ARMY Magazine August 2002 

Volume 52, Number 8

Listed below are selected articles and features of our August 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

The Korean War at 50
Part of the Korean War at 50 Series, August 1952

 Selected Features

Supporting Afghanistan From Europe: U.S. Army Europe's 21st Theater Support Command
By MSgt. Sue Harper and SSgt. Gregory Jones
The 21st TSC prepared humanitarian packages, daily rations, wheat and blankets for airdrop to starving civilians in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. They also prepared airdrops to U.S. forces fighting on the ground.

Why Comanche?
By Gen. William R. Richardson, USA Ret., and Gen. Crosbie E. Saint, USA Ret.
The Comanche represents the next generation of Army Aviation, multifunctional and networked to fulfill critical Objective Force roles and missions.

The Armory of the Future
The new National Guard Armory in Northfield, Vt., will provide armor, artillery and staff simulators with state of the art technology to train Guardmembers and cadets from Norwich University.

Mountain Soldiers
By Dennis Steele
Soldiers of the Army’s only mountain infantry unit, the Army National Guard 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry (Mountain), hone their climbing and fighting skills on the mountains of Vermont.

The Uniformed Intellectual and His Place in American Arms: Part II
By Col. Lloyd J. Matthews, USA Ret.
In the second part of a two-part series, the author examines the harmful effects of anti-intellectualism on the military profession and offers some ideas on mitigating these effects.

The Controversial Task Force Crombez
By Martin Blumenson
Although Task Force Crombez, a tank and infantry relief force, successfully linked up with the isolated regiment at Chipyong-ni during the Korean War, the cost was high.

The Nation's Sentinels
By Dennis Steele
As part of Operation Noble Eagle, the Vermont National Guard’s Task Force Sentinel guards eight ports of entry on the border between the United States and Canada.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Eisenhower: A Soldier’s Life
Carlo D’Este

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.: The Life of a War Hero
H. Paul Jeffers

The Last Kilometer: Marching to Victory in Europe With The Big Red One, 1944-1945
A. Preston Price