ARMY Magazine June 2002 

Volume 52, Number 6

Listed below are selected articles and features of our June 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 Army's Birthday
By Brig. Gen. Harold W. Nelson, USA Ret.
I certainly could not predict any of the bumps in the road we have encountered in the ensuing 12 months, but our soldiers did not let any of those bumps throw them. They continue to move out toward their objectives, and we applaud their success.

Lessons Learned From ihe Fighting in Afghanistan
By Col. John F. Antal
We must be prepared and willing to employ a joint ground-air-sea team to kick a few rocks and find, fix and kill these snakes.

The Future of Land Warfare: An Opinion
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
Realizing that the soldiers fighting in Afghanistan today will not be the ones fighting two years from now, we must build the sustaining base and maintain the combat force for today’s operations.

The Korean War at 50
June 1952 Timeline

 Selected Features

The Mountains
By Dennis Steele
As Operation Anaconda ended, soldiers launched a sweep into the towering mountains of eastern Afghanistan and partly settled a score.

The Valleys
By Dennis Steele
The al Qaeda and Taliban built a stronghold in Ginger Valley and left a string of ammunition caches when they fled. They are not there any longer.

The Soldiers
By Dennis Steele
They are ordinary heroes, the kind of Americans who always have fought and won our wars.

The Readiness
By Dennis Steele
In the war on terrorism, soldiers can never be sure when or under what conditions they will be called to fight.

Afghanistan SITREP
By Dennis Steele
Pressure remains unrelenting on the scattered al Qaeda and Taliban forces in Afghanistan.

A Strategy for Peace
By Maj. Gen. Bruce K. Scott
The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command sells, grants, leases and lends defense equipment and services to friendly foreign governments, a vital role in the war against terrorism.

The Army Game Project
By Maj. Christopher Chambers, Thomas Dean Sherlock and Maj. Paul Kucik III
The Army has created a "video game" to communicate the Army story to today’s youths and show that the Army is an elite, innovative and high-tech organization.

Put Me in, Coach!
By Maj. Michael Rauhut
From experimental force to deployable unit, the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) has proved itself to be a valuable investment for the Army.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


West Point: Two Centuries of Honor and Tradition
Robert Cowley and Thomas Guinzburg, editors

All We Could Be: The Rebuilding of the Army from Vietnam to Desert Storm, a 79 minute videotape featuring discourse and interviews of principals by Lt. Gen. Frederic J. (Rick) Brown, USA Ret.

Fighting with the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne
Robert M. Bowen