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  • Simulator prepares helicopter repairers

    Apr 2, 2008

    Simulator prepares students for efficient "bleed and flush"

  • 405th AFSB helps Soldiers prepare for battle

    Apr 1, 2008

  • Students Wow Army with InSITEful Inventions

    Mar 28, 2008

    The once blue and white-themed elementary gymnasium was reminiscent of a carnival, as colorful projects and posters hid the wooden floors at the annual Student Invention Through Education competition Feb. 29 in West Long Branch. The work of 50 young inventors from Betty McElmon School and Frank Antonides Middle School was displayed as students waited for judges to critique their work in the competition.

  • AFSBn-NEA dedicates new Korea facility

    Mar 28, 2008

    The U.S. Army Field Support Battalion Aca,!" North East Asia conducted a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new $15 million, 51,000 square-foot maintenance facility named for Pfc. Melvin L. Brown, who was killed in hand-to-hand combat near Daegu in the early weeks of the conflict.

  • E-Board: Changing the way we do business

    Mar 28, 2008

    If you journey up to the Army Sustainment Command HeadquartersAca,!a,,c Command Assessment and Continuous Improvement office, you will find a wall that is reminiscent of elementary school, but the content is 21st century management. It is changing the way the ASC is doing business. The Enterprise Board or E-Board is a high-level picture of the information that is tracked by the CACIO. Information that is gathered by the Enterprise Catalog and Assessment Tool is recorded and is displayed and scrutinized on the board.

  • New detachment has Defense-Wide Buying Power

    Mar 27, 2008

    The changes coming to Redstone Arsenal in relation to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission report go beyond the addition of new facilities, additional employees and more missions. Those changes also involve administrative shifts designed to continue the ArmyAca,!a,,cs goal to become leaner, more efficient and more competitive. One such shift is the move of 68 AMCOM Acquisition Center employees involved with purchasing repairable spare parts for aviation systems and missiles to the Defense Logistics Agency.

  • Lean Six Sigma Improves Quality of Work Life at Crane Army

    Mar 27, 2008

    The Crane Army Ammunition Activity employees working in the Ammunition Surveillance Workshop were able to score that type of big win when their LSS Blackbelt Project indentified not only a more efficient way to do inspections, but developed a healthy way to do their work.

  • Quarters One gets a new lease on life

    Mar 25, 2008

    For more than 136 years, Quarters One on Rock Island Arsenal served as the family residence of the highest-ranking officer serving on the Arsenal. The Victorian Era mansion was known as the second-largest single-family dwelling owned by the federal government, ranking behind only the White House; in later years, however, the upper floors and basement of the home were sealed off, which made the actual living area of Quarters One not much larger than residences at other installations occupied by general officers.

  • ASC, locals team up for disaster training

    Mar 25, 2008

    For the first time, Army Sustainment Command hosted Defense Support for Civil Authorities Phase II training, bringing together ASC employees and local community leaders. The training was conducted at the Stoney Creek Inn in Moline, Ill., March 17-21.

  • Center Brings Lessons from Field to Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2008

    One Soldier's insight into how things can be done better in the combat zone today can save time for or the life of another Soldier in the combat zone tomorrow.

  • RDECOM implements 'green' simulators

    Mar 25, 2008

    Two of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs simulation devices just got greener. Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering CommandAca,!a,,cs Perchlorate Replacement Team, the ground burst projectile simulator and the hand grenade simulator will be fielded with more environmentally friendly materials.

  • Charrette Seeks to Give New Life to Crane Army Building

    Mar 24, 2008

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity hosted a planning charrette here with engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District in order to determine the feasibility of isolating a building from a larger complex set to be mothballed.

  • Wounded Soldier help advance training tools for future Warfighters

    Mar 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Simulation and Training Technology Center has taken an active role in the community to support wounded warriors. Over the past three years the STTC has worked closely with the Wounded/Injured Soldiers from Florida National Guard under the Community Based Health Care Organization to provide subject matter expertise to engineers while receiving their medical treatment.

  • Army Attorney Remembers Civil Rights Revolution

    Mar 24, 2008

    Many people use Black History Month as a time to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles of the black experience as part of the national fabric.

  • Local Students Wow CERDEC Employees with InS.I.T.E.ful Inventions

    Mar 24, 2008

    Partnership program with CERDEC and local community.

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

    Mar 24, 2008

    The Society of Automotive Engineers 2008 World Congress will take place April 14 to 17, 2008, at Cobo Center in Detroit. The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center National Automotive Center will be participating in various ways.

  • Chamber hits new low

    Mar 24, 2008

    The Doriot Climatic Chambers are a facility that can reproduce environmental conditions occurring anywhere around the world. They can simulate temperature, humidity, wind, rainfall and solar radiation. These conditions can be setup separately or run concurrently.

  • ARL researchers lead next generation helmet development

    Mar 24, 2008

    A team of investigators from the Army Research Laboratory has recently developed a new process for making helmets that will provide up to 20-25 percent more ballistic protection than previous models. The process fabricates ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers, or UHMWPE, and other materials into near-net formed, highly compressed helmets.

  • Paintball guns with a purpose

    Mar 24, 2008

    Last month, Picatinny Arsenal fulfilled the ArmyAca,!a,,cs second urgent materiel release of the Individual Serviceman Non-lethal System, or ISNLS, FN 303 a semi-automatic less lethal launcher that uses compressed air to fire non-toxic 8.5 gram, .68 caliber projectiles filled with paint and bismuth.

  • Another chapter for four U.S. Soldiers

    Mar 24, 2008

    Four Soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground re-enlisted March 17 during a special ceremony hosted by the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Depot Change House Building Evacuated

    Mar 24, 2008

    At approximately 8:54 a.m. this morning, emergency responders were sent to the Change House Building inside of the chemical limited area due to a report of smoke inside the building.

  • Aberdeen groundbreaking sets stage for new era

    Mar 21, 2008

    Army officials broke ground Monday on a new $477 million complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., marking the start of construction of "Phase One" of the Team C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) campus there.

  • Civilian in Iraq Sees Changes Firsthand

    Mar 21, 2008

    Beanie babies, soccer balls, childrenAca,!a,,cs clothing, books, crayons and hygiene products can speak more than a thousand words of caring and concern when they are given to families who have survived the harsh realities of war. Phillip Schamp has seen the difference a gift from America can make in Iraq. He has seen the joy on a childAca,!a,,cs face as they hug a stuffed animal or kick a new ball. He has shared quiet moments of gratitude with Iraqi parents who know U.S. Soldiers and civilians are working for the same thing they want -- a future of freedom and opportunity for their children.

  • Leadership Class Connects Worker with City's Youth

    Mar 21, 2008

    Cedric PollardAca,!a,,cs recent venture into local leadership training tasked him with a volunteer job he found both inspirational and challenging Aca,!" connecting with high school students and talking to them about future career opportunities. That volunteer job took Pollard to Columbia High School, where he and other professionals created a Aca,!A"Career CarouselAca,!A? program that allowed students to talk to professionals about job opportunities and qualifications in a variety of fields.

  • Vets Memorial Becoming Reality Brick by Brick

    Mar 21, 2008

    The historic house was hard to miss on Franklin Street. The red-white-and-blue bunting was draped everywhere along the front porch and a sign outside proclaimed it as the Madison County Veterans Memorial Headquarters. As people gathered on the morning of March 11 for the ribbon cutting opening the memorialAca,!a,,cs new fund-raising headquarters, the sidewalk soon became crowded with a Aca,!A"WhoAca,!a,,cs WhoAca,!A? lineup of Soldiers and civilians who have close connections with the soon-to-be-built veterans memorial and the wars it will recognize.

  • PEO Missiles and Space officer first to receive Canada's leadership award

    Mar 21, 2008

    When it comes to firsts, the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space continues to set the mark. The most recent addition to the list comes in the person of Maj. Frederick Hughes, the first Army officer to receive Canada's Leadership award following two years of service as an exchange officer in Ottawa.

  • 5-Ton Truck Division stays connected with warfighter

    Mar 21, 2008

    Spc. Trevor Anthony WinAca,!a,,cE was not a well known actor or musician. Most people have probably never heard his name or his story. But to the employees of Red River Army DepotAca,!a,,cs 5-Ton Truck Division, WinAca,!a,,cE is a true American hero.

  • RRAD, TRMD receive new Patriot equipment

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Theater Readiness Monitoring Directorate and Red River Army Depot celebrated the Initial Operations Capability for the Patriot PM 560 March 5 with a ceremony. The event signified that all verifications and validations are complete and Patriot missiles will now be processed using the PM 560 certification process at RRAD.

  • AER Doubles Aid to Meet Rising Needs

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Army Emergency Relief program has increased the financial assistance it provides to Soldiers and Families in need by about 40 percent since 2005, according to the programAca,!a,,cs director.

  • MRAP kits completed in record time

    Mar 21, 2008

    To meet a critical warfighter need, Tobyhanna produced a monthAca,!a,,cs worth of kits in just nine days. On Feb. 11, the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) requested 30 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle kits to be completed in one week.

  • Idea To Save Army Millions

    Mar 21, 2008

    A Tobyhanna electronics technicianAca,!a,,cs idea to restore malfunctioning Dewar Detector Assemblies will save the Army more than $1 million annually.

  • Employee's admin skills net award

    Mar 21, 2008

    Superior organizational skills and administrative abilities paved the way for a Resource Management Directorate secretary to claim a CECOM-level Employee of the Quarter award.

  • Tobyhanna supports worldwide language labs

    Mar 21, 2008

    Employees from Tobyhanna have been helping foreign nationals learn and teach English by installing language labs in countries around the globe.

  • Umatilla Depot begins VX artillery projectiles disposal campaign

    Mar 21, 2008

    Umatilla Depot begins VX artillery projectiles disposal campaign

  • Army Firefighters Rescue Man from Rising Water

    Mar 21, 2008

    When Ronnie McDonald, 70, left for work at 5:05 a.m. March 19 he never thought he'd be spending the next couple of hours on top of his van watching water from Coal Creek fill it up.

  • Contracting Command Activation

    Mar 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command activates the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the Army's ability to respond globally in support of warfighters' needs. Crystal Park has more on the ceremony.

  • Academy students sustain local charity

    Mar 20, 2008

    Fort Rucker Noncommissioned Officer Academy students donated $1,000 to the Dothan, Ala., House of Ruth.

  • SDDC ships 2000th MRAP to theater

    Mar 20, 2008

    CHARLESTON NAVAL WEAPONS STATION, S.C. - (March 20, 2008) - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 841st Transportation Battalion recently shipped the 2,000th Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle by sealift to the Middle East in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

  • Army kicks off 'TOCFEST' to develop tactical operations centers

    Mar 20, 2008

    Representatives from government and industry have commenced five weeks of analysis and activity at Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn to improve the ArmyAca,!a,,cs digital tactical operations centers and command posts.

  • Gainey confirmed by Senate for third star

    Mar 20, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Maj. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey, commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate March 13 for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general.

  • Picatinny's Excalibur round debuts in Afghanistan

    Mar 20, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" For the first time in Afghanistan, U.S. Soldiers test-fired a 155 mm global-positioning-system-guided Excalibur artillery round fired from an M777A2 lightweight howitzer.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Ken Frederick performs an operational test on an AN/APX-72 radio frequency section. Federick is an electronics mechanic.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Kevin Slater troubleshoots an AN/APX-72 receiver/transmitter section. Slater is an electronics mechanic.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Bill Germek, uses a computer to perform operational tests on an AN/APX-118.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Larry Bloom, material expediter, preps completed items for shipment.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Tom Ohl, electronic mechanic, performs a diagnostic test on an AN/APX-72 radio frequency section subassembly.

  • RDECOM wins modeling and simulation award

    Mar 19, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command won this yearAca,!a,,cs Army Modeling and Simulation Award for the MATREX and their work in the Operational Test Command Analytical Simulation and Instrumentation Suite. The award was presented March 11 by James Cooke, director, Army Modeling and Simulation, at the Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Young Leader Makes Magazine's Select List

    Mar 18, 2008

    Penny Koger-Thomas was surprised when she opened the February issue of Ebony Magazine. She was traveling from New York to Alabama in January and was in the Charlotte, N.C., airport. She subscribes to the magazine but bought it at the airport because of the famous personalities and articles mentioned on the front cover.

  • Soldier Input Helps JLENS System Design

    Mar 18, 2008

    Early user assessment is akin to kicking the tires on a new vehicle. ItAca,!a,,cs best for the designers to get the userAca,!a,,cs input before the final product.

  • Insides Out

    Mar 18, 2008

    Richard Pace prepares a desktop computer hard drive for re-imaging. Re-imaging is loading the depot operating system and applications such as Word and Outlook.

  • Technicians restore legacy shelters

    Mar 18, 2008

    A team of electronics technicians here are standardizing legacy (first generation) Tactical Operations Center (TOC) shelter components, providing a command and control infrastructure that will allow commanders to execute their mission anywhere in the world.

  • Essence of an Artist

    Mar 18, 2008

    Robert "Stretch" Lewis is a man of many names, who takes on the role of father, husband, electronics mechanic, artist/interior designer and sports fanatic.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Stephen James conducts parking enforcement in the main parking lot.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Robert Leombruni processes visitors at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Security Division personnel process an average of 250 visitors daily.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer David Fairclough checks a delivery truck arriving at the depot.

  • Distribution of power

    Mar 18, 2008

    Matt Blundetto works on a PP-8479(V) 3/ASM Power Distribution Box Assembly.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Ethan Hammon qualifies with his assigned weapon, an M9 9mm pistol

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Sgt. Jason Orenich, [Duryea resident] responds to a radio call. Orenich, a day-shift desk sergeant, is responsible for receiving queries, monitoring alarms and dispatching patrols.

  • Team Tobyhanna Resets 8 ESVs in field; Georgia-based Army Unit meets deployment schedule

    Mar 17, 2008

    The first field Reset of eight AN/ASM-189 electronics vans completed by Team Tobyhanna ensured a Georgia-based Army unit was able to deploy to Iraq.

  • The Way Ahead for Army Correspondence Course Program on-line testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    On Dec. 16, the commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Gen. William S. Wallace, directed the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, to determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course Program's (ACCP) on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony held for world-class Natick facility

    Mar 14, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- On March 7, the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center here held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Thermal Test Facility. This facility will provide the centerAca,!a,,cs researchers with unprecedented capabilities to evaluate the effect of flame and thermal threats against protective clothing and individual equipment. It also will assist in the development of new and improved materials for flame and thermal protection for the individual Soldier.

  • AMC stands up provisional contracting command

    Mar 14, 2008

    With the uncasing and transfer of the flag from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command to its new executive director and the reading of the permanent orders, the Army Contracting Command is now a provisional major subordinate command of AMC.

  • She is quite a Fellow

    Mar 14, 2008

    Assisting in the development of civilian leaders who thrive in diverse situations is one of the tasks of the Army Management Staff College. Creating multi-functional leaders for the future is one of the tasks of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Fellows program. Watching these two functions align was a privilege.

  • Army Stands Up Contracting Command

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Thursday activated the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ability to respond globally in support of warfightersAca,!a,,c needs.

  • Phenomenal Effort

    Mar 13, 2008

    Fort Rucker and Wiregrass area communities responded to a bus accident at Mateson Range Sunday, March 9. Thanks to the community response effort, within one hour of the accident, all 23 wounded Marines on board had been taken to local medical facilities.

  • AMC CG visits Redstone Arsenal

    Mar 12, 2008

  • HQAMC-Forward hires first active duty, civilian employees at Redstone

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - As the U.S. Army Materiel Command prepares for its permanent transition to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Headquarters Army Materiel Command Aca,!" Forward is expanding the AMC family with the hiring of the first civilian and active duty employees at Redstone.

  • Army logisticians encouraged to attend annual training workshop

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This yearAca,!a,,cs workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

  • JLTV one step closer to entering technology development

    Mar 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army and Marine Corps co-hosted a three-day preproposal conference at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Feb. 19-21, to inform industry of the U.S. governmentAca,!a,,cs acquisition strategy for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program.

  • AMC to activate new Army Contracting Command (provisional)

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Materiel Command will activate the U.S. Army Contracting Command as a provisional major subordinate command in a ceremony here March 13 at 1 p.m.

  • From C-rations to MREs...NSRDEC improves Soldier rations

    Mar 11, 2008

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate showcased its latest in meal technology March 5 at the Pentagon to the Secretary of the Army and guests.

  • Team honored for role in Lebanon's campaign against terror

    Mar 11, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - A TACOM LCMC Rock Island team that answered an urgent requirement in June 2007 received accolades from TACOM LCMCAca,!a,,cs commanding general during his visit here Feb. 20.

  • Combat Feeding Directorate

    Mar 10, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate and the advances made to the Unitized Group Ration-Express and the First Strike Ration.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Mellinger Interview

    Mar 10, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights its first interview with Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger.

  • Letterkenny, Wilson College form education partnership

    Mar 7, 2008

    A symbolic signing ceremony was held Feb. 25 on the campus of Wilson College to establish an education/training partnership between Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., and Wilson College.

  • ROC drill prepares units in Afghanistan for arrival of new MRAPs

    Mar 7, 2008

    To prepare for the upcoming delivery of the new Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, the 401st Army Field Support Brigade-Afghanistan recently conducted a MRAP Rehearsal of Concept fielding drill.

  • 1,000th CSS VSAT terminal rolls off the line

    Mar 7, 2008

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. - The 1,000th Combat Service Support Very Small Aperture Terminal rolled off the assembly line at the plant of L-3 Global Communications Solutions, Inc. in Victor, N.Y. Jan. 9.

  • Communications pipes will expand to meet future demand

    Mar 7, 2008

    In the future, the Army will continue to provide many capabilities to enhance the WarfighterAca,!a,,cs ability to fulfill his or her mission. Its communications pipe will expand to allow for such capabilities.

  • Better support for USFK Soldiers: AMC weighs in

    Mar 6, 2008

    Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the 2nd Infantry Division Feb. 22 as part of an overall visit to the United States Forces Korea Feb. 21-23.

  • Footpaths of past generations lead to success today

    Mar 6, 2008

    All the while, as he was growing up in Huntsville, Hundley Batts knew what he wanted to do with his life. When asked, the young newspaper delivery boy would tell people Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm going to be a businessman.Aca,!A? And because of the progress made by blacks who came before him, Batts was able to fulfill that dream. Today, Batts is the successful owner of an insurance company and two radio stations, he is a member of several local community and civic organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, Huntsville Heritage Foundation and Rotary Club, and was recently recognized as one of five 2008 Northern Alabama Business Hall of Fame Laureates by Junior Achievement of Northern Alabama.

  • LOGSA Workers Gather to Remember Past

    Mar 6, 2008

    Cynthia McCollum of the Logistics Support Activity is making history herself. So, it was only fitting that she delivered the keynote address at LOGSAAca,!a,,cs African-American History Month Luncheon.

  • Veterans Reconnect at Orientation

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Feb. 26 orientation for the next group of WWII veterans going on Honor Flight to see their memorial in Washington, D.C. was somewhat of a reunion for Hood, who lived in Huntsville for 30 years before moving to Killen. At the orientation, he reconnected with fellow veterans Gil Crain, who had been in his 1952 wedding; Don Worrell, who he worked with while at NASA in the 1970s; and Horace Bibb, who he used to go to church with.

  • Veterans Reconnect at Orientation

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Feb. 26 orientation for the next group of WWII veterans going on Honor Flight to see their memorial in Washington, D.C. was somewhat of a reunion for Hood, who lived in Huntsville for 30 years before moving to Killen. At the orientation, he reconnected with fellow veterans Gil Crain, who had been in his 1952 wedding; Don Worrell, who he worked with while at NASA in the 1970s; and Horace Bibb, who he used to go to church with.

  • New Combat Chow Options Previewed at Pentagon

    Mar 6, 2008

    Retired Soldiers, modern day warfighters, television news reporters and Department of Defense civilians lined up March 5 to get a little taste of life in the combat zone.

  • 'Penguin walk' popular on slippery surfaces

    Mar 5, 2008

    When the temperature drops the number of slips and falls tends to rise. Vigilance and caution are fundamental to keeping Tobyhanna employees safe in wet and icy conditions common to northeastern Pennsylvania during the winter.

  • Iwo Jima veterans honored on battle's anniversary

    Mar 4, 2008

    A vial of volcanic ash and black sand from the island of Iwo Jima, a Japanese flag dated 1945 and signed by World War II Marines, and the faded Aca,!" but not forgotten Aca,!" memories of a few good Marines were the highlights of a ceremony Feb. 19 in recognition of the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.

  • Cargo helicopter pilots get lift with training

    Mar 4, 2008

    Flight training is reaching new heights without ever leaving the ground. The Army has moved into a new era in proficiency and safety, and RedstoneAca,!a,,cs PM Cargo is leading the way.

  • Education program boosts Soldier opportunity

    Mar 4, 2008

  • Coalition honors those who care for Soldiers, families

    Mar 4, 2008

    The Soldier and their family Aca,!" thatAca,!a,,cs who are at the heart of all the activities sponsored every year by the North Alabama Veterans and Fraternal Organizations Coalition and its 48 member organizations.

  • CMA completes disposal mission milestone

    Mar 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) has reached another major milestone with the destruction of another munition type at one of its sites. This milestone was reached on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, when the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., destroyed its last M55 rocket.

  • PEO Soldier: Modernization at Good Value

    Mar 4, 2008

    The Army is now modernizing what Soldiers wear, carry and fight with at a rate faster than at any time in history.

  • 411th CSB activates in Korea

    Mar 4, 2008

    The 411th Contracting Support Brigade was activated during a ceremony Feb. 6 in the Naija Ballroom of the Dragon Hill Lodge at U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Yongsan, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • CMA completes disposal mission milestone

    Mar 3, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency has reached another major milestone with the destruction of another munition type at one of its sites.

  • Automation of explosives safety site plans

    Mar 3, 2008

    Ammunition. Soldiers depend on it to complete their missions, but if it is not stored properly it can cause fatal damage. A tool used to assist with storing ammunition safely, is explosives safety site planning. Explosives safety site plans are required by Department of Defense 6055.9-STD and Department of Army Pamphlet 385.64.and are used to mitigate the risk involved in ammunition storage and help ensure required ammunition is available to the warfighter.

  • Chamber hits new low

    Feb 29, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- During the week of Jan. 28, the Doriot Climatic Chambers at the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center got a workout.

  • Technicians restore legacy shelters

    Feb 29, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - A team of electronics technicians here are standardizing legacy (first generation) Tactical Operations Center shelter components, providing a command and control infrastructure that will allow commanders to execute their mission anywhere in the world.

  • Deseret Lean Six Sigma project saves Army $237K

    Feb 29, 2008

    DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT, STOCKTON, Utah - Among the distinguished group of Lean Six Sigma green belt recipients during Feb. 26 ceremony was a worker whose recent project is already making a significant contribution toward solving an adjacent installation's storage woes.

  • Cultural resource second to none

    Feb 29, 2008

    In 1995 Danny Dunn, along with Carolene Wu, was given the cultural resource mission for Redstone Arsenal. They literally had to build a program from scratch for a 38,000 acre installation which has more than 900 archaeological sites. With the help of others in the Environmental Office and the Garrison leadership, they did just that. The result was a program that Redstone Arsenal and the Army promote as a model for other installations to follow.

  • 411th CSB activates in Korea

    Feb 29, 2008

    The 411th Contracting Support Brigade was activated during a ceremony Feb. 6 in the Naija Ballroom of the Dragon Hill Lodge at U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Yongsan, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • 1-402nd AFSB civilians in Iraq become combat lifesavers

    Feb 29, 2008

    LSA ANACONDA, Iraq, Jan. 19, 2008 - If you look at the current population of American personnel in Iraq, you would see there is nearly a one-to-one ratio between military and civilian, according to Sgt. 1st Class Eric Woodrum, Task Force 62nd Multifunctional Medical Battalion Jameson Combat Medical Training Center noncommissioned officer in charge.

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