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  • Army builds, tests future network during NIE exercise

    Jun 21, 2011

    The future of the Army’s tactical network is taking shape this month as more than 3,800 Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, evaluate key technologies that connect units to one another and higher headquarters. As the Army’s largest network field exercise to date, the six-week Network Integration Evaluation will assess these capabilities separately and in tandem as a “system of systems” by gathering Soldier feedback from realistic operational scenarios.

  • ECBC engages local girls in STEM discovery, innovation

    Jun 14, 2011

    Employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center supported Project DREAM Work’s Career Discovery Day for Girls June 3 at Harford Community College.

  • Vietnam Moving Wall comes to Town of Natick

    Jun 13, 2011

    The Moving Vietnam Wall was in the Town of Natick from June 9-13. Brig. Gen. John McGuiness, the commanding general of the Natick Soldier Systems Center was the featured speaker for the evening as the town remembered the 11 servicemembers who died in Vietnam.

  • Harford County EOC gets emergency word out

    Jun 10, 2011

    Emergency preparedness and prevention were key talking points for members of the Harford County Emergency Operation Center during a visit by RDECOM staff members June 8.

  • Middle school students compete for national honors in Army’s annual STEM competition

    Jun 9, 2011

    Sixteen middle school teams from across the country travel to Washington, D.C., June 20-24, to vie for national honors in eCYBERMISSION, an Army-sponsored Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) competition.

  • RDECOM employees gather for town hall

    Jun 3, 2011

    As the U.S. Army seeks efficiencies in the face of budget cuts, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Chief of Staff Col. Kirk Benson said the organization will increase productivity by empowering each worker.

  • Solar Lights Across Picatinny

    Jun 3, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Directorate of Public Works recently installed solar streetlight fixtures on an environmentally sensitive walkway between the north and south water basin. The pathway runs between the Picatinny Chapel and Child Development Center, allowing passage for residents without having to walk along the main roads. Because of concerns with standard streetlight installations, the use of solar power not only solved our environmental concerns, but brings us one step closer to increasing our energy efficiency with renewable energy.

  • Experimental solar shade in Djibouti provides constant power

    Jun 2, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command is the lead in coordinating an experiment using flexible solar cells that could eventually save millions in Army fuel costs.

  • NSSC senior enlisted adviser calls it a career

    Jun 2, 2011

    In August 1988, gas prices averaged $1.01 per gallon, Ronald Reagan was the president, Steve Winwood had the number one song in America with “Roll With It,” and Alfred and Diane Poff said goodbye to their son John as he went off to basic combat training.

  • Wounded Warrior reminds the Arsenal of the kid next door, the war

    Jun 1, 2011

    Former Army Sgt. Bryan Anderson delivered a powerful message to hundreds of workers at the Watervliet Arsenal as he talked about his two tours in Iraq and the date of his 'accident.' On Oct. 23, 2005, while driving his HMMWV through the streets of Iraq, an Improvised Explosive Device exploded. Anderson's injuries included the loss of both legs and his left hand. Although some people may view Bryan as being disabled, after hearing him speak and seeing him move about today, we can all agree that he is 'enabled.' Although the Watervliet Arsenal workforce has been supporting our Nation's warfighters for nearly 200 years, a visit by someone of the character as Sgt. Anderson truly redefines the purpose, as well as the urgency of the Arsenal's mission.

  • NCOs lead the way!

    May 31, 2011

    Two RDECOM noncommissioned officers brief Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler on Science & Technology successes and demonstrate recent Soldier initiatives at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, May 27.

  • Natick commander speaks on Memorial Day

    May 31, 2011

    Veterans of American conflicts stretching back to World War II gathered on the Natick Town Common on Memorial Day, May 30, to pay tribute to brothers and sisters in arms who never returned home.

  • Natick commander takes part in Purple Heart ceremony

    May 24, 2011

    Sergeant Deidra Neeley had no intention of making Massachusetts history Aug. 27, 2009. It just worked out that way.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground relights lighthouse after 72 years

    May 23, 2011

    Seventy-two years of darkness was overthrown with the flick of a switch as Aberdeen Proving Ground relit the Pooles Island Lighthouse, the oldest standing lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay at about 9 p.m. today.

  • Blood tests alert Picatinny civilian to life-threatening disease

    May 23, 2011

    The Picatinny Civilian Welfare Council holds an annual blood test program. The results of one of these tests forever changed the life of Raymond Seiz.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground relights lighthouse after 72 years

    May 22, 2011

    Seventy-two years of darkness was overthrown with the flick of a switch as Aberdeen Proving Ground relit the Pooles Island Lighthouse, the oldest standing lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay on 21 May.

  • APG leader focuses on building robust future workforce

    May 20, 2011

    Aberdeen Proving Ground needs a robust strategy to fill the large number of job openings expected in the next five years, a senior installation executive said May 19. Within five years, 45 percent of the APG workforce is eligible for retirement, said Gary Martin, executive deputy to the commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Task Force delivers S&T efficiencies in Afghanistan

    May 20, 2011

    Task Force Warrior, led by a three-person team that deployed in late January, has evolved into the RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology Center (RFAST-C) at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

  • O'Neill focuses on Soldiers during SES ceremony

    May 20, 2011

    Hundreds who gathered May 19 for Patrick J. O'Neill's appointment to Senior Executive Service received a single sheet of paper. The paper had a photo of a U.S. Army Soldier in combat with the title "Why AMSAA Exists."

  • RFEC-Atlantic expo coordinator receives U.S. Ambassador's award

    May 19, 2011

    A member of RDECOM's Forward Element Command, Atlantic, International Technology Center, was honored by the U.S. ambassador to France May 6

  • APG remembers vibrant history, looks toward bright future

    May 19, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Cheers of "Hooah" reverberated on the APG Museum grounds as Maj. Gen. Nick Justice led students in the U.S. Army battle cry. About 400 Harford County students, along with Servicemembers, veterans, military families and elected officials, gathered May 18 for Armed Forces Week.

  • To edge of space, back: West Point balloon satellite a success

    May 19, 2011

    A group of cadets and officers traveled to Sam's Point Preserve, N.Y., May 13, 2011, to conduct their final launch of the semester for the West Point Balloon Satellite.

  • Soldiers flip over realistic training vehicle

    May 18, 2011

    AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate's Army Game Studio designed and built a Transportable Reconfigurable Integrated Crew Trainer to provide egress training for individuals and crews.

  • ECBC wins Governor's Service Award for support to community

    May 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Chemical Biological Center was presented the Governor's Service Award May 12 in recognition of the center's dedicated support to local schools and educators to promote science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Special Forces vet reflects on 63-year Army career

    May 17, 2011

    Arif R. Zaky will retire at a May 24 luncheon at the APG-North recreation center. By his accounting, he will have completed 63 years, 5 months and 13 days of federal service. He is 80 years and 8 months old.

  • Recruiting officer urges APG, RDECOM to share Army's high-tech message

    May 16, 2011

    Sharing the Army's high-tech story with the American public will help build a stronger military, a senior recruiting officer said May 13, 2011, during a visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground's research facilities.

  • Honoring the past while planning for tomorrow

    May 13, 2011

    The ordnance Soldier creed states, "I will utilize every available talent and means to ensure that superior mobility, fire power, and communications are advantages enjoyed by the United States Army over its enemies." These words were the foundation for the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps' celebration of 199 years of excellence, professionalism and ordnance during their 2011 Ordnance Week, held here May 2 - 5.

  • International Micro Air Vehicle competition fills North Alabama sky

    May 13, 2011

    The annual IMAV conference and flight competition serves as a platform to exchange information on state-of-the-art micro air vehicles. The event is focused on development of autonomous controls for very small unmanned aircraft. Control of the air vehicle may be remote, operator control through on board video, or autonomous. The aircraft must weight less than 5 kilograms and measure no greater than 1 meter in any direction.

  • Communicating on a moment's notice

    May 13, 2011

  • Social Media Platforms Provide Support During Crisis

    May 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When Lisa Oliver, administrative support specialist in the AMCOM/Garrison Public and Congressional Affairs Office, was without electrical power in the aftermath of the April 27 storms that ravaged the Tennessee Valley, she knew there was one form of communication she could count on.

  • Storm hits close to home for emergency responders

    May 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For the firefighters, law enforcement and others that make up the Directorate of Emergency Services, there was no second thought about returning to work in the days following the April 27 storms - it was simply the call to duty.

  • Americans honor Warfighter sacrifices in May

    May 12, 2011

    Americans will celebrate Military Appreciation Month in May. In these challenging times, those of us in uniform along with our outstanding civilian employees will stand tall and be proud knowing America appreciates our service and contribution.

  • Brig. Gen. McGuiness assumes command at Natick

    May 11, 2011

    Brigadier General John J. McGuiness assumed command of Natick Soldier Systems Center in a ceremony held May 10 at Hunter Auditorium. McGuiness also became U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command deputy commanding general.

  • Tactical UAV design earns cadet team multiple awards

    May 11, 2011

    A team of West Point cadets developed a low-cost, lightweight, fully autonomous unmanned aerial system which garnered three awards in recent weeks.

  • Two AMSAA members win writing award

    May 11, 2011

    Two members of the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity were named winners of the 2010 R.A. Evans and P.K. McElroy Best Paper Award.

  • Surviving the Storm

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A series of catastrophic storms ripped through northern Alabama Wed. April 27, 2011, killing more than 200 people around the state. Sue Tillery, congressional liaison for the U.S. Army Materiel Command, survived the storm unharmed with her sister, Mary, and her three dogs: Cody, Cricket and Skeeter.

  • Army Health Center Stays Open For Storm Victims

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Col. Celethia Abner-Wise didn't have power - but she had her family and she had her home, and that was enough to bring her to work in the days that followed the April 27 tornado outbreak in the Tennessee Valley.

  • Redstone Retail Responds With Storm Relief

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When the Tennessee Valley went dark April 27, not a single generator was for sale at the Post Exchange. By the end of the day May 1, 543 had made their way from Redstone Arsenal into the surrounding community.

  • Three ACC employees selected to attend senior fellowship program

    May 11, 2011

    Three members of the U.S. Army Contracting Command have been selected to attend the Senior Service College Fellowship Program designed to develop future defense acquisition leaders. Peggy Maxwell, Debra Abbruzzese and Undra Robinson were selected to attend by a Department of the Army centralized selection board for the Defense Acquisition University program

  • Power Outage Sheds Light On Energy Consumption

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone's electrical power had been restored by the time energy manager Mark Smith greeted a visitor in his darkened office last week.

  • Redstone Restored To Full Power

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Reopening Redstone Arsenal has been a team effort. With the majority of electrical power shut down for a week due to the destruction caused by a series of storms and tornadoes that passed through the area on April 27, the Arsenal was only open to basic services and closed to the work force for just over a week. During that time, the Garrison's Directorate of Public Works, Directorate of Logistics, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security and Directorate of Emergency Services along with the Aviation and Missile Command/Garrison Public Affairs Office worked countless hours based at the Installation Operation Center/Emergency Operation Center to bring the Arsenal back up to full operating power, provide safety and security during the power outage, and inform employees about their work status.

  • Wyche promoted to Maj. Gen.

    May 11, 2011

    Wyche promoted to Maj. Gen.

  • Families find shelter from storm at Redstone

    May 11, 2011

    The tornadoes April 27, 2011, that brought destruction to Alabama have left several Redstone Arsenal families with damaged or destroyed homes. More than 30 families have come to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., where long-term temporary housing is being provided through the efforts of Garrison Housing and Redstone Communities.

  • Lt. Gen. Pillsbury retires

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command retired after 38 years of service to the Army in a formal ceremony here, May 6.

  • Missile Systems Aim To Support War Fighter

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In an era when Army programs are focused on making better weapon systems, it is the Soldier in the loop that makes the most significant contribution to a system's success, said one of the Army's top training officers.

  • Weather Wreaks Havoc In Region

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone Arsenal's military, employee and retiree base reaches throughout North Alabama and South Tennessee. And so does its concern when those Arsenal community members along with their families and neighborhoods are threatened by devastating disasters.

  • BEAMS system improves weapon-pointing accuracy

    May 9, 2011

  • Local Schools Weave Tapestry Of Arts For Students

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They could be the next William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or Fred Astaire.

  • DemonEye- Equipping the Strategic Corporal for COIN

    May 6, 2011

    DemonEye- a low cost micro Laser Range Finder with GPS provides 10 digit grids at the push of a button. The design and software are 100% Army owned. Fits in a SAW gunners pouch. Uses an integrated laser rangefinder, GPS, optic, digital compass, microcontroller and software that is optimized for compact size and low cost of manufacture.

  • Picatinny pyrotechnic scientists strive to make green glow 'greener'

    May 6, 2011

    Three Picatinny pyrotechnic researchers seeking a more environmentally friendly formula for the M125A1 hand flare published a research paper on a discovery for the use of an inert ceramic compound to produce green light for military pyrotechnics. The Journal "Nature" published an article which proposes that the technology may find use in theme parks and commercial fireworks displays.

  • Aviation Winners Bring Honor To Redstone

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Exploring ways to improve Army aviation in low-level airspace has kept James Kelton in a job at Redstone Arsenal that he very much enjoys.

  • Apache Stealth Breeds Fear In The Enemy

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Among the large-scale exhibits, the government employees providing information on innovative programs and the company executives showcasing aviation capabilities, time and time again it was the voice of the Soldier that stood out at the Army Aviation Association of America annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Kiowa Team Gets 'Danger Close' To Save Lives

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In words that rang with deep emotion, Col. Mike Morgan admitted he doesn't talk much about the actions behind the Silver Star that Defense Secretary Robert Gates clipped on his desert camouflage uniform in Afghanistan a year ago in March.

  • Aviation Unit Gets Gift Of Kiowa For Mission

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Col. Mike Demirjian is excited about the "gift" he will be taking home following the Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Aviation Force Flies Into Future

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Despite challenges of an aging aviation fleet and the demands of two wars, aviation programs will remain a key component of the Army's focus to win on the battlefield, said one of the Army's leading generals.

  • Volunteers Build Independence For Disabled Veterans

    May 6, 2011

    It will literally be the key to a new way of life. Cpl. Jeffery Williams was on his first deployment to Iraq in 2004 when the Humvee he was riding in was involved in an IED ambush, killing two of his fellow Soldiers and paralyzing him from the chest down. Seven years after the attack that destined him to live the rest of his life in a wheelchair, Williams is about to reclaim his independence.

  • Thankful for his time in Natick, Greene prepares to move on

    May 5, 2011

    "We've accomplished a lot, but there is still a lot of work to do," said Brig. Gen. Harold Greene, the Senior Commander of the Natick Soldier Systems Center. The general was reflecting on his time in command of the center. He will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. John McGuiness on May 10 after serving as the NSSC Commanding General and Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • New Jersey chiropractors help Soldiers through partnership

    May 5, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Brig. Gen. Jonathan Maddux, along with about a dozen military dignitaries with ties to the state of New Jersey signed the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors' community covenant pledging their support for military servicemembers and their families.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces Annual Award Winners

    May 5, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has selected 24 individuals and six teams as recipients of this year's Army Contracting Command annual contracting awards. Jeffrey P. Parsons, ACC executive director, will present the awards at a formal ceremony May 17, in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Retirement ceremony in honor of Lt. Gen. James Pillsbury

    May 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - May 4, 2011 - A retirement ceremony in honor of Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, U.S. Army Materiel Command Deputy Commanding General, is scheduled for May 6 beginning at 3 p.m. in the Bob Jones Auditorium, Sparkman Complex on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Army seeks nominations for Soldier Greatest Invention awards

    May 4, 2011

    Since 2003, Army Materiel Command has conducted the Army Greatest Inventions program to encourage and reward those fighting the war from research labs throughout the Army by developing the best technology solutions for the Soldier.

  • West Point's Projects Day showcases ingenuity, innovation

    May 4, 2011

    Sometimes simplicity lends itself to ingenious solutions. That was the case when Class of 2012 Cadet Gerrit Van Ommering designed a better defensive barrier. Working with Class of 2012 Cadets Justin Weeks, Josh Peterson and John Paulson, the team used a current model HESCO sand-filled barrier and modified it to reduce the need for heavy equipment and extensive construction time. The design was showcased April 28 at Projects Day, which featured more than 300 capstone projects, senior theses and research activities from West Point cadets and invited colleges and academies.

  • APG business community rallies to 'Support Our Heroes' at June military ball

    May 3, 2011

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground community is continuing a Fort Monmouth tradition by hosting the "Support Our Heroes" Military Ball Saturday, June 25, with all donations going to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

  • Military recognizes role of spouses

    May 3, 2011

    Today is being set aside to recognize the wives and husbands of more than one million active-duty servicemembers, Guardsmen and Reservists.

  • Program Director Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar transitions to new home

    May 3, 2011

    In order to facilitate the migration of the Air and Missile Defense community to a single, common Command and Control (C2) user interface, the Army Acquisition Executive directed Program Director Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar (PD C-RAM) to transition from Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) to PEO Missiles and Space. The transfer was officially complete on April 10; however, some actions will hold over through the rest of the fiscal year. Although PD C-RAM has been reassigned to another office, the capabilities fostered under the leadership of PEO C3T will continue to protect and support the Warfighter well into the future.

  • Diverse radio fleet, dedicated field support enhance Soldier communications

    May 3, 2011

    When the Army sends sophisticated equipment to the battlefield on an accelerated schedule to meet urgent operational needs, troops and their trainers often improvise with solutions like "Tiger U."

  • Army accelerates app innovation, delivery

    May 2, 2011

    The Army is now developing another "Apps for the Army" challenge, which will be the next increment of the Army Marketplace.

  • Top Army civilians meet to discuss civilian role in Profession of Arms Campaign

    May 2, 2011

    More than 30 of the most senior career Army Civilians met April 15, 2011, at Fort Belvoir, Va., to discuss the Army Civilian Corps' role in the ongoing Army Profession of Arms campaign.

  • Arsenal's one-of-a-kind test to save environment, dollars

    May 2, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal is undergoing a test - a first of its kind in the country - which is assured to get a lot of folks hot according to an Arsenal supervisor.

  • Congressman Markey tours NSSC

    May 2, 2011

    Massachusetts Congressman Edward J. Markey toured facilities at Natick Soldier Systems Center April 28 and talked about the importance of science and technology to the nation's defense.

  • APG celebrates Arbor/Earth Day, unveils replica lighthouse

    Apr 29, 2011

    Surrounded by more than 200 area school students, senior installation commander Maj. Gen. Nick Justice became a history teacher during APG's 2011 Arbor/Earth Day celebration April 29.

  • Summit seeks to influence STEM development in APG region

    Apr 29, 2011

    About 120 area educators, industry leaders and government employees convened at Cecil College April 28 for STEM Summit II, the second in a series of meetings that is striving to develop a regional culture attune to science, technology, engineering and mathematics career development.

  • Army Contracting Centers Merge at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Apr 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command announced today the consolidation of its two contracting centers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., into a new organization: Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground. This action will leverage the enterprise capabilities of ACC and achieve greater efficiencies and effectiveness in providing America's Army with the equipment, supplies and services it needs to accomplish its global mission.

  • Officers interested in becoming military science professors may compete this summer

    Apr 28, 2011

    Active duty and Active Guard Reserve lieutenant colonels and majors interested in becoming professors of military science need to have their master's or higher degree by May 31, 2011, to be considered for positions in the August board at U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Army researchers mentor Aberdeen senior, help publish capstone project

    Apr 28, 2011

    With guidance from ECBC mentors, Briana Elmore achieved outstanding capstone project results and co-authored a peer-reviewed presentation and technical report, entitled, "Field of View of Commercial Air-Purifying Respirators".

  • Senate Military Family Caucus recognizes Month of the Military Child

    Apr 27, 2011

    The Senate Military Family Caucus co-chairs, Senator Barbara Boxer and Senator Richard Burr, signed a letter recognizing April as Month of the Military Child. In the letter, the two senators thank the children of U.S servicemembers for their "strength, courage and optimism."

  • Training program produces quality (assurance) interns

    Apr 27, 2011

    On Nov. 1, 2007, then-Secretary of the Army Pete Geren accepted a report from an independent commission on Army acquisition and program management in expeditionary operations.

  • Efficiency Initiative Improves Operational Awareness

    Apr 27, 2011

    By improving operational awareness stemming from reports submitted by his organization's acquisition programs, Mr. Jeffrey "Thom" Hawkins earned his Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Black Belt Certification, with his efforts yielding both operational and financial benefits for the entirety of Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). "Lean Six Sigma provides a framework for solving a process problem," said Hawkins, program analyst for PEO C3T Business Management Division, Program Analysis Branch, "Although you may think of a solution on your own, the rigor of stepping through a problem in phases-define, measure, analyze, improve, control-allows you to understand the problem better and evolve a more thorough solution."

  • Army seeking 'frank' Soldier feedback on power sources

    Apr 27, 2011

    The "Power Sources Feedback" user group is designed so that Warfighters can share frank observations and recommendations directly with CERDEC Army Power engineers as they prepare to host the Joint Services Power Expo, May 2-5, 2011, at the Myrtle Beach, S.C., Convention Center.

  • Award-winning maintenance team keeps training on track in Europe

    Apr 27, 2011

    By demonstrating a willingness to help others and a strong work ethic, the Department of the Army (DA) selected the JMTC Organizational Maintenance Activity as the 1st place winner of the DA Award for Maintenance Excellence for fiscal year 2010.

  • Children learn about work, environment at Natick

    Apr 26, 2011

    At the same time they discovered what their parents do for work, children learned to appreciate the environment April 22, 2011, at Natick Soldier Systems Center's 14th annual "Bring Your Daughters & Sons to Work/Earth Day."

  • General Dunwoody arrives in Huntsville

    Apr 25, 2011

    Gen. Dunwoody completed her relocation from Fort Belvoir, Va. and arrived at her command's new location at Redstone Arsenal today. She and her husband, retired Air Force Colonel Craig Brotchie, join an already robust and productive AMC team of approximately 800 employees at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Earthquake leaves depot employees stranded at Tokyo airport

    Apr 25, 2011

    TOOLE ARMY DEPOT, Utah -- Everyone who experienced the devastating earthquake in Japan has a different story to tell. Chuck Holland and Gary Holbrook, two civilian employees from the Tooele Army Depot, Ammunition Equipment and Manufacturing Directorate, were stranded at the Narita International Airport, near Tokyo, for more than 24 terrifying hours waiting for a plane back to the United States.

  • 405th AFSBn-Italy supports humanitarian relief efforts to Libya

    Apr 25, 2011

    The 405th Army Field Support Battalion-Italy prepared a shipment of humanitarian aid supplies in support of a U.S. Agency for International Development Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance mission to Libya.

  • A quick glimpse at Army science advisors

    Apr 22, 2011

    The science advisor serves a vital purpose - to get answers to technology questions and push scientific solutions that support soldiers on the ground.

  • Everyone Shares Duty To Prevent Sexual Assault

    Apr 22, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Can I kiss you' To some, it's a laughable question when it comes to love and lust, but by the very definition of consent, classified by the dictionary as to give assent or approval, to agree, it is the first step in preventing a sexual assault.

  • Maintenance mentorship collaboration graduates Afghan vehicle maintainers

    Apr 21, 2011

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- Four Afghan Soldiers graduated from the inaugural session of the M1114 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle 45-day maintenance mentorship program during a ceremony held here April 13.

  • PEO Ammunition hosting live-fire media demonstration of Army's new M855A1 Enhanced Performance

    Apr 21, 2011

    Media Event: Witness and get a chance to fire the Army M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round

  • Army's research command ups ante in nationwide thrust to grow systems engineering

    Apr 21, 2011

    Thousands of Army scientists and engineers will have opportunities to collaborate with academia and contribute to the advancement of a critical skill, systems engineering. The Army's Research Development and Engineering Command signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement CRADA with the Systems Engineering Research Center to create opportunities for those scientists and engineers to collaborate with 20 universities and more than 200 academic researchers as part of this nationwide, DoD backed effort.

  • Army organization streamlines the COMSEC process to do "more without more"

    Apr 21, 2011

    Project Director Communications Security (PD COMSEC) is partnering with platform and system integrators across the U.S. Army to more efficiently secure networked mission command solutions whose future enhancements will require greater protection. "We can really bring to the table a focus and an in depth knowledge-base as programs try to integrate COMSEC into their systems," said Chris Manning, project director for COMSEC.

  • CCAD Celebrates 50 Years of Support to the Warfighter

    Apr 20, 2011

  • PEO Ammo to hold live-fire media demonstration of Army's new M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round

    Apr 20, 2011

    The Program Executive Office for Ammunition here will host a live-fire demonstration for media of the Army's new M855A1 5.56mm bullet May 4 at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., beginning at 8 a.m.

  • Happy Birthday To The Army Reserves

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There wasn't a whole lot of age spread between them. But Reserve Master Sgt. Mark Chaplin and Sgt. Jack Bynum were more than happy to represent the oldest and youngest Soldiers at Friday's cake-cutting ceremony for the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday.

  • Explosive Training Goes Full Blast

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Consider this your official introduction to the National Center for Explosives Training and Research on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Tax center nets $1 million in refunds for APG Soldiers

    Apr 20, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The installation tax center secured about $1 million in refunds for Soldiers, their families and retirees, Staff Judge Advocate Lt. Col. Joseph Masterson said. Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, senior APG commander, joined Masterson April 19 in a ceremony to mark the end of tax-filing season outside Building 4313.

  • Astronaut Now On Earthly Mission

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Col. Doug Wheelock's six-month deployment to the International Space Station has ended with a down-to-earth mission.

  • International Programs Person of the Year

    Apr 20, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command congratulates Lu Ting on his selection as RDECOM's International Programs Person of the Year for 2010, April 18. Congratulations Lu.

  • Depot Riggers' Deft Response Saves Aircraft Parts From Sinkhole

    Apr 20, 2011

  • Supplying excellence, sustaining the force

    Apr 20, 2011

    Regardless of where they're fighting, operating or training, Soldiers require supplies to accomplish their mission. The Supply Excellence Award recognizes those who keep the Army moving by providing superior supply operations for the active Army, National Guard and Reserve components. The SEA program started in 1986 to highlight the critical role sustainers play in supporting the warfighter. The purpose is to increase the logistical readiness of all Army units; enforce the Command Supply Discipline Program; encourage the use of available resources; and provide a structure for recognition of group and individual initiatives.

  • Senator, APG leaders discuss education, transportation challenges

    Apr 19, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Local education and transportation are continuing challenges for the Aberdeen Proving Ground workforce and their families. Military officials met with U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski to discuss these issues during an April 19 meeting.