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During the downsizing of our force, we must develop our leadership effectively. Individual responsibility will be higher in a smaller Army, but that doesn’t mean we will do less. We must look at different ways to accomplish the Army mission.
DAVID G. PERKINS
General, U.S. Army
Commanding
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AUG. 21, 2014VOL. 3, NO. 33
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It's 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the form of a major flood.



NEWS ACROSS THE COMMAND
Undersec challenges leaders to revamp civilian career management
Undersec challenges leaders to revamp career management

The Civilian Workforce Transformation program was created to help devise an enterprise approach to how the Army manages its civilian corps. The organization is creating this approach based on the highly effective model that is used for military members.

Women crucial to Army mission
Women crucial to Army mission

Women continue to have a crucial role in current operations, and their contributions to defending freedom underscore their dedication and willingness to share great sacrifices.

Aviation Restructure: Balancing act seeks to get force right
Aviation Restructure: Balancing act seeks to get force right

Working organizational design change with one hand, while maintaining the combat power to respond to contingencies with the other hand, is a balancing act the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence has done before.

Army's future relies on schoolhouses, Soldier potential
Army's future relies on schoolhouses, Soldier potential

How the Army succeeds in meeting worldwide challenges will depend on the creativity of its schoolhouses and maximizing the abilities of its Soldiers.

Parachute riggers work to make military airborne
Parachute riggers work to make military airborne

They're an esteemed group of service members who constantly hold the lives of their comrades in their hands. Identified by their red caps, every fold of fabric could be a matter of life or death for the airborne community.

MPs study new guard tower's capabilities
MPs study new guard tower's capabilities

The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Battle Lab conducted a live-fire experiment with the Modular Protective System Multipurpose Guard Tower Aug. 4 to 6 on Fort Leonard Wood.

Training critical to fielding complex new equipment
Training critical to fielding complex new equipment

As the Army fields its network capability sets, it leverages Soldier feedback and lessons learned from previous fieldings, deployments and Network Integration Evaluations to improve equipment and training.

Fort Huachuca Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge
Fort Huachuca Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

A Fort Huachuca Soldier became part of history as she received one of the first-ever awarded Army Instructor Badges during a recognition ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, last month.

Fort Leonard Wood Soldier named TRADOC Soldier of the Year
Fort Leonard Wood Soldier named TRADOC Soldier of the Year

Spc. Joshua Roberts' journey to winning TRADOC’s Soldier of the Year began some two years ago, where it took him almost 12 months to lose enough weight to even join the military.