OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
A Model Order For An Advance
Field Orders Hq. 1st Brigade, 1st Division,
No. 6 Fort Leavenworth, Kansas,
Three inch Leavenworth 20 Aug. '08, 8 P. M.
The Officers' Reserve Corps In Peace
During peace the Secretary of War can order any Reserve Officer to duty
for instruction for a period not to exceed fifteen days in any one
calendar year. While so serving, an officer will receive the pay and
allowance of his grade i...
To Enter The Reserve Officers' Corps
The President is authorized, under such regulations as he may prescribe,
to appoint in the Officers' Reserve Corps any graduate of the senior
division of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, who shall have
satisfactorily completed ...
General Information Concerning The Officers' Reserve Corps
An officer in the Reserve Corps cannot, without his consent, be called
into service in a lower grade than that held by him in the Reserve
When a Reserve Officer reaches the age limit fixed for appointment or
General Ideas And Rules For Solving Military Problems
The cave man knocked over his foe with a rude club. The operation is
greatly refined to-day. The technique of war changes with the ages, but
human nature remains the same. Whether with grenade or gas, from
submarine or aeroplane, a ...
The main object in placing obstacles in front of a defensive position is
to delay the enemy while he is under the defenders' fire, and thus make
his advance as difficult as possible. To accomplish this result they
must be so placed ...
Assumption Of The Enemy
When reliable information of the enemy cannot be obtained, it must be
assumed that he has sense and will act with excellent judgment.
The Difference Between Independent And Divisional Cavalry
The main difficulty in seeing the distinction between Independent and
Divisional Cavalry consists in our forgetting that we have different
kinds of organizations in the army as well as we have anywhere else. Let
us clearly understan...
A junior division of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps may be
established at any institution to which an army officer has been
detailed as the professor of military science and tactics, and which
cannot meet the necessary require...
We recommend that all officers, non-commissioned officers and all
privates who propose to work for advancement read the following books.
All can probably be obtained from the Adjutant General of the Army,
Washington, D. C. Any other...