In 1965, 1 RAR sent a 3 man advanced party to plan their deployment. LTGEN Wilton was already working on the contingency planning for escalation to a full Task Force. This Podcast discusses what the benefits of a Task Force are over a single Battalion commitment.
A thought provoking review of Sebastian Junger's book 'Tribe' by Jess Ward via Bookshelf on Grounded Curiosity. In 'Tribe', Junger - one of the best writers of our time - explores the craving for human connections that leaves so many veterans feeling isolated when they return from operations or leave the forces.