NATO Celebrates 60th Anniversary
By GEN Bantz J. Craddock, U.S. Army, and Col Michael McLaughlin, U.S. Air Force
Established on April 4, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has transformed from a reactive alliance focused largely on defense to an expeditionary, flexible one that works with its members and partners to deter and defeat threats to its collective security.
Beyond ‘An Inconvenient Truth’: The Army’s March Toward Operational Sustainability
ByTad Davis, DASA ESOH
The Army's commitment to environmental stewardship and the future of our planet makes good business and operational sense, and through implementation of the sustainability campaign plan the Army will operationalize sustainability and continue to enhance the health of soldiers, Army civilians and their families.
A Sustainable Future for The Army’s Home
By LTG Robert Wilson
HQDA's sustainability campaign plan, both at home and in theater, focuses on four operational elements: readiness, materiel, people, and services and infrastructure.
Iraq: A Parade Delayed
By Dennis Steele
The U.S. combat mission in Iraq is scheduled to end on August 31, 2010, and U.S. troops in Iraq will serve as a transition force until a planned completion of the American withdrawal in 2011.
Portraits from Afghanistan: A Photo Essay
By Paul Avallone
Returning twice to Afghanistan in 2006 and 2008 as a photojournalist, Paul Avallone, a former Green Beret who served in Afghanistan in 2002 and 2003, brings the war on terrorism up close and immediate.
CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Consequence Management at the Company Level in Iraq and Afghanistan
Company commanders agree that addressing a problem quickly—being first to convey the truth to the local population following military action—helps instill people’s trust and future cooperation.