 3/2
The Mattis way of war : an examination of operational art in Task Force 58 and 1st Marine Division by Michael L. Valenti
Publication Date: 2016
On Point by Gregory Fontenot; E. J. Degen; Tommy R. Franks
Call Number: Online and GOV DOCS D 110.2:OP 2
Publication Date: 2007-09-18
On Point II: Transition to the New Campaign: the United States Army in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, May 2003-January 2005 by Donald P. Wright; Timothy R. Reese
Call Number: Online and GOV DOCS D 110.2:OP 2/2
Publication Date: 2008-06-30
Operation Enduring Freedom, October 2001 - March 2002 by Richard W. Stewart
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 114.2:AF 3
Publication Date: 2004-04-23
Out of the crucible : how the US military transformed combat casualty care in Iraq and Afghanistan
Publication Date: 2017
Tip of the spear : U.S. Army small-unit action in Iraq, 2004-2007
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 114.2:T 49
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, 2001-2002 : from the sea by Nathan S. Lowrey
Call Number: Online and GOV DOCS D 214.13:AF 3
U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003 : combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom by Melissa D. Mihocko
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 214.13:IR 1/6
U.S. military operations in Iraq: planning, combat, and occupation by Kate Phillips, Shane Lauth, Erin Schenck
Unconventional warfare as a strategic force multiplier : Task Force Viking in northern Iraq, 2003 by Timothy D. Brown
With the 1st Marine Division in Iraq, 2003 : no greater friend, no worse enemy by Michael S. Groen
Call Number: GOV DOCS D 214.14/3:IR 1
Publication Date: 2006
You cannot surge trust : combined naval operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003 by Gary E. Weir
Publication Date: 2013