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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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NOV. 19, 2014VOL. 3, NO. 46
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Master Fitness Training Course
SOCIAL MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
THE HEADLINER
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The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade selected 11 female officers and 20 noncommissioned officers to serve as observers and advisers for a potential Ranger Course Assessment that would begin this spring.

NEWS ACROSS THE COMMAND
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The human element of leadership

On any given Sunday, quarterbacks from across the NFL lead their teams to victory or defeat with millions watching. Every pass, every interception and every touchdown is commented on and critiqued in real time via social media.

New education course to fill E-8 'knowledge gap'
New education course to fill E-8 'knowledge gap'

The Army is designing a new course to prepare newly promoted master sergeants for the next step in their careers. Tentatively named the Master Leader Course, it will be a new addition to the Army's noncommissioned officer education system.

MSCoE conducts strategic review, professional development
AWG course brings Army Learning Model to life

The Army Learning Model is fast becoming the way ahead for Soldier education throughout the Army, and as U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command develops Soldiers, it must also develop the instructors who teach the future force.

Professional development program breaks ground for Army civilians
Professional development program breaks ground for civilians

TRADOC has established a professional development program for its civilians at Fort Eustis that could be replicated across the Army. The program aims to increase civilians' knowledge of Army doctrine and initiatives.

NIE: Aviation plays key role in maturing tactical network
NIE: Aviation plays key role in maturing tactical network

The Network Integration Evaluation, provides a robust and realistic operational environment to evaluate network and other capabilities and to gain Soldier feedback on the value of these capabilities in an operational scenario.

Air-Sand Battle
McMaster:'War is hard, war is difficult to resolve'

"A lot of times when the Army talks about the future of war, we don't have a super-happy message," Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster said. "We're saying: 'War is hard. War is difficult to resolve.'

Seven Army generals talk leadership with ROTC cadets
Seven Army generals talk leadership with ROTC cadets

Howard University recently hosted eight senior Army leaders and more than 300 Army ROTC cadets, as part of cadet mentoring and professional development. Cadets from seven universities with ROTC programs participated.

Medal of Honor Recipient Says He’s ‘No Hero’
Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’

The Army wants to know what makes a hero, according to Army Gen. David G. Perkins, the commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. "This term 'hero' we don't take lightly," Perkins said during the panel discussion.

Developing strategy in complex organizations
Developing strategy in complex organizations

The Combined Arms Support Command approved its Strategic Plan for 2014. The plan was the culmination of a yearlong strategy development and writing process.