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  • Congressional staffers visit APG

    Feb 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For a quartet of Maryland congressional staffers, the overview briefings and tour of APG on Monday, Feb. 3, offered a unique glimpse into the inner workings of the installation, as well as insight into why APG is a crucial component of the local economy and landscape. They saw how APG contributes greatly to the Army's defense of the nation and helps pave the way for scientific and technological research and innovation in the private sector.

  • Army seeks partners to develop tactical computing capabilities

    Feb 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army hosted its third annual Tactical Capabilities Innovation Laboratory Industry Day here Jan. 30 to inform potential partners about technologies being used, developed or sought in support of TCIL and Army-computing development efforts. More than 330 potential government, industry and academia partners attended the Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center or RDECOM CERDEC, TCIL Industry Day.

  • Prepare before winter storms and extreme cold

    Feb 10, 2014

    One of the primary concerns with winter weather is the ability to knock out heat, power and communications services to your home or office, sometimes for days at a time. Light or heavy snowfall and extreme cold can immobilize an entire region as happened recently in the metro areas of Birmingham and Atlanta. To prepare for a winter storm before it strikes you should do the following:

  • Army Surgeon General kicks off Asia-Pacific tour at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Feb 10, 2014

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho kicked off her Asia-Pacific tour with a visit to Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii to meet with leaders from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pacific Regional Medical Command to discuss ongoing joint venture initiatives and the way ahead for continued partnership on February 10, 2014.

  • CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

    Feb 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, 2014, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members.

  • AMC and ASA(ALT) leaders visit Detroit Arsenal

    Feb 7, 2014

  • Africa engagements stress importance of security assistance

    Feb 6, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command conducted engagements with Uganda and Kenya military officers, State Department officials and Defense Department representatives from the respective countries' Offices of Security Cooperation last month.

  • 401st AFSBn-Kandahar uses Lean Six Sigma to expedite retrograde

    Feb 6, 2014

    When Lt. Col. Roy Speaks put together a Lean Six Sigma team to look at the Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard operations soon after taking command, his goal was simple: better, faster, and more efficient. Now, six months and several projects later, the battalion's operations have transformed into a leaner, more cost-conscious set of processes better capable to meet the logistical needs of the Army.

  • Missile Defense Leader Describes Expanding Mission

    Feb 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a series of test videos that showed interceptors defending against incoming missiles, the director of the Missile Defense Agency shared the nation�'s ballistic missile defense strength with members of the Tennessee Valley of the National Defense Industrial Association on Jan. 28.

  • Tooele stores C4 3rd sate motors

    Feb 6, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot, Ammunition Operations, received a 3rd stage C4 rocket motor from Camp Navajo, Arizona for storage.

  • Alabama legislators honor military members, veterans

    Feb 6, 2014

    Alabama legislators paid homage to the state's military presence Thursday, declaring Feb. 6, 2014 to be "Military Appreciation Day."

  • Free falling: Natick helps military paratroopers

    Feb 3, 2014

    Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, working with the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, is tackling the capability gaps in oxygen supply, navigation and extreme temperatures associated with high-altitude parachutist missions.

  • Difficult manufacturing environment has arsenal anxiously awaiting new fiscal guidance

    Feb 2, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Last month, the President signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that will fund the U.S. government through September. Before the workforce gets too giddy, however, not all required funding will be obtained by the Army and as a result, major Army staffs, organizations, and installations, such as the Watervliet Arsenal, anxiously wait for detailed funding guidance.

  • Heavy armor returns to Europe to support rotational forces

    Jan 31, 2014

    More than 50 U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M2A3/M3A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles rolled into the Grafenwoehr Training Area this week as the final shipment of the European Activity Set.

  • AMC Hosts Small Business Industry Outreach Event

    Jan 31, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Registration is now open for the Feb. 18 Team Redstone Small Business Industry Outreach hosted by the U.S. Army Materiel Command. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. at the Summit. A networking event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Overlook.

  • Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance

    Jan 30, 2014

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Illinois, rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance, Tuesday.

  • U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

    Jan 30, 2014

    Australia's chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Jan. 27, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.

  • AMC commander: Natick 'critical' to Army, nation

    Jan 30, 2014

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command visited Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., to learn more about what is done on the installation to support America's warfighters.

  • Army Contract Specialist Finds hope and strength while battling combat injuries

    Jan 30, 2014

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Contract Specialist Mitch Chapman, an Illinois National Guard Veteran, suffers from mental and physical afflictions directly related to an IED ambush on a vehicle he was driving on a road outside Kandahar, Afghanistan in October 2008. Five years after that IED attack, Chapman received his bachelor's degree, earned a promotion and welcomed a son into his young family.

  • Digital convoy simulation prepares contracting support specialists for reality

    Jan 29, 2014

    Surrounded by video and sound systems, crews inside a simulated High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle can look out onto a desert or along forested roads. All of their actions, from accelerating to turning and stopping, affect what they see on the 360-degree projection screen, while their vehicle doesn't move an inch.

  • Prepare for the worst - Contracting specialists train for a natural disaster

    Jan 29, 2014

    Whereas Hurricane Katrina killed 1,800 people, injured 17,000 and closed 30 hospitals, the double earthquake on the New Madrid fault line killed 3,500 people, injured 83,000 and damaged or destroyed 132 hospitals. Thankfully, the earthquakes are fictional, used as the basis of a scenario for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014.

  • Making contracts - old school and new

    Jan 29, 2014

    Military service members don't always have the luxury of electricity during their deployment, which can sometimes leave them without the use of computers or electronics.

  • Tobyhanna assistant fire chief to join national rescue team

    Jan 29, 2014

    The assistant fire department chief at Tobyhyanna Army Depot has been selected to join a national search and rescue program. Daryl Gebhardt has been selected to become a member of Pennsylvania Task Force One, one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's 28 national urban search and rescue teams spread throughout the continental United States.

  • Team Redstone learns what it means to be a Soldier for Life

    Jan 29, 2014

    The Soldier for Life program's southeast director visited Redstone Arsenal Jan. 28 to educate Soldiers on how to remain strong throughout their Army career and beyond. Lt. Col. Steven M. George visited Army Materiel Command headquarters as part of his travels throughout the southeast footprint to advocate and promote the Soldier for Life program.

  • U.S., Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Canadian Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer.

  • Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

    Jan 28, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • MICC contracting officer bound for leadership program

    Jan 28, 2014

    A member of the Mission and Installation Contract Command has been selected for the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center's Competitive Development Group/Army Acquisition Fellows Program.

  • Meet and greet highlights interesting Soldiers at Natick

    Jan 28, 2014

    For the first time ever, the personnel working at the Natick Soldier Systems Center were able to put faces to those busy testing new systems behind the scenes … the Soldiers.

  • Army Materiel Command's Commanding General Visits Holston Army Ammunition Plant

    Jan 28, 2014

    Commanding general of Army Materiel Command visits, tours Holston Army Ammunition Plant.

  • The 'go to' guy

    Jan 28, 2014

    His attention to detail amazes his supervisors, his calm demeanor energizes his subordinates and his capability to accomplish the mission regardless of the obstacles in the way astounds his peers.

  • Rock Island Arsenal observes MLK Jr. Day

    Jan 27, 2014

    At Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, an observance was held Jan. 23 to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. It's a day to remember the iconic civil rights leader and minister remembered for preaching freedom, justice, and equality for all people of the United States.

  • PEO Aviation changes leadership

    Jan 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Program Executive Office for Aviation changed leadership today during a change of charter ceremony in the Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Natick tests materials for U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team uniforms

    Jan 24, 2014

    He shrugged it off as just another routine day in his lab, but testing conducted by Dr. Phil Gibson helped Burton Snowboards pick a fabric for uniforms that the U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team will wear at next month's 2014 Winter Games.

  • CECOM logistician named AMC LAR of the Year

    Jan 24, 2014

    Gregory J. Garduno was presented the 2012 U.S. Army Materiel Command's Robertson J. Short Logistics Assistance Representative of the Year Award, Jan. 7, for his outstanding achievement, dedication, and performance as a LAR.

  • Stressing safety: Tobyhanna claims governor's award

    Jan 24, 2014

    Pennsylvania officials named Team Tobyhanna's safety program one of the best in the Commonwealth.

  • Army Vice Chief visits Redstone Arsenal

    Jan 24, 2014

    At a time when the Army is reducing its budget and its force, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell told Redstone Arsenal, Ala., leaders how they can be part of the solution.

  • Army program secures critical component for artillery, mortar ammunition

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army is nearing completion on a project to eliminate its dependency on foreign countries for a critical energetic component in artillery and mortar ammunition, officials said.

  • Spotlight On…Maj. Jundi J. Williams, 719th Contingency Contracting Team

    Jan 23, 2014

    Maj. Jundi J. Williams is a contract management officer for the 719th Contingency Contracting Team, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. During Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014 he is providing support to distinguished visitors as part of the OCSJX-14 Joint Visitors Bureau.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • Army, Air Force Chaplains provide spiritual services during OCSJX-14

    Jan 23, 2014

    When planning began for the Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014, spiritual fitness was integrated into the exercise.

  • Tobyhanna overhauls Air Force deployable radar system

    Jan 23, 2014

    Electronics Mechanic Roberto Colon De Jesus overhauls an AN/TPN-19 Landing Control Central (Radar Set) power supply at Tobyhanna Army Depot. The AN/TPN-19 is a complete Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) or Ground Control Approach (GCA) facility used by air traffic controllers to identify, sequence and separate participating aircraft; provide final approach guidance, and guidance through air defense corridors and zones.

  • MICC welcomes command sergeant major

    Jan 23, 2014

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command welcomed their new command sergeant major during an assumption-of-responsibility ceremony Jan. 16 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Contracting professionals from around the world gather for OCSJX-14

    Jan 22, 2014

    More than 500 Operational Contract Support professionals from 40 different government agencies and coalition partners are gathered at Fort Bliss, Texas, for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014.

  • Tooele Supports C4 Rocket Motor Storage for U.S. Navy

    Jan 21, 2014

    Beginning early in Fiscal 2012, Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) began providing storage and surveillance support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and support contractor, Alliant Techsystems (ATK). After two successful years of receiving and storing C4 motors for MDA, the U.S. Navy's C4 program manager contacted Tooele requesting for additional storage support for Navy assets.

  • After 30 years, Joint Munitions Command professional retires

    Jan 21, 2014

    "Anytime I can sing the praises of a career with the government, I do," said Darlene Coffey. After more than 30 years, she's aptly qualified to tell the story of government life. Beginning her federal service as a GS-3 clerk-typist, Coffey made her career in human resources, specifically civilian personnel.

  • 'Leadership is inspiring the best in others'

    Jan 21, 2014

    AMC's senior enlisted Soldier brings 30 years experience. as the new command sergeant major for the Army Materiel Command, Sims is ready for the challenges, opportunities and experiences that come with serving as the senior enlisted Soldier at AMC and Redstone Arsenal.

  • Intel specialist looking for a fight

    Jan 21, 2014

    Russell Parman is willing to wager blood, sweat and tears to conquer his latest challenge. Parman, an intelligence specialist with the Army Contracting Command Intelligence and Security G-2, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., spends his evenings training to compete as a grappler.

  • Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014

    Jan 21, 2014

    The 2014 Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise is being conducted at Fort Bliss, Texas. OCSJX-14 is designed to prepare uniformed and civilian operational contract support professionals to deploy and support any contingency, humanitarian or operational mission. Photos and videos on OCSJX14 can be found at http://ocsjx14.tumblr.com/

  • Berkeley-breaking the military stigma

    Jan 15, 2014

    Late in 2012 the academic community saw the return of ROTC to several college campuses where it was perceived to have been unwelcome. But for all of its Vietnam era stigma, the University of California, Berkeley has been welcoming the military for several years now. Although newly assigned ROTC instructors and cadre arrive to Berkeley with apprehension because they expect a negative climate, Dr. Kathryn Scott, director of physical education at the university, said they are pleasantly surprised when actually immersed in the campus community. Recently she was in San Antonio to attend the 2014 Army All-American Bowl and gather with other community leaders and educators to discuss advocacy ideas for Army ROTC.

  • 'We Want To Help Bring Groups Together'

    Jan 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Helping veterans overcome the long-term effects of post traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues doesn't start in the nation's capitol or in a legislator's office.

  • Army Reserve Sustainment Command provides contracting, logistics support

    Jan 15, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - As the United States military prepares to transition out of Afghanistan, it is crucial to have a good understanding of the challenges such a mission holds. Military units such as the Army Reserve Sustainment Command understand the magnitude of it and can support acquisition and logistics operations successfully.

  • Sequester-constrained Army arsenal welcomes ... no, cheers small contracts

    Jan 14, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (Jan. 14, 2014) -- The Watervliet Arsenal announced today that it received a contract valued at more than $1 million to manufacture 81 mm mortar clamp assemblies for the Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. The arsenal completed nearly $100 million in orders last year and at first glance, this order might seem insignificant, said Ray Gaston, the arsenal's chief of production planning and control. "Given the continued uncertainty with the defense budget, weapons program managers are now very cautious in soliciting new work," Gaston said. "And so, we now celebrate all orders, big or small, as a major achievement."

  • RDECOM deputy director visits ARL

    Jan 14, 2014

    Jyuji Hewitt, deputy director for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, recently visited a number of directorates within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to help familiarize him with the research being conducted there, which are all part of RDECOM.

  • Picatinny project engineer prepares for overseas mission

    Jan 14, 2014

    The New Year may serve as an impetus for change among many employees at Picatinny Arsenal. For one Picatinny engineer, that change starts in France. For 11 years, Sandra Gomez has been a project engineer at the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. But this month Gomez's career will take a new trajectory as she begins a three to five year position as the technical director for the RDECOM International Technology Center in France.

  • Army AL&T Spotlight

    Jan 14, 2014

    This profile of an outstanding AL&T professional was originally published in the Jan. - March 2014 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Safety Message

    Jan 14, 2014

    On 20 January, our Nation will remember and celebrate the life of one of our most respected leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When we celebrate this holiday, we are celebrating the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to our Nation and honor the values he exemplified in his life as well as his teachings-courage, truth, respect, integrity, humility, and service. These same values are what make our country strong.

  • Army AL&T magazine focuses on the Army industrial base

    Jan 14, 2014

    MoBs, FaCs, STEM and FMS--these are just a few of the ways that the U.S. Army, along with DOD and others, is working to preserve the knowledge, skills and capabilities that make up its industrial base. You can read about them all in the new edition of Army AL&T magazine, available online now.

  • Army Sustainment Command's role in replacing the Standard Army Retail Supply System with GCSS-Army

    Jan 13, 2014

    The Army Sustainment Command shares lessons learned and tools for a successful transition to the Global Combat Support System-Army.

  • Robots on the Battlefield

    Jan 13, 2014

    Joint US-French looks closely at how robotization is changing 21st Century warfare

  • The CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC) Mentoring Program

    Jan 13, 2014

    One of the big initiatives within the Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC) is to train and develop the members of the workforce.

  • Crane Army Adds Defibrillators, Training for Increased Safety

    Jan 13, 2014

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity recently purchased and installed 37 Automated External Defibrillators in its buildings around the Crane base in an effort to improve the chances of employees who might suffer from cardiac arrest.

  • FMS Industry Day

    Jan 13, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Enterprise update more than 325 local community leaders, along with defense industry and business partners, at a FMS Industry Day event held Dec. 11 in Huntsville, Ala. The event provided a chance for business and industry representatives to better understand security assistance and how they can support the Army's Foreign Military Sales process.

  • MICC Soldier earns Bronze Star

    Jan 13, 2014

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command Soldier was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service as a contracting specialist in Afghanistan during a ceremony Jan. 9 at Fort Drum, N.Y.

  • NY State VFW commander makes historic trip to historic arsenal

    Jan 10, 2014

    New York State Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Michael Pascal, who was elected state commander on June 15, 2013, was presented with 200 years of arsenal history during his first visit to this historic post Thursday.

  • Riling retires after 31 years of service

    Jan 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command paused to honor and pay tribute to its former Command Sergeant Major in a formal ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium here, Jan. 10.

  • Honoring the Commitment of a Soldier

    Jan 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling isn't the type of Soldier to rest on his laurels and boast of his achievements as one of the Army's top non-commissioned officers. He'd rather focus on the future, talk about the great Soldiers and civilians he has worked with, and honor the commitment the nation requires from its military.

  • New Shopping Center Expands Choices For Customers

    Jan 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The official opening day for the new Express shopping center at the corner of Martin and Mills roads is now set.

  • Redstone Staff Officer Graduates At Top Of His Class

    Jan 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Joe Davis didn't have to travel far for a training course that will have far-reaching impact on his career.

  • Top-Notch Army Community Service

    Jan 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Fifth time. Zero defects. Those are the golden words being repeated at Army Community Service these days as its staff, volunteers and all those it serves celebrate the organization's fifth successful accreditation by the Department of the Army.

  • AMCOM's Retiring Chief Appreciates Experience

    Jan 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Tennessee Valley community really didn't give Col. Jay Macklin and his family much choice.

  • Picatinny counters Unmanned Aircraft System threats

    Jan 7, 2014

    As the military use of Picatinny counters Unmanned Aircraft System threats has increased dramatically, including by entities that may pose a threat to the United States, scientists at Picatinny Arsenal are part of the effort to counter potential threats to U.S. armed forces by such systems.

  • New Year, Fresh Perspective

    Jan 7, 2014

    With the new year comes an opportunity for fresh perspective. It gives us a chance to reflect and start anew with a clean slate, with plenty of hope for a better year than the last. This opportunity also offers leaders at all levels a chance to reinvigorate their safety programs, especially as Soldiers are more likely to be refreshed and refocused after coming off extended leave.

  • AMC honors its deputy chief of staff with farewell, awards ceremony

    Jan 7, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted an award ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, deputy chief of staff, Jan. 7 at the headquarters.

  • Unit Training Management handbook gets update

    Jan 7, 2014

    The new edition of The Leader's Guide to Unit Training Management (UTM) is available on the Army Training Network https://atn.army.mil/. ATN is the one-stop shop for training products and resources. It is managed by the Army's Training Management Directorate (TMD).

  • 1st Signal Brigade Commander speaks at AFCEA Luncheon

    Jan 6, 2014

    Seoul's Morning Calm Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) invited Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh, 1st Signal Brigade Commander to speak at a luncheon on Dec. 11, 2013 at the Hartell House on USAG Yongsan.

  • Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

    Jan 6, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have teamed up with the Trainee Health Surveillance Flight 559th Medical Group's Basic Military Training Team at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, to determine whether increased vitamin D and calcium intake can improve bone health in military personnel.

  • Medal of Honor recipient inspires research at USC Institute for Creative Technologies

    Jan 6, 2014

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty Carter recently spent the day at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies answering questions about post-traumatic stress.

  • U.S. Army All-American plays to honor dad

    Jan 3, 2014

    Alabama golden boy, Shaun Hamilton, will join the ranks of great All-American linebackers at the 14th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Jan. 4, 2014.

  • Contracting command members support OCSJX-14

    Jan 3, 2014

    Approximately 100 Soldiers and civilian members from throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the more than 500 taking part in the Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014, scheduled for Jan. 7-31, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility prepared for final closure

    Jan 2, 2014

    After 15 years of construction, systemization, operations, closure and demolition, the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility in Pine Bluff, Ark., will close its doors Jan. 2, 2014.

  • Army power, energy research moves forward

    Jan 2, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 2, 2014) -- Army researchers and scientists are advancing power and energy for the future.

  • Antiterrorism and the Evolving Threat

    Jan 2, 2014

    The Army antiterrorism theme for the quarter two of fiscal year 2014 (2Q/FY14), January through March, is the evolving threat.

  • Strategies to avoid office weight gain

    Jan 2, 2014

    We are not destined to work in "obesifying" office conditions and can make positive changes in our work world to manage our health and weight.

  • 403rd AFSB receives award for maintenance excellence

    Dec 31, 2013

  • Database offers improved contracting support

    Dec 31, 2013

    The development of a database application by contracting experts and their stakeholders at Fort Belvoir, Va., is yielding greater customer support and buy-in while also addressing key capability gaps in managing contracting operations.

  • Walker assumes command of 401st AFSBn-Bagram

    Dec 30, 2013

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Lt. Col. Marvin L. Walker assumed command of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion--Bagram from Lt. Col. Todd W. Burnley, Dec. 28, in a ceremony presided by Col. Edward J. Burke.

  • Solving the Retrograde Riddle

    Dec 30, 2013

    Product Manager Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems seizes opportunity for agile acquisition of UAS technology as operations wind down in Afghanistan.

  • ASC's Spencer receives AUSA award

    Dec 30, 2013

  • 402nd AFSB personnel in Kuwait recognized by Army Sustainment Command CG for excellence

    Dec 27, 2013

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., was in Kuwait mid-December to check on 402nd Army Field Support Brigade personnel at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and receive a command update.

  • Soldiers worldwide celebrating the holidays

    Dec 24, 2013

    Although it's not yet Christmas or New Year's Eve, Soldiers around the globe are already attending parties, visiting with families and friends and some are volunteering their time and donations to help those less fortunate.

  • Little-known facility provides important function

    Dec 24, 2013

    The radioactive material consolidation facility at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., is not well-known, but it provides an important function for the Department of Defense.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot breaks ground for new helicopter painting facility

    Dec 23, 2013

    Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, the core of Army aviation's maintenance, repair and overhaul for helicopters, engines and components, broke ground on a new modernized helicopter facility that will house painting operations for Army helicopters, this December.

  • Tooele's first employee - Orville Mooberry passes away Dec. 2, 2013

    Dec 23, 2013

    Mooberry , 93, passed away December 2, 2013 Mr. Mooberry, a native of Illinois, began his Civil Service career at Savanna Ordnance Depot on November 1, 1940 as a clerk-stenographer. Later, Savanna was assigned to select and train people in all phases of administrative activities to act as chief clerks for the new Ordnance depots just being established. Mooberry entered this training program in December 1941 and on May 12, 1942 was sent to Tooele.

  • Simultaneous operations no problem for Beaumont battalion

    Dec 23, 2013

    As if staging and loading a couple of vessels with a deploying Army unit's tanks, trucks and other heavy equipment wasn't a big enough task, the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 842nd Transportation Battalion, 597th Transportation Brigade, also conducted vessel offload operations for equipment returning from Afghanistan at the Port of Beaumont and at Port of Port Arthur, Texas, simultaneously, these past two weeks.

  • PTSD -- Is mental armor possible?

    Dec 20, 2013

    The goal of optimizing human performance and discouraging PTSD is the number one focus of the Army Study Program Management Office in the 2014 Army Study Program.

  • Engineers answer student questions, clear up misconceptions about engineering, STEM

    Dec 20, 2013

    Army scientists gave advanced math and science high school students math first-hand insight into engineering as a career path at a panel discussion in Bel Air, MD Dec. 18.

  • Task Force Patriot gives wounded warriors a proper exit

    Dec 20, 2013

    Task Force Patriot service members welcomed five wounded warriors who returned to theatre as part of Operation Proper Exit Dec. 19, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Gamberi. The program brings closure to warriors who receive a chance to return to theatre and get the proper end of tour recognition and support from their fellow Soldiers. During the visit all of the wounded warriors were presented command coins, Certificates of Achievement and made honorary "Patriots" with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division combat patches.

  • Redstone Arsenal and community come together for gala celebration

    Dec 20, 2013

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal's inaugural black-tie holiday gala was a chance to showcase military traditions to the entire community Dec. 19 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

  • ACLC earns AMC award

    Dec 20, 2013

    The Army has many goals designed to fit into the changing world, from enhancing the quality of life of its Soldiers and their Families to being good stewards of tax dollars, and one of these goals has taken a lead place in urgency -- reducing the Army's environmental footprint.

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