Ashley Tressel

Ashley Tressel is Inside the Army's associate editor. She was previously a local news reporter in Northern California, covering government, crime and the deadly 2017 wildfires in Mendocino County. She has also worked as a legislative reporter for NPR member station WFSU in Tallahassee. A Florida native, she graduated from Florida State University.

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The Insider | May 18, 2018

The Army today announced where it will station the three remaining security force assistance brigades in the active component. 

Daily News | May 16, 2018

Securing the Army's networks must be solely the commander's responsibility, according to an Army cyber directorate official.

Daily News | May 15, 2018

The House Armed Services Committee last week adopted an amendment to the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill imposing performance specifications on the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor.

Daily News | May 14, 2018

The Army's project manager for mission command is examining the possibility of granting coalition forces direct connection to tactical network systems, according to a service official.

Daily News | May 09, 2018

House authorizers on Wednesday approved an amendment to the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill requiring the Army to address concerns about its Soldier Borne Sensor platform.

Daily News | May 08, 2018

The Pentagon's inspector general is concerned about whether the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will be ready for full-rate production as the Army gears up for a final production decision in December, according to a newly released audit of the program.

Daily News | May 07, 2018

The House Armed Services Committee chairman's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill includes $360 million for Stryker upgrades, according to a summary provided by the committee.

Daily News | May 04, 2018

The Army's primary goal for the future of combat vehicles in the near to mid term is to replace the Bradley with a new infantry fighting vehicle, according to a report obtained by Inside Defense.

The Insider | May 03, 2018

The Army recently conducted a test of combat vehicle operator protection technologies to inform the design of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, according to the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center.

Daily News | April 30, 2018

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is concerned with the "adequacy" of the Army's Stinger missile inventory and its industrial base's "resiliency" in producing key components.

The Insider | April 27, 2018

In an April 27 letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman and ranking member, a group of senators urge them to continue funding the modernization of Stryker vehicles in the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill.

Daily News | April 27, 2018

The Army's Future Vertical Lift effort has drawn lawmakers' attention as an immediate aid to providing aviation overmatch and a solution to combating "more dangerous" mid-term threats.

Daily News | April 26, 2018

New legislation being considered by the House Armed Services Committee could result in the Army altering its multiyear procurement contracts for the combat vehicle platforms that make up armored brigade combat teams, including the Abrams, Bradley, Stryker and Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle.

Daily News | April 26, 2018

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill contains a handful of provisions for current and future vehicle technologies, as well as Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle sustainment.

Daily News | April 25, 2018

Lawmakers are calling on the Army to address two issues concerning its Patriot missile defense system.

The Insider | April 25, 2018

Members of the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee are calling on the Army secretary and Missile Defense Agency director to provide a briefing on the feasibility of permanently stationing the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense system in Hawaii.

Daily News | April 25, 2018

A provision in the House Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill directs the Army secretary to provide the full committee with a briefing on the service's plan for urban warfare training no later than Feb. 1, 2019.

Daily News | April 25, 2018

The Army Futures Command task force is looking to measure the service's business processes for the first time, and the official command will have a large focus on analysis, according to a service official.

Daily News | April 25, 2018

The Army intends to award a contract for a “unique solution” for an unmanned aerial system device that would provide real-time location of its UAS platforms while reducing size and weight. The service would use the capability to enhance UAS and counter-UAS training at two combat training centers.

Daily News | April 19, 2018

The Army's deputy chief of staff (G-8) said April 18 the Army's decision to leverage an existing U.S. Special Operations Command contract for Ground Mobility Vehicles was made to save the service time rather than money.

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