Monday, December 04, 2006

Army Culture for Dummies, Pt 1

Let's see if I can use HTML in Blogger entries to build this table:

TitleAbbrCommand GroupGroup SizeNotes
2nd Lieutenant2LT??????None
1st Lieutenant1LTPlatoon30-40None
MajorMAJCompany100-200First level of UCMJ "Command"
Lieutenant ColonelLTCBattalion300-1,000
Brigadier GeneralBG???"One Star," Generally deputy to a MG
Major GeneralMGDivision10,000-15,000"Two Star"
Lieutenant GeneralLTGCorps20,000-45,000"Three Star"
GeneralGENCommands all troops within a geographic area

I'm starting a new project. I'm going to try to blog a little bit about my attempts to wrap my head around military culture. The recommendation I got was to read a few modern books on military operations (that would be code for Iraq), and the two in my shopping cart now are:

More as I learn it.


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