ARMY Magazine July 2005 

Volume 55, Number 7

Listed below are selected articles and features of our July 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 Future of the U.S. Army
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, U.S. Army retired

The Media: Subject Selection Is the Issue
By Col. Michael D. Mahler, U.S. Army retired

 Selected Features

T.E. Lawrence and the Mind of an Insurgent
By James J. Schneider
The famed "Lawrence of Arabia" undertook the diligent study of military art and history to learn how to fight and lead an insurgency, and then applied his knowledge with brilliant success. His principals are still relevant today.

FCS Update: Unmanned Ground Vehicles
Three new classes of robotic vehicles, designed to carry equipment, offer surveillance and target acquisition and add firepower and protection, will greatly enhance soldiers' operational capability as part of the Army's Future Combat Systems.

In Memoriam: PFC Jesus Fonseca Jr.
By SSgt. Victor Barrera
A U.S. Army soldier killed in Iraq is brought home to Mexico for his last rest.

Company Command--Building Combat-Ready Teams: Prepare for Command
Company commanders in the field answer the question "What was the most important thing you did in your preparation for command?"



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century
Dennis Showalter

Defense Strategy for the Post-Saddam Era
Michael E. O’Hanlon

Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, the Man Who Led the Band of Brothers
Larry Alexander

Heavy Metal: A Tank Company’s Battle to Baghdad
Jason Conroy with Ron Martz

Hellcats: The 12th Armored Division in World War II
John C. Ferguson