June 

5/16/2016 12:00 AM 

ARMY Magazine
Volume 66, Number 6
Listed below are selections from our June 2016 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY magazine, join AUSA and receive a paper subscription as part of your membership.

Visit the ARMY Magazine Archives for online access to previous issues.


On the Cover
A Call to Armor: Army Explores Stronger, Lighter, Cheaper Protection
By William Matthews
In the constant search for better armor, Army laboratories and scientists are diligently examining new materials and manufacturing methods, and analyzing performance.

Cover Photo: Graphene, a honeycombed layer of bonded carbon atoms, is strong enough to absorb a microbullet traveling at supersonic speed.
Rice University/Jae-Hwang Lee

Front & Center
By any Other Name, War is Still War
By Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik, USA Ret.

Features
Sullivan Farewell: Army Has Changed,
Not for the Better

By Rick Maze
As he prepares to step down as president and CEO of the Association of the U.S. Army, retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan is deeply concerned about the future. Not his, but the Army’s.

Get Maximum Rotation: Coming Fully Prepared Has Benefits at JRTC
By Maj. J.D. Pritchett
Units that strengthen command post capabilities, define leadership duties and arrive with a desire to learn get the most benefit from a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La. 

Russia’s New-Generation Warfare
By Phillip Karber and Lt. Col. Joshua Thibeault
With the military conflict between Russia
and Ukraine now in its second year, there are 10
critical lessons the U.S. Army must learn from it.   

ROTC Turns 100: Future Leaders Trained; the Nation Benefits
By Brig. Gen. Sean A. Gainey
More than 600,000 men and women have earned a commission through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps since the program
was established in 1916. They’ve played a critical role in the numerous challenges that the U.S. and the Army have faced both at home and abroad. Training, Education at Heart of Program
By Lt. Col. Greg Lane, USAR Ret.
The U.S. Army Cadet Command is producing quality officers and training high school students to be better Americans.

Reviews
Rock of the Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I
Stephen L. Harris

Eisenhower’s Armies: The American-British Alliance During World War II
Niall Barr

The General’s Briefer
Bob Woolsey

Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre
Anita Belles Porterfield and John Porterfield

 


 


What You Missed

(Members-only articles)

Listed below are articles in our June issue not available online. To read all the articles in ARMY magazine, join AUSA and receive a paper subscription as part of your membership. Then you won’t miss a thing.

Front & Center
Military: Arbiters of National Morality?
By Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen, USA Ret.

Look to the Past for Lessons
By Maj. Joe Byerly

Features
Soldiering Is Evolving: Dry Erase Board
Era Almost Over
By Capt. Mark A. Yore

Sustaining the All-Volunteer Force:
A Readiness Multiplier
By Col. George P. Coan Jr., USA Ret., and Richard Lim

Megacities: Military Operations There
Not Business as Usual

By Col. Mark Wallace, USA Ret., and Lt. Col. Martin McCleary, USA Ret.

Capturing Good Ideas Before They Vanish
By Maj. Wayne Heard, USA Ret.

Spouses Balance Work, Family, Army
By Rebecca Alwine

Cross-Culture Chemistry: Joint Service Environment Brings Out Best
By Col. Richard D. Hooker Jr., USA Ret.

Miracle Man: 26 Years After Near-Death,
Former Soldier Meets Doctor Who Saved Him

By Chuck Vinch

Departments
Letters
Seven Questions
Washington Report
News Call
She's the Army
The Outpost
Soldier Armed