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  • Security assistance enterprise boosts Jordan fleet

    Oct 7, 2014

    Jordan's armed forces are upgrading their mobile fleet with 22 M88A1 recovery vehicles as part of a foreign military sales case with the U.S. Army.

  • McHugh: Rock Island Arsenal 'essential' to readiness

    Oct 7, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh toured Rock Island Arsenal's Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, an Army-owned and operated production facility that houses the Army's only foundry, during a visit to Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Oct. 7, 2014.

  • Crane Hosts Top Army Generals for Munitions Summit

    Oct 7, 2014

    Senior leaders from all levels within the Army's munitions supply chain, including the Army's top brass in the logistics field, visited Crane Army Ammunition Activity September 30-October 2 to discuss best business practices in a workshop forum hosted by Col. Joseph Dixon, Crane Army's commander.

  • Tanks arrive on tracks to replenish inventory

    Oct 6, 2014

    The 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, received 29 M1A2 Abrams tanks shipped from Fort Carson, Colorado, more than 800 miles away, via rail car, Sept. 26, 2014.

  • Norman receives her black belt certification

    Oct 6, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, employee joined an elite group in September earning her Lean Six Sigma black belt certification.

  • Natick's cognitive science research helps steer Soldiers in the right direction

    Oct 2, 2014

    When the going gets tough, Dr. Tad Brunyé wants to help. A member of the Cognitive Science Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Brunyé is investigating spatial and non-spatial influences on Soldier navigation choices.

  • Ammunition Hall of Fame - Accepting Nominations

    Oct 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command is pleased to announce the beginning of its fourth year of the Ammunition Hall of Fame program, which honors individuals who have significantly impacted any facet of the Army's ammunition business. The Ammunition Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for candidates through November 30, 2014.

  • Modernization to boost ammo plant's efficiency, capacity

    Oct 2, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A new load, assemble and pack production line that began first article acceptance testing Sept. 23 is expected to increase surge capacity and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of bomb-loading operations at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, here, Army officials said.

  • Army Materiel Command analysis group tours Picatinny to learn of capabilities

    Oct 1, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (Sept. 25, 2014) --Three members of the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity(AMSAA) group toured Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, Sept. 24 as a follow-up action to technical and facility data that Picatinny submitted in the spring.

  • Army AL&T magazine celebrates 25 years of Army acquisition

    Oct 1, 2014

    Twenty-five years ago, then-Army chief of Staff Gen. Carl E. Vuono signed a letter formally creating the Army Acquisition Corps (ACC). With this issue, we celebrate 25 years of Army Acquisition excellence, and the professionalism that the AAC represents.

  • Small Business is Big Business at AMC

    Oct 1, 2014

    AMC's top priority remains providing equipment and materiel readiness to our Joint Warfighters. I'm extremely proud of the 68,000 Soldiers and Department of Army Civilians stationed throughout the world who work in areas ranging from research to contracting, acquisition to manufacturing, and distribution to sustainment.

  • McAlester Army Ammunition Plant supports Air Force bomb requirements

    Sep 30, 2014

    McAlester Army Ammunition Plant demonstrated its capabilities in bomb production during a senior Air Force official visit held, here, September 23.

  • Tooele employee awarded the 2013 Army Ammunition Manager of the Year

    Sep 30, 2014

    Because of his unwavering commitment and ammunition knowledge across the entire Department of the Army, William Smith recently received the 2013 Department of the Army Ammunition Manager of the Year Award for Excellence in Ammunition Management. This prestigious award recognizes his excellence and professionalism in the accomplishments of ammunition management duties worldwide.

  • Northwest Regional CASA Conference held at Tooele

    Sep 30, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Tooele, Utah, was one of the sites visited in Utah during the 2014 Northwest Regional Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) Regional Conference Aug. 24.

  • AMC commander meets with interns to grow the future force

    Sep 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's most senior leader met with a group of the most junior employees of the organization, Sep. 26 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • CCAD Sells 40 UH-60 Black Hawks in 2014

    Sep 30, 2014

    The Corpus Christi Army Depot sells 40 UH-60L Black Hawks in FY2014 through its cost-saving recapitalization program.

  • New G-4 to tackle tough logistics issues

    Sep 29, 2014

    Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Lt. Gen. Gustave F. Perna became the Army's senior logistician in the challenging times of moving equipment out of Afghanistan, and preparing for deployments in Africa and Iraq, during a promotion ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 26, 2014.

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Program streams toward quality, readiness

    Sep 29, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Your brand new widget arrives from your favorite store, but it arrives broken. What do you do? You take it back to the store and the store gives you a brand new widget -- but this is not always the case for our Soldiers in the field. Getting a part replaced can sometimes be a long and cumbersome process involving forms, the launch of an investigation, and multiple approvals. Army Materiel Command's Continuous Process Improvement Division gathered more than 30 quality assurance specialists for the first time to collaborate and fix issues just like this, Sept. 9-12.

  • Senior leaders return; Discuss ongoing and future materiel enterprise priorities

    Sep 29, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland--The two senior leaders from the Army's Materiel Enterprise completed their second joint town hall meeting here on Aberdeen Proving Ground last Friday.

  • Top female Ordnance Soldiers reunite in Kuwait

    Sep 29, 2014

  • Hiring program celebrates 10 years of syncing the right veteran with the right job

    Sep 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program recently celebrated 10 years of hiring and placing veterans in government positions.

  • CSA on Army budget: Fiscal year 2016 is breaking point

    Sep 22, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno cautioned a Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2014, should sequestration resume in fiscal year 2016, "it will be very difficult for us to lead around the world."

  • RDECOM welcomes commanding general

    Sep 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command welcomed new leadership Sept. 22 as the Army returned a general officer to the organization's senior post.

  • Soldier-based training

    Sep 22, 2014

    C4ISR Field Support Vision 2020: Preparing the self-sufficient force; this article was originally published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Army announces RDECOM command sergeant major transition

    Sep 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced that Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Snyder will assume duties and responsibilities as the command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie.

  • APS-5 partners with 3-43 ADA for Patriot Missile System test

    Sep 19, 2014

  • AMC bids farewell to its first Chief Technology Officer

    Sep 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command gathered to honor and farewell its first Chief Technology Officer at a formal ceremony here, Sept. 18.

  • Chemical-biological researchers deliver results

    Sep 18, 2014

    Choking, watering eyes, blistering skin and convulsions are symptoms of imminent death from a chemical weapons attack. The lethality of such attacks, most recently in August 2013, in Syria, sends tremors across the globe.

  • Little-known Army Depot provides significant materiel mission

    Sep 18, 2014

    General Dennis L. Via visited Leghorn Army Depot and Camp Darby in Livorno, Italy in early September. Primarily manned by the 405th Army Field Support Battalion-Italy, the depot performs a variety of critical materiel missions.

  • Top Army acquisition officer visits Picatinny facilities

    Sep 18, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, toured Picatinny Arsenal facilities Sept. 16, including the gun range where he fired several weapons.

  • Keeping it clean -- Natick's self-cleaning fabric technology goes commercial

    Sep 17, 2014

    Quoc Truong, a physical scientist at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Massachusetts, is making sure that it all comes out before the wash.

  • Rock Island celebrates activation of 920th contingency contracting battalion

    Sep 17, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The 920th Contingency Contracting Battalion was activated during a ceremony here Sept. 12 with Lt. Col. Ryan Eckmeier becoming the unit's first commander.

  • ACC placing renewed emphasis on employee mentoring

    Sep 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command is placing renewed emphasis on mentoring employees, the commanding general announced

  • Night turns into day: Army researchers enable night lethality

    Sep 16, 2014

    In science fiction, technology problems are solved with the stroke of a writer's pen. In reality, science and technology research takes time, and a lot of effort.

  • Army research team recognized at international nanotechnology conference

    Sep 16, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the best conference paper award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology held in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 18-21.

  • Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

    Sep 16, 2014

    On September 1, 2014, the President issued a proclamation encouraging the people of the United States to observe September as National Preparedness Month (NPM). AMC Leaders, Soldiers, Civilians, Contractors and Families have an opportunity to foster a culture of preparedness by pledging "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare".

  • Depot, GDLS celebrate Stryker production restart

    Sep 12, 2014

    Anniston Army Depot was in the spotlight once again, Aug. 28, when it celebrated the restart of the Army's Stryker double-V hull exchange vehicle production, with Congressman Mike Rogers, the depot leadership team, Program Manager Stryker Brigade Combat Team, General Dynamics Land Systems employees, local dignitaries and news media.

  • Joint Munitions Command supports FBI by providing training ammunition

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Joint Munitions Command was recognized for supplying training ammunition to the FBI in a ceremony held, here, August 27.

  • OPM-SANG holds Change of Charter

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Office of the Program Manager for the Saudi Arabian National Guard welcomed its incoming Program Manager and paid tribute to the departing PM at a Change of Charter ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sept. 10.

  • Assessing Army Safety

    Sep 12, 2014

    As the new director of Army Safety and commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I look forward to working with Army leaders and safety professionals at all levels to preserve our Army's readiness through the prevention of accidental loss of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members and vital resources. First, however, I'd like to recognize some of those whose efforts have been so instrumental in turning the accidental loss arrow downward over the past few years.

  • Pilot program offers Army logisticians glimpse into DLA's roles, missions

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Defense Logistics Agency hosted two Army logisticians for the month of August as part of a pilot program that rotates interns through four 30-day assignments at key logistics organizations and locations in the government.

  • Deployment of contracting team is first for ACC

    Sep 12, 2014

    The arrival of the 614th Contingency Contracting Team in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in August signals the first deployment of a contracting team in support of combat operations for the Army Contracting Command since integrating uniformed members at contracting offices across the country.

  • 402nd AFSB conducts assumption of responsibility ceremony

    Sep 12, 2014

  • Remembering 9/11, one step at a time

    Sep 12, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The World Trade Center towers had 110 floors and that is exactly how many floors two arsenal firefighters symbolically marched up yesterday to honor their fallen comrades who perished in New York City on 9/11

  • AMC leader joins community to honor the fallen

    Sep 12, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, TENNESSEE -- Never forget. That message resounded in large and small ceremonies throughout the country Sept.11. It was also the theme of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Day of Remembrance.

  • Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 11 September 2014

    Sep 11, 2014

    "Like the great wall and bedrock that embrace us today, nothing can ever break us. Nothing can change who we are as Americans."

  • Army Contracting Command announces its annual award winners

    Sep 11, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command recognizeded 27 individuals and eight teams for excellence in fiscal year 2013.

  • Spotlight on …U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Ray Carter

    Sep 11, 2014

    Spotlight on …U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Ray Carter Government Purchase Card program coordinator 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Regional Contracting Office - Soto Cano, Honduras

  • British chief of materiel visits AMC

    Sep 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- The British Army Chief of Materiel (Land) visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command here for a briefing on how AMC provides readiness solutions for the joint warfighter.

  • Talking lethality with Army's senior non-commissioned officer

    Sep 10, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III discussed the future of lethality with Army Technology Magazine.

  • 3-401st AFSBn is clearing yards, tagging property and removing non-mission essential equipment

    Sep 10, 2014

    3-401st Army Field Support Battalion is cleaning up its act and getting ready for Resolute Support by clearing yards of debris and non-mission essential equipment and disposing of it in accordance with U.S. Army directives.

  • Lethality on a beam of light: Scientists test high-energy lasers

    Sep 10, 2014

    High-energy laser research has been ongoing since the 1960s. But the Army is now getting to the point where demonstration systems are shooting down mortars and unmanned aerial vehicles with high-energy lasers.

  • Under secretary sees science behind the Soldier

    Sep 10, 2014

    The afternoon started with a fireball, and finished with Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson chatting with senior non-commissioned officers about the science behind the Soldier.

  • Future Fires: Integrating technology solutions

    Sep 9, 2014

    Army leaders are looking to the future force and seeking to be revolutionary in their thinking about integrating technology, according to current guidance from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. Army researchers are exploring technology solutions to enable improved lethality and fires.

  • The role of contracting officer's representatives

    Sep 8, 2014

    Contracting officer's representatives are essential in managing contracts in garrison and in theater and must be well trained and knowledgeable.

  • Changing the system to optimize throughput

    Sep 8, 2014

    An electronic maintenance shop in Afghanistan improved customer wait time by working with the Army supply system to make needed changes.

  • The role of administrative contracting officers

    Sep 8, 2014

    Being the administrative contracting officer for the largest Army pre-positioned stocks contracts requires more than just contracting knowledge.

  • Observations, insights, and lessons from a COR

    Sep 8, 2014

    Contracting officer's representatives in Kuwait used various methods in their contract surveillance plan.

  • Disruptive Technology: How the Army Research Laboratory will change the future

    Sep 8, 2014

    Scientists are unlocking the mysteries of power, energy and lethality in the search for new materials and technologies. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory conducts fundamental research, which endeavors to provide revolutionary capabilities to the Army of 2025 and beyond.

  • Tooele Army Depot Honors its First Civilian Employee

    Sep 8, 2014

    Tooele Army Depot honored Orville M. Mooberry, its first civilian employee in 1942, by unveiling a $2.2 million, 17,169 square-foot, renovated building, here, Sept. 4, 2014.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • RFI TO ASSIST IN CREATING A SMALL BUSINESS LEADER DEVELOPMENT MENTORING AND TRAINING SEMINAR

    Sep 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's (CECOM) Office of Small Business Program (OSBP), is planning to host training sessions and a discussion panel in support of the upcoming Team Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Advance Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI). This Small Business Leader Development Mentoring and Training Seminar is currently scheduled for Nov. 18, 2014, the day prior to the installation's APBI event scheduled for Nov. 19-20, 2014.

  • Asset recovery mission reclaims, recycles C4ISR equipment

    Sep 5, 2014

    A three-phase asset recovery, disposal and training mission has resulted in millions of dollars of work for Tobyhanna while recycling more than 750,00 pounds of scrap metal. The mission was completed last month at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas.

  • CERDEC engineer receives Louis Dellamonica Award for counter-IED work

    Sep 4, 2014

    Army Materiel Command tapped an engineer from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, for one of 10 distinguished 2013 Louis Dellamonica Awards.

  • AMC continues to support SHARP initiatives

    Sep 4, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program exists to prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur, but also to ensure individuals are held responsible for their actions if they do occur.

  • Aviation Center Logistics Command's leader named among AMC's top ten

    Sep 3, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The former commander of Aviation Center Logistics Command is named a recipient of the 2013 Army Materiel Command Louis Dellamonica Award.

  • National Preparedness Month actions should be practiced daily

    Sep 3, 2014

    Established in 2004 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Preparedness Month is observed each September and encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies at home, work and in their neighborhoods.

  • AFSBn-Hood trains Peruvian Special Forces soldiers

    Sep 3, 2014

  • Army turns to researchers for future lethality

    Sep 2, 2014

    The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range.

  • Army announces RDECOM leadership change

    Sep 2, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 2, 2014) -- The U.S. Army has announced a change of leadership at the Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Scrimmage prepares 401st AFSB and units for expected equipment turn-ins

    Sep 1, 2014

    401st Army Field Support Brigade Commander Col. Matthew J. Ferguson simulated being a vehicle, a document package and a radio Aug. 27 as he conducted a 'scrimmage' to take him step-by-step through the journey equipment takes once it is turned in at the Logistics Task Force Bagram Retrograde Processing Center for processing according to U.S. Army directives.

  • 1st TSC command team sees 401st AFSB preparations for expected equipment turn-in

    Sep 1, 2014

    The 1st Theater Sustainment Command's command team, Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams and Command Sgt. Maj. Nathaniel J. Bartee, visited 401st Army Field Support Brigade and 3-401st AFSBn Aug. 27 to get a firsthand look at preparations and procedures in place to handle large amounts of equipment expected to be turned in for disposition in accordance with Army directives.

  • AMC Commander Visits Blue Grass Army Depot

    Aug 29, 2014

    For his first visit to Blue Grass Army Depot, Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of Army Materiel Command, arrived in style Wednesday morning via Black Hawk Helicopter from Lexington Blue Grass Airport, courtesy of the Kentucky National Guard.

  • General Odierno to Honor 36 Army Logistics Units In September 10th Ceremony At the Pentagon

    Aug 29, 2014

    Thirty-six U.S. Army logistics units will be honored at the Pentagon at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, at the 10th Annual Chief of Staff of the Army's Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) ceremony. Chief of Staff of the Army General Raymond T. Odierno and Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics Ms. Kathleen S. Miller will speak at the ceremony and recognize the winners for excellence in deployment, supply, and maintenance. The ceremony will be carried live on DoD News http://www.defense.gov/live.

  • ARL employee receives distinguished Louis Dellamonica award

    Aug 28, 2014

    A civilian general engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate receives the honor of being selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Louis Dellamonica Award.

  • Contracting NCOs set pace for certification

    Aug 28, 2014

    Two Soldiers attached to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among those exemplifying the Army profession through their acquisition certification efforts.

  • Labor Day Safety Message

    Aug 28, 2014

    Labor Day celebrates the achievements of the American worker and their profound impact in the development of our Nation. It is a day where we, as Americans, can truly appreciate how far we have come as a country. While many of us welcome the long weekend as a reprieve from work, we often forget that it is also a celebration of the American workforce. As you contemplate your activities for this upcoming holiday weekend, please take a moment to reflect on all who have helped us achieve the world-class status our Nation enjoys today.

  • Career Ordnance Corps member earns Sharpe Award

    Aug 28, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A Tobyhanna Army Depot maintenance professional continues one man's legacy of service to the Army Ordnance Corps -- nearly 400 years later.

  • Army research center, students celebrate 20 years of STEM-student programming

    Aug 27, 2014

    More than 200 rising fourth through 10th graders and their families gathered at an Army-hosted math and science summer camp closing ceremony Aug. 19.

  • Senior executive engineer shares vision for center

    Aug 27, 2014

    The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Unexpected phone call yields missing piece of AMC history

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- The best information often comes from unexpected sources, and a recent phone call to the Army Materiel Command's Historical Office yielded some significant finds.

  • Draft request for proposal released for Army Contract Writing System

    Aug 27, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Illionis, released the draft Request for Proposal for the Army Contracting Writing Systems Solution and is looking for your comments.

  • RIA recognizes Women's Equality Day

    Aug 27, 2014

    Rock Island Arsenal recognized Women's Equality Day during a ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 26.

  • O'Connell holds first town hall

    Aug 27, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command, held a town hall meeting for ASC headquarters staff personnel in Heritage Hall, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 27.

  • Redstone Flips Switch Toward Renewable Energy

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The energy companies came from all over the country -- California, Maryland, Virginia and Illinois, to name a few -- to hear about a new initiative at Redstone Arsenal that will potentially add on-post-generated solar electric power as a renewable energy source used by its 72 tenants.

  • ANAD labs help shops ensure quality

    Aug 27, 2014

    Four labs located in Anniston Army Depot's Nichols Industrial Complex assist the production area to ensure equipment and vehicles overhauled or repaired here meet stringent specifications required by the U.S. military and its allies.

  • ANAD employee among President's Hundred

    Aug 27, 2014

    Unlike many of the men and women lining the field for the final shoot off of the President's Hundred rifle competition July 22 in Camp Perry, Ohio, Stephen Reed was not a current or former military sniper. He hasn't had any military marksmanship training. Reed, a small arms repairer for Anniston Army Depot, discovered his passion for competitive marksmanship in church 25 years ago.

  • Major production change at Army arsenal due to a Canadian company

    Aug 26, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The production change at Watervliet this month was unlike anything the arsenal had experienced before and it has a Canadian company to thank for it.

  • LOGCAP Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    Aug 26, 2014

    The LOGCAP Support Brigade, headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., said goodbye to their commander and welcomed a new one during a ceremony in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 23.

  • Army civilians maintain key mobile satellite terminal

    Aug 25, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electronics Mechanics Ian Haslam, left, and Kevin Yazdzik conduct electrical tests here on the Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T).

  • Security enterprise builds partnership with Liberian Army

    Aug 25, 2014

    Two groups of Security Assistance Command Soldiers, from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, traveled to Liberia, to teach members of the Liberian Army how to build a stronger non-commissioned officer corps.

  • Homes for Our Troops breaks ground on injured vet's home

    Aug 25, 2014

    McALESTER, Okla. -- Col. Joseph G. Dalessio, commander of the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, attended a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by the non-profit organization, Homes for Our Troops, who are building a house here for former Army Spc. Quinton Picone, Aug. 23. Picone was on patrol with the 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, in Maiwand District, Kandahar, Afghanistan, in November 2011 when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. He lost both of his legs and sustained other injuries from the blast.

  • Brig. Gen. French Honors Fallen During Tribute

    Aug 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, commanding general, Joint Munitions Command, honored the sacrifice of military service members, firefighters and police officers, during the annual 'Tribute to Our Fallen' ceremony held here, August 23.

  • Senior Executive Engineer Shares Vision For Center

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The helicopter in view of James Lackey's AMRDEC office says it all -- where he's been, who he's always wanted to be and where he is headed.

  • Multiple missions part of new centralized overhaul process

    Aug 22, 2014

    Two major missions here are now part of a new centralized shelter overhaul process that has been proven to reduce cost, increase quality, and save time and money for customers.

  • Students learning leadership skills tour ARDEC labs

    Aug 22, 2014

    Forty students from the Leadership Excellence Direct Results program visited Picatinny Arsenal on Aug.15 to tour the arsenal's facilities and meet with its workforce.

  • AMC band entertains Quad Cities community at Arsenal performance

    Aug 22, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Army Materiel Command Band from Redstone Arsenal, Ala., drew a crowd of more than 300 Quad Cities area residents and arsenal personnel to a concert on the lawn of Historic Quarters One here Aug. 21.

  • Army's STEM Program collaborates with United Negro College Fund Special Corporation

    Aug 21, 2014

    A Cooperative Agreement recently established by the Edgewood Division of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground will create collaboration and synergy for minority serving institutions, according to the agreement vision statement.

  • 923rd Contingency Contracting Battalion Activates at the Detroit Arsenal

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command activated a new battalion during a July 30 ceremony at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan.

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