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 | 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.

Daily News | March 22, 2017

The Army is using the concept of operational multi-domain task forces as a near-term ''incubator'' to provide insight on future operations, according to the service's chief of staff.

Daily News | March 22, 2017

The Army may need to adjust vehicle modernization programs if Budget Control Act spending caps return in fiscal year 2018, according to the deputy chief of staff (G-8).

Daily News | March 21, 2017

The Army may need smaller operational formations to adjust to future fighting in urban environments, according to the service's chief of staff.

Daily News | March 21, 2017

The Light Armored Vehicle 25, a Marine Corps armored reconnaissance vehicle, is being used in a pilot program to evaluate how the Army can add mobility and firepower to airborne infantry brigade combat team formations, according to a service spokeswoman.

Daily News | March 16, 2017

The Army is working on a prototyping effort expected to inform future decisions on the development of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, according to a service official.

Daily News | March 15, 2017

The Army intends to use the end-strength increase directed by the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act to "fill in gaps" in current formations, according to the service's deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7).

Daily News | March 14, 2017

The Army intends to create a laser-guided, high-precision mortar in place of a system originally developed to satisfy an urgent request from operational commanders in Afghanistan, according to a service official.

Daily News | March 13, 2017

The Army will use the results of the defense secretary's national security review to inform its assessment of the risk levels associated with different end-strength numbers, according to its vice chief of staff.

The Insider | March 07, 2017

The Army is looking for information on Stryker upgrades related to improving the system's lethality, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice released March 6 and updated March 7.

Daily News | March 06, 2017

The Army continues to expand its Multi-Domain Battle efforts with an eye on creating a task force to help develop the operational concept, according to the service's vice chief of staff.

Daily News | March 06, 2017

Pentagon officials are awaiting numbers for the fiscal year 2017 and FY-18 budgets, but the Army will have to continue examining which initiatives to pursue once those figures are available, according to the service's vice chief of staff.

Daily News | March 06, 2017

Should the Army receive a funding increase, leaders aim to concentrate its directed-energy work on accelerating power increases and expanding usage, according to the service's vice chief of staff.

Daily News | February 22, 2017

The Army is working to "transform" its air and missile defense force with an integrated fire control network, according to multiple service officials.

Daily News | February 22, 2017

As the Army continues to focus on modernizing its systems, the service is also taking steps to improve vehicle cybersecurity for current and future platforms, according to a service official.

Daily News | February 16, 2017

The Army intends to establish six security force assistance brigades and a new academy to train them, according to an announcement from the service.

Daily News | February 14, 2017

As the Army continues to advance its cyber capabilities, the service is also examining practical applications for those capabilities, according to officials.

Daily News | February 14, 2017

The Army is moving forward with steps to improve its cyber capabilities while also developing electronic warfare capabilities, according to the head of the service's cyber directorate.

Daily News | February 13, 2017

The waiver outlining exemptions to the federal hiring freeze of civilians is "meeting the need" the Army has for its commanders, according to the service's vice chief of staff.

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