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A great 1 find to support a Texas military museum Read this after several books about the Vietnam era and then right after a similar book called Bleeding Talent by Tim Kane from 2012 about how the military mismanages talent and leadership Crisis in Command serves as a nice bridge between the draft era of Vietnam and the contemporary construct of a profession of arms built on an all voluntary force last draftee retired in 2009 if you count CSM Mellinger or 2014 if you count CW5 Rigby A lot A great 1 find to support a Texas military museum Read this after several books about the Vietnam era and then right after a similar book called Bleeding Talent by Tim Kane from 2012 about how the military mismanages talent and leadership Crisis in Command serves as a nice bridge between the draft era of Vietnam and the contemporary construct of a profession of arms built on an all voluntary force last draftee retired in 2009 if you count CSM Mellinger or 2014 if you count CW5 Rigby A lot of the criticism of the draft era Army and the nascent VOLAR of the 78s was well founded in this book and as someone who has served since 1986, I can see that some of that criticism has been directly or indirectly addressed through changes in statutes, regulation, and policy A good historical account of why you 1 don t want too many officers ratio wise , 2 need leaders not managers, 3 desire entrepreneurial risk takers and not corporate risk averters, 4 should eschew fewer ticket punchers box checkers and careerists, and 5 keep leaders with soldiers longer and willing to share the risk Authors argue that the Army at the time adopted a corporate culture and lost their way. Read as part of Squadron Officers School an excellet comparison of how the military valued management skills over leadership Both are essential to success, but in the Viet Nam conflict ea, leadership was lacking at all levels Certainly lessons to be kep in mind. &EBOOK ↛ Crisis in Command: Mismanagement in the Army ☞ Crisis in Command Book Description Richard A Gabriel has contributed to Crisis in Command as an authorRichard A Gabriel is a distinguished professor in the Department of History and War Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada and in the Department of Defence Studies at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto He was professor of history and politics at the US Army War College and held the Visiting Chair in Military Ethics at the Marine Corps University Gabriel is a former US Army officer and the author of than forty five books including Scipio Africanus Potomac Books, Inc, Thutmose III Potomac Books, Inc, and Philip II of Macedonia, Greater Than Alexand