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Report of the Committee on the Education and Training of Officers, Parliamentary Papers, vol. VII (1924). Reprinted in Guttsman, The English Ruling Class, pp. 285-6. Karl Demeter, The German Officer Corps in Society and State 1650-1945 (New York: Praeger, 1965) p. 279. (The original German text was published as Das Deutsche Offizierkorps in Gesellschaft und Staat (Frankfurt and Main: Bernard und Graefe, 1962). For an analysis of these nineteenth-century attitudes to professional education in the military, see Edward M.
11. 2 Educating the United States Army Clinton L. Anderson * The United States Army has the constant mission of maintaining that nation's ability to use land components of the United States military power throughout the world in co-ordination with other military services and allied forces and in consonance with national goals and interests. In order to accomplish this mission, Army education and training encompasses the Active Component (that is, deployed and continental US-based (CONUS) active forces), the Reserve Component (that is, the National Guard, the Selective Reserve Units, the Mobilization Designees (MOB DES) , and the Individual Ready Reserve [IRR]) , and the Civilian Component (for instance, civilians employed by the Department of the Army and Department of Defense, defence contractors, and the like).
39 40 Educating the United States Army programmes to sustain individual and collective job performance; voluntary self-development programmes for soldiers and adult family members; and dependent schools for children of active duty soldiers as needed. Implementation of this education/training strategy and long-range military plans provide a coherent process that helps ensure a smooth and timely integration of manpower, materiel, doctrine, technology, and other resources to produce a well-trained, modern, mission-capable fighting force.
The Educating of Armies by Michael D. Stephens (eds.)