ARMY Magazine June 2003 

Volume 53, Number 6

Listed below are selected articles and features of our June 2003 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

Iraqi Freedom Confirms Some Familliar Lessons
By Richard Hart Sinnreich
In many respects, what we have seen during the past few weeks merely confirms what a good deal of military experience already tells us.

The Korean War at 50
June 1953 Timeline

 Selected Features

Fielding a Medical Force to Keep Soldiers Healthy
By Lt. Gen. James B. Peake
The Army Medical Department has risen to the challenge of war today and is looking ahead to answer the challenges of tomorrow’s battlefields.

The Transformation of Medical Logistics Since Operation Desert Storm
By Lt. Col. Mitchell Brew and Dana Baker
Equipment modernization, automated tools and evolving logistics doctrine and supporting software over the last 12 years have greatly enhanced medical logistics.

Baghdad: The Crossroads
By Dennis Steele
The soldiers of Task Force 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), fought a seven-hour battle to hold a strategic highway crossroads south of Baghdad.

173rd Airborne Brigade in Iraq
By Lt. Col. Thomas W. Collins
Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade parachuted onto an airfield in Bashur, Iraq, securing it for follow-on troops and supplies. In the days that followed, the brigade opened a northern front in Iraq and helped secure the city of Kirkuk.

Three Decades of Readiness in Peace and War
By Gen. Larry R. Ellis
U.S. Army Forces Command has provided ready ground forces for combat and military support to civil authorities for the last 30 years.

Transforming the Doctrinal Development Process
By Brig. Gen. (P) Michael A. Vane and Lt. Col. Joseph M. Ozoroski
Training and Doctrine Command is revolutionizing its publishing and dissemination systems to address the global needs of individual soldiers and units in today’s dynamic technological and operational environments.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Biography of a Battalion: The Life and Times of an Infantry Battalion in Europe in World War II
James A. Huston

Norway 1940: The Forgotten Fiasco
Joseph Kynoch

American Soldier: Stories of Special Forces from Iraq to Afghanistan
Edited by Nate Hardcastle

Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat—1945
John P. Irwin

I Was With Patton: First Person Accounts of WWII in George S. Patton’s Command
D.A. Lande