Army Magazine and AUSA News Articles about the Chief of Staff of the Army

Reassuring NATO is Key US Army Role

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U.S. soldiers train with European partners.
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Reassuring NATO is Key US Army Role

American soldiers continue to reassure NATO allies and partners in Europe as the war in Ukraine grinds on and the potential for miscalculation continues to threaten the region.

Speaking one day after a missile strike killed two people in Poland, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville warned that a regional conflict carries global implications.

Junior ROTC Warrants Careful Attention

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A drill sergeant inspects a junior ROTC member's rifle.
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Junior ROTC Warrants Careful Attention

Junior ROTC programs in high schools across the U.S. are critical elements of Army recruiting that need careful attention, the Army’s acting manpower chief told Congress.

Young Leaders Brief Chief, SMA at AUSA Solarium

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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville and Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston participate in the Solarium Briefing with Senior Leaders at AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (Jeromie Stephens for AUSA)
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Young Leaders Brief Chief, SMA at AUSA Solarium

A three-day Leader Solarium organized by the Association of the U.S. Army’s Center for Leadership in conjunction with the association’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Exposition focused on strategies for how junior leaders—enlisted, officer, warrant officer and Army civilians—can be inspired team leaders. 

Leaders Urge Army Families to Seek Help, Support

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Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston answers a question during the Family Forum III - Senior Leaders Town Hall at the AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022.
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Leaders Urge Army Families to Seek Help, Support

Questions about mental health and access to behavioral health providers prompted a frank discussion with Army senior leaders at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Addressing a standing room-only, town hall-style forum with military families, Army Secretary Christine Wormuth gave her assurance that seeking help is “nothing to be ashamed about,” acknowledging that she has sought counseling during difficult times in her own life.

New Doctrine is Here, McConville Announces

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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville speaks during the Eisenhower Luncheon at AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022.  (Carol Guzy for AUSA)
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New Doctrine is Here, McConville Announces

Marking a major milestone in its transformation, the Army has unveiled a long-awaited update to its doctrine that will change the way soldiers train and fight in the future.

“There will always be a critical role for combat-credible forces around the world,” Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Oct. 11 during the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Exposition. “There’s no substitute for having American soldiers on the ground for reassurance and deterrence.”

McConville’s Eisenhower Address is Day 2 Highlight

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AUSA Registration at AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (Tasos Katopodis for AUSA)
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McConville’s Eisenhower Address is Day 2 Highlight

The highlight of Day Two of AUSA 2022 is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Luncheon address by Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville, but there also will be many events for soldiers and family members.

On-site registration opens at 7 a.m.

Recruit Prep Course Shows ‘Promising’ Results

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Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville and Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston take questions during a press conference at AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (Mike Morones for AUSA)
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Recruit Prep Course Shows ‘Promising’ Results

Early results of a preparatory program for Army recruits “look pretty promising,” and the effort will soon be expanded if more progress is made, according to Army leaders.

“Depending on how that plays out in the next month or two, I think we will look at expanding that to some additional training sites, which would obviously help us,” Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said Oct. 10 during a press conference at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

“The early results of [the program] look pretty promising,” she said.

McConville Opens AUSA Leader Solarium

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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville speaks at the AUSA Solarium at the AUSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (T.J. Kirkpatrick for AUSA)
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McConville Opens AUSA Leader Solarium

More than 120 mid-grade NCOs and officers have a unique opportunity to help senior Army leaders solve some of the toughest challenges facing the force today.

The specially selected group is participating in a Leader Solarium hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

Army Challenges Featured in Green Book Interviews

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Green Book 2022-2023
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Army Challenges Featured in Green Book Interviews

In her second year as Army secretary, Christine Wormuth faces many challenges, but she is also upbeat.

“I think the Army is in a good place,” Wormuth said in an interview in the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2022–2023 Green Book.