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Title
Once again, the challenge to the U.S. Army during a defense reduction Once again, the challenge to the U.S. Army during a defense reduction :
Type
Text
Subject
United States. Army--Vocational guidance.
Professional employees.
Soldiers--Professional ethics.
Military ethics--United States.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: UA25 .S63 2012 (Source: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2012493817
Summary
As with the post-Cold War downsizing during the Clinton administration in the late 1990s, one critical challenge for the U.S. Army centers on the qualitative, institutional character of the Army after the reductions -- will the U.S. Army manifest the essential characteristics and behavior of a military profession with soldiers and civilians who see themselves sacrificially called to a vocation of service to country within a motivating professional culture that sustains a meritocratic ethic, or will the Army's character be more like any other government occupation in which its members view themselves as filing a job, motivated mostly by the extrinsic factors of pay, location, and work hours? In mid-2010, the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff directed the Commanding General, Training and Doctrine Command, then General Martin Dempsey, to undertake a broad campaign of learning, involving the entire Department. The intent was to think through what it means for the Army to be a profession of arms and for its soldiers and civilians to be professionals as the Army largely returns stateside after a decade of war and then quickly transitions to the new era of Defense reductions. Several new preceptions of the Army as a military profession have been produced, along with numerous initiatives that are currently being staffed to strengthen the professional character of the Army as it simultaneously recovers from a decade of war and transitions through reductions in force. They form the descriptive content of this monograph.
Table Of Contents
Introduction
The background realities
Including Army civilians
The essential characteristics of the Army profession
The way ahead
Conclusion.
Authorized Access Point
Snider, Don M., 1940- Once again, the challenge to the U.S. Army during a defense reduction
Authorized Access Point Variant
Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute. Once again, the challenge to the U.S. Army during a defense reduction