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The Great Drone Debate p2 Amitai Etzioni

Social Swarming p79

Major David Faggard, U.S. Air Force

An Injury, Not A Disorder p96 Frank Ochberg, M.D.

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to United States Army veteran, SSG Clinton L. Romesha, during a ceremony at the White House, 11 February 2013, for his heroic actions during a firefight at a remote outpost in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army, Leroy Council)


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Lieutenant General David G. Perkins


Commander, USACAC Commandant, CGSC

COL John J. Smith Director and Editor in Chief


The Great Drone Debate Amitai Etzioni

LTC James F. Lowe

Drones are here to stay, and the arguments against their use have to be addressed.

Executive Officer

Editorial Staff


Lieutenant Colonel Douglas A. Pryer, U.S. Army

Marlys Cook, LTC, USA (Ret.) Managing Editor Peter D. Fromm, LTC, USA (Ret.) Supervisory Editor John Garabedian Associate Editor Nancy Mazzia Books and Features Editor Julie Gunter Visual Information Specialist Linda Darnell Administrative Assistant Michael Serravo Visual Information Specialist, Webmaster

The Rise of the Machines Employment of unmanned aerial vehicles in war carries costs that can have unforeseen strategic ramifications.


Applying Mission Command through the Operations Process Lieutenant Colonel Michael Flynn, U.S. Army, Retired, and Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Schrankel, U.S. Army, Retired

Mission command and its associated framework, the operations process, are central concepts that underpin how our Army fights.


The Officership Model: Exporting Leader Development to the Force Major Todd Hertling, U.S. Army

The U.S. Military Academy’s capstone course, Officership, can help rekindle the enthusiasm for leader development across the Army.

Editorial Board Members MG Gordon B. Davis, Jr. Deputy Commanding General CSM Joe B. Parson Jr. LD&E Command Sergeant Major Clinton J. Ancker, III, Director, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate Robert Baumann, Director, CGSC Graduate Program COL Thomas C. Graves, Director, School of Advanced Military Studies Gregory Fontenot, Director, University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies Lester W. Grau Foreign Military Studies Office John Pennington, Chief, Media Division, Center for Army Lessons Learned Thomas Jordan, Director, Capability Development Integration Directorate COL Roderick M. Cox Director, Combat Studies Institute Dennis Tighe, Deputy Director, Combined Arms Center-Training


The Evolution of Mission Command in U.S. Army Doctrine, 1905 to the Present Colonel Clinton J. Ancker, III, U.S. Army, Retired

The basic ideas of mission command have evolved continuously, often reflecting combat experience.


Dynamics of Interagency Teams Major General Raymond D. Barrett, U.S. Army, Retired

Leaders will be better equipped to manage teams if they understand the dynamic forces that bind them and tear them apart.


Revisiting Persistent Engagement and Interagency Collaboration Major Charles Malcolm Williams, U.S. Army

Consulting Editors

The Joint force must understand the importance of political causat