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  • Spotlight on … Anita Guadiano

    Jun 17, 2014

    Anita Guadiano is a procurement analyst for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Policy and Compliance Directorate's Field Support Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Evolving technology advances greater ability to breach a variety of walls

    Jun 17, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (June 18, 2014) -- A famed running back in the National Football League once said all he needed was "12 inches of daylight" to bolt ahead and churn out the yardage for the offense.

  • Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald assumes command of USASAC

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has a new commanding general. Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald assumed command of USASAC during a ceremony on June. 17 on the parade field outside USASAC headquarters. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command presided over the ceremony, which signaled the departure of outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. Frank D. "Del" Turner III.

  • Tooele's first women crane operator passes away

    Jun 17, 2014

    Mildred Hatch Long (March 1921 - May 2014), hired on at Tooele Army Depot in 1942 and was the first women crane operator at the Depot.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID: '1-844-ARMY- CID' released

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues its campaign to combat crime in the Army by adding a new toll-free telephone number, 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243), designed to be easy to remember allowing Soldiers, civilians and family members to report a crime 24/7.

  • 401st AFSB's BAF battalion lauded for safety program

    Jun 13, 2014

    An effective safety program is the responsibility of more than just the safety officer -- it requires daily attention to safe practices starting with the battalion commander and filtering down to the entire workforce. It's said that safety is everyone's job and that is certainly true when the job is in a combat zone and involves working around heavy machinery and equipment and hazardous materials.

  • Army Materiel Command Executive Deputy Provides Civilians Career Guidance

    Jun 13, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's executive deputy to the commanding general, John B. Nerger, conducted a career development forum to Headquarters, Joint Munitions Command employees here, June 11.

  • Davidson takes command of SDDC

    Jun 13, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Susan A. Davidson became the 19th commanding general of the U.S. Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command today during a change of command ceremony, also marking her third assignment here.

  • Army Sustainment Command celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 13, 2014

  • Elementary Students Share STEM Projects With CAAA

    Jun 12, 2014

    Representatives of Crane Army Ammunition Activity visited Clear Creek Elementary School, Bloomington, Indiana, May 16, 2014 to view student projects supported by the CAAA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.

  • Joint Munitions Command Hosts Senior Leader Forum

    Jun 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Joint Munitions Command hosted a Senior Leader Forum here, June 10--12, to discuss current mission operations and prioritize command improvement initiatives.

  • Agreement reached for management of howitzer facility

    Jun 12, 2014

    Against the backdrop of two howitzers, a contract is signed for the managment of John "Bud" Neumann Artillery Integration Facility at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.,which is used for integration and developmental activities for the M119A3 and M777A2 howitzers.

  • AMCOM welcomes a new leader

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 12, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command welcomed its eighth leader in an official change of command ceremony here Wednesday, June 12.

  • Army Birthday Party Runs Smoothly Indoors

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The threat of thunderstorms canceled Team Redstone's second annual Army birthday run June 10 but that didn't stop the party.

  • Huntsville Native Retiring In Community

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar is staying true to his roots in his retirement years.

  • C-4 Submarine Launched Missile Storage

    Jun 11, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot moved 1st, 2nd and 3rd stage C-4 submarine launched ballistic missile motors from storage to Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, Utah.

  • Mindfulness study explores way for Soldiers to manage stress

    Jun 10, 2014

    Dr. Valerie Rice with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been looking at virtual worlds and peaceful real-life retreats for the last three years on behalf of the Army Study Program to explore whether mindfulness could be helpful to reduce stress for Soldiers or veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, or other psychological issues.

  • Natick steps it up for homeless veterans

    Jun 10, 2014

    About four years ago, Sarah Ross was walking through downtown Boston on a sightseeing trip with her mother. The Army veteran didn't like what she saw all around her.

  • Award ceremony for Brig. Gen. Daniel Mitchell

    Jun 10, 2014

  • Team Redstone celebrates the Army's 239th birthday

    Jun 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 10, 2014) -- Team Redstone celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with a ceremonial cake cutting at the Java café here, Tuesday.

  • AMC, FORSCOM focus on readiness

    Jun 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of the U.S. Army Forces Command, for an update on AMC's global alignment and role in supporting the Army as its focus shifts to the future.

  • Does it ever make sense to shutdown Army manufacturing centers?

    Jun 5, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Anytime there is a significant pause in production at this Army-owned manufacturing center, reports are often prepared to alert higher headquarters of the incident that has stopped the critical manufacturing of weapon systems for our Soldiers. But not this week. The arsenal turned off its machines and office lights on June 4 to reinforce workplace safety.

  • AMC Month in Review 2

    Jun 4, 2014

  • Joint meeting helps aerial delivery collaboration take off

    Jun 4, 2014

    Where do you go to find out user needs and what all the services are doing to advance aerial delivery? JTAG, you're it.

  • TRADOC commander commends AMC capabilities in support of future force

    Jun 4, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 3, 2014) -- In his first visit to Army Materiel Command Headquarters, the commanding general of the Training and Doctrine Command expressed admiration for AMC's efforts as the Army shifts its focus to the future.

  • As 31-year career ends, ARDEC leader pays tribute to colleagues

    Jun 3, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (June 3, 2014) -- Although the Roman-era aqueduct is physically located in Segovia, Spain, it was a solid fixture in the farewell remarks by Dr. Gerardo Melendez at his May 15 retirement ceremony at the Lindner Conference Center.

  • Army scientists teleport data to demonstrate potential for secure communications

    Jun 3, 2014

    Teleportation, a long-standing staple in the world of science fiction, has become a reality for scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Md., in terms of battlefield data and image processing.

  • Instilling Soldiers' confidence in their weapon systems is a 200-year tradition at Watervliet

    Jun 3, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A call for fire initiates a thing of beauty called a "battle drill," as well-trained troops perform a series of tasks in an integrated and synchronized fluid motion. To an observer, this precision drill and sense of urgency to execute a mission is awe inspiring. But what is more inspiring is what cannot be seen ̶ a strong sense of confidence the Soldier, Marine, or Airman has in his weapon system that the gun will not fail them in the heat of battle.

  • ECBC reintroduces 54k obscurant projectiles to Army, Marine Corps inventories

    Jun 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is reintroducing 54,000 obscurant projectiles into Army and Marine Corps inventories. ECBC's Obscuration and Nonlethal Engineering (ONE) Branch and the Pyrotechnics and Explosives Branch (PEB) redesigned and tested the projectiles before making them available for reuse.

  • Getting a Fix on the Future

    Jun 3, 2014

    Even as it closes the books on the longest war in U.S. history, the Army must plan, in difficult circumstances, for what is to come. This article was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Robotics and 3D printing popular topics during Picatinny tour

    Jun 3, 2014

    Josh Weston, honorary chairman of Automated Data Processing, and three representatives of the Yuval Education Services of Israel, visited Mt. Olive High School in Mount Olive, N.J., along with Picatinny Arsenal's innovation lab and 3D printing facility on May 29.

  • Natick studies how fatigue affects Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.

  • Always a Soldier program launches civil-service career

    May 30, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 30, 2014) -- Keyla Kelly never envisioned working as an assistant inspector general for the U.S. Army. The Always a Soldier program afforded Kelly that opportunity as an Army civilian in a career field she thought was outside her reach.

  • ARDEC Director, Melendez, recognizes staff achievements in final act before retirement

    May 30, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - In his last official act before retirement, U.S. Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Director, Dr. Gerardo Melendez, awarded 15 Commander's Awards for Civilian Service, and one award for Superior Civilian Service Award during a ceremony, May 29.

  • USASAC meets request

    May 30, 2014

    Responding to a request by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for U.S. assistance in the wake of increased violence in that country, the United States has accelerated delivery of weapons and ammunition to Iraq.

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

    May 29, 2014

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

  • Inventive ideas worth millions at Tobyhanna

    May 29, 2014

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

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

    May 29, 2014

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

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

    May 28, 2014

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

  • Automotive engineers explore future mobility, protection

    May 27, 2014

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

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

    May 27, 2014

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

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

    May 27, 2014

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

  • AMC commander talks sustainment at AUSA forum

    May 23, 2014

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

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

    May 23, 2014

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

  • Picatinny celebrates its workforce at the 2014 Teams' Tournament

    May 23, 2014

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

  • Think it; Believe it and you can achieve it

    May 23, 2014

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

  • Army attorneys converge on Huntsville

    May 23, 2014

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

  • Insect-inspired technology to extend situational awareness

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Researchers enable next generation of Army's construction simulation

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Army, NASA, university collaboration promotes additive manufacturing

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Letterkenny rolls out first vehicle for enhanced radar surveillance

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Tobyhanna exceeds international quality standards

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Army Colonel Retires With National Recognition

    May 22, 2014

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

  • Army scientists forecast future warrior needs

    May 21, 2014

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

  • Army develops smoke screens for future battles

    May 21, 2014

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

  • SDDC honors high performing shippers of 2013

    May 21, 2014

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

  • Army Contracting Command call for volunteers

    May 21, 2014

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

  • RDECOM wins four safety awards

    May 21, 2014

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

  • AMC assembles experts to shape the OIB of the future

    May 21, 2014

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

  • Army software researchers develop MRAP simulator

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Explosives detection kit ready to enter new acquisition phase

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Via commissions new cadets at alma mater

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Memorial Day Safety Message

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Contracting panel addresses initiatives, challenges

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Crawford assumes command of CECOM

    May 20, 2014

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

  • Pentagon trip creates synergy

    May 20, 2014

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

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

    May 19, 2014

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

  • Practice What You Preach

    May 19, 2014

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

  • Research Resource

    May 19, 2014

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

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

    May 19, 2014

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

  • Visiting Italian scientist brings international experience to Natick

    May 16, 2014

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

  • White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    May 16, 2014

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

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

    May 16, 2014

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

  • Maryland congressman visits Army chemical-biological team

    May 16, 2014

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

  • Team Redstone unites for SHARP Stand Down Day

    May 16, 2014

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

  • Researchers consider miniature robots to enhance capabilities

    May 15, 2014

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

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 3 April 2014

    May 14, 2014

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

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 2 March 2014 transcript

    May 14, 2014

  • AMC Month in Review Episode 1 February 2014 transcript

    May 14, 2014

  • Deep Dive

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Small businesses gather in Quad Cities

    May 13, 2014

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

  • AMC Month in Review April 2014 Transcript

    May 13, 2014

  • AMC Commander hosts Global Town Hall

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Army announces regional winners in eCYBERMISSION competition

    May 13, 2014

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

  • Army designing next-generation protective mask

    May 12, 2014

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

  • Networking the Future Warrior

    May 12, 2014

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

  • New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

    May 12, 2014

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

  • CREW civilians recognized for support while deployed

    May 10, 2014

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

  • MANPRINT program integrates human element

    May 9, 2014

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

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

    May 9, 2014

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

  • Army Sustainment Command touts opportunities at small business contracting symposium

    May 9, 2014

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

    May 8, 2014

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

  • TRiPS upgrade available now

    May 8, 2014

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

  • TARDEC workforce tours Picatinny to discuss new technologies, capabilities

    May 8, 2014

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

  • Mortar packaging improvements save time, money

    May 7, 2014

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

  • President honors Army public servant for strides in Soldier protection

    May 7, 2014

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

  • Army researchers measure quality of life

    May 5, 2014

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

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

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

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

  • Via delivers advice to Huntsville graduates

    May 5, 2014

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

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