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  • 2nd Signal Brigade conducts Full Spectrum Exercise

    Feb 24, 2011

  • NETCOM employee selected as Fort Huachuca Civilian of the Year

    Feb 18, 2011

    The Fort Huachuca Civilian of the Year for 2010 is an Information Technology Specialist working for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) G-3 operations office in Greely Hall.

  • Chief of Signal earns second star, promoted to major general

    Feb 17, 2011

  • Mobile 'Apps' supply troop training

    Feb 17, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va (Feb. 17, 2011) -Today's Soldier is tech savvy, uses state-of-the-art equipment to quickly and safely accomplish a mission, and can multitask with efficiency. To capitalize on these talents, the Army is conducting a pilot program that could potentially change the training environment.

  • Maj. Gen. Napper visits Camp Arifjan

    Feb 15, 2011

  • Face of Army surface In social media

    Feb 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Being the youngest division chief at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs at the Pentagon often makes Maj. Juanita Chang stand out from the crowd. But then isn't that what you would expect from someone working on the cutting edge of the Army's social media activities'

  • NETCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Visits Kuwait

    Feb 10, 2011

    NETCOM/9th Signal Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams visited with 160th Signal Brigade Soldiers in Kuwait.

  • Microsoft, Army highlight Surface 2.0 at multitouch working group

    Feb 9, 2011

    Microsoft discussed its latest touch-screen technology during a quarterly working group meeting with the Army's leading multitouch researchers and developers, Jan. 25. The Multitouch Mission Command Working Group, which is hosted by CERDEC, brought together more than two dozen organizations from government, industry and academia for discussions and live demonstrations using the existing Surface 1.0 hardware. While no Surface 2.0 hardware has been released to date, CERDEC, has early access to the software and development kits thanks to its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Microsoft.

  • NETCOM commanding general receives second star

    Feb 7, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper, Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) commanding general, was promoted to the rank of major general Feb. 4.

  • Second annual AFRICOM C4ISR Senior Leaders Conference concludes in Vicenza, Italy

    Feb 7, 2011

    U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) hosted its second annual C4ISR Senior Leaders Conference Feb. 2-4 at Caserma Ederle, headquarters of U.S. Army Africa, in Vicenza, Italy. The communications and intelligence community event, hosted by Brig. Gen. Robert Ferrell, AFRICOM C4 director, drew approximately 80 senior leaders from diverse U.S. military and government branches and agencies, as well as representatives of African nations and the African Union.

  • Mapping your life: Embedded data in photos could tip off criminals

    Feb 3, 2011

    The potential dangers of geotagging and location-based social networking exists. Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification to photographs, video, web sites and instant messages.

  • E-mail system gives users bigger byte

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- An e-mail system is only as good as its byte. And Fort Jackson's byte is about to get bigger - 40 times bigger.

  • EE Migration Hub

    Feb 1, 2011

    During 2011, all Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service. Instead of accessing email through local email servers at each installation, users will reach through the network to access email services from the DoD cloud. The migration of email services to DISA is part of a larger DoD effort to consolidate IT services, improve capabilities, and reduce overall costs. Migration begins on 15 February 2011 with a initial "fielding" to about 2000 selected email users from CIO/G-6, NETCOM/9th SC(A), U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, and the Information Technology Agency. This first step will allow the Army to refine the migration process and ensure a smooth transition. It will provide a validation of the migration process, email functionality, and system management procedures. Immediately following successful migration of the first wave of users, migration will continue. The goal is to migrate all Army users to Enterprise Email by 31 Dec 2011.

  • Enterprise Email Migration

    Jan 31, 2011

    During 2011, all Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service. Instead of accessing email through local email servers at each installation, they will reach through the network to access email services from centralized servers known as the Department of Defense (DoD) cloud. The migration of email services to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is part of a larger DoD effort to consolidate information technology services, improve capabilities, and reduce overall costs.

  • Army Enterprise e-mail migration to begin in February

    Jan 28, 2011

    Although the road toward Enterprise e-mail may seem complicated, there is a clear map, leaders know where the effort is headed, and the economy sized e-mail box Soldiers have now is about to become a luxury sedan, about 40 times bigger.

  • Army provides mobile satellite communications for disaster response

    Jan 24, 2011

    In the years since Hurricane Katrina exposed dangerous information gaps between various government responders, the Army has developed high-tech capabilities that enable rapid, inter-agency communications during an emergency.

  • Are you a fan' Thousands tune in to Fort Benning's first-ever Town Hall via Facebook

    Jan 19, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - As social media reinvents the Web through online videos, chats and Facebook pages, Fort Benning has found a new tool in talking to troops and families.

  • PII compromises lead to financial, security issues

    Jan 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- People use it every day. It is a very powerful thing that, if harmed or compromised, can cause them financial hardships or even put them at security risks. It is personally identifiable information, and as 2011 begins, Fort Rucker officials want to ensure people safeguard others' PII properly.

  • Gates reveals budget efficiencies, reinvestment possibilities

    Jan 7, 2011

    The Defense Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.

  • Soldiers test smart phones in field exercise

    Dec 14, 2010

    Phase II of "Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications" kicked off Dec. 8, with a field exercise in which Soldiers from the Army Evaluation Task Force tested smart-phone technology.

  • Shopping online requires same security as walking through a parking lot

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Shopping online can be an attractive alternative to the crowded malls, long checkout lines and unruly mobs of shoppers that have become regular fixtures of the modern holiday season.

  • Pentagon Channel puts Yongsan social media in spotlight

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Pentagon Channel aired a story this weekend that takes a look at what has made U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's social media so effective through a series major events, including a 100-year flood and North Korean attack in late November.

  • Senior Leaders Cut the Ribbon on Fort Bragg Regional Hub Node

    Dec 1, 2010

    Members of the Signal and Acquisition communities converged recently to mark the successful completion of the first Regional Hub Node (RHN) in the continental United States. The RHN will link Fort Bragg to the satellite communications capabilities required to complete a wide range of missions by allowing Warfighters to access tactical data from theater prior to deployment

  • Fort Carson Network Enterprise Center: "we're here for the warfighter"

    Dec 1, 2010

    The Network Enterprise Center (NEC) of the Year, Fort Carson, Colo., leaders and workers know they must manage change as they listen to, and support, their customers.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord network enterprise reps provide personalized service

    Nov 30, 2010

    Technicians at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Wash. Network Enterprise Center (NEC) now go face-to-face with customers to establish relationships.

  • 160th Signal Brigade Conducts Change of Responsibility

    Nov 21, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Stockton relinquishes his authority as 160th Signal Brigade Command Sergeant Major to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce in a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Summit connects information technology leaders to solutions ahead

    Nov 19, 2010

    The general in charge of operating and defending Army networks in the Western Hemisphere challenged a gathering of more than 100 Army IT professionals from across the nation to help shape the its enterprise network efforts during a leadership summit here November 15-18.

  • 43rd Signal Battalion perfects Warrior Task skills

    Nov 18, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany (Nov. 18, 2010) -- Soldiers with 5th Signal Command's 43rd Signal Battalion conducted a three-day field exercise at the Local Training Area using real-world scenarios to train Warrior Task skills. In one scenario, the Soldiers were deployed to Spain to conduct humanitarian aid to village people after a devastating earthquake. Soldiers from the 43rd were approached by a mayor of a local Spanish town to solicit aid from the U.S. Soldiers.

  • Army Chief Information Officer/G6 visits 5th Signal Command

    Nov 18, 2010

    CUTLINE: WIESBADEN, Germany (Nov. 17, 2010) -- Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Smith, Jr., commander, 5th Signal Command, gives opening comments in the command's headquarters to Mike Krieger, acting Army Chief Information Officer/G6 . Krieger will be in Germany throughout the week visiting important elements of 5th Signal Command including the Enterprise-Theater Network Operations and Security Center and the Regional Computer Emergency Response Team. The CIO/G-6 provides architecture, governance, portfolio management, strategy, oversight and operational capabilities to enable joint expeditionary net-centric information dominance for the Army. (Photo by Lawrence Torres III, 5th Signal Command)

  • Medal of Honor recipient assists in fight against 'epidemic'

    Nov 9, 2010

    Walking up on stage, retired Marine Col. Jay Vargas gently takes hold of Old Glory and gives her a kiss. He has earned that right.

  • Annual seminar draws career counselors from around globe

    Nov 9, 2010

    Retention counselors from around the globe attended the training seminar, coming from every Army command, division and corps from the Active and Reserve components and National Guard. Along with the core briefings that affected the overall retention program, the different components and command levels all had specific sessions to address issues within their communities.

  • Historic Cyber Defense:New career field targets, prevents information threats

    Nov 8, 2010

    As the world's technologies continue to advance, and our military becomes more and more reliant on those technologies and computer network systems, the Department of Defense must continually adjust its policies and create procedures that will help protect against those who would use technology to attack the nation.

  • 44th Signal trains for the future during 30-day field exercise

    Nov 1, 2010

  • PEOs C3T and IEW&S Win Packard Award for Acquisition Excellence

    Oct 29, 2010

    For the second year in a row, the Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) will receive the David Packard Award for Acquisition Excellence. This year, PEO C3T will accept the award with its teammates from PEO Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S) for their efforts in standing up the Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS)- International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) [CX-I] secure network, the U.S. component of the Afghan Mission Network (AMN).

  • Army launches enterprise email: DISA will implement

    Oct 26, 2010

    It was announced 25 October 2010 that the Army and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently agreed to initiate the migration of Army users' email addresses and calendars to the DISA-managed Microsoft Exchange 2010 service.

  • CECOM officially joins the APG community

    Oct 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command unfurled its color Oct. 22 at a ceremony marking the official arrival of CECOM to Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Army explores software transformation initiatives

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" The Army is implementing lessons learned from the Apps for the Army challenge, to support strategic initiatives for Army Software Transformation.

  • Changes continue at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Oct 8, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A week has passed since Joint Base Lewis-McChord final operational capability began, and it's also been the first week of Network Enterprise Center support for telephone and computer networks on McChord Field.

  • Army changes name of system-of-systems integration R&D program

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army's system-of-systems-integration, research and development program, C4ISR OTM, is now named C4ISR & Network Modernization. The name change reflects the program's alignment with the Army's Network Modernization strategy. The program explores leap-ahead capabilities that can augment and enhance the foundation of network modernization while identifying technology acceleration opportunities into the current force.

  • Growing Up In The Engineering World

    Oct 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For an engineer who first tested his mettle on the aviation and missile systems of Redstone Arsenal in the 1980s, being assigned to the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center is like going home.

  • Newly Opened Visitor Center Reaches Into Past

    Oct 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal's past continues to reach into the future. During a Sept. 20 ribbon cutting heralding in a new era for the Arsenal's badging and vehicle decal operations, the refurbished Visitor Center at Gate 1 on Martin Road east became symbolic of the way the Arsenal's rich past in rocket science and technology continues to influence the growth of its work force and capabilities.

  • Army establishes Army Cyber Command

    Oct 1, 2010

    U.S. Army Cyber Command headquarters will be located in the National Capital Region and will realign Soldiers and Civilians into essential ARCYBER headquarters positions. The total command strength of 21,000 Soldiers and Civilians will be located around the globe.

  • Farewell For School Brigade Troops

    Sep 30, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A ceremony Friday will mark a milestone in the ongoing move of the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and its Soldiers and civilians.

  • 1st Signal Brigade career counselor receives top retention recognition

    Sep 29, 2010

    One noncommissioned officer was chosen to represent the unit at the Department of the Army Career Counselor board in Washington, D.C., in January 2011.

  • Building work force top challenge for Cyber Command

    Sep 24, 2010

    Building the cyber force is the biggest challenge for the new U.S. Cyber Command, the agency's commander told congress. The new U.S. Cyber Command, which is charged with protecting Department of Defense computer networks, is now approaching full operational capability at Fort Meade, Md., said Gen. Keith B. Alexander, commander, U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency Sept. 23 before the House Armed Services Committee.

  • Command's colors changes hands

    Sep 22, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) to Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper in a ceremony Sept. 22 here at Barnes Field House.

  • NETOPS-MG Napper Quote

    Sep 21, 2010

  • Chief of Signal addresses I.T. industry leaders

    Sep 20, 2010

    The Chief of Signal met with industry leaders last week to present a look at future military needs.

  • 'Big Red One' debuts new communication system

    Sep 18, 2010

    With the push of a button, the 1st Infantry Division's Operations Center launched the newest version of the Command Post of the Future, called Battle Command 10, or CPOF BC10.

  • Volunteer organization fires up the grill for 72nd ESB

    Sep 16, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany (Sept. 10, 2010) -- Seven hundred fresh grilled steaks were prepared and served by volunteers from the Steak Team Mission, a nonprofit group based in Dallas, Texas, to over 500 Soldiers and family members of the 7th Signal Brigade and the Mannheim community showing their support to the newly redeployed Soldiers. (Photo by Spc. Ida Tate, HHC, 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade)

  • New Commanding General takes charge of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 9, 2010

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater) from Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper during a ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Parade Field Pavilion Sept. 8.

  • Combined Endeavor brings forces from 40 nations together to streamline communications

    Sep 9, 2010

    About 1,400 participants of more than 40 countries and organizations gathered at the Joint Multinational Simulations Center at the Grafenwoehr (Germany) Training Area for the U.S. European Command exercise Combined Endeavor 2010, the world's largest military communications and information systems exercise.

  • Patterson Assumes Command of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 7, 2010

    Brigadier General LaWarren V. Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater), Sept. 8, 2010 during a ceremony at Fort. Gordon, Ga.

  • C4ISR Materiel Enterprise opportunities and challenges presented at LandWarNet 2010

    Aug 30, 2010

    Army Team C4ISR members briefed conference attendees about topics related to this year's LandWarNet theme of providing global cyber-dominance to joint/combined commanders. Strong opened the C4ISR Materiel Enterprise track sessions by summarizing the purpose, mission, organizational structure and challenges of the enterprise.

  • Signal officers win 'Apps for the Army' contest

    Aug 27, 2010

    Maj. Gregory Motes, Capt. Christopher Braunstein and Capt. Stacey Osborn assigned to Fort Gordon developed a mobile phone application that explains the program, and it won first place in the "Apps For the Army" contest.

  • Deputy CG bids farewell

    Aug 24, 2010

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, who served as the second-in-command for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) since October 2008, left to take command of the 7th Signal Command (Theater) in Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • Agencies work to prevent, counter cyber crime

    Aug 19, 2010

    News agencies across the United States have been highlighting an alarming, invisible and rising threat, affecting citizens and therefore service members, worldwide.

  • CECOM attends LandWarNet 2010, exhibits capabilities

    Aug 16, 2010

    CECOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, introduced the organizational members of the Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Enterprise, and discussed the role it plays in the Army's Materiel Enterprise. He defined each member's missions and explained how each organization provides life-cycle management and support to current and future cyber capabilities.

  • Preparing Signal Officers, Soldiers for the Fight

    Aug 9, 2010

    The article is overall about preparing Signal Officers and Soldiers for the Fight and specifically about a FORSCOM initiative of Signal Support Teams or SST's.

  • LandWarNet 2010 lauded as huge success

    Aug 6, 2010

    The United States Army's premiere information technology and cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, came to a close last week in Tampa, Fla.

  • Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Army needs to modernize the way it's allowed to buy technology, so it can put the best tools in the hands of the warfighter faster than the enemy pushes technology out to its foot soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • 'Apps for Army' to shape future software acquisition

    Aug 4, 2010

    Knowledge learned from the Army's recent "Apps for the Army" application-development challenge will be used to help the service more quickly acquire software applications.

  • LandWarNet 2010 launches in Tampa

    Aug 4, 2010

    The United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs premiere information technology/cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, kicked off Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.

  • Building out network top priority for Army

    Aug 4, 2010

    Top Army leaders are keenly focused on building out the Army information network said the Army's chief information officer.

  • Tough competition brings out the best

    Jul 30, 2010

    Coverage of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition, held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord from July 26 through July 30

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition Day 3

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depicting Soldiers firing M4 carbine during the rifle range portion of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 28 July.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition Day 2

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depict 16 Soldiers competing in a series of events during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 27 July.

  • U.S. Army Signal Center, Regimental Signal Corps, Fort Gordon receive new commander

    Jul 27, 2010

  • Signal Soldiers compete for NCO, Soldier of Year titles

    Jul 9, 2010

    These 13 Soldiers, who were selected as the best of the best in their respective Signal commands around the world, converged on Fort Huachuca to test their skills June 14-18 in the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

    A recent series of beind-the-scenes security changes at Army Knowledge Online has caused some users to no longer be able to access the web-based portal.

  • 9th Signal Command selects the best of the best

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) named its Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for 2010 during a ceremony Friday, in Greely Hall auditorium. Earning the title of 'NCO of the Year for 2010' was Staff Sgt. James Becker, representing the 1st Signal Brigade, Korea; and earning the title of 'Soldier of the Year for 2010' was Spc. Brian Williams, representing the 21st Signal Brigade, Fort Detrick, Md.

  • Goodbye - for now: 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Soldiers deploy

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Approximately 400 soldiers from Fort Huachuca are on their way to Iraq for a 12-month deployment.

  • 5th Signal Command participates in Hessentag

    Jun 8, 2010

  • Mannheim Community lends its support

    Jun 8, 2010

  • Awarding Safety Excellence

    Jun 8, 2010

  • New commanding general slated for 7th Signal Command

    Jun 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson will become the commanding general of 7th Signal Command (Theater), replacing Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper. A date for the change of command ceremony has not yet been set.

  • 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home

    Jun 3, 2010

    7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home from 12 month-long deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

  • 307th deploys in support of surge efforts

    May 26, 2010

    For the first time since the Vietnam War, friends and family members of Soldiers from the 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters and Bravo Companies gathered May 24 to bid farewell to the Soldiers at a deployment ceremony at Helemano Military Reservation in Wahiawa.

  • Golden Knights help mark Signal Corps Anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Soldiers parachute for Signal Corps anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Empowering Mannheim community children through literature

    May 17, 2010

  • Soldier Practices Marksmanship with Simulator

    May 14, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Samuel Lagrou, 7th Signal Command (Theater), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Gordon, Ga., practices marksmanship on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) 2000 during the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Soldier of the Year competition held at Fort Gordon, Ga., recently.

  • Soldier Dons Gas Mask

    May 13, 2010

    Soldier Dons Gas Mask During Competition

  • Fires Seminar briefings Web casting again this year

    May 13, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The Fires Seminar at Fort Sill again reaches out to officers and Soldiers throughout the world by Web casting briefings on May 18-20. To access these briefings, users will have to sign for an account with Defense Connect Online and log onto that service at the appropriate times. Because of recent upgrades to the service, users are reminded that they will have to reset their passwords as part of the log on process.

  • Soldier Zeroing M-16 Rifle Sight

    May 13, 2010

    Soldier zeros M-16 Rifle during SOY competition.

  • 7th Signal Command Selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

    May 12, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- Marksmanship, physical fitness, day and night land navigation' Check. Quick egress from the High-Mobility Multipurpose Vehicle Egress Assistance Trainer after roll over' Roger. Up early' Tasked past darkness' Oh, yea. Tear-gassed, inspected, tested, grilled, drilled' Check, again.

  • Army program captures and stores wisdom

    Apr 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched a program to harvest and store knowledge in a single, searchable location. The goal is to build a wisdom infrastructure in order to mitigate potential knowledge loss within the command as members of its workforce begin to retire.

  • Signal Corps community's recent progress good, gaps in support to operational force still exist

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (April 23, 2010) - Progress was made during the last year, but more is needed from the Signal Corps community to fill gaps in its support of the operational force, said the commander of the U.S. Army's largest Command Thursday in Atlanta. Gen. Charles C. Campbell, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, delivered the message to the audience of more than 250 people gathered for the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association's sixth annual Tactical C4 Conference. Campbell reminded the audience that he had addressed them at their conference last year and among the topics covered were his recommendations on how to close those gaps.

  • Defense Comes Alive With Avatars

    Apr 23, 2010

    Hollywood director James Cameron may have made the term "avatar" a hot commodity in the world of science fiction movies, but it's the Program Executive Office for Missiles and REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Space that is using the concept of virtual personas in the real-life preparation of Soldiers for the battlefield. The Virtual, Interactive, Collaborative, Training, Resource/Environment laboratory, located at Northrop Grumman facilities in Huntsville, uses computer-generated avatars - movable, three-dimensional images representing Soldiers in a cyberspace environment - and simulated battle scenarios for war fighter training as part of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System development effort.

  • Internet-Based Capabilities enhanced on U.S. Army Europe networks

    Apr 14, 2010

  • 43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma

    Apr 1, 2010

    43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma.

  • Battalion cases colors, prepares to deploy

    Mar 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers of the 86th Signal Battalion held a casing ceremony at Brown Parade Field, March 25. The historic ceremony marks the battalion's first deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. For the past 90 days, the Soldiers have been going through intense training and preparation, said Lt. Col. Paul Craft, commander of the 86th Sig Bn.

  • Army, Apple meet to discuss hand-held solutions for Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2010

    Leaders from the Army's technology command visited Apple, Inc. to discuss the use of Apple products in Army business and battlefield operations.

  • 324th ESB toubleshoot data links during COMEX

    Mar 19, 2010

    Signal Soldiers with the 324th Signal Batallion (Expeditionary) brought all their companies together to conduct a communications exercise at Fort Gordon, Ga., where the 324th ESB and their brigade headquarters, 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, are located.

  • Post NEC to get new 'Remedy'

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson's Network Enterprise Center recently received training to institute a new web-based program aimed at providing better customer service.

  • Army names Europe print, broadcast specialists among best for 2009

    Mar 18, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Army print and broadcast media specialists from units and garrisons across Europe are being honored by the Department of the Army for their contributions to informing and entertaining audiences theater- and worldwide.

  • G-6 launches 'Apps for the Army' challenge

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Army announced its first internal applications-development challenge. The program, called "Apps for the Army," or A4A, gives Army personnel the opportunity to demonstrate their software- development skills.

  • Army communicators play critical role in supporting civil affairs operations in Haiti

    Mar 1, 2010

    Soldiers assigned to the communications directorate for the Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command have played a critical role in supporting Civil Affairs and other humanitarian operations conducted in Haiti during Operation Unified Response.

  • NEC urges users to beware of scareware

    Feb 26, 2010

    The Network Enterprise Center is experiencing a spike in virus-infected computers as machines are corrupted by a new type of Internet scam: Scareware.

  • A tactical commander's vision of ideal communications

    Feb 17, 2010

    The ability to access Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) data from the platoon through brigade levels at any time and from any location is paramount to the successful execution of full spectrum operations.

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