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An American Profession of Arms

William B. Skelton

An American Profession of Arms

The Army Officer Corps, 1784-1861 (Modern War Studies)

by William B. Skelton

  • 77 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Univ Pr of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Officers,
  • Armies,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • 19th century,
  • 18th century,
  • Army,
  • History,
  • United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7762828M
    ISBN 100700605606
    ISBN 109780700605606

    Get this from a library! An American profession of arms: the army officer corps, [William B Skelton] -- Historians, while recognizing the emergence of a pre-Civil War professional army, have generally placed the solid foundation of military professionalism in the post-Civil War era. William Skelton. Book”) was published to introduce the Air Force core values to the Air Force. • The next evolution of the Little Blue Book“ ” moves beyond the Core Values to provide Airmen with instant access to the Core Values, codes and oaths that guide Airmen in their service in the Profession of Size: KB.

    At the SNCO level means taking responsibility for mission failures, sharing mission success with the unit, and fostering development of the Profession of Arms in others. Helping others develop is central to our role in advancing the POA—more on this subject later, in a section entitled 'Developing Others'.   The Profession of Arms is decaying (weakening or fraying - as opposed to a relative decline), and the primary causes are neglect, anti-intellectual bias, and a creeping, cancerous bureaucracy. Permit me to explain, to diagnose the patient’s condition, in order to arrive at a common understanding of the illness. Let’s begin with the Profession of Arms: this is society’s armed wing.

    Profession of Arms is global. American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Guardians consider their counterparts from most other nations to be peers. They consider each other members of a community born of similar experiences, military cultures, and values. However, the American Profession of Arms is distinguished in the following three ways.   “Redefining the Modern Military is very much an 'inside out' view of the military as a profession. That is the book's glory - the perspectives from within that it provides are invaluable. And beyond the chapters' contents the book is doubly important for what it represents: a strong and growing movement within the US military and allied western forces that is agitating for a fresh evaluation.


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An American Profession of Arms by William B. Skelton Download PDF EPUB FB2

An American Profession of Arms book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Following the formation of a regular army ina popula /5(12). "Skelton's book sets a high standard for subsequent studies of the nineteenth-century army."--Journal of Southern History "A model for future studies of the military profession."--Journal of American History "This book is a major work of scholarship, filled with thoughtful evaluations based on broad by: America's Military-A Profession of Arms The CJCS leads our Profossion of Arms.

He is the steward of our military profession, and with the Joint Chiefs is the keeper of our values, ethics, and standards. He integrates the collective strengths and unique cultures of each Service into a Joint Team during both peace and war, promoting Jointness.

AMERICA’S AIR FORCE: A PROFESSION OF ARMS “THE LITTLE BLUE BOOK” First, we must understand that our chosen profession is that of a higher calling, in which we hold ourselves to higher standards. To serve proudly and capably, our commitment to our cause must be unbreakable; it must be bonded in our mutual respect for each other.

“Skelton’s book sets a high standard for subsequent studies of the nineteenth-century army.” —Journal of Southern History “A model for future studies of the military profession.” —Journal of American History “This book is a major work of scholarship, filled with thoughtful evaluations based on broad research.

The function of the profession of arms is the ordered of force in the resolution of a social problem. H arold Lass-well2 describes it as the nt of violonce, which is rather less precise. The bearing of arms among men for the purpose of other men is found as far back as we can soo.

It has become at some times andFile Size: 9MB. "Skelton's book sets a high standard for subsequent studies of the nineteenth-century army."--Journal of Southern History "A model for future studies of the military profession."--Journal of American History "This book is a major work of scholarship, filled Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Therefore, if you are looking for a book about how the American Army has changed over time, I do not recommend this one. On the other hand, I do recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn more about how the profession of arms has developed over time. It would make a fine addition to your military history library if you have one, or serve Cited by: No profession asks more of its members than the Profession of Arms.

As we state in our Airman’s Creed, we have answered our nation’s call. It is a higher calling, and it comes with a higher standard. General Ronald Fogleman, our 15th Chief of Staff once said, “We are not engaged in just another job; we are practitioners of the Profession. Get this from a library.

The profession of arms. [John Hackett, Sir] -- I read this book on the recommendation from a fellow officer in order to gain a better historical perspective of the military profession.

This book develops the lineage from Armies of the ancient. 3 undertaking, but a good start point for understanding our profession is the legal foundation of the U.S. Army as established in Federal Statute, Ti U.S. Code, Section (a):File Size: KB.

In his classic study The Profession of Arms, General Hackett stated, “The function of the profession of arms is the ordered application of force in the resolution of a social or political problem.” 3 The essential task of its members is to fight, individually and collectively; of its officers, to direct and lead those who apply the.

Therefore, if you are looking for a book about how the American Army has changed over time, I do not recommend this one. On the other hand, I do recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn more about how the profession of arms has developed over time. The Army is an American Profession of Arms, a vocation comprised of experts certified in the ethnical application of land combat power, serving under civilian authority, entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and interests of the American people (The Military Review: The Profession of Arms, September ).

Profession of Arms. Professions are not professions simply because they say they are. Our Army today is a professional body that provides a service to the American People. Our representative government grants us the autonomy to use lethal force on behalf of the American people because we've earned their trust.

leaders should read an. Fewer combat deployments. Civil-military fissures. These facets of our socio-political life shape and often erode the essence of what it means to be a military professional.

The profession of arms needs a little clarity. That’s why I am excited to share a timely new book by two of my friends and colleagues, Nate Finney and Ty Mayfield. A volume in the Oklahoma “Campaigns and Commanders” series, A British Profession of Arms is a very good book, and one not without lessons for the contemporary American armed forces.

Note: A British Profession of Arms is also available in several e-editions. AN AMERICAN PROFESSION OF ARMS. The Army Officer Corps, by Skelton, William B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book centers on Gilbert "Gent" Gentilhomme, an accomplished ex-marine from cajun country who rides the literally bleeding There, he tells the militaristic tale of the Spartans at Thermopylae.

In The Profession: A Thriller, Pressfield hits fast forward to the near future/5. Profession of Arms Words | 4 Pages. PROFESSION OF ARMS The purpose of this paper is to express a set of views on the ethical obligations of members of the American profession of arms in order to stimulate thoughtful discussion and broader debate about the proper limits of acceptable and effective professional conduct.

The American Profession of Arms The U.S. Army directed a review in January of the Profession of Arms after a decade of persistent conflict. The Little Blue Book, “America’s Air.Click to read more about An American Profession of Arms: The Army Officer Corps, by William B.

Skelton. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.The Helen & Arthur E. Johnson Chair for the Study of the Profession of Arms, endowed by a significant gift via the U.S. Air Force Academy Endowment, aims to address that shortfall. Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Miller, a graduate of the Air Force Academy, has been chosen to lead this effort as the inaugural Johnson Chair.