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  • 800th LSB Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductee exemplifies professionalism

    Apr 17, 2015

    Staff Sgt. William Fleming's induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club represents the third accomplishment on his military bucket list. The Reserve Soldier completed airborne and air assault schools while on active duty, and now has his sights on becoming a drill sergeant and ultimately a command sergeant major.

  • ATEC hosts first DA test ammunitions workshop at APG

    Apr 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Logistics Directorate hosted the first Department of the Army's Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans Test Munitions Management workshop on March 25 and 26.

  • System undergoes technical demonstration, heads to South Korea

    Apr 16, 2015

    An innovative system to warn of a biological attack recently underwent an advanced technical demonstration at Dugway Proving Ground, and is now in South Korea for an operations demonstration by Soldiers.

  • Promotions are a family affair

    Apr 15, 2015

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 James R. Williams, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, officer in charge for the Intelligence Electronic Warfare Test Directorate, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground receives the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3 during his promotion ceremony April 1.

  • Hula-hoop yourself to a healthier body

    Apr 15, 2015

    Physical exercise is an important part of the Army's Ready and Resilient campaign, and there are numerous ways to make exercising fun. Beth Lumsden and Amanda Quintero of U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground utilize the hula hoop as part of their exercise routine.

  • Dugway Builds Annex to Test Defenses Against Biological Weapons

    Apr 15, 2015

    While the exterior of a $30 million annex to test defenses against biological weapons at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is nearly complete, much interior work remains. Completion of the 41,200 square foot facility is expected this summer or early fall.

  • Yuma Proving Ground helps ensure reliability of guided munitions

    Apr 14, 2015

    Whenever the U.S. military fires an artillery round, the reliability of that round was meticulously proven at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, long before making it into the hands of Soldiers.

  • The education of a team lead

    Apr 14, 2015

    Omar Silva, team leader for the ground combat special projects team at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, is the epitome of the up and coming generation of proving ground leadership: locally raised, outgoing, thriving through growth and change. His education as a team leader was earned both in the classroom and on the test range.

  • ATEC Chaplain's Assistant is promoted to SFC

    Apr 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Chaplain COL Mark A. Penfold (left) congratulates ATEC's Chaplains Assistant, Sgt. 1st Class Edward Neroes Jr., (middle) and his wife, Sohja, at Neroes' promotion ceremony, April 8, at ATEC headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Chief of Naval Operations visits White Sands Missile Range

    Apr 10, 2015

    U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert was at White Sands Missile Range March 25 to visit the Navy operations.

  • Trinity Site Open House breaks record with over 5,500 people on 70th Anniversary

    Apr 10, 2015

    Over 5,500 visitors from around the world made the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear bomb test at Trinity Site on White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico a record breaking event.

  • ATC experts recognized at annual ITEA award luncheon, CG talks future of T&E

    Apr 9, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, congratulated three Aberdeen Test Center personnel at the International Test and Evaluation Association Francis Scott Key Chapter's annual awards luncheon at the Top of the Bay on Aberdeen Proving Ground April 1.

  • 158th Infantry Brigade Honored for Safety Achievements

    Apr 9, 2015

    The hard work necessary to build a successful safety culture within the 158th Infantry Brigade, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, was recognized in a ceremony April 8 at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Time flies for former football player and elite jet pilot

    Apr 8, 2015

    Countless youngsters dream of becoming a professional football player or a military jet fighter pilot. Few achieve either, which puts U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground pilot Richard Smith in elite company.

  • Odierno stresses modernization during Aberdeen Proving Ground visit

    Apr 8, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., April 7, to observe several of the Army's signature modernization efforts and encourage Soldiers and civilians to "keep driving forward."

  • ATEC Chaplain Tours Dugway Proving Ground Test Center

    Apr 8, 2015

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- Chaplain (Col.) Mark A. Penfold of the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) toured the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) facilities March 16 at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), Utah.

  • Army, industry discuss common modular open architecture

    Apr 7, 2015

    Army engineers met with more than 100 industry representatives to discuss efforts to integrate communications, electronic warfare, and position, navigation and timing capabilities into common modular hardware during the technology day here April 1.

  • Yuma Proving Ground: Community rallies around supporting military

    Apr 7, 2015

    It is estimated that about 1 percent of Americans serve in uniform at any one time, making their protective services to the nation of inestimable value. Many communities throughout the country formed military support organizations in past decades to honor those who serve and defend individual bases from encroachment and other issues with potential negative impacts.

  • ATEC launches mentorship, program encourage professional leader development

    Apr 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command conducted its first speed mentoring session at Aberdeen Proving Ground Recreation Center, March 30, as part of its new mentorship program to provide a forum for employees at all levels to partner for excellence in order to enhance their performance, achieve their professional goals, and fulfill the command's mission.

  • Weight Loss

    Apr 7, 2015

    What do you do when one morning you wake up and realize your entire future is on a time limit? For one Soldier from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, the answer was simple, you get to work. Specialist Jordean Matthews introduces us to someone who makes a change within herself.

  • Army receives 100th E model Apache

    Apr 7, 2015

    The Army marked another milestone and accepted delivery of the 100th AH-64E Apache attack helicopter from Boeing on March 20.

  • Military family settling into Madison life

    Apr 6, 2015

    Military family, John and Jenny Plitsch, describe the importance of working together in the ups and downs of deployment and how they raise four young children in the military community.

  • Test directorate practices emergency response

    Apr 6, 2015

    Redstone Test Center's Missile and Sensors Test Directorate conducted a simulated spill of liquid oxidizer at Test Area 5 March 25 to evaluate and test the emergency action and accident notification plan, while at the same time providing realistic training.

  • Fort Detrick Breaks Ground on Renewable Energy Project

    Apr 6, 2015

    Fort Detrick and U.S. Army leadership, alongside federal, state and local officials, broke ground on an estimated $35 million dollar project to install solar panels that will provide Fort Detrick with renewable energy on Wednesday, April 1.

  • Electronic Proving Ground Commander shares lessons learned with ready-to commission cadets

    Apr 6, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG), leads University of Arizona Army ROTC senior cadets in an interpersonal relationship exercise, shaking hands with fellow cadets on April 2. The exercise was part of a larger mentorship session, where Compton shared his experiences with the soon-to-commission cadets, offered advice on how to be successful in their first years as an officer and also technology's future in the Army. USAEPG is the Army designated developmental tester for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • One round every two minutes: Critical artillery test conducted at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Apr 6, 2015

    YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. - U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is the Army's premier range for artillery testing. A grand total of the tonnage of artillery fired at YPG across its seven decades of existence would be a staggering figure. Yet few individual tests in the proving ground's history could rival the nearly 3,000 artillery rounds fired over the course of 11 days this past December.

  • Team Huachuca comes together to test new translation system

    Apr 6, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) addresses the Soldiers and civilians in a welcome and safety brief before starting an assessment event of a real-time translation system on April 3. The assessment event represents the capability of Fort Huachuca, involving testers from USAEPG, observers and linguists from the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, managers from the TRADOC Capabilities Manager and Soldiers as the users, all at Fort Huachuca. USAEPG is the Army designated developmental tester for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, which includes intelligence systems like the candidate system being assessed.

  • Month of the Military Child: Ready, set… go!

    Apr 6, 2015

    April is recognized annually by the Army and other military services as the Month of the Military Child. During this month, the military acknowledges and shows appreciation for the service of America's youngest volunteers.

  • 'Masterworks' Series: Army Ground Forces Band performs with guest conductor

    Apr 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Forces Command's musical element - The Army Ground Forces Band - performed with guest conductor, Dr. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant during a "Masterworks Series" concert at the High Point Theatre March 31.

  • Last Call

    Apr 3, 2015

    About every 30 seconds in the United States, a driver using a cellphone is involved in a crash. In an effort to curb these preventable accidents, the National Safety Council is asking motorists to put down the phone and focus on the task at hand: driving.

  • ATEC equal opportunity advisor retires after 22-year Army career

    Apr 3, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 1, 2015) -- Sgt. 1st Class Howard J. Norcross, Equal Opportunity Advisor for the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's Equal Opportunity Employment Office, retired after a 22-year career during a Jan. 29, 2015 ceremony here.

  • Keeping Resiliency Relevant 365

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign combines multiple efforts and initiatives to improve the readiness and resilience of the total Army.

  • Resiliency: How one Soldier deals with stress

    Apr 1, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Murphy is the non-commissioned officer in charge of the Mission Command and Network Test Directorate at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, headquartered at Fort Huachuca and a Soldier for Life.

  • Military Evaluator retires at rank of colonel

    Mar 31, 2015

    Col. Charles Ames, military evaluator with the Army Evaluation Center, retires at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • ATEC command sergeant major relinquishes responsibility

    Mar 31, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Orosz, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's command sergeant major, bid farewell during his relinquishment of responsibility ceremony, March 26, on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Capitalize on the heritage; act with courage

    Mar 31, 2015

    This year is the 35th anniversary of the Women's History Movement and the National Women's History Project. The theme is to weave women's stories -- individually and collectively -- into the essential fabric of our nation's history. Sheryl Grubb chief, Dugway Public Affairs Office speaks on empowering women in the workforce. She is a four-time nominee for the Athena Award, which embodies the highest level of professional excellence in business or profession and actively assists women to realize their potential.

  • The faces behind the computer screens

    Mar 31, 2015

    Pictured here are the faces of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground's (USAEPG) Test Analysis Division, Data Processing Team. During Network Integration Evaluation events, and during other tests at USAEPG Fort Huachuca, Ariz., the test team takes data from network traffic and converts the data into a form that can be more easily analyzed when Army radio systems are tested. The test data then becomes more applicable to real-world situations. These are the faces most people never see, but they are the faces of USAEPG's data analysis and reduction team.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation General Officer Steering Committee meets

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civilian Personnel, Gwen DeFilippi, center, heads a Civilian Workforce Transformation (CWT) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting at the Pentagon on 18 March 2015.

  • Staying Resilient: Practicing to face change and setbacks

    Mar 30, 2015

    She has been deployed twice to Iraq, while completing an online associate's degree in Human Services at Columbia College. She has done many things on her own, but it wasn't until later in life that she learned better tools to cope with the stresses of life.

  • ATEC talks 'Leading through Change' during Town Hall

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, conducted a town hall meeting with his staff March 16 on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Soldiers, civilians of the Army Electronic Proving Ground learn motorcycle safety

    Mar 30, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers and civilians of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) mount up on Fort Huachuca's closed motorcycle safety course for the next block of instruction on March 27. The motorcycle safety course is part of the Army Traffic Safety Training Program and required for riding motorcycles on Army installations. These Soldiers and civilians are taking part of the course for their periodic recertification. USAEPG is the Army designated developmental tester for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • University of Arizona cadets get field professional development

    Mar 30, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- University of Arizona cadets begin to move out after reviewing a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle on March 27, as part of field training exercise here. Observing the cadets are Col. Ray Compton (center right), commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG), who provided the MRAP and Lt. Col. Dale Barnett (right) the senior instructor for the Univ. of Arizona Army ROTC Professor of Military Science. The MRAP display was part of an officer development program session that Compton provided before the cadets departed for the ruck march. USAEPG is the Army designated developmental tester for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • This month in Resiliency: ATEC learns to detect icebergs

    Mar 30, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command built yet another skill for military and civilians during resiliency training March 19 at Aberdeen Proving Ground as part of the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Program.

  • One round every two minutes: Critical artillery test conducted at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Mar 30, 2015

    A grand total of the tonnage of artillery fired at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground across its seven decades of existence would be a staggering figure. Yet few individual tests in the proving ground's history could rival the nearly 3,000 artillery rounds fired over the course of 11 days this past December.

  • Twenty years of energy investments pay off for Fort Knox

    Mar 27, 2015

    The Fort Knox slogan declares to all that "strength starts here." After this month, Fort Knox can claim the Army's energy conservation starts here as well.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • Fort Huachuca Youth Center adopted by Electronic Proving Ground, UAS School

    Mar 25, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Noncommissioned officers, Staff Sgt. Scott Strahammer and Sgt. 1st Class Justin Stancell assigned to the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) serve hot dogs during a barbeque at the Fort Huachuca Youth Center, on March 19. The barbeque was part of a larger ceremony, where USAEPG and the Fort Huachuca-based components of the 2-13th Aviation Regiment adopted the Youth Center. USAEPG is headquartered at Fort Huachuca and is the Army's designated developmental tester for command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance (C4ISR) systems. The 2-13th Avn. Reg. trains military operators and maintainers on the use of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, RQ-7B Shadow, MQ-5B Hunter and MQ-1B Warrior Alpha unmanned aircraft systems.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • Army Proving Ground kicks-off "brown bag lunch" series on mentoring, community engagement

    Mar 24, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray K. Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) speaks at a "brown bag lunch" with Soldiers and civilians on the topic of mentoring and community engagement, March 16. This "brown bag lunch" is the first in a series allowing Compton to share his passion on mentoring, how to get involved in mentoring, and the current community engagements that USAEPG is involved in with STEM education in the community. USAEPG is the designated developmental tester for Army communications and network technology.

  • STEM brings Army commander, educators together

    Mar 24, 2015

    SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray K. Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) speaks with educators and leaders of Buena High School on March 19, a school located near USAEPG's headquarters about STEM initiatives and opportunities for students at USAEPG. USAEPG is the Army's designated developmental tester for technologies like communications and networks. Compton is currently developing relationships between local educators and USAEPG to enhance student learning in the STEM fields.

  • More than 5,600 participate in Bataan Memorial Death March

    Mar 22, 2015

    More than 5,600 marchers had the honor of shaking hands with a Bataan Death March survivor before beginning their 26.2 mile trek in the New Mexico desert March 22 during the Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range.

  • National Guard needs continued investment, generals tell Congress

    Mar 21, 2015

    Continuing to invest in the National Guard to ensure it remains accessible, responsive and capable will provide the nation a force that is proven on the battlefield and in the homeland.

  • ATEC engages Cecil County students

    Mar 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command participated in another year of Career Blast event at Cecil College March 17 to 19 in support of cultivating future Science, Technology, Engineering and Math professionals.

  • The faces behind the computer screens

    Mar 18, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Pictured here are the faces of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground's (USAEPG) Test Analysis Division, Data Processing Team. The test team provides data reduction and analysis (DRA) in support of lab testing and over-the-air field testing for Army radios at USAEPG Fort Huachuca, Ariz. and at Fort Bliss, Texas, during Network Integration Evaluation events. The test team utilizes USAEPG's Instrumentation Management System, a set of software services used to monitor and test communications systems, to collect network data including: message traffic, mission command traffic, and network control traffic. The Data Processing Team reduces the collected data using USAEPG'S Data Processing Unit Modular and DRA- Findings software to provide a variety of network metrics such as message completion rate and speed-of-service reports and graphs. These are the faces most people never see, but they are the faces behind our data analysis and reduction for lab and over-the-air field testing.

  • ATEC personnel get smart on health and wellness

    Mar 18, 2015

    Guest speaker Catherine Brown, a Nutrition Specialist, Master Personal Trainer & Fitness Chef, chats with members of the ATEC workforce about healthy habits, diet and nutrition during an ATEC Health and Wellness workshop at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. This event, and others like it, support the Army's ready and resiliency efforts.

  • Yuma Proving Ground's new gun mounts cost-effective, built to last

    Mar 17, 2015

    Many of the fixtures and components to support the vigorous testing of artillery are not available on the commercial market, or need to be extensively modified for the Army's testing needs. When a test fixture design project is too big for YPG's capabilities, the proving ground relies on its strong relationships with sister installations to meet the mission.

  • Vietnam War hero spends day at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Mar 17, 2015

    The first Congressional Medal of Honor winner to visit the post in at least 30 years, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins spent a day at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground late last month. It is reckoned that Adkins killed in excess of 100 adversary troops through a grueling four-day battle in Vietnam in 1966, and saved at least a dozen of his own men. He sustained 18 different wounds, from shrapnel to gunshots. Through it all, he maintained an unshakeable will to survive.

  • Back on his feet: U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground worker returns with artificial leg

    Mar 17, 2015

    U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground ammunition plant worker Robert "Smokee" Trujillo has captivated the post's attention with his valiant five-year effort to save his left leg, which was shattered in a motorcycle accident. Unfortunately, a particularly serious infection made further attempts to save his leg futile. Giving in to the inevitable, doctors amputated Trujillo's leg last October. Now, thanks to a high-tech prosthesis, he is back on his feet-- and at work.

  • Future of Army Aviation Research: Q&A with lead researcher

    Mar 16, 2015

    Dr. Bill Lewis is the director of the Aviation Development Directorate for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research and Development Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Army Study Program Management Office Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 16, 2015

    March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability every year. The incidences of TBI in service members increased as the use of IEDs have become more prevalent on the battlefield. From the calendar year 2000 through the first quarter of 2011, over 200,000 service members had been identified as having sustained a TBI.

  • A Week in the Life of a GEMS Student

    Mar 13, 2015

    Applications for the 2015 Fort Detrick Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program have opened to students for the 10th year.

  • 2nd Engineer Battalion Soldiers train for their final Bataan march at White Sands Missile Range

    Mar 13, 2015

  • Women Today: Erin Dorrance

    Mar 13, 2015

  • Allyn encourages network modernization during visit

    Mar 12, 2015

    From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to get there faster with a lighter footprint," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn said.

  • Know your Resources; Army Team Building Program

    Mar 12, 2015

    The Army Family Team Building program empowers individuals through maximizing their personal growth and professional development through specialized training, this in turn transforms the military community into a resilient and strong foundation to meet today's military mission.

  • Dugway Proving Grounds First Renewable Energy Project Approved

    Mar 12, 2015

    The final design of a $7.7 million solar power array will be approved in the next month, with construction to begin shortly thereafter. The 25-acre solar array marks the first, major renewable energy project to be approved on Dugway Proving Ground (DPG).

  • Army's new 'extreme batteries' research center taps local experts

    Mar 10, 2015

    The Army's Center for Research in Extreme Batteries will host a meeting for experts interested in joining. The center's goal is to strengthen the bonds between partners who want to solve practical battery problems that U.S. ground forces face.

  • Army Warfighter Experiment highlights new technologies

    Mar 9, 2015

    Three Army technologies were in play at the recently conducted Army Expeditionary Warfighter Experiment on Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • STEM brings leaders from Google, Army Electronic Proving Ground in for school tour

    Mar 9, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Jamie Casap, global education evangelist for Google speaks with students of the STEM program at Smith Middle School on Fort Huachuca as Bonnie Austin, district superintendent for Fort Huachuca Schools and Col. Ray Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) listen on March 4. Casap was invited to tour Smith Middle School as part of a larger community initiative in STEM education that USAEPG has been an active participant. USAEPG is the U.S. Army's designated developmental tester for technology systems that include communications and networks.

  • Army Electronic Proving Ground Soldiers join students during walk, bike to school day

    Mar 9, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground with his guidon on his left leads Soldiers, spouses and children during Fort Huachuca's Bike, Walk to School Day on March 6. Soldiers assigned to USAEPG support and conduct tests of network and communications technology for the Army, Department of Defense, and commercial customers. USAEPG is the Army designated development tester for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • DES tests fire suppression system

    Mar 9, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) tested a newly-renovated fire suppression system inside the Phillips Army Airfield aircraft hangar on APG North (Aberdeen) Feb 18.

  • 309th MI Bn. run brings community together

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Despite strong winds on Saturday morning, more than 190 racers came out to participate in the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion Sentinel Pursuit, an 8-mile run.

  • Unique Army tactical vehicles being integrated for Network Integration Evaluation 15.2

    Mar 6, 2015

    In preparation of Network Integration Evaluation, or NIE, 15.2, Fort Bliss, Texas, transforms into the epicenter for one-of-a-kind vehicles equipped with the most technologically advanced Army network systems.

  • ATEC Commander talks cyber testing at local ITEA Cyber Luncheon

    Mar 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, served as this year's keynote speaker at an International Test and Evaluation Association cyber security workshop February 26, 2015, at Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp.

  • Army realigns tactical network initialization process for increased efficiency

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Army is bringing increased flexibility to the way troops initialize their mission command systems by putting the power in the hands of the communications officer, or S6, to make real-time changes, on the fly.

  • Army aviation researchers focus on rotorcraft

    Mar 3, 2015

    Army rotorcraft of the future will depend on the imaginations and engineering prowess of scientists, researchers and aviators at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army Research Laboratory lays out science and technology priorities through 2019

    Mar 3, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is shaping its science and technology program to support the future direction of the Army in a way that is open and transparent to the workforce, sister organizations within the Army and potential partners across the world.

  • Gun Safety Is No Accident

    Mar 3, 2015

    We are Soldiers! From the moment we step off the bus and report in at the reception station, we are introduced to the Army's values and strict standards of discipline. Drill sergeants enforce these standards and capitalize on every opportunity to ensure we're focused, trained and ready to do what the Army requires, to defend this nation if, when and where it may be necessary.

  • 2015 Senior Leader Message: "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives"

    Mar 2, 2015

    "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives"

  • New Army tool enhances electronic warfare capabilities

    Mar 2, 2015

    The Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool allows for greater control and enhancement of the Army's electronic warfare capabilities.

  • U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground tests JECP tent in multiple natural environments

    Mar 2, 2015

    For Soldiers operating in areas contaminated by biological or chemical weapons, the integrity of their tents could be a matter of life or death. The Joint Expeditionary Collective Protection (JECP) tent is currently undergoing rigorous testing at both Yuma Test Center and Tropic Regions Test Center, both of which fall under the jurisdiction of U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

  • A thankless yet indispensible job

    Mar 2, 2015

    Meet Sandi Garbutt, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Defense Travel System and Government Travel Card Program administrator. Garbutt oversees the travel orders and vouchers submissions and monitors travel card activity for USAEPG military and civilian personnel.

  • Taking wing: U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground engineer mentors budding pilots

    Mar 2, 2015

    After a career in the armed forces that includes eight overseas deployments, including two to Iraq, some veterans might feel they have served their country enough. For U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground electronics engineer Scott Myers, however, retirement from active duty merely marked a different phase of service. The experienced pilot has mentored young pilots in his local Civil Air Patrol unit for the past two years.

  • Monitoring bald eagles

    Mar 2, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - During the most recent count of Aberdeen Proving Ground bald eagles in early January, 177 were spotted along the installation shorelines; indicating a thriving eagle population on post.

  • Surviving a lengthy deployment

    Mar 2, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Surviving a loved one's deployment can be a challenge for everyone at home. Even family members who have gone through many separations say that time apart is still difficult to process.

  • Vet recalls Battle of Hamburger Hill

    Mar 2, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Robert L. Richardson described himself as a 19-year-old kid when he first set foot in Vietnam in 1969. Just one year later, he left there a man.

  • Army seeks to boost aircraft performance, survivability

    Mar 1, 2015

    Army researchers, scientists and engineers are moving forward to develop aviation technology solutions to support future Soldiers.

  • Soldiers 'fight on arrival' with new blue force tracking system

    Feb 27, 2015

    The Army's next-generation mounted situational awareness capability is now officially in the hands of Soldiers.

  • Greywolf brigade perform CALFEX

    Feb 27, 2015

    Attack helicopters, tanks, infantry and artillery performed harmoniously with each other during the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division combined live-fire exercise Feb. 18 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Army acquisition product directors selected in first-ever board

    Feb 26, 2015

    Fourteen candidates from the Army Acquisition Corps were selected from the first-ever product director centralized selection board held Dec. 4-5, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky. A talent management board of directors met Feb. 6 to approve the positions for the newly-selected product directors. Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, Army director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM), presided over the board consisting of Mr. Craig A. Spisak, deputy Army DACM and the 12 program executive officers.

  • NDIA selects ATEC's OTC major as 2015 military tester of the year

    Feb 26, 2015

    The National Defense Industrial Association has selected Maj. Steve Power, U.S. Army Operational Test Command's Maneuver Support and Sustainment Test Directorate, as the 2015 Military Tester of the Year. Brig. Gen. Scott Spellmon, OTC commanding general, praised Power for his leadership and commitment to the Army's operational testing program.

  • Staying Resilient: Practicing to face change and setbacks

    Feb 26, 2015

    She has been deployed twice to Iraq, while completing an online associate's degree in Human Services at Columbia College. She has done many things on her own, but it wasn't until later in life that she learned better tools to cope with the stresses of life. She is Sgt. 1st Class Carmela Brown-Nelson and was deployed in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom for six months and the Operation New Dawn for 14 months.

  • 205th MI Battalion, Tactical Engagement Team advance DCGS-A in Pacific

    Feb 24, 2015

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion here conducted ground breaking training on the Distributed Common Ground System-Army, or DCGS-A, in January to posture the unit to be able to support requirements as the anchor point of the Army's intelligence enterprise in the Pacific.

  • Army Electronic Proving Ground Commander speaks at JROTC Ball

    Feb 24, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) speaks at the Buena High School JROTC Ball, Jan. 24. Buena High School is located in Sierra Vista, a community nestled around Fort Huachuca. USAEPG is the Army's designated developmental tester for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. Compton has been working with local schools STEM programs to open education opportunities to the educators there for possible curriculum integration, supporting STEM.

  • USAMRMC Wins Excellence in Technology Transfer Award

    Feb 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Office of Research and Technology Applications, or Medical Technology Transfer Office, will receive recognition for the successful technology transfer of the ArmedXpert™ DNA deconvolution software.

  • ATEC hosts APG Black History Month Celebration

    Feb 20, 2015

    Team APG celebrated Black History Month during the installation's annual observance at the Myer Auditorium Feb. 12. Hosted by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and Team APG, the program theme celebrated "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture." Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, delivered the keynote address.

  • APG Senior Commander deems SHARP Resource Center an installation priority

    Feb 20, 2015

  • White Sands Soldiers compete at All Army Small Arms Championships

    Feb 19, 2015

    The 2nd Engineer Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division from White Sands Missile Range sent two teams consisting of junior leaders to compete in the 2015 All Army Small Arms Championships at Fort Benning, Georgia Feb. 1-7. The weeklong event combined practical training with an opportunity for professional networking with some of the Army's top shooters.

  • Drawn to U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Feb 18, 2015

    U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground's mission of testing nearly every piece of equipment in the ground combat arsenal requires the skill of hundreds of talented engineers who hail from all parts of the country. Many rise to distinction within the test community and spend entire careers here, even if they never imagined working and living in one of the world's most extreme desert environments. One of these individuals, Isaac Rodriguez, was recently named National Defense Industrial Association government civilian tester of the year.

  • Solar Field Ribbon Cutting Brings Community Together

    Feb 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona- In an endeavor towards sustainability, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday showcasing 57,420 solar panels that have begun providing renewable energy on Fort Huachuca. The sun beamed down brightly as Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and Deputy Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Cyber Command welcomed the crowd. The ceremony took place outside the Thunder Mountain Activity Center, with the solar array creating the backdrop.

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