Paratus Report: May 2018, Episode 1

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is out! In this episode, we’ll discuss moving your household goods and a new risk management policy that may affect you.


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STAN 2.0: Ready for operations and retirement of Kimball award

As we wrap up our series on STAN 2.0, we wanted to address how the assessment standard will impact a unit’s ability to be designated ready or operations and why STAN 2.0 and a shift to a risk-based methodology brought about the retirement of the Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award.


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STAN 2.0: Risk-based methodology

During the beta-test phase of STAN 2.0, one of the test station’s commanding officers, Lt. Scott Farr, stated, “[STAN 2.0] is easy to understand. Everyone understands GAR colors … [it] should allow operational commanders to have a better idea of where the holes in their programs are and help focus more on areas of concern.”