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

    May 21, 2008

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

  • CERDEC Journalist Receives Military-wide Award

    May 21, 2008

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

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

    May 21, 2008

  • ARL Conducts Outreach Event at Morgan State

    May 21, 2008

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

  • ECBC Earns Good Neighbor Award

    May 21, 2008

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

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

    May 21, 2008

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

  • Soldiers Select Two TARDEC Projects for 2007 Army Greatest Inventions

    May 21, 2008

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

  • Picatinny Hosts Homeland Defense Testbed EOC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    May 21, 2008

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

  • Picatinny Dedicates Memorial to Fallen New Jersey Service Members

    May 21, 2008

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

  • Natick Pays Tribute to Medal of Honor Recipients

    May 21, 2008

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

  • ARL Supports Award-Winning Engine Technology

    May 21, 2008

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

  • AMRDEC Team Earns 2008 American Helicopter Society Award

    May 21, 2008

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

  • 2008 Senior Leader Memorial Day Message

    May 20, 2008

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

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

    May 19, 2008

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

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

    May 18, 2008

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

  • Defense Supply Center Columbus commander visits Rock Island

    May 16, 2008

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

  • AOAP-MLC receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

    May 16, 2008

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

  • Combat identification role found for Army's workhorse radio

    May 16, 2008

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

  • Picatinny hosts Armed Forces Day observance

    May 16, 2008

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

  • Layer assumes command of SDDC

    May 16, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - Brig. Gen. Brian R. Layer assumed command of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command during a ceremony May 12 at the U.S. Transportation Command headquarters building.

  • Army certifies two black belts at Tooele Army Depot

    May 16, 2008

    Two Tooele Army Depot civilian employees received honors from Col. Anne L. Davis, depot commander, during a special Lean Six Sigma black belt certification ceremony held in the TEAD Command Program Office May 1.

  • Defense Supply Center Columbus Commander Visits Rock Island

    May 15, 2008

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

  • Schools identified to receive excess ANCDF computers

    May 15, 2008

    The U.S. Army and the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility will donate computer equipment to three public schools and two nonprofit agencies that provide educational services to the community

  • One-third of Umatilla chemical agent tonnage destroyed - 86 percent of total number of munitions des

    May 15, 2008

    Workers at the Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD) and Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) have safely transported and destroyed one-third of the chemical agent tonnage originally stored in the depotAca,!a,,cs chemical weapons stockpile.

  • USASMA Class 58 pays tribute to fallen comrade, colleague at ADA NCO academy

    May 15, 2008

    Senior noncommissioned officers attending the Sergeants Major Course at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy unveiled a plaque they dedicated to the Air Defense Artillery Center Noncommissioned Officer Academy May 8 to honor Command Sgt. Maj. James D. Blankenbecler, a native of Alexandria, Va., Sergeants Major Course Class 53 graduate, and former commandant at the NCO academy. Blankenbecler, command sergeant major of 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment at Fort Hood, Texas, died Oct 1, 2003, after being hit by an improvised explosive device and rocket propelled grenades in Samarra, Iraq.

  • 401st AFSB week in photos (20)

    May 15, 2008

    These photos capture the hard work of the Soldiers, Civilians and Contractors of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade stationed in Southwest Asia.

  • 'Fly-away' team completes MRAP work

    May 15, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait (May 14, 2008) Ac"a,! The mission here to receive, prepare and ship Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles built in South Africa for Operation Enduring Freedom is nearly complete.

  • Depot cooperative education students earn medals at state SkillsUSA

    May 15, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"When the depot Career Academy students do something, they do it right. And competing in the state SkillsUSA competition is no different.

  • AMC deputy CG examines depot workload, capabilities

    May 15, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Officials here hosted a day-long visit May 8 from the Army Materiel Command Deputy Commanding General Lt. Gen. William Mortensen, who saw an updated glimpse of a healthy depot workload.

  • Synchronicity

    May 15, 2008

    Using rough terrain cargo handlers, workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, tug the cover of a nearly complete maintenance shelter into place at the Marine Corps Logistics Command (Forward) Motor Park, Wednesday, May 14, 2008.

  • Milan Army Ammunition Plant employee celebrates 25th Anniversary of appearing on The Tonight Show wi

    May 14, 2008

  • 'As the light fades'

    May 14, 2008

    As the light fades, Friday, May 9, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles awaiting issue, by 401st Army Field Support Brigade, to Warfighters in Operation Enduring Freedom are silhouetted against the distant Hindu Kush mountain range.

  • Paving by dawn's early light

    May 13, 2008

    Equipment Operator 2nd Class Jonathan Fulton, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74, eyes the center line as he operates a paver on South Carolina Road near Army Materiel Command housing at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Tuesday, May 13.

  • USASMA inducts two to Hall of Honor

    May 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy recently inducted two individuals into the academy's Hall of Honor. The inductees are considered architects of current Army Transformation and NATO Transformation of NCOES.

  • TACOM LCMC team accepts challenge, writes foreign weapon repair manual

    May 12, 2008

    To Army technical writers, putting together equipment manuals is routine, but writing manuals on foreign weapons is another story - - one with plenty of plot twists and turns. The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock IslandAca,!a,,cs Weapons Product Support Integration Directorate recently completed a depot level technical manual to be used by the Iraqi army at the Taji National Depot, Taji, Iraq, for overhaul and repair of the AK-47 rifle. The TND is a maintenance and supply depot which supports Iraqi equipment readiness.

  • 405th AFSB hosts 21st TSC leadership

    May 9, 2008

    The steady sound of UH-60 Blackhawks performing test flights welcomed 21st Theater Sustainment Command leadership to the Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager-Europe at Coleman Barracks April 30.

  • SDDC deputy commander promoted to brigadier general

    May 9, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Col. Brian R. Layer, deputy commander of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a joint ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., this morning.

  • Countering capability intercepts 100th rocket, mortar in Iraq

    May 9, 2008

    The Army passed a milestone in its continuing efforts to provide a capability to counter the indirect fire threat with the 100th successful intercept of a rocket or mortar round fired at high value Multi-National Corps-Iraq assets in late March.

  • Army-wide effort gets Soldiers to Kosovo

    May 9, 2008

    Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 106th Aviation Regiment, Illinois National Guard, recently deployed to Kosovo as part of the United Nations mandated NATO led peacekeeping force.

  • USASAC leader honored by Women in Defense

    May 9, 2008

    Rick Alpaugh, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command deputy to the commanding general, spoke at the Tennessee Valley Chapter Women in Defense organization's Industry Luncheon at the Marriott hotel, Huntsville, Ala., April 30. Alpaugh also received and award from the Women in Defense Association and met the Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer.

  • Arriving organization brings world of opportunity

    May 8, 2008

    A senior executive with the Army Security Assistance Command said the organizationAca,!a,,cs move to Redstone Arsenal is an Aca,!A"opportunity to move our organization to the next step.Aca,!A?

  • Marine Returns to Arms of Young Family

    May 8, 2008

    Two days before the birth of his daughter, Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 3 R. Dale Stephens learned he was being deployed for the second time to Iraq. Mallory Paige was 3 months old when her daddy shipped out to Camp Lejeune, N.C., for training prior to his mid-September deployment with the P Battery, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines out of Spokane, Wash., and attached to the 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, Task Force Military Police.

  • Thanking Volunteers for all They Do

    May 8, 2008

    Redstone Arsenal wouldnAca,!a,,ct be the same without volunteers. There probably wouldnAca,!a,,ct be a golf course, or many of the childrenAca,!a,,cs services, or free tax assistance for active duty and retired military families, among other things. Aca,!A"Without you many of the programs we do here would not be possible,Aca,!A? Debra Jefferson of Army Community Service told the 256 attendees at the 24th annual Installation Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 29 at the Officers and Civilians Club.

  • Setting the bar: 1-58th AOB prepares for summer deployment

    May 8, 2008

    New solar-powered runway lights that can be controlled by pilots and by control towe personnel were put to the test April 29 for the first time since the 1-58th received the equipment a few months ago.

  • Building on Army values: 1/14th Soldiers assemble new ballpark stands

    May 8, 2008

    Soldiers exemplify Army Values in working partnership with community.

  • 'Guilty!' Students learn about legal system

    May 8, 2008

    Fort Rucker Elementary School students participated in a mock trial sponsored by the post Staff Judge Advocate's office May 5.

  • Employees create test aid to save time, money

    May 7, 2008

    Two Tobyhanna Army Depot employeesAca,!a,,c suggestion will save the depot over $78,000 per year.

  • Newport Chemical Depot reaches 90-percent VX destruction

    May 7, 2008

    NEWPORT CHEMICAL DEPOT, Ind. --- Workers at the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility have safely neutralized 90 percent of the VX stored at the Newport Chemical Depot.

  • Unit awarded for shipping more than 20,000 HMMWV's

    May 6, 2008

    In the past four years, over 20,000 brand new Up Armored HMMWVAca,!a,,cs have made their way to their last CONUS stop, where the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 841st Transportation Battalion has ensured their safe and speedy shipment to Soldiers conducting Combat Operations in South West Asia/

  • Thinning the herd

    May 6, 2008

    Hunting at JMC installations.

  • Virtual paint helps workers improve technique

    May 6, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" A new depot painter training program promises to save money and time, improve quality and reduce waste.

  • Soldiers' night vision repaired

    May 6, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" Technicians here supporting a new repair program have rapidly repaired thousands of night vision systems stateside and overseas.

  • Workshop Brings Future to Logisticians

    May 5, 2008

    Logistic professionals from all over the Army converged on Redstone Arsenal last week for the Worldwide Logistics Training Workshop. The conference set records for attendance. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cve had over a thousand people,Aca,!A? Michelle Durig, WLTW executive officer, said. Aca,!A"We had our training reception at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (Tuesday night, April 22). We had a record turnout for that.Aca,!A?

  • Holocaust Survivor Helps Redstone Remember

    May 5, 2008

    As a 12-year-old boy in a Jewish family in Holland, Ed Lessing had no idea the misery he would see from the onset of World War II. Germany invaded his country on May 10, 1940 and changed his life forever. He recounted his struggle at Team RedstoneAca,!a,,cs Days of Remembrance program April 23 at the Diane Campbell Recreation Center.

  • Garrison Workers Sharpen Communication Skills

    May 5, 2008

    This was a time to relax, to savor the completion of 20 weeks of training in management communications. Thirty-two members of the Garrison received graduation certificates April 22 for finishing 20 weeks of instruction in the Model-Netics management program. They were evenly split among the 10th and 11th classes since 2006.

  • Building New Home of Missile Defense

    May 5, 2008

    Ground was broken Friday for the third and largest phase of the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal. The new home of the Missile Defense Agency, located at the corner of Martin and Mills Roads, will accommodate 2,649 people and be the largest single building on Redstone Arsenal.

  • AMC Band member named APG NCO of the Year

    May 5, 2008

    After an intense two-day competition last week, Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Spohn of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band was named the 2008 Aberdeen Proving Ground Non-commissioned Officer of the Year.

  • VX LANDMINE DISPOSAL OPERATIONS BEGIN AT PINE BLUFF ARSENAL

    May 5, 2008

    Employees at the Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) and the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) successfully transported and destroyed the first VX nerve-agent filled landmine of the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs stockpile.

  • AMC Band Soldier Goes Beyond the Call of Duty

    May 5, 2008

    A recent finalist of the 2007 Geico Military Service Award, Spohn serves as clarinet player and Chief, Safety Branch for the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band. The award spotlights the contributions enlisted members of the Armed Forces.

  • 405th AFSB welcomes CSM Ismael Rodriguez

    May 2, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GermanyAca,!"The 405th Army Field Support Brigade welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Ismael Rodriguez to its staff April 28. Rodriguez is a native of the Bronx, N.Y., was raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and entered the U.S. Army in February 1984.

  • PEO family members store memories for future

    May 2, 2008

    The youngest family member of the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space just did not want her picture taken. Three-year-old Ainsley McLeod kept her head buried on the shoulder of her father, executive officer Maj. Scott McLeod.

  • Tightening the belt pays off, office avoids spending $2 million

    May 2, 2008

    The Army and the Program Executive Office for Aviation have joined the ranks of those using Lean Six Sigma as their business transformation enabler. Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office completed a new employee in-processing improvement initiative. The UAS team was experiencing significant delays, lack of clear procedures and unnecessary stress.

  • Natick pays tribute to Medal of Honor heroes

    May 2, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- On April 19, the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center here held a memorialization ceremony renaming streets and buildings after 32 Medal of Honor recipients and two distinguished service members (who served before the medal was in existence) affiliated with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • AMC, Radford employee 2007 Army Safety Awards recipients

    May 2, 2008

    Each year, Army proponents, as well as individuals, are commended for their accident prevention efforts and as safety-minded service via recognition through the Army Safety Program.

  • Exercise tackles joint communications interoperability

    May 2, 2008

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" Qualified military and government personnel interested in resolving joint interoperability issues across theaters, military services, and Department of Defense and civil agencies are encouraged to participate in the annual DoD Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise Aca,!" known as JUICE Aca,!" scheduled here from June 2-19.

  • Hold'em fans cash in for AER

    May 2, 2008

    A field of 162 Texas Hold'em fans showed up at Fort Rucker's Aviators' Landing April 26 to play in the 11-hour Army Emergency Relief benefit tournament that netted the charity $6,300.

  • Officials unveil new UAS center

    May 2, 2008

    Fort Rucker officials unveiled the Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence at the post's Air Maneuver Battle Lab.

  • Fort Rucker observes 25th Anniversary of Army Aviation Branch

    May 2, 2008

    Fort Rucker celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Aviation Branch.

  • Stryker battle damage repair facility on task, Soldier focused

    May 1, 2008

    CAMP AS SALIYAH, Qatar - Posters showing a battle-weary combat Soldier adorn the walls of the Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility here. Aca,!A"Remember Ac"a,! everything we do affects this man. He and his buddies will be the first to pay for our mistakes,Aca,!A? the posters warn.

  • Annual emergency preparedness drill slated May 5-7

    May 1, 2008

    Emergency management officials in Umatilla, Morrow, and Benton counties, the states of Washington and Oregon and the Army's Umatilla Chemical Depot will hold an annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program drill May 5-7.

  • Anniston's Payne named IMCOM-SE Region's top civilian firefighter

    May 1, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"A depot employee was named by the Installation Management Command as one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top civilian firefighters of the year for 2007.

  • Soldiers receive annual training at Anniston

    May 1, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"A maintenance company from the North Dakota Army National Guard became more familiar with depot production processes after it completed its annual training here yesterday.

  • 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.

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