ARMY Magazine July 2002 

Volume 52, Number 7

Listed below are selected articles and features of our July 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

Individual Soldier Qualification and Retention in the Army Reserve: The 85 Percent Solution
By Col. Gary C. Howard, Army Reserve
Senior commanders must invest in commanders, particularly company commanders, to help them develop and conduct the high-quality training that will pay off in retention and readiness.

The Korean War at 50
July 1952 Timeline

 Selected Features

The Uniformed Intellectual and His Place in American Arms: Part I
By Col. Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret.
In the first part of a two-part series, the author traces the origins and manifestations of anti-intellectualism in the American military tradition. In the sequel next month, he will examine its harmful effects on the military profession and offer some ideas on mitigating these effects.

The Legacy of Drummers, Warriors and Storytellers
By Gen. Donn A. Starry, USA Ret.
Five armor commanders from the 20th century embody the roles of drummer, warrior and storyteller. Their legacies set the standard for leaders today and tomorrow.

The Forgotten War's Forgotten Task Force
By Col. George O. Taylor Jr., USA Ret.
Task Force Dog, a unit of the 3rd Infantry Division, covered the U.S. Marines’ retreat from the Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War. The task force also seized key locations to keep the main supply route open.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


West Point: A Bicentennial History
Theodore J. Crackel

Xenophon’s March into the Lair of the Persian Lion
John Prevas

James Montgomery Flagg: Uncle Sam and Beyond
Nicholas Steward

United We Stand! A Visual Journey of Wartime Patriotism
Richard J. Perry