Our purpose remains constant
To deploy, fight and win our nation’s wars by providing ready, prompt and sustained land dominance by Army forces across the full spectrum of conflict as part of the joint force.
The Army mission is vital to the Nation because we are the service capable of defeating enemy ground forces and indefinitely seizing and controlling those things an adversary prizes most – its land, its resources and its population.
THE ARMY VISION
THE ARMY OF
2028 WILL BE
Deploy, fight, and win decisively against any adversary, anytime and anywhere, in a joint, multi-domain, high-intensity conflict, while simultaneously deterring others and maintaining its ability to conduct irregular warfare. The Army will do this through the employment of modern manned and unmanned ground combat vehicles, aircraft, sustainment systems, and weapons, coupled with robust combined arms formations and tactics based on a modern warfighting doctrine and centered on exceptional Leaders and Soldiers of unmatched lethality.
Our Roadmap to Success
The Army Strategy
Readiness, Modernization and Reform
The Army Strategy articulates how the Total Army achieves its objectives defined by the Army Vision and fulfills its Title 10 duties. In support of the National Defense Strategy, the Army Strategy describes how the Army will build a more lethal force to retain overmatch in order to deter, and defeat if necessary, all potential adversaries.
Download: The Army Strategy (PDF)
The Army People Strategy
Managing Our Most Important Asset
The Army People Strategy is the roadmap the U.S. Army will use to build a twenty-first century talent-based personnel management system, reform essential quality of life programs and build cohesive teams that are ready, professional, diverse and integrated for the Joint Force. The Total Army will acquire, develop, employ and retain the diversity of Soldier and Civilian talent needed to achieve Total Army readiness.
Download: The Army People Strategy (PDF)
Download: SHARP - Prevention - Annex to APS (PDF)
The Army Modernization Strategy
Investing in the Future
The Army Modernization Strategy (AMS) describes how the Total Army -- Regular Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, and Army Civilians -- will transform into a multi-domain force by 2035, meet its enduring responsibility as part of the Joint Force to provide for the defense of the United States, and retain its position as the globally dominant land power. AMS is the Army's plan to deliver a Multi-Domain Operations capable force and explains how the Army will operationalize the concept.
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Quality of Life Initiatives
Committed to improving the Army Family
Recognizing that our Soldiers, Civilians and families should have the best quality of life possible, the Army is reviewing the full range of its care, support, and enrichment programs, with an initial focus upon: housing and barracks, healthcare, childcare, spouse employment and permanent change of station moves.
- Army Housing Management Career Program
- Soldier and Family Readiness Groups
- Total Army Sponsorship Program
- U.S. Army Overseas Service: Tour Length Policy Revision
- Home-Based Businesses
- Privatized Army Housing: Residential Communities Initiative
- Army Spouse State Licensure and Certification Costs Reimbursement
- Permanent Change of Station Move
The Army Data Plan
Transforming our people, processes, technology and governance
The Army Data Plan, aligned to the Army Vision, sets forth guiding principles, goals and objectives, imperatives, and data management structures to transform how the Army manages, analyzes, and utilizes data to enable data-driven decisions across its enterprise, and with partners, through a resilient, secure hybrid cloud solution.
Army Installations Strategy
Supporting the Army in Multiple Domains
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Army Posture Statement
Supporting the National Defense Strategy
The Army Posture Statement is the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army's written testimony to Congress on the state of the U.S. Army. The statement describes where the Army is and what the Army has done over the last year to support the National Defense Strategy.
This unclassified summary outlines the Army’s annual accomplishments, initiatives, and priorities, based on the Army Vision and Army Strategy. It also explains the Army’s budgetary needs for maintaining its strategic priorities in the upcoming fiscal year.