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  • Rare white lizards found in Army test center

    Aug 21, 2014

    Researchers are conducting a study on three rare species of white lizards found only on the gypsum dunes at White Sands Missile Range and the White Sands National Monument.

  • FORSCOM change-of-command ceremony

    Aug 18, 2014

    Outgoing U.S. Army Forces Command commanding general, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, left, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, center, and incoming FORSCOM Commanding General Gen. Mark A. Milley, each render the hand salute during the playing of the National Anthem, Aug. 15, 2014, at a FORSCOM change-of-command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Global exchange unites flight test community

    Aug 18, 2014

    The Army participates in the Military Personnel Exchange Program and the Redstone Test Center has played a part in this Department of Defense program for years, exchanging an Army experimental test pilot for an experimental test pilot in the British armed forces.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command's accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution.

  • AEC NCO cites Oath of Enlistment

    Aug 15, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Cornelius Tharrington, human resources noncommissioned officer at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, cites the Army's Oath of Enlistement during his reenlistment cermeony, Aug. 14 at ATEC headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Col. Mark Penfold, ATEC chapliain, pictured, administered the oath of enlistment with Tharrington's wife and children present.

  • Army Evaluation Center welcomes new CSM

    Aug 15, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Austin accepted the noncommissioned officers' sword as he assumed responsibility for the duties of command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Evaluation Center. AEC Director David Jimenez, and Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Conway, military evaluator, AEC, passed the sword during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at AEC headquarters Aug. 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Army Evaluation Center welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Aug 15, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Austin accepted the noncommissioned officers' sword as he assumed responsibility for the duties of command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Evaluation Center. AEC Director David Jimenez, and Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Conway, military evaluator, AEC, passed the sword during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at AEC headquarters Aug. 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

    Aug 13, 2014

    A memorial ceremony in honor of Maj. Gen. Harold J. "Harry" Greene took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 11, 2014, six days after Greene was mortally wounded in a shooting at Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Afghanistan.

  • Army Command Chaplain promoted to colonel

    Aug 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Lt. Col. (P) Mark A. Penfold, Command Chaplain for the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, was promoted to the rank of colonel during a ceremony held here, August 1.

  • Army Test and Evaluation Command begins three-year public/private partnership with Constellation

    Aug 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command commander, Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement with energy supplier, Constellation, signifying a long-term partnership in the pursuit of geo-thermal energy and the exploration of other sustainable and secure energy solutions. Mark Huston, president of Constellation Retail signed on behalf of the company.

  • Army's key mid-tier radio moves forward with tests

    Aug 13, 2014

    With increased bandwidth and range for the terrestrial network, the Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios will link lower-echelon digital radios like the Rifleman and Manpack to the Army's satellite communications backbone.

  • Collaborative partnership yields new pay system

    Aug 12, 2014

    Work on the Integrated Personnel and Pay System -- Army (IPPS-A), the Army's new web-based personnel and pay solution, has been enhanced by an effective partnership between acquisition and functional professionals.

  • Cigarette Butler cleans up JBLM

    Aug 12, 2014

    An estimated 195 million pounds of cigarette butts are improperly discarded in the United States annually, which is equal to the weight of about 33,000 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. In an ongoing effort to eliminate left over tobacco products, a non-profit organization developed a program to recycle the waste.

  • ARL's neuroscience program successful example of Open Campus concept

    Aug 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently initiated an Open Campus pilot program at its Adelphi, Md., campus to foster better collaboration across industry, academia, and government. ARL's Open Campus program plans to lead to the continuous flow of people and ideas to ensure transformative scientific discovery, innovation, and transition that are critical to national security.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground, RDECOM remember fallen Soldier Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

    Aug 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army and Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, community mourn the loss of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, who was killed Aug. 5, 2014, during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • ATEC general hosts "Night at the IronBirds"

    Aug 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, hosted a "Night at the IronBirds" event for ATEC and U.S. Army Evaluation Center personnel on July 11 at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md.

  • High school STEM students test rockets at military test facility

    Aug 7, 2014

    White Sands Missile Range, N.M. (Aug. 7,2014)-Senior High School students from nine different schools in Texas visited WSMR last week to test rockets that have been four years in the making. Students enrolled in the Systems Go program were able to oversee and work on the last step of a project they have taken part in since their freshman year. The students tested a total of six rockets from July 29 to July 30.

  • Efficient training critial to the success of NIE 15.1

    Aug 7, 2014

    The utilization and maintenance of systems during Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1 is essential to the exercise. At Fort Bliss, Texas, New Equipment Training, also known as NET, is currently in its most robust stage with several classes being taught on Systems Under Evaluation and Systems Under Test.

  • August 2014 DASAF

    Aug 6, 2014

    Safety: At the Core of Army values

  • Army researchers talk Future Force logistics with CASCOM staff

    Aug 5, 2014

    Army researchers give Soldiers at the Combined Arms Support Command an inside look at Future Force 2025 logistics technologies.

  • Researchers focus on reducing weight of Army combat vehicles

    Aug 4, 2014

    Leading experts in military combat-vehicle research, engineering and design gathered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 29-31, 2014, to discuss a single goal: reducing the weight of the Army's tanks and infantry fighting vehicles by 40 percent in the coming decades.

  • Distributed Test Control Center Earns Technical Cooperation Program Achievement Award

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Distributed Test Control Center team of the Environmental and Component Test Directorate of Redstone Test Center received recognition by their selection as recipients of The Technical Cooperation Program Achievement Award for their participation in the Coalition Attack Guidance Experiment II.

  • Redstone Test Center Summer Interns Learn the Importance of Army Profession

    Aug 1, 2014

    Redstone Test Center interns gather for professional development and learn the importance of RTC's mission in the U.S. Army. Receiving training on resumes, interviews and briefings, students prepare for corporate America with the assistance of Five Stones Research Corporation.

  • Archeologists discover mastodon fossils at WSMR

    Jul 31, 2014

    Archaeologists at White Sands Missile Range have stumbled across the first mastodon fossils from the Tularosa Basin.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Rapid Equipping Force, PEO Soldier test targeting device at White Sands Missile Range

    Jul 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army's Rapid Equipping Force and PEO Soldier's Project Management Office PM Soldier Sensors and Lasers conducted a test of the Hand Held Precision Targeting Device, at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, in mid-July.

  • NCOs support test of improvements that simplify Army's mobile network

    Jul 24, 2014

    Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other Soldiers in network-equipped vehicles conducted real-world mission threads in harsh desert terrain covering over 1,250 accumulated miles a day to evaluate recent improvements to the Army's high capacity, mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2. Soldier feedback from theater, the Army's Network Integration Evaluations (NIEs) and user juries helped the Army make WIN-T Increment 2 easier to operate and maintain. Among the many system enhancements are drastically reduced startup and shutdown times; a new, easy to use graphical interface; improved and simplified troubleshooting tools and faster, easier calls that extend radio networks.

  • Army to conduct vehicle brake tests in Jennerstown, Pa., traffic urged to stay alert, cautious

    Jul 18, 2014

    JENNERSTOWN, Pa. -- The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., plans to conduct military vehicle brake testing along Jennerstown, Pa.'s, Route 30, between Jennerstown and the Grand View Mountain area, between late July and mid-August.

  • Redstone Test Center sharpens battlefield picture

    Jul 18, 2014

    A new technology has put a national spotlight on the Redstone Test Center, making headlines not only in the Tennessee Valley, but as the topic of discussion in the national media circuit.

  • Army Test Center adapts munitions to evolving needs

    Jul 18, 2014

    Redstone Test Center has been developing Test Area 4 since the late 1980s in order to provide the ability to subject test articles to the ever changing standards required by Department of Defense.

  • New Redstone Test Center capabilities increase support to Soldier

    Jul 18, 2014

    The U.S. Armed Forces, and more specifically the Army, follow a similar obligation to defend democracy and freedom despite harsh conditions. The nation's military uses weapons systems that must be stored, transported and operated in a variety of operational environments worldwide, whether they be desert, arctic, tropic, or marine locations.

  • ATEC conducts SHARP Face-to-Face--evolving to a culture of accountabilty

    Jul 18, 2014

    ATEC conducts SHARP Face to Face Training with Civilian/Military workforce.

  • Army creates common technology marketplace for communications hardware

    Jul 17, 2014

    The Army is creating a standard marketplace of tactical communications hardware to support the Common Operating Environment initiative and deliver a familiar and intuitive experience for Soldiers.

  • ATEC Leader Development Program (ALDP) Open House

    Jul 17, 2014

  • May the Force Be Ready

    Jul 17, 2014

    The July - September electronic edition of Army AL&T magazine is now online. The theme of this issue is training and force readiness, and it's packed with must-read material, from how the Army trains and "grows" contracting professionals, to a deep dive into the Training with Industry program to how a Soldier amputee invented his own prosthesis so he could run again.

  • Safety Sends--July 2014

    Jul 16, 2014

    After two years here at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, the time has come for me to bid you a fond farewell as director of Army Safety.

  • Researchers improve smokes, obscurants technology

    Jul 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity.

  • WSMR welcomes 33rd Commanding General

    Jul 11, 2014

    White Sands Missile Range welcomed its 33rd Commanding General during an Assumption of Command Ceremony conducted behind the Frontier Club, July 2. Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin assumed responsibility from former WSMR Director Paul Mann.

  • WANTED - Special Agents: CID launches online application portal

    Jul 10, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, recently launched a new centralized recruiting program, part of which features an online application process aimed at recruiting qualified Soldiers to become CID Special Agents.

  • Campaign aims to encourage statewide veteran hiring

    Jul 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All gave some and some gave all, is a common saying about veterans. And now, it's time for employers around the Free State to give back.

  • Adams welcomed, Ervin hailed as garrison changes responsibility

    Jul 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It was a bittersweet parting of friends as the community wished outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Ervin well and welcomed his replacement, incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey O. Adams, during the Garrison Change of Responsibility Ceremony at the post theater June 26.

  • Shaved Friends

    Jun 26, 2014

    A friendly weekend competition ended in two shaved heads and over $5,000 raised for Relay for Life 2014!

  • Baltimore FEB recognizes APG Soldiers, civilians

    Jun 26, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldiers and civilians enhanced the installation's reputation as a center of excellence in technical as well as non-technical arenas during the annual Excellence in Federal Career awards presentations held in Baltimore in May.

  • Army Wellness Center Stars arrive

    Jun 26, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Army Wellness Centers promote, enhance, and sustain healthy lifestyles to improve the overall well being of Soldiers, Family members, and DOD civilians and contractors through integrated and standardized programs and services. AWC staff members take into account all of an individual's physical, psychological and social circumstances when providing services. A holistic approach is needed to fully assess the whole person. The AWC Core Program includes a Health Assessment Review, Physical Fitness, Healthy Nutrition, Stress Management, General Wellness Education and Tobacco Education.

  • C4ISR Health Expo

    Jun 25, 2014

  • Network forensics makes an impact at the Army's NIE

    Jun 16, 2014

    A potent mix of software and methodologies borrowed from civilian industry makes a tremendous impact for the Army's large-scale technology evaluation

  • Wi-Fi, 4G LTE hits battlefield

    Jun 13, 2014

    The Army is introducing the power of 4G to the battlefield, providing coverage that stretches across a forward operating base so Soldiers can access mission information from their smartphones, not their desks.

  • ATEC's Army Evaulation Center Celebrates Army's 239th Birthday

    Jun 13, 2014

    The U.S. Army Evaluation Center personnel gather to celebrate the Army's 239th Birthday.

  • Don't let student loan debt get you in trouble

    Jun 13, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- In the last 30 years, the average tuition at a public four-year college has tripled. Accumulating too much student loan debt can present new college graduates with overwhelming monthly payments, subjecting them to a risk of default, poor credit, and other adverse financial consequences.

  • Huntsville Native Retiring In Community

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar is staying true to his roots in his retirement years.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • Asian Pacific observance offers historic, cultural lessons

    Jun 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldiers and civilians celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month during a ceremony at the Myer Auditorium in APG North (Aberdeen), May 29.

  • APG child wins IMCOM essay contest

    Jun 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An APG fifth-grade student recently won first place for her essay about life as a military child. The contest was called "Young Lives Big Stories" and was part of the Month of the Military Child celebration hosted by the Installation Management Command's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Finding solutions, setting goals

    Jun 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Cognizant of the need to maintain good stewardship over its lands and waterways for the sake of its human and animal inhabitants, Aberdeen Proving Ground is undertaking aggressive measures to ensure quality and clean water for generations to come.

  • 18 graduate Strong Beginnings program

    Jun 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Clad in bright blue caps and gowns, 18 children in the APG South (Edgewood) Child Development Center were deemed ready for kindergarten during a May 30 Strong Bonds graduation ceremony.

  • APG mentors SMA students, supports capstone projects

    Jun 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A graduating class of 52 students from Aberdeen High School's Science and Mathematics Academy displayed and presented their senior capstone projects to peers, mentors and teachers during a gallery walk May 17. The seniors graduate June 5.

  • Rutgers University-based Military Support Program Expands

    Jun 9, 2014

    Vets4Warriors, a Rutgers University-based 24/7 nationwide peer-to-peer support line for servicemen and women is expanding its services to all active duty military service members and their families, wherever they are located.

  • Kushnick, Macy, Hoge awards reward innovation, experimentation needed to keep Army relevant

    Jun 9, 2014

    "The world is rapidly changing, and we must change with it to remain relevant," said Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson at the annual William H. Kushnick, John W. Macy Jr. and Nick Hoge awards ceremony, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • Gen. Odierno Sends Army 239th Birthday Greetings

    Jun 3, 2014

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, wishes the Army a happy 239th birthday.

  • MacArthur Leadership Awards go to 28 officers

    Jun 2, 2014

    The Army chief of staff recognized 28 company-grade commissioned and warrant officers for epitomizing the ideals of the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Awards -- duty, honor, country -- during a standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon auditorium, June 30, 2014.

  • NIE 14.2 shares Army's future technology with a diverse audience

    Jun 2, 2014

    Providing up-close tactical situations to Army leadership such as Ms. Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, is vital to the ongoing process of the Network Integration Evaluation. In addition to Army leadership, collaborators and visitors from across the country also received a first-hand experience of the systems under test and systems under evaluation demo at 2/1 Main during Distinguished Visitors Day on 9 May.

  • Student Volunteer Service (Internship) Employment Opportunity

    Jun 2, 2014

    ATEC is offering a Student Volunteer Service (SVS) Internship for the summer of 2014 that provides unpaid academic study-related work assignments that allow students to explore career options in addition to developing personal and professional skills.

  • SMA holds a Gallery Walk for seniors

    May 30, 2014

    The Science and Mathematics Academy students held a Gallery Walk of Senior Capstone Projects Tuesday, May 20 at Aberdeen High School. Mr. Philip Kratochvil from Aberdeen Test Center explained the creation and tensil strength analysis of biodegradable plastic to the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Commander, Peter D. Utley and the Director or Army Evaluation Center, David Jimenez. SMA provided students with many challenges encouraging them to solve problems through critical thinking, to compromise when the situation required, and strive to reach a goal.

  • 80th Training Command course helps new leaders adapt to The Army School System

    May 28, 2014

    Master Sgt. Rafael Camacho describes the 15 years he spent teaching the Army Supply Specialist reclassification course as some of the most rewarding times of his life. The Army Reserve Soldier says, it's gratifying to meet former students who tell him of the positive impact he's had on their careers.

  • EAGLE: lessons from the year and a focus on the future

    May 28, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Program was a hot topic around the Quad Cities May 6-8, as business leaders nationwide gathered to attend the National Defense Industrial Association's Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium.

  • Odierno to NIE 14.2 Soldiers, Marines: Joint Operations are future

    May 28, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno thanked joint and coalition partners for their contributions that made Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 a success.

  • Gen. Odierno to NIE 14.2 -- Thank you Transcript

    May 28, 2014

  • Department of Labor rep visits CASCOM, talks credentialing

    May 27, 2014

    Department of Labor representative Terry Gerton, Veteran's Employment and Training Service deputy assistant secretary for policy, toured the "Home of Army Sustainment" on May 20 to learn more about military training and the many credentialing initiatives that give service members a career boost in the civilian sector.

  • Army to observe National Safety Month in June

    May 27, 2014

    The Army will begin its annual observance of National Safety Month June 1, and senior leaders are encouraging Soldiers, civilian employees and their Family members to use the time to focus on mitigating summertime risks.

  • MILDEP's message to NIE 14.2 Acquisition Officers: 'You will make an impact'

    May 22, 2014

    Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, visited Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.2, where he met with acquisition officers supporting the semi-annual activities on 16 May.

  • Bike to Work Day doubles participants

    May 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Despite the rainy weather, 80 people participated in APG's second annual Bike to Work Day event May 14, doubling the participation from last years inaugural event.

  • Breakfast, tour and tournament usher in 2014 Armed Forces Week

    May 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The nation's flags framed a small meadow at the Ruggles Golf Course May 12, as Team APG ushered in the start of the 2014 Armed Forces Week activities. Opening day kicked off with a breakfast for Gold Star mothers and Family members, hosted by APG leaders followed by a tour of command facilities.

  • Wellness Wednesday highlights health, safety

    May 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Healthy habits and smart choices were the focus of "Wellness Wednesday" activities at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center May 14. Team APG and the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command hosted the first-time event in celebration of Armed Forces Week.

  • Chamber Military Luncheon awards

    May 22, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Winners of the Aberdeen Proving Ground Noncommissioned Officer (NCO), Soldier and Family of the Year were honored during the 38th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon, at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood May 15

  • Fort Bliss shares acquisition forecast with area businesses

    May 21, 2014

    Small-business representatives from throughout the greater El Paso, Texas, region had a chance to learn about contracting opportunities during a Mission and Installation Contracting Command Acquisition Open House May 15 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Redstone Test Center Sharpens Battlefield Picture

    May 20, 2014

    A new technology has put a national spotlight on the Redstone Test Center, making headlines not only in the Tennessee Valley, but is the topic of discussion in the national media circuit.

  • Under SecArmy Carson stresses network modernization, thanks troops at Fort Bliss

    May 19, 2014

    Undersecretary of the Army Brad R. Carson visited Fort Bliss, Texas, May 15, 2014, which he described as one of the Army's premier installations to highlight one of the service's top modernization priorities, the tactical communications network.

  • Celebration promotes healthy living

    May 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The importance of activity, nutrition and sleep were emphasized during APG's Army Performance Triad celebration May 7 at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center. The Performance Triad is a pilot program launched by the Office of the Army Surgeon General and Army Medicine.

  • White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    May 16, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle J. White White's induction into the Hall of Heroes, a ceremonial room at the Department of Defense headquarters, one day after he received the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Aranas in 2007. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Fort Hood Soldier sets historic moment for pilot program

    May 9, 2014

    Fort Hood, Texas, recently was selected to host a pilot Active Component to Reserve Component program for Soldiers approaching their estimated time of separation window.

  • 40th ESB Soldiers deploy, Families, friends provide support

    May 9, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Two groups of Soldiers from the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion left Fort Huachuca and headed to the Middle East and southeast Asia during two separate deployments on May 1 and Sunday.

  • Center for Army Analysis recognizes ATEC team for excellence

    May 9, 2014

    The Center for Army Analysis selected an Army Test and Evaluation team as its 2013 Modeling and Simulation Award recipient, recognizing the U.S. Army Operational Test Command team members in a ceremony at West Fort Hood.

  • TRiPS upgrade available now

    May 8, 2014

    A much-used trip-planning tool has received a facelift that improves user capabilities.

  • Armed Forces Week - APG activities set to salute America's military May 12 - 16

    May 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A full week of activities saluting America's armed forces and the APG community is set for May 12 -16. All Armed Forces Week activities are Team APG events hosted by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command.

  • Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

    May 5, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

    Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation's government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During Public Service Recognition Week, we pause to recognize the tremendous contributions our Civilians make every day for our Soldiers, their Families and our Nation.

  • Armed Forces Week set May 12 - 16

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A Combined Color Guard, consisting of Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, presents the colors during the 2012 Armed Forces Day Celebration at Aberdeen Proving Ground. This year, Armed Forces week will be celebrated May 12-16. Events kick off Monday, May 12 starting with an Opening Day Ceremony and Golf Tournament at Ruggles Golf Course. Registration and a continental breakfast and warm-up is 7-8 a.m., followed by a welcome and opening ceremony, 8 to 8:30 a.m., lead by Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command.

  • Army Performance Triad Kickoff set for May 7

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG's Army Performance Triad Kickoff celebration is set for May 7, with several free events planned throughout the day. The Performance Triad is a pilot program launched by the Office of the Army Surgeon General and Army Medicine. The three pillars of the Performance Triad are activity, nutrition and sleep.

  • Drug take-back yields more than 200 pounds

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In honor of National Drug Take-Back Day, the APG Army Substance Abuse Program and the Directorate of Emergency Services turned in over 200 pounds of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications to the Drug Enforcement Agency in Bel Air April 26.

  • Expo features innovative technology

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 400 people viewed the latest innovations in technology during the Spring Technology Exposition at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Motorcycle safety: not just for May

    May 5, 2014

    While Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month kicked off nationally May 1, Army officials are urging leaders across the force to treat rider safety as a year-round imperative in response to rising PMV-2 fatalities

  • Yuma Proving Ground major player in unmanned aircraft world

    May 5, 2014

    Yuma Proving Ground Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing workload has steadily increased for 12 years. Today, the proving ground tests between seven and 10 different UAS-types each week for a total of 20 to 30 weekly individual flights. The annual total of unmanned aircraft flight hours performed within the proving ground's restricted airspace numbers well over 3000.

  • Aviation Platform

    May 2, 2014

  • The realities of Army motorcycle accidents

    May 2, 2014

    I don't like to start these columns, or any of my correspondence to the field, with bad news. Truthfully, our Army is still doing very well overall with regard to safety; as of April 28, total accidental fatalities were down four percent from fiscal 2013. That's a great accomplishment, and I don't want to take away from it by focusing on the negative. But, I think it would be a disservice to you and our Soldiers to gloss over the fact that motorcycle fatalities are up sharply from this time last year, that indiscipline is still their leading cause, and that NCOs continue to make up a disproportionate share of the deaths.

  • AMC - Month in Review

    May 2, 2014

    Welcome to "AMC - Month In Review," your guide to everything that's happening around the command. In Episode 3, Gen. Dennis L. Via visits installations across the Pacific Command and recognizes seniors from Huntsville High School. Redstone Arsenal hosts Junior ROTC Day and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims speaks at a ceremony that commemorates the sacrifices of the Buffalo Soldiers.

  • SHARP: Expert seeks to help eliminate sexual assault

    May 2, 2014

    While zero tolerance is the goal, the Army admits it still has work to do to combat sexual assault and harassment.

  • Nimble Titan examines future multinational cooperation opportunities for missile defense

    May 1, 2014

    22 participating nations and organizations joined forces to examine political and military operations and policy issues to potential scenarios involving ballistic missile threats 10 years in the future.

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