Trouble Is Our Business

General Douglas MacArthur had it wrong: Old soldiers don't die or fade away--they go high tech. Some 2,000 of the nation's military elite have enlisted in a database owned by Military Professional Resources Inc. (MPRI) in Alexandria, Va. As Information Age mercenaries, they're doing everything from briefing Swedish troops on Operation Desert Storm to coaching U.S. officers on managing GIs.

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