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  • Army acquisition leaders commemorate milestone anniversary, look to next 25 years

    Oct 14, 2014

    Army acquisition leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Army Acquisition Corps at a commemorative event on the opening day of the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C.

  • German Army tests new machine gun at Yuma Proving Ground

    Oct 14, 2014

    The German army is eager to adopt the new, more-versatile MG 5 for its infantry, but first wanted to subject it to rigorous operational testing in realistic natural environments. U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground met the needs for this.

  • Protecting pilots from danger

    Oct 14, 2014

    An Office of the Secretary of Defense program is testing a Laser Detection And Ranging (LADAR) -based system called the Three-Dimensional Landing Zone (3D-LZ) at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) to give pilots a reliable pair of electronic eyes that can 'see' in even the most degraded visibility conditions.

  • SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolve

    Oct 13, 2014

    "We are the greatest land power the world has ever seen. We are the indispensable Army of the indispensable nation," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, referring to remarks President Obama made of the U.S. being the world's go-to nation when trouble arises.

  • President recognizes 25 years of Army acquisition excellence

    Oct 8, 2014

    Oct. 13, 2014, marks 25 years since then-Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Carl E. Vuono approved the creation of the Army Acquisition Corps, a specially trained, dedicated group of military and civilian acquisition leaders who develop, field and sustain the critical systems and services that enable our Soldiers to fight and win our nation's wars.

  • ATEC names NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Oct 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- After a long day of intensive competition, command sergeants majors from the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, congratulated ATEC's top Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer during the ATEC's first formal NCO and Soldier of the Year competition at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Oct. 1.

  • Groundbreaking celebrates Net Zero water project

    Oct 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the APG community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a Net Zero water conservation project near the Canal Creek Aquifer Groundwater Treatment Facility (GWTF) on APG South (Edgewood) Sept. 29.

  • Army Evaluation Soldier retires, will serve as Peace Corps volunteer

    Oct 6, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Retirement doesn't mean the same thing to Army Maj. Marcia Pierce, who has spent her life dedicated to service. Serving others is ingrained in her DNA, evident by her decision to join the Peace Corps once again after leading a life of service in the military.

  • Sensor development, testing enhanced by networked construct

    Oct 3, 2014

    What started as a venture to reduce the cost and time for developing and testing elements of the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance System (EMARSS), the Army's newest aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platform, in the Joint Technical Integration Facility (JTIF) has turned into an opportunity for the Army to test the path forward for many of its ISR sensors and verify and validate interoperability with its premiere intelligence system, the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A).

  • ATEC CSMs gather for NCO/ Soldier of the Year Competition

    Oct 2, 2014

    Command Sergeants Majors from the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command attend ATEC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition ceremony, October 1 at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. The NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition tests competitors' Army aptitude: conquering urban warfare simulations, board interviews, physical fitness tests, essays and Warrior tasks and battle drills relevant to today's operating environment. Pictured from left to right: Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Austin, Army Evaluation Center; Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Sellers, White Sands Missile Range; Command Sgt. Maj. Alma Zeladaparedes, Dugway Proving Ground; Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Orosz, HQ Army Test and Evaluation Command; Command Sgt. Maj. Sean Ward, Yuma Proving Ground; Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Graham, Operational Test Center.

  • High school teacher becomes Army researcher

    Sep 26, 2014

    Army researchers come from a wide variety of backgrounds. That is the case with Elizabeth Caplinger, a chemist and human factors specialist, who has been with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for about six years.

  • Mission: Operation CODE

    Sep 25, 2014

    A group of over 40 children, between the ages of 4 and 11, accepted a Top Secret mission at White Sands Missile Range Sept. 19. The children suited up in their "fatigues" and were escorted by their squad leader to Camp Liberty, also known as the 2nd Engineer Battalion Headquarters, to accomplish the details of their mission.

  • Prevent Suicide

    Sep 25, 2014

    Three steps, calmly taken, can save a troubled life

  • SMA discusses sexual assault, suicide during Lee town hall

    Sep 23, 2014

    Character, commitment and competence are key to reducing sexual assaults and suicide among service members, according to the Army's most senior non-commissioned officer, during a visit to Fort Lee, Virginia, Sept. 22, 2014.

  • Odierno: Ebola largest medical emergency since plague

    Sep 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 22, 2014) -- The Ebola outbreak is the largest medical emergency since the plague, and the Army is assessing how to respond to this "dire situation," said the Army's top general.

  • Leadership Huntsville/Madison County gains better understanding of Arsenal

    Sep 19, 2014

    When counting the dollars and cents in Huntsville/Madison County, the Redstone Arsenal story is a crucial part of the equation. Leadership Huntsville/Madison County class members paid a visit to Redstone Arsenal Sept. 17 to hear that story as part of their Economic Base Day, which gave participants a deeper understanding of the economic drivers in the Tennessee Valley. The group's visit on post included an economic overview of Team Redstone, bus tour of Redstone Gateway and the Arsenal itself, and a missile firing at Redstone Test Center.

  • From the world of Army T&E: AEC Evaluator, a 'WatchDog' of science

    Sep 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Paul Roche, mathematical statistician at the Army Evaluation Center, describes the role statistics play in science, and in the Army, as being the 'watch dog' of science and technological advances.

  • Leading from the front, AEC directors focused on teaming

    Sep 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- "Yes, we heard you, and we're listening," said Col. Warline Richardson, Army Evaluation Center military deputy, during her opening remarks to kick off an AEC off-site meeting, Sept. 10, at the Top of the Bay where AEC division chiefs spent the day honing their leadership and supervisory skills as part of an effort to further develop AEC Army professionals.

  • Prescription drug take back coming Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2014

    Army installations across the U.S. are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 27, 2014.

  • ATEC Soldiers welcome students back at Havre de Grace Elementary

    Sep 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Soldiers from the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and Army Evaluation Center welcomed students of Havre de Grace Elementary School as they began their first day of the 2014-2015 school year, with a new attitude and mission.

  • Vietnam War Soldiers inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Sep 16, 2014

    Two Vietnam War Soldiers who were presented with Medals of Honor for their valor beyond the call of duty, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House, were celebrated and inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2014.

  • Assessing Army Safety

    Sep 12, 2014

    As the new director of Army Safety and commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I look forward to working with Army leaders and safety professionals at all levels to preserve our Army's readiness through the prevention of accidental loss of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members and vital resources. First, however, I'd like to recognize some of those whose efforts have been so instrumental in turning the accidental loss arrow downward over the past few years.

  • 3rd ADA Soldiers lend a helping hand

    Sep 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It was back to school for more than just school children last week, when Soldiers from Alpha Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery (JLENS) descended on Magnolia Middle School in Joppa Maryland, for a community service project Aug. 22.

  • High Tech Tools Save Lives Faster, Cheaper, Smarter

    Sep 5, 2014

    U.S. Southern Command's Science, Technology and Experimentation division wowed the crowd at the Conference Center of the Americas on Wednesday, showcasing a wide spectrum of technologies that could help in disaster relief and humanitarian operations. The cutting-edge gadgetry included drones, portable water purification equipment, satellite communications that fits in luggage, and a device that breaks through language barriers with ease.

  • Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

  • Connecting Army force technology begins with capability enabled vehicles at the NIE

    Sep 4, 2014

    In order to test the communications network during Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1, which will be taking place in October at Fort Bliss; the vehicle engineering designs needed to integrate NIE systems on Army Tactical Vehicles have been in the works since early June, and the actual installations of these systems on tactical vehicles came to completion in August.

  • LEAP awardees save Army billions

    Sep 4, 2014

    Eleven Army organizations that streamlined their business operations, eliminated redundancy and saved billions of dollars, were recognized for their excellent Lean Six Sigma practices, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 3, 2014.

  • Female meteorologist impacts test mission at ATC, leading the charge

    Sep 2, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Aberdeen Test Center finds that Kelly Fling, supervisory meteorologist and the first female in more than two decades to lead one of the ATEC meteorology teams, is a valuable asset as the Center conducts the Army's test mission to find truth in data and provide Army acquisition makers the information they need to make decisions on the Army's acquisition of new and improved capabilities.

  • Hughes promoted to two-star general

    Sep 2, 2014

    Pantego, Texas native and University of Texas at Arlington graduate Daniel P. Hughes was promoted to the rank of U.S. Army Major General on Sept. 2.

  • Army announces RDECOM leadership change

    Sep 2, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 2, 2014) -- The U.S. Army has announced a change of leadership at the Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Signs of suicide: Watching your buddy's "6"

    Aug 29, 2014

    We must continue to support our fellow Soldiers because one suicide is too many.

  • Join the voices for recovery: Speak up, reach out

    Aug 29, 2014

    National Recovery Month is observed in September to raise awareness and educate communities about the prevention, treatment and recovery resources available for mental and substance abuse.

  • IMCOM Sergeant Major presents awards at White Sands Missile Range

    Aug 29, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Moore, IMCOM Central Region, presents awards to civilians at White Sands Missile Range

  • ARL employee receives distinguished Louis Dellamonica award

    Aug 28, 2014

    A civilian general engineer from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate receives the honor of being selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Louis Dellamonica Award.

  • Contracting NCOs set pace for certification

    Aug 28, 2014

    Two Soldiers attached to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among those exemplifying the Army profession through their acquisition certification efforts.

  • JLENS unit uncases colors

    Aug 26, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The arrival of Alpha Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery (ADA) was made official, Aug. 18, during the unit's Guidon Uncasing Ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Lightning strikes for environmental tests on equipment

    Aug 25, 2014

    The lightning test facility at Redstone Test Center provides a lightning environment to test Army hardware to ensure safety and functionality of the equipment for our troops.

  • Female immigrant from El Salvador leads Army clinic

    Aug 22, 2014

    U.S. Army Lt. Col. Elba Villacorta, a female immagrant from El Salvador, leads McAfee U.S. Army Health Clinic at White Sands Missile Range.

  • Army launches new blog aimed at the Civilian profession

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Army has rolled out a new blog series, titled Army Civilian Workforce Transformation, on the service's official blog, Army Live.

  • 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."


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