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THE HERO PRIMER

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      A new tank cartridge primer reduces manufacturing time and critical defects, improving overall ammunition safety for Soldiers.   by Hjalmar “Jay” Canela   For today’s Soldiers, maintaining…

A TAILORED APPROACH

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ON THE RIGHT TRACK: Col. Gavin Gardner, left, commander of Joint Munitions Command, rode the rails with Capt. Danielle Chavarria, center, and Col. Stephen Dondero, right, commander of Crane Army…
Winter 2022

ARMY AL&T WINTER ISSUE SPOTLIGHTS ALTERNATIVE ACQUISITION

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  by Ellen Summey FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Jan. 3, 2022)—The Winter 2022 issue of Army AL&T magazine takes a closer look at “Alternative Acquisition.” According to Nelson McCouch III, Army…

BETTER SOLUTIONS FASTER

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DOUBLE TIME: The IVAS program went from a concept to a rapid fielding decision in two years thanks to iterative, Soldier-focused design, alternative acquisition methods and innovations that leveraged existing…

INNOVATION DRAWS INTERNATIONAL INTEREST

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LIDS TAKES OFF: Commercial off-the-shelf drones have already been deployed to deadly effect in combat, which explains why so many international allies and partners have shown interest in LIDS. (U.S.…

DEVCOM FORGES AHEAD

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REMOTE, NOT DISTANT: John Willison, DEVCOM deputy to the commanding general, participated in the "Managing a Remote Workforce" panel on May 25 during the Association for Talent Development government workforce…

THE WAR FOR TALENT

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TALENT, TODAY AND TOMORROW: Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth visited Fort Bragg, N.C., on July 19, where she met with Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division. Wormuth said the…

FUTURE OF WORK—PRESENT TENSE

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  How the Army’s leaders can shape the workplace of tomorrow, starting today.   by Ellen Summey   The 40-hour work week is a relatively new concept in the history…

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

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    OPENING REMARKS: The Hon. Ellen Lord, former undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, office of the secretary of defense public affairs, records opening remarks for the TEDxDAU…

NOT FAR AT ALL

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SPEED BY CONSORTIUM: Using consortia, the government can quickly access innovative nontraditional defense contractors. This would be significantly more difficult outside of the consortium other-transaction authority construct.     Consortia…

FAR NOT FAR

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    Optimism about Army modernization just might be reasonable, thanks to alternatives to old school, FAR-based acquisition. by Steve Stark Army acquisition seems to have changed a great deal…

WAVES ACROSS SPACE

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LEADING THE FIELD: Soldiers assigned to 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (3/25 ID) operate two-channel leader radios at Kahuku Training Area, Hawaii, on Aug. 22. (Photo by…

VIRTUALLY EVERYWHERE

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COUNT DAU IN: Spc. Juan Colón Otero helps count COVID-19 vaccines May 21 at the Comprehensive Cancer Research Center in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. DAU provided a fully embedded cross-functional…

DOUBLE TIME

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SUCCESSFUL DEMONSTRATION: Soldiers participate in the 2021 Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment at Fort Benning, Georgia, in March. During this exercise, LifeLens Technologies successfully demonstrated the Ascent Platform as part of…

AIM-ING HIGH

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PROTECTION FOR ALL: The need to find and field new technology to detect CBRN threats is pressing—protecting U.S. forces is paramount. AIM is here to help. (Photo by Master Sgt.…

TIP OF THE NEEDLE

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ASSEMBLY LINE: An Airman unpacks safety needles to be used in syringe assembly. Safety syringes and needles have an attached shield to reduce the risk of accidental injury. (Photo by…