ARMY Magazine January 2003 

Volume 53, Number 1

Listed below are selected articles and features of our April January 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

Expending the Force III
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
Given the apparent disinterest in any increase in Army end strength, it is hard to believe that a privatization program will contribute much if anything to long-term combat effectiveness.

'Soldiers Still Count'
By Lt. Gen. Edwin P. Smith, USA Ret.
Boots on the ground, before, during and after conflicts, still spell success that sticks for a while, and is understood and respected as such. All else is artificial to the human psyche, and temporary.

The Korean War at 50
January 1953 Timeline

 Selected Features

Army Aviation Modernization
By Maj. Gen. Joseph Bergantz
Through smart designs and recapitalization, Army Aviation will help ensure that our Objective Force has unmatched agility, mobility and lethality.

Factors of Conflict in the Early 21st Century
By Lt. Col. Robert R. Leonhard, USA Ret.
Force structure, doctrine, materiel and training must all adapt to change. Armies that succeed in the new era of warfare will not be optimized for high-speed tactical momentum, but rather for operational and strategic mobility and adaptability.

Mobility, Vigilance, Justice
By Brig. Gen. Albin F. Irzyk, USA Ret.
After World War II the 4th Armored Division became the U.S. Constabulary, tasked with keeping order in the American zone of post-war Germany.

Training Leaders, Soldiers and Units for the Future Force
By Maj. Gen. John M. Curran
A transformation in Army Aviation training is needed to make a transformed Army a reality, and the U.S. Army Training Center at Fort Rucker, Ala., is up to the challenge.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian
Stephen E. Ambrose

Waltzing Into the Cold War: The Struggle for Occupied Austria
James Jay Carafano

Ghosts of the ETO: American Tactical Deception Units in the European Theater 1944–1945
Jonathan Gawne

West Point Warriors
Tom Carhart

Images of America: Fort Drum
Robert E. and Jeannie I. Brennan

Milestones of the First Century of Flight
F. Clifton Berry Jr.

American Military Aviation: The Indispensable Arm
Charles J. Gross