ARMY Magazine September 2012 

9/1/2012 12:00 AM 

Volume 62, Number 9

Listed below are selected features from our September 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

Hot Topics
By GEN Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.
How can we effectively address the tragedies of soldier suicides? How do we put an end to the inherent danger of leaking classified documents?

Mission Command and Army Training Directive
By LTG James M. Dubik, USA Ret.
"Mission command demands trust among the leader-teams that make up the chain of command, leaders who properly use initiative within the senior's intent..."

Riot Control 101
By MG Guy S. Meoloy, USA Ret.
Thirty-two years ago an innnovative lieutenant colonel took "command prerogative" to a new level in quashing a potential riot at Indiantown Gap, Pa.

Features

Boots on the Ground: Vital in Peacetime, Too
By Dennis Steele
Saber Strike 2012, one of U.S. Army Europe's premier multinational training exercises, built rapport and trust among NATO allies.

Investing in the Warfighter of 2020
By Daniel Goure
As it draws down in Afghanistan, the Army must apply lessons learned over the past 10 years and partner with industry to develop an investment plan that ensures soldiers are rapidly and fully equipped for the future.

Mission Command Battle Lab Examines Transforming the Force
By Calvin S. Johnson and Carl E. Fischer.
The Battle Lab leads and supports the Army Capabilities Integration Center's experimentation plan to build a lighter, more lethal and responsive Army.

Company Command: Building Combat-Ready Teams
Partnering with Kuwaiti Land Forces
Company commanders from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, share their experiences partnering with Kuwaiti troops at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

Departments 

Letters
Washington Report
News Call
Soldier Armed
Historically Speaking
Sustaining Member Profile

Reviews
Shiloh, 1862
Winston Groom

Find, Fix, Finish: Inside the Counterterrorism Campaigns That Killed Bin Laden and Devastated
Al-Qaeda
Aki Peritz and Eric Rosenbach

The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo—and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation James Donovan