After missing the mark last year, the Army thinks it will get the soldiers it needs in 2019.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline to relocate out of the national capital region.
The Army is in charge of about a million soldiers and those troops have concerns, ideas and comments for their leaders.
The Army is deliberating how to handle non-deployable soldiers while studying soldiers’ brain function and performance in the field.
The Army is redesigning how soldiers can continue their education in the civilian sector.
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.
Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey hopes improved recruitment and retention practices as well as a new evaluation system for non-commissioned officers will strengthen the ranks in the face of budget cuts.
The Army is instituting a new evaluation system for determining who gets promoted. It will start to use its new non-commmissioned officer evaluation report in 2016. The Army is fine-tuning the NCOER and training personnel on how to use it. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Dan Dailey joined In Depth with Francis Rose on Pentagon Solutions today. He explains why the Army decided the new evaluation system was necessary and why the new one will bring the Army better leadership.