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  • Army Materiel Command welcomes Directorates of Logistics

    Oct 24, 2012

    On Oct. 1, 2012, after 24 months of detailed planning and coordination with the Department of the Army, and in strong partnership with Installation Management Command (IMCOM), Army Materiel Command (AMC) assumed management of Directorates of Logistics (DOL) Army-wide. I want to take this opportunity to personally welcome every member of the 73 DOL locations -- 49 in the United States and 24 overseas -- to the AMC team.

  • TACOM LCMC Commander holds Town Hall

    Oct 24, 2012

  • Wellness for AMC employees

    Oct 24, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (October 24, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted a wellness fair for its headquarters employees here, Wednesday.

  • MICC leaders discuss realignment, way ahead

    Oct 24, 2012

    Leaders from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are meeting with field directors and their deputies from throughout the command here Oct. 22-24 to conduct roundtable discussions on realignment and a strategic planning workshop.

  • Tobyhanna employees Reset, retrofit mission expands capabilities of critical Army communications sys

    Oct 23, 2012

    Technicians here have successfully completed a mission that gives a key Army communications system increased range and frequencies.

  • UAHuntsville and community engage local girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

    Oct 23, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, ALA. -- "HOOAH!" the girls exclaimed as Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion concluded her remarks kicking off the fourth annual Girls' Science & Engineering Day held at UAHuntsville Oct. 20.

  • TRANSCOM commander visits 401st AFSB

    Oct 20, 2012

    U.S. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser, III, commander U.S. Transportation Command, made a brief visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Oct. 19 to learn more about the processes the 401st employs to prepare equipment to be shipped from the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.

  • ACC employee recognized with community partner award

    Oct 19, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Joan Wysoske, chief, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island's Contract Closeout Branch, was chosen as a 2012 Chicago Lighthouse Community Partner Award recipient Oct. 18.

  • Picatinny says farewell to former commander, welcomes new commanding general

    Oct 18, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux, Picatinny senior commander since February 2009, said good-bye to the Picatinny community during a change of charter ceremony today. During the ceremony, Maddux relinquished command to incoming Picatinny Senior Commander and Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Ammunition, Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness.

  • Army engineers develop chargers for phones, laptops in combat

    Oct 18, 2012

    A team of U.S. Army engineers are developing new battery chargers for smartphones, tablet computers and laptops for deployed Soldiers without access to a traditional electrical grid. They have engineered and built prototypes for 8-port, 4-port, and 2-port USB chargers, as well as an AC/USB adaptor -- all of which use a military standard battery such as the BB-2590 as the main power source.

  • RATS Saving Time, Money at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

    Oct 18, 2012

    Range Accuracy Testing System is making a big impact at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Via Proud To Lead Army Materiel Command

    Oct 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a college student, it was the Army's flashy dress uniform that first attracted Gen. Dennis Via to the military. But it is the Soldier behind the uniform that has kept the attention of Redstone Arsenal's four-star general throughout his 32-year career as a Signal Corps officer.

  • Recent shift to AMC enables streamlined logistics services

    Oct 18, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The logisticians who look after Warrior Country's transportation, maintenance and supply needs are now able to provide even more robust services thanks to a recent change that gives them broader, faster reach into the Army's overall logistics network.

  • New munitions, good workload on tap for Ammunition Operations

    Oct 15, 2012

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's Directorate of Ammunition Operations is keeping busy lately with new munition work, as well as looking down the road at a robust workload for fiscal year 2013.

  • PBA host PM-CAS management review

    Oct 15, 2012

    Pine Bluff Arsenal played host Sept. 20 to the Project Manager Combat Ammunitions Systems conventional ammunition management review meeting. The meeting, held at the Arsenal's Training Center, included visitors from PM-CAS, U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Crane Army Ammunition Activity and McAlester Army Ammunition Plant. Personnel from PBA's Directorate of Ammunitions, Engineering and Technology, Material Management and Business Operations were also in attendance.

  • ARL's combustion lab sparks studies that could lead to JP-8 'super engine'

    Oct 12, 2012

    Studies are underway at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to create a 'super engine' that could allow military ground vehicles, stationary power generators, and small unmanned aerial vehicles, for example, to operate with the same kind of fuel.

  • Watervliet stands down its manufacturing operations for suicide prevention training

    Oct 12, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Nearly 500 Watervliet Arsenal civilian employees stopped all manufacturing operations Wednesday as the Arsenal participated in a Suicide Prevention Stand Down on October 10th.

  • Defense's investment in supercomputing is a game-changer for Army R&D

    Oct 12, 2012

    Teams of Army experts have spent the last five months laying the groundwork for a computational powerhouse at the Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Arctic Soldier supports Army, Air Force units

    Oct 12, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Dawn Simington currently serves as a 51C acquisition, logistics and technology contracting noncommissioned officer with the services flight of the 673rd Contracting Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • Depot sustains military's electro optics/night vision equipment

    Oct 11, 2012

    Well-trained and skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot employees maintain and support the military's vast array of electro-optics/night vision for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as foreign military service customers.

  • 'We are right in the trenches with our Soldiers'

    Oct 11, 2012

    Chaplain connects through shared military experiences

  • Cummings Research Park celebrating 50th anniversary

    Oct 11, 2012

    Army and NASA part of tradition

  • ANAD holds Community Appreciation Day

    Oct 11, 2012

    Community Appreciation Day...the name says so much and describes just what the event was all about - celebrating Anniston Army Depot's community.

  • Helicopter product manager leaves milestone legacy

    Oct 11, 2012

    Bailey retires from the Army with 20-plus years service

  • ANAD celebrates Disability Awareness Month

    Oct 11, 2012

    People with disabilities are a diverse group -- crossing lines of age, ethnicity, gender, race, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status. Anniston Army Depot's focus for 2012 is to show how individuals with disabilities are given the opportunities to soar as far as their reach will let them. This year's Disability Awareness Program will enlighten the workforce about individuals with disabilities who are employed at Anniston Army Depot.

  • ANAD, DLA small arms employees earn awards

    Oct 11, 2012

    Col. Jeff Vieira, Director of Defense Logistics Agency Land Operations, toured small arms operations at Anniston Army Depot Oct. 3. During the visit, three individuals who have played lead roles in the continued success of the small arms program, particularly as it relates to the DLA mission to support warfighter needs in a timely manner, were recognized by Vieira.

  • Anniston Army Depot builds M1 training tools

    Oct 11, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot is the place to go for an M1 Abrams tank in need of overhaul, but, when maintenance is required in the field, the depot's workforce and facilities are thousands of miles away and Soldiers have to know how to get the tank back on its way. When it comes to repairing the equipment located in the M1's turret, the Soldiers learn using tools built, in part, here on the installation.

  • RCV welding positioner dedicated to fallen hero

    Oct 11, 2012

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa.-- The new route clearance vehicle welding positioner at Letterkenny Army Depot was dedicated to the memory of Master Sgt. Benjamin F. Bitner, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C. in a ceremony at the maintenance facility on Oct. 10.

  • Medal Ceremony Brings Back Memories Of Integration

    Oct 10, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Whenever Ray Williams sees an African-American servicemember in uniform, he proudly remembers what he and his fellow Marines did to integrate the Marine Corps in the 1940s. Just like the Army's Buffalo Soldiers and the Army Air Corps' Tuskegee Airmen, the Montford Point Marines have a place in the annals of history for their role in ending segregation in the U.S. military.

  • JMC Commander visits veterans at Iowa City VA Medical Center

    Oct 10, 2012

    Commanding general, JMC, visits VA Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa

  • RIA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 10, 2012

    Hispanics were recognized at the Hispanic Heritage Month Observance in Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on Oct. 10, for their positive influences in their communities and to celebrate diversity as a nation.

  • Army to field radio-based combat ID

    Oct 10, 2012

    The Army has completed field testing for radio-based combat identification capabilities, which it expects to field next year as part of Capability Set 14. This concludes three and a half years of work that will save taxpayer dollars by leveraging and updating software embedded in the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System, or SINCGARS.

  • Natick engineer back from Afghanistan after 18 months

    Oct 9, 2012

    Steve Belmore, a mechanical engineer with the Systems Equipment and Engineering Team, Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, spent 18 months with the Corps' Afghanistan Engineer District-South.

  • Secretary of Defense tours RDECOM contributions to energy security

    Oct 9, 2012

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta learned about the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's contributions to national energy security during a tour of exhibits at the Pentagon, Oct. 4, 2012.

  • CERDEC division chief recognized for electronic warfare contributions, EW program management

    Oct 9, 2012

    A division chief from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center was honored by the Association of Old Crows for his contributions to the electronic-warfare community at a Sept. 24 ceremony in Phoenix.

  • SDDC CG's visit to 401st AFSB confirms partnership

    Oct 8, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Richardson, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command commanding general, visited 401st Army Field Support Brigade Oct. 3 to see firsthand some of the equipment that will be retrograded using SDDC and other transportation options from the Combined Joint Operations-Afghanistan in the coming months.

  • BAF in Pink: Stepping up, out to support breast cancer awareness

    Oct 7, 2012

    Hundreds of runners got their pink on for the BAF in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Run sponsored by 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Bagram Airfield Oct. 6.

  • Army chemist provides expertise on unknown samples

    Oct 5, 2012

    Jennifer Exelby, a chemist, leads 10 chemical-agent handlers for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

  • AMC commander explains how diversity is readiness challenge

    Oct 5, 2012

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, the commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, spoke at the 13th annual Diversity Leadership Conference to a luncheon audience of more than 100 attendees inside Eisenhower Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2012.

  • Global logistics concept discussed during FORSCOM commanders forum

    Oct 4, 2012

    Logistics for the Army of 2020 was a key topic discussed during the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) commander's forum held Oct. 2-3 in the FORSCOM headquarters at Marshall Hall.

  • ACC to host stand down as part of Army's initiative to stem suicide trend

    Oct 4, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno opened the service-wide suicide prevention stand down with senior leaders in the Pentagon, Sept. 27, by announcing that 237 Soldiers have potentially taken their lives so far this year and that the Army will step up its resilience training to combat the problem.

  • NCO meets challenge, gets inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Oct 4, 2012

    Despite an initial setback of being denied membership in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club once before, Sgt. 1st Class La Chad Jefferson was more than determined the second go-round.

  • Via shares philosophy, opportunities

    Oct 4, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first town hall and recognition ceremony under new leadership at the Von Braun III Auditorium here, Thursday.

  • Communication exercises in full swing as Army preps for its next large-scale network test

    Oct 3, 2012

    In preparation for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, the System of Systems Integration Directorate, with support from the Army Test and Evaluation Command, the Brigade Modernization Command and the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, kicked off a four-week-long network validation exercise, last month.

  • Watervliet takes AMC CG to a world beyond simple charts and production numbers

    Oct 3, 2012

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, who assumed duties as the 18th Commander of the Army Materiel Command Aug. 7, 2012, was presented with 200 years of Arsenal history during his first visit to this historic post on Oct. 2, 2012.

  • Army successfully demonstrates tactical operations smart grid

    Oct 3, 2012

    The U.S. Army demonstrated a proof of concept for a smart grid that could support tactical operations, this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.

  • ASC honors retirees at quarterly ceremony

    Oct 3, 2012

  • Army researchers use cutting edge 3D printers

    Oct 3, 2012

    Three-dimensional objects are created with computer-aided design programs at a lab managed by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot welcomes its first female test pilot

    Oct 3, 2012

    For the first time in its 51 year history, Corpus Christi Army Depot welcomed a female maintenance test pilot.

  • Watervliet Arsenal joins shipping wars, saves taxpayer dollars

    Oct 2, 2012

    Watervliet Arsenal, a small Army-owned-and-operated manufacturing center in upstate New York is looking hard at its shipping process to squeeze more value out of its operations.

  • Crane Army honors former POWs and MIAs at Joint Ceremony

    Oct 2, 2012

    Military commands located on Naval Support Activity Crane hosted its annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Ceremony at Crane Club Lakeview Sept. 20.

  • Miniaturized atomic clock to support Soldiers in absence of GPS

    Oct 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army has begun the final phase for manufacturing a microchip-sized atomic clock that will support efforts to provide highly accurate location and battlefield situational awareness for the dismounted Soldier, even in the temporary absence of GPS capability.

  • ACC Commanding General's End of Fiscal Year Video

    Oct 2, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, U.S. Army Contracting Command's commanding general, completed a video highlighting the great work ACC accomplished in fiscal year 2012.

  • Century of service, economic impact garners regional award

    Oct 2, 2012

    The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance recognized the Army's century of service at Tobyhanna during their 48th Annual Dinner here Thursday.

  • Electric + Gas = Tooele Army Depot, Chevy Volt

    Oct 2, 2012

    As more electric vehicles are becoming a common sight on some military bases as the Department of Defense adds road-capable electric cars such as the Chevy Volt to their fleet, Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) was selected to receive one of the first energy efficient electric cars within the Army Materiel Command (AMC).

  • AMC commander meets with Soldiers, civilians

    Oct 2, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Gen. Dennis L. Via met with military and civilian logistics personnel Tuesday in Hays Hall during his first visit to Fort Drum as U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior leader.

  • AMC provides for troops, employees and beyond

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Supporting two wars, contingency operations and relocating nearly 11,000 employees was the 'norm' for employees in the U.S. Army Materiel Command during the 2000s.

  • A personal perspective on supporting war

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARESNAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command during the 2000s was known for its efforts in supporting two wars, contingency operations and relocating nearly 11,000 employees. Rudy Chavez, a specialist with nearly 25 years of AMC experience, currently assigned to the AMC Current Operations and Plans Division shares his perspective on the successes of AMC during a time of transition.

  • Picatinny secures four of the Army's 2011 top ten inventions

    Oct 1, 2012

    Four more Picatinny Arsenal products have been added to the 2011 list of inventions chosen by Soldiers to be named "Army Greatest Inventions."

  • USASAC 'professor' retires after 35 years service

    Oct 1, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command honored Russ Neydl, USASAC's deputy chief of staff, G-4, with a Sept. 26 retirement ceremony marking his 35 years of service with USASAC and Army Materiel Command.

  • Army Sustainment Command gains new mission, becomes logistics center of gravity

    Oct 1, 2012

  • Sustainers use 'interrogator' to track cargo at Afghanistan-Uzbekistan border

    Sep 28, 2012

    At the Uzbekistan-Afghanistan border, the 276th Transportation Detachment (Automated Cargo Documentation) uses a radio-frequency identification interrogator system to track cargo within the northern Afghanistan area.

  • Seeking a safer pyrotechnic delay

    Sep 28, 2012

    Two scientists from Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., have been developing more reliable, and environmentally friendly pyrotechnic delays.

  • New hand-sizing tool will standardize Army gloves

    Sep 26, 2012

    Stacey Lee, Project Engineer for Army gloves at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, teamed up with Masley Enterprises and created a hand-sizing tool that has recently been patented.

  • Engineering collaboration leads to benefits for Army, Rowan University

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center has established a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Rowan University to advance Army technologies in the areas of mission command, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance networks and systems.

  • Non-Complex Team identifies many successes

    Sep 26, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. --- Initially established as a six-person Air Force team , the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Non-Complex Reachback Branch has grown to 18 temporary duty personnel, augmented by an additional two civilians and seven Army permanent party personnel stationed here.

  • Q & A with Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols

    Sep 26, 2012

    Questions and Answers: Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, Commanding General, U.S. Army Contracting Command

  • 411th Contracting Support Brigade: Contracting support in the land of the morning calm

    Sep 26, 2012

    Providing the stability necessary to maintain a transient workforce, the 411th Contracting Support Brigade's Korean-national workforce is the cornerstone of the brigade's success, according to the unit's senior leadership.

  • Greening tour introduces contracting specialist to their customers

    Sep 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.- The Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground here kicked-off a series of site visits with its customer organizations, a greening tour, as a learning tool for employees.

  • Contingency contracting exercise preparations begin

    Sep 26, 2012

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Army Contracting Command will conduct the premier Department of Defense contracting readiness exercise for military and civilian personnel.

  • AMC commanding general visits Army Contracting Command

    Sep 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the U.S. Army Contracting Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters here Sept. 25.

  • Protection from biological agents is Army scientist's mission

    Sep 24, 2012

    Biological agents remain a persistent threat to America and its Soldiers. U.S. Army scientists are researching new technologies to counter bioweapons in order to keep the nation safe.

  • NS-E mission at Sierra Army Depot draws FORSCOM G-4 attention

    Sep 24, 2012

    Maj. Gen. John O'Connor visits Sierra Army Depot to better understand Non Standard-Equipment processing returning from Afghanistan.

  • AMC band receives the Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 21, 2012

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. (September 21, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band received the Army Superior Unit Award in an official streamer ceremony here Thursday, Sept. 20th for their exemplary record for the 2011 calendar year.

  • PM Soldier Weapons celebrates milestones at 20th anniversary

    Sep 20, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Over a two-day period, Soldier Weapons, one of the Army's most vital project management offices, celebrated its 20th anniversary by not only highlighting the products and weaponry placed in the hands of Soldiers but also the people who made it possible. First organized in 1992 as Product Manager Small Arms, the organization grew in size and scope from just a handful of employees to one known as a world-class center of small arms expertise.

  • AMC hosts Global Logistics Concept Workshop

    Sep 18, 2012

    The Army Materiel Command hosted logistics leaders from around the Army during the kick off for a Global Logistics Concept Workshop here today.

  • From immigrant to Watervliet's Face of Strength, a 50-year journey

    Sep 14, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- For nearly 200 years, most Arsenal employees began their careers here and ended them here. Given the unique and specialized skills required of the Arsenal's workforce, few have sought the opportunity to venture off to work at some other Army arsenal or depot, nor may the Arsenal leadership have wanted them to. Some might have thought that being able to raise families at one location was a blessing, while others might have wondered what life would have been like if they had worked at some other installation. There is one current employee, however, who is living the life of both extremes and has been for more than 50 years.

  • AMC welcomes new deputy commanding general

    Sep 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command welcomed its new deputy commanding general during a retreat ceremony here today. Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commanding General of AMC, hosted the ceremony welcoming Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion.

  • CITE awarded for RCV and Patriot Missile Recertification at Letterkenny Army Depot

    Sep 13, 2012

    Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa. was recognized as a reputable leader in their core competencies throughout the Department of Defense and in the national technology and industrial base. The Secretary of the Army designated Letterkenny as the Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Route Clearance Vehicles and Patriot Missile Recertification.

  • Army rolls out networked Capability Set 13

    Sep 12, 2012

    To meet the aggressive schedule the Army set for Capability Set 13 fielding, dozens of engineers and support personnel at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Warren, Mich., have spent the last six months immersed in design, integration and production activities on the first five "super configuration" mine-resistant, ambush-protected prototype vehicles equipped with CS 13 assets.

  • Scientist begins Army career, protects nation against chemical warfare agents

    Sep 12, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A recent college graduate moved from Texas to Maryland so he could work with the best scientists in the field of chemical defense. Brandon Bruey, a chemist with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, said his position allows him the best opportunity to use classroom principles for real-world applications.

  • FORSCOM Command Sgt. Maj. explores the science supporting the Soldier

    Sep 12, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin Bohn of the U.S. Army Forces Command has spent more than 30 years on active duty, including tours in Kuwait, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. But it wasn't until he toured the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command that he understood how scientists and engineers support the Soldier.

  • Challenge of change memorable for AMC employee

    Sep 12, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Even as the Army's big five military systems -- Apache Helicopter, Black Hawk Helicopter, Abrams Tank, Bradley Fighting Vehicle and Patriot Missile System -- were making a name for themselves in the 1980s, Lance Wiltshire was establishing himself as a Department of the Army civilian with the Army Materiel Command.

  • 414th Contracting Support Brigade deploys to support Southern Accord 2012

    Sep 6, 2012

    As training for Southern Accord 2012 commenced, members of the 414th Contracting Support Brigade deployed and provided contracting support and more in support of the U.S. Africa Command joint exercise.

  • Army scientists demonstrate rapid detection of nerve agents

    Sep 5, 2012

    Scientists at U.S. Army Research Laboratory use photoacoustics for a low-cost, easy-to-use method to quickly and accurately detect one of about 12 common, deadly gasses at trace levels. This fundamental proof of concept reported on leads to better nerve agent protection.

  • ACC-APG employees compete, win Arizona Olympics

    Sep 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.-- Members of the Army Contracting Command --Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., proved they're not only winners in the acquisition arena, but are also winners on the sports field.

  • GEN Via Finds Unmatched Capabilities and Empowered Workforce at Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Sep 5, 2012

    Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) welcomes the new commander of the United States Army Materiel Command (AMC), four-star General Dennis L. Via, during his inaugural tour, 5 Sep 2012.

  • ACC now offers multi-level contracting training

    Sep 5, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- For contracting specialists, training is not an option. Contracting personnel are required to obtain Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certification and an additional 80 hours of continuous learning points every two years.

  • ECC CSM kicks off veteran hiring event in Huntsville

    Aug 31, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. Angel Clark-Davis, command sergeant major, Expeditionary Contracting Command, joins (left to right) Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Ernie Lombardi, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in welcoming veterans to the 2012 Hiring our Heroes Job Fair held at the Marriott here Aug. 23.

  • Robotics training helps depot prepare for future

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Business Management Directorate's Technical Development Division at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., now offers introductory classes in robotics to train employees on a future workload that may one day call the depot home.

  • TACOM LCMC Commanding General tours SIAD for first time

    Aug 30, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, TACOM LCMC commanding general visits Sierra Army Depot for the first time.

  • Gen. Dennis L. Via receives proclamation, connects with Virginia Veterans

    Aug 30, 2012

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Surrounded by community leaders, mentors, family and friends Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command accepted the proclamations in his honor from the City of Martinsville and Henry County, Va., on Aug. 28.

  • RIA observes Women's Equality Day with satirical performance

    Aug 30, 2012

    A member of The East Lynne Theatre Company of Cape May, N.J., performed "Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire" as part of the Women's Equality Day Observance at the Arsenal Island Clubhouse Aug. 24.

  • A new silicon valley in the Northeast?

    Aug 29, 2012

    The Army's Benét Laboratories, which is located at the Watervliet Arsenal in upstate New York, brought together nearly 30 of the nation's experts this month to share information about a little known resource called "black silicon."

  • TACOM LCMC leader receives FEB award

    Aug 29, 2012

  • Hometown values combined with Army's world of opportunities equals success

    Aug 28, 2012

    With last week kicking off the new school year, Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command took time out of his busy schedule to speak with Martinsville and Henry County, Va. students Aug. 28.

  • SDDC advances quality assurance checks and balances

    Aug 27, 2012

    With budgetary uncertainty looming over the horizon, the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Quality Assurance Branch, part of the Strategic Business Directorate, is focusing efforts now to advance their processes and gain efficiencies.

  • Excellence in safety starts with LEAD

    Aug 27, 2012

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa.-- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognized Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) with Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Certification for exemplary achievement in employee safety and health on Aug. 14.

  • Small SDDC branch provides big cost-savings for DOD

    Aug 27, 2012

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Special Requirements Branch is a one-stop shop for finding the right rate and transportation mode for Department of Defense shippers who need to move specialized and large volume cargo domestically.

  • CG unfurls new ACC-APG colors

    Aug 24, 2012

    Members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., gathered Aug. 6 to witness the official uncasing of the organizational colors during a ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general and Steven R. Bryant, ACC-APG deputy director.


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