To help the Army integrate women into combat roles, 36th Engineer Brigade soldiers participated in the Soldier 2020 study this month.
The app provides specific educational resources for squad leaders, Soldiers, spouses, civilians, healthcare workers, pre-retirees and retirees on how to optimize their performance and enhance their health.
Students in the Military Police Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood are testing a type of training that is taking the Soldiers back to the basics by incorporating expeditionary operations into their class.
Soldier transformations in Basic Combat Training are usually evident on graduation day: They stand taller, and their pride in achieving their training is evident. For one Soldier, that pride was earned before graduation by overcoming his biggest obstacle: weight.
"War is hell," Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman once said, but during the interwar periods, practicing mission command can be nearly as infernal, a group of captains told the Army chief of staff.
If there were such a thing as an ordinary cadet, Frank Holiday would not be among them. Prior to entering the ROTC program, Holiday toured Europe and the states as an entertainer, attended a performing arts college and bounced around Disneyland as Tigger.
"Technology is part of the American culture and part of the Army culture and we know it's not going to go away. But for the Army, that technology should be an enabler, not a replacement for interaction within the human dimension," said Capt. Heather Schmitt.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited the home of Army Aviation July 10 and took time to speak with senior leaders, visit and hold a question-and-answer session with hundreds of Soldiers and discuss the Army Aviation Restructure Initiative.
In addition to the improvement in visual rendering, there is also a significan increase in VBS3's capability, as the Army moves away from a counterinsurgency focus and back to decisive action.