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Army smart machining solution to drive down cost, deliver better weapons to Soldiers

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
For Soldiers in the field, having the right weapons is critical to winning battles. These weapons systems, which range from cannons and mortars to vehicle armor kits, will not only improve readiness and modernize the Army, but also protect Soldiers. To improve the efficiency of producing weapon systems, the Army is using Smart Machining Solution, or SMS, to research and design weapons and deliver capabilities more quickly to Soldiers.

Troxell reflects on four years in military's top enlisted post

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
After 37 years in the Army -- and having served the last four as the third senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell is ready to move on.

Army seniors hope to complete four-year sweep of Navy in rivalry game

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
Since his fellow cadets stormed Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium in 2016 after Army ended Navy's 14-game winning streak, Ryan Velez waited for his chance to play in the storied Army-Navy game.

Milley details DOD operations throughout the Middle East

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00am
The Middle East remains a challenge to U.S. national security interests, as terrorist groups thrive on the region's instability as they try to export violent extremism around the world, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

How a brigade in Korea built its team using the Army Talent Alignment Process

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:00am
In October and November, nearly 15,000 Army officers searched for their next duty assignments through the Army Talent Alignment Process (ATAP).

Former NFL player in Basic Combat Training

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:00am
A former NFL Arizona Cardinals cornerback is at Fort Sill, training for another team -- the Army.

New procurement practice saves $1.2B for modernization

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00am
The Army has saved about $1.2 billion over the past year using a process called "category management" for purchasing goods and services, a top acquisition official said, adding those savings will be redirected toward modernizing the force.

Army modernization delivers capabilities to the National Guard

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00am
Today, Mr. Jeffrey White, principal deputy to the ASA(ALT), laid out the major capabilities that the Army National Guard is slated to receive as part of the Army's modernization efforts. In total, the National Guard will receive over 100 aircraft and HMMWVs in FY20 and a total of 300 between FY21-24.

Army aviation community focuses on aircraft survivability

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00am
Members of the aviation community gathered for the 35th time to participate in the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Symposium, with the goal of developing life-saving solutions for the Aviation Soldier and their passengers.

Service personnel chiefs discuss diversity in the military

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00am
The House Armed Services Committee's military personnel subcommittee heard testimony today from Defense Department personnel chiefs on diversity in recruiting and retention.

Third IVAS evaluation slated for July

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 12:00am
The Army just conducted a test of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System in November and plans to conduct a third evaluation in July to inform a low-rate initial production decision by 2021.

Partnership program highlights bonds between Army, cities nationwide

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 12:00am
Beneath the shadow of Mount Ascension, lying in the vast expanse of Montana's wilderness, a community of Soldiers joined a staff of 10 civilians to help preserve the outdoor land many veterans use to exercise, hike and enjoy.

Infantry brigade finds success through new officer assignment process

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 12:00am
Through the Army Talent Alignment Process, officers now have more ownership over their careers and no longer need to wait for Army Human Resources Command to divvy out assignments. Using the Assignment Interactive Module 2.0 marketplace, the 10th Mountain Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Polk, Louisiana, is successfully competing against the rest of the Army to fill most of their 51 billets.