Professionals study logistics …

A few months ago I discussed this


“Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.”

(Gen. Robert H. Barrow, USMC)

… in the context of combat service support (logistical support for the Canadian Forces.

I was thinking, back then, logistics and support at the national level but the problems and technical complexities of support, which includes moving large bodies of troops, are also there at the highest level, as this article, from Foreign Affairs, which is reproduced under the Fair Dealing provisions (§29) of the Copyright Act, in the interests of an  informed discussion, makes clear:

A Schengen Zone for NATO

Why the Alliance Needs Open Borders for Troops

Published by Ted Campbell

Old, retired Canadian soldier, Conservative ~ socially moderate, but a fiscal hawk. A husband, father and grandfather. Published material is posted under the "Fair Dealing" provisions (§29) of the Copyright Act for the purposes of research, private study and education.

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