ARMY Magazine November 2003 

Volume 53, Number 11

Listed below are selected articles and features of our November 2003 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 Cost of Doing Business
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
The Army needs to recognize that there is a cost of doing business that demands action now to assure the sustaining effort that long wars demand.

Dispatched to Dover
By Gregg C. Dunham
A pilot recalls bringing a fallen soldier home and giving him the respect he deserved.

 Selected Features

The Race to Win the Peace
By Dennis Steele
In the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) area of responsibility, soldiers are working to remold Iraq as a democracy, improve the people’s lives and prevail in the stabilization phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

World War II Memorial Nears Completion
By Kevin C. Hymel
The National World War II Memorial, with its 56 pillars representing America’s states and territories during the war, nears completion on Washington D.C.’s National Mall.

The Bravest of the Brave: The 3rd Infantry Division in World War II
By Robert P. Broadwater
From North Africa to Sicily and through continental Europe, the 3rd Infantry Division took the war to the Axis powers and earned 36 Medals of Honor in the process.

Two Rhode Island National Guard Soldiers Die in Iraq
By Lt. Col. Michael McNamara and Sgt. John Cervone
Two soldiers were killed and another wounded, all with the 115th Military Police Company, Rhode Island Army National Guard. They were protecting a convoy at the time.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


America’s Splendid Little Wars: A Short History of U.S. Military Engagements: 1975–2000
Peter Huchthausen

They Marched Into Sunlight
David Maraniss

United States Army at War: 9/11 Through Iraq
F. Clifton Berry Jr.

Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty
Photographs by Nick Del Calzo, text by Peter Collier

Vanguard of American Atomic Deterrence: The Sandia Pioneers, 1946-1949
James L. Abrahamson and Paul H. Carew