Building an American: The United States Army and the Carlisle Indian Industrial School
West Point Press
"Wisdom through History: this mantra compels individual soldiers, as well as the entire army, to examine the past and challenge traditional narratives in order to meet the challenges of today and build the army of the future. For an all-volunteer force exiting one conflict and facing one far greater in scale and complexity, it is now more important than ever to understand how the army has navigated civil-military relations throughout its history. Perhaps nowhere are the ethical challenges of civil-military relations clearer than in the tangled relationship of the United States with the Native American tribes..."
Thomas, John. “Building an American: The United States Army and the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.” West Point Undergraduate Historical Review. Volume 13 (Spring 2023): 87-100.