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Retirees to lose AKO. Did you use it, will you miss it, or do you care?

Retirees to lose AKO. Did you use it, will you miss it, or do you care?
In the last edition of Army Echoes, it was announced that the Secretary of the Army directed a significant change to Army Knowledge Online (AKO), as HQDA moves toward “the information foundation of Army 2020.” The article explained that among the key components of this transformation will be that military retirees, family members and Army civilian retirees will lose their... Read More

The Lost Art of Garrison Maintenance

The Lost Art of Garrison Maintenance
After more than 11 years of continuous conflict, today’s Army leaders recognize the need for a back-to-basics effort to re-establish doctrinal practices to regain logistical technical expertise. With the drawdown in Afghanistan and renewed fiscal constraints, now it the time to seize this initiative to adjust the Army’s azimuth. The changing nature of a modular force has contributed to decline in the Soldier and... Read More