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John Spencer

John Spencer is a major in the U.S. Army and scholar with the Modern War Institute at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point. The views here are those of the author and do not reflect those of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

Unplug, Soldier! Too Much Online Time is Hurting the Army

A West Point scholar says team bonding — the bedrock of military effectiveness — is being undermined by electronic distractions.