Highly Specialized, Highly Lethal: Why the Army Should Replace its One-Size-Fits-All Infantry Model

Beginning in 2000, the US Army infantry branch began a broadening initiative for its soldiers. For officers, this was known as the “light-heavy imperative,” where company-grade officers were expected to lead in both mechanized and light formations. For enlisted soldiers, it meant consolidating the 11-series military occupational specialties (MOS) into 11B, with the exception of […]

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