Chapter III. Technology Transition
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)

I. Soldier Systems

Our warfighting edge is the combined effect of quality people, trained to razor sharpness, outfitted with modern equipment, led by tough competent leaders, structured into appropriate forces and employed according to up-to-date doctrine. . .I am certain the most important factor is the soldier.

General Gordon Sullivan
Army Chief of Staff