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  • At 93, former director comes back to Watervliet to educate, challenge the workforce

    Sep 1, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- When Fred Clas turned out his office lights and slowly drove out the Arsenal gate one last time en route to his retirement in 1985, many probably thought that after 45 years of service Clas had seen his last days hereā€¦but they would be wrong. Now, at 93, Clas' passion for and understanding of the Arsenal would be hard to challenge. Due to a recent invite by Col. Lee H. Schiller Jr., the Arsenal commander, Clas visited here last week and what a visit it was.

  • AMCOM Brings 'Who's Who' In Army Aviation To Redstone

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From Alaska to Connecticut, from Georgia to Washington, from Kentucky to Arizona, aviators and aviation maintenance Soldiers from across the Army converged at Redstone Arsenal last week for the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation.

  • Army Four-Star Commends Aviation Contribution To War Fighters

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army leadership views events like last week's AMCOM 101 as an investment -- an investment for the Army as it provides professional and technical development for its Soldiers, an investment for the Aviation and Missile Command as it shares its knowledge base and resources with Soldiers, and an investment for the Soldiers who are not only learning about Army policy and technology but also getting a chance to network and view capabilities.

  • Three former Picatinny employees inducted into Ammunition Hall of Fame

    Aug 31, 2015

    Three former Picatinny Arsenal employees were inducted into the Ammunition Hall of Fame in honor of their contributions to U.S. military ammunition. John Amerspek, Michael Devine and Edward Ford were inducted into the Hall of Fame Aug. 25 during a ceremony at Picatinny.

  • RDECOM wins three safety awards

    Aug 28, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 28, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has won three safety awards for fiscal 2014, officials announced. This is the first time that RDECOM has won three Army-level awards in a fiscal year, said Cliff Wendel, RDECOM safety/surety office director.

  • Analyst honored as top in command

    Aug 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An operations research analyst for the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity was named among the top 10 employees within Army Materiel Command.

  • Army Materiel Command's Leader Visits Orlando, Shares Thoughts on Future Challenges

    Aug 28, 2015

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, visited U.S. Army units located in Orlando's Research Park on Aug. 27 to get updated on their specific missions and current challenges and to learn how AMC can improve support to them.

  • AMC offers first of its kind training

    Aug 28, 2015

    The future of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Organic Industrial Base gathered for the first AMC Business Development Training here Aug. 24-27.

  • AMC interns receive insight from senior executive

    Aug 28, 2015

    Interns in the Army career field, quality and reliability assurance, from all over the country were invited to Huntsville to complete a five-week Quality and Reliability training course. The 11 interns had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters Aug. 24 and meet with James Dwyer, the deputy chief of staff for AMC's Logistics and Operations Planning.

  • Daly pins on second star

    Aug 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Following the pinning of his second star, newly-promoted Maj. Gen. Edward Daly took a moment to reflect on his career and the choices he made that led him to this momentous occasion.

  • Two Army musicians win AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 27, 2015

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. -- Two Army musicians will compete at the Department of Army's Best Warrior Competition after winning the Army Materiel Command's title of Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.

  • USASAC creates leadership development opportunities

    Aug 26, 2015

    In response to feedback and requests from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command workforce, the command's G5 Enterprise Development and Proficiency division is providing interactive leadership development courses to employees.

  • LAR of Year delivers 'care factor' in work with aviation Soldiers

    Aug 25, 2015

    Mr. Joe Peca, LAR of the Year, believes his success as an Aviation and Missile Command Logistics Assistance Representative comes down to one thing -- the "care factor" that he brings to the job. Every day on the job, Peca combines his involvement and dedication of 22 years of aviation maintenance experience with the strength of the AMCOM team at Redstone Arsenal to make a difference for Soldiers and for Army aviation as a whole.

  • ASC holds retirement ceremony for Hannon

    Aug 24, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presided over a retirement ceremony for Col. John Hannon, military deputy director, U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Clubhouse, Aug. 20.

  • 3rd ESC showcases capabilities

    Aug 24, 2015

    Approximately 50 Soldiers from the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command deployed to Kaiserslautern, Germany Aug 10, to support XVIII Airborne Corps during Operation Swift Response, a three-week multinational exercise.

  • ACC-RI's Maj. Feist receives Meritorious Service Medal

    Aug 24, 2015

    Maj. Marian Feist, a contract specialist assigned to the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, was presented with the Meritorious Service Medal during a ceremony here, Aug. 13. Melanie Johnson, ACC-RI executive director, presided over the ceremony, while Maj. Drenna Thompson, rear detachment officer in charge, provided remarks prior to the presentation.

  • Local researchers find energy solution for depot

    Aug 21, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- An Army Materiel Command employee based at Redstone Arsenal harnessed the power of Energy Huntsville to improve Army working environments in California.

  • Quick wins lead to big wins for Tobyhanna

    Aug 20, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Contrary to popular belief, cost savings do not have to be the result of ideas generated within a Lean event. Employees can implement internal processes to generate savings, which is exactly what happened in one cost center here.

  • AMC welcomes new senior civilian

    Aug 20, 2015

    Army Materiel Command's new top civilian said it will take good judgment, integrity, courage and dedication to push through the challenges ahead.

  • Rail upgrade boosts Stewart/Hunter capabilities

    Aug 20, 2015

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. -- An upgraded rail system nearing its completion at Hunter Army Airfield ensures that some of the nation's most deployed Army units can rapidly move equipment to and from the installation in southeast Georgia or various other ports on the eastern seaboard.

  • ACC welcomes new commander

    Aug 19, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony here Aug. 19. Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson became ACC's third commander. He succeeds Maj. Gen. Theodore "Ted" C. Harrison III, who has commanded ACC since October 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command.

  • 'Soldier, What can EARWIG Do for YOU?'

    Aug 14, 2015

    A semiannual, Armywide series of meetings known as AERWG, developed in the early phases of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, is helping the Army adapt and evolve its force equipping methodology in the face of a changing world and austere budgets.

  • CASA members hold regional conference in the Quad Cities

    Aug 14, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Fifteen Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visited the Quad Cities and Rock Island Arsenal for the first Central Region Conference, August 11 - 12.

  • Nationwide Move 2015 exercise transports ammunition to Anniston Munitions Center

    Aug 14, 2015

    The U. S. Army Joint Munitions Command recently partnered with the U.S. Army Reserve 639th Transportation Company and the U.S. Army Reserve 850th Transportation Company, who are part of the 346th Transportation Battalion, in an exercise called Nationwide Move 2015, to move approximately 2,500 short tons of munitions from Blue Grass Army Depot to Anniston Munitions Center, during mid-July.

  • Army's Small Business Programs director visits Redstone

    Aug 14, 2015

    The Director of the Department of the Army Office of Small Business Programs met with Team Redstone small business professionals for the first time Aug. 11, since undertaking his new leadership role.

  • New facility tested daily: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Aug 12, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A command that supplies Soldiers with everything from spare parts to spare ribs now has a new facility to store the food items served up in nearly 3.5 million meals each year.

  • Army civilian earns highest enlisted rank, sets sights on command-level position

    Aug 11, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- In the early-1980s, Edwina Best worked in a hospital in New Jersey, and although she liked her job, it just wasn't enough.

  • AMC announces top employees to receive Dellamonica awards

    Aug 11, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command announced ten top employees from across the organization to receive the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Personnel of the Year.

  • Military leaders, engineers talk automotive innovation at symposium

    Aug 10, 2015

    Military leaders and engineers met for the 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, or GVSETS and the Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry, or ABPI, Aug. 4-6.

  • Individual Mobilizaton Augmentees play critical support roles across the Army

    Aug 10, 2015

    Highly skilled and experienced Soldiers across the Army are discovering the opportunity to extend their career and service through the Individual Mobilization Augmentee program, which comprises 73 active component Army agencies worldwide. With enlisted positions starting at E-5 thru E-9 and officer slots starting at O-3 thru O-6, the IMA program targets seasoned Soldiers with the training and experience to contribute to a unit's success.

  • 404th AFSB welcomes new commander

    Aug 10, 2015

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCHORD, Wash. -- The 404th Army Field Support Brigade, responsible for Army Materiel Command Logistics Assistance and Army Force Generation program execution within the Western United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, welcomed their new senior leader at a change of command ceremony at the Washington National Guard Readiness Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 31.

  • AMC commander visits Human Resources Command, discusses drawdown, future needs

    Aug 10, 2015

    Army Materiel Command and Human Resources Command leaders gather to discuss meeting critical manning requirements in a time of intense budgetary constraints.

  • Army contracting supports development of Taqaddum

    Aug 10, 2015

    AL-TAQADDUM AIR BASE, Iraq -- Developing a new military site at Al-Taqaddum Air Base was a mission originally given to the U.S. Marines. And through their mission analysis, the Marines identified various services that would be required to sustain life at the remote site, which is located roughly 40 miles west of Baghdad in the Al-Anbar province.

  • Iraq regional contracting office conducts first vendor day

    Aug 10, 2015

    Soldiers at the regional contracting office in Erbil, Iraq, conducted the first in-theater vendor training day to cultivate the critical relationship between local vendors and U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • Abrams takes charge of FORSCOM as Milley departs to become 39th Army Chief of Staff

    Aug 10, 2015

    Gen. Robert B. Abrams took charge of the Army's largest command, Aug. 10, Monday, as his predecessor, Gen. Mark A. Milley, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to become the 39th chief of staff of the Army.

  • Watervliet Arsenal, Public-Private Partnership's Capabilities Deemed to be Ship-shape

    Aug 6, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Watervliet Arsenal and Electralloy announced this month that forging operations at the Watervliet facility have been certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to produce stainless steel forgings for marine applications. The Arsenal and Electralloy have been working together since 2013 in a public-private partnership.

  • Unique contracting approach brings big work to small business

    Aug 6, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command-Rock Island team recently executed a unique acquisition strategy to meet a continually growing need for contractors supporting the sustainment of the Logistics Modernization Program, a computer-based system which integrates daily business processes in one accessible location.

  • Two command members earn ACC awards

    Aug 6, 2015

    Two members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the 32 recognized by higher headquarters for performance excellence.

  • ARSS new build partnership successful

    Aug 6, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Soldiers in the field can fix everything from trailers to tanks when armed with a deployable, self-contained repair shop.

  • Four-star general gives leadership advice to cadets, lieutenants

    Aug 5, 2015

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- The Army's newest and future leaders received the seasoned advice of one of the Army's highest ranking officers.

  • 50 Years and counting

    Aug 5, 2015

    Johnny Head, of the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, is recognized for 50 years of service.

  • Army science, technology team advances language translation in Africa

    Aug 5, 2015

    A U.S. Army team is testing and helping to develop a language translator to enable Soldiers communicate with their African counterparts.

  • Picatinny Radiation Safety Officer is named 2015 Young Military Health Physicist of the Year

    Aug 5, 2015

    Malgorzata (Margaret) Kouretas, 37, was recently named the 2015 Young Military Health Physicist of the Year at a ceremony in Indianapolis.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces Annual Award Winners

    Aug 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command has recognized 32 individuals and four teams for excellence in fiscal year 2014.

  • Students gain professional skills through internship

    Aug 4, 2015

    USASAC offers a summer internship program, allowing local high school and college students paid opportunities to explore federal careers while completing their education.

  • Dedicated service

    Aug 4, 2015

    Col. Richard Menhart, commander, 406th Army Field Support Brigade, visits Logistics Readiness Center-Jackson, July 7, where he and the LRC director, David Monkowski, presented employees with American flags for continued dedicated service to the federal government.

  • 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

    Ten 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.