Soldiers train on biometric operations as part of Exercise Pershing Strike 2022 at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Mississippi, July 29, 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Lietz)

Watchdog review compels DOD to refresh its biometrics policy

An investigation found that some military components are not properly encrypting biometric data, and also not verifying that data on federal biometric devices is sanitized at the…
A U.S. soldier of 4th Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), communicates over the radio during Saber Junction 18 at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Sept. 23 , 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dhy’Nysha Shaw)

Establishing communications at-the-halt may not be viable for most Army formations in future conflicts, program executive officer says

Future conflict will likely be so fast paced that smaller units won't have time to set up command posts, necessitating on-the-move capabilities.