Rebecca Weirick, the executive director of the Services Acquisition Office of in the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, said category management helped the service save almost 10% on contracts that was put toward readiness and modernization in 2019.
The Army is taking in vast amounts of information on its soldiers to place them in their most fitting jobs.
The Army is planning on demolishing inadequate housing in the next seven years.
After years of uncertain budgets and constant war, the military services say they are near adaquate readiness levels.
The Army plans to arm its recruiters with neighborhood-by-neighborhood market research data and diversity its marketing messages in an effort to boost accession rates.
The Army knows its soldiers have skills and talents that aren’t immediately identifiable based on their rank and military occupational specialty, A new integrated pay and personnel system will help the Army learn more about its soldiers and their talents.
The Army is still figuring out how to deal with soldiers who are nondeployable for a year or more.
Army says it wants industry ideas to build ‘installations of the future’ from monitoring energy usage, to family life on the base.
The Army is overhauling the way it recruits after a sour 2018. This includes exploring social media, Twitch and even memes as a way to reach potential recruits.
After a lackluster first year in its Cyber Direct Commissioning program, the Army is hoping a combination of higher pay and better marketing will let it attract more candidates from industry, academia.