Reading #161

Demand Reduction

Acting Director MG Robert “Bo” Dyess’ Comments:

“You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.”

General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Logistic considerations belong not only in the highest [...]

Framework for developing the future force.

Establish a sound conceptual foundation for Army modernization.
Conduct rigorous experiments, wargames, and assessments to learn in a focused, sustained, and collaborative manner.
Focus prioritized efforts on first-order military challenges.
Deliver integrated DOTMLPF-P solutions to improve combat effectiveness of the current and future force.

ARCIC Overview Video


Army Warfighting Challenges

Demand Reduction White Paper

The Mad Scientist Initiative Kicking Off The Fall ...

OE and the Changing Character of Future Warfare

The Warfighters’ Science and Technology Needs

Final Report: Mad Scientist Conference Visualizing ...

Robotics and Autonomous Systems Strategy

U.S. Army Functional Concepts

Capabilities Information Exchange (CIE)

Forum for Innovative & Novel Discovery (FIND)

The Integrated Joint Force: A Lethal Solution for Ensuring Military Preeminence

ADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., GEN Robert B. Brown, ADM Scott H. Swift & Dr. Richard D. Berry

No Safe Place In Next War: The Army’s Expanded Battlefield

Sydney J. Freedberg, Jr

What will it take for the Army to succeed in multi-domain battle?

Mark Pomerleau

Mad Scientist

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Envisioning Future Operational Environme ...

Megacities Future Challenges and Respons ...

The Changing Character of Warfare: Takea ...

International Army Programs

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Foreign Liaison Officer- 2018 FLO Spring ...

TRADOC Foreign Officer Liaison Officers participated in a professional development opportunity by visiting Association of United States Army Global Symposium and Exposition, Space Missile Defense Command, US Army Cyber CoE, and US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, during the period 26-29 March 2018.  Engagements centered [...]

HQ TRADOC Foreign Liaison officer (FLO) ...

HQ TRADOC Foreign Liaison officer (FLO) Professional Development visit to Air Combat Command (ACC), Langley Air Force Base. Nineteen (19) FLOs participated in a professional development session by visiting ACC 21 FEB 18. Engagement centered on the roles/mission and organization structure of ACC, International Affairs Directorate, and F-22 Demonstration Team. Visit concluded [...]

Gen. Perkins, hosted a delegation from I ...

Fort Eustis, Virginia – Gen. David G. Perkins, Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, hosted a delegation from Israel to participate in the 26th Future Battlefield Annual Talks, or FBAT, 4-8 June 2017. TRADOC’s relationship with the Israel Defense Forces began in 1973 following the Yom Kippur War, leading to the FBAT’s initiation in 1988. The T [...]

Unified Quest

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How the Army Fights IV Seminar

ARCIC hosted the How the Army Fights IV (HTAF IV) Senior Leader Seminar on Aug. 2, 2017 at Ft. Eustis, VA as part of the TRADOC Commander's Forum; all Center of Excellence Commanding Generals and Directors of Capabilities Development and Integration Directorates (CDIDs) took part in the wargame. The preparatory main learning event, the Council of Colonels seminar wargame, [...]

UQ17 Deep Future Wargame

More than 200 military and civilian experts gathered at Carlisle Barracks May 3-12 to examine the Multi-Domain Battle concept during the annual Unified Quest Deep Future Wargame. During the wargame, six working groups focused on how the Army could fight across multiple domains in the 2030-2050 timeframe as part of a joint, inter-organizational and multinational force. Usin [...]

UQ17 Core Planning Group

The third preparatory event for the UQ17 Deep Future Wargame, the "Core Planning Group," saw the development of operational approaches for three joint task forces which will examine how to create and exploit temporary windows of advantage, build and sustain resilient formations, and conduct operations in complex and urban terrain. An additional working group focused on solvi [...]


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March 28, 2018

Warriors Corner - Demand Reduction

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March 20, 2017

Fourth and final: TRADOC town hall turns to Soldiers for feedback

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November 3, 2016

CSM Davenport Speaks NCO Development Town Hall 3

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May 18, 2016

Harbingers of Future War: Implications for the Army with Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster

In The News

US, UK Test Robot Breachers, Drones In Germany

Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. | Breaking Defense
Mission Command Battle Lab Hosts Technology Demo

Maj. Carl Strickland | TRADOC News Center
Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

Rebuilding Army Acquisition for Multi-Domain Battle

Shawn Walsh and LT. Col. Jason Roth | Breaking News Defense
New Army Gaming Prototype Preps Soldier for Future War

Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Nancy Jones-Bonbrest | ARMYMIL
5 Things The Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle Needs To Be Successful

Marty Skovlund Jr | Task and Purpose
US Army developing strategy to reduce logistics, sustainment demand

Daniel Wasserbly | Jane's IHS Market
MSCoE, Fort Leonard Wood host TRADOC Command Forum

Electronic warfare emerging in Army arsenal

Mark Pomerleau | C4ISRNET
Army simulator provides readiness to drone flight crews

Nikki Ficken | AMRDEC Public Affairs
Army official: Soldier needs should drive tech acquisition

Sean D. Carberry | FCW