Articles on Leadership in the United States Army published in ARMY Magazine, AUSA Headline News, and AUSA News

See What’s on SMA Weimer’s Reading List

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SMA Michael Weimer speaks
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See What’s on SMA Weimer’s Reading List

The Association of the U.S. Army has published a list of books Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Weimer recommends to leaders across the Army.

Milley Offers Leadership Lessons to Today’s Soldiers

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Gen Mark Milley
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Milley Offers Leadership Lessons to Today’s Soldiers

Today’s Army demands leaders with physical and moral courage, said retired Gen. Mark Milley, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the 39th Army chief of staff.

‘Don’t Be Afraid to Lead,’ Brito Urges Young Leaders

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‘Don’t Be Afraid to Lead,’ Brito Urges Young Leaders

The Army’s future depends on leaders and their ability to foster character, competence and commitment, said Gen. Gary Brito, commanding general of the Army Training and Doctrine Command.

“I would challenge the future leaders out there … to take all of those [values] seriously,” Brito said.

Speaking during the recent 2023 Maneuver Warfighter Conference at Fort Moore, Georgia, formerly known as Fort Benning, Brito’s remarks came as Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George pushes for efforts to strengthen the Army profession.

Soldiers Brief Senior Army Leaders at AUSA Solarium

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Solarium Briefing with Senior Leaders AUSA 2023 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. (Tristan Lorei for AUSA)
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Soldiers Brief Senior Army Leaders at AUSA Solarium

A Leader Solarium organized by the Association of the U.S. Army concluded Oct. 11 with the opportunity for about 160 mid-grade NCOs and officers to pitch ideas to senior Army leaders about solving some of the service’s big challenges.

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Randy George and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Weimer listened to ideas on fixing a troubled soldier pay system, expanding cold-weather training and straightening out a complicated batch of unit rosters that don’t always agree on how many soldiers are in a unit.

Team Sets Out to Help Build Stronger Units

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Teamwork
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Team Sets Out to Help Build Stronger Units

An Army element created in the wake of internal scrutiny following Spc. Vanessa Guillen's 2020 disappearance and death outside the former Fort Hood, Texas, is getting a new name—and a sustained mission to help units thrive.