The authors of this Battlefield Futures Program report examine the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg and consider the potential outcomes that might have come to bear had the armies involved used alternative technologies.
Sep 11, 2023
John Gordon IV is an adjunct policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. He joined RAND in 1997 after a 20-year U.S. Army career and has since participated in and led numerous studies for the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Departments of the Army and Navy. Gordon has authored or coauthored several RAND studies on counterinsurgency and irregular warfare. He has led or participated in RAND research projects for the governments of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Italy, and Germany. Gordon is also an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown and George Mason universities, where he teaches graduate-level courses on counterinsurgency and military operations. He has written numerous articles on military subjects that have appeared in a variety of professional journals. Gordon received his Ph.D. in public policy from George Mason University.
John Gordon IV, Brett Andrew Wallace, Daniel Tremblay, John Hollywood, Keeping Law Enforcement Connected: Information Technology Needs from State and Local Agencies, RAND Corporation (TR-1165), 2012
Christopher G. Pernin, Elliot Axelband, Jeffrey A. Drezner, Brian B. Dille, John Gordon IV, Bruce J. Held, K. Scott McMahon, Walter L. Perry, Christopher Rizzi, Akhil R. Shah, Peter A. Wilson, Jerry M. Sollinger, Lessons from the Army's Future Combat Systems Program, RAND Corporation (MG-1206), 2012
F. Stephen Larrabee, Stuart E. Johnson, John Gordon IV, Peter A. Wilson, Caroline Baxter, Deborah Lai, Calin Trenkov-Wermuth, NATO and the Challenges of Austerity, RAND Corporation (MG-1196), 2012
John Gordon, Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Philippines, Naval Institute Press, 2011
Angel Rabasa, John Gordon IV, Peter Chalk, Christopher S. Chivvis, Audra K. Grant, K. Scott McMahon, Laurel E. Miller, Marco Overhaus, Stephanie Pezard, From Insurgency to Stability: Volume I: Key Capabilities and Practices, RAND Corporation (MG-1111/1), 2011
Angel Rabasa, John Gordon IV, Peter Chalk, Audra K. Grant, K. Scott McMahon, Stephanie Pezard, Caroline Reilly, David Ucko, S. Rebecca Zimmerman, From Insurgency to Stability: Volume II: Insights from Selected Case Studies, RAND Corporation (MG-1111/2), 2011
Robert W. Button, John Gordon IV, Dick Hoffmann, Jessie Riposo, Peter A. Wilson, Maritime Prepositioning Force (Future) Capability Assessment: Planned and Alternative Structures, RAND Corporation (MG-943), 2010
John Gordon IV, John Matsumura, The Army's Role in Overcoming Anti-Access and Area Denial Challenges, RAND Corporation (RR-229), 2013
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