Does the U.S. Army need a dogma? Before you say yes or no, let’s consider a few points worth debating.
American Way of War
Casualty Aversion, The Challenge in Medical Planning for LSCO SWJED Sat, 06/08/2019 - 2:23am
Future military success hinges on the American military’s ability to understand the underpinnings of casualty aversion as a component of the American way of war and be able to accept more risk with health care assets on the battlefield. This essay describes the American way of war, the development of casualty aversion, and its implications for LSCO.
Maneuver Warfare has several real weaknesses that do not translate well into the American way of war. In this essay, we will look at 2 ways in which maneuver warfare can be defined, their weaknesses, and then how America can incorporate their benefits into its own doctrine.
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Understanding Tendencies: How Evaluation of the American Way of War is the Key to Success in the Future
The primary reason for studying a nation’s military abilities should not be to affirm and extol the pleasant, but to expose and critically analyze shortcomings.