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REDEFINING REALITY

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CLOSE QUARTERS: Current processes and network limitations force staffs to be together physically to conduct operations. The metaverse provides a potential solution that could enable operations while inherently making the…

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.…