ARMY Magazine June 2005 

Volume 55, Number 6

Listed below are selected articles and features of our June 2005 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

RC Integration in CJTF-76—Template for Success
By Maj. Michael L. Johnson
Reserve component units are deploying and conducting critical missions right beside active component soldiers.

Bridging the Active/Reserve Culture Gap
By Maj. William Connor
The reserve culture and experience levels are in need of reform.

Lessons in Leadership: E-mail Exchange Between The Bradley Professor and an Infantry Lieutenant
By Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, USA Ret.
A copy of an e-mail exchange between Gen. Barry McCaffrey and an infantry lieutenant scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan. This exchange is offered as a follow-up to Gen. McCaffrey’s VIETNAM LETTERS published by ARMY Magazine in 1998.

 Selected Features

Commanders in Iraq: Some Lessons Learned
By Dennis Steele
Nearing the end of their units’ deployments, battalion and squadron commanders talk about lessons they have learned during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The Good That Soldiers Do
By Dennis Steele
U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq spend a great deal of effort helping the Iraqi people. Often it is in small and personal ways.

The 278th RCT in Iraq: A ‘Volunteer’ Heritage and a Critical Mission
By Dennis Steele
The 278th Regimental Combat Team of the Tennessee National Guard is deployed along the Iraq-Iran border, patrolling a maze of smuggler trails and old battlefields of the Iraq-Iran War.

Reflections on Reconstruction and Stabilization Operations
By Lt. Gen. Giulio Fraticelli
The Chief of Staff of the Italian Army reviews the lessons learned from various deployments, the transformation of the Italian Army and the importance of compatibility with other NATO armies.

‘Quality Health Care at Home and in Combat’
By Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley
The Army Medical Department’s advances in care both on and off the battlefield have resulted in more soldiers coming home from combat.

Army Reserve Creates AR Medical Command
By Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Herbst
The Army Reserve has established the Army Reserve Medical Command to consolidate Reserve medical units, enhance readiness, and synchronize and align Reserve medical units with the U.S. Army Medical Command, all to provide better treatment to soldiers.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe
Graham Allison

The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac
Jeffry D. Wert

Bullets and Bacilli: The Spanish-American War and Military Medicine
Vincent J. Cirillo

The Interrogators: Inside the Secret War Against Al Qaeda
Chris Mackey and Greg Miller