The Army Command Post and Defense Reshaping 1987-1997

The Army Command Post and Defense Reshaping 1987-1997

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The U.S. Army underwent a decade of significant transformation between 1987 and 1997 that affected strategy, force requirements, structure, and basing requirements. The end of the Cold War provided the initial impetus for defense reshaping and drove the pace and depth of change. Reductions in forces and installations, and deferred procurement of the next generation of military equipment overlapped with efforts to adapt the Army to a new global security environment.
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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 130 x 198.1 x 25.4mm | 464.47g
  • United States
  • English
  • 016079935X
  • 9780160799358

About Mark D Sherry

Mark D. Sherry received his Ph.D. in history from Georgetown University. He joined the U.S. Army Center of Military History in 1986. He is the author of the World War II commemorative campaign brochure China Defensive. While at the Center, Sherry has specialized in institutional history and has served as the Center's representative to several study groups seeking ways to reorganize the Army in the wake of sweeping changes following the end of the Cold War. He is currently working on studies of innovation in the U.S. Army and small-unit tactical operations in Iraq.
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