ARMY Magazine April 2002 

Volume 52, Number 4

Listed below are selected articles and features of our April 2002 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

A Lesson From History
By Brian M. Linn
If the troops currently deploying to the Philippines do as well as the best of the Americans who served there a century ago, they will do very well indeed.

Using Information Technologies to Reduce the Army's Echelons
By Brig. Gen. Huba Wass de Czege, USA Ret.
Every echelon between corps and platoon adds value and removing one incurs serious costs in the qualitative aspects of the contest against a thinking and adaptive enemy.

The Korean War at 50
April 1952 Timeline

 Selected Features

Operation Anaconda: Taking the Fight to the Enemy in Afghanistan
By Dennis Steele
In the largest operation of the Afghan campaign thus far, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), U.S. Army Special Forces, and joint/coalition special operations forces launched attacks to isolate and kill a large band of Taliban/al Qaeda fighters in the mountains south of Gardez.

Another Rendezvous With Destiny
By Dennis Steele
The 101st Airborne Division's Task Force Rakkasan deployed from Fort Campbell, Ky., to Kandahar Airport in southern Afghanistan to assume the security mission for the base and stand ready to launch offensive operations such as Operation Anaconda.

A Night With Tiger 2
By Dennis Steele
Scouts depend on their wits and diplomatic skills to operate with anti-Taliban forces at remote outposts.

Army Intelligence Provides the Knowledge Edge
By Lt. Gen. Robert W. Noonan Jr. and Lt. Col. Brad T. Andrew, USA Ret.
Superior intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance are integral to achieving the dominant knowledge the Objective Force will need to see first, understand first, act first and finish decisively.

Intelligence and Electronic Warfare System Modernization
By Lt. Col. Douglas Redman, USA Ret., and Lt. Col. Jack Taylor
Army Transformation will depend on the systematic modernization of intelligence and electronic warfare systems to enable near perfect situational awareness.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Military Strategy: Principles, Practices, and Historical Perspectives
John M. Collins

Taking the Guidon: Exceptional Leadership at the Company Level
Nate Allen & Tony Burgess, The Center for Company-Level Leadership

Networks and Netwars: The Future of Terror, Crime, and Militancy
John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt, Editors/Researchers

April 1865: the Month That Saved America
Jay Winik

Eisenhower Between the Wars: The Making of a General and Statesman
Matthew F. Holland