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  • Michigan guardsmen hone combat skills in depot shops

    May 29, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Dozens of National Guardsmen from the 1073rd Support Maintenance Company, Greenville, Michigan, spent two weeks here honing their skills through a wide range of training opportunities.

  • Sustaining a resilient force through retention

    May 29, 2015

    One of our nation's most valuable resources are its Soldiers and their Families. One of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Commanding General's top priorities is to "Sustain a ready and resilient workforce and develop adaptive leaders."

  • Army logistics community and National Guard increase readiness

    May 29, 2015

    National Guard Soldiers from six states participated in Operation Patriot Bandoleer this spring to provide the operational mission support to Army Materiel Command, moving Army Preposition Stocks to various military installations throughout the country.

  • Army Sustainment receives Secretary of the Army Award

    May 28, 2015

    The Army's official professional bulletin on sustainment, was awarded the 2015 Secretary of the Army Award for Publications Improvement (Departmental).

  • Laser capability takes bomb disposal to new level

    May 28, 2015

    The Recovery of Airbase Denied by Ordnance is a stand-off capability that provides operators the ability to clear unexploded ordnance from the safety of a MRAP while disposing bombs.

  • Johnson says Arsenal pivotal part of achivements

    May 27, 2015

    "It takes a village to raise a child." That is a well-known saying, and a true one when it comes to describing Thomas Johnson. However, in his case, it has taken an "arsenal" to raise him.

  • Contracting team visits security enterprise in Saudi

    May 27, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command team gave contracting operations at the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program the thumbs up during an April 14-17 visit to Eskan Village in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Army's software centers work together to further joint mission

    May 27, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center hosted an inaugural technical exchange meeting to address shared challenges and review solutions within the software engineering community.

  • 50-plus year old DMZ DFAC gets first renovation

    May 27, 2015

    The Logistics Readiness Center-Red Cloud, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, manages the dining facility (DFAC) at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North Korea and the Republic of Korea. It is the only food source for the 35 U.S. Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area (JSA) at Camp Bonifas, Panmunjom.

  • Soldier becomes first to gain gunsmith certification at small arms course graduation

    May 27, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 27, 2015) -- A Virginia National Guardsman has become the first advanced individual training Soldier to earn gunsmith certification upon graduation from the Ordnance School's 91F10 Small Arms/Artillery Repairer Course.

  • ARDEC aims for improvement, making good into better, turning better into best

    May 27, 2015

    Questions regarding evacuation procedures and workforce safety were common during a town hall on May 26 for Picatinny Arsenal's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).

  • Images of Alabama's fallen heroes on display

    May 26, 2015

    They are the faces of heroes -- and an opportunity for the Tennessee Valley to pay tribute. Through the generosity of the Von Braun Center, Team Redstone's Survivor Outreach Services has brought the Remembering Our Fallen exhibit to Huntsville, just in time for Memorial Day. The individual state exhibit, on display now near the VBC's Ticket Office, features both military and personal photos of Alabama service members who have fallen from the War on Terror since 9/11.

  • Redstone senior commander salutes Athens heroes

    May 26, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche and the communities of Athens and Limestone County will never forget.

  • Army computer scientist streamlines network science

    May 25, 2015

    Through the efforts of a U.S. Army Research Laboratory computer scientist, the way in which network science experimentation environments are designed, deployed and executed has been streamlined.

  • Community honors Gold Star families

    May 25, 2015

    A powerful silence overcame hundreds of onlookers as the families of two fallen Soldiers laid the Gold Star wreath Monday during a Memorial Day observance at Maple Hill Cemetery. Gen. Dennis Via, commander of the Army Materiel Command, accompanied widow Katrina and son Matthew of Sgt. 1st Class Jason Bishop who was killed in action in Iraq in January 2006, and mother Cheryl of Cpl. Andrew Chris who was killed in action in Iraq in June 2003, as they laid the wreath on behalf of all Gold Star families.

  • Stryker reset reaches milestone

    May 22, 2015

    The depot and General Dynamics Land Systems recently reached a milestone in their Stryker Reset Program -- the 2,000th vehicle.

  • Latest depot leadership course trains, graduates 13

    May 22, 2015

    The depot graduated 13 individuals from its Depot Leadership and Management Program May 8. The four-week course trains future depot leaders through classroom instruction and real world experience. The latter is done through a shadowing program as students are paired with current depot leaders.

  • SMA Dailey visits ANAD

    May 22, 2015

    Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey toured Anniston Army Depot May 7 to view repair and overhaul activities here. Dailey's visit took him through the Small Arms Repair Facility and Combat Vehicle Repair Facility.

  • AUSA Institute of Land Warfare LANPAC Symposium and Exposition 2015

    May 22, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford discusses Multinational Interoperability in Contingency Operations at LANPAC 2015.

  • ACC gets 'FIAR'd' up for Army audit

    May 22, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command Deputy Chief of Staff Resource Management G8 office is "FIAR"d up.

  • Team Tobyhanna fields upgraded Firefinders in Korea

    May 21, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A six-member fielding team from Tobyhanna Army Depot travelled to the Republic of Korea to replace components on a number of AN/TPQ-36 and AN/TPQ-37 radars.

  • ASC elements at Fort Hood participate in full scale exercise

    May 21, 2015

    The 407th Army Field Support Brigade, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, participates in Phantom Vigilance, a full-scale exercise meant to test emergency preparedeness, at Fort Hood, Texas, May 20.

  • Self-guided staff rides enhance unit's development

    May 20, 2015

    In the snow and ice of January, Soldiers from the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey Contracting Battalion began a six-part series of professional leadership development, self-guided, one-day staff rides.

  • AMC celebrates scholastic accomplishments

    May 20, 2015

    As the school year draws to an end, Brig. Gen. Edward Daly, chief of staff of the Army Materiel Command, traveled to University Place Elementary School to praise the student's hard work in their afterschool program May 19.

  • AMC commander updates workforce in Global Town Hall

    May 20, 2015

    The Commander of Army Materiel Command addressed his workforce in-person and around the world via video teleconferencing in a Global Town Hall May 20.

  • Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

    May 19, 2015

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

  • Multi-million $ modernization sets stage for future

    May 19, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Work to close a "missing link" in Tobyhanna's modernization plan has begun in Building 1A. The five-phase plan includes an infrastructural overhaul of the building's water, electrical, heating and sewer systems.

  • Army civilians maintain sophisticated computer network

    May 19, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- William Moody, a network information technology specialist here, monitors network performance to ensure adequate bandwidth is allocated to critical operations.

  • Iowa Army Ammunition Plant welcomes new commander

    May 19, 2015

    Under fair skies and cool and windy conditions, the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant welcomed a new commanding officer during an official Change of Command Ceremony, held at Middletown, Iowa, May 18.

  • ACC-RI personnel receive acquisition awards

    May 19, 2015

    Four acquisition professionals and one team from Army Contracting Command-Rock Island recently received recognition for awards presented by senior acquisition corps leaders.

  • Army researchers develop cold-spray system, transition to industry

    May 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has developed a novel, hybrid cold-spray system, in collaboration with the South Dakota School of Mines, which is being transitioned throughout the Department of Defense and is anticipated to save millions of dollars in sustainment costs.

  • Arsenal makes an "educated" investment that may take years to payoff

    May 18, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The fact that the Watervliet Arsenal made an investment last week is not news as workers here often see the arrival of new machinery, ongoing work to improve water systems, and repairs to buildings. But this investment is different in that it may take years to payoff. Nevertheless, with more than 200 years in continuous operation, the Arsenal leadership believes it has time on its side given that this investment deals with students who are still in middle school.

  • Ammo management civilians finish training pilot program

    May 18, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Eleven civilian employees working in ammunition management at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant completed a training pilot program offered at Kiamichi Technology Center here, May 11.

  • Key leaders discuss preserving the Industrial Base

    May 18, 2015

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Army Materiel Command's top leader engaged congressional representatives and staff members May 14, for a candid discussion focused on preserving the country's national security insurance policy.

  • Hon. Shyu on NIE: the Army has benefited tremendously

    May 18, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics & Technology, Hon. Heidi Shyu, touched down at Fort Bliss, Texas, this past week to obtain Soldier feedback on the systems being evaluated during Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE.

  • 2 ASC Soldiers inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    May 18, 2015

    Staff Sgt. Kevin Hopson, provost sergeant, and Staff Sgt. Brandi Manuel, watercraft non-commissioned officer in charge, both assigned to U.S. Army Sustainment Command, were inducted into the Rock Island Arsenal Sgt. Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, May 13.

  • Owning the Environment: Current trajectory in Army visual sensors

    May 15, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Today the military still depends on technological advancements that enable service members to see better in their surroundings, whether day, night or in a degraded visual environment. The Army continues to research, develop and refine sensor and display technologies suitable for the Soldier. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, or CERDEC NVESD, is a Department of Defense lead for sensor development and the DOD and world leader in electro-optic/infrared sensors and EO/IR sensors electronics, said Dr. Donald Reago, CERDEC NVESD director.

  • Senior Army leaders challenge workforce to embrace technology, prevent Soldier loss

    May 15, 2015

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - Speaking at the Senior Safety and Occupational Health Summit held here April 12-17, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth, director, Army Safety, and commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, challenged the 350 safety and occupational health professionals in attendance to not rest on their laurels, but to work together and exploit 21st century technology to identify and influence Soldier behavior to prevent accidents.

  • RDECOM showcases support to Soldiers at DoD Lab Day

    May 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON (May 15, 2015) -- The U.S. Army demonstrated how its scientific and engineering efforts enable technological overmatch for Soldiers during the Department of Defense Lab Day at the Pentagon May 14.

  • Army researchers create new chemical test method

    May 14, 2015

    Army researchers recently developed and patented a new test fixture and experimental method, named the Low-volatility Agent Permeation method. Permeation is the penetration of a permeate, in this case a lethal chemical agent, through a solid.

  • Computers harness language translation

    May 13, 2015

    While leading a medical training team in Kabul, Afghanistan, a U.S. Navy commander became frustrated as he faced the challenge of interpreting complex medical information.

  • Marion alum commissions new officers

    May 13, 2015

    MARION, Ala. -- Major General Clark LeMasters returned to his alma mater May 9 to commission 29 Marion Military Institute cadets into the United States Army. Thirty-three years ago he stood in their shoes and repeated the same oath of office. Today, he is the Army Materiel Command's deputy chief of staff for operations.

  • ASC works with National Guard, Army Reserve to move equipment, munitions thousands of miles

    May 13, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command partnered with the Army National Guard Directorate uniting NG units from six states and elements of the U.S. Army Reserve and Active Army at Military Ocean Terminal -- Sunny Point (MOTSU) to offload equipment and munitions from the Army Motor Vessel, Lt. Col. John U.D. Page. The cargo was then distributed to six Joint Munitions Command (JMC) depots across the United States for storage and maintenance.

  • Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

    May 11, 2015

    The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015.

  • ASC's LOGCAP plays crucial role in fight against Ebola

    May 11, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's LOGCAP proved its value again in West Africa. This time, the contract-oriented program wasn't supporting a war, but rather contributing to the halt of the largest Ebola epidemic in history.

  • PEO workers receive Army acquisition awards

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Offices for Aviation and Missiles and Space took the opportunity to recognize some of their workforce superstars during the 25th Army Acquisition and Contracting Awards April 28 in Huntsville.

  • Civilian takes reins of fixed wing aircraft product office

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation held its first change of charter in which a Department of the Army civilian assumed responsibility as a centralized selection board civilian product director.

  • Army's top enlisted leader looks to future

    May 8, 2015

    He may not be able to predict the future, but Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will do his best to guarantee the American Soldier is ready for whatever that future brings.

  • SOCOM recognizes MICC Soldier with annual award

    May 8, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command Soldier from Fort Carson, Colorado, has been named the U.S. Special Operations Command Outstanding Contingency Contracting Officer for 2014.

  • Miniaturization: Where good ideas, technology meet

    May 7, 2015

    Miniaturization and advances in computing have had an enormous impact on all aspects of life - especially in the realm of digital image and signal processing.

  • Army civilians earn accolades for going above, beyond

    May 7, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Two employees here have been recognized for their service and contributions to Team Tobyhanna. Brian Sompel and John Scott were recently named Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees of the Quarter in the junior and senior categories, respectively, for the first quarter of 2015.

  • Army secretary's civilian aides make first visit

    May 7, 2015

    For the first time, nearly 70 Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command and other tenant organizations here May 4 as part of their annual conference.

  • U.S., Saudi leaders review Saudis' aviation buildup

    May 7, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program held its annual U.S./SANG Aviation Program Management Review April 1-7 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Security assistance enterprise lauds admin workers

    May 7, 2015

    Personnel from the Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program gathered to recognize the contributions of its administrative assistants April 20 at the Eskan Community Center.

  • Army uses Hollywood technique to test Soldier-equipment interactions

    May 7, 2015

    The Army is using a Vicon-infrared, marker-tracking system to capture performance data of Soldiers using experimental weapons or equipment, John Riedener said.

  • LCAAP receives the Army's first Audio Visual Notification System for production area

    May 7, 2015

    The Lake City Army Ammunition Plant recently completed the successful installation of the Army's first Audio Visual Notification System for use in an ammunition production area.

  • Measured improvement: M777 howitzers saved through slipper pad process

    May 7, 2015

    Until recently, damage to the cradle of a M777 medium, towed howitzer meant the entire gun had to be demilitarized. A pilot program, which ended here in March, proved a theory by government and BAE Systems engineers and changed the prospects for these weapons. They can now be rebuilt with a new cradle.

  • Dugway Proving Ground Provides "Room" to "Boom" for Marines

    May 7, 2015

    About 125 plus members of the 4th LAR maneuvered their Light Armored Vehicle (LAV25) across the sage-covered desert April 18, firing its 25mm chain gun, and 7.62mm machine guns, at targets between 200 and 1,000 yards. Two LAV25s at a time went forward, 100 meters apart, opening fire on a range that goes on for miles across the remote desert of northwestern Utah. For the Marines, it was liberating.

  • Army's senior enlisted leader praises Redstone workforce

    May 7, 2015

    Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey ended a two-day visit to Redstone Arsenal by encouraging and informing enlisted Soldiers in a professional development session at the Overlook here May 7.

  • Coalition provided equipment program helps ensure partner success

    May 6, 2015

    Coalition forces have a theater provided equipment program to ensure they have what is needed for missions thanks to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's Coalition Provided Equipment warehouse.

  • Quick response for CENTCOM garners teamwork award

    May 6, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Worker James Dillon assembles an actuator motor of a Joint Precision Air Drop System (JPADS). The Tobyhanna Army Depot Teamwork Award was presented to a 14-member team for upgrading and delivering more than 40 Modular Autonomous Guidance Units (MAGU) for the JPADS in less than 10 days.

  • Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium & Advance Planning Briefing for Industry

    May 6, 2015

    The 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium & Advance Planning Briefing for Industry will be held Aug. 4-6, 2015, in Novi, MI.

  • New light machine gun: M249 put on weight control

    May 6, 2015

    When engineers looked at the heavy, 17.5-pound M249 carried by Soldiers, they decided to put it on a diet and rearrange some of the components. They also came up with a new smart grenade.

  • Researchers create virtual humans

    May 5, 2015

    New research aims to get robots and humans to speak the same language to improve communication in fast-moving and unpredictable situations.

  • Project Recon software tool maximizes risk management

    May 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, is now employing a tool called Project Recon tool that enables various DOD organizations to analyze, manage, and link projects and programs into a centralized database

  • Picatinny engineering conventional munitions to become smart

    May 5, 2015

    Picatinny develops about 90 percent of the lethality within the Army and a high percentage for the other services as well, said Brig. Gen. Patrick W. Burden during a media day on Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., May 4.

  • Soldier-led Army modernization efforts kick off as NIE 15.2 begins

    May 5, 2015

    As the Army continues to focus on readiness and modernization, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, just kicked off their assessment of various capabilities. They are doing so through Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE, which is an initiative that will provide capabilities to the network in 2020.

  • Army scientists aim to revolutionize Soldier communication

    May 4, 2015

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are investigating communication with a computer or phone without making a sound or moving a single muscle, and it may revolutionize both medical applications and battlefield communications.

  • Ceremony honors mother of fallen Fort Hood Soldier

    May 4, 2015

    The mother of a fallen Soldier accepted her son's Purple Heart in the same location, where they shared a picnic before he left for basic training seven years ago.

  • MMA legend teaches ASC Soldiers advanced techniques

    May 4, 2015

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Sustainment Command were taught advanced fighting techniques from mixed martial arts champion and Quad Cities homegrown hero, Pat Miletich, at Rock Island Arsenal, April 30.

  • 3rd ESC committed to Expeditionary mindset

    May 4, 2015

    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) set up their Early Entry Command Post April 21 at the Mission Command Training Center on Fort Knox. The EECP is the 3rd ESC's rapidly deployable Operational Sustainment Headquarters and can provide a wide variety of logistical functions. The EECP setup was part of a multi-phase training event for the 3rd ESC which ended on May 1.

  • Contracting battalion uncases colors after 21-days monitoring

    May 1, 2015

    After completing 21 days of monitoring and the return from their deployment to West Africa, Soldiers from the 922nd Contracting Battalion uncased their unit colors during a ceremony April 21 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

  • Army Training Network now accessible without a CAC card

    May 1, 2015

    Soldiers can now use smart phones and computer tablets to access the Army's primary website for training information.

  • Gen. Dennis Via commissions nine VSU cadets

    May 1, 2015

    PETERSBURG, Va. -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, swore in nine new U.S. Army officers in Virginia State University's (VSU) ROTC Commissioning ceremony on May 1.

  • Arsenal calls for help, more than 60 community first responders answer that call

    Apr 27, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL ― An emergency dispatch on April 23 claiming that a man was seriously injured and sulfur dioxide was leaking brought more than 60 first responders from Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties to the arsenal ̶ all were part of a three-hour hazardous material or HAZMAT exercise.

  • Army upgrades body armor, saves money

    Apr 27, 2015

    Rather than scrap hundreds of thousands of first-generation Improved Outer Tactical Vests, a team of Army officials and engineers capitalized on smart decisions and solid testing. They devised a way to use existing equipment to upgrade the vests and extend their life cycle for just half the cost of replacement, potentially saving tens of millions.

  • Retreat marks nearly 4 decades of serving Soldiers

    Apr 24, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Soldiers lowered the American flag here Friday in an official Retreat ceremony marking the end of a 35-year career for the organization's top civilian.

  • For a brief moment, building cannons at Watervliet became secondary to building lives

    Apr 22, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Designing, creating, and building things are in the Watervliet Arsenal's DNA, but it was the work outside of the Arsenal fence line this month that something magical happened ̶ for a brief moment, the building of cannons became secondary to the building of lives.

  • Senior civilian closes out storied career supporting Soldiers

    Apr 22, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- What started as a "vague calling to serve" led to a 35-year journey for the Army Materiel Command's senior civilian leader.

  • Army regs prohibit eating popular health bar-Hemp seeds source of protein, banned by DA

    Apr 17, 2015

    For anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after workout snack, they should be warned about nonmilitary friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections. Natural food snacks, like the Kind Companies Strong & Kind bars, are off limits to military personnel and DOD civilians because they contain hemp seeds. While the seeds are a natural source of protein and have high content of necessary vitamins they are off limits as a food source due to the possibility of ingesting THC.

  • AMC's first couple encourages reading

    Apr 17, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Of all the medals on his uniform, a four-star Army general told Huntsville City School elementary students the one he is most proud of isn't pinned to his chest, but is in his heart.

  • New SES joins the ranks at AMC

    Apr 17, 2015

    Joining the elite ranks of the Department of Army civilian corps, Kevin J. Bostick was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in a ceremony here, April 17. The promotion lands Bostick in the top one-tenth of one percent of all Army civilians.

  • American Legion National Commander kicks off three-day visit of NY at Army arsenal

    Apr 16, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The American Legion's National Commander, Michael Helm, launched his three-day tour of New York state by first visiting the historic Watervliet Arsenal, an Army-owned and operated manufacturing center.

  • RDECOM names 2015 NCO of the Year winner

    Apr 16, 2015

    Staff Sgt. David Carter did it again.

  • Army Working Group Synchronizes Ammunition Management, Ordnance Leader Recognized

    Apr 15, 2015

    The Joint Munitions Command's Munitions Logistics Readiness Center hosted the semiannual Total Army Ammunition Authorization and Allocation Committee working group meeting in Davenport, Iowa, April 13-16.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground defining the cyber professional

    Apr 15, 2015

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, and the Communications-Electronics Command, or CECOM, are working on a number of initiatives to better train Army engineers in the cyber fields.

  • Army may create cyber career field for civilians

    Apr 15, 2015

    To better manage personnel, "the Army created the Cyber Branch 17 [for Soldiers] and is exploring the possibility of creating a cyber career field for Army civilians," Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon told senators, April 14.

  • Ammunition Specialists Train at Tooele

    Apr 15, 2015

    TOOELE ARMY DEPOT, Utah -- After traveling more than 900 miles in three days, a convoy carrying approximately 80 Soldiers arrived at Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Utah, to conduct ammunition logistical training April 6-10. Ammunition specialists from the 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB), 42nd Military Police Brigade augmented the civilian workforce in conducting munitions operations at a strategic level while providing training on other military specialties

  • AMC commander asks interns to help recruit talent

    Apr 15, 2015

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- The highest ranking officer in the Army Materiel Command asked eight Army interns to help bring new talent to the organization's workforce.

  • Army's Benét Laboratories leads DOD challenge to improve the defense industrial base

    Apr 14, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Benét Laboratories announced here today that it was selected by the Department of Defense to spearhead a science and engineering challenge that will pit higher education students from throughout the United States in a competition to develop software applications that may improve the efficiency of defense manufacturing.

  • National Guard unit retrogrades aviation equipment worth $260 million

    Apr 14, 2015

    Soldiers, from 1100th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group, a Maryland National Guard unit, are nearing the end of a deployment that saw them retrograde 16 airframes and $260 million in Class IX aviation equipment from theater during their nine-month deployment while simultaneously supporting ongoing missions.

  • Training ramps readiness for Reservists at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. --Reservists from every military branch can learn communications-electronics systems troubleshooting and repair techniques here to improve their maintenance and repair readiness. The depot, which enhanced Army and Marine reservist electronic capabilities for years, is now expanding the joint training program to include Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).

  • Army continues to provide rapid engineering, prototyping in Afghanistan

    Apr 13, 2015

    Despite the drawdown of American Soldiers in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army engineering community is continuing to develop rapid technological solutions.

  • 403rd AFSB supports Exercise Key Resolve 2015

    Apr 13, 2015

  • AMC welcomes its 45th deputy commander

    Apr 13, 2015

    Army Materiel Command welcomed its 45th deputy commanding general in a formal ceremony here, April 13. Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche officially assumed the duties as AMC's second in command on April 10.

  • Multi-National Partners Integrate with U.S. Joint Forces at OCSJX-15

    Apr 11, 2015

    U.S. forces and civilians integrated with service members from three multi-national partnering nations are here to participate in Part B of the largest contract support exercise to date, Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015.

  • AFSBn-Hood personnel tour Toyota Facility

    Apr 10, 2015

  • Students compete in wind power competition

    Apr 10, 2015

    Five teams are competing in the first annual Switchblade Competition to be held at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

  • AMC says farewell to a great Soldier, master logistician

    Apr 10, 2015

    One of the Army's highest ranking female officers said farewell in a formal ceremony Friday after nearly 35 years of military service.

  • Wyche returns to Redstone Arsenal, pins on third star

    Apr 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- After the pomp and circumstance fitting of a three-star promotion ceremony -- complete with ruffles and flourishes, the reverberation of ceremonial artillery fire, and the unfurling of the scarlet-red three-star flag -- a newly promoted Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche stood for a moment to take it all in.

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