ARMY Magazine July 2011 

7/1/2011 12:00 AM 

Volume 61, Number 7

Listed below are selected features from our July 2011 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and receive a subscription as part of your membership.

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 Front & Center

Another Cycle?
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
"In nearly a decade of war, America has paid for the reductions of the peace dividend many times over. . . . Our economic security is important, but so is our physical security."

Meeting Operational Needs in a Multinational Environment
By LTC Scott R. Howard and CPT Jennifer G. Collins
"USAREUR's end goal is for all partner countries to interact with each other as needed, without direct control from [USAREUR] headquarters."

 Selected Features

The Logic of Campaigns Of Offensive Air-Sea-Land Maneuver On Any Scale 
By BG Huba wass de Czege
The Campaign Arm of Indirect Pressure.

Beyond the Horizon: Defining Army Core Competencies for the 21st Century
By LTG Robert L. Caslen Jr. and LTC Steve Leonard
Remastering full spectrum operations is integral to defeating the hybrid threats of tomorrow’s uncertain and complex operating environment.

Integrated Battle Command System
By Scott R. Gourley
The enterprise architecture of the Army’s Integrated Battle Command System enables network-centric warfare that adapts to the warfighter’s changing needs.

Adaptable Fires in Support of Full Spectrum Operations
By MG David D. Halverson and COL Steven L. Hite
The U.S. Army Functional Concept for Fires, the Army’s revised fires warfighting concept, emphasizes versatile capabilities to defeat a wide range of threats.

4-27 Field Artillery—The Army’s Fires Test Unit
By Scott R. Gourley
The 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, based at Fort Bliss, Texas, tests all new equipment, concepts and procedures for all Army fires.

Historically Speaking: Bull Run (First Manassas) at 150
By BG John S. Brown, USA Ret.
The first great battle of the American Civil War “today is a metaphor for the price of unpreparedness, decision by delusion, and the imperative of harnessing techno­logical advances.”

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Have You Witnessed Leadership?
Company commanders share stories of inspired leadership in action.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Colonel Roosevelt
Edmund Morris

Grey Eminence: Fox Conner and the Art of Mentorship
Edward Cox

The Civil War: A Visual History
James G. Barber, ed.