ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Army Sgt. Omar Bailey reacted with surprise when he heard the news.
Bailey is the first Soldier from the Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command, or CCDC, to re-enlist since the command transitioned into the recently-stood-up Army Futures Command.
“It’s neat being the first,” Bailey said. “It was a little surprising to hear,” he continued, adding that re-enlistments within CCDC and AFC will “become more commonplace” as time goes on.
CCDC Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Stanley expressed excitement for the milestone.
“This re-enlistment represents a first for our command under AFC and we look forward to celebrating more as additional Soldiers are offered the choice of staying and serving,” Stanley noted. … Read More
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command, or CCDC, is investing in the Science and Technology workforce of tomorrow through a new partnership with Harford Community College, or HCC, Maryland.
The pilot, which was developed by CCDC’s Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, or C5ISR, Center, pairs scientists and engineers with HCC students in order to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.
The nation relies on individuals with strong STEM competencies to support the Soldier of today and develop technologies for the Soldier of tomorrow. … Read More