ARMY Magazine February 2004 

Volume 54, Number 2

Listed below are selected articles and features of our February 2004 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

Officer Bloat or Changing Requirements?
By Maj. Scott T. Nestler
The enlisted to officer ratio in the Army has decreased. The author offers some explanation of the phenomenon.

 Selected Features

The Imperative for a Culture of Innovation in the U.S. Army: Adapt or Die
By Brig. Gen. David A. Fastabend and Robert H. Simpson
The Army needs to adapt, learn and innovate on the battlefield, but to do that Army leaders must shape a new Army culture.

The Pacific Armies Management Seminar Maximizes Discussion on Theater Security
By Lt. Gen. James L. Campbell
Top soldiers, police and security forces from 32 nations across the Pacific and Indian Ocean region gathered in Seoul, South Korea, for the 27th annual Pacific Armies Management Seminar.

Why We Need a Strong Army
By Brig. Gen. Huba Wass de Czege, USA Ret.
The United States needs a strong and modernized Army to fight the global war on terror and transform military victory into rapid strategic success.

Joint Efforts Prevent Humanitarian Disaster in Liberia
By Lt. Col. Thomas W. Collins
In July 2003, the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force established a joint task force to support peace operations in war-torn Monrovia, Liberia. Its mission is a model for future support and stability operations.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Transformation Under Fire: Revolutionizing How America Fights
Douglas A. Macgregor

The Fighting First: The Untold Story of The Big Red One on D-Day
Flint Whitlock

Forgotten Battlefronts of the First World War
Martin Marix Evans