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The Army’s sexual assault prevention program is broken. These soldiers have ideas on how to fix it
"I feel like I'm, more or less, just beating a dead horse."
Specialist’s winning idea in Army innovation challenge will ‘save time and money’
"His innovation is simple, it makes sense, the equipment is already on hand, and it will save time and money.”
A Fort Campbell soldier came up with an award-winning fix to scheduling training in a ‘Shark Tank’-style competition
The 18th Airborne Corps called the new app "a game-changing piece of technology"
The 18th Airborne Corps wants YOU… to help fix the Army
“We just realized, as we were finalizing our plans, that there’s just so much potential that we can unlock from our membership."
One airman’s bright idea could save the Air Force millions in maintenance costs. Now, the branch wants more ideas like it.
"We're just excited to bring [the innovation lab] to our airmen ... Even if they have a problem, we want them to come talk to us."
The Army is eyeing new tech that would let soldiers see enemies through walls
The company won $250,000 from the Army, though that doesn't necessarily mean the Army will buy the radar.
The Army is getting a new $130 million hypersonics playground in Texas
The Army is two thirds of the way to completing the Texas university trifecta.
The right way to be a military innovator
Too often, people who would be innovators either give up too early or never put the work in to see their ideas through. Then they get disillusioned and blame the system for their own failures.
At The New Army Futures Command, Soldiers Loosen Up As They Search For Innovation
Jose La Torre's first day at the U.S. Army's newest hub was unlike any other he'd experienced. At a typical...
An Airman’s Simple Fix For The 60-Year-Old KC-135 Could Save The Air Force A Cool Million
The window behind Tech. Sgt. Shawn Roberge’s computer at Fairchild Air Force Base reveals a shop arranged with metal fabrication...
The VA Is Eyeing Ketamine As An Emergency Treatment For Patients At High Suicide Risk
A pair of programs currently underway at a Veterans Affairs medical center in Cleveland aim to determine if a low-dose...
Why Does The Marine Corps Not Have A Dedicated Opposition Force?
I was idly paging through the February issue of the “Marine Corps Gazette,” which focused on military innovation. I wasn’t...
Here’s A Look At The VA’s New Yelp-Style Ratings Website
The Department of Veterans Affairs today officially launched a new, searchable Yelp-style ratings website for VA medical centers — a...
Why NCOs Can And Should Be Innovators
Though “innovation” has been a buzzword for a long time, recently it has become the a real point of emphasis...
How The VA Is Partnering With The Private Sector To Solve Its Biggest Problems
For the last year, the Department of Veteran Affairs has been trying to implement some of the private sector’s best...
3 Ways You Might be Stifling Innovation In Your Organization
In both physical fitness and innovation, bad habits undo the best intentions. A good workout comes to nothing if it's...
3 Ideas For Fostering Innovation In Your Workplace
Innovation is a skill that service members and veterans can develop with training. It’s not genius, luck, or unique to...
5 Ways New Leaders Can Change The Military For The Better
It seems almost everyone thinks they’re the smartest and most innovative person in the room. Oftentimes, the same people who...
The Most Powerful Battlefield Innovations In History
In June of 1812, Napoleon set off to invade Russia with one of the largest armies the world had ever...