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  • Natick researchers developing new system to help aircrews 'keep their cool'

    May 29, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass., have been testing a body-worn microclimate cooling system that allows crew members to move around inside the aircraft without tripping on tethers, and to exit the aircraft while still being cooled.

  • Inventive ideas worth millions at Tobyhanna

    May 29, 2014

    Creative changes are being tracked here to see if they add up to big bucks. Supervisors in two directorates recently discovered their employees saved more than $200,000 by developing and implementing three internal process improvements. The branch chiefs were able to verify each cost center's savings by submitting an Internal Efficiency to the Productivity Improvement and Innovation (PII) Directorate's Process Improvement Division. At the end of March, the depot's internal efficiencies were valued at more than $2,000,000.

  • 25 Men and a truck --133rd Engineers lend a hand to make 3-401st AFSBn organization day a reality

    May 29, 2014

    Eight Soldiers from 3rd Squad, 1st Platoon, 150th Engineer Company, 133rd Engineer Battalion teamed with3-401st Army Field Support Battalion personnel, contractors and local Afghan workers, totaling 25 men, to prepare an area that will be used to support the battalion organization day scheduled for Jun. 1.

  • Arsenal honors, remembers those who have given their ultimate sacrifice to our country

    May 28, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- This week a number of individuals and family members came together to represent the U.S. military at the City of Watervliet's Memorial Day parade. There is a sense of duty to our servicemen and women that goes beyond dates on a calendar that focuses our nation on its military, such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day. After all, for more than 200 years, the Watervliet Arsenal has produced the weapons, parts, and material that have helped hundreds of thousands of our nation's warfighters to come home safely from battle.

  • Automotive engineers explore future mobility, protection

    May 27, 2014

    When Gen. Dennis Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, visited the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center earlier this year, he said, "We don't know where the next contingency will be, but there will be another contingency."

  • AMC's LTG McQuistion addresses depot and arsenal executive leaders

    May 27, 2014

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Army Materiel Command's deputy commander Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion delivered the keynote May 21 as the Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program recognized its graduates at the Kenan Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

  • New European Activity Set ensures smooth equipment transition for Soldiers training, deploying

    May 27, 2014

    U.S. Soldiers participating in Combined Resolve II have benefited from the European Activity Set and it has helped them smoothly transition into the role of being participants in the exercise here.

  • AMC commander talks sustainment at AUSA forum

    May 23, 2014

    The commander of Army Materiel Command stressed partnership, collaboration and communication with industry as the key to navigating the challenging times currently faced by the Army, May 20, 2014, during the Association of the United States Army's Sustainment "Hot Topic" Forum, in Arlington, Va.

  • Panel: Ground vehicle success depends on foresight, collaboration, optimization

    May 23, 2014

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. (May 23, 2014) -- Army researchers and engineers see the current environment in the ground vehicle community as a path to success for the Army in the future.

  • Picatinny celebrates its workforce at the 2014 Teams' Tournament

    May 23, 2014

    On May 20, Picatinny Arsenal held its 2014 Teams' Tournament, an annual competition for all employees at Picatinny's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).

  • Think it; Believe it and you can achieve it

    May 23, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command's commanding general gave the ceremonial remarks to almost 200 parents, teachers and students for an award ceremony at J.E. Williams Elementary here May 23.

  • Army attorneys converge on Huntsville

    May 23, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 23, 2014) -- More than 150 military and civilian Army attorneys from across the U.S Army Materiel Command met here for continuing education and guidance on changes to law, regulations and policies.

  • Insect-inspired technology to extend situational awareness

    May 22, 2014

    Soldiers' missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.

  • Researchers enable next generation of Army's construction simulation

    May 22, 2014

    U.S. Army researchers are developing technologies to enable the next generation of simulators for training uniformed construction and combat engineers.

  • Army, NASA, university collaboration promotes additive manufacturing

    May 22, 2014

    Additive manufacturing is changing the way organizations design and manufacture products around the world.

  • Letterkenny rolls out first vehicle for enhanced radar surveillance

    May 22, 2014

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Tuesday's rollout ceremony for the AN/MPQ-64A3 Enhanced Sentinel Radar mounted on a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) signifies a major accomplishment in providing enhanced surveillance data to shooters in the Integrated Air & Missile Defense Systems (IAMD) architecture, increased Soldier survivability, and proven viability of the Army's agile acquisition.

  • Tobyhanna exceeds international quality standards

    May 22, 2014

    After a rigorous four-day inspection of Tobyhanna's processes and business practices, the depot was awarded recertification for meeting and exceeding recognized quality standards.

  • Army Colonel Retires With National Recognition

    May 22, 2014

    Col. Christopher B. Carlile, special assistant to the Army Materiel Command's commanding general, former depot commander and five-combat tour veteran retired from 29 years of service with national recognition for his strategic guidance and lasting contributions to the joint warfighter.

  • Army scientists forecast future warrior needs

    May 21, 2014

    Ten to 20 years ago, Army scientists were taking on tough challenges, thinking of the future and wondering how to help American warriors win decisively through technological advantages.

  • Army develops smoke screens for future battles

    May 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is researching and developing smoke screen compositions to keep pace with the changing face of conflict.

  • SDDC honors high performing shippers of 2013

    May 21, 2014

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command honored 15 government shippers for outstanding performance with the Defense Transportation System throughout 2013.

  • Army Contracting Command call for volunteers

    May 21, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command is seeking Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certified level 2 and 3 employees in the 1102, 1103 and 1910 career fields to volunteer for one-year deployments to Kuwait and Qatar.

  • RDECOM wins four safety awards

    May 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 21, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has won four safety awards, officials announced recently. The command's nominations for fiscal 2013 earned four of the possible nine organizational awards from its headquarters, Army Materiel Command, said Clifford Wendel, RDECOM safety director and surety officer. RDECOM's award winners were also considered for Department of the Army recognition.

  • AMC assembles experts to shape the OIB of the future

    May 21, 2014

    An initiative to reshape the Organic Industrial Base to remain relevant and effective for the future is under way at the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

    May 20, 2014

    Army software engineers faced a challenge: Saving Soldiers' lives. With the development of new simulation applications, Soldiers can now use advanced computers to train for worst-case scenarios.

  • Explosives detection kit ready to enter new acquisition phase

    May 20, 2014

    A small, easy-to-use and lightweight explosive screening kit continues to move forward toward full fielding as a means to provide Soldiers with the capability to screen for suspected homemade explosive materials.

  • Via commissions new cadets at alma mater

    May 20, 2014

    BOSTON -- The past, present and future converged at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall May 19 as retired and current Army officers joined together to usher in the next generation of leaders.

  • Memorial Day Safety Message

    May 20, 2014

    Each year on the last Monday in May, we remember and honor fellow Soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our Nation. On 26 May 2014, we again pay tribute to these men and women, remember their service, and renew our commitment to the Nation.

  • Contracting panel addresses initiatives, challenges

    May 20, 2014

    Army and industry leaders discussed the important role of contracting in support of future forces in a panel at the Association of the U.S. Army's "Sustaining Force 2025" seminar in Arlington, Va., May 20, 2014.

  • Crawford assumes command of CECOM

    May 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) hosted an assumption of command ceremony on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Pentagon trip creates synergy

    May 20, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A chance to see the Department of Defense headquarters in action was the reality for approximately 30 members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground and the military members of the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion.

  • Army inducts self-propelled howitzer into low-rate initial production

    May 19, 2014

    The Army's capability to project land power grew this week with the induction of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and its companion M992A3 carrier ammunition tracked vehicle into low-rate initial production at Anniston Army Depot, Ala.

  • Practice What You Preach

    May 19, 2014

    Before the director of Army Safety rides his motorcycle, he performs a safety inspection. It's a habit.

  • Research Resource

    May 19, 2014

    Rapid detection devices for pathogen vectors are case study in leveraging small business innovation funding. This article was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • AFSBn-Germany reaches a milestone with the European Activity Set

    May 19, 2014

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The Army Field Support Battalion-Germany, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, recently conducted the first equipment issue from its newly established European Activity Set to Soldiers from Fort Hood's 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Visiting Italian scientist brings international experience to Natick

    May 16, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (May 16, 2014) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are leveraging the unique perspectives of visiting international scientists through a program with the U.S. Army International Technology Center - Atlantic.

  • White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    May 16, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle J. White White's induction into the Hall of Heroes, a ceremonial room at the Department of Defense headquarters, one day after he received the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Aranas in 2007. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • 1011th Quartermaster Co. lends 401st AFSB a hand

    May 16, 2014

    Soldiers from 1011th Quartermaster Co., 82nd Sustainment Brigade CENTCOM Materiel Recovery Element, 82nd Airborne Division, spent about two and a half days cleaning the 401st Army Field Support Brigade lay down yard May 11-13. They removed everything from office supplies to a large test, measurement and diagnostic equipment van to complete the mission.

  • Maryland congressman visits Army chemical-biological team

    May 16, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 16, 2014) -- U.S. Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) visited members of Team CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives) May 12 to check out the latest developments in chemical and biological defense.

  • Team Redstone unites for SHARP Stand Down Day

    May 16, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command participated in a Team Redstone SHARP Stand Down day, May 15.

  • Researchers consider miniature robots to enhance capabilities

    May 15, 2014

    A small team of elite special forces operators must hunt down a highly sought after terrorist leader. This terrorist has taken refuge in an urban environment, which offers concealment behind an array of structures, walls and other obstacles.

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 3 April 2014

    May 14, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. This month, General Via visited installations across the Pacific Command, then recognized seniors from Huntsville High School. Redstone Arsenal hosted Junior ROTC Day and Command Sergeant Major Sims spoke at a ceremony that commemorated the sacrifices of the Buffalo Soldiers.

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 2 March 2014 transcript

    May 14, 2014

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 1 February 2014 transcript

    May 14, 2014

  • Deep Dive

    May 13, 2014

    Soldier Modernization Process is potential model for organization, collaboration in 30-year strategic planning. This article was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Small businesses gather in Quad Cities

    May 13, 2014

    Business owners from across America came together for the 2014 Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium to learn about how small businesses can partner with the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and other defense logistics agencies to achieve common goals at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill., May 7-8.

  • AMC Month in Review April 2014 Transcript

    May 13, 2014

  • AMC Commander hosts Global Town Hall

    May 13, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's diverse and global workforce came together May 13 for an "azimuth check" from Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC commander.

  • Army announces regional winners in eCYBERMISSION competition

    May 13, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Va. (May 14, 2014) -- Twenty student teams have been selected as regional first-place winners in the 12th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math program, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, encourages students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their communities.

  • Army designing next-generation protective mask

    May 12, 2014

    In 2013, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., began designing concepts for the next generation of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear respirators.

  • Networking the Future Warrior

    May 12, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 12, 2014) -- Today, the Army has a tactical network that provides commanders and Soldiers with information down to the lowest echelons of the battlefield -- but that is held together with the digital equivalent of duct tape and chewing gum.

  • New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

    May 12, 2014

    Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.

  • CREW civilians recognized for support while deployed

    May 10, 2014

    Achievement Medals for Civilian Service were awarded to two CREW civilians during an awards ceremony at 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion headquarters May 3.

  • MANPRINT program integrates human element

    May 9, 2014

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 9, 2014) -- Practitioners throughout the Manpower and Personnel Integration community, known as MANPRINT, gathered here recently for a workshop to further professional coordination and collaboration.

  • Army names new leader for Quality Engineering & System Assurance Directorate

    May 9, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 9, 2014) -- Officials announced the selection of a new director for the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center Quality Engineering & System Assurance Directorate.

  • Army Sustainment Command touts opportunities at small business contracting symposium

    May 9, 2014

  • ECBC director wins Laboratory Director of the Year award at FLC national meeting

    May 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Joseph Wienand, director of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) received the Laboratory Director of the Year Award at the 2014 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) national meeting on April 23. The award recognizes ECBC's many outstanding contributions to support technology transfer activities, including internal accomplishments, industry involvement and community services.

  • TRiPS upgrade available now

    May 8, 2014

    A much-used trip-planning tool has received a facelift that improves user capabilities.

  • TARDEC workforce tours Picatinny to discuss new technologies, capabilities

    May 8, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 8, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center recently hosted senior leaders, scientists and engineers from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center from Detroit Arsenal, Mich., as part of a three day Home-on-Home collaboration initiative.

  • Mortar packaging improvements save time, money

    May 7, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 7, 2014) -- Picatinny engineers have devised improvements to the packaging of 60 mm smoke and illumination mortars that will save the Army money and allow Soldiers quicker access to the rounds during battles.

  • President honors Army public servant for strides in Soldier protection

    May 7, 2014

    Dr. Ronald Polcawich, with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was congratulated by President Barack Obama for his Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, at the White House, April 14, 2014.

  • Army researchers measure quality of life

    May 5, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Consumer Research Team have devised a way to measure and model warfighter quality of life in base camps serving fewer than 1,000 personnel.

  • Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

    May 5, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

    Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation's government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During Public Service Recognition Week, we pause to recognize the tremendous contributions our Civilians make every day for our Soldiers, their Families and our Nation.

  • Via delivers advice to Huntsville graduates

    May 5, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command's top leader offered words of wisdom to more than 1,200 graduates as Alabama A&M University and University of Alabama at Huntsville conferred bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in ceremonies here May 2 and May 4.

  • Students work with Natick researchers to create prototype female-friendly rucksack hip belt

    May 2, 2014

    An all-female team of four students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute recently developed a design to make the Army-issued rucksack hip belt more comfortable for female Soldiers.

  • U.S. Army Sustainment Command graduates 17 in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course

    May 2, 2014

    Seventeen people from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., graduated May 2 from a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt class.

  • AMC - Month in Review

    May 2, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. In Episode 3, Gen. Dennis L. Via visits installations across the Pacific Command and recognizes seniors from Huntsville High School. Redstone Arsenal hosts Junior ROTC Day and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims speaks at a ceremony that commemorates the sacrifices of the Buffalo Soldiers.

  • Personal code of conduct drives award winners

    May 1, 2014

    Two employees who bring their A-game to work every day have earned accolades for meeting or exceeding mission requirements.

  • Leaders converge at CCAD for Organic Industrial Base summit

    May 1, 2014

    Army commanders from depots, manufacturing arsenals and ammunition plants throughout the country gathered in South Texas, April 21-25, to discuss best business practices and lessons learned as part of the Army Materiel Command's Organic Industrial Base (OIB) Summit.

  • U.S. Army, Picatinny Arsenal hosts New Jersey Research & Development Council

    May 1, 2014

    Members of the Research and Development Council of New Jersey recently toured Picatinny Arsenal and witness some of the latest in weapons and munitions technology.

  • Natick researchers develop combat cooler

    Apr 30, 2014

    Army researchers answered the call for insulated bottled water containers for Soldiers in the field. The result may be a life-saving product to protect Soldiers in vehicles during combat missions when water bottles could become dangerous projectiles during explosions.

  • CASAs visit Joint Munitions Command to strengthen Army objectives

    Apr 29, 2014

    Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army met with senior leaders from the Joint Munitions Command to strengthen the Army's objectives, roles and cooperation within the civilian community here, April 25.

  • A Plan to Make--and Break

    Apr 28, 2014

    Taking the long view of Army modernization means constantly staying ahead of technology. This commentary was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Historical marker added to Buffalo Soldier memorial site

    Apr 28, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's senior enlisted Soldier joined the Huntsville mayor and the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club in an April 26 unveiling of a historical marker commemorating the sacrifices of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments.

  • Flight line liaison officers link Army, Air Force to move equipment out of, around Afghanistan

    Apr 27, 2014

    There's a saying that "no job is finished until the paperwork is done," and when the job falls to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team, the final paperwork often means a flight manifest.

  • A typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram - anything can happen

    Apr 25, 2014

    Anything can happen on a typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram as units turn in excess equipment to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team. Recently they received a dental patient chair and a mobile USO stage.

  • Ammo abatement -- what is it and why is it so important?

    Apr 25, 2014

    Ammo abatement is a process whereby personnel inspect vehicles for loose brass, ammunition and links. Every vehicle turned in to any 401st Army Field Support Brigade Redistribution Property Assistance Team in Afghanistan is subjected to numerous ammo abetment inspections during the stages in the RPAT process.

  • AMC celebrates Earth day, environmental successes

    Apr 25, 2014

  • Natick employees help to reclaim Boston Marathon

    Apr 24, 2014

    Natick Soldier Systems Center employees returned to Boston April 21, 2014, in response to last year's attack. They, like many others, came back to honor the victims and to make the statement that they were unwilling to yield to terrorism.

  • USASAC supports sexual assault awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    Personnel from USASAC's office in New Cumberland, Pa., wore blue and teal colors April 10 to show their support of DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania's Sexual Assault Awareness Month events.

  • Cadet Command looking for Professors of Military Science

    Apr 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science Centralized Selection Board will convene at Army Human Resources Command, at Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 26-29, 2014.

  • RDECOM facilitates technology discussions at Alaskan exercise

    Apr 22, 2014

    U.S. Army science advisors partnered with military, federal and state agencies to discuss their technology needs during an emergency response exercise, from March 27 to April 2, 2014.

  • The 30 Year Plan: Planting the seeds for the U.S. Army's future and trying to predict the future are

    Apr 22, 2014

    The theme of newest edition of Army AL&T magazine looks 30 years in the future to develop a plan--albeit one that will have to be broken, changed and modified to meet the operational needs of the future--in the April-June issue available online now.

  • AMC - Month in Review

    Apr 22, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. In March, Lt. General Patricia McQuistion honored the families of 46 fallen service members, then shared popular children's book with students from J.E. Williams Elementary for Read Across America.

  • Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

    Apr 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army fired the first of a new fifth-generation tank cartridge, the M829E4, from an Abrams tank at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 18, 2014, as part of a series of critical trials preceding the cartridge's entry into the Army's inventory.

  • Editorial: Sexual harassment, assault has no place in our ranks

    Apr 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 21, 2014) -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and it's a great time to talk about the Army's top priority: the elimination of sexual harassment and sexual assault throughout our ranks. Every member of the Joint Base San Antonio community -- military and civilians -- should be well aware that the Army harbors zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault.

  • AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

    Apr 21, 2014

    The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7, 2014.

  • AMC, USASAC promotes wellness for its employees

    Apr 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command collaborated to host a Ready and Resilient Wellness Fair at the headquarters here, April 17.

  • Four RDECOM NCOs compete for 2014 honors

    Apr 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 21, 2014) -- Four Soldiers are testing their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills April 21 to 24 as they vie for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year honors in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram host Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

    Apr 20, 2014

    The 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness Month special event Apr. 19. Service members and civilians were invited to visit information booths to learn more about SAAM and sexual assault prevention programs and take part in team-building activities.

  • Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

    Apr 20, 2014

    Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

  • Army scientist keeps Soldier weapons on target

    Apr 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2014) -- Dr. Gabriella Larkin has worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for more than five years as a research psychologist. She began her career in the Translational Neuroscience Branch of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground and transferred to the weapons branch a year later.

  • Army Working Group held at JMC to synchronize ammunition requirements

    Apr 18, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command's Munitions Logistics Readiness Center hosted a semiannual Total Army Ammunition Authorization and Allocation Committee working group meeting here, April 14-17.

  • RDECOM launches communities of practice to synchronize efforts

    Apr 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched eight communities of practice, known as CoPs, to coordinate efforts in areas that reach across its seven centers and laboratories.

  • Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

  • Spotlight on...Capt. Demario A. Grover

    Apr 17, 2014

    Capt. Demario A. Grover, Contracting Team Leader, 635th Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

  • Puig Becomes ACC's Command Sergeant Major

    Apr 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig became the Army Contracting Command's command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony here April 17.

  • Headquarters AMC recognized as platinum level fit-friendly worksite

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.