Accession Number:

ADA415822

Title:

Rangers Lead the Way: The Vision of General Creighton W. Abrams

Descriptive Note:

Strategic research project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

Examine the strategic vision of General Creighton Abrams to restore values and standards to the Army. Argue the formation of the Ranger Battalions was the tool he used to effect this restoration. A restoration which was key to the Army emerging from its post Viet Nam period of decline. The values and standards incorporated in the Ranger Battalions were promulgated throughout the rest of the Army by Rangers returning to it. Analyze and develop lessons for future leaders.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE