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  • 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.

  • ATEC sows seeds for the future

    May 1, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 25, 2014) -- Children filled the halls of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command the morning of April 24 as the second annual "Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" event kicked off at ATEC Headquarters building at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Leader involvement in motorcycle accidents

    May 1, 2014

    Little more than halfway through fiscal 2014, fatal motorcycle accidents are already 33 percent above last year's numbers. This is worrying, especially given lingering cold weather in much of the United States, where riding season has been delayed for many Soldiers. A deeper look, however, reveals an even more disturbing statistic: as of 21 April, 10 of the 12 motorcycle losses reported this year have involved enlisted leaders at the rank of sergeant and above.

  • Test Directorate Practices Emergency Response

    May 1, 2014

    Redstone Test Center's Environmental and Component Test Directorate conducted a mass casualty accident exercise April 8, simulating a high explosive munitions detonations at Test Area 2 to evaluate and test the emergency action and accident notification plans, while at the same time providing realistic training.

  • Airfield hangar named after, dedicated to Army aviation captain

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Second Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment dedicated Hangar 5 at Fort Huachuca's Libby Army Airfield to Capt. Bradly Nicka April 25.

  • An integrated force at NIE 14.2

    May 1, 2014

    Soldiers believe that having the most advanced networked technology will help both in and out of combat. More than 3,000 Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division and Marines from 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines Regiment, and 2nd Marines Division will play an integral role in validating systems at this year's Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 14.2.

  • AUSA tournament is a hole in one

    Apr 28, 2014

  • 2014 AUSA Friendship golf tournament

    Apr 27, 2014

  • APG leaders get SHARP at Summit aimed to strengthen trust at APG-Radio Story

    Apr 23, 2014

  • APG leaders get SHARP at Summit aimed to strengthen trust at APG-Video Story

    Apr 23, 2014

  • Dugway Proving Ground U.S. Army - Chemical Corps Birthday Ball

    Apr 23, 2014

    Dugway Proving Ground U.S. Army - Chemical Corps Birthday Ball

  • APG personnel ACT on getting SHARP

    Apr 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team Aberdeen Proving Ground hosted the 2nd Annual Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program vignette event April 17 at the Ball Conference Center to demonstrate to the audience, what sexual harassment and assault may look like in the workplace, and how best to address and report such incidences to the proper authorities.

  • The 30 Year Plan: Planting the seeds for the U.S. Army's future and trying to predict the future are

    Apr 22, 2014

    The theme of newest edition of Army AL&T magazine looks 30 years in the future to develop a plan--albeit one that will have to be broken, changed and modified to meet the operational needs of the future--in the April-June issue available online now.

  • Army scientist keeps Soldier weapons on target

    Apr 18, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 18, 2014) -- Dr. Gabriella Larkin has worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for more than five years as a research psychologist. She began her career in the Translational Neuroscience Branch of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground and transferred to the weapons branch a year later.

  • Largest solar array on U.S. military installation to be developed

    Apr 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army announced April 14, 2014, plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

  • Congressmen, Army break ground at future R&D hangar site

    Apr 17, 2014

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (April 17, 2014) -- Congressmen, U.S. Army senior executive service members and other military officials gathered at the Joint Base's Lakehurst section for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of a future Army research and development aircraft hangar April 11.

  • Didn't you know? Sleep critical to healthy living

    Apr 17, 2014

    Sleep is probably the most underrated aspect of our lives even though we spend about a third of our time doing it. Research continues to show that inadequate sleep (usually indicated by chronic sleepiness at inappropriate times), may contribute to the onset of chronic health conditions and other maladies including difficulty concentrating, memory lapses, loss of energy, fatigue, lethargy, and emotional instability. According to the National Institute of Health's Sleep Disorders Research Center, people who are chronically sleep-deprived are at higher risk of drowsy-driving crashes as well.

  • Puig Becomes ACC's Command Sergeant Major

    Apr 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig became the Army Contracting Command's command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony here April 17.

  • Under Secretary honored for strengthening the Army

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Changes to DOD's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program start May 1

    Apr 17, 2014

    The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the program, starting May 1, 2014.

  • Safety Sends, Fiscal 2014

    Apr 17, 2014

    What's the latest Army safety news? Are the numbers up or down? Check out what the director of Army Safety has to say about it.

  • Sandhurst competition creates environment for leadership training

    Apr 17, 2014

    Cadets from all over the world came together to see who was the best of the best at the 2014 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition, April 11-12, 2014, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

  • Under Secretary honors Army Civilian

    Apr 17, 2014

  • Army installation holds SHARP Summit, encourage culture of prevention and trust

    Apr 17, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground senior leaders gathered for a Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention, SHARP, Summit April 16 to provide a forum for APG leaders to exchange ideas, best practices and discuss the way ahead to encourage reporting practices and spark a culture change of trust that holds offenders accountable for sexual harassment and assault offenses.

  • Spring Technology Expo set for April 23

    Apr 16, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - See the latest in technology at the Spring Technology Expo from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center, Bldg. 3326, hosted by the Edgewood Chemical Biological Command/Corporate Information Office.

  • APG men drag out their heels to support SHARP event

    Apr 16, 2014

    Clockwise from top, left: Garrison Deputy Glenn Wait displays color-coordinated fashion sense while strutting his stuff during the "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event supporting Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center April 10. Wait won third place. (From left) CECOM and installation Command Sgt. Maj. Kennis Dent and acting Senior Leader Col. Charles Gibson were unwilling to shed their boots for the event but happy to display their good taste in heels. Garrison Public Affairs Officer Kelly Luster gazes admiringly at the bright blue stiletto heels he bravely paraded around in without once stumbling. Eric Etherton, an Army Evaluation Center engineer, won second place after volunteering to walk in blue heels. (From left) First-place winner, Master Sgt. Chris Gibson CECOM LRC Senior enlisted advisor, La'Mont Harbison of the Garrison's Visual Information Services, and Anthony Dorsey and Rodney Shelby of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, rest their cramped tootsies. An unidentified (female) contestant purrs along in cat heels.

  • Army bids farewell to its tireless advocate, Dr. Westphal

    Apr 14, 2014

    Former Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal's "record of achievement and accomplishment these last four-plus years have really been beyond impressive," said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • Test to Field ATEC

    Mar 25, 2014

    Lt. Col. Manuel A. Ugarte, Deputy Director -- Quick Reaction Tests and Senior Operations Research Analyst, U.S. Army Joint Test Element, Army Test and Evaluation Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, regarding the benefits and challenges to joint program testing and evaluation.

  • Maryland Army National Guard helps Army researchers

    Mar 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 21, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recognized the Maryland Army National Guard Feb. 26 for their support of its greening course.

  • Army celebrates 2 million hours of unmanned aircraft flight

    Mar 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Program Executive Office for Aviation with its Project Office for Unmanned Aircraft Systems celebrated a major milestone of surpassing two million hours of flight with the Army�'s fleet of unmanned aircraft systems during a ceremony March 18.

  • Soldiers, civilians train together, commit to protecting each other's backs

    Feb 20, 2014

    In Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention training courses, there is one overall message that should reach participants -- that sexual assault and sexual harassment are wrong and will not be tolerated.

  • Army recognizes institute's biotechnology advances with $48 million renewal

    Feb 20, 2014

    The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, was extended in December 2013, providing an additional $48 million over three years to study high performance biological systems and the translation of these to engineering systems of benefit to Soldier.

  • Soldier-led "Greening Course" is an adventure for Army Civilians

    Feb 18, 2014

    Twenty-five civilians from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory participated in what turned out to be "one of the best" greening courses the organization has planned and executed. The event took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground on Jan. 27--31.

  • 168 Eagles strong on APG

    Feb 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A total of 168 bald eagles were counted on APG during the 2014 Mid-Winter Bald Eagle Survey that was conducted by helicopter Jan. 12.

  • 2E Warrior Challenge tests mental and physical strength

    Feb 6, 2014

    Eight teams from the 2nd Engineer Battalion, stationed at White Sands Missile Range, competed against each other for a chance to win the first 2d Engineer Battalion Sapper Steel Warrior Challenge and boasting rights on Jan. 29.

  • Army researchers inspire commercial rifle fire control systems

    Jan 28, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory go about their business every day working on projects to help better serve the military and its members who protect our country. Sometimes the research inspires commercial companies to do additional research and expand on certain aspects to develop products of their own.

  • Large scale radio technology demonstration at the Army's Electronic Proving Ground

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Army's Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) recently conducted a large scale technology demonstration of a new radio waveform at Fort Huachuca.

  • Military child donates hair for a noble cause

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An APG military child recently donated 15 inches of her own hair to benefit her peers suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

  • Challenge inspires LEGO fun

    Jan 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Friendly competition, learning, teamwork and fun were emphasized during the third annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Challenge at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters Jan. 18.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • New Year, Fresh Perspective

    Jan 7, 2014

    With the new year comes an opportunity for fresh perspective. It gives us a chance to reflect and start anew with a clean slate, with plenty of hope for a better year than the last. This opportunity also offers leaders at all levels a chance to reinvigorate their safety programs, especially as Soldiers are more likely to be refreshed and refocused after coming off extended leave.

  • Army Network Integration Evaluations adopt new goals, new construct

    Dec 23, 2013

    After delivering groundbreaking communications technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, the Army should focus tactical network development efforts on simplifying tools and applications, right-sizing command posts and increasing operational flexibility, according to initial conclusions from the most recent Network Integration Evaluation.

  • APG ADCO receives DA ASAP award

    Dec 20, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground's Alcohol and Drug Control Officer Timothy Knox recently won the 2013 Director's Award for the Army Substance Abuse Program ADCO of the year. This award is given annually by the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs.

  • Old Guard Trains at ATC

    Dec 17, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army, traditionally know as "The Old Guard," conducted Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle training at U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center Nov. 14.

  • ATC continues unique CFC fundraising efforts

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center continues their annual tradition of unique fundraising efforts for this year's Combined Federal Campaign. The CFC allows federal and military employees to donate to local, national and international charities through the Chesapeake Bay Area.

  • American views of Christmas have evolved

    Dec 2, 2013

    The way Christmas is celebrated in America has evolved over the past several hundred years. The holiday mixes both solemn religious ideals and human traditions dating back many centuries. Life in America has changed dramatically since first becoming a nation, and the way we celebrate Christmas has evolved right along with it. Things many once found inappropriate are now accepted practices.

  • Letters to Santa returns to APG

    Nov 25, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Letters to Santa service connecting children to that jolly old toymaker returns to Aberdeen Proving Ground Nov. 25 to Dec. 20. Letters can be dropped in the specially-marked mail box on the Frankford Street side of the Directorate of Emergency Services Bldg. 2200.

  • Tis the Holiday Angel Tree season

    Nov 25, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For members of Team APG who would like to make a difference to Soldiers and their Families this holiday season, Army Community Service, in partnership with the APG Garrison's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, is presenting the 2013 Angel Tree Program.

  • APG event thanks veterans, survivors

    Nov 25, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG hosted an event honoring service and sacrifice during the Veterans Day and Survivor Outreach Services ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) chapel Nov. 12.

  • Army chief of staff sees 'bright future' for Natick

    Nov 18, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Natick Soldier Systems Center, Nov. 15, 2013, to tour its facilities and learn more about the research and development done to keep Soldiers safe and provide them with a better quality of life during deployments.

  • Army showcases energy-efficient technologies for warfighters

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Army displayed energy-efficient technologies, in the Pentagon courtyard that are used or being developed to make Soldiers more effective on the battlefield, Nov. 14, 2013.

  • CID cyber tips: Protecting your online identity

    Sep 19, 2013

    Now more than ever, Soldiers, Army civilians, and family members rely on the Internet to work, study, stay connected with family and friends, pay their bills or simply unwind. For criminals, the Internet provides an endless stream of potential targets to be victimized.

  • Maryland college students receive OJT at ATEC

    Sep 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 16, 2013) -- Not many college students get up close and personal with a military headquarters like the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command. This summer, however, ATEC hired eight currently-enrolled college students to work full time across its headquarters and a collocated subordinate activity.

  • Characterizing urban terrains and building types to protect Soldiers on the battlefield

    Sep 11, 2013

    With a dramatic increase in military operations in the urban terrain, the Army recognized the importance of being able to effectively operate in a variety of urban environments. With the desire to better understand and characterize these environments, and the building types found in the urban environment, it led to the discovery that there is a need to better understand weapon effects against these building types.

  • VTC connects ATEC leaders, sex assault prevention expert

    Sep 6, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 6, 2013) -- When Russell Strand, chief of the Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division, U.S. Army Military Police School, led a training session on eliminating sexual assault from the military, he had U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command leaders front and center.

  • Army Under Secretary touts economic, military readines benefits of harbor improvments

    Sep 5, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal visited Savannah, Ga., Sept. 4, 2013, to meet with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Ports Authority, Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, and the mayors of Savannah and Hinesville.

  • SMA hosts APG town hall

    Aug 30, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - During his first trip to Aberdeen Proving Ground since assuming responsibility as the Army's senior noncommissioned officer, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III said he learned a little something about what APG is all about. Chandler toured the installation Aug. 20 and shared his stance on current issues and concerns affecting Soldiers, civilians and Families during a town hall meeting at the post theater.

  • SMA Chandler visits Aberdeen Proving Ground, hosts town hall with Soldiers, families

    Aug 23, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler toured Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Aug. 20, 2013, and then shared his stance on current issues and concerns affecting Soldiers, civilians and families during a town hall meeting at the Post Theater.

  • Army's premier test command welcomes new senior enlisted adviser

    Aug 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command welcomed a new command sergeant major in Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Orosz during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at ATEC headquarters Aug. 15.

  • APG commanders, SMEs talk topics of interest to community

    Aug 20, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Local community members are enjoying a deeper understanding of the missions at Aberdeen Proving Ground thanks to a monthly radio series hosted by WAMD 970AM.

  • New network provides 'digital guardian angel' for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Aug 19, 2013

    The Army's new, mobile tactical communications network has reached Afghanistan, where U.S. forces are relying on the technologies to stay connected and cover more ground.

  • ATEC welcomes new commanding general, Dellarocco to retire

    Jul 16, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 16, 2013) -- In an oppressive morning heat, Maj. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco relinquished command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command to Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley at the ATEC Headquarters here July 16. Dellarocco commanded ATEC for nearly three years.

  • New leader assumes command of future-ready Army Proving Ground

    Jul 10, 2013

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Under a bright morning sun, after an evening monsoon, command changed for the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground during a ceremony at the historic Brown Parade Field, here July 9.

  • U.S. Army aids France with RPG-defense test data

    Jul 9, 2013

    The U.S. Army has transferred technical test data on a rocket-propelled grenade defense system to France that is vital to its military operations in Mali, officials announced.

  • Change to Army Post-9/11 GI Bill transfer policy takes effect Aug. 1

    Jul 8, 2013

    Beginning Aug. 1, 2013, every Soldier who elects to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a family member will incur an additional four years in the Army, without regard to their time in service.

  • Beat the Heat

    Jul 8, 2013

    Summer is a beautiful time of year; however, we should always be aware of the associated dangers lurking around the corner.

  • Federal Exec Board honors 95 APG civilians

    Jul 5, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground civilians and Soldiers 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 program held in Baltimore in May.

  • Army leaders discuss NIE path ahead at Industry Day

    Jul 1, 2013

    As the Army's first brigade combat team deploys to Afghanistan with a suite of new communications gear that came together at the Network Integration Evaluation, senior leaders met with industry to discuss how future Network Integration Evaluations will continue to drive technology forward.

  • UH-60A/L/M Black Hawk Product Office deactivated; UH-60L Digital Product Directorate formed

    Jul 1, 2013

    In a cost-constrained environment, the Army's most affordable option, instead of purchasing all UH-60 M models, is to upgrade the L models with digital capability. On June 26, the UH-60 A/L/M Product Office was officially deactivated in a ceremony, and a new product directorate for UH-60L Digital was formed.

  • Access control points, other services to be affected by furlough

    Jul 1, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Starting July 8, hours and services at the installation access control points and other services will change due to furloughs. The only 24/7 operation gates will be the Route 715 (Maryland Boulevard) gate in APG North (Aberdeen) and the Route 24 gate in APG South (Edgewood).

  • Swan Creek to become privatized

    Jul 1, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - On May 1, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Lend Lease took over management, development and operations of Army Lodging under the Department of the Army's Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) program. IHG and Lend Lease now operate on 39 Army installations, including APG's Swan Creek Inn.

  • Army AL&T magazine now "mobile-ized"

    Jun 26, 2013

    The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) announced today the release of the app version of its award-winning trade publication, Army AL&T magazine. The free app is now available for Android and iOS devices on the iTunes Store, Google Play, and Amazon.

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