TITLE

Training for War—What We're Learning

AUTHOR(S)
Kilner, Pete; Burgess, Tony
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Army Magazine;Apr2005, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the views of soldiers on how their experiences as a commander in war changed the way they will train or lead soldiers. Need to focus on combat operations; Importance of training soldiers to proactively develop situations, using words, warning shots and others; Advantage of giving subordinates the opportunity to try something while in training.
ACCESSION #
16555021

 

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