TRADOC events at AUSA Symposium
Watch all of these events via the Army’s Ustream Channel: http://bit.ly/Watch_TRADOC_at_AUSA
TRADOC Amphitheater Demonstration: Requirements Determination - 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22.
This presentation by Rickey Smith, Army Capabilities Integration Center Senior Professional for Capabilities Development, will provide audiences with a better understanding of how the Army generates requirements.
Leading the Transition to the Army of 2020 - 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. Feb. 23.
Gen. Robert W. Cone, TRADOC commanding general, will discuss “Leading the Transition to the Army of 2020” during his opening remarks. Cone will discuss how TRADOC is leading the Army’s transition to the Army of 2020 through structural and human transitions, modernizing with creative, iterative and affordable solutions.
Investment Strategy Approach to Modernizing across DOTMLPF– 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Feb. 23.
Lt. Gen. Keith C. Walker, deputy commanding general of Futures and director of TRADOC’s Army Capabilities and Integration Center, will lead an Institute of Land Warfare Panel comprised of Lt. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, senior Army leaders, industry reps and other members from non-Department of Defense agencies. The panel will explain how TRADOC’s comprehensive approach to modernization will help provide timely, innovative, effective and affordable solutions to help the Army transition to the future force of 2020. A media roundtable will be held following the event.
TRADOC Amphitheater Demonstration: 21st Century Training - 1:30 to 3 p.m. Feb. 23.
Col. Robert White, deputy commander of the Combined Arms Center-Training, will discuss how commanders train at home station to develop agile leaders and versatile units. He will also address the roles of the schools and the combat training centers in complementing home station training.
The Agile Capabilities Lifecycle Process - 4 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23.
Lt. Gen. Keith C. Walker, along with Brig. Gen. Randal Dragon, Brigade Modernization Command, Fort Bliss, Texas, and a panel of other senior Army leaders and representatives of industry and non-DOD agencies will discuss how the process for getting capabilities into the hands of Soldiers more quickly offers a more comprehensive evaluation, better refinement and quicker fielding from a government and industry perspective. A media roundtable will be held following the event.
TRADOC Amphitheater Demonstration: The Squad - Foundation of the Decisive Fighting Force -
9:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 24.
Col. Walter Piatt, commandant of the Infantry School, will discuss the first step in the Army’s long-term plan for shaping the Army of 2020 by determining what the squad needs to achieve overmatch against the enemy. He will also discuss the Army’s enhancements to increase effectiveness of the squad and the plan to mitigate critical capability gaps. He will be joined by Command Sgt. Maj. Steven McClaflin, Infantry School command sergeant major.