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#1 The Army's top officer, General Raymond T. Odierno, says he is taking the findings to heart.
I believe we may have just identified at least a small part (but possibly much, much more) of the problem.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-20 04:17||
#2 "ineffective leaders at senior levels,"
At senior level the politicians start to out number the leaders. Hell, the number of managers clearly out number the leaders.
Anyone one want to fill in the blanks?
Number of active divisions in WWII?
Number of general officers in WWII?
Number of active divisions [or equivalent] today?
Number of general officers today?
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-20 11:48||
#3 How about OPTEMPO all out of proportion to the size of the force, a meaningless commitment to wars that will be dismissed as useless in the near future, the waste of national treasure into countries that only suck out our money into their correupt maw and conspire to harm us even as it flows, and a silly force structure that makes conventional forces quasi-MPs, but degrades the preparedness for the main enemy, China, and is ill prepared to fight a force of near comparable strength and capabilities, since everything we face is stolen technology from us. ANd into this, when was the last time, as P2K asks, has there been a led to leader ratio this low? I have friends that are on their 4th deployment in 10 years, and they wonder what's the point?
Posted by NoMoreBS 2012-08-20 12:49||