This Week's Inside the Army

By Sebastian Sprenger / August 10, 2015 at 12:09 PM

This week's edition of Inside the Army:

1. While it looks like the Army Guard will follow through with a contentious swap of Apache helicopters to the active service, the states' adjutants general continue to oppose the move.

Full Story: With Active-To-Guard Apache Transfers Approaching, Some Still Grumble

2. German defense officials have flocked to the Pentagon in recent weeks urging U.S. leaders to endorse speedy treatment for technology cooperation related to Berlin's planned lower-tier missile defense system, which is based on a system co-developed by Lockheed Martin.

Full Story: Tight Deadline Has Germany, Lockheed On Edge About Missile Defense Deal

3. Government auditors have recommended that the Army reserve components work to improve the accounting over their deployable forces after a review found gaps in the data.

Full Story: Audit Finds That Army Reserves Lack Info On War-Readiness Of Soldiers