ARMY Magazine July 2012 

6/18/2012 12:00 AM 

 Volume 62, Number 7

Listed below are selected features from our July 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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Front & Center

History Lessons
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
Lessons learned since World War II have helped determine "what military establishment is needed to cope with the [current] world situation.”  


Best Army Tank Crew: The Sullivan Cup Tanker Competition Aims at a Bigger Target
By Dennis Steele
An inaugural four-day event at Fort Benning, Ga., tested competing tank crews to select the Army’s best with the goal of increasing proficiency throughout the Armor Corps.

At the Tip of the Spear: Mission Command on the Move in a Networked Force
By COL Michael S. Higginbottom and LTC Richard Adkison, USA Ret.
Despite the Army’s progress in providing mission command-on-the-move capabilities to mounted and dismounted commanders, remaining challenges must be met to allow them to conduct the full range of their responsibilities.

The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Corps: Still a Work in Progress
By Dennis Steele
“Today, Army warrant officers are changing their corps and themselves through education and an expanded view of their responsibilities.”

Company Command—Building Combat Ready Teams: Advice for New Lieutenants
Because “life accelerates quickly for second lieutenants,” their more recently seasoned elders offer some valuable words of wisdom.


Washington Report
News Call
Soldier Armed
Historically Speaking
Passing the Test: Combat in Korea, April–June, 1951
Edited by William T. Bowers and John T. Greenwood

The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Lost War, 1943
Robert M. Citino

Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World
James Jay Carafano

Arrows of the Night: Ahmad Chalabi’s Long Journey to Triumph in Iraq
Richard Bonin

Cain at Gettysburg
Ralph Peters