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Dr. Arthur T. Coumbe

ARTHUR T. COUMBE is a historian with the Army’s Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis and an associate professor at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA). He is also an adjunct faculty member at American Military University. A retired Army officer, he has authored a number of articles and books on Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) history, the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, and religion in the military. His recent publications include A History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps, 1900-1990 (Strategic Studies Institute [SSI], 2014) and God at West Point (forthcoming). Dr. Coumbe received a B.S. from the USMA and a Ph.D. from Duke University.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Arthur T. Coumbe

  • Still Soldiers and Scholars? An Analysis of Army Officer Testing

    December 15, 2017

    Authored by Dr. Arthur T. Coumbe, Steven J. Condly, Lieutenant Colonel William L. Skimmyhorn.
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    Still Soldiers and Scholars? provides important evidence and advice for the Army as it seeks to sustain and improve the performance of its officer corps. This book adeptly reviews the key developments, assumptions, and forces that have guided and shaped Army officer testing over the years. It then provides thoughtful and practical recommendations regarding how the Army might ensure a more solid intellectual base on which to build its officer corps.

  • A History of the U.S. Army Officer Corps, 1900-1990

    September 12, 2014

    Authored by Dr. Arthur T. Coumbe.
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    The Army’s Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis published a series of monographs during 2009 and 2010 intended to provide a theoretical and conceptual framework for an Army Officer Corps Strategy. The present volume supplements that effort, providing an overview of some key developments and assumptions that have guided and shaped the officer corps and the way it has been managed over the last century.