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.

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Daily News | June 25, 2019

Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said today he will continue to push the service's priorities amid the shifting roles of civilian leaders in the Pentagon.

The Insider | June 24, 2019

Starting today, Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy will be acting Army secretary, while Army General Counsel Jim McPherson will be acting under secretary, the service announced this morning.

Daily News | June 21, 2019

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is set to move into full-rate production, the Army announced today.

The Insider | June 20, 2019

The Army last week posted slides from an industry conference about the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology effort, previously called the Persistent Cyber Training Environment-Consolidated Integration and Development Contract.

Daily News | June 18, 2019

The Army has chosen four key systems to serve as "pathfinder programs" to inform its intellectual property implementation guidance.

Daily News | June 18, 2019

Senate authorizers would withhold funding for the Army's Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 program until the service provides a report on the enduring capability's requirements and ongoing selection process.

Daily News | June 17, 2019

Following an operational user test demonstration this spring, the Army has decided the Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport vehicle -- previously intended only for squads -- is best suited for battalions.

The Insider | June 12, 2019

The Next Generation Combat Vehicle's cross-functional team this month will hold the first of a series of one-on-one sessions to engage nontraditional contractors and academics, according to a recent notice.

The Insider | June 10, 2019

BAE Systems will not compete for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program, the company confirmed today.

The Insider | June 6, 2019

The Army is releasing to industry draft requirements for the Robotic Combat Vehicle-Medium, the middle variant of the service's future autonomous platform for multiple formations.

Daily News | June 4, 2019

Army senior leaders have approved an acquisition strategy for the Long Range Hypersonic Weapon prototype, which includes a requirement for four vehicles each equipped with two missiles for a single battery.

The Insider | June 3, 2019

Lawmakers are concerned the Army's plans to procure non-developmental active protection systems for its combat and tactical vehicles do not include a strategy to develop or buy training devices for those systems, according to a House panel.

Daily News | May 31, 2019

The Army and the Defense Innovation Unit are working on a pre-decisional program to prototype and field over the next 18 months small, expendable scout drones from slightly modified commercial models.

The Insider | May 31, 2019

The Government Accountability Office has denied Advanced Turbine Engine Co.'s protest of the Army's award to General Electric Aviation for the Improved Turbine Engine Program, intended to replace the engines in the Apache and Black Hawk helicopters, GE announced yesterday.

Daily News | May 29, 2019

The Army needs a new logistics model to fight in a modern world, according to the service's under secretary.

The Insider | May 24, 2019

The Senate yesterday confirmed Gen. James McConville as the next Army chief of staff.

Daily News | May 23, 2019

The Army's new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance task force will support Army Futures Command by placing intelligence capabilities in its cross-functional teams, according to the service.

The Insider | May 23, 2019

The Army has chosen five companies to begin a design integration study for a 30 mm cannon on the Stryker vehicle.

Daily News | May 22, 2019

House authorizers are considering the option to cut the Chinook Block II upgrade program gradually, instead of canceling it after fiscal year 2020 as the Army has proposed, according to a key lawmaker on the House Armed Services Committee.

The Insider | May 22, 2019

The Army plans to award a $122.2 million contract to Israel-based IMI Systems and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to put the Iron Fist non-developmental active protection system on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, according to a recent notice.

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