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ARMY Magazine VOL. 64 NO. 8 August 2014

Articles

The primary metric in war is attaining one’s strategic aims. In the post-9/11 war against al Qaeda and its affiliates, who is winning? Both the U.S. and al Qaeda have done a lot of killing, but attrition alone is not decisive. The U.S. is now on its...
There is a small bit of good news for defense contractors in the Army budget: The worst may be over. A smart company can prevail as the dust settles over a messy budget process. If budgets are a true reflection of priorities, then the Army’s...
The ink has dried on the Army’s new tattoo policy, and results could be on the books for a long time—destined to be part of America’s military historical record if things remain unchanged. Modifications to the uniform and appearance regulation...
Recent events in Crimea and Ukraine remind us of our inability to predict the future and of that singular characteristic present in more than 25 centuries of documented warfare and conflict—uncertainty. From a historical standpoint, author and...
Relations between the “big” Army and the National Guard are badly frayed. It hasn’t been this bad since the post-Quadrennial Defense Review civil war of the late 1990s. It goes beyond the dustup between Army brass and the adjutant generals over the...
Hawaii’s 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, is building a joint capability in cooperation with the Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific and Destroyer Squadron 31. Over the past year, a team of Army CH-47F Chinooks, UH-60M Black...
WWI Soldiers
Download Full Article The heavily analyzed Schlieffen Plan was the perfect invasion strategy, and the hardworking officers of the German General Staff knew it. The basic idea traced all the way back to Hannibal. That’s not the Hannibal known to...