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  • An Army arsenal full of dreamers, tinkerers, and artisans

    May 4, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal was built during the War of 1812 at what was then the strategic crossroads of early America. But just as important as its location was its ability to hire dreamers, tinkerers, and artisans -- the people who built America.

  • Operation Patriot Bandoleer: 1 million miles of real-world training

    Apr 28, 2016

    Gathered in long convoys of military trucks, National Guard units from Nebraska, South Carolina and Pennsylvania thundered through the front gates of Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, North Carolina, from April to May. Their mission, Operation Patriot Bandoleer, was a rare real-world training opportunity for more than 800 National Guard and 500 Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Picatinny Arsenal plays key role in ensuring software reliability

    Apr 28, 2016

    As the U.S. Army replaces its aging fleet of armored personnel carriers, Picatinny Arsenal is playing a crucial role in ensuring that the software for the new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, or AMPV, meets rigid standards of performance.

  • Training provides 'last piece' of munitions puzzle

    Apr 28, 2016

    McALESTER ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Okla. -- Army ammunition technicians now have the opportunity to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the ammunition supply chain -- from the Pentagon through the organic industrial base and down to the individual Soldier -- by touring the storage and production facility here as part of a new phase of warrant officer training.

  • AMCOM Chief Counsel Recognized For 48 Years Of Legal Work

    Apr 27, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Forty-eight years ago, when attorney Fred Allen moved to Huntsville to work for the Missile Command it was like he had flown to the moon.

  • Missile Development On Healthy Upswing As Army Guns For Modularity

    Apr 27, 2016

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Being responsive to the nation's warfighters requires an innovative approach to adapting missile systems to "fit the fight" and a line of communication that keeps industry and academia involved in the Army's modernization process, according to a leading Department of the Army senior executive service member.

  • Tobyhanna supports thermal targeting systems

    Apr 27, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Mechanic Keith Tucker performs a sight alignment and functional check of the Common Remotely Operated Weapons System (CROWS).

  • 410th Contracting Support Brigade Uncases Colors

    Apr 27, 2016

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (April 26, 2016) Soldiers from the 410th Contracting Support Brigade uncased their colors in a ceremony here April 25 following their nine-month deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

  • New sergeant major arrives for duty

    Apr 26, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Sgt. Maj. Paul A. Watson assumed the duties of depot sergeant major when he recently joined Team Tobyhanna.

  • Uganda provides support to mission in Somalia

    Apr 26, 2016

    In late March the east African country of Uganda took ownership of equipment from the United States as part of an ongoing mission to build international peacekeeping capacity and promote regional security operations in nearby Somalia. The U.S. equipment allows Uganda to perform the mission without deploying U.S. troops. It also strengthens the partnership with this country that works closely with U.S. Africa Command promoting regional security.

  • Ingenuity, ambition are attributes of two award winners

    Apr 26, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Ingenuity and ambition are what two employees attribute to their success. Production Controller Robert Banaszek and Electronics Worker John LaCapra were named the Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2016.

  • Orchestrating Sustainment

    Apr 26, 2016

    Sustain internally, outsource the whole job--or recognize that, as complex as artillery systems are these days, few organizations have all of the expertise needed to sustain them. So two Army commands, two Marine Corps commands and a major defense contractor collaborate to sustain the U.S. howitzer fleet. This article was originally published in the April - June 2016 issue of Army AL&T magazine

  • Military Lawyers Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar

    Apr 26, 2016

    Military attorneys from the APG Legal Center and Maryland National Guard at the U.S. Supreme Court, prior to being admitted to that court's bar, April 20.

  • Army contracting officers discuss requirements with Afghan business leaders

    Apr 25, 2016

    Army contracting officers from units deployed to the Afghan capital recently met with 90 local business professionals to discuss upcoming acquisition needs for Army units in the country during an industry day at the U.S. Embassy.

  • Lateral Collaboration Reduces Costs

    Apr 25, 2016

    Project management offices throughout DOD must effectively collaborate with other organizations to facilitate problem-solving and efficiency, and achieve additional savings for the taxpayer.

  • Award presented during LeMasters visit

    Apr 22, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Clark LeMasters Jr. visited here April 8. LeMasters is slated to assume command of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command in May and currently serves as the deputy chief of staff G3/G4 for Army Materiel Command. He toured small arms and combat vehicle repair and overhaul facilities, receiving an overview of operations at the installation. While at the depot, LeMasters took a moment to present the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe to another AMC employee, Stearlin Reeves, who once served at ANAD during his time in the military.

  • Army science advisors connect with Soldiers during South Korean exercise

    Apr 22, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 22, 2016) -- U.S. Army technology advisors converged for an exercise in South Korea March 7-18 to talk with Soldiers about topics such as combat vehicles, weapons systems, aviation and satellite communications.

  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant is Going Green

    Apr 22, 2016

    Radford Army Ammunition Plant held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new natural gas energy center at Radford AAP on April 21.

  • Jacksonville phase of SEDRE officially in the books

    Apr 22, 2016

    As the final piece of equipment was driven onto the Military Sealift Command's U.S. Naval Ship Benavidez, April 21, the JAXPORT operations phase to the biggest sealift exercises the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) has participated in since before 9/11 came to an end.

  • LeMasters receives Distinguished Service Medal, transitions to new command

    Apr 22, 2016

    The general officer that leads the heart of Army Materiel Command headquarters will transition to a new command post in May.

  • Army experiments on providing 'unlimited magazine' to 2025 Soldiers

    Apr 22, 2016

    A swarm of experts from across the nation assembled for a two-week experiment at Fort Sill trying out systems with the potential to provide service members with unlimited weapons capabilities. The event, called Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment, spanned April 11-22 and demonstrated two types of weaponry - one using lasers and the other using electricity-propelled projectiles to acquire and destroy targets.

  • Life-saving helmet returned to Soldier

    Apr 21, 2016

    A helmet that deflected an AK-47 round in Afghanistan -- and probably saved the life of Staff Sgt. Thalamus Lewis -- was returned to him during a town hall at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, April 20.

  • Army arsenal's HAZMAT exercise flowed well, into river

    Apr 21, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- With the support of nearly 15 community and New York state emergency response teams, bringing with them more than 75 first responders, the Watervliet Arsenal conducted a hazardous material exercise here, April 20.

  • Lake City Army Ammo Plant recognized for excellence with Army Superior Unit Award

    Apr 21, 2016

    The Lake City Army Ammunition plant was awarded for exceptional service with the Army's Superior Unit Award during an official ceremony, held here, April 13.

  • National Guard soldiers learn mechanic skills at ANAD

    Apr 21, 2016

    This month, 67 soldiers from the 1072nd Maintenance Company in the Michigan National Guard have been training alongside the civilians of Anniston Army Depot. The first two weeks of training were held primarily in the Stryker shops where 31 soldiers were taught to disassemble, troubleshoot and repair Stryker components, including the vehicle's diesel engine.

  • Bingham bids farewell to ANAD

    Apr 21, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham will transfer command of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command at the beginning of May. April 6, she made her final visit to Anniston Army Depot as commanding general.

  • Natick's Bootstrap Initiative sparks creative, innovative ideas to benefit the warfighter

    Apr 21, 2016

    NATICK, Mass. (April 22, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has used the Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day for the second consecutive year to encourage innovative ideas from employees while reducing obstacles and red tape.

  • Senior Army leader takes a moment to praise, inspire 203 years of service to the Nation

    Apr 20, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Long before Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham's final visit to the historic Army arsenal in upstate New York on April 19, there was a lifetime of military experiences that would make this trip so memorable for her and especially for the Watervliet Arsenal workforce.

  • Partnering Up

    Apr 19, 2016

    When the 82nd Airborne Division deployed to take command of training, advising and assisting Iraqi security forces, its partnership with the 900th Contracting Battalion was already solid.

  • Senior executives collaborate on sharing talent

    Apr 19, 2016

    To increase leadership dialogue across Redstone Arsenal, the Army Materiel Command's senior civilian brought together the installation's top-level civilians for the first Team Redstone Networking Breakfast.

  • Army holds showcase of infrared technology advancements

    Apr 19, 2016

    The Army held a showcase of infrared technology advancements resulting from a five-year collaborative program between industry and the Department of Defense April 12-13.

  • Association honors Army civilians of year

    Apr 19, 2016

    Redstone dignitaries, local leaders and members of Association of the U.S. Army gathered at the Von Braun Center North Hall April 12 for the annual AUSA Redstone-Huntsville Chapter DA Civilians of the Year Awards Dinner. Each year AUSA recognizes Army civilians who exemplify the best of the best in their diverse fields.

  • JROTC Day opens gates to careers, capabilities

    Apr 19, 2016

    JROTC has formed them into future leaders -- on Thursday Team Redstone showed them what possibilities exist in that future.

  • 419th CSB assumes command of ECC-Afghanistan

    Apr 18, 2016

    The 419th Contracting Support Brigade assumed command of the Army Expeditionary Contracting Command-Afghanistan during a transfer of authority ceremony April 10

  • New Tobyhanna mission keeps Soldiers out of line of fire

    Apr 18, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Work has begun here on a system that will add an extra safety blanket for Soldiers in the field against the threat of improvised explosive devices and roadside bombs.

  • Japanese Joint Staff College students visit Yokohama North Dock

    Apr 18, 2016

    Students from the Japanese Joint Staff College toured the Watercraft Equipment Base - Yokohama North Dock in Yokahama, Japan, March 28.

  • Army science advisors discuss future Soldier priorities

    Apr 18, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2016) -- U.S. Army technology advisors gathered April 18-20 to discuss how the research and development community can better align with the service's future needs.

  • Army divers conduct underwater demolition training

    Apr 18, 2016

    U.S. Army divers with 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted underwater demolition training April 12-14 at Puuloa Range Complex off the coast of Iroquois Point, Hawaii.

  • American Legion's National Commander adds Army arsenal to his NY tour

    Apr 15, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (April 15, 2016) -- The American Legion's National Commander set the tone immediately upon his arrival here on April 14 by stating, "We are partners." Dale Barnett, the National Commander of The American Legion, took a detour during his three-day visit to New York to check out the Army's oldest, continuously operating arsenal...the Watervliet Arsenal.

  • Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit saves energy, preserves quality of life

    Apr 15, 2016

    For Soldiers in remote locations, home is where the MILHUT is. The small shelter system provides a home-like environment while also reducing energy and water usage, as well as waste. The Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit, or MILHUT, is a containerized shelter that relies on renewable energy technologies, which enable warfighters to be deployed longer in remote areas without the need for resupply. The MILHUT system provides habitat, hygiene and meal preparation capabilities that are not usually available with deployments to remote, austere areas.

  • SDDC participating in first Sealift Readiness Exercise in over 15-years

    Apr 15, 2016

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's (SDDC) 832nd Transportation Battalion recently began participating in a Sealift Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise (SEDRE) at the Jacksonville Port Authority's newly christened Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF).

  • Contracting Soldier serves as Fiesta ambassador

    Apr 14, 2016

    A 412th Contracting Support Brigade Soldier is serving as one of 10 military ambassadors during the 125th Fiesta San Antonio. Sgt. 1st Class Rich Richardson was selected in December to serve as an ambassador for the Army during Fiesta, which runs April 14-24.

  • AUSA Huntsville/Redstone Chapter awards Civilian of the Year

    Apr 14, 2016

    Daniel Featherston, program manager of AMRDEC's Engineering Directorate, Prototype and Integration Facility was recognized as the Association of the U.S. Army Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Civilian of the Year winner on April 12.

  • Army Materiel Command chaplain recalls path to chaplaincy

    Apr 14, 2016

    Retired Chaplain (Col.) Scott Carson, Army Materiel Command, remembers the many paths he took to become an Army chaplain

  • Research center awards scientists, engineers for patents

    Apr 14, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (April 14, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Director James Lackey presented awards to seven scientists and engineers for their advances in technology research resulting in five patents.

  • Army Reserve Sustainment Command acquisition Soldiers focus on contract support integration and cont

    Apr 14, 2016

    What once began as an Army contracting annual exercise focused on contingency contracting officer deployment, has now evolved into a multi-service training audience to include non-acquisition professionals focused on contract support integration and contractor management to support the warfighter.

  • Faces of the Force: Monica Clemons

    Apr 13, 2016

    Two fellowships--the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) Fellows Program and the Competitive Development Group/Army Acquisition Fellowship (CDG/AAF)--have taken Monica Clemons from business school to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology (ASA(ALT)), and from audit preparation to missile defense. "Faces of the Force" is an online series highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce through the power of individual stories. Profiles are produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication and Support Branch, working closely with public affairs officers to feature Soldiers and civilians serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines. For more information, or to nominate someone, please contact 703-805-1006.

  • Puig Wraps Up Unique ACC Experience

    Apr 13, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Many will say there is no one path to being a contracting command sergeant major, and for Command Sgt. Maj. David Puig, this was certainly true.

  • CECOM Commanding General Stresses Readiness at TYAD Industry Day

    Apr 13, 2016

    Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) hosted its Second Annual Industry Day here today which featured Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, CECOM Commanding General and higher headquarters of TYAD, as the introductory guest speaker.

  • Nation committed to bringing home missing heroes

    Apr 13, 2016

    USASAC employee Andy Hollingsworth was instrumental in bringing one of the Green Berets' most legendary Soldiers home.

  • CECOM Commander links Small Business with Army Readiness effort

    Apr 13, 2016

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) continues to promote its commitment to Army readiness, industrial growth, and technological development in ways that reflect they are solidly aligned with Pentagon and Department of Defense (DoD) goals and objectives.

  • $15M in new work will help retain critical war-fighting capability at Army arsenal

    Apr 12, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Watervliet Arsenal has just received two contracts valued at more than $15 million that will help retain critical war-fighting manufacturing capability, said the arsenal's director of operations.

  • Army streamlines tactical network capabilities' evaluation, assessment events

    Apr 12, 2016

    Army research center hosted a planning meeting to discuss possible technologies and systems they will evaluate and assess the remainder of Fiscal Year 2016 and into Fiscal Year 2017 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, March 8-9.

  • Senior civilian visits AMSAA

    Apr 12, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD. -- The most senior civilian in the materiel enterprise visited the agency charged with providing analytical support for current and future force capabilities.

  • Redstone community focused on collaboration

    Apr 12, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- To increase collaboration and opportunities to work together across the Tennessee Valley, Redstone Arsenal's Senior Commander hosted local economic development leaders at the Army Materiel Command headquarters, Apr. 8.

  • Carry-on medical equipment meets airworthiness standards

    Apr 8, 2016

    Approximately 600 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters support the MEDEVAC mission and are equipped with various medical devices to provide critical care to the wounded during air transport.

  • CECOM Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    Apr 8, 2016

    In a ceremony reflecting great pride and distinction, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), unveiled its newly created CECOM Hall of Fame Thursday, April 7, 2016 at its headquarters on Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot Recognized For Superior Support Of Armed Forces

    Apr 8, 2016

    Letterkenny Army Depot received April 8 the Pro Patria Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office that works to enhance retention rates in the Armed Forces and ultimately strengthen our national security. The ESGR grants a series of DoD awards to recognize employers who support their Guard and Reserve employees.

  • Army firefighters: An occupation where one needs to have the best day of their life, every day

    Apr 7, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Despite their well-known reputation for community service, firefighters typically do not come face-to-face with the public until tragedy strikes. Nevertheless, this sense of inevitability of tragedy is what the Arsenal's firefighters say challenges them to be better tomorrow than they are today.

  • AMC Band takes music education to schools

    Apr 7, 2016

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- In five schools across the Tennessee Valley, students will receive a special lesson in music education.

  • AMC announces Mission Command alignment

    Apr 6, 2016

    To optimize life cycle sustainment, better support the Chief of Staff of the Army's top priority of readiness, and posture the command for the future, I recently announced a Mission Command alignment for the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Commander talks terrorism, geo-politics, encourages critical thinking

    Apr 4, 2016

    WILBURTON, Okla. -- With terrorism and national security taking center stage during the presidential campaign, March 30, the leader of McAlester Army Ammunition Plant encouraged Eastern Oklahoma State College students to be critical listeners and to make a difference in the world with their vote.

  • Letterkenny Hosts Army's Vice Chief Of Staff On First Visit To Industrial Depot

    Apr 1, 2016

    LETTERKENNY, Pa. -- Top Army leaders -- including Army vice chief of staff Gen. Daniel Allyn -- who visit Letterkenny Army Depot in Pennsylvania gain a close-up view of the value the Army's organic industrial base depots provide in ensuring the nation's warfighters have the equipment they need to have the advantage on the battlefield.

  • Know the left and right limits of your participation in partisan political activities

    Apr 1, 2016

    As the presidential election nears, personnel should re-visit the regulations that govern military and all Federal civilian employees concerning their participation in the political process.

  • Defexpo India to boost ties with US, foreign military partners

    Mar 30, 2016

    Army Materiel Command's senior leader Gen. Dennis L. Via attended India's annual defense exposition to further define and help strengthen U.S. ties with India and other nations, March 28-31.

  • U.S. Army Successfully Fires Missile From New Interceptor Launch Platform

    Mar 30, 2016

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- The U.S. Army successfully fired a Longbow Hellfire missile from its newest launch platform on March 25, 2016 as part of an Engineering Demonstration of the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept (IFPC Inc 2-I).

  • USASAC Public Affairs wins two Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware awards

    Mar 30, 2016

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command Public Affairs Office was recently recognized with two first place awards in the Department of the Army's 2015 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition. Richard Bumgardner was announced as the Army Civilian Broadcast Journalist of the Year, and the command's 50th anniversary communications campaign was named Army's Outstanding Communications Campaign.

  • U.S. Army successfully fires AIM-9X missile from new interceptor launch platform

    Mar 30, 2016

    The U.S. Army successfully fired an AIM-9X missile from its newest launch platform.

  • Letterkenny Munitions Center Receives Army Superior Unit Award

    Mar 29, 2016

    Brigadier General Stephen E. Farmen, United States Army Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL, presented Letterkenny Munitions Center with the Army Superior Unit Award at an outdoor ceremony on Monday, March 28, 2016, held at the Headquarters Building parking lot of the Munitions Center.

  • Joint exercise benefits warfighters

    Mar 28, 2016

    In today's global environment, America relies on every branch of the Department of Defense to support national goals. With that philosophy, Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2016 combines more than 500 participants from across the DOD to train OCS personnel and improve strategic and operational relationships.

  • Watervliet Arsenal turns to public-private partnership to reduce costs, improve capacity

    Mar 25, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- In an era of countless news headlines that tout cost overruns for defense procurement contracts, it ought to be refreshing to hear that the Army's Watervliet Arsenal has actually found a way to cut production costs for two artillery systems by simply leveraging a public-private partnership that it has with a company called Electralloy.

  • Murphy visits ANAD

    Mar 24, 2016

    The Honorable Patrick Murphy, acting Secretary of the Army, toured Anniston Army Depot March 17. During the visit, Murphy, who was accompanied by Gen. Dennis Via, Army Materiel Command's commanding general, saw the installation's Combat Vehicle Repair Facility, where disassembly and assembly processes for the Army's main battle tank, the M1 Abrams, as well as work on the Stryker and other combat vehicles take place.

  • US Army successfully fires Stinger missile from new launch platform

    Mar 24, 2016

    The U.S. Army successfully fired a Stinger missile from its newest launch platform on March 23, 2016.

  • AMC maximizes Reserve Component integration

    Mar 23, 2016

    U.S. Army Materiel Command is expanding its capabilities with the help of the Army Reserve and Army National Guard. The AMC Reserve Component Mission Support Office is charged with matching the organization's requirements with part-time training opportunities that result in win-win situations.

  • Contract Specialist Scores High With Induction In Sports Hall Of Fame

    Mar 23, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Growing up in Huntsville's Sparkman Homes Housing area, Delvin Sullivan was determined to make sure he never made his mother cry. He saw her cry once, and that was enough for him. The love that the two of them shared along with the positive influences of the Sparkman Homes Boys and Girls Club, and the coaches and friends he made in high school, pulled Sullivan through the tough times growing up in public housing. Instead of drugs and crime, he chose football, basketball and track.

  • OCSJX prepares participants for worldwide deployments

    Mar 23, 2016

    More than 225 participants of Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2016 are learning combat and life-saving skills in realistic scenarios March 22 at Fort Bliss, Texas. This training is vital as the American military is called upon to deploy to austere and war-torn zones around the world. The exercise trains contracting and OCS support professionals across the Department of Defense to succeed while deployed in support of any contingency operation or natural disaster. In addition to honing their contracting skills, participants learn CPR, how to move and care for casualties, proper tourniquet applications, how to provide medical care under fire, and other life-saving skills. Also, the participants learned how to move in a combat environment, how to recognize unexploded explosives, and how to exit an overturned vehicle.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot recognized for sustainability

    Mar 23, 2016

    Tobyhanna Army Depot credits use of a focused environmental review program to ensure environmental sustainability is integrated into future construction and renovation projects for their recent win in the Secretary of the Army's environmental awards program's Sustainability -- Industrial Installation category.

  • Clear requirements, level playing field

    Mar 22, 2016

    ARDEC and JMC worked together to develop an ammunition standard that reduces ambiguity, ensures quality and safety for Soldiers and promotes competition by making the procurement process more transparent for all stakeholders. This article was originally published in the January - March 2016 issue of Army AL&T Magazine.

  • Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2016

    Mar 22, 2016

    More than 500 service members and civilians from across the Department of Defense and allied nations arrived March 21 at Fort Bliss, Texas, to participate in Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2016. The director for Logistics, Joint Staff J4, sponsors the three-week exercise to train operational contracting personnel and to improve strategic and operational relationships.

  • 900th CBN Soldiers return from deployment

    Mar 21, 2016

    Members of the 900th Contracting Battalion returned home in early March after a successful deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq.

  • Army recognizes year's best athletes, coach

    Mar 21, 2016

    The U.S. Army recognizes the 2016 best athletes and coach during the Association of the U.S. Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama, March 16.

  • Army Science Board looks at lethality, protection research

    Mar 21, 2016

    Members of the Army Science Board visited the U.S. Army Research Laboratory March 4.

  • Army's acting secretary emphasizes readiness above all

    Mar 21, 2016

    Acting Secretary of the Army Patrick J. Murphy visits Association of the U.S. Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Panel discusses Army's transition to sustainment

    Mar 17, 2016

    Change was the common thread that tied together the afternoon panel at the Association of the United States Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition, March 16 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Family forum joins in conversation on military health care

    Mar 17, 2016

    When it comes to the future of military health care, the voice of every beneficiary matters.

  • Leadership development key to building readiness

    Mar 17, 2016

    People are the Army's advantage. That was the message attendees of the Association of the U.S. Army's 2016 Global Force Symposium and Exposition walked away with Thursday following the panel discussion, "People are our Advantage: The Impacts of Leader Development on Readiness."

  • Army Contracting Command conducts training in Europe

    Mar 16, 2016

    Two European Army contracting brigades honed their contingency contracting administration skills thanks to a travelling training team.

  • Luncheon celebrates 100 years of Reserve Officer Training Corps

    Mar 16, 2016

    As the Association of the United States Army paused to celebrate the past 100 years of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, the cadets of today took note to ensure ROTC and Junior ROTC continues to form the leaders of tomorrow.

  • Army Establishes Awards To Honor Lt. Gen. (R) Arthur Gregg, Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

    Mar 16, 2016

    HUNTSVILLE, AL -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commander, today announced the establishment of two Army Awards -- one for leadership and another for innovation -- at the AUSA Global Force Symposium and Exposition. The awards honor two distinguished Soldiers, Lt. Gen. (R) Arthur J. Gregg and the late Maj. Gen. Harold "Harry" J. Greene, for the standards of excellence that they set in leadership and innovation.

  • AMC partners with Syracuse University

    Mar 16, 2016

    Through a partnership with Syracuse University in New York, the U.S. Army Materiel Command is offering an opportunity for 15 employees to earn a master's degree in less than a year.

  • Wyche chairs Strategic Materiel Readiness Panel Symposium

    Mar 16, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, chaired a panel symposium March 15 during the Global Force Symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

  • Army reaches out to small businesses

    Mar 16, 2016

    The "Open for Business" sign is hanging on the U.S. Army Materiel Command, its top leader told about 400 professionals who gathered in Huntsville for the Team Redstone Small Business Industry Outreach event at the Jackson Center March 14.

  • Army vehicles get technology upgrades for modernization evaluations

    Mar 16, 2016

    Before Soldiers can evaluate the latest version of the Army's on-the-move communications network this spring, hundreds of Army tactical vehicles are receiving technological upgrades within the Integration Motor Pool at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Army seeks enhanced partnership with University of Central Florida

    Mar 15, 2016

    A representative from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory visited the University of Central Florida Feb. 9-11 to investigate partnership opportunities.

  • Laboratory partners with industry, academia for advanced manufacturing

    Mar 15, 2016

    As part of its Open Campus collaboration initiative, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory met with industry, academia and government representatives March 4 with a goal of building a consortium.

  • Army researcher volunteers service to support organization

    Mar 15, 2016

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, as part of its work life balance initiative, recently implemented a wellness program intended to promote healthier lifestyles of its employees.

  • Global Force Symposium features AMC

    Mar 15, 2016

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command is the featured command at the 2016 AUSA Global Force Symposium March 15-17 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • AMC honors six retired commanding generals

    Mar 15, 2016

    The Army Materiel Command inducted six of its retired commanders into the AMC Hall of Fame during a ceremony March 14 in AMC Headquarters' Villar Room.

  • USASAC employee honored for top-notch support

    Mar 15, 2016

    Tracy Engler, the Israel country program manager, was named USASAC's Employee of the Quarter for what her supervisor described as her attention to detail and willingness to "put in whatever time is required to provide a professional product."

  • LRC-Detroit: Small arsenal with big footprint, missions

    Mar 15, 2016

    Logistics Readiness Center-Detroit carries out the base operations logistics support necessary to keep Detroit Arsenal operating. LRC-Detroit's mission statement includes providing customers "with a vision of global reach -- local touch." This arsenal serves high-ranking civilians and about 250 Army personnel who promote, support and sustain the research, development and total life cycle management of ground vehicle systems for warfighters.