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  • Earlier separation notices enable flexibility for Monmouth personnel

    Dec 10, 2010

    To enable civilian employees declining a transfer of function from Fort Monmouth to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Md., to apply for retirement and severance pay benefits as soon as possible, the projected date for beginning to issue separation notices to those personnel has been moved up from June 15, 2011, to Jan. 18, 2011.

  • Lt. Gen. Lynch visits Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Dec 10, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - During his Dec. 9 trip to the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commanding general of Installation Management Command and the assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, reaffirmed his commitment to Soldiers and their Families.

  • Depot delivers thousands of 'Toys for Tots'

    Dec 9, 2010

    Employees of the Corpus Christi Army Depot delivered hundreds of bicycles and thousands of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for their "Toys for Tots" program, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010.

  • Georgia Southern, Army officials discuss educational opportunities

    Dec 9, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Georgia Southern University leaders explored opportunities for their new engineering program with the Army during a tour of the installation Dec. 8. Brig. Gen. Leslie Smith, commanding general of the 20th Support Command (CBRNE) at APG, invited the school's leaders. He graduated from Georgia Southern and Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1985. Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel said he is looking for internship, scholarship and employment possibilities for his students. The school will begin offering mechanical, civil and electrical engineering degrees in the fall of 2011.

  • Encouraging the next generation

    Dec 9, 2010

    They asked questions worthy of future scientists, engineers and mathematicians. And why not' Some might be just that.

  • Civilian group visits Warfighters at Walter Reed

    Dec 9, 2010

    Thirty-eight associates of the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor, a consortium of local and federal government, education officials and members of the private sector, said they were honored -- and humbled -- to have the opportunity to visit wounded American Warfighters Dec. 8.

  • Army Contracting Command hits 100 at Redstone

    Dec 8, 2010

    Stephenye Guerrero, budget analyst team lead in the Army Contracting Command's Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters, didn't win a prize or receive a bouquet of flowers being the 100th person, but her Dec. 6 arrival signaled another milestone in the transition of ACC's and ECC's headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Army Awards PD C-RAM for Lifesaving Efforts in Iraq

    Dec 8, 2010

    Program Director Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar (PD C-RAM) recently won a prestigious Army acquisition award for its implementation of an enhanced indirect fire (IDF) radar network in Iraq and for establishing the first ever Joint Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP).

  • Army Science Conference showcases research

    Dec 8, 2010

    The 27th Army Science Conference brought the Army's science and technology community together to discuss the latest developments that will provide technology-enabled capabilities that empower, unburden and protect the warfighter.

  • Army nanosatellite on first flight

    Dec 8, 2010

    SMDC-ONE, the first Army-built satellite in 50 years, launches on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Dec. 8.

  • New ARDEC Sergeant Major to "close the gap" between Soldiers and engineers

    Dec 8, 2010

    Taking on a distinct role, ARDEC's new sergeant major seeks to narrow the time frame from when Soldiers uncover equipment problems to getting solutions from engineers.

  • Elias receives 2010 Tribute to Women award

    Dec 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Susan Elias, director of Picatinny's Garrison, Plans, Analysis, and Integration Office, was presented with the 2010 Tribute to Women award by the Boy Scouts of America during a luncheon Nov. 19.

  • ACC TODAY WINTER 2011

    Dec 6, 2010

    ACC TODAY Fall Edition 2010 - Find today's top news, breaking news and links to electronic versions of ACC Today.

  • Army unmanned aircraft soar in battle

    Dec 6, 2010

    Milestones seem to be all in a day's work for the employees who develop and sustain the Army's unmanned aircraft fleet.

  • Army reviewing thousands of stop loss claims

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Army has pledged to keep claimants informed as they wait for their claims to be reviewed. Claimants will begin receiving e-mail updates outlining where case managers are working based on claim submission dates. These updates will allow claimants to know, in general terms, what claims are being reviewed and when to expect their resolution.

  • USACR/Safety Center CSM asks everyone to remain focused during holidays

    Dec 6, 2010

    USACR/Safety Center Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer shares holiday safety information, tips and good wishes.

  • Warfighters share lessons learned with Army engineers

    Dec 6, 2010

    I Corps Solders recently visited the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, their last stop on a two-week tour of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities.

  • The AMC patch

    Dec 3, 2010

    The AMC patch represents a workforce of more than 70,000 dedicated military and civilian employees, many with highly developed skills in weapons development, manufacturing and logistics with a global presence in 49 states and 144 countries.

  • BRAC to the Future IV

    Dec 3, 2010

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Leaders, elected officials, business owners and the general public from across the Tennessee Valley gathered at the Von Braun center here Friday to discuss BRAC and its impact to the community.

  • Wounded Warrior serves to protect Warfighters

    Dec 3, 2010

    "The civilian clothes are just a cover. My mind and my heart are still a Soldier."

  • The 369th Firefighters joined a taskforce with a really big name for...A really big mission

    Dec 2, 2010

  • C4ISR Materiel Enterprise reaches out to industry, small business

    Dec 2, 2010

    More than 450 business and economic development representatives from across the country gathered Dec. 1-2 for the annual command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry and Small Business Conference at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • AMC recognizes Small business professionals during conference

    Dec 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The National Defense Industrial Association hosted its 14th annual small business conference and honored the U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs small business office professionals November 17-18 in McLean, Va.

  • From the minor leagues to Army engineering to the Hall of Fame

    Dec 2, 2010

    For many people, reliving their days in high school is not something they want to do. Thinking back to the "good old days" of high school can tend to conjure up memories that maybe, the old days weren't so good. Nevertheless, there is one brave sole on the arsenal who not only has fond memories of high school, he recently went back to his high school after more than 30 years to relive some of his days.

  • Robot 'thinks' its way through obstacle course at Army Science Conference

    Dec 2, 2010

    Smarter, smaller and more mobile robots the Army Research Laboratory helped fund captured attendees' attention at the 27th annual Army Science Conference held in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 29 to Dec. 2.

  • Senior Leaders Cut the Ribbon on Fort Bragg Regional Hub Node

    Dec 1, 2010

    Members of the Signal and Acquisition communities converged recently to mark the successful completion of the first Regional Hub Node (RHN) in the continental United States. The RHN will link Fort Bragg to the satellite communications capabilities required to complete a wide range of missions by allowing Warfighters to access tactical data from theater prior to deployment

  • Study of brain hot topic at Army Science Conference

    Dec 1, 2010

    Hundreds of Army medical, science and technology experts gathered to discuss neuroscience and its role in training and materiel development at the third day of the 27th Army Science Conference Dec. 1.

  • Marines make a radio call to the Watervliet Arsenal

    Dec 1, 2010

    When the Marines deploy a tank company to Afghanistan this December, which would be the first time the U.S. military has deployed tanks to the Afghanistan war effort, it will bring with it enhanced Marine lethality and survivability developed by the Watervliet Arsenal. What will be different about this deployment is that these tanks will have a new Forward Observer/Forward Air Controller radio configuration that was designed by the Army's BenAfAt Laboratories and then assembled for shipment by Arsenal manufacturing personnel.

  • Fort Carson Network Enterprise Center: "we're here for the warfighter"

    Dec 1, 2010

    The Network Enterprise Center (NEC) of the Year, Fort Carson, Colo., leaders and workers know they must manage change as they listen to, and support, their customers.

  • Weapons manufacturing course for engineers aims to produce lower costs, quicker production schedules

    Dec 1, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - An odor of melted wax. The sound of a pistol being cocked as it is inspected. A robotic arm systematically fine-tuning revolver cylinders. These are a few of the experiences encountered by engineers from the Armament Research, De-velopment and Engineering Center, who were on the Armament University's Weapons Manu-facturing and Production Tour that involved visits to three weapons manufacturing facilities in October.

  • Lewis-McChord Soldiers provide feedback at Natick

    Dec 1, 2010

    They had already worn the equipment in combat, but I Corps Soldiers got their chance to provide developers with some feedback Nov. 17 during a post-deployment visit to the Natick Soldier Research, Engineering and Development Center at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army medical simulation scientists developing tools to give realistic training

    Dec 1, 2010

    Medical simulation technologies are being developed to give medics and combat lifesavers more realistic training that could result in lives saved on the battlefield.

  • TARDEC technologies earn two Army's Greatest Invention Awards

    Nov 30, 2010

  • Army explores PTSD treatments

    Nov 30, 2010

    Science and technology is leading the approach for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and those treatments were discussed by medical experts at a topical panel at the 27th Army Science Conference Nov 30. The treatments discussed ranged from cognitive therapy and pharmaceutical treatment to virtual reality.

  • Tech panel discusses support to warfighter

    Nov 30, 2010

    The Army is seeking ways to use technology to better support the warfighter. A topical panel consisting of members representing different facets of the Army took center stage during an afternoon session of the 27th Army Science Conference Nov. 29.

  • ECBC delivers robotics kits, supports local school's science program

    Nov 29, 2010

    ECBC's educational outreach program recently delivered five robotic kits and six resource kits to 27 physics students in Cecil County's STEM Academy

  • Army recognizes its top inventions

    Nov 29, 2010

    The Army named 10 winners to its greatest inventions competition as scientists and researchers gathered for the start of the Army Science Conference here Nov. 29.

  • Army kicks off science conference

    Nov 29, 2010

    The Army's top scientists, researchers and engineers gathered for the opening of the 27th Army Science Conference Nov. 29 to discuss the latest developments to provide technology-enabled capabilities with the goal to empower, unburden, and protect the warfighter.

  • Evolution of the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round

    Nov 26, 2010

    Perhaps no subject is closer to the hearts of Soldiers than their weapons and ammunition. For decades, this intense interest in "guns and ammo" has sparked sharp debate over the best weapons and ammunition on the battlefield, a debate that continues to the present day.

  • With higher national profile, Aberdeen chapter of AUSA expands support for Soldiers, APG community

    Nov 24, 2010

    In the past two years the Aberdeen chapter of AUSA has made major strides, expanding its membership, activities and fundraising in support of Soldiers. The AUSA national leadership has taken notice, recognizing Aberdeen with 18 awards in 2009 and 23 awards this October at its annual meeting in Washington, DC. The 23 awards, including Best Overall Chapter 2010, were the most received by any chapter - including bases several times the size of APG. That success has helped fuel even more ambitious goals, including a Wounded Warrior program that is the first of its kind in the country, and an expanded Soldier Santa Ball in Baltimore to fund care packages for deployed troops and their families.

  • Communications-electronics recognized as part of Army's Top 10 greatest inventions

    Nov 24, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center received three of the Army's Greatest Invention awards that include a portable power system, a threat warning system and counter radio controlled-improvised explosive device electronic warfare, or CREW, system.

  • Taxpayers benefit from Army's excess non-standard equipment

    Nov 24, 2010

    The Army has provided more than $4 million in excess non-standard equipment to 11 U.S. state governments since March 2010 as part of the drawdown of U.S. equipment from Iraq.

  • Soldiers give ARL scientists candid feedback during lab visit

    Nov 24, 2010

    ADELPHI, Md. -- The scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are constantly developing technology solutions for Soldiers involved in today's and for tomorrow's conflicts, but the distance from the battlefield to the lab can be far.

  • CERDEC Small Business Coordinator recognized for achievements

    Nov 23, 2010

    An employee from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, was recognized for exceptional performance in working with small businesses, during a ceremony at the Army Materiel Command Small Business Conference in Mclean, Va. Nov. 18.

  • ARL hosts Soldiers to get feedback from theater

    Nov 23, 2010

    Fifteen I Corps Soldiers gave engineers and scientists at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith Simulation and Training Technology Center some "boots on the ground" feedback

  • Samson joins the Expeditionary Contracting Command family

    Nov 23, 2010

    The Expeditionary Contracting Command recently welcomed Bryan Samson as its new senior executive service deputy to the commander. In his new position, Samson is responsible for leading the command's staff activities and managing the acquisition program in support of Army and other federal organizations at installations outside the continental United States and expeditionary contracting for Army service component commands and the joint warfighter during military operations.

  • Strengthening ties between Army capabilities, engineering

    Nov 23, 2010

    Lieutenant General Michael A. Vane, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), toured facilities at Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 18.

  • Picatinny invention gives Soldiers 80 degrees of firepower

    Nov 23, 2010

    An invention developed by Team Picatinny was recently named a top 10 Army Greatest Invention of 2009. The Objective Weapon Elevation Kit, or OWEK, allows Soldiers to engage super-elevated targets, at up to 80 degrees, while remaining in a protective posture.

  • Picatinny team members honored for outstanding contributions

    Nov 23, 2010

    Two members of the Picatinny community recently earned state-wide recognition from the Federal Executive Board of Metropolitan Northern New Jersey. During the annual awards ceremony at the Brownstone Inn in Paterson, Oct. 6, the group recognized Clifford Holmes as the FEB Distinguished Public Service Award winner and Clinton Williams was recognized as the Distinguished Federal Manager of the Year.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Thanksgiving Message

    Nov 23, 2010

    This week Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate a distinctly American holiday: Thanksgiving. It is the time of year to remember how far we've come and to give thanks for our blessings.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Partnerships

    Nov 23, 2010

    Partnerships are critical to getting things done. To get somewhere, you usually follow a road or a path. What are some of the tools you might use to ensure you're going the right way? You're going to need a map. You'll want to be alert and focused. And, you will find it easier to get there if you have a partner.

  • Team Michigan wins worldwide robotics competition

    Nov 22, 2010

    BRISBANE, Australia -- With a squad of 14 robots that worked together autonomously in a complicated mapping exercise, the University of Michigan's "Team Michigan" has won the inaugural Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC 2010) in Australia.

  • 402nd AFSB civilian key player in historic event

    Nov 20, 2010

  • Tour-stop at Picatinny aims for closer collaboration between Soldiers, engineers

    Nov 19, 2010

    Fifteen Soldiers toured Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 16 as part of a two-week, 11-lab tour of Army research facilities designed to connect Soldiers with the scientists and engineers who design the gear they take into combat.

  • Senator Brown visits Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Nov 19, 2010

    United States Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts received a series of briefings and joined military and civilian employees in a Thanksgiving luncheon Nov. 19 at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Two Army labs agree to combine brainpower

    Nov 19, 2010

    Two Army labs agreed at a ceremony here Nov. 9 to channel brainpower from both organizations into a joint initiative to benefit warfighters.

  • Summit connects information technology leaders to solutions ahead

    Nov 19, 2010

    The general in charge of operating and defending Army networks in the Western Hemisphere challenged a gathering of more than 100 Army IT professionals from across the nation to help shape the its enterprise network efforts during a leadership summit here November 15-18.

  • Picatinny obtains sophisticated vehicle to counter a variety of threats

    Nov 19, 2010

    The Picatinny Arsenal Fire Department has obtained a sophisticated, highly specialized vehicle designed to provide command and control during incidents involving hazardous materials as well as other potentially lethal threats. The vehicle, which is 57-feet with a 42-inch extended cab, is also designed to respond to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) incidents.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Deputy Lands Top Honor

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Unmanned Aircraft Systems deputy project manager Tim Owings has joined an elite group.

  • Depot Delivers 400th Honeywell T-55 Engine

    Nov 19, 2010

  • M320 Grenade Launcher wins excellent Soldier feedback

    Nov 19, 2010

    Named a top 10 Army Greatest Invention of 2009, this new grenade launcher gives Soldiers more durability, reliability and efficiency on the battlefield.

  • Local veterans replace flags for Veterans Day

    Nov 19, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, the American Legion Post 344 of Rockaway Township properly disposed of and replaced tattered flags on Nov. 5 at the foot of each of the 135 memorial trees located here.

  • A new chapter begins for Army Diversity and Leadership

    Nov 17, 2010

    The Army has realigned what was formerly known as the Army Diversity Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Civil Rights Office and the Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance and Complaints into the new organization known as the Army's Diversity and Leadership Office.

  • Soldiers share combat perspective with Army scientists

    Nov 16, 2010

    Fifteen I Corps Soldiers fresh from combat tours in Afghanistan collaborated with Army scientists during a two-week tour of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities Nov. 8-19.

  • German Rocket Site Launches U.S. Space Program

    Nov 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Peenemunde was a practice test. It was a practice test for the real thing - Redstone Arsenal. Today, more than 60 years after Dr. Wernher von Braun and the German rocket team left the isolated and guarded 50,000-acre military post in northeastern Germany, most of the evidence of Peenemunde - its laboratories, test stands, factories, living quarters, roads and infrastructure -- is gone.

  • Aviation Support Gets Lift With Shop

    Nov 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Standing over in a corner during the fanfare surrounding the recent opening of a new repair facility and machine shop on Redstone Arsenal, four machinists quietly talked about a product that has made a dramatic difference for the Army's war fighters.

  • JROTC Day Hits All The Right Buttons At Airfield

    Nov 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Where's the button'" Sitting at the driver's console inside a HIMARS vehicle, all cadet Arienna McElroy could see around her were buttons. And she wanted to know which button would start the engine. But Staff Sgt. Ashly Bolton wasn't saying.

  • Memories Of Fallen Soldier Live On

    Nov 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Veterans memorials symbolize a lot of what America's military stands for - duty, service, respect, honor, patriotism, strength, sacrifice and much more. To the families of those memorialized, that symbolism goes right to the heart of their very lives.

  • Natick Soldiers recognized at BoSox Club luncheon

    Nov 15, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - A group accustomed to applauding men in uniform did that again when it invited three Soldiers from the Natick Soldier Systems Center to lunch just before Veterans Day.

  • Safer explosive tested & qualified at Picatinny named a TIME Best Invention of 2010

    Nov 15, 2010

    A safer, more stable explosive that was tested and qualified by engineers at Picatinny Arsenal as a replacement for TNT in Army projectiles was recently named by TIME Magazine as one of the 50 Best Inventions of 2010.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Products

    Nov 15, 2010

    During the past four weeks we have talked about defining a better way to do things. Everything that works well is the result of a good plan. The more time you spend thinking about what you're going to accomplish, the better things are going to turn out.

  • 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Chinook Operations

    Nov 13, 2010

    A Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter piloted by Capt. David Jenkins and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Andrew Lau pick up accumulated slings left from previous sling-load resupply missions delivered to Task Force Knight, 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers on a mountainside along the Operational Coordination Center District in the Arghandab River Valley of southern Afghanistan Nov. 8, 2010. (U.S. Army Photo by Task Force Destiny Public Affairs Officer Sadie Bleistein/Released)

  • Army recognizes the Top 10 Greatest Inventions of 2009

    Nov 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army's Top 10 Greatest Inventions award winners will be formally recognized in a ceremony Nov. 29 during the 27th Army Science Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Arsenal joins New York's Capital District in Honoring Veterans

    Nov 12, 2010

    Veterans Day

  • Veterans Day observed at Natick

    Nov 12, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - Older and grayer now, they had come wearing hats and lapel pins with various reminders of their past sacrifices - "Marine Corps League," "Airborne," "VFW" and others.

  • Going green at Natick

    Nov 12, 2010

    It's really not that difficult to be green. If you doubt that, have a seat at the picnic table behind Building 45 at U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center and talk with Richard Valcourt.

  • LEMC Employee Shows Competitive Edge

    Nov 10, 2010

    There are lots of ways Army civilians working at ammunition depots can blow off steam after a long shift of handling explosives. Perhaps one of the more unique ways comes from Letterkenny Munitions Center's Anthony Snook who competes in arm wrestling competitions across the country.

  • Harford Community College honors local military contributions

    Nov 9, 2010

    America must never forget its veterans' contributions to the nation's security, speakers told about 75 students, faculty, residents and service members Nov. 8 at Harford Community College's first Military Appreciation Day.

  • Army Ten-Miler race means captured dreams for Picatinny Arsenal civilian

    Nov 8, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Team Picatinny sent 16 representatives, both military and civilian, to compete in the 26th annual Army Ten-Miler Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C.

  • New pivoting coupling brings continuous firepower, cost savings

    Nov 5, 2010

    Judging by its size alone, 40mm pivoting coupling may not seem significant. The thumbnail-sized link and accompanying metal ring can literally fit in the palm of your hand. But when placed in the hands of the warfighter, this small, skillfully-engineered hardware brings a tremendous amount of lethality in the form of continuous grenade fire.

  • AMC headquarters completes staff redesign

    Nov 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The redesign of two Army Materiel Command headquarters staff sections reached full operational capability Oct. 1.

  • Researchers begin Army-wide anthropometric survey

    Nov 4, 2010

    An Army-wide Anthropometric Survey, called ANSUR II, which will update the Army's anthropometric database used for a wide range of human engineering-related applications is now being conducted by staff from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Processes

    Nov 4, 2010

    There is excitement in the air at Aberdeen Proving Ground. You can feel it when you drive past a construction site. Buildings are going up at an unprecedented pace, roads are being finished, new units are reporting for duty. We are in the midst of an awakening and it feels good to be a part of it.

  • Being immunized fosters a healthy workforce

    Nov 3, 2010

    For members of the Army Family - Soldiers, civilians and Family members - protection against seasonal influenza is a simple immunization - inhaling a mist or getting a flu shot.

  • Remarks - Under Secretary of the Army - Army Civilian Luncheon - AUSA Convention

    Nov 2, 2010

    Now I want to begin by quoting from the Secretary of the Army, and it's a speech I'm sure all of you heard on Monday. I think he gave a great speech, focusing a lot on the Generating Force. And he said, "Over the course of the past nine years, the operational Army - the pointy end of the spear - has changed dramatically. The need for that change has been driven by a fundamental imperative: daily contact with a decentralized, adaptive, creative and deadly enemy. But the institutional Army - the generating force - which prepares, trains, educates and supports our forces for current and future fights, looks much the same, structurally, as it did since the early to mid-70s."

  • Army leader impressed with what she saw at Natick

    Nov 2, 2010

    On her visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations Energy and Environment, Katherine Hammack learned about what is done here to protect the Soldier and also what NSSC is working on to keep the installation relevant in the future.

  • Army researchers develop futuristic helmet

    Nov 2, 2010

    Imagine a future when a Soldier's helmet is an integrated communications center with a heads-up computer display, night vision, thermal sensors and enhanced hearing. That future is nearer than many think.

  • Speed dating...Watervliet Arsenal style

    Nov 1, 2010

    In the midst of a $130 million budget, the arsenal contracting office found itself caught between bureaucracy and speed dating in the awarding of more than $42 million in U.S. contracts last fiscal year. Please do not jump to the wrong conclusion, because the 20 folks who work in the contracting office are not engaging the social scene on government time. If they were, that would be a front page story. Nevertheless, some of the attributes of dating are alive and well at the arsenal.

  • Story of war, opportunity, and love of the Army

    Nov 1, 2010

    Veterans Day Story: It has been 18 years since Frank Murphy walked out the Arsenal gates, thus ending more than 40 years of service to our Army and to our nation. Now at 85, Frank's colorful and full life is entering a second spring, if you will, because he still has a story to tell.

  • Course helps develop next generation of Army civilian leaders

    Nov 1, 2010

    Students from several APG organizations graduated from the Civilian Education System Basic Course, a two-week professional development class taught by the Army Management Staff College.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Purse

    Nov 1, 2010

    My goal is to continue sharing the 5 P's with everyone at Aberdeen Proving Ground. What are the 5 P's? It's a way of thinking and working that you may find valuable. I define them as people, places, purse, processes and products. It's a framework, which allows me way to accomplish the mission and maintain focus.

  • APG, Polish leaders focus on scientific advancements for Soldiers

    Oct 29, 2010

    American and Polish military officers said that a dialogue between Warfighters and scientists is vital in empowering their nation's Soldiers during a meeting Oct. 28.

  • AUSA chapters shine at regional breakfast

    Oct 27, 2010

    The Association of the United States Army honored outstanding chapters during regional breakfasts Oct. 27 at the Washington Convention Center. Second Region AUSA officials invited Lt. Gen. Michael Vane, Army Capabilities Integration Center director, to speak. The director asked attendees to consider the challenges the Army faces as it fields the force of the future.

  • Army engages America's youth at science, engineering expo on National Mall

    Oct 26, 2010

    The 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival brought 300 interactive technology displays to the National Mall Oct. 23-24.

  • Breathing new life into Army labs

    Oct 26, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - How can one support the war fighter and attract the talent that will continue doing so for years to come at the Natick Soldier Systems Center' Ask Carl Boquist, and he will tell you that lab revitalization is one way.

  • Army considers the future of wheeled tactical vehicles

    Oct 26, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- People attending the 2010 Association of the United States Army annual meeting are interested in learning about what the future holds.

  • Employees learn safety procedures at fair

    Oct 25, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - More than 30 vendors packed the Lindner Conference Center Oct. 6 for the installation's safety preparedness fair.

  • Army honors its best at Acquisition Corps awards dinner

    Oct 25, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Army officials recognized the outstanding work of its acquisition, logistics and technology professionals Oct. 24 at the Acquisition Corps Annual Awards Dinner in Alexandria, Va.

  • Army secretary calls for transformation

    Oct 25, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than 33,000 Soldiers, Army civilians and contractors are expected to gather over the next three days to attend the 2010 Association of the United States Army annual meeting here.

  • AUSA recognizes Aberdeen Chapter

    Oct 25, 2010

    The Association of the United States Army presented its Aberdeen Chapter with the Best Chapter in its size category Monday, Oct. 25 in Washington, D.C.

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