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How Well Does Army Train Strategic Leaders?



by Tom Ricks

Remember how we graded the Army’s Command and General Staff College some weeks ago? Well, along now comes the Army War College’s “War Room” to grade the Army on the question of “How good is the U.S. Army at developing strategic leaders?”

C- responded Col. Edward Ballanco: “the Army has produced a generation of specialized officers who are experts in their career fields but not broadened.”

C+ said Col. Brian Rauen. “the Army accepts the mediocre development of strategic leaders because it is unwilling to address structural problems: yesterday’s answers are still used to address today’s problems.”

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