ARMY Magazine September 2007 

Volume 57, Number 9

Listed below are selected articles and features of our September 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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 Selected Features

U.S. Army North: We're Here to Help (PDF)
U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), the Army service component command to U.S. Northern Command, conducts homeland defense, civil support operations and theater security cooperation activities with the armies of Canada and Mexico.

President Hosts Joint ROTC Commissioning Ceremony (PDF)
In the first Joint ROTC commissioning ceremony to be hosted by the President of the United States, 25 Army ROTC cadets received their commissions from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

Republic of Korea Peacekeeping Operations—-Ensuring Peace and Stability Around the World (PDF)
From its deployment of a peacekeeping unit to Somalia in 1993 to its current operations in Iraq and Lebanon and its pledges for foreign aid and reconstruction funds to those countries, the Republic of Korea is assuming a leadership role in international efforts to fight terrorism and ensure global peace.

U.S. Army South—Allied Humanitarian Forces Meet in Guatemala City (PDF)
U.S. Army South planned and organized the U.S. Southern Command Allied Humanitarian Forces exercise in Guatemala City, Guatemala. More than 300 military and civilian experts attended the annual event to discuss the threat of natural disasters and find ways to respond to them.

Strategic Thinking—A Model for Success in USAREUR Logistics Transformation (PDF)
To transform logistics while simultaneously supporting operations around the world, U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) logisticians are focusing on three areas: synchronizing logistics plans and operations, equipping and sustaining the current and Future Force, and transforming the logistics force of the Army in Europe.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Leadership Challenges in Iraq (PDF)
Company commanders in Operation Iraqi Freedom share their most demanding leadership challenges.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence
John Ferling

The Pentagon: A History
Steve Vogel

Rising Star: China’s New Security Diplomacy
Bates Gill

Winning the Un-War: A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism
Charles Peña

Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby’s Rangers in World War II
H. Paul Jeffers