The Chiefs of Staff, United States Army: On Leadership and The Profession of Arms

Publication Date: 
January 2017
Description: 
Re-release and update of IMCEN Publication
Publication File: 
Document Type: 
Conference Reports, Presentations and Other Documents

Thoughts on many aspects of the Army from the Chiefs of Staff from 1979–1999: General Edward C. Meyer, 1979–1983; General John A. Wickham, 1983–1987; General Carl E. Vuono, 1987–1991; General Gordon R. Sullivan, 1991–1995; and General Dennis J. Reimer, 1995–1999. This edition also adds a chapter for General Eric Shinseki, 1999-2003. 

Subjects include leadership, training, combat, the Army, junior officers, noncommissioned officers, and more. Material is primarily from each CSA’s Collected Works, a compilation of the Chief of Staff’s written and spoken words including major addresses to military and civilian audiences, articles, letters, Congressional testimony, and edited White Papers.

This book also includes the 1995 IMCEN books General John A. Wickham, Jr.: On Leadership and The Profession of Arms, and General Edward C. Meyer: Quotations for Today’s Army. Useful to all members of the Total Army for professional development, understanding the Army, and for inspiration. 

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