Military Review English Edition July-August 2014 - Page 45

SUSTAINING THE ARNG 18. Terri Moon Cronk, “DOD Initiatives Battle Sexual Assault in Military,” American Forces Press Service, news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121092. 19. Office of the Secretary of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Department of Defense Fact Sheet: Secretary Hagel Issues New Initatives to Eliminate Sexual Assault, Updates Prevention Strategy and Releases 2013 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military, 20. Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, First Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently (New York: Simon and Schuster, 5 May 1999). 21. Craig Whitlock, “Some in Congress Want Changes in Military Law as a Result of Sex Scandals,” Washington Post, 15 May 2013, some-in-congress-want-changes-in-military-law-as-result-of-sexcrimes/2013/05/15/672a2a8a-bd8b-11e2-a31d-a41b2414d001_ story.html. MR We Recommend The Canadian Theater, 1814 Richard V. Barbuto, U.S. Army Center for Military History, Washington, D.C., 2014, 60 pages, $8.00 T he year 1814 would test whether the United States had learned enough from the disappointments of the past eighteen months to defeat the wave of British veterans that was about to reach North America. President Madison and his cabinet understood only too well that, if the United States was to win its war, victory would have to come quickly before the full might of Britain arrived on America’s borders. To achieve this end, the Army would need to be stronger. Congress attempted to expand the size of the Army by raising the enlistment bonus from $40 to $124 and by increasing the authorized strength to 62,500 men. It also augmented the numbers of regimental officers and noncommissioned officers to give regimental commanders more recruiters. Despite these measures, Army strength rose only to approximately forty thousand men by the time active campaigning began in 1814. This brochure covers a number of battle ̰