Posted on June 27th, 2019
Bulging Muscles Won't Win
The Next WarBy David Hackworth
October 4, 2000
In 1631, General Tilly's imperialist Roman Catholic army was whipped by a significantly smaller force under the command of King Gustavus Adolphus.
For more than 200 years, the formations Tilly fielded that day—the Tercios—had dominated the battlefield. But Gustavus had secretly developed a lean, agile army that struck like lightning—employing combined-arms tea...
Posted on June 26th, 2019
Warfighting Brought to You by . . .
By Major Jeffrey L. Cowan, U.S. Air Force
. . . several people, but most notably, an unlikely source. The
groundwork for the way the U.S. Marine Corps does business was laid by none
other than a retired Air Force officer, the irascible
John Boyd.Co-Winner, Marine Corps Essay Contest