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ADC is extending its deadline to Wed., Oct. 23, for the Installation Innovation Forum 2020 Innovators Recognition nominations and wants to hear about your community’s project or initiative supporting an installation or military quality of life issue that represents a new approach or an advance toward local improvement. At Installation Innovation Forum 2020 scheduled Feb.READ MORE
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Monday at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting that the Army’s modernization programs are at risk from ongoing congressional budget disputes, Military.com reported. In his keynote address, McCarthy said the Army needs an immediate infusion of added funding to maintain progress in innovation, according to the report. TheREAD MORE
Army Chief Gen. James McConville said Wednesday he wants longer tour options for Army families, saying the traditional system requiring new duty station moves every three years is antiquated, Stripes.com reported. “I don’t see why people can’t stay four, five, six, seven, eight, nine years,” McConville said during a town hall at the Association ofREAD MORE
The Pentagon’s inspector general is evaluating DOD’s use of PFAS chemicals that has seeped into water supplies of communities across the nation, including many near military installations, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The military’s watchdog agency will assess the use of the chemicals and may address what DOD knew about dangers posed by PFAS, howREAD MORE
Senior Army leaders said Tuesday that earlier duty station orders, better inspections and new education and management tools are a few of the changes ahead making Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves easier, Military.com reported. Maj. Gen Michael Russell, director of operations for Army Logistics, spoke on a panel at the Association of the U.S.READ MORE
Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., announced a major expansion with contract award to build a $41 million state-of-the-art Munitions Disassembly Complex, Hopatconglakeregionalnews.com reported Monday. Lawmakers Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Foreign Relations Committee ranking member, and House Armed Services Committee Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) joined leaders from Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New JerseyREAD MORE
The Army is rebooting its Family Readiness Groups (FRG) to shift “from a spouse group or spouse program to a commander’s program for soldier and family readiness,” MilitaryTimes.com reported Tuesday. The shift, announced by Army family programs branch chief Col. Steve Lewis at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) annual meeting, will allow commandersREAD MORE