ARMED FORCES: Brave New Army Team

If—and to many a soldier it seemed a big IF—the Army's new ten-page Regulation 600-150-10 is systematically put into effect, G.I.s of the future will train, travel and fight in friendly, even inseparable groups of fours. The regulation, conceived in an effort to improve morale by allowing men who become buddies to stick together, instructs officers to begin putting together four-man teams during the early weeks of training. Once picked, the men will team up in the field, sit together in mess halls, bunk in the same barracks space. Theoretically, they will be transferred overseas as a unit and will...

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