LIBRARIES
Libraries



Category: Aviation

Hammer from Above by Jay A. Stout
1912-2012 100 Years of Marine Corps Aviation by Roxanne M. Kaufman
Marine Air by Robert F. Dorr
On Yankee Station by J. B. Nichols, B. Tillman, S. Coonts
The Art of Airpower, Sun Tzu Revisited by Sanu Kainikara
The Naval Air War in Korea by Richard P. Hallion
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Since 1912 by Peter Mersky




Category: Counterinsurgency

Counterinsurgency Warfare by David Galula
Learning to Eat Soup With A Knife by John Nagl
Street Without Joy by Bernard Fall
The Accidental Guerilla by David Kilcullen
The Village by B. West (aka Francis West)
War Comes to Long An by Jeffrey Race




Category: Cyberwarfare & Security

America the vulnerable by Joel Brenner
Coundown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter
Cyber War by Richard A. Clarke, Robert Knake
Cyberpower & National Security by Franklin Kramer
Ghost Fleet by P.W. Singer
Inside Cyber Warfare by Jeffrey Carr
Wired For War by P. W. Singer




Category: Leadership

Developing the Leaders Around You by John C. Maxwell
Heroic Leadership by Chris Lowney
MCWP 6-11 Leading Marines—USMC
Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
The Power of Communication by Helio Fred Garcia
The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman
Ethical Warrior by Jack Hoban
Honest Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely




Category: Logistics

Clockspeed by Charles H. Fine
Feeding Mars by John A. Lynn
Pacific Express by William L McGee
Recurring Logistic Problems As I Have Observed Them by Carter Bowie Magruder
Supplying War by Martin Van Creveld
Sinews of War by James A. Huston
Logistics in the Falklands War by Kenneth L. Privratsky
Lifeblood of War by Julian F. Thompson



Category: Regional & Cultural Studies

A History of the Arab People by Albert Hourani
After the Prophet by Lesley Hazelton
Angry Wind: Through Muslim Black Africa by Truck, Bus, Boat and Camel by Jeffrey Tayler
Eastward to Tartary by Robert D. Kaplan
Modern Latin America by Thomas E. Skidmore, P. Smith Monsoon by Robert Kaplan
Postwar by Tony Judt
South China Sea by Bill Hayton
The Two Koreas by Don Oberdorfer
Understanding Contemporary Africa by April A. Gordon



Category: Roots of Maneuver Warfare

Air Power and Maneuver Warfare by Martin Van Creveld
Assault from the Sea by Merrill L. Bartlett
Maneuver Warfare Handbook by William S. Lind
Maneuver Warfare by Richard Hooker
The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War by Jeter A. Isely
Victory At High Tide by Robert D. Heinl
Warfighting MCDP-1 by USMC



Category: Strategic Thinking

Analogies at War by Yuen Foong Khong
General System Theory by Ludwig Von Bertalanffy
Harnessing Complexity by Robert Axelrod and M. Cohen
Rethinking the Principals of War by Anthony D. McIvor
The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Copernican Revolution by Thomas S. Kuhn
Power of Intuition by Gary Klein
Thinking in Time by Richard E. Neustadt, Ernest R. May
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman



Category: Wounded Warrior/Resiliency

Down Range by Bridget C. Cantrell and Chuck Dean
Odysseus in America by Jonathan Shay
Once a Warrior Always a Warrior by Charles W. Hoge
Redeployment by Phil Klay
Shadow of the Sword by Jeremiah Workman
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
War & Soul by Edward Tick
Warrior Mindset by M. Asken, L Christensen, D. Grossman



Commandant’s Choice Books

First To Fight by Victor H. Krulak
Hue 1968 by Mark Bowden
Legacy by James Kerr
MCDP-1 Warfighting-USMC
MCRP 6-11D Sustaining The Transformation-USMC
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
MWCP 6-11 Leading Marines-USMC
A World in Disarray by Richard Haas



Entry Level Enlisted: Recruit/Poolee

Battle Cry by Leon Uris
Corps Values by Zell Miller
Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield
Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane



Entry Level Officer: OCS Candidate/ Midshipman

Battle Cry by Leon Uris
Corps Values by Zell Miller
Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield
I’m Staying with My Boys by Jim. Proser, Jerry Cutter
My Men are My Heroes by Nathaniel Helms
Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara



Primary Level Enlisted: Pvt-LCpl

Chesty by Jon T. Hoffman
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
On Call in Hell by Richard Jadick
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Rifleman Dodd by C.S. Forester
The Last Stand of Fox Company by Bob Drury
The Marines of Montford Point by Melton McLaurin
The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield



Primary Level Officer: 2ndLt, 1stLt

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich M. Remarque
At the Water’s Edge by Theodore Gatchel
Chesty by Jon T. Hoffman
Fields of Fire by James Webb
Manuever Warfare by Hooker, R.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Defense of Hill 781 by James McDonough
The Last Stand of Fox Company by Bob Drury
The Marines of Montford Point by Melton McLaurin What Its Like To Go To War by Karl Marlantes
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge 



Career Level Enlisted: Cpl, Sgt

Battle Leadrship by Adolf von Schell 
Ghost Fleet by P.W. Singer 
On Killing by Dave Grossman
Outliers by Malcom Gladwell
Resilience by Eric Greitens
The Defence of Duffer’s Drift by E. D. Swinton
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
The Revenge of Geography by Robert Kaplan
We Were Soldiers Once...and Young by Harold Moore
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge 



Career Level Officer: CWO, CWO2, Capt

Assault from the Sea by Merrill L. Bartlett
Attacks by Erwin Rommel
Black Hearts by Jim Frederick
Curious by Ian Leslie
Forgotten Warriors by Thomas Hammes
Into the Tiger’s Jaw by Frank E. Petersen
Maneuver Warfare Handbook by William S. Lind
Neptune’s Inferno by Hornfischer, James
On Killing by Dave Grossman
Out of the Mountains by Kilcullen, David
The Revenge of Geography by Robert Kaplan
The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman
War Made New by Max Boot



Intermediate Level Enlisted: SSgt, GySgt

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich M. Remarque
American Spartans by James Warren
Fields of Fire by James Webb
Leading Change by John P. Kotter
Leading Up by Michael Useem
My Men are My Heroes by Nathaniel Helms
Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer
The Changing Face of War by Martin Van Creveld
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
This Kind of War by T. R. Fehrenbach



Intermediate Level Officer: CWO3, CWO4, Maj, LtCol

After the Prophet by Lesley Hazelton
Cobra II by Michael Gordon
Command Culture by Jorg Muth
Coundown to Zero Day by Kim Zetter
Defeat into Victory by Field Marshall Viscount Slim
Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
Military Innovation in the Interwar Period by Williamson Murray and Allan Millett
Monsoon by Robert D. Kaplan
Storming the City by Alec Wahlman
Team of Teams by Stanley McChrystal
The Blitzkrieg Legend by Karl-Heinz Frieser
The Singularity is Near by Ray Kurzweil 
The Mind of War by Grant Hammond
The Warriors: Reflection on Men in Battle by J. Glenn Gray
This Kind of War by T. R. Fehrenbach
Utility of Force by Rupert Smith



Senior Level Enlisted: MSgt, 1stSgt, MGySgt, SgtMaj

Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay
Command Culture by Jorg Muth
Forgotten Warriors by Thomas Hammes
Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman
Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
No Bended Knee by Merrill B. Twining
On Combat by Dave Grossman
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Team of Teams by Stanley McChrystal
The Face of Battle by John Keegan
The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen
The Singularity is Near by Ray Kurzweil



Senior Level Officer: CWO5, Col-Gen

Another Bloody Century by Colin Gray
Assignment Pentagon by Perry Smith and Daniel Gerstein
Dereliction of Duty by H. R. McMaster
Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger
Every War Must End by Fred Charles Ikle
Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman
Stilwell and the American Experience in China by Barbara Tuchman
Strategy by Lawrence Freedman
Supreme Command by Eliot A. Cohen
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Federalist Paper by Alexander Hamilton
The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen
The Landmark Thucydides by Robert B. Strassler
The Little Book of Economics by Greg Ip
The Soldier & The State by Samuel P. Huntington
Treasury’s War by Juan Zarate 



COLLECTIONS

- Tumble Books
- Ebsco eBooks
- Books
- Graphic Novels
- Magazines/Newspapers
- DVDs
- Games for Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3 & 4, Wii & Wii U
- Audiobooks
- Music CDs
- Playaway audiobooks
- USMC/USN Professional
- Reading Rooms

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POLICIES

- All materials borrowed from MCCS Libraries are 3 week check outs.
- Unlimited Books
- 10 DVDs per family
- 10 CDs per family
- 10 Audio Books per family
- 10 Playaways per family
- 2 Video Games per family 
- Reference Books and magazines cannot be checked out
- All items may be renewed by phone if not more than 5 days overdue and there are no other requests for the item.
- Sponsor is responsible for lost or damaged materials.
- Replacement items must be identical or similar in content. Contact Library Manager first before replacement is ordered/purchased to determine best options for the libraries and customer.  

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REGISTRATION

Who can register?
- Active duty
- Civilian
- Retirees
- Family members w/ SOFA
- Local Nationals (base employees only)

What do I need?
- Work/home address
- Work and/or personal email address
- Valid DOD I.D. card
- PSC or Unit address
- Home, Work & Cell Phone Numbers

Where can we register?
- Any MCCS library in Okinawa or Camp Fuji and Camp Mujuk, Korea. After registering, you will be registered within all MCCS libraries in Okinawa!

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SERVICES

Computers
- Internet Access: One Hour Limit if others waiting.
- Gaming Consoles: Play Station (1, 2, 3, 4), Wii, Wii Univeristy, Xbox 360, and Xbox 1 at Courtney, Foster, Futenma, Kinser and Schwab libraries.
- Free Wi-Fi

Printing/Faxing
- Printing: First 10 pages free; customer must provide own paper when printing in excess of 10 pages.
- Copier service: Black and White @ 10 cents per copy (20 cents for double sided).
- Fax service: Free faxing service is available with some limitations (3 pages + cover). For faxes more than 3 pages customer may need own calling card unless faxing to DSN number. Incoming faxes charged at 10 cents per page received.


DVD Viewing
TV/DVD sets are availalbe for viewing.

IPads and Laptops
We have iPads and laptops available at the circulation desks for check out. You can use them for work, study, entertainment and to access our online resources.

GoPro Camera & Equipment

Available for a three week check-out at all your MCCS Okinawa Libraries.

GoChip 

Watch selected movies and TV shows for viewing anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

Launch Pad

Brain Games for all ages, keeping you mentally sharp. 


CMC Reading List
All available titles on the Commandant of the Marine Corps reading list, including available audiobooks.

Military Reading Lists
Books from the Civilian Marine Leadership, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Reading List, and Navy Professional Reading Program.

United Through Reading Service
Patrons can record themselves reading books or greetings to family members back home. (Available at Camp Courtney, Camp Foster, Camp Hansen and Camp Schwab Libraries)

The MCCS Innovation Lab at the Camp Foster Library provides an opportunity for the Marine Corps community to learn about 3D printing, virtual reality, robotics, drones, electronic die-cut design creation, Little Bits prototyping and much more. Exciting new programs highlight opportunities to learn and use the new equipment. Visit the MCCS Innovation Lab and broaden your horizons in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM)! 









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