ARMY Magazine April 2010 

Volume 60, Number 4

Listed below are selected articles and features of our April 2010 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

A Necessary Condition
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
A sufficiently large, capable and confident Afghan national security force is necessary to ensure strategic success there.

Nonlethal Weapons and the Common Operating Environment
By MAJ Richard L.Scott
Proponents of nonlethal weapons "are working toward producing a viable alternative to lethal force for irregular warfare."

 Selected Features

Installation Management Command: Stepping Up to the Challenge
By LTG Rick Lynch
To maintain the well-being and readiness of the force in the face of unprecedented demands and challenges, Installation Management Command’s strategy is both agile and aggressive.

Advancing the Army’s Geospatial Capability
By the OACSIM &S Headquarters Support Team
The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management’s Installation Geospatial Information and Services Program is designed to assist American soldiers in theater and their families at home.

Cementing Change—Institutionalizing ARFORGEN
By GEN Charles C. Campbell
U.S. Army Forces Command, manager of Army force generation (ARFORGEN), maintains that it must be formalized in order to sustain recent success and enable future progress.

Returning to the Offensive in Afghanistan
By Dennis Steele
Operations against the Taliban in Helmand Province were the start of a campaign that will employ the additional 30,000 U.S. troops allocated to NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and continue for at least a year.

Soldier-Athletes Represent Team USA in Vancouver
Members and veterans of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program competed on Team USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada.

Taking on the Advise-and-Assist Mission: The Closers
By Dennis Steele
Army brigades augmented with security transition teams for the advise-and-assist mission will close combat operations in Iraq as U.S. forces redeploy and Operation Iraqi Freedom becomes Operation New Dawn.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Iraqi Security Forces Galvanized into Action

Company commanders of 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Ironhorse), share their experience in support of Iraqi security forces following the enactment of the 2009 security agreement.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay
By Warren Kozak

Developing Headquarters for Army Installation
Plans in 2007
By Beth E. Lachman, Ellen M. Pint, Gary Cecchine, Kimberly Colloton