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  • Army recognizes science, technology command for small business ties

    May 26, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The Army honored its science and technology command with nine of the 11 awards given for working with small businesses during the U.S. Army Small Business Innovation Research Achievement Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Conference Center May 24.

  • APG unveils new Web portal

    May 25, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Staying on top of news and information at Aberdeen Proving Ground just got easier. Army officials unveiled a new Internet portal for the installation June 10.

  • Army awards more than $800K to science students

    May 25, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- In an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, the U.S. Army announced today that it has named the 2009-2010 eCYBERMISSION 96 regional winning teams.

  • Stakeholders sign final steel beam for new facility

    May 24, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A group of stakeholders in the construction of the new Vehicle Technology Directorate facility met here April 15 for an informal signing of the building's final steel beam.

  • Picatinny honors fallen New Jersey heroes

    May 24, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - During a ceremony here May 15, Picatinny Arsenal paid tribute to five New Jersey-connected service members who lost their lives in 2009 while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Meteorological research could fill battlefield void

    May 24, 2010

    ADELPHI, Md. -- Officials with the Army Research Laboratory announced its meteorological expertise has led to modifications in commercial weather instruments now promising to improve the accuracy of weather forecast models. These models are of critical importance to military operations, they said.

  • Community, Soldiers and Red Sox Foundation team up to help veterans

    May 24, 2010

    On a sunny morning in Boston, more than 2,000 runners gathered on Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park to run nine kilometers with the finish line being one of the most famous spots in Boston... home plate of Fenway Park.

  • Fact Sheet Student Opportunities

    May 24, 2010

  • Army, race team prove to be winning combo

    May 24, 2010

    A car racing icon and the Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center here have continued to collaborate to support the warfighter.

  • USASAC launches new website, embraces social media

    May 21, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has recently overhauled its website and can now be found on many of your favorite social networks.

  • Conference of American Armies comes to APG

    May 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is hosting the next session of the Conference of American Armies May 31 to June 4 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Commitment to Army health care grows

    May 21, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground became the latest installation to adopt the U.S. Army's Healthcare Covenant May 20 as APG senior leaders pledged to serve the community with the best medical care possible.

  • Chamber of Commerce honors military

    May 20, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Harford County and regional business leaders gathered at the Top of the Bay club May 20 to celebrate Armed Forces Day and pledge support to the Soldier and civilians of this installation.

  • Brigadier Gen. John J. McGuiness

    May 20, 2010

  • RDECOM charts future for S&T

    May 19, 2010

    The Army's top scientists and technologists convened in Adelphi, Md., today to develop a strategy on multiple issues and to chart their future support to the Warfighter as the Research, Development and Engineering Command Technology Planning Conference got underway.

  • Army Materiel Command

    May 19, 2010

  • Newcomer Information

    May 19, 2010

  • Foot Soldier: Happy feet in the field

    May 19, 2010

    LabTV: Soldiers are on their feet all day. Footwear engineer Mike Holthe uses his training in biomechanics to create & test boots at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Hector G. Marin

    May 19, 2010

  • Maj. Gen. Nick Justice

    May 19, 2010

  • Tank, Automotive

    May 19, 2010

  • Soldier

    May 19, 2010

  • Chemical, Biological

    May 19, 2010

  • Communications, Electronics

    May 19, 2010

  • Elements, Other

    May 19, 2010

  • Armament

    May 19, 2010

  • Analysis

    May 19, 2010

  • Aviation, Missile

    May 19, 2010

  • About RDECOM

    May 19, 2010

  • Tragedy Probed To Prevent Repeat

    May 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two Redstone Arsenal events - one a May 10 press conference, the other a May 13 memorial service - were part of the grieving process in the acceptance of the deaths of two Team Redstone employees involved in high-risk research and development.

  • About RDECOM

    May 19, 2010

  • Conducting Business with Us

    May 19, 2010

  • RDECOM Public Affairs Office

    May 19, 2010

  • Snow leaves 20th CBRNE

    May 18, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey J. Snow relinquished command of the U.S. Army 20th Support Command CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives) during a colorful May 7 ceremony on McBride Parade Field on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Army to host energy rodeo

    May 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army will hold the first-ever Renewable Energy Rodeo and Symposium June 8-9 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • APG honors Maryland's Gold Star Families

    May 17, 2010

    Gold Star Family members joined installation leadership for breakfast at the Ordnance Museum prior to Armed Forces Day opening ceremonies May 14.

  • Science & Technology

    May 17, 2010

  • APG on Flickr

    May 17, 2010

  • APG hosts Armed Forces Day

    May 14, 2010

    Soldiers in period uniforms, Gold Star Families and interactive displays by tenant commands were part of the pageantry on parade during the 2010 Armed Forces Day activities May 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Installation Commander Maj. Gen. Nick Justice and Garrison Commander Col. Orlando Ortiz welcomed more than 500 visitors during opening ceremonies at the installation's Ordnance Museum.

  • Block Party Caps Month Of The Military Child

    May 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal gave its military connected children one last big thank you May 1, ending the 2010 Month of the Military Child.

  • Soldier Experience Aims At Missile Success

    May 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Among the presentations about missile weapon systems, weapon system technology and the management of weapon systems, two Soldiers speaking to attendees at the Tactical Missiles Conference brought the day's meetings to the very heart of the matter - saving Soldier lives.

  • 'Every Day I Wake Up Pushing Myself To Do More'

    May 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Cpl. Jason Scarborough is on a mission of fitness and health. This wounded warrior has been spending several hours a week at the Sparkman Fitness Center, working with certified personal trainer Joe Martin to gain strength in his injured knee and to shed the 50 pounds he has gained since sustaining his injuries during a deployment to Iraq.

  • Years Of Contributing To The Nation's Defense

    May 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When Dr. Bill Craig looked over the long list of previous Medaris Award winners, he could hardly believe his name would be among them. That list of names includes Lt. Gen. Jim Link, Brig. Gen. Bob Drolet, Sen. Richard Shelby, Sen. Howell Heflin, Dr. Bill McCorkle and 2009 winner retired Maj. Gen. Jim Snider. And now it includes Bill Craig.

  • Pulse Check: Part 3 Defense Ammunition Center

    May 14, 2010

    MCALESTER, Okla.--April 29, Lt. Gen. Pillsbury, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, put a finger on the pulse of the center and school for ammunition logistical support and explosives safety.

  • Pulse Check: Part 2 McAlester Army Ammunition Plant

    May 14, 2010

    MCALESTER, Okla. -- After a 36 minute flight from Texas, one of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's top bosses arrived for a guided tour and briefings on assets here, April 29.

  • Pulse Check: Part 1 Red River Army Depot

    May 14, 2010

    RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texas -- One of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's top leaders took a pulse check of operations here, April 28.

  • Army civilians focus on change

    May 13, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- No where is change more evident than Aberdeen Proving Ground, where the Base Realignment and Closure program is changing the face of the installation into the Army's center for science and technology.

  • Army and Microsoft extend cooperative research agreement

    May 13, 2010

    The U.S. Army extended a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement with Microsoft on April 16 to share research in support of developing hand-held and multi-touch technology for the Warfighter through 2013.

  • AMC wins three DoD level awards

    May 12, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.- The U.S. Army Materiel Command won three of the 2009 Value Engineering Achievement Awards. The Department of Defense honored each recipient for their outstanding achievements through the application of Value Engineering, May 12 at the Pentagon auditorium.

  • RDECOM Social Media Directory

    May 12, 2010

  • Students visit Army chemical, biological center

    May 12, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Army scientists and engineers are mentoring promising students involved in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium program.

  • Team Closes Ranks After Losses

    May 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone lost two of its own May 5 when a highly volatile chemical exploded during demilitarization processes at Test Area 10. The two Army contractors were identified as Jerry A. Grimes, 58, of Hartselle; and James R. Hawke, 53, of Hazel Green. Both sustained severe burns in the explosion and died in the evening hours of May 5 at the burn center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. They were employed by locally based Amtec Corp. A memorial fund has been set up at Redstone Federal Credit Union for the benefit of the surviving spouses and their families. Donations may be made at any RFCU branch location by referencing the Jerry A. Grimes Memorial Fund and the James R. Hawke Memorial Fund. RFCU tellers can handle single donations divided between the funds in accordance with donor instructions.

  • Digital master gunners leverage past experience to support units

    May 11, 2010

    Article describes the support operations to ensure that expertise and knowledge is promptly and effectively applied to resolve a unit's most complex command & control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance technology challenges.

  • Joint Readiness Training Center: the Battlefield Staged

    May 11, 2010

    Soldiers receive digital systems training at the Joint Readiness Training Center to polish their skills before they deploy

  • 2nd Bn., 405th AFSB conducts OPD at FedEx in Germany

    May 11, 2010

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Personnel from the 2nd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade visited the Federal Express Europe, Inc. facility at the Frankfurt International Airport here last month. The event was part of an Officer Professional Development program led by Lt. Col. Morris Hatcher, the commander of the 2nd Bn., 405th AFSB.

  • CECOM LCMC celebrates relocation with open house

    May 11, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The CECOM Life Cycle Management Command held an open house recently to celebrate the organization's relocation from Hammonds Barracks in Seckenheim, Germany, to Kleber Kaserne.

  • TASM-E supports 1/214th Avn. Regt. exercise

    May 11, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager - Europe supported the 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment's exercise at Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels last month by providing technical expertise and assistance in logistics planning. The TASM-E sent seven contractors to assist the unit with both scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance and provided a Downed Aircraft Recovery Team for the exercise.

  • U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) named senior command at Fort Sam Houston

    May 11, 2010

  • Army, Morgan State University sign research agreement

    May 10, 2010

    The Army expanded its partnership with higher education today creating a formal research agreement with Morgan State University.

  • AMRDEC honors workforce with awards

    May 10, 2010

    A 44 year tradition continued May 5 as the Aviation & Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center recognized five employees in areas of excellence and technological achievement during a local area Commander's Awards Ceremony here.

  • U.S. FIRST Robotics Challenge

    May 10, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Harold Greene welcomed students from three high schools who participated in the U.S. FIRST Robotics Challenge.

  • Northern Warfare Training Center

    May 10, 2010

    Members of the NSRDEC Operational Forces Integration Group went to the Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska to evaluate cold weather MREs, Hot Beverage Boxes, Trigger Finger gloves and Generation III extreme cold weather ensemble.

  • Honor Flight Lands Into Crowd Of Cheers

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- On a rainy Saturday night, Ronnie Opolka and Mac McCord were at Huntsville International Airport, holding onto a sign that read "Welcome Home WWII Honor Flight" and a couple of U.S. flags. The two were among more than 500 people gathered in the lobby area near the exit sign for the airport's concourse April 24, waiting for 106 World War II veterans to disembark from a memorable trip to see their memorial in Washington, D.C. It was the 10th such trip sponsored by Honor Flight Tennessee Valley.

  • Top enlisted Soldier applauds tested troops

    May 7, 2010

    The enlisted Soldier can be found pretty much anywhere in the world, representing a nation that is committed to protecting freedom and democracy.

  • Oil Filters, Fan Belts Take To The Field

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Supplying in-theater aviation mechanics with tools, equipment and hardware starts right here at Redstone Arsenal. At an office/warehouse space located just off post near the Jetplex, employees of the Integrated Materiel Management Center's Readiness Directorate spend their working hours designing, equipping and shipping mobile units that take helicopter maintenance and refurbishment to the field.

  • Army builds support for tomorrow's conflict

    May 7, 2010

    A holistic view of people and equipment. That's what the Army's Materiel Enterprise philosophy is all about.

  • Another Two-Star Shines On Redstone Arsenal

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With his new epaulets and shoulder boards in place, the newly promoted Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco said, with a slight smile, "They feel heavy." His promoting officer, Army Materiel Command commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody, smiled back, placed her hands on his shoulders and replied: "They are heavy. You don't even know."

  • 'I had no idea what Military life was like'

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With a merry twinkle in her eyes and a thousand-watt smile, Kathy Campbell is the picture perfect vision of a military wife who appreciates the Army lifestyle and being married to an Army officer. The wife of Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Campbell is known for being welcoming and approachable, for her devotion to God and her faith, and for always enjoying a good laugh.

  • Diary of a Military Mother's Day

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In June 2009, Shelley Feltmeyer sent her son off to war. Five months later, she sent herself. "I figured that if I could send my baby boy into harm's way, I could send myself," Feltmeyer, deputy to the commander for the Army Materiel Command Logistics Support Element, United States Division-Center, stationed with the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Baghdad, said.

  • Redstone Arsenal Expresses Sympathy for Families of Victims

    May 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two of Redstone Arsenal's employee contractors were killed in an explosion on May 5 at a Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center facility.

  • Redstone Arsenal Expresses Sympathy for Families of Accident Victims

    May 7, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - It is with deepest sympathy and sadness that TEAM Redstone and Amtec Corporation announce the deaths of two contract employees.

  • Local professionals visit APG

    May 7, 2010

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center hosted more than 30 mid- to upper-level management personnel graduating from the Harford Leadership Academy and took them behind the scenes April 28.

  • Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center opens

    May 6, 2010

    TROY, N.Y. -- A multimillion-dollar research center intended to improve the U.S. Army's understanding of how technology impacts social interaction officially opened its doors this week at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute here May 3.

  • Depot builds kits to protect CREW systems

    May 6, 2010

    Tobyhanna is providing an armored layer of protection for critical improvised explosive device (IED) jamming systems used in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).

  • Signal leaders host national science, humanities symposium

    May 6, 2010

    BETHESDA, Md. -- Our utmost efforts to encourage and develop younger generations in science, engineering and mathematics are vital to our nation. In helping with this goal, the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nick Justice hosted the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium award ceremony May 1 here.

  • Update: Explosion at Redstone Arsenal

    May 6, 2010

    Wednesday, two members of the Team Redstone family were involved in an accident that has deeply touched us all. It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of two of our team members.

  • Explosion at Redstone Arsenal

    May 5, 2010

    At about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, the Redstone Arsenal Directorate for Emergency Services responded to a fire at Building 7352, an Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center facility.

  • Explosion at Redstone Arsenal

    May 5, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - At about 8:45 a.m. today, the Redstone Arsenal Directorate for Emergency Services responded to a fire at Building 7352, an Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) facility.

  • First chief scientist brings perspective to laboratory

    May 5, 2010

    ADELPHI, Md. -- The Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed back a former research leader as its first chief scientist.

  • APG leaders detail needs to education community

    May 5, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground senior leaders met with representatives of regional educational instiutions Apr. 28 to discuss ways the higher education community can help meet the existing and emerging workforce needs of organizations on the installation.

  • Military program promotes science, engineering education

    May 5, 2010

    The Army, Navy and Air Force awarded $144,000 in scholarships to high school students with the best science presentations at the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium April 28 to May 2 held in Bethesda, Md.

  • Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion explore interoperability between US and UK Command and Control Systems

    May 4, 2010

    The Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion exercise will begin at Fort Bliss, Texas on April 26. The Army's annual event, now in its fifth year, is designed to evaluate Command and Control at the division level, in a coalition environment. The Talon strike exercise will take place in a simulated, modern-day environment and Omni Fusion will address predicted capabilities in the future.

  • ECBC invents sorbent for chemical decontamination

    May 4, 2010

    Scientists here have invented a way to absorb liquids and gases that threaten the American warfighter.

  • Senior Army research director retires

    May 3, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!aEURc The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Technical Director Richard "Rick" W. Decker II was honored for 24 years of outstanding service during his retirement ceremony April 23 at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Conference Center here.

  • Under Secretary of Army visits Picatinny

    May 3, 2010

    The Army's second-highest civilian visited Picatinny April 29 for the first time since he was sworn in as the 30th Under Secretary of the Army in September 2009.

  • 'This Can Fly' I'm Amazed!'

    Apr 30, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Can you believe this thing can fly' I'm just amazed it can get off the ground!" It was hard to tell who was more excited about the Chinook helicopter displayed Thursday on the Bring Your Child to Work Day field - Rob Fratangelo, who works on missile testing for the Redstone Test Center, or his two children, second-grader Izzy and pre-kindergartner Cole.

  • CBRNE Command selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Apr 30, 2010

    Two 20th Support Command Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives Soldiers proved to be "best of the best" and were selected the CBRNE Command's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Army to improve speciality rucksack

    Apr 29, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army is looking at ways to improve a special rucksack designed to carry a robotic vehicle on a Soldier's back.

  • AMRDEC electricians meet mission, wire-by-wire

    Apr 28, 2010

    At the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility, schedules drive the work force and are quite apparent for the men and women who work in the Cable Lab, where 19 electrical technicians in the Cable Lab who build and process 300 to 400 cables a week.

  • Bring Your Child to Work Day allows students to experience parents' jobs

    Apr 28, 2010

    Team Redstone hosted the annual Bring Your Child to Work day on Thursday, April 22 with static displays and individual organizational activities throughout the arsenal. The U.S Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) had several employees and their children who participated.

  • Top Army scientists gather at West Point

    Apr 28, 2010

    The Army's best and brightest senior scientists gathered for a science and technology conference April 27-29 at the U.S. Military Academy.

  • Picatinny says farewell to dedicated leader, commander

    Apr 28, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ - The Picatinny Arsenal community wished Lt. Col. John P. Stack, the installation's garrison commander, farewell during a change-of-command ceremony here Apr. 23.

  • Army technologists visit NASCAR R&D

    Apr 28, 2010

    CONCORD, N.C. -- In search of measures that will better protect Soldiers in military vehicles, a team of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command technologists went to the home of motor racing to see how NASCAR protects stock car race drivers.

  • Army program captures and stores wisdom

    Apr 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched a program to harvest and store knowledge in a single, searchable location. The goal is to build a wisdom infrastructure in order to mitigate potential knowledge loss within the command as members of its workforce begin to retire.

  • Chowin' down: Bucky's holds wing-eating competition

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - In what turned out to be a competition much tougher than originally predicted, Jason Melofchik, Contract Specialist with the Army Contracting Command, polished away 33 chicken wings in eight minutes during the first chicken wing eating competition at Bucky's here April 15.

  • Picatinny's on facebook...are you a fan'

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinnyans who want the latest command updates can now have them delivered to their Facebook accounts.

  • 1/405th AFSB realigns LBE program in Germany

    Apr 26, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 1st Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade is realigning the Left Behind Equipment program in Germany in order to streamline operations and consolidate support to the Soldier.

  • Tobyhanna sharpens Talon armament

    Apr 26, 2010

    Tobyhanna is meeting a short suspense to provide an installation kit that offers armored protection for a mine-detecting robot.

  • Army researchers bring kids to work

    Apr 26, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Tiffany Green discusses the Army's meals ready to eat during the Army Research Laboratory's Take Your Child to Work at Aberdeen Proving Ground April 22. Half of the kids' day was focused on hands-on science and Soldiers during hands-on demonstrations that included making slime and producing photosynthesis in a cup to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The afternoon gave a chance for the kids to see day-to-day activities of the laboratory and the everyday tasks their parents perform. About 60 kids participated in the yearly event.

  • Morris chamber says goodbye to Picatinnyan, awards Army supporter

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Joseph Nazzaro, Executive Director of Leadership Morris, presented Richard Eastman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, with the Leadership Morris Alumni Achievement award, April 9.

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