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How to be a platoon leader in 69 steps

Three score and more tips from the guys at War Council. (The above illustration refers to no. 34.)

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Three score and more tips from the guys at War Council. (The above illustration refers to no. 34.)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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