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ARMY Magazine VOL. 64 NO. 9 September 2014

Articles

No political or military leader responsible for the lives of citizens who become soldiers ever wants to give the order to put American servicemembers at risk. That desire is even more present after more than a decade of waging and fighting war. The...
Does your heart swell with pride when you hear the words profession of arms , or do you find yourself scoffing at its inherent idealism? Presentations on the subject may make us feel proud of our profession, but we might not be meeting the levels of...
The business world has a term to describe core missions to customers and investors— value proposition —and it is considered crucial to every company’s business strategy. If you can’t distill what makes your organization valuable down to a few...
I received a Combat Action Badge because, for a short time in Iraq, I seemed to be a magnet for enemy fire. Years later, explosions still cause me minor discomfort. The sounds of fireworks, gunfire and engines backfiring are unsettling. But was I...
Unlike many academics who venture to post-major conflict zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, both of which are critical to our national security, I experienced the inverse as a military officer visiting Detroit, a city critical to our nation’s...
Innovative technologies have always offered an avenue of employment for American soldiers of fortune. They honed the skills required in order to use these cutting-edge technologies while serving in the American armed forces. Examples of these...