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  • UM Preparing students for unforeseen challenges

    Seth Bodnar, President, University of Montana|Updated May 15, 2019

    When I was a student at West Point in the 1990's, the military component of my education focused on high-intensity conflict and Cold War-era strategies and tactics. Those were the wars of recent memory, so that's what we trained for. After my graduation and the events of Sept. 11, however, my generation of military officers faced a new set of challenges. Rather than engaging in armored conflict focused on seizing and holding terrain, we found ourselves in a multi-dimensional,...