Even in the face of drawdowns and budget challenges, the Army must continue to think of new and better ways to improve the force, and that's exactly what participants were asked to do during the Unified Quest Innovation Symposium Jan. 13-15.
The Army announced Jan. 15 female Soldiers will be allowed to attend the Army's Ranger course and possibly earn the coveted Ranger tab. A few women who may attend the Ranger course this spring began a 16-day Ranger Training Assessment Course.
"The Liberian mission demonstrates the flexibility of the DCGS-A program in supporting a myriad of Joint Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational mission sets our commanders face in today's complex world," said Maj. Gen. Bob Ashley, ICoE CG.
"This problem of sexual assault and sexual harassment is absolutely an insider threat to our military," said Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown. "Trust is the most important thing in our Army, and this tears at the very fabric of our Army team."
Army instructors have a challenging and rewarding responsibility - to prepare today's Soldiers and future leaders. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command instructors train and educate about 500,000 Soldiers and leaders annually.
As Aviation evolves, so must the maintenance facilities and training aids that go along with it. Russell Hall, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence deputy to the commanding general visited the 128th Aviation Brigade at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Jan. 8.
Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army's greatest asset, its Soldiers, and how the "human dimension" is vital to combating current and future conflicts.
The Maneuver Center of Excellence is seeking the approval of senior Army acquisition officials for a plan to choose from readily available vehicles and field some 300 of them to the service's global response force, under the 18th Airborne Corps.
For Khanh Vu, director of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, one man's mission to have an impact on the next generation of leaders has led him to view the Army as an opportunity to develop more leaders among the Asian heritage community.