Photo Credit: Cpl. Christopher A. Calvert, Third ArmyARCENT Public Affairs
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III poses with Fort Hood, Texas, Soldiers from the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Udari Range, Kuwait, April 1, 2012. During his visit throughout the region, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Chandler briefed more than 1,000 Third Army Soldiers on upcoming changes to the Army's retention policy, the new Army Physical Readiness Test, and future alterations being implemented to the Army Combat Uniform, while receiving essential feedback and ideas for improvements from troops. Chandler's visit furthered Third Army's initiative to communicate for success by allowing Soldiers, the strength of the nation, to provide essential feedback and voice their insight on how to improve the Army as a whole for years to come.