From the Chairman: What I Have Learned about the Army

Mullen, Michael G.
January 2009
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2009 1st Quarter, Issue 52, p8
The author relates on the things he had learned about the U.S. Army. The first thing he had learned about the U.S. Army is saying hooah, which implies never quitting and surrender. He realized that the Army became a world-class counterinsurgency force. He also found out that it is a learning organization.


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