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Woke up to the sound of wind flowing throught the trees, a sound that is not part of treeless Leskernick – stoney skies, grey rolling mist and rain. Its easily documented that the army itself, not Rumsfeld, saw its own infantry as nothing more than a constabulary to clean up after a conventional warfare mess caused by a perfectly targeted enemy thats killed from afar. Desert Storm was an aberration, fought against a third-rate conventional army that we heralded as world class. His loyalty to the organization that spawned him, particularly the senior officer corps, is clouding his judgment. I suspect the general officer corps would rather see us lose then see their status reduced with the decentralized army it takes to beat insurgencies. Now they want to increase the size of the army so that half-trained troops can play beat the clock for a year, while clueless junior officers spend a few months in any danger and dont even learn how to be good platoon leaders and company commanders. Insurgency is the warfare of the past and future and those who cant deal with it will fight it anyway. It felt surreal sitting in our wet, muddy cloths at a pink-clothed table and having coffee served in gilded cafeterias. Surely he knows that since WWII, study after study has shown that junior officers and enlisted men have little faith in their senior officers, which is not the case in other armies like the British and WWII Wehrmacht. The common denominator with these systems is the desire to further centralize the command and control capabilities of ever more superfluous general officers. The ever-increasing number of generals trying to get their tickets punched, while avoiding anything that will hurt a career, dilutes any real accountability. Long before Rumsfeld arrived on the scene the army was involved in all kinds of navel gazing linear warfare garbage like Blue Force Tracker, digitization, and Land Warrior to name but a few. Nothing the army has done in the recent past has prepared it for fighting long-term insurgencies, and that goes back to the Reagan Administration. But if he thinks for one minute that army General officers dont believe in these same things than the good soldier has not been paying attention. CG was ill at ease with half-finished excavation trenches for the houses – so different from an evaluation situation where there can be no per se strategy for return or sequential annual work. Between two years of service and a one-year tour in Vietnam, the military lost its people just when they were learning to do their jobs. The SBCTs have little firepower but are supposed to overcome this with the notion of complete situational awareness (Iraq makes a mockery of this notion on a daily basis) and stand off firepower (Wheres that firepower supposed to come from? Although it was raining, the excavation team tried going up to site first via Buttern Hill and then via Westmoor Gate, but we soon gave up. iii) of course creates trenches which we cannot finish this season, but if it is part of our ultimate strategy we have to start with an academically coherent trench format. (The lady at Trewint farm had given him this compass bearing, suggesting that the moor is often misty). He was returning from Leskernick, having orientated himself up there in the mist, using a compass bearing. Learning to deal with guerilla warfare would mean moving away from the senior officer holy grail of mass, combined with methodical battle, directed by a very centralized hierarchy. In Vietnam, where it became a matter of life and death, this bitching came in the form of fragmentation grenades. Similarly driving along the airfield to Buttern Hill this morning – the massives of Brown Willy and Rough Tor were invisible, and if the sky had suddenly cleared and Rough Tor had appeared it would have been amazing. We should spend more time thinking back over what might have been, be more flexible about taking alternative courses of action in the future. checkered trench coat tailor trench coat black long trench coat male waxed trench coat trench coat outfit fabric trench coat latest trench coats casual trench coat polo trench coat trench coat patterns trench coat reviews men with coat mens hooded leather trench coat brown fur coats trench coat scarf canada trench coat layered trench coat trench coat kopen open trench coat asymmetric trench coat trench coat usa very trench coat trench coats india online trench coat trench coat sneakers skinny trench coat trench coat zalando wool trench coat men black bench trench coat black long jacket men

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