John Bolton

John Bolton is an Army Officer deployed to Afghanistan. He is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College’s Art of War Scholars Program and holds degrees from West Point and American Military University. His has multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. The views presented here are his alone and not representative of the U.S. Army, the Defense Department, or the U.S. government.

As the Army seeks to adjust for the future it must carefully examine its aviation component based on not only cost, but also capabilities.

History offers lessons that, if properly understood within context, elucidate continuous themes and creates options, fostering adaptability through broadening.

Within Army culture there is a basic misunderstanding regarding Standards and Rules. They are not the same, despite a long-standing military belief in equivalence.