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  • 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

    Jul 16, 2008

    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.

  • PM for Demilitarization leaves legacy in retirement

    Jul 16, 2008

    Project Manager Demilitarization Lt.Col. Brian Raftery retired

  • ARL Engineer is Finalist for Service to America Medal

    Jul 16, 2008

    An Army Research Laboratory engineer is one of 29 federal government employees selected as a finalist for a Service to America Medal by the Partnership for Public Service.

  • AMC father-son team reflect on deployment, supporting Soldiers

    Jul 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command, the Army's largest civilian employer, is home to two men who've made keeping American troops in the fight a family affair.

  • 1/405th AFSB Hosts Change of Command Ceremony

    Jul 15, 2008

    The 1st battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade hosted a change of command ceremony July 9 at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern during which Lt. Col. James Kennedy took command from Lt. Col. Ronnie Bell, Jr. The ceremony was the first change of command for the unit, which was activated two years ago.

  • Aviation Branch welcomes Barclay

    Jul 15, 2008

    Brig. Gen. James O. Barclay III assumed command of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker on July 11.

  • Chemical Leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jul 15, 2008

    Army officials confirmed today that a mobile laboratory conducting a routine daily check of the ambient air under a containment shroud within one of the chemical agent storage igloos tested positive for the nerve agent GB (Sarin).

  • Umatilla Depot begins 8-inch VX artillery projectile disposal

    Jul 15, 2008

    UMATILLA CHEMICAL DEPOT, Hermiston, Ore. - Umatilla Chemical Depot storage workers today began delivering 8-inch diameter VX-filled artillery projectiles to the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, marking the official start of a new individual munitions campaign. The first 8-inch VX projectiles or Aca,!A"shellsAca,!A? will soon be processed at UMCDF.

  • TACOM LCMC Rock Island Sponsors Display at Air Show

    Jul 15, 2008

    Thousands of people from Iowa and Illinois looked to the sky June 21-22, but not in search of the next storm that would push the waters of the Mississippi and other local rivers further over their banks. They instead looked up at a perfect blue sky to watch the Quad City Air Show at the Davenport Municipal Airport.

  • Golden earns star

    Jul 15, 2008

    Col. Walter M. Golden Jr. was promoted to brigadier general in an Honor Eagle ceremony at Fort Rucker on July 2.

  • Former NSRDEC Soldier remembers tragedy, thankful to be alive

    Jul 15, 2008

    LANDSTUHL, Germany Aca,!" Thousands of miles from their small patrol base in Iraq, 1st Sgt. Rick Haddad and Spc. Justin Donnelly reunited Thursday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

  • Army uses LSS to improve operations

    Jul 15, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. - Helicopters have long played a role in getting needed supplies to Soldiers in the field. One way this is accomplished is through sling loading. Sling loading is where a helicopter hovers while some type of cargo, whether it is food, ammunition or other needed equipment, is attached underneath. The load is fastened to a cargo hook via a sling set.

  • TACOM LCMC resets mobile parts hospital slated for use in Iraq

    Jul 14, 2008

    The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command held a ceremony June 25 at Ultra Tech Machinery Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to recognize completion of the first reset Mobile Parts Hospital module slated to be used in Iraq.

  • Wounded warrior gets ESPY nod

    Jul 14, 2008

    Capt. Scott Smiley brings new meaning to the section of the Warrior Ethos that reads Aca,!A"I will never quit.Aca,!A?

  • Army showcases technologies at student conference

    Jul 14, 2008

    ORLANDO Aca,!" The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recently participated in the 30th anniversary Technology Student Association Conference.

  • Mitchell assumes post as RRAD's 38th commander

    Jul 14, 2008

    During a formal ceremony held 9 July, Col. Daniel G. Mitchell assumed command of Red River Army Depot succeeding outgoing commander Col. Douglas J. Evans. Officiating the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Paul L. Wentz, commanding general for the 13th Sustatainment Command, Ft. Hood, Texas.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 7 Aca,!" 13, 2008

    Jul 13, 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.

  • Qatar repair facility in full swing

    Jul 13, 2008

  • Watervliet forges ahead with new commander

    Jul 11, 2008

    WATERVLIET, July 11, 2008 - Col. Scott N. Fletcher took command from Col. Kevin R. Moore in a military ceremony today at the Watervliet Arsenal that symbolized the changing of authority.

  • Logistician helps fix launcher process

    Jul 11, 2008

    In a seemingly incongruous recipe -- mix a Texas Longhorn with a Texas A&M Aggie -- the PEO Missiles and Space has produced a prize-winning and fund-saving hero in the person of Rachelle Lapperre.

  • DAC awarded Candidate for Accreditation status

    Jul 11, 2008

    MCALESTER, Okla. Aca,!" The Commission Executive Committee of the Council on Occupational Education has awarded Candidate for Accreditation status to the Defense Ammunition CenterAca,!a,,cs Training Directorate located here.

  • Several AMC organizations receive DoD VE award

    Jul 11, 2008

    Several U.S. Army Materiel Command organizations were recognized during the Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Pentagon awards ceremony June 19.

  • Personal Courage Kept Me Going

    Jul 10, 2008

    Named the 2007 Soldier of the Year by Army Times, Capt. Scott Smiley is a living example of the SoldierAca,!a,,cs creed. Every day, he puts the mission first and refuses to accept defeat. He is disciplined, physically and mentally tough, and proficient in his warrior tasks and drills. He is ready to engage and destroy the enemies of the U.S. He is a guardian of freedom and the American way of life. And, he is blind.

  • Anniston builds new mine-plowing vehicle for the Marine Corps

    Jul 10, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Depot production of the Assault Breacher Vehicle revved up Monday when the first plow-equipped tank was shipped to the Marines.

  • AMC deputy commander visits Tobyhanna

    Jul 10, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, recently visited Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., and attended two briefings; command perspectives and corporate culture, and then joined depot leaders on a driving and walking tour of Tobyhanna. Points of interest along the route included the new Child Development Center, family housing, Firefinder radar test site, Electro-Optics/Night Vision Division, Blue Force Tracking, Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar Simulator, AN/TPS-75 Air Defense Radar System and Multiple Threat Emitter Systems. Tobyhanna Army Depot is the largest full-service Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance maintenance and logistics support facility in the Department of Defense. Employees repair, overhaul and fabricate electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. Tobyhanna's missions support all branches of the Armed Forces. The depot is the Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Communications-Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control Systems and the Air Force Technology Repair Center for ground communications and electronics. About 5,800 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the command's mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control, computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.

  • The Science of Victory

    Jul 10, 2008

    A five-minute video that emphasizes the vital importance of basic research and the people who perform it to the Department of Defense mission and the future of our nation's security. This video is sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology, U.S. Army.

  • Mississippi based aviation unit cases colors, Connecticut team steps into theater role

    Jul 9, 2008

    ConnecticutAca,!a,,cs loss is a gain for Mississippi and Illinois. The National Guard Soldiers of Task Force AVCRAD who served under the colors of the 1108th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot are on their way home, and the Groton, Connecticut-based 1109th AVCRAD has taken up the mission of executing the Theater Aviation Maintenance Program, supporting both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • 3/405th AFSB Hosts Change of Command Ceremony

    Jul 8, 2008

    The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB) hosted a change of command ceremony on July 2 at Leghorn Army Depot on Camp Darby, Italy, during which Lt. Col. Roger McCreery took command from Lt. Col. Harvey Robinson.

  • AMC NewsCast 2008 - Edition 4

    Jul 8, 2008

    2007 Army's Greatest Inventions

  • Field reps support Soldiers using devices that determines an individual's identity

    Jul 8, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot Field Support Representatives (FSR) are providing Soldiers with training, troubleshooting and upgrades for Handheld Interagency Identification Detection Equipment (HIIDE) in Southwest Asia.

  • Army's Greatest Inventions

    Jul 8, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights the Army's Greatest Inventions awards program which is dedicated to recognizing the best technology solutions for the Soldier. Winners are selected based upon their impact on Army capabilities (breath of use and magnitude of improvement over existing systems), inventiveness and potential benefit outside the Army.

  • Tobyhanna supports the troops Aca,!Eoeover thereAca,!a,,c

    Jul 8, 2008

    Tobyhanna field service representatives deploy to Southwest Asia to support the warfighter.

  • Machinist clears clutter, improves working conditions

    Jul 8, 2008

    A Tobyhanna Army Depot machinist improved working conditions in the machine shop by devising a plan to organize 25,000 tools using 6S proceses.

  • Taking care of business

    Jul 8, 2008

    Heavy mobile equipment mechanics Joyce Westbrook and Calvin Jones perform a technical inspection of a M1117 "Guardian" Armored Security Vehicle, June 18, 2008, at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade ASV Repair Facility, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Westbrook and Jones, both Department of the Army Civilian employees, deployed to Southwest Asia from Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas. The ASV Repair Facility receives battle-damaged or battle-weary M1117s from U.S. Army units in Iraq or Afghanistan and returns them to operational status.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" Week in Photos, June 30 Aca,!" Jul 6, 2008

    Jul 6, 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.

  • Redstone Arsenal citizen Soldier reenlists in Kuwait

    Jul 5, 2008

    The time was right, and so was the place. Sgt. Robert Ritchie was due to reenlist, and when he heard there was going to be a mass reenlistment ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait on Independence Day, he decided it was time to raise his right hand one more time.

  • Free bird

    Jul 4, 2008

    As the sun rises, July 4, 2008, a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter provides aerial coverage of the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, "Peachtree" 10K Run/Walk. More than 1,100 runners from the Camp Arifjan community took part in the 5 a.m. race, which is one of several satellite races of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution event conducted by the Atlanta Track Club. Nearly 2,000 servicemembers were expected to participate in the races at various camps in the Middle East.

  • 2008 Pacific Reach Watercraft Exercise

    Jul 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command provided facilities, personnel, Army pre-positioned equipment and maintenance support to the 2008 Pacific Reach Watercraft Exercise June 12-17 in Japan. The U.S. Army Pacific Command, U.S. Army Reserve Command, U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Japan conducted the exercise. USARPAC led the exercise and delegated command and control to the 8th Theater Sustainment Command. The exercise provided valuable training for more than 200 Army mariners, civilians and DoD contractors - as well as an opportunity for AMCAca,!a,,cs 403rd Army Field Support Brigade to validate Army Pre-positioned Stock 4 activation procedures and readiness of select APS-4 watercraft. TACOM Life Cycle Management Command was on hand to support the recently installed Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence packages on the Landing Craft-Utility boats. Six vessels plus the Barge Derrick Crane were activated. The exercise consisted of a Rehearsal of Concept Drill; the activation and issuance of the watercraft to active and reserve units; the conduct of sea trials; performance of crew level tactics, techniques and procedures; and the conduct of watercraft convoy operations.

  • SMA inaugural class showcases Senior Capstone Projects

    Jul 3, 2008

    There was excitement in the air as the inaugural graduating class of 36 students from Aberdeen High SchoolAca,!a,,cs Science and Mathematics Academy displayed and presented their Senior Capstone Projects to peers, mentors and teachers during a gallery walk on the evening of May 20, a week before they graduated from SMA.

  • Technology Needs Teens event sparks interest in science, technology, engineering, math

    Jul 3, 2008

    Five months of planning exploded into a huge success at the Technology Needs Teens event hosted by Harford Community College May 28.

  • A new look for Tooele

    Jul 3, 2008

    TOOELE, Utah - Tooele Army Depot's new look is part of an overall plan for the depot to promote itself to supporters and potential customers.

  • The winds of change blow through the Army Sustainment Command

    Jul 3, 2008

    During the summer, many of the Army Sustainment Command leaders moved on while the command welcomed new commanders.

  • ASC co-hosts retention training to ensure our Army stays Strong

    Jul 3, 2008

    Working to keep the Army Strong, AMCAca,!a,,cs retention personnel met June 23-27 at the Army Sustainment Command headquarters to polish their skills.

  • 402nd AFSB commander's conference builds competence, camaraderie

    Jul 3, 2008

    Communication is the key when it comes to running a highly efficient unit, especially when that unit is spread out over thousands of square miles. Despite the logistical challenges faced on the battlefield, more than 40 key leaders from locations throughout the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade area of operations gathered June 5 Aca,!" 6 for a face-to-face commanderAca,!a,,cs conference hosted by Brigade Commander Col. Robert P. Sullivan.

  • 'Standards pilot' steers success

    Jul 3, 2008

    The ALSET conducts evaluations and performs the duties of the Maintenance Assistance and Instruction Team to enhance the ASC CommanderAca,!a,,cs overall situational awareness of ongoing operations within ASC.

  • AMC civilians to test new uniforms in combat zones

    Jul 3, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The Army Materiel Command is expected to begin a one-year pilot program early next year to determine whether the Army should develop a standard issue uniform for deployed civilians.

  • Proclamation Launches Armed Forces Celebration Week

    Jul 2, 2008

    Local leaders officially kicked off Armed Forces Celebration Week festivities with a proclamation signing ceremony June 23 on the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School parade field. Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer, Madison Mayor Sandy Kirkindall and Madison County Commissioner Mike Gillespie joined military and civilian leaders from Team Redstone to sign the proclamation dedicating a weeklong series of events to honor Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines in the local community. Representatives from the offices of Reps. Bud Cramer and Robert Aderholt and Sens. Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby also attended.

  • Four-Star General Thanks Community for Support

    Jul 2, 2008

    The annual Armed Forces Celebration Week is well-known as a time when Huntsville and its surrounding communities come together to express their appreciation to the military and Redstone Arsenal. But one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top-ranked Soldiers used the occasion this year to return that thanks Aca,!" expressing his appreciation for a community that is keeping the Army strong. Referring to the DoD civilian and contractor base supporting Redstone Arsenal as well as the areaAca,!a,,cs large number of military retirees, Army vice chief of staff Gen. Richard Cody told local media prior to the Armed Forces Celebration Salute Luncheon on June 25 at the Von Braun Center that the Aca,!A"Army values what the community does for men and women in uniform.Aca,!A?

  • NCO/Soldier of Year have Windy City Roots

    Jul 2, 2008

    Judging from the outcome of the 2008 Redstone Arsenal NCO/Soldier of the Year competition, maybe this is the year the Chicago Cubs will win their first world championship since 1908. After all, this yearAca,!a,,cs winners are both from Chicago and they are Cubs fans. Staff Sgt. Anthony Marvan and Spc. Kenster Shannon were announced as the NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively, at the annual award luncheon June 23 at the Officers and Civilians Club. It was among the first events during Armed Forces Celebration Week.

  • Community Stands Up With Army

    Jul 2, 2008

    On the day local community leaders joined with Redstone Arsenal officials to sign a community covenant, Nansi Clark said goodbye to her son as he left home to become a freshman Aca,!" better known as a plebe -- at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. And with that farewell, she joined the ranks of families making sacrifices so that the countryAca,!a,,cs Army remains strong, steadfast and ready to stand up for freedom anywhere in the world. Aca,!A"I am so proud. But at the same time it is so hard,Aca,!A? she said of her son ZachAca,!a,,cs departure.

  • DOD sets joint standards for enlistee waivers

    Jul 2, 2008

    The Department of Defense has now set standards for how individual services will offer waivers to those it recruits.

  • Qatar-based 'Readiness Battalion' changes hands

    Jul 2, 2008

    Camp As Sayliyah, QATAR Ac"a,! Aca,!A"Readiness Six, signing off the net Aca,!" Army Strong,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Maxine C. Girard.With those words she bade farewell to the Soldiers, Army civilians, contractors and other guests who gathered here to watch as she relinquished command of the unit she had led since July 13, 2006.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Week in Photos, June 23 - 29, 2008

    Jul 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.

  • Early fireworks

    Jul 1, 2008

    Senaka Sriweera, an ITT Corp. employee from Sri Lanka, creates a display of sparks as he grinds away rough metal from the body of Caterpillar 621B Scraper, June 29, at the 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Auto Body Repair Facility at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

  • CSM Jeffrey J. Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command command sergeant major

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of CSM Jeffrey J. Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command command sergeant major

  • Maj. Gen. James A. Cheatham, U.S. Army Materiel Command assistant deputy commanding general for Rese

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Maj. Gen. James A. Cheatham, U.S. Army Materiel Command assistant deputy commanding general for reserve affairs

  • Kathryn A. Condon, U.S. Army Materiel Command executive deputy to the commanding general

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Kathryn A. Condon, U.S. Army Materiel Command executive deputy to the commanding general

  • Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command

  • Hodge takes command of SDDC

    Jun 30, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Brig. Gen. James L. Hodge took command of the U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command during a change of command ceremony this morning at the Scott Air Force Base parade field.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

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