portrait of Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr.

Major General (retired), US Army

Wednesday, March 10, 2004“Lessons from the Iraq War”
Thursday, March 11, 2004“The Future of Land Warfare”

General Robert H. Scales, Jr. is a graduate of West Point with a PhD in History from Duke University.  A veteran of Vietnam and a Silver Star recipient, General Scales served over 30 years in the U.S. Army culminating in a tour as the Commandant of the United States Army War College.  Since 2002 Dr. Scales has served as Senior Vice President of Sylvan Learning Systems.  He is a distinguished author and recognized expert on modern warfare.  His works include Certain Victory, Firepower, Future Warfare and Yellow Smoke: The Future of Land Warfare for America’s Military.  His current book, co-authored with Williamson Murray is titled The Iraq War and is available from the Harvard University Press.

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