The U.S. Army Pacific has a plan—coordinated with an overall Army modernization effort—to incorporate commercial innovation into its force to overcome many of the challenges it faces in the vast Asia-Pacific region.
Truly effective leaders eschew digital media such as email and social media when they communicate with their workers. The best form of leadership communication is face to face, according to a panel of government, military and business leaders.
Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan and commander, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
Capt. Linda R. Wackerman, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as Reserve deputy director, Assessment Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, N-81R, Washington, D.C.
Security experts must have full network awareness in real time if they are to thwart the growing cyberspace threat. Programs such as the joint regional security stacks (JRSS) may hold the key to securing networks against dominance by cybermarauders.