Tag: Gen. Raymond Odierno

Milley confirmed as chief of staff of Army

Milley confirmed as chief of staff of Army

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Story and photo by David Vergun Army News Service   WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Gen. Mark A. Milley, Aug. 5, to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army. He succeeded Gen. Ray Odierno in a change-of-responsibility ceremony, Aug. 6, on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. Milley: “Winning fundamental.” At his […]

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Odierno talks retirement, ISIS at Facebook town hall

Odierno talks retirement, ISIS at Facebook town hall

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno hosted his final Facebook town hall, June 24, replying to nearly 200 comments addressing a range of concerns.

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FY 15/16 theme is ‘Living the Army Ethic’

FY 15/16 theme is ‘Living the Army Ethic’

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our Army Ethic describes why and how we serve as American Soldiers and is embodied in the Army’s motto: “This We’ll Defend!”

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Senior leaders address civilian workforce

Senior leaders address civilian workforce

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results, released by the Office of Personnel Management in October, confirmed that Army supervisor-employee engagement challenges still remain, but it also showed that we’re making great strides in the right direction.

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Army to revise tattoo policy

Army to revise tattoo policy

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Army will update its policy on tattoos during the coming weeks, making it more accommodating to current social norms, the Army’s chief of staff said.

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Congress told Army reducing civilian strength leaders tell Congress

Congress told Army reducing civilian strength leaders tell Congress

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reducing civilian end strength so it’s commensurate with the drawdown of Soldiers is something the Army has been focusing on, but it’s still a work in progress, noted Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh.

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Army chief of staff says budget cuts don’t support global security environment

Army chief of staff says budget cuts don’t support global security environment

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

While the Department of Defense contemplates some $500 billion in budget reductions, the global security environment continues to worsen, said the Army’s chief of staff.

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Panel says changing SHARP culture is difficult

Panel says changing SHARP culture is difficult

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jim Garamone Army News Service TYSON’S CORNER, Virginia — Changing the culture is the toughest job that Army leaders will have in combating sexual violence, a civilian panel told service leaders, Feb. 18. The panel, at the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit, here, also stressed the role leaders play in changing the culture of […]

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Groups share their sexual assault prevention strategies

Groups share their sexual assault prevention strategies

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

All aspects of American society are trying to come to grips with preventing sexual assault, and the Army is sharing experiences and practices with civilian and private organizations at the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit, here.

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2015 AER campaign begins

2015 AER campaign begins

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since its founding during World War II, Army Emergency Relief has provided $1.7 billion in interest-free loans and grants to 3.6 million Soldiers in the active component, the Army National Guard, the Army Reserve and among the ranks of the retired.

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