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Three of the Army’s top NCOs received accolades for their leadership during a recognition breakfast presented by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army. “I am an American Soldier, and I am [very] proud of it. But the...
Future Vertical Lift (FVL) projects are primed to expand on recent progress this fiscal year as the Army searches to replace its aging fleets of helicopters. In less than six months, the new cross-functional team for FVL has already published two...
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The 116th Congress will seat a record number of veterans with more than 90 serving in the House and Senate. Here are the new members of the 116th Congress who served in the Army. Rep.-elect Jim Baird (R) was an Army first lieutenant in Vietnam in...
Greetings from the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), our Army’s and our soldier’s professional organization. The feedback from all the noncommissioned officers and soldiers who attended this year’s Association of the United States Army...
The U.S. Army Special Forces, the Green Berets, fought a secret war in the Kingdom of Laos from 1959 through 1974. Their strategic mission was to prevent the country from toppling over to the communist side (or at least keep it neutral) while U.S...
The Army is slated to release the newest Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) to a select number of combat units sometime in fiscal year 2019, according to the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team (CFT) officials. The new ENVG-B has...
On the front lines in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine—an area known as the Joint Forces Operation, formerly the Anti-Terrorist Operation zone—ground combat operations are evolving and incorporating new features. Previous installments of this...
The first time I heard the expression “Leaders should love their soldiers,” I dismissed it as corny, soft and unrealistic. Over the course of my Army career, however, my understanding of what it means to love soldiers grew steadily. I now believe...
Hybrid methods of warfare including deception, media manipulation, sabotage and other nonmilitary tactics, while not new, are increasingly hard to counter given their speed, scale and intensity, which are facilitated by rapid technological change...
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Multi-Domain Operations website in July republished an article from Business Insider titled in part, “Watch the US … blow the hell out of a warship in a clear message to China.” While the capability to...
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Enthralling Boots-on-the-Ground View of War The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq . C .J. Chivers. Simon & Schuster. 400 pages. $28 By Capt. Garrison Haning So much attention is paid to the large troop movements of war...
The U.S. Army Special Forces, the Green Berets, fought a secret war in the Kingdom of Laos from 1959 through 1974. Their strategic mission was to prevent the country from toppling over to the communist side (or at least keep it neutral) while U.S...
The Army’s Military Decision Making Process has remained relatively unchanged, at least from the time that I first studied it in the early 1980s. Is it time for a major update? At its heart, the Military Decision Making Process is a process that...
As the great and quoteworthy New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra would probably say of today’s Army, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” As it did in the 1970s following the Vietnam War, the Army is emerging from a long counterinsurgency campaign and is...
Every winter after the first snow, backs everywhere are sore, just as they were the year before. Those snow-shoveling muscles get a workout in a way they just don’t get in the gym or on a run. In much the same way, the publication of Multi-Domain...