ARMY Magazine February 2012 

1/23/2012 12:00 AM 

Volume 62, Number 2

Listed below are selected features from our February 2012 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and receive a subscription as part of your membership.

Visit the ARMY Magazine Archives for online access to previous issues

 Front & Center

More on Learning
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
“For anyone pursuing the profession of arms, the information found in the back issues of ARMY could prove quite valuable.”

Asia-Pacific First: What Does this Actually Mean?
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
“Is making Asia-Pacific the top priority consistent with other U.S. national security interests that seem more important?”


Tomorrow’s Training Technologies—Today
By Scott R. Gourley
The Army’s new Dismounted Soldier Training System, slated for fielding this year, uses the latest simulation technology in training individual soldiers at the squad level.

U.S. Army Europe:
A Strategic Enabler for the Northern Distribution Network
By Randal Kendrick, Richard Hawkins and Brian Swan
For nearly seven years, U.S. Army Europe logisticians have provided a viable shipping alternative for moving materiel to and from deployed forces in Afghanistan.

The Mission Command Center of Excellence:
Driving Institutional Adaptability
By BG Charles A. Flynn and BG Wayne W. Grigsby
A year after implementation, the Mission Command Center of Excellence is supporting the Army’s reinforcement and reconstitution as it reassesses how it will execute its roles, responsibilities and missions in the future.

Company Command—Building Combat Ready Teams:
Read2Lead: The Professional Reading List by and for Company-level Officers
Ten of the top 50 books on the Army’s Read2Lead list are discussed by company-level officers in this monthly online forum.


Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Voices of the Bulge: Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
Michael Collins and Martin King

Marshall and His Generals: U.S. Army Commanders in World War II
Stephen R. Taaffe

U.S. Army Doctrine: From the American Revolution to the War on Terror
Walter E. Kretchik

Secretaries of Defense Historical Series: McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam 1965–1969
Edward J. Drea

Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations
Judith Price