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  • Businesses turn out for industry outreach event

    Mar 31, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Entrepreneurs and seasoned business professionals turned out March 30 to hear government experts navigate the ins and outs of doing business with the Army and Department of Defense.

  • Shyu visits propulsion lab

    Mar 31, 2015

    The Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics & Technology action here, during a March 31, 2015 visit to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's Weapons Development and Integration Directorate.

  • Allyn talks sequestration, readiness at Army Materiel Command

    Mar 30, 2015

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn visited Army Material Command headquarters, March 30, where he discussed sequestration and readiness before attending the Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Ala.

  • AMC commanding general visits Fort Sam Houston

    Mar 20, 2015

    An Army in transition and the potential impact of sequestration were among the key topics discussed by the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command during a visit here March 11 and 12.

  • AMC's commander 'humbled' by wounded warriors and families

    Mar 20, 2015

    Army Materiel Command's top leader Gen. Dennis L. Via visited with wounded warriors and their families where they receive state-of-the-art physical and emotional care during a recent trip to San Antonio.

  • AMC seeks to ignite a passion for federal service

    Mar 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first-ever Academia Day for career counselors of universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools and other academic institutions here, March 20.

  • Army science advisor discusses technology issues at Lightning Forge

    Mar 18, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 18, 2015) -- A U.S. Army science advisor engaged with Soldiers during the Lightning Forge exercise to address equipment challenges.

  • Army's largest technical library collaborates to define its 21st century future

    Mar 17, 2015

    The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the U.S. Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Going the extra mile - LTF Kandahar civilians and contractors step it up to assist 33rd Mountain Bat

    Mar 17, 2015

    When people get a new vehicle, they usually expect to get an owner's manual with it. The same is true when MRAPs are issued to Soldiers - they get an operator's manual. So what do Romanian Soldiers receive when they will be using MRAPs in their mission? Thanks to the detective work of Dale L. French, a TACOM Engineering Logistics Assistance Representative assigned to Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan's Logistics Task Force Kandahar, they will get digital operator's manuals in their language.

  • Army Sustainment Command units complete Operation United Assistance mission

    Mar 17, 2015

  • Army Study Program Management Office Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 16, 2015

    March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability every year. The incidences of TBI in service members increased as the use of IEDs have become more prevalent on the battlefield. From the calendar year 2000 through the first quarter of 2011, over 200,000 service members had been identified as having sustained a TBI.

  • USASAC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Mar 16, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Dana S. Mason, Jr. assumed the duties as the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's command sergeant major in a ceremony Friday at Bob Jones Auditorium. The ceremony was hosted by USASAC commander Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald.

  • Planning, execution and management of OCS critical to military operations

    Mar 16, 2015

    More than $30 billion was lost from contract waste and fraud during military contingencies in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2011, according to a congressionally chartered Commission on Wartime Contracting report from 2011. The Commission concluded that the loss could have been avoided through proper oversight and management of contracted support. This has led to new Operational Contract Support doctrine.

  • Army civilians support warfighters down to the paint

    Mar 16, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Painter James Bell uses a pressure pot paint system with an air spray gun to optimize paint transfer and efficiency here.

  • AMC commander meets with Fort Hood leaders, troops

    Mar 16, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited with Soldiers here March 9-10 to understand the challenges and concerns the III Corps command team is facing in terms of supporting the multiple ongoing missions at this sprawling Central Texas installation.

  • Watch, join the conversation as senior leaders discuss the future of the Army

    Mar 13, 2015

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Senior leaders will discuss the challenges the Army faces and the way ahead for the future force during the upcoming 2015 Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., March 31 to April 2.

  • RDECOM command sergeant major retires after 30 years of service

    Mar 13, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND (March 13, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command honored Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie during his retirement ceremony March 12.

  • Future of Army Aviation: Q&A with AMCOM leader

    Mar 12, 2015

    Army aviators depend on the Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to ensure aviation readiness with seamless transition to combat operations.

  • Acquisitions, accessions form Soldier support continuum

    Mar 12, 2015

    From the time young men and women develop a propensity to serve their nation to the years following fulfillment of their military commitments, contracting serves an enduring role in the support of Soldiers and their families.

  • Coldwater students visit ANAD, tour studio

    Mar 12, 2015

    Forty-two students from Coldwater Elementary visited Anniston Army Depot March 10. These fourth-graders are members of the school's Media Team, which broadcasts a five-minute news, sports and weather segment on the school's closed-circuit television system. During their visit, the students toured the studio where ANAD's Morning Show is produced to see the installation's broadcasting capabilities.

  • Developing a career

    Mar 12, 2015

    Michaela Haynes wasn't looking for permanent employment when she joined Anniston Army Depot's cooperative education program in 2006. At the time, she was looking for a job and a way to support herself. Knowing the installation had a variety of skill sets, she decided to begin where the cooperative education program placed her, then choose another career path.

  • Power of the patch: AMC liaisons are face to the field

    Mar 11, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Some of the newest members of the Army Materiel Command's Brigade Logistics Support Team are learning the power of the patch at BLST University.

  • Senior logistician develops next generation of leaders

    Mar 11, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- "Without logistics and communications, it's just camping," Army Materiel Command's top leader Gen. Dennis L. Via told more than 250 logistics officers March 9.

  • Army civilians support warfighters down to the paint

    Mar 5, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Painter Frank Decker touches up the floor and door jamb of an AN/ASM-146 Electronics Shop Van here.

  • NFL players, cheerleaders visit 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

    Mar 5, 2015

  • Responsible retrograde in Afghanistan

    Mar 4, 2015

    The last unit that acted as the U.S. Central Command Materiel Recovery Element in Afghanistan provides tips for successful retrograde operations.

  • Army's top safety officer makes first organic industrial base visit

    Mar 4, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- The senior leader charged with overseeing safety and recommending policy to improve safety across the Army made a visit to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP), here, his first to any organic industrial facility in the Defense Department.

  • Pilot sites power up with new wireless networks, enhanced logistics, increased capabilities

    Mar 4, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Personnel here continue to bring increased wireless capabilities to installations throughout the Army Materiel Command after wrapping up installs at Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD), Corpus Christi, Texas; and Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, Rock Island, Illinois.

  • Army Research Laboratory lays out science and technology priorities through 2019

    Mar 3, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is shaping its science and technology program to support the future direction of the Army in a way that is open and transparent to the workforce, sister organizations within the Army and potential partners across the world.

  • ACC staff shares 'Green Eggs and Ham,' other treats with local school

    Mar 3, 2015

    Army Contracting Command Soldiers and civilians participated in the 18th annual Read Across America March 2 as members of the command went to classrooms in a local school to support the national program.

  • AMC meteorologist predicts worldwide weather

    Mar 3, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Predicting the weather for one locale can be a daunting task, but an Air Force officer here is getting high accolades for calling conditions worldwide.

  • Army STEM program manager wins leadership award

    Feb 27, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 27, 2015) -- A former U.S. Marine has found a new way to serve his country -- by inspiring students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • ASC-ARE, Fort Hood Detachment, conducts M16 qualification

    Feb 27, 2015

  • Army acquisition product directors selected in first-ever board

    Feb 26, 2015

    Fourteen candidates from the Army Acquisition Corps were selected from the first-ever product director centralized selection board held Dec. 4-5, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky. A talent management board of directors met Feb. 6 to approve the positions for the newly-selected product directors. Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, Army director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM), presided over the board consisting of Mr. Craig A. Spisak, deputy Army DACM and the 12 program executive officers.

  • ASC historian facilitates discussion at veterans conference

    Feb 26, 2015

  • NDIA selects ATEC's OTC major as 2015 military tester of the year

    Feb 26, 2015

    The National Defense Industrial Association has selected Maj. Steve Power, U.S. Army Operational Test Command's Maneuver Support and Sustainment Test Directorate, as the 2015 Military Tester of the Year. Brig. Gen. Scott Spellmon, OTC commanding general, praised Power for his leadership and commitment to the Army's operational testing program.

  • McHugh details sequestration dangers, talks Army priorities

    Feb 25, 2015

    If sequestration triggers this year it will affect every person and mission the U.S. Army has, Army Secretary John McHugh said during a Defense Writer's Group breakfast, Feb. 25.

  • Congressman sees, touts innovation and change at Army's Benet Laboratories

    Feb 24, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Benét Laboratories leveraged an opportunity to tout the current state of U.S. Army weapons research and design to Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY). Tonko, who was selected earlier this month to serve on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, visited the Watervliet Arsenal in an effort to learn more about the Army's efforts in additive manufacturing.

  • Event highlights entry-level, 3-D scanning

    Feb 24, 2015

    Army Researchers are taking advantage of professional development sessions to advance knowledge.

  • Fort Bragg acquisition forecast attracts over 225

    Feb 24, 2015

    More than 225 business owners from throughout the southeastern United States turned out during a recent biannual acquisition forecast open house to learn about contract opportunities installation officials here expect to solicit in the coming months.

  • New process to save Army money, yield cheaper rounds

    Feb 24, 2015

    A new process at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant will make more recovered projectile bodies viable for reuse in the production of field artillery training rounds and provide the military with a cheaper and safer munition.

  • Natick leads aerial delivery joint team of the year project

    Feb 23, 2015

    The High Speed Container Delivery System Joint Capability Technology Demonstration, or HSCDS JCTD, Team has been chosen by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, or OSD, for the 2014 JCTD Team of the Year award.

  • SAVE THE DATE: Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium

    Feb 23, 2015

    Mark your calendars now for the 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium (GVSETS) & Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI), August 4-6, 2015, Novi, MI

  • Safety conscious organizations earn annual awards

    Feb 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Nicole Stevens, a purchasing agent here in the Army Contracting Command - Tobyhanna Division, uses a checklist to ensure contractors meet safety requirements. The organization earned the fiscal year 2014 Safety Area of the Year, Tenant Activity category.

  • Huntsvillian helped desegregate Marine Corps.

    Feb 23, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Approximately every three minutes a memory of World War II -- its sights and sounds, its terrors and triumphs -- disappears. Yielding to the passing of time, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict are now mostly in their 90s.

  • AMC Best Warrior re-ups for 3 years, hopes to fly

    Feb 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year signed up for three more years of Army service, Feb. 20.

  • SDDC celebrates 50 years as Army command

    Feb 23, 2015

    By Sarah Garner, SDDC Public Affairs SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, ILLINOIS (February 23, 2015) -- The U.S. Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, headquartered at Scott AFB, celebrated its 50th anniversary as an Army Command Feb. 15 and commemorated the occasion with a special event Friday at the Scott Club.

  • Army selects AMRDEC engineer for Senior Executive Service

    Feb 19, 2015

    Dr. Juanita M. Harris has been appointed as a member of the Senior Executive Service.

  • Army awards Watervliet Arsenal $15M to upgrade Abrams tanks

    Feb 19, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced this week that it has received $15 million in new contracts to provide the U.S. Army with tank tubes, breech blocks, and breech mechanism assemblies as part of the Army's efforts to upgrade several hundred Abrams main battle tanks.

  • AFSBn-Afghanistan plays key role in historic title transfer of equipment directly to Afghan National

    Feb 17, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, completed the first phase of an historic mission to title transfer 155 MRAPs and 15 MRAP recovery vehicles to Afghan National Security Forces Feb. 14. Eleven vehicles with associated and basic issue items were signed for and prepared for ground movement. The equipment received Congressional approval for transfer as Excess Defense Articles that will enhance ANSF capabilities and readiness.

  • Picatinny celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

    Feb 17, 2015

    Picatinny Arsenal Asian-Chinese Society helped employees ring in the Chinese New Year of 4713 during a Feb. 13 luncheon at Noodle Chu in Parsippany.

  • Ammo plant's public-private partnership revenue continues to increase

    Feb 17, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A large contract recently signed with a defense contractor for the production of general purpose bombs may push McAlester Army Ammunition Plant's annual public-private partnership (P3) revenue higher for the third consecutive year.

  • AMC engineers recognized at national conference

    Feb 13, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Eight U.S. Army Materiel Command employees were recognized as some of the top black engineers in the country Feb. 6-7, in Washington, D.C.

  • AMC commander meets with future leaders

    Feb 13, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's most senior leader met with a group of junior employees of the organization, here, in January.

  • Award winning author to share experiences at monthly observance

    Feb 13, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An award winning author and reporter will share his experiences of the making of "The Butler" -- a movie chronicling the life of a man who served with eight U.S. presidents -- with the Team Redstone community.

  • Missile Defense Agency to experience arsenal quality for first time

    Feb 12, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced today that it has shipped a machined 30-foot propulsion barrel to the Missile Defense Agency, which completes the first work of its kind the Arsenal has done for this Department of Defense agency.

  • ANAD FY15 Group Award Program metrics announced

    Feb 12, 2015

    The depot experienced a very successful fiscal year 2014, both financially and in our production requirements, through everyone's collective efforts. Although the installation fell slightly short of achieving all the metrics established for last year, we did receive a $1,300 payout for eligible employees. Recently, an agreement was reached between ANAD leadership and the local American Federation of Government Employees on a Group Award Program for FY15.

  • 1st TSC manages the CENTCOM container stockpile

    Feb 12, 2015

    America has been waging war for more than 13 years, and war requires supplies. Everything from food, ammunition, armored vehicles, parts, computers and unit specific equipment must be shipped and shipped back. How does the Army ship most of its supplies?

  • Army research center at Picatinny gets new director

    Feb 11, 2015

    The Army has selected a new senior executive leader responsible for armament research and development.

  • Army scientists discover how to predict damage in future military vehicles

    Feb 11, 2015

    Army researchers made an important discovery during metals testing that could impact the way the structural health of current and future military vehicles are deemed "healthy and more efficient."

  • Army closes chemical agent disposal facility

    Feb 11, 2015

    On Jan. 30, the Army, through the Joint Project Manager for Elimination (JPM-E), completed a chapter in U.S. history with the closure of the seventh and final chemical weapons disposal facility for which it had responsibility.

  • Joint Munitions Command welcomes new senior enlisted advisor

    Feb 11, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Walton Jones and his family were officially welcomed to the Joint Munitions Command during an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony held, here, February 11.

  • Army's Benét Laboratories develops 120mm mortar test system

    Feb 10, 2015

    The U.S. Army's Benét Laboratories, which is collocated on the Watervliet Arsenal, recently announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in the research and development of an extended-range 120mm mortar ballistic test cannon that if fielded, will greatly increase the survivability of U.S. infantrymen.

  • ASC combatives instructor teaches women self-defense

    Feb 10, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class David Stephenson, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and the Rock Island Arsenal Modern Army Combatives Program instructor, has more on his mind than training Soldiers. He's also teaching women self-defense.

  • Army Materiel Command leadership team assesses logistics role in Pacific

    Feb 10, 2015

    A leadership team from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, or AMC, recently assessed the organization's role in South Korea, a country where the United States has sustained a 60-plus year alliance touted as one of history's most successful partnerships.

  • Oregon National Guard repair 1,600 optical devices at West Point Logistic Readiness Center

    Feb 10, 2015

    Eight Oregon National Guard Soldiers and their platoon leader repaired 1,600 optical devices in conjunction with their two-week annual training, Jan. 25 -- Feb. 7, at the Logistics Readiness Center located at West Point, New York.

  • Texas contracting battalion prepares to deploy

    Feb 10, 2015

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers, civilians, and friends gathered for a ceremony Feb. 5 to case the colors of the 916th Contingency Contracting Battalion prior to their deployment to Southwest Asia. The 916th CCBn is deploying to support Operation Inherent Resolve

  • DMC hosts Materiel Management Summit

    Feb 10, 2015

    Col. William Krahling, Distribution Management Center commander, opened the three-day Materiel Management Summit in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 10, welcoming senior army logisticians from around the world.

  • I'll take Aerospace Engineers on 'Jeopardy!' for $100, Alex

    Feb 9, 2015

    An 8-year employee of AMRDEC's Weapons Development and Integration directorate, Smith went through several rounds of auditions before he was cast into a contestant pool for the syndicated broadcast show, "Jeopardy!". He dedicated himself to studying strategy and history for several months and after much tenacity and hopeful anticipation, producers called Smith in November 2014 and told him he was selected as a contestant. Smith's participation on the game show aired Jan. 29.

  • Seven RDECOM scientists, engineers recognized at 2015 BEYA STEM Conference

    Feb 6, 2015

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2015) -- Seven employees of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command will be recognized Feb. 6-7 at the 29th BEYA STEM Conference.

  • TACOM Commander speaks at Army Evalution Center Leadership Cohort

    Feb 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham (standing), commander of the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command, serves as a guest speaker at the Army Evaluation Center's 2015 Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Leader Cohort Summit February 4, at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at APG.

  • Students have engineering adventure at Redstone

    Feb 6, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Believe in yourself and visualize your success -- don't let other people tell you what you can't do. You are the only person who can set your limitations."

  • Army chooses new senior executive for chemical, biological center

    Feb 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army announced the selection of a new senior executive for the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Jan. 26, 2015.

  • AMC invests in local school

    Feb 6, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Deputy Commanding General and Senior Commander of Redstone Arsenal Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion escaped her meetings to read aloud to a second grade class at University Place Elementary, Feb. 4.

  • Power Projection Enablers team backstops Korean transformation effort

    Feb 5, 2015

    U.S. and Korean forces are in the midst of a military transformation process that represents some of the most profound changes to the alliance since the Korean War.

  • Enhanced continuous evaluation of Army personnel planned

    Feb 5, 2015

    Recent findings about employee finances have raised security concerns for the U.S. government. Officials say employees and contractors who have financial problems are top targets of foreign intelligence agents.

  • Officials name Red River's Antiterrorism Program best in Army for 8th year

    Feb 2, 2015

    Red River Army Depot's vigilance at protecting those who support the Warfighter has once again paid off for the east Texas depot. The Department of the Army recently selected winners for the FY14 Best Antiterrorism Program with Red River receiving the top award in Category D making this is eighth consecutive year Red River has won an antiterrorism award, an unparallel achievement Army-wide.

  • Collaborative approach to safety

    Jan 30, 2015

    The monthly Task Force Wrangler Safety Council meeting, held Jan. 15 at Army Field Support Battalion Afghanistan, provides a venue for unit representatives to report on safety programs, initiatives, training, successes and challenges. The forum facilitates cross-talk and mutual problem solving.

  • Contracting transition offers career progression

    Jan 30, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command purchasing agent seeking continued career progression anticipates finding it in a transition of her career series.

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • Training helps Soldiers prepare for new careers

    Jan 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program offered its first-ever resume writing and navigating USAJOBS training to more than 40 Soldiers preparing for transition to life outside the Army, here Jan. 28.

  • AMC senior leaders prepare to answer the warfighter's call

    Jan 29, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command's senior leadership convened here Jan. 25-28 to discuss the state of the command and the way forward.

  • Army Contracting Command Turns to Continual Process Improvement

    Jan 29, 2015

    Army Contracting Command is turning to Continual Process Improvement to improve its contracting processes and better meet its mission requirements.

  • Aviation, missile inventors receive patent

    Jan 28, 2015

    The U.S. government issued a patent to three aviation and missile researchers for developing methods and sensor systems for weaponry health monitoring.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • "It takes a team to make AMC be all that it can be" says AMC's first lady

    Jan 28, 2015

    Huntsville, Ala. -- The senior-most spouses in the U.S. Army Materiel Command met for the first time at the 2015 Senior Leader Forum at the Von Braun Center, here on Jan. 26, also known as National Spouse's Day.

  • Security assistance enterprise delivers vehicles to Iraq

    Jan 28, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has implemented and completed a case for delivery of 250 Mine Resistant Armor Protected vehicles to the Iraqi government.

  • Improved Army system, training to increase vigilance

    Jan 27, 2015

    Soldiers of a U.S. Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support.

  • American Legion commander touts Watervliet as a pillar of national defense

    Jan 26, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal commander had at least 120,000 reasons why it was important to host here January 22 Frank Peters, the American Legion's New York Department Commander who leads an organization numbering nearly 120,000 members.

  • Airbeam technology evolves from Natick to the field to Carnegie Hall

    Jan 26, 2015

    The wide-reaching, overarching success of airbeam technology is music to Natick's ears. The technology has made its debut in a new incarnation as a part of a surprisingly luxurious rental tent used for a gala on the rooftop of Carnegie Hall.

  • ACC launches IT virtual service center

    Jan 26, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command has a new, one-stop virtual service center for all information technology services provided by the command's chief information officer.

  • Aviation composite course saves money, lives

    Jan 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center is the head of composite repair in Army aviation through its Prototype Integration Facility.

  • Team Redstone, the youngest freedom fighter remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Jan 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- She was just eight years old when she joined the fight for equality, Sheyann Webb-Christburg, "the youngest freedom fighter," served as the guest speaker for the U.S. Army Materiel Command's annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. observance.

  • Commentary: Army sensors research

    Jan 22, 2015

    "At the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, we understand how science and technology bring the power of American innovation to everything we do."

  • Picatinny engineers use advanced sensor technologies

    Jan 21, 2015

    Picatinny engineers Michael Wright and Ralph Tillinghast from the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, saw a solution with WULF. They created a fire control using a sensor that can perform like the larger fire-control systems, yet small enough to work on all three mortar platforms.

  • AMC inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    Jan 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Jan. 22, 2015) --Those who were inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame in a Jan. 22 ceremony here say this is the type of honor that is not earned alone.

  • AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Wiseman shed light on night vision technology

    Jan 21, 2015

    Today's Army "owns the night," thanks in large part to the contributions of the late Dr. Robert S. Wiseman who will be honored as a member of the AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

  • AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Retired general helped lead tank development

    Jan 21, 2015

    Ninety-year-old Retired Maj. Gen. Oscar C. Decker, Jr. said he was "stunned" to find out he would be inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame. Stunned, in part, because he has been retired from the Army for more than 30 years.

  • AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Former clerk joined ranks of senior executives

    Jan 21, 2015

    When Isabelle Hansen retired, she had no idea she would be receiving recognition for the work she did for the Army some 30 years later.

  • AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Former command counsel sets preventive law strategy

    Jan 21, 2015

    In Army Materiel Command legal circles, Edward Korte is affectionately known as the father of preventive law. That legacy and his accomplishments as former command counsel earned him a spot in the AMC Hall of Fame.

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