TITLE

Combat Service Support and Combat Arms: Avoiding a Cultural Chasm

AUTHOR(S)
Paparone, Christopher R.
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the close interdependence of combat service support and combat arms of the military in the United States. Factors causing the interdependence of logistics and combat operations; Placement of logistics in the forward support battalion; Conceptual disparity of the merging of operations and logistics.
ACCESSION #
3665563

 

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