A Normative Code for the Long War

Baker, James H.
January 2007
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Winter2007, Issue 44, p69
The article focuses on the issue regarding the contexts of military professionalism on the nature of long war. Senior military leaders should respond more forcefully in private regarding foreign policy while avoiding either criticism or advocacy. However, the normative tests of military professionalism including interactive, institutional, and individual have remained rooted in the personal vow taken by every commissioned officer in the oath of office.


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