Army White Paper: The Profession Of Arms

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1. Purpose. To summarize the important parts of the Army White Paper, The Profession of Arms, dated 08DEC10, for the Battalion Commander of 1-22 Combined Arms Battalion (CAB).

2. Facts.

a. The Army White Paper seeks define ourselves as a Profession of Arms and as Professional Soldiers in the era of constant conflict that we now live in. The paper is a thoughtful look into the past, present and future of our profession. It will have top leaders thinking about the direction of our profession and ways to keep the American Soldier a professional in his field.

b. The beginning of the paper talks about the Army as a profession of arms by posing the question, “what does it mean to be a professional?”. The characteristics

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