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Gen. Gus Perna: Army Seeks Prepositioned Stock Growth in Pacific

Gen. Gus Perna, who leads Army Materiel Command, said Tuesday at a Defense Writers Group event that the service branch seeks to grow its stock of equipment pre-positioned in the Indo-Pacific, Defense News reported the same day. Perna said the service branch is working to expand Army pre-positioned stock in the Pacific, while the focus of APS growth still remains in Europe.

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Army, FDA Look to Apply Additive Manufacturing for Medical Logistics

The Army Medical Logistics Command and the Food and Drug Administration conducted a workshop at Fort Detrick in Maryland aimed at identifying the potential benefits of additive manufacturing in delivering medical equipment to the field.

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Senate Confirms Lt. Gen. Jason Evans for New Army Installation Leadership Role

Lt. Gen. Jason Evans has received the Senate's confirmation to serve as deputy chief of staff, G-9, at the Department of the Army. His newly established role succeeds the former position of assistant chief of staff for installation management, an old function that the Army changed to correspond with a three-star rank, the service branch said Friday.

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Army Renames, Renews Logistics Support Arm

The Army Materiel Command’s Logistics Support Activity has been renamed to the Logistics Data Analysis Center with a renewed focus. The revamped LDAC will boost Army readiness via materiel applications based on sustainment data analysis, AMC said Thursday.

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Army Building Up Readiness via Installation Management Command Realignment

The U.S. Army will realign Installation Management Command as a subordinate command within Army Materiel Command by March 1, the Army News Service reported Monday. "The Army is implementing aggressive reforms to free-up resources for readiness, modernization efforts and to improve overall efficiency," said Brig. Gen. Omar Jones, the service’s chief of public affairs.

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Army Unveils Structure of New Futures Command

The U.S. Army‘s new Futures Command will take over some organizations of existing Army commands as part of its mission to unify the military branch’s modernization programs, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The Futures Command will assume leadership of the Army Materiel Command’s Research and Development Command; unspecified components of the Army Test and …

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Deltek: Army Seeks to Facilitate Contracting Process Via New Directive

Ryan McCarthy, acting secretary of the U.S. Army, has released a new directive that aims to streamline the contracting process as part of the service branch’s Acquisition Reform Initiative, Deltek reported Tuesday. The Army Directive 2017-32 directs the service’s assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology to carry out several actions by …

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DLA, Army Partner to Equip 1st of Six Security Force Assistance Brigades

The Defense Logistics Agency has teamed up with the U.S. Army to equip the first of six security force assistance brigades tasked to perform advise-and-assist operations around the world. The equipment list for the 1st SFAB unit covers approximately 6,300 items including the latest version of the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, updated …

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