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  • Fort Drum leads MICC in contract closeout

    Feb 14, 2013

    As contracting activities across the federal government battle a systemic crisis of closing out hundreds of thousands of overaged contracts, a dedicated plan of attack by contracting officials at Fort Drum, N.Y., has all but eliminated what once seemed an insurmountable backlog.

  • DoD, DoE, BAE Systems Celebrate Collaboration, Project Completion

    Feb 14, 2013

    Holston Army Ammunition Plant cuts the ribbon on a vital explosives manufacturing facility.

  • PBA worker's compensation costs under million for 4th year

    Feb 14, 2013

    Pine Bluff Arsenal has reached another milestone in safety -- this time in the workers' compensation cost arena and long-term injury rolls.

  • Nichols outlines ACC's fiscal risk plan

    Feb 14, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Members of the Army Contracting Command must do everything they can to minimize the effect of the nation's budget uncertainty on the war fighter, ACC's commanding general said Feb. 7.

  • JCRX-13: Coaches, mentors help participants stay on track

    Feb 14, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-During the Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, contracting trainees in simulated regional contracting centers were able to depend on coaches, mentors and assessors for help as they worked their way through four days of military contracting training.

  • Contracting team continues Kosovo mission support

    Feb 14, 2013

    In Kosovo, the contingency contracting office, which is under operational control of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, continues as an integral part of the sustainment to Camp Bondsteel, as well as to the U.S. forces stationed in the Balkans.

  • More than eye candy, Watervliet's painters add value

    Feb 13, 2013

    In one of the oldest buildings on the Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., which has been an Army-owned-and-operated manufacturing center since the War of 1812, resides one of the most important but unsung heroes of Arsenal manufacturing -- the Arsenal's paint operation.

  • AMC commander tours Sierra Army Depot for first time

    Feb 13, 2013

    The commander of Army Materiel Command toured the operations at Sierra Army Depot, Calif., Feb. 5-6, 2013, and was impressed by the appearance throughout the organization.

  • 5 ASC personnel receive quarterly Hi-Pro Achievement Awards

    Feb 12, 2013

    Dedication, hard work, and can-do attitudes are words that describe five Army Sustainment Command personnel who received the Highly Productive Achievement Award, Jan. 30.

  • ASC offers interns opportunity of a lifetime

    Feb 12, 2013

    From academia to the Arsenal, the Minority College Relations Program is up and running thanks to 13 recent graduates and students.

  • Logisticians of the Army Material Command hold a briefing about retrograde in Zabul province

    Feb 11, 2013

    Eight representatives of the Army Materiel Command held a briefing to discuss retrograde and reset operations in Zabul Province on Feb. 8 at Forward Operating Base Apache, Afghanistan.

  • Measuring Up: CCAD Adopts Advanced Commissioning Technology System

    Feb 8, 2013

    In the wake of a mandate by the government to reduce energy consumption 30% by 2015, CCAD implemented the Advanced Commissioning Technology system. This software is the first of its kind in the DoD environment. Although still in its infancy stage of implementation, the potential of this software is big.

  • Civilian participants contribute to JCRX-13 training success

    Feb 8, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-During the initial stages of Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, senior military leaders ' uniformed and civilians ' conducted professional workshops to offer their advice and counsel to officers, noncommissioned officers and civilians participating in this year's event.

  • Personnel behind the scene recognized

    Feb 8, 2013

    It doesn't take smoke and mirrors for an exercise like the Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, sponsored by the Army Contracting Command, to occur.

  • Helicopter loading system lightens burden on Soldiers

    Feb 8, 2013

    The Cargo Helicopters Project Office is constantly striving to improve, upgrade and provide modifications to the Chinook in order to reduce the burden on the Soldier. One of those needed upgrades is the Cargo On/Off Loading System, or COOLS.

  • Motor Press Guild tours FED

    Feb 7, 2013

    LOS ANGELES (Feb. 5, 2013) -- The Los Angeles-based Motor Press Guild hosted Grace Bochenek, Army Materiel Command's Chief Technology Officer, and the Fuel Efficient Demonstrator at the Proud Bird Restaurant here, Tuesday.

  • MotoMan takes an in-depth view of the Army's FED

    Feb 7, 2013

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2013) -- Moto-Man George Notaras, described as an ordinary car guy with extraordinary adventures, and known for his in depth reviews of vehicles reviewed the Fuel Efficient Demonstrator and interviewed the team that designed it here, Tuesday.

  • Army science, technology viewed at California universities and high schools

    Feb 7, 2013

    LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion joined forces to bring science and technology to five Southern California universities and high schools, Feb. 4-7.

  • Merkl receives Commander's Award for Civilian Service

    Feb 7, 2013

    Peter G. Merkl completes first deployment - awarded Commander's Award for Civilian Service.

  • Natick, UMass Lowell to work together for Soldiers

    Feb 7, 2013

    Scientists and engineers from Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mass., will join faculty and student researchers from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in a new research and development initiative that was announced Feb. 7, 2013, at the UMass Lowell campus.

  • Tobyhanna celebrates 60th anniversary

    Feb 6, 2013

    A CECOM senior official praised Tobyhanna's ability to adapt to changes to mission requirements during a ceremony celebrating the depot's 60th anniversary as a communications-electronics facility.

  • Outfitting ACC-RI's officers

    Feb 6, 2013

    On Jan. 25, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Acting Executive Director, Col. John P. Hannon, presented Matthew J. Rosebrough, Acting Chief of Supply and Services, Directorate of Logistics, Army Sustainment Command, with an SES coin from former ACC-RI Executive Director, Michael R. Hutchison.

  • Foreign liaison officers foster international partnerships

    Feb 6, 2013

    Security Assistance Liaison Officers (SALOs) are assigned to USASAC to manage Foreign Military Sales cases for their respective countries.

  • Jay Leno test drives Army vehicle

    Feb 5, 2013

    Jay Leno's garage is known for some of the most impressive vehicles in the world, and parked inside was the Army Materiel Command's Fuel Efficient Demonstrator, Feb. 4, 2013, in Burbank Calif.

  • Los Angeles AUSA chapter hosts Via

    Feb 5, 2013

    BURBANK, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2013) -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC's commanding general, gave remarks at the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of the United States Army Industrial Associates Member dinner, here Monday evening.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground-sponsored team 'Electrobots' wins STEM competition

    Feb 4, 2013

    Seven students, sponsored by U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., took top honors at the FIRST LEGO League competition at the University of Delaware, Jan. 26, 2013.

  • Overseas trip gives focus on war in Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2013

    The commander of the Army Materiel Command visited deployed AMC Soldiers and foreign dignitaries during a 10-day trip overseas in mid-January.

  • Army R&D engineer named BEYA 'Most Promising Engineer'

    Feb 4, 2013

    An Army engineer will be honored as the Black Engineer of the Year, or BEYA, Most Promising Engineer - Government category at the BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna: Techs perform electroplating processing

    Feb 1, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is the Defense Department's largest center for the repair, overhaul and fabrication. Branch employees perform electroplating processes for all fabricated items produced at Tobyhanna Army Depot as well as items scheduled for overhaul.

  • HRED researchers discuss brain-computer interaction at local Science Café

    Feb 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) participated in the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council's (NMTC's) Science Café that was held at the Harford Public Library in Abington, Md. Dr. Greg Apker and Dr. Brent Lance, both neuroscience researchers from HRED, discussed the field of brain-computer interaction (BCI), which is translating a century of neuroscience research into new tools and technologies that improve everyday life.

  • SLAD employee selected as NDIA's Civilian Tester of the Year

    Feb 1, 2013

    Each year, the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) presents awards to outstanding individuals in the field of test and evaluation (T&E), offering each military service and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) the opportunity to recognize individuals for their accomplishments. The winner of NDIA's award for Army Civilian Tester of the Year for 2012 is Michael Tegtmeyer, a computer scientist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate (SLAD). Tegtmeyer is an expert in test and evaluation for the survivability of Soldiers from injury mechanisms associated with under-body blasts (UBB) on combat vehicles.

  • Always a Soldier Program continues to connect veterans with civil service positions

    Feb 1, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier (AAS) veteran hiring initiative assists wounded warriors and veterans during their transition from military service to a civil service career.

  • ASC honors 3 in quarterly retirement & retreat ceremony

    Feb 1, 2013

    Three Army Sustainment Command personnel were recognized for their career achievements culminating 75 years of service in a retirement & retreat ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Jan. 31.

  • Army laboratories collaborate on octopus-inspired suction cups

    Jan 31, 2013

    Natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis can unveil points of weakness in man-made infrastructure, and now robots are being called in to help.

  • ASC commanding general nominated for promotion to major general

    Jan 31, 2013

  • Leaders pledge support at ANAD: Commander, mayors sign Army covenant

    Jan 31, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot Commander Col. Brent Bolander joined with seven local community leaders in signing the installation's third Army Community Covenant Jan. 24 at the depot's Berman-Varner House.

  • Contact with equipment tops Anniston injuries list

    Jan 31, 2013

    Contact with equipment, which is any accident or incident where an employee is struck by, struck against or has body parts caught between objects, is historically the primary cause of injuries at Anniston Army Depot. In 2012, it topped the list again. Contact accounted for 83 of the 199 recordable injuries on the installation.

  • ANAD VPP update: where we started, where we are, where we want to be

    Jan 31, 2013

    Following a Department of Defense mandate, Anniston's Army Depot's Voluntary Protection Program journey began in September 2010, when the depot's management team and AFGE Local 1945 formulated a plan to work toward VPP Star status. At that time, the depot was ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 certified. This gave the depot team confidence that star status could be achieved if the same amount of dedication, effort and persistence was put into the VPP journey.

  • First visit to Sierra Army Depot for California and Nevada delegates

    Jan 31, 2013

    Congressional delegates and representatives from California and Nevada arrived at Sierra Army Depot on 28 Jan.

  • Department of Army Inspector General sees new technology at Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC

    Jan 31, 2013

    The Department of Army Inspector General, Lt. Gen. Peter M. Vangjel, made a quick stop by the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center today during a visit to the installation. During his visit, he received an overview briefing from RIA-JMTC Commander, Col. James O. Fly, Jr., and a short tour.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna: Techs perform metal photo processing

    Jan 30, 2013

    Brian Dooley, a metal photo processor here, begins manufacturing a silksceen by stretching fabric across a wooden frame table. Dooley works in the depot's Components Plating Branch, Systems Integration and Support Directorate.

  • 'Sunshine' comes to Natick's Doriot Climatic Chambers

    Jan 30, 2013

    A new Solar Simulation Unit has allowed the Doriot Climatic Chambers at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mass., to replicate sunshine.

  • Schematics for future weapons to be rendered in 3-D

    Jan 30, 2013

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a 3-D picture worth? Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., are working on a project to find out.

  • Nichols addresses JCRX audience

    Jan 30, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-The more than 380 cadre and trainees at the Army Contracting Command Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 were all eyes and ears as Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general, spoke on the merits and importance of the JCRX training Jan. 24.

  • Contracting interns join ACC--New Jersey ranks

    Jan 30, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.--Army Contracting Command-New Jersey welcomed its inaugural class of 24 interns into its ranks during a swearing in ceremony earlier this month.

  • ASA (ALT) chief sees technology at work on battlefield

    Jan 29, 2013

    Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, took advantage of her visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in Afghanistatn Jan. 15-16 to meet some of the Soldiers, civilians and contractors who bring cutting edge technology to the Warfighter.

  • MICC contributes to JCRX

    Jan 29, 2013

    From trainees to cadre and all positions in between, Mission and Installation Contracting Command employees are supporting the Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here today.

  • Army advances Better Buying Power

    Jan 28, 2013

    The Army has achieved significant cost savings as result of Better Buying Power, an initiative aimed at improving the management of acquisition programs.

  • USAF AMC CG sees scope of 401st AFSB retrograde mission

    Jan 27, 2013

    The commander of the U. S. Air Force Air Mobility Command visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Jan. 17 to see first handthe scope of the brigade's equipment retrograde mission and discuss his command's role in the mission.

  • Gillies relinquishes command, band retires two senior musicians

    Jan 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band hosted a relinquishment of command ceremony in the Villar conference room here, Jan. 23.

  • Army engineering team marks a year of solutions in theater

    Jan 25, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A team of U.S. civilian engineers and technicians deployed to Afghanistan recently marked one year of solving Soldiers' technological hurdles. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, Forward Deployed Prototype Integration Facility provides a platform for its subject matter experts' knowledge and talents to be translated into battlefield solutions, said Michael Anthony, the team's director.

  • 404th AFSB supports American Samoa ROTC ACU drive

    Jan 25, 2013

    The 404th Army Field Support Brigade is lending its help in an ACU drive for JROTC and ROTC personel at American Samoa. Col. Leafaina Yahn was apprised of the need during a visit to Samoa last year.

  • Cleanup, remediation contract management shifts to MICC

    Jan 22, 2013

    Officials here are undertaking administration and oversight responsibilities for one of the largest contracts in the Mission and Installation Contracting Command following award Jan. 10 of the first task order for environmental remediation.

  • AMC Command team visits 401st AFSB

    Jan 20, 2013

    The AMC command team visited several 401st Army Field Support Brigade locations Jan. 15-16 to meet some of the people who are the face of AMC to the field and bring the Materiel Enterprise to support the Warfighter.

  • 401st AFSB officer awarded Bronze Star Medal

    Jan 20, 2013

    Major Myrone B. Gaffney was awarded a Bronze Star Medal by the Honorable Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisitions, logistics, and technology, during an awards ceremony Jan. 15.

  • Natick tube foods keep U-2 pilots flying high

    Jan 18, 2013

    Tube foods, produced only by the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, keep Air Force U-2 reconnaissance pilots and NASA ER-2 pilots nourished during their long flights.

  • Top Army environment official visits Fort Huachuca, tours net-zero school

    Jan 18, 2013

    Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013, to gather information regarding the SunZia power lines that will span across Fort Huachuca, Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • CECOM commander visits Information Systems Engineering Command

    Jan 18, 2013

    The commanding general of the Communications-Electronics Command paid a visit to Fort Huachuca January 9 through 11 to get a close look at what the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, a subordinate command of CECOM, does in support of the Warfighter and to meet with the command's workforce

  • Army launches 'Ready and Resilient' survey

    Jan 18, 2013

    How can the Army become more Ready and Resilient? AKO users can take a survey to provide valuable feedback on how the Army communicates about Readiness and Resiliency.

  • Via promotes 401st AFSB NCOs

    Jan 18, 2013

    Sergeants First Class David D. Gavril and Jacqueline P. Watkins were promoted to their current rank by Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, Jan. 15

  • U.S. Central Command J-4 Visits Joint Munitions Command Headquarters

    Jan 18, 2013

  • Foreign Language Labs Build Partnership Capacity

    Jan 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot: Highly skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot specialists trek through some of the globe's most extreme environments to provide the means for allied forces to learn the English language. Enduring challenging working conditions in places like Burundi, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, these expeditionary volunteers install labs that overcome the language barrier so foreign military can work effectively with U.S. forces abroad.

  • ASC inducts its first NCO into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Jan 18, 2013

    The Army Sustainment Command hosted its first Sergeant Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony Jan. 17 at Heritage Hall in Building 60. Sgt. 1st Class Matthew C. Favory was inducted into the prestigious noncommissioned officer-only association and serves as the provost marshal sergeant for ASC.

  • Down & Dirty: BOLC students learn all aspects of mission functionality during pilot program

    Jan 17, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 17, 2013) -- Roughly 80 second lieutenants assigned to the Army Logistics University participated in a unique end-of-course training event designed to provide them with a varied learning experience in a tactical environment.

  • Picatinny scientists test body armor integrity, protect Soldiers' lives

    Jan 17, 2013

    Ensuring the integrity of ceramic body armor plates is the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., which developed the Armor Inspection System.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Ontario Flowers

    Jan 17, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Ontario Flowers is the noncommissioned officer in charge for the 606th Senior Contingency Contracting Team, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, 409th Contracting Support Brigade in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Vehicles shipped in support of coalition partner mission

    Jan 14, 2013

    On Nov. 13, 50 M1165A1B3 HMMWVs, or High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, departed Charleston, S.C. en-route to Port Aqaba, Jordan, to support the Jordan Armed Forces.

  • USASAC town hall recognizes enterprise effort

    Jan 14, 2013

    During a town hall and employee recognition ceremoney held at USASAC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters Jan. 7, Maj. Gen. Del Turner, commanding general of USASAC, recapped USASAC's accomplishments of the past year and praised the workforce for its efforts in achieving the second highest dollar amount of Foreign Military Sales ever.

  • Joint effort delivers 3 helicopters to Iraq

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Program Executive Office Aviation facilitated and delivered three Bell 407 Scout helicopters to Iraqi Army Aviation today.

  • Miles of wires

    Jan 9, 2013

    Michael Arcarese, an electronics mechanic here, cleans and repairs canon plugs on the main wire harness for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System shelter.

  • ARL holds semiannual greening course

    Jan 9, 2013

    For the past few years, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has held courses designed for civilians throughout the organization to learn about and experience the daily activities of its Soldiers. The most recent class was held from Dec. 3-7 at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), with some activities conducted at the Edgewood Area.

  • ACC integrates contracting Soldiers into stateside operations

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In an effort to streamline command and control of its military contracting Soldiers, the Army Contracting Command is attaching portions of its Expeditionary Contracting Command forces to several of ACC's stateside organizations.

  • African deployment fulfills Soldier's professional, personal needs

    Jan 9, 2013

    Maj. James Coe says living in an environment without roads, bridges, traffic laws, a sanitation system or a power grid isn't as bad as one might think.

  • JCRX-13 expected to draw more than 200 contracting professionals

    Jan 9, 2013

    Contracting professionals will begin to converge onto Fort Bliss, Texas, starting Jan. 15 to participate in what military officials are calling the premiere Department of Defense contracting readiness exercise.

  • Faith Can Overcome Evil Of Tragedy

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a minister of God, Chaplain (Col.) Scott Carson knows there are times when there are no good answers.

  • Construction Begins For AMC Cafeteria

    Jan 9, 2013

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

  • AMCOM Commander Expects Another Great Year

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- While no one can predict the future, Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar anticipates 2013 will be a year of transition for Redstone Arsenal.

  • Engineers develop, test rapid nerve agent detectors

    Jan 8, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- U.S. Army engineers are creating and testing a new technology to detect and classify nerve agent in minutes.

  • Army uses sense of smell to drive biodetection technology

    Jan 8, 2013

    What the nose doesn't know, technology does. ECBC scientists are using Volatile Organic Compound applications to detect biological pathogens and test for the spoiling of foodstuffs. What was onced used to determine whether coffee beans were Starbucks or Folgers is now being used to identify biological agents.

  • 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.

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