Georgia Army National Guard
Sept. 24, 2012
And so it begins.
Even as the Big Army takes a hard look at budget cuts, troop reductions, shrinking mission requirements, and evolving battlefields, the cascade of big complementary decisions has begun. How do we train? What do we train? What do we train for?
Says an article in today's Washington Post: "The new army, senior military leaders say, must become more nimble, its officers more savvy, its engagements more nuanced and almost certainly shorter. The lessons of the Arab Spring weigh heavily on war planners, with an array of threats looming in the Middle East and elsewhere. A high premium is being placed on devising the proper use of Special Forces, drones and cyber capabilities."