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  • Army EOD troops destroy almost 10,000 explosives

    Nov 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama -- Soldiers from the 788th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company completed a large-scale explosive destruction mission here Nov. 14.

  • AMC hosts Israeli logistics leaders

    Nov 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted Maj. Gen. Jacob Barak, Israeli Defense Force Technology and Logistics Branch leader, for an update on AMC's global alignment and role in supporting the Army and Israeli Defense Force.

  • Nearly 175 years later, Army research center still deals with new substances

    Nov 20, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, NY -- In 1840, a small building located along the Erie Canal became one of the first, if not the first, Army weapons research centers. Although the Erie Canal has long since been filled in, building #41 still remains on the Watervliet Arsenal.

  • Army Prepositioned Stock-4 partners U.S. Army Pacific for PULSE-W Exercise

    Nov 20, 2014

    The Pacific Utility and Logistics Support Exercise-Watercraft, or PULSE-W is a U.S. Army Pacific initiative to utilize Army Prepositioned Stock, or APS, watercraft stored in Japan to support various exercises as part of Pacific Pathways.

  • RDECOM shares contracting priorities with industry at 2014 APBI

    Nov 20, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 20, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command discussed its projected contracts and business opportunities Nov. 20 during APG's third annual Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry conference.

  • Contracting Soldiers deploy to support CENTCOM mission in Kuwait, Qatar

    Nov 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command's 742nd Contingency Contracting Team departed Huntsville International Airport Nov. 16, on a nine-month deployment to Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Total Army effort at Rock Island supports new ambulance production for National Guard

    Nov 19, 2014

    Last January, the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) unveiled the newest tactical HMMWV ambulance in the Army. The M997A3, the most modern ambulance in the fleet, is fitted on a HMMWV chassis with a modified body and now is headed to Army National Guard (ARNG) units around the country. Today, RIA-JMTC continues to satisfy the National Guard's order for 500 ambulances. RIA-JMTC manufactures the shelter box and integrates it with the HMMWV purchased from a contractor. The program has continually improved since the first five pilot trucks were made last year. Last month, the program clocked in ahead of schedule and on budget.

  • AMC honors Oklahoman for natural resources conservation

    Nov 19, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A civilian employee who spent more than 30 years working to improve natural resources conservation at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, including the past 18 years leading the Land Management Office (LMO) responsible for it, was recently recognized for his accomplishments.

  • Army research team earns $500,000 research grant in Head Health Challenge II

    Nov 18, 2014

    Army Soldier-protection experts at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have received a $500,000 grant from the NFL, Under Armour and GE's Head Health Challenge II initiative that will assist its research to protect against brain injury.

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

    Nov 17, 2014

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

  • Army general returns home, encourages kids to dream big

    Nov 14, 2014

    "Think it, believe it, and you can achieve it." That was the message from an Army four-star general to thousands of school kids from his hometown. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited five Henry County schools, addressing students from kindergarten to seniors, Nov. 10-12.

  • SECDEF praises Army team for eliminating Syrian chemical stockpile

    Nov 14, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presented members of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center the Office of the Secretary of Defense Group Achievement Award Nov. 12, for their service during the international effort to safely eliminate Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.

  • Town halls address Ebola concerns

    Nov 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG hosted three town halls to educate the community on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Oct. 29 and the APG South (Edgewood) conference center Oct. 30.

  • Veterans Day speaker shares life experiences and lessons

    Nov 13, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- For one Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldier, participation in a program that honored, recognized and thanked those who have faithfully served in the military created an opportunity to teach local students the importance of service to the nation.

  • General addresses hometown crowd, recognizes veterans

    Nov 13, 2014

    Thirty-four years after commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Army, Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, returned to his hometown of Martinsville, Virginia, to commemorate the holiday for the first time with local veterans. Via served as the keynote speaker at the Henry County Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, hosted by the American Legion at Patrick Henry Community College.

  • Army completes environmental study for possible force reductions

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of the Army announces the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment. The Army evaluated the environmental impacts of potential reductions of active-component Soldiers and Army civilians (Army employees) at 30 installations. The Army determined that there are no significant impacts, other than socioeconomic impacts, and that preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required.

  • FBI recognizes ammo plant for rounds transfer

    Nov 13, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- McAlester Army Ammunition Plant was recognized by the FBI during a visit to the plant, Oct. 31, for transferring small- arms ammunition to its agency.

  • LTG Perna Honors Army Spouses at Operation Home Cooking

    Nov 12, 2014

    LTG and Mrs. Gus Perna recently participated in Operation Home Cooking at the Washington Convention Center. Several hundred Army spouses got tips from celebrity chefs, including former Navy Chef Chris Kyler.

  • Army focuses on autonomous system development

    Nov 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army has invested in robotics technology for many years, and the focus is ever increasing toward autonomous system development.

  • SDDC units deploy equipment, supplies to support Ebola response

    Nov 10, 2014

    The U.S. Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 832nd and 842nd Transportation Battalions, located at the ports of Jacksonville, Florida, and Beaumont, Texas, respectively, loaded shipments of over 1,740 pieces of equipment and U. S. military vehicles this week in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • Army researchers take on the tough task of explaining 'conception' - of a good idea - to HS students

    Nov 10, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- About 25 students from Cambridge High School spent four hours Friday weaving their way through such scientific areas as metallurgy, lasers, nanotechnology, and stereolithography at the Army's Benét Labs. What better place to learn about taking an idea through conception to building a prototype to the final production of a product.

  • Garrison senior NCO ready to serve Team Redstone

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It doesn't matter whether you are in uniform or not, Command Sgt. Maj. Bob Lehtonen is your command sergeant major.

  • Aviation enterprise views challenges on horizon

    Nov 10, 2014

    The Army aviation community had the opportunity to collaborate and work together to continue to lean forward to provide the best equipment to the Soldiers at the Army Aviation Association of America's 41st annual Joseph P. Cribbins Symposium at the Von Braun Center on Nov. 5-6.

  • Via receives warm welcome at Whitesburg

    Nov 7, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Whitesburg Elementary/Middle School hosted Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command as their keynote speaker for a Veterans Day program here, Nov. 6.

  • AFSBn-Germany issues European Activity Set equipment to Combined Resolve III troops

    Nov 7, 2014

    The Army Field Support Battalion-Germany conducted the second equipment issue from its newly established European Activity Set, to Fort Hood, Texas, Soldiers participating in Combined Resolve III, in Germany.

  • Workshop brings logistics professionals together

    Nov 7, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command logistics professionals took a lesson this week from a company known for moving the earth.

  • Autonomy-enabled technology provides pathway to future

    Nov 6, 2014

    Army engineers from the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Michigan, are developing technology solutions for autonomy-enabled systems.

  • Army Contracting Command Soldier provides support in West Africa

    Nov 6, 2014

    Army Contracting Command Soldiers are on the ground in West Africa assisting in the fight to eradicate the deadly Ebola virus.

  • Private/public partnership policy in the works

    Nov 6, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command is exploring methods and practices to support and execute the Army Materiel Command's Business Development and Partnership Program policy currently in development.

  • Foreign military attachés visit Redstone Arsenal

    Nov 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Foreign military officers from 29 different countries visited Redstone Arsenal as part of an orientation tour of the Southeastern United States.

  • Veteran's Day Safety Message

    Nov 5, 2014

    GEN Via's Veteran's Day Safety Message to the AMC workforce

  • Army's corporate research laboratory guides technology with sharper focus

    Nov 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released its Science and Technology Campaign Plans for 2015 - 2035, Nov. 4, 2014, to support strategic land power dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond.

  • Operation United Assistance Soldiers train first class of Ebola treatment unit workers

    Nov 4, 2014

    The Joint Forces Command-United Assistance DOD Ebola Training Team completed training the first class of workers who will staff the Ebola treatment units, Oct. 31, 2014, at the National Police Training Center, Paynesville, in Liberia.

  • AMC's senior civilian speaks at 2014 Army Operations Research Symposium

    Nov 4, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- John B. Nerger, U.S. Army Materiel Command's executive deputy to the commanding general, served as the keynote speaker at the Army Operations Research Symposium 2014 (AORS) held at the Team C4ISR Mallette Training Facility here Nov. 4.

  • Ensuring Army equipment readiness

    Nov 3, 2014

    The Army Sustainment Command's Distribution Management Center brings materiel management back to the Army.

  • Army researchers envision future robots

    Nov 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army is investing in robotics research and development with a vision of increasing autonomy.

  • Girls get glimpse of science, technology

    Nov 3, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A day after Halloween, more than 400 third- through fifth-graders attending Girls' Science and Engineering Day at the University of Alabama in Huntsville had an opportunity to top the sweet-laden holiday.

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Exchange Essay Contest Highlights PX Memories in Vietnam

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with Procter & Gamble, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with an essay contest that provides Vietnam veterans and family members an opportunity to share memories of their local PX/BX experience overseas or back home during the Vietnam War.

  • Picatinny operations officer stands ready to tackle foreign assignment

    Oct 31, 2014

    Terry McGahan acts as the first point of contact for participants in the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) once they are overseas. The program operates throughout the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), which is the parent command of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny.

  • Huntsville Center's ESPC team garners Secretary of the Army award

    Oct 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Energy Savings Performance Contracting team received a 2014 Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award for Renewable/Alternatives Small Group in a ceremony Oct. 29 at the Pentagon.

  • Army Sustainment Command assists in combating Ebola in West Africa

    Oct 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command is providing direct support to Operation United Assistance to combat Ebola in West Africa. The command's Army Prepositioned Stocks program was tasked to assist in Operation United Assistance to provide 25 Force Provider Modules from assets stored in Livorno, Italy.

  • 402nd AFSB watercraft unit completes intensive inspection

    Oct 30, 2014

  • Army acquisition leaders visit ACC-RI

    Oct 30, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Illinois, hosted senior acquisition executives for a strategic planning session Oct. 6 to discuss the closeout of the $38 billion Logistics Civil Augmentation Program III contract.

  • 414th CSB Supports the Fight Against Ebola

    Oct 30, 2014

    U.S. Army forces began deploying in late September in order to support the U.S. Agency for International Development mission to combat Ebola in West African nations and contracting officers were among the first to arrive.

  • Army expanding leadership and talent development opportunities for civilian corps

    Oct 29, 2014

    In an effort to increase talent management opportunities for civilian employees, the Army recently polled 400 civilians in GS-11 and GS-12 positions across all Army Career Programs to determine what types of training and professional development opportunities appealed to them.

  • Army evaluates DARPA's futuristic soft exosuit

    Oct 28, 2014

    Army researchers are evaluating prototype devices developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Warrior Web Program.

  • Only at Watervliet, the terms 'lockout' and 'tagout' don't imply a labor issue or a wrestling match

    Oct 28, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. --When rumors began flowing through the arsenal that it was getting new 'lockout and tagout' procedures, some may have thought the arsenal was having a labor issue or that professional wrestling was coming here. The truth is, however, that unlike the labor strife of the 1930s or the gimmickry of professional wrestling, there will not be any trickery with the arsenal's new lockout-tagout program.

  • 3-401st AFSBn master driver educates forklift operators

    Oct 28, 2014

    Larry Williams, 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion master driver, told four prospective forklift operators that forklift accidents account for 85 to 100 fatalities per year and approximately 100,000 injuries as he began a class to certify them as forklift operators Oct. 8 at 3-401st battalion headquarters.

  • 101st Airborne Division assumes Ebola response mission in Liberia

    Oct 27, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), assumed responsibility of Joint Forces Command -- United Assistance from Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at Barclay Training Center in Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 25, 2014.

  • Army's senior logistician meets with sustainers

    Oct 27, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, command sergeant major of AMC, visited Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Oct. 23.

  • 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 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.

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