ARMY Magazine January 2010 

Volume 60, Number 1

Listed below are selected articles and features of our January 2010 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

Preparing for Your Future and That of the U.S. Army
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
"There are approaches you can take now to prepare for your future, and accordingly, the future of our Army."

Building Teams of Cyber Warriors
By LTC Joseph Doty and MAJ T.J. O'Connor
"We need to examine closely what a cyber warrior looks like, and what we can do to further build successful cyber-warfare teams."

Relearning the Foreign Linguist Mission
By MAJ John W. Davis, USAR Ret.
"We don't have enough linguists, and we need to ask ourselves why."

'We Need More Engineers'
By LTG Mark Hertling, LTC William Graham and MAJ Louis Florence
"When serving as Multinational Division-North (MND-N) during Operation Iraqi Freedom, 1st Armored Division leaders quickly realized that they didn’t have enough engineers."

 Selected Features

Aviation Update
By Scott R. Gourley
Four Army senior aviation leaders provide an update on how Army Aviation is supporting the Army force generation model, both in theater and in training.

Leading the Army’s UAS Synchronization Efforts
By Christopher B. Carlile
The U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala., coordinates, integrates and directs the Army’s UAS efforts and, in the process, is writing a comprehensive and reliable UAS strategy.

Army Special Operations Aviation: The Legacy of a Disaster
By BG Raymond P. Palumbo
In 1980, a failed attempt to rescue American hostages in Iran underscored the Army’s need for a special helicopter force and served as the catalyst for the creation of today’s Army Special Operations Aviation.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Partnering with Afghan National Security Forces
Captains serving in Afghanistan explain how a new partnership program, in which troops and Afghan national security forces live and work together around the clock, plays out at the company level.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan.
By Seth G. Jones

World War One: A Short History.
By Norman Stone

Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948–May 1949.
By Richard Reeves

Targeting the Third Reich: Air Intelligence and the Allied Bombing Campaigns.
By Robert S. Ehlers Jr.

Above the Thunder: Reminiscences of a Field Artillery Pilot in World War II.
By Raymond C. Kerns

Apache Dawn: Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned.
By Damien Lewis