Government Matters Logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, commanding general of U.S. Army CCDC, discusses the command’s missions, and how they fit into the larger goals of Army Futures Command. As the only existing […]

Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, commanding general of U.S. Army CCDC, discusses the command’s missions, and how they fit into the larger goals of Army Futures Command.


As the only existing command that was integrated into the new Army Futures Command, the Combat Capabilities Development Command has a unique role within the command’s infrastructure. Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, commanding general of CCDC, says that his teams form the foundational basis of Futures Command.   ‘Our Army is based on its ability to define what threat actors are out there, and then to take those threat actors, and come up with concepts. So, we are a threat-informed, concept-driven, capability-based army. As a result of that, we also help shape the understanding of where technology is going so that as concepts are derived by the Army on how the Army will fight, it’s informed by the direction of where technology is going both from a research stand point, and as far as a technological innovation standpoint.”   Wins told Government Matters that the Army has changed greatly since he joined, and that one of the biggest changes has been in the role technology plays.   “I’ve been in the Army for 34 years. In that time, I’ve seen a huge transformation in not only the Army’s capability that they’ve brought in, but the understanding of how individual soldiers think, and how they come together as a team and their ability to fight and win on the modern battlefield,” Win said. “As a person, 34 years coming into the Army, I remember when the Army was beginning to transition the Humvee as a ground transport platform into our Army and how we’ve advanced that capability over a number of combats and conflicts that we’ve had to use that equipment in, but also to be able to transition into the what the next generation of capability is for our ground platforms.”

Share This
Where to Watch
  • WJLA 24/7 News
    Weeknights at 8 PM and 11 PM on WJLA 24/7
  • ABC7
    Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM on ABC7
  • AFN American Forces Network
    Worldwide on American Forces Network
Sponsored

Agency in Motion: DHS

Watch on Tuesday, June 2nd at 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on WJLA 24/7 News
More
May 2020
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
Our Brands
  • Government Matters Logo
  • Government Matters Defense
  • Government Matters Thought Leadership Network