ARMY Magazine March 2010 

Volume 60, Number 3

Listed below are selected articles and features of our March 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

Selfless Service
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
“The values of and needs for selfless service have never diminished, have never been dependent on anticipated rewards….”

Army Echelons and Leader Development
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
Echelons of command “are an important means by which the Army develops its leaders.”

The Task Force 120 Story
By LTG Michael A. Vane
“Task Force 120 set the stage for the continual modernization of all Army BCTs….”


 Selected Features

Iraq: End of Tour
Text and Photographs by Dennis Steele
As they prepare to return from a year-long deployment, units of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division—the ‘Greywolf Brigade’—reflect on their changing roles and missions in Iraq.

U,S. Army Aids Earthquake-Ravaged Haiti
The active Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve dedicated thousands of forces to the relief effort after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake crippled the Caribbean
island nation of Haiti in January.

What’s Going On In Basic Training?
By LTG Mark Hertling
The strengths and weakness of new recruits as well as the demands of current conflicts are driving changes in the Army’s initial entry training.

United Nations Command Joint Security Area
By LTC John Rhodes
South Korean and American forces of the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area jointly execute operations to secure the border with North Korea and further strengthen the bond between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

Agile Robotics
By SSG Tanya L. Trebes
The Agile Robotics Project pursues research and development—such as the robotic forklift—that will enhance military logistics.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams:
Do You Follow a Stupid Order?
Company commanders and platoon leaders discuss ways to cope and proceed when a superior delivers a command that doesn’t make sense.




Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


Press On!: Selected Works of General Donn A. Starry,
Volumes I and II.

Edited by Lewis Sorley

Allies Against the Rising Sun: The United States, the British Nations,
and the Defeat of Imperial Japan.

By Nicholas Evan Sarantakes

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy.
By Antony Beevor

Eagles and Empire: The United States, Mexico, and the
Struggle for a Continent
By David A. Clary

West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace.
By Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh