Accession Number:

ADA234198

Title:

Living on the Edge: Cohesion and Contingency Operations

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED MILITARY STUDIES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-01-05

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The Army of the future will assume an increasing role in force projection through the conduct of peacetime contingency operations. In preparation to accomplish these crisis-oriented, time sensitive missions, soldiers and units will have to maintain an unprecedented physical and mental state of readiness to deploy. This study examines the factors which foster the will to win in soldier living on the edge of peace--soldiers who must instantly make the psychological transition from peace to war. It is the goal of this monograph to answer the question What are the implications of psychological readiness for combat in contingency operations

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE