Stories from AUSA ILW Winter Symposium and Exposition 

2/23/2011 

  • Photo Galleries and Presentations

    2011 Winter Symposium and Exposition event photo gallaries and presentations.
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  • 'Army leaders urge science and technology reform'

    The goal of Army acquisition, logistics and technology (ALT) is to provide soldiers a decisive advantage in all phases of combat, particularly in dismount where soldiers are fighting one-on-one with the enemy, according to the assistant secretary of the Army for ALT.
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  • PEO Soldier: Giving soldiers the upper hand in lethality, survivability and operating environment

    As part of “Science and Technology Day” Wednesday at AUSA’s Winter Symposium and Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Brig. Gen. Peter N. Fuller, Program Executive Office, Soldier, outlined some changes that have come online to improve soldier lethality, survivability and operating environment.
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  • Chiarelli sees NCOs and enlisted soldiers continuing to be empowered with critical decisions on the battlefield

    The Army vice chief said the pyramid of information flow in combat operations has shifted so that NCOs and other enlisted soldiers are relied on to make the “game-changing decisions.”
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  • Soldiers must be prepared for the challenge of an uncertain future.

    If there’s anything to predict about the future of Army operations is that it will be unpredictable, according to Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and also the nominee to become the next Army chief of staff.
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  • AMC balances transition with supporting the warfighter.

    As the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) continues on its road of transition brought on by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC commander, views the change not as series of challenges but as opportunities to “redouble our efforts to support soldiers.”
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  • FM 3-0, Operations Change 1 focuses on Mission Command.

    Changing the Army’s Field Manual (FM 3-0) to reflect an evolved understanding following over nine years of “persistent conflict” – in Iraq and Afghanistan – and the impact these conflicts have on how the Army operates, as Gen. Martin E. Dempsey put it, is a “Campaign of Learning” across the Army.
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  • Economic efficiencies necessary in era of constrained resources.

    U.S. Army leaders and their industry counterparts agreed that they can work together to increase productivity and help identify areas of economic efficiency and cost savings in an era of constrained resources.
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  • Army Acquisition Review Board makes recommendations targeting acquisition reform.

    An Army Acquisition Review Board co-chairman outlined some of the board’s findings that members suggest will result in acquisition processes having a better core workforce while reducing program costs. 
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