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  • Munitions experts deploy to support 1st TSC missions

    Feb 12, 2016

    Six civilian employees from Defense Ammunition Center -- U.S. Army Technical Center for Explosive Safety recently deployed from Oklahoma for a 60-day mission to work with donated munitions and ensure they are safe to handle, store and perform as expected when required.

  • 922nd CBn Cases Colors, Heads to Iraq

    Feb 12, 2016

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- The 922nd Contracting Battalion cased its colors here Feb. 10 in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Enjoyable work leads to long depot career

    Feb 11, 2016

    Paul Bonds came to work at Anniston Army Depot Oct. 8, 1972, as a wage grade 5 trades helper. For Bonds, the most important part of his job, both then and now that he is an electroplater leader, is assisting his coworkers.

  • Thankful for those who fought

    Feb 11, 2016

    Floyd Green remembers being a child and having to order hamburgers from the back door of a café because he was not allowed to eat inside. At the time, it was all he had ever known. As he got older, he asked his relatives why they didn't push back over the treatment they received. Now, he is thankful for those who did.

  • FA51 Soldiers visit depot

    Feb 11, 2016

    Twenty-five Soldiers from the Functional Area 51 Intermediate Qualifications Course toured Anniston Army Depot Jan. 26.

  • Does improving the business practices of the Army mean that Army Arsenals are a business?

    Feb 11, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A senior Army leader is seeking ways to improve the business practices of the Army and what better place for him to find a high performing organization as an example for the rest of the Army than to come to the Army's oldest, continuously operated arsenal -- the Watervliet Arsenal. "I'm always in the hunt for people and organizations who are really doing things well," said Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr, the director of the Army's Office of Business Transformation.

  • Safety conscious organizations win annual awards

    Feb 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Depot and tenant organization safety programs here recently competed for the 2015 Safety Area of the Year Awards. Three directorates and one tenant agency were recognized for their contributions to Tobyhanna's safety mission.

  • Presidential Logistics: From the Supply Room to the Oval Office

    Feb 11, 2016

    Thirty-one Presidents have served in the military, including three who served as Logisticians; Ulysses S. Grant, Chester A. Arthur, and William McKinley.

  • Storm Spotters Serve As Weather Service's Eye In Sky

    Feb 10, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's one thing that Ellen Ramsey and Alfreda Alexander want to make clear -- they don't chase storms. They look for them. As trained storm spotters, the two Aviation and Missile Command employees working in the G3 Operations-Protection Division, Emergency Management have attended the Skywarn Program offered by the National Weather Service in Huntsville primarily because it was training they could use in their work of informing AMCOM employees about weather dangers.

  • USASAC selects top workers of year

    Feb 10, 2016

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has announced its selections for Fiscal Year 2015 Supervisor and Employee of the Year, with three workers earning the recognition.

  • SDDC Alaska Detachment: An Army of One

    Feb 10, 2016

    Pacific Northwest Detachment Civilian is literally an Army of one. William "Bill" Plummer, Marine Cargo Specialist for Pacific Northwest-Alaska, is solely responsible for the movement of all rail and sea movement for military cargo, vehicles and equipment in the state.

  • President's Day Safety Message

    Feb 10, 2016

    On 15 February 2016, we will recognize the federal holiday honoring President George Washington's Birthday, more popularly known as "Presidents' Day." In recent years, the holiday has evolved and is an occasion to recognize and remember Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as all the Presidents who have served our great Nation.

  • National Academies' board taps Army researcher as expert for forum

    Feb 9, 2016

    The Marine Board of the National Academies is holding a meeting May 18-19 in Irvine, California, to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with a forum for a dialogue with experts on the topic of structural health monitoring.

  • Team APG Hosts "Cyber Day"

    Feb 8, 2016

    Elements of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) played host to various federal, state, and local officials as well as industry partners in a wide-ranging information event designed to provide context and awareness of the APG community's role in support and innovation for the ongoing and evolving Cyber force.

  • Guard, Reserve mobilizations as critical as ever, experts say

    Feb 8, 2016

    Although the number of Army National Guard and Reserve troops deploying overseas has diminished considerably since the height of the Middle East conflicts, the Army still needs reserve-component units to mobilize for missions.

  • 'I've Loved Wearing This Uniform'

    Feb 5, 2016

    ARAB, Ala. -- During a Jan. 27 presentation on leadership and the military experience at Arab High School, Aviation and Missile Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela easily took on questions ranging from his favorite job -- door gunner -- to why he joined the Army -- he liked the camo uniform -- from the school's 60 JROTC cadets. But, when he was asked about the hardest decision he ever had to make, Vela had to pause for a moment before he answered.

  • Zika Virus - What is it? What can you do?

    Feb 5, 2016

    Zika is a mosquito-borne virus closely related to yellow fever, dengue, and West Nile viruses. A Zika virus outbreak was identified in Brazil in early 2015; since then, it has spread to more than twenty-five other countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean.

  • Advances in IT open doors to software sustainment

    Feb 4, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A partnership between Tobyhanna Army Depot and the Software Engineering Center (SEC) is helping shape the future of software sustainment for the military's communications-electronics systems. The SEC is part of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command.

  • Picatinny creates videos for howitzer training

    Feb 4, 2016

    Picatinny engineers are creating M777A2 howitzer maintenance training videos to enhance the ability of Soldiers and Marines to conduct maintenance tasks in all operational environments.

  • Special delivery

    Feb 4, 2016

  • Army researchers uses 3-D scanning capabilities to capture high-fidelity images

    Feb 4, 2016

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center incorporates 3-D scanning systems to rapidly capture the shapes of objects for reverse engineering and quality control.

  • MICC teams with Junior Achievement, SA Works to mentor students

    Feb 4, 2016

    School was in session Feb. 2, but instead of a traditional lesson plan inside a school classroom, students were mentored on historic Fort Sam Houston by members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here as part of the San Antonio Job Shadow Day.

  • 16 Years and 7 commanders later ... logistics modernization finally hits Arsenal production floors

    Feb 3, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Many years ago, when the Army began to implement a logistics modernization program the Arsenal workforce was told that "change would not happen overnight," but to prepare themselves for a revolutionary change in how they would conduct future business. Nearly 16 years and seven commanders later, that revolutionary change will finally hit the Arsenal's production floors this spring.

  • General delivers praise, talks munitions readiness

    Feb 3, 2016

    McALESTER, Okla. -- During his first visit to the ammunition plant here, the Army leader who provides munitions readiness to the nation's warfighters thanked the workforce for living up to the Joint Munitions Command motto -- Ready, Reliable and Lethal.

  • RDECOM awarded for Syrian chemical-weapons destruction mission

    Feb 3, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 3, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has received an Army Superior Unit Award for destroying the Syrian chemical-weapons stockpile in 2013 and 2014.

  • Industry reps flock to Fort Belvoir contracting forum

    Feb 3, 2016

    More than 160 industry representatives from across the National Capital Region gathered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 13 for a small business acquisition forecast open house to hear a forecast of 2016 anticipated requirements hosted by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Belvoir contracting office.

  • New MICC Academy underpins command transformation

    Feb 3, 2016

    Contracting officials here are creating a new one-stop virtual portal to assist Mission and Installation Contracting Command employees with career leadership development and training as part of the command's 2025 transformation.

  • Logisticians Celebrate Black History Month

    Feb 2, 2016

    This month, Army Logistics will honor the contributions of several African-Americans who served in the Army.

  • Contracting battalion conducts mission readiness exercise

    Feb 1, 2016

    Soldiers from the 922nd Contracting Battalion conducted the mission readiness exercise Operation Cobra Strike here in December to prepare contracting teams for an upcoming deployment.

  • Mexico receives support from security enterprise

    Feb 1, 2016

    The Secretariat of National Defense for Mexico's Air Force and Army requested and has begun to receive 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters as part of a $583.96 million foreign military sales case coordinated by the Security Assistance Command.

  • Protect sensitive information during business travel

    Feb 1, 2016

    The USASAC mission -- like so many others -- often requires employees who directly coordinate FMS to travel to the country they are supporting. This exposes the travelers' personal and government information to risk.

  • ACC-NJ Associate Selected for DOD Leadership Program

    Feb 1, 2016

    An Army Contracting Command-New Jersey contract specialist, Steven Piggott, has been selected for the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program. The DOD acquisition workforce is allocated 100 slots for this program annually and the final selection is made by Office of the Secretary of Defense functional community managers.

  • Army researchers collaborate with University of Central Florida

    Jan 29, 2016

    U.S. Army researchers hosted a visit from a University of Central Florida assistant professor, Jan. 19, 2016.

  • AMC announces summer hire opportunities

    Jan 29, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command is looking for a few good students to join the headquarters this summer.

  • Via: Army Contracting Command 'moving in right direction'

    Jan 29, 2016

    Army Contracting Command is "moving in the right direction," Army Materiel Command's commanding general said.

  • Even small, incremental improvements in the Army's Industrial Base have huge returns

    Jan 28, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- How is it that the person who typically gets noticed in a crowd is the one who quietly stands still, while others are shouting and jumping up and down trying to get the attention? The same analogy may be applied to machinery at the Army's manufacturing plant at Watervliet, N.Y., said an Arsenal general foreman.

  • Lt. Gen. Murray visits Anniston

    Jan 28, 2016

    U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-8 Lt. Gen. John Murray visited Anniston Army Depot Jan. 21 to view the installation's Stryker and M1 Abrams overhaul and repair processes.

  • International forum focuses on advancements in armored vehicles

    Jan 27, 2016

    Military and defense industry representatives, from more than 20 countries and six continents, converged on Twickenham Stadium in London to discuss the state of armored vehicles during the International Armoured Vehicles Forum, Jan. 26.

  • ASC names EEO Champion of the Year

    Jan 27, 2016

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command honored a member of its Senior Executive Service during a ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Jan. 26.

  • Special Delivery: RRAD completes National Guard fire truck

    Jan 27, 2016

    A two-year vehicle rebuild project has finally come to an end for Red River Army Depot.

  • AMCOM's Senior Enlisted Soldier Gives Lessons On Army Aviation

    Jan 27, 2016

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- They are a symbol of the nation's military strength -- fast, powerful, threatening and, when needed, deadly. But helicopters are much more than that to the Army aviators who fly them both in peacetime and at war. hat was the message Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela of the Aviation and Missile Command took to the classroom Jan. 19 when he spoke to advanced science students at Challenger Middle School who are studying a curriculum on Flight and Space. He was invited to speak to the students by teacher Barbara Hunt.

  • Readiness, retention remain the focus in 2016

    Jan 26, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Our fundamental task is like no other -- it is to win in the unforgiving crucible of ground combat," said General Mark A. Milley, the 39th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. "We must ensure the Army remains ready as the world's premier combat force. Readiness for ground combat is -- and will remain -- the U.S. Army number one priority."

  • RDECOM salutes Army engineer as STEM Hero

    Jan 26, 2016

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Jan. 26, 2016) -- Shahram Dabiri, or "Shah," as he likes to be called, is being acknowledged by the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center for his outstanding achievement as Picatinny Arsenal's Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Technology Manager.

  • CCAD Offers Pathways to Career Experience with Government Internship Program

    Jan 26, 2016

    Several summer internships for college students are creating Pathways for professional development in the public sector at the Corpus Christi Army Depot. The Army Pathways Internship Program allows students to be exposed to the work of the Government through Federal internships while pursuing their degree. CCAD is taking applications for summer interns in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Financial Management and Business Management.

  • PEO Missiles and Space Changes Leadership

    Jan 26, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There were plenty of reasons to honor Army tradition on Jan. 20 as employees of the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space joined with military and community leaders at a change of charter ceremony to say farewell to a beloved and respected two-star general and to welcome an equally esteemed civilian engineer as their new leader.

  • Advanced 120mm round gives tank crews more versatility

    Jan 25, 2016

    After awarding two development contracts in July 2015, Picatinny Arsenal's Program Executive of Ammunition Office starts its new year by preparing to improve the Advanced Multi-Purpose (AMP) 120mm round.

  • Army leader tells educators industry counting on them

    Jan 25, 2016

    McALESTER, Okla. -- During a speaking engagement at the Kiamichi Technology Center, here, Jan. 8, the Army leader who commands the ammunition plant in the community, told attendees at the annual administrator's luncheon, there is a symbiotic relationship between their schools and his organization.

  • Forward deployed LARS provide extensive reach-back capability

    Jan 23, 2016

    "Have you talked to the LAR?" are often the first words spoken when Soldiers are confronted by a seemingly irresolvable maintenance issue.

  • NY American Legion Commander says the Arsenal is not like the movies

    Jan 22, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A former General Electric machinist obtained a place at the table on January 21 with senior leaders at the oldest, continuously operating manufacturing center in New York's Capital District -- the Army's Watervliet Arsenal.

  • First African American mayor of Selma, Team Redstone celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

    Jan 22, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The first African American mayor of Selma reflects on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a Team Redstone observance at the Bob Jones Auditorium here, Jan. 20.

  • CERDEC to host two-day technical meeting with industry

    Jan 22, 2016

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center will hold a two-day technical interchange meeting, or TIM, with industry to identify and align mutually beneficial R&D investments here, March 31-April 1.

  • MICC setting pace in contract closeout priority

    Jan 21, 2016

    The implementation of metrics to measure the rate of closing out contracts coupled with holding contracting leaders in the field more accountable for the performance of that contract management step is allowing the Mission and Installation Contracting Command to lead the Army effort.

  • Picatinny's STEM Externship deemed a success

    Jan 21, 2016

    Picatinny invited students from Rutgers University and Stevens Institute to experience its first Externship Jan. 12 through Jan. 15.

  • AMC says goodbye to retiring acquisition executive

    Jan 21, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- During a farewell ceremony Jan. 19 at the Army Materiel Command, Heidi Shyu looked back on her career at Army headquarters, her partnership with AMC, and her friendship with AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via.

  • Tobyhanna workforce improves processes, realizes $25 million financial benefit

    Jan 21, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Do-It-Yourself (DIY)-type projects saved Tobyhanna a bundle by cutting labor hours and material costs during fiscal year 2015.

  • Electronics engineer awarded for advances in modeling, simulation

    Jan 21, 2016

    A U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center employee was recently recognized by the Army Modeling and Simulation Office for significant advances in modeling and simulation.

  • Operation Desert Storm Remembered By Those Who Served

    Jan 20, 2016

    January 17, 2016, marks a milestone in our nation's military history. Twenty five years ago, Operation Desert Storm began in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, with the U.S. leading a U.N.-authorized coalition force of 34 nations against Iraq. Prior to Operation Desert Storm, the U.S. led a nearly six-month build-up of weapon systems in Southwest Asia that began immediately following the invasion of Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1991. That effort is known as Operation Desert Shield.

  • TACOM LCMC reaches out to "nontraditional" potential business partners at 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    Jan 20, 2016

  • LOGCAP, ACC-RI completes Service Acquisition Workshop

    Jan 20, 2016

    The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program office and Army Contracting Command -- Rock Island participated in the Services Acquisition Workshop hosted by Defense Acquisition University Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Jan. 12-14.

  • US Army wows at North American International Auto Show

    Jan 19, 2016

    The North American International Auto Show is the home of world-premiere glitzy, dramatic vehicle introductions. It is the perfect venue for the U.S. Army to capitalize on the natural synergies with the commercial automotive industry.

  • Army prepares to test enhanced network operation tools at NIE 16.2

    Jan 19, 2016

    To make it easier for Soldiers to manage the vast tactical communications network, the Army plans to operationally evaluate newly enhanced and simplified network operations tools during Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 this spring.

  • Intern boot camp educates new employees at ASC

    Jan 19, 2016

    Nineteen newly hired U.S. Army Sustainment Command interns and employees began an eight-week training program designed to familiarize them with how the Army and ASC operates at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Jan. 11-15.

  • Malicious coders will lose anonymity as identity-finding research matures

    Jan 15, 2016

    A team of university students tested a tool kit that may one day help analysts to identify malware authors more quickly.

  • Selma's First Black Mayor To Speak At Team Redstone Observance

    Jan 15, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- James Perkins Jr. -- one of Alabama's most influential elected leaders whose work for civil rights and equality heralds back to the 1960s -- will speak at Team Redstone's observance of Martin Luther King Day. The observance is set for Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. in the Sparkman Center's Bob Jones Auditorium. All Team Redstone employees are invited to this observance.

  • Joint Munitions Command hosts conventional ammo program's budget review

    Jan 15, 2016

    The Joint Munitions Command headquarters hosted the Conventional Ammunition Program's Objective Memorandum budget review with Department of the Army senior leaders, here, January 12 - 14.

  • TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to academia: the U.S. Army is hiring civilians

    Jan 15, 2016

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command seeks to add to its civilian ranks, and its major subordinate command, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), took to the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit Jan. 13 to help spread the word.

  • Army, Air Force collaborate on education, innovation

    Jan 15, 2016

    Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited officials from Air Education and Training Command, Jan. 7-8, to collaborate with Air Force leaders on advancing education and innovation within the respective military services.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Safety Message

    Jan 15, 2016

    Each year on the third Monday in January, our Nation commemorates the life, legacy, and dream of one of our most respected leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A clergyman, an activist and a leader in the African-American civil rights movement, Dr. King dedicated his life to advancing civil rights.

  • Wireless enhancement

    Jan 14, 2016

    A team of eight employees from Tobyhanna Army Depot and two contractors are currently upgrading and adding to the existing wireless infrastructure at Anniston Army Depot. The wireless local area network, or WLAN, project will add wireless access points to buildings throughout the installation where there is no wireless connection and improve the existing network.

  • AMC DCG tours ANAD, presents award

    Jan 14, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche, the deputy commanding general for Army Materiel Command, visited Anniston Army Depot Jan. 11 to tour the installation's maintenance operations and present an award to Tony Burdell, the Anniston Munitions Center's deputy to the commander.

  • ASA Presidential Appointee Visits Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jan 14, 2016

    ASA (IE&E) Visits Surety Installation in Kentucky

  • Redstone Missiles Light Up Anniversary Of Operation Desert Storm

    Jan 13, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For the U.S., Operation Desert Storm was a war won before it ever started.

  • Security Assistance and FMS Across the Globe

    Jan 13, 2016

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and the Security Assistance Enterprise will participate in an Industry Day for business and industry representatives March 3, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's Jackson Center.

  • Reserve Detachment enchances Joint Munitions Command's global mission

    Jan 11, 2016

    With the addition of a U.S. Army Reserve Detachment, the Joint Munitions Command has enhanced the effectiveness of its global mission of providing ready, reliable and lethal ammunition to all military services throughout the Department of Defense.

  • The Army's big business of small business

    Jan 11, 2016

    With billions in contracting dollars going to small businesses for both products and services, there's no question that small companies are big business for the Army. That's why the January -- March issue of Army AL&T magazine is dedicated to small business, online now.

  • Advanced course teaches warrant officers Lean, sustainment

    Jan 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Five Army chief warrant officers from across the country recently spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot participating in Phase II of the Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC).

  • AMC leverages Army Reserve to save time, money

    Jan 11, 2016

    The Army's highest-ranking logistics leader visited the largest mission command headquarters in the Army Reserve.

  • AMC Command vist to 377th TSC

    Jan 10, 2016

  • Tobyhanna supports Air Force and Marine Corps radars

    Jan 7, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Felicia Wolverton, an electronics worker at Tobyhanna Army Depot, tests a power distribution panel for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.

  • AMC senior leader encourages mentoring program

    Jan 7, 2016

  • Contracting command hiring gains momentum

    Jan 7, 2016

    Like many federal agencies, Army Contracting Command-Redstone is working to find innovative approaches to attract and retain the best contracting professionals to serve their diverse customer base. To combat the situation, ACC-Redstone will infuse its workforce with 95 developmental hires over the next three months.

  • ACC gets new home

    Jan 7, 2016

    Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commanding general, ACC, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally building 4505, the new ACC headquarters building. More than 300 senior leaders and local dignitaries were on hand to tour the building and participate in the ceremony.

  • Tobyhanna brings network back to life, continues wireless mission

    Jan 6, 2016

    Tobyhanna Army Depot personnel recently routed more than 16 miles of cat-6 cable to 539 wireless access points at Letterkenny Army Depot, marking the ninth and most recent site across the Army Materiel Command to receive an upgraded wireless local area network.

  • Troops wrap Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation at Coleman

    Jan 5, 2016

    Cold drizzle fell on Staff Sgt. Christopher Couture's face as he checked inventory paperwork on the front slope of an M1A2 Abrams tank at Coleman Worksite.

  • As Army shrinks, higher quality, more innovation prevails

    Jan 5, 2016

    As the Army force shrinks to its lowest levels since World War II, the service's top manpower leader said it's also transitioning to a higher quality and more innovative team.

  • LRC personnel provide logistical services for installations

    Jan 5, 2016

    The following are highlights of some Logistics Readiness Center personnel. Throughout the year, ASC Public Affairs will be providing more highlights showcasing our LRC personnel.

  • Army test pilots support training for Navy Students

    Jan 5, 2016

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. (Jan. 5, 2016) -- U.S. Army aviation pilots provide U.S. Naval Test Pilot School with technical training and hands-on flight testing biannually.

  • LRC-Hood Wellness Program incorporates health into workforce

    Jan 5, 2016

    Civilians from Logistics Readiness Center-Fort Hood gathered, Jan. 7 to kick off the new year with its second Biggest Loser Challenge to help raise awareness about healthy living.

  • Advanced shop sets for Soldiers' advanced skill sets

    Jan 4, 2016

    The metal working and machining shop set provides a full suite of tools for Soldiers trained to operate both welding and machining equipment.

  • Alabama contracting team supports humanitarian needs in the Balkans

    Jan 4, 2016

    Deploying to Kosovo has proven to be much more than soliciting, awarding and managing construction projects and high-value equipment purchases for the National Guard's 1960th Contracting Team.

  • The Army's Watervliet Arsenal newsletter: The Salvo

    Jan 4, 2016

    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. The Arsenal has been in continuous operation supporting our troops since the War of 1812.

  • ARDEC personnel recognized for contributions to warfighter

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center or ARDEC held an award ceremony Dec. 15 to honor personnel who have made a significant contribution to the warfighter within the past few months.

  • Tank-inspired design helps Picatinny STEM team to win first place

    Jan 4, 2016

    By developing a robot inspired by visits to Picatinny Arsenal, a team of middle-school students was able to capture first place in a recent robotics competition.

  • Four steps to successful FMS

    Dec 29, 2015

    Selling military equipment to allied nations has many benefits--boosting our allies' capabilities and thereby strengthening U.S. posture; facilitating military cooperation--but it's a sensitive process that requires careful planning. PM CAS shares its four-step process to successfully handling FMS. This article was previously published in the October - December 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Innovative designs, smart manufacturing deliver Soldier readiness

    Dec 28, 2015

    Army production and logistics is teaming with Army research and development to better streamline the rapid design and fielding of cutting-edge technologies to the Soldier.

  • Chaplain assistants: 106 years promoting readiness

    Dec 24, 2015

    I have researched a long lineage of proud chaplain assistants who have helped to shape who we are as a small military occupational specialty. IMCOM integrates and delivers base support to enable readiness for a self-reliant and globally-responsive All Volunteer Army. In contrast, chaplain assistants promote readiness on our installations by proving religious support to the senior commander on the post. Although seemingly insignificant at times, the chaplain assistants are invaluable contributors to the success of the command mission and the morale, resilience and strength of each unit in our Army.

  • Taking a closer look at quality

    Dec 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Most people hear the word "forensics" and think of dusting for fingerprints, conducting lab tests and the general pathology used to solve crimes. But a depot engineer has taken a closer look at this science and transformed it through his studies to bolster Tobyhanna's innovative and cutting-edge capabilities.

  • Leadership perspective: Command remains focused through transformation

    Dec 23, 2015

    We've seen a lot of change since my arrival at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command the first week in December 2011.

  • New commandant takes charge of ASC HHC

    Dec 22, 2015

    Col. Doyle Lassitter, commander, Distribution Management Center, Army Sustainment Command, passed the command of ASC's Headquarters and Headquarters Company from Maj. Chandler Fisk to Capt. Michael Rear during a change of command ceremony in Heritage Hall, here, Dec. 21.

  • Army team continues collaboration with NFL, Under Armour, GE for Head Health Challenge II

    Dec 21, 2015

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory team of researchers was one of three awarded funding in the final phase of the National Football League, Under Armour and General Electric's Head Health Challenge II with a chance to receive up to $1 million toward head-protection research.