The Army is in the midst of a sweeping review of its intelligence apparatus. Interviews and surveys are asking commanders at every level what they’ll need from the intelligence corps over the next decade.
Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley joined the Army Secretary and the Navy in asking for readiness money before expanding end strength.
Association of the U.S. Army hosts its annual conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Patrick Murphy, the Undersecretary of the Army, previously served as a congressman from Pennsylvania, and is an Army veteran. At the Association of the U.S. Army’s conference, he tells Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about a topic he’s devoted a significant amount of attention to since taking office this past January — the Army’s Soldier for Life initiative.
Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza is the commander of the Army’s I Corps, based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, but heavily engaged throughout the Pacific. He joined Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Association of the U.S. Army conference with an update on some of I Corps’ activities over the past year.
The Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office is barely a month old, but Army leaders already have a strong idea of what they want the new organization to pursue. Early priorities are electronic warfare, cyber, and position, navigation and timing. Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt, the office’s deputy director for operations, joined Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at this week’s Association of the U.S. Army conference here in Washington with a preview of some of the work ahead.
The Army launches a pilot program Oct. 19 to ensure non-commissioned officers are ready for the next stage of their careers.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said the department is considering revising the four-year-old National Terrorism Advisory System to keep pace with how threats have evolved.
Good soldiers are basic to a strong Army, and education is crucial to making good soldiers. That’s why the Army spends so much time and money on education. Now the Army is embarking on an expansion of its schooling capabilities. Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dan Dailey at the AUSA conference. He asked him if that’s what attracts people to the Army in the first place.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin broadcast live from the 2015 Association of the United States Army conference and exposition, interviewing Army officials about the challenges the service is facing.