ARMY Magazine May 2010 

Volume 60, Number 5 Listed below are selected articles and features of our May 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

Matching Ends and Means
By LTG James M. Dubik, Ret.
“Creating better conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan does not necessarily lead to the conclusion that the United States will need fewer ground forces.”

Bringing Stability to Southern Sudan:
Views from One NCO
By MSG William B. Bertelson
“U.S. officials and military personnel must remember that both language and cultural sensitivity are key factors in developing relationships within host countries.”

 Selected Features

Army Medicine: Supporting the Army Family
By LTG Eric B. Schoomaker
The Army medicine system continues to successfully meet crises and challenges in theater and in garrison, delivering state-of-the-art care to soldiers and their families.

TRADOC Adapts Medical Training to Match Combat Realities
By Scott R. Gourley
Based on lessons learned with trauma on the battlefield, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is revising the Army’s tactical combat casualty care.

Soldiers’ Minds: No Place for Retreat
By Dennis Steele
As soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to suffer post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, mental health treatment has become one of the Army’s major medical concerns.

An Interview with BG Loree K. Sutton
By Dennis Steele
The Army’s highest-ranking psychiatrist discusses “the unseen wounds of war,” challenges in treating them and the initiatives Army Medicine has instituted to treat warfighters who sustain them.

Combat Stress: A Shadow that Spans all Wars
By Dennis Steele
Emotional stress and its treatment—or lack thereof—are as old as war itself.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Facilitating Development and Governance in Kunar Province
Company commanders of 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, share counterinsurgency insights gained working with Afghan security forces and civilian leaders in Kunar Province.

 Departments

Letters

Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking

Reviews

On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
Robert M. Poole

The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers
Nancy Sherman

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust
Michael Hirsh

A History of Dentistry in the U.S. Army to World War II
John M. Hyson Jr., et al.

When It Mattered Most:
Remembering Our Fallen Medical Personnel i
n Iraq-Afghanistan
S. Ward Casscells, M.D.

Walter Reed Army Medical Center Centennial:
A Pictorial History, 1
909–2009
Borden Institute