Tag Archives: Mark Milley

DoD Welcomes Eric Fanning as New Army Secretary

The Defense Department has officially welcomed Eric Fanning as the new secretary of the U.S. Army during a full-honor arrival ceremony held Monday at Summerall Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Fanning, formerly undersecretary of the Army, was confirmed as the 22nd Army secretary in May after President Barack Obama nominated him …

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Report: Army to Start Active, Reserve Units Integration Project

The U.S. Army will begin to test a concept of combining active-duty and reserve components this summer as the military service aims to maximize the utilization of its manpower, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes the Army’s Associated Units initiative is based upon a U.S. Air Force multicomponent force strategy meant to help its airmen share …

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US Army Delays Airborne Brigade Conversion Plan

The U.S. Army has paused its plan to convert the airborne brigade combat team in the Pacific into a smaller task force in an effort to help address global threats, Army Times reported Tuesday. Michelle Tan writes the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, …

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Lt. Gen. John Murray: Army to Think Beyond NDAA for Acquisition Reform

The U.S. Army wants to implement programs beyond what the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act calls for to reform procurement, requirements determination and budgeting systems across the military service, Defense News reported Thursday. Jed Judson writes the plan was sent to Congress and would allow Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to play a central …

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