ARMY Magazine January 2012 

12/19/2011 12:00 AM 

Volume 62, Number 1

Listed below are selected features from our January 2012 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and receive a subscription as part of your membership.

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AUSA President's Message

'Build Partner Capacity'
A Vital Mission for the U.S. Army
By GEN Gordon R. Sullivan, USA Ret.
"We need a presence in NATO, and the most powerful parts of that presence are the ability to deploy to meet threats and the ability to help everyone's deployiing forces--not just our own--be fully prepared for emerging contingencies. The Joint Multinational Training Command is the key to those abilities.”

Front & Center

The Combat Soldiers’ Dilemma
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
Decisions made in wartime “can be complicated, influenced or delayed markedly when legality must be certified in advance.”

A Closer Look at the ‘Build Partner Capacity’ Mission
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
The current discussion "is confused, and the confusion will not help services determine the capabilities they need to build into their forces.”

Selected Features

Army Aviation Update
By Scott R. Gourley
Delivery of the AH-64D Apache Block III multi-role helicopter and the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Wartime Replacement Aircraft exemplify Army Aviation’s sustainment,
performance and modernization strategies.

MUSIC 2011
By Scott R. Gourley
Army Aviation interoperability and systems integration were the hallmarks of the Manned/Unmanned Systems Integration (MUSIC) exercise at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.

UAS Project Office Undergoes Network Integration Evaluation
By COL Timothy Baxter
Network Integration Evaluation 12.1 allowed the Army’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Office to test new techniques and refine others that are already fielded.

The Army’s Next Training Model: Building on the Past as We Prepare for the Future
By LTC Chris Budihas and MAJ Kevin Broadnax
A new Full Spectrum Training Environment model first executed at Hohenfels, Germany, last fall, teaches lessons learned from the last decade of war.

The Sun Sets on Operation New Dawn, but the Shadows Remain
By Dennis Steele
With the U.S. “responsible drawdown of forces” in Iraq complete, the United States Army carries home memories, lessons learned and the greatest volume of materiel since World War II.

Company Command—Building Combat Ready Teams: The Five Most Relevant Leader Attributes
Stories and advice elicited from company-grade officers reflect their assessment that judgment, interpersonal tact, confidence, respect and duty are the five most valuable attributes of effective leaders.


Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed

Historically Speaking


The Sword of St. Michael: The 82nd Airborne Division in World War II
Guy LoFaro

Enduring Battle: American Soldiers in Three Wars, 1776–1945
Christopher H. Hamner