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  • Commissioners brief USASMA on the Future of the Army report

    Feb 9, 2016

    Don't cut the force below 980,000, keep Apache helicopters in the Army National Guard, maintain the all-volunteer force, embrace the Total Force approach and fund the Army at current or higher levels. Those are just a few of the 63 recommendations put forth by the National Commission on the Future of the Army in its report to the president and Congress released Jan. 28.

  • 80th TC commander addresses DEOMI graduates

    Feb 8, 2016

    Eighteen years after Maj. A.C. Roper graduated from the Equal Opportunity Advisors Reserve Component Course with distinguished honors, he delivered the keynote address to graduates of the same course as Maj. Gen. Roper during a ceremony at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 5, 2016.

  • MARMC Fab Lab Host Fort Lee Marines

    Feb 5, 2016

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center's (MARMC) Fab Lab hosted Marines from Fort Lee's machinist school Jan.28. The visiting Marines, set to graduate next month, requested to visit MARMC's Fab Lab before graduation.

  • Foreign Area Officers learn from the experts at Monterey language school

    Feb 1, 2016

    It takes cooperation to solve international problems such as Ebola in Liberia, the Syrian refugee crisis, island disputes in the South China Sea or how best to deal with ISIL, but Foreign Area Officers are up to the task.

  • Clemson ROTC cadets test their mettle with water survival training

    Jan 29, 2016

    U.S. Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps cadets were tested on their stamina and personal courage with the Combat Water Survival Test at Clemson University Jan. 28

  • Master of his trade: NCOA instructor earns right to wear top badge

    Jan 28, 2016

    A Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officers Academy instructor has achieved a feat that makes him one of only 14 in the U.S. Army.

  • 7 changes to Army NCO professional development

    Jan 28, 2016

    With the new year came a number of changes in Army noncommissioned officer professional development, and NCOs can expect more changes coming soon, said Command Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport Sr., U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's senior enlisted adviser.

  • CGSC honors faculty authors

    Jan 26, 2016

    Brig. Gen. John S. Kem, Provost of the Army University and Deputy Commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, recognized 41 faculty members for their published scholarly works during a ceremony at the Lewis and Clark Center Jan 25 at 3 p.m. The Golden Pen program recognizes faculty members for their professional writing. The program is a peer-to-peer recognition with administration of the program and review of submissions conducted by volunteers from the college faculty.

  • Improving Tactical Combat Casualty Care to save Soldiers' lives

    Jan 25, 2016

    The Army is looking to save Soldiers' lives by making Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TC3) training more realistic and accessible. Those efforts stem from an ongoing Army study, Squad Overmatch-TC3, which is exploring ways to improve warrior skills, achieve squad overmatch and save lives through cutting-edge learning techniques and state-of-the-art simulation technologies.

  • Perkins on SHARP: Keystone of Army Profession is trust

    Jan 22, 2016

    General David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited with students of the U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP Academy at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Thursday, Jan. 14.

  • Double take: Identical siblings follow Family tradition

    Jan 21, 2016

    When two sisters from a set of triplets made the decision to follow the Family tradition of military service, there was no doubt in their minds they would take on the challenge together.

  • Army prepares to test enhanced network operation tools at NIE 16.2

    Jan 19, 2016

    To make it easier for Soldiers to manage the vast tactical communications network, the Army plans to operationally evaluate newly enhanced and simplified network operations tools during Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 this spring.

  • Advanced course teaches warrant officers Lean, sustainment

    Jan 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Five Army chief warrant officers from across the country recently spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot participating in Phase II of the Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC).

  • U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Embraces SMS to Communicate Efforts More Efficiently to Commanders

    Jan 11, 2016

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center has been building the U.S. Army's Strategic Management System into its daily work flow for the past 18 months. The leadership sees this as a more sophisticated way to evaluate performance management for the organization.

  • Fort Lee Soldier first female selected as 92 Sierra sergeant major

    Jan 7, 2016

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 7, 2016) -- Getting selected for sergeant major was a lofty goal at best for Master Sgt. JennyAnne Bright.

  • Becoming lords of the lab: basic instruction launching pad for fuel-testing proficiency

    Jan 7, 2016

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 7, 2016) -- In the operational Army, there are high-visibility jobs and those that are not. The ones critical to the mission will receive more attention than others. Variances are likely due to location, the time at which the duties are performed and the level of hierarchy to which the services are rendered.

  • Best of Above the Best: Fort Rucker honors instructors of year

    Jan 7, 2016

    Five Soldiers and two civilian instructors were honored as truly "Above the Best" as they were recognized as Academic Instructors and Instructor Pilots of the Year during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Dec. 15.

  • 110th Avn. Bde. welcomes new CSM

    Jan 7, 2016

    As the world prepared for a new year, the 110th Aviation Brigade welcomed a new command sergeant major.

  • Sustainment in an anti-access/area-denial environment

    Jan 4, 2016

    The sustainment enterprise needs to significantly change both its structures and how it operates to effectively support the joint force in an anti-access/area-denial environment.

  • Maintaining momentum through refuel on the move

    Jan 4, 2016

    The 1st Armored Division provides lessons learned from conducting refuel on the move operations for the first time since Operation Desert Storm.

  • Advanced shop sets for Soldiers' advanced skill sets

    Jan 4, 2016

    The metal working and machining shop set provides a full suite of tools for Soldiers trained to operate both welding and machining equipment.

  • Building leaders and readiness through the maintenance terrain walk

    Jan 4, 2016

    The preparations units make to host maintenance terrain walks lead to lessons learned that improve overall unit readiness.

  • Great leaders know what's inside the box

    Jan 4, 2016

    Doctrine provides the framework needed to create outside-the-box ideas by providing the knowledge that supports purposeful innovation.

  • Leadership lessons from a former logistics general

    Jan 4, 2016

    Having been a logistics officer during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and through the 1970s, Lt. Gen. Arthur J. Gregg provides his insights on leadership and the changing field of logistics.

  • Leadership for expeditionary logistics

    Jan 4, 2016

    What makes a good leader? The Army G-4 offers his views on leadership and provides advice for new and potential commanders.

  • Warfighting functions and the dependability of knowledge

    Jan 4, 2016

    A central precept of military doctrine is the recognition that uncertainty is a fundamental characteristic of military operations. Nonetheless, we have an understandable but dangerous propensity to assume predictable and quantifiable aspects of military science.

  • Repairing fire suppression systems and batteries saves money and time

    Jan 4, 2016

    A maintenance company refills fire suppression system cylinders and charges vehicle batteries instead of replacing them.

  • Maturing our leaders in the warrior ethos

    Jan 4, 2016

    Army leaders must instill in their Soldiers ethics and morals that are in line with the Army Values and Warrior Ethos.

  • Developing leaders in the Army Civilian Corps

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Army has established programs to grow civilians into confident and high-functioning leaders.

  • Wheelhouse Wednesday: Developing dynamic leaders by bridging the experience gap

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Transportation School develops its leaders by finding creative ways to follow the Army Leader Development Model.

  • Developing the leaders of tomorrow in today's schoolhouses

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Adjutant General School is modifying its curriculum to train human resources Soldiers to be more creative, flexible, and innovative.

  • What makes a good leader?

    Jan 4, 2016

    Army leaders should make a daily commitment to do the right things, develop the right foundational leadership traits, and understand today's complex, expeditionary environment.

  • Sustaining a decisive edge through leader and workforce development

    Jan 4, 2016

    Through its Leader and Workforce Development Program, the Quartermaster School has implemented several leadership development measures, including a civilian professional development strategy.

  • Mission command and leadership during sustainment operations

    Jan 4, 2016

    The complexities of command and support relationships, both at home station and during deployments, necessitate mission command.

  • Soldiers test robotics on 'battlefield'

    Jan 4, 2016

    Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division Soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these Soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield.

  • Army team continues collaboration with NFL, Under Armour, GE for Head Health Challenge II

    Dec 21, 2015

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory team of researchers was one of three awarded funding in the final phase of the National Football League, Under Armour and General Electric's Head Health Challenge II with a chance to receive up to $1 million toward head-protection research.

  • Fort Gordon hackathon pits teams of Cyber warriors against their peers

    Dec 21, 2015

    Fort Gordon's MI battalion hosts intramural competition to hone Cyber warriors' skills and mental agility

  • Army procures expeditionary early entry SATCOM capabilities

    Dec 18, 2015

    A new duo of light-weight, portable satellite terminals, called Transportable Tactical Command Communications (T2C2), will provide early entry units in air-to-land missions, as well as follow-on units at the tactical edge, with a lite (v1) and heavy (v2) variant of high-bandwidth, deployable satellite dishes, to keep Soldiers and Commanders connected to the network and well informed.

  • Fort Sill honors instructors, curriculum developers

    Dec 17, 2015

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill recognized its instructors, and curriculum developers of the year Dec. 10.

  • Army University partners with civilian counterparts

    Dec 17, 2015

    Just as the U.S. Army continues to adjust to face the changing realities in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army is adjusting its approach to education in order to better face the emerging challenges of the 21st century.

  • Army issues awards for first Cyber Innovation Challenge

    Dec 15, 2015

    The U.S. Army has entered into Other Transaction agreements with two vendors to deliver next-generation, Deployable Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) Infrastructure (DDI) prototype kits for Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs).

  • Newly Opened Fort Leavenworth SHARP Resource Center Hopes to Stand as Model for Smaller Installation

    Dec 15, 2015

    The Fort Leavenworth Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Team held an open house for the SHARP Resource Center Monday. This center was designed based on the first SHARP Resource Center --which is located at Fort Lewis -- but with smaller installations in mind.

  • WIN-T network upgrades: Smaller kit, increased capability

    Dec 15, 2015

    The Army is fielding upgrades for its at-the-halt tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1, which increase readiness, security and capability while reducing equipment by a third for a more powerful and expeditionary current and future force.

  • MRAP Road Map

    Dec 15, 2015

    During the last decade of conflict, MRAPs rolled out of forward operating bases in Diyala and Ghazni and patrolled the streets of Kabul and Baghdad. MRAPs saved lives, protecting coalition troops from IEDs and rocket fire. DOD spent billions on them. Now, the MRAP fleet represents a valuable investment the acquisition community must maintain for the next contingency. To modernize MRAPs in today's fiscally constrained environment will require innovation. Here, TRADOC's Maneuver Center of Excellence proposes a strategy. This article was originally published in the October-December 2015 issue of AL&T Magazine.

  • Army Basic Instructor Course makes teachers out of trainers

    Dec 11, 2015

    Soldiers who attend the Army Basic Instructor Course are usually experienced trainers, but many have difficulty translating their training skills to the classroom.

  • Air Cavalry Leaders Course shapes air-ground reconnaissance

    Dec 10, 2015

    After nearly a year in the making, a new air cavalry course at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence is graduating students with the skills required of maneuver leaders.

  • Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online

    Dec 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.

  • Collaboration helps shape Army University

    Dec 9, 2015

    Army educators are collaborating with scores of colleges and universities to chart the parameters for the new Army University.

  • MIT Cadets meet with SECDEF

    Dec 8, 2015

    Junior service members can always benefit from mentoring from their senior leaders, but recently 12 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets were given the opportunity to spend some time with one of their most senior leaders, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.

  • First female graduates Bradley Leader Course

    Dec 8, 2015

    The first female to attend the Bradley Leader Course graduated Dec. 4 with 42 male Soldiers at Long Hall.

  • Final WHINSEC course of 2015 addresses trans-border challenges

    Dec 8, 2015

    Forty-six Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation students completed the Countering Transnational Threats course Dec. 2, the last graduation of the year at the institute.

  • NCO Corps welcomes first female Bradley Maintainer

    Dec 7, 2015

    For Spc. Shantele Frie Dec. 1 started early. Her unit is preparing to redeploy to Fort Stewart, Ga., after conducting Operation Atlantic Resolve-South at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria. She was sent as the mechanic in support of rail load operations; however, by sundown she made history in the United States Army.

  • Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

    Dec 7, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

    Dec 7, 2015

    The Army provided a long-awaited presentation, Dec. 3, when a Southeast Arizona veteran received the Purple Heart Medal for a head wound sustained 47 years earlier when the former Soldier, then a specialist 4, was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion (Mechanized) 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.

  • Science, technology center hosts ARCIC director

    Dec 7, 2015

    A U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command senior leader visited the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center Dec. 2.

  • Mark O'Neil promoted to major general

    Dec 7, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Mark J. O'Neil thanked family, friends and fellow Soldiers for helping him attain his new Army rank.

  • Army University hosts education symposium

    Dec 4, 2015

    The Army University hosted an education symposium here, Dec. 2 - 3, with the purpose of bringing together academic leaders from civilian universities and educators from throughout the Army.

  • TRADOC capabilities integrator visits SMDC

    Dec 4, 2015

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command capabilities integrator visits SMDC

  • Submission window for dozen Army fellowship programs closes Dec. 30

    Dec 4, 2015

    Dec. 30 submission deadlines are fast approaching for a dozen Army fellowship opportunities managed by the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Leaders coordinate Fort Gordon's future cyber infrastructure

    Dec 4, 2015

    Fort Gordon hosted the Installation Management Command's fifth Cyber Installation Support Summit Tuesday at the Gordon Conference and Catering Center. Military leaders from across the country gathered to discuss requirements and resources needed to support cyber growth on IMCOM managed installations for Fiscal Year 2016 and beyond.

  • Meals, Ready-to-Savor: Student Chefs Show Cooking Chops with Army Chow

    Dec 4, 2015

    Hudson Valley high school student chefs met New York Army National Guard culinary challenges Dec. 2 and 4, cooking MREs into dishes that sated and delighted troops' taste buds. "I was surprised to see what the kids did with the MREs," said Sgt. Duwann Gordon, one of the culinary specialists who judged contests held at Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)-vocational education facilities in Dutchess and Orange Counties . "They were all good," he said.

  • "I will succeed, Challenge Me'-Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy and AmeriCorps team up to educate, mentor

    Dec 3, 2015

    For at-risk teens who live in Kentucky, a second chance for them comes in the form of the Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy. The teens admitted to this school are there as an alternative to dropping out of school and the academy is set up with a quasi-military format. They also receive tutoring in educational studies, working in groups, sharing, and learning leadership--all skills they don't usually have when they enter the academy. The BGCA is run by the Kentucky National Guard. But this year, for the first time, the KYNG joined forces with AmeriCorps--a partnership that has shown untold advantages.

  • New autonomous robot extends communication beyond line-of-sight

    Dec 2, 2015

    Army engineers demonstrated autonomous robots as part of a teaming effort to evolve natural interaction between Soldiers and autonomous systems during an exercise here, Nov. 2-3.

  • LIFT Makes 10-Year Mark For Developing Redstone's Future Leaders

    Dec 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Ten years ago, the Aviation and Missile Command put in place a leadership development program that has become a stepping stone for future leaders throughout Redstone Arsenal.

  • Nigerien, Malian soldiers aid U.S. Army's language-translation technology

    Dec 2, 2015

    The U.S. Army is testing and upgrading a language-translation program by training with African soldiers, officials said.

  • Fort Sill contracting specialists return from Kuwait

    Dec 2, 2015

    Three contracting Soldiers from Fort Sill Mission Contracting Command returned after a nine-month deployment in Kuwait, where they worked logistics support as part of Operation Inherent Resolve.

  • Army's Senior Executives Engage the Civilian Education System

    Dec 1, 2015

    The SES Engagement Program provides senior executives four occasions to directly interface with CES Advanced Course students during their specific week: participation, mentoring, open forums, and graduation. In participation, they spend the bulk of their week in seminar rooms with the students, sharing in the learning events, contributing to discussion sessions, and receiving small group presentations. Regarding mentoring, they provide students opportunities for individual coaching and career advisory appointments. Open discussion forums involve a weekly brown bag luncheon open to all Advanced Course students to discuss a variety of Army leadership topics in an informal setting. And, finally, the senior executive participating in the fourth and final week of the course traditionally serves as the guest speaker for the graduation ceremony.

  • ATN surpasses social network marker

    Nov 30, 2015

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army Training Network -- the one-stop shop for training materials -- recently passed a social media milestone. Last week the likes on ATN's Facebook page totaled more than 100,000.

  • Drill Sergeant Academy hosts JROTC cadets

    Nov 30, 2015

    The United States Military coined it. The Army's Drill Sergeant Academy lives it.

  • Commentary - Living the Army Values means you live to a higher standard

    Nov 25, 2015

    I saw an example of Army Values one Sunday that was better than any commercial produced for television. It was a real, live episode without cameras, producers, scripts or drill sergeants. The star was a female private who did the right thing without encouragement when none of her superiors were watching. I was watching.

  • Combatives team hones skills for Fort Bragg invitation-only event

    Nov 25, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood's combatives team has been invited for the second-consecutive year to the Fort Bragg All Armed Forces Combative Invitational Tournament, which is slated to be held at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Dec. 9 to 11.

  • Fort Sill French liaison officer reflects on Paris attacks

    Nov 25, 2015

    When the attacks in Paris occurred two weeks ago, it only took moments for a Fort Sill French liaison officer to learn about it.

  • Family matters: couple tries to find mutuality in murky waters of dual military life

    Nov 25, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 25, 2015) -- During a time of year when families look forward to being together, at least one couple here is contemplating separation.

  • The Army Learning Model is right on the money

    Nov 25, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Marion Fox stands in front of his class explaining the finer points of master data elements in the Defense Travel System and the Army's General Fund Enterprise Business System during phase one of the 94th Training Division's Finance Senior Leaders Course at Fort Dix, N.J. The FSLC is designed to improve students' practical skills in the field of Army finance, so learning to navigate between DTS and GFEBS is an essential component of ensuring that soldiers get the money they're owed.

  • Prototyping the future

    Nov 18, 2015

    Better Buying Power emphasizes the value of prototyping capabilities to prove them out, and the annual TRADOC-sponsored Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment is a model for the kind of venue that industry, organic developers and Soldiers need to come together to put capabilities through their paces and find the best solutions for the Soldier. This article was originally published in the October - December 2015 AL&T magazine.

  • Program helps Soldiers, veterans get commercial driver's license

    Nov 18, 2015

    More than 10,000 Soldiers and veterans have been issued commercial driver's licenses since a Department of Transportation program recognizing the driving experience the Soldiers received while in uniform began in 2011.

  • Registration opens for the 2016 All-Army Small Arms Championship

    Nov 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, will host the 2016 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship (All Army) March 13-19, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Innovative agencies partner to counter drone threat

    Nov 17, 2015

    Two Army organizations that have been teaming up to provide warfighters with innovations downrange are now looking to prevent a threat from the proliferation of small unmanned aerial systems.

  • Monterey language school commandant thanks Nisei veterans

    Nov 16, 2015

    Marking the second anniversary of the opening of the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center on Crissy Field in San Francisco, veterans, their families and guests gathered together to mark Veterans Day Nov. 14.

  • Army Press opens on Fort Leavenworth

    Nov 13, 2015

    As the Army's drawdown continues, promotion rates will likely remain unstable and separation boards and Qualitative Service Program Boards will continue for the near future. So, when competing for promotion, Soldiers of all ranks benefit from opportunities to distinguish themselves from their peers. The newly formed Army Press provides one of those opportunities.

  • More to Moore than first active duty female 12B

    Nov 12, 2015

    There will always be a first -- the first to try something, the first to want to do something different or the first to make a leap into the unknown.

  • Mad Scientists: Brainpower next frontier in Army's arsenal

    Nov 10, 2015

    Human performance will be as important, if not more important, than technology in 2030," predicted a high-level Army intelligence expert.

  • First SHARP Academy Professional Forum Brings Together Military, Universities to Share Lessons Learn

    Nov 9, 2015

    The first-ever SHARP Academy Professional Forum was held at the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth last week. The conference brought together military and universities to share lessons learned when addressing sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention and response.

  • 80th Training Command names officer, enlisted instructors of the year

    Nov 8, 2015

    Maj. David Porter and Staff Sgt. Jadrian Whitfield won the 80th Training Command Instructor of the Year competition in the officer and enlisted categories, respectively, at Fort Knox, Ky., Nov. 7, 2015.

  • Military profession trumps sexual assault, theme of DoD SAPRO director discussion at Eustis

    Nov 5, 2015

    Director, Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, provided an update on the DoD's sexual assault program to a packed Wylie Theater largely made up of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program and SAPR professionals at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 30, 2015. During the update, Nichols stated that her discussion is not about sexual assault, but about our profession, imploring the gathered SHARP and SAPR professionals to help her change the profession for the better.

  • TRADOC DCG visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Nov 5, 2015

    TRADOC DCG visits Fort Leonard Wood

  • 108th hosts pilot workshop for Project Arrive Ready

    Nov 5, 2015

    In recent comments at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army, Gen. Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, took the time to reinforce his top three priorities for the Army. "Readiness is my number one priority," Milley said. "And as long as I'm Chief of Staff of the Army there's not going to be another one." That said, it appears the Army Reserve took that priority to heart.

  • Clergy visit Fort Sill to learn about post, Soldiers

    Nov 5, 2015

    Thirty religious leaders from Southwest Oklahoma toured Fort Sill Oct. 27, to learn about the post's mission, and to get a better understanding of what it is like being a Soldier and a military family member.

  • Sergeants Major Academy holds graduation for Master Leader Course pilot class

    Nov 4, 2015

    For every educational or training course the Army teaches, there has to be a first class. On Nov. 2, the 32 students of the first Master Leader Course 15-day pilot class completed the 108 hours of rigorous coursework and received their diplomas during ceremonies held at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy's Cooper Lecture Center.

  • Cyber improvements a 'team sport' at Army network exercise

    Nov 4, 2015

    Soldiers are teaming with mock hackers to get feedback in real time, one of several cybersecurity process improvements made possible by the Army's recent changes to the Network Integration Evaluation and Army Warfighting Assessment.

  • Battalion prepares Soldiers for Victory Forge

    Nov 4, 2015

    Soldiers in training from 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment conduct Victory Forge test-in near Jackson Boulevard Nov. 4.

  • In-transit visibility systems for an expeditionary force

    Nov 2, 2015

    The 53rd Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) provides lessons learned from operating in-transit visibility systems in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • The movement control battalion's role in airfield operations

    Nov 2, 2015

    The 53rd Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) assumed responsibility for airfield operations during its deployment to Operation United Assistance.

  • The role of the Army's sustainment think tank in force modernization

    Nov 2, 2015

    The Combined Arms Support Command uses six enduring priorities to focus on driving force modernization.

  • Observations of distribution company decisive action operations at the NTC

    Nov 2, 2015

    In a decisive action environment, distribution company commanders should exercise mission command by developing a commander's intent and distributing it in operation orders.

  • The sci-fi of force development and prospects for real-time adaptation

    Nov 2, 2015

    Logisticians should be wary of adaptations that depend on the unreliable foretelling of the future and instead err on the side of the present.

  • 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration

    Nov 2, 2015

    Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.

  • Fitness Training Unit focused on getting Soldiers healthy, back to training

    Oct 29, 2015

    Their numbers are few, but one unit on post is focused solely on getting Soldiers who are injured or unable to pass an Army Physical Fitness Test a second chance.

  • Fort Sill staff ride personalizes SHARP, safety incidents

    Oct 29, 2015

    Forty leaders from Fort Sill units participated in a staff safety ride to multiple locations where safety or sexual harassment incidents have occurred.

  • One Army 'family' School System

    Oct 29, 2015

    Though it's not unusual for Sgt. Julius Anderson to be away from his family during training, the active Army Soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, appreciated being home at night while he attended the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course. Anderson, the 546th Area Support Medical Company motor sergeant, was a student at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Hood in October 2015, where Army Reserve instructors teach the same course as their active duty counterparts at Fort Lee, Virginia.