Brig. Gen. Flem B. Walker Jr., USA, has been assigned as director for logistics operations and readiness, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro, USA, has been assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
Brig. Gen. Stuart W. Risch, USA, has been assigned as assistant judge advocate general for military law and operations, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Army officially activated its Cyber Protection Brigade earlier this month, marking the first time the service has had such a unit. As the defensive operations enabled by the brigade ramp up, the Army now also has a cyber branch operating provisionally, which will change the way soldiers are assigned to cyber career fields.
The America's Army comics from the U.S. Army, designed to highlight the reality of being a soldier, are now available for the iPad and Android tablets. The free app features the first two issues of the comics, which follow the saga of courageous U.S. soldiers deployed to the fictional war torn region of Czervenia.
The U.S. Army recently announced that it is seeking mature solutions supporting the Vehicle Tactical Router gap to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.1 event, scheduled to take place in October - November 2013 at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. This marks the first request for proposal (RFP) to support the NIE events.
U.S. Army officials seek to replace the commonly used device.
Select U.S. Army brigade combat teams headed to Afghanistan will soon receive components from the service's first integrated mobile network. The equipment package, known as Capability Set 13 (CS 13), could revolutionize combat operations and help the Army in its overarching modernization efforts.
One of the most critical pieces of the U.S. Army's Baseline Information Technology Services (ABITS) effort is measuring data, including customer satisfaction data, said Brig. Gen. Frederick Henry, USA, deputy commanding general of the service's Network Enterprise Technology Command. Gen. Henry made the remarks while addressing the audience at TechNet Land Forces Southwest 2012 in Tucson, Arizona.
The U.S. Army's mandatory report to Congress on the migration to the Defense Information Systems Agency's Enterprise Email could be approved by the secretary of the Army any day now.
Soldiers can now purchase 12 mobile training apps from the newly launched Army Software Marketplace. The apps, developed through the Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications initiative, are approved for Army-wide use and available at www.marketplace.army.mil.
A series of free Army OneSource apps provide users with resources on the go. Developed by the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, the apps make it easy to find local services, manage money and stay up-to-date on the Army Family Action Plan.
Maj. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, USA, has been selected to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy chief of staff, G-4, U. S. Army, Washington, D.C.
The effort to field mobile devices down to the squad level continues as the U.S. Defense Department certifies security credentials for the iPhone and Android operating systems. However, the arduous accreditation process still poses many hurdles for the military as it moves toward a more mobile communications environment.
This free app for iPhone and iPad helps soldiers set personal goals and become more resilient in overcoming challenges.
Three U.S. Army units are preparing to go to war with robots armed, for now, with nonlethal weapons.
An iPhone app launched by the U.S. Army lets soldiers post blogs anytime, anywhere as part of the Army Strong Stories program.
Scheduled to open to the public in 2015, this facility located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will be the U.S. Army's national landmark.
L-3 Link has been awarded a five-year contract for the U.S. Army's Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Post Deployment Software Support program. Under the contract, the company will oversee all changes to AVCATT trainer hardware and software. The Army currently has fielded 23 AVCATT suites at bases around the world.