ARMY Magazine February 2002 

Volume 52, Number 2

Listed below are selected articles and features of our April 2002 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and get a subscription as part of your membership.

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 Front & Center

The Korean War at 50
February 1952 Timeline


 Selected Features

AMC: Accelerating the Pace of Transformation
By Gen. Paul J. Kern
Army Materiel Command is at the center of the effort to accelerate Army Transformation by harnessing existing and new technologies to enhance and upgrade equipment, making it better and more reliable, and by designing and modeling future combat, support and sustainment systems.

On Perfect War
By Maj. Gen. Edward B. Atkeson, USA Ret.
"There is every reason to believe that history will reflect that the strategy employed in Afghanistan by the U.S. leadership, while perhaps never as explicitly declared as some observers may have wished, emerged as extraordinarily acute and fitting."

Old Guard, New Patriots
By Capt. Matt C. Densmore
The celebrated legacy of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment lives on in a new generation of soldiers.

Fighting at the Speed of Light—Battlefield Lasers are Here!
By Lt. Gen. Jay M. Garner, USA Ret.
U.S. Army Space and Missile Command has proven the success of the tactical high energy laser. Now it is preparing a mobile tactical high energy laser for the battlefield.




Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


The Cousins’ Wars: Religion, Politics, & the Triumph of Anglo-America
Kevin Phillips

From Normandy to the Ruhr: With the 116th Panzer Division in World War II
Heinz Günther Guderian

Pogue’s War: Diaries of a WWII Combat Historian
Forrest C. Pogue

United We Stand: Flying the American Flag
Peter Gwillim Kreitler