Many combat veterans have a love/hate relationship with their wartime experiences. They love the profound sense of purpose that their liv...
I know that units ramping up for a deployment are incredibly busy. You want to conduct professional-development sessions on deployment-related topics but may struggle to find the time to prepare them. In conjunction with your Association of the United States Army, for whom I’ve written for over a decade, we offer this compilation of off-the-shelf LPD packages. Each topic includes 2-3 articles from AUSA’s monthly ARMY magazine. We are pleased to support your professional-development program.
Enforcing Standards within Bounds of Mission Command
Ethical Standards on Deployment
Preparing for and Dealing with Death
Preparing for and Dealing with Killing in War
Preventing and Healing Moral Wounds of War
The Experience of Being Wounded in War
Post-Deployment Stress, Support and Healing
The "Company Command" column in ARMY ran from 2005-2015 and refers often to the Company Command forum, which over the years evolved into the Junior Officer Forum, https://juniorofficer.army.mil I encourage junior officers and cadets to join their professional forum.
This is my latest version of laying out the argument. Feedback is welcomed! A moral justification for killing in war By Pete Kilner, 2009 ...
The Military Leader’s Role in Preventing and Treating Combat-related, Perpetration-Induced Psychological TraumaInitially presented at JSCOPE 2005 . This version substitutes "leaders" for "ethicists," because it's leaders at all...
War is a breeding ground for moral injury. Even in a justified  war that is fought justly, combat soldiers are likely to intentional...
by Pete Kilner (@combat_ethics) Killing the enemies of our country in war is something that has to be done, but it’s not something tha...
This is the unedited version. The edited version appeared in Military Review in March-April 2002. Abstract : The methods that the milit...