Story by Catherine Carroll on 08/15/2018
Army Reserve Ambassadors from the 88th Readiness Division's 19-state region did get this face to face opportunity during the annual Army Reserve Ambassador (ARA) Workshop, at Fort Snelling, Minn., Aug. 10.
Story by Amn Bailee Darbasie on 08/15/2018
To improve the quality of life for base members, the chapel and the 99th Medical Group have focused on nursing needs and committed rooms to mothers by providing clean and secure locations.
Story by CPT Doug Magill on 08/15/2018
Klaus Weichel, Kaiserslautern Lord Mayor joined 10 members of the Kaiserslautern U.S. Business Council for a mission brief from Maj. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, 21st TSC commanding general, before touring the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe facility on Kaiserslautern Army Depot. Helmut Haufe, TLSC-E director, guided the tour for TLSC-E which is responsible for executing sustainment across Europe for the 21st TSC which serves as the logistics headquarters for U.S. Army Europe, a 3-star command headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany.
The future Army must be ready to deploy, fight and win decisively against any adversary, anytime and anywhere, as well as to operate in a joint, multidomain, high-intensity conflict, while simultaneously deterring others and maintaining agility to conduct irregular warfare. While the Army has been at war, the world witnessed the value and impact that technology brings to the battlefield and how capabilities, enabled by such technology innovations, are critical to the success of our Soldiers.
Story by Thomas Peske on 08/13/2018
Through multiple initiatives from the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the Joint Munitions Command, Crane Army is actively working to improve its efficiencies. These initiatives range from improving cultural understanding of how to be more productive throughout the workday to enhancing both short and long range planning to increase logistics and production capacity and throughput. Over the past couple of months, Crane Army employees received tools to assist them in meeting this goal including the Sustainable Readiness Model, to increase readiness and stability across the Organic Industrial Base, and the Oliver Wight Supply and operations planning process, to help with supply and demand outlook.
Story by Matthew J Leonard on 08/13/2018
Every summer, NSWCPD hosts students from the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) and Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) internship programs. This year's poster session featured projects from 65 interns representing 30 colleges from 15 states and Puerto Rico.
Story by SGT Jameson Crabtree on 08/10/2018
Each year, Operation Blue Shield trains between 1,000 and 1,500 U.S. Army Reserve police Soldiers.
The preparation leading up to the final test consisted of four lanes that challenged and improved their primary skill sets and core military competencies. Soldiers trained on moving techniques, map reading skills, camouflaging self and individual equipment, basic radio operation, medical evacuation report, casualty care and more.
Futures Command will be different from your traditional Army command, which fits right into Austin's culture. The city motto is "Keep Austin weird." Army leaders chose Austin because of this "weirdness" as it provides the best opportunities to partner with academia, industry and innovators in the private sector. This will lead the Army's modernization efforts, while providing Futures Command personnel a quality of life they deserve and a cost of living they can afford.
Story by MSgt Mike Smith on 08/09/2018
So when the staff decided to encourage tagging photos for the campus's rolling digital displays, my PA mind immediately cried foul. Why invite trouble? But they insisted. So my first response was how can you possibly keep such visitors' telephone photos of operations from public release? The solutions, to me, needed some scrutiny.
Story by Doug Brodess on 08/09/2018
"This has been an ongoing issue for several years now, and it has surfaced again where someone is using the Exchange's trademarked logo and name without permission to purportedly handle transactions in the United States on behalf of private sellers," said Air Force Chief Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor.
Story by SSgt Alex Montes on 08/09/2018
"The Cyber Defense Training Academy began in 2014 in San Antonio, Texas, sponsored by the 33rd Network Warfare Squadron," said Capt. Andrew, 7th IS course director, Cyberspace Familiarization Course.
Story by Ed Shannon on 08/08/2018
Seals, one of the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act program managers for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, said her career, spanning across six decades, has been filled with amazing opportunities and interesting challenges that she appreciates each day.