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  • Army Sustainment Command battalion in Afghanistan gets new commander

    Jun 16, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 10, 2008) Ac"a,! Leadership of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command battalion charged with supporting combined joint task force operations in the Operation Enduring Freedom area of operations passed from one experienced leader, trainer and maintainer to another in a ceremony here today.

  • New CSM puts 'boots on the ground' in Southwest Asia

    Jun 15, 2008

    An experienced leader, trainer and maintainer assumed responsibilities as the senior non-commissioned officer of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in a June 7 ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, week in photos, June 9-15

    Jun 15, 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

  • Running Army Strong on the 233rd Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    Camp Arifjan, Kuwait celebrates the 233rd Birthday of the U.S. Army by putting 'shoes on the track.'

  • Fourth Honor Flight Pays Tribute

    Jun 13, 2008

    He got to see his daughter Marie graduate from high school with an advanced diploma. He spent time with his wife vacationing in Tunica, Miss. He enjoyed an afternoon cookout with friends and some good times with his children. And, oh yes, he got in a few winning softball games with his buddies in the Redstone league.

  • I Realize How Blessed We are to Live in this Country

    Jun 13, 2008

    He got to see his daughter Marie graduate from high school with an advanced diploma. He spent time with his wife vacationing in Tunica, Miss. He enjoyed an afternoon cookout with friends and some good times with his children. And, oh yes, he got in a few winning softball games with his buddies in the Redstone league. Alabama Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Joe Cox Aca,!" well-known among fellow Soldiers for his unswerving dedication to the Guard, for his athletic skills on the ball field and for his easy, fun-loving nature -- was home on leave recently from a one-year deployment in Kuwait. He returned to his duties in the Middle East on June 7.

  • Post Commander Addresses Accident

    Jun 13, 2008

    Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs commander publicly sent his condolences last week to the family of the Marshall Space Flight Center engineer who was killed May 30 when a Huntsville Police Department high-speed car chase ended in a multi-car collision on the Arsenal at the intersection of Martin and Rideout roads. Aca,!A"All of us are saddened by what occurred,Aca,!A? Maj. Gen. Jim Myles said.

  • MRAPs on the move

    Jun 13, 2008

    A strategic partnership between Letterkenny Army Depot and BAE Systems is a proven win-win for Soldiers. Government, industry and the community have achieved milestones building RG33s for the warfighter.

  • Qualified DAC interns enter the ammunition workforce

    Jun 13, 2008

    MCALESTER, Okla. Aca,!" Forty-two interns graduated May 5 from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs oldest career program, the U.S. Army Defense Ammunition CenterAca,!a,,cs Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance) career program.

  • Annual symposium focuses on demil initiatives

    Jun 13, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center hosted the 16th annual Global Demilitarization Symposium and Exhibition at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Utah, May 5-9.

  • Training and education center dedicated at Letterkenny

    Jun 13, 2008

    A coalition of leaders who made a new Training and Education Center possible at Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., gathered May 28 to cut the ribbon and dedicate the facility.

  • Business opportunity showcase event at Letterkenny Army Depot

    Jun 13, 2008

    More than 170 people representing 38 companies and 11 government and military organizations from across the nation recently attended the Letterkenny Business Opportunity Showcase.

  • Night Vision Helmet Brackets

    Jun 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights Tobyhanna Army Depot's large-scale manufacturing of helmet brackets for the night vision mount assembly. The depot improved the product by making it nearly four times stronger than the current bracket and with the help of Lean Six Sigma, is now making the bracket in under four minutes per part.

  • 'Rendezvous'

    Jun 12, 2008

    101st Airborne Division bandmember sing the division's theme song 'Rendezvous with Destiny' at an Army Field Support Brigade change of command ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 2/405th AFSB Executes Change of Command Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2008

    The 2nd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB), located in Vilseck, Germany, conducted a change of command ceremony on June 9. The ceremony, during which Lt. Col. Jordan Chroman passed command to Lt. Col. Morris Hatcher, was presided over by Col. Bobby Ray Pinkston, commander of the 405th AFSB.

  • ANAD MWR awarded by IMCOM-SERO

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Leadership from the Installation Management Command-Southeast Region OfficeAca,!a,,cs Morale, Welfare and Recreation division presented an award to the depotAca,!a,,cs MWR staff here on May 30 for reaching the highest level of excellence within its roles and responsibilities.

  • Anniston Recruiting Company holds change of command

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Anniston Recruiting Company held its change of command ceremony here June 6 at the physical fitness center.

  • Another Stryker variant reset at Anniston

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Workers here in the Stryker repair facility received another variant of the eight-wheeled vehicle on June 2. Twenty-seven mobile gun systems are being reset to pre-combat condition and modified with upgrades.

  • Army Birthday Celebrates Congressional Partnership

    Jun 11, 2008

    Army and congressional leaders celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs partnership with Congress yesterday at a cake-cutting ceremony on Capitol Hill.

  • TACOM repair procedure will save $3.9 million

    Jun 10, 2008

    A new M2 machine gun repair procedure will save $3.9 million over the next three years according to a Value Engineering study.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 10, 2008

    A 233rd Army Birthday greeting from Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren's Birthday Message

    Jun 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren sends out a birthday message.

  • Generator user community to gather and provide feedback

    Jun 9, 2008

  • 'Teamwork'

    Jun 9, 2008

    In 110 degree temperatures, Soldiers from the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and ITT, Inc., workers team up to load a 'Kalmar' RT-240, Rough Terrain Container Handler for transport to Iraq, June 8, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, June 2 Aca,!" 8, 2008

    Jun 8, 2008

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

  • Letterkenny Army Depot dedicates new facility to fallen Soldier

    Jun 6, 2008

    Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., dedicated the new less-than-truckload facility to the memory of Sgt. Edward W. Shaffer May 27.

  • 405th AFSB presents SATB to 21st TSC commander

    Jun 6, 2008

    Col. Bobby Ray Pinkston, commander of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, and his staff recently presented the brigadeAca,!a,,cs semi-annual training brief to 21st Theater Sustainment Command leadership, including Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine and Command Sgt. Maj. David Wood.

  • Soldiers select four Picatinny inventions as best of 2007

    Jun 6, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" The Army will honor four weapons-development teams based here by presenting each a highly coveted top 10 Army Greatest Inventions of the Year Award for 2007 June 12.

  • Guided Missile Maintenance Facility breaks ground at LEAD

    Jun 6, 2008

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Guided Missile Maintenance Facility was held May 28 at Letterkenny Army Depot. Brig. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco, program executive officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., and Col. Steven Shapiro, Letterkenny Army Depot commander, oversaw the event.

  • General Lee rides again

    Jun 6, 2008

    A little more than a year after the anti-tank guided missile Stryker dubbed General Lee was retired from Operation Iraqi Freedom, it made its return to Fort Lewis where Soldiers from 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division had been eagerly awaiting its arrival. General Lee once belonged to Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, C Company, 52nd Infantry Regiment (Anti-Tank), 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. But on April 15, 2007, while conducting operations just south of the Shiek Hamed village in Iraq, the Stryker was hit by a deeply buried improvised explosive device.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command accepts first unit, 408th CSB changes hands

    Jun 6, 2008

    Kuwait - A packed house here witnessed the first contracting support brigade change of command since the recent activation of the U.S. Army Contracting Command.

  • Kuwait team readies Strykers for home, reset

    Jun 6, 2008

    While bands play, flags wave and families rejoice at the return of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers to Fort Lewis, Wash., the operation to return home their battle-weary Stryker Combat Vehicles goes on here in Southwest Asia.

  • Army tech brings high school graduations to the frontlines

    Jun 5, 2008

    Soldiers used a high tech Army intelligence system to view their kids' graduations, though they were in remote areas of Afghanistan.

  • 3/405th AFSB Supports USAID Mission to Burma

    Jun 5, 2008

    The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB) is supporting a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission to Burma (also known as the Union of Myanmar), which recently suffered severe devastation from Tropical Cyclone Nargis. The cyclone made landfall on May 2 to the west of Rangoon in the Irrawaddy River Deltawith winds of approximately 132 miles per hour with a storm surge of 12 feet.

  • 'Navy gray - desert brown'

    Jun 4, 2008

    A U.S. Navy, MH-60S Night Hawk helicopter awaits the return of its medical crew following delivery of a patient from Camp Buehring, Kuwait to the U.S. Military Hospital at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Tuesday, June 3, 2008.

  • Annual symposium focuses on demil initiatives

    Jun 3, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) hosted the 16th annual Global Demilitarization Symposium and Exhibition at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Utah on May 5-9. Over 400 military, civilians and contractors attended the event, with representatives from 17 international countries. Various U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and government contractors participated as exhibitors, with over 30 display booths present.

  • Tobyhanna cuts power to electrostatic discharge

    Jun 3, 2008

    Protecting state-of-the-art electronics equipment from the damaging effects of electrostatic discharge is a top priority at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Logistics Assistance Representatives

    Jun 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights one of AMC's Logistics Assistance Representatives. Jessie Horn discusses her experience while overseas and provides insight into what it means to support Soldiers while serving with them in Iraq.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Melissa Ankerway

    Jun 3, 2008

    Melissa Ankerway, a painter helper, touches up the paint on an unmanned aircraft system trailer.

  • Depot employee claims command-level award

    Jun 3, 2008

    A Tobyhanna employee is CECOM- Life Cycle Management CommandAca,!a,,cs (CECOM) 2008 Management Control Process Award Winner.

  • 'Container handling capability - Northbound'

    Jun 3, 2008

    A new RT-240 'Kalmar' Rough Terrain Container Handler, bound for use in Operation Iraqi Freedom, sits in position on an M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Semitrailer, Monday, June 3, 2008 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Red River Army Depot receives top honors at AMC AT/FP conference

    Jun 2, 2008

    Red River Army Depot is awarded two out of four top force protection awards for 2007.

  • Repair teams ready thousands of SINCGARS radios for deployment

    Jun 2, 2008

    Technicians here have repaired nearly 10,000 Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems in support of the Communications Electronics Evaluation Repair Teams (CEER-T) program.

  • New mortar counterfire radar test system online

    Jun 2, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna Army Depot has established a new radar test capability that will improve readiness and save the Army materiel and money. On May 7, the ribbon was cut to officially open the Mechanical Live Fire Test Simulator. The $2.5 million simulator tests the AN/TPQ-48 Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar system, which is used to back plot the location of enemy mortars and other indirect weapons.

  • Depot employees teach students tricks of the trade

    Jun 2, 2008

    Students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) teamed up with Tobyhanna Army Depot employees to learn about different career opportunities available the depot.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, May 26 Aca,!" June 1, 2008

    Jun 1, 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.

  • 'Under the lights'

    May 31, 2008

    Contract workers with General Dynamics Land Systems work under the lights to remove slat armor from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker Combat Vehicles, Friday, May 30, 2008 at a 401st Army Field Support Brigade work area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. More than 280 4th Brigade SCVs are being 'deslatted' in preparation for retrograde to the U.S. after 15 months of combat duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Anniston Demilitarizes Last VX Projectile

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. (May 24) Aca,!" All 139,581 nerve agent VX-filled artillery shells that had been stored here for decades have now been demilitarized at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility.

  • 2/405th AFSB receives Quartermaster Regiment honors

    May 30, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GermanyAca,!"The 2/405th Army Field Support Brigade, Vilseck, Germany, has been recognized by the U.S. Army Quartermaster General as a Distinguished Unit of the Quartermaster Regiment.

  • AMC, 402nd AFSB colors fly over LSA Anaconda

    May 30, 2008

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Logistics Support Activity Anaconda, Iraq, recently held a flag raising ceremony to officially fly the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the brigade flags simultaneously for the first time.

  • SDDC establishes a Strategic Business Office Command Affairs Office

    May 30, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has established a Strategic Business Office (G9 directorate) effective June 1.

  • Anniston depot engineer helps build up Afghanistan, delivers aid

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"An environmental engineer here who returned last month from a nine-month tour in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said he found time to deliver humanitarian aid despite long workdays.

  • 100th AGT 1500 engine delivered to Egyptians

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"A partnership between the depot and defense contractor Honeywell turned out its 100th product delivery on May 21 during a celebration of the AGT 1500 engines being built for the Egyptian government.

  • ANAD receives Army Superior Unit Award

    May 30, 2008

  • ADMC has change in management

    May 30, 2008

  • Rising cost of fuel affects use of depot vehicles

    May 30, 2008

  • Much-needed cellular phones donated to non-profit agency

    May 30, 2008

  • Depot blood drive generates 478 units for Red Cross

    May 30, 2008

  • Depot's Career Academy graduates largest class

    May 30, 2008

  • Armed Forces Day in Anniston shows depot capabilities

    May 30, 2008

    Several organizations from Anniston Army Depot, Ala., displayed their capabilities at Armed Forces Day on May 17 at Fort McClellanAca,!a,,cs Marshall Parade Field.

  • McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Founder's Day

    May 29, 2008

    Photo and long cutline.

  • Warm Base

    May 29, 2008

    Article on conference that discusses the next two fiscal year's ammunition workload for JMC installations.

  • Logistic leaders visit Southwest Asia

    May 29, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Several of the Army's senior logisticians completed a Southwest Asia-wide visit to interact with Army Materiel Command Soldiers, civilians and supporting contractors, as well as supported warfighting units, May 28.

  • Alabama Bound

    May 29, 2008

    Workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, clean an M109A6 'Paladin' 155mm self-propelled howitzer, May 28, 2008. Just returning from extended combat duty in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division, the system is being prepared for retrograde by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade and will be "reset" at Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala.

  • Greatest Army inventions of 2007 Announced

    May 28, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, the U.S. Army vice chief of staff and other senior Army science and technology leaders will recognize the U.S. Army's "Top Ten Greatest Inventions of 2007 " in an awards ceremony June 12 at the Hyatt Crystal City - Arlington, Va.

  • Our Best Nothing Less for the Warfighter

    May 28, 2008

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade - week in pictures, May 19-25, 2008

    May 25, 2008

    A compilation of "Champion Brigade" photos of the day, May 19-25, 2008, from Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan.

  • Army's Chief of Staff Visits Arsenal Island

    May 23, 2008

    Rock Island, Ill. Aca,!" The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top-ranking officer paid a visit to Rock Island Arsenal today, touring the Army Sustainment Command, the Joint Munitions Command, the Joint Manufacturing & Technology Center, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command-Rock Island, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Rock Island District, and the U.S. Army Garrison-Rock Island.

  • Views from around the Army Sustainment Command (May Edition)

    May 23, 2008

    Photos from around the Army Sustainment Command worldwide footprint.

  • Soldiers move out, 405th AFSB steps in

    May 23, 2008

    Preparations for war are in full swing in Bamberg, Germany, as several units prepare for upcoming deployments to the Southwest Asia theater of operations. Taking charge of deploying unitsAca,!a,,c left-behind equipment, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade is playing a key role in managing Europe-based Army materiel. The LBE program cares for a unitAca,!a,,cs equipment while the unit is deployed. The program covers all aspects of a unitAca,!a,,cs materiel, including vehicles and basic initial inventory such as fire extinguishers and other items. Through the program, the 405th AFSB maintains the equipment that the unit does not take with them.

  • The 'Journey' carries on...

    May 23, 2008

    The Army Sustainment Command rolled out its latest training endeavor this year, Journey to Leadership, tier III. The program has already garnered success in tiers I and II. Tier III is focused on senior leadership.

  • 21st TSC Commander visits 405th AFSB

    May 23, 2008

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade hosted the 21st Theater Sustainment CommandAca,!a,,cs top leaders April 14, updating them on the 405ths theater-level and logistics integration support capabilities.

  • 401st AFSB plants colors at new home

    May 23, 2008

    At a Mar. 29 ceremony, featuring pastries A-a,!'own in from Wisconsin, and attended by the whole 401st Army Field Support Brigade (Forward) family, including several subordinate and supporting agencies, the ribbon was cut, officially opening the new brigade headquarters. At the very same ceremony, the brigade broke ground for a future expansion to the headquarters that will enhance support capabilities in Afghanistan.

  • Medal of Honor: Spc. Ross A. McGinnis

    May 23, 2008

    This feature presentation pays tribute to the life, service and legacy of Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, Spc. Ross A. McGinnis.

  • Class 58 graduates, bids farewell to USASMA

    May 22, 2008

    After completing more than 1,200 hours of instruction during the last nine months, 642 students from Sergeants Major Course Class 58 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy graduated at Abraham Chavez Theatre in downtown El Paso, Texas, receiving their diplomas from TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace.

  • Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command

    May 22, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the mission of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 841st Transportation Battalion.

  • MIA2 Systems Enhanced Package Version 2

    May 22, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights the public/private partnership between the Army and General Dynamics Land Systems that will result in the upgrade and reset of 435 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the MIA2 Systems Enhanced Package Version 2.

  • TACOM LCMC commander promoted to Major General

    May 22, 2008

    Warren, MI Aca,!" Brig. Gen. Scott G. West, commanding general of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Mich., was promoted to the rank of Major General during a formal ceremony held at TACOM May 16.

  • Army looking to improve leadership capabilities

    May 22, 2008

    When 98 percent of participants in a pilot program find a program valuable and worthwhile, it makes sense to put it into action. That is what the Army is doing with the Multi-Source Assessment and Feedback (MSAF) program. This new program is designed to provide feedback to individual leaders through the eight Army core competencies.

  • Army Leadership Makes Time to Address Concerns

    May 21, 2008

    The family issues highlighted at the Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs recent Army Family Action Plan Conference are varied in both subject matter and recommendations. But each touches the lives of Soldiers and families now making sacrifices in the Global War on Terrorism. In its 30 years as an Army program, the Army Family Action Plan has relied on volunteers to make hundreds of recommendations for change, many of which have had long-lasting positive effects on the ArmyAca,!a,,cs families.

  • Patriotism Flows from Artist's Brush at Vet Event

    May 21, 2008

    Patriotism will be painted across the Von Braun CenterAca,!a,,cs South Hall on May 30 as Still Serving Veterans holds its first fund-raiser and community awareness event with the help of internationally acclaimed performance painter Michael Israel. Aca,!A"Protecting America Aca,!" Heroes in our MidstAca,!A? is the theme of the evening event, which will include dinner, a short program and the painting of four patriotic works set to music by Israel.

  • Hundreds at U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy celebrate collegiate degrees in baccalaureate ceremony

    May 21, 2008

    More than 300 Sergeants Major Course Class 58 students, along with more than 30 faculty, staff and spouses, celebrated their collegiate accomplishments during a baccalaureate ceremony held for them in Cooper Lecture Center at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy May 19, 2008. The Class 58 students will graduate from the academy May 22.

  • CERDEC Journalist Receives Military-wide Award

    May 21, 2008

    One look at 2008 Thomas Jefferson Award winner Edric V. Thompson of the Communications-Electronic Research, Development and Engineering Center Public Affairs office should effectively end any debate. Thompson was awarded the TSJ Award May 16, during an awards ceremony at the Defense Information School at Fort Meade in Maryland.

  • Alabama A&M Student Serves the Army as an Employee and a Role Model

    May 21, 2008

  • ARL Conducts Outreach Event at Morgan State

    May 21, 2008

    The Army Research Laboratory conducted an outreach event in April providing technical presentations and exhibits for students and faculty in the School of Engineering at Morgan State University.

  • ECBC Earns Good Neighbor Award

    May 21, 2008

    In 2007, U.S. Army Edgewood Biological and Chemical Center employees collected enough food to feed 70 Edgewood and Joppatowne families. They collected a mountain of toys to make the holidays special for children who might otherwise have missed out. They donated clothing for Harford County residents in need. When it comes to being a good neighbor, ECBC is simply off the charts.

  • TARDEC/NAC Participate in SAE 2008 World Congress and the First Annual APBA

    May 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs National Automotive Center formed the nucleus of the TARDEC display, showcasing TARDECAca,!a,,cs work in power and energy research and development at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2008 World Congress in Detroit.

  • Soldiers Select Two TARDEC Projects for 2007 Army Greatest Inventions

    May 21, 2008

    Two U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center-led projects , the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer and the Improvised Explosive Device Mine Roller Self Protective Adaptive Roller Kit, were chosen to be included in the top ten 2007 Army Greatest Inventions the U.S. Army Materiel Command announced. Soldier teams from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and U.S. Army divisions throughout the Army evaluated the nominations and cast their votes.

  • Picatinny Hosts Homeland Defense Testbed EOC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    May 21, 2008

    Picatinny officials hosted a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event for the grand opening of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Homeland Defense Testbed Emergency Operations Center.

  • Picatinny Dedicates Memorial to Fallen New Jersey Service Members

    May 21, 2008

    Picatinny officials unveiled a tree memorial honoring all New Jersey-connected service members who have lost their lives during the Global War on Terrorism during a ceremony recently.

  • Natick Pays Tribute to Medal of Honor Recipients

    May 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center held a memorialization ceremony recently renaming streets and buildings after 32 Medal of Honor recipients and two distinguished service members (who served before the medal was in existence) affiliated with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • ARL Supports Award-Winning Engine Technology

    May 21, 2008

    An Army Research Laboratory-supported technology, the Nutating Engine, won a prestigious Silver Award at the annual World's Best Technology Showcase in Arlington, Texas.

  • AMRDEC Team Earns 2008 American Helicopter Society Award

    May 21, 2008

    The Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Aviation Applied Technology Directorate and the Aviation Systems Integration Facility together with The Boeing Company, and Rockwell Collins Inc., have earned the 2008 American Helicopter SocietyAca,!a,,cs "Howard Hughes Award" for their contributions to Network Centric Operations technology development.

  • 2008 Senior Leader Memorial Day Message

    May 20, 2008

    On May 5, 1866, veterans and residents of Waterloo, New York, placed flowers on the graves at each of the town's cemeteries to honor the local Soldiers and Sailors who had fallen during the Civil War. Proposed by a local pharmacist, Henry C. Welles, this act of remembrance centered on his belief that while praising the living veterans of the Civil War, it was equally important to remember the patriotic dead. This tradition has grown for a century and a half - it is Memorial Day.

  • Secretary of Defense visits RRAD: Gates says depot will continue in "critical role"

    May 19, 2008

    U.S. Secretary of Defense makes a stop at Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, TX

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade - week in pictures May 12-18, 2008

    May 18, 2008

    A compilation of "Champion Brigade Photos of the Day" for the week ending May 18, 2008.

  • Defense Supply Center Columbus commander visits Rock Island

    May 16, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill -- Defense Supply Center Columbus Commander Brig. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistionAca,!a,,cs May 1 visit to the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, the Army Sustainment Command and TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock Island focused on Defense Logistics Agency support to the Army.

  • AOAP-MLC receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

    May 16, 2008

    Customers in the European theater of operations have long known that the Army Oil Analysis Program-Mannheim Laboratory Center at Coleman Barracks was a top-notch laboratory with a highly trained and professional staff. But now, itAca,!a,,cs official. The laboratory just received its ISO 9001:2000 certification.

  • Combat identification role found for Army's workhorse radio

    May 16, 2008

    The Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) family of radios, which for two decades has provided U.S. Soldiers with a secure method for voice and data communication, is fast becoming the conduit for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs most recent anti-fratricide capability effort.

  • Picatinny hosts Armed Forces Day observance

    May 16, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" Picatinny Arsenal hosted a 2008 Armed Forces Day observance for employees and invited guests here May 13.

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