ARMY Magazine January 2007 

Volume 57, Number 1

Listed below are selected articles and features of our January 2007 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

Fixing the Unintended Consequences Of Micromanagement
There’s no question that the DA Staff is able, very smart and exceptionally dedicated. Officers assigned to the Pentagon are typically some of the best in the Army, most have had extensive field experience and the majority work extraordinarily long hours, focused on what’s best for the Army at large as well as for individual soldiers.

 Selected Features

Army Aviation: Relevant and Ready
Reshaped and modernized, “Army Aviation is now a capabilities-based maneuver arm optimized for the joint fight.”

Fleet Management at Fort Rucker
With fleet management as its mission, the Army’s Aviation and Missile Command at Fort Rucker, Ala., has improved aircraft maintenance and supply, while cutting costs.

Army Test and Evaluation Command Supports Soldiers With Rigorous Tests—On Land and In the Air
The Army Test and Evaluation Command’s comprehensive testing mirrors the realities of war, thus enhancing soldiers’ safety and equipment.

Saba Al Bor—A City Reborn
With help from the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), citizens of the “Lion of the Desert” rebuild their city and their lives.

Company Command—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Force Protection for the ‘Hidden Wounds’ of War
Taking care of your soldiers’ mental and emotional health—before, during and after a combat deployment—is in everyone’s best interests.


Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


The First Men In: U.S. Paratroopers and the Fight to Save D-Day
Ed Ruggero

The Past as Prologue: The Importance of History to the Military Profession
Williamson Murray and Richard Hart Sinnreich, eds.

Breaking Open Japan: Commodore Perry, Lord Abe, and American Imperialism in 1853
George Feifer

You Can’t Get Much Closer Than This: Combat with Company H, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division
A.Z. Adkins Jr. and Andrew Z. Adkins III