Schofield’s Definition of Discipline

By rickColosimo / August 14, 2003 /

Schofield’s Definition of Discipline The discipline that makes the soldiers of a free country reliable in battle is not to be gained by harsh or tyrannical treatment. On the contrary, such treatment is far more likely to destroy than to make an army. It is possible to impart instructions and to give commands in such…

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Principles of War

By rickColosimo / August 14, 2003 /

WPI Military Science: 9 Principles of War: “9 Principles of War The nine Principles of War, as defined in the Army Field Manual FM-3 Military Operations: PRINCIPLEDEFINITION Mass Concentrate combat power at the decisive place and time Objective Direct every military operation towards a clearly defined, decisive, and attainable objective Offensive Seize, retain, and exploit…

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MacArthur: Duty, Honor, Country

By rickColosimo / August 14, 2003 /

Another quote that has stayed with us since the days of required knowledge at USMA and OCS: “Duty,” “Honor,” “Country”—those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying points to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when…

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Troop Leading Procedures

By rickColosimo / August 14, 2003 /

Troop Leading Procedure: 1. RECEIVE MISSION 2. ISSUE WARNORD 3. MAKE TENTATIVE PLAN 4. INITIATE MOVEMENT 5. CONDUCT RECONNAISSANCE 6. COMPLETE PLAN 7. ISSUE OPORD 8. SUPERVISE

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