ARMY Magazine November 2007 

Volume 57, Number 11

Listed below are selected articles and features of our November 2007 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

Is That Paper Necessary?
By Col. H.E. Alphin
"Every person, from company clerk to Army Chief of Staff, can help to chase paper or cut red tape."


 Selected Features

Gen. Petraeus: The Case for a Half-Full Glass Amid a Raging Political Tempest
The report to Congress on the status of the war in Iraq by Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq, is accompanied by insights and commentary by ARMY senior staff writer Dennis Steele.

Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Served
By Toni Eugene
Inspired by the armistice declared on November 11, 1918, which ended fighting in World War I, Veterans Day has evolved into a holiday that honors all those who have served in the U.S. military, particularly living veterans.

The Winners: 2007 Photo Contest
A selection of the best photographs from ARMY Magazine's twelfth annual photo contest.

Adaptive Leaders Course: Old Dogs Teaching New Tricks (Part 1 of 2)
By Maj. Donald E. Vandergriff, USA Ret.
Building on the Army’s core principles and values, the Adaptive Leaders Course uses experiential learning to develop leaders who know how to think, can make decisions and stand by them, and can adapt to rapidly changing situations during war.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Commander-FRG Leader Teams
Company commanders and Family Readiness Group leaders speak out on the importance and benefits of working together as teams to support and inform families and soldiers during deployments.




Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency
Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus and Lt. Gen. James F. Amos

15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall: Three Generals Who Saved the American Century
Stanley Weintraub

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944
Rick Atkinson

Army 101: Inside ROTC in a Time of War
David Axe