Ops-Mil

Bvr/5Li

Enhanced Forward Presence

Quelque 260 militaires belges, dont la plupart provient du Bataillon Bevrijding -5 Linie , participent à l’opération enhanced Forward Presence de l’ NATO depuis la mi-août. Sous commandement germanique, ils forment un groupement tactique visant à renforcer la frontière orientale de l’OTAN. Nos soldats participent à une part importante de la politique de dissuasion de Read more

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Reading List LCC 2019

Scales on War: The Future of America’s Military at Risk

Author: Maj Gen Bob Scales Usa (Ret )Genre: Ops-MilSeries: Readinglist LCC 2019Publisher: US Naval Institute PressPublished: 9/15/2016Book URL: GoodReads.comScales on War is a collection of ideas, concepts, and observations about contemporary war taken from over thirty years of research, writing, and personal experience by retired Major General Bob Scales. Scales’ unique style of writing utilizes contemporary military history, current events, and his philosophy of ground warfare to create a very personal and expansive view of the future direction of American defense policies.Each chapter in the book addresses a distinct topic facing the upcoming…

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Reading List LCC 2019

Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age

Genre: Ops-MilSeries: Readinglist LCC 2018, Readinglist LCC 2019Publisher: Princeton University PressPublished: 3/21/1986Book URL: GoodReads.comThe essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age takes the first part of its…

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Reading List LCC 2019

The Mask of Command: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant, Hitler, and the Nature of Leadership

Author: John KeeganGenre: Ops-MilSeries: Readinglist LCC 2018, Readinglist LCC 2019Publisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 10/4/1988Book URL: GoodReads.comJohn Keegan’s brilliant look at the meaning of leadership In The Mask of Command, John Keegan asks us to consider questions that are seldom asked: What is the definition of leadership? What makes a great military leader? Why is it that men, indeed sometimes entire nations, follow a single leader, often to victory, but with equal dedication also to defeat? Dozens of names come to mind…Napoleon, Lee, Charlemagne, Hannibal, Castro, Hussein. From a wide array,…

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