Some articles on command, forces:
... reorganization of the aviation branch in its history, developing a structure that both unified command of all air elements and gave it total autonomy and equality with the ground ... under centralized control made clear that the splintering of authority in the American air forces, deemed a "hydra-headed air authority" by one congressman ... had no wartime mission except to support ground forces ...
Famous quotes containing the words command, force and/or combat:
“By his command these words are cut:
Cast a cold eye
On life, on death.
Horseman, pass by!”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.”
—Edmund Burke (17291797)
“In case I conk out, this is provisionally what I have to do: I must clarify obscurities; I must make clearer definite ideas or dissociations. I must find a verbal formula to combat the rise of brutalitythe principle of order versus the split atom.”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)