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Articles from Vol. 58, No. 8, August

America's Army: A Model for Interagency Effectiveness
America's Army: A Model for Interagency Effectiveness. Brig. Gen. Zeb B. Bradford Jr., U.S. Army retired, and Lt. Gen. Frederic J. Brown, U.S. Army retired, Ph.D. Praeger Security International. 268 pages; figures; index; $49.95.Twenty-five years after...
Army Task Force Continues FCS 'Spin out 1' Testing
"Our key task out here is the integration of capabilities in support of Army modernization," said Brig. Gen. James Terry recently, outlining the critical modernization activities now under way at Fort Bliss, Texas; these efforts are facilitating the...
AUSA Sustaining Member Profile: Anheuser-Busch
Corporate Structure-Founded: 1852. Number of Employees: More than 30,000 worldwide. President and CEO: August A. Busch IV. Headquarters: 1 Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118. Telephone: 800-DIAL-BUD. Web site: www.anheuser-busch.comAnheuser-Busch has actively...
CompanyCommand Building Combat-Ready Teams: Scorpion Reflections
To: Company CommandersFrom: Company CommandersSteve Wasilausky and Rod Morgan, both experienced company trainers at the National Training Center (NTC)-and members of the "Scorpion" Combined Arms Battalion Trainer Team-recently took time to reflect on...
Empires between Wars: A Cautionary Tale
Reflecting upon dramatic post-Cold War change during his arrival ceremony in June 1991, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan touched upon a recurring dilemma of global power. Noting that contemporary responsibilities and missions are ever present...
FM 3-0: An Assessment
FM 3-0 Operations is a quality document and a worthy descendant of similar works from the last century, most notably FM 100-5. Clearly, however, the new volume is designed to cope with a different, and perhaps more complex, range of environments. While...
Fresh Interpretation of Custer's Last Stand
Fresh Interpretation of Custer's Last Stand A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn-The Last Great Battle of the American West, fames Donovan. Little, Brown and Company. 529 pages; maps; black-and-white photographs; notes; index; $26.99.Few battles...
Gen. William E. DePuy's RELIEF of Subordinates in Combat
William E. DePuy's major contribution to his country is the part he played in fixing the broken U.S. Army after the war in Vietnam. But his relief of subordinates while he commanded pi the 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam quickly comes to mind at the...
Letters
'Bridging the Linguistic Gap'* "Truly brilliant editorial discretion" is the way to describe the rerun of the article by Col. Walter E. Kraus in "50 Years Ago in ARMY-Bridging the Linguistic Gap" (July). Given the global scope of the full spectrum mission...
Overreaching Analysis of John J. Pershing
Overreaching Analysis of John J. Pershing Pershing. Jim Lacey. Palgrave MacMillan. 224 pages; index; $21.95.By Edward A. MuellerLong ago, when I was an ROTC cadet, I pledged the Pershing Rifles company at my university. As part of the initiation, we...
Paladin/FAASV Integrated Management (PIM)
While the U.S. Army looks toward a future of modernized networked capabilities inherent in the manned and unmanned components of the Future Combat System (FCS), other planners are looking toward the same future with the goal of maintaining the viability...
Redefining Today's Fight
EL an article published in the May issue of ARMY Magazine, Brig. Gen. Huba Wass de C/ege, U.S. Army retired, derided what he termed illogical new military concepts and criticized the Defense Department's 2007 Irregular Warfare Joint Operating Concept...
Restoring Some Proportion to Today's Defense Debate
In a May op-ed in the Los Angeles Times entitled "The 'Long War' Fallacy," Boston University Professor Andrew (Skip) Bacevich complains that, however different Defense Secretary Robert Gates may be from his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld, the two apparently...
Some Blunt Words from the Secretary of Defense
In his relatively brief tenure, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has earned a wholly justified reputation for delivering speeches that provoke listeners and surprise pundits. In April he did it again with successive speeches at the Air War College and...
To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918
To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918. Edward G. Lengel. Henry Holt and Company. 493 pages; blackand-white photographs; maps; index; $32.50.With only one American veteran of World War I remaining, and only a handful of any nationality throughout the...
Tribute: A Pictorial Journey to and through the National World War II Memorial
Tribute: A Pictorial Journey To and Through the National World War II Memorial. Duane A. Lempke. TRIBUTE 4 foundation. 316 pages; color photographs; $49.95.Though victory was declared in both theaters of World War II in 1945, a national memorial commemorating...
U.S. Army Infantry
U.S. Army Infantry. Edited by Maj. Gen. Jerry A. White, USA Ret. Universe Publishing. 343 pages; photographs; artwork; index; $75.Distinguished writers, historians and former soldiers have joined together to produce a comprehensive history of "the heart...
Violence Escalates in Afghanistan
In May and June, for the first time since the two wars began, more Coalition troops were killed in action in Afghanistan than in Iraq. June was the deadliest month since the conflict in Afghanistan began nearly seven years ago. On July 13, nine U.S....
Wars, Veterans' Benefits Finally Funded
In late June, President Bush signed the long-awaited supplemental spending bill to fund U.S. military operations-$162 billion-in Iraq and Afghanistan through next June. It will also improve college benefits for war veterans and extend unemployment benefits...
When America Became a Superpower
And the Spanish-American War more than a "splendid little war"Unfortunate and tragic as it was for the 266 sailors who lost their lives, the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana harbor on February 15,1898, was the springboard that launched the United States...