ARMY Magazine April 2004 

Volume 54, Number 4

Listed below are selected articles and features of our April 2004 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

A Long Haul
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
The war on terror may be a long war, and the United States should be prepared for the long haul.

 Selected Features

Delivering Materiel Readiness to the Army
By Lt. Gen. Claude V. Christianson
By connecting Army logisticians, modernizing theater distribution, improving force reception and integrating the supply chain, the Army’s G-4 is keeping the Army ready and relevant.

Challenges and Change: Constant Companions for Army Logisticians
By Maj. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson
Army Materiel Command provides the logistics that make it possible for our nation’s warfighters to do their jobs more safely and more effectively than any other fighting force in the world.

Synchronizing Success: Supporting the U.S. Army Europe’s Relief in Place for Operation Iraqi Freedom II
By Maj. Mark E. Wright and Col.(P) Rebecca S. Halstead
As troops rotate into and out of Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. Army Europe’s 21st Theater Support Command uses teamwork and synchronization to manage the largest turnover of soldiers and equipment since World War II.

The Guys Behind the Green Berets
By SFC Paul Avallone
While the soldiers who wear the green beret are famous for their actions in the war against terror, it is the soldiers who keep them supplied with food, ammunition, intelligence and all the other necessities of life who are highlighted in this photo essay.

Just American Soldiers
By Dennis Steele
The special thing about the soldiers of the West Virginia National Guard’s Company A, 1092nd Engineer Battalion, who are currently serving in Iraq, is that they do not see themselves as anything special.

Marne Thunder: The 3rd Division Artillery in Operation Iraqi Freedom
By Col. Thomas G. Torrance and Lt. Col. Noel T. Nicolle
The Division Artillery of the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) took the fight to the enemy from the Iraqi border to Baghdad and proved, once again, that artillery is the King of Battle.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat
Rick Atkinson

Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda
John Keegan

Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism, and the American Empire
Gen. Wesley K. Clark