ARMY: Spurs Scar the Desks

Spurs Scar the Desk

The Army last week received a few well-chosen hard words from what is practically its own house organ. The weekly Army and Navy Register, potent service publication, complained: "Staff officers all too often are lacking in concrete knowledge of what troop duty really is, and they issue impractical orders because they do not know what it takes to get things done." Naming no names, the Register cited instances:

> The chief of staff at a headquarters recently involved in one of the worst fiascoes in all of our history was a man who boasted that he had...

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