ARMY Magazine November 2012 

10/21/2012 12:00 AM 

Volume 62, Number 11

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

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Front & Center

National Strategy: Another Look
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
“It is difficult to conjure the conduct of war in any of the threat areas without the need for landpower….”

Army Acquisition: Let's Light a Few Candles
By BG James R. Moran, USA Ret.
“Government acquisition needs to be seen for what it is: a public enterprise, not a military operation.

Who and What Is a Veteran?
By MG Guy S. Meloy, USA Ret.
“I realized there were a lot of different and too-often wrong opinions of what makes a veteran, and...I decided the term veteran needed a more specific explanation."


Historically Speaking: Defense Transformation Redux
By BG John  S. Brown, USA Ret.
As interest in defense transformation begins to grow again, the Army stands to benefit from lessons drawn from similiar experiences of the past. The author offers six.

Setting the Azimuth for Joint Force 2020: Globally Integrated Operations and Mission Command
By Dennis Steele
In AUSA's inaugural GEN Bernard W. Rogers Strategic Issues Forum, GEN Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses Joint Force 2020 and the importance of adapting changes in strategy to correspond with changes
in the world.

2012 ARMY Magazine Photo Contest
The best images in Army's 17th Annual Photo Contest..

Father Emil Kapaun
By LTC William C. Latham Jr., USA Ret.
U.S. Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun, fearless in his commitment to soldiers he inspired and ministered to on the front lines
of the Korean War, was captured during the battle of Unsan and died in a Chinese prisoner-of-war camp, leaving a legacy
of heroism.

Fall from Grace: The Parallel Careers of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur and MG George B. McClellan
By COL Cole C. Kingseed, USA Ret.
Despite their military talent and popular support, MG George B. McClellan and GEN Douglas MacArthur, standout graduates of the U.S. Military Academy who rose rapidly through the ranks, shared traits and personalities that contributed to their dismissals from duty.

Company Command: Building Combat-Ready Teams
What Do You Want Most in a Leader?
Company commanders share and compare the attributes they value most in bosses and subordinates. 


Washington Report
News Call
Soldier Armed

The Second World War
Antony Beevor

Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden
from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Peter L. Bergen

Ruckzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944
Joachim Ludewig

Valor In Vietnam 1963–1977: Chronicles of Honor, Courage, and Sacrifice
Allen B. Clark