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  • Soldier's commitment to music impacts lives

    Aug 21, 2008

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" He has the fast-flowing lips of a rap artist whose lyrics donAca,!a,,ct stumble. His songs tell stories instead of just describing hanging emotions. He rhymes with passion and recites his own words as if he were creating them on the spot.

  • Depot, university partner to groom future business leaders

    Aug 19, 2008

    Tobyhanna and the University of Scranton Operations and Information Manaement (OIM) Department have joined forces to provide college stdents the tools they'll needfor a career in big business.

  • Combined effort rushes aid into Georgia

    Aug 19, 2008

    3/405th AFSB Italian employees work to get USAID Humanitarrian Aid pallets ready for shipment to Georgia via the U.S. Navy.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, week in photos, August 11 - 17, 2008

    Aug 17, 2008

    A weekly compilation of photos showing living, working and operational conditions for the Army's Field Support Brigade based in Kuwait, with subordinate elements in Afghanistan and Qatar.

  • All Veterans Healing Field Opening Ceremony at Davenport, Iowa's Memorial Park

    Aug 15, 2008

    A memorial to honor servicemembers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan was held in Davenport, Iowa, Aug. 14 at Davenport Memorial Park. More than 100 American Flags provided a fitting background for the four-day memorial. Highlights of the event included opening and closing ceremonies a candlelight vigil and non-denominational services. The memorial was open 24 hours a day during the span of the four days. Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake, command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command at the Rock Island Arsenal, spoke at the opening ceremony.

  • Army honors post BOSS program

    Aug 15, 2008

    Army honors Fort Rucker BOSS program

  • Reset program maintains troop readiness

    Aug 15, 2008

    The Army reset program is essential to the readiness and combat capability of the Army, said the outgoing director of integration at the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Army Programs (G-8).

  • 21st TSC and USAFE conduct humanitarian mission to Georgia

    Aug 15, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, GermanyAca,!" Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and Airmen from U.S. Air Force Aca,!" Europe, began providing emergency humanitarian assistance on Aug. 12, to the people of Georgia in response to the crisis situation in that country.

  • Wireless network expands depot capabilities

    Aug 15, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA.-Tobyhanna Army Depot and the Army Materiel Command joined forces to modernize the installation's network infrastructure by adding Wireless Local Area Network capabilities.

  • Law Enforcement Agency Knocks on Redstone's Door

    Aug 15, 2008

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was looking for a place to put its explosives training. Redstone Arsenal met its needs. Aca,!A"We canAca,!a,,ct expand where we are,Aca,!A? Jeff Groh, chief of ATFAca,!a,,cs explosives training branch, said. Aca,!A"So we have been looking for a new location. This location with these attributes best fits our mission.Aca,!A? The first phase of the training center construction began last November. It will be a convertible facility in that it will initially house classroom areas and offices until the main building is completed in mid-2010. Once those have moved into the larger building, the temporary location can be transformed for vehicle storage and other training.

  • Von Braun Era Engineer Works On

    Aug 15, 2008

    ThereAca,!a,,cs something about Redstone Arsenal and its engineer work force that keeps Bill Pittman coming to work each day. Each day, that is, for 57 years. This 87-year-old, World War II Marine veteran began his civilian career with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs rocket development team at Redstone Arsenal in 1951. He supported the 1953 history-making launch of the first Redstone rocket, which will celebrate the 55th anniversary of its first launch on Aug. 20. Besides launching the nationAca,!a,,cs race to space, the Redstone rocket also launched the careers of American scientists and engineers at Redstone Arsenal, including Pittman, whose work has involved many of the rockets and missiles developed for the Army since the 1950s. Yet, Pittman is the only engineer from those early rocket days still working for the Army or NASAAca,!a,,cs Marshall Space Flight Center. In 1999, Pittman retired from his work at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center. But he still works daily at AMRDEC through the federal governmentAca,!a,,cs volunteer emeritus program.

  • Commander's column: Safety doesn't just happen

    Aug 14, 2008

    LetAca,!a,,cs finish 2008 by keeping safety first and foremost in all our thoughts.

  • Next mission: Conquering the virtual battlefield

    Aug 14, 2008

    With more than 8 million registered users, the Army-developed video game AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army is an interactive, first-person shooter game that allows civilians a taste for the Soldier-life. However, what debuted in 2002 as a communication tool for the Army to promote awareness and Army values to the general public has evolved into a practical training tool for Soldiers.

  • Arlington County and Fort Myer sign Community Covenant

    Aug 13, 2008

    Arlington County and Fort Myer signed a Community Covenant Aug. 7

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers tour RDECOM

    Aug 12, 2008

    A group of 10th Mountain Division Soldiers got to meet the scientists and engineers behind the technologies that give them a fighting edge on the battlefield and get a sneak peek at what's in the pipeline during a recent tour of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities.

  • Newport Chemical Depot confirms VX stockpile neutralized

    Aug 11, 2008

    On Aug. 8, 2008, personnel at the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility confirmed the last ton container of VX had been successfully neutralized, marking the completion of stockpile elimination at Newport Chemical Depot (NECD).

  • Army Strong Against Cancer Team Supports American Cancer Society Event

    Aug 11, 2008

    Sierra Army Depot's team, Army Strong Against Cancer, participates in the American Cancer Society's signature event, Relay for Life.

  • Space Agency Work Force Glad to be Neighbor

    Aug 11, 2008

    The U.S. space program was born at Redstone Arsenal. The rocket program began by the Army has grown dramatically since the first Redstone rocket took to the skies 50 years ago. Nonetheless, the space business continues on post in the form of NASAAca,!a,,cs Marshall Space Flight Center. The center was activated in 1960, with Dr. Wernher von Braun as its first director. After having successfully sent AmericaAca,!a,,cs first astronaut, Alan B. Shepard, into suborbital flight the following year, Marshall got to work on its first major project Aca,!" the Saturn rockets.

  • Co-op student adds to summer youth program

    Aug 11, 2008

    An annual summer youth educational program sponsored by the employees of the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center needed fresh ideas and someone to step up. A fellow student did just that for the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science Program. GEMS is part of the Army Educational Outreach Program which consists of Army-sponsored research, education, competitions, internships and practical experiences designed to engage and guide students and teachers.

  • Vet Museum's Future in Hands of City Lease Holders

    Aug 11, 2008

    Suddenly, the future residence of the Veterans Memorial Museum has become a topic of discussion among local veterans groups and the City of Huntsville. Local veterans and veteran groups are angered by recent suggestions from Huntsville city officials that the museum should be moved to much smaller quarters in a nearby National Guard armory once its lease is up in two years. Randy Withrow, the museumAca,!a,,cs director, doesnAca,!a,,ct like the idea of the move either. But he is hoping discussions will lead to a future move that will better position the museum for its own growth as a state, regional and national center for veteran and military history.

  • Association Chapter Wins One for the Thumb

    Aug 11, 2008

    For an unprecedented five years in a row, the Association of the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Redstone-Huntsville Chapter has been chosen as the international Best Overall Chapter. This year the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter will share the honor with co-winner Central Texas, Fort Hood. The Redstone-Huntsville Chapter will be recognized at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition on Oct. 6-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Aca,!A"This great accomplishment would not be possible without the hard work and contributions of our board and membership,Aca,!A? chapter president Mike Howell said.Aca,!A"We have a great leadership team -- the Executive Committee and Executive Board, a great group of corporate and individual members and a very supportive Team Redstone led by Maj. Gen. (Jim) Myles, including SMDC and Lt. Gen. (Kevin) Campbell.Aca,!A?

  • Pastorelli Knows He Has Big Shoes to Fill

    Aug 11, 2008

    Garrison incoming commander Col. Bob Pastorelli finds himself in the same situation his predecessor, Col. John Olshefski, was in three years ago. Pastorelli takes the reins from a popular commander just as Olshefski did in following Bob Devlin in 2005. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs quite evident that youAca,!a,,cve made a huge impact here,Aca,!A? Pastorelli told Olshefski during the Garrison change of command ceremony July 29 at Bob Jones Auditorium. Aca,!A"And itAca,!a,,cll be big shoes to fill, and I accept the challenge.Aca,!A?

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, August 4 - 10, 2008

    Aug 11, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • International network visits depot, gains knowledge of operations

    Aug 8, 2008

    Al Jazeera English news satellite network visited Anniston Army Depot July 24 to learn more about the critical role the installation has in repairing and overhauling Army equipment for our men and women in uniform.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Aug 8, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Management of the the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command's Office of the Product Manager for Small Caliber Ammunition changed hands during a ceremony here June 26.

  • Lean initiative simplifies process on M1 line

    Aug 8, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot, Ala. -- In an effort to reduce waste and improve quality while ensuring a superior product for the customer, former safety specialist Dave Kane and heavy mobile mechanic supervisor Joe Cox put their heads together, and the results reaped huge benefits.

  • Culture adds flavor to Picatinny Arsenal

    Aug 8, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal community members observed Multicultural and Employee Day by hosting a special celebration for Picatinny employees and their family members.

  • Tomahawk fury/Training event prepares pilots for war zone

    Aug 8, 2008

    Student pilots flew to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to shoot Hellfire misiles for the first time during the culminating event for the AH-64D Apache Longbow and OH-58D Kiowa Warrior classes.

  • Radford receives Army Energy and Water Management award

    Aug 7, 2008

    Radford Army Ammunition plant was presented the Small Group Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award in the Efficiency/Energy Management category Aug. 8.

  • 405th AFSB hosts change of command ceremony

    Aug 7, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, Germany Aca,!" Col. John Aca,!A"JackAca,!A? Haley took command of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade from Col. Bobby Ray Pinkston in a military ceremony Aug. 5.

  • Leaking Mustard Munition Located and Overpacked

    Aug 7, 2008

    A leaking Mustard 155mm artillery shell detected on July 28th has been located within the igloo and overpacked into a leakproof container.

  • Second Mustard Leak Detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Aug 6, 2008

    A second leak has been detected in another igloo of projectiles containing chemical agent Mustard. This is the second Mustard leak found by Blue Grass Chemical Activity mobile laboratories in two weeks

  • 100th Stryker repaired at Anniston

    Aug 6, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Workers at the Stryker battle damage repair facility here have reached a milestone in their efforts to repair the Army's 19-ton, eight-wheeled armored vehicles that have returned from Southwest Asia.

  • AMC wins two top Army-level safety awards

    Aug 6, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" Thanks to a renewed command emphasis and commitment to safety and occupational health at every level, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has won two significant Army safety awards designed to recognize, promote and motivate success in accident prevention.

  • Picatinny helps support warfighters on the home front

    Aug 5, 2008

    The Picatinny Arsenal community supported families of deployed New Jersey National Guard soldiers during an America's Day for Kids celebration August 1.

  • Chiarelli takes oath as vice chief

    Aug 5, 2008

    In a Pentagon ceremony Monday afternoon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates promoted Lt. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli to four-star general and Army Secretary Pete Geren administered ChiarelliAca,!a,,cs oath of office as the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 32nd vice chief of staff.

  • Joint Munitions Command welcomes new leader

    Aug 4, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - An ammunition community of both military and civilians welcomed one commander while saying good-bye to another.

  • ANCDF begins last nerve agent munitions campaign

    Aug 4, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. (August 2, 2008) - The last nerve agent munition disposal campaign at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility began today.

  • SDDC's first Lean Six Sigma project completed

    Aug 4, 2008

    A Lean Six Sigma project team from the 1182nd Transportation Terminal Battalion completed the first LSS project for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command July 1.

  • Army fields first Brigade Nonlethal Capability Set

    Aug 4, 2008

    The Army recently fielded the first Brigade Nonlethal Capability Set to members of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 28 Aca,!" Aug 3, 2008

    Aug 3, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 28 Aca,!" Aug 3, 2008

    Aug 3, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • CERDEC conducts largest Future Force C4ISR & Networking Technology Demonstration to date

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J.Aca,!"The U.S. Army will showcase more than 100 new and current technologies tested in the largest integrated exercise of its kind at Fort Dix, Aug. 5 Aca,!" 6, 2008.

  • AMC pilot program identifies, tracks contractors

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Synchronized Pre-deployment Operational Tracker Aca,!" or SPOT Aca,!" may soon make access for contractors to American installations easier.

  • Garrison's New Commander Steps Up to the Plate

    Aug 1, 2008

    Col. Bob Pastorelli was ready to get started with his new job. The incoming commander of the Garrison sat down with executive assistant Wendy Mitchell to discuss his schedule. Five days later, on July 29, he would succeed Col. John Olshefski in a ceremony at Bob Jones Auditorium. Olshefski retired with 27 years service. Aca,!A"And do you do PT (physical training) in the mornings'Aca,!A? Mitchell asked. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cll see how it works,Aca,!A? Pastorelli replied. Aca,!A"Trying to do PT at lunchtime is not going to work.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"It isnAca,!a,,ct,Aca,!A? Mitchell agreed. Aca,!A"Not in this heat.Aca,!A? Welcome to the sunny South, Colonel.

  • AMC CSM visits National Training Center

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT IRWIN, Ca. -- The U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Command Sergeant Major visited the U.S. Army National Training Center here July 21 Aca,!" 24 to observe Soldiers who are training prior to deployment.

  • Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charge

    Aug 1, 2008

    A Huntsville woman facing a federal murder charge in a wreck that killed a man on Redstone Arsenal has pleaded not guilty in federal court. Valorie Kiel Cox, 35, entered the plea during an arraignment hearing before Magistrate Paul Greene in Birmingham, according to published reports. The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Lynwood Smith. State charges are also pending. Authorities say Cox and another woman were fleeing from Huntsville police May 30 when they raced through Gate 1 and crashed into a car, killing 39-year-old Darren Spurlock, a Marshall Space Flight Center employee. Redstone commander Maj. Gen. Jim Myles announced Friday the results of the investigation into the May 30 incident in which two drug suspects in a vehicle fleeing local authorities unlawfully entered Gate 1 and caused the fatal wreck.

  • Soldiers provide feedback on new gear

    Aug 1, 2008

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y., recently visited the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center here to receive briefings on the latest developments in food, clothing, aerial delivery, shelters and individual equipment, and provide feedback to developers.

  • On-post housing opens to single Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT RUCKER, Ala.--Embracing the idea that every Soldier plays an important part in the Army Family, Fort Rucker's Picerne Military Housing recently opened all three Family housing neighborhoods to single Soldiers interested in living on post.

  • Drills prepare warriors for combat reality

    Aug 1, 2008

    AIT Soldiers train for urban combat at Fort Rucker's forward operating base.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES SILVER FOR OVERALL BEST COUNTRY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team's Female Style and Accuracy competitors took Silver in overall country for the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • Deseret sampling project successfully completed ahead of schedule

    Jul 31, 2008

    Workers at the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Deseret Chemical Depot in UtahAca,!a,,cs Tooele County today completed a major secondary project, removing chemical agent samples for analysis and measuring solid materials from each of DCDAca,!a,,cs original stockpile of nearly 6,400 mustard agent-filled bulk containers.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 21 Aca,!" 27, 2008

    Jul 30, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Chemical Leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jul 29, 2008

    Army officials confirmed today that a mobile laboratory conducting a routine weekly check of the ambient air inside one of the chemical agent storage igloos tested positive for the blister agent H (Mustard).

  • RRAD continues impressive Lean journey

    Jul 29, 2008

    RRAD receives three Shingo medallions for excellence in manufacturing.

  • Army civilians 'reset' ADAM air defense system

    Jul 29, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is a key player in the Reset and upgrade of systems central to air and missile defense in the tactical theater.

  • Dunwoody Confirmed as First Female Four-Star

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Senate has confirmed Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody as the first female U.S. Military four-star general.

  • Blue Platoon Forms Band of Brothers

    Jul 28, 2008

    With the sun rising in the background, Soldiers gather around each other, get down on a knee and begin their prayer. A tradition for the Soldiers, the prayer is said by someone new before the group heads out on a convoy mission into Baqubah, Iraq. They ask for safety and security so they can properly conduct their mission, and bring the Army one step closer to its goal -- provide a safe and secure nation for the people of Iraq.

  • Logistics Support for the Operational Army

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Logistics Support Activity does just what its name implies. LOGSA helps a multitude of other organizations work more efficiently by collecting, storing and organizing data. Aca,!A"We are the ArmyAca,!a,,cs single authoritative database for logistics,Aca,!A? commander Col. James Rentz said. Aca,!A"We do enterprise level analytics across the Army in many different spectrums -- supply, maintenance, distribution, transportation and finance. We take data from all of the standard Army management information systems.Aca,!A?

  • Clock ticking until new way of doing business

    Jul 28, 2008

    Kathy Harris and the other workers who filled the 650-seat Bob Jones Auditorium on July 16 now know the magnitude of the Logistics Modernization Program. LMP is about moving the Army supply system into the 21st century. This town hall meeting updated the Aviation and Missile Command work force on the coming change in business processes.

  • Soldier Gives Part of Himself to Help Friend

    Jul 28, 2008

    A Soldier expects his comrades to cover him on the battlefield, but what about once he gets home' For one Soldier, when a life threatening illness hit his best friend, time and distance didnAca,!a,,ct matter. Maj. Benjamin Johnson donated a kidney to Maj. Keith Elliott.

  • Mechanical arm attaches to vehicles for IED clearance

    Jul 28, 2008

    In Iraq, the Army is fighting a new kind of unconventional warfare. One characteristic of that is the use of improvised explosive devices by enemy insurgents.

  • Platform answers safety needs of mechanics

    Jul 28, 2008

    The days of repairing a five-ton vehicle while standing on its tires or lug nuts may soon be coming to an end.

  • Dunwoody Confirmed as First Female Four-Star

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Senate has confirmed Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody as the first female U.S. Military four-star general.

  • Truman's order still effects change at Watervliet

    Jul 25, 2008

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL - In the summer of 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed Executive Order 9981 that forever changed race relations at the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal.

  • Depot welcomes new sergeant major

    Jul 25, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot welcomed its new Depot Sergeant Major on July 7.

  • Executive chef brings culinary skills to depot

    Jul 25, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Energy. Enthusiasm. Experience. These are a few of the things Scott Laird brings to the table as he was selected as the depotAca,!a,,cs executive chef last month.

  • Design of Joint Assault Bridge still in test phase

    Jul 24, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Though only one Joint Assault Bridge vehicle has been completed here during the past two years, the depot is still on track with its JAB production for the U.S. Marine Corps and the Army. Design improvements on the bridging system continue, and several JABs are in production now with more planned over the next several years.

  • AMC realigning depot level reparable mission to DLA

    Jul 24, 2008

    The Base Realignment and Closure CommissionAca,!a,,cs 2005 decision brought about many changes for the U.S. Army Materiel Command. One such change is the transfer of depot-level reparables procurement management and related support functions from across AMC to the Defense Logistics Agency.

  • Dunwoody confirmed as first female four-star

    Jul 24, 2008

    The United States Senate confirmed Wednesday the appointment to the grade of general, Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody.

  • AMC gears up for BRAC-directed logistics consolidation

    Jul 24, 2008

    As a result of recommendations from the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission, the Defense Logistics Agency has been tasked to reconfigure their wholesale storage and distribution depots into a Aca,!A"hub-and-spokeAca,!A? configuration by September 15, 2011.

  • Batman Technologies Mirror Those of the Warfighter

    Jul 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"The Dark KnightAca,!A? has emerged once again in theatres with his futuristic technologies to help capture the infamous Joker. BatmanAca,!a,,cs needs for increased capabilities are parallel with that of todayAca,!a,,cs Soldiers and it appears so are some of his gadgets.

  • Lt. Gen. Ann Dunwoody

    Jul 24, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Ann Dunwoody was confirmed by Congress July 23 for her fourth star, making her the first female four-star general in the U.S. Armed Forces. She will be assigned as the U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general.

  • Crane Army Marketing Video Receives Award

    Jul 24, 2008

    The Crane Army Ammunition Activity video, Aca,!A"Supporting the Warfighter,Aca,!A? received a bronze award in the 29th Annual Telly Awards competition for its 2007 marketing video.

  • Guts and glory/Iron Squad Challenge draws tough competition

    Jul 24, 2008

    Thirty student pushed their bodies to the limit July 21 at the Noncommisioned Officer Academy's Iron Squad Challenge.

  • Father-daughter aviators fly together

    Jul 24, 2008

    CW5 Pat Hicks and his daughter CW3 Felicia Marlow flew together for the first time during refresher training in Daleville, Ala., this summer.

  • 'Sweet Home Alabama''/164th TAOG Soldiers return

    Jul 24, 2008

    After almost 14 months, the 164th TAOG returned July 20 to Fort Rucker from duty in Iraq and Kuwait.

  • Mechanic Platform Answers Technology Needs of Soldiers

    Jul 22, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The days of repairing vehicles while standing on a lug nut or tire of 5-ton vehicles are coming to an end, as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command seeks solutions to the needs of warfighter.

  • AMC deputy visits Letterkenny

    Jul 22, 2008

    Shortly after being nominated by President Bush as the first female four-star general, Lt. Gen. Ann Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, paid a visit to Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa.

  • Culture adds flavor to Picatinny

    Jul 22, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal community members observed Multicultural and Employee Day by hosting a special celebration for Picatinny employees and their family members here July 10.

  • 3/405th AFSB supports USAID mission to the Philippines

    Jul 22, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, Germany-The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade recently supported a U.S. Agency for International Development mission to the Philippines after the country was hit by a typhoon last month.

  • Brig. Gen. James L. Hodge

    Jul 21, 2008

  • This page is currently under construction

    Jul 21, 2008

    This page is currently under construction. Please visit www.sddc.army.mil.

  • Wrangler Brigade Leads in Combat Fashion

    Jul 21, 2008

    Soldiers of the 4th Sustainment Brigade stationed here are heading out for combat in style these days, with the new Army Combat Shirt added to their combat gear as the latest and greatest uniform addition.

  • Champion Brigade, week in photos, July 14-20,2008

    Jul 20, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • In the spotlight

    Jul 20, 2008

    Senators Hagel, Obama and Reed visit with members of 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

  • Helping Soldiers Through Tough Parts of Life

    Jul 18, 2008

    HHC Garrison 1st Sgt. Paul Grosch remembers working with a supply sergeant who returned from Afghanistan and was temporarily assigned to the HHC Garrison staff at Redstone Arsenal while he helped care for his dying father. It wasnAca,!a,,ct long before the sergeantAca,!a,,cs father lost his battle with cancer. Then, two weeks later, his mother also passed away. Aca,!A"If you havenAca,!a,,ct lost a family member before, there is a lot that has to be done after a death that can really get to you. The death and all the other things involved with losing a loved one hits you hard,Aca,!A? Grosch said.

  • Setting Example by Being All He Can Be

    Jul 18, 2008

    Aca,!A"Raise UpAca,!A? is the motto of HHC 59th. When each Soldier shouts the motto in the morning formations before the start of physical training, it is a verbal reminder to each Soldier to work hard, do the best they can and to go above and beyond 59thAca,!a,,cs and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs standards. For Staff Sgt. Anthony Marvan, a member of HHC and instructor-AIT squad leader to Charlie Company, Aca,!A"Raise UpAca,!A? is more than just a motto -- itAca,!a,,cs a way of life. Marvan recently competed in and won Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs Post NCO of the Year competition, placing him in the spotlight of lower enlisted Soldiers and trainee Soldiers as a true leader one can look up to.

  • Citizens Reminded to Vote this Year

    Jul 18, 2008

    In case you havenAca,!a,,ct noticed, this is a pivotal time in AmericaAca,!a,,cs history Aca,!" a general election year. And all you have to do to participate is vote. Installation adjutant general Ronnie McDaniel serves as the assistant senior voting officer for Redstone. Joe Winston, the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs director of human resources, is the senior voting officer.

  • Ordway blazes new trail of discovery for USASMA

    Jul 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Acadmey is moving the Sergeants Major Course of instruction into the future with the help of thin client technology and a focus geared more towards educating senior NCOs about the opereational and strategic implications for the Army.

  • Depot detects trace of mustard chemical agent vapor

    Jul 17, 2008

    A depot chemical operations monitoring crew detected trace amounts of HD mustard chemical agent vapor today inside a depot storage structure housing bulk containers.

  • Deseret to welcome new commander

    Jul 17, 2008

    Col. Gerald L. Gladney will assume command of Deseret Chemical Depot from Col. Frederick D. Pellissier, in a formal military ceremony Tuesday, July 22.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Jul 17, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Management of the Office of the Product Manager for Small Caliber Ammunition changed hands during a ceremony here June 26.

  • New Army parents to get more time at home

    Jul 17, 2008

    Military mothers of newborns, and certain Army parents adopting a child, will be able to stay home longer before deploying or serving overseas starting Aug. 1.

  • Foreclosure: Garrison brings together experts on surviving the housing crisis

    Jul 17, 2008

    In southern Florida, U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Miami is continuing to partner with other public and private agencies to educate members of the South Florida military community who are concerned, in default, or facing foreclosure; to give them tools to empower and protect them so they can avoid foreclosure and minimize financial damage.

  • Living Memorial dedicated at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 17, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison, Rock Island Arsenal, dedicated a living memorial July 17, honoring the memory of Servicemembers Defense Civilians and Contractor Employees from Illinois and Iowa who have lost their lives as a result of combat operations in Southwest Asia.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Jul 17, 2008

    PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

  • Army cuts ribbon on largest child care center

    Jul 16, 2008

    Fort Myer cut the ribbon on its new Child Development Center July 15. This is the largest CDC in the Department of Defense and was built after 9/11 to house children away from the Pentagon. It's 50,000 square feet with three wings, 28 rooms, three playgrounds and a multi-purpose room. It has space for 438 children.

  • Vice Chief takes final flight

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    U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody completed his final flight as an active-duty aviator at Fort Rucker July 11.

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    Project Manager Demilitarization Lt.Col. Brian Raftery retired

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