Operation Anaconda: Taking the Fight to the Enemy in AfghanistanBy 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 DestinyBy 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 2By Dennis Steele
Scouts depend on their wits and diplomatic skills to operate with anti-Taliban forces at remote outposts.Army Intelligence Provides the Knowledge EdgeBy 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 ModernizationBy 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.