Sam Baumgarten


Major Sam Baumgarten is an infantry officer who has served in a diverse array of units in both the ARA and Army Reserve. He is currently attending the Canadian Forces College distance learning program. He is a lawyer for the NSW Government when he is not wearing green.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

Command Post

The Person with the Spreadsheet

This article discusses how an approach to training that focuses on 'spreadsheet-able' metrics can lead to an ineffective force.

By Sam Baumgarten