Association of the U.S. Army hosts its annual conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Maj. Gen. Joseph Harrington, the commander of U.S. Army Africa, talks to Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Association of the U.S. Army conference about the U.S. Africa Command. The Defense Department’s newest geographic command marks its 10th anniversary next year.
Patrick Murphy, the Undersecretary of the Army, previously served as a congressman from Pennsylvania, and is an Army veteran. At the Association of the U.S. Army’s conference, he tells Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about a topic he’s devoted a significant amount of attention to since taking office this past January — the Army’s Soldier for Life initiative.
Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza is the commander of the Army’s I Corps, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, but heavily engaged throughout the Pacific. He joined Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Association of the U.S. Army conference with an update on some of I Corps’ activities over the past year.
The Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office is barely a month old, but Army leaders already have a strong idea of what they want the new organization to pursue. Early priorities are electronic warfare, cyber, and position, navigation and timing. Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt, the office’s deputy director for operations, joined Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at this week’s Association of the U.S. Army conference here in Washington with a preview of some of the work ahead.
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The Army is changing and with it are the demands on its individual soldiers. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley explained what characteristics the next generation soldier will hold.
The Defense Department’s failing space acquisitions are getting attention from lawmakers.
When it comes to the technological superiority of the Army’s battlefield equipment, officials worry it’s on the wane because of a sort of a perfect storm
DoD shuffled some funds around this summer to give some IC cyber projects a funding bump.
The Air Force says it’s ready to start training at least some of its enlisted members to fly aircraft. Classes are set to begin next month, and the graduates would be the first enlisted pilots in the Air Force’s 69-year history.
Bonuses for military pilots have not risen since 1999 and it may be hurting retention rates, since commercial airlines offer higher pay.
The Army fired 121 soldiers between January and June 2016, a sharp decline compared to the last half of 2015, when the Army released nearly 500 soldiers from its ranks.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee lashes out at the Obama Administration — accusing officials of failing to consult with Congress on important cyber defense topics. John McCain says the administration has failed to deliver a strategy on deterring hackers.
The Army is reexamining the cases of at least 73 soldiers who it kicked out under other-than-honorable circumstances between 2009 and 2015 because it may have run afoul of a federal law intended to help ensure troops aren’t punished for mental health issues.