173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team

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  • Summary Of War By Sebastian Junger

    Look at chapter 2“War is a big and sprawling word that brings a lot of human suffering into the conversation, but combat is a different matter. Combat is the smaller game that young men fall in love with, and any solution to the human problem of war will have to take into account the psyches of these young men” (Junger 2011, p. 234). Sebastian Junger, the author of War (2011), was born in Belmont, Massachusetts and grew up to become an award-winning journalist and #1 New York Times Bestselling author. His other novels include The Perfect Storm, Fire, A Death in Belmont, and Tribe. Junger is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, a correspondent at ABC News, and has covered international stories around the world. In 1980, Junger graduated from…

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  • Kotter's Seven-Step Vision Process Model

    The 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team (4ABCT) proud tradition of excellence throughout its history took a turn for the worse with its recent deployment and redeployment issues from Afghanistan. An organizational change within 4ABCT is paramount in order to return to its storied heritage of excellence by being a contributing member of the division. In order to complete the change from its current state to a well-respected unit, I would execute a blended version of the seven-step vision process…

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  • 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team Case Study

    Over the last 1.5 years, the 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) has undergone significant change. Following a nine month deployment to Afghanistan, the Brigade appears to be overcome by stress, fatigue, leadership, and ethics issues. While many might categorize these as normal post deployment occurrences, they appear to run much deeper. The events of the previous deployment coupled with the death of the Brigade Commander, Brigade Sergeant Major and a Battalion Commander appear to be the…

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  • The Tet Offensive In The Vietnam War

    Military Intelligence (M.I.) Corps in Vietnam was predominantly ran by the 500th Military Intelligence Group (today’s 500th MI Brigade), which comprised of a little over 200 personnel which were thinly spread throughout all of South Vietnam serving in various staff and advisory duties. In the summer of 1967, this number grew heavily thanks to an authorization in MI Groups to have just over 600 personnel. The 500th MI Group’s tenure in Vietnam ended in the summer of 1965, handing over the reign…

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