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  • Watervliet Arsenal turns to 1905 program to retain critical manufacturing skills

    Nov 30, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A report last month from the New York Department of Labor signaled a continued decline in manufacturing jobs in the state, a long-term trend making the hiring of a machinist for this Army arsenal extremely challenging.

  • Army advances battery research with engineer's Japanese assignment

    Nov 25, 2015

    The U.S. and Japanese militaries are improving combat-vehicle battery research through partnerships, according to officials.

  • The Army Learning Model is right on the money

    Nov 25, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Marion Fox stands in front of his class explaining the finer points of master data elements in the Defense Travel System and the Army's General Fund Enterprise Business System during phase one of the 94th Training Division's Finance Senior Leaders Course at Fort Dix, N.J. The FSLC is designed to improve students' practical skills in the field of Army finance, so learning to navigate between DTS and GFEBS is an essential component of ensuring that soldiers get the money they're owed.

  • Be safe this Thanksgiving holiday!

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is approaching and many Soldiers, Civilian employees, and their Family members will embark on journeys to visit family and friends. Traffic volume on America's highways will increase by 50%, airports will be busy, and inclement weather may influence your journey; be mindful that nearly 40 million people will be traveling over this holiday period.

  • Summit explores ways to increase innovation

    Nov 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a two-day summit last week, general officers and civilian leaders engaged in a series of briefings and moderated group discussions to define the barriers to innovation within the Army's life cycle materiel enterprise.

  • 925th Contracting Battalion uncases colors in Afghanistan

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers and civilians from the 925th Contracting Battalion, from Fort Drum, New York, uncased their colors during a ceremony at the conference center here. The ceremony signifies the beginning of the battalion's year-long deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

  • Army aviation executive shares milestones, goals

    Nov 21, 2015

    Getting to the finish line starts with a contract award. That was the message from the program executive officer for aviation that resonated with the audience and was echoed by many of the other speakers and panel members during the annual Army Aviation Association of America Aircraft Survivability Equipment Symposium and Aviation Product Symposium in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Aviation community hiring strategy proves successful

    Nov 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Nov. 20, 2015) -- Budget cuts, hiring restraints and a retiring older workforce have led to a shortage of experienced workers across the federal government.

  • OPM-SANG sergeant major poised to make a difference

    Nov 20, 2015

    As the new senior enlisted adviser to the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard, Sgt. Maj. Michael James Mingle will focus his efforts on both U.S. and Saudi noncommissioned officers. In addition to advising the program manager on all NCO matters, Mingle will make sure U.S. troops successfully satisfy their crucial roles as adviser-diplomats in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • OPM-SANG deputy looks forward to winning year

    Nov 20, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program welcomed its new deputy Sept. 29. Since his arrival at OPM-SANG headquarters on Riyadh's Eskan Village, Col. David Matthew Fee said he has been impressed with the amount of expertise on the small compound.

  • AMC commander addresses veterans, business owners at national event

    Nov 20, 2015

    PITTSBURGH -- Army Materiel Command's commitment to small business continues, Army Materiel Command's top leader told nearly 4,000 people gathered at the National Veterans Small Business Engagement Nov. 18.

  • Gen Via hosts AMC Town Hall

    Nov 20, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commanding General, Army Materiel Command, talked to Soldiers and civilians about his focus areas, guiding principles and the way ahead during a town hall at the Sparkman Center, Nov. 20.

  • Crane Leadership Serve Thanksgiving Lunch to Workforce

    Nov 19, 2015

    Crane Army's Col. James Hooper and Chief of Staff Dan Wiley joined NSA Crane's Cmdr. Tim Craddock and Lt. Cmdr. Pat Wiegleb, and NSWC Crane's Chief of Staff Angie Lewis in serving an early Thanksgiving lunch, Nov. 19, 2015, to both Army and Navy employees.

  • 925th Contracting Battalion uncases its colors

    Nov 18, 2015

    Soldiers and civilians from the 925th Contracting Battalion and Regional Contracting Center-Capital uncased their colors during a ceremony Nov. 11 at the New Kabul Compound Conference Center here.

  • Contract specialists earn professional development opportunity

    Nov 18, 2015

    Two contract specialists from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command were recently selected for the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program.

  • Holiday concert is gift to Tennessee Valley community

    Nov 18, 2015

    The Army Materiel Command Band has a holiday gift for the Tennessee Valley, even the Grinch will enjoy.

  • Army researchers add power, range to artillery

    Nov 16, 2015

    Picatinny Arsenal engineers are improving artillery by extending its range, power and versatility by using an electrically-responsive method to control energetic materials such as propellants.

  • Armament Technology Facility nominated for safety award

    Nov 16, 2015

    The Armament Technology Facility (ATF) is the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center's (ARDEC) small and medium caliber weapon systems Research, Development, Test and Evaluation facility, staffed with highly trained engineers, technicians, gunsmiths and specialists.

  • Four-star general hand delivers award to 93-year-old Hall of Fame inductee

    Nov 16, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Gen. Dennis L. Via honored a promise he made last month to a 93-year-old Watervliet Arsenal retiree by traveling from Alabama to upstate New York on November 15 to present a Hall of Fame award to Fred Clas, the former Arsenal director of operations.

  • AMRDEC educates MDA on mission, way ahead

    Nov 13, 2015

    More than 30 leaders from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center briefed leaders from the Missile Defense Agency on the expertise provided by AMRDEC in support of MDA.

  • 'Photo Bombing Dog' Gives AMCOM Family National Spotlight

    Nov 12, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The cat finally got one up on the dog. Yet, in the process, the dog gave his owners a free trip to Los Angeles, the experience of being on live television, and a chance at the big win of $100,000.

  • Celebrating the service, sacrifice of veterans

    Nov 12, 2015

    Army Materiel Command's top leaders celebrated the service and sacrifice of others during Huntsville's celebration of Veterans Day Nov. 11.

  • RIA Soldiers participate in 23 Veterans Day events

    Nov 12, 2015

    Soldiers from five different commands at Rock Island Arsenal participated in 23 Veterans Day events across western Illinois and eastern Iowa from Nov. 7-11.

  • USASAC FMS strengthens Brazil, U.S. partnership

    Nov 12, 2015

    A Brazilian army officer visited Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) Aug. 28 to conduct a joint visual inspection (JVI) as part of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's (USASAC) foreign military sales process.

  • AMC fosters culture of innovation with summit

    Nov 12, 2015

    To foster a culture of innovation across the materiel life cycle, the U.S. Army Materiel Command will kick-off the first Innovation Summit at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Nov. 18-20.

  • Mad Scientists: Brainpower next frontier in Army's arsenal

    Nov 10, 2015

    Human performance will be as important, if not more important, than technology in 2030," predicted a high-level Army intelligence expert.

  • School celebrates Veterans Day with general

    Nov 10, 2015

    Taking a break from their studies, the students of Whitesburg Elementary/Middle School gave a warm welcome to Redstone Senior Commander Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche, who was the Veterans Day program's keynote speaker Monday.

  • ACC-RI employee's family defines military service

    Nov 10, 2015

    When reflecting upon her family's military roots that go back to the 18th century, she is filled with pride for her family's service during the past 200-plus years.

  • ACC-RI, ASC connect with industry partners

    Nov 10, 2015

    The Army Contracting Command-Rock Island and U.S. Army Sustainment Command held an Industry Week at the Radisson in Davenport, Iowa, Oct. 27-29.

  • Picatinny employees recognized by National Defense Industrial Association

    Nov 10, 2015

    The Picatinny Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association held its 35th annual Firepower Awards Luncheon at the Skylands in Randolph Nov. 5, presenting 11 awards that included eight persons who work at Picatinny Arsenal.

  • Picatinny engineers developing safer, 'greener' propelling charge for 105mm artillery cartridges

    Nov 9, 2015

    Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are developing a new propelling charge for the family of 105mm artillery cartridges that are safer for the warfighter by eliminating the use of lead and other toxic substances present in the current charge.

  • CECOM/APG Host Annual Planning Brief to Industry C4ISR/ChemBio Centers of Excellence Discuss Future

    Nov 9, 2015

    The U.S Army Communications-Electronic Command (CECOM) played host to Aberdeen Proving Ground's (APG) annual, three-day Advanced Planning Brief for Industry here November 3 -- 5, 2015. The event is designed to inform small business and large industry partners of the impending contract opportunities expected at APG in the next fiscal year.

  • Crane Army Raises Money for CFC with a Pie in the Face

    Nov 9, 2015

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity got into the swing of giving in October during two pie-in-the-face fundraisers for the Combined Federal Campaign that raised $500 in cash donations.

  • Soldiers use military training to save civilian life

    Nov 6, 2015

    Two U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization Soldiers were awarded Joint Service Commendation Medals at the U.S. Embassy in Clayton, Panama, Oct. 23 for saving the life of a local taxi driver July 29.

  • ASC-ARE supports annual exercise in Korea

    Nov 6, 2015

    Twenty Soldiers assigned to Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element participated in the annual major exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian 15, supporting the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Hawaii and the 403rd AFSB in Daegu, Korea, Aug. 10-28.

  • Joint Munitions Command Professionals participate in University Engineering Event

    Nov 6, 2015

    St. Ambrose University's Engineering Event was a one-stop shop for students who may one day be counted among Illinois and Iowa's STEM professionals.

  • Army researchers connect with partners at open campus open house

    Nov 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army research community joined its counterparts in academia and industry to discuss better collaboration techniques during a conference Nov. 3-4.

  • Army's MIND Lab able to decode brain waves

    Nov 5, 2015

    In an Army Research Laboratory facility here called "The MIND Lab," a desktop computer was able to accurately determine what target image a Soldier was thinking about.

  • Force 2025 needs more team building, leader development

    Nov 5, 2015

    About 350 senior and mid-level leaders from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command learned about strategies the Army is taking to maximize personnel potential during the first Commanding General's Leadership Professional Development training event, here, Nov. 4.

  • Tobyhanna employees play pivotal role in depot modernization

    Nov 4, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Skilled technicians earned accolades for their contributions to the ongoing modernization of Tobyhanna's infrastructure and the information technology (IT) network.

  • AMC Band doesn't miss beat with leadership change

    Nov 3, 2015

    Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jesse Pascua relinquished command to Chief Warrant Officer 3 James M. Bettencourt during a ceremony at the Army Materiel Command's 389th Army Band Hall on Redstone Arsenal Friday.

  • Integrating bill of materials data into the Army's enterprise resource planning systems

    Nov 2, 2015

    The fielding of Global Combat Support System-Army has changed the way the Army manages bill of materials data.

  • The BLST's role in the materiel enterprise

    Nov 2, 2015

    Brigade logistics support teams provide direct support to the warfighter by integrating Army Materiel Command capabilities into brigade operations.

  • How the Department of Transportation supports the DOD

    Nov 2, 2015

    The Department of Transportation is a critical enabler of civilian transportation for the Department of Defense during peacetime and contingency operations.

  • Tobyhanna, industry merge talents to repair new technology

    Nov 2, 2015

    With an eye to the future, Army aviation officials recently merged the talents of Tobyhanna Army Depot and Rockwell Collins to repair cutting-edge technology used on the CH-47F Chinook helicopter.

  • Watervliet Arsenal October newsletter: The Salvo

    Nov 2, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- In this Army newsletter called The Salvo, is a gathering of key stories and photos that capture some of the action at the Army's manufacturing center at Watervliet, New York for October. The Arsenal has been in continuous operation supporting our troops since the War of 1812.

  • Arsenal receives $1.3M to upgrade Army howitzers

    Oct 30, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Secretary of the Army John McHugh said earlier this year that the way ahead for the Army is to build weapon systems that can be incrementally upgraded to adapt to the realities of the day, but the Watervliet Arsenal isn't waiting for the future as it is already modifying current weapon systems for the realities of today.

  • Science advisors engage in technology discussions in Malaysia

    Oct 30, 2015

    U.S. Army science advisors traveled to Exercise Keris Strike 15 in Malaysia to discuss technological and equipment issues with Soldiers.

  • Soldiers Upgrade IT Support at Helicopter Depot

    Oct 30, 2015

    Three Soldiers working IT support in military personnel program have made a lasting impression at the largest organic industrial base for joint helicopter maintenance and repair in defense.

  • Summit lays foundation for future intern program

    Oct 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- To create continuity across the organization, the U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted more than 30 former interns at its headquarters and Anniston Army Depot Oct. 28-29.

  • Air Force visits ammo plant, partners talk efficiencies

    Oct 29, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- McAlester Army Ammunition Plant showcased its bomb production capabilities during an Air Force visit here, recently.

  • AMCOM Leads Successful Mission To De-Tank Old Missiles

    Oct 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A cross-functional team led by the Aviation and Missile Command was honored on Oct. 20 during a ceremony recognizing the successful disassembly and de-tanking of 27 Lance missiles stored on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Passion For Castles Takes AMCOM Historian On Quest

    Oct 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There are times for every historian when the stories of the past seem to come alive. For Russ Rodgers, those times often happen when he is visiting a castle. The Aviation and Missile Command historian has a passion for a great many historical eras and artifacts. But, no interest runs deeper than his curiosity about the ancient castles and castle ruins that grace the countryside of Bavaria, a state in southeastern Germany.

  • AMC inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2015

    Oct 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command added six new faces to its Hall of Fame at the AMC headquarters.

  • CCAD and the Micro Market Takeover

    Oct 28, 2015

    Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) adds its fourth micro market to its facilities this month, marking the end of a month-long surge of in-house dining upgrades for more than 4,000 depot workers.

  • Army Reserve leader recognizes LRC Hood employee

    Oct 28, 2015

    Ray Hibbs, an employee at Logistics Readiness Center -- Hood, was recognized, Oct. 23, at Fort Hood, Texas, by Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, chief of staff, U.S. Army Reserve, for outstanding performance and his "willingness to go the extra mile for a Soldier."

  • 405th AFSB conducts SHARP, safety, security stand-down

    Oct 28, 2015

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade executed quarterly Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP), Equal Opportunity, Safety and Security meetings in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Oct. 16.

  • Student's research continues to develop at Army Research Laboratory

    Oct 28, 2015

    Ben Burke's College Qualified Leadership, or CQL, internship at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate came to an end this summer when he returned to college at the University of Maryland, College Park, but his project at ARL continues to develop.

  • Army to open facilities for basic research collaboration

    Oct 28, 2015

    Army scientists and engineers welcome visitors to learn about opportunities with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at the second Open Campus Open House to be held at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Nov. 3 and 4.

  • Four-star general recounts his ROTC days for military science professors

    Oct 28, 2015

    As he addressed nearly 50 Army professors of military science, Gen. Dennis L. Via remembered some of the first uniformed men who helped lay the foundation of his career. The military science professors were gathered at Redstone Arsenal Oct. 26 for a two-day annual training briefing, sharing best practices and the challenges that face their profession.

  • New notification system alerts employees on, off post

    Oct 27, 2015

    Alerting employees and on post Family members is guaranteed with a new four-prong notification system at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania.

  • AMC commander honors former Arsenal apprentice who rose to greatness

    Oct 27, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A former World War II apprentice who rose to greatness at the Watervliet Arsenal, Fred Clas, received on October 27 one of the highest honors in the U.S. Army Materiel Command -- induction into the AMC Hall of Fame.

  • AMC organizations win top safety awards for the Army

    Oct 27, 2015

    Army Materiel Command organizations were recognized by the command and the Department of the Army for safely delivering readiness around the world, and doing so with excellence.

  • Army modernization makes strides as NIE 16.1 concludes

    Oct 26, 2015

    The Network Integration Evaluation, better known as NIE, has a reputation of expediting Army modernization and enhancing technology to benefit Soldiers. The most recent NIE greatly expanded the scope of the exercise within a coalition environment, compelling those tasked with executing the event for the Army to face new challenges head-on.

  • Community event returns to ammo plant, runners follow

    Oct 26, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Fifty-seven runners and walkers -- some of whom work on the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant -- and even a few riding in strollers, turned out on a brisk fall morning to participate in the 5K Family Fun Run/Walk on the military installation here, Oct. 17.

  • U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal Child Youth and School Services receives grant

    Oct 26, 2015

    Thanks to a generous grant, nearly 700 youngsters and teens of U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Command military and civilian families will have either brand-new or upgraded and modernized spaces where they can explore, learn, grow and enjoy healthy, safe activities.

  • Pentagon leaders tour Organic Industrial Base facilities

    Oct 26, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command had a chance to show off two parts of its national security insurance policy to Army senior leaders, Oct. 21.

  • Event with colleges ignites interest in public service

    Oct 26, 2015

    The Communications-Electronics Command, a subordinate element of the Army Materiel Command, welcomed representatives from local colleges and universities to its 2015 Academia Day on Friday.

  • First Army commanding general visits Iowa Army Ammunition Plant

    Oct 26, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Tucker first visit to ammunition plant in southeast Iowa.

  • Clas: The man who shaped Watervliet Arsenal

    Oct 23, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Innovator, experimenter and leader are just a few of the words that have been used to describe U.S. Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame inductee Fred Clas. But he is most notably known as "the man who shaped Watervliet Arsenal." Clas will be formally inducted in to the 2015 Hall of Fame Oct. 27, 2015.

  • Redstone Arsenal hosts Adventures in Engineering

    Oct 23, 2015

    Team Redstone hosts Adventures in Engineering

  • Maryland General Assembly, Commerce Department meet Team APG Cyber

    Oct 22, 2015

    Members of the Maryland General Assembly visited one of the state's largest employers to meet with Army leaders, tour high-tech laboratories and gain a better understanding of the cyber work conducted here Oct. 19.

  • Redstone engineer receives top DOD academic award

    Oct 22, 2015

    A U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers research ability earned him a top academic award with the Naval Postgraduate School.

  • Australian general tours ANAD

    Oct 22, 2015

    Brig. Gen. David Creagh, the Australian Military Office attaché to North America, toured Anniston Army Depot Oct. 8 to view the installation's overhaul and repair processes for the M1 Abrams tank.

  • Army Reserve Sustainmnent Command welcomes new leader

    Oct 22, 2015

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command took part in an assumption of command ceremony Oct. 17 in Birmingham, Alabama. During the ceremony, the command and colors of the ARSC were passed from Maj. Gen. Les Carroll, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command of Belle Chasse, Louisiana to Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Doll as he assumed control of the ARSC.

  • Government, industry liaison changed the way AMC does business

    Oct 21, 2015

    As the special assistant to the commander and the command ombudsman, he was the focal point for business and industry requests for 26 years; a trusted advisor and problem solver is how many commanding generals and industry chief executive officers regarded him. For that reason and much more, Lew Ashley was chosen among five others to be inducted into the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame for the class of 2015.

  • First African-American enters AMC Hall of Fame

    Oct 21, 2015

    The very first African-American to be inducted into the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame is Dr. Walter S. McAfee, who served 42 years as a scientist, educator, supervisor and mentor to the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command and the Fort Monmouth community.

  • Flinn Vowed To Serve Others

    Oct 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame inductee Jim Flinn knows what happens when the Army's missile systems are tested under fire.

  • Jones: A master of procurement, leadership

    Oct 21, 2015

    A former Acquisition Center director, Henry B. Jones, will be inducted posthumously into the U.S. Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame at a ceremony Oct. 27. He is one of six inductees selected from among 31 nominees for the 2015 class.

  • Flinn vowed to serve others

    Oct 21, 2015

    "To do the best I can to serve …" is the pledge that coined James L. Flinn, III's career, and very soon friends, family and colleagues will gather in the Villar room of the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters to see Flinn inducted into the AMC Hall of Fame.

  • Logistician, highest-ranking civilian joins Hall of Fame

    Oct 21, 2015

    Arthur R. Keltz, native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was selected for induction into the U.S. Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame, class of 2015.

  • Crane Army Recognized for Delivering 10K Training Rounds for Army

    Oct 20, 2015

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity received a 2015 Project Manager for Combat Ammunition Systems Excellence Award for successfully standing up a production source for the 155mm M1122 high explosive projectile in 24 months with a successful First Article and production of 10,000 projectiles six months later.

  • Senior Department of Defense officials applaud NIE

    Oct 20, 2015

    The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Hon. Frank Kendall, and the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson, explored Fort Bliss, Texas this month to interact with Soldiers and observe firsthand the new technologies under assessment during the Network Integration Evaluation 16.1.

  • Army supports girls' STEM education, careers

    Oct 19, 2015

    A two-star female general was in familiar territory Saturday when she helped kick off Girls' Science and Engineering Day at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

  • Reserve officer becomes third female to earn Ranger tab

    Oct 19, 2015

    Maj. Lisa Jaster, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee Reserve officer, who serves with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, became the third female ever to successfully complete the legendarily rigorous Ranger course on Fort Benning, Georgia, Oct. 16.

  • Army awards STEM cooperative agreement

    Oct 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army awarded a 10-year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics cooperative agreement worth up to $185 million to a consortium headed up by Battelle Memorial Institute Sept. 30, 2015.

  • Planting the seed: Natick tests hydroponic farming

    Oct 16, 2015

    Inside a repurposed former refrigerated shipping container tucked behind the Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, lettuce has been growing since August in a climate-controlled, 40-by-8-foot "hydroponic farm."

  • Fort Drum contracting battalion cases its colors

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers from the 925th Contracting Battalion and Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Drum contracting office cased their colors during a ceremony Sept. 24 at the battalion's complex.

  • Army aims to strengthen health diplomacy with Nigeria

    Oct 15, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 15, 2015) -- A U.S. Army science advisor traveled to Nigeria Sept. 16 with Department of Defense medical officials to build on international health diplomacy partnerships.

  • AMC delivers global sustainment to troops

    Oct 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON -- Participating in a panel discussion, the senior noncommissioned officer of the U.S. Army Materiel Command shared how AMC is delivering readiness to help NCOs and the Army operate in a complex world.

  • Small business still big business at AMC

    Oct 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON -- Between transportation, supply and maintenance, great prospects exist for small businesses, Army Materiel Command's top leader told attendees at an Army-hosted Small Business Seminar, Oct. 14.

  • Strong Ties Of Trust Bind Allies Buying U.S. Weapons

    Oct 14, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Delivering U.S. aviation and missile systems to allied countries goes well beyond packing and shipping.

  • AMC provides fundamental component for Army readiness

    Oct 14, 2015

    Readiness is the Army's top priority, according to the new Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and it is Army Materiel Command's sole focus as the provider of the critical materiel required, said the command's top leader. AMC Commanding General Gen. Dennis L. Via addressed the organization's indispensable role as the premier provider of Army and Joint readiness to more than 300 chapter presidents and members at the Association of the United States Army's Presidents Dinner Oct. 11.

  • Organic Industrial Base touted as nation's insurance policy

    Oct 13, 2015

    The Army's Organic Industrial Base took center stage at a Warrior's Corner presentation during the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 12. Jim Dwyer, Army Materiel Command principal deputy to the deputy chief of staff for Operations and Logistics, G-3/4, told an audience of industry representatives and Army leaders that the OIB, which consists of 23 geographically-dispersed depots, arsenals and ammunition plants, serves as an insurance policy for the nation.

  • WIN-T: Mobile network backbone for Army's Network Integration Evaluations

    Oct 11, 2015

    During Network Integration Evaluation, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, the Army's tactical communications network backbone supported an expanded exercise that included a coalition network, early entry airborne missions, and Army initiatives aimed at providing more expeditionary command posts.

  • AMRDEC recognized for exemplifying Army standards

    Oct 9, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center awarded its employees for their diligence and preparation at an assembly Oct. 1.

  • Army researchers extend missile system shelf life

    Oct 9, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, in conjunction with Program Executive Office Missiles and Space and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, has designed a program to determine if missiles can be used past their initial shelf life.

  • AMC increases support to Africa and Europe

    Oct 9, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command is increasing its ability to support regionally aligned forces in Africa and Europe.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's apprenticeship: What a wonderful burden to have

    Oct 7, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- As the Watervliet Arsenal begins yet another machinist apprentice class this fall, which is a program that traces its history back to the days of President Theodore Roosevelt, some here wonder if this cohort will step up to the challenge as the apprentices before them have done in every major conflict since 1905.

  • CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center wins Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award

    Oct 7, 2015