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  • Picatinny recycles artillery shells to create cheaper, safer, more realistic training rounds

    Jan 8, 2013

    Picatinny Arsenal munitions experts have developed a process to recycle a family of old artillery shells to create less expensive, more realistic and safer training rounds for Soldiers, giving new meaning to the slogan "renew, reuse, recycle."

  • Natick makes resupply from sky possible

    Jan 8, 2013

    Dozens of forward operating bases and thousands of service members depend on supplies that drop daily from the sky and Afghanistan is shaping up to be the largest combat aerial resupply operation in history.

  • Army assesses electromagnetic vulnerabilities

    Jan 7, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate's Electromagnetic Vulnerability Assessment Facility at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is a state-of-the-art facility that is used to conduct experiments that address the electromagnetic vulnerability requirements of the U.S. Army Weapon and Communication-Electronics Systems.

  • Don't ignore the signs of extreme temperatures, snow and ice

    Jan 7, 2013

    Winters can be brutal at Fort Richardson, Alaska. After being stationed there for two years, however, I thought I could handle just about anything winter could dish out. It took a close call to make me realize we can never become complacent when it comes to winter driving - no matter how familiar you may be with the area.

  • Driver Training Revamped

    Jan 7, 2013

    Vehicle rollovers remain a serious concern for units deployed overseas. According to statistics compiled by U.S. Central Command, there were 618 tactical vehicle rollovers in Afghanistan between January 2009 and July 2012, resulting in 23 fatalities and 501 injuries.

  • eCYBERMISSION program registers a strong year in STEM outreach

    Jan 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION program reported a record year in 2012 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach, officials announced.

  • Army issues Sources Sought Notice to support NIE 14.1

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Army announced that it is seeking interested industry and government sources with mature solutions to enhance existing network systems capabilities to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1 event, scheduled to take place in October/November 2013, at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Marine Corps radar repairs complete, final testing under way

    Jan 7, 2013

    Despite receiving the system weeks later than expected, technicians here recently completed repair of an AN/TPS-59(V)3 Tactical Missile Defense, Early Warning and Situational Awareness Radar System for the Marine Corps. It is now undergoing final testing at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. ahead of the scheduled deadline.

  • Crane Army Holds Bake Sale to Help CFC

    Jan 7, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity employee and CFC volunteer Melanie Deckard offers donated baked goods to CAAA employees Debbie DeLaney and Lauren Shipman.

  • CAAA Receives Award for Burster Work

    Jan 7, 2013

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity received a Superior Supplier Award from Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems for its efforts in supplying 155mm M54 Burster Tubes.

  • LOGCAP Soldiers receive awards for Afghanistan tour

    Jan 6, 2013

    Five Soldiers who deployed to Afghanistan in support of the Logistics Civil Assistance Program received end of tour awards Jan. 6 during a ceremony hosted by Col. Mark Paget, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Watervliet manufacturing closes 199th productive year

    Jan 4, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- The proverb "It takes a village to raise a child" may be applied to the great work the Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., workforce did in supporting our nation's warfighters and the community in 2012, because it took the entire Arsenal village to ship each product.

  • 401st AFSB briefs USFOR-A and 1st TSC leadership on missions

    Jan 4, 2013

    Major Generals Kenneth R. Dahl, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, deputy commander for support and Kurt J. Stein, 1st Theater Sustainment command, commanding general, visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Dec. 30 to learn more about brigade missions, processes and processes.

  • Microstructures fold under a beam of light to make useful 3-D devices

    Jan 3, 2013

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory electrical engineer and a visiting research student from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland were interested in forming useful three dimensional structures similar to origami art. It led them to a scientific method to control folding pathways and enable sequential folding on a millimeter scale that works using a low-intensity laser beam.

  • CASCOM recognizes community support

    Jan 3, 2013

    Col. John E. O'Neil IV, Quartermaster School commandant, presented members of the Hopewell High School Concert Choir certificates of appreciation Dec. 18, for their support to the Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee.

  • CSSC "Spirit of Thanks" shares holiday greetings with Wounded Warriors

    Jan 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) held its third annual Spirit of Thanks Tour at Fort Belvoir, Va. Dec. 17. The representative group of more than 20 different APG community organizations brings together military and civilian community leaders in government, industry and education to show their thanks for military service members and their families.

  • Danger On The Range

    Jan 3, 2013

    As I pulled into my driveway after a long day at work, the last thing I wanted to receive was a phone call from the brigade S-3.

  • 14 seconds to impact: Training helps save pilots' lives

    Jan 3, 2013

    It was early on a summer morning in Afghanistan as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Foschetti and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mike McGann headed back toward Bagram Airfield, when their morning changed in a way they'd never forget.

  • Tiger Team established to identify safety standards for contracts

    Jan 2, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command's Safety Office is seeking comments and best practices from the contracting community as it moves to establish standardized contract safety processes.

  • Process in place to ensure future audit readiness

    Jan 2, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command's Deputy Chief of Staff Resource Management G8 has been designated as the lead for the command's Army audit readiness efforts and will implement command-wide standard practices to ensure successful audit readiness testing.

  • Contract preparation: A Complex, involved process

    Jan 2, 2013

    Establishing a contract is accomplished by numerous professionals with unique skills working in unison to ensure the government gets the products or services it needs.

  • Soviet turned American citizen excelling for her new homeland

    Jan 2, 2013

    Some children aspire to become athletes, astronauts, doctors or lawyers. For a young Inna Lloyd, her distant dream was to serve in the military, something women were forbidden to do in her Ukrainian homeland.

  • Couple takes journey through life side-by-side

    Jan 2, 2013

    Once David and Lizeth Wakasa exchanged their vows they would set into motion an inseparable journey that would lead them to Afghanistan and eventually the Pentagon.

  • 401st AFSB completes M1114 transfer to ANA

    Dec 31, 2012

    A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade came to an end Nov. 12 when AFSBattalion-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army under a Foreign Military Sales case.

  • Disabled veterans prove to be more than just able employees

    Dec 31, 2012

    An operations and intelligence noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Barkalow, was part of a mounted patrol in Eastern Afghanistan in February 2003 when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

  • CMRE Soldiers deployed with 401st AFSB recognized for achievements

    Dec 30, 2012

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 27th Brigade Combat Team, a New York Army National Guard unit, deployed with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade across the battle space in Afghanistan were recognized for their work supporting equipment retrograde missions during several awards ceremonies recently.

  • RFAST-C staff members receive Commander's Awards for Civilian Service

    Dec 29, 2012

    Commander's Awards for Civilian Service were presented to three RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology Center personnel Dec. 25 in recognition of their work in RFAST-C's prototype integration facility located here.

  • Paget sets drawdown conditions with LOGCAP personnel in Afghanistan

    Dec 28, 2012

    Col. Mark A. Paget, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Bagram Airfield, provided a welcome brief and new marching orders Dec. 27 to the recently arrived Logistics Civil Augmentation Program support officers on their task and purpose to meet drawdown goals in Afghanistan.

  • Faces of the Force: Newly minted engineer tracks environmental regs for JAMS

    Dec 27, 2012

    "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Strategic Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines are featured every other week.

  • Holiday Message

    Dec 26, 2012

    Holiday message from the ECC commanding general and command sergeant major.

  • Iowa Army Ammunition Plant professionals earn Lean Six Sigma belts

    Dec 26, 2012

  • 401st AFSB briefs incoming JSC-A commander in Afghanistan

    Dec 25, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Scottie D. Carpenter, commanding general, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), an Army Reserve unit headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 24 to learn more about 401st missions and meet some of the Soldiers, civilians and contractors who provide logistics support and selected Coalition forces across the battle space.

  • Army invests in ideas for stronger future

    Dec 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is giving its workforce the financial push it needs to creatively pursue projects that could yield high rewards.

  • Army brings toys, food to local orphans

    Dec 21, 2012

    UIJEONGBU, South Korea -- Christmas came early for the children at Isaac House orphanage in Uijeongbu as Soldiers and civilians from Camp Red Cloud visited them Dec. 13.

  • Soldiers redeploy to Fort Huachuca in time for holidays

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The doors to Hangar 3 at Libby Army Airfield lay open allowing the large, American flag hanging from the ceiling to wave freely in the breeze. Soldiers and community figures alike wait patiently while staring off into the horizon. They catch a glimpse of a plane getting closer as it nears the staging area and know that the time has finally come for their colleagues, loved ones and friends to return home.

  • Community asks for support, Watervliet digs deep, delivers

    Dec 21, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Watervliet Arsenal heard the community's call for support this holiday season and it responded, as it has for nearly 200 years, with workers reaching deep into their pockets to provide support to hundreds of Albany-area children, as well as to national non-profit organizations. The Arsenal raised nearly $60,000 in the way of cash, toys, and clothes for the Troy Salvation Army, City of Watervliet Head Start Program, and for the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Safety Santa visits Rock Island Arsenal Factory

    Dec 21, 2012

    The Voluntary Protection Program Safety Santa visited the employees at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center this week. He also left them a poem.

  • Teamwork, synergy sparks prototype development at Watervliet

    Dec 20, 2012

    Watervliet Arsenal's historic "Big Gun Shop" in New York State has seen a lot of action since the first brick and mortar were laid there nearly 130 years ago.

  • Army applies NIE lessons to integrating network equipment

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Army is applying integration lessons learned from completed Network Integration Evaluations as it continues production of networked vehicles to support fielding efforts to 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • RRAD becomes first within TACOM to earn Merit status

    Dec 20, 2012

    Red River Army Depot marked another milestone Thursday, December 6 by becoming the first TACOM Life Cycle Management Command site to achieve the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Programs Merit Status. The depot is the largest organization to receive merit status in the region. Members and partners of Red River gathered for a celebration ceremony.

  • Army labs join forces for healthier smokes

    Dec 20, 2012

    Soldiers know the value of smoke grenades in various scenarios, yet the grenades contained potentially harmful chemicals. Now, the Army is working to produce pyrotechnic smoke grenades that are not only safer but also as effective as earlier grenades.

  • Local event raises funds to support America's warriors

    Dec 20, 2012

    PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (Dec. 20, 2012) -- Capt. Lee Stuckey, an active duty Marine and professional mixed martial arts fighter, said he is proof that anyone can be affected by the horrors of war.

  • Lee officers earn German military badge

    Dec 20, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 20, 2012) -- More than 70 Army officers -- most of them lieutenants in training at the Army Logistics University here -- received their gold or silver German Armed Forces Proficiency Badges during a lunchtime ceremony Friday in ALU's multipurpose rooms.

  • Holiday spirit found in single mom's heart

    Dec 20, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 20, 2012) -- When Staff Sgt. Ariesa Griffin came to shop at the Fort Lee Holiday Helper toy store last week, she easily blended in with the hundreds of other military members who came before her. That is until the program manager asked her, "How many children do you have?" She responded, "Nine," a number that grabbed the attention of several board members nearby.

  • Fort Lee Soldier pays Tribute to fellow West Pointer

    Dec 20, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 20, 2012) -- First Lt. Cleveland Richard and 1st Lt. Tyrell Thompson hailed from different parts of the country and didn't know each other, but their compatibility was such a foregone conclusion that Jim Platt, who knew both back in 2005 as prep stars, thought they should get acquainted.

  • SMA thanks Lee for Best Warrior work

    Dec 20, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 20, 2012) -- Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III presented Coins of Excellence to 18 Fort Lee and Fort Eustis Soldiers and civilians during a Dec. 12 ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • ACC-RSA taking on communication culture

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Operations and Services Directorate is taking on the challenge of changing the culture of communication.

  • Red River bids farewell to logistics center

    Dec 20, 2012

    After 56 years of teaching leaders of the Army, the Army Materiel Command Logistics Leadership Center is closing its doors in January.

  • ACC/ECC headquarters surpasses 2012 CFC goal

    Dec 20, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Rallying from a slow start, the headquarters staffs from the Army Contracting Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command have surpassed this year's Combined Federal Campaign goal of $50,000.

  • Spotlight on...Jeanette Wittman

    Dec 20, 2012

    Retirement ends juggling military, civilian careers

  • In the spirit of giving…

    Dec 20, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot's 2012 Christmas Cheer program delivered 3,660 pounds of gifts and 22 bicycles to Calhoun County's Department of Human Resources office in Anniston Dec. 19.

  • Anniston Army Depot civilians look back on first deployment

    Dec 20, 2012

    It's the holidays and the depot currently has a number of employees deployed, which brings to mind the first time depot civilians were called to overseas duty. Twenty-two years ago, Iraq invaded Kuwait, setting off one of the largest and fastest deployments of U.S. forces and equipment since the Vietnam War. Anniston Army Depot also deployed to Southwest Asia, sending more than 300 employees to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to support and upgrade over 900 M1 tanks with firepower and survivability enhancements.

  • FMS team makes rapid response for Blackhawk parts

    Dec 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently made a rapid response to a request for UH-60M parts from Mexico to ensure they sustained the flight capabilities of two of three Blackhawk helicopters delievered last year through FMS as part of the Merida Initiative.

  • Vanover named DPW safe employee

    Dec 20, 2012

    Jonathon Vanover, a production machinery mechanic, was named the Directorate of Public Works' safe employee of the quarter for the fourth quarter of 2012. According to the justification for Vanover's award, he faces tasks requiring him to be in potentially dangerous situations on a daily basis.

  • ANAD leaders sign FMWR covenant

    Dec 20, 2012

    Two documents - one promising to support employees and position them for success, the other committing to provide quality products and services to customers - were signed by Depot Commander Col. Brent Bolander and Keith Colbert, the director of Community and Family Activities, Dec. 6 at the Berman-Varner House.

  • Community honors veterans with wreath ceremony

    Dec 20, 2012

    For the second year in a row, the Fort McClellan Cemetery Wreaths Committee memorialized the veterans interred at McClellan, Ala., with a holiday wreath ceremony, Dec. 15, 2012.

  • ACC Today

    Dec 20, 2012

    Army Contracting's online magazine is now online! View it in a flip version or as a .pdf

  • Holiday video greetings from Army Contracting Command

    Dec 20, 2012

    Holiday video greetings are a tradition at Army Contracting Command. Employees around the world submit their holiday wishes which are published on YouTube.

  • Despite retiring, technical director advocates for command

    Dec 19, 2012

    Brian Simmons started out as a "fairly typical" government worker right out of college, but Dec. 14 he said farewell to a mission he grew to love as a member of the Senior Executive Service. Even upon retirement, Simmons talked about his command rather than reflecting on his career.

  • ATEC Headquarters building named for "Grandfather of T&E"

    Dec 19, 2012

    Military buildings are typically named after persons deceased who have made significant contributions to an organization, but recently the Hon. John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, granted an exception to that rule.

  • U.S. Ambassador thanks Army for demilitarization effort in Albania

    Dec 19, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center received a letter of gratitude from U.S. Ambassador to Albania Alexander A. Arvizu Nov. 21. The note thanked the organization for a successful demilitarization operation that destroyed a recently discovered stockpile of chemical munitions in Tirana, Albania.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground volunteers recognized for service to eCYBERMISSION program

    Dec 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army honored three civilian employees at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Dec. 1, 2012, for their commitment to enriching students' experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, commonly known as STEM.

  • Two Joint Munitions Command employees awarded Louis Dellamonica Award

    Dec 19, 2012

    Employees rewarded for excellence

  • Army engineers design, build roadway threat detection system

    Dec 18, 2012

    U.S. Army engineers have developed a system for detecting possible threats by identifying potential threat locations on unimproved roads.

  • USASAC looks back at busy, productive 2012

    Dec 18, 2012

    By all accounts 2012 was a banner year for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command in terms of carrying out its mission of overseeing the Army's Security Assistance Enterprise and managing its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

  • Sustaining the Black Hawk Fleet: Ten Years of Recap at Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Dec 18, 2012

    This is an exciting time for the Army Aviation and Missile Command. We are coming down from over a decade of war and focusing on new challenges that will test how we maximize our capabilities with limited resources. Through it all, Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) has been critical in its support to aviation maintenance and nowhere else is this support more evident than with its sustainment of the UH-60 Black Hawk fleet.

  • This Week in Military Intelligence History, December 29, 1988

    Dec 18, 2012

    Army Announces Consolidation of Intelligence Training at Fort Huachuca

  • Increasing quality of life with a cafeteria for AMC, USASAC employees

    Dec 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted a cafeteria groundbreaking ceremony here, Dec. 17, to feed its roughly 1,700 employees.

  • Retrograde operations continue in Afghanistan with 401st AFSB

    Dec 18, 2012

    Three command sergeants major toured the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's headquarters in Afghanistan to receive briefings on its various missions.

  • ARL among experts reviewing long debated chemical rocket handling, disposal options in KY

    Dec 18, 2012

    An expert panel recently recommended to the Defense Department that thermal and chemical technologies may present the best disposal options of the more than 69,000 Cold War-era M55 rockets containing nerve agents currently stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot. The committee on "Disposal Options for the Rocket Motors from Nerve Agent Rockets Stored at Blue Grass Army Depot" of the Board on Army Science and Technology at the National Research Council completed its nine-month review in October. The panel teamed to offer guidance on technologies and options for the disposal of the rocket motor sections of the M55 rocket.

  • Preparation key to preventing basketball injuries

    Dec 17, 2012

    Winter means more than the arrival of cold weather; it's also the height of basketball fans' favorite time of year.

  • WRF-based Weather Running Estimate -- Nowcast Tool for Army Applications

    Dec 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Atmospheric Modeling Applications Branch located at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is developing a Weather Running Estimate-Nowcast (WRE-N) tool.

  • SDDC teleconference fills void in DOD shipper training, education

    Dec 17, 2012

    When the SDDC Training Symposium and Traffic Management Workshop were cancelled this year, a vital link between the command and its customers was severed.

  • AMC's top civilian visits Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal

    Dec 17, 2012

    The Army Materiel Command's top civilian met Dec. 13 with senior leaders from organizations at Rock Island Arsenal. Brig. Gen. John F. Wharton, commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command and senior mission commander of RIA, hosted John B. Nerger, Army Materiel Command executive director to the commanding general for his first visit here.

  • Prayer breakfast woos large crowd

    Dec 17, 2012

    In honor of Pine Bluff Arsenal's military Families and to celebrate November as Military Family Appreciation Month, a prayer breakfast was held Nov. 29 at the PBA Community Club. Theme of this year's recognition is "Army Families -- Strong, Caring, Resilient."

  • First electric car arrives on Pine Bluff Arsenal

    Dec 17, 2012

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's (Ark.) Directorate of Logistics recently received a 2013 Chevrolet Volt into its inventory of motor pool vehicles.

  • Picatinny Arsenal, Civil Air Patrol hold 'Wreaths Across America' ceremony

    Dec 15, 2012

    Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officials along with members of the Civil Air Patrol, laid 162 wreaths in honor of the fallen service members from the Garden State, Dec. 15, 2012.

  • New Holiday Tradition Brings New Light to the Detroit Arsenal

    Dec 14, 2012

  • AMC top civilian sees new technology at Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC

    Dec 14, 2012

    The Army Materiel Command's top civilian visited the Department of Defense's only vertically integrated metal manufacturer on Thursday. John B. Nerger, Executive Deputy to the Commanding General of the Army Material Command, took a one hour tour through the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center. This was Nerger's first visit to RIA-JMTC assuming his role as the top executive at AMC in May 2011. His tour started at the Army's only active foundry where Col. James O. Fly, Jr, commander RIA-JMTC, showed how the Arsenal can take raw scrap metal and make new parts to support Army and Joint products.

  • ASC provides Wholesale Academy to streamline LAP

    Dec 14, 2012

    The Army Sustainment Command hosted a five-day "Wholesale Academy" training course at the command headquarters Nov. 26 -- 30.

  • Newly elected Congress member visits 'largest employer' in district: Rock Island Arsenal

    Dec 14, 2012

    The newly elected Illinois 17th U.S. Congressional District representative met with senior leaders from organizations at Rock Island Arsenal on Dec. 10.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground organizations establish STEM agreement with Harford schools

    Dec 14, 2012

    Eight major Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., tenant organizations agreed to a partnership, Dec. 14, 2012, with Harford County Public Schools to expand educational outreach efforts in science, technology, engineering and math, commonly known as STEM.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Eric Mainu

    Dec 14, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Eric Mainu is a contracting officer assigned to the 412th Contracting Support Brigade's 638th Senior Contingency Contracting Team at Fort Riley, Kan.

  • Nothing elementary about this Army science

    Dec 13, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- An inspection team toured the Army's Benét Laboratories last Friday and this visit tested the ability of this premier weapons research and design center to reduce their scientific jargon to an elementary level of understanding. Maybe, elementary is the wrong use of verbiage because, after all, these were high school students.

  • IOTQ winner moving on up -- IOTY

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 2012 United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Instructor of the Year Award will be presented to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Kroviak, Company D, 2-13th Aviation, common core instructor, on Friday at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role.

  • AMC honors 19 as Louis Dellamonica Personnel of the Year winners

    Dec 13, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U. S. Army Materiel Command chooses 19 to honor with the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding AMC Personnel of the Year.

  • 402nd AFSB in Kuwait celebrates 6th birthday

    Dec 13, 2012

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade came together as one to celebrate the brigade's 6th birthday on Oct. 16 at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.

  • ASC employees look forward to holiday season

    Dec 13, 2012

    While it doesn't seem much like the holiday season with unseasonably warm temperatures, it is sneaking up on the Midwest. There may not be snow at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., yet that doesn't mean it isn't the season of reflection and great cheer.

  • Army uses battlefield forensics to trace explosives

    Dec 13, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A scene decimated by a suicide bomber or an improvised explosive device leaves little evidence of what life was like before its destruction. It does, however, leave traces of life in fingerprints that can be collected by weapons intelligence personnel and analyzed at forensic laboratories to identify the enemy behind the explosion.

  • General honored for expertise, mentoring at Fort Gordon

    Dec 13, 2012

    The only U.S. Army Signal Corps officer to attain the rank of four-star general was honored Wednesday for his expertise in military technology and mentoring to soldiers.

  • FORSCOM logisticians support local children in time of need

    Dec 13, 2012

    There will be a little more joy for some Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area children this year, as Soldiers and Army civilian employees of the U.S. Army Forces Command, G4 (Logistics) Directorate came together to aid the Cumberland County, N.C., Department of Social Services by providing Christmas gifts for 135 area foster children.

  • Natick official named to Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council

    Dec 12, 2012

    An official from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center was named to the Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Advisory Council in Massachusetts.

  • CECOM SEC Director Departs for Signal Center

    Dec 12, 2012

    Mr. Nelson "Ned" Keeler, director of the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center, moving on to a new assignment as the Deputy to the Command General of the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, Ga., after nearly five years with the command

  • 99-year-old World War II veteran, retiree recalls Pearl Harbor, war years

    Dec 11, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- To help put this year's Pearl Harbor Day remembrance into perspective, one of Watervliet Arsenal's oldest living retirees this week recalled life at the Arsenal during the early days of World War II.

  • The Ammunition Hall of Fame program is now accepting nominations

    Dec 11, 2012

    The Ammunition Hall of Fame program is now accepting nominations through Jan. 30, 2013.

  • ATEC shares opportunities, opens dialogue with contract partners

    Dec 11, 2012

    Senior leaders from across the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command shared opportunities for test and evaluation contracts with members of industry and small business during the ATEC segment of the Advance Planning Briefing for Industry and Small Business Forum at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Dec. 5.

  • Army senior research scientist retires

    Dec 11, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Much of the details of Jay Loomis' career are secretive, as a matter of national security, but what is not a secret is that his 40-year career as a radar frequency sensors expert has made a lasting impact on the Army's aviation and missile efforts. Loomis is retiring this month after a long Army career, the last two decades of which were spent as a senior research scientist at the Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center. A retirement ceremony in his honor was held Nov. 30.

  • Linda Via gets personal APG tour

    Dec 11, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG enjoyed a special visit by Linda Via, the wife of Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Nov. 30.

  • 401st ROC Drill rehearses retrograde

    Dec 10, 2012

    A two-day rehearsal of concept drill was conducted by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade to review past practices, discuss what worked and what did not work and lastly plan for future equipment retrograde missions.

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