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ARMY Magazine VOL. 64 NO. 3 March 2014

Articles

The GEN George C. Marshall “Interviews and Reminiscences” published in 1991 by the George C. Marshall Foundation, provide an abundance of sage observations concerning the need for an Army, the building of an Army, and the challenges of coping with...
“Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” —GEN Dwight D. Eisenhower Recently, Chief of Staff of the Army GEN Raymond T. Odierno asserted that we must prioritize proven...
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may have been speaking to the right audience to influence the future in January when talking about the military as a “thinking, adaptive institution.” Army GEN Martin E. Dempsey was at the National Defense...
The firefight is now in cyberspace, and Army forces are gearing up to throw down. Army leaders emphasize, however, that the technology used to fight the battle is not as important as the people who use it. Attracting, keeping and “growing” smart,...
Close your eyes and visualize a typical American fifth-grade classroom. Do you see the kids? What are they doing? What are they studying? All are so full of potential. A few of these boys and girls will be our soldiers in Army 2020. Now, mentally...
It was a magnificent thing. It was old, dented and tarnished, but otherwise in good shape. Long, long ago—before radios—the Army depended on bugles. They sounded the charge and retreat, moved units here and there, woke sleepy soldiers at dawn, sent...
It was a sweltering afternoon in New Jersey: jungle-hot, tropically humid, dripping, draining, the kind of day that wrings you out and leaves you lying there gasping in the shade. Few who pass through bustling, industrial modern-day Newark think the...
The Army is changing the way it handles sexual harassment and assault cases. Under a congressional mandate, military hospitals providing emergency care are now required to have a trained, full-time sexual assault nurse examiner. MAJ Douglas J...
We hear and read a lot of advice about leadership. Some of the words roll past us, some we put into our kit bag, and some strike true and change us as leaders. This month, we share the words that have resonated loudest within each of us—the best,...