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  • DoD leaders: Teamwork is key to network modernization

    Nov 23, 2015

    More than 1,500 leaders from the tech and government IT communities met for the 5th annual gathering of FEDTalks 2015 presented by Fedscoop at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium. The event hosted some of the most influential leaders from government, technology and politics who came together for one day to discuss how technology and people can change the government and IT communities.

  • New facility shows path to future Army training

    Nov 23, 2015

    A team of Soldiers and civilians is hammering plywood together and adding off-the-shelf electronics to demonstrate ideas for a new generation of Army training capabilities.

  • Army sets record low for accidental loss in 2015

    Nov 16, 2015

    The Army achieved its sixth consecutive year of declines in accidental fatalities and reached a historic milestone during the recently closed fiscal year, data from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center show.

  • Reserve Soldier aids wounded attack victims

    Nov 13, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Katie Govoni was at a food truck on 4th and Liberty with friends, when at approximately 2 a.m., she heard two women screaming for help. Govoni looked up to see one of the women running across the street narrowly avoiding an oncoming car. She realized that the woman was Melissa Snader whom she'd met briefly for the first time earlier at a popular hot spot called "Fourth Street Live."

  • ARDEC hosts Small Business Innovative Research Technology Day

    Nov 10, 2015

    It's been three years since Picatinny Arsenal held a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Technology Day.

  • Assistant secretary of the Army Visits Bagram Air Field

    Nov 10, 2015

    Assistant secretary of the Army Katherine Hammack visited Bagram Air Field Nov. 7 to receive updates on the R2MR process.

  • Soldiers use military training to save civilian life

    Nov 6, 2015

    Two U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization Soldiers were awarded Joint Service Commendation Medals at the U.S. Embassy in Clayton, Panama, Oct. 23 for saving the life of a local taxi driver July 29.

  • SECDEF visits service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Nov 6, 2015

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosted a town hall with service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 6. Carter fielded several questions from the audience on topics ranging from budget cuts to the U.S. military's commitment in the Pacific.

  • Commitment To Soldier Readiness Needed To Move Forward

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's best can only get better if today's Soldiers commit themselves to the top priority -- Soldier readiness -- as set out by the Army's chief of staff, Gen. Mark Milley, said one of the Army's three-star generals.

  • Top Army Leaders attend National Guard Senior Leadership Conference

    Oct 28, 2015

    Colorado Springs, CO-- The Hon. Eric Fanning, acting under secretary of the Army; Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief, National Guard Bureau; and Army Gen. Daniel Allyn, vice chief of staff of the Army, at the National Guard Bureau Senior Leadership Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Oct. 28, 2015. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Fischman) (Released)

  • DoD collaboration researches munition safety

    Oct 23, 2015

    Government, industry, and academic partners are working together to improve the way munitions function to protect the safety of future Warfighters.

  • Army dedicates Pentagon corridor to sergeants major of the Army

    Oct 15, 2015

    It was 1966 when the Army first appointed a Sergeant Major of the Army. On Oct. 15, the service designated a portion of the Pentagon to highlight the importance of the position and the noncommissioned corps.

  • McHugh: America needs its Army

    Oct 12, 2015

    During his 7th and final opening address during this year's Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Army Secretary John M. McHugh hammered home the importance of ground forces in winning wars, and maintaining American security and dominance.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army Fanning Visits Fort Benning

    Oct 2, 2015

    "The Strength of our Nation is its Army and the Strength of our Army is its Soldiers."

  • Innovative business practices strengthen contract surveillance, oversight, stewardship

    Oct 1, 2015

    Creative thinking and innovative business practices are what it takes to do more with less. The Army Contracting Command has been employing contracting support elements, or CSEs, since it stood up in 2008.

  • Innovation to win in a complex world: Investing in S&T to confront the future threat

    Oct 1, 2015

    In October 2014, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command rolled out the latest Army Operating Concept (AOC), titled "Win in a Complex World." This AOC details how the Army of the future will strengthen capabilities across multiple domains as part of a joint partnership to ensure dominance against "determined, elusive, and increasingly capable enemies." This article was previously published in the October-December 2015 Army AL&T Magazine.

  • The computer that saved the Soldier's back, and the helmet that saved his life

    Oct 1, 2015

    By the time Nicolas slammed on his motorcycle brakes, it was already too late. The Honda CBR 600 wobbled hard, fell over and he skidded across the road until he and the bike crunched against the pickup truck.

  • First all-female honor flight gets hero's welcome in Washington

    Sep 29, 2015

    Female veterans, trailblazers who served in the military decades ago, received a hero's welcome, Sept. 22, after arriving in the nation's capital on the first all-female honor flight.

  • New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army invested

    Sep 23, 2015

    WASHINGTON (September 23, 2015) -- The newest civilian aide to the secretary of the Army (CASA) was invested during a ceremony conducted in the Pentagon in early September.

  • Army designers use 3-D, virtual reality software to train warfighters

    Sep 23, 2015

    Army researchers at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are using 3-D software solutions to supplement more traditional training and simulate real-life scenarios. More experience-driven learning may help students increase the retention of knowledge, official said.

  • Army to enlist robots to pull Soldiers off battlefield

    Sep 23, 2015

    In the future, it may no longer be a medic who comes running to the side of a wounded Soldier. Instead, it might be an Army-operated unmanned aerial or ground vehicle.

  • Army organizations earn 10 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards

    Sep 23, 2015

    Ten Army organizations that streamlined their business operations by eliminating redundancies and saving the service millions of dollars were recognized Wednesday for their excellence in Lean Six Sigma practices.

  • Oregon National Guard Hero meets Acting Under Secretary of the Army

    Sep 17, 2015

  • Army names annual safety award recipients

    Sep 16, 2015

    Winners of the annual Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Awards were recently named by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Under secretary visits Cav Soldiers

    Sep 16, 2015

    Acting Under Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning spent time with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the 215th Brigade Support Battalion here Tuesday.

  • New Army Reserve movement control battalion traces lineage to World War II

    Sep 14, 2015

    DAENNER KASERNE, Kaiserslautern, Germany -- The Army Reserve's 7th Civil Support Command activated three units during a Sunday afternoon ceremony. With intermittent rain drizzling on the parade field, leaders from the 446th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), its Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment and the 341st Movement Control Team uncased the units' colors. The 446th, also called a Movement Control Battalion, took command of the 7th CSC's four Movement Control Teams. They include the newly-created 341st as well as the 793rd, 1172nd and 1177th.

  • Vicenza Military Community honors women's equality

    Sep 14, 2015

    Guest speaker in Vicenza, Italy for Women's Equality Day was Colleen Bell, U.S. Ambassador to Hungray.

  • USASOC awards G9 staff for civilian service

    Sep 14, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Sept. 14, 2015.)-- Eight civilians from the G9 directorate of U.S. Army Special Operations Command were recognized Sept. 11, 2015, for outstanding civilian service.

  • Accident teaches life lessons-first aid a must

    Sep 11, 2015

    Fort Knox Community Relations Officer John Campbell and his family, were on the way home from a baby shower in Louisville when the family came upon a deadly accident. They were the first vehicle on the scene. The retired Army first sergeant and cavalry scout rushed to aid victims trapped in one vehicle while his wife, a certified medical assistant, worked on the other. Call it "paying it forward" or call it "looking out for your fellow person" but John said if the situation was ever reversed he prays that someone wouldn't just drive past him or his family but would stop to do all they could to save them.

  • Expert talks suicide prevention

    Sep 11, 2015

    Service members, emergency responders and community members gathered on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 1 for suicide prevention and awareness training as part of the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign and Suicide Awareness Month.

  • AMCOM Deputy Committed To Principles Of Civilian Creed

    Sep 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the new deputy commander for the Aviation and Missile Command, Bill Marriott's expectations of the organization's 8,000-plus employees can be summed up in a creed that should be familiar to every Army employee.

  • National program provides employment for wounded warriors

    Sep 10, 2015

    From the war zone to the workplace, the nation's wounded warriors are ready to serve. They did so, first, on the battlefield, where they suffered the physical or mental damage caused by war. Now, they are looking for ways to serve their nation in the workforce.

  • 'Gold Star Mothers' become bedrocks of support for survivors of the fallen

    Sep 9, 2015

    "It's supposed to be your children burying you, not the other way around," said Brenda Cox, of Killeen, Texas. Cox is part of unique group of parents who share the enormous burden of losing their child. She became a "Gold Star Mother" when the Army presented her with a Gold Star lapel button after the loss of her son, Pfc. Richard Allen DeWater, in 2009.

  • Innovative engineering approach sets precedent for Multi-Mission Launcher program

    Sep 9, 2015

    Army engineers are discovering ways to work smarter, not harder at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center through the use of modeling.

  • Army civilians earn accolades for job well done

    Sep 3, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Challenges and ingenuity paved the way to greatness for three members of Team Tobyhanna. Michele Chwal, Deborah Scott and Corey Petruncio were named the Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2015.

  • United Kingdom Minister of Armed Forces Visits Pentagon

    Sep 3, 2015

    United Kingdom Minister of Armed Forces Visits Pentagon Ms. Penny Mordaunt has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth North since winning the seat at the 2010 United Kingdom general election. She is currently the only female military veteran in the House of Commons. On 11 May 2015 the Prime Minister appointed her Minister of State for the Armed Forces at the MoD, the first woman to take this post.

  • Members of Congress visit troops in Lithuania

    Sep 2, 2015

    Members of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs visited troops in Rukla, Lithuania, Sept. 2.

  • 25ID Soldiers First in Army to Earn EIB under New Standards

    Sep 2, 2015

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Young or old, enlisted or officer, vast experience or first duty station, during their careers, most infantry Soldiers will accept the challenge and attempt to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB).

  • Senior leader course helps military engineers construct path to success

    Aug 28, 2015

    It's day two of the two-week Horizontal Construction Engineers Senior Leader Course on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Soldiers from across the country are gathered at a multi-purpose bridge site taking measurements and working on calculating the rapid classification of fixed bridges.

  • MICC small business outreach

    Aug 26, 2015

  • Historic arsenal has historic visit by first female major general of NC's Army National Guard

    Aug 26, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Even in today's defense manufacturing centers there remains an imbalance in the ratio of women to men, but for one brief moment on August 25 at the Watervliet Arsenal that all changed as the Arsenal hosted Maj. Gen. Elizabeth D. Austin.

  • A new vehicle for savings

    Aug 26, 2015

    PEO MS and Letterkenny Depot partner on improving radar platforms, and create process standards that align with Better Buying Power initiatives on enduring competition while rapidly fielding equipment to the warfighter and sustaining the organic industrial base. This article was first published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Senior leaders build foundation for African Horizons

    Aug 26, 2015

    U.S. Army Africa Commander Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams hosted a training and leader development conference and senior leader strategy and orientation session in Vicenza, Italy, Aug. 17-20.

  • Celebrating Women's Equality Day

    Aug 26, 2015

    Ninety-five years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, signaling a momentous commitment to equal rights for all Americans. As we acknowledge women's struggles and celebrate their right to vote, we also recognize women in the Army for their tremendous contributions and relentless spirit in helping to keep this nation free.

  • SHARP summit attendees explore harsh realities of sexual misconduct

    Aug 26, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 26) -- From start to finish, the inaugural CASCOM-Fort Lee SHARP (Sexual Harassment/Assault Awareness and Reporting Program) Summit at the Army Logistics University here Friday was an unfiltered and frequently harsh look at sexual misconduct in the military.

  • Debra S. Wada visits Sea Dragon Headquarters

    Aug 25, 2015

    The Honorable Debra S. Wada, the assistant secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), visits the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Headquarters during her trip to Hawaii, Aug. 19.

  • 173rd Airborne leads three-nation parachute assaults in Bulgaria

    Aug 24, 2015

    AVIANO AIRBASE, Italy -- Over 400 paratroopers from 12 NATO countries conducted simultaneous parachute assaults into Balchik and Tenevo Airfields in Bulgaria Aug. 24, 2015 led by the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade to start Exercise Swift Response 15.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers Honored for Community Service

    Aug 24, 2015

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Four Soldiers from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, were recognized during the Joint Venture Education Forum at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in Kapolei, Hawaii, Aug. 20, for their hard work, commitment and dedication working with Hawaii schools.

  • All cannon military occupational specialties could soon open to females

    Aug 21, 2015

    Army leadership has recommended that field artillery military occupational specialties, or MOSs, 13B (cannon crewmember) and 13D (automated tactical data systems specialist) be open to women, the Army's chief of field artillery said.

  • Acting Army undersecretary visits Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Aug 18, 2015

    The Army's second highest ranking civilian official met with Soldiers and civilians from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Aug. 18.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground's Unique Mission

    Aug 18, 2015

    Acting Under Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning learns about the unique missions of the 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) and CBRNE Analytical and Remediation Activity, or CARA, during a visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area.

  • Senior Leader observes training and discusses Soldiers' concerns

    Aug 15, 2015

  • Employees on 5-year rule now given higher priority

    Aug 14, 2015

    Overseas government service workers subject to the Defense Department's 5-year employment limitation will be restored to a higher status in the priority placement program, according to a DOD memorandum released Aug. 6.

  • CASA members hold regional conference in the Quad Cities

    Aug 14, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Fifteen Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visited the Quad Cities and Rock Island Arsenal for the first Central Region Conference, August 11 - 12.

  • Hospital Wing Dedicated to Soldier who Displayed Selfless Service

    Aug 11, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army describes Selfless Service as putting the welfare of the nation, the Army, and your subordinates above your own.

  • Abrams takes charge of FORSCOM as Milley departs to become 39th Army Chief of Staff

    Aug 10, 2015

    Gen. Robert B. Abrams took charge of the Army's largest command, Aug. 10, Monday, as his predecessor, Gen. Mark A. Milley, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army.

  • Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Department of Defense Personnel Decisions

    Jul 7, 2015

    Secretary Carter announces Eric Fanning to serve as Acting Under Secretary of the Army

  • June 3, 2015 -- HON Carson remarks at Medal of Honor induction ceremony (Shemin & Johnson)

    Jun 3, 2015

    Remarks delivered by HON Brad Carson at Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Shemin and Johnson, June 03, 2015

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Women, diversity are 'mission critical' in military, workplace

    Apr 10, 2015

    The military can take the lead in breaking down the biases against women and people of diverse backgrounds, to create a stronger force and set the path for the nation.

  • Carson discusses challenges to 'material, managerial, metaphysical' Army

    Apr 2, 2015

    Undersecretary of the Army Brad R. Carson paid a visit to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he discussed a variety of subjects - innovation, Force 2025 and beyond, the Army Operating Concept and how to 'win in a complex world,' April 1.

  • 01 Apr., 2015 -- HON Carson remarks at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

    Apr 1, 2015

    HON Carson remarks on the Role of Landpower in Future Army Operations at Center for Strategic and International Studies

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation General Officer Steering Committee meets

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civilian Personnel, Gwen DeFilippi, center, heads a Civilian Workforce Transformation (CWT) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting at the Pentagon on 18 March 2015.

  • Under Secretary of the Army recognizes importance of AMC, Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 9, 2014

    In his first visit to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson called the U.S. Army Materiel Command a "jewel" for the country and stressed the important role the installation plays in national defense.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Alaska

    Nov 24, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson, who also serves as the Army's chief management officer, got an eyeful of Alaska's vast training areas during an aerial tour of the Interior, Nov. 18, 2014.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits JSA

    Nov 20, 2014

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea -- Honorable Brad R. Carson, the Under Secretary of the Army, visited the United Nations Command Security Battalion -- Joint Security Area, November 18, 2014 on Camp Bonifas, South Korea. The Under Secretary toured the JSA and shared lunch with Soldiers of the UNCSB - JSA.

  • Army mariners highlight capabilities, impact in Pacific for Under SecArmy Carson

    Nov 19, 2014

    Army mariners from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command shared their unique capability and the joint and multi-national impact Army watercraft has across the Pacific Theater with Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson during his tour of U.S. Army Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker (Logistic Support Vessel 4), Nov. 15, 2014, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

  • Under SecArmy Carson visits South Korea

    Nov 19, 2014

    Undersecretary of the Army Brad R. Carson met with U.S. Soldiers, civilian employees, and families in South Korea, Nov. 17-18, 2014, as a part of his trip to the Pacific region which included stops in Washington state, Hawaii, South Korea, and Alaska.

  • Army mariners highlight capabilities, impact in Pacific for Under Secretary

    Nov 17, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson boards the US Army Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker (Logistics Support Vessel-4), for a tour and discussion about Army watercraft capabilities, Nov. 15, 2014, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The vessel is one of the Pacific's 26 Army watercraft assets, and it averages 210 days at sea per year, providing over-the-water equipment and personnel transportation options to increase maneuverability and readiness throughout the region. (U.S. Army photos by Sgt. 1st Class Mary E. Ferguson, 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs/RELEASED)

  • Lewis-McChord offers blueprint for Army SHARP victim support

    Nov 14, 2014

    A key component to Joint Base Lewis-McChord's efforts is reaching out to local area leaders to help stamp out sexual harassment/sexual assault incidents in the Washington state community.

  • Army Under Secretary goes to see home-state heroes

    Nov 8, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson discusses issues faced by the Oklahoma National Guard during a visit to Oklahoma on Nov. 8, 2014. Carson's visit included briefings from Oklahoma National Guard leaders and a tour of Camp Gruber Regional Training Center.

  • Unforgotten Grit -- A Civil War hero remembered

    Nov 6, 2014

    An Army reception for the family of Medal of Honor recipient 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing in Arlington, Va., Nov. 5, 2014. Cushing distinguished himself during combat operations against an armed enemy in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller/Released)

  • Ranger School - forging warriors for the future

    Nov 4, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson watches as Ranger candidates conduct the Combat Water Survival Assessment portion of Ranger school at Victory Pond, Fort Benning, Ga., Nov. 3, 2014. Maj. Gen. Austin S. Miller, the commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Col. David G. Fivecoat, the commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, provided an overview and detailed explanation of the MCoE's mission and current and future requirements. (U.S. Army photos by Patrick Albright/Released)

  • Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.

  • Oct. 15, 2014 -- HON Carson opening remarks as member of panel on "The Human Dimension" at AUSA

    Oct 16, 2014

    Oct. 15, 2014 -- HON Carson's opening remarks as member of panel on "The Human Dimension" at AUSA

  • Under SecArmy Carson: Civilian employees 'indispensable' from Afghanistan to Africa

    Oct 16, 2014

    As the troop drawdown in Afghanistan continues, the demand for Army civilian employees there will increase, predicted the service's under secretary, who pledged to continue support for civilian career program development worldwide.

  • Under SecArmy at AUSA

    Oct 15, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson greets actor and Wounded Warrior advocate, Gary Sinise as well as inspects new advances in technology to help the war fighter at the AUSA annual convention and exposition, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

  • Oct. 15, 2014 -- HON Carson remarks at Dept. of the Army Civilian luncheon at AUSA

    Oct 15, 2014

    Transcript of HON Carson's remarks at the Dept. of the Army Civilian luncheon at AUSA, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 2014.

  • Under Secretary Carson, governors travel to Afghanistan, Germany

    Sep 30, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson escorted the governors of New York, Tennessee, Missouri and Nevada to Afghanistan and Germany, Sept. 26-29, 2014, to get a first-hand look at operations on the ground, as well as meet with constituents.

  • Northwest Regional CASA Conference held at Tooele

    Sep 30, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Tooele, Utah, was one of the sites visited in Utah during the 2014 Northwest Regional Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) Regional Conference Aug. 24.

  • Vietnam War Soldiers inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Sep 16, 2014

    Two Vietnam War Soldiers who were presented with Medals of Honor for their valor beyond the call of duty, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House, were celebrated and inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2014.

  • Sept. 16, 2014 -- HON Carson's remarks at Medal of Honor induction ceremony

    Sep 16, 2014

    HON Carson's remarks at the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for SPC4 Sloat and CSM(R) Adkins, Sept. 16, 2014.

  • Under secretary sees science behind the Soldier

    Sep 10, 2014

    The afternoon started with a fireball, and finished with Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson chatting with senior non-commissioned officers about the science behind the Soldier.

  • LEAP awardees save Army billions

    Sep 4, 2014

    Eleven Army organizations that streamlined their business operations, eliminated redundancy and saved billions of dollars, were recognized for their excellent Lean Six Sigma practices, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 3, 2014.

  • Army Undersecretary visits Fort Leavenworth

    Sep 4, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson traveled to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to meet with key leadership and discuss some of the initiatives that will directly impact the Army as we move the force into the future.

  • Army Under Secretary underscores strategic leadership with Intel Law class

    Aug 21, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson delivered the keynote speech and took questions from students of the Intel Law Course at the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School at the University of Virginia, at Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 15, 2014.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • Carson briefed on 20th CBRNE Command operations

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army's second highest ranking civilian official was briefed on the global operations of the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) during a visit Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 29, 2014.

  • Under Secretary Carson tours CBRNE organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 29, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson toured Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to learn about the installation's expertise in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives defense.

  • Under secretary visits Fort Sill, shares Army future

    Jul 25, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson visited Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 22, 2014, to talk with Maj. Gen. John Rossi, about his new command, and other post leaders about the future of the Army, and the Fires Center of Excellence's role in it.

  • Fort Knox showcases energy, personnel, leadership programs to Under Secretary Carson

    Jul 22, 2014

    Fort Knox, Kentucky, had the opportunity to show off some of its world-class facilities during a visit July 21, 2014, from the Under Secretary of the Army, Brad Carson.

  • Undersecretary of the Army visits 82nd Airborne

    Jul 15, 2014

    Undersecretary of the Army Brad Carson visited the 82nd Airborne Divison at Fort Bragg, N.C., July 15. Carson visited Bragg to see firsthand the readiness of the Division and to meet with Paratroopers and leaders.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg 15 July 2014

    Jul 15, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army, Honorable Brad Carson visits U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg 15 July 2014.

  • Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program Results for 2013

    Jul 11, 2014

    On 11 July 2014, the Army announced the 2013 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program (LEAP) winners.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • Twilight tattoo honors Vietnam War veterans

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army recognized Silver Star Medal recipient, Patrick A. Tiessonniere on behalf of Vietnam War veterans at a Twilight Tattoo event, June 11 at Fort Myer, Virginia.

  • June 6, 2014 -- Under SecArmy Carson's remarks during the 239th Army Birthday kick-off event (NDU)

    Jun 9, 2014

    June 6, 2014 -- Under SecArmy Carson's remarks during the 239th Army Birthday kick-off event (NDU)

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • Army scientists teleport data to demonstrate potential for secure communications

    Jun 3, 2014

    Teleportation, a long-standing staple in the world of science fiction, has become a reality for scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., in terms of battlefield data and image processing.

  • Cost-saving strategies pay off for 'transformative leaders'

    Jun 3, 2014

    Capt. Lauren M. Hamlin and Michael R. Wilson were each presented with a Pace Award by Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson during a ceremony in the Pentagon, June 3, 2014.

  • Problem solvers tackle Army complexity

    May 28, 2014

    The complexity of the Army makes it difficult sometimes to articulate its needs and missions, said Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson at the service's annual Force Management seminar, at the Pentagon, May 28, 2014.