The military has to be well trained in combat tactics to ensure that the troops can survive in various combat situations. The American military academies are effective in that they train their troops effectively making them well prepared for combat. This is in the light of the changing nature of combat (Keegan 49).
Keegan is also of the view that the American military academies are important in the teaching of the various elements of intelligence. This has especially been the case in the country’s attempts to deal with the various terrorism threats facing the country. The military academies play an important role in the training on the intelligence aspects of warfare. This intelligence is both the electronic intelligence and the human intelligence. In any military unit, or in any war, intelligence is very important and can be the decisive factor on whether or not war is won. The military academies are therefore important as they teach these important