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Rebuilding Army readiness will take years, with sweeping technological advances that could change how wars are fought not appearing until 2025 and beyond.
The National Commission on the Future of the Army (NCFA) made its recommendations public Jan. 28 at the Hall of States in Washington, D.C. The NCFA was tasked by Congress to examine the structure of the Army and policies related to size and mix of...
John Gifford Director Government Affairs I write this, the president has just released his last budget request. The amount requested for defense was limited by last year’s Bipartisan Budget Act, but at least that limit was higher than if...
Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) officials have announced, effective immediately, Association dues for both new and renewing members have been reduced for 2016. "This is the lowest rate for new and renewing individual members in our history, and...
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American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting U.S. veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. ACP’s Veteran Mentoring Program connects post-9/11 veterans and transitioning...
The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal 2017, formally unveiled Feb. 9, includes reforms to several military personnel programs including TRICARE and military retirement. Again this year, the department seeks to add new fees for TRICARE...
he House Armed Services Committee is considering bipartisan legislation to prevent the Regular Army from dropping below 480,000 soldiers, a level 5,000 soldiers greater than the Army’s fall target. By Oct. 1, the Regular Army is expected to fall to...
Today and in future conflicts, the U.S. Army fights in conjunction with partners and allies, making forward stationed units and equipment critical to maintaining an advantage, a panel of experts said at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Hot Topic...
Demand for air and missile defense capabilities continues to increase as a result of threats big and small, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command said at an Association of the U.S. Army Hot Topic forum on Feb. 11...
Improving security and training, conducting expeditionary maneuver operations, ensuring interoperability and integrating fires are among the key challenges facing the Army Air and Missile Defense (AMD) community. Between growing threats and...
The recently released report from the National Commission on the Future of the U.S. Army provides a rare opportunity to address risky capability shortfalls, reinforce the Total Force concept and convince a skeptical Congress and American public...
The 32nd Annual Army Ten-Miler, the third largest 10-mile race in the world, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 9, starting and finishing at the Pentagon. For the first time in its history, the Army Ten-Miler will not be held on the Sunday prior to the...
Nominations to serve on the Association the U. S. Army’s Council of Trustees were submitted by the national nominating committee to the council’s executive committee for consideration at its meeting in late January. Four serving council members, Hon...
USA’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW) has recently released a new publication. "African Horizons: The United States Army Working Toward a Secure and Stable Africa," National Security Watch 16-1, 1 Feb. 2016, by Douglas W. Merritt, examines the...
The goal of achieving an expeditionary, uninterrupted mission command network is taking shape but is still "a work in progress," said Brig. Gen. Willard M. Burleson III. Burleson, director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, U.S. Army Combined...