Any military expeditionary force, whether deployed for offensive or defensive purposes, must be prepared to manage the major and expected by-products of military action—wounded and diseased personnel.
Smith, Arthur M.
"The Influence of Medicine on Strategy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 41
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol41/iss2/4