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  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Oct 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Don't be an online target

    Oct 23, 2014

    Cybersecurity training gives social media users the tools to stay safe online

  • 1st AML to join international fight to subdue Ebola virus

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The news that they would be tasked to aid the international response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa came as no surprise to the Soldiers of APG's 1st Area Medical Laboratory -- the unit has been preparing for this mission for weeks in anticipation of the president's commitment of the nation's military to join the fight to subdue the disease.

  • Army network connects Soldiers, NGOs in Ebola response mission

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Army is deploying tactical network and mission command capabilities to the area that will provide the infrastructure for improved communications between U.S. Africa Command, deploying units, non-governmental organizations and other partners in Operation United Assistance.

  • Acquisition leader spends day with MICC

    Oct 23, 2014

    The principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology spent Oct. 21 with contracting officials at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • ACC units join forces on Civil War battlefield

    Oct 23, 2014

    Two U.S. Army Contracting Command units joined forces Oct. 16 on the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania battlefield to learn about contracting during the Civil War.

  • Contracting center ribbon cutting

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Edgewood Division of U.S. Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Oct. 15 to celebrate the re-opening of their renovated office space.

  • ACC employees, teams honored with Secretary of the Army awards

    Oct 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Contracting Command employees and teams were honored with 10 of the 12 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting presented for Fiscal Year 2014.

  • Tooele Employee Receives 50-Year Service Award

    Oct 23, 2014

    Over the past 50 years, Lee Nelson has dedicated his career to federal service, continually supporting our Soldiers. Lee was born in Ferron, Utah, but grew up in Montana where he eventually joined the U.S. Air Force in 1955.

  • Aviator recalls two tours in Vietnam

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Retired Lt. Col. Charles Slimowicz is proud that he served fellow with Soldiers in Vietnam.

  • Brainstorming innovative ideas under a time limit

    Oct 22, 2014

    A group of innovators at Picatinny Arsenal were presented a snap challenge from a visiting Pentagon official, Benjamin Riley, Principal Deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities and Prototyping, who visited Picatinny for two days beginning Sept. 27.

  • Human Dimension: Army Medicine part of culture change

    Oct 22, 2014

    Winning wars in the future will not be about who has the best technology or the latest weapons. The difference between success and failure will be the "human dimension."

  • Leaders: Adaptable network critical for Army to 'Win in a Complex World'

    Oct 21, 2014

    As U.S. forces deploy to West Africa to help counter the Ebola outbreak, the Army is surging tactical communications technologies to help connect Soldiers, aid workers and other mission partners across vast and undeveloped terrain.

  • Arsenal awards largest electrical contract in a generation

    Oct 21, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced this month that it has awarded a $4.2 million contract to a New York construction company to upgrade the arsenal's main power substation. "This will be the largest and most important electrical project the arsenal has undertaken in nearly 30 years," Dedjoe said. "We have been working on the design for this power station for more than two years and it comes none too soon as the current power station is more than 50 years old."

  • Natick nominee wins STEM teacher of the year

    Oct 21, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, will be among those cheering the loudest when Natick High School's Doug Scott is recognized as the 2014 Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year on Oct. 22 during the Massachusetts STEM Summit at the DCU Center in Worcester.

  • Natick plays key role in helping to fight spread of Ebola

    Oct 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in New Jersey, invented a next-generation disinfectant system that kills the Ebola virus on surfaces.

  • Army, DOE studies may lead to unique armor technology

    Oct 20, 2014

    Army Research Laboratory scientists say they may be better able to develop novel armor technologies to improve protection levels for U.S. warfighters based on information from a recent Department of Energy study.

  • Guard activates first cyber protection team, issues new shoulder sleeve insignia

    Oct 20, 2014

    The Army National Guard's first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia, Oct. 7, 2014, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

  • Chinook field team builds partnership with Egyptian air force

    Oct 20, 2014

    Since 2001, a U.S. Army Technical Assistance Fielding Team has provided technical expertise on the Boeing CH-47D Chinook to the Egyptian Air Force.

  • ASC conducts worldwide communications exercise

    Oct 17, 2014

  • Vietnam Vet receives Silver Star after 45 years

    Oct 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone gathered to honor a local veteran with the third highest military award for valor, the Silver Star, for his actions in Vietnam.

  • Redstone Arsenal welcomes Lt. Gov.

    Oct 17, 2014

    Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey paid a visit to Redstone Arsenal Oct. 17 as part of her role as the chair of the Military Stability Commission. Citing the trip as "very informative," Ivey made stops at Marshall Space Flight Center, the Army Materiel Command, AMRDEC's Prototype Integration Facility and the Garrison before taking part in the Silver Star Ceremony for retired 1st Lt. Phillip Fikes.

  • Army researchers win first place in international software design contest

    Oct 16, 2014

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate won first place in an international software design contest. The two will be recognized at the 12th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design, or MEMOCODE, in Switzerland Oct. 19-21, 2014

  • Army to live-stream forums at AUSA Annual Meeting

    Oct 15, 2014

    If you're unable to attend this year's Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 13-15, 2014, in Washington, D.C., you will still be able to see most presentations through live-streaming.

  • 70K examples of how an Army arsenal 'gauges' future wars

    Oct 15, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With a 201-year history of continuous operation, the Army's Watervliet Arsenal has a common challenge that homeowners face every day ̶ How to reduce clutter.

  • ACC civilian employee wins national recognition

    Oct 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An Army Contracting Command civilian is the Reserve Officers Association's CW4 Michael J. Novosel Outstanding Warrant Officer of the Year for 2013.

  • AMC focuses on innovation to deliver materiel readiness

    Oct 15, 2014

    Military and industry leaders gathered at an Institute of Land Warfare forum during the Annual Association of the United States Army Meeting Oct. 15 to discuss the potential to harness Army innovation -- particularly in a time of reduced fiscal resources.

  • Army researchers evaluate Soldier performance

    Oct 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element recently completed a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system multipurpose guard tower on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Army acquisition leaders commemorate milestone anniversary, look to next 25 years

    Oct 14, 2014

    Army acquisition leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Army Acquisition Corps at a commemorative event on the opening day of the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C.

  • Natick ensures insect-repellent clothing is safe, effective

    Oct 14, 2014

    When it comes to insect repellent, the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, makes sure Soldier uniforms are treated just right.

  • 2015 Army Digital Photo Contest open for submissions

    Oct 14, 2014

    The Army announced that entry submissions for the 2015 Army Digital Photography Contest will be accepted from Oct. 15 to Nov. 30, 2014. This annual contest allows online entries from contestants in two divisions: active-duty personnel and other Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons.

  • Ammo plant drives home rail skill set with ride, tour

    Oct 14, 2014

    The McAlester Army Ammunition Plant recently showed off its non-munitions production capabilities in railroad expertise to the senior leader at its higher headquarters with a ride and tour.

  • CSA: 'Trusted professionals' essence of what it means to be Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2014

    "Whether it be along the DMZ in Korea, the mountains of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq, the plains of Eastern Europe, the savannahs of Central and West Africa, there stand our nation's trusted professionals," said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.

  • DOD honors Army civilians for eliminating Syrian chemical weapons

    Oct 13, 2014

    Department of Defense officials honored 45 Army civilians in a ceremony Oct. 8, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, who voluntarily deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile.

  • SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolve

    Oct 13, 2014

    "We are the greatest land power the world has ever seen. We are the indispensable Army of the indispensable nation," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, referring to remarks President Obama made of the U.S. being the world's go-to nation when trouble arises.

  • SMA: Competitiveness, ethics key to Army success

    Oct 13, 2014

    Encouraging Soldiers to be competitive is what it takes to be a great leader, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, speaking Oct. 13, 2014, at the SMA, NCO and Soldier Forum at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C.

  • Running ten Army miles for fun, honor

    Oct 12, 2014

    Cadet Jaye C. Gamble, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, and his father Jaye, ran this year's Army Ten Miler together--for fun. But, the Joe Callahan Running Club, from the East Tennessee State University ROTC, was running for a different reason--honor, for an alumni killed while training for last years race. Retired Lt. Col. Joseph Callahan was an ROTC graduate of East Tennessee State University was hit by an automobile and killed in 2013 while training for the race. His son ran with the ETSU running club which officially changed its name in Dec., 2013 to the "Joe Callahan Running Club."

  • Sustaining our "competitive advantage" at MILCOM

    Oct 10, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Commander and Commanding General of U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford led a five-person plenary panel at the Baltimore Convention Center with the topic of 'Fielding the Army Tactical Network.'

  • LEGO students explore robotics at Picatinny Arsenal

    Oct 9, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.(October 9, 2014)--The First LEGO League Team #3013, a group of 4th, 5th and 7th graders, toured Picatinny Arsenal Sept. 26 to learn more about robotics.

  • Testing tanks: depot final inspections put vehicles through their paces

    Oct 9, 2014

    Every combat vehicle and artillery system overhauled or repaired at Anniston Army Depot is rigorously tested before being released to the customers.

  • Army civilians support electrical power systems

    Oct 9, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- After troubleshooting and repairing a Navy inverter here, Albert Wallace, electronics worker, assembles the asset and prepares it for electrical inspection.

  • AMC's deputy commanding general visits Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Oct 9, 2014

    Lt. Gen Patricia McQuistion, Army Materiel Command's deputy commanding general, traveled to Tobyhanna Army Depot Oct. 8 to discuss opportunities and challenges within the Army's organic industrial base.

  • President recognizes 25 years of Army acquisition excellence

    Oct 8, 2014

    Oct. 13, 2014, marks 25 years since then-Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Carl E. Vuono approved the creation of the Army Acquisition Corps, a specially trained, dedicated group of military and civilian acquisition leaders who develop, field and sustain the critical systems and services that enable our Soldiers to fight and win our nation's wars.

  • USAASC kicks-off 25th anniversary video contest

    Oct 8, 2014

    Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Army Acquisition Corps, view, share and like your favorite "shout out" video on USAASC's YouTube channel.

  • Sustainers conduct maritime readiness exercise

    Oct 8, 2014

    Army mariners within units throughout the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) successfully completed the first-ever Brigade Inspection Reconnaissance Exercise Program Sept. 1 to Sept. 28 in the United States Central Command area of responsibility.

  • Army Acquisition: A brief history

    Oct 7, 2014

    Legislation, scandal, regulation, reform; how Army Acquisition has changed throughout the years and a timeline of key milestones.

  • Contract specialist celebrates 50 years of service

    Oct 7, 2014

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting specialist is celebrating a milestone that only a relative few in the government reach.

  • Security assistance enterprise boosts Jordan fleet

    Oct 7, 2014

    Jordan's armed forces are upgrading their mobile fleet with 22 M88A1 recovery vehicles as part of a foreign military sales case with the U.S. Army.

  • McHugh: Rock Island Arsenal 'essential' to readiness

    Oct 7, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh toured Rock Island Arsenal's Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, an Army-owned and operated production facility that houses the Army's only foundry, during a visit to Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Oct. 7, 2014.

  • Crane Hosts Top Army Generals for Munitions Summit

    Oct 7, 2014

    Senior leaders from all levels within the Army's munitions supply chain, including the Army's top brass in the logistics field, visited Crane Army Ammunition Activity September 30-October 2 to discuss best business practices in a workshop forum hosted by Col. Joseph Dixon, Crane Army's commander.

  • Tanks arrive on tracks to replenish inventory

    Oct 6, 2014

    The 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, received 29 M1A2 Abrams tanks shipped from Fort Carson, Colorado, more than 800 miles away, via rail car, Sept. 26, 2014.

  • Norman receives her black belt certification

    Oct 6, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, employee joined an elite group in September earning her Lean Six Sigma black belt certification.

  • Natick's cognitive science research helps steer Soldiers in the right direction

    Oct 2, 2014

    When the going gets tough, Dr. Tad Brunyé wants to help. A member of the Cognitive Science Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Brunyé is investigating spatial and non-spatial influences on Soldier navigation choices.

  • Ammunition Hall of Fame - Accepting Nominations

    Oct 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command is pleased to announce the beginning of its fourth year of the Ammunition Hall of Fame program, which honors individuals who have significantly impacted any facet of the Army's ammunition business. The Ammunition Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for candidates through November 30, 2014.

  • Modernization to boost ammo plant's efficiency, capacity

    Oct 2, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A new load, assemble and pack production line that began first article acceptance testing Sept. 23 is expected to increase surge capacity and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of bomb-loading operations at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, here, Army officials said.

  • Army Materiel Command analysis group tours Picatinny to learn of capabilities

    Oct 1, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2014) --Three members of the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity(AMSAA) group toured Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, Sept. 24 as a follow-up action to technical and facility data that Picatinny submitted in the spring.

  • Army AL&T magazine celebrates 25 years of Army acquisition

    Oct 1, 2014

    Twenty-five years ago, then-Army chief of Staff Gen. Carl E. Vuono signed a letter formally creating the Army Acquisition Corps (ACC). With this issue, we celebrate 25 years of Army Acquisition excellence, and the professionalism that the AAC represents.

  • Small Business is Big Business at AMC

    Oct 1, 2014

    AMC's top priority remains providing equipment and materiel readiness to our Joint Warfighters. I'm extremely proud of the 68,000 Soldiers and Department of Army Civilians stationed throughout the world who work in areas ranging from research to contracting, acquisition to manufacturing, and distribution to sustainment.

  • McAlester Army Ammunition Plant supports Air Force bomb requirements

    Sep 30, 2014

    McAlester Army Ammunition Plant demonstrated its capabilities in bomb production during a senior Air Force official visit held, here, September 23.

  • Tooele employee awarded the 2013 Army Ammunition Manager of the Year

    Sep 30, 2014

    Because of his unwavering commitment and ammunition knowledge across the entire Department of the Army, William Smith recently received the 2013 Department of the Army Ammunition Manager of the Year Award for Excellence in Ammunition Management. This prestigious award recognizes his excellence and professionalism in the accomplishments of ammunition management duties worldwide.

  • Northwest Regional CASA Conference held at Tooele

    Sep 30, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Tooele, Utah, was one of the sites visited in Utah during the 2014 Northwest Regional Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) Regional Conference Aug. 24.

  • AMC commander meets with interns to grow the future force

    Sep 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's most senior leader met with a group of the most junior employees of the organization, Sep. 26 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • CCAD Sells 40 UH-60 Black Hawks in 2014

    Sep 30, 2014

    The Corpus Christi Army Depot sells 40 UH-60L Black Hawks in FY2014 through its cost-saving recapitalization program.

  • New G-4 to tackle tough logistics issues

    Sep 29, 2014

    Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Lt. Gen. Gustave F. Perna became the Army's senior logistician in the challenging times of moving equipment out of Afghanistan, and preparing for deployments in Africa and Iraq, during a promotion ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 26, 2014.

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Program streams toward quality, readiness

    Sep 29, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Your brand new widget arrives from your favorite store, but it arrives broken. What do you do? You take it back to the store and the store gives you a brand new widget -- but this is not always the case for our Soldiers in the field. Getting a part replaced can sometimes be a long and cumbersome process involving forms, the launch of an investigation, and multiple approvals. Army Materiel Command's Continuous Process Improvement Division gathered more than 30 quality assurance specialists for the first time to collaborate and fix issues just like this, Sept. 9-12.

  • Senior leaders return; Discuss ongoing and future materiel enterprise priorities

    Sep 29, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland--The two senior leaders from the Army's Materiel Enterprise completed their second joint town hall meeting here on Aberdeen Proving Ground last Friday.

  • Top female Ordnance Soldiers reunite in Kuwait

    Sep 29, 2014

  • Hiring program celebrates 10 years of syncing the right veteran with the right job

    Sep 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program recently celebrated 10 years of hiring and placing veterans in government positions.

  • CSA on Army budget: Fiscal year 2016 is breaking point

    Sep 22, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno cautioned a Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2014, should sequestration resume in fiscal year 2016, "it will be very difficult for us to lead around the world."

  • RDECOM welcomes commanding general

    Sep 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command welcomed new leadership Sept. 22 as the Army returned a general officer to the organization's senior post.

  • Soldier-based training

    Sep 22, 2014

    C4ISR Field Support Vision 2020: Preparing the self-sufficient force; this article was originally published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Army announces RDECOM command sergeant major transition

    Sep 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced that Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Snyder will assume duties and responsibilities as the command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie.

  • APS-5 partners with 3-43 ADA for Patriot Missile System test

    Sep 19, 2014

  • AMC bids farewell to its first Chief Technology Officer

    Sep 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command gathered to honor and farewell its first Chief Technology Officer at a formal ceremony here, Sept. 18.

  • Chemical-biological researchers deliver results

    Sep 18, 2014

    Choking, watering eyes, blistering skin and convulsions are symptoms of imminent death from a chemical weapons attack. The lethality of such attacks, most recently in August 2013, in Syria, sends tremors across the globe.

  • Little-known Army Depot provides significant materiel mission

    Sep 18, 2014

    General Dennis L. Via visited Leghorn Army Depot and Camp Darby in Livorno, Italy in early September. Primarily manned by the 405th Army Field Support Battalion-Italy, the depot performs a variety of critical materiel missions.

  • Top Army acquisition officer visits Picatinny facilities

    Sep 18, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, toured Picatinny Arsenal facilities Sept. 16, including the gun range where he fired several weapons.

  • Keeping it clean -- Natick's self-cleaning fabric technology goes commercial

    Sep 17, 2014

    Quoc Truong, a physical scientist at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Massachusetts, is making sure that it all comes out before the wash.

  • Rock Island celebrates activation of 920th contingency contracting battalion

    Sep 17, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The 920th Contingency Contracting Battalion was activated during a ceremony here Sept. 12 with Lt. Col. Ryan Eckmeier becoming the unit's first commander.

  • ACC placing renewed emphasis on employee mentoring

    Sep 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command is placing renewed emphasis on mentoring employees, the commanding general announced

  • Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

    Sep 16, 2014

    In science fiction, technology problems are solved with the stroke of a writer's pen. In reality, science and technology research takes time, and a lot of effort.

  • Army research team recognized at international nanotechnology conference

    Sep 16, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the best conference paper award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology held in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 18-21.

  • Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

    Sep 16, 2014

    On September 1, 2014, the President issued a proclamation encouraging the people of the United States to observe September as National Preparedness Month (NPM). AMC Leaders, Soldiers, Civilians, Contractors and Families have an opportunity to foster a culture of preparedness by pledging "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare".

  • Depot, GDLS celebrate Stryker production restart

    Sep 12, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot was in the spotlight once again, Aug. 28, when it celebrated the restart of the Army's Stryker double-V hull exchange vehicle production, with Congressman Mike Rogers, the depot leadership team, Program Manager Stryker Brigade Combat Team, General Dynamics Land Systems employees, local dignitaries and news media.

  • Joint Munitions Command supports FBI by providing training ammunition

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command was recognized for supplying training ammunition to the FBI in a ceremony held, here, August 27.

  • OPM-SANG holds Change of Charter

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Office of the Program Manager for the Saudi Arabian National Guard welcomed its incoming Program Manager and paid tribute to the departing PM at a Change of Charter ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sept. 10.

  • Assessing Army Safety

    Sep 12, 2014

    As the new director of Army Safety and commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I look forward to working with Army leaders and safety professionals at all levels to preserve our Army's readiness through the prevention of accidental loss of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members and vital resources. First, however, I'd like to recognize some of those whose efforts have been so instrumental in turning the accidental loss arrow downward over the past few years.

  • Pilot program offers Army logisticians glimpse into DLA's roles, missions

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Defense Logistics Agency hosted two Army logisticians for the month of August as part of a pilot program that rotates interns through four 30-day assignments at key logistics organizations and locations in the government.

  • Deployment of contracting team is first for ACC

    Sep 12, 2014

    The arrival of the 614th Contingency Contracting Team in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in August signals the first deployment of a contracting team in support of combat operations for the Army Contracting Command since integrating uniformed members at contracting offices across the country.

  • 402nd AFSB conducts assumption of responsibility ceremony

    Sep 12, 2014

  • Remembering 9/11, one step at a time

    Sep 12, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The World Trade Center towers had 110 floors and that is exactly how many floors two arsenal firefighters symbolically marched up yesterday to honor their fallen comrades who perished in New York City on 9/11

  • AMC leader joins community to honor the fallen

    Sep 12, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, TENNESSEE -- Never forget. That message resounded in large and small ceremonies throughout the country Sept.11. It was also the theme of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Day of Remembrance.

  • Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 11 September 2014

    Sep 11, 2014

    "Like the great wall and bedrock that embrace us today, nothing can ever break us. Nothing can change who we are as Americans."

  • Army Contracting Command announces its annual award winners

    Sep 11, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command recognizeded 27 individuals and eight teams for excellence in fiscal year 2013.

  • Spotlight on …U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Ray Carter

    Sep 11, 2014

    Spotlight on …U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Ray Carter Government Purchase Card program coordinator 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Regional Contracting Office - Soto Cano, Honduras

  • British chief of materiel visits AMC

    Sep 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The British Army Chief of Materiel (Land) visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command here for a briefing on how AMC provides readiness solutions for the joint warfighter.

  • Talking lethality with Army's senior non-commissioned officer

    Sep 10, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the future of lethality with Army Technology Magazine.

  • 3-401st AFSBn is clearing yards, tagging property and removing non-mission essential equipment

    Sep 10, 2014

    3-401st Army Field Support Battalion is cleaning up its act and getting ready for Resolute Support by clearing yards of debris and non-mission essential equipment and disposing of it in accordance with U.S. Army directives.

  • Lethality on a beam of light: Scientists test high-energy lasers

    Sep 10, 2014

    High-energy laser research has been ongoing since the 1960s. But the Army is now getting to the point where demonstration systems are shooting down mortars and unmanned aerial vehicles with high-energy lasers.

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