• Denise Tolliver with the Combat Clothing and Equipment Team, Natick Soldier Systems Center, briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on the "multi-cam" uniform the Army issues to Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan, during his visit to Natick, Mass, March 15, 2012. Looking on is James Martin with the Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility at NSSC.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G Martinez)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Denise Tolliver with the Combat Clothing and Equipment Team, Natick Soldier Systems Center, briefs Secretary of the Army John McHugh on the "multi-cam" uniform the Army issues to Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan, during his visit to Natick, Mass...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh observes one of the tests used to determine fire-resistant properties of textiles during a visit to the Ouellette Thermal Test Facility, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012.  Tests such as this have contributed to the development of improved clothing and individual equipment to protect Soldiers. (Photo by David Kamm)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh observes one of the tests used to determine fire-resistant properties of textiles during a visit to the Ouellette Thermal Test Facility, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012. Tests such as this...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh observes one of the tests used to determine fire-resistant properties of textiles during a visit to the Ouellette Thermal Test Facility, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012.  Tests such as this have contributed to the development of improved clothing and individual equipment to protect Soldiers. (Photo by David Kamm)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh observes one of the tests used to determine fire-resistant properties of textiles during a visit to the Ouellette Thermal Test Facility, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012. Tests such as this...

  • Craig Rettie with Product Manager " Force Sustainment Systems, shows Secretary of the Army John McHugh an alternate setting on one of the energy-efficient LED lights used in shelters tested at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass.   Testing performed at a nearby base camp integration laboratory assists the Army in providing deployable systems that will reduce operational energy demands, saving lives.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Craig Rettie with Product Manager " Force Sustainment Systems, shows Secretary of the Army John McHugh an alternate setting on one of the energy-efficient LED lights used in shelters tested at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass. Testing...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh, center, and Dale Ormond, right, Director, USARDEC, and Dr. Jack Obusek far right, NSRDEC, react during a presentation on package material testing for rations such as the Meal-Ready-to-Eat, or MRE, in the Polymer Film Center of Excellence during a tour of the Combat Feeding Directorate, Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012.  Natick executes the combat feeding research program for the entire Department of Defense to ensure proper fueling for the most valuable weapons platform: the individual Warfighter. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G Martinez)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh, center, and Dale Ormond, right, Director, USARDEC, and Dr. Jack Obusek far right, NSRDEC, react during a presentation on package material testing for rations such as the Meal-Ready-to-Eat, or MRE, in the Polymer Film...

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh looks on as Peggy Auerbach with the Thermal Test Facility Team demonstrates a procedure that tests textile durability at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G Martinez)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh looks on as Peggy Auerbach with the Thermal Test Facility Team demonstrates a procedure that tests textile durability at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G...

  • Dr. David Darkow shows Secretary of the Army John McHugh various testing platforms for hand-held devices at the Soldier System Integration Lab, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012.  Integrating emerging technologies and networking Soldiers will help give our Warfighters a technological advantage on the battlefield.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G Martinez)

    Army Secretary Sees Science behind the Soldier at Natick Labs

    Dr. David Darkow shows Secretary of the Army John McHugh various testing platforms for hand-held devices at the Soldier System Integration Lab, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass., March 15, 2012. Integrating emerging technologies and...

Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass. to see new innovations which will help the Army save energy as well as to help save the lives of Soldiers.

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