Source Notes

This section lists sources by page number. Where material appears in a paragraph, both the page number and paragraph number are listed. Boldface indicates titles of vignettes.

1-1      "[Y]ou may fly over a land.": T.R. Fehrenbach, This Kind of War: A Study in Unpreparedness (New York: MacMillan, 1963), 427.

1-1      1-5. "The real object.": House, Annual Reports of the War Department, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1899, Report of the Secretary of War, 56th Congress, 1st session, 1899, Document 2, 45-46.

1-3      1-10. "the new army.": John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799, vol. 4, October, 1775-April, 1776 (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1931), 202.

1-4      Washington at Newburgh-Establishing the Role of the Military in a Democracy: The American Soldier, 1775, Center for Military History Prints and Posters, The American Soldier, Set No. 3. [Online]. Available mil/cmh/art/P-P/As-3/1775.htm. "Gentlemen, you will permit me.": John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799, vol. 26, January 1, 1783-June 10, 1783 (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1938), 222n38. This note also describes Washington's actions at the officers assembly.

1-7      Meuse-Argonne, 26 September-1 October 1918: DA Poster 21-49, Hell Fighters! Let's Go! Vignette based on a Center for Military History account. [Online]. Available

1-9      "The Army used to have .": George C. Marshall, Warrior's Words: A Quotation Book, comp. Peter G. Tsouras, (London: Arms and Armour Press, 1992), 265. Marshall said this in 1942.

1-13     Professionalism in Combat-Beyond the Call of Duty: Based on the Medal of Honor citation and media reports. Photo by U.S. Army.

1-15     "Discipline is based on pride.": Third Army Letter of Instruction No. 2, 3 Apr 1944. See George S. Patton Jr., War As I Knew It (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1947, reprinted 1975), 403.

1-17     Warrior Ethos-"I will Never Leave a Fallen Comrade.": Based on the account in Mark Bowden, "Black Hawk Down," chapter 8, Philadelphia Inquirer (Nov 23, 1997) and official sources. Photos by U.S. Army.

1-18     "The American soldier is a proud one.": Omar N. Bradley, "American Military Leadership," Army Information Digest 8, no. 2 (Feb 1953): 5.

1-21     "Yours is the profession of arms,.": Douglas MacArthur, Speech at West Point, 12 May 1962.

2-1      "Our Nation's cause has always been larger.": George W. Bush, Speech at West Point graduation, 1 June 2002, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, vol. 38, April-June 2002, (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 945.

2-4      "This Nation can afford to be strong.": President John F. Kennedy, Special Message to Congress on the Defense Budget 28 Mar 1961, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, January 20 to December 31, 1961 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962), 231.

2-8      "Battles are won by the infantry,.": Omar N. Bradley, Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-65, Leadership Statements and Quotes (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985), 4.

2-11     Citizen Soldier-Selfless Service: Based on information from various media reports. Photograph "Capt. Michael Dugan hangs an American flag from a light pole in front of what is left of the World Trade Center." by Andrew Savulich. İNew York Daily News LP. Photo of Sergeant Engeldrum by the 1-69 Infantry, New York Army National Guard.

4-1      "The condition of the Army today.": Francis J. Harvey and Peter J. Schoomaker, "Statement before the House Armed Services Committee, Washington, DC, February 9, 2005," [Online]. Available sa/testimony/20050209HASC.html.

4-6      "We will not be effective .": Peter J. Schoomaker, Tom Philpot, "The Army's Challenge,". Military Officer Magazine 2, no. 11 (November 2004):62.

4-12     "Above all, we must realize." Ronald W. Reagan, Inaugural Address, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, vol. 17, no. 4, Monday, January 26, 1981, Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981), 4.

4-14     724th Transportation Company in Iraq: Based on information provided by the 88th Regional Readiness Command, 506 Roeder Circle, Fort Snelling, MN 55111: The information came from the following sources: Silver Star citation for Specialist Jeremy Church, 724th Transportation Company unit history, and interviews by the 88th Regional Readiness Command public affairs office. Photograph by permission of the 724th Transportation Company Family Readiness Group Web site.