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  • Army research center, students celebrate 20 years of STEM-student programming

    Aug 27, 2014

    More than 200 rising fourth through 10th graders and their families gathered at an Army-hosted math and science summer camp closing ceremony Aug. 19.

  • Senior executive engineer shares vision for center

    Aug 27, 2014

    The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Unexpected phone call yields missing piece of AMC history

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- The best information often comes from unexpected sources, and a recent phone call to the Army Materiel Command's Historical Office yielded some significant finds.

  • Major production change at Army arsenal due to a Canadian company

    Aug 26, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The production change at Watervliet this month was unlike anything the arsenal had experienced before and it has a Canadian company to thank for it.

  • LOGCAP Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    Aug 26, 2014

    The LOGCAP Support Brigade, headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., said goodbye to their commander and welcomed a new one during a ceremony in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 23.

  • Army civilians maintain key mobile satellite terminal

    Aug 25, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Mechanics Ian Haslam, left, and Kevin Yazdzik conduct electrical tests here on the Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T).

  • Security enterprise builds partnership with Liberian Army

    Aug 25, 2014

    Two groups of Security Assistance Command Soldiers, from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, traveled to Liberia, to teach members of the Liberian Army how to build a stronger non-commissioned officer corps.

  • Homes for Our Troops breaks ground on injured vet's home

    Aug 25, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Col. Joseph G. Dalessio, commander of the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, attended a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by the non-profit organization, Homes for Our Troops, who are building a house here for former Army Spc. Quinton Picone, Aug. 23. Picone was on patrol with the 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, in Maiwand District, Kandahar, Afghanistan, in November 2011 when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. He lost both of his legs and sustained other injuries from the blast.

  • Brig. Gen. French Honors Fallen During Tribute

    Aug 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, commanding general, Joint Munitions Command, honored the sacrifice of military service members, firefighters and police officers, during the annual 'Tribute to Our Fallen' ceremony held here, August 23.

  • Senior Executive Engineer Shares Vision For Center

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Multiple missions part of new centralized overhaul process

    Aug 22, 2014

    Two major missions here are now part of a new centralized shelter overhaul process that has been proven to reduce cost, increase quality, and save time and money for customers.

  • Students learning leadership skills tour ARDEC labs

    Aug 22, 2014

    Forty students from the Leadership Excellence Direct Results program visited Picatinny Arsenal on Aug.15 to tour the arsenal's facilities and meet with its workforce.

  • AMC band entertains Quad Cities community at Arsenal performance

    Aug 22, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Army Materiel Command Band from Redstone Arsenal, Ala., drew a crowd of more than 300 Quad Cities area residents and arsenal personnel to a concert on the lawn of Historic Quarters One here Aug. 21.

  • Army's STEM Program collaborates with United Negro College Fund Special Corporation

    Aug 21, 2014

    A Cooperative Agreement recently established by the Edgewood Division of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground will create collaboration and synergy for minority serving institutions, according to the agreement vision statement.

  • 923rd Contingency Contracting Battalion Activates at the Detroit Arsenal

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command activated a new battalion during a July 30 ceremony at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan.

  • Gen. Via Visits Rock Island Arsenal Center of Excellence

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, toured the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and visited with staff from Joint Munitions Command and Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Aug. 21, at Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, Ill.

  • O'Connell returns to Arsenal to take command of ASC

    Aug 21, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- After an absence of a little over a year, Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell has returned to Rock Island Arsenal with another star on his shoulder and a new assignment: Leading a global organization responsible for sustaining Army and joint forces in support of combatant commanders.

  • Three million M18 grenades produced without a failure

    Aug 18, 2014

    The Directorate of Ammunition Operations at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas, achieved a major quality milestone July 2, 2014, when it produced its three millionth M18 colored smoke grenade without a failure.

  • Deputy Commanding General of Army Materiel Command tours Picatinny

    Aug 18, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, toured Picatinny Arsenal Aug. 14 to meet with senior leaders, visit a number of facilities and receive briefings on various topics.

  • Tooele Army Depot continues to pursue renewable energy goals

    Aug 18, 2014

    -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, recently announced that Tooele Army Depot would have a second wind turbine constructed to promote its renewable energy goals.

  • AMC leader praises ammo plant's capabilities, support to DOD

    Aug 18, 2014

    The senior Army leader responsible for equipping the nation's Soldiers with everything they wear, shoot, drive, fly and eat made his first-ever visit to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma.

  • ACC Strengthens Warfighter Support with Battalion Activation

    Aug 18, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army activated its newest contingency contracting battalion during a ceremony here Aug. 18.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • AFSBn-SWA made significant contributions during its 10-year history

    Aug 15, 2014

  • Army civilians maintain key mobile satellite terminal

    Aug 14, 2014

    Dan Vadella, an electronic integrated systems mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, checks for loose wires on the rubidium tray of a Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T).

  • RIA Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts new members

    Aug 14, 2014

    Members of the Rock Island Arsenal Sgt. Audie Murphy Club welcomed four new members into their ranks at a ceremony in Heritage Hall at RIA, Ill., Aug. 12.

  • Soldier springs into action to save a life

    Aug 14, 2014

    One Soldier took matters into his own soon-to-be bloody hands when he noticed a traffic accident on a South Korean expressway July 12.

  • New tests, technology come to ANAD optics area

    Aug 14, 2014

    In most repair shops on depot, testing is done as parts arrive to see what needs to be repaired or overhauled. In the Tritium Room of the Optics Branch, that testing includes checking for radiation seeping from the part.

  • Reservists work with, learn from ANMC's ammunition experts

    Aug 14, 2014

    Eighteen Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and its 962nd Ordnance Company trained in Anniston Army Depot's Ammunition Limited Area July 24-Aug. 9.

  • ANAD welding employees feel empowered to make shop safer

    Aug 14, 2014

    Shops and office areas throughout Anniston Army Depot have been assessed through the Target Zero program for over a year, beginning in July 2013.

  • Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

    Aug 13, 2014

    A memorial ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 11, 2014, six days after Greene was mortally wounded in a shooting at Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Afghanistan.

  • Army selected for Joint Strike Fighter software assessment

    Aug 12, 2014

    The F-35 Joint Program Office has selected the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to perform independent software safety analyses of the next-generation strike aircraft commonly called the Joint Strike Fighter.

  • Watervliet machinist embodies the president's words of what makes America great

    Aug 12, 2014

    In President Barack Obama's January 2009 Inaugural Address, he spoke some about those who have made America great. And if the president ever visited Watervliet, he would not need to change his speech because the arsenal has a rich history of risk-takers, doers, makers of things, and especially, those obscure men and women who have not settled for anything less than greatness.

  • Synthetic bones may help in search for shock wave defense

    Aug 12, 2014

    Shock waves from battlefield explosions are invisible threats for U.S. Soldiers and their top-of-the-line combat helmets, but with new studies in synthetic human physiology, researchers are learning how to lessen blast wave effects on the brain.

  • ARL's neuroscience program successful example of Open Campus concept

    Aug 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently initiated an Open Campus pilot program at its Adelphi, Md., campus to foster better collaboration across industry, academia, and government. ARL's Open Campus program plans to lead to the continuous flow of people and ideas to ensure transformative scientific discovery, innovation, and transition that are critical to national security.

  • Aviation, civil rights giants honored at dedication ceremony

    Aug 11, 2014

    Seven members of the storied Tuskegee Airmen were honored at a ceremony at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Aug. 9. The event dedicated an F-16 Fighting Falcon, painted with the distinctive 'Red Tail' markings of the historic Tuskegee Airmen. The aircraft will remain on display at the Aviation Challenge Facility at the Space and Rocket Center.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground, RDECOM remember fallen Soldier Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

    Aug 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, community mourn the loss of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, who was killed Aug. 5, 2014, during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Lean workshop encourages continuous learning, improvement

    Aug 8, 2014

    Professionals from industries as diverse as deep water drilling to ornamental plant growing and health care recently shared ideas and insights during a unique educational opportunity at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Natick observes moment of silence for Maj. Gen. Greene

    Aug 8, 2014

    On a beautiful August morning that matched their former commander's sunny disposition, the Natick Soldier Systems Center community gathered in front of the headquarters building Aug. 8 to remember Maj. General Harold J. "Harry" Greene.

  • RDECOM director gets new assignment

    Aug 8, 2014

    Dale Ormond, director of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., has been assigned to a new position. Ormond will be Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Plans and Resources), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Washington, D.C.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Garrison directorate hires Vets for several security vacancies

    Aug 8, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - "As recently as March of this year the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS) was staffed at 42 percent of its authorized strength," according to its director, Craig Cugini.

  • Williams tells Redstone warrant officers: Balance leadership with technical expertise

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The Army's new senior warrant officer visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command and Team Redstone for the first time Aug. 8.

  • Natick remembers Maj. Gen. Harold J. 'Harry' Greene

    Aug 7, 2014

    They knew him as an excellent Soldier, scientist and commander, but when most people at Natick Soldier Systems Center think of Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene, they remember the friend, the genuinely caring human being who laughed easily with them and flashed that infectious smile at every opportunity.

  • Small gesture turns into a big thank you for ACC-NJ

    Aug 7, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Chris Mackie, a former Army Contracting Command-New Jersey contingency contracting officer currently deployed to Camp Vance, Afghanistan, wanted to honor ACC-NJ contracting professionals during his deployment in Afghanistan.

  • RDECOM director message on the death of Maj. Gen. Greene

    Aug 7, 2014

    Major General Harold "Harry" J. Greene was killed during an attack while visiting Camp Qargha, a military training academy in Afghanistan. As a Brigadier General, Greene served as RDECOM's Deputy Commanding General and was the Senior Commander of the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass.

  • Joint Munitions Command engineer recognized for career excellence

    Aug 7, 2014

    Mr. David Nelson, a general engineer, was recognized as the recipient of the Maj. Gen. John C. Raaen, Jr., Historical Achievement Award at the Joint Munitions Command headquarters, here, Aug 7.

  • AMC commander presents award to Army Inspector General

    Aug 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., -- Army Materiel Command's top leader, Gen. Dennis L. Via, presented the prestigious Somervell Medal of Excellence to Army Inspector General Lt. Gen. Peter M. Vangjel during the IG's visit to AMC and Redstone Arsenal Aug. 4-6.

  • Battles are won by logistics, so are arsenal production schedules

    Aug 6, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The importance of those who perform logistics cannot be overstated. From the days of Alexander the Great to General Patton's Red Ball Express to the motor pool operation at Watervliet, logisticians' place in the annuals of history books is well documented.

  • ECBC, Sen. Mikulski open doors to new facility

    Aug 6, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski visited the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Aug. 5 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Advanced Chemistry Laboratory.

  • Via speaks on honor at the 2014 Armed Forces Celebration Week luncheon

    Aug 6, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Soldiers, civilians, elected officials and business leaders from across the Tennessee Valley gathered to honor service members -- past and present -- at the 2014 Armed Forces Celebration Week Luncheon here Aug. 6.

  • Army Business Transformation director commends AMC during visit

    Aug 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Rather than visit every Army organization, the director of the Army's Office of Business Transformation said he is on the hunt for those that demonstrate the service's best business practices.

  • Army researchers talk Future Force logistics with CASCOM staff

    Aug 5, 2014

    Army researchers give Soldiers at the Combined Arms Support Command an inside look at Future Force 2025 logistics technologies.

  • Army Human Resources Command leader offers reshaping insight

    Aug 4, 2014

    As the Army moves toward reduced troop numbers, leaders must continue to ensure the most agile and adaptive Soldiers continue to serve, according to the commander of the Army Human Resources Command, speaking at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Aug. 1, 2014.

  • Researchers focus on reducing weight of Army combat vehicles

    Aug 4, 2014

    Leading experts in military combat-vehicle research, engineering and design gathered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 29-31, 2014, to discuss a single goal: reducing the weight of the Army's tanks and infantry fighting vehicles by 40 percent in the coming decades.

  • JMC inducts engineer into ammunition hall of fame

    Aug 4, 2014

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- A retired civil servant who dedicated 44 years of his life to the small-caliber ammunition industry was inducted into the Joint Munitions Command's Ammunition Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Courtyard Marriot Kansas City East/Blue Springs, Mo., July 22.

  • 401st AFSB welcomes new command team

    Aug 2, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--The 401st Army Field Support Brigade welcomed its new commander and command sergeant major, Col. Matthew Ferguson and Command Sgt. Maj. Wendy Robinson, during a change of command and assumption of responsibility ceremony, July 31, at the Bagram Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard.

  • ECC welcomes new commander

    Aug 1, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. Michael Hoskin assumed command of the Expeditionary Contracting Command here, August 1. Hoskin succeeds Bryan Samson, who has served as ECC executive director since Oct. 2, 2013.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day Ready To Return

    Aug 1, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The news is out. The 43rd annual Redstone Arsenal Retiree Appreciation Day is set Sept. 18-20.

  • Army tests Officer Scientist and Engineer Program

    Jul 31, 2014

    A partnership between the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has led to the establishment of the Officer Scientist and Engineer Program pilot.

  • New TACOM commanding general visits RIA-JMTC

    Jul 31, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, commanding general of the United States Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, visited the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) on July 24.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts Ammunition Management Career Program Planning Board

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command hosted a meeting, July 30, here, for Career Plan-33 organization and activity career program managers to better assist their ammunitions management workforce.

  • Anniston Army Depot holds Employee Appreciation Day

    Jul 31, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot showed appreciation for the employees who fulfill the installation's mission and the families who support them July 24 at Capron Field.

  • Natick investigates gut bacteria to improve Soldier rations, performance

    Jul 31, 2014

    It takes guts to research Soldier nutrition and performance--or, more specifically, it takes gut bacteria.

  • AMC names Soldier, NCO of the year

    Jul 29, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois -- The Army Materiel Command named its Soldier and non commissioned officer of the year after a two-day Best Warrior Competition here.

  • ASC sweeps AMC 'Best Warrior' competition

    Jul 29, 2014

    The best noncommissioned officer and the best Soldier in the Army Materiel Command are both assigned to the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. At an awards luncheon held at the conclusion of the competition, Staff Sgt. Kevin Hopson was named AMC's NCO of the Year, and Pfc. Davonta Colflesh was named AMC's Soldier of the Year.

  • Q&A: Research vision for 3-D printing

    Jul 28, 2014

    Dr. Thomas Russell is director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, Md. He is the chief scientist for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • AMC's finest take on Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 28, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition began well before dawn Monday with eight competitors vying for an opportunity to win the title at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, and compete at the Army-level in October.

  • Gen. Via congratulates AMC contenders

    Jul 25, 2014

    The finest Soldiers in the U.S. Army Materiel Command will compete for the honor of representing our command at the Army-wide competition in October. The two-day competition will assess their abilities, skills, and leadership traits across a range of grueling and demanding tests. Dennis L. Via General, U.S. Army Commanding

  • Tobyhanna proves radar component for Marine Corps

    Jul 25, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Technicians here have successfully completed operational testing for the Defense Department AIMS platform certification on the AN/TPS-63B Radar System. AIMS stands for Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System/Identification Friend or Foe/ Mark XII-XIIA System.

  • Army researcher discusses human collaboration with intelligent agents

    Jul 24, 2014

    Dr. Jessie Chen from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Fla., recently spoke to leading researchers in emotion science and social robotics with Department of Defense scientific leaders and Yale University students in the area of intelligent autonomous systems.

  • Last sets of eyes are first line of defense

    Jul 24, 2014

    Twelve Soldiers from 23rd Military Police Co. out of Fort Drum, New York, have completed approximately 1,500 customs clearance missions and inspected approximately 1,000 vehicles during their 270 day deployment that is nearing an end. Each inspection is completed by a three-Soldier team whose purpose is to ensure that agricultural threats and invasive species are not introduced into ecosystems in the United States. They are the last sets of eyes on equipment before it is transported to support U.S. Army mission requirements.

  • CECOM Office of Small Business Holding Outreach Event

    Jul 24, 2014

    "The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Office of Small Business Programs will hold a small business outreach event, Tuesday, July 29th, at Building 6008 (Mallette Training Facility) on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Partnering with the Japanese in support of Pacific pivot

    Jul 24, 2014

    Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia hosted the Honorable Itsunori Onodera, the Japanese Minister of defense, at the United States Army's Watercraft Equipment Base-Yokohama North Dock, Japan, June 27, 2014.

  • CECOM Commanding General promoted to major general

    Jul 22, 2014

    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and APG Senior Mission Commander, was promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony July 21 at the Myer Auditorium here.

  • 414th CSB has a new commander

    Jul 22, 2014

    The 414th Contracting Support Brigade has a new commander. Col. Christine Beeler assumed command of the 414th from Col. Paul Pardew during a July 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Garrison, Vicenza, Italy.

  • New CT scanner finds diverse, important uses for researchers

    Jul 21, 2014

    Turning a now-standard tool for medical diagnostics and therapeutics to a host of new applications, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate recently acquired a turn-key computed tomography scanner system, known as a CT scanner.

  • 401st AFSB demonstrates stewardship, returns $500K to Army Supply System

    Jul 21, 2014

    What began two months ago as a mission to clean up a junk yard turned into a commitment to stewardship of government property and money for two Army logistics operations officers assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Future Soldiers may wear 3-D printed garments, gear

    Jul 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center wear many hats and create many products.

  • CSM Sims announces AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 21, 2014

    This year's Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition will be one of the most challenging competitions that these Soldiers have seen to date. The rigors of the competition will test their physical endurance and mental resiliency. They are the best Soldiers that each command has to offer and this competition will determine who embodies the Best Warrior. The winners of the AMC Best Warrior Competition will be well prepared to represent the command at the Department of the Army competition this fall.

  • Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

    Jul 18, 2014

    Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

  • Army Test Center adapts munitions to evolving needs

    Jul 18, 2014

    Redstone Test Center has been developing Test Area 4 since the late 1980s in order to provide the ability to subject test articles to the ever changing standards required by Department of Defense.

  • New Redstone Test Center capabilities increase support to Soldier

    Jul 18, 2014

    The U.S. Armed Forces, and more specifically the Army, follow a similar obligation to defend democracy and freedom despite harsh conditions. The nation's military uses weapons systems that must be stored, transported and operated in a variety of operational environments worldwide, whether they be desert, arctic, tropic, or marine locations.

  • Chemical-biological center builds additive manufacturing partnerships

    Jul 17, 2014

    Additive manufacturing continues to generate a buzz across the nation, while sparking the economy with new design and manufacturing techniques.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Commanding General retires after more than 31-years of service

    Jul 17, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, Program Executive Officer for Ammunition (PEO Ammo) and Senior Commander of Picatinny Arsenal, officially retired from active duty and relinquished command of the PEO Ammo position to James Shields during a ceremony July 16.

  • Chaplain's spiritual roadmap steered her to military service

    Jul 17, 2014

    A single moment of clarity during her college years led Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Paige K. Heard into a life of service to the Lord.

  • 3-401st AFSBn preps vehicles for loan to Afghan National Security Forces

    Jul 17, 2014

    A modern version of the Lend-Lease program played out Jul. 14 at 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion when the International Security Assistance Force Security Assistance Office property book officer signed for MRAPs, MRAP recovery vehicles and associated equipment that will soon be loaned to Afghan National Security Forces for their missions.

  • Warriors set for 2014 competition

    Jul 17, 2014

    Soldiers will compete in the 2014 Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition. The contest will be at Rock Island, Ill., July 28-29.

  • May the Force Be Ready

    Jul 17, 2014

    The July - September electronic edition of Army AL&T magazine is now online. The theme of this issue is training and force readiness, and it's packed with must-read material, from how the Army trains and "grows" contracting professionals, to a deep dive into the Training with Industry program to how a Soldier amputee invented his own prosthesis so he could run again.

  • Stangle honored as an AMC Dellamonica Award recipient

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lisa J. Stangle has been named a recipient of the 2013 Army Materiel Command Louis Dellamonica Award. Stangle is the deputy director, Aviation Contracts, Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal here.

  • ECC's new commander is familiar face

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command is getting a new commander.

  • CECOM's ESSC links technical experts, supported units

    Jul 15, 2014

    Optics, sensors, scanners, helium trailers, generators and radios are all very different types of equipment fielded to Soldiers and supported by Communications-Electronics Command personnel at the Electronic Sustainment Support Center/Regional Support Center located in a corner of the 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion footprint where units can access C4ISR maintenance, training and troubleshooting support.

  • Natick improves understanding with 3-D printed models

    Jul 15, 2014

    Welcome to Steve Smith's world. It's a place where big is small, small is big and anything is possible.

  • AMC bid farewell to National Guard liaison

    Jul 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Gerald E. Lang, the assistant deputy commanding general for the National Guard in a ceremony here, July 14.

  • LOG-IT LAR helps Soldiers keep computers talking

    Jul 12, 2014

    Every day, in locations around the world, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command logistics assistance representatives and senior master technicians work toward one goal -- to improve Soldier skills and knowledge on communications and electronics equipment that is vital to mission accomplishment.

  • Software helps to protect Soldiers from traumatic combat injuries

    Jul 11, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate has fostered closer teaming across the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program by designing a customized software system that integrates a digital library, a management tool for requests for information and other unique resources.

  • Researchers improve smokes, obscurants technology

    Jul 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity.

  • First Redstone commander's secretary leaving Huntsville

    Jul 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Huntsville community and Team Redstone said goodbye to one of the last surviving World War II workers of Redstone Arsenal.

  • Technicians, National Guard work side-by-side to hone skills

    Jul 11, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- School was in session for dozens of Soldiers who provide service and support for automotive track and wheeled vehicles, as well as communication and electronics equipment. Members of the Maine Army National Guard's 152nd Component Repair Company (CRC) spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot increasing their ability to rebuild transmissions and engines, machine new parts for weapons systems and repair night vision systems.

  • Redstone 4-star imparts leadership wisdom

    Jul 11, 2014

    As one of a dozen Army four-star generals, the Army Materiel Command's top leader imparted wisdom to interns, employees and retirees who gathered July 10 for a Marshall Association luncheon, focused on leadership.

  • German delegation visits Picatinny to enhance armaments

    Jul 11, 2014

    Norbert Weber, deputy director of research & technology from the Armament Directorate of the Germany Federal Ministry of Defence spoke with Barbara Machak, acting director of the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center and Chris Grassano chief of staff for the Program Executive Office for Ammunition, at Picatinny Arsenal on July 10.

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