Gen. John Murray

U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, conducts a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, the 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to mark a new phase for the Army Software Factory, which now has an official presence within the Austin Community College District’s Rio Grande Campus, in Austin, Texas, April 15, 2021. In addition to Milley, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer and principal military advisor the president of the United States, the ceremony included Gen. John M. Murray, AFC’s commanding general, and Dr. Richard Rhodes, the district’s chancellor. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Luke J. Allen)

The Army’s first software factory fully up and running

The Army's first software factory is up and running with its own office space in Austin Community College.
Gen. John M. Murray, Army Futures Command commanding general, and Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics, and technology, update reporters at the Pentagon on Army modernization efforts and Army Futures Command, July 18, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. John G. Martinez)

Futures Command looking to grow Army tech talent through new educational programs

The Army wants to have more AI skills across its force, with technologists informing how it thinks about the future. So it's launching several new programs to…