The urgency of training logistics leaders to perform expeditionary logistics hit home to me earlier this year when I spoke to a thousand majors in the Command and General Staff Officers’ Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Many of these top-quality officers had served on multiple deployments to Iraq or Afghanistan. However, they all entered the Army in 2003, so they are heading out to run battalions and brigades having never seen expeditionary tasks performed. They are not alone.
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Sgt. 1st Class John Reyes’ passion for teaching was evident during the two weeks he spent at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering in New Brunswick, Canada.
Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, director, ARCIC, discusses the challenges the Army faces and the way ahead for the future force during the upcoming 33rd annual Virginia Colonial Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Professional Forum at the Sadler Center, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 24 – 25 June. The theme is “Guiding Army Future Force Development in a Complex World”.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Unmanned aircraft systems operators now have the option to train anywhere, anytime and in real time without having to sit in a classroom or be co-located with the other UAS operator.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 10, 2015) — Soldiers have put the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, through its paces this month using advanced ground controls.
MCLEAN, Va. (June 3, 2015) — Recognizing that cyber threats demand new approaches to acquisition and requirements, the Army is establishing a holistic effort up front as it addresses emerging challenges and operationalizes the cyber domain.