ARMY Magazine September 2005 

Volume 55, Number 9

Listed below are selected articles and features of our September 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

Adapting Tactical Army Leaders and Units For Joint and Expeditionary Operations
By Maj. William R. Reeves
Now that the Cold War is over and the global war on terrorism has begun, the Army is again adapting itself to the reality of the present and future threat. By adapting leader development, equipment and training, the Army can become a more capable joint and expeditionary force.

 Selected Features

Haifa Street: Purple Heart Boulevard Redux
By Dennis Steele
The first Iraqi army unit to plan and conduct independent operations keeps the peace in the once embattled Haifa Street area of Baghdad.

Fielding Modularity and Using it in the Fight
By Dennis Steele
The 3rd Infantry Division made many of the unit of action modularity changes as it prepared to again deploy to Iraq.

Three Gunners
By Dennis Steele
Three female U.S. Army Reserve soldiers served as Humvee gunners for their civil affairs team in Iraq.

Two HUMINT Specialists
By Dennis Steele
Two women soldiers search for sources and information in Iraq.

One Pilot
By Dennis Steele
A female company commander shows that respect goes both ways.

In the End, It’s All About Ammunition
By Daniel Goure
PEO Ammunition and Army Materiel Command are working to ensure an adequate stockpile of ammunition, to modernize and diversify the ammunition industrial base, advance the basic science of small-caliber ammunition, and to protect core capabilities from the inevitable downturn in funding.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat Ready Teams: Developing the “Killer Instinct” in Your Soldiers
Company Commanders in the field answer the question, “How do we cultivate the killer instinct in our soldiers?”



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


The Pacific War Companion: From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima
Edited by Daniel Marston

The Military We Need: The Defense Requirements of the Bush Doctrine
Thomas Donnelly

Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing and Airborne Operations on D-Day
Joseph Balkoski

The Button Box: A Daughter’s Loving Memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton
Ruth Ellen Patton Totten