ARMY Magazine November 2009 

Volume 59, Number 11
Listed below are selected articles and features of our November 2009 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

Bringing the Military Revolution to Afghanistan
By William R. Hawkins
"Afghanistan needs the kind of military revolution that allowed the British to build a powerful local army in India and to leave behind a strong central authority in Kabul...."

The Army and Joint Forcible Entry
By GEN Carl Stiner, USA Ret., and LTG Daniel R. Schroeder, USA Ret.
"We now find a divergence of approaches being taken unilaterally to what are probably the most complex and complicated joint operations, and no comprehensive statement of the requirement in DoD documents."


 Selected Features

Fort Leonard Wood: Worthy of Its Namesake
Photographs and text by Dennis Steele
At the fort that bears his name, MG Leonard Wood’s legacy embodies both the spirit and the ambition that has made the base a model for 21st-century joint and interagency cooperation.

Sketches from Bataan and Beyond
Ben Steele’s sketches and drawings document the horrors of the Bataan Death March and the 41 months he endured as a Japanese prisoner of war.

Preserving America’s Overseas Wartime Legacy
By MAJ Lillian Pfluke, USA Ret.
Thousands of overseas memorials honor Americans and their wartime legacy. American War Memorials Overseas helps monitor and restore America’s memorials that are not otherwise funded or maintained in foreign countries.

The Winners: 2009 Photo Contest
Here is a sample of the best photographs in ARMY Magazine's 14th Annual photo contest.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Zero KIAs as an Organizational Goal?
Company commanders discuss the dangers of confusing the strategic mission with the desire to keep every soldier alive.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Warrior’s Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting
Douglas Macgregor

Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath
Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman

Some of the Best: A Tribute to Soldiers, Heroes and Friends
William Robertson