ARMY Magazine March 2013 

2/15/2013 12:00 AM 

Volume 63, Number 3

Listed below are selections from our March 2013 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

An Affordable Army
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
“The first task will be determining or describing what will be affordable.”

Project Warrior 2020: Developing the Army’s Future Leaders
By COL Charles Sexton
”Building the Army of 2020 requires the development of future leaders who are skilled in Mission Command.”


Regaining the Edge in Combined Arms Maneuver
COL Dean A. Nowowiejski, USA Ret.
After a decade of counterinsurgency, the Army faces an essential question: Will its leaders accurately anticipate the challenges to 2020 in its training?

Mission Command Applications ‘Ebb and Flow’ with Army’s Network
By Scott R. Gourley
In Mission Command, the emphasis shifts back and forth between new hardware developments to expand the network and the applications that will operate over that strengthened network.

Perspectives on Saber Junction-I:
A New Level of Complexity in the Decisive Action Training Environment
By LTC Curtis D. Taylor
Saber Junction 2012, the Army’s fourth decisive action training rotation in 18 months, offered the 2nd Cavalry Regiment a level of realism and operational complexity that can be replicated nowhere else in the world.

Perspectives on Saber Junction-II:
USAREUR Exercise Promotes Interoperability Among U.S. Army and Allied Nations
By SSG Brooks Fletcher
U.S. Army Europe’s premier training event, the largest joint multinational military exercise of its kind in Europe in nearly 25 years, included several thousand personnel from 19 nations and adhered to the Army’s Unified Land Operations doctrine.

Company Command: Building Combat-Ready Teams
Professional Development that Platoon Leaders Value
Lieutenants share their thoughts on what makes a good officer professional-development session and discuss what type of sessions they might run when they become company commanders.


Washington Report
News Call
Historically Speaking
Soldier Armed

The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from George W. Bush to Barack Obama
Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor

Jackson’s Sword: The Army Officer Corps on the American Frontier, 1810–1821
Samuel J. Watson

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War
Paul Kennedy

Living With Honor
Salvatore A. Giunta and Joe Layden

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges
Steven M. Southwick and Dennis S. Charney