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  • Mother of fallen Soldier: 'I Want To Let People Know About Him'

    Feb 28, 2011

    There are times when Julie Nethery can't face the truth. There are times when this mom of three has convinced herself that her youngest son is still coming home from his deployment.

  • Twenty-three days...a point in time

    Feb 28, 2011

    Aerial bombing of Iraq began on Jan. 17, 1991, but after thousands of tons of ordnance had been dropped, there was one target that was still relatively untouched - Iraqi Command & Control bunkers. The Watervliet Arsenal in a matter of 23 days, helped to change the course of war with Iraq.

  • Environmental lab now serves air simulation needs

    Feb 28, 2011

    The Battlefield Highly Immersive Virtual Environment Laboratory in Redstone Arsenal's building 5400 is steep in history and again buzzing with activity.

  • Black History Month a time for perspective

    Feb 28, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Tina Hawkins spent the better part of nine years serving as an enlisted Soldier in the Army, ultimately making the decision to trade in her sergeant stripes to be a human resource assistant at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.

  • APG honors Maryland National Guard unit as it deploys

    Feb 26, 2011

    Hundreds gathered inside the Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory Feb. 26 to exchange handshakes, hugs, kisses and goodbyes as 77 Maryland National Guard Soldiers, flanked by family and friends, prepared for deployment.

  • Morris County business leaders hone shooting skills at Picatinny Arsenal

    Feb 25, 2011

    A group of 30 members of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce "Leadership Morris" program got a taste of military history, research, development and weapons during a visit to Picatinny Arsenal Feb. 24. In addition to receiving briefings on the workings of the arsenal, the team got an inside look at Picatinny's Toys for Tots program, toured the largest prototype manufacturing facility on the 6,500-acre installation (the Prototype Integration Facility) and got a chance to sharpen their shooting skills at the Marine Corps weapons simulation range.

  • RDECOM advances outreach, education effort at AUSA symposium

    Feb 25, 2011

    RDECOM displayed some of its latest technology at the AUSA Winter Symposium Feb. 22-25 as part of the Army Materiel Command's exhibit to share what it has developed for Soldiers and to gain feedback from members of the defense community.

  • AMC senior leaders tour new home

    Feb 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's leadership took a survey of its nearly completed headquarters here, Feb 23.

  • Picatinny exceeds Army's energy reduction goal 5 years ahead of schedule

    Feb 24, 2011

    The energy management team at Picatinny Arsenal recently surpassed the Army-wide goal to reduce energy consumption by 30 percent five years ahead of schedule. The Army's time table for all installations to achieve this goal is slated for fiscal year 2015. Picatinny met the goal at the close of fiscal year 2010.

  • U.S. Army partners with UK defense group

    Feb 24, 2011

    LONDON -- U.S. Army and British defense officials partnered Feb. 17 to strengthen research and development ties. Representatives from the UK Trade and Investment Defense and Security Organization and the U.S. Army International Technology Center - Atlantic discussed ways to bring their scientists together.

  • RDECOM commander highlights partnerships at AUSA winter meeting

    Feb 24, 2011

    Research and technology partnerships was the topic of discussion for a panel that included Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, at a gathering of hundreds of members of the Army's science and technology community Feb. 23. The panel was part of the Association of the United States Army's Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • Army Observes Presidents Day at Mount Vernon

    Feb 24, 2011

    "It's a privilege for the Military District of Washington and The Old Guard to be here today."

  • Take a look inside RFEC-Atlantic

    Feb 22, 2011

    LONDON - The RDECOM Forward Element - Atlantic serves as a resource for emerging global technology and cutting-edge research in Europe, parts of Asia, and Africa.

  • RDECOM honors employees as leadership address BEYA

    Feb 19, 2011

    Several U.S. Army RDECOM employees were recognized for their contributions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics during the 2011 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference in Washington Feb. 17-19.

  • New helicopter on Army horizon

    Feb 18, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- While most of the focus in today's Army is on the war fighter and how best to support current military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a leader in military aviation is calling for some of that focus to shift to the equipment needs of the future.

  • Team Redstone comes together to celebrate Black History Month

    Feb 18, 2011

    Team Redstone came together Wednesday to celebrate Black History Month and learn about the past as well as look to the future.

  • APG leadership cohort aims for community cohesion

    Feb 18, 2011

    Twenty-nine managers representing 14 APG organizations committed a year ago to participate in a unique professional development program. The Office of Personnel Management, with the help of leadership development experts and APG senior executive service members, designed the program.

  • Army reaches eCYBERMISSION milestone

    Feb 18, 2011

    U.S. Army eCYBERMISSION reached its 2011 goal when the 1,000th volunteer virtual judge signed up during the final stop of its road show Feb. 9.

  • Senior Pentagon official visits APG to discuss efficiencies

    Feb 17, 2011

    A senior Department of Defense official said he is focused on providing greater efficiencies as the military faces budget constraints. "Delivering better value every year to the taxpayer and Warfighter is what it's all about," said Dr. Ashton Carter, under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics.

  • Chief of Signal earns second star, promoted to major general

    Feb 17, 2011

  • Natick team analyzes Soldier technologies and equipment

    Feb 17, 2011

    Imagine that the Army developed a new and improved piece of equipment. If you were Mike Statkus, one question immediately would come to mind.

  • New environmental control units keep systems, Soldiers on target

    Feb 17, 2011

    In the sweltering temperatures of the Middle East, Soldiers aren't the only ones who can overheat - their communications equipment must also be kept cool in order to function properly. Efforts by Project Manager, Mobile Electric Power (PM MEP) to provide environmental control in support of mission success took a major step forward on 2 Feb., when a A,A Full Rate Production Ceremony for the 60k British Thermal Units per Hour (BTUH) Improved Environmental Control Units (IECU) was held in Florence, Ky. The 60k IECU will be a more efficient consumer of power on the battlefield, and its standardization means it can be installed, operated and maintained by Soldiers using the tools and training they receive in Army schoolhouses. The first fielding with an operational unit is expected to take place in March.

  • Obusek becomes NSRDEC director

    Feb 16, 2011

    In a ceremony held Feb. 16 at the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Dr. John P. "Jack" Obusek assumed responsibility as director of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and was appointed to the Senior Executive Service.

  • BEYA conference provides opportunity for RDECOM engineer

    Feb 16, 2011

    Networking and potential employment opportunities are available at the Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Global Competitiveness Conference taking place this weekend in Washington, D.C.

  • DoD STEM group discusses science of learning

    Feb 15, 2011

    Understanding the science of learning will help advance education was the topic of discussion at a Department of Defense summit Feb. 14. Three scientists explored ways to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics, commonly known as STEM.

  • IDEA program fosters innovation for Army technology

    Feb 15, 2011

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) fosters innovation and inventiveness for Army technologies with the IDEA program, "Innovative Developments Everyday at ARDEC." The initiative aims at helping ARDEC remain competitive with the best innovating labs in government and industry while also providing catalysts for solving problems or gaps in warfighter capabilities.

  • The ebb and flow of technology

    Feb 15, 2011

    Located near the confluences of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, Watervliet Arsenal is one of America's longest surviving businesses from the early days of the Industrial Revolution. Built during a time when Americans crafted things by hand, from housing to silverware, the Arsenal's future was unclear until technology help to define its destiny.

  • Hot Commodity Flies High With Missions

    Feb 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Black Hawks are a hot commodity. While the Army is the UH-60 Black Hawk's number one customer, there are many other government agencies realizing the valuable utility of this airframe - the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Air Force, to name a few. And current program execution strategies guarantee that this popular utility helicopter will continue to provide the capability to enhance security, reconnaissance, search and rescue, border patrol, and other military and civilian policing activities.

  • APG commander recognizes Aberdeen student as a future science leader

    Feb 14, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Nick Justice is optimistic about America's future. Molly Karna is one reason why. Karna, a senior at the Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School, has a strong start to a career in solving the scientific challenges of tomorrow.

  • PEO C3T Launches New Public Web Site

    Feb 14, 2011

    The newly launched site's homepage welcomes visitors with bold new colors and content centered on PEO C3T's mission: to develop, field and support networked battle command solutions for the Soldiers of today and tomorrow. "The goal was to make the site cleaner and more user friendly," said Joseph Magrino, PEO C3T's Web production manager and graphics team lead. "Our audience wants information as quickly as possible and we satisfy that with simple navigation, an easy search tool and a consistent layout across each of our organization's programs."

  • Maryland National Guard unit deploys to Iraq

    Feb 14, 2011

    As the 173 Soldiers of the 1729th Field Support Maintenance Company, Maryland National Guard, prepared to board buses to take them away for year-long deployment to Iraq, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley reminded them of their legacy.

  • Creating success in STEM education

    Feb 14, 2011

    STEM education is a multi-tiered undertaking by educators, administrators, government and private industry seeking to improve students' performance in STEM subjects. It is an initiative that leaders at all levels have proclaimed as critical to secure America's standing in the world for generations to come.

  • Summit first step of concerted STEM advancement

    Feb 12, 2011

    Area leaders in education, government and industry gathered here Feb. 11 to convene the first of what is expected to be a series of summits on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

  • APG graduates second cohort of future leaders

    Feb 11, 2011

    The impressive newness of the state-of-the-art Communication-Electronics Command Mission Training Facility auditorium was an appropriate background for the Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Leadership Cohort graduation ceremony Feb. 9.

  • TAPS comes to Redstone, showing Families military still cares

    Feb 11, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Earlier this month, Redstone Arsenal reached out to surviving military Families as the installation hosted its first Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seminar.

  • Fort Lee facility garners energy, environmental design award

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 11, 2011) -- Fort Lee has earned its first gold rating through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.

  • Meeting with the Army acquisition workforce

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Honorable Frank Kendall, principal deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, met with members of the Army's contracting and acquisition workforces at Fort Belvoir, Va., February 10, to discuss the Department of Defense "Better Buying Initiatives."

  • AMC sergeant major engages students in scientific competition

    Feb 10, 2011

    Dozens of talented college students are working on the Army's toughest scientific challenges, and the Army Materiel Command's senior noncommissioned officer shared his expertise as he reviewed their research.

  • ARDEC Lean Six Sigma teams honored for process, product improvements

    Feb 10, 2011

  • Color-changing paints show potential safety benefits for Soldiers

    Feb 10, 2011

    Red. Blue. Green. These aren't just colors, but they are indicators that show potential benefits to enhance the safety of U.S. warfighters. Picatinny engineers are working on a new paint formula that will tell Soldiers if their ammunition is safe to use just by looking at the color. Referred to as Thermal Indicating Paints, this formula uses thermochromic polymers to detect temperature ranges that ammunition was exposed to during transport or storage.

  • AMC Social Media Conference provides guidance, best practices for Soldiers, civilians & families

    Feb 10, 2011

    Representatives from Picatinny Arsenal's Public Affairs Office got a taste of the Army's social media guidance and best practices at the Army Materiel Command Social Media Conference, hosted at Redstone Arsenal Feb. 2. The guest speaker at the conference was Maj. Juanita Chang, Director of the Online and Social Media Division, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs.

  • Army deploys science, technology center to Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is deploying engineers and scientists to Afghanistan to more expeditiously and efficiently solve Warfighters' technical problems.

  • DoD Combat Feeding Directorate takes part in JSORF

    Feb 10, 2011

    Scientists and engineers from the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Systems Center participated in the 2011 Joint Services Operational Rations Forum that took place in early February near Fort Lee, Va.

  • AUSA and ARCIC announce 2011 Writing Contest

    Feb 9, 2011

    The Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) is seeking to identify, discuss and influence the outcome of significante defense issues that affect the U.S. Army. To allow for more direct participation in the public debate of defense-related issues, ARCIC and AUSA are once again co-sponsoring a writing contest. The submission of quality manuscripts is encouraged. The theme is "Capabilities Needed for the Army Future Force, 2025 & Beyond". Papers must be original, unpublished and between 5,000 and 10,000 words, with a one-page synopsis and biography of the author. The deadline for submission is May 31, 2011. A cash prize of $1,000 will be paid to the winner, and all papers will be submitted to AUSA's Institute of Land Warfare for possible publication.

  • Microsoft, Army highlight Surface 2.0 at multitouch working group

    Feb 9, 2011

    Microsoft discussed its latest touch-screen technology during a quarterly working group meeting with the Army's leading multitouch researchers and developers, Jan. 25. The Multitouch Mission Command Working Group, which is hosted by CERDEC, brought together more than two dozen organizations from government, industry and academia for discussions and live demonstrations using the existing Surface 1.0 hardware. While no Surface 2.0 hardware has been released to date, CERDEC, has early access to the software and development kits thanks to its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Microsoft.

  • Military contracting specialists prepare for future deployments

    Feb 9, 2011

    More than 200 contingency contracting warfighters, coming from as far away as Japan, Alaska and Hawaii, descended onto Fort Campbell, Ky., January 24 through February 4, to participate in the 412th Contracting Support Brigade's Operation Joint Dawn, the largest joint contracting field training exercise of its type.

  • ECBC kicks off mentorship with Edgewood High

    Feb 9, 2011

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is targeting at-risk students at a local high school as part of a new outreach effort. Five ECBC mentors volunteered and were assigned to freshmen in the program for at-risk students.

  • RDECOM coordinates local STEM efforts

    Feb 9, 2011

    RDECOM is conducting a STEM summit Feb. 11. Invited officials from regional education, industry and government will meet in an attempt to streamline local STEM initiatives.

  • Cohort students graduate

    Feb 9, 2011

    Aberdeen Proving Ground Leadership Cohort students share their thoughts about the year-long projects they've been working on. The second Leadership Cohort graduation is today, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Mission Training Facility Auditorium, Bldg. 6008 on the Team C4ISR Campus, APG.

  • Army strengthens specialty engineering program

    Feb 9, 2011

    The U.S. Army is identifying critical engineering specialties at its research, development and engineering centers.

  • Program Executive Steps Up To Star Status

    Feb 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- On Feb. 4, Col. Ole Knudson, the program executive officer for missiles and space, donned the one-star insignia of a brigadier general.

  • Preparing the next generation of leaders

    Feb 8, 2011

    Our remaining BRAC challenges at Aberdeen will continue to be rebuilding the workforce for missions that are relocating to APG, and to address the second and third order impacts to existing APG tenants caused by opportunities created by unfilled positions.

  • Surface 2.0 touch-screen tech makes military debut

    Feb 7, 2011

    The latest touch-screen technology made its military debut Jan. 25, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., as the Army's leading multitouch researchers and developers used the Surface 2.0 during a quarterly working group meeting.

  • Highbay Lab a virtual beehive of simulation

    Feb 7, 2011

    The U.S. Army's Aviation, Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's BHIVE Lab provides customers a means to conduct experiments in simulated environments.

  • Army researcher takes quantum leap with honor

    Feb 7, 2011

    A senior research scientist from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center has been named a 2011 Fellow of the American Physical Society for his contributions to physics.

  • APG, Harford Community College discuss tailoring education to future jobs

    Feb 4, 2011

    BEL AIR, Md. -- Partnerships with local schools are vital for Aberdeen Proving Ground to meet the challenges of the base realignment and closure, commonly known as BRAC, a senior U.S. Army official said. As APG evolves into the Army's new hub for science and engineering, Maryland and the surrounding region will need to build and retain the workforce to ensure technological support to Soldiers remains strong, said Gary Martin, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command executive deputy to the commander.

  • Registration Opens for the 6th Annual Army Management Staff College Leadership Symposium

    Feb 3, 2011

    The AMSC Leadership Symposium, as part of the Army-wide Profession of Arms Campaign, will look at what it means to be an Army Civilian professional with the goal of defining the Army Civilian profession, exploring the opportunities and challenges facing the Army Civilian Corps, and sustaining its future in a transforming Army.

  • Mapping your life: Embedded data in photos could tip off criminals

    Feb 3, 2011

    The potential dangers of geotagging and location-based social networking exists. Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification to photographs, video, web sites and instant messages.

  • CG participates in ASMDA luncheon; six employees honored

    Feb 1, 2011

    USASMDC/ARSTRAT was featured prominently at the Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association's annual luncheon Jan. 31 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, USASMDC/ARSTRAT, was the guest speaker, and command employees received six of the 13 awards handed out.

  • One year program masters degree from Columbia University available

    Jan 31, 2011

    Opportunities are available for Army captains and majors to strengthen their leadership and organization development through the Eisenhower Leader Development Program. By exercising the Enhanced Graduate School Program option, officers may enroll in the 12-month ACS/EGSP program which culminates in a Master of Arts from Columbia University in social-organizational psychology. The ELDP is jointly administered between the U.S. Military Academy and the Teachers College at Columbia University.

  • Enterprise Email Migration

    Jan 31, 2011

    During 2011, all Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service. Instead of accessing email through local email servers at each installation, they will reach through the network to access email services from centralized servers known as the Department of Defense (DoD) cloud. The migration of email services to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is part of a larger DoD effort to consolidate information technology services, improve capabilities, and reduce overall costs.

  • Army Enterprise e-mail migration to begin in February

    Jan 28, 2011

    Although the road toward Enterprise e-mail may seem complicated, there is a clear map, leaders know where the effort is headed, and the economy sized e-mail box Soldiers have now is about to become a luxury sedan, about 40 times bigger.

  • Resolve to help Troops Stay Connected, Supplied in the New Year

    Jan 28, 2011

    Any American can give the gift of connection now and throughout the New Year to troops far from home with All Services Exchange phone and gift cards.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy: a legacy continues

    Jan 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (January 24, 2010) -- Monday, a legacy started by Sgt. Audie Murphy continued with two non-commissioned officers from the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band being honored in a formal ceremony, here.

  • Picatinny Army Community Service opens new facility

    Jan 28, 2011

    After years of planning by the Army Community Service and about 11 months of renovations, Picatinny Arsenal's new Army Community Readiness and Support Center opened on Jan. 11.

  • Hutchison selected as executive director of ACC-Rock Island

    Jan 28, 2011

    Michael R. Hutchison has been selected Executive Director of Army Contracting Command - Rock Island (ACC-RI) and promoted to the Senior Executive Service. He has been serving as acting executive director and the ACC-RI's principal assistant responsible for contracting since June 2010.

  • Softball aficionado reflects on Picatinny tradition

    Jan 27, 2011

    Sports at Picatinny have a long tradition. In 1937, Picatinny employees published a hardcover yearbook called the Ordnance Bomb which captured life on post. In this publication, it was noted that "In the realm of recreational activities at Picatinny Arsenal, athletics have played a prominent part, particularly in the last decade."

  • Electronic warfare a new career field

    Jan 27, 2011

    Unique training at Fort Sill has been focusing on the intangible. The subject material: electronic warfare. It's not something Soldiers can touch, taste or see but it's ever present and an asset when respected.

  • Flying into orbit in small package

    Jan 26, 2011

    For 35 days, the comings and goings of employees in the Von Braun Complex parking lot were the focus of a group of young engineers involved in an experiment with the first Army-built satellite launched in more than 50 years.

  • RDECOM commander: Finding source of IED materials is key

    Jan 26, 2011

    Locating and disabling the source of components in Improvised Explosive Devices is vital to defeating the insurgents who use them.

  • AMC Band cuts ribbon on new facility

    Jan 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (January 24, 2011) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Band cut the ribbon on its new facility here, Monday.

  • RDECOM commander leads panel discussion on training and simulation

    Jan 22, 2011

    A panel led by Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, addressed training the American Warfighter in the digital age with substantial budget constraints at the 10th annual TechNet-Orlando Conference.

  • Picatinny delivers infrared capability to mortars, artillery of all calibers

    Jan 20, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Soldiers now have capabilities to engage the enemy far more effectively during nighttime operations, following the recent full materiel release of three infrared illuminating cartridges/projectiles.

  • New commercial development opens at APG

    Jan 20, 2011

    U.S. Army leaders, elected officials and defense contractors were on hand at the Jan. 20 opening of the Government and Technology Enterprise, a 416-acre complex known as The GATE near APG's gate on Maryland Boulevard.

  • Celebrating the Contributions of Dr. King on Race Relations

    Jan 20, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, employees at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command attended a program celebrating the contributions Dr. King concerning the issue of race relations.

  • Army significantly changing contracting policy, APG leader says

    Jan 19, 2011

    EDGEWOOD, Md. -- The U.S. Army is significantly changing the way it does business with defense contractors, a senior Aberdeen Proving Ground leader said Jan. 18. Industry has a vital role in helping the military save money as it faces budget cuts, said Brig. Gen. Harold Greene, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Sharing the ride shortens the road

    Jan 19, 2011

    Up before the sun rises, you climb into your vehicle and drive a long distance alone each day to your job at Natick Soldier Systems Center. When the workday is done, you make a similar journey home. It doesn't necessarily have to be that way. We could save money, help the environment, reduce traffic congestion, and lessen the wear and tear on our vehicles and ourselves by changing the ways we commute to work.

  • Army Contracting Command renames contracting centers

    Jan 19, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command announced today the renaming of its major contracting centers to reflect their geographical locations. The centers provide comprehensive acquisition, contracting, business advisory, production support, and depot-level maintenance services in acquiring, fielding, and sustaining Army weapon systems, services and Soldier support.

  • APG commander briefs committee on BRAC progress

    Jan 18, 2011

    The Base Realignment and Closing legislation is set in motion and everything is on schedule, according to Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, senior Aberdeen Proving Ground commander, in testimony to the Maryland Joint Committee on BRAC, Jan. 18.

  • RDECOM names Obusek as Natick director

    Jan 18, 2011

    Dr. John P. Obusek was tabbed Jan. 11 as the new director of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • NCAA honors Dunwoody with Theodore Roosevelt award

    Jan 18, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Jan 14, 2011 -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody joined a short list of distinguished recipients when she was awarded the NCAA's highest award, the Theodore Roosevelt Award, at the NCAA Honors Celebration in San Antonio, Friday.

  • Gen. Dunwoody awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor

    Jan 17, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody was awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor.

  • AMC commander to receive top collegiate athletic honor

    Jan 14, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, has been selected to receive National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest honor, the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award.

  • 3-star flag raises at AMC forward

    Jan 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's top leaders started his first official day of work here Monday.

  • Longtime Spokesman Retires With Big Plans

    Jan 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As one of the longest serving public affairs officers in the Army, Bill Congo is known for his work in preparing Soldiers and civilians for the media spotlight.

  • ARDEC leader underscores materiel enterprise at first town hall

    Jan 14, 2011

    Starting his new role at Picatinny this summer, ARDEC Director Dr. Gerardo Melendez greeted the workforce, explained his organizational observations and goals, answered questions from employees and presented a slew of awards to some high-achieving scientists.

  • Picatinny 'squeezes in' solution for MRAP ammo stowage

    Jan 14, 2011

    As a result of the innovation and expertise of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), Soldiers are now using an Army-approved ammo stowage system that is safe, reliable and effective. The system is called MARS, which stands for Modular Ammunition Restraint System. ARDEC has already sent more than 700 into combat zones. But that is only the beginning. The Army estimates that several thousand MARS will be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan within the year.

  • APG Commander's Corner: APG looks to the future, remembers the past

    Jan 14, 2011

    Aberdeen Proving Ground is a great place to live and work, but this year it's going to get even better. As we settle into our routines in 2011, I urge you to think about our installation and what you can do to make it better.

  • AMC safety award winners

    Jan 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command has identified individuals and organizations that have excelled in the areas of safety for fiscal year 2010.

  • RDECOM consolidates, closes Fort Belvoir office

    Jan 12, 2011

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command completed the consolidation of its headquarters Jan. 7, closing its Fort Belvoir office and relocating personnel to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., as part of force restructuring. RDECOM Chief of Staff Col. John Kilgallon hosted a small ceremony outside Building 1464 to mark the closing.

  • RDECOM displays at the All-American Bowl

    Jan 12, 2011

    Education, technology and football collided Jan. 8, during the All-American Bowl with the U.S. Army Materiel Command flexing its technology muscle through the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of AMC. See full slideshow

  • ECBC supports Corps of Engineers with munitions destruction

    Jan 12, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- U.S. Army scientists are destroying conventional munitions discovered in a northwest Washington residential area. Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the project, which started Jan. 11 and will take about two weeks.

  • Cadets test Army robotics before All-American Bowl

    Jan 11, 2011

    TARDEC and Army Research, Development and Engineering Command personnel staged science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM demonstrations in nine San Antonio high schools Jan. 3-5.

  • RDECOM discusses move to APG-North at town hall meeting

    Jan 11, 2011

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command leaders announced the next phase of employee moves Jan. 10, as Chief of Staff Col. John Kilgallon hosted a town hall meeting at the Edgewood Area Conference Center to discuss the workforce migration.

  • The Army Management Staff College Opens its 3rd Annual Excellence in Education Award

    Jan 10, 2011

    Announcement of the Army Management Staff College's 3rd Annual Excellence in Education. this award recognizes Army organizations that have invested in professional development programs for the Army Civilian team members. It also promotes the philosophy that education is a lifelong pursuit and a strategic investment for the Army.

  • Welcome to high-tech Army

    Jan 8, 2011

    Education, technology and football collided Jan. 8 during the All-American Bowl with the U.S. Army Materiel Command flexing its technology muscle through the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of AMC.

  • Robots play significant role in protecting Warfighter

    Jan 7, 2011

    Robotic systems created by the U.S. Army reduce the amount of exposure to danger for the American Warfighter.

  • Night vision just the beginning for Army technology

    Jan 7, 2011

    Night vision technology developed by the U.S. Army now allows the American warfighter to own the night.

  • Continuous Army innovation yields improved gunner protection

    Jan 7, 2011

    Chances are, if a warfighter has deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, they are familiar with the Objective Gunner Protection Kit, or OGPK. With more than 45,000 of these systems fielded to date, the OGPK is a standard-issue equipment piece for the Army's tactical gunner vehicles - from up-armored Humvees in Operation New Dawn in Iraq and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, as well as Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles.

  • Army continues to push boundaries of food science

    Jan 6, 2011

    Technology being developed by Army food scientists may provide the American warfighter meals on the battlefield that taste freshly made up to three years after it was prepared.