Posted on April 3, 2008 by warvictims
Posted By: Marla B.
Today, with Jon Tracy, I visited Ft. Belvoir to participate in one of their training sessions. A satellite campus for the Army’s Command and General Staff College, Ft. Belvoir supports the CGSC’s mission to educate and develop leaders for full spectrum joint, interagency and multinational operations. It reminded me once again of the importance of dialogue between civilian and military folks. Continue reading
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Posted on March 14, 2008 by warvictims
Posted By: Jon
I spent March 3rd and 4th visiting and participating in training at the United States Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. Located in the High Mojave Desert, Fort Irwin is the Army’s preeminent training center for soldiers. It provides realistic training for commanders and soldiers to prepare them for success in actual conflicts. The unique invitation to observe and engage in training at Fort Irwin allowed CIVIC to learn from the U.S. military and offer our perspective on how the military can do a better job of providing honest recognition to civilian casualties on the battlefield. Continue reading
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