Ashley Tressel

Ashley Tressel was Inside the Army's managing editor until November 2020. 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.

Archived Articles
Daily News | June 11, 2018

With the Army's Futures Command stationing team having so far visited Boston, Raleigh and Austin as potential locations for its new headquarters, Inside Defense has learned that Philadelphia and Minneapolis are the two cities left awaiting site visits before the service makes its final decision.

Daily News | June 8, 2018

Senate lawmakers are asking how the Army plans to equip and field future armored brigade combat teams in order to fit the requirements in the National Defense Strategy.

Daily News | June 8, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee is recommending the Army consider a multiyear procurement strategy for Stryker A1 vehicles, which include the Double-V Hull upgrade.

Daily News | June 8, 2018

Senate lawmakers want a report from the Army secretary on the Soldier Borne Sensor, a miniature unmanned aircraft system.

Daily News | June 7, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee is seeking to impose limits on the Army's funding for the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, which is in the experimental prototype phase.

The Insider | June 7, 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Leonardo DRS a contract worth up to $841.3 million to produce updated mission command computing systems for the Army.

The Insider | June 5, 2018

Long-range precision fires are the Army's No. 1 modernization priority not only because they will provide a critical capability but also because they can be used to benefit the joint force, according to service Secretary Mark Esper.

The Insider | June 4, 2018

Two cities so far are confirmed as top contenders for the location of Army Futures Command -- Raleigh, NC, and Boston.

The Insider | June 1, 2018

U.S. Army Europe and the German Army will host the third Strong Europe Tank Challenge at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany June 3 to 8.

Daily News | June 1, 2018

The Army is seeking responses for its requirement to upgrade the TOW Missile Launcher on the Bradley and Stryker.

Daily News | June 1, 2018

The Army on May 31 issued a request for prototype proposals for the Common Robotic System (Heavy), a replacement for its "outdated" Remote Ordnance Neutralization System robots.

Daily News | May 31, 2018

The Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center seeks to use other transaction authority for three alternative fuel projects, two of which will leverage the Next Generation Combat Vehicle platforms for experimentation.

Daily News | May 25, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee is rewarding the Army's work to nail down a concept for the Next Generation Combat Vehicle with a sizable increase in funding to accelerate prototyping of the intended Bradley replacement, according to a staffer.

Daily News | May 23, 2018

The Army is now referring to its future conflict concept as "Multi-Domain Operations" -- ditching the term "Multi-Domain Battle" -- a shift that began a few weeks ago, according to Gen. Stephen Townsend, chief of Training and Doctrine Command.

The Insider | May 22, 2018

The Army on May 22 announced two upcoming deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.

Daily News | May 21, 2018

The Army's Cyber Center of Excellence is honed in on ensuring coordination with all other operations in the cyber domain, according to a service official.

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.

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