MILITARY MIGHT AND THE DEFENSE MARKETPLACE

The promise of much of this outsourcing was to reduce cost. … but the total costs [of all contracts] have gone up. So contracts are not cheaper The joint force has long depended on the private sector to provide necessary goods and services to support and sustain the warfight. This has been true since the […]

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE CIVILIAN WORLD AND THE MILITARY

[The Harold K. Johnson Chair] is an effort to bring civilians into the military in order to chip away at the gap that exists … between the civilian world and the military As a follow-up to her WAR ROOM article on professional military education, former Harold K. Johnson Chair of Military History Dr. Jennifer Mittelstadt […]

TOO MUCH WAR, NOT ENOUGH COLLEGE

Army leadership should inject more ‘college’ in the War College by hiring more civilian academic instructors. When I arrived at the U.S. Army War College in August 2017 as the Harold K. Johnson Chair in Military History I walked into an institution debating its future.  During my first weeks at the War College, I met […]