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Old 07-13-2014   #101
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Default Q&A with Departing Benning Commander Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster

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McMaster Busts Myths of Future Warfare

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The full title is 'The Warrior Ethos at Risk: H.R. McMaster’s Remarkable Veterans Day Speech' and was given Georgetown University. In case you've not seen it:http://blogs.cfr.org/davidson/2014/1...ns-day-speech/
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Thanks to David Ucko's tip General McMaster gave a talk 'Continuity and Change: The Nature of Future Armed Conflict' to IISS-US today. The video is one hour long, Elliott COhen is in the chair and includes some Q&A:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ5c...ature=youtu.be
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More from Lt. Gen. McMaster: http://warontherocks.com/2015/02/rea...n-afghanistan/

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McMaster: Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy To Be Revealed at AUSA

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On one side is Macgregor, an outspoken and controversial advocate for reform of the Army — whose weapons he describes as “obsolescent,” its senior leaders as “self-interested,” and its spending as “wasteful.” Viewed by many of his colleagues as one of the most innovative Army officers of his generation, Macgregor, a West Point graduate with a Ph.D. in international relations (“he can be pretty gruff,” a fellow West Point graduate says, “but he’s brilliant”), led the 2nd Cav’s “Cougar Squadron” in the best-known battle of Operation Desert Storm in February 1991. In 23 minutes, Macgregor’s force destroyed an entire Iraqi Armored Brigade (including nearly 70 Iraqi armored vehicles), while suffering a single American casualty. Speaking at a military “lessons learned” conference one year later, Air Force General Jack Welsh described the Battle of 73 Easting (named for a map coordinate) as “a stunning, overwhelming victory.”
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Macgregor’s views line him up against Lt. General H.R. McMaster, an officer widely thought of as one of the Army’s best thinkers. McMaster fought under Macgregor at “73 Easting,” where he commanded Eagle Troop in Macgregor’s Cougar Squadron. McMaster, however, had more success in the Army than Macgregor, is a celebrated author (ofDereliction of Duty, a classic in military history), and is credited with seeding the Anbar Awakening during the Iraq War. Even so, McMaster was twice passed over for higher command until David Petraeus, who headed his promotion board, insisted his success be recognized. McMaster is now a lieutenant general and commands the high-profile Army Capabilities Integration Center (called “ARCINC”), whose mandate is to “design the Army of the future.” David Barno, a retired Lt. General who headed up the US command in Afghanistan, describes McMaster as an officer “who has repeatedly bucked the system and survived to join its senior ranks.”
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"Indeed, one of the pitfalls of Macgregor’s Army career was that he slapped a few too many gorillas along the way. He has long been known for his ability to alienate senior officers, not least because he suggested they spent their time sucking up to their superiors, instead of figuring out how to wage war."

This quote made me chuckle. And then it made me cry, because it was the truth.
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Future Missions Through the Lens of the US Army Operating Concept

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