When the Air Force empowered commanders and supervisors to conduct nearly all ancillary training as they see fit, the Air Force’s 1st Special Operations Wing again took on the role of early adopter.
The organization that supports SOCOM’s warfighters is more conservative than they are, and only just beginning to experiment with the newest business and technological capabilities.
Robert Toguchi at US Army Special Operations Command detailed the Army Special Operations Forces’ goals for 2035 and beyond.
Gen. Raymond Thomas, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), is looking to the corporate world for examples on how to successfully implement machine learning and artificial intelligence into his command.
The NDIA sponsors the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference to give SOCOM face-time with members of the defense industry to discuss gaps in capabilities and how industry can best fill them.
SOCOM’s current focus is on improving the readiness and training of their forces, including improving the resiliency of their families.
Failures and setbacks in the early 1980’s inspired lawmakers to undertake the creation of the new Special Operations Command.
Beyond its own doctors, nurses, technicians and support staff, the VA relies on a network of contractors to maintain operations.
The VA just launched a new online tool called the appeals status tracker that will allow veterans with a disability compensation appeal to track what stage of the process their appeal is in.
The Veterans Affairs Administration is working with veterans service organizations to try to help them find mental health care.
The American Legion said it’s concerned by recent movement by the White House and other organizations to move the Veterans Affairs Department’s health care system in the direction of privatization.
The Veterans Employment initiative is stalling, and experts say it’s time to shift focus away from hiring toward efforts to boost distribution through more diverse agencies, and increase retention and engagement.
Some technology leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department think it might be time to take a step back and evaluate new innovations more dispassionately.
Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.) is advocating for an audit of the VA it’s important to make sure money and resources are being applied in the most effective manner.