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Articles from Vol. 53, No. 5, May

"A Soldier's Final Resting Place": American Overseas Military Cemeteries
There are 124,913 U.S. war dead interred in America's overseas military cemeteries, including 30,921 from World War I, 93,242 from World War II and 750 from the Mexican War. In addition, 5,857 American personnel are interred in the Mexico City and Corozal...
A Springboard for Debate on 21st-Century Warfare
A Springboard for Debate on 21st-Century WarfareYellow Smoke: The Future of Land Warfare for America's Military. Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales Jr., U.S. Army, Ret. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 181 pages; index; $24.95.One of the problems that...
AUSA Sustaining Member Profile: Simula, Inc
Corporate Structure: Number of Employees: 600. Founded: 1975. CEO: Bradley P. Forst. Headquarters: Phoenix, Ariz. Telephone: (602) 631-4005. Fax: (602) 631-9005. Web Site: www.simula.comSimula Inc., has been developing and manufacturing products used...
Cultural Assessment of Tanks Misses the Facts of Today's Wars
Cultural Assessment of Tanks Misses the Facts of Today's WarsTank: The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine. Patrick Wright. Viking; 512 pages; illustrations; notes; index; $29.95.Do you remember the Chinese student-led democracy movement that culminated...
Letters
[Sidebar]This issue includes extensive information on the U.S. Army in the war in Iraq: photographs by Dennis Steele who traveled with the Third Infantry Division from Kuwait to Baghdad, a chronology of the war, a description of weapons and equipment...
Medal of Honor Citations
Throughout the three-year commemoration of the Korean War, ARMY Magazine will publish the citations for all soldiers in the U.S. Army who received the Medal of Honor for service during this war.CLIFTON T. SPEICHERRank and organization: Corporal, U.S....
Nothing We've Seen So Far Should Surprise Us
Despite all the hoopla about the unconventional Iraqi tactics we've witnessed in the past two weeks, such as hit-and-run attacks by nonuniformed irregulars, ambushes and car bombings, hiding in conventionally protected facilities such as hospitals, and...
Operation Valiant Strike
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan-Operation Valiant Strike kicked off in the pre-dawn hours of March 20 when members of the 82nd Airborne Division's 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) air assaulted into the Sami Ghar Mountains."Don't let them bring...
Stryker's Mobile Gun System
Although it will not be available in time to support the first Stryker brigade combat team (SBCT) in achieving initial operational capability, the U.S. Army's mobile gun system (MGS) promises significant follow-on enhancements to those units, evolving...
The Korean War at 50: May 1953
1 The Republic of Korea (ROK) II Corps is activated and attached to the U.S. X Corps for training.2 The Chinese Peoples Volunteer Army/North Korean Peoples Army (CPVA/NKPA) delegation proposes India, Burma, Indonesia and Pakistan as suitable neutral...
The Netherlands U.S. Military Cemetery
The tower bell slowly tolls 11 times. Its deep, solemn voice calls out to those gathered here on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, to remember the sacrifices of a generation of young men and women who gave their lives to save the world...
U.S. Forces Take Baghdad
Shortly after the Iraqi regime failed to respond to a final U.S. ultimatum demanding disarmament and that Saddam Hussein go into exile, the U.S. military and coalition forces, most notably of the United Kingdom, initiated a campaign to achieve those...
War in Iraq: Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Chronology
MARCH19 The war begins. In a "decapitation" attack, a suspected gathering of Iraqi national leaders in Baghdad is struck by cruise missiles and bombs dropped by F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft. Coalition air forces also strike long-range artillery emplacements,...
War in Iraq: Shock and Awe?
It has been just over a month since the President of the United States announced his decision to terminate attempts to settle differences with Saddam Hussein of Iraq peacefully and to "let slip the dogs of war" on that ancient land. Observers have expressed...
War in Iraq: The Arsenal of the Ground War
Coalition ground forces kicked off the desert campaign with a mix of systems-some of them newly fielded, some of them upgraded and some of them unchanged from their Operation Desert Storm configurations of a decade earlier.Employed by both the U.S. Army...
War in Iraq: U.S. Army Commanders
Operation Iraqi FreedomGen. Tommy R. Franks assumed command of U.S. Central Command in July 2000. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in 1967 as a distinguished graduate of the Artillery Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, Okla. After an initial...