13 Jul '18, 4pm

It's Official: Austin Is Home of New Army Futures Command

It's Official: Austin Is Home of New Army Futures Command

After months of tedious searching, top U.S. Army leaders on Friday announced that Austin, Texas, will be the location of its new Futures Command, which will lead the service's ambitious modernization effort. Army Secretary Mark Esper, surrounded by other key leaders, said that Army Futures Command will "establish unity of command and unity of effort by consolidating the Army's entire modernization process under one roof. It will turn ideas into action through experimenting, prototyping, testing." Esper told defense reporters at the Pentagon Friday that the Army chose Austin for a variety of reasons. "Not only did it possess the talent, entrepreneurial spirit and access to key partners we are seeking, but also because it offers the quality of life our people desire and the cost of living they can afford," he said. The announcement comes after the Army scoured the country se...

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