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  • 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.

  • Military's New Parents Have Place To Connect

    Apr 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Sometimes Cindy Reiman just wants to go where everybody knows her name - and her kids. Trucks, blocks, balls and other children's toys scatter the floor of building 1413 as kids run from room to room, greeting their friends and indulging in the occasional fight over a toy shopping cart. Cheez-Its, Goldfish and animal crackers are the food of choice, juice boxes the perfect refreshment, and every adult in the room is eligible to tie a shoelace, throw away a Kleenex or replenish the snack bowl. To the outsider, the ChildWise building during Play Mornings may appear to be anything but an oasis, but for moms like Reiman, it's just what the pediatrician ordered.

  • Honor Flight Eyes Final Destination

    Apr 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Honor Flight Tennessee Valley is getting ready to complete the mission. Yet, even as volunteers wrap up this popular program to fly World War II veterans to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C., it will take longer than planned to bring its wings to the ground.

  • Walking With God Along Army Path

    Apr 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- God bless ya!" Those words -- most often expressed with excitement and joy, and marked with a smile - follow Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ed Ahl wherever he goes. For him, they are a sincere greeting and an equally sincere farewell to the Soldiers, civilians and contractors he sees every day in his position as the chaplain for the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • Wounded Warriors return to Iraq to share experiences

    Apr 23, 2010

    The April 9 visit offered the Soldiers -- some still active, some medically retired -- the opportunity to go full-circle regarding the wounds that precipitated their sudden, and unexpected, return home. Their day here included a visit to the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, where they had the opportunity to check out the Army's state-of-the-art armored vehicles

  • Defense Comes Alive With Avatars

    Apr 23, 2010

    Hollywood director James Cameron may have made the term "avatar" a hot commodity in the world of science fiction movies, but it's the Program Executive Office for Missiles and REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Space that is using the concept of virtual personas in the real-life preparation of Soldiers for the battlefield. The Virtual, Interactive, Collaborative, Training, Resource/Environment laboratory, located at Northrop Grumman facilities in Huntsville, uses computer-generated avatars - movable, three-dimensional images representing Soldiers in a cyberspace environment - and simulated battle scenarios for war fighter training as part of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System development effort.

  • 405th AFSB welcomes new command sergeant major

    Apr 22, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 405th Army Field Support Brigade welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Sharpe, Jr. to the brigade during a change of responsibility ceremony on the parade field at Daenner Kaserne on April 2.

  • County, APG officials meet for discussions

    Apr 22, 2010

    Harford County elected officials and community leaders met with Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders April 16 to discuss common issues affecting the transformation of the installation.

  • Army leverages private industry, academia to advance robotics research

    Apr 21, 2010

    Developing smart robots with the ability to work for and alongside Soldiers is the ultimate goal of the Army's $63.2 million investment in a new robotics cooperative agreement with industry and academia over the next five years.

  • Leonard announced as next commanding general of SDDC

    Apr 21, 2010

    The Office of the Army Chief of Staff announced today Maj. Gen. Kevin A. Leonard will be assigned as commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at a date soon to be determined.

  • "Capabilities for Army Future Force" writing contest seeks entries

    Apr 20, 2010

    The Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) is seeking original, unpublished papers about "Capabilities Needed for the Army Future Force, 2025 & Beyond" as part of the public debate of defense-related issues.

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Recent Graduates at APG

    Apr 20, 2010

  • Army Unveils New Logistics Display to Pentagon Staff and Visitors

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Pentagon got a new look Friday morning. "Army Logistics Around the World," the Pentagon's newest exhibit, was revealed to an audience of more than 100 people. Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit shows Pentagon employees and tourists the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world.

  • Early Signal Corps satellite programs remembered

    Apr 19, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Early Signal Corps satellite programs are remembered during the 150th anniversary this year of the Signal Corps and related activities at Fort Monmouth.

  • Army technology comes to life at ICT

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Institute for Creative Technologies is a launch pad for nearly all simulation technologies for the U.S. Army. Soldiers will soon enter virtual training environments and encounter scenarios in full sensory, 3D realism so life-like they elicit physical and emotional responses.

  • RDECOM leaders inspire East LA students

    Apr 19, 2010

    Two U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command leaders inspired more than 100 James A. Garfield High School students here today, encouraging them to stay in school, to do well and to consider becoming U.S. Army scientists or engineers.

  • American Spirit Defined By Four From Community

    Apr 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Representatives of the Spirit of America Festival announced winners of the 2010 Spirit of America Awards in a press conference April 7 at Decatur City Hall. The Spirit of America Festival, held yearly on July 4 at Point Mallard Park in Decatur, honors deserving men and women who display outstanding leadership, service and sacrifice to others and to this nation in three separate awards: the Humanitarian Award, the Barrett C. Shelton Freedom Award, and the Audie Murphy Patriotism Award.

  • 'We Made Some Good Contributions There'

    Apr 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Capt. David Borders spent his Easter Sunday painting eggs and then hunting for them with his 3-year-old son Will, and neighborhood friends and family. The holiday activities were 6,000 miles away from where Borders and the 152 Soldiers of the Reserve's 375th Engineer Company had been only a week earlier.

  • Redstone's New Test Center Spreads Wings

    Apr 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The footprint of the Redstone Test Center reaches far beyond Redstone Arsenal's gates. This growing and evolving organization, formed last August with the merger of the Redstone Technical Test Center and the Aviation Technical Test Center at Fort Rucker, is spreading its wings throughout North Alabama, taking advantage of facilities and capabilities provided by the area's small airfields.

  • Garrison Looks To Future Of Opportunity

    Apr 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Even with management changes being made at the Installation Management Command level, Redstone Arsenal's Garrison remains at the top in terms of excellence in customer service, program offerings and employee performance. And that's exactly where Garrison commander Col. Bob Pastorelli and deputy Curtis Clark plan to keep the Arsenal's Garrison.

  • Honoree Focuses On Serving Others

    Apr 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The "tired faces" of Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan broadcast over a video teleconference screen during Aviation and Missile Command deployed commanders meetings spurs Lisha Adams on to "work harder every day."

  • Guardsman's thanks precede end of a Watervliet product line

    Apr 16, 2010

    A New York National Guardsman says he's probably alive today because of the work done by Watervliet Arsenal employees. Sgt. Donald Leinfelder told Watervliet Arsenal employees that an armor kit they may have assembled prevented a rocket propelled grenade from slamming into him during a firefight in 2005. The last of those more than 15,000 gunner protection kits and 6,000 overhead cover kits will be assembled on Friday, April 16.

  • Students inject new ideas into military designs

    Apr 15, 2010

    Seventeen talented design students spent last semester researching military vehicles to brainstorm new fuel-efficient concepts.

  • Soldier Show returns to APG May 9

    Apr 15, 2010

    The Army's premier "entertainment for the Soldier, by the Soldier" song and dance production - the U.S. Army Soldier Show - returns to Aberdeen Proving Ground for one performance 7 p.m. May 9 at the Post Theater. The show is free and open to the public.

  • Army technology blog gains features

    Apr 14, 2010

    Finding information on the latest and greatest technology researchers are developing for American Soldiers is part of the daily news at the official Army Technology Live blog.

  • ECBC workforce supports new mentorship program

    Apr 13, 2010

    Looking to make a difference in the lives of local students, nine employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center lent their support to a new six-week mentoring program that kicked off April 13 at Edgewood Middle School in Harford County, Md.

  • Army Technology Live

    Apr 13, 2010

  • Army to showcase innovation at technology show

    Apr 12, 2010

    Army technology is set to dazzle visitors to the SAE International 2010 World Congress and Exhibition this week at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot Repairs, Flies First F-Model Chinook

    Apr 9, 2010

    Corpus Christi Army Depot delivered its first CH-47F Chinook helicopter to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, Feb. 6, marking a turning point in the service history of the helicopter at the depot.

  • Five Army Safety Awards go to AMC

    Apr 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-The U.S. Army Materiel Command and its subordinate commands have been honored with five Army level safety awards for fiscal year 2009.

  • Executive Coaching Program continues at RDECOM

    Apr 8, 2010

    Focusing 17 members of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering workforce on "crucial confrontations" that exist in their daily lives, the second session of the command's Executive Coaching Program took place at the Edgewood Conference Center today.

  • Giving back to the community is itself a reward

    Apr 8, 2010

    A Department of the Army civilian will receive the Alabama A&M University Business and Industry of the Year award for her contributions to university students and the community. Dr. Claudette Owens, chief, Information and Computational Engineering Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, will receive her award during an annual gala April 8 at the Von Braun Center North Hall.

  • Army announces Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge winners

    Apr 8, 2010

    Last week, the U.S Army announced the winners of the inaugural Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge at the 2010 Defense GameTech Users' Conference.

  • SMDC Employee Recognized at DA Civilian of the Year Awards Dinner

    Apr 8, 2010

    At an awards dinner conducted April 6 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala., Michael Connolly, director, Army Space Personnel Development Office, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, was recognized by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) for his work as a Department of the Army Civilian.

  • Chief of Staff cites goals to be met in 2011

    Apr 6, 2010

    The Army has succeeded in changing and adapting over the last few years, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. told leaders at the Pentagon.

  • AMC deputy visits APG, RDECOM

    Apr 5, 2010

    A senior Army Materiel Command leader paid an official visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground April 5 to get a better understanding of the installation's complex mission and its immediate and future requirements.

  • Gimme shelter: Structures to safeguard troops

    Apr 5, 2010

    LabTV: Engineers at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass., design shelters that are energy-efficient - with LED lighting and solar panels - and easy-to-assemble - with inflatable tubes called air beams. These shelters are invisible at night.

  • Arsenal strength also comes from a sense of urgency

    Apr 5, 2010

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Although they aren't saying yet they have "mission complete," the end is drawing near for a little known team that has welded, fabricated, and assembled tens of thousands of armor kits for our warfighters. Due to their sense of urgency and commitment toward safeguarding our troops, this team is the Arsenal's Face of Strength.

  • Old, historic Watervliet Arsenal still excites the young

    Apr 5, 2010

    For far too many years, the Arsenal has been one of upstate New York's best kept secrets. After all, from the interstate that travels along the eastern edge of the Arsenal, today's drivers see a closed front gate that once had thousands of workers moving through it every day. So, for many folks, their perception was that the Arsenal had closed. But the Arsenal is not closed and never has been closed at any time since its opening in 1813. But for many, perceptions are facts. The Arsenal is trying to change those perceptions by slowing expanding access to the Arsenal through community outreach programs, such as those that attempt to help educate students, young and old.

  • Williams Remembers World War II Production Line

    Apr 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A sign posted on Redstone Arsenal in the 1940s read, "What you see and what you hear -- when you leave, leave it here." For Pauline Williams, some days, that's hard to do.

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