Academic journal article Military Review

Col. Anna R. Friederich-Maggard

Academic journal article Military Review

Col. Anna R. Friederich-Maggard

Article excerpt

As I approach my twoyear anniversary as the editor-in-chief of this fine professional journal, I can't help but reflect on the positive changes we've experienced, such as adding color imagery, changing our layout, and altering our submission guidelines to improve readability. We've enhanced our social media presence, and we've attracted prominent high-level contributors to add to our already stellar pool of authors. But, we're not through yet. More changes are ahead!

Our May-June edition includes some great submissions on a wide variety of topics. Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General of the Army and commandant of the Quartermaster School, provides his thoughts on how the Army can best serve its top midgrade officers in "Identifying and Retaining the Army's Best Midgrade Officers." 1st Lt. Don Gomez and Staff Sgt. Samuel Heer provide a company-grade perspective on integrating resilience training at the small-unit level in "Operational Resilience in the Infantry Rifle Platoon."

Some other great articles I know you will find fascinating are those by Chris Bowers and Rob Hynes. Maj. Chris Bowers analyzes U.S. operations in Sadr City, which provides lessons for future Army activity in extremely large metropolitan areas in his article "Future Megacity Operations-Lessons from Sadr City." Lt. Col. Rob Hynes makes a compelling argument against including Department of the Army civilians as part of the Army Profession in "Army Civilians and the Army Profession." Also, Maj. Kane Wright, Australian army, provides his MacArthur Leadership Award-winning submission, "Great Results through Bad Leaders: the Positive Effects of Toxic Leadership," in which he delivers a unique perspective on what is normally considered a terrible organizational problem. …

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