Major General Chris Field DSC, AM, CSC, is an Australian Army officer who has commanded at all levels from platoon to the Australian Army Forces Command. His deployments include Afghanistan, East Timor, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Solomon Islands, Syria and Queensland State recovery. He is a US Marine Corps Command and Staff College distinguished graduate, a Centre for Defence & Strategic Studies fellow, and a graduate of the US Army Land Component Commander Course, Australian Commander Joint Task Force Course, Australian Institute of Company Directors, US Marine Corps School of Advanced Warfighting, Royal Military College Duntroon, and Australian Defence Force Academy.
You can follow MAJGEN Field on Twitter at @ChrisFieldAUS.
MAJGEN Field receiving his Cove Frequent Contributor coin
Reflections on Key Appointments – Relationships between Commanders, Operations Officers & Mission Command
The Principles of War – A Review
On Operations: Operational Art and Military Disciplines – A Review
Modern Strategy by Colin S. Gray – A Review
The Name of War, Jill Lepore - A Review
Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations: Six Ideas from August 2021
'How Ike Led' and ADF Leadership Principles
52 Weeks of Ideas Part 2: Resilience, War and Strategy
52 Weeks of Ideas Part 1: By the Numbers, Leadership
Book Review | Slow: Live. Life. Simply | By Brooke McAlary
Book Review | The Journey of You - Be the Hero of Your Own Adventure
Book Review | Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life | Martin Seligman
Seven Ideas for Leadership Beyond COVID-19
Book Review | Range : How Generalists Triumph in a Specialised World
Book Review | Perception and Misperception in International Politics: New Edition
Book Review | The Elite: Think Like An Athlete Succeed Like a Champion – 10 Things the Elite Do Differently
Connecting Good Soldiering and Mission Command
Book Review | American Nations: History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
On Personal and Professional Potential
Review Essay: Observations On Books From Commander US Central Command’s 2018 Reading List – Part 2
Review Essay: Observations on Books from Commander US Central Command’s 2018 Reading List – Part 1
Review essay: Athena Rising / Raising Boys
Gaining and maintaining mutual trust and shared understanding: 7-daily actions in our workplaces
Reviewing 'The Direction of War & Strategy: Context and Adaptation'
Two Reasons Military Professionals Must Write – Education & Humility
'British Generals in Blair's War' and 'High Command'
'Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life' by James Kerr
'Fighting by Minutes: Time and the Art of War' by Robert Leonhard
'A Bias for Action: The German 7th Panzer Division in France and Russia, 1940-1941' by Dr R Stolfi (Reviewed by Chris Field)
Book Review: Boom or Bust – Survive and Thrive During Crisis