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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Benét 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.

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