TRADOC chief: Leaders must take active approach to mission command

By Ashley Tressel / January 8, 2019 at 11:58 AM
The Army needs to change the way its field-grade officers think about mission command before it is ready to compete with a near-peer threat, according to the leader of Training and Doctrine Command. "There is an alarming number of folks in uniform who don't believe that we as an Army are consistently practicing the principles of mission command," Gen. Stephen Townsend told a group of industry leaders at an Association of the United States Army event this week. "It's troubled...

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