FORSCOM, TRADOC commanding generals meet, discuss way ahead
April 25, 2014
- Senior leaders from operational, institutional Army meet, discuss future
- Gen. Dave Perkins, TRADOC commanding general, makes first visit to FORSCOM HQ at Fort Bragg
- Importance of decisive land power discussed as key to joint force operations
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (April 25, 2014) -- The senior leaders primarily responsible for providing trained, led and ready Soldiers and units to combatant commanders for operations in defense of the United States, at home and abroad, met at FORSCOM's Marshall Hall headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C., today, to discuss and synchronize efforts in support of the U.S. Army Chief of Staff's vision and goals.
Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), and Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), discussed key topics of interest to each organization, among them: the importance of land forces to the joint force, the future of strategic landpower, mission command, changes to the Army's brigade combat team structure and the Army in the year 2025 and beyond.
This was Perkins first visit to FORSCOM headquarters since taking command of TRADOC, which is headquartered at Fort Eustis, Va., on March 14.