Cpl. Colton Derick, a rifleman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, lays down for cover during a simulated enemy explosion during the live fire company attacks during the Integrated Training Exercise 4-15 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, June 13, 2015.
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Why The Enemy Is Good At Innovation
In the same way that criminals have to adapt in order to survive, so too do our enemies.
U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct sling load operations with UH-60 helicopters from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry division, part of an artillery raid during Exercise Allied Spirit IV at 7th Army JMTC’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 26, 2016.
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Why Is Military Innovation So Hard?
Understanding what drives our behavior can make us better innovators.
Staff Sgt. Brian Alfano, a survival, evasion, resistance and escape instructor with the 103rd Rescue Squadron, 106th Rescue Wing, demonstrates an overt method for marking a drop zone during a bundle drop training flight at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., Jan. 19, 2016.
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How To Turn Idea Generation Into A Well-Honed Skill
The most important step in generating new ideas is consciously deciding to generate them.
Airmen from the 321st Contingency Response Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., try to attach a sling load to a Mississippi Army National Guard medical evacuation UH-60 Black Hawk at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, during exercise Turbo Distribution Oct. 29, 2015.
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A Simple 3-Step Plan For Fostering Military Innovation
Innovation is a skill that service members and veterans can develop; here are three tips to start training.