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  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Command Sgt. Maj. talks leadership, offers guidance

    Apr 27, 2016

    Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the third Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed an audience of Armor Basic Officer Leadership Course, Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course and Maneuver Captain's Career Course students April 22 at the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

  • CGSC students conduct non-lethal weapons familiarization

    Apr 27, 2016

    Students from the Command and General Staff Officers Course participated in a non-lethal weapons range at the Lansing Correctional Facility Range on April 14. The range experience with administrative and logistical support from the 15th Military Police Brigade was part of an electives course in non-lethal weapons offered to CGSOC students. The course was originally designed as an elective for the Army War College by the Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University and the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate at Quantico, Va. It is the fourth year the course has been taught at CGSC. The intent of the course is to give officers an additional tool that can be used in different situations.

  • Tank crews gear up for Sullivan Cup

    Apr 27, 2016

    Tank teams from across the Army, Marines, National Guard and the Royal Canadian Armored Corps will compete for the Sullivan Cup May 1-6 on Fort Benning. The Sullivan Cup, held every two years, is a precision gunnery competition and showcases the best Armor Soldiers the U.S. Army and international partners have to offer.

  • Kansas Senator Moran Visits Fort Leavenworth, Sees Great Progress in Army Education, SHARP Program

    Apr 25, 2016

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran visited Fort Leavenworth on Friday, April 22. He received a detailed briefing concerning numerous issues on the installation from Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center.

  • Army University professor receives honor

    Apr 25, 2016

    A Fort Leavenworth professor is one of seventeen leading history scholars who will receive fully-funded research fellowships at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington for the 2016-17 academic year. These fellows will study on site at the Washington Library in Mount Vernon, VA, for up to six months beginning this fall.

  • Thousands take part in JROTC 100th Anniversary 5K run

    Apr 25, 2016

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 23, 2016) -- More than 100 local Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets from local programs came out to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of JROTC by taking part in a 5K run marking the occasion.

  • MCTP Integrates Special Forces Group into Warfighter

    Apr 25, 2016

  • Fort Bragg General Emphasizes Warfighter Mission Command, Rapidly Deployable Technologies for Future

    Apr 25, 2016

    "Having a 'fight-tonight-mindset' is at the heart of what Army readiness is about," a Fort Bragg general told more than 500 military communicators, information-technology professionals and Soldiers during an April 19-21 symposium in Fayetteville, N.C. "Our whole warfighting concept across the U.S. Army is about rapid deployment, expeditionary operations in a very austere environment."

  • Army experiments on providing 'unlimited magazine' to 2025 Soldiers

    Apr 22, 2016

    A swarm of experts from across the nation assembled for a two-week experiment at Fort Sill trying out systems with the potential to provide service members with unlimited weapons capabilities. The event, called Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment, spanned April 11-22 and demonstrated two types of weaponry - one using lasers and the other using electricity-propelled projectiles to acquire and destroy targets.

  • Senior leaders provide catalyst for innovative approach to develop live-saving capability

    Apr 22, 2016

    Aided by general officers' guidance and organizational collaboration, the Army significantly reduced the time to field a training capability that will save Soldiers' lives. Later this year, Soldiers will start using the Tactical Combat Casualty Care-Exportable (TC3X) capability at home stations. TC3X combines live and virtual training to prepare Soldiers to quickly and correctly treat wounded Soldiers.

  • Dog-handler students receive real-world perspective

    Apr 21, 2016

    Students from the 31K Military Occupational Specialty Advanced Individual Training course in Company C, 701st Military Police Battalion, got a first-hand glimpse into their future career as military working dog handlers April 6.

  • National Guard team captures Best Ranger title

    Apr 20, 2016

    "I feel like it's definitely his year," said Megan Truett, sister of Capt. Robert Killian on Team 47, on April 15. She had been to the competition in previous years, unable to make it last year, but she knew she had to attend this year to see him win. Truett was right; it was her brother's year to win the Lt. Gen. David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition. He took first place with his teammate, Staff Sgt. Erich Friedlein. The team also won the Leandri Award - an award presented to the team with the best time on the night orienteering course in honor of Richard A. Leandri, who established the Chairborne Rangers and a major figure in organizing the first Best Ranger Competition.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat team cases colors

    Apr 20, 2016

    "We asked for one more hour," said the 3rd Brigade Commander Col. Michael J. Simmering April 15. Simmering was referring to the rain that had started at the exact moment the 3rd Brigade Combat Team inactivation ceremony had.

  • Army science advisors discuss future Soldier priorities

    Apr 18, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2016) -- U.S. Army technology advisors gathered April 18-20 to discuss how the research and development community can better align with the service's future needs.

  • 35th Infantry Division, SHARP Academy Conduct Professional Forum Featuring Panel of Civilian Experts

    Apr 15, 2016

    The 35th Infantry Division -- in conjunction with the U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Academy -- hosted a professional forum in Tice Hall at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Wednesday, April 13. The discussion focused on civilian sector trends in adult sexual crime cases, handling a victim of an adult sexual assault, as well as the litigation process and victims' rights.

  • Black Hawk pilot coaches Men's All-Army Soccer

    Apr 15, 2016

    For one Army Aviator, the opportunity to focus on his love of the game of soccer has been a long time coming. CW4 Michael J. "Josh" Guidry, a Black Hawk maintenance test pilot, was recruited out of high school for college level play, but decided to enlist instead. After more than 20 years of service including deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, he welcomed the chance as a Soldier to focus on sports as Men's All-Army Soccer head coach, beginning with soccer trials at Fort Benning, Ga. that began Apr.11.

  • New civilian leader now in place at Army Logistics University

    Mar 29, 2016

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 24, 2016) -- Michael K. Williams took charge as Army Logistics University president Monday when he accepted the symbolic "torch of knowledge" passed along by outgoing president John E. Hall.

  • Preparing Soldiers for Transition: Class 66 receives VETS briefing

    Mar 28, 2016

    Being the future sergeants major and command sergeants major of Army units, members of Sergeants Major Course Class 66 are in a unique position to be able to carry forward information to Soldiers who are preparing to transition out of the service, said Teresa Gerton, deputy assistant secretary of Policy, Veterans Employment and Training Service, U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Murphy: Sexual assault, harassment detrimental to combat readiness

    Mar 28, 2016

    Acting Secretary of the Army, Patrick J. Murphy, visited the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Academy at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Thursday, March 24. Murphy was briefed by senior leaders and spoke with a class of future Victim Advocates (VA) and Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC).

  • Sec Army: MSCoE critical to developing leaders

    Mar 28, 2016

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood hosted the Acting Secretary of the Army Friday and provided an experience the former Soldier appreciated.

  • Dramatic weight loss boosts Tacoma Recruit, fulfilling his goal

    Mar 25, 2016

  • Academy commandant: 'We are adapting NCO development'

    Mar 24, 2016

    Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Defreese, commandant, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, discussed his top initiatives while serving as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command's senior-level Commanding General's Leadership Professional Development training event, here, March 17.

  • Class teaches safety on Fort Sill's wild lands

    Mar 24, 2016

    Mandatory outdoor safety classes and permits are needed before anyone ventures more than 100 feet off the paved roads outside of the cantonment area, which is basically the "city" part of Fort Sill. The Fort Sill Range Safety Card is issued on completion of the class and is needed to obtain a permit.

  • Panelists share stories of sexual assault, harassment

    Mar 24, 2016

    Several officers shared their stories and leadership advice to their peers in the Command and General Staff Officer Course March 22 at Eisenhower Auditorium in the Lewis and Clark Center during the Command and General Staff School and Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention Academy's professional forum titled "Achieving Cultural Change: Developing Organizational Leaders Capable of Effectively Implementing the SHARP Program."

  • Artillery Park a labyrinth of weapons history

    Mar 24, 2016

    On my way back from rugby practice (that's for another OBL) I called my husband and said to get ready, we're going to Artillery Park. I said the name "Artillery Park" not actually knowing if that was the official name for the plot of land, littered with old weaponry, next the Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum. I was pretty pleased with myself to discover that I accurately said the name of the park. The park features 88 pieces with another seven pieces in the "front yard" of the Army Artillery Museum, said Gordon Blaker, the director and curator of the museum.

  • Army 101 teaches families about Soldier's life

    Mar 24, 2016

    Basic Combat Training might be an enormous challenge to a young Soldier, but it's also stressful for Family members. An online program helps families learn about their Soldier's new lifestyle, and their participation can provide the Soldier-in-training a few extra benefits.

  • Basic Officer Leader Course instructors develops tomorrow's leaders

    Mar 24, 2016

    Physical fitness begins with a 5:45 a.m. formation for those in the Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC) at Fort Sill. The students, mostly Army lieutenants (with a sprinkling of Marines as well) arrive a few minutes earlier to begin. Their instructors however, have been there much earlier

  • Total Army working together to forge future

    Mar 23, 2016

    The Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve are working together well to assess recommendations from a national commission on the service's future and fully implement the Army's Total Force Policy.

  • Military Survivors of Sexual Harassment, Assault Share Their Stories at CGSC for SHARP Panel

    Mar 23, 2016

    Several brave survivors of sexual assault and harassment shared their stories in front of an auditorium of roughly 1,800 U.S. Army Command and General Staff College students Tuesday, March 22, as part of a discussion panel. The Fort Leavenworth Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program office and the U.S. Army SHARP Academy presented the event.

  • 'Big 8' initiative, Army Operating Concept will build the future Army

    Mar 22, 2016

    Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, discussed TRADOC's perspectives on "Big 8" initiatives and how the Army Operating Concept will build the future Army during the 2016 Association of the United States Army's Global Force Symposium at the Van Braun Center, March 17.

  • Mission Command in a Complex World

    Mar 21, 2016

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted the Mission Command Conference Feb. 24-25.

  • First woman cannon crew member graduates AIT

    Mar 18, 2016

    Much attention has been paid this past week to Pfc. Katherine Beatty, the first Army female to graduate as a 13B cannon crew member since the military occupational specialty (MOS) was opened to women Jan. 2.

  • Wesley assumes command of MCoE

    Mar 18, 2016

    "My name is Eric Wesley and I am a combined arms maneuver Soldier. Smart, fast, lethal and precise," said Brig. Gen. Eric Wesley as he introduced himself to the audience while paying homage to his predecessor's priorities of a smarter, faster, more lethal and precise Army. Wesley assumed command of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning from Maj. Gen. Scott Miller during a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. March 18.

  • NCNG: Drafting military talent for civilian employers

    Mar 17, 2016

    The buzzing of hand saws, drills and chatter can be heard at the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Center where the North Carolina National Guard and Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) worked together to host the 2016 FTCC Draft Day here, March 8, 2016.

  • Army researchers explore future rotorcraft technologies

    Mar 17, 2016

    The U.S. Army is moving ahead with research on potential new component-level technologies for future rotorcraft.

  • International competition builds camaraderie, spirit of cooperation among U.S., other nations

    Mar 16, 2016

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 16, 2016) -- Linked by their love of creating exquisite cuisine, three teams ignored language and cultural differences and allowed their food to do the talking during the International Challenge of the Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event here March 10.

  • Army vehicles get technology upgrades for modernization evaluations

    Mar 16, 2016

    Before Soldiers can evaluate the latest version of the Army's on-the-move communications network this spring, hundreds of Army tactical vehicles are receiving technological upgrades within the Integration Motor Pool at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • 94th Training Division sweeps 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 14, 2016

    Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Aparicio, and Spc. George Weeks, both representing the 94th Training Division, won the 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior Competition in the non-commissioned officer and lower enlisted Soldier categories, respectively, March 9-13, 2016.

  • MCTP holds senior mentor symposium

    Mar 11, 2016

    The Mission Command Training Program receives support from 15 retired general officers with brigade, division and corps command experience. They advise commanders during warfighter exercises.

  • Soldier scores civilian sector job thanks to Army Reserve training, education

    Mar 11, 2016

    Staff Sgt. Hector Marrero credits the training and education he's received as an information technology specialist in the Army Reserve with helping him land a job in the civilian sector as an IT analyst.

  • Army's first woman cannoneer finishes top of class

    Mar 10, 2016

    The Army's first woman cannon crewmember is set to graduate Advanced Individual Training March 11, 2016, as the distinguished honor graduate.

  • Gender integration: Reality in today's Army

    Mar 10, 2016

    It's been a long time coming: Full-scale gender integration is now a reality in today's military. Fort Sill is making sure the integration is as smooth as possible.

  • Reserve Soldiers compete at Camp Bullis for 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior title

    Mar 10, 2016

    Approximately 21 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation are here to compete in the 80th Training Command annual Best Warrior Competition March 10-13, 2016. The 800th Logistics Support Brigade, an 80th TC subordinate command headquartered in Mustang, Oklahoma, is hosting the event, which identifies the best competitors in the lower enlisted and noncommissioned officer categories.

  • BOLC graduates gain extra fires skills

    Mar 3, 2016

    In the past becoming a certified joint fires observer (JFO) required attending a two-week course at Fort Sill. A new training plan teaches incoming field artillery officers to be JFOs while attending the Basic Officer Leader Course.

  • Okie Bucket List: A Place to Remember the Fallen

    Mar 3, 2016

    The Hall of Remembrance features photos of 193 fallen service members who have been stationed at Fort Sill, or who are from Oklahoma.

  • New tool: Aviation Learning Center gets AH-64 trainer

    Mar 3, 2016

    Students have a new learning tool at their disposal with the addition of an AH-64D/E Longbow Apache Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight Selected Task Trainer to Fort Rucker's Aviation Learning Center.

  • How NCOs can change a climate and strengthen a squad

    Feb 22, 2016

    Noncommissioned officers have always led from the front, but a new grass-roots initiative empowers them to effect change across the spectrum. Not in My Squad, or NIMS, is an assessment begun in October 2015 by Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Daniel Dailey as part of the campaign to fight sexual assault and harassment, then expanded to the long-term improvement of junior leaders.

  • Quartermaster School honors Instructor of the Year

    Feb 22, 2016

    Congratulations to the U.S. Army Quartermaster School's 2015 Instructor of the Year, Staff Sgt. Jasmin Joyner, Joint Culinary Training Center.

  • 80th TC SHARP office empowers civilian counterparts

    Feb 21, 2016

    If a sexual assaulted victim ends up at the emergency room of a Richmond area hospital, chances are the hospital will call a victim advocate affiliated with The Regional Hospital Accompaniment Response Team to help that victim.

  • Army leaders share thoughts on future of the Army

    Feb 18, 2016

    Senior Army leaders addressed the future of the Army and the critical role that U.S. Army Recruiting Command will play in shaping the force during the Annual Leaders Training Conference at Fort Knox, Kentucky, recently.

  • Army researcher's cyber study wins honors

    Feb 12, 2016

    Network defense collaborations between university and U.S. Army researchers have led to a best paper award at a recent technology security conference.

  • Malawi Defence Force focuses on NCO development

    Feb 12, 2016

    The Malawi Armed Forces College sent a delegation to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas to learn first-hand how the U.S. Army educates its senior noncommissioned officers. The delegation spent two days at USASMA talking to the commandant and cadre and receiving briefings on course content and delivery in hopes of taking back some ideas to help grow their burgeoning senior NCO course.

  • All they do is win: Combatives schoolhouse produces champions

    Feb 11, 2016

    The Modern Army Combatives Program schoolhouse, run by 5th Engineer Battalion, has made it their mission to prove that Fort Leonard Wood has the best-trained Soldiers in the Army.

  • TRADOC commanding generals says DLIFLC is an example for Army University

    Feb 11, 2016

    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center welcomed Gen. David Perkins, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Eustis, Virginia, to the Presidio of Monterey, California, Feb. 9.

  • 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.