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  • 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.

  • Students work with Natick researchers to create prototype female-friendly rucksack hip belt

    May 2, 2014

    An all-female team of four students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute recently developed a design to make the Army-issued rucksack hip belt more comfortable for female Soldiers.

  • U.S. Army Sustainment Command graduates 17 in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course

    May 2, 2014

    Seventeen people from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., graduated May 2 from a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt class.

  • AMC - Month in Review

    May 2, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. In Episode 3, Gen. Dennis L. Via visits installations across the Pacific Command and recognizes seniors from Huntsville High School. Redstone Arsenal hosts Junior ROTC Day and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims speaks at a ceremony that commemorates the sacrifices of the Buffalo Soldiers.

  • Personal code of conduct drives award winners

    May 1, 2014

    Two employees who bring their A-game to work every day have earned accolades for meeting or exceeding mission requirements.

  • Leaders converge at CCAD for Organic Industrial Base summit

    May 1, 2014

    Army commanders from depots, manufacturing arsenals and ammunition plants throughout the country gathered in South Texas, April 21-25, to discuss best business practices and lessons learned as part of the Army Materiel Command's Organic Industrial Base (OIB) Summit.

  • U.S. Army, Picatinny Arsenal hosts New Jersey Research & Development Council

    May 1, 2014

    Members of the Research and Development Council of New Jersey recently toured Picatinny Arsenal and witness some of the latest in weapons and munitions technology.

  • Natick researchers develop combat cooler

    Apr 30, 2014

    Army researchers answered the call for insulated bottled water containers for Soldiers in the field. The result may be a life-saving product to protect Soldiers in vehicles during combat missions when water bottles could become dangerous projectiles during explosions.

  • CASAs visit Joint Munitions Command to strengthen Army objectives

    Apr 29, 2014

    Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army met with senior leaders from the Joint Munitions Command to strengthen the Army's objectives, roles and cooperation within the civilian community here, April 25.

  • A Plan to Make--and Break

    Apr 28, 2014

    Taking the long view of Army modernization means constantly staying ahead of technology. This commentary was originally published in the April - June 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Historical marker added to Buffalo Soldier memorial site

    Apr 28, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's senior enlisted Soldier joined the Huntsville mayor and the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club in an April 26 unveiling of a historical marker commemorating the sacrifices of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments.

  • Flight line liaison officers link Army, Air Force to move equipment out of, around Afghanistan

    Apr 27, 2014

    There's a saying that "no job is finished until the paperwork is done," and when the job falls to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team, the final paperwork often means a flight manifest.

  • A typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram - anything can happen

    Apr 25, 2014

    Anything can happen on a typical day at Logistics Task Force Bagram as units turn in excess equipment to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team. Recently they received a dental patient chair and a mobile USO stage.

  • Ammo abatement -- what is it and why is it so important?

    Apr 25, 2014

    Ammo abatement is a process whereby personnel inspect vehicles for loose brass, ammunition and links. Every vehicle turned in to any 401st Army Field Support Brigade Redistribution Property Assistance Team in Afghanistan is subjected to numerous ammo abetment inspections during the stages in the RPAT process.

  • AMC celebrates Earth day, environmental successes

    Apr 25, 2014

  • Natick employees help to reclaim Boston Marathon

    Apr 24, 2014

    Natick Soldier Systems Center employees returned to Boston April 21, 2014, in response to last year's attack. They, like many others, came back to honor the victims and to make the statement that they were unwilling to yield to terrorism.

  • USASAC supports sexual assault awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    Personnel from USASAC's office in New Cumberland, Pa., wore blue and teal colors April 10 to show their support of DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania's Sexual Assault Awareness Month events.

  • Cadet Command looking for Professors of Military Science

    Apr 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science Centralized Selection Board will convene at Army Human Resources Command, at Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 26-29, 2014.

  • RDECOM facilitates technology discussions at Alaskan exercise

    Apr 22, 2014

    U.S. Army science advisors partnered with military, federal and state agencies to discuss their technology needs during an emergency response exercise, from March 27 to April 2, 2014.

  • The 30 Year Plan: Planting the seeds for the U.S. Army's future and trying to predict the future are

    Apr 22, 2014

    The theme of newest edition of Army AL&T magazine looks 30 years in the future to develop a plan--albeit one that will have to be broken, changed and modified to meet the operational needs of the future--in the April-June issue available online now.

  • AMC - Month in Review

    Apr 22, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. In March, Lt. General Patricia McQuistion honored the families of 46 fallen service members, then shared popular children's book with students from J.E. Williams Elementary for Read Across America.

  • Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

    Apr 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army fired the first of a new fifth-generation tank cartridge, the M829E4, from an Abrams tank at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 18, 2014, as part of a series of critical trials preceding the cartridge's entry into the Army's inventory.

  • Editorial: Sexual harassment, assault has no place in our ranks

    Apr 21, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 21, 2014) -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and it's a great time to talk about the Army's top priority: the elimination of sexual harassment and sexual assault throughout our ranks. Every member of the Joint Base San Antonio community -- military and civilians -- should be well aware that the Army harbors zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault.

  • AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

    Apr 21, 2014

    The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7, 2014.

  • AMC, USASAC promotes wellness for its employees

    Apr 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command collaborated to host a Ready and Resilient Wellness Fair at the headquarters here, April 17.

  • Four RDECOM NCOs compete for 2014 honors

    Apr 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 21, 2014) -- Four Soldiers are testing their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills April 21 to 24 as they vie for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year honors in the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram host Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

    Apr 20, 2014

    The 401st AFSB and 3-401st AFSBn-Bagram hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness Month special event Apr. 19. Service members and civilians were invited to visit information booths to learn more about SAAM and sexual assault prevention programs and take part in team-building activities.

  • Army, Marines train with South Korean Army to improve fire-support operations

    Apr 20, 2014

    Field Artillery Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division, U. S. Marines and Republic of Korea Army soldiers conducted a combined joint live-fire exercise in Rocket Valley near Cheorwon, South Korea, March 24-28, 2014.

  • Army scientist keeps Soldier weapons on target

    Apr 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2014) -- Dr. Gabriella Larkin has worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for more than five years as a research psychologist. She began her career in the Translational Neuroscience Branch of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground and transferred to the weapons branch a year later.

  • Army Working Group held at JMC to synchronize ammunition requirements

    Apr 18, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command's Munitions Logistics Readiness Center hosted a semiannual Total Army Ammunition Authorization and Allocation Committee working group meeting here, April 14-17.

  • RDECOM launches communities of practice to synchronize efforts

    Apr 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched eight communities of practice, known as CoPs, to coordinate efforts in areas that reach across its seven centers and laboratories.

  • Watervliet earns SecArmy safety award for third time in four years

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced April 17, 2014, that it was named the winner of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations for fiscal year 2013.

  • Spotlight on...Capt. Demario A. Grover

    Apr 17, 2014

    Capt. Demario A. Grover, Contracting Team Leader, 635th Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

  • Puig Becomes ACC's Command Sergeant Major

    Apr 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig became the Army Contracting Command's command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony here April 17.

  • Headquarters AMC recognized as platinum level fit-friendly worksite

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

  • 2014 Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign

    Apr 17, 2014

    The annual Army Emergency Relief campaign runs through May 15. This year's campaign theme is "Army Emergency Relief -- A Soldiers First Choice," Army Emergency Relief, or AER officials announced. They said the purpose of the campaign is to create a greater awareness of how AER can resolve short-term financial difficulties as well as provide an opportunity for Soldiers to help their fellow Soldiers.

  • Army researchers embrace collaborative communication tools

    Apr 16, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (April 16, 2014) -- The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center joined other U.S. Army organizations by implementing Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 as their collaborative communications platform after rolling it out to the entire workforce last month.

  • Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

    Apr 16, 2014

    Since 2012, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has been an official course weather monitoring authority for the Boston Athletic Association and the Boston Marathon.

  • ACC's new history library open for business

    Apr 16, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Gen. George Patton said, "To be a successful Soldier, you must know history."

  • AMC Commander travels to Pacific, emphasizes AMC's role

    Apr 16, 2014

    As the Army shifts its focus to the Asia-Pacific region, Army Materiel Command assets there continue to support commanders and warfighters. During a recent nine day visit to installations across the Pacific Command area of operations, AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via visited local National, Defense, Army and AMC organizations in Korea, Hawaii and Washington.

  • Today's Army arsenal: Heretics or simply smart advocates for change?

    Apr 15, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- If the Watervliet Arsenal's cannon makers from the 1800s saw what is happening today at their arsenal would they proclaim that today's machinists are "heretics" or would they be more generous in their thoughts?

  • Advisor joins ACC to expand Army National Guard contingency contracting readiness

    Apr 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The National Guard has landed at Army Contracting Command headquarters here. Col. Jim Helm, a full-time Army National Guard Soldier, is the first National Guard advisor for ACC.

  • Natick employees to return to Boston Marathon

    Apr 14, 2014

    Shivaun Pacitto never doubted that she would be back to run again this year. Pacitto was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off, but she fortunately was unhurt. The day after, before the bombing suspects were identified, she had vowed not to be intimidated by terrorists.

  • Visiting Army scientist makes discoveries in emerging technology

    Apr 11, 2014

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 9, 2014) -- Dr. Joshua Smith has simulated the performance of a novel vacuum thermionic engine based on currently available materials in a paper entitled, "Increasing the Efficiency of a Thermionic Engine using a Negative Electron Affinity Collector," which was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physics.

  • Top DoD research director visits Picatinny

    Apr 11, 2014

    John Fischer, director of the Defense Laboratories Enterprise Office, visits Picatinny Arsenal in N.J., April 9 to tour facilities and labs and attend the arsenal's seventh annual science and technology networking day.

  • Supply chain transformation earns AMC top award

    Apr 11, 2014

    A transformation that is reducing about $4.5 billion in inventory, cutting backorders by 30 percent and lowering repair and procurement costs, earned the Army Materiel Command the 2013 Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Excellence.

  • TACOM Life Cycle Management Commanding General bids farewell to RIA-JMTC employees

    Apr 11, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, commanding general of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command visited Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center on Thursday to bid farewell to the Arsenal employees before his change of command in June in Warren, Mich.

  • CASCOM top sustainers test skills, take first steps toward top Army titles

    Apr 10, 2014

    Ten Soldiers from Combined Arms Support Command units near and far gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for a week-long competitive throw-down known as "Ultimate Warrior," an annual combined Soldier skills event.

  • ASC's LOGCAP support comes to an end in Iraq

    Apr 10, 2014

  • Historic ceremony welcomes Soldiers into acquisition workforce

    Apr 9, 2014

    The Army Reserve Sustainment Command held the first Army Reserve Acquisition Accession Ceremony to honor more than 30 Soldiers recently accessed into the acquisition workforce.

  • Spotlight on … Staff Sgt. Japhet Alvarez

    Apr 9, 2014

    Spotlight on … Staff Sgt. Japhet Alverez 731st Acquisition Team contracting specialist, Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Growing Up Around An Army Officer's Music Career

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Deployments aren't the only thing that takes service members away from their families.

  • Reservists Take Historic Step To Acquisition Careers

    Apr 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Steven Dyer and his family traveled more than 1,050 miles from Stratford, Conn., to join his fellow Army Reserve officers in an historic event Friday at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Tooele Army Depot celebrates 72 years of dedicated history

    Apr 8, 2014

    In 1920, after World War I, the Army established permanent ammunition Depot at Ogden, Utah, north of Salt Lake City. Ogden Arsenal, although regarded as a key center of Army supply in the West, was unable to expand at the outset of World War II because it was immediately surrounded by an airfield, highways, and fertile farms. In 1942, the Army therefore acquired a tract of 25,000 acres four miles south of Tooele, Utah, and 35 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, to serve as the location for a new ammunition depot.

  • LOGSA employee recognized with DoD Packaging Excellence Award

    Apr 8, 2014

    A U.S. Army Materiel Command industrial engineer found a more sustainable way to transport liquid hazardous materials. Charlotte Lent, from AMC's Logistics Support Activity, is the recipient of the 2013 Department of Defense Packaging Excellence Award for her innovative contribution to packaging.

  • ASC CG addresses local business execs, government officials

    Apr 8, 2014

    The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce hosted a breakfast for local business executives and government officials where Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command and senior mission commander of Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., spoke about the way ahead for RIA at an iWireless Center conference room in Moline, Ill., April 4.

  • Improved coating for howitzer spindles to save money, reduce environmental impact

    Apr 4, 2014

    U.S. Army engineers' efforts to implement an improved coating for howitzer breech spindles will provide several benefits -- easing the logistical burden on Soldiers, reducing hazardous waste and saving millions of dollars.

  • Researchers display advanced robotic armament

    Apr 4, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (April 4, 2014) -- Col. Gregory Dewitt, director of the U.S. Army Capabilities, Development and Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, looks at the .50 caliber Advanced Remote Robotic Armament System prototype during his tour of Picatinny Arsenal on April 2.

  • Nizich works metal for the military

    Apr 4, 2014

    Mark Nizich, metal forming machine operator, uses a laser cutting machine to cut the base for a satellite communications antenna mount at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • ASC command team hosts mayors from Quad Cities area

    Apr 4, 2014

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and senior mission commander of Rock Island Arsenal, hosted mayors from the Quad Cities area for a working lunch at RIA, Ill., April 2.

  • SHARP: No tolerance for sexual harassment, sexual assault

    Apr 2, 2014

    Sometimes people inadvertently do something that is not acceptable, and other times they purposefully harm others, but no matter what the case, the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention program aims to eliminate sexual harassment and assault from the Army.

  • Army arsenal announces $6.7M in new contracts, bringing total to more than $18M in the last 60 days

    Apr 2, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (April 2, 2014) -- The Watervliet Arsenal announced today that is has received two contracts worth more than $6.7 million to provide the U.S. Army with 39 120 mm tank barrels and inspection services for 500 120 mm Stryker mortar barrels. With today's announcement, the arsenal has in the last 60 days received more than $18 million in new orders.

  • ASC touts capabilities, achievements to AMC leadership at roundtable

    Apr 2, 2014

  • Soldiers help Picatinny engineers test new lightweight mortar system

    Apr 2, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Mortar system operators and maintainers visited Picatinny to help conduct a Technical Manual Validation and Verification event for the new lightweight M252A1 81mm Mortar Weapon System March 18 - 20.

  • Grateful community embraces Vietnam veterans

    Apr 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Despite the cold, windy and rainy day, the third annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event at the Veterans Memorial in downtown Huntsville on Saturday was enough to warm the hearts of those who attended.

  • Hon. Shyu and Gen. Via tour 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

    Apr 2, 2014

    The Hon. Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) and Army acquisition executive, along with Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command and AMC's Command Sgt. Major James Sims, visited the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade locations in Kuwait and Qatar March 16.

  • Natick's 'model' employee

    Mar 31, 2014

    When Steve Smith was growing up in Wayland, Mass., he would go to a movie like "Star Wars," rush home, and try to replicate the technology he had seen using parts from models that he had already built.

  • Handheld inspection tool will increase food safety for Soldiers

    Mar 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is working to develop a small, sensitive, hand-held device that will both capture and detect dangerous pathogens that can cause food-related illness.

  • SecArmy implores: 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators

    Mar 28, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, along with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, were the featured speakers at a Pentagon ceremony marking the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, observed in April.

  • Army civilians who deploy feel a sense of accomplishment, helpfulness

    Mar 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 27, 2014) -- Kenny Light, a human factors engineer in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., began working for ARL in August 2010. Since then, he has always wanted to deploy and support the Warfighter.

  • ARDEC researches advances in fire control technology

    Mar 27, 2014

    Advances in fire control technology are progressing toward making it possible for the shooter to not only determine the exact range on target, but also track and hit the target up to the weapon's maximum effective range.

  • The Write Stuff: Army AL&T magazine announces annual ALTies winners

    Mar 27, 2014

    The award-winning Army AL&T magazine announced the winners of its annual ALTies awards, celebrating the best article, commentary, graphic, ad and photograph from 2013.

  • SHARP mobile training team briefs APG Army, organization leaders

    Mar 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A mobile training team from the Department of the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program briefed senior Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders about sexual assault awareness, response and prevention during a March 12 briefing at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory conference center. The briefing was part of a SHARP mobile training team visit that lasted from March 3 to 14.

  • LRC Director Highlights Current Priorities and Strategic Opportunities at AUSA Chapter Meeting

    Mar 26, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md -- Mr. Lane Collie, director of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC), addressed the membership of the Aberdeen Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army at its monthly professional development forum and general meeting March 18.

  • Calling All Vietnam Vets For Recognition

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Wherever he goes, Warren Harmon carries with him the Vietnam War.

  • USASAC shares social media platforms for managers

    Mar 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has rolled out the newest version of its Country Program Manager Dashboard and Casebook, which are cyber platforms that improve collaboration and data-tracking for Foreign Military Sales cases.

  • Airmen team with Army depot to learn 'Lean' process

    Mar 26, 2014

    Air Force aircraft maintenance mechanics recently teamed up with Tobyhanna Army Depot employees to standardize processes for work performed on a satellite communications system and tactical radios.

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