LtCol F.G. Hoffman, USMCR(Ret)

LtCol Hoffman is a defense analyst and frequent contributor to the Gazette.

Articles by this Author

Dr. Ben Jensen's Forging the Sword is a timely contribution to a surge in innovation scholarship. He notes that modern militaries tend to lock in core competencies, processes, and routines, building an "iron cage" that crowds out the opportunity for innovative changes. But sometimes organizations...
Dealing with the Challenge of Change T oday’s professional military literature is literally awash with discussions about revolutionary change and technological innovation. Leading strategic thinkers comment continually about sweeping changes in the nature of warfare. Calls for radically new force...
In Aug91 Maj F. G. Hoffman commented on the Apr91 article by Maj Jon T. Huffman (no relation). This time, when the preceding article was received, we sent Maj F. G. Hoffman an advance copy. Here are his comments.
In an era in which our national security establishment is being asked to consider draconian cuts as part of the Nation’s reaction to its strained fiscal health, it behooves us to truly understand the