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July 2015 Special Report

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The role of noncommissioned officers in mission command could be more clearly defined in Army doctrine and in the field, said soldiers who participated during the first-ever NCO Solarium. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Rosales III, 4th Brigade Combat Team,...
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The Noncommissioned Officer Solarium 2015, a sergeant major of the Army (SMA) initiative, is an effort to inform and shape the future direction of the U.S. Army. This effort brings together over 80 sergeants first class and master sergeants,...
Soldiers at the first-ever NCO Solarium said they felt the Army has gone soft on those who have failed their Army Physical Fitness Tests, or APFT, too many times – and called for more discipline in enforcing standards. Sgt. 1st Class Jason Ruiz,...
The Army must be more selective and careful when choosing soldiers to serve in key positions, such as recruiters or drill sergeants, said noncommissioned officers at the first-ever NCO Solarium. Master Sgt. Danny Ibarra, 21st Theater Sustainment...
In his first visit to the Pacific since his appointment, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey addressed U.S. Army Pacific soldiers during a town hall meeting at Schofield Barracks May 11. During the 90-minute meeting, Dailey discussed the Army...
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We may not be able to predict the future, but Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will do his best to guarantee the American soldier is ready for whatever that future brings. "In four years, we can pretty much expect the world is still going to...
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Two Rangers, assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were awarded the nation’s third highest honor for their heroic actions at a battalion awards ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. Staff Sgt. James Jones, a Ranger squad leader, and Sgt...
The Army’s senior noncommissioned officer announced a new initiative to rid the ranks of sexual assault and harassment by giving responsibility for zero tolerance to first-line squad leaders. "‘Not In My Squad’ is not a bumper sticker; it’s an...