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  1. Soldiers take tough stance on physical fitness test failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The United States Army

    Soldiers at the first-ever NCO Solarium said they felt the Army has gone soft on those who have failed their Army Physical Fitness Tests, or APFT, too many times - and called for more discipline in enforcing standards. Sgt. 1st Class Jason Ruiz, Headquarters Services Company, U.S. Army North, said allowing Soldiers, who have repeatedly failed their APFT to stay in the Army is inconsistent with the idea that physical fitness is important.

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  2. Non-commissioned officers advise care for key assignmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The United States Army

    The Army must be more selective and careful when choosing Soldiers to serve in key positions, such as recruiters or drill sergeants, said non-commissioned officers, or NCOs, at the first-ever NCO Solarium. Master Sgt.

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  3. McHugh scales up civilian workforce transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The United States Army

    Thomas Greco, right, a Senior Executive Service, or SES, officer with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, administers the oath of office to six newly-hired Army civilians at the civilian personnel office on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Sept. 8, 2014.

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  4. Center shows glimpse of next-generation synthetic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The United States Army

    Army training will likely always involve Soldiers going to the field and firing their weapons. But in the near future, it will also involve a lot more training in "synthetic" environments to make time in the field more productive and meaningful.

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  5. Performance expert: Leaders should foster culture of fitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The United States Army

    Col. Deydra Teyhen, lead for the Performance Triad program, Army Office of the Surgeon General, speaks to 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., cadets on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 31, 2015. FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan.

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  6. Perkins: Too much time wasted in meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- One of the most precious commodities a Soldier has is time, and a lot of time is wasted in person-to-person exchanges and group meetings, Gen.

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  7. Perkins: 'We want to put you outside your comfort zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- In making assignment selections, the Army is looking for a broadening of experiences.

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  8. Milley tells cadets what it takes to be winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Clearly dating himself, Gen. Mark A. Milley told 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, cadets that his childhood hero was Green Bay Packers' winning football coach, Vince Lombardi.

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  9. Commander: Outfoxing wily, evil foe tall orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- "The enemy can adapt more readily than we can," and a reason they can do so is "they're native to ambiguous environments," said Lt.

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  10. Colloquium 2015: Majors offer thoughts on Army Operating ConceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Army Operating Concept, or AOC, assumes a relatively small all-volunteer force will be up to the task of facing a large, well-equipped foe, Maj.

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  11. Cadet asks general Via how Army supports minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- How does the Army provide support to minorities against the backdrop of a good old boys' network, a cadet asked Gen.

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  12. Solarium 2015: Leaders discuss upending conventional communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- "The more unknown, complex and rapidly changing the environment is, the more important it is for you to have a really good conversation before you decide on a course of action," said retired Army Col.

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  13. Solarium 2015: 'Moneyball' performance pitch gets chief's earRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- When Capt. Sean Clement saw the baseball film, "Moneyball," it was not Brad Pitt's performance that he remembers most.

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  14. Solarium 2015: Forcing multiple dilemmas on enemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- One of the hoped for outcomes of the Army Operating Concept, or AOC, is "creating an atmosphere where we can create multiple dilemmas for the enemy in an environment where we feel very comfortable operating," said Army Chief of Staff Gen.

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  15. Solarium 2015: Developing agile, adaptive leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- "Five, 10, 15, 20 years from now, you'll be executing our future strategy to meet complex problems we have around the world," said Army Chief of Staff Gen.

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  16. New DTMS improves training management, tracking Soldiers' training recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The United States Army

    Version 7 of the Digital Training Management System makes it easier for commanders to plan exercises and keep track of their Soldiers training records. DTMS can be found on the Army Training Network at https://dtms.army.mil/.

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  17. Drawdown impacting communities significantlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The United States Army

    The drawdown is and will continue to impact many communities across America and in turn, communities have an impact on the drawdown as well, according to a recent report. The 147-page report, released in October 2014, goes by the lengthy title: "Finding of no significant impact: Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment," or SPEA/FNSI.

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  18. Operation Just Cause in Panama remembered 25 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The United States Army

    Twenty-five years ago this month on Dec. 20, 1989, U.S. forces commenced combat operations in Panama as part of Operation Just Cause. The operation was significant because U.S. interests in Panama were threatened by its dictator, Manuel Noriega, and his Panama Defense Forces, or PDF, according to Dr. Larry Yates, who was there in 1989 and 1990, documenting the operation and events leading up to it on behalf of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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  19. Army in final steps of defining service 'ethic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The United States Army

    As guests of Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, about 100 Army civilians within the Senior Executive Service met today, at the National Defense University here, to discuss and provide input on a new addition to Army doctrine called the "Army Ethic." This coming June, the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, will release the second edition of the Army Doctrine Reference Publication 1, called "The Army Profession."

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  20. CSA: 'Trusted professionals' essence of what it means to be SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The United States Army

    "Whether it be along the DMZ in Korea, the mountains of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq, the plains of Eastern Europe, the savannahs of Central and West Africa, there stand our nation's trusted professionals," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

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