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  • Army launches new accident reporting software program

    Oct 3, 2011

    Army accident reporting is quicker and easier thanks to new software designed at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, Fort Rucker, Ala. The Oct. 3 release of ReportIt! means Army Leaders have a new tool to better monitor accident data and take corrective action to keep our Army safe.

  • Officials break ground for Camp Roberts satellite station

    Sep 29, 2011

    CAMP ROBERTS, Calif. - Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station in September.

  • AEWE brings 4G smartphone technology to virtual battlefield

    Sep 28, 2011

    The same technology that powers high speed commercial cellular networks will be driving the voice, video and mission command capabilities for Spiral G during the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment from Oct. 17 to Nov. 4, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • 11th Signal Detachment Inactivates in Mannheim

    Sep 23, 2011

    MANNHEIM, Germany (Sept. 23, 2011) -- The colors of 5th Signal Command's 11th Signal Detachment were cased at Sullivan Barracks Sports Arena signifying the inactivation of 11th Signal Detachment.

  • 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion engages NATO signal partners at Exercise Combined Endeavor 11

    Sep 21, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion shared wires and wisdom with NATO partners at Combined Endeavor 11, the largest multinational communications exercise in the world from September 9-22, in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • 255th Signal Detachment Inactivates

    Sep 21, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Sept. 16, 2011) -- The colors of 5th Signal Command's 255th Signal Detachment were cased on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, signifying the inactivation of 255th Signal Detachment.

  • App puts U.S. Army Europe in mobile users' hands

    Sep 15, 2011

    U.S. Army Europe recently released an application for mobile devices designed to keep people informed on the latest Army in Europe information, news and events.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers beef up on cyber security during exercise Combined Endeavor 2011

    Sep 13, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Safety and security are a top priority for nations around the world and that priority includes protection of cyber networks and systems. As part of the U.S. European Command led, U.S. Army Europe supported exercise Combined Endeavor 2011 held at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany nations from around the world have the opportunity to discuss just that.

  • Industry day helps the Army get better gear sooner

    Sep 13, 2011

    Representatives from both large defense corporations and smaller business entities came to Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Sept. 8 to learn about the Army's network strategy, Network Integrated Evaluations and its new agile acquisition process.

  • U.S. strength grows from ashes of terrorism attacks

    Sep 7, 2011

    Rising from the ashes of horrific destruction at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, was an example of a desired Army attribute that is getting a lot of attention these days.

  • Post director receives honor

    Sep 1, 2011

    Jesus RosaVelez, director of the Fort Jackson's Network Enterprise Center, was recognized Thursday by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce with the Palmetto Pillar Award for his outstanding leadership in the field of technology.

  • Army leaders praise new 'agile' approach to tactical network

    Aug 29, 2011

    The Army's new approach to rapidly maturing the tactical network through semi-annual field exercises is already forcing positive change, senior leaders said during the service's signature information-technology forum last week.

  • Army leaders discuss network strategic vision for 2020

    Aug 25, 2011

    The top generals tasked with bringing the most innovative and current technology into the Army's communications network held a press and bloggers session at the annual LandWarNet conference here Aug. 24, 2011, to discuss the network strategic vision moving toward 2020.

  • LandWarNet 2011 kicks off in Tampa

    Aug 24, 2011

    "Transforming Cyber While at War" set the theme as LandWarNet 2011 launched Aug. 23, 2011, with the Army's chief information officer telling the audience that the Army must change how it acquires information technology.

  • Summer hires experience 'day-in-the-life'

    Aug 2, 2011

    The Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) held an Army Strong Summer Hire Day July 28, for all the summer hires working in the command’s headquarters in Greely Hall, Fort Huachuca.

  • Network Enterprise Center builds stronger teams, plans for future

    Jul 22, 2011

    The Fort Belvoir Network Enterprise Center leadership team participated in a strategic planning and team building session facilitated by the Army Management Staff College.

  • ACC CIO utilizes Green Force Tracker to keep worldwide staff connected

    Jul 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command Chief information Office (G-6) is utilizing the latest technology to keep its worldwide staff connected.

  • DoD releases first strategy for operating in cyberspace

    Jul 15, 2011

    The Defense Department’s first strategy for operating in cyberspace is a milestone in the fight to protect the nation from potentially devastating network attacks, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said today.

  • Army fields next-generation blue force tracking system

    Jul 14, 2011

    The U.S. Army has fielded its next-generation friendly force tracking system to five operational brigade combat teams, equipping Soldiers with a faster satellite network, secure data encryption and advanced mapping kits for improved tactical communications while on-the-move.

  • Soldier creates smart phone apps

    Jul 14, 2011

    Spc. Nicholas C. Johnson, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, has been working with the Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications. CSDA involves suites of digital applications on networked smart phones.

  • Army conducts large-scale network exercise at White Sands

    Jun 27, 2011

    The Army is immersed in an ambitious Network Integration Evaluation exercise at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., designed to simultaneously test programs of record and assess a host of emerging network technologies, Army senior leaders said.

  • 151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion Conducts Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Iraq

    Jun 26, 2011

    The 151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), Task Force Palmetto, cased their colors June 20, marking the ceremonial completion of their mission in Iraq during a Transfer of Authority (TOA) to 50th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary).

  • Micro-cyber: Future of signal regiment

    Jun 24, 2011

    Micro-cyber will provide mission command essential capabilities across all echelons. The regiment will transition the signal military occupational specialties to develop the multi-disciplined Soldier required for micro-cyber

  • Guam Regional Hub Node complete, training begins

    Jun 21, 2011

    When the 311th Signal Command’s newly-completed Regional Hub Node here becomes operational, the reach of the Army network will truly become global. This was the source of excitement at the facility’s inauguration ceremony here June 10. The Guam RHN, the fourth to be built worldwide, was specifically designed to extend the Global Information Grid to deployed tactical organizations, providing them with immediate access to services critical to executing battlespace operations regardless of their location. The fixed platform, equipped with two antennae commonly used for satellite communications in remote locations, is scheduled to become operational in October.

  • 7th Signal Command (T) Civilian of the Year selected

    Jun 13, 2011

    John Cardona, a system administrator for the 21st Signal Brigade, National Gateway Center, Fort Detrick, Md., was recently selected as the overall 7th Signal Command (Theater) Civilian of the Year (COY).

  • NETCOM Soldiers compete for top honors

    Jun 10, 2011

    Under the clear Arizona skies and a hot sun, Soldiers from Signal commands and brigades from around the globe pushed themselves from one event to another. For four days, Soldiers competed for the top spots in the 2011 Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Defense Information Systems Agency director recognizes Fort Meade personnel for their support

    May 26, 2011

    The Defense Information Systems Agency's senior leadership held a recognition ceremony Tuesday to show its gratitude to Fort Meade personnel for their assistance in the agency's Base Closure and Realignment move.

  • Army building foundational software for COE

    May 16, 2011

    The U.S. Army's System of Systems Engineering effort has identified a number of computing environments through which to implement G6-defined standards, service officials said.

  • Signaleers find solidarity in 311th Best Warrior competition

    May 13, 2011

    Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found solidarity with one another during the 2001 311th Best Warrior competition in Hawaii. Competitors traveled from throughout the Pacific only to find common ground with one another during the week of challenges.

  • Soldier of the Year competition tests warrior skills, endurance

    May 13, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Travis Lanzendorfer, 106th Signal Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, was named the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Noncommissioned Officer of the Year after a week of competition at Fort Gordon, April 24-29.

  • Social Media Platforms Provide Support During Crisis

    May 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When Lisa Oliver, administrative support specialist in the AMCOM/Garrison Public and Congressional Affairs Office, was without electrical power in the aftermath of the April 27 storms that ravaged the Tennessee Valley, she knew there was one form of communication she could count on.

  • Defense Information Systems Agency cuts ribbon

    Apr 23, 2011

    The Defense Information Systems Agency held its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 15 to celebrate the official opening of its new facility at Fort Meade. The event was held in the conference center of the main building on the 95-acre campus.

  • Net Threats: Knowing the dos and don'ts of posting on social media

    Apr 22, 2011

    During World War II, the U.S. government adopted the slogan "loose lips might sink ships" to warn people to be careful when talking in public. Almost 70 years later, the same slogan could be used in relation to today's tweets, posts and published photos in the online world of social media.

  • Citizen-Soldiers compete in 335th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 14, 2011

  • 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade return to US soil

    Apr 14, 2011

  • U.S. Army Cyber Command's Hernandez promoted

    Apr 8, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general March 25 at Fort Belvoir, Va., in a ceremony presided over by Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general U.S. Forces Command.

  • Army demonstrating wideband waveforms

    Apr 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army is planning to demonstrate the ability of wideband waveforms such as Soldier Radio Waveform, or SRW, and Wideband Networking Waveform, known as WNW, to move voice, video, data and images faster, further and more efficiently than legacy waveforms across the battlefield through ad-hoc mobile networking, service officials said.

  • Leveraging technology to maximize Soldier training and performance

    Apr 1, 2011

    In the past few weeks and months, numerous points and counterpoints have been made regarding Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications (CSDA). Many of these points are valid; many are not. I would like to take a few minutes to address some of the concerns and clarify misperceptions regarding this Army initiative.

  • "Herstory" focus of Women's History Month program

    Apr 1, 2011

    The event, sponsored by the installation's Equal Opportunity Office and hosted by Army Cyber Command/2nd Army, was held at McGill Training Center. More than 200 people attended the hourlong program.

  • Workshop honors women of the past and present

    Mar 28, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- It's a man's world, but not without the help of extraordinary women. In honor of these extraordinary women, more than 50 Grafenwoehr community members gathered at the Main Post Tower Inn Conference Center, March 23, for the Women's History Month Workshop.

  • Defense Information Systems Agency move on target

    Mar 25, 2011

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is one of the newest agencies to call Fort Meade home. As a combat support agency, DISA provides network and computing infrastructure, and enterprise services to support information-sharing and decision-making. In 2005, the agency was recommended to consolidate its three facilities and relocate to Fort Meade as part of the Base Realignment and Closure mandate. A 1.1 million-square-foot facility was built on a 95-acre site along Cooper Avenue. The construction is valued at $420 million. The information technology infrastructure is valued at an additional $120 million. Employees began the move from facilities in Northern Virginia to Fort Meade in January. Workers are moving in at a rate of 150 to 200 people per week. In July, when the relocation is scheduled to be complete, 4,300 military, civilian and direct contractors will be working out of the new, state-of-the-art facility. David Bullock, DISA's BRAC executive, sat down to discuss the progress of the relocation.

  • 335th Signal Commanding General Visits Camp Buehring Tech Control Facility

    Mar 23, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III, Commanding General of 335th Signal Command (Theater), focused on upcoming challenges during a site visit to 581st Signal Company's Camp Buehring Technical Control Facility (TCF) in Kuwait.

  • CASCOM is app-solutely amazing

    Mar 18, 2011

    A small group of tech-savvy personnel from the Technology Integration Branch at the Combined Arms Support Command is leading the way in the development and implementation of applications for the military.

  • 5th Signal Command Soldiers Deploy to Afghanistan

    Mar 11, 2011

  • 54th Signal Battalion Celebrates 20 Years in Southwest Asia

    Mar 11, 2011

    The 54th Signal Battalion commemorated 20 years of service in Southwest Asia during two days of activities Mar. 1-2 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Lawrence takes helm as Army chief information officer

    Mar 9, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence became the Army's new chief information officer/G-6, March 3, and has also been confirmed for a third star which she will pin on later this month.

  • Smartphones combine with tactical radios to boost ground troops

    Mar 9, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division communicated via voice, data and images as they swarmed a mock village to capture a high value target. Information traveled rapidly up and down the chain of command through a cutting-edge combination of smartphones plugged into tactical radios.

  • Avoid deceptive e-mails by staying alert, informed

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Did you win a lottery in the United Kingdom even though you live in the United States' Receive an e-mail offering a get-rich-quick scheme' Or maybe you received an e-mail asking to log in to a merchant or bank site and update your account information.

  • 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion cases colors, prepare to deploy

    Mar 2, 2011

  • 25th Signal Battalion Conducts Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony in Afghanistan

    Mar 1, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Edward J. Williams III assumed responsibility as Command Sergeant Major for 25th Signal Battalion in a ceremony Feb. 21 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • NETCOM chooses 2010 Civilian of the Year

    Feb 25, 2011

    Twelve people from U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) were recognized for their considerable contributions, and one of them was honored as NETCOM's 2010 Civilian of the Year.

  • 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.