"We provide America's Warfighters with strength through technology. There is no other organization in the Army that does what we do so we must all be first string players. We must all be on the forefront of our expertise striving to be world class. Our Soldiers deserve no less. I'm sure you'll agree" writes Maj. Gen. Nickolas G. Justice, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command commanding general in his New Year's message.