A soldier from the 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard observes a section of the Rio Grande River at sunset in support of Operation Strong Safety.
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The Reality Of Being In The Military ‘For Life’
Being in the military “for life” is more than a career choice; it's a lifestyle choice.
Spc. Tyler Williams instructs Pvt. Ismael Ocegueda where to place suppressive fire during squad live fire exercises.
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No, The Army Has Not Lost The Art Of Leadership
Balancing mission accomplishment and organizational improvement with care of soldiers is the art of leadership and the Army has not lost this.
Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division gather their equipment before boarding a CH-47F Chinook that serves with the Task Force Flying Dragons in the Nawa Valley, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, May 25, 2014.
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The New Army Operating Concept Has A Bit Of Something For Everyone
While it raises some serious questions, the Army Operating Concept serves as a pep rally for the soldier who is nervous about the Army’s future and viability.
Turkish Kurds standing in the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, watch as smoke rises from a fire following an airstrike in Kobani, Syria, where the fighting between militants of the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces intensified, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
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The US Must Be Realistic In Its Fight Against ISIS
Bombing a group long enough does not change minds. It may only galvanize them.
As the military slims down its ranks, it should leave behind a pool of officers with the requisite moral authority to execute military justice and lead troops by example​.
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Here’s Why The Army Needed To Cut Officers With A History Of Bad Decisions
Beyond the need to reduce the force and to save on personnel costs, the officer separation board was a targeted way to enhance the Army’s professionalism.