Fort Leavenworth, Kan. – Over the past 15 years, the Department of Defense has fought a war against terrorism around the globe. In this fight, conventional and special operations forces have found it necessary to rely on one another’s capabilities.
Calling it an honor to have international military senior enlisted leaders come through the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, U.S. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey congratulated seven of its Sergeants Major Course alumni during their induction into the International Student Hall of Fame on April 12.
BULERVILLE, Ind. — Interoperability. That is the buzzword for Bold Quest, a coalition demonstration sponsored twice yearly by the Joint Staff at the Department of Defense. The demonstration seeks to create the means to improve communication and information sharing across a wide variety of coalition networks and resources.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 31, 2016) — On April 1, all positions in 19 series armor, 11 series infantry, and the 13F forward observer specialty will open to women. Women who enlist for the newly-opened specialties beginning Friday will ship to basic combat training later this year.
Representatives from the Singapore Armed Forces visited Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Tuesday, March 15 through Thursday, Feb. 17 for the Singapore Training and Doctrine Talks.
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently hosted several guests from the United Kingdom during two visits in March. Check out the photos below to see who made the trip to TRADOC.
Edwin Mazzanti, deputy, Capabilities Development Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, stands for a photo with Brig. Gen. Martin Moore, Head of Capability Combat Service Support, Army Headquarters, British Army, at TRADOC headquarters on Fort Eustis, Virginia, March 3, 2016.
Mazzanti hosted Moore’s visit to ARCIC, which provided UK visitors with valuable insights on ARCIC’s Sustainment Division and its role in logistics capability development in support of Army Warfighting Challenge solution strategies and Capability Needs Analysis. The UK team also discussed how to make sustainment interoperability and theater entry integral parts of upcoming Army Warfighting Assessments and joint training exercises.
The visiting party included Col. Nick Luck, UK foreign liaison officer to TRADOC, Lt. Col. Stephen Caldwell, UK foreign liaison officer to the Combined Arms Support Command; Maj. Simon Townsend, assistant S3 7th Transportation Brigade – Expeditionary and two UK staff officers, Lt. Col. Mark Stuart and Maj. Giles Fulford.
The UK team previously visited the Department of the Army G-4, the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee, and planned to visit the 7th TB (X) at Fort Eustis before returning to the UK.
Lt. Gen. James Bashall, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and commander of Personnel Support Command, British Army, stands for a photo with Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, at TRADOC headquarters on Fort Eustis, Virginia, March 7, 2016. During Bashall’s visit, he received several briefings, including TRADOC’s role in the Army, the Human Dimension, Army Warfighting Challenges, and Soldier training, education and recruiting. Bashall and Perkins discussed various topics, including gender integration and women in combat, the importance of foreign liaison officers, and the large number of similar challenges faced by both armies.