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AUSA Global Force Symposium focuses on multi-domain battle

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Gen. David G. Perkins, commander, Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC); Gen. Gustave F. Perna, commander, Army Materiel Command (AMC); Steffanie B. Easter, acting Army assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology (ASA-ALT); and Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7, operations, plans and training (TRADOC), will speak at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) 2017 Global Force Symposium and Exposition, March 13–15.

With the theme “Delivering Capabilities for Multi-Domain Battle,” the professional development forum, for the third consecutive year, will be held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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The Exhibit Hall at the 2016 AUSA Global Force Symposium and Exposition. The 2017 expo will have over 200 Army and industry exhibits. (AUSA News photo)

This symposium will explore the capabilities outlined in the Army Operating Concept and how the force will transform to Force 2025 and beyond.

Special presentations and panel discussions from military and industry leaders will address critical issues to include partnering between military and industry, with an emphasis on examining the Army’s acquisition processes in order to continue maintaining a competitive overmatch against potential adversaries.

Scheduled panel discussions and special presentations, at press time, include:

  •  Winning in Close Combat: Identifying Ground Force Capabilities for Multi-Domain Battle
  •  Civilian Leadership Development
  •  Future Modernization to Enable Multi-Domain Battle
  •  Partnering with Academia and Industry to Field Innovative Materiel Solutions
  •  NCO Panel: Talent Management – Growing Tomorrows Enlisted Leaders
  •  Military Family Program: Changes to the Military Health-Care System
  •  Sustaining a Multi-Domain Battle
  •  Multi-Domain Battle – Increased Home Station Training, Combat Training Center
  •  Maneuver Force Modernization Strategy
  •  ROTC Senior Panel

In addition, over 200 industry and Army exhibits will be located in center’s South/East Halls and outdoor displays.

The program and agenda are being developed, but the schedule will include specific times set aside to visit the exhibits and also the popular Warrior Corner (See story on Page 20) and the Innovators Corner.

Warriors To The Workforce

The American Freedom Foundation will host the 4th Annual Warriors To The Workforce Huntsville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans and in conjunction with the Global Force Symposium Exposition on Tuesday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the North Hall of the Von Braun Center.

This one-of-a-kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help veterans find jobs.

The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses.

Attendees will have the chance to talk with employers and submit qualifications.

In addition to the hiring event, Warriors To The Workforce will include workshops featuring some of the top speakers who will provide resources and information for veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses to help them better transition to civilian life.

Presentations will include subjects such as mental readiness, confidence building, networking and presentation skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques, job searching, career planning through goal setting, translating military skills and training into civilian life and corporate experience, among others.

For further information, go to:

http://ausameetings.org/globalforce2017/