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  • AMCOM Zeroes In On Readiness To Move Aviation Forward

    Nov 24, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- As the nation's defense budget draws down and the number of U.S. troops deployed declines, the Aviation and Missile Command's focus remains on ensuring Soldier readiness for any contingency operation. And, to succeed in that focus, AMCOM and its life cycle management partners must view readiness as a team sport, said AMCOM's commander Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson.

  • Special Maids Have Long History Of Service To Redstone Generals

    Nov 24, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's nothing like longevity to build experience -- and friendship. And that's quite evident when talking to two of the Aviation and Missile Command's longest serving employees working in command headquarters on the fifth floor of Redstone Arsenal's Sparkman Center building 5300.

  • AMCOM Sets New Benchmark With Security Inspection

    Nov 24, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Aviation and Missile Command achieved a benchmark rating during its bi-annual Intelligence and Security Program Inspection by security representatives of its senior command, the Army Materiel Command.

  • AMCOM Soldiers Share Thoughts On Veterans Day

    Nov 16, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Family legacy. Opportunity. Helping others. Those were the themes shared with more than 600 7th and 8th grade students at Buckhorn Middle School on Nov. 9 when Soldiers from the Aviation and Missile Command spoke about what it means to serve in the military. Beginning with AMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela and Maj. Jennifer Guerrero, the day of presentations included stories of heroism, duty and selfless sacrifice along with a bit of Army culture.

  • 'Photo Bombing Dog' Gives AMCOM Family National Spotlight

    Nov 12, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The cat finally got one up on the dog. Yet, in the process, the dog gave his owners a free trip to Los Angeles, the experience of being on live television, and a chance at the big win of $100,000.

  • AMCOM Welcomes Air Defenders To Missile Enterprise

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Soldiers from the Army's most deployed branch -- air defense artillery -- came together at Aviation and Missile Command headquarters Oct. 27-28 for the chance to learn and network during the annual AMCOM 101 for Missiles.

  • Commitment To Soldier Readiness Needed To Move Forward

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's best can only get better if today's Soldiers commit themselves to the top priority -- Soldier readiness -- as set out by the Army's chief of staff, Gen. Mark Milley, said one of the Army's three-star generals.

  • AMCOM's New First Sergeant Sets Example

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- To the everyday observer, it may look as though First Sgt. Lee Dalton's tinkering around with an old Harley Davidson motorcycle in his garage in the evenings and on weekends is a hobby, a pleasurable pastime for this dad, husband and Soldier. And it is. But it's also so much more.

  • AMCOM First Sergeant Honored For Leadership

    Nov 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Confidence and the ability to keep an open mind when considering solutions to a problem -- those are the marks of a successful first sergeant. And on Oct. 23, as First Sgt. Joe Thomas retired with 22 years of service during a ceremony at Heiser Hall, those words were used to describe his abilities to lead Soldiers for the Aviation and Missile Command's Headquarters and Headquarters Co.

  • AMCOM Leads Successful Mission To De-Tank Old Missiles

    Oct 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A cross-functional team led by the Aviation and Missile Command was honored on Oct. 20 during a ceremony recognizing the successful disassembly and de-tanking of 27 Lance missiles stored on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Passion For Castles Takes AMCOM Historian On Quest

    Oct 28, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There are times for every historian when the stories of the past seem to come alive. For Russ Rodgers, those times often happen when he is visiting a castle. The Aviation and Missile Command historian has a passion for a great many historical eras and artifacts. But, no interest runs deeper than his curiosity about the ancient castles and castle ruins that grace the countryside of Bavaria, a state in southeastern Germany.

  • Flinn Vowed To Serve Others

    Oct 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame inductee Jim Flinn knows what happens when the Army's missile systems are tested under fire.

  • AMCOM Employees Lead The Way To Audit Readiness

    Oct 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In fiscal 2017, the Army will undergo a system-wide financial audit, with all of its commands, activities and units being audited by independent auditors to ensure the Army's financial statements accurately report its current and long-term financial condition. And the Aviation and Missile Command will be ready.

  • Strong Ties Of Trust Bind Allies Buying U.S. Weapons

    Oct 14, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Delivering U.S. aviation and missile systems to allied countries goes well beyond packing and shipping.

  • AMC provides fundamental component for Army readiness

    Oct 14, 2015

    Readiness is the Army's top priority, according to the new Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and it is Army Materiel Command's sole focus as the provider of the critical materiel required, said the command's top leader. AMC Commanding General Gen. Dennis L. Via addressed the organization's indispensable role as the premier provider of Army and Joint readiness to more than 300 chapter presidents and members at the Association of the United States Army's Presidents Dinner Oct. 11.

  • 'Patriot Smart' Delivered To Air Defenders In Support Of Mission

    Oct 14, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The stamp of experience -- the "Patriot Smart" -- is part of the package that goes along with every Patriot missile system Logistics Assistance Representative who interfaces with air defense Soldiers on behalf of the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • 'Long Path of Service' Recognized During Promotion Ceremony

    Oct 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Words of appreciation were the language of the day for one of the Army's newest colonels following his promotion ceremony on Sept. 29.

  • AMCOM Public Affairs Recognized For Support To Command Mission

    Oct 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Aviation and Missile Command's Public Affairs team knows what it takes to publicize an event involving Soldiers and civilians from across the command.

  • Intern Program Shows Pathway To Federal Opportunities

    Oct 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For a handful of young employees across the Aviation and Missile Command the summer and early fall of 2015 will be remembered for what it offered in the way of employment and employee experiences.

  • Aviation Officer Joins Team Leading AMCOM Mission

    Sep 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Networking connections are good to have -- even when you are an Army officer. And Col. Todd Royar had a connection at the Aviation and Missile Command long before he became its chief of staff.

  • AMCOM Arms Employees With Ideas For Encouraing Innovation

    Sep 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Innovation -- whether in a corporate setting, a non-profit entity or a government organization -- adds value when it is viewed as a sustaining force of creativity that drives the mission forward.

  • Employees Move Up Career Ladder With Advice From Leaders

    Sep 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Seeking out career opportunities and promotions are always in the realm of possibility within the Aviation and Missile Command's Logistics Center.

  • AMCOM Teambuilding Strategy Has Running Start

    Sep 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There is nothing better to bring a team together than a swift 5K run. The teamwork skills needed for success -- planning, organizing, persistence, communication, time management, to name a few -- gel pretty quickly when the goal is only a few short weeks away.

  • Team Shares Leadership Lessons Learned

    Sep 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Leaders must have teams to lead, so it was natural for the iLIFT class to focus on how different leadership traits affect teams, and on how to build strong teams that can have a positive impact on the mission.

  • Aviation, missile community host open dialogue forum for industry leaders

    Sep 16, 2015

    DAU and AMRDEC provided a forum with local Industry to exchange information about the evolution of the Department of Defense's Better Buying Power 3.0 Guidance.

  • AMCOM First Sergeant Retiring In 'Awesome' Community

    Sep 16, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It wasn't long after arriving at Redstone Arsenal that First Sgt. Joe Thomas began considering the local area as a good place to settle his family.

  • AMCOM Deputy Committed To Principles Of Civilian Creed

    Sep 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the new deputy commander for the Aviation and Missile Command, Bill Marriott's expectations of the organization's 8,000-plus employees can be summed up in a creed that should be familiar to every Army employee.

  • National program provides employment for wounded warriors

    Sep 10, 2015

    From the war zone to the workplace, the nation's wounded warriors are ready to serve. They did so, first, on the battlefield, where they suffered the physical or mental damage caused by war. Now, they are looking for ways to serve their nation in the workforce.

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Delivery Ceremony

    Sep 2, 2015

    The Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center will transfer the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space at a ceremony Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. at the Arsenal.

  • Protection Day Delivers Safety Education Outing

    Sep 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- What kind of event can bring Coast Guard boats, explosive ordnance robots, search and rescue dogs, ham radio operators, MedFlight, a climbing rock wall, drones, Huntsville Utilities live wire demonstrations and face painting together all in one place on Thursday?

  • AMCOM Brings 'Who's Who' In Army Aviation To Redstone

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From Alaska to Connecticut, from Georgia to Washington, from Kentucky to Arizona, aviators and aviation maintenance Soldiers from across the Army converged at Redstone Arsenal last week for the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation.

  • Army Four-Star Commends Aviation Contribution To War Fighters

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army leadership views events like last week's AMCOM 101 as an investment -- an investment for the Army as it provides professional and technical development for its Soldiers, an investment for the Aviation and Missile Command as it shares its knowledge base and resources with Soldiers, and an investment for the Soldiers who are not only learning about Army policy and technology but also getting a chance to network and view capabilities.

  • Staff Sergeant Makes Razor Sharp Impression

    Aug 26, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A shift in Army aviation strategy has led Staff Sgt. Brody Rasor to make a change in his military occupational specialty mid-way through his career.

  • LAR of Year delivers 'care factor' in work with aviation Soldiers

    Aug 25, 2015

    Mr. Joe Peca, LAR of the Year, believes his success as an Aviation and Missile Command Logistics Assistance Representative comes down to one thing -- the "care factor" that he brings to the job. Every day on the job, Peca combines his involvement and dedication of 22 years of aviation maintenance experience with the strength of the AMCOM team at Redstone Arsenal to make a difference for Soldiers and for Army aviation as a whole.

  • AMCOM gains experience of LAR employees with Soldier backgrounds

    Aug 18, 2015

    Shawn Spoon carries his qualifications with him wherever he goes as an Aviation and Missile Command Logistics Assistance Representative. Along with tools and equipment, he takes with him 30 years of experience as a technician on UH-60 Black Hawk and OH-58D Kiowa helicopters. That experience was born and bred during his years a Soldier, and then continued as a contractor. In 2009, he brought his experience to the AMCOM LAR program.

  • Redstone missiles take spotlight in war of 25 years ago

    Aug 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Twenty-five years ago this month, the U.S. embarked on a war deployment that showed the world its military strength. Operation Desert Shield, and consequently Operation Desert Storm, became the largest deployment and subsequent combat use of Army missile technology in U.S. history.

  • Chaplains Valued For Their Service As Moral Compass

    Aug 12, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Speaking from an Army leader's point of view, retired Lt. Gen. Jim Pillsbury told a group of Army Materiel Command chaplains on Aug. 5 that they must be the moral compass for their units, and lead the way for Soldiers in the spirit of acceptance and inclusion.

  • Optimizing safety in flight takes AMCOM employee on career high

    Aug 11, 2015

    Clarence Reynolds has deployed six times as an Aviation and Missile Command Logistics Assistance Representative. But, returning home safely is the most gratifying accomplishment for him. "It's all important to me -- the daily contact with our Soldiers and contractor work force; seeing the expression on a Soldier's face, either young or old, as you help them understand or repair something on the helicopter; the team work. But, the best result is always watching and seeing your aircraft and its crew return home safely after the mission is completed," Reynolds said.

  • Acquisition key topic at AMC, ASA(AL&T) town hall

    Aug 6, 2015

    Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, and Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, held a town hall for AMC and ASA (AL&T) employees personnel during a visit to the Rock Island Arsenal, July 9.

  • New Colonel Pledges To Lead As 'Humble Servant'

    Aug 6, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every assignment and promotion, Col. Andrew Gignilliat has worked to approach his tasks with the "humble servant leadership" philosophy once spoken to him by his commanding officer.

  • 'I Want To Help Soldiers So They Can Focus On Their Job'

    Aug 5, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With his welcoming smile and can-do attitude, it's easy to see that Maj. Curt Schultheis is happy to serve as the commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Headquarters and Headquarters Company.

  • General Officers Show Appreciation At Promotion Ceremony

    Aug 5, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Chris Colbert had the privilege of having not one, but two general officers at his promotion ceremony Aug. 3 at the Aviation and Missile Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal.

  • 50 Years and counting

    Aug 5, 2015

    Johnny Head, of the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, is recognized for 50 years of service.

  • AMCOM LAR partners with Soldiers to solve real-time issues in the field

    Aug 4, 2015

    This week we will highlight Patrick Lindy. Lindy is one of many deployed LARs who rely on an AMCOM team of item managers, program managers and logistics managers back at the AMCOM headquarters on Redstone Arsenal to get the job done. He also works with LARs and unit commanders in other theater locations to ensure that needed parts are expedited from one location to another. When asked what he likes most about being a LAR, Lindy said, "The best thing I like about being a LAR is working with Soldiers. I like to be out in the field working, training and developing young minds."

  • Students gain professional skills through internship

    Aug 4, 2015

    USASAC offers a summer internship program, allowing local high school and college students paid opportunities to explore federal careers while completing their education.

  • Army to develop cyber campus in Alabama

    Jul 30, 2015

    In January 2015, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center acquired two Redstone Arsenal buildings, which are being dedicated to the cybersecurity mission.

  • Non-Standard Rotary Wing team has new leader

    Jul 29, 2015

    The Non-Standard Rotary Wing Project Office within the Program Executive Office for Aviation said farewell to its second project manager and welcomed a new leader during a change of charter and retirement ceremony July 14 at Bob Jones Auditorium. Surrounded by family, close friends and colleagues, Col. Jim Brashear relinquished responsibility to Col. James Kennedy who had relinquished responsibility of the Armed Scout Helicopter project directorate June 18. Brashear's retirement ceremony was conducted immediately after the change of charter ceremony.

  • Commentary: Army science, technology drive innovation

    Jul 27, 2015

    Scientists and engineers from across government, industry and academia are searching for technology solutions to bring empower American warfighters. Innovation is the fuel for the Army of the future.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces New Commanding General

    Jul 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command will get a new commander next month.

  • Leaders Are Best When They Connect With Employees

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Time is often considered a leader's most valuable asset. There's never enough of it, someone always wants it and it is fleeting when it's most needed. So, it goes without saying that time management is essential to effective leadership. But, for one of the Aviation and Missile Command's long-time leaders, time takes on a whole different dimension when a leader uses it to move an organization and its employees forward.

  • Growing The Desire For Public Service Among Local Teens

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Despite the challenges faced by civilian employees in recent years -- budget cuts, sequestration and furloughs -- the Aviation and Missile Command's deputy commander told graduates of the 2015 Adventures at AMCOM Enrichment Program on July 16 that civil service remains one of the most rewarding professions for Americans.

  • People of AMCOM: Ted Ryon

    Jul 20, 2015

    This weeks featured employee for People of AMCOM is Ted Ryon. Mr. Ryon works for Industrial Base Maintenance Programming - Aviation. When asked what he liked most about his job, Ryon said, "We have a wide variety of SMEs and diverse knowledge in the workplace which makes us incredibly prepared to support the mission." ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ If you would like to nominate someone for recognition in "People of AMCOM," contact your supervisor or the AMCOM Public Affairs Office at 256-842-3546. The nomination/interview form is available on the AMCOM internal SharePoint website, or by emailing Selected candidates will be interviewed and featured on AMCOM's Facebook page, external CORE website, and internal SharePoint website.​

  • Career Filled With Experience Comes To End For 33-Year Retiree

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's a lot of things Michael McGee will miss about working as a government civilian for the Aviation and Missile Command -- the great team of employees, the challenging mission, the opportunity to support Soldiers, among others.

  • Local youth participate in adventure tour

    Jul 20, 2015

  • Multi-Mission Launcher Preliminary Design Review successful

    Jul 16, 2015

    The Aviation and Missile Research, Engineering, and Developmental Center Multi-Mission Launcher Program successfully conducted the Preliminary Design Review at the Dynetics facility in Huntsville, Ala.

  • People of AMCOM: Mitch Delk

    Jul 14, 2015

    This weeks People of AMCOM features Mr. Mitch Delk. Mr. Delk works for the AFMD (Aviation Field Maintenance Directorate).

  • Army researchers develop 'One display to rule them all'

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers reduce the cognitive load on Soldiers by streamlining critical surveillance functions as part of counter-explosive, route clearance missions inside the Medium Mine Protected Vehicle, known as MMPV.

  • Interview: Innovate the Future

    Jul 7, 2015

    Army Materiel Command Chief Technology Officer Patrick O'Neill gives his vision for building a culture of innovation in the U.S. Army.

  • Wearing body armor strengthens civilian experience

    Jul 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has held its semiannual greening courses for quite some time, but with new leadership comes new challenges.

  • Reservist Leadership, Capabilities Benefited Army in Two Ways

    Jul 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When it comes to the nation's "citizen Soldiers," the skills and capabilities developed during the work week in a civilian career can turn into a substantial benefit for the Army on the weekends.

  • People of AMCOM: Douglas O'Connor

    Jul 6, 2015

    Meet Douglas O'Connor, this weeks featured employee for ‪People of AMCOM‬. Mr. O'Connor works for ‎ALC‬. When asked what he liked most about his job, he said, "Being involved in the early stages of system development to provide packaging requirements."

  • Innovation to fuel future Army

    Jul 1, 2015

    The Army of the future will be fueled by innovation according to military leaders in research and development.

  • Army researcher invents new ways for intelligence analysts to visualize, interact with information

    Jun 30, 2015

    Army researchers are improving how computers manage a myriad of images, which will help analysts across the DOD intelligence community.

  • Unmanned aircraft team, recruiters support concert

    Jun 30, 2015

    CULLMAN -- Members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office and members from the local Army Recruiting Battalion joined forces to support the Rock the South concert and festival June 19-20.

  • Armed Scout Helicopter team enters new chapter

    Jun 30, 2015

    There was no pomp or circumstance at this ceremony. Just a simple and small gathering of colleagues and friends from the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Office, the Program Executive Office for Aviation, and some members of the Redstone-Huntsville community. The focus of the Armed Scout Helicopter change of responsibility ceremony, in which Col. James Kennedy relinquished responsibility to his deputy Jimmy Downs on June 18, was about what makes up ASH Project Office -- its people.

  • AMCOM recognizes success of employees

    Jun 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Three Aviation and Missile Command employee received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service on June 29 during one of the last official duties of outgoing AMCOM deputy commander Cathy Dickens.

  • William P. Marriott, Deputy to the Commanding General, AMCOM

    Jun 29, 2015

    Marriott, a 26-year Naval Aviator Veteran, continues his service as a member of the DoD Senior Executivr Service with his new assignment as the Deputy Commanding Gerneral of AMCOM.

  • Cyber prevention demonstration in near future

    Jun 29, 2015

    the Redstone Executive Cyber Steering Group is striving to coordinate investments and activities to establish long-term risk mitigation solutions for cyber attacks against our tactical weapons systems.

  • People of AMCOM: Karen Cole

    Jun 29, 2015

    Meet Karen Cole, this weeks featured employee for People of AMCOM. Ms. Cole works for ALC, Sustainment Optimization and Analysis. When asked what AMCOM means to her, she said, "An organization that recruits, trains, develops, and retains investments through people."

  • AMCOM, partners take home big wins for value engineering

    Jun 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Aviation and Missile Command is a big winner this year in the Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards.

  • Army makes finding chem-bio detection devices a snap

    Jun 25, 2015

    The U.S. Army is refining its tools for quickly finding the best Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear detection device for any situation.

  • 'I Did My Best At Whatever Job I Had'

    Jun 24, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Stepping out of her comfort zone has long defined the career of the Aviation and Missile Command's Cathy Dickens.

  • ECC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, AL, June 22.

  • Logistics Soldiers prepare for Ironhorse Challenge, NTC

    Jun 23, 2015

    As the tankers, infantrymen, artillerymen, cavalry scouts and other warfighters of the 1st ABCT brigade prepare for gunneries and major summer exercises, logistics Soldiers are also quietly preparing.

  • High-Scoring Football Game Features New Recruit Enlistment

    Jun 23, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- It was a high-scoring Association of the U.S. Army military appreciation night for the Huntsville Hammers on June 20 as they beat the first-ranked Columbus Lions 60 to 57 amid a cheering crowd celebrating the beginning of Armed Forces Celebration Week.

  • People of AMCOM

    Jun 22, 2015

    Mr. Grey Rayford has been a part of AMCOM for 40 years. When asked what he liked most about his job, Rayford said "I like helping the soldier and knowing when I input and fund a project without a delay the depot receives the funds; and when assets become available there is no delay on my part."

  • Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test and Evaluation on the One System Remote Video Terminal at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California.

  • Army aviation executive gives industry update

    Jun 19, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Bob Marion, program executive officer for aviation, speaks on the Army aviation portfolio during the Association of the U.S. Army's "Update for Industry" event June 5 at the Jackson Center in Huntsville.

  • Army, Air Force take bomb disposal to new level with lasers

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army and Air Force are working together to develop mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles with laser technology.

  • New standard aviation handbook up for review

    Jun 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's Aviation Engineering Directorate is revising the aviation handbook for maintenance monitoring for all U.S. Army aircraft.

  • Joint U.S., Israeli device seeks to reduce airflow drag

    Jun 18, 2015

    U.S. Army and Israeli scientists are conducting testing and research on active flow control devices as a means to reduce drag on future Army aircraft.

  • Experience Runs Deep At Levels For Public Affairs Professional

    Jun 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With a mix of experience and opportunity, Art Forster has enjoyed a public affairs career that has taken him around the world to support both military and private industry leaders, given him plenty of challenges to test his capabilities, and left him with lots of stories of overcoming media situations and building community relationships.

  • People of AMCOM: Carolyn J. Bastian

    Jun 15, 2015

    As a Logistics Management Specialist Carolyn Bastian develops and shares with assigned key suppliers with the AMCOM Supplier Scorecards monthly to monitor supplier's performance for current AMCOM contracts.

  • The Changing Nature of Contracting in Afghanistan

    Jun 12, 2015

    A traditional military change of command ceremony at the U.S. Central Command Joint Theater Support Contracting Command headquarters at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, was much more than it seemed. It was a harbinger of much greater change to come for contracting support in Afghanistan.

  • AMCOM Employees Welcome New Calibration Leader

    Jun 12, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson officially introduced Dr. Myra Gray to the AMCOM community on June 11, welcoming her as the new executive director of the U.S. Army Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Activity. USATA-TMDE is a subordinate organization within AMCOM that supports Soldiers worldwide by managing the Army's calibration and maintenance mission for the Army and other service customers.

  • Gray departs AMC headquarters for new position at AMCOM

    Jun 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dr. Myra S. Gray left Army Materiel Command headquarters with recognition from the organization's top leader for her strategic integration work that helped set the course for the organization since its transition to Huntsville.

  • Calibration Organization Welcomes New Leader Thursday

    Jun 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With 30 years of government career experience in science and technology, in managing large and diverse organizations, and in understanding the Army Materiel Command Enterprise, Dr. Myra Gray would be an asset to any organization needing an effective and innovative leader.

  • Historian Builds Understanding of Islamic World

    Jun 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Understanding the beliefs of the world's religions can go a long way to understanding cultures that differ from the American way of life. That is most evident when comparing Judeo-Christian principles with the Islamic view of the world, according to Aviation and Missile Command historian Russ Rodgers. While American culture is heavily influenced by Judeo-Christian beliefs, the culture of the world's Muslims is based on the Islamic laws passed on to followers by the ancient prophet Muhammad.

  • Army observing National Safety Month in June

    Jun 10, 2015

    The Army is once again observing National Safety Month during June, and this year leaders and safety professionals will have an opportunity to benefit from a recent partnership with the National Safety Council.

  • AMCOM ceremony celebrates leadership change

    Jun 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Significant Army career milestones don't always come with pomp and circumstance, especially not in the life of a junior officer. So, when Capt. Christopher Colbert, outgoing commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Headquarters and Headquarters Co., was honored June 9 during a change of command ceremony complete with comments from the Aviation and Missile Command's Chief of Staff Col. Sheila Bryant, music by the Army Materiel Command's Arsenal Brass Quintet and the national anthem sung by AMCOM employee Sonya Mapp, his parting comments reflected his appreciation.

  • People of AMCOM: Edward P. Iannone, Jr.

    Jun 8, 2015

    This week People of AMCOM is featuring Edward P. Iannone, Jr. from the AMCOM Logistics Center, Sustainment Optimization and Analysis Branch.

  • AMCOM Soldier to celebrate service at Army birthday run

    Jun 8, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When she joined the Army nearly 10 years ago, Staff Sgt. Cynthia O'Connor said goodbye to her four-year-old daughter and five-year-old son.

  • Educators jump with Golden Knights-offers opportunity to spend time with Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2015

    The opportunity to interact with Soldiers, like those represented by the Golden Knights, gives members of communities not located near Army installations a chance to see who a Soldier really is. It also gives them a chance to hear from that Soldier on why they are Soldiers, and what it is he or she really does. Cadet Command's 7th Brigade hosted the U.S. Army Golden Knights May 27-29 on Fort Knox's Brooks Parade Field. This opportunity gave community, leaders and educators associated the 7th Brigade area a chance to spend quality time with Army Soldiers.

  • Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist

    Jun 3, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command, or HRC, has announced the personnel transition strategy and procedures for reclassification to Military Occupational Specialty 17C, or MOS 17C, cyber operations specialist, for active-duty Army enlisted personnel.

  • ACC Names 2015 Best Warrior

    Jun 1, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Enes Memic has been named the U.S. Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior for 2015. Memec and five other Soldiers participated in a series of competitive events here, May 29-30.

  • Broadening: Building individual career paths to leadership in Army 2025

    Jun 1, 2015

    The emphasis for re-shaping the Army in the years ahead will focus on growing agile, flexible and widely experienced leaders at all levels and across all components and ranks, U.S. Army Human Resources Command leaders said.

  • Project Recon software tool maximizes risk management

    May 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, is now employing a tool called Project Recon tool that enables various DOD organizations to analyze, manage, and link projects and programs into a centralized database

  • Autonomous aerial resupply systems needed in BCTs

    May 4, 2015

    Unmanned aerial systems could provide significant aerial resupply capabilities for the BCTs of the Army of 2025.

  • Army scientists aim to revolutionize Soldier communication

    May 4, 2015

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are investigating communication with a computer or phone without making a sound or moving a single muscle, and it may revolutionize both medical applications and battlefield communications.

  • People of AMCOM: Roberta Larew-Smith

    May 4, 2015

    This week's featured AMCOM employee is Ms. Roberta Larew-Smith of the AMCOM Logistics Center Distribution, Transportation & Packaging Division. Ms. Larew-Smith's commitment to the AMCOM TEAM and her experience as a Military wife and mother is proven testament to her twenty years of civil service and her passion for supporting the Soldier.