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General charged with changing how the Army fights honored at Pentagon

WASHINGTON -- Retired Gen. Donn A. Starry is considered to be the architect of the 1980s' Air-Land Battle Doctrine, which transformed how the Army fights conventional wars. Even though he retired more than 25 years ago, his lasting contributions to the Army were recognized recently. Starry, who earned the Silver Star, the Bronze Star Medal with "V" device, the Soldier's Medal, and the Purple Heart, during two tours in Vietnam, was inducted into the U.S. Army Force Management Hall of Fame June 15 at a ceremony in the Pentagon. Lt. Gen. Robert P. Lennox, the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8, and host for the ceremony, explained in his remarks why Starry. read more...

The Army Modernization Strategy - First Line of Effort

The modern battlefield presents our Soldiers with constantly changing threats and challenges. The Army must be able to give Soldier read more...

The Army Modernization Strategy - Third Line of Effort

The Army will continue to use the ARFORGEN Model and the AMS to equip units with capabilities required for their designated missions read more...

The Army Modernization Strategy - Second Line of Effort

The second line of effort in the AMS allows the Army to conserve resources while providing Soldiers the capabilities they need to win. The Army constantly read more...

The Army Modernization Strategy Overview

The 2010 Army Modernization Strategy (AMS) describes how the U.S. Army plans to modernize and transform to provide our Soldiers with an read more...