In this episode of the Modern War Institute Podcast, MWI’s Maj Jake Miraldi sits down for a conversation with Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy. The Army is in an era of transition. The service is modernizing and preparing to operate under the emerging multi-domain operations concept, all while the US military increasingly turns its attention to competition with peer and near-peer adversaries like Russia and China after nearly years of counterinsurgency and stability operations in America’s post-9/11 wars. Secretary McCarthy describes both the substantial changes the Army is undergoing and the environment in which those changes are occurring.

You can listen to the full episode below. And if you aren’t already subscribed to the MWI Podcast, be sure to find it on Apple PodcastsStitcher, or your favorite podcast app so you don’t miss an episode!


Image credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke, US Army