FORT STEWART, Ga. – Gen. David Perkins, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, traveled to Fort Stewart to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team’s Reorganization Ball, held here, Oct. 24.
ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service, Oct. 2, 2014) — The Army has decided to retain the Rapid Equipping Force and move it under U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, despite the drawdown and pending sequestration, said Col. Steven A. Sliwa, REF director.
The move to TRADOC will be no later than the start of fiscal year 2016.
Imagine the Army having unmanned air and ground distribution platforms, the capability to manufacture replacement parts on the battlefield, and the ability to produce water from air. Think of how current technologies can potentially advance tomorrow’s Army capabilities in order for the Army to remain the best equipped and most efficient military force in the world.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 21, 2014) — As U.S. forces deploy to West Africa to help counter the Ebola outbreak, the Army is surging tactical communications technologies to help connect Soldiers, aid workers and other mission partners across vast and undeveloped terrain.
That rapid response — supporting an expeditionary force, performing an unpredictable mission with a unique coalition — exemplifies the Army’s goals for the network as a critical enabler for Force 2025 and Beyond, senior leaders said.
FORT BLISS, Texas (October 20, 2014) — Desert terrain, solitariness and the heat of the sun are the makings of an ideal test site for the Army’s modernization efforts as Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1 begins at Fort Bliss, Texas and its surrounding area.
In order to gain a true understanding of NIE’s progression and accomplishments, senior Army leadership, government officials and thought leaders from across country received a firsthand look into the evolution and current stance of the operational network.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 17, 2014) — The Army Operating Concept, published Oct. 7, expands the idea of joint combined-arms operations to include intergovernmental and special operations capabilities, said Gen. Herbert R. McMaster Jr.
The new concept includes prevention and shaping operations at the strategic level across domains that include maritime, air, space and cyberspace, he said.