New Army computer tool will give commanders detailed risk assessments of their soldiers

New Army computer tool will give commanders detailed risk assessments of their soldiers


WASHINGTON – A new digital tool that the Army is providing its commanders this month will give them a one-stop dashboard with their soldiers’ detailed military and personal histories so they can better gauge issues that impact their unit’s combat readiness.


Army officials said this week that the Commanders Risk Reduction Toolkit, or CRRT, will help company and battalion commanders better understand their individual soldiers, which could help them mitigate potential risky behaviors or other issues that could hurt their combat readiness. CRRT is the latest in a six-year project meant to help commanders reduce risk in their units, said Randy Lane, the chief of analytical assessments for the Army, who unveiled the new platform Wednesday during the virtual version of the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting and exposition.


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