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  • People of AMCOM: Richard Caniglia

    Mar 30, 2015

    Richard "Rick" Caniglia is this week's featured AMCOM employee. Mr. Caniglia dedicates each day to delivering readiness to the Warfighter in the form of new equipment, modernization, force integration and training.

  • UAS shifts focus to building capability

    Mar 27, 2015

    When Army Aviation first assumed proponency for the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems, the systems were viewed as a disposable materiel solution.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • Outstanding Redstone Arsenal civilians receive annual salute

    Mar 24, 2015

    "The best Army in the world needs the best possible support, and that is what Army civilians deliver every single day." Those words from John Nerger, executive deputy to the commander of the Army Materiel Command, set the tone March 11 at the annual Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army DA Civilians of the Year Awards Dinner. Redstone dignitaries, local leaders and members of AUSA gathered at the Von Braun Center North Hall to recognize Army civilians who go above and beyond in their contribution to keeping their organizations "Army Strong."

  • Redstone senior commander sees strength in diversity

    Mar 24, 2015

    When it comes to the military, Redstone senior commander Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion is "one in a million" -- one of more than 1.4 million diverse faces who serve their country day in and day out. McQuistion addressed members of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Class 28 as part of their diversity day, the first of its kind for a Leadership Huntsville class. Speaking on "Diversity in the Armed Forces," McQuistion spoke to the successes and challenges the military has seen in embracing diversity, as well as how attitudes regarding diversity have changed over the course of her career that spans more than three decades.

  • People of AMCOM: Christopher Love

    Mar 23, 2015

    This week's featured AMCOM employee is Christopher L. Love, from the Distribution, Transportation & Packaging Division. Mr. Love's hard work ensures that all materials and commodities are efficiently transported to the point of need, and his dedication to supporting the Soldier exemplifies the AMCOM mission.

  • Army completes second test firing of Multi-Mission Launcher program

    Mar 23, 2015

    The Army's Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept Product Office conducted the launches with support from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • AMCOM Special Staff

    Mar 20, 2015

  • First unit fields Apache-Shadow combo

    Mar 20, 2015

    Manned-unmanned operations using helicopters linked with unmanned aircraft systems have been used by the Army for a number of years. However, no single unit has ever actually been assigned both assets until now, said Lt. Col. Tory Burgess, product manager for Shadow Tactical UAS.

  • Senior Executive Service promotion ceremony held for Dr. Juanita Harris

    Mar 20, 2015

    A ceremony was held to promote U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's newly selected senior executive Dr. Juanita Harris. Effective since Feb. 22, Harris will serve as the director for AMRDEC's Weapons Development and Integration Directorate.

  • AMC seeks to ignite a passion for federal service

    Mar 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first-ever Academia Day for career counselors of universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools and other academic institutions here, March 20.

  • Commentary: Army researchers seek future aviation gains

    Mar 19, 2015

    Aviation is a foundational capability the Army brings to the joint force to prevent conflict, shape security environments and dominate the battlefield.

  • Aviation and missile scientist selected as 2015 AHS Technical Fellow Award

    Mar 19, 2015

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center scientist has been selected as a 2015 American Helicopter Society Technical Fellow.

  • Brigade commanders receive pep talk at AMCOM

    Mar 18, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson stresses the importance of keeping open relationships within the air defense community and providing sustainable readiness to Soldiers at AMCOM 101 for Patriot Air Defenders, Mar. 10-11, in Bob Jones Auditorium at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Army Study Program Management Office Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 16, 2015

    March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability every year. The incidences of TBI in service members increased as the use of IEDs have become more prevalent on the battlefield. From the calendar year 2000 through the first quarter of 2011, over 200,000 service members had been identified as having sustained a TBI.

  • People of AMCOM: Willis Morris

    Mar 16, 2015

    This week's featured AMCOM employee is Mr. Willis Morris of the Field Support & Readiness Directorate, Operations Division. Mr. Morris is responsible for property administration for all AMCOM CONUS locations, and we would like to thank him for his support and commitment to the Warfighter.

  • AMCOM commander addresses mission for next decade

    Mar 13, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson addresses APBI attendees, focusing on delivering readiness to the Warfighter as the emphasis of AMCOM's new mission and vision statements, Mar. 4 in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Future of Army Aviation: Q&A with AMCOM leader

    Mar 12, 2015

    Army aviators depend on the Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to ensure aviation readiness with seamless transition to combat operations.

  • Inventions benefit Warfighter, educate community

    Mar 9, 2015

    Three innovations created by the Aviation Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center are among the "101 Rocket City Inventions" currently on display at Huntsville's Space and Rocket Center.

  • People of AMCOM: Bill Zwissler

    Mar 9, 2015

    Mr. Bill Zwissler is this week's featured employee in "People of AMCOM," the series that allows us to recognize the achievements made by the outstanding AMCOM workforce. Mr. Zwissler's leadership in the ALC NET/MF Division exemplifies the type of leadership and character qualities embodied by the AMCOM vision statement and priorities, and we would like to thank him for always putting "People first, Soldiers always" in his support of the Warfighter.

  • Advanced dashboard may change Army aviation future

    Mar 4, 2015

    A futuristic dashboard could change the way Army aviation operates, allowing for autonomous location tracking and updates on the health of an aircraft even at the material level.

  • Army aviation researchers focus on rotorcraft

    Mar 3, 2015

    Army rotorcraft of the future will depend on the imaginations and engineering prowess of scientists, researchers and aviators at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army engineers define future aviation fleet

    Mar 2, 2015

    The U.S. Army science and technology community is charting the future of military vertical lift aviation that will enable warfighters to accomplish missions not possible today.

  • People of AMCOM: Glenn Williams

    Mar 2, 2015

    This week's "People of AMCOM" features Glenn Williams, a G-4 Environmental Division employee dedicated to providing environmentally sustainable and compliant materials and processes to the Warfighter.

  • It's all about that bass for barbershop singer

    Mar 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- For A.D. Barksdale, being on the same sheet of music is more than just a cliché.

  • Army seeks to boost aircraft performance, survivability

    Mar 1, 2015

    Army researchers, scientists and engineers are moving forward to develop aviation technology solutions to support future Soldiers.

  • People of AMCOM: EuGene Roberts

    Feb 23, 2015

    This week "People of AMCOM" recognizes EuGene Roberts, AMCOM G-1, for his contributions to the efficiency and effectiveness of AMCOM's Human Resources practices and policies.

  • Army selects AMRDEC engineer for Senior Executive Service

    Feb 19, 2015

    Dr. Juanita M. Harris has been appointed as a member of the Senior Executive Service.

  • Apache aircrews fire for qualification

    Feb 19, 2015

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division conducted a live-fire aerial gunnery to certify AH-64E Apache crews.

  • People of AMCOM: Elizabeth Blackmon

    Feb 16, 2015

    Elizabeth Blackmon is the first employee recognized by new initiative, "People of AMCOM," which highlights the hard work of AMCOM employees through public recognition on internal and external website platforms.

  • Aviation Senior Leader Forum: Leaders chart course for Branch's future

    Feb 13, 2015

    Army Aviation leaders gathered on Fort Rucker Feb. 2-5 to chart the course for the Branch's future.

  • Materiel Management Summit concludes, issues addressed

    Feb 13, 2015

  • Aviation units receive top honors

    Feb 13, 2015

    Aviators from across the Army received recognition for their outstanding efforts in 2014 at the Army Aviation Association of America Functional Awards ceremony Feb. 4 in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • AMCOM recognized by Society of Government Meeting Professionals

    Feb 12, 2015

    AMCOM Protocol team Barbie Baugh and Liz Blackmon receive recognition for special program, "U.S. Flag Protocol," presented to The Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Rocket City Chapter, Jan. 27, 2015.

  • Army scientists discover how to predict damage in future military vehicles

    Feb 11, 2015

    Army researchers made an important discovery during metals testing that could impact the way the structural health of current and future military vehicles are deemed "healthy and more efficient."

  • AMCOM recognizes employees with new series, "People of AMCOM"

    Feb 11, 2015

    AMCOM announces new article series that will recognize its outstanding employees for their support in delivering readiness to the Soldiers. Nominees will be featured on social media sites and in the local newspaper at the request of their supervisors.

  • Army aviation balances worldwide missions with training, readiness

    Feb 2, 2015

    Army aviation operates in worldwide missions while balancing the challenges of the deployments with maintaining training and readiness, Army aviation commanders said.

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • Last of its kind: USAACE graduates final CH-47D class

    Jan 29, 2015

    The world is in a constant state of change and advancements in technology are made every day, and the Army is making sure it doesn't fall behind the times when it comes to its airframes.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • Future civilian leaders hear from decorated war fighter

    Jan 26, 2015

    Decorated flight medic Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Kinney served as the guest speaker for the estimated 400 attendees at the annual graduation ceremony for AMCOM"s Leader Investment for Tomorrow, Jan. 13, in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Final Flight

    Jan 23, 2015

    The 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division take one final flight on the Kiowa Warrior helicopters. A ceremony was held for the departing unit that will be conducting an operational depoloyment in Korea.

  • AMC inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    Jan 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Jan. 22, 2015) --Those who were inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame in a Jan. 22 ceremony here say this is the type of honor that is not earned alone.

  • Engineering teams selected for research, development excellence awards

    Jan 20, 2015

    Three teams of engineers from the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center earned 2013 Army Research and Development Engineering Awards.

  • Aviation and missile organization awarded for cost effective programs

    Jan 15, 2015

    The Aviation and Missile Command Value Engineering and Life Cycle Cost Reduction Programs held their 2014 awards ceremony Jan. 6 at the Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • CCAD Delivers Full-Spectrum Aviation Maintenance Training to Soldiers

    Jan 14, 2015

    National Guard aviation maintenance units receive in-depth full-spectrum helicopter maintenance training at the Army's premier helicopter maintenance and repair facility, the Corpus Christi Army Depot, where Soldiers experience the entire disassembly and rebuild of the very Army helicopters they use on their missions.

  • AMCOM General hosts Egyptian military promotion

    Jan 13, 2015

    Maj. Gen. James Richardson hosts the military promotion ceremony of Egyptian Foreign Liaison Officer Colonel Aly Hassan Abdelnaby at Redstone Arsenal, Jan. 7, 2015. The ceremony marks the first time that Richardson has promoted a Colonel to General.

  • Enabling Industry Participation in Security Assistance

    Jan 12, 2015

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and the Security Assistance Enterprise will participate in an Industry Day for business and industry representatives Feb. 10, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Davidson Center for Space Exploration Auditorium.

  • Aerospace engineer selected for prestigious award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center employee has been selected as the 2014 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrator Award Engineer of the Year by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

  • Electronics engineer selected to receive prestigious 2015 black engineer award

    Jan 9, 2015

    An employee of the U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center, will be recognized for her commitment to enhancing opportunities for minorities in technology careers.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • AMCOM 101

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Aviation and Missile Command hosts AMCOM 101, a command overview designed to demonstrate AMCOM's capabilities to CAB commanders, National guard commanders, unit commanders, and their senior leaders, Dec. 11-12, 2014, at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Aviation, missile researchers complete year filled with history, innovation

    Dec 18, 2014

    The Francis J. McMorrow Laboratories, now known as the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, celebrated its 50th year in 2014. AMRDEC moved toward new and innovative methods to support the Warfighter throughout 2014, in addition to celebrating five decades of historical contributions to science and technology.

  • AMCOM begins new year with new Strategic Priorities

    Dec 16, 2014

    AMCOM commander builds awareness of new strategic priorities with the unveiling of improved mission and vision statements that promote optimization, readiness, and responsiveness at the point of need.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Military unit commanders get AMCOM overview

    Dec 15, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson and senior AMCOM leaders presented AMCOM 101 to Combat Aviation Brigade commanders, National Guard commanders, unit commanders and their senior leaders, Dec. 11-12.

  • Mentoring program prepares future leaders

    Dec 12, 2014

    A mentoring program to enhance both personal and professional growth has been established at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • G-2 Security Intelligence

    Dec 12, 2014

    G-2 Security Intelligence

  • G-3 Missions Operations

    Dec 12, 2014

    G-3 Missions Operations

  • G-6 CIO/Information Technology

    Dec 12, 2014

    G-6 CIO/Information Technology

  • G-8 Resource Management

    Dec 12, 2014

    G-8 Resource Management

  • PEO Aviation has more milestones on horizon

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation looks back at some of the highlights in 2014 and has their sights set for more milestone achievements in 2015.

  • UAS project office celebrates National Guard birthday

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office celebrated the birthday of the Army National Guard, which officially turned 378 years old on Dec. 13, during a presentation and cake cutting Friday at the PM UAS conference room.

  • UAS engineer cited for DoD acquisition achievement excellence

    Dec 11, 2014

    An engineer for the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems product office was recognized with the 2014 Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes Dec. 9.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Services Come Together in a Joint Commemoration Ceremony, for 73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    Dec 9, 2014

    Hawaii -- Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen joined together in honor of the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, in a commemoration memorial ceremony, hosted by The National Park Service and the U.S. Navy, December 7.

  • Under Secretary of the Army recognizes importance of AMC, Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 9, 2014

    In his first visit to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson called the U.S. Army Materiel Command a "jewel" for the country and stressed the important role the installation plays in national defense.

  • AMCOM Locations

    Dec 5, 2014

    AMCOM Locations

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Dec 5, 2014

  • AMCOM Strategic Priorities

    Dec 5, 2014

    Strategic Priorities for AMCOM's Commanding General

  • Fort Rucker

    Dec 5, 2014

    Fort Rucker

  • Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 5, 2014

    Redstone Arsenal

  • Letterkenny Army Depot

    Dec 5, 2014

    Letterkenny Army Depot

  • AMCOM G - Staff

    Dec 5, 2014

  • G-1 Human Capital

    Dec 5, 2014

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • About AMCOM

    Dec 4, 2014

    About AMCOM

  • AMCOM History

    Dec 4, 2014

    AMCOM History

  • AMCOM Leadership

    Dec 4, 2014

  • Major General Jim Richardson, Commanding General, AMCOM

    Dec 4, 2014

    Leadership Bio - Commanding General

  • Command Sergeant Major Glen Vela

    Dec 4, 2014

    Leadership Bio - Command Sergeant Major

  • Mary C. Dickens, Deputy to the Commanding General, AMCOM

    Dec 4, 2014

    Leadership Bio - Deputy to the Commanding General

  • Aviation, missile researchers host industry day event

    Dec 3, 2014

    More than 250 members of industry, academia and other government agencies attended a Futures Brief to Industry forum Dec. 2. hosted by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Army EOD troops destroy almost 10,000 explosives

    Nov 26, 2014

    Soldiers from the 788th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company completed a large-scale explosive destruction mission at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Nov. 14, 2014.

  • CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

    Nov 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers.

  • Professional development program breaks ground for AMCOM employees

    Nov 26, 2014

    AMCOM supervisors meet to discuss effective management skills, employee development, and other management related issues at monthly Supervisor Professional Development training beginning in November.

  • Logisticians share lessons learned at symposium

    Nov 26, 2014

    Mark Moe of AMCOM Logistics Center and Chief Warrant Officer Leonte Cardona served as panel members to discuss forecast accuracy and cost-wise readiness at the Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium on Nov. 19 in Birmingham.

  • Army Cyber branch offers Soldiers new challenges, opportunities

    Nov 24, 2014

    Soldiers who want to defend the nation in cyberspace, as part of the Army's newest and most technologically advanced career field, now have an Army branch to join that will take its place alongside infantry, artillery and the other Army combat arms branches.

  • APG honors veterans as 'Soldiers for Life'

    Nov 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG honored the service and sacrifice of the nation's veterans during the Veterans Day ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Nov. 12.

  • AMCOM hosts discussion of religion and the Constitution

    Nov 21, 2014

    AMCOM Command Historian leads discussion about the Constitution and religion's role in its creation with AMCOM employees during a presentation hosted by AMCOM Chaplain Office Nov. 18.

  • Geotagging, careless social networking could have you chatting with enemy

    Nov 20, 2014

    One of the foundations of effective force protection is to always keep the bad guys guessing. Letting them know where you are and what you're doing is never a good idea.

  • AMCOM welcomes new senior enlisted Soldier

    Nov 20, 2014

    AMCOM's new Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela assumed responsibility from retiring Command Sgt. Maj. Tod Glidewell during a ceremony held Oct. 24 in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Redstone leadership committed to explosives safety, AMCOM Safety Office oversees Arsenal's program

    Nov 20, 2014

    Redstone Arsenal safety officials ensure compliance with Army's explosive safety standards while completing inventory assessments and developing policies in relation to explosive ordnance operations.

  • Commander shares AMCOM perspective at symposium

    Nov 19, 2014

    AMCOM Commander Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson focuses on Mission, Vision, and delivering readiness to the soldier at Aviation Product Symposium.

  • AMCOM leaders share thoughts on future support

    Nov 19, 2014

    AMCOM's deputy commander Cathy Dickens and Logistics Center director Keith Roberson serve on leadership panel to share thoughts on future support at the Aviation Product Symposium.

  • Army general returns home, encourages kids to dream big

    Nov 14, 2014

    "Think it, believe it, and you can achieve it." That was the message from an Army four-star general to thousands of school kids from his hometown. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited five Henry County schools, addressing students from kindergarten to seniors, Nov. 10-12.

  • Aviation Executive Officer Keeps Topflight Tradition

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every helicopter mission, with every development and acquisition assignment, with every Soldier and Army civilian he's worked beside, Brig. Gen. Bob Marion has come closer to where he is today as one of the Army's youngest one-star generals.

  • Sharing Thoughts For Families Of Fallen Troops

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Tears still come to her eyes when Keil Oliver remembers the military friends she has lost in the Global War on Terrorism and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • General addresses hometown crowd, recognizes veterans

    Nov 13, 2014

    Thirty-four years after commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Army, Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, returned to his hometown of Martinsville, Virginia, to commemorate the holiday for the first time with local veterans. Via served as the keynote speaker at the Henry County Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, hosted by the American Legion at Patrick Henry Community College.

  • Aviation logistics community shares lessons learned

    Nov 12, 2014

    AMCOM hosts the Worldwide Aviation Logistics conference with subject areas including sustainment strategies, Program Executive Office overviews, Cost-Wise Readiness and Corrosion Prevention.

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