ARMY Magazine August 2005 

Volume 55, Number 8

Listed below are selected articles and features of our August 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

Army Recruiting Crisis: Problems, Responses and Prognosis
By Col. John M. Collins, USA Ret.
To fight the global war on terror, the Army needs new recruiting concepts methods and incentives.

 Selected Features

Deterrence Posture and the Islamic World: Thirteen Presumptions Questioned
By Frank Hurley
Deterrence-based policies are worthy of consideration—at least in some cases—in fighting a war in the Middle East.

Architect of the Future
By Lt. Gen. John M. Curran
Much like a good architect, TRADOC is leading the Army in articulating a vision of future warfare by describing required capabilities and creating synergy in joint and Army operations.

FCS Update: FCS Battle Command
By Tim Puckett
In a cooperative program, multiple companies are linking 18 different systems to one network that will support every warrior on the battlefield.

CompanyCommand--Building Combat Ready Teams: Relinquishing Command
Company Commanders in the field answer the question, "What was the most important thing you did in your last 90 days of command to set up the incoming commander and the unit for success?"



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


This Man’s Army: A Soldier’s Story From the Front Lines of the War on Terrorism
Andrew Exum

The Pentagon and the Presidency: Civil-Military Relations from FDR to George W. Bush
Dale R. Herspring

The Beast Was Out There: The 28th Infantry Black Lions and the Battle of Ông Thanh, Vietnam, October 1967
Brig. Gen. James E. Shelton, USA Ret.

The American Revolution
Bruce Lancaster

Remagen Bridge: 9th Armored Division
Andrew Rawson