Gen. James McConville

U.S. Army Secretary Christine Wormuth (L) and Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville testify during a Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Army secretary looks to hiring flexibilities to boost cyber talent recruitment

Six years since the creation of the DOD Cyber Excepted Service, Secretary Christine Wormuth said the Army still faces a challenge in competing with the private sector…
A U.S. Army Multi Domain Task Force operates from the Tactical Command Post as a part of their premier appearance at Valiant Shield 2018 Sept. 20, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Danica M. Sirmans)

New Army multi-domain task force to be stationed in the Pacific

The Department of Defense’s fiscal 2023 budget request would resource the creation of a third MDTF.
A solider at Fort Bragg, home to the 18th Airborne Corps where Project Ridgway aims to turn it into an “AI-enabled force.” (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Joshua Cowden / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

How one corps is trying to modernize the Army

The service's senior tech leaders hope that Project Ridgway will support a culture of innovation.
Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. James C. McConville, testifies before the House Armed Services Committee, in Washington D.C., Mar. 3, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. James Harvey)

Army stands up first multi-domain task force in Washington state

The recently activated task force is working on multi-domain operations in contested environments with jammed communications and cyber threats.