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ARMY Magazine VOL. 65, NO. 1 January 2015

Articles

1. What was AUSA’s greatest accomplishment in 2014? We did three important things to help the Army. First, we sounded the clarion call for a trained and ready Total Army, now and in the future. Second, we led the charge to kill sequestration, stop...
Freshman Class for 114th Congress Includes 8 Army Veterans The freshman class of the 114th Congress convenes Jan. 6 with two senators and six representatives boasting Army experience, part of a movement that is bringing a generation of Iraq and...
Where Did ‘the Good War’ Go Wrong? The Good War: Why We Couldn’t Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan. Jack Fairweather. Basic Books. 416 pages. $29.99. By Gen. Carter F. Ham , U.S. Army retired In 2008, during the run-up to the U.S. presidential...
In early 2013, the Pentagon lifted the ban on women serving in U.S. combat units, mandating that the change be put into place by 2016. The lifting of the ban would open up more than 200,000 jobs in the ground-level combat force of the Army and the...
The U.S. Army has long been known for its so-called can-do spirit, but optimism about the ability to succeed in any mission is waning. Senior Army leaders are warning the size of force and tight budgets are creating an unthinkable possibility of...
Five soldiers with a collective 120 years of experience have some words of wisdom for NCOs transitioning to civilian life. They appeared on a panel I moderated in New York City in June 2014 to give some tips about how to prepare for a post-Army life...
It was 1862 and Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman found himself occupying Memphis, Tenn., a hotbed of Southern sentiment. It could not have been easy. A division commander under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Sherman had some time to go before experiencing...
To: Company-level Leaders From: Company-level Leaders _____________________________________________________________ Most of us want to conduct regular leader-development sessions with our subordinate leaders, but few of us manage to do so. Our good...