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  • The Umatilla Chemical Depot is helping the Tribal Native Plant

    Jul 16, 2010

    HERMISTON, Ore. - The Umatilla Chemical Depot is helping the Tribal Native Plant Nursery near Pendleton preserve and restore plants native to the shrub-steppe areas in northeast Oregon, such as land on the depot scorched by a wildfire last summer.

  • CCAD Fishermen Rescue Sailors from Certain Fate

    Jul 15, 2010

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (July 10, 2010) - What began as a calm summer morning to find 'reds' lurking in the shallows of Corpus Christi Bay north of the Naval Air Station, changed rapidly after two fishermen caught site of an odd-looking, green item bobbing a short distance from their boat.

  • Eye in the sky tracks explosives in transit

    Jul 15, 2010

    The Defense Transportation Tracking System is DOD's way of keeping tabs around the clock on various types of sensitive and hazardous materials in transit, also providing instant communication to help drivers, emergency responders and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) deal with unexpected situations.

  • ECC wraps up humanitarian mission in Haiti

    Jul 15, 2010

    The January earthquake that devastated the small Caribbean nation of Haiti initiated the immediate mobilization of Expeditionary Contracting Command contingency contracting officers.

  • Command team visits Poole's Island lighthouse

    Jul 14, 2010

    APG leadership took an afternoon expedition to a historic landmark here July 13, the lighthouse on Poole's Island on the Chesapeake Bay.

  • CERDEC Summer Campers visit air and space archives

    Jul 14, 2010

    Students attending the U.S. Army RDECOM's Communication-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center Outreach Summer Camp visited the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va., this summer.

  • SMDC Wins Two of Six Small Business Program Awards

    Jul 14, 2010

    The United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command is the award recipient of two 2009 Department of the Army Small Business Program Awards.

  • Stay Alert, Walk Safe, Arrive Alive: Motor Vehicle Safety

    Jul 14, 2010

    As the summer kicks into high gear, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command leadership cautions personnel to remain vigilant and observe safe practices when operating a motor vehicle.

  • Profile of a Destiny Soldier, CW4 Walter Jones

    Jul 13, 2010

    Profile of a Destiny Soldier

  • Space Camp Opportunities Energize Scholarship Recipients

    Jul 13, 2010

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.Aca,!"For 15 years, the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) has been sponsoring children to attend Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center for a week in the summer, with a total of more than 140 young people given that opportunity.

  • Enabling the warfighter in the name of Islam

    Jul 13, 2010

    Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, a radical Islamist stereotype, based largely on the words and beliefs of extremists, has formed in the minds of many Americans. John O. Brennan, President Obama's chief national security adviser for counterterrorism, recently addressed a policy change made by the administration to ban the world "Islam" when describing terrorists. For Muslims working as scientists and engineers in U. S. Army, as well as the estimated 3,000-plus Muslim Soldiers, the stereotype couldn't be further from the truth.

  • Apache Downtime Short Due to Depot's "Immediate" Response

    Jul 13, 2010

    CCAD Rotor Head Division artisans answered a hot request within hours from Ft. Rucker aviation maintenance concerning damage to an AH-64D Apache Main Rotor Head. The normal cycle is several days.

  • Changing of the old guard at Watervliet

    Jul 12, 2010

    Col. Mark F. Migaleddi assumed command of the Army's historic Watervliet Arsenal from Col. Scott N. Fletcher during a change of command ceremony here Friday. Fletcher headed the 197-year old post during a time of significant growth in manufacturing requirements while the rest of the nation's manufacturing declined to levels not seen in decades. He took command on July 11, 2008.

  • Covenant Promises Quality Customer Service For All

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's one Army slogan that Garrison deputy commander Curtis Clark would like Garrison employees to put to work every day. That slogan' Be all you can be.

  • Star Wars Legion Customer Keeps The Force With Him

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- By day, Chris Popham provides Redstone Arsenal with audiovisual presentation support. By night, the Force is with him as he protects the galaxy as an Imperial Crewman. It's all in a day's work for the Star Wars enthusiast.

  • Two Student Soldiers Earn Their U.S. Citizenship

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For two new members of the Redstone family, Independence Day held special meaning this year. It was the first one they could celebrate as American citizens.

  • Environmental Manager Sees Right Time To Go

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dave Bryant came to work at Redstone in March 1972 because he felt his job in western North Carolina would end within a few years. He stayed more than 38 years.

  • Strategic Changing Of The Guard

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's culture - its values and character -- was on full display at a change of command and retirement ceremony June 30 in Bob Jones Auditorium. And the two men at the center of that display are among the Army's and the nation's most accomplished heroes.

  • John Ordway Winner Stands Above Rest

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When you meet 1st Sgt. Albert Rocker, you may notice his 6-foot-3 stature. Then again, it may be you notice his million-watt smile. And these days, Rocker's job gives him a lot to smile about.

  • More Hydra-70 Rockets On Way

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army has renewed its investment in the Hydra-70 family of 2.75-inch aviation rockets. June 30 brought the signing of a four-year production contract with General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, out of Charlotte, N.C. The estimated value is $991,701,046.

  • AMC's own achieves Master Logistician status

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Not many organizations can say it has a certified master logistician on its staff, but thanks to one employee's diligence, the U.S. Army Materiel Command can.

  • Sgt. Maj. McClure retires from RRAD

    Jul 9, 2010

    Amid family and friends, Sgt. Major Willie G. McClure, Jr. completed his 29 years military service with a formal retirement ceremony, June 3, at Red River Army Depot.

  • Rogers assumes command of the 408th Contracting Support Brigade

    Jul 8, 2010

    Well wishers, family and friends gathered at the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Training Activity Center to witness the time honored tradition of a military change of command, as Col. Michael J. Rogers accepted command of the 408th Contracting Support Brigade from Col. Shane Dietrich in a June 25th ceremony. Brig. Gen. Joe Bass, commander of the Expeditionary Contracting Command and a former 408th CSB commander, presided over the ceremony. ECC is a subordinate command of the Army Contracting Command.

  • Students gain experience in math and science

    Jul 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Evan Denison, 15, was one of 20 students who participated in the third week of the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Sciences Program, sponsored by the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • RDECOM selects Soldier of the Year

    Jul 1, 2010

    When all was said and done, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier of the Year had the last word.

  • One of a kind: Deputy director receives AMC Top 10 Award

    Jul 1, 2010

    U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC I2WD Deputy Director Jan Moren honored with Army Materiel Command's 2009 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Personnel of the Year June 25.

  • ARDEC director says good-bye to Picatinny

    Jul 1, 2010

  • AMC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Jun 30, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command conducted a Town Hall and Awards ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium here Friday, June 25.

  • AMC Champion Of Army's Civilian Force

    Jun 30, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Of the 250,000 civilians working for today's Army, more than 67,000 represent the Army Materiel Command, making AMC the Army's largest civilian organization. And that's why its commander - Gen. Ann Dunwoody - wants to make AMC "the champion" for civilian employees working for the Army.

  • Army assesses "self-healing" waveform for platoon-level communications

    Jun 30, 2010

    The U.S. Army concluded its three-week assessment of a waveform that could help separated squads maintain communications despite terrain and obstructions, during its annual integrated capabilities event at Fort Dix on June 25. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics cenA,A!ter conducted a 36 node assessment of the Soldier Radio Waveform in a relevant field environment. This was done to gauge the waveform's ability to support platoon-level data and voice traffic from the rifleman up to the squad leader. When squads spread out, they can potentially loose communications due to obstructions in the terrain. SRW is "exciting" because the network "self heals" its fragmented connectivity by leveraging other squad radios using the waveform.

  • Army employees receive Presidential Rank Awards

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army employees who received the Presidential Rank Award Monday saved the service an estimated $4 billion with efficiencies and advanced technology in areas such as infrared sensor technology and tactical software.

  • Panel discusses technological opportunities, challenges for Army

    Jun 29, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, moderated the panel discussion and asked the scientists from the Army and academia to ask tough questions during the research and development process.

  • Army awards scholarships to eCYBERMISSION national winners

    Jun 28, 2010

    Sixteen teams of regional eCYBERMISSION winners were on edge as they waited for the national winners to be announced June 25.

  • PIF improves Husky to support Warfighter

    Jun 28, 2010

    The workforce at the Aviation, Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility is engaged in the Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection Husky System Improvements Program that will soon to be deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Tobyhanna

    Jun 28, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Tobyhanna June 7-8.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jun 28, 2010

    Employees support the warfighter by working on a variety of equipment such as cables, harnesses and electronic assemblies.

  • 13 steps to pop a balloon

    Jun 28, 2010

    GEMS students were to design, engineer, build and execute a Rube Goldberg machine with the intent of popping a balloon. The way they got there was up to them, but it had to include at least 13 steps.

  • Entire division going for Shingo win

    Jun 28, 2010

  • CECOM hosts first Hail Ceremony at APG

    Jun 28, 2010

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command recently hosted its first Hail Ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to welcome CECOM personnel to APG.

  • RDECOM launches alliance to study network science

    Jun 25, 2010

    A new Army-led alliance launched this week to better understand how Soldiers can use all kinds of networks to prevent or dominate conflict. Major General Nick Justice, Commander of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, delivered the keynote at the formal launch of the Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance June 23 in Cambridge, Mass. The launch came about thanks to a September 2009contract award to a consortium of four institutions chosen from a field of 18. The contract could be worth more than $166 million over 10 years.

  • Test and Evaluation Community Explores Lessons Learned

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Test Week 2010: "The Impact of Defense Acquisition Reform on Test and Evaluation --One Year Later" convened last week at the Von Braun Center.

  • Redstone Honors NCO and Soldier Of The Year

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL-- It's an annual tradition that sponsoring organizations from throughout the local community present thousands of dollars in gifts to Redstone's Soldier and NCO of the Year.

  • Patriotism Rings At Community Concert

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Nine-year-old Samuel Tucker Styes of Harvest came decked out in his own military uniform to the Armed Forces Celebration Week's Concert in the Park at Joe Davis Stadium. He quickly made friends with the Veteran Memorial Museum's Randy Withrow, who showed the aspiring Soldier how a jeep from World War II is operated. That haphazard exchange - the sharing of military history along with Army values with a public that is interested, curious and supportive - was par for the course during an Armed Forces Celebration Week event June 14 that has long been a community favorite.

  • Arsenal Strong With Support Of Contractors

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal has definitely made its mark on high-level Army programs. Across the portfolio of programs overseen by the Pentagon, about half are managed right here at the Arsenal. And it's the successful management of those programs that is making a tremendous difference for Soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Sharing Blessings With The Community

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Sheibley and his family are now among Madison's most impressive families. This systems engineer lead for the Utility Helicopters Project Office, Program Executive Office for Aviation, has led his family into Madison's history books by being named the city's Family of the Year for 2010.

  • Army Contracting Command's honored with Communicator award

    Jun 25, 2010, Army Contracting Command's commercial recruiting Web site, recently received an Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts at the 16th Annual Communicator Awards in two categories; best interactive employment Web site and best interactive government Web site.

  • Class Gives Teens The Edge In Automotive Skills

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Typical days in the Auto Skills Center do not involve teenagers. However, for the past two and a half months, this shop has been home to the Child Youth and School Services new "The Edge program: Introduction to Auto Mechanics" for ages 13-18.

  • Army Contracting Command's honored with Award of Distinction

    Jun 25, 2010, Army Contracting CommandAca,!a,,cs commercial recruiting Web site, recently received an Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts at the 16th Annual Communicator Awards in two categories; best interactive employment Web site and best interactive government Web site.

  • Building Network Of Employment

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Huntsville just became another top choice for national recognition. And this time, the recognition directly relates to the Army's veterans. During the signing of the Armed Forces Celebration Week proclamation June 14, community leaders shared the podium with the Army's director of Human Resources Policy Directorate, who announced a new Army program that will be launched in Huntsville to recruit, employ and retain veterans in federal employment.

  • Moving from Fort Monmouth to Aberdeen

    Jun 24, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, CECOM commander, outlines the CECOM mission and the next steps as the command prepares to move from Fort Monmouth, N.J., to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. CECOM's Andricka Thomas reports.

  • Truck deliveries pioneer BRAC relocation

    Jun 24, 2010

    Two 18-wheel tractor trailers departed the McAfee Center June 17, the first in a massive series of deliveries as part of a contract to relocate and enable the functions now performed at Fort Monmouth, Fort Belvoir, and Eatontown to be performed in the future at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • AMC redesigns staff elements at headquarters

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The Army Materiel Command has reorganized and streamlined certain staff elements in the headquarters to better position itself in preparation for its move to Huntsville, Ala. in July 2011.

  • Celebrate July 4th with Flare: Practice Fireworks Safety

    Jun 24, 2010

    Fireworks injuries have decreased by 70 percent in the last ten years, according to the National Safety Council. Although the numbers are down, in calendar year 2008 an estimated 7,000 injuries caused by fireworks were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms, as cited in a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 2008 annual report.

  • New AU course teaches Picatinny engineers about foreign weapons

    Jun 24, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center's Armament University has added a new foreign weapons course to its schedule.

  • Sediment Cleanup on Lake Cochituate

    Jun 24, 2010

    Cleanup activities are under way and are expected to continue into the summer for approximately 8 weeks, up to 6 days per week during daylight hours. Activities will include site preparation, mobilization, silt curtain installation, dredging, dewatering, water treatment, backfilling, monitoring, and site restoration. During the cleanup, boating access to and fishing within Pegan Cove will be restricted.

  • Army begins shipping improved 5.56mm cartridge

    Jun 23, 2010

    The Army announced Wednesday it has begun shipping its new 5.56mm cartridge, the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round, to support warfighters in Afghanistan.

  • GEMS students test design skills under heavy load

    Jun 23, 2010

    Michael Delano and Kendall Liggin (from left) deduce the angles they believe their bridge will be able to support the most weight. Delano's bridge supported 70 pounds; one of the strongest bridges tested during the week-long GEMS program.

  • New AMRDEC director conducts town hall meeting

    Jun 23, 2010

    Employees at the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., listened to their new director, Eric F. Edwards, at his first town hall meeting.

  • eCYBERMISSION finalists tour APG

    Jun 22, 2010

    National finalists in the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Education Event that promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for American youth, are touring installation facilities beginning a week that will culminate in the presentation of scholarships at an awards dinner Friday evening.

  • Watervliet Arsenal enlists old community relations friend, the AMC Band

    Jun 22, 2010

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Army Birthday concerts this past weekend in New York's Capital District has left thousands of area residents 'thinking' about the band members as great musicians due to three superb performances. But more importantly, area residents will 'remember' the band as great Soldiers due to their ability to use music to connect the community to its Army. Although the Albany area is not a military community as one would find at Fayetteville, N.C. that borders the Fort Bragg, the Albany area is nevertheless a community with military. And tucked away between U.S. Army Reserve and New York State Guard units is the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal. Given the Arsenal is the only active-duty Army post between West Point and Fort Drum, it was appropriate for the Arsenal to step up and share the Army's 235th Birthday with the local community.

  • Army cohosts robotics challenge

    Jun 22, 2010

    DETROIT ARSENAL, WARREN, MI - As part of an international robotics competition cohosted by the U.S. Army and Australian Department of Defense, a team of Army robotics scientists visited the University of Michigan June 21.

  • Goal!

    Jun 18, 2010

    Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science students, from left, Alpha Nguyen, Michael Delano and Kendall Liggin look on as Julie Wells celebrates her team's goal in a robot soccer match June 10 at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • RDECOM NCOs convene at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Jun 17, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers from U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command convened here June 14-18 to conduct professional development training and to view the processes and procedures of the Department of Defense's premier depot operation.

  • Webster, Pillsbury and Hunzeker tour Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

    Jun 17, 2010

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster (Left), Third Army commanding general, leads a discussion with Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury (Center), U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, and Lt. Gen. Kenneth Hunzeker (Right), deputy commanding general, Multi-National Force Aca,!" Iraq, during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, following the Third Army Nickel II Conference held at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 8. The purpose of the event was to coordinate, synchronize and prioritize the end-to-end retrograde and redeployment of personnel, equipment, sustainment stocks and capabilities from Iraq, and to synchronize equipment disposition and sustainment across Third ArmyAca,!a,,cs Area of Responsibility in support of buildup operations (Photo by Cpl. Brandon Babbitt, 203rd Public Affairs Detachment).

  • Watervliet kicks off weeklong Army Birthday celebrations

    Jun 17, 2010

    As part of a weeklong Army Birthday Celebration, Arsenal Commander Col. Scott N. Fletcher kicked off the events by speaking at the Village of Menands Military Appreciation Picnic on June 13.

  • Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Army is testing fuel cell technology for an auxiliary power unit which can bring more electrical power on board an Abrams tank.

  • 413th receives four stars during leadership visit

    Jun 17, 2010

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger included a visit to the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, during a recent tour of the Pacific. Dunwoody is the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command and Mellinger is the organizationAca,!a,,cs senior enlisted advisor. The two were in the Pacific to visit AMC assets and attend briefings and meetings with AMC supported organizations. The 413th is an Expeditionary Contracting Command unit.

  • Army seeks technology development partnerships

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army's scientific and engineering community showcased research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event June 16-17 at Harford Community College.

  • Army testing new JLTVs

    Jun 16, 2010

    The U.S. Army is using the newly built government prototypes of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to refine program requirements through rigorous ballistic, performance and reliability testing.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Chorus tours research center

    Jun 15, 2010

    The 82nd Airborne Division All-American Chorus visited Fort Monmouth's Myer Center on June 11 to regale employees with their a cappella singing as well as to tour the facilities of the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army's world-class facility enhances auditory research

    Jun 15, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The importance of a Soldier's ability to hear a wide range of sounds is critical to survival and mission success on the battlefield. In today's military environment, the harshness of various sounds produced by both military and non-military activities makes it difficult for the Soldier to separate useful signals from background noise.

  • Achievements at ECBC earn employees awards

    Jun 15, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Baltimore Federal Executive Board recognized six Edgewood Chemical Biological Center employees during the 43rd Excellence in Federal Career Awards program last month at Martin's West in Baltimore.

  • Army to showcase research, development opportunities

    Jun 15, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Army's scientific and engineering community will showcase technology, research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event at a local college.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground celebrates Army's 235th

    Jun 14, 2010

    America is celebrating the birthday of the United States Army today, June 14, 235 years after its formation before the Revolutionary War.

  • APG, Maryland detail BRAC status, opportunities for small business

    Jun 14, 2010

    Representatives from the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs and its Base Realignment and Closure Small and Minority Business Advisory Board sponsored an informational meeting on Aberdeen Proving Ground Friday to discuss installation transformation and business opportunities.

  • Army works to decrease lead-free electronic components

    Jun 11, 2010

    The U.S. Army is using an X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer, or XRF, to scan electronic components and circuit cards as part of an effort to improve the reliability of electronic systems by reducing the percentage of the materials that are lead-free, service officials said.

  • Army sensors research leads to Soldier protection advances

    Jun 10, 2010

    Just months after the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory launched an aggressive, innovative research project that has been instrumental to the development of low-cost, lightweight sensors capable of providing novel approaches to the detection of manmade threats to Soldiers, including biological agents, small arms fire, and missile plumes.

  • ARDEC Science Fellowship Recipients: Philip Samuels and Pamela Sheehan

    Jun 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Philip Samuels and Pamela Sheehan were recognized with an ARDEC coin as this year's ARDEC Science Fellowship recipients by ARDEC Director Joseph Lannon at the ARDEC staff meeting of senior leaders May 24.

  • Battle memories resurface for visiting WWII veterans

    Jun 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Battle of the Bulge may have occurred more than a half-century ago, but for a local group of veterans of that battle it didn't take much more than handling some infantry weapons from that era to unleash a flood of memories.

  • Aviation armaments conference sparks technology collaboration

    Jun 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - More than 25 distinct technologies from Picatinny Arsenal were showcased at the 2010 Joint Service Aviation Armaments Conference May 25-26 that included attendees from both the Army and Navy.

  • High-tech radar maps defeat camouflage

    Jun 7, 2010

    To the untrained eye, U.S. Army radar-generated maps may look like a bird's-eye view of a city at night; however, these images contain useful intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information that reveal concealed objects by penetrating foliage, buildings and some terrain while overcoming camouflage, concealment and deception techniques.

  • ARDEC logo contest fosters employee innovation

    Jun 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A new process called the Collaborative Innovation Framework is just beginning and is geared to helping engineers take their innovation instincts to the next level.

  • Statewide Click it or Ticket campaign launches from Picatinny Arsenal

    Jun 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal hosted the kickoff for the state's annual Click it or Ticket seatbelt mobilization outside the Visitor Control center on May 24.

  • A walk through history

    Jun 6, 2010

    When Col. Kent Goff isn't sporting his Army Combat Uniform during weekend battle assemblies, he is likely decked out in a military uniform from another era. The 412th Theater Engineer Command's intelligence and security officer is also a military history buff who participates in civil war re-enactments.

  • Army helps students prepare for security, emergency preparedness

    Jun 4, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Army is helping prepare students to protect the nation. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's chemical and biological center is assisting Harford County Public Schools with the development and implementation of Joppatowne High School's Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Program Aca,!aEURc the nation's first high school program that paves the way to a HSEP career.

  • Army researchers explore laser detection techniques

    Jun 4, 2010

    As the need for chemical, biological and explosive detection becomes more relevant in today's world, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is leading the effort in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, which is capable of highly advanced materials analysis.

  • Dwyer inducted into the Ordnance Hall of Fame

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.-A legacy that began May 9, 1969, continued with one U.S. Army Materiel Command employee's induction into a unique military hall of fame more than 40 years later.

  • Picatinny's highest-ranking civilian to receive Presidential award for exceptional service

    Jun 4, 2010

    PICATINNY, N.J. - Picatinny's senior civilian will receive a 2009 Presidential Rank Award during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery June 28.

  • Army tests new tactical vehicle

    Jun 4, 2010

    The Army is testing a new vehicle looking to eventually replace the iconic Humvee.

  • International conference develops science, technology roadmap

    Jun 4, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., -- Delegates from the 11 nations taking part in the Conference of the American Armies Science and Technology session here this week were happy to be part of a significant and productive event.

  • Army astronaut completes stay at ISS with Expedition 23

    Jun 3, 2010

    NASA Astronaut flight engineer and Army Col. T.J. Creamer landed along with Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and flight engineer Soichi Noguchi in Kazakhstan, June 1, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Coordination critical for conference success

    Jun 3, 2010

    Behind the scenes at the Conference of American Armies, organizers and planners huddle in small groups for brief after-action reports, to talk about the next day's events and brainstorm contingencies, deliberating a myriad of "what ifs".

  • Army testing rugged, autonomous robot vehicle

    Jun 2, 2010

    The U.S. Army's Autonomous Platform Demonstrator, is a 9.6 ton, six-wheeled, hybrid-electric robotic vehicle currently undergoing developmental and mobility testing at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.

  • 'Gunpowder Grill' wins prize in naming contest

    Jun 2, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - There were more than 250 entries, but only one name stood out among the rest: the Gunpowder Grill.

  • Army recognizes executive coaching, mentoring program participants

    Jun 2, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Army officials recognized civilian employees completing two of the three executive coaching sessions held so far this year at a June 2 ceremony at the Research, Development and Engineering Command headquarters.

  • CAA convenes at APG

    Jun 1, 2010

    Delegates from armies throughout the western hemisphere have convened at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., for the next session of the Conference of American Armies, May 31 to June 4.

  • Duck Derby wraps up Picatinny's 2010 AER campaign

    Jun 1, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny's second annual duck derby race was held here May 14, wrapping up the tail end of the 2010 Army Emergency Relief Fund campaign.

  • Maj. Gen. Justice helps commission new lieutenants

    May 30, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Nick Justice served as commissioning officer at a University of Delaware ROTC ceremony to make 14 members of the Fighting Blue Hens Battalion the newest lieutenants in the Army.

  • Ordnance cases its colors, prepares for BRAC move

    May 27, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The 61st Ordnance Brigade and the Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School held its final ceremony on Aberdeen Proving Ground May 17, during a colors casing ceremony at the Aberdeen Area Athletic Center.

  • Fort Monmouth hosts RDECOM G1 summit

    May 27, 2010

    Senior human resource leads from across the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command assembled for a G1 Summit May 24-26 at Fort Monmouth's Myer Center. The three day conference aimed to facilitate cross-organizational collaboration and discuss common issues pertinent to all of the centers.