Accession Number:

ADA576051

Title:

America's Army - Our Profession

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMBINED ARMS CENTER FORT LEAVENWORTH KS MILITARY REVIEW

Report Date:

2013-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

As our Army enters this period of transition underscored by an impending drawdown in Afghanistan, preparing for a new mission post-2014, a forecasted reduction in Army end-strength, and the challenges of developing capabilities for the Army of 2020 we have an exceptional opportunity to learn, grow, and posture our profession for an uncertain future. While we cannot predict the future, we know the nation will call upon our Army to undertake some of its most difficult challenges. The American people we serve trust us to accomplish our assigned missions effectively, efficiently, and ethically. All Army professionals must consciously work to maintain that trust through their demonstrated competence, character, and commitment. We are not just maintaining the Army Profession we are strengthening the Army Profession based on findings and recommendations from the 2011 Army Profession Campaign which was designed to study the state of our profession. Directed by the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army, the campaign was the most comprehensive, holistic study of the profession ever conducted by the Army. Over the 15-month study, more than 40,000 Army professionals across all cohorts and components provided feedback on the state of the Army Profession and helped codify a common understanding of the components of our unique profession that had been lacking.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE