The Army Pentathlete

Vanessa R. Melanson, PhD
Career Paths
Military Science Research
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Being in the army, one has to wear many different hats.  This is especially true with the current concept of a great military leader being a “pentathlete.”  In non-military speak, this means that, as an army officer, not only do you have to be an expert in your area of concentration/military occupational specialty (AOC/MOS), but you also must be leader, sociologist, statesman, and a combat soldier.  Therefore, if I had ...