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  • Missile defense system readiness relies on FSR expertise

    Jun 13, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot technicians are supporting the deployment of a key missile defense system in the western Pacific.

  • VDATS replaces legacy testers

    Jun 13, 2013

  • Focus on quality earns ISO/AS recertifications

    Jun 13, 2013

    Tobyhanna received the 'thumbs up' from international auditors following an in depth inspection of business practices, earning recertification in meeting recognized standards for quality.

  • Solar carport nears completion, prepares to power up

    Jun 13, 2013

    New carport features a solar photovoltaic array that will supplement or provide power completely to the Mack depending on the amount of electricity it generates.

  • ACC stand down raises sexual assault awareness

    Jun 13, 2013

    Prompted by reports of an increase in sexual assaults across the Department of Defense, the Army Contracting Command hosted a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response stand down at the Missile Defense Agency Auditorium, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., June 10 to raise awareness among the command's Soldiers, civilians and contractor workforce.

  • Spotlight on...Patricia A. Wingers

    Jun 13, 2013

    Patricia A. Wingers is assigned to Headquarters, Army Contracting Command G-8 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Army interns get "greened"

    Jun 13, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2013) -- Interns from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications and electronics center participated in training events designed to familiarize them with "day-to-day" military training June 3-7.

  • Army scientist discusses developing Soldier solutions 'at the speed of war'

    Jun 12, 2013

    Mike Anthony recently completed a six-month deployment in which he served as U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center director, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • ACC NewsBlast June 12, 2013

    Jun 12, 2013

    Weekly news wrap-up from around the world of Army Contracting.

  • Army scientists advance chemical detection techniques

    Jun 11, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 11, 2013) -- It's in the news on a regular basis. It's of increasing concern for the President of the United States. It's prompting U.S. forces to be more prepared. Chemical warfare is an increasingly real and dangerous threat to our nation, and the availability of accurate, quick detection is critical to the safety of the Warfighter and our nation.

  • Army researchers chase helicopter performance gains

    Jun 10, 2013

    A new study by Army researchers looks at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades to improve performance.

  • ASC conducts graduation of tomorrow's leaders via Journey to Leadership program

    Jun 10, 2013

    With the motto of "Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today" 16 people graduated with the confidence of bigger and better things in their future in a ceremony held here June 7 sponsored by the Army Sustainment Command.

  • Maryland State Police briefs RDECOM on regional gang activity

    Jun 10, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Recognizing the signs of potential gang activity is essential to ensuring military personnel and facilities remain safe, U.S. Army officials said. Cpl. Joe Pompilii of the Maryland State Police briefed the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's protection committee June 6 on gang activity.

  • AMC SHARP Task Force assesses command climate

    Jun 10, 2013

    Reaffirming his commitment to eradicate sexual assault in the command's ranks, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis Via, appointed a senior executive as his special assistant to lead a Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program Assurance Task Force.

  • Picatinny honors fallen New Jersey service members

    Jun 8, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Picatinny Arsenal officials honored eight New Jersey-connected service members who lost their lives in 2012 while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan during a private ceremony earlier today. Eight fallen servicemembers were memorialized with red oak trees in memory of each warfighter.

  • CECOM Software Engineering Center supports Oklahoma storm damage assessments

    Jun 7, 2013

    In support of the General Service Administration and Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center developed and fielded the new National Interest Action, NIA, code for the recent Oklahoma Tornado and Storm 2013.

  • Army engineer uses his noodle fishing on reality TV

    Jun 7, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 10, 2013) -- Seven years ago, Allen Neuschwander took the plunge, literally and figuratively, into a new sport. At the time, it was largely an unknown sport. Today, however, thanks to reality television, many have heard about the southern sport of hand fishing.

  • Reuse center saves thousands of Army dollars

    Jun 6, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A small logistics agency offers the Army community a huge service and has saved about $300,000 in operational costs by employing an age-old practice. The 405th Army Field Support Brigade, Directorate of Logistics, Hazardous Material Reuse Center maintains a list of hazardous and nonhazardous materiel items and recycles them for free to units participating in the Hazardous Materials Management Program.

  • Watervliet manufacturing adds nearly 50K hours of new work in last 30 days

    Jun 6, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With last week's announcement that it received a $5.1 million contract to provide General Dynamics Land Systems Division (GDLS) with 50 Stryker Mobile Gun System 105mm cannons, the arsenal has in 30 days added nearly 50,000 hours of new work to its production schedule.

  • The Infamous Sucker Hole

    Jun 6, 2013

    In early summer of 2011, our flight company was tasked with a two-part service mission. The first part required us to airlift an infantry unit based at Camp Dawson, W. Va., to Fort A. P. Hill, Va., for a three-day field training exercise.

  • Distractions have high safety cost

    Jun 6, 2013

    Distractions are everywhere and cost Anniston Army Depot more and more every day. When people are distracted, they fail to see hazards that can cause injuries, loss to property and even death. In 2009, distracted drivers contributed to more than 5,400 traffic fatalities, accounting for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities that year, according to the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It is evident, from our accident data analysis that distractions cost ANAD and our employees dearly, especially when we are working to achieve the VPP Star and compete in the world market.

  • Hunter among AMC Personnel of the Year

    Jun 6, 2013

    Matt Hunter, chief of Anniston Army Depot's Managerial Accounting Division in the Directorate of Resource Management, is one of 12 Army Materiel Command employees chosen as AMC Personnel of the Year. The annual award, named in honor of Louis Dellamonica, a general engineer who worked at Hawthorne Army Depot for 65 years, is given to top employees selected from throughout the command.

  • Use caution in accepting outside employment

    Jun 6, 2013

    The Ethics Rules ("Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch") pertaining to outside employment are the same whether employees are considering a second job during furlough hours or whether they already work for another employer on weekends or,other,off-duty,hours. However,,as we,approach furlough, now is a good time to remind employees about these rules. Generally, employees may,"moonlight",and work,a,second job. Ethics Rules provide, however, that Federal employees shall have no outside employment or activities that conflict with their official duties.

  • Anniston fields ABVs for National Guard

    Jun 6, 2013

    An Assault Breacher Vehicle handoff this week at Anniston Army Depot signals the completion of the latest round of production for this unique converted vehicle. Built on a M1 Abrams chassis, the ABV is a type of composite vehicle - taking the power and strength of the M1 hull and adding a specially designed turret system and plow.

  • AMC band member chosen to become an Army Band Officer

    Jun 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A U.S. Army Materiel Command band member was chosen to join the commissioned officer ranks. Sgt. Donald "Taylor" Criswell, senior instrumentalist, was selected to attend Officer Candidate School to become a commissioned officer after successfully completing the audition and interview. He now has the opportunity to command a large or special band.

  • 'This is a campus that takes care of people'

    Jun 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Despite the current fiscal environment, headquarters Army Materiel Command still has a focus on improving the quality of life for its workforce.

  • Watervliet receives multimillion dollar mortar contract, its second in 30 days

    Jun 5, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced today that it received a $6.9 million contract to provide 600 60mm mortar barrels for the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. This is the second multimillion dollar contract awarded to the arsenal in the last 30 days, said Bruce Pienkoski, the Arsenal's program manager for mortars. On May 9, the arsenal announced that it received a $9.3 million contract to provide 500 60mm mortar bipods also for TACOM.

  • Detroit Arsenal Associates Remember the Holocaust

    Jun 5, 2013

  • Army Seeks Industry Input on the Future of Small Arms Fire Control

    Jun 5, 2013

    On June 27, Project Manager Soldier Weapons will be hosting its first Small Arms Fire Control (SAFC) Industry Day at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., to see just how far fire control technology has come, and how far it has to go before landing in the hands of Soldiers. Invitations to the industry day will be extended only to those organizations that successfully document their small arms fire control research and development efforts. Detailed submission requirements are posted on the FedBizOpps.gov website under solicitation number W15QKN13ZE003. Responses are requested by June 10.

  • New executive takes reins of aviation engineering team

    Jun 5, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 5, 2013) -- Jeff Langhout is new to the Senior Executive Service, but he's no stranger to Army aviation.

  • Family sets an example, pursues higher education

    Jun 5, 2013

    For inspiration, Jamal Cummins doesn't have to look far when it comes to educational heroes.

  • OSBP helps small business with contracting opportunities

    Jun 5, 2013

    With more than 100 years of collective contracting and acquisition experience, the Army Contracting Command's Office of Small Business Programs staff spends its days matching small businesses with contracting opportunities around the world.

  • Message to the Army Contracting Workforce: Sexual Assault and Harassment

    Jun 5, 2013

    Video messages from ACC and ECC senior leaders to the workforce regarding sexual assault and harassment.

  • CAAA Employee Receives AMC's 2012 Dellamonica Award

    Jun 4, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity employee Randall Burcham received the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Army Materiel Command Personnel of the Year for 2012.

  • Army, University of Maryland create realistic robotic bird

    Jun 4, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- A robotic bird created by Army and University of Maryland researchers is tricking real flocks -- and hawks -- midair, making it a potential unsuspecting future war agent.

  • Heftier unmanned ground vehicle offers more lifting, hauling strength

    Jun 4, 2013

    A small car can't pull a heavy trailer. Sports utility vehicles don't have a compact car's fuel efficiency. A perfect, one-size-fits-all vehicle doesn't exist. The same goes for unmanned ground vehicles, known as UGVs.

  • Arsenal Sgt. Audie Murphy Association receive 'kissing pillows' from elementary school

    Jun 4, 2013

    Members of the Rock Island Arsenal Sergeant Audie Murphy Association received patriotic embroidered 'kissing pillows' from students of the 4th and 5th grade classes at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Moline, Ill., May 22. The students, in conjunction with members of the Mississippi River Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, fashioned the pillows for deployed service members as a way to say thank you and show their support to the deployed men and women and their families.

  • A First: Civilian Takes Lead at Milan AAP

    Jun 4, 2013

    Civilian takes lead at Milan Army Ammunition Plant

  • Logistics rep troubleshoots satellite issue in Afghanistan

    Jun 3, 2013

    Operating under the auspices of Army Sustainment Command's 401st Army Field Support Brigade, the BLST is the leading element of the Materiel Enterprise, bringing logistics experience and expertise to bear on the battlefield.

  • Army Supercomputing Research Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground opens new facility

    Jun 2, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Supercomputing Research Center will host an invitation-only open house, June 10, 2013, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Between a 'rock or something' and an MRE

    May 31, 2013

    The Flameless Ration Heater, developed at Natick to warm up Meals, Ready-to-Eat in the field, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

  • APG Armed Forces Day 2013 -- "Service to the Nation, Strength of the Future"

    May 30, 2013

    On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated by parades, open houses, receptions and air shows. In Washington D.C., 10,000 troops of all branches of the military, cadets and veterans marched past the President and his party. All across the country, the American people joined together to honor the Armed Forces. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground supported this honorable tradition at a ceremony held May 15, where service members and their families were honored and displays showcased some of the support provided by APG.

  • Weapon system reliability chief honored as 2012 Dellamonica Award winner

    May 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command prides itself on providing the equipment and materiel Soldiers require to accomplish their mission -- anytime, anyplace in the world. It's those Soldiers -- the men and women in uniform -- that motivate one exceptional AMC employee to excel.

  • Two Memorial Day services unite community in remembrance

    May 30, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Two different services were held on Monday in honor of those who have sacrificed and died in the service of the nation. The first took place at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery early afternoon, while the second was held at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in the early evening.

  • Arsenal service members participate in QC Memorial Day events

    May 30, 2013

    Military and civilian leaders from the tenant commands at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., spoke to assembled veterans and community members at 17 Memorial Day weekend events across the Quad City-area May 24-27. Many of the events, originally planned to be conducted outdoors, were moved undercover or to alternate locations due to rainy conditions.

  • TACOM workforce garners two Dellamonica Awards

    May 30, 2013

    WARREN, Mich. -- The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) is proud to have two recipients of the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Army Materiel Command Personnel of the Year for 2012, Denver F. (Frank) Olive and Matthew J. Hunter.

  • Top engineer built her career on teamwork

    May 29, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (May 29, 2013) -- When it comes to success, Patti Martin sees it as a team effort. Throughout her 30 years at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, Martin has been involved with many engineering teams that have worked to develop, design and prototype aviation and missile systems that have been game changers on the battlefield.

  • Engineer pushes environmental approach in processes

    May 29, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (May 29, 2013) -- Words like green and sustainability are often used to refer to recycling, taking better care of the Earth, and new or alternative forms of energy, such as solar- or wind-power.

  • SHARE program shines light on available resources across APG

    May 29, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 29, 2013) -- Many subject matter experts, resources and assets across the installation spark innovative research efforts and perform sound testing capabilities to accomplish mission critical objectives for the U.S. Army.

  • Army, Marines partner again to update Tactical Imagery Production System

    May 29, 2013

    The Marine Corps has partnered with Army researchers again to overhaul tactical multimedia capabilities that support its information operation activities overseas.

  • Shaping The U.S. Army's Organic Industrial Base In Wartime & Peacetime

    May 29, 2013

    Army G-4 Logistics, in collaboration with U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), today released "Shaping the U.S. Army's Industrial Base in Wartime and Peacetime" a pamphlet outlining how the government-owned Depots and Arsenals will transition in the next 10 years.

  • ACC NewsBlast May 29, 2013

    May 29, 2013

    Weekly news wrap-up from around the world of Army Contracting.

  • SEC's Federated Net-centric Sites facility provides significant cost savings

    May 29, 2013

    Based on CECOM's Software Engineering Center's Federated Net-centric Sites (FaNS) interoperability demonstration, the Department of the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 has approved the Property Book Unit Supply Enhanced (PBUSE) Army Interoperability Certification.

  • ACC-NCR drawdown going 'better than expected'

    May 29, 2013

    "Better than expected" is the way the point man characterized the closing of the Army Contracting Command-National Capital Region contracting center.

  • Corn-Feds: Army plans to power plants with plants

    May 29, 2013

    The Army has selected the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAAP) in Middletown, Iowa, as the initial facility to test a prototype ethanol-powered fuel cell technology. Why IAAAP? "Ethanol is derived from corn, which is abundant in Iowa."

  • 414th CSB contracting Soldiers support African mission

    May 29, 2013

    The 414th Contracting Support Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, recently supported the Flintlock 2013 exercise in Mauritania, Africa, with two contingency contracting officers.

  • EAGLE BOA holders flock to Rock Island

    May 29, 2013

    Representatives from 95 of the 112 Enhanced Army Global Logistic Enterprise Basic Ordering Agreement holder companies gathered May 20 for a meeting with the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island EAGLE team.

  • Dellamonica winner humble in his accomplishments

    May 29, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When Scott Phillips first heard the news that he was a 2012 Dellamonica awardee, he almost didn't believe it. "That was quite a surprise," said Phillips, branch chief for Army, Interservice and FMS aircraft components at AMCOM. "I didn't even realize I had been nominated for that."

  • Army explores futuristic uniform for SOCOM

    May 28, 2013

    Army researchers are responding to a request from the U.S. Special Operations Command for technologies to help develop a revolutionary Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit.

  • Foley selected as 2012 Dellamonica winner

    May 28, 2013

    RESTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command recently announced the 2012 Louis Dellamonica awards winners, recognizing the best employees in the command. Only one was chosen to represent the headquarters staff.

  • SDDC employee recipient of Dellamonica Award

    May 28, 2013

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.-- Jamie Hagemeyer of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Global Container Management Office was named one of the recipients of the 2012 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding U.S. Army Materiel Command Personnel of the Year.

  • TRADOC senior NCO visits 'Home of Sustainment', views training

    May 28, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee command sergeant major, hosted a visit by Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command command sergeant major, to learn about initiatives and observe training May 23.

  • ASC participates in Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium

    May 28, 2013

  • Mobile Tower System delivers life-saving upgrades

    May 24, 2013

    The Army is replacing the 1960's era air traffic control system with the Mobile Tower System, which provides an effective and reliable solution that can be deployed anywhere in the world, in any weather condition and will support both military and civilian air operations.

  • Ohio National Guard unit prepares for complex logistical tasks in Kuwait

    May 24, 2013

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- Providing all the food, fuel, ammunition, and other supplies across an entire theater of operations is the complex training task the Springfield, Ohio-based 371st Sustainment Brigade has prepared to do here.

  • Joint Munitions Command CG visits Anniston Munitions Center

    May 24, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, the commanding general of Joint Munitions Command, toured Anniston Munitions Center May 13. "This was our chance to explain to our higher headquarters all the things we do here," said Lt. Col. David Schmitt, commander of ANMC, explaining the tour consisted of ANMC's unique capabilities. Areas visited included the demilitarization pit, the Multiple Launch Rocket System Facility and a storage site for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missiles.

  • Soldiers learn from combat vehicle experts

    May 24, 2013

    More than 70 Soldiers from the 900th Component Repair Company, headquartered in Brundidge, Ala., spent their annual training learning from the combat vehicle specialists at Anniston Army Depot. The National Guardsmen, whose Military Occupation Specialty Code, or MOS, ranged from wheeled and tracked vehicle mechanics to trades specialists and armament repairers had not worked on military vehicles for the past several years - since before their 2010 deployment to Afghanistan. Working on the lines at the depot gave these Soldiers much needed experience as well as exposing them to vehicle platforms they had never seen.

  • DoD reduces number of furlough days, Anniston Army Depot sets schedule

    May 24, 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke to Department of Defense employees at a town hall meeting in Alexandria, Va., May 14, informing them there would be 11 nonconsecutive furlough days this fiscal year. According to Michael Burke, the depot's deputy to the commander, the current plan is to stay with the 5-4-9 work schedule through the pay period beginning June 30. During that pay period, only eight hours will be lost to furlough as most employees on the depot will have their first furlough day July 12.

  • Knee brace puts 'a spring in your step'

    May 23, 2013

    Weight, hinge design, and assistive power of a quasi-passive exoskeleton were studied at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center here to see how these factors affect the way an individual walks.

  • DOD logistics leaders visit 4-401st AFSB-Kandahar RPAT

    May 23, 2013

    The Honorable Alan F. Estevez, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Logistics & Materiel Readiness), and other Department of Defense logistics leaders visited the 4-401st Army Field Support Brigade Kandahar Airfield Redistribution Property Assistance Team to receive an update on current retrograde operations on May 20, 2013, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 1st TSC CSM discusses leadership with KAF RPAT enlisted Soldiers

    May 23, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--The 1st Theater Sustainment Command's top enlisted leader visits the Army Field Support Battalion Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade's Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard on May 15 for an update on the retrograde process.

  • ARL scientist receives prestigious AMC award

    May 23, 2013

    William Glodek, a computer scientist in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Network Security Branch, was recently selected as one of the winners of the 2012 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Army Material Command Personnel of the Year.

  • 4-401st AFSB Kandahar mobile RPAT uses PAKGLOC to execute first fort-to-door mission

    May 23, 2013

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan-- In a joint effort between the 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade and the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, the Kandahar Mobile Redistribution Property Assistant Team executed its first fort-to door operation via the recently reopened Pakistan Ground Lines of Communication on May 21.

  • RDECOM recognizes 2013 NCO of the Year competition winner

    May 23, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Staff Sgt. Joshua Menninger captured top honors May 23 after a week of competition that tested four noncommissioned officers' physical abilities, endurance and technical expertise. Menninger earned recognition as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's NCO of the Year.

  • Joint Munitions Command's General Discusses Mission at Small Business Symposium

    May 23, 2013

    Commanding General of the Joint Munitions Command speaks at local small business symposium

  • PM Force Sustainment Systems looks ahead, supports Pacific strategy

    May 22, 2013

    What covers half the world's surface, contains 50 percent of its population, and spans 9,000 miles and 16 time zones? Give up? Well, it's the U.S. Pacific Command area of operation.

  • Picatinny supports patenting West Point cadet inventions

    May 22, 2013

    Like something that must have fallen off of Batman's utility belt, U.S. Military Academy Cadets Killian Burns, Sungi Cho, Steven Davidson, Max Saurwein invented the "Light Weight Short Gap Defeat and Anchor System."

  • LARs provides direct assistance to Warfighter in 401st AFSB footprint in Afghanistan

    May 22, 2013

    Chris Flegel, a TACOM Automotive Logistics Assistance Representative, trains Soldiers from the Automotive Section, Company B, 801st Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky., on how to load and use Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals on the Maintenance Support Device.

  • ACC NewsBlast May 22, 2013

    May 22, 2013

    Weekly news wrap-up from around the world of Army Contracting

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Maine

    May 22, 2013

    The 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion training noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Maine plans, coordinates and in some cases, executes training sessions that keep Soldiers up-to-date and ready to deploy.

  • ACC-Warren hosts memorial benefit bicycle ride/walk

    May 22, 2013

    In a tribute to their longtime biking buddy, Dave Menzel, more than 60 friends and family united for a benefit bike ride/walk for The Fallen and Wounded Soldier Fund, May 11.

  • DCMA teams with the Army's 410th CSB

    May 22, 2013

    Twenty-five military and civilian personnel of the Army's 410th Contracting Support Brigade recently participated in a field tour at the Defense Contract Management Agency Aircraft Propulsion Operations Kelly office here.

  • Army makes final delivery of IA-407s to the Iraqis

    May 21, 2013

    The Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters, along with several representatives from different organizations on Redstone Arsenal, Ala., made the eighth delivery of the Iraqi Armed-407 Bell helicopters to Iraq.

  • Four RDECOM NCOs vie for top honors

    May 21, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Four Soldiers will test their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills May 20 to 23 as they vie for honors in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Universities team up, provide realistic training

    May 21, 2013

    With cameras rolling, reporters bombarded the Soldier at the podium with hard-hitting questions. The Soldier, remaining calm and focused, responded to each with information about sustainment operations.

  • AEC, 20th SUPCOM Warriors named APG NCO, Soldier of Year

    May 20, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Eight "outstanding" candidates put their best boots forward while vying for the honor to be named Aberdeen Proving Ground Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for the next 12 months during an April 26 selection board. At the end of the day, Sgt. 1st Class Kishann T. Smith was selected as the APG NCO of the Year while Spc. Adedeji A. Adeniji was named the APG Soldier of the Year. Smith is assigned to the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Army Evaluation Center while Adeniji serves with the 20th Support Command (CBRNE). During the next year, both will serve as APG ambassadors during various post and community events.

  • Ordnance School welcomes new commandant

    May 20, 2013

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. John F. "Jack" Haley as its new commandant and Chief of Ordnance, during a change of command ceremony May 17. Haley arrived at Fort Lee from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, where he served as the special assistant to the commanding general.

  • AMC announces its 2012 Dellamonica awardees

    May 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Annually, U.S. Army Materiel Command selects the top employees from throughout the command to receive the Louis Dellamonica award.

  • Cargo Helicopters Change of Charter

    May 17, 2013

    The Army welcomed a new leader in Army aviation acquisition during a change of charter ceremony May 16.

  • Army inspector general, ASC CG visit 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

    May 17, 2013

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade was host to Lt. Gen. Peter Vangjel, Army inspector general, and Brig. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, in mid-April.

  • Research center partnership trail leads to Puerto Rico

    May 16, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (May 16, 2013) -- Doug Felker knows excellence when he sees it, and he sees it in the engineering students at the University of Puerto Rico.

  • Today's apprentices, tomorrow's machinists of the finest weapon systems in the world

    May 16, 2013

    Watervliet Arsenal machining apprentices are one step closer to becoming Department of the Army machinists as they presented their Capstone Project at a ceremony conducted this month at the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y. The Capstone Project is the culmination of their schooling and a demonstration of their machining skills they have acquired in the four-year apprentice program.

  • ACC NCO of the Year readies to compete for AMC title

    May 16, 2013

    In what may be the first time the Army has conducted any kind of Soldier's competition by video teleconference, the Army Contracting Command has set a new precedence.

  • Army Chief of Staff addresses Sexual Assault & Harassment

    May 16, 2013

    Over the last twelve years of war, our Army has demonstrated exceptional competence, courage, and resiliency in adapting to the demands of war and accomplishing the mission. Today, however, the Army is failing in its efforts to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment. It is time we take on the fight against sexual assault and sexual harassment as our primary mission. It is up to every one of us, civilian and Soldier, general officer to private, to solve this problem within our ranks.

  • TACOM EEO Office sponsors workshop on women in senior level positions

    May 16, 2013

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder: U.S., Filipino Soldiers train to purify water

    May 16, 2013

    A team of U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians helped the Filipino people purify more than 14,000 gallons of water during a joint military exercise in April. The water-purification project, part of the Balikatan 2013 Exercise, demonstrates the U.S. military's significant commitment to stand "shoulder-to-shoulder" during military operations as well as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions in the Pacific region, said Jim Muldoon, the science advisor assigned to U.S. Army Pacific at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • ASC supports Computers for Learning Program

    May 16, 2013

  • CAAA Visits Elementary Science Lab Financed by STEM Program

    May 15, 2013

    Representatives of Crane Army Ammunition Activity visited Childs Elementary School, Bloomington, Ind., April 18 in order to see its science lab that was possible through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.

  • Understanding the value of patriotism, local elementary school celebrates

    May 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory participated in Churchville Elementary School's annual Patriot Day program held April 25. Fifty-two fifth grade students received certificates and awards from state and local politicians and were presented individualized medals by ARL's Maj. Jason Tate from the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate.

  • AMC commanding general visits 'First in Support' command

    May 15, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, the commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., visited the soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, April 30 through May 4.

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