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NEWS | March 16, 2022

Logistics: Not Optional Says the Army Chief of Staff

Army Chief of Staff James McConville
Army Chief of Staff James McConville 
In a recent article appearing in Breaking Defense, writer Valerie Insinna captured the observations of three top American generals about key lessons learned so far from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. One of the lessons highlighted was the significant role logistics play in supporting combat operations.

In the article, Army Chief of Staff James McConville states,
If you’re going to put an army on the move, if you’re going to conduct combat operations, if you don’t have logistics, if you don’t have gas, if you don’t have parts, if you don’t have all the ammunition, then those weapon systems become paperweights. They just sit on the side of the road and you can’t fight [with] them.
Click HERE to read the full article and learn more about the observations made by McConville; Gen. Mark Kelly, USAF; and Gen. David Berger, USMC.
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