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  • MassDevelopment gift enhances collaborative research at Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Aug 3, 2015

    The Secretary of the Army has accepted a $900,000 gift from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Development Finance Agency, or MassDevelopment, to perform infrastructure upgrades to the Doriot Climatic Chambers at the U.S. Army's Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Four-star general gives career advice to summer interns

    Jul 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- More than 50 summer hires from the Army Materiel Command got a glimpse into the life of a four-star general as part of their professional development while interning at Redstone Arsenal.

  • DLA Distribution Anniston names new DCO

    Jul 31, 2015

    Guy Taylor was chosen as DLA Distribution Anniston's new deputy commander earlier this month. This is the second Defense Logistics Agency post for Taylor, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces non-commissioned officer.

  • Bolander bids farewell to the depot workforce

    Jul 31, 2015

    As I stated upon my arrival, Anniston Army Depot is a great place to work and, because of you, we can continue to be the best in the business for years to come. From day one, we encountered challenges in the financial arena -- budget cuts, sequestration, release of temporary employees and later hiring additional temporary employees.

  • Pathways program restarts this fall with 15 high school interns

    Jul 31, 2015

    Fifteen high school students will be part of the reinstituted cooperative education program at Anniston Army Depot this fall, when school begins. The Student Educational Employment Program began in January 2001. Now called Pathways, it is a three-phase program beginning with training high school students who then progress to a technical college education and, finally, full-time employment at the depot if a position is available.

  • Col. Kidd becomes 34th commander of ANAD

    Jul 31, 2015

    Col. Martine Kidd took the reins of Anniston Army Depot as its 34th commander during a Change of Command ceremony yesterday. The ceremony, held in the installation's Nichols Industrial Complex, was presided over by Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, commanding general of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.

  • Issuing Army Prepositioned Stocks in Support of Pacific Reach 2015

    Jul 31, 2015

    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia exercised their ability to issue APS-4 watercraft to 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) during Exercise Pacific Reach 2015, which was held in May.

  • Simultaneous NTC exercises call for contracting teamwork

    Jul 31, 2015

    Members of the 615th Contracting Team are executing operational contracting support for two simultaneous exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

  • Army to develop cyber campus in Alabama

    Jul 30, 2015

    In January 2015, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center acquired two Redstone Arsenal buildings, which are being dedicated to the cybersecurity mission.

  • Legion of Merit for 401st AFSB command team

    Jul 30, 2015

    The Legion of Merit was awarded to Col. Matthew J. Ferguson, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Wendy A. Robinson, 401st AFSB command sergeant major, during an awards ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O'Connell, Army Sustainment Command commanding general, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait July 16.

  • Army manufacturing centers don't shut down, do they? Not at Watervliet.

    Jul 30, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (July 2015) -- Long days, 90-degree heat, and no wind -- yes, it must be time for the Arsenal's annual shutdown week. But it should be self-evident that calling an intense maintenance and safety surge is anything from a shutdown.

  • Change of command, responsibility and mission for 401st AFSB

    Jul 30, 2015

    One ceremony encompassed a change of command, change of responsibility and change of mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade on Jul. 16.

  • Joint Munitions Command recognized for excellence with Army Superior Unit Award

    Jul 30, 2015

    The United States Army Joint Munitions Command was awarded for exceptional service with the Army's Superior Unit Award during an official ceremony, held at the Rock Island Arsenal, July 30.

  • Building readiness and expeditionary responsiveness of divisions and corps

    Jul 30, 2015

    We will build readiness in our tactical formations by better leveraging Materiel Management and Distribution Management capabilities in our sustainment units. Recent changes to home-station alignments involving Expeditionary Sustainment Commands and Sustainment Brigades offer an opportunity to dramatically improve delivery of sustainment effects at the division and corps levels.

  • Soldiers gear up for AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 30, 2015

    Eleven Soldiers will compete in the 2015 Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition. The contest will be at Camp Atterbury, Indiana Aug. 24-28.

  • Developments enhance future vertical lift aircraft

    Jul 29, 2015

    Efforts are being made to establish methods to reduce the time to develop and field new software capabilities and their life cycle costs for future vertical lift aircraft.

  • USASAC celebrates 50 years building relationships

    Jul 29, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command celebrated its 50th anniversary this week with ceremonies at its Redstone Arsenal and New Cumberland, Penn., offices. The July 21 and 23 ceremonies, respectively, were hosted by Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, USASAC's commanding general.

  • Natick investigates high-barrier, non-foil materials for food packaging

    Jul 28, 2015

    Scientists at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are investigating high-barrier, non-foil materials, which have the potential to be lighter in weight, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly than foil-based packaging.

  • Blisters, boots, broken feet: TSC Soldiers take on 'Nijmegen 4 Daagse'

    Jul 28, 2015

    The annual Nijmegen "Vierdaagse" (four-day) march in the Netherlands is an event regional marching enthusiasts and service members among others look forward to all year. For some, it is a chance to prove their strength and resiliency. For others it is a chance to join thousands of other marchers in the world's largest walking event and earn a coveted ribbon. Regardless of the reason, each walker must complete his or her individual distance - and 30 to 50 kilometers a day is no small feat.

  • 410th CSB cases its colors for deployment

    Jul 28, 2015

    Members of the 410th Contracting Support Brigade cased their organizational colors during a ceremony July 27 here signaling the first deployment as a brigade headquarters since its activation in May 2007.

  • ASC commanding general honors 'Forgotten War'

    Jul 28, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. �-- Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, served as the guest speaker for a ceremony commemorating the 62nd anniversary of the Korean War armistice, here, July 27.

  • CECOM commanding general offers insight to CGSC students

    Jul 28, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (July 28, 2015) -- Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Commander and U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford spoke to students and staff of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College during a trip to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on July 23, 2015.

  • Commentary: Army science, technology drive innovation

    Jul 27, 2015

    Scientists and engineers from across government, industry and academia are searching for technology solutions to bring empower American warfighters. Innovation is the fuel for the Army of the future.

  • 690th RPOE epitomizes "Turbo Distribution" in Lakehurst exercise

    Jul 27, 2015

    JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey (July 24, 2015) -- More than 50 Soldiers from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 690th Rapid Port Opening Element deployed to the Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, N.J. as a part of a USTRANSCOM-led Joint Task Force-Port Opening "Turbo Distribution" training exercise, July 20-24.

  • Historic cannons rejoin USASAC headquarters

    Jul 27, 2015

    Historic 18th century cannons were placed in front of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. as part of the command's 50th anniversary celebration held July 21.

  • Center for Army Lessons Learned celebrates 30 years of service to the Army

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) celebrates 30 years of service to the Army. Established on August 1, 1985 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas the center is responsible for collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and archiving lessons and best practices throughout the Army, other services, and coalition partners.

  • AMC leader celebrates Huntsville veterans home

    Jul 24, 2015

    Huntsville, Ala. -- The Army Materiel Command and Tennessee Valley community marked the 20th anniversary of the Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home Friday July 24.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers' expertise in high demand at Army manufacturing center

    Jul 23, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Not since 9/11 has the Watervliet Arsenal had U.S. troops deploy to support its operations, until now, as nine personnel from the U.S. Army Reserve's 305th Engineer Facility Detachment from Staten Island deployed here July 13-24 to do critical support work.

  • Forgotten War remembered and honored

    Jul 23, 2015

    Gen. Dennis Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) commanding general, and audience members from across the country honored and remembered the service of Korean War Veterans during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo, held on Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces New Commanding General

    Jul 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command will get a new commander next month.

  • Huntsville team provides expertise in delivering customers cyber secure facilities, systems

    Jul 22, 2015

    To ensure consistent delivery of efficient, cyber secure facilities and systems to its customers, the Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville established an Information Assurance and Information Technology Branch, and has also been designated the Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Technical Center of Expertise.

  • Moroccans to receive refurbished aircraft

    Jul 22, 2015

    Three refurbished CH-47D chinook helicopters are on their way to the Royal Moroccan Air Force as part of a foreign military sales case facilitated by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.

  • Many eyes, same pictures

    Jul 21, 2015

    Multifunction Video Display system demonstrates the first fully government-owned package of software and hardware that can display full-motion video from all vehicle--enablers at all crew stations within the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle Type II. Providing all crew members access to all sensors, the system improves operator efficiency and situational awareness and reduces size, weight and power requirements. This article was first published in the July - September 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine

  • AMC has organizational day at Monte Sano

    Jul 21, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- U.S. Army Materiel Command employees, family, friends and even a few dogs gathered at Monte Sano State Park July 17 for the command's annual organizational day activities.

  • Military Intelligence Corps inductes Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene into hall of fame

    Jul 21, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Military Intelligence Corps inducted Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene, who died Aug. 5, 2014, into its Hall of Fame during its annual ceremony June 26.

  • Troops get glimpse inside munitions business

    Jul 21, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A group of ammunition and maintenance Soldiers from Fort Sill, Oklahoma, got a rare look inside the production, storage and shipping of munitions at one of the nation's organic industrial bases during a visit to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant here, July 16.

  • Future Army nanosatellites to empower Soldiers

    Jul 20, 2015

    One Army project is making the future of satellite communications more responsive to Soldiers' needs.

  • Army researchers explore new 3-D laser capability

    Jul 20, 2015

    The VizLab has added a ROMER Absolute Arm for their 3-D modeling projects. The ROMER is a laser scanner that can be used in the lab or out in the field.

  • Leaders Are Best When They Connect With Employees

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Time is often considered a leader's most valuable asset. There's never enough of it, someone always wants it and it is fleeting when it's most needed. So, it goes without saying that time management is essential to effective leadership. But, for one of the Aviation and Missile Command's long-time leaders, time takes on a whole different dimension when a leader uses it to move an organization and its employees forward.

  • Growing The Desire For Public Service Among Local Teens

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Despite the challenges faced by civilian employees in recent years -- budget cuts, sequestration and furloughs -- the Aviation and Missile Command's deputy commander told graduates of the 2015 Adventures at AMCOM Enrichment Program on July 16 that civil service remains one of the most rewarding professions for Americans.

  • Team Tobyhanna impresses Navy, earns award

    Jul 20, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Team Tobyhanna was front and center at a recent Naval Sea Systems Command Excellence Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

  • MICC analyst's perseverance rewarded

    Jul 20, 2015

    After years of working to pay for college, a Mission and Installation Contracting Command analyst here was recently awarded a $15,000 scholarship to help pay for his education.

  • Nanosatellites may soon communicate with Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2015

    Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications.

  • Museum exhibit examines U.S. Army uniforms

    Jul 16, 2015

    FORT Lee, Va. (July 16, 2015) -- Over a year in the making, the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum opened a permanent exhibit July 8 chronicling military dress from 19th century attire to more functional uniforms of the 21st century.

  • Sportsman leaves behind deer, natural resource conservation legacy

    Jul 16, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- It's not going to happen this year, but sometime in the future the tall, slender sportsman in the beige cowboy hat who managed the renowned deer hunt at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant here for nearly two decades will likely return in pursuit of his own trophy white-tailed deer.

  • Army researchers develop 'One display to rule them all'

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers reduce the cognitive load on Soldiers by streamlining critical surveillance functions as part of counter-explosive, route clearance missions inside the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle, known as MMPV.

  • Civilian employees awarded for performance and dedication

    Jul 13, 2015

    Over 300 government civilians were awarded for their performance and service to the Software Engineering Directorate July 9 at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Director, DLA Acquistion (J7) Matthew Beebe visits depot

    Jul 13, 2015

    Director, Defense Logistics Agency Acquisition Matthew Beebe visited the Hawthorne Army Depot on June 18, 2015. Beebe is a member of the Senior Executive Service and is responsible for the development, application, and oversight of DLA acquisition policy, plans, programs, functional systems and operations for the joint force acquisition program.

  • MICC stands ready for promising new future

    Jul 13, 2015

    More than 500 days ago, Dec. 2, 2013, I accepted the colors of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command. In addressing the men and women in the formation that day, I challenged, "During this period of fiscal uncertainty, we must do our part to keep the Army strong. This will take every man and woman within our formation to be dedicated to innovative contracting solutions to ensure we maintain a highly capable Army within our budgetary constraints."

  • Foster takes command of AFSBn-Kuwait

    Jul 11, 2015

    Lieutenant Colonel Russell J. Foster assumed command of Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait during a change of command ceremony at battalion headquarters at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait July 2.

  • Army civilians honored for service to nation

    Jul 10, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Four employees here were recognized for their years of government service during a recent Length of Service ceremony.

  • Army civilian Lean event increases output for Air Force trainer

    Jul 10, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- An employee-driven project converted an unorganized, inefficient space into a well-oiled, efficient operation using visual management cues and techniques.

  • French retires after 29 years of distinguished service to our Nation

    Jul 10, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, relinquished command of the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command after two years as the senior leader and retired during an official ceremony, held here, July 9, at Memorial Park.

  • RIA-JMTC Rewind: May - June 2015

    Jul 10, 2015

    On this edition of the RIA-JMTC Rewind: We learn who the new commander of the Arsenal is, check in on the employee CPR training, find out the results of a high level joint visit, and learn about an Arsenal exhibit at a community museum.

  • RIA Soldiers caddy for pros, Bill Murray at the John Deere Classic

    Jul 10, 2015

    Six Soldiers from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and First Army, both headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, met actor Bill Murray and professional golfers from around the world at the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, July 8.

  • Redstone warrant officers celebrate 97 years

    Jul 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the 97th U.S. Army Warrant Officer Birthday cake-cutting ceremony here at the parade field July 9.

  • Brig. Gen. Farmen assumes leadership of Joint Munitions Command

    Jul 9, 2015

    The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command held their change of command ceremony, July 9, at Rock Island Arsenal Memorial Park.

  • PAC-3 missile contracting team saves millions

    Jul 8, 2015

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone, Patriot Directorate, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile production team provides contracting support for the Army's PAC-3 missile program, which falls under the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space.

  • Strengthening partnerships is goal of Joint Acquisition Sustainment Review

    Jul 8, 2015

    Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology and the Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command met to strengthen the partnership between acquisition and the materiel enterprise at a Joint Acquisition Sustainment Review.

  • Interview: Innovate the Future

    Jul 7, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill gives his vision for building a culture of innovation in the U.S. Army.

  • Watervliet machinists ship out to Fort Lee for 'basic' Army training

    Jul 7, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- The Secretary of the Army said before Congress last March, "Today and into the future, the Army must provide well-led and highly trained Soldiers organized into tailorable and scalable organizations that provide our Nation's leaders an array of options, both lethal and nonlethal, across the entire range of missions." The Arsenal has only one recommended modification to the Secretary's verbiage. "Today and into the future, the Army must provide well-led and highly trained Soldiers and 'Civilians' into tailorable and scalable organizations that provide our Nation's leaders an array of options..."

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

    Jul 7, 2015

    Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another.

  • Wearing body armor strengthens civilian experience

    Jul 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has held its semiannual greening courses for quite some time, but with new leadership comes new challenges.

  • Dwyer recognized with presidential rank award

    Jul 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of Army Materiel Command's very own senior leaders was recently honored with presidential rank status, the most prestigious recognition afforded to career executives and senior professionals in the federal government.

  • Gen. Via meets with Army civilian interns at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 7, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, met july 8 with interns from several Rock Island Arsenal commands subordinate to AMC, to advise and encourage them as they begin their journey as federal employees.

  • Celebrating liberty, freedom and democracy

    Jul 2, 2015

    This Independence Day, we will celebrate the 239th year since the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence- the document that separated the American colonies from British rule and led to the creation of a new federal republic and the birth of our great Nation, the United States of America.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's June 2015 newsletter called: The Salvo

    Jul 1, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A gathering of key stories and photos that capture some of the action at the Army's manufacturing center at Watervliet, New York for the month of June 2015. The Arsenal has been in continuous operation supporting our troops since the War of 1812.

  • Army researcher invents new ways for intelligence analysts to visualize, interact with information

    Jun 30, 2015

    Army researchers are improving how computers manage a myriad of images, which will help analysts across the DOD intelligence community.

  • Acquisition leader recognized for Operation United Assistance work

    Jun 30, 2015

    A member of the Army's acquisition corps was recognized for his work with the Joint Force Command-United Assistance Fiscal Triad Team, during an annual conference of the American Society of Military Comptrollers May 28, 2015, in New Orleans.

  • Army's mobile network program granted Full Materiel Release

    Jun 29, 2015

    The Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program was granted Full Materiel Release (FMR) for its mobile tactical communication network backbone, WIN-T Increment 2.

  • Joint Munitions Command honors new Hall of Fame inductees, dedicates building

    Jun 26, 2015

    The Joint Munitions Command honored four individuals for their career contributions during the 2015 Ammunition Hall of Fame Ceremony, held at the Rock Island Arsenal, June 26.

  • AMCOM, partners take home big wins for value engineering

    Jun 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Aviation and Missile Command is a big winner this year in the Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards.

  • Odierno awards LRC-Italy for deployment excellence

    Jun 26, 2015

    Gen. Raymond Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, presented the 2014 Deployment Excellence Award Outside the Continental United States to Logistics Readiness Center-Italy, June 10, in Washington, D.C.

  • 403rd AFSB welcomes new leader

    Jun 26, 2015

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, headquartered in Daegu, Korea, marked an important milestone in the unit's history as they welcomed a new leader. Command Sgt. Maj. Kendricks Gamble assumed responsibility of the brigade during a ceremony at Camp Henry, Korea, June 18.

  • LRC-TS continues support in humanitarian causes

    Jun 26, 2015

    The Logistics Readiness Center-Torii Station, a subordinate element of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, manages the Humanitarian Assistance Program for the Pacific Command.

  • Brookie assumes command of Army Petroleum Center

    Jun 26, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 26, 2015) -- Col. John "Chris" Brookie assumed command of the Army Petroleum Center in a ceremony here June 26. The Army Petroleum Center operates under the Army Materiel Command, serving as the control point for the Department of Defense's bulk petroleum.

  • Marriott reflects on accomplishments, takes on new role

    Jun 26, 2015

    During some of the most challenging times for government employees, William P. Marriott has served as deputy chief of staff for personnel at Army Materiel Command headquarters.

  • CECOM Commanding General accepts leadership award on behalf of Gen. Dennis Via

    Jun 26, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General of Communications-Electronics Command and Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Commander was the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Federal Business Forum & Expo in Arlington, Virginia sponsored by the Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA)Magazine.

  • 202-year-old Arsenal announces $27M program to upgrade historic facility

    Jun 24, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced today a $27 million program that will upgrade critical facilities, some of which date back to the mid-1800s, said the chief of public works.

  • Army scientists test fabric for new warfighter uniforms

    Jun 24, 2015

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is leading an effort to design a new warfighter uniform - with added protection against chemical warfare agents encountered in the field.

  • 'I Did My Best At Whatever Job I Had'

    Jun 24, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Stepping out of her comfort zone has long defined the career of the Aviation and Missile Command's Cathy Dickens.

  • JLENS Battery - Trusted Soldiers securing the Northeast corridor.

    Jun 24, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General of Communications-Electronics Command and Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Commander toured the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground - South in Edgewood.

  • ECC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, AL, June 22.

  • Army civilian hopes life-saving actions raise awareness, increase participation

    Jun 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A packaging specialist here recently received a Commander's Award for Public Service for frequently giving the gift of life.

  • Communications-Electronics Command cyber training range launches

    Jun 23, 2015

    To keep pace with training demands of the Army's growing cyber force, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command is standing up a new training range to help Soldiers validate their cyber security skills.

  • Contract experts discuss cost, pricing techniques

    Jun 23, 2015

    Contracting professionals from across the command are meeting June 23-25 for a cost and price workshop conducted by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Army announces national winning teams of 2015 eCYBERMISSION competition

    Jun 22, 2015

    HUNT VALLEY, Md. (June 22, 2015) -- The U.S. Army announced the winning teams of the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION STEM competition in an awards ceremony June 19. eCYBERMISSION is a web-based STEM competition for sixth- through ninth-grade students designed to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their communities, according to Louie R. Lopez, eCYBERMISSION program manager.

  • Down to the wire

    Jun 22, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Mechanic Helper Wayne Jefferson checks capacitors in a multi-voltage power supply used in the AN/MPN-14K Landing Control Central.

  • Liaison engineer honored for Liberia deployment

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Commander's Award for Civilian Service was presented to an Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center employee June 4 at the Aviation Engineering Directorate's All Hands Meeting.

  • Newly renovated facility named after operations research pioneer

    Jun 19, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity dedicated a newly renovated facility to the late Abraham Golub, a pioneer in the Operations Research Community, at a ceremony here June 3.

  • Fort Belvoir contracting office welcomes new leader

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command welcomed a new leader during a June 17 ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

  • CECOM recognizes senior civilian leader for service, bids farewell

    Jun 19, 2015

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) bid farewell to its senior civilian leader during a dinner at Top of the Bay here, June 18.

  • Army, Air Force take bomb disposal to new level with lasers

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles with laser technology.

  • Quartermaster takes helm at Army Logistics University

    Jun 18, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 18, 2015) -- By his own account, Col. Thomas J. Rogers' speech went a bit long despite the fact he avoided mentioning many of the dignitaries present. It wasn't intentional, declared the new commandant of the Army Logistics University, but it was more important to spend the time sharing a short list of commitments.

  • MICC officials research ideas to increase GPC program efficiencies

    Jun 18, 2015

    A group of acquisition professionals met May 27-29 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to discuss increasing efficiencies into the oversight and management of the Government Purchase Card program.

  • ECC commanding general addresses 409th CSB during town hall

    Jun 18, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, held a town hall with the 409th Contacting Support Brigade here.

  • Young student scientists represent the future

    Jun 18, 2015

    Middle school students convening here this week for the eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event were told they had become honorary U.S. Army scientists and engineers and that they represent the future of the American scientific community.

  • New standard aviation handbook up for review

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's Aviation Engineering Directorate is revising the aviation handbook for maintenance monitoring for all U.S. Army aircraft.

  • An assistant secretary of the Army, R&D center discuss C4ISR system modernization

    Jun 18, 2015

    The Hon. Heidi Shyu toured the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center to gain a deeper understanding of CERDEC's Hardware/Software Convergence initiative. CERDEC is working to modernize and modularize Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, or C4ISR, and Electronic Warfare components so that there is a standard interface to better and more quickly facilitate the integration, compatibility and interoperability of new capabilities.

  • Joint U.S., Israeli device seeks to reduce airflow drag

    Jun 18, 2015

    U.S. Army and Israeli scientists are conducting testing and research on active flow control devices as a means to reduce drag on future Army aircraft.