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Scott R. Gourley, Contributing Writer
An Army that for 15 years has had almost no money to spend on weapons modernization or soldier performance has a lengthy and potentially expensive list of unmet future warfighting requirements. The National Commission on the Future of the Army...
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey
U.S. Army soldiers have masterfully executed a delicate balance of looking ahead to the next challenge while also preserving Army history and honoring those before them who have sacrificed and served. Noncommissioned officers built their...
Maj. Nathan A. Jennings
As the U.S. Army withdrew from Iraq in 2011, it eliminated its final deployable armored cavalry regiment in order to achieve standardization and modularity across the force. This change culminated a six-year process during which the land power...
Lt. Col. Christopher ClineGreg FritzLt. Col. Karl Gossett
Few things inspire innovation better than a bullet whizzing past your ear. But how does the Army translate the innovation inspired by hostile fire in the physical world to the cyber environment, where the risks are less recognizable but far more...
AUSA Staff
An Eloquent Spokesman for the Tip of the Spear RVW 001.jpg Scales on War: The Future of America’s Military at Risk . Maj. Gen. Bob Scales, USA Ret. U.S. Naval Institute Press. 235 pages. $29.95 By Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger, U.S. Army retired The...
Rick Maze, Editor-in-Chief
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...
Maj. Crispin J. Burke
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. As if to underscore Schoomaker’s message, a 2006 cartoon published by the office of...