April - June 2024 - VOL 12, ISSUE 2

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  • New Need for Pathfinders in a Contested Environment
  • On the Wings of Destiny: Operation Eagle Eclipse and the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade’s Future in Large-Scale Long-Range Air Assault Operations
  • Assurance, Conflict, Deterrence, and Readiness During Competition


  • Medical Evacuation During Peer Conflict: Reality Check
  • Tracking Commissioned Aviators will Improve Army Aviation Readiness, Safety, and Culture
  • Risk Common Operating Procedure, Version 1.3.1

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Upcoming publication schedule and Focus Topics

July-September 2024 issue: Aviation Training
Published on or around 15 August 2024
Submissions are closed
October-December 2024 issue: Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Airspace
Published on or around 15 November 2024
Submissions accepted until 01 September 2024
January-March 2025 issue: Sustainment
Published on or around 15 February 2025
Submissions accepted until 01 November 2024

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