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