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ARMY Magazine Vol. 67, No. 1 January 2017

Articles

The 39th Army chief of staff is plainspoken as he describes the Army’s dilemma when the service looks to the future. “Every assumption we hold, every claim, every assertion, every single one of them must be challenged,” said Gen. Mark A. Milley, a...
Not long ago, the Army had a blog problem. Gen. Peter Schoomaker, then-Army chief of staff, castigated military bloggers in a 2005 memorandum, citing security risks.
In the wake of the Vietnam War, Army leaders realized they had to change the way the Army developed the future force.
As an educator for 35 years, I have found that the one thing all teachers need to know is their students. If we don’t understand this audience of learners, we will never reach them. I have taught three generations. The two youngest are known as the...
Given the rising number of military cyber activities between the U.S. and its adversaries over the last several years, it is increasingly clear that cyberspace is now an intrinsic part of the current operating environment. As the fifth warfighting...
Seven kids, two parents, two hotel rooms … in two different hotels. It sounds like the beginning of a comedy, but it’s real life for big Army families such as that of Capt. John Silvey and his wife, Candace. Coordinating a family move is a challenge...
Soldiers love to reminisce about the glory days they spent in great units, and lament the times they were stuck in bad ones. What determines the difference? Command climate—the perceptions we form about the level of unit cohesion and performance,...
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‘Exceptionally Ordinary’ NCO’s Story of Battle Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor . Clinton Romesha. Dutton. 400 pages. $28 By Maj. Joe Byerly On Oct. 3, 2009, over 300 Taliban fighters launched a complex attack on Combat Outpost Keating...