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  • US Army wows at North American International Auto Show

    Jan 19, 2016

    The North American International Auto Show is the home of world-premiere glitzy, dramatic vehicle introductions. It is the perfect venue for the U.S. Army to capitalize on the natural synergies with the commercial automotive industry.

  • Army prepares to test enhanced network operation tools at NIE 16.2

    Jan 19, 2016

    To make it easier for Soldiers to manage the vast tactical communications network, the Army plans to operationally evaluate newly enhanced and simplified network operations tools during Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 this spring.

  • Intern boot camp educates new employees at ASC

    Jan 19, 2016

    Nineteen newly hired U.S. Army Sustainment Command interns and employees began an eight-week training program designed to familiarize them with how the Army and ASC operates at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Jan. 11-15.

  • Malicious coders will lose anonymity as identity-finding research matures

    Jan 15, 2016

    A team of university students tested a tool kit that may one day help analysts to identify malware authors more quickly.

  • Selma's First Black Mayor To Speak At Team Redstone Observance

    Jan 15, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- James Perkins Jr. -- one of Alabama's most influential elected leaders whose work for civil rights and equality heralds back to the 1960s -- will speak at Team Redstone's observance of Martin Luther King Day. The observance is set for Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. in the Sparkman Center's Bob Jones Auditorium. All Team Redstone employees are invited to this observance.

  • Joint Munitions Command hosts conventional ammo program's budget review

    Jan 15, 2016

    The Joint Munitions Command headquarters hosted the Conventional Ammunition Program's Objective Memorandum budget review with Department of the Army senior leaders, here, January 12 - 14.

  • TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to academia: the U.S. Army is hiring civilians

    Jan 15, 2016

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command seeks to add to its civilian ranks, and its major subordinate command, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), took to the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit Jan. 13 to help spread the word.

  • Army, Air Force collaborate on education, innovation

    Jan 15, 2016

    Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited officials from Air Education and Training Command, Jan. 7-8, to collaborate with Air Force leaders on advancing education and innovation within the respective military services.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Safety Message

    Jan 15, 2016

    Each year on the third Monday in January, our Nation commemorates the life, legacy, and dream of one of our most respected leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A clergyman, an activist and a leader in the African-American civil rights movement, Dr. King dedicated his life to advancing civil rights.

  • Wireless enhancement

    Jan 14, 2016

    A team of eight employees from Tobyhanna Army Depot and two contractors are currently upgrading and adding to the existing wireless infrastructure at Anniston Army Depot. The wireless local area network, or WLAN, project will add wireless access points to buildings throughout the installation where there is no wireless connection and improve the existing network.

  • AMC DCG tours ANAD, presents award

    Jan 14, 2016

    Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche, the deputy commanding general for Army Materiel Command, visited Anniston Army Depot Jan. 11 to tour the installation's maintenance operations and present an award to Tony Burdell, the Anniston Munitions Center's deputy to the commander.

  • ASA Presidential Appointee Visits Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jan 14, 2016

    ASA (IE&E) Visits Surety Installation in Kentucky

  • Redstone Missiles Light Up Anniversary Of Operation Desert Storm

    Jan 13, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For the U.S., Operation Desert Storm was a war won before it ever started.

  • Security Assistance and FMS Across the Globe

    Jan 13, 2016

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and the Security Assistance Enterprise will participate in an Industry Day for business and industry representatives March 3, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's Jackson Center.

  • Reserve Detachment enchances Joint Munitions Command's global mission

    Jan 11, 2016

    With the addition of a U.S. Army Reserve Detachment, the Joint Munitions Command has enhanced the effectiveness of its global mission of providing ready, reliable and lethal ammunition to all military services throughout the Department of Defense.

  • The Army's big business of small business

    Jan 11, 2016

    With billions in contracting dollars going to small businesses for both products and services, there's no question that small companies are big business for the Army. That's why the January -- March issue of Army AL&T magazine is dedicated to small business, online now.

  • Advanced course teaches warrant officers Lean, sustainment

    Jan 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Five Army chief warrant officers from across the country recently spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot participating in Phase II of the Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC).

  • AMC leverages Army Reserve to save time, money

    Jan 11, 2016

    The Army's highest-ranking logistics leader visited the largest mission command headquarters in the Army Reserve.

  • AMC Command vist to 377th TSC

    Jan 10, 2016

  • Tobyhanna supports Air Force and Marine Corps radars

    Jan 7, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Felicia Wolverton, an electronics worker at Tobyhanna Army Depot, tests a power distribution panel for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.

  • AMC senior leader encourages mentoring program

    Jan 7, 2016

  • Contracting command hiring gains momentum

    Jan 7, 2016

    Like many federal agencies, Army Contracting Command-Redstone is working to find innovative approaches to attract and retain the best contracting professionals to serve their diverse customer base. To combat the situation, ACC-Redstone will infuse its workforce with 95 developmental hires over the next three months.

  • ACC gets new home

    Jan 7, 2016

    Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commanding general, ACC, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally building 4505, the new ACC headquarters building. More than 300 senior leaders and local dignitaries were on hand to tour the building and participate in the ceremony.

  • Tobyhanna brings network back to life, continues wireless mission

    Jan 6, 2016

    Tobyhanna Army Depot personnel recently routed more than 16 miles of cat-6 cable to 539 wireless access points at Letterkenny Army Depot, marking the ninth and most recent site across the Army Materiel Command to receive an upgraded wireless local area network.

  • Troops wrap Operation Atlantic Resolve rotation at Coleman

    Jan 5, 2016

    Cold drizzle fell on Staff Sgt. Christopher Couture's face as he checked inventory paperwork on the front slope of an M1A2 Abrams tank at Coleman Worksite.

  • As Army shrinks, higher quality, more innovation prevails

    Jan 5, 2016

    As the Army force shrinks to its lowest levels since World War II, the service's top manpower leader said it's also transitioning to a higher quality and more innovative team.

  • LRC personnel provide logistical services for installations

    Jan 5, 2016

    The following are highlights of some Logistics Readiness Center personnel. Throughout the year, ASC Public Affairs will be providing more highlights showcasing our LRC personnel.

  • Army test pilots support training for Navy Students

    Jan 5, 2016

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. (Jan. 5, 2016) -- U.S. Army aviation pilots provide U.S. Naval Test Pilot School with technical training and hands-on flight testing biannually.

  • LRC-Hood Wellness Program incorporates health into workforce

    Jan 5, 2016

    Civilians from Logistics Readiness Center-Fort Hood gathered, Jan. 7 to kick off the new year with its second Biggest Loser Challenge to help raise awareness about healthy living.

  • Advanced shop sets for Soldiers' advanced skill sets

    Jan 4, 2016

    The metal working and machining shop set provides a full suite of tools for Soldiers trained to operate both welding and machining equipment.

  • Alabama contracting team supports humanitarian needs in the Balkans

    Jan 4, 2016

    Deploying to Kosovo has proven to be much more than soliciting, awarding and managing construction projects and high-value equipment purchases for the National Guard's 1960th Contracting Team.

  • The Army's Watervliet Arsenal newsletter: The Salvo

    Jan 4, 2016

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- In this Army newsletter called The Salvo, is a gathering of key stories and photos that capture some of the action at the Army's manufacturing center at Watervliet, New York. The Arsenal has been in continuous operation supporting our troops since the War of 1812.

  • ARDEC personnel recognized for contributions to warfighter

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center or ARDEC held an award ceremony Dec. 15 to honor personnel who have made a significant contribution to the warfighter within the past few months.

  • Tank-inspired design helps Picatinny STEM team to win first place

    Jan 4, 2016

    By developing a robot inspired by visits to Picatinny Arsenal, a team of middle-school students was able to capture first place in a recent robotics competition.

  • Four steps to successful FMS

    Dec 29, 2015

    Selling military equipment to allied nations has many benefits--boosting our allies' capabilities and thereby strengthening U.S. posture; facilitating military cooperation--but it's a sensitive process that requires careful planning. PM CAS shares its four-step process to successfully handling FMS. This article was previously published in the October - December 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Innovative designs, smart manufacturing deliver Soldier readiness

    Dec 28, 2015

    Army production and logistics is teaming with Army research and development to better streamline the rapid design and fielding of cutting-edge technologies to the Soldier.

  • Chaplain assistants: 106 years promoting readiness

    Dec 24, 2015

    I have researched a long lineage of proud chaplain assistants who have helped to shape who we are as a small military occupational specialty. IMCOM integrates and delivers base support to enable readiness for a self-reliant and globally-responsive All Volunteer Army. In contrast, chaplain assistants promote readiness on our installations by proving religious support to the senior commander on the post. Although seemingly insignificant at times, the chaplain assistants are invaluable contributors to the success of the command mission and the morale, resilience and strength of each unit in our Army.

  • Taking a closer look at quality

    Dec 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Most people hear the word "forensics" and think of dusting for fingerprints, conducting lab tests and the general pathology used to solve crimes. But a depot engineer has taken a closer look at this science and transformed it through his studies to bolster Tobyhanna's innovative and cutting-edge capabilities.

  • Leadership perspective: Command remains focused through transformation

    Dec 23, 2015

    We've seen a lot of change since my arrival at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command the first week in December 2011.

  • New commandant takes charge of ASC HHC

    Dec 22, 2015

    Col. Doyle Lassitter, commander, Distribution Management Center, Army Sustainment Command, passed the command of ASC's Headquarters and Headquarters Company from Maj. Chandler Fisk to Capt. Michael Rear during a change of command ceremony in Heritage Hall, here, Dec. 21.

  • Army team continues collaboration with NFL, Under Armour, GE for Head Health Challenge II

    Dec 21, 2015

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory team of researchers was one of three awarded funding in the final phase of the National Football League, Under Armour and General Electric's Head Health Challenge II with a chance to receive up to $1 million toward head-protection research.

  • SECDEF meets with members of RCO Erbil

    Dec 21, 2015

    Team members of regional Contracting Office-Erbil supported Secretary Defense Ashton Carter's visit on Dec. 17.

  • Reservist assists Anniston's Museum Support Center

    Dec 21, 2015

    The Museum Support Center, a tenant at Anniston Army Depot, recently received some assistance - from the west coast. Lt. Col. Alicia Hamel will be stationed in Anniston for a year helping to sort, organize and consolidate the exhibits stored at the MSC. Hamel, who arrived at ANAD in late October, will lead of team of five employees, four contractors and five term or temporary employees. Their job revolves around a push to consolidate museum storage nationwide.

  • Army technology team helps field robot

    Dec 18, 2015

    U.S. Army science and technology advisors have initiated a project to field a robot capable of assessing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosives threats from a safe distance.

  • Research center has year of technology advancement

    Dec 17, 2015

    In 2015, AMRDEC continued to apply innovative approaches across a variety of programs and to a myriad of customers while providing support to the warfighter.

  • AMC reviews successful 2015

    Dec 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "As our Army remains forward-engaged and deployed around the world, so does the Army Materiel Command," said Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC's commanding general.

  • Dailey emphasizes value of Soldier perspective at Army R&D center

    Dec 16, 2015

    Bringing together the operational expertise of Army noncommissioned officers and the scientific expertise of civilian engineers is key for better capabilities to get to the field faster, said the Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey during a visit to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 14.

  • AMC Winter Holiday Safety Message

    Dec 16, 2015

    The winter holiday season, with all its wonderful sights, sounds, and family gatherings, has arrived. As you prepare to enjoy cherished moments with your friends and family, I ask each of you to keep SAFETY in all of your plans.

  • Of all things, Trolls now threaten Army manufacturing

    Dec 15, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Watervliet Arsenal has always had external threats to its existence, from such antagonists as the British attacking from the Great Lakes in 1813 or, as Arsenal Commander Col. William Gibson warned in 1915, the threat of foreign spies. But thanks to the Arsenal's heavy reliance on Army research for current and future work, today's threats are even more ambiguous, and they involve "trolls."

  • Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach receives recognition for diligence during difficulties

    Dec 15, 2015

    Members of the Logistics Readiness Center - Ansbach assembled at a local golf club Dec. 2, 2015 to recognize their workforce for capably handling a large throughput during a time of short staffing.

  • 414th Contracting receives accolades from higher HQ

    Dec 15, 2015

    Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson, commanding general of Army Contracting Command in Huntsville, Ala., and Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig, ACC command sergeant major, traveled to Vicenza to meet with members of 414th Contracting Support Brigade and their customers in the Vicenza Military Community.

  • Hawthorne Army Depot provides opportunities for research and development

    Dec 15, 2015

    Hawthorne Army Depot attempts to keep pace with technology by exploring the possibilites of bring innovative testing and development to the depot through the use of drones.

  • WIN-T network upgrades: Smaller kit, increased capability

    Dec 15, 2015

    The Army is fielding upgrades for its at-the-halt tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1, which increase readiness, security and capability while reducing equipment by a third for a more powerful and expeditionary current and future force.

  • Staff ride brings ASC senior leaders together

    Dec 15, 2015

    Senior leaders from U.S. Army Sustainment Command shared leadership lessons and bonded during a staff ride where they learned about the Black Hawk War of 1832 near Sparta, Wisconsin, Dec. 12-13.

  • AMC Commanding General's Holiday Message

    Dec 15, 2015

    AMC Commanding General Gen. Dennis L. Via and his wife, Linda, send holiday greetings.

  • GEN and Mrs. Via Holiday Message

    Dec 15, 2015

    General Dennis Via, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command, and Mrs. Linda Via wish happy holidays to the AMC workforce, Soldiers, and their families.

  • Supply chain management course has first graduates

    Dec 14, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Nearly 100 family members, faculty and co-workers gathered Thursday at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to watch the graduation of the inaugural class for the supply chain management program.

  • Defense maintenance professionals receive recognition

    Dec 14, 2015

    PHOENIX -- The Army Materiel Command's Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via spoke to more than 500 "silent professionals" at the 2015 Secretary of Defense Maintenance Awards Banquet in Phoenix, Dec. 8.

  • Energy savings grow through pacts with industry

    Dec 14, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Through industry partnerships the U.S. Army Materiel Command is reducing energy by more than 6 percent and making improvements around the command's installations nationwide, at no cost to the taxpayer.

  • MAINTENANCE HAULIN' with the Sergeant Major of the Army

    Dec 11, 2015

  • Army Materiel Command Band Soldier performs for his biggest fans

    Dec 10, 2015

    During his nine years serving in a military band, Army Sgt. Sean Peabody has performed for thousands of people. He played for deployed troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, multi-cultural audiences in Korea and masses of stateside spectators. But his own mother had never seen him perform.

  • Leader Graduation Launches Second Decade Of Building Bench

    Dec 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A year filled with team projects, ethics discussions, personality assessments, mentoring meetings, professional challenges and briefings have come to a close for a group of Redstone Arsenal employees who committed themselves to building their leadership skills.


    Dec 9, 2015

    Small business owners and representatives take advantage of face-to-face discussions with Army buyer commands and OSBP small business specialists on how to do business with Army.

  • MICC-Fort Drum's newest member earns prestigious award

    Dec 9, 2015

    The newest member of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting office here has earned the Dr. Mary E. Walker Award recognizing her 19 years of commitment, service and volunteerism as an Army spouse.

  • Even small contracts are critical for maintaining a manufacturing skill base for the Army

    Dec 8, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal just received three contracts valued at more than $6 million to provide field artillery and mortar components to the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. But more important than money, these diverse contracts will help maintain a critical manufacturing skill base for the Army's future.

  • Large filter production moves forward with good workload

    Dec 8, 2015

    Pine Bluff Arsenal is once again in the filter-making business due to high-quality production of collective protection filters made years ago. In the late 1990's, the Arsenal established production capabilities for the M49 Fixed Installation Filter, and expanded capability to M48 "vehicle" filters and M98 shipboard filters. Due to low demand of collective protection filters and a commercial ability to meet the demand at the time, a decision to end the filter program was made in 2007.

  • Surprise Award Recognizes Years Of Aviation Service

    Dec 8, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- J.D. Webster hadn't planned on getting an award when he signed up to be the presenter during Ed Iannone's award ceremony. But, other people's plans have a way of surprising us.

  • Tuskegee Airmen History Inspires Redstone Worker

    Dec 8, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An encounter with his daughter's adviser at Stetson University introduced Redstone Arsenal contractor Louis Eyermann to a part of U.S. history that helped break down barriers for minorities both in the military and in American society.

  • ASC inspects 403rd AFSB

    Dec 8, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command performed a Command Staff Inspection of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Henry, Nov. 16-20. A virtual inspection was done the week before on staff sections that required minimal hands-on inspection items.

  • AMRDEC executive honored by hometown

    Dec 8, 2015

    Dr. Juanita Harris, the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center Weapons Development and Integration director received the inaugural Dred Scott Freedom Award for government service Dec. 5.

  • 405th AFSB gives back to the Fisher House, USO Warrior Center

    Dec 8, 2015

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade Family Readiness Group visited the Fisher House and the United Service Organization Warrior Center, Dec. 1, providing donations earned at the brigade's bake sale and chili cook-off.

  • Team's integration benefits combined arms rehearsal

    Dec 7, 2015

    Members of the 724th Contracting Team traveled Oct. 19 to the National Training Center to establish base life support contracts prior to 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division's arrival for Rotation 16-02 at Fort Irwin, California.

  • Redstone general takes part in middle school academy

    Dec 7, 2015

    Redstone Arsenal's senior ranking officer was among more than 30 community leaders who shared practical and professional guidance with Hampton Cove Middle School eighth graders Dec. 4.

  • Army, Navy link up for sophisticated weapon install

    Dec 4, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Cutting-edge weapon systems are being installed on the Navy's latest generation patrol boats and Tobyhanna Army Depot is providing the expertise.

  • JMC CG praises ANMC workforce

    Dec 3, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Stephen Farmen, the commanding general for the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, toured operations at the Anniston Munitions Center Nov. 18. During his visit, Farmen also presented ANMC with a superior unit award and corresponding streamer for the organization's flag.

  • MICC contracting office supports Arlington mission

    Dec 3, 2015

    Since the Civil War, it has been the final resting place for our nation's warfighters. Covering 624 acres of hills dotted with centuries old trees, the responsibility for the care and maintenance of this burial ground and the Soldiers who perform ceremonies daily at Arlington National Cemetery belongs to a team of Mission and Installation Contracting Command professionals at Fort Belvoir in Virginia.

  • Team ANAD passes inspection

    Dec 3, 2015

    A team of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command subject matter experts visited Anniston Army Depot Nov. 16-19 to inspect the installation, noting best practices and areas for improvement. Many of these inspections were done in person by the inspectors while some of them remained at their duty stations and audited ANAD's operations virtually.

  • New autonomous robot extends communication beyond line-of-sight

    Dec 2, 2015

    Army engineers demonstrated autonomous robots as part of a teaming effort to evolve natural interaction between Soldiers and autonomous systems during an exercise here, Nov. 2-3.

  • LIFT Makes 10-Year Mark For Developing Redstone's Future Leaders

    Dec 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Ten years ago, the Aviation and Missile Command put in place a leadership development program that has become a stepping stone for future leaders throughout Redstone Arsenal.

  • Nigerien, Malian soldiers aid U.S. Army's language-translation technology

    Dec 2, 2015

    The U.S. Army is testing and upgrading a language-translation program by training with African soldiers, officials said.

  • Picatinny Arsenal engineers cook up new recipe for biofuel

    Dec 1, 2015

    While people who go to the beach and lakes may think of algae as a slimy nuisance, Picatinny engineers have partnered with private industry to harness its photosynthesis ability to develop a safe, cheap, fast and environmentally-friendly way to recycle aging M6 artillery round propellant and create biofuel.

  • Initial EAS forward sites announced

    Dec 1, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe and Army Materiel Command will begin storing portions of the European Activity Set at three initial forward locations in December 2015 with plans to expand to additional countries at a later date.

  • War College fellows host AMC commander in Texas

    Dec 1, 2015

    AUSTIN, Texas -- United States Army War College fellows at The University of Texas hosted the commander of the Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, for a round-table discussion Nov. 30.

  • Watervliet Arsenal turns to 1905 program to retain critical manufacturing skills

    Nov 30, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A recent report last from the New York Department of Labor signaled a continued decline in manufacturing jobs in the state, a long-term trend making the hiring of a machinist for this Army arsenal extremely challenging.

  • Jensen Becomes Repeat Honoree For Logistics Excellence

    Nov 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The more than 100 attendees cheered when John Jensen's name was announced during an awards luncheon on Nov. 19 at The Overlook. After all he was a two-time winner. Jensen won the Management/Executive Award at the 24th annual Ernest A. Young Logistics Achievement Award ceremony. In 2002 he won the Professional/Technical Award.

  • Army advances battery research with engineer's Japanese assignment

    Nov 25, 2015

    The U.S. and Japanese militaries are improving combat-vehicle battery research through partnerships, according to officials.

  • The Army Learning Model is right on the money

    Nov 25, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Marion Fox stands in front of his class explaining the finer points of master data elements in the Defense Travel System and the Army's General Fund Enterprise Business System during phase one of the 94th Training Division's Finance Senior Leaders Course at Fort Dix, N.J. The FSLC is designed to improve students' practical skills in the field of Army finance, so learning to navigate between DTS and GFEBS is an essential component of ensuring that soldiers get the money they're owed.

  • Be safe this Thanksgiving holiday!

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is approaching and many Soldiers, Civilian employees, and their Family members will embark on journeys to visit family and friends. Traffic volume on America's highways will increase by 50%, airports will be busy, and inclement weather may influence your journey; be mindful that nearly 40 million people will be traveling over this holiday period.

  • Summit explores ways to increase innovation

    Nov 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a two-day summit last week, general officers and civilian leaders engaged in a series of briefings and moderated group discussions to define the barriers to innovation within the Army's life cycle materiel enterprise.

  • 925th Contracting Battalion uncases colors in Afghanistan

    Nov 23, 2015

    Soldiers and civilians from the 925th Contracting Battalion, from Fort Drum, New York, uncased their colors during a ceremony at the conference center here. The ceremony signifies the beginning of the battalion's year-long deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

  • Army aviation executive shares milestones, goals

    Nov 21, 2015

    Getting to the finish line starts with a contract award. That was the message from the program executive officer for aviation that resonated with the audience and was echoed by many of the other speakers and panel members during the annual Army Aviation Association of America Aircraft Survivability Equipment Symposium and Aviation Product Symposium in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Aviation community hiring strategy proves successful

    Nov 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Nov. 20, 2015) -- Budget cuts, hiring restraints and a retiring older workforce have led to a shortage of experienced workers across the federal government.

  • OPM-SANG sergeant major poised to make a difference

    Nov 20, 2015

    As the new senior enlisted adviser to the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard, Sgt. Maj. Michael James Mingle will focus his efforts on both U.S. and Saudi noncommissioned officers. In addition to advising the program manager on all NCO matters, Mingle will make sure U.S. troops successfully satisfy their crucial roles as adviser-diplomats in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • OPM-SANG deputy looks forward to winning year

    Nov 20, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program welcomed its new deputy Sept. 29. Since his arrival at OPM-SANG headquarters on Riyadh's Eskan Village, Col. David Matthew Fee said he has been impressed with the amount of expertise on the small compound.

  • AMC commander addresses veterans, business owners at national event

    Nov 20, 2015

    PITTSBURGH -- Army Materiel Command's commitment to small business continues, Army Materiel Command's top leader told nearly 4,000 people gathered at the National Veterans Small Business Engagement Nov. 18.

  • Gen Via hosts AMC Town Hall

    Nov 20, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commanding General, Army Materiel Command, talked to Soldiers and civilians about his focus areas, guiding principles and the way ahead during a town hall at the Sparkman Center, Nov. 20.

  • Crane Leadership Serve Thanksgiving Lunch to Workforce

    Nov 19, 2015

    Crane Army's Col. James Hooper and Chief of Staff Dan Wiley joined NSA Crane's Cmdr. Tim Craddock and Lt. Cmdr. Pat Wiegleb, and NSWC Crane's Chief of Staff Angie Lewis in serving an early Thanksgiving lunch, Nov. 19, 2015, to both Army and Navy employees.

  • 925th Contracting Battalion uncases its colors

    Nov 18, 2015

    Soldiers and civilians from the 925th Contracting Battalion and Regional Contracting Center-Capital uncased their colors during a ceremony Nov. 11 at the New Kabul Compound Conference Center here.

  • Contract specialists earn professional development opportunity

    Nov 18, 2015

    Two contract specialists from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command were recently selected for the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program.

  • Holiday concert is gift to Tennessee Valley community

    Nov 18, 2015

    The Army Materiel Command Band has a holiday gift for the Tennessee Valley, even the Grinch will enjoy.