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Army aims to reduce sexual assault and suicide rates to zero

The Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston is the most senior enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army and the eyes and ears for all other enlisted service members. He sat down with Mimi Geerges to discuss preventing sexual assault and suicide in the Army. The goal is to reduce sexual harassment, assault and suicide […]


How US Army North responds to hurricanes, wildfires, pandemics and other crises

U.S. Army North’s primary mission is to defend the homeland, but when natural disasters strike, it is often called in to lend support. Mimi Geerges interviewed Lt. Gen. John Evans, commanding general, about the role of the command. Evans explained that U.S. Army North supports U.S. Northern Command in the land domain. While the Department […]


US Army chief of staff on modernization, recruitment, international collaboration

The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. James McConville joined Government Matters to discuss his top priorities, challenges and vision for modernizing America’s Army. McConville said the Army is undergoing the biggest transformation in 40 years, with long-range precision fires as a major priority, starting with hypersonic missile capabilities. He said the Army […]


Army undergoing ‘biggest transformation in 40 years,’ says chief of staff

Government Matters’ Mimi Geerges interviewed Gen. James McConville, chief of staff of the United States Army, about major priorities, including modernization. “The Army is undergoing what I’d argue is the biggest transformation in 40 years,” said McConville, adding, “I suggest that every 40 years the Army has to transform and modernize.” This modernization involves new […]


Army implementing changes to accelerate acquisition timeline

The U.S. Army is embarking on the largest modernization effort in over 40 years to confront the pacing threat from China. The assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology oversees the Army’s acquisition enterprise. Young Bang, principal deputy assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, said his office has been working on […]


Tracking incoming hypersonic missiles an ‘urgent’ priority in Army

Space capabilities have become an integral part of everyone’s life – just look at GPS – and their importance for warfighting has also evolved. Government Matters’ Mimi Geerges spoke with LTG Daniel Karbler, commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, about Army space capabilities and his command’s mission and priorities. One […]


Army leader reflects on career progression to chief warrant officer 5 as immigrant

When Chief Warrant Officer 5 Mohammed Badal, chief of the Contingency Construction and Operational Energy Branch in the U.S. Army, immigrated from Bangladesh at 19, he decided to join the Army to learn some job skills. 25 years later, he’s still there and loving it. Badal said he was drawn to the military because he […]

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