Is that a Boeing 707 out on a military flight line? I thought those aircraft had been retired years ago. This may be the thought running through your head when you see the old bird that made it’s first flight more than 57 years ago, which Boeing stopped manufacturing 35 years ago.
Today’s Army aviation leaders can augment the training process with innovative training techniques and live, virtual, constructive, gaming, and mission command, also known as LVCG-MC, technologies.
Fort Leonard Wood female Soldiers striving to become one of the first Ranger-qualified females now have a training course structured specifically to help with their quest.
The pre-Ranger course, conducted by the 787th Military Police Battalion, is the brainchild of the battalion’s command sergeant major, according to Capt. Christopher Riggs, Company F, 787th Military Police Battalion commander.
According to Riggs, it was Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa Duncan’s, 787th MP Bn. command sergeant major, vision to ensure the females who wanted to compete for the Ranger tab would have the physical abilities and skill sets needed.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 17, 2014) — Both the Army and America’s adversaries enhance their prowess on the battlefield with technological innovation. But to be successful against an array of unknown enemies, the Army must focus not just on innovation, but on the speed with which it can deliver that innovation to Soldiers.