Army Unveils Training Manual with New Focus on Full-Spectrum Operations

By Marjorie Censer / December 17, 2008 at 5:00 AM
In recognition of changes made to its operational doctrine earlier this year, the Army this week formally released a revised training manual that places equal importance on stability and combat operations. "Field Manual 7-0: Training for Full-Spectrum Operations" has been adapted to reflect changes made to FM 3-0, which covered operations and was issued in February. At a Pentagon briefing today with reporters, Lt. Gen. James Thurman, deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and policy (G-3/5/7), said the new...

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