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Army Magazine Vol. 66 No. 2 February 2016

Articles

We need some hard thinking. We are not winning the war against al-Qaida and the Islamic State group in Iraq or Syria, or elsewhere across North and East Africa, the greater Middle East, South Asia and beyond. At best, one might argue that we are...
With a smoother ride, roomier and more comfortable cab, and performance that is off the charts, the latest generation of Army trucks has moved well beyond the traditional role of tactical wheeled vehicles and into the realm of what can only be seen...
One of the stunning trends since 2001 is the tactical dominance of the American military, especially ground combat units. This success was not gained by accident or chance; it resulted from hard training and the ability of units to harness combat...
In July 2006, DoD initiated the “Check It” campaign as part of its internal management controls program and co-opted the military aphorism “what gets checked gets done.” To check that something is being done correctly requires measurement and...
The following statement from Army Doctrine Publication 1, The Army , is important enough to be repeated in the introduction to Field Manual 3-94, Theater Army, Corps, and Division Operations : “The land domain is the most complex of the domains,...
The U.S. military has seen a marked increase in the number of suicides among personnel. For example, the suicide rate rose from 10.3 suicides per 100,000 service members in 2001 to 15.8 suicides per 100,000 service members in 2008. This 50 percent...
The Definitive History of America’s Top Warriors Relentless Strike: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command. Sean Naylor. St. Martin’s Press. 560 pages. $29.99. By Col. Steven P. Bucci, U.S. Army retired For anyone who wants to...