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  • 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.

  • Army manufacturer seeks to raise its quality, confidence of infantrymen

    Mar 25, 2014

    Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., recently announced that it was bringing on line more than $26 million of new or enhanced manufacturing capability this fiscal year. Part of this enhanced capability involves improving the arsenal's quality control.

  • Gen. Dennis Via and Hon. Heidi Shyu visit with troops in Afghanistan

    Mar 24, 2014

    Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general for the Army Materiel Command and the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, visit Bargram Air Field, Afghanistan and Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan to observe and discuss various operations of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade from Mar. 19-21, 2014. These distinguished guests also gave words of encouragement and gratitude for the troop's hard work.

  • Joint Munitions Command recognized by AUSA

    Mar 24, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Kristin French, JMC commanding general, and JMC Historian Keri Pleasant (right), accept an Association of the United States Army certificate of appreciation award 24 March from Jeff Carr (left), AUSA Rock Island Chapter President, to recognize past support from JMC. (U.S. Army photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs)

  • Unmanned vehicle demonstration showcases leap-ahead technology

    Mar 21, 2014

    Working closely with Lockheed Martin and a conglomeration of Army technology, acquisition and user community stakeholders, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center successfully demonstrated an unmanned military convoy, Jan. 14, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Picatinny aims for green with new type of primary explosive

    Mar 21, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (March 21, 2014) -- One day, during a tough, live-fire training, an infantryman fires his mortar and the round is on target--an event which announces itself with flame and thunder.

  • Maryland Army National Guard helps Army researchers

    Mar 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 21, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recognized the Maryland Army National Guard Feb. 26 for their support of its greening course.

  • Shincheon River Clean-up

    Mar 21, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division joined citizens of Dongducheon, South Korea in the annual Shincheon River Clean-up March 21, 2014. U.S. Soldiers and members of the community worked side-by-side to make a positive impact on the environment while continuing to build strong relationships with each other. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, 2nd Inf. Div. deputy commanding general for maneuver, and Mayor Oh Sea-chang, Dongducheon city mayor, were the guest speakers for the event. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Tobyhanna begins helicopter repair mission

    Mar 20, 2014

    Tobyhanna Army Depot has been chosen as the repair source for a component of the Army's largest helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook, based on the installation's electronics expertise.

  • Turning base camp waste into energy

    Mar 19, 2014

    One 150-person base camp in Afghanistan can produce as much as 1,000 pounds of solid waste a day. The Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection Directorate of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center would like to turn a negative into a positive, and solve another problem simultaneously, by converting that waste into energy that could help power U.S. base camps overseas.

  • BenĂ©t Labs' mortar redesign to help infantrymen become more lethal, safer

    Mar 19, 2014

    No sooner than a new mortar system is fielded, Infantrymen demand that it be made better in regards to extended range, increased lethality or capability, and reduced weight. This triggers the entire Army research community, from those who improve the lethality of ammunition to those who design the delivery system, to work on parallel and converging fields of science to achieve a common goal.

  • AFSBn-Afghanistan LARs save money, time in keeping aircraft operational, mission ready

    Mar 19, 2014

    Soldiers in Afghanistan rely heavily upon multiple types of aircraft to provide ground combat support and sustain them in the field. Thanks to Logistics Assistance Representatives, aircraft maintenance issues are being worked to keep the aircraft operational and mission ready.

  • McMorrow Labs Celebrates Five Decades Of Contributions

    Mar 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An America's Army action hero. Historical command coins. An old Blackberry cell phone. A Pershing II technical manual. Command patches. A bracelet made from the metal of a Patriot missile fired in Operation Desert Storm. A model of a rocket motor launcher. And a Redstone Rocket dated March 12, 2014. Those items, plus photos, strategic documents and floor plans, were placed in ammunition boxes for inclusion in a time capsule that will be buried at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center as part of its 50th anniversary celebration

  • Contract specialist recognized for quick actions

    Mar 19, 2014

    A contract specialist at West Point, N.Y., was presented the Distinguished Civilian Service Award during a ceremony March 13 for his quick actions in response to a Taliban suicide attack while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • A PEO Soldier top Soldier shares combat perspectives with Picatinny personnel

    Mar 19, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Maddi's first encounter with combat was Operation Just Cause in Panama, back in a time when "night vision" was generally the product of a flare fired into the sky. Having experienced combat in every decade since the 80s, Maddi has seen wholesale revolutions in the equipment and technology supporting the Warfighter.

  • Army celebrates 2 million hours of unmanned aircraft flight

    Mar 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Program Executive Office for Aviation with its Project Office for Unmanned Aircraft Systems celebrated a major milestone of surpassing two million hours of flight with the Army�'s fleet of unmanned aircraft systems during a ceremony March 18.

  • Arsenal breaks ground on 61 million dollar energy savings project

    Mar 19, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill - The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) broke ground today on a $61-million infrastructure modernization project. The project will support critical infrastructure improvements at the industrial facility that will cut energy use by approximately 35 percent, and generate up to $5.3 million in annual energy and operational savings.

  • AMC commander visits Afghanistan

    Mar 19, 2014

    NEW KABUL COMPOUND, Afghanistan -- The Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Technology & Logistics and General Dennis Via, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command visit New Kabul Compound, Afghanistan March 18. Shyu and Via are visiting Afghanistan in order to ensure that distribution, maintenance and materiel requirements remain on track with strategic and operational plans and national objectives supporting drawdown and transition actions in multiple countries in conjunction with global missions and the CENTCOM and COMISAF commander's intent. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Lawn, 1st TSC Public Affairs/Released)

  • TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

    Mar 18, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. Robert Cone, during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14, 2014.

  • NSRDEC chemical engineers attach a human face to career choices

    Mar 18, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (March 18, 2014) -- Dr. Natalie Pomerantz and Laurel Doherty are helping Worcester Polytechnic Institute freshmen envision careers in the science, technology engineering and math, or STEM, fields.

  • Severe Weather Preparedness Safety Message

    Mar 18, 2014

    Be a Force of Nature: Take the Next Step Know Your Risk. Take Action. Be an Example.

  • 401st AFSB officer practices bass fishing at Bagram Airfield

    Mar 18, 2014

    A 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Soldier hones his fishing skills at Bagram Airfield with a retirement goal of being a professional bass angler and helping other warriors.

  • AMC plans to take care of people despite challenges

    Mar 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel Command held the 2014 G1 Strategic Symposium with all major subordinate command principals and deputies in the human resource community here March 11-12.

  • AMC commander compares Army values to community organizations

    Mar 17, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's top leader recognized investments in the nation's future Friday when he spoke to two organizations holding annual events in Huntsville.

  • Army studies using technology to improve logistics

    Mar 14, 2014

    A National Research Council committee studying ways to reduce the size of the Army's logistical demands met with Research, Development and Engineering Command experts recently to look at technologies that may help the Army reach that goal.

  • 403rd AFSB tests capabilities in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises

    Mar 14, 2014

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade participated extensively during the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 14 exercises from Feb. 23 to March 6 at Camp Henry, Republic of Korea.

  • Sons of Sudan reunited at Army Logistics University

    Mar 13, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 13, 2014) -- A coincidence is when two related events occur at the same place or time. A miracle is a circumstance that defies explanation and is usually associated with divine intervention.

  • ANAD Clinic physician retires from military service

    Mar 13, 2014

    During his 28-year military career, Col. Cedric McCord, M.D., has served three times at Anniston Army Depot's Dear Occupational Health Clinic.

  • Anniston Army Depot to modify Army M4 carbines

    Mar 13, 2014

    In October 2013, Anniston Army Depot began gearing up to modify M4 carbines throughout the U.S. Army.

  • 15 current, future ANAD leaders graduate DLAMP

    Mar 13, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot graduated 15 individuals from its Depot Leadership and Management Program March 6. This was the seventh class in the program's history to complete the course in its entirety while on depot property.

  • Engineer enjoys serving Soldiers, Marines during career

    Mar 13, 2014

    Mischa Sharpe, likely the first female engineer at Anniston Army Depot, joined the workforce in 1978 as a cooperative education student completing her degree at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

  • McMorrow labs commemorates 50 years with ceremony

    Mar 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (March 12,2013) -- Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Command commemorated 50 years since the dedication of its facility, McMorrow Laboratories, here March 12.

  • Mission to Afghanistan proves versatility of SDDC operations

    Mar 13, 2014

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command personnel assigned to the SDDC Dubai Detachment and 840th Transportation Battalion recently supported the first airlift of Class I cargo via an Air Force C-17 aircraft from Dubai to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.

  • Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy have named Tobyhanna the Depot Source of Repair for the Gray Eagle, or MQ-1C, Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Control Stations.

  • Army's longest serving senior research scientist retires

    Mar 12, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 12, 2014) -- After 32 years of civil service, James J. Valdes, Ph.D., stepped down in January from his role as the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's Scientific Advisor for Biotechnology, a position that he has held since 1990, making him the longest serving ST in the Army.

  • Soldier Show cast, crew prepare to 'Stand Strong'

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons, starting April 11, 2014.

  • Fifty Years Of Taking Technology To Troops

    Mar 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Happy 50th anniversary, AMRDEC. On March 12, 1964, the Francis J. McMorrow Missile Laboratories was dedicated in memory of the first commander of the Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal. Today, the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, which consists of McMorrow Labs and many other research and test facilities throughout Redstone Arsenal and the world, will recognize its 50th anniversary with a ceremony for its employees and longtime supporters.

  • Imaginative invention inspires young and old at Maker Faire

    Mar 12, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Not all inventions that come from Picatinny Arsenal personnel win awards for their military utility and the Orbital Rendersphere is a prime example. Instead, at the most recent Maker Faire in New York, the Orbital Rendersphere is the winner of multiple awards for its creativity and ingenuity.

  • Picatinny's annual Chili Cook-Off raises more than $2800 for Soldiers

    Mar 12, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A Chili Cook-Off featuring 18 different varieties prepared by arsenal employees and family members raised more than $2800 in little more than an hour, March 11. The event historically kicks off Picatinny's Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign each year and is a significant contributor to the overall total of funds raised for the benefit supporting Soldiers, retirees and military families.

  • Crane Army STEM program helps local high school

    Mar 12, 2014

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity, through its STEM program, is supporting Washington High School's Project Lead the Way program by getting it a Benchmill 6000 machine.

  • Open for business: AMC commander addresses industry

    Mar 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- (March 12, 2014) -- Defense industry leaders converged on the Bob Jones Auditorium here for the first Advance Planning Briefing for Industry to be hosted on the installation, March 11-12.

  • Security cooperation director lauds USASAC initiatives

    Mar 12, 2014

    Defense Security Cooperation Agency director Vice Adm. Joe Rixey addressed the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command workforce during a March 6 town hall meeting. His message for USASAC: �"You are doing now exactly what I want to do for all."

  • ASC-Army Reserve Element participates in annual Korean exercises with AFSBn-NEA

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six Soldiers from ASC's Army Reserve Element participated in the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle exercises with the 403rd AFSBn-NEA in the Republic of Korea. This was a first.

  • Security assistance trainers provide leadership training for Armenian troops

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six military members from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization and the Kansas Army National Guard, led a Warrior Leader Course at the Warrant Officer School in Yerevan, Armenia, from Feb. 24 to March 1, 2014.

  • 'Armed with Science' pilot episode features defense breakthroughs

    Mar 10, 2014

    The Pentagon Channel's pilot episode of Armed with Science is airing at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. (EST), March 10, 2014, and will delve into Army Research Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory science that shapes the future of defense.

  • Army researcher goes to Maryland's State House to exhibit research

    Mar 10, 2014

    ANNAPOLIS, Md (March 10, 2014) -- Samantha Wallace from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate presented her dissertation research to students, faculty, staff and alumni from Morgan State University at the University's 4th annual "Innovation Day" celebration that was held at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis, Md., Feb. 20.

  • Warrior by day, prayer warrior by night

    Mar 10, 2014

    Army Lt. Col. Ronald Bonomo, public affairs officer for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade, headquartered at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, also assists in ministerial duties while deployed.

  • MORE is better when it comes to food rations

    Mar 10, 2014

    Warfighters in extreme, demanding operational environments need additional sustenance to complete their missions successfully -- they simply need MORE.

  • 4-H robotics club fosters creativity

    Mar 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every other Sunday, children between ages 5 and 14 explore robotics with their parents at the APG North (Aberdeen) youth center Bldg. 2522.

  • Logistics Assistance Representatives gain expertise to support Army readiness

    Mar 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted a two week Acquisition Logistics University course for 19 Logistics Assistance Representatives (LARs) from locations across the world, Jan. 27 -- Feb. 7. The course is set up to address supporting worldwide Army readiness. The curriculum includes the Logistics Assistance Program organization overview; organizational roles and responsibilities; geographic support process and procedures; supply distribution; logistics automation from unit through national level sustainment, maintenance support operations; environmental hazards; Defense Reutilization and Marketing Operations (DRMO); materiel fielding; DOD supply support activities; contractor relationships; all facets of Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) and oral and written presentations. Neils Biamon, senior executive and chief of Current Operations was the guest speaker for the graduating LARs.

  • FY13 CECOM Value Engineering Project Summary

    Mar 7, 2014

    The CECOM Value Concept Office (VCO) worked diligently throughout fiscal year (FY) 2013 to help organizations across CECOM meet their mandated Value Engineering (VE) goals. Value Engineering is an organized and systematic approach to analyzing functions of systems, equipment, facilities, services and supplies.

  • Picatinny scaling up in-house chemicals production to shun higher costs

    Mar 7, 2014

    Picatinny scientists and engineers have established a pilot production facility to create the Army's only in-house process for scaling up chemical compounds, a move that could save money by not having to rely on costlier compounds from outside suppliers.

  • Millions of reasons for this month's Arsenal Face of Strength

    Mar 6, 2014

    To anyone who has ever managed a household checkbook, they know the degree of difficulty of trying to account for the last few cents that is keeping them from achieving a balanced accounting. Now imagine the degree of difficulty when the account balance has a few more zeros, in this case $117 million worth of zeros. That is what the arsenal's budget was for fiscal year 2013.

  • Modernization Draws High-Level Attention

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Honorable Katrina McFarland, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, and the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, along with other senior officials from the Department of Defense, the Department of the Army, and BAE Systems visit Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, Tenn.

  • U.S. Army Materiel Command announces the 2013 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs winners

    Mar 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command announces its winners of the 2013 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards Communication Competition. First place winners will represent AMC at the Department of the Army level of the competition.

  • Bonding and collaborating during face-to-face meetings proves beneficial

    Mar 5, 2014

    In light of today's economy and fewer opportunities to meet face-to-face with colleagues from outlying areas, leaders from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate had a rare opportunity to host a two-day branch chief/field element chief meeting at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Feb. 11--12.

  • DoD Manufacturing Institutes highlight AMC partnerships with academia, industry

    Mar 5, 2014

    When President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Feb. 25 about the next two Department of Defense-led manufacturing institutes, Army Materiel Command leaders were there. Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC Commander, as well as RDECOM Director Dale Ormond, and AMC Chief Technology Officer Dr. Grace Bochenek, were among the Department of Defense and industry invitees. Also included were Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, and Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John P. Holdren.

  • CECOM Software Engineering Center Director is promoted to SES

    Mar 5, 2014

    Larry M. Muzzelo, director of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center, was recognized as being a new member of the Senior Executive Service Feb. 25, at the Top of the Bay on the installation during a promotion ceremony hosted by Gary Martin, CECOM's Deputy to the Commanding General.

  • DoD hospitals, clinics rely on depot capability to repair thousands of network devices

    Mar 5, 2014

    Anthony Volper, an electronic digital computer mechanic here, tests the cable outputs on a Military Health System (MHS) computer network component used for data management. Members of Tobyhanna Army Depot's Computer Service and Repair Branch have configured, diagnosed and updated software for more than 28,600 MHS network infrastructure devices for Department of Defense hospitals and clinics around the world.

  • PSAs raise awareness of Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - This year, the U.S. Army's Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, launched an awareness campaign aimed to educate Americans about Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins. Over the course of the year, the Army will release several public service announcements, or PSAs, to increase awareness.

  • 'Reading is the gas that fuels dreams'

    Mar 5, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- "Whatever you want to be, whether its a Soldier, astronaut, a doctor or a lawyer... you've got to read, because it is the gas that fuels dreams," said Lt. Col. Christopher Brown, chief of Army Materiel Command's assistance and investigation branch, as he read to energetic kindergarteners.

  • Army TMDE Utilization Study

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Army recently conducted a study that surveyed test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment usage, training, and workloads.

  • ASC's reserve element welcomes new commander

    Mar 4, 2014

    Soldiers from Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element said goodbye to their commander and welcomed a new leader during a change of command ceremony March 1 in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Legal support functions to consolidate at AMC Centers of Excellence

    Mar 4, 2014

    Efforts are underway to reshape and restructure headquarters staff functions throughout the Army Materiel Command.

  • STEM Visionary Awards Honor APG Efforts

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Deputy to the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command has earned recognition from the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council for his leadership in developing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives in the region.

  • Picatinny dives into Read Across America

    Mar 4, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Lt. Col. Christine Allen, Product Manager, Counter Explosive Hazard, reads to children at the Dennis B. O'Brien Elementary School in Rockaway, March 4.

  • Arsenal Manufacturing Center receives high Army safety award

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center was awarded the Director of Army Safety's Risk Management Award on Friday. The Army Safety Awards Program recognizes organizations and individuals for their overall contributions to their safety programs. Safety awards enhance Army operations and improve safety awareness through recognition and promotion of individual and organizational accident prevention measures and successes.

  • Watervliet's $26M investment: Will it spur partnerships with private industry?

    Mar 3, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Fiscal tools, such as reducing the size of its workforce, a hiring freeze, and a very restrictive use of overtime, have helped reduced operation costs in fiscal year 2013 by more than $12 million. But those actions are only part of the equation that arsenal leadership sees as the answer to remaining relevant and competitive.

  • Army continues to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers - not only protecting their lives, but also their daily life functions after treatment and recovery.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers holds largest STEM event in the South

    Mar 3, 2014

    US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, sponsored more than 150 high school students and teachers from 13 public and private schools in northeast Florida during the annual Engineering Career Day on Feb. 21, 2014. The day-long program which as been co-sponsored by the Society of American Engineers, Jacksonville Post, and the Jacksonvile District for the past 12 years was their largest STEM event to date.

  • New Name, New Efficiencies

    Mar 3, 2014

    This article on directorates of logistics become logistics readiness centers for more effective access to services and supply was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Tobyhanna edges closer to building modernization start date

    Mar 3, 2014

    Preparations are underway to modernize thousands of square feet of the largest building on the depot. A five-phase project set to begin in 2015 will involve the reconstruction of the first floor and mezzanine, including the electronics enclosure, of Building 1A. More than 210,000 square feet will be updated. Building 1A comprises 348,440 square feet and is part of Building 1, which is about 1.15 million square feet and houses 61 percent of the depot's missions.

  • Picatinny engineers mentor students for international robotics competition

    Mar 3, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Mt. Olive High School in Flanders, N.J., played host to an international high-school level robotics competition, March 1-2. Overall 38 teams participated with 12 being sponsored by Picatinny Arsenal.

  • Army researchers focus on partnerships

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army researchers, scientists and engineers are collaborating and sharing to leverage limited resources and discover leap-ahead technologies.

  • Shyu outlines strategy for modernization at AUSA

    Feb 24, 2014

    To prepare the Army for tomorrow, the seeds must be planted today, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, told attendees of the Association of the United States Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Feb. 19, 2014.

  • Cone shares Army focus for Force 2025

    Feb 24, 2014

    The commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command mapped out the Army's path forward for attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., as he spoke on Force 2025, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • Focus on the workforce: Army and industry leaders talk about recruitment, retention

    Feb 21, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army and industry leaders on Friday addressed attracting top talent in the "Recruiting and Retaining our Future" panel discussion at the Association of the U.S. Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • AUSA Winter draws to a close

    Feb 21, 2014

    The 2014 Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium closed just after noon Feb. 22 here after two and a half days of discussion and collaboration between the Army and defense industry elements.

  • Army exhibit showcases 'leap-ahead' technologies

    Feb 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army booth at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition showcased an array of science and technology examples to defense and industry officials who attended the event Feb. 19-21.

  • Army recognizes institute's biotechnology advances with $48 million renewal

    Feb 20, 2014

    The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, was extended in December 2013, providing an additional $48 million over three years to study high performance biological systems and the translation of these to engineering systems of benefit to Soldier.

  • Operational Environment of 2025 larger, complex, more connected

    Feb 20, 2014

    "Where do we invest to ensure that today's fifth-grader, who in the decade of 2030-2040 will be a battalion commander, will have the tools they need to adapt once the nation commits the Army?" That was the question posed by Lt. Gen. Keith Walker, deputy commanding general, futures director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Army Training and Doctrine Command, to attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 19. Presenting on "The Operational Environment in 2025," the topic was all too appropriate for the professional development forum, which bears the theme, "America's Army: Sustaining, Training and Equipping for the Future."

  • Manned/Unmanned Collaborative Systems Integration Laboratory

    Feb 20, 2014

    Researchers in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Manned/Unmanned Collaborative Systems Integration Laboratory, located at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, are conducting research to address the demands placed on Soldiers' mental resources required to manage attention, make decisions and coordinate crew activities and communication on the battlefield.

  • Army experts talk cyber domain

    Feb 20, 2014

    It's a warfighting domain that is ever-evolving and offers no easy answers for the fight, but is becoming all the more important as the Army heads into the future. Experts from across the Army discussed the importance of and challenges associated with "Operationalizing the Cyber Domain for the Army," at the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala. Thursday. Moderated by retired Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson, and chaired by Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general, Army Cyber Command, panelists included: Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, director for command, control, communications and computer/cyber/chief information officer, J-6, Joint Staff; Maj. Gen. Thomas James Jr., director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, Army Training and Doctrine Command; Col. Maureen O'Connor, director, Army Joint Force Headquarters - Cyber, Army Training and Doctrine Command; Lt. Col. Paul Stanton, technical liaison to USCYBERCOM, Army Cyberspace Command; and Robert Fecteau, chief information officer, SAIC.

  • Bromberg discusses rightsizing Army force

    Feb 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The officer in charge of developing manpower plans for the total Army shared realities and ideas of the future force Thursday with Soldiers and civilians at Army Materiel Command headquarters.

  • Thinking outside the box to equip the Army of 2025 and beyond

    Feb 20, 2014

    Driverless vehicles, 3-D printers used to resupply troops, more robots and unmanned aerial vehicles were some of the topics discussed by experts during the �"Out of the Box Thinking - 2025 Requirements" panel discussion at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium.

  • Husband, wife Army scientists receive Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Feb 19, 2014

    Two U.S. Army computer scientists were recognized for their individual contributions to the scientific community at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Conference, Feb. 8, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • AUSA Winter kicks off in Huntsville

    Feb 19, 2014

  • Army seeks science, technology advances through partnerships

    Feb 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command depends on partnerships to develop world-class technology and engineering solutions. Our mission is only achievable if we continue to reach out and build partnerships across all of our core competencies.

  • Interview with Army acquisition leader Heidi Shyu

    Feb 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Heidi Shyu serves as the Army acquisition executive, the senior procurement executive, science advisor to the Secretary of the Army.

  • Operating in the 'New Normal' -- post conflict support essential to Industrial Base future

    Feb 19, 2014

    The future of the Army and commercial industrial base as the Army nears the end of more than a dozen years of conflict was a topic of discussion during the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • Local Lego league champs headed to World Festival

    Feb 19, 2014

    For Team Panda-monium, putting the pieces together meant a first-place finish and a trip to the FIRST Lego League World Festival April 23-26 in St. Louis, Mo.

  • NCO is the backbone of local mentoring program

    Feb 19, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Driving around the neighborhood that borders the southwest shore of the Rock Island Arsenal, Staff Sgt. Elvon Dixon knowingly gazes out the window.

  • Commander presents AMC Perspective at Winter AUSA

    Feb 19, 2014

    Army Materiel Command's top leader began the discussion Feb. 19, 2014, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Ala., by emphasizing the suitability of this year's theme to the current status of the Army.

  • AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

    Feb 19, 2014

    Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala.

  • McQuistion talks partnering opportunities

    Feb 19, 2014

    "Partnering is our past; it is our present and it's our future," said Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, during her opening remarks on partnering with the Army. Partnering opportunities was just one of many topics emphasized at the 2014 Association of the United States Army's Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition, Feb. 19.

  • Watervliet secures more than $10.9M in new work, a relief during a period of fiscal uncertainty

    Feb 18, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced this week that it received nine contracts worth more than $10.9 million to provide various weapon system components for the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. These items will go to sustain U.S. troop units in the field.

  • MICC director helping lead Afghan financial oversight

    Feb 18, 2014

    A member of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here is playing a key role in establishing the financial management oversight of approximately $4 billion in assistance to the security forces of Afghanistan.

  • Layers of Concern

    Feb 18, 2014

    This article assesses the health of the Army's industrial base as a complex task was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

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