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Joint Readiness Training Center evolves to meet today’s battlefield threats

Assignments to units within the United States Army Forces Command are synonymous with rotations at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana....

Growth of US Army’s virtual health technology improves readiness

WASHINGTON: In 2017, there were approximately 40,000 virtual health encounters across the Army in both deployed and garrison settings, said Dr. Colleen Rye, chief...

Rethink readiness to prepare for next war, says US Army’s top logistics general

The Army's senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war, because wherever and whenever it is,...
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Putin orders snap military exercise in central Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered snap checks on troop combat readiness in Russia's central military district, the defence ministry said. "According to the...

Allyn: Army needs ‘predictable, consistent funding to get at readiness’

The Army's vice chief of staff said the $613 billion Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, funding does not allow the Army the flexibility required...

US Army Chief: Readiness Degraded To Historically Low Levels

Unrelenting budget constraints have degraded Army readiness and modernization to historically low levels, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told a Senate panel...

DOD Comptroller: Sequestration devastates U.S. military readiness

During a Senate hearing yesterday on President Barack Obama's $9.5 billion military construction budget request for fiscal 2014, Defense Department Comptroller Robert F. Hale...

‘Fiscal Cliff’ would challenge Army to maintain readiness

Knowing there's a possibility the government will go over a "fiscal cliff" on midnight, Dec. 31, the Army recognizes some of the challenges it...

Army data tracker improves unit readiness evaluations

For commanders and senior leaders, knowing the combat readiness status for any particular unit at any given time is basic to mission. But getting that...

How Ready Is The Afghan Army?

On paper, the Afghan National Army (ANA) looks strong enough to secure the country almost immediately. The force had a listed strength of 173,000...