War, Combat & Shooting…

“War is more than just combat. Combat is more than just shooting.” Unknown Advertisements Advertisements

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PSYOP Evaluation: Misunderstanding Affects Effectiveness

Discussion Paper Title Falling Short in Measures of Effectiveness. Extract “PSYOP [psychological operations] has been an integral part of military operations since the world’s earliest documented battles, with the first cases being cited as occurring over 3,000 years ago. The idea of understanding, and ultimately exploiting, the motivations and vulnerabilities of an enemy in order… Read More

Linking the Will to Prepare & the Will to Win

The Quotes “The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital!” Attributed to Joe Paterno. “The Will to Prepare Is as Important as the Will to Win” Patrick Allan (2015) quoting Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K). “The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to… Read More

Combat Motivation & Morale: Differences, Myths & Realities

Research Paper Title ‘Seeking the Bubble Reputation’ Continuities in Combat Motivation in Western Warfare during the Twentieth Century with Particular Emphasis on the Falklands War of 1982 Abstract The subject of combat motivation continues to challenge historians, sociologists, psychiatrists and the military establishment. Despite a considerable body of research, the subject remains multifaceted and complex. Combat motivation… Read More