ARMY Magazine June 2010 

Volume 60, Number 6

Listed below are selected articles and features of our June 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

Time to Lead, and Live
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
"Time is the senior leader's most important resource. Knowing how that resource is used ... ought to be
a matter of significance to the senior leader and the command."


 Selected Features

Aerial Resupply on the Forefront in Afghanistan
By LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson
Army logisticians, faced with the environmental rigors of Afghanistan’s terrain, have brought ingenuity and the latest technology to aerial resupply in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Army Sustainment Command: The Leading Edge of the Materiel Enterprise
By MG Yves J. Fontaine and Joseph E. Schulz
As the operational arm of Army Materiel Command, Army Sustainment Command synchronizes distribution and sustainment of materiel in support of the warfighter in garrison, in training and on the battlefield.

Logisticians Prepare for Joint Service Future
By Scott R. Gourley
To enhance military strategic advantages, U.S. Army logisticians, in conjunction with those of other services and government agencies, are integrating the “diverse capabilities” of each to meet the military’s future requirements.

By Scott R. Gourley
The E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System—Joint STARS—evolved from Army and Air Force programs merged in 1982 and is now the “most advanced targeting and battle-management system in the world.”

The Quiet Success of National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams in Afghanistan
By COL Martin A. Leppert
Teams of Army National Guard members equipped with civilian expertise in agribusiness have been working with farmers and villagers since 2007 and are helping regenerate the farming industry in Afghanistan.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Is Training Management Still Relevant?
As the deployment cycle shrinks and as training requirements increase, company commanders discuss why training management remains as crucial to success as ever.




Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Exodus from the Alamo: The Anatomy of the Last Stand Myth
Phillip Thomas Tucker

Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan, 1942–45
Barrett Tillman

In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company’s Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth
Larry Alexander