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  • Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger

    Apr 30, 2008

  • Lt. Gen. William E. Mortensen

    Apr 30, 2008

  • Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin

    Apr 30, 2008

  • Maj. Gen. James A. Cheatham

    Apr 30, 2008

  • Kathryn A. Condon

    Apr 30, 2008

  • Sunset on the ready line

    Apr 28, 2008

    Fire Support Team Vehicles are staged on the ready line in the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27.

  • AMC welcomes home and honors Soldiers of the LOGCAP Support Unit

    Apr 28, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Thirty two members of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Unit who recently returned from deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, were honored at a Aca,!A"Welcome Home Warrior CitizensAca,!A? ceremony April 24 at the Essayon Theater here. One Soldier was also honored for his support to the Republic of Georgia.

  • TACOM LCMC welcomes new commander

    Apr 28, 2008

    WARREN, Mich. -- In a formal ceremony held April 22 at the Detroit Arsenal, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command welcomed Brig. Gen. Scott G. West as commander.

  • Crane Army Focuses on Safety Excellence

    Apr 24, 2008

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity conducted a Voluntary Protection Program Center of Excellence mock inspection of its safety and health management systems recently in an effort to provide better working conditions for its employees.

  • ARDEC Presented Baldrige Award for Innovation and Performance Excellence

    Apr 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center was presented the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award April 23. The award is the nationAca,!a,,cs highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.

  • RRAD rolls out first Armored Security Vehicle--TACOM DCG praises "premier" depot

    Apr 24, 2008

    Even in rainy weather, depot members showed their support during a rollout ceremony April 8 for the M1117 Armored Security Vehicle. The ASV will be restored to like-new condition at Red River Army Depot. On hand for the ceremony were TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Deputy Commander Jack Dugan, Brig. Gen. David Quantock, commandant for U.S. Army Military Police School and Tom Walmsly, general manager for Textron.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC Receives Baldrige Award for Innovation

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officially became the first Department of Defense organization to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Wednesday.

  • Community rallies 'round deploying engineers

    Apr 24, 2008

    Community members including nearly three dozen members of the Patriot Guard Riders surrounded the Soldiers of B Company, 46th Engineer Battalion April 19 for an afternoon deployment farewell at Fort Rucker's Lake Tholocco.

  • Future Looks Bright for Non-Line of Sight

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Non-Line of Sight Launch System has completed the first of multiple summer tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., meeting all mission requirements and proving NLOS-LS is a weapon of choice for the Army of tomorrow. The Future Combat System Technical Field Test, conducted in February and March, was the initiation of a summer of demanding developmental and operational tests for the Future Combat System command and control network, as well as a host of FCS related programs, to include Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs NLOS-LS. The efforts of the project office paid off, as NLOS-LS reaped praise from users and evaluators alike during the test.

  • Event to Test Arsenal's Response to Terrorism

    Apr 24, 2008

    The official word is out: Redstone Arsenal employees are asked to prepare for a large-scale weapons of mass destruction simulation event May 7-8 that will test responses among the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs emergency personnel as well as its organizations and tenants. Thanks to more thorough security measures and heightened public awareness, chances are an incident similar to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will not occur on Redstone Arsenal. But, as an installation regarded as a prime target for terrorists, Arsenal emergency personnel are continually training and preparing to respond to a wide range of large-scale weapons of mass destruction situations.

  • Research Center Technology Among World's Best

    Apr 24, 2008

    Technology developed at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center has been selected as the winner for the Army at the 2008 DoD TechMatch Hot Technologies Contest. The award was presented during this yearAca,!a,,cs WorldAca,!a,,cs Best Technologies Showcase on March 26-27 in Arlington, Texas. The winning technology aimed at developing MicroElectroMechanical Systems-based or alternative low-cost phased arrays for tactical seekers.

  • Anton Family Nominated for National Volunteer Award

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association for the U.S. Army has nominated the Anton family for the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Family of the Year 2008 Award. Dale and Kim Anton have devoted many hours to the support of the Redstone military community, as evidenced by their commitment to the health, well-being, and demonstration of appreciation for many of the troops and their families over the years. Dale, a logistics engineer with DRS Test & Energy Management, has worked at Redstone Arsenal as a defense contractor for 11 years.

  • Redstone Pays Tribute to 'Unique Citizen Soldier'

    Apr 24, 2008

    At age 48, AMCOM worker John Moore is taking a leap into the dangerous unknown of a foreign country during wartime. The longtime Resource Management employee has volunteered to deploy to Bagram, Afghanistan for six months, where he will be an Army Materiel Command deployed civilian working for Personnel in support of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade. Once he made that call to volunteer, MooreAca,!a,,cs life has become a whirlwind of administrative paperwork, personal arrangements to make sure things are cared for at home and preparations to leave his job temporarily vacant.

  • Civilians Answering Deployment Call

    Apr 24, 2008

    At age 48, AMCOM worker John Moore is taking a leap into the dangerous unknown of a foreign country during wartime. The longtime Resource Management employee has volunteered to deploy to Bagram, Afghanistan for six months, where he will be an Army Materiel Command deployed civilian working for Personnel in support of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Army Materiel Command senior chaplain visits Kuwait

    Apr 24, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! The visit had the usual, formal purposes - assess religious support, meet fellow chaplains, gauge morale and spiritual readiness.

  • Honest communication preserves Army Families throughout deployment

    Apr 23, 2008

    Fort Rucker community supports Families during deployment

  • Future Officers Hear from Retired Vice Admiral

    Apr 23, 2008

    ROTC cadet 2nd Lt. Theodore Allen of Alabama A&M University had quite a lunch April 9 at the Officers and Civilians Club. He was among the guests at the Military Officers Association of AmericaAca,!a,,cs program honoring ROTC and Junior ROTC cadets. He even got to cut the ceremonial cake with retired Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, the MOAA president and keynote speaker, and Garrison commander Col. John Olshefski.

  • Cooper Arrives at Garrison from Iraq

    Apr 23, 2008

    Remembering names hasnAca,!a,,ct been a problem for Command Sgt. Major Rickey Cooper during his 27 years in the Army. After all, name recall has always been a matter of looking at the name tag on a SoldierAca,!a,,cs uniform. But thatAca,!a,,cs changed for Cooper now that heAca,!a,,cs the new command sergeant major at the Garrison.

  • Master craftsman at work

    Apr 23, 2008

    Photos of engine rebuild being done at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait by a member of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-04-21)

    Apr 21, 2008

    RDECOM Update is an initiative of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Public Affairs Office, to supplement its award-winning monthly magazine. The goal is to provide a snapshot approach of news and information throughout the command.

  • ECBC to Deploy New Waste to Energy Technology to Iraq

    Apr 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is scheduled to deploy the Tactical Garbage to Energy Refinery, a prototype technology which converts waste to energy, to Iraq, April 29, 2008.

  • ASC Commanding General honors TACOM LCMC civilian volunteer

    Apr 21, 2008

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command honored a TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock Island employee for outstanding service in Iraq at a presentation held April 11 on Rock Island Arsenal.

  • "...doing our part..."

    Apr 21, 2008

    Photo of work being done on a Stryker Combat Vehicle in Qatar.

  • From 'Lean' concept to reality - in 18 months

    Apr 21, 2008

    CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (Apr. 17, 2008) Ac"a,! At a ceremony here today, the newest HMMWV maintenance facility in the Southwest Asia area of operations opened.

  • 16 Student Teams Win in eCYBERMISSION Regional Competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Sixteen student teams from throughout the United States are first place regional winners in the 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • AMC Always a Soldier program - passion into purpose

    Apr 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier Program was stood up Feb. 9, 2004 by then Commanding General Paul Kern. The program has given many wounded Soldiers employment opportunities, allowing them to continue to serve the Army they love in a different capacity. The program's current Program Manager Sean M. Lewis says he feels fortunate to have found his dream job that allows him to turn his passion into purpose.

  • AMC CSM visits 841st Transportation Battalion

    Apr 18, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visits the Surface Deployment Distribution Command, 841st Transportation Battalion, Charleston, S.C., March 28.

  • Anniston Munitions Center wins superior honors for community relations

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Anniston Defense Munitions Center received third place for community relations special events at the U.S. Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium on April 1 in McLean, Va.

  • ANAD mechanics certified by transmission maker

    Apr 18, 2008

    INDIANAPOLISAca,!"Allison Transmission is just a stone's throw away from a famous motor speedway known as Aca,!A"The Brickyard.Aca,!A? And Anniston Army Depot is located only 10 miles from the Talladega Superspeedway, NASCARAca,!a,,cs most competitive track.

  • Infants, toddlers first to fill depot's Child Development Center

    Apr 18, 2008

  • LEAD and Joint Project Manager - Biological Defense sign agreement

    Apr 18, 2008

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Col. Steven Shapiro, Letterkenny Army Depot commander, and Air Force Col. Daniel Berry, Joint Project Manager - Biological Defense, signed a memorandum of agreement April 14 during a ceremony in building 350.

  • Three Firms to Vie for LOGCAP Services in Theater

    Apr 18, 2008

    Logistics-support services in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan will now be split among three companies: DynCorp, KBR and Fluor Intercontinental Inc.

  • AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

    Apr 18, 2008

    AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

  • 405th AFSB hosts European Army Aviation General Officers Symposium

    Apr 18, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James Myles, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., wrapped up a week-long tour of U.S. Army Europe by chairing an Army Aviation General Officers Symposium, which was hosted in Seckenheim by the 405th Army Field Support Brigade March 28.

  • 21st TSC Commander visits 405th AFSB

    Apr 18, 2008

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade hosted Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commander, and 21st TSC Command Sgt. Maj. David Wood April 14. The purpose of the visit was to deliver a command briefing on the 405thAca,!a,,cs theater and integration support capabilities.

  • 405th AFSB helps Soldiers prepare for battle

    Apr 18, 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. The 405th Army Field Support Brigade is supporting them and other units in the European theater with the brigadeAca,!a,,cs Left Behind Equipment program.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC to receive Baldrige Award for performance excellence

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officially will become the first Department of Defense organization in history to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C., April 23.

  • DAC showcases equipment designed to support the warfighter

    Apr 17, 2008

    The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) held an Engineering Media Day on March 31 to display equipment designed and developed by DAC engineers. Local and regional media representatives attended along with federal congressional and senate representatives and McAlester Chamber of Commerce members.

  • Army civilian by day...champion fighter by night

    Apr 17, 2008

    An employee with the Joint Munitions Command is the International Fight League new middleweight champion. Article talks about how he balances his job, his training, and his homelife.

  • RAMP system produces 1 millionth part

    Apr 16, 2008

  • '78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    Photos of mobile parts hospital, to accompany story '78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

  • 78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    Photos of Mobile Parts Hospital and staff

  • 78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facilities 'grind on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    The article is customer-focused look at the Mobile Parts Hospital currently deployed in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan.

  • 'Flame On!"

    Apr 15, 2008

    Brian Wells, a welder from Anniston Army Depot, Ala., cuts out fire extinguisher mounting plates. The plates will be installed on Army wreckers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Wells is deployed and assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Construction begins on new USTRANSCOM consolidated facility

    Apr 14, 2008

  • Visibility of excess components on APC just became easier with new program at Sierra Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Euipment Regeneration and Utilization Center (AERUC) Program kicks-off at Sierra Army Depot.

  • New Safety Stop Light

    Apr 14, 2008

    A new method to help prevent accidents or near misses in the workplace

  • Giving it a 'tri'

    Apr 11, 2008

    Fort Rucker sponsors the first Sgt. Audie Murphy Triathlon June 21 at Lake Tholocco.

  • Aviation personnel meet modern warfighting demands

    Apr 10, 2008

    This article is the second in a four-part series about the 25th anniversary of the Aviation Branch. It discusses the conditions and circumstances that led up to the creation of the Aviation Branch.

  • Annual Salute to Top Army Civilians

    Apr 10, 2008

    Describing his organizationAca,!a,,cs employees as people who do a Aca,!A"kick tail job,Aca,!A? the recipient of the local 2008 Department of the Army Civilian of the Year Award said he represents the work of an excellent group of Army civilians.

  • Fort Rucker 'douses' competition

    Apr 10, 2008

    Fort Rucker firefighters named the Large Fire Department of the Year in the Southeast Region.

  • Depot mechanics certified by transmission maker

    Apr 10, 2008

  • Cold-Weather Clothing System Increases Survivability, Comfort

    Apr 10, 2008

    Weather is among many challenges Soldiers face in Afghanistan and depending upon the season, the temperature in the rugged mountain nation can range from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to well above 100 F.

  • Tradewinds 2008 AAR

    Apr 9, 2008

    Lieutenant General Glenn Spears, commander of the United States Southern Command takes questions during the Tradewinds 2008 After Action Review Aca,!A"The Way AheadAca,!A? presented by the Dominican Armed Forces and MARFORSOUTH as Major General Nelson Marmolejos looks on in ernest.

  • Wideband Global Satellite Opens a "Highway" to Space Comms

    Apr 9, 2008

    Wideband Global Satellite 1 (IRON 1462) demonstrated unheard of data transfer rates during a capacity test at L3-Com West in Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 25.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC to Receive Baldrige Award for Performance Excellence

    Apr 9, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center will officially become the first Department of Defense organization in history to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C., on April 23.

  • AMC Stand Up Ceremony

    Apr 7, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the stand up ceremony to create the new provisional Army Contracting Command as a major subordinate command of AMC and discusses how the ACC will help ensure that contracting becomes a core competency in the Army.

  • Health Care Impacted by BRAC

    Apr 7, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights interviews with health care providers in Huntsville, Ala., to discuss the impacts of BRAC on the health care systems in the Tennessee Valley region.

  • Florida Wounded Warrior Re-Enlists

    Apr 7, 2008

    Wounded warrior, Sgt. Peter Nelson took the oath April 4 -- the anniversary date of Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray SmithAca,!a,,cs sacrifice to our great Nation and the awarding of the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.

  • Soldiers in Iraq Remember Smith's Bravery Under Fire

    Apr 5, 2008

    Exactly five years after his heroic actions, Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, the 3rd Infantry Division's 51st Medal of Honor recipient, was remembered in a ceremony April 4 at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Ingenuity keeps Apache pilots flying

    Apr 4, 2008

    Fort Rucker's Hanchey Heliport Aviation Life Support Equipment shop solved a serious problem with the sight alignment on the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System that AH-64 Apache pilots use when flying.

  • Iraqi officers visit Anniston and Red River Army depots

    Apr 4, 2008

    Seven Iraqi Army officers-two generals, four colonels, a major and two translators-visited the Red River and Anniston Army depots during the last week of March to observe maintenance operations and see how depots function.

  • Security Assistance Command Starts Arriving This Summer

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command says he and his workers look forward to moving to Redstone Arsenal under base realignment and closure.

  • Celebrating our Military Children

    Apr 3, 2008

    This is a special month for a special group of people. Every year, the Defense Department celebrates April as the Month of the Military Child. Redstone Arsenal joins in with a schedule of events, planned by Child and Youth Services, for military families.

  • Got contamination' Call the ACERT

    Apr 3, 2008

    When Soldiers and other servicemembers are out in the field and have battle-damaged, possibly contaminated equipment, they need to know where they can go for safe, reliable turn-in.

  • Local Director Runs Worldwide Testing Network

    Apr 3, 2008

  • Construction on Rise Throughout Redstone

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fueled by base realignment and closure, construction is booming at Redstone Arsenal. Funds have been appropriated for 13 projects, most BRAC-related, totaling $543 million. A typical year would have $40 million to $50 million worth.

  • 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.

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