NEW PROGRAM ALLOWS SOLDIERS TO INNOVATE FROM THE BOTTOM UP
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In combat, U.S. Army Maj. Evan Adams is a tank officer responsible for leading intricate cavalry and reconnaissance operations.
But more than a decade ago, he was a graphic design major in college, a skill he put to use in a new Army effort aimed at gathering innovative ideas from within.

On Wednesday, the 18th Airborne Corps announced Adams as the winner of their inaugural Dragon Innovation Challenge. Amid government red tape and military bureaucracy, the “Shark Tank” like competition hopes to harvest new ideas from the bottom up.

Col. Joseph Buccino, the spokesman for the 18th Airborne Corps, sees this as a way of unlocking hidden, untapped talent.

“Our soldiers see inefficiencies in their daily lives and, in many cases, develop solutions,” he said.

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