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  • Iraqi officers visit Anniston and Red River Army depots

    Apr 4, 2008

    Seven Iraqi Army officers-two generals, four colonels, a major and two translators-visited the Red River and Anniston Army depots during the last week of March to observe maintenance operations and see how depots function.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith: A Soldier Who Inspired Many

    Apr 4, 2008

    April 4, 2008, marks the fifth anniversary of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. SmithAca,!a,,cs heroic actions in Iraq.

  • Got contamination' Call the ACERT

    Apr 3, 2008

    When Soldiers and other servicemembers are out in the field and have battle-damaged, possibly contaminated equipment, they need to know where they can go for safe, reliable turn-in.

  • Construction on Rise Throughout Redstone

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fueled by base realignment and closure, construction is booming at Redstone Arsenal. Funds have been appropriated for 13 projects, most BRAC-related, totaling $543 million. A typical year would have $40 million to $50 million worth.

  • Center Brings Lessons from Field to Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2008

    One Soldier's insight into how things can be done better in the combat zone today can save time for or the life of another Soldier in the combat zone tomorrow.

  • RDECOM implements 'green' simulators

    Mar 25, 2008

    Two of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs simulation devices just got greener. Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering CommandAca,!a,,cs Perchlorate Replacement Team, the ground burst projectile simulator and the hand grenade simulator will be fielded with more environmentally friendly materials.

  • U.S. ARMY RDECOM STTC AND UCF SIGN AGREEMENT TO EXPAND THE SIMULATION RESEARCH LABORATORY

    Mar 25, 2008

  • Wounded Soldier help advance training tools for future Warfighters

    Mar 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Simulation and Training Technology Center has taken an active role in the community to support wounded warriors. Over the past three years the STTC has worked closely with the Wounded/Injured Soldiers from Florida National Guard under the Community Based Health Care Organization to provide subject matter expertise to engineers while receiving their medical treatment.

  • Two ARL staff members receive Presidential Rank Awards

    Mar 24, 2008

    Two members of the Army Research Laboratory staff have been selected to receive prestigious Presidential Rank Awards for 2007.

  • Army Attorney Remembers Civil Rights Revolution

    Mar 24, 2008

    Many people use Black History Month as a time to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles of the black experience as part of the national fabric.

  • Local Students Wow CERDEC Employees with InS.I.T.E.ful Inventions

    Mar 24, 2008

    Partnership program with CERDEC and local community.

  • TARDEC/NAC to Participate in SAE 2008 World Congress and the First Annual APBA

    Mar 24, 2008

    The Society of Automotive Engineers 2008 World Congress will take place April 14 to 17, 2008, at Cobo Center in Detroit. The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center National Automotive Center will be participating in various ways.

  • Chamber hits new low

    Mar 24, 2008

    The Doriot Climatic Chambers are a facility that can reproduce environmental conditions occurring anywhere around the world. They can simulate temperature, humidity, wind, rainfall and solar radiation. These conditions can be setup separately or run concurrently.

  • ARL researchers lead next generation helmet development

    Mar 24, 2008

    A team of investigators from the Army Research Laboratory has recently developed a new process for making helmets that will provide up to 20-25 percent more ballistic protection than previous models. The process fabricates ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers, or UHMWPE, and other materials into near-net formed, highly compressed helmets.

  • Paintball guns with a purpose

    Mar 24, 2008

    Last month, Picatinny Arsenal fulfilled the ArmyAca,!a,,cs second urgent materiel release of the Individual Serviceman Non-lethal System, or ISNLS, FN 303 a semi-automatic less lethal launcher that uses compressed air to fire non-toxic 8.5 gram, .68 caliber projectiles filled with paint and bismuth.

  • Another chapter for four U.S. Soldiers

    Mar 24, 2008

    Four Soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground re-enlisted March 17 during a special ceremony hosted by the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Aberdeen groundbreaking sets stage for new era

    Mar 21, 2008

    Army officials broke ground Monday on a new $477 million complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., marking the start of construction of "Phase One" of the Team C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) campus there.

  • Civilian in Iraq Sees Changes Firsthand

    Mar 21, 2008

    Beanie babies, soccer balls, childrenAca,!a,,cs clothing, books, crayons and hygiene products can speak more than a thousand words of caring and concern when they are given to families who have survived the harsh realities of war. Phillip Schamp has seen the difference a gift from America can make in Iraq. He has seen the joy on a childAca,!a,,cs face as they hug a stuffed animal or kick a new ball. He has shared quiet moments of gratitude with Iraqi parents who know U.S. Soldiers and civilians are working for the same thing they want -- a future of freedom and opportunity for their children.

  • Leadership Class Connects Worker with City's Youth

    Mar 21, 2008

    Cedric PollardAca,!a,,cs recent venture into local leadership training tasked him with a volunteer job he found both inspirational and challenging Aca,!" connecting with high school students and talking to them about future career opportunities. That volunteer job took Pollard to Columbia High School, where he and other professionals created a Aca,!A"Career CarouselAca,!A? program that allowed students to talk to professionals about job opportunities and qualifications in a variety of fields.

  • PEO Missiles and Space officer first to receive Canada's leadership award

    Mar 21, 2008

    When it comes to firsts, the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space continues to set the mark. The most recent addition to the list comes in the person of Maj. Frederick Hughes, the first Army officer to receive Canada's Leadership award following two years of service as an exchange officer in Ottawa.

  • RRAD, TRMD receive new Patriot equipment

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Theater Readiness Monitoring Directorate and Red River Army Depot celebrated the Initial Operations Capability for the Patriot PM 560 March 5 with a ceremony. The event signified that all verifications and validations are complete and Patriot missiles will now be processed using the PM 560 certification process at RRAD.

  • AER Doubles Aid to Meet Rising Needs

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Army Emergency Relief program has increased the financial assistance it provides to Soldiers and Families in need by about 40 percent since 2005, according to the programAca,!a,,cs director.

  • SDDC ships 2000th MRAP to theater

    Mar 20, 2008

    CHARLESTON NAVAL WEAPONS STATION, S.C. - (March 20, 2008) - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 841st Transportation Battalion recently shipped the 2,000th Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle by sealift to the Middle East in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

  • Army kicks off 'TOCFEST' to develop tactical operations centers

    Mar 20, 2008

    Representatives from government and industry have commenced five weeks of analysis and activity at Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn to improve the ArmyAca,!a,,cs digital tactical operations centers and command posts.

  • Gainey confirmed by Senate for third star

    Mar 20, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Maj. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey, commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate March 13 for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general.

  • Picatinny's Excalibur round debuts in Afghanistan

    Mar 20, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" For the first time in Afghanistan, U.S. Soldiers test-fired a 155 mm global-positioning-system-guided Excalibur artillery round fired from an M777A2 lightweight howitzer.

  • RDECOM wins modeling and simulation award

    Mar 19, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command won this yearAca,!a,,cs Army Modeling and Simulation Award for the MATREX and their work in the Operational Test Command Analytical Simulation and Instrumentation Suite. The award was presented March 11 by James Cooke, director, Army Modeling and Simulation, at the Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Soldier Input Helps JLENS System Design

    Mar 18, 2008

    Early user assessment is akin to kicking the tires on a new vehicle. ItAca,!a,,cs best for the designers to get the userAca,!a,,cs input before the final product.

  • The Way Ahead for Army Correspondence Course Program on-line testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    On Dec. 16, the commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Gen. William S. Wallace, directed the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, to determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course Program's (ACCP) on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony held for world-class Natick facility

    Mar 14, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- On March 7, the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center here held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Thermal Test Facility. This facility will provide the centerAca,!a,,cs researchers with unprecedented capabilities to evaluate the effect of flame and thermal threats against protective clothing and individual equipment. It also will assist in the development of new and improved materials for flame and thermal protection for the individual Soldier.

  • AMC stands up provisional contracting command

    Mar 14, 2008

    With the uncasing and transfer of the flag from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command to its new executive director and the reading of the permanent orders, the Army Contracting Command is now a provisional major subordinate command of AMC.

  • She is quite a Fellow

    Mar 14, 2008

    Assisting in the development of civilian leaders who thrive in diverse situations is one of the tasks of the Army Management Staff College. Creating multi-functional leaders for the future is one of the tasks of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Fellows program. Watching these two functions align was a privilege.

  • AMC CG visits Redstone Arsenal

    Mar 12, 2008

  • HQAMC-Forward hires first active duty, civilian employees at Redstone

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - As the U.S. Army Materiel Command prepares for its permanent transition to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Headquarters Army Materiel Command Aca,!" Forward is expanding the AMC family with the hiring of the first civilian and active duty employees at Redstone.

  • Army logisticians encouraged to attend annual training workshop

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This yearAca,!a,,cs workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

  • JLTV one step closer to entering technology development

    Mar 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army and Marine Corps co-hosted a three-day preproposal conference at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Feb. 19-21, to inform industry of the U.S. governmentAca,!a,,cs acquisition strategy for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program.

  • AMC to activate new Army Contracting Command (provisional)

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Materiel Command will activate the U.S. Army Contracting Command as a provisional major subordinate command in a ceremony here March 13 at 1 p.m.

  • From C-rations to MREs...NSRDEC improves Soldier rations

    Mar 11, 2008

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate showcased its latest in meal technology March 5 at the Pentagon to the Secretary of the Army and guests.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-03-10)

    Mar 10, 2008

    RDECOM Update is an initiative of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Public Affairs Office, to supplement its award-winning monthly magazine. The goal is to provide a snapshot approach of news and information throughout the command.

  • Letterkenny, Wilson College form education partnership

    Mar 7, 2008

    A symbolic signing ceremony was held Feb. 25 on the campus of Wilson College to establish an education/training partnership between Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., and Wilson College.

  • 1,000th CSS VSAT terminal rolls off the line

    Mar 7, 2008

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. - The 1,000th Combat Service Support Very Small Aperture Terminal rolled off the assembly line at the plant of L-3 Global Communications Solutions, Inc. in Victor, N.Y. Jan. 9.

  • Communications pipes will expand to meet future demand

    Mar 7, 2008

    In the future, the Army will continue to provide many capabilities to enhance the WarfighterAca,!a,,cs ability to fulfill his or her mission. Its communications pipe will expand to allow for such capabilities.

  • CMA completes disposal mission milestone

    Mar 3, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency has reached another major milestone with the destruction of another munition type at one of its sites.

  • Chamber hits new low

    Feb 29, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- During the week of Jan. 28, the Doriot Climatic Chambers at the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center got a workout.

  • Technicians restore legacy shelters

    Feb 29, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - A team of electronics technicians here are standardizing legacy (first generation) Tactical Operations Center shelter components, providing a command and control infrastructure that will allow commanders to execute their mission anywhere in the world.

  • Deseret Lean Six Sigma project saves Army $237K

    Feb 29, 2008

    DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT, STOCKTON, Utah - Among the distinguished group of Lean Six Sigma green belt recipients during Feb. 26 ceremony was a worker whose recent project is already making a significant contribution toward solving an adjacent installation's storage woes.

  • 411th CSB activates in Korea

    Feb 29, 2008

    The 411th Contracting Support Brigade was activated during a ceremony Feb. 6 in the Naija Ballroom of the Dragon Hill Lodge at U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Yongsan, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • Griffin, Via tour operations at Deseret Chemical Depot

    Feb 29, 2008

    Griffin, Via visit tour operations at Deseret Chemical Depot

  • STTC Demonstrates a Life-Saving Prototype on Capitol Hill

    Feb 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Simulation and Training Technology Center participated with members of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation in the annual PEO STRI Capitol Hill Demonstration in Washington, D.C., in early February.

  • Special effects artists help fill training gaps for combat medics

    Feb 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering CommandAca,!a,,cs Simulation and Training Technology Center is performing research in the area of severe trauma simulation that will improve materials, molding techniques, wound types, smells, and fluids in simulated wounds.

  • First Sergeant Course begins new era of instruction

    Feb 28, 2008

    The Army's First Sergeant Course has undergone a major change in the way the curriculum is taught. The content is more student driven and is based on lessons learned from today's battlefield. The course has also been shortened from a 21 day training schedule to a 12 day training schdule with extended class hours.

  • AMC employee among first awarded SecDef Global War on Terrorism Medal

    Feb 28, 2008

    Fifteen Department of Defense civilians became the first recipients of the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism during a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 26.

  • Revolutionary change coming to Army operations

    Feb 27, 2008

    Aca,!A"This change in operational doctrine is designed to ensure that our Soldiers have the very best tools, training and leadership they need to succeed.Aca,!A? Those are the words of Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, the commanding general of the United States Army Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., when describing the latest edition of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs operations manual, FM 3-0. At the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this morning, the commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace unveiled the new FM 3-0, the 15th edition manual Aca,!" the first major update of Army capstone doctrine since 9/11 and the first update to the operations manual since June 14, 2001.

  • Army Unveils New Field Manual for Operations

    Feb 27, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, brings the first major update of Army capstone doctrine since the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

  • Lean Six Sigma leads ARDEC to national award

    Feb 25, 2008

    Receiving the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award has magnified the new standard for the U.S. Army Armaments Research, Development and Engineering Center, a subordinate element of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Non line of sight launcher passes logistics test

    Feb 22, 2008

    The Non Line of Sight-Launch System Logistics Directorate has conducted a successful logistics demonstration of the Container Launch Unit with Soldiers from the Army Evaluation Task Force Fires Battalion at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Unmanned aircraft systems patrol skies over Iraq

    Feb 22, 2008

    Despite their size, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles play a large role in the Global War on Terrorism. The UAVs of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Platoon, 66th Military Intelligence Company, 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment out of Fort Hood, Texas, are continually flying over the skies of northern Iraq - acting as the eyes of the 4-6 Cavalry Regiment.

  • How to ship an up-armored HMMWV

    Feb 22, 2008

    Many of the life-saving Up-Armored HMMWVs used in combat today are a direct result of a combined DoD logistics effort between the U.S. Army Product Manager Light Tactical Vehicles, Warren, Mich., and the Surface Deployment Distribution Command, Charleston, S.C.

  • Joint Munitions Command realigns installations to improve mission effectiveness

    Feb 22, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Joint Munitions Command will realign its installations June 1.

  • AMCOM welcomes new deputy to commanding general

    Feb 22, 2008

    Ronnie Chronister recently received a permanent appointment as deputy to the commander of the Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command.

  • ARL engineer honored at 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference

    Feb 20, 2008

    Yolanda Hinton, a mechanical engineer in the Vehicle Technology Directorate of the Army Research Laboratory, was honored for her efforts with a Special Recognition Award presented at the 22nd Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference held in February in Baltimore.

  • Apache Helicopter Pilots Get Visual Aid

    Feb 19, 2008

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. Aca,!" Unmanned aircraft systems are giving Apache helicopter pilots a new war-fighting advantage. Apache pilots can now receive video from unmanned systems for advance targeting information without entering harmAca,!a,,cs way. Demonstrated for the first time today at the Army Aviation Senior Leaders Conference, this effort is part of a rapid acquisition program to increase interoperability.

  • U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION Program Sets New Participation Record

    Feb 14, 2008

    Setting a new record for participation, 11,533 students representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories have registered for the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition. eCYBERMISSION, now in its sixth year, is a free web-based science, math and technology competition for students in grades six through nine.

  • RDECOM to host reception and participate in career fair at the 2008 BEYA Conference

    Feb 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, will host a student welcome reception and participate in a career fair as part of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competitive Conference Feb. 14-16 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

  • Defense Ammunition Center signs agreement to increase joint-service training

    Feb 13, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center and the Joint Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Laboratory signed a working level Letter of Agreement Jan. 15 to cooperate in the application of instructional technologies to support the joint warfighter.

  • BRAC, APG 2012

    Feb 7, 2008

  • RDECOM exhibits technologies at WEST 2008

    Feb 7, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, exhibited its cutting-edge technologies at the Western Conference and Exposition 2008, Feb. 5 to 7 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Army issues request for proposal for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

    Feb 5, 2008

    A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued by the U.S. Army today for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Family of Vehicles (FOV). JLTV is a Joint U.S. Army/U.S. Marine Corps program with the U.S. Army designated as the lead service.

  • Senior aviation leaders gather at Fort Rucker for annual conference

    Feb 5, 2008

    Aviation leaders met at Fort Rucker last week to discuss the health of Army Aviation.

  • Soldier who taught civilian employees the Soldier's life returns to front lines

    Feb 4, 2008

    As the former coordinator for the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Greening Program, Sgt. Michael R. Tumminelli used his military experiences to help civilian employees understand what itAca,!a,,cs like to be a Soldier. Now heAca,!a,,cs taking a Aca,!A"refresher courseAca,!A? with Task Force Phoenix in Herat, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army previews future network's revolutionary "mobile backbone"

    Feb 4, 2008

    NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING STATION LAKEHURST, N.J. Aca,!" The Army conducted an engineering field test of its future tactical communications network here Oct. 15-26 and demonstrated a new mode of combat communications with a Aca,!A"mobile backbone,Aca,!A? Nov. 5-6.

  • Migration - It's not just for the birds

    Feb 1, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill.--When you think of migration, what comes to mind' Birds flying south for the winter' Computers changing from one network to another' As strange as it may sound, at Joint Munitions Command, as well as all of the Rock Island Arsenal, it is the latter.

  • Moving mountains

    Feb 1, 2008

    How many Army civilians does it take to move a mountain'

  • Institute names Army fire support system 'Outstanding U.S. Government Program'

    Feb 1, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System was named the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement 2008 Outstanding U.S. Government Program at its Network Centric Warfare Awards ceremony here at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Jan. 23.

  • HQAMC Advance Team arrives, members excited to be in Huntsville

    Jan 29, 2008

    The first phase of headquarters Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs five-phase Base Realignment and Closure execution plan is complete and the Advance Team members are on the ground.

  • Civilian, Soldier fire support system operator work side-by-side

    Jan 29, 2008

    During his deployment to Iraq, which ended in December 2006, Spc. Gary Bixler received more than just system support from Josh Adams, a civilian digital systems engineer.

  • Task Force Kelly "got skills"

    Jan 29, 2008

    When the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade assigned to Bagram, Afghanistan, needed their battle damaged CH-47D helicopter repaired, Task Force Kelly was there to make the repairs. The task force, a group of Army National Guard Soldiers from Mississippi and Illinois, immediately provided critical repairs on the CH-47D, a Chinook helicopter used for heavy lift of passengers and cargo.

  • Having passed through stormy clouds, Army intelligence aircraft sets new course

    Jan 29, 2008

    The project manager of an airborne intelligence aircraft program delayed due to a contract termination in 2006 has proposed a strategy to ultimately deliver on the programAca,!a,,cs promise of providing timely and critical intelligence to ground commanders.

  • Modern battle command system developers relate to command in the Revolutionary War

    Jan 29, 2008

  • Facility ensures quality of deployed systems

    Jan 29, 2008

    Crossing through the gates of Fort Hood, Texas, are many Soldiers who will soon deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan to support the Global War on Terrorism. There, the staff of the Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Central Technical Support Facility works to ensure the quality of the systems with which they will deploy.

  • New net-centric service revolutionizes Army readiness reporting

    Jan 29, 2008

    Fort Monmouth, N.J. -- The Army is testing a new web-based service intended to provide a clear and consistent picture of Army unit readiness by improving information collaboration across command levels, military branches and government agencies.

  • Charter given to new assistant project manager for vehicular intercom systems

    Jan 29, 2008

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" Maj. Jake Crawford III received the charter for his new assignment as the assistant project manager, Vehicular Intercom Systems in a ceremony here on Nov. 16. As APM VIS, Crawford will provide vehicle intercom systems and tactical headsets that save SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives by allowing them to communicate in the high-noise environments of combat vehicles and protect them from hearing damage or loss from high-decibel vehicle noise and explosion blasts.

  • National Guard Soldier sees technology advance in Army and industry

    Jan 29, 2008

    1st Lt. Brian Wilkins has seen the technological advancements of both the Army and industry from both ends of the spectrum. As a systems engineer with FloridaAca,!a,,cs 146th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), Wilkins engineers and plans past, current and future operations.

  • Chemical Materials Agency announces new director

    Jan 25, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency is kicking off the new year with a major change in leadership. Conrad Whyne officially replaced Dale Ormond as the new director of CMA Jan. 25.

  • Dec. 19, 2007 - Speaking to 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers in Iraq

    Jan 25, 2008

    General George Casey, Jr. speaks breifly to a group of 3ID Soldiers during a pre-Christmas trip to Iraq.

  • Jan. 16, 2008 - Remarks at ILW Breakfast

    Jan 25, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey, Jr. speaks at an ILW breakfast January 16th, 2008.

  • Nov. 6, 2007 - Remarks to Univ. Of Oklahoma Journalism Students

    Jan 25, 2008

    General George W. Casey, Jr. speaks to a group of journalism students at the University of Oklahoma.

  • Dec. 4, 2007 - Remarks at Brookings Institution

    Jan 25, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff, General George W. Casey, Jr remarks to a Brookings Institution audience.

  • Celebrating 65 Years of Service to the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command

    Jan 25, 2008

    2007 marks 65 years that TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Acquisition Specialist John Bruce has been employed at the Detroit Arsenal, in Warren, Mich.

  • Not quite business as usual at CCAD

    Jan 18, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs all about maintaining our ability to surge, said CCADAca,!a,,cs new chief of the Business Development Office, Bob Straiton. The former executive officer for the Army ROTC program at Texas A&M Corpus-Christi and lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserves was speaking of what he feels should be one of the DepotAca,!a,,cs primary goals in preparation for a decrease in DoD workload in conjunction with a slowing of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • SDDC's 841st loads, ships first large MRAP deployment via high seas

    Jan 18, 2008

    The first sealift shipment of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to the U.S. Central Command were received and loaded by the 841st Transportation Battalion at the Port of Charleston, S.C. in December 2007.

  • Nominations being accepted for SDDC's 2008 Quality Award Program

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Nomination packages are now being accepted for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution CommandAca,!a,,cs 2008 Quality Award Program competition honoring Department of Defense approved transportation providers in all modes and services for sustained exceptional performance throughout 2007.

  • AMC CG visits FOBs in Afghanistan, re-enlists 3 Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2008

    Jan. 18, 2008 - 401st AFSB Afghanistan - Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command spent the day visiting Soldiers at Forward Operation Bases in Afghanistan.

  • 100th Stryker repair completed at Qatar site

    Jan 15, 2008

    CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar-A ceremony marking the completion of the 100th Stryker Combat Vehicle was held Jan. 12 at the Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility, Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

  • Tobyhanna offers expanded tactical operations training

    Jan 15, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" Tobyhanna personnel have created a realistic training tool for TOC field service representatives. A Tactical Operations Center training facility in the form of a tent will be available this month for training field service representatives.

  • ANAD co-op program educates students, provides career skills

    Jan 15, 2008

    Since 2001, Anniston Army Depot and the Alabama Department of Education have combined efforts to support the ANAD Career Academy.

  • Newport Chemical Depot reaches 75% VX destruction milestone

    Jan 9, 2008

    NEWPORT CHEMICAL DEPOT, Ind. --- Workers at the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility have safely neutralized 75 percent of the VX stored at the Newport Chemical Depot. The depot reached the milestone January 8.

  • General Officer Pistol Program has rich history

    Jan 9, 2008

    When Gens. Omar N. Bradley, George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower retired, they purchased the pistols they were issued when they were on active duty.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general visit AMC sites

    Jan 8, 2008

  • New contract training implemented, Soldiers praised

    Jan 8, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work saving the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

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