The Soldier's Blue Book introduces new Soldiers to the Army's culture, history and organizations and describes training the Soldiers receive as they transform from civilian volunteers to Army professionals of character, competence and commitment.
For school dropouts-turned-cadets at Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy, their chances of succeeding are only as good as the sergeants responsible for their reform. Luckily for the kids, the sergeants are top of the line.
By the time a piece of military equipment is fielded, it has already reached a point where it would be extremely costly to make Soldier-recommended alterations. An Army-led initiative hopes to collect feedback to save time and money.
So many women volunteered to attend Ranger School, the Army is asking units to whittle down the list to 160 candidates. "We were very pleased with the response," said Col. David Fivecoat, commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade.
For the first time, the Army’s new Master Driver Trainer Qualification Course was held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 17 to 26. The course was taught by a mobile training team from the U.S. Army Transportation School at Fort Lee, Virginia.
As more Soldiers prepare to transition out of the Army, private-sector businesses continue to make the pledge to put experienced service members to work. The Transition Assistance Program prepares Soldiers for civilian life.
Many Soldiers have a skewed vision of what Army chaplain assistants do. With chaplains not carrying weapons, some think their enlisted Soldier assistants are there just for protection.
The Army sends its air missile defense tactical officers, mission planners, and trainers to the ADA School's Patriot Top Gun Course,a six-week graduate-level course, which now in its 10th year, at Fort Sill.
The Human Dimension White Paper, recently published by the Combined Arms Center, provides a framework for optimizing human performance that broadly outlines three lines of effort (ways) and six means for improving the Army’s Human Capital.