Military Review English Edition March-April 2016 - Page 7

Contents March-April 2016 Volume 96 ◆ Number 2 47 The Myth of the New Complexity 60 Civil-Military Engagement Program Lt. Col. Clay Mountcastle, PhD, U.S. Army, Retired Enhancing the Mission of Regionally Engaged Army Forces U.S. political and military leaders claim that we are now witnessing an era of unprecedented complexity with a future far more unpredictable than in the past. However, the author demonstrates that a complex operating environment is nothing new for our military. Maj. Christian A. Carr, U.S. Army The author discusses the success of civilmilitary engagement programs conducted by the U.S. Special Operations Command and recommends their use by geographic combatant commanders in support of regionally aligned forces within their respective areas of operation. 54 Moving Beyond the MBTI: The Big Five and Leader 69 Biases of the Incumbents Development What If We Were Integrating Stephen J. Gerras, PhD, and Leonard Wong, PhD The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is accepted and acclaimed throughout the Army. The authors argue that there is no scientific foundation to justify its popularity, and the Army should replace the MBTI with the “Big Five” factors as a leader development tool to analyze personalities. 58 I’m Faded 1st Lt. Robert P. Callahan Jr., U.S. Army The author recounts his own experiences with “ethical fading” to show how a systemic integrity problem can be corrected by focusing on the truth. Men into a Women’s Army? Col. Karl E. Friedl, U.S. Army, Retired A U.S. Army medical professional provides an alternate reality where male soldiers face discrimination in a women’s Army, to demonstrate how gender diversity can lead to greater military effectiveness. 76 Host-Nation Cybersecurity in Future Stability Operations Maj. Michael Kolton, U.S. Army Nonmilitary organizations provide a framework for future Army doctrine in the fields of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection. The Army should integrate such precedents for host-nation cybersecurity during stability operations. Spc. Jamus Grandstrom and Spc. Daniel Collazo, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, run communications equipment from a sandbag bunker in the Daymirdad District Center, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, 9 January 2011. (Photo by Sgt. Sean P. Casey, 10th Mountain Division PAO) MILITARY REVIEW  March-April 2016 5