Tag Archives: force readiness

DoD CMO Releases Initial Enterprise Business Reform Plan

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The Department of Defense’s office of the chief management officer issued an initial plan to reform DoD’s enterprise business operations on Friday. OCMO set up three reform teams – human resources, supply chain and logistics and category management - to “establish a culture of continuous improvement focused on results and accountability” and oversee four activities cited in Section 921 of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, according to the report.

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Report: Army Nominee Eric Fanning’s Agenda Includes Force Readiness, Rapid Acquisition

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Eric Fanning, nominee for the U.S. Army secretary post, said he plans to explore strategies to ensure military personnel readiness and reverse a proposed brigade size reduction at the Army if confirmed, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes Fanning also vowed to maximize the Army’s combat power during his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. …

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Army to Implement HR Specialist Training Program Across Service Branch

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The U.S. Army‘s I Corps human resource team has established the Adjutant General University program to provide Army HR specialists training on concepts and systems that work to support their mission on force readiness. The Army Forces Command recommends that the AGU course be available across the service after its initial …

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John McHugh: Army Should Put Force Readiness as Top Priority

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U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh believes the service should put force readiness as its top priority amid current challenges in the budget and threat environments, Defense News reported Wednesday. Michelle Tan writes that McHugh indicated the Army is at a “ragged edge” and near its limits as it faces a potential downsizing while …

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Adm. Bill Gortney: Sequestration a Challenge to Combatant Commands

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Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, has said sequestration poses a challenge to the current mission areas of the U.S. armed forces, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes that Gortney told an Atlantic Council event audience that budget cuts to the operations and …

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