ARMY Magazine December 2005 

Volume 55, Number 12

Listed below are selected articles and features of our December 2005 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 Interest in Seapower
By William Hawkins
If the United States is to maintain its revolutionary capability of sending powerful armies overseas to wage decisive warfare, it must concentrate its mobility efforts on sealift.

 Selected Features

The Overwatch Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration
By Michael C. Schexnayder
Overwatch capabilities in the near future will provide ground commanders with an enhanced understanding of the battlespace, the ability to quickly identify threats, and dominant situational awareness.

FCS Update: Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
By Jean-Pierre Lutz
With a fully networked FCS C4ISR system, soldiers and commanders will share real-time information and be able to see first, act first and finish decisively.

Continuing the Warrior Legacy
By Brig. Gen. Robert P. Lennox
Air defense soldiers draw on lessons of the past to ensure the security of the United States, its interests and those of our allies, both today and into the future.

The Jewel of the Cosmos
By Brig. Gen. Jeffrey C. Horne and Col. Douglas H. Wheelock
U.S. Army astronauts are maintaining the Army’s leadership role in the exploration of space as they work with the Russian Space Agency to operate the international space station.

Integrating Global Missile Defense
By Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen
The Joint Functional Component Command of Integrated Missile Defense integrates and synchronizes missile defense systems and operations to provide an optimized, layered missile defense against all ranges and in all phases of flight.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: The Leadership Legacy of John Whyte
As a tribute to the late John Whyte, CompanyCommand offers his thoughts on leadership.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America’s New Way of War
Norman Friedman

From Omaha Beach to Dawson’s Ridge: The Combat Journal of Captain Joe Dawson
Edited by Cole C. Kingseed

Shadow Warriors: A History of the US Army Rangers
Mir Bahmanyar

The Bloody Crucible of Courage: Fighting Methods and Combat Experience of the Civil War
Brent Nosworthy

Soldiering for Freedom: A GI’s Account of World War II
Herman J. Obermayer

Lee and Grant: Profiles in Leadership from the Battlefields of Virginia
Maj. Charles R. Bowery Jr.