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  • 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.

  • AMC Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Missile team pioneer helped launch space age

    Jan 21, 2015

    William C. Pittman's 50-year government career began with his support of the famed German rocket team led by Dr. Wernher von Braun. His lasting contributions will be recognized with his induction into the AMC Hall of Fame.

  • Faces of the Force: Steven Bryant

    Jan 21, 2015

    This edition of Faces of the Force recognizes Steven Bryant who manages and guides the contracting process to enable the warfighting mission

  • Future of Army Sensors

    Jan 20, 2015

    Army science and technology officials are seeking ways to improve situational awareness, mobility, lethality and the maintainability and effectiveness of Army systems.

  • Engineering teams selected for research, development excellence awards

    Jan 20, 2015

    Three teams of engineers from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center earned 2013 Army Research and Development Engineering Awards.

  • Retrograde all-stars meet for AMC/TRANSCOM Day

    Jan 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Top officials from the U.S. Transportation Command met with their Army Materiel Command counterparts here Jan. 20, on the heels of a successful transition out of Afghanistan.

  • Responsibly retrograding radioactives

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan has assembled a team that incorporates expertise from the battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command and beyond to take a prudent approach to retrograding equipment containing radioactive isotopes and trace amounts of radioactive material.

  • Doing business with the Army: Opportunities remain, despite shrinking budget

    Jan 16, 2015

    Despite declining budgets and resources, the Army continues to actively do business with industry partners with the Army Materiel Command procuring one out of every six federal contract dollars.

  • Biosensors: Lab seeks to replace antibodies

    Jan 15, 2015

    Just as the human immune system deploys antibodies to destroy bacteria that have infiltrated the body to cause harm, Army scientists may deploy biosensors to detect harmful microorganisms.

  • A Heavy Load

    Jan 15, 2015

    A forklift operator assists workers at Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Ind., inspect a 20-foot Military-Owned Demountable Container, or MILVAN, during daily shipping and receiving operations Jan. 14, 2015.

  • Joint Munitions Command hosts ammo program budget review

    Jan 15, 2015

    The Joint Munitions Command headquarters hosted the Ammunition Program's Objective Memorandum budget review with Army senior leaders, here, January 13 - 15.

  • ASC Soldier wins DA-level award for antiterrorism initiative

    Jan 15, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command deputy provost marshal will receive the Department of the Army's 2014 Antiterrorism Honor Roll award, Feb. 6.

  • Digital sensors improve capabilities for night-vision devices

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Jan. 15, 2015) -- Night-vision devices are critical for ensuring Soldiers' tactical advantage through increased survivability, maneuverability and lethality. In a search for improvements, U.S. Army scientists and engineers have developed technologies that will significantly change how Soldiers use the devices, officials said. Advancements now allow the digital sensor to be placed away from a Soldier's eye, and users can now view video images on a decoupled display.

  • New quality of life improvement at AMC brings common area for workforce

    Jan 15, 2015

    Army Materiel Command headquarters continues its focus on improving the quality of life for its workforce, the command's deputy chief of staff said. A new cafeteria, the Sustainer Grab-and-Go, and laundry services were just the beginning in improving workforce quality of life in and around the AMC and U.S. Army Security Assistance Command campus.

  • Honoring the life, legacy and dream of MLK

    Jan 15, 2015

    Each year on the third Monday in January, our Nation commemorates the life, legacy, and dream of one of our most respected Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; an activist, humanitarian and national leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

  • Mr. Fred Clas: An arsenal legend who at 92 still talks manufacturing

    Jan 14, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- When Fred Clas left his home on a warm summer's day and walked through the historic Watervliet Arsenal gates en route to his first day of work, little did he know then that it would take three major wars and nearly 100,000 working hours before he would depart the arsenal as one of the most revered and accomplished leaders in the history of the arsenal and the Army's Ordnance Corps.

  • Sensor Technology: Engineers find keys to autonomous future

    Jan 13, 2015

    Sensors are making the Army's ground vehicle fleet more intelligent by providing a safer, more agile operating environment for American Soldiers.

  • Tobyhanna Mobile Depot Maintenance: A force to be reckoned with

    Jan 13, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Word on the street is that U.S. Air Force customers around the world have plenty to say about the Mobile Depot Maintenance Program (MDM) here.

  • RIA-JMTC hosts AMC's deputy commanding general

    Jan 13, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General of the United States Army Materiel Command, visited the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) Jan. 9.

  • PEO Ammo senior leaders visit RIA-JMTC

    Jan 12, 2015

    Program Executive Officer of Program Executive Office Ammunition, Mr. James Shields, and Deputy Program Executive Officer, Brig. Gen. Patrick Burden, made a quick stop by the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center Jan. 7 during a visit to the installation.

  • Enabling Industry Participation in Security Assistance

    Jan 12, 2015

    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 Feb. 10, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Davidson Center for Space Exploration Auditorium.

  • White House video highlights Army's 3-D scanning capabilities

    Jan 12, 2015

    The White House released a video documenting how a Smithsonian-led team created the first 3-D models of a president. The video highlights the use of an Army-funded Light Stage scanning system, which was key to creating the highest resolution digital model that has ever been made of a head of state.

  • Aerospace engineer selected for prestigious award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center employee has been selected as the 2014 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrator Award Engineer of the Year by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

  • Electronics engineer selected to receive prestigious 2015 black engineer award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An employee of the U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, will be recognized for her commitment to enhancing opportunities for minorities in technology careers.

  • Lightweight antenna increases Army agility

    Jan 8, 2015

    Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small deployable packages.

  • Army scientist, STEM educator to receive national award

    Jan 8, 2015

    For almost three decades, U.S. Army Research Laboratory computer scientist Dr. Reginald Hobbs has made a tremendous impact in the field of information science as well as with his career as a science, technology, engineering and mathematics educator, and will be recognized with the Special Recognition award for his accomplishments at the 29th Black Engineer of the Year STEM Awards Conference.

  • Sensors move Army closer to common environment

    Jan 7, 2015

    The Army envisions a future where sensors dynamically interact with each other while sharing information with Soldiers. Its researchers are one step closer to enabling this common operating environment through the development of a foundational software architecture.

  • AMC partners with local university

    Jan 7, 2015

    A new work-share initiative will allow supply chain management employees to take classes in the morning and work in the afternoon.

  • Natick researchers integrate Soldier sensors

    Jan 6, 2015

    To the modern dismounted warfighter, the saying "knowledge is power" is true, especially when making quick decisions based on limited information.

  • Army releases RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition.

  • Sustainers complete historic mission

    Jan 6, 2015

    The 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, ESC, commemorated the culmination of its mission with a casing ceremony, Dec. 1, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 6, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, will host the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters building on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • German researcher engages U.S. Army peers in exchange program

    Jan 6, 2015

    A German engineer specializing in communications systems is helping to strengthen a 51-year exchange program between American and German defense communities.

  • LRC directors attend ASC symposium

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted more than 60 Logistics Readiness Center directors and seven Army Field Support Brigade command teams from around the world at an information sharing symposium, Jan. 6-8, in Davenport, Iowa.

  • AER now accepting scholarship applications

    Jan 6, 2015

    Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year's scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1.

  • Army salutes STEM hero

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recognizes employees who go above and beyond in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational outreach.

  • Sensors provide broad application across Army

    Jan 5, 2015

    Sensors are everywhere in today's technology-driven world. There are sensors in traffic lights, vehicles and smartphones.

  • Army sensors research enables future capabilities

    Jan 1, 2015

    Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future Soldiers enhanced situational awareness.

  • Natick pitches innovation in forum for ideas

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has come up with a new way to spark out-of-the-box thinking, risk-taking, and employee participation. The center implemented the "Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day."

  • Classic Holiday Ballet Entertains Military Families

    Dec 31, 2014

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • DOD names Army civilian 'Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter'

    Dec 30, 2014

    Dr. Olukayode Okusaga, an electronics engineer and subject matter expert in the field of radio frequency-photonics at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was recently recognized with the Department of Defense's Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter Award.

  • Army honors scientists with R&A award

    Dec 29, 2014

    Seven scientists and engineers from The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center received the 2013 Research and Development Achievement award.

  • Army watercraft plus Army divers equals synergy

    Dec 24, 2014

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • 401st AFSB begins a new era at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

    Dec 23, 2014

  • SDDC Soldiers return from Liberia, spend holidays in transit center

    Dec 23, 2014

    Six Soldiers assigned to the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 598th Transportation Brigade and its subordinate units have recently returned from supporting Operation United Assistance in Monrovia, Liberia and are staying in a Controlled Monitoring Area for 21 days in Baumholder, Germany

  • New mortar manufacturing process aims to save money, improve precision

    Dec 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army is seeking to implement a new mortar manufacturing process to provide improved weapons at a lower cost, officials said.

  • Group developing career path for NCOs

    Dec 19, 2014

    A group of acquisition professionals gathered to define the role of NCOs in contracting Dec. 16-18 at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Acquisition Training Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Budget predictable through FY15, challenges remain

    Dec 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama -- The $1.1 trillion spending measure signed by the president Dec. 16, provides some predictability for the Army for fiscal year 2015, but the threat of sequestration in 2016 still looms, said Bobby Turzak, Army Materiel Command's deputy chief of staff for resource management.

  • Contracting NCOs inducted into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Dec 18, 2014

    Two 923rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, noncommissioned officers were inducted into the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Sergeant Audie Murphy Club December 4th.

  • Aviation, missile researchers complete year filled with history, innovation

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Francis J. McMorrow Laboratories, now known as the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, celebrated its 50th year in 2014. AMRDEC moved toward new and innovative methods to support the Warfighter throughout 2014, in addition to celebrating five decades of historical contributions to science and technology.

  • Link to the Reserve chain of support

    Dec 18, 2014

    An Army Reserve acquisition adviser is at the Army Contracting Command headquarters to help bridge the gap between Reservists and the command.

  • Production shop preps parts

    Dec 18, 2014

    Parts from almost every type of vehicle overhauled or repaired on Anniston Army Depot pass through the installation's Component Cleaning, Finishing and Painting Branch.

  • AMC reviews successful 2014

    Dec 17, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's senior leader has long said that while the next contingency can't be predicted, it will certainly arrive. That statement is especially fitting as 2014 comes to a close.

  • AMSAA receives three Army Modeling and Simulation Awards

    Dec 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity recently received three Army Modeling and Simulation Team Awards for fiscal year 2014.

  • Army senior leaders recognize BGAD's facilities engineer for excellence

    Dec 17, 2014

    Army senior leaders recognized the Blue Grass Army Depot's facilities engineering chief for his outstanding support in public works on Dec. 9.

  • Army technicians support Navy missile launcher

    Dec 17, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A new mission here supporting the Navy's ability to defend itself is on schedule and growing. Team Tobyhanna technicians met with Naval Surface Warfare Center experts two years ago, to outline a program to refurbish components of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) MK-49 Guided Missile Launching System.

  • Information shared at contracting conference

    Dec 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--An industry day and pre-solicitation conference for the responsive strategic sourcing for services indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract was presented by members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground here Dec. 16.

  • ACC lawyer contributes to Ebola fight

    Dec 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When an Army Contracting Command lawyer volunteered for a temporary duty assignment to Italy, little did he know he'd become part of the international fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

  • Colors casing closes chapter of 401st AFSB history

    Dec 17, 2014

    A significant chapter of 401st Army Field Support Brigade history closed Dec. 15 as it cased its colors in order to relocate the brigade headquarters to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles

    Dec 16, 2014

    Army Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.

  • Army developing robotic insects?

    Dec 16, 2014

    A mechanical fly buzzing into an enemy operations center for surveillance may still be the stuff of science fiction, but perhaps not for long.

  • AMCOM begins new year with new Strategic Priorities

    Dec 16, 2014

    AMCOM commander builds awareness of new strategic priorities with the unveiling of improved mission and vision statements that promote optimization, readiness, and responsiveness at the point of need.

  • Winter Holiday Safety Message

    Dec 16, 2014

    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.

  • Natick's on board with fresh produce

    Dec 16, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, are working to make sure fresh produce isn't lost at sea.

  • USASAC closes out busiest year in 49-year history

    Dec 16, 2014

    The Security Assistance Command completed another successful fiscal year of foreign military sales for the Army with $20.7 billion in new business for 2014.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • AMC chaplain visits Picatinny Arsenal

    Dec 15, 2014

    Lt. Col. Andrew Kim, the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) Command Surgeon, and Col. Scott Carson, AMC Command Chaplain, came to visit Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 19.

  • AMSAA employees sponsor local families during the holidays

    Dec 15, 2014

    For more than 15 years, the Holiday Family Committee at the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (AMSAA) has donated time and money to sponsor families in need during the holiday season.

  • Army installs first Ground Based Sense and Avoid radar at Fort Hood

    Dec 15, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The U.S. Army installed its first Ground Based Sense and Avoid system radar on Dec. 15 at Fort Hood, Texas, home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System companies, and is one of five installations that have been identified to acquire the system.

  • 10 Army members travel into retiree 'hall of fame'

    Dec 12, 2014

    Rock Island Arsenal bid farewell to 10 Army members during an afternoon award, retirement and retreat ceremony, Dec. 11 in Heritage Hall. The members -- four Soldiers and six civilians -- were honored for their service to the command, the Army, and the nation.

  • Wreaths Across America delivers to RIA

    Dec 9, 2014

    Rock Island National Cemetery will welcome about 250 wreaths from Wreaths Across America, Dec. 13, when it lays the gifts on the gravestones of men and women laid to rest there.

  • Scranton Army Ammunition Plant Leader Hansen Presented Dellamonica Award

    Dec 9, 2014

    Scranton Army Ammunition Plant (SCAAP) Commander's Representative Rich Hansen Receives Dellamonica Award from AMC CG Via.

  • Under Secretary of the Army recognizes importance of AMC, Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 9, 2014

    In his first visit to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson called the U.S. Army Materiel Command a "jewel" for the country and stressed the important role the installation plays in national defense.

  • Yama Sakura 67 kicks off in Japan

    Dec 8, 2014

    For the 34th time, U.S. and Japanese Soldiers stood side-by-side to kick off Japan's largest command post exercise, Dec. 8, 2014, at Camp Asaka, Japan.

  • Army civilians overhaul electronics shop vans

    Dec 8, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electrician Dave Lyons installs the wiring harnesses for the environmental control unit during the rough wire install stage of an AN/ASM-146 overhaul.

  • Tobyhanna employee honored for her efforts

    Dec 8, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground employee was recognized for her work by the Army Materiel Command commanding general during his visit to the Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania Dec. 2.

  • Lake City ammo plant hosts ribbon cutting ceremony on refurbished facility

    Dec 8, 2014

    Alliant Techsystems Operations, in partnership with Lake City Ammunition Plant, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on a refurbished ammunition production facility, here, Dec. 2. The ceremony marked the upgrade and re-location of the production of 20 mm ammunition into an underutilized facility owned by the U.S. Army.

  • AMC commander: Army's technology needs offer rewarding career opportunities

    Dec 8, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command or AMC, made his remarks Dec. 1 during a visit that included the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. AMC is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness to ensure dominant land force capability for the U.S. warfighter and our allies.

  • Social Media and OPSEC reminder

    Dec 4, 2014

    You've probably seen the recent news stories regarding threats from ISIS against military members. Online postings from the group suggest their followers use social media pages to find and target those associated with the U.S. government. Although we regularly remind you to use precautionary measures online, this seems like a good time for a refresher.

  • Advance Planning Briefing for Industry enlightens many

    Dec 4, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities across the installation.

  • ASC NCO competes in Enlisted Aide of the Year Competition

    Dec 3, 2014

    Master Sgt. Sophia Bulham represented U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Washington, D.C. for the 2014 Department of Defense Enlisted Aide Competition, November 17-19. The top enlisted aide from each branch of service competed in the event.

  • Senior Army leaders touch and talk arsenal capability

    Dec 3, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (Dec. 3, 2014) -- U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, as well as Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, commanding general of TACOM LCMC, took an opportunity today to go beyond the traditional holiday greetings and personally talk to machinists about the great manufacturing work they are doing to support our troops.

  • Sometimes, standing down is a balancing act between mission and wellness

    Dec 2, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal gave its machines a rare rest recently, albeit for four hours, to accomplish some much needed maintenance. But what a strange sight it was during this maintenance stand down because in place of technical manuals and tool kits … needles, blood pressure measuring devices, fire extinguishers, and a sign up for smoking cessation classes were the tools of the day.

  • Army Research Laboratory to welcome visitors to Open Campus Open House

    Dec 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory will host an open house at the Kirkland Conference Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, Dec. 9-10, 2014, for those interested in learning about the lab's Open Campus collaboration opportunities.

  • Potential pollutants become useful energy

    Dec 2, 2014

    LOGCAP contractor reclaims fuel for use in solid waste incinerators at Bagram Air Field and realizes more than $6.6 million in cost savings/avoidance since 2010 while keeping potential pollutants out of the waste stream.

  • CECOM workforce targeted during cyber security exercise

    Dec 2, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland- -The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) conducted a no-notice cyber security exercise known as "Cyber Shield II" October 21st and 22nd 2014 to evaluate the command's response and engagement capabilities during potential cyber attacks.

  • APBI empowers critical partnership between industry and Army

    Dec 2, 2014

    More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here at the Post Theater Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities from the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Center of Excellence and other tenant organizations from across the installation.

  • Future sergeant major of the Army visits AMC

    Dec 2, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey said he had the same goal that every enlisted Soldier should have: to be the sergeant major of the Army.

  • 1st Cavalry Soldiers trained, ready to monitor personnel returning from duty in West Africa

    Dec 2, 2014

    With only weeks to organize, Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, put into place operations for the North Fort Hood Ebola controlled monitoring site and are trained and ready to receive and monitor Service members and volunteer civilians returning from duty in West Africa.

  • Electro-mechanical work shop surpasses 10-year safety record

    Dec 1, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A branch here has set the ultimate safety benchmark after going 10 years accident-free.

  • Army EOD troops destroy almost 10,000 explosives

    Nov 26, 2014

    Soldiers from the 788th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company completed a large-scale explosive destruction mission at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Nov. 14, 2014.

  • Team effort drives advanced rotorcraft

    Nov 26, 2014

    Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center has partnered with both Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in cooperative Technology Investment Agreement with the Future Advanced Rotorcraft Drive System Programs. These programs focus on the critical performance and affordability enhancing drive system technologies for the Army's current and future force fleet of rotorcraft, as well as commercial rotorcraft.

  • Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving weekend

    Nov 26, 2014

    The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is historically one of the most traveled holidays of the year. This year, it is estimated that more than 40 million people will travel greater than100 miles to visit and celebrate with family and friends. Regardless of your holiday plans, please keep safety considerations in mind.

  • The AMC legal workforce - Reshaping to win in a complex world

    Nov 26, 2014

    The Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command has approved plans for legal office consolidation at three AMC Centers of Excellence - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; and Rock Island Arsenal, Ilinois effective Jan. 1, 2015.

  • Redstone to offer local civilian advance course

    Nov 26, 2014

    The Civilian Education System Advanced Course is coming to Redstone Arsenal in March as a part of the Army Management Staff College's pilot Mobile Education Training.