AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Thought Leaders: Urban Operations Part 1

September 28, 2020

Urban warfare. What should the U.S. Army prepare for? Today we welcome thought leaders on urban operations from the DoD and Army to discuss the strategic importance of urban environments and how the U.S. Army trains, organizes and equips the force for this complex operating environment.

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  • Guests:  
    • MAJ(R) John W. Spencer, Chair of Urban Warfare Studies, Co-Director, Urban Warfare Project, & Host, Urban Warfare Project podcast, Modern War Institute at West Point

    • Dr. Russell W. Glenn, Director, Plans and Policy, G-2, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
    • COL(R) Patrick J. Mahaney, Jr., Senior Advisor, DoD National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), co-founder and Director, National Center for Urban Operations, & Senior Mentor, Army Dense Urban Studies Strategic Broadening Seminar 
  • Host: COL(Ret) Dan Roper, AUSA’s Director of National Security Studies




Modern War Institute
Facebook: @ModernWarInstitute
Twitter: @WarInstitute
LinkedIn: @Modern War Institute at West Point
Podcast: Urban Warfare Project


U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
Facebook: @USArmyTRADOC
Twitter: @TRADOC
LinkedIn: @US Army TRADOC


National Security Innovation Network (NSIN)
Facebook: @NSINus
Twitter: @NSIN_us
LinkedIn: @NSIN – National Security Innovation Network


National Center for Urban Operations
LinkedIn: @National Center for Urban Operations

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