From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War

From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War
Title:
From Transformation to Combat: The First Stryker Brigade at War
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CMH 70-106-1. This study, prepared at the U.S. Army Center of Military History by Lt. Col. Mark J. Reardon and Dr. Jeffery A. Charlston, explores the origin, development, and initial combat experience of the first Stryker unit, the first installment of an "Interim Force" that would pave the way toward the Army of the future. This preliminary account provides a firsthand field assessment of the ambitious effort.

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Table of Contents

A Need for Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Establishing a Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Step One: Reorganize, Train, and Equip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Step Two: Fielding Stryker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Step Three: Operational Readiness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Step Four: Taking the Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

The Test of Combat: November 2003–November 2004 . . . . . . . . . . 19
Task Force Olympia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Initial Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Task Force arrOw: An Najaf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Operation rOad warriOr: Baghdad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Tall Afar, Iraq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
osul, Iraq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Relief in Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Bibliographical Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

Audience

Members of the military, historians, and military students might be interested in this resource.

Product Details

Availability Details:
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USA Price:
$3.25
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Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
Author:
  • Reardon, Mark J.
Notes:
NB1319
Key Phrases:
  • Center of Military History 70 106 1
  • First Stryker Brigade at War
  • Stryker Brigade
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Iraqi Freedom
  • Insurgency
  • Defense Policy
Weight:
0.375
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Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
059
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
03/06/2007
Last Status Update:
10/11/2019
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