AUSA Conference Wire: Multi-Domain Drops

Chief releases new doctrine, calling it the biggest step since AirLand Battle in the 1980s; and other news from Day Two of AUSA.

The Army has released its biggest doctrinal step in forty years: Field Manual 3.0, which presents the service's long-in-development playbook for multi-domain operations. At the Association of the U.S. Army conference in Washington, D.C., Chief of Staff James McConville called it the biggest doctrinal advance since the 1980s' AirLand Battle.

Elsewhere, conversation took some surprising turns, include a pleas for more ships—to transport soldiers and materiel around the vast Pacific region. Caitlin Kenney reports on that and more, here.