Connie Lee

Connie Lee is an associate editor for Inside the Army. She previously worked as a local news reporter in New Mexico and has a BA from Rutgers University.

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Daily News | April 26, 2017

The Army National Guard plans to use the higher end strength authorized by Congress to improve the readiness of its "urgent units," according to its director, Lt. Gen. Timothy Kadavy.

Daily News | April 26, 2017

As the Army continues to adapt to changing warfare, the service needs to look at how it uses technology, according to the service's deputy chief of staff (G-2).

Daily News | April 25, 2017

A short-range air defense unit will be sent to Europe next spring to augment the maneuver force, the chief of the 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command said this week.

Daily News | April 24, 2017

The Army National Guard would have to reduce its training exercises if Congress does not pass an appropriation and the Pentagon operates under a yearlong continuing resolution, according to its director, Lt. Gen. Timothy Kadavy.

Daily News | April 19, 2017

The development of security force assistance brigades is expected to help the Army prevent separating leadership from soldiers, according to Maj. Gen. William Hix, director of strategy, plans and policy in the office of the deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7).

Daily News | April 19, 2017

After toxic fumes entered the cab of the howitzer during Paladin Integrated Management program testing in October 2016, the Army has delayed initial operational test and evaluation until the second quarter of fiscal year 2018, according to an annual report by the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | April 18, 2017

The Army made three modifications April 12 to a 2015 five-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to recapitalize systems from the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles, according to a Defense Department announcement.

Daily News | April 12, 2017

The Army intends to award a contract for the development of a multipurpose landing craft in late summer, according to Zina Kozak-Zachary, product director for Army watercraft systems.

Daily News | April 11, 2017

Initial integration of the Modular Active Protection System soft-kill demonstrator was completed in December with full-system demonstrations on the Abrams tank anticipated in November to December 2017, according to an industry official.

Daily News | April 11, 2017

As the Army continues to develop reactive armor technologies, the service hopes to reduce the weight and improve the performance of explosive reactive armor tiles, according to a service official.

Daily News | April 05, 2017

A yearlong continuing resolution would result in "significant cuts to training across the board" for the Army, according to the service's chief of staff.

Daily News | April 05, 2017

The Army faces certain challenges as work continues on the robotic wingman capability with plans to hold a demonstration in August, according to a service official.

Daily News | April 05, 2017

The Army must bolster its capabilities to face a more "violent" and unpredictable battlespace, according to a service official.

Daily News | April 04, 2017

Funding caps set by the Budget Control Act of 2011 and "a lack of consistent and predictable funding" are adversely affecting the Army's organic industrial base, according to a service official.

Daily News | April 03, 2017

The Army's plans to begin prototyping the next-generation tank are based on the time line of the prototype for the next infantry fighting vehicle and availability of resources, according to the director of the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center.

Daily News | March 29, 2017

Lawmakers should consider authorizing the Army to restore active troop levels to "well above" 500,000 soldiers and provide the means for the service to modernize its systems, according to a new report from the Heritage Foundation.

Daily News | March 29, 2017

The Army plans to demonstrate a mobile, directed-energy weapon sometime next year as it continues to work through "some challenges that have to be overcome," in developing the technology, according to a service official.

Daily News | March 28, 2017

The Army may have to decide on the future of the humvee in 2018, according to Lt. Gen. Mike Murray, the service's deputy chief of staff (G-8).

Daily News | March 27, 2017

After discussion among Army leaders, the service might hold a competition for Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport prototypes to inform future program decisions, according to Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force projection.

Daily News | March 27, 2017

As the Army works to improve its autonomous capabilities, the service intends to base development of the Leader Follower system capability on the Autonomous Ground Resupply program, according to Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force projection.

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