Category Archives: Military Academy

US Army Legal Investigations

Human misbehavior, and allegations thereof, are ever present. In the course of an Army career it is nearly inevitable that soldiers will be called upon to investigate alleged misdeeds on the part of their subordinates, peers, or even seniors. Articles … Continue reading

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The War of 1812

Reenactors and Living Historians in 2013 reveled in the 150th anniversary of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg, some of the most monumental battles of the American Civil War. Thousands of participants, tens of thousands of spectators, and merchants of all kinds … Continue reading

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The Year in Military History

The Year in Military History 1-8 Jan – French forces under the Duke of Guise conquered the fortress at Calais, the last English territory in France (1558). 2 Jan – Delaware and Wyandot Indians surprised and massacred 11 eleven men, … Continue reading

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Battle Briefs

Napoleon Bonaparte and Frederick the Great agreed that to master military science, a student must study the campaigns of the great generals and admirals before him. In that spirit, this section contains slide presentations that have been used effectively in … Continue reading

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Integrity and Leadership

In the fall of 1996, several allegations of sexual misconduct between Army leaders and their subordinates became public.  The ensuing investigations found many cases in which the allegations were true, and trust began to erode within and towards the US … Continue reading

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The Informative Brief

A senior civilian official in the military health system was at a surgical conference with a young Navy colleague. They chatted, and in the course of their conversation the Navy surgeon mentioned some exciting things that he was doing in … Continue reading

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DOTMLPF-P Analysis and Military Medicine

Since this article does not format well as a posting, it is attached via a hyperlink. DOTMLPF-P Analysis and Military Medicine

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Getting People to Answer

A Navy Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) came into my office recently. “Sir, I have emailed Lt. Col X several times and she hasn’t answered yet. All I get is radio silence. Could you help?” This young officer was voicing a concern … Continue reading

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JTF Cap Med/NCR-MD Leadership Studies

Pursuant to the Base Realignment and Closure Law of 2005, the Joint Task Force National Capital Medicine (JTF Cap Med) was established in 2008. Its mission was to integrate military health care in the National Capital Region, including the merging … Continue reading

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Quotations – World War 2

Many Japanese believed the United States to be a hollow shell, it’s people divided politically, softened by luxurious living and decadent morals, no match for the tough, disciplined men of Japan. Gordon Prange, author of At Dawn We Slept Japan … Continue reading

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