ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Army's top scientists, researchers and engineers gathered for the opening of the 27th Army Science Conference Nov. 29 to discuss the latest developments to provide technology-enabled capabilities with the goal to empower, unburden, and protect the Warfighter.
Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, who addressed the attendees live from the Pentagon via video teleconference.
"This conference brings together a lot of very smart people and in doing so, it brings together a great opportunity for a lot of collaboration," Chiarelli said. "First, I want to encourage you to keep up the great work. You're enhancing Soldiers' capability both on the battle field and off and you're saving lives. Second, I want to challenge you to look for opportunities to improve or expand especially in the areas specific to soldier and family care."