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ARMY Magazine - May 2007

Volume 57, Number 5

Listed below are selected articles and features of our May 2007 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and get a subscription as part of your membership.

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Front & Center
Rapid Knowledge Transfer Through the Battle Command Knowledge System
By Col. James J. Galvin Jr.
The Army's Battle Command Knowledge System allows soldiers to share knowledge over the internet through messages and video clips.

Selected Features
Patrol Base Dragon: Living in ‘al Qaeda Land’ (PDF)
By Dennis Steele
Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) have occupied a derelict power plant southwest of Baghdad and are using it as a patrol base, just a few paces from the operating area of al Qaeda in Iraq.

Life-cycle Manning Provides Battlefield Advantage (PDF)
By CSM James W. Redmore
“Our pride, esprit de corps and cohesion—our drive for excellence in everything we do—was significantly enhanced by the unity built during our life cycle.”

Women Chopper Pilots Take to Afghan Skies (PDF)
By Paul Avallone
Women pilots fly Army helicopters in combat zones in Afghanistan.

CompanyCommand—Building Combat-Ready Teams: Resilient Leadership (PDF)
An officer in Iraq talks about facing adversity and trauma as a combat leader.