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  • CCAD Wins 2012 Robert M. Leich Award

    Apr 26, 2013

    CCAD won the 2012 Robert M. Leich Award for a record-breaking year of helicopter production and cost improvements.

  • Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request 'meets future challenges'

    Apr 26, 2013

    The fiscal year 2014 budget "meets future challenges, strengthens global engagements, provides for resets, sustains the industrial base and fulfills commitments to Soldiers, civilians and families," the Army's top civilian leader told lawmakers.

  • Chinook team drives hard bargain

    Apr 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--If you're thinking about making a major purchase you may want to enlist the help of the team that just saved the government more than $810 million on a multiyear contract to buy 155 CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters.

  • Black Hawk helicopters fit for Jordanian king

    Apr 23, 2013

    USASAC and the Army Security Assistance Enterprise complete a delivery of two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters with a special configuration for Jordan, ending a case that began with the country's initial request in 2006.

  • AMC garners four Army awards

    Apr 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The offices of the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army announced the winners for the Fiscal Year 2012 safety awards, April 19.

  • Know it or blow it - Aviation Safety

    Apr 18, 2013

    Going through flight school, we all hated Chapters 5 and 9 of the - 10. We asked ourselves, "Why do we have to know all this crap? What does it matter if I know all these steps verbatim, with every underlined sentence memorized and every airspeed on the tip of my tongue?" Well, about a year and a half ago, I learned why this is.

  • South Korea to buy Apache Attack helicopters through FMS

    Apr 17, 2013

    The Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced it will purchase 36 U.S. Army Apache (AH-64E) helicopters through Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The value of this FMS is estimated at $1.6 billion.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot earns ninth Shingo prize

    Apr 15, 2013

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa. -- Local officials and depot employees gathered Thursday morning in the maintenance facility to congratulate its Force Provider team for receiving Letterkenny Army Depot's ninth Shingo Medallion for manufacturing excellence.

  • Administrative professional wear multiple hats

    Apr 15, 2013

    Trying to describe what administrative professionals do is like trying to explain what parents do. They take care of, well, everything. Ensure everyone is fed, clothed, rested, driven to soccer games, and ultimately have a good day. Administrative professionals ensure bosses make their meetings, phone calls are directed to the right people, messages are returned, guests are taken care of, travel is booked, and anything else that arises is taken care of. Basically, like parents, they have to work miracles on a daily basis.

  • Leadership In Combat And At Peace Begins With Trust

    Mar 27, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Deployments to a wartime environment are life-changing experiences for both servicemembers and civilians.

  • New sensors test trailer delivers savings for Army

    Mar 25, 2013

    Testing a complex system such as a sensor for the world's most lethal helicopter requires a tool that must be adaptable, agile and precise.

  • Pentagon Delays Sending Furlough Notices to Civilian Workforce

    Mar 22, 2013

    Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.

  • AMC chief of staff earns his second star

    Mar 11, 2013

    The Army Materiel Command held a promotion ceremony for its chief of staff Friday at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • AMCOM workers updated on sequestration impact

    Mar 11, 2013

    Budget uncertainty was the main topic at AMCOM's town hall meeting March 6 in Bob Jones Auditorium. Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar, commander of the Aviation and Missile Command, conducted the third town hall of his tenure. He told the audience in the auditorium and command locations via video-teleconference that he is committed to providing the most up-to-date information about budgetary uncertainties, sequestration and the potential for furloughs.

  • AMC scores impressive $230 million in cost savings, avoidance for OEF in 2012

    Mar 4, 2013

    Personnel from Army Materiel Command's four life cycle management commands deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom achieved total cost savings/avoidance valued at $230, 270,013 during calendar year 2012.

  • New flight system deploys with 2-3 Aviation

    Mar 2, 2013

    A team from Foxtrot Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Task Force Viper, keeps the air traffic running at Forward Operating Base Wolverine in the Zabul province of southern Afghanistan, 24 hours a day with a little help from the latest equipment on the battlefield.

  • Unmanned aerial system Soldiers in Kuwait train to keep 'eye in the sky'

    Mar 2, 2013

    Unmanned aerial system operators and maintainers with Company A, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, train constantly to keep Shadow UAVs in the skies over Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • AMC commander praises 'artisan workforce,' discusses way ahead

    Feb 21, 2013

    Army Materiel Command's continued support to the warfighter in spite of looming fiscal cuts was the key focus of a presentation by AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via, Feb. 21, 2013.

  • Modernization is the Key to CCAD's Future

    Feb 20, 2013

    Local news station, Corpus Christi's KRIS-TV, takes a look at how the Corpus Christi Army Depot is looking forward to the future of Army aviation and what they are doing now to posture themselves for whatever the future has in store. This is the second of a two-part news story by local anchor, Lee Sausley.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot prepares for potential budget cuts

    Feb 19, 2013

    If Congress and the White House can't reach an agreement on how to end the current budget stand off, automatic spending cuts will kick in March 2nd. The military is already bracing for huge cutbacks and U.S. defense workers like those at the Corpus Christi Army Depot could be facing furloughs or even layoffs. But the commander of CCAD says anything is possible.

  • The Whys and Hows of Accident Reporting

    Feb 13, 2013

    While serving as a first sergeant years ago, I was frustrated when an accident report submitted to the U.S. Army Safety Center was returned to me for additional information. Unfortunately, because the accident occurred off duty and my Soldier had been rendered unconscious, I couldn't provide any additional information.

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Feb 12, 2013

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny maintain the balance of an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter while pushing it into position in the cargo bay of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013. Soldiers work as a team to prevent injuries or damage the helicopters or cargo aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Kiowa Warrior helicopters take a trip

    Feb 12, 2013

    Soldiers from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny, pose in the mouth of an Antonov AN-124 cargo plane after loading OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Helicopter loading system lightens burden on Soldiers

    Feb 8, 2013

    The Cargo Helicopters Project Office is constantly striving to improve, upgrade and provide modifications to the Chinook in order to reduce the burden on the Soldier. One of those needed upgrades is the Cargo On/Off Loading System, or COOLS.

  • Danger in a crowded sky

    Feb 7, 2013

    It was a cool spring day in Alaska, and my OH-58D squadron was participating in the Air Force's Red Flag operation. Our task was to help certify new Joint Terminal Attack Controllers for the Air Force. We were to fly as a Scout Weapons Team from our airfield to the range operated by the Air Force. Although it was just 20 minutes as the crow flies from our airfield, we rarely operated in this range due to the high use by the Air Force. Prior to this operation, we had conducted a range familiarization flight with communication checks with the controllers.

  • SMDC Mission Assures Right Tools For War Fighter

    Feb 5, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Even in the midst of budget constraints, SMDC/ARSTRAT commander Lt. Gen. Richard Formica believes the space and missile defense work of his organization will remain a vital and robust part of the Army strategic plan.

  • Jay Leno test drives Army vehicle

    Feb 5, 2013

    Jay Leno's garage is known for some of the most impressive vehicles in the world, and parked inside was the Army Materiel Command's Fuel Efficient Demonstrator, Feb. 4, 2013, in Burbank Calif.

  • Los Angeles AUSA chapter hosts Via

    Feb 5, 2013

    BURBANK, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2013) -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC's commanding general, gave remarks at the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of the United States Army Industrial Associates Member dinner, here Monday evening.

  • AMCOM worker becomes education inspiration

    Jan 30, 2013

    She may be nearly 70, but as far as Carolyn Nation is concerned, her career with the Army is far from over

  • Aviation brigade upgrades Black Hawk helicopters

    Jan 30, 2013

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion began fielding 30 new UH-60M Black hawk helicopters to replace the current UH-60L models on Jan 7. The unit is scheduled to finish receiving equipment sometime between late February and early March.

  • Raiders enter 'the wild blue' with UAV training

    Jan 28, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 7-18, 2013.

  • New Indoor Pool Will Make Splash

    Jan 23, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Members of Team Redstone who like to make a splash in their workout no longer need to wait for the summer months to do so on post -- they can dive right into the new Redstone Aquatics Center.

  • Multiservice effort keeps aircraft flying

    Jan 16, 2013

    The Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005 -- known for bringing the Army Materiel Command, the Security Assistance Command, the 2nd Recruiting Brigade and other new tenants to Redstone Arsenal -- can also take credit for growing the local footprint of a joint Department of Defense organization involved in providing aviation and missile parts for the Army.

  • Defense official finds logistics for success at Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Jan 16, 2013

    The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness paid Corpus Christi Army Depot a visit to see how they're driving down the cost of sustaining some of Department of Defense's most critical helicopters, Jan. 8-9, 2013.

  • 82nd CAB pilots hone skills in helicopter simulators

    Jan 15, 2013

    Pilots throughout the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade "Pegasus" use the Southeast Regional Flight Simulation Training Center at Simmons Army Airfield at Fort Bragg, N.C., to help maintain and enhance their aviation skills.

  • Team Apache announces nickname for the Apache Echo Model

    Jan 14, 2013

    The world's most advanced and lethal attack helicopter received a nickname by Team Apache at the annual government-industry Team Apache meeting at the Boeing facility in Arlington, Va., Jan. 8, 2013.

  • Joint effort delivers 3 helicopters to Iraq

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Program Executive Office Aviation facilitated and delivered three Bell 407 Scout helicopters to Iraqi Army Aviation today.

  • Huntsville Mayor Flies on Lakota Helicopter

    Jan 11, 2013

    During the 2011 tornadoes that devastated northern Alabama, Tennessee Valley waited in the dark for up to12 hours for daybreak before local authorities and emergency responders could safely and properly assess the damage and deploy rescue teams.

  • Army aviation facing 'exciting, uncertain future'

    Jan 11, 2013

    The current fiscal environment poses significant challenges for Army aviation, as well as the rest of the Army and the Defense Department, said Lt. Gen. James O. Barclay III, deputy chief of staff, G-8.

  • Viability of industrial base concern for Army aviation

    Jan 11, 2013

    With already declining budgets, a potential sequester later this year, and a difficult economy, sustaining the industrial base that provides the Army with aircraft and aviation logistics support is a complex problem.

  • Aviator recognized for over 20,000 flight hours

    Jan 9, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Edens, director of Army Safety and commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, recently presented retired CW4 Harold Coghlan, now a Department of the Army Civilian instructor pilot with B Co., 1-212th Aviation Regiment, Fort Rucker, Ala., with a certificate of achievement recognizing Coghlan's passing of 20,000 flight hours in military aircraft. Among other highlights from his 36-year career, Coghlan is one of just a handful of Army aviators to have flown faster than Mach 2 as a fighter jet pilot, and he has experience in nearly 30 different rotary and fixed-wing airframes. Coghlan is currently an IP in the 1-212th's Helicopter School Battalion.

  • Safety Is Paramount In Public Places

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With many of today's headlines telling the heartbreaking stories of gun violence and mass murders in the U.S., questions about when and where tragedy will strike next are becoming common everyday conversations.

  • AMCOM Commander Expects Another Great Year

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- While no one can predict the future, Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar anticipates 2013 will be a year of transition for Redstone Arsenal.

  • Road Upgrades Ensure Smooth Traffic On Post

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a commuting installation, traffic affects everyone working and living on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Undersecretary lauds Redstone's synergy

    Nov 23, 2012

    Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal is optimistic that sequestration will be averted.

  • Redstone's committed work force has growing mission

    Oct 31, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal is on solid ground for the future.

  • Community renews patriotic spirit in Veterans Week

    Oct 31, 2012

    The local community will render its annual salute to veterans in November.

  • Improved Kiowa Warrior helicopter ready for test

    Oct 31, 2012

    Officials from the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Office, together with the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility, have announced the first OH-58F Kiowa Warrior helicopter completed production and was released to the Army for test and evaluation.

  • Ballistic missile defense system engages five targets

    Oct 31, 2012

    The Missile Defense Agency, Soldiers from the 94th and 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Navy sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald and airmen from the 613th Air and Space Operations Center have conducted the largest, most complex missile defense flight test ever attempted resulting in the simultaneous engagement of five ballistic missile and cruise missile targets.

  • Still having fun after 28 years in uniform

    Oct 31, 2012

    One of the best ways to experience the Army is in the boots of an enlisted infantry Soldier.

  • AUSA's Best Chapter

    Oct 31, 2012

    The Redstone-Huntsville chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army has been selected as the 2012 best chapter overall internationally.

  • Most-decorated Black Hawk pilot honored

    Oct 31, 2012

    A UH-60 Black Hawk pilot from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade was honored at a recognition event with military leaders and industry members at the Renaissance Hotel on Oct. 23.

  • Upgraded Apache helicopter OK'd for production

    Oct 31, 2012

    The Defense Acquisition Board decision regarding full-rate production for the Apache Block III helicopter program was announced Oct. 24 by Army officials at a briefing in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Apache project manager Col. Jeffrey Hager confirmed that the Apache Block III is being redesignated as an AH-64E model.

  • Nation's financial shape threatens national security

    Oct 29, 2012

    The nation's financial situation was pretty bad after the War of 1812. It was tough, too, following the Civil War and World War II.

  • Soldiers from 115th receive family homecoming

    Oct 29, 2012

    Spc. Troy Jones went to war with a computer in his duffle bag.

  • Letterkenny dedicates equipment to fallen hero

    Oct 29, 2012

    .-- The new route clearance vehicle welding positioner at Letterkenny Army Depot was dedicated to the memory of Master Sgt. Benjamin F. Bitner, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., in a ceremony at the maintenance facility Oct. 10.

  • Thanks to Cummings Research Park

    Oct 26, 2012

    The Army was on stage Oct. 15 among local business leaders, and local and state political leaders to show its appreciation for the industry partners who have helped to make Cummings Research Park the second largest research and development park in the world.

  • Ten-Miler team earns double repeat titles

    Oct 26, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal's Ten-Miler team did it again.

  • AMRDEC worker injured in explosives accident

    Oct 26, 2012

    A contractor employee was injured Oct. 16 while handling explosives in a laboratory at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • Budget cuts will reshape military of future

    Oct 26, 2012

    An expected last ditch effort to prevent sequestration in early 2013 will likely mean that cuts to the defense budget will be more manageable, said a top Pentagon official speaking to a group of business leaders at Technology Summit 2012 hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County on Oct. 16 at the Jackson Conference Center.

  • Via Proud To Lead Army Materiel Command

    Oct 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a college student, it was the Army's flashy dress uniform that first attracted Gen. Dennis Via to the military. But it is the Soldier behind the uniform that has kept the attention of Redstone Arsenal's four-star general throughout his 32-year career as a Signal Corps officer.

  • Acquisition university serves Southern region

    Oct 17, 2012

    Training center prepares better buyers for defense

  • Gates: Military cuts will threaten national security

    Oct 16, 2012

    Former defense secretary shares world view with leadership group.

  • Noncommissioned officers gather to share information

    Oct 16, 2012

    AMCOM's senior enlisted Soldier begins monthly meets for NCOs

  • Money-saving team nominated for Armywide award

    Oct 16, 2012

    Recognizing the importance of working to achieve what "right looks like," the 15-member Supply Chain Management Enterprises' Unliquidated Obligations team has been nominated for the annual Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award.

  • Leaders today foster leaders of tomorrow

    Oct 16, 2012

    A dose of inspiration, dash of optimism and plenty of strong work ethic -- all that and more makes a good leader, according to some of the Arsenal's very own.

  • 'Proud to be here, proud to be a Soldier'

    Oct 16, 2012

    All good things seem to come back to Redstone Arsenal.

  • Aviation grad follows parents' flight path

    Oct 15, 2012

    Anticipation filled the air as almost 50 Aviators came together at the post theater during the Initial Entry Rotary Wing Aviator Course graduation ceremony to be pinned with their wings, with one graduate continuing a Family tradition in Army Aviation.

  • Making a difference for brighter tomorrow

    Oct 11, 2012

    Area's federal employees urged to donate to CFC

  • 'We are right in the trenches with our Soldiers'

    Oct 11, 2012

    Chaplain connects through shared military experiences

  • Cummings Research Park celebrating 50th anniversary

    Oct 11, 2012

    Army and NASA part of tradition

  • Helicopter product manager leaves milestone legacy

    Oct 11, 2012

    Bailey retires from the Army with 20-plus years service

  • Medal Ceremony Brings Back Memories Of Integration

    Oct 10, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Whenever Ray Williams sees an African-American servicemember in uniform, he proudly remembers what he and his fellow Marines did to integrate the Marine Corps in the 1940s. Just like the Army's Buffalo Soldiers and the Army Air Corps' Tuskegee Airmen, the Montford Point Marines have a place in the annals of history for their role in ending segregation in the U.S. military.

  • Commander of AMC visits AMCOM

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Team Redstone celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Army Provides Rewarding Careers For Soldier Couple

    Sep 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every promotion, the Marzan couple has asked each other "What do you think?"

  • Bertlings Honored As Volunteer Family Of The Year

    Sep 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Bertling family gives, so that whether a Soldier gives some or all, their sacrifice never goes without a thank you.

  • Commanding General, Army Materiel Command visits, tours

    Sep 28, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Sept. 28, 2012 -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, Army Materiel Command's Commanding General paid his initial visit to the Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command here today.

  • Westphal recognizes contributions of veterans, outlines future of Army

    Sep 26, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal was in Minnesota to show the Army's appreciation for National Guard Soldiers at Camp Ripley, and discuss the future of the Army with heroes from a different era.

  • Making a difference for today's Soldiers

    Sep 25, 2012

    AMCOM's senior enlisted Soldier brings 31 years experience to job

  • AMC band receives the Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 21, 2012

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. (September 21, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band received the Army Superior Unit Award in an official streamer ceremony here Thursday, Sept. 20th for their exemplary record for the 2011 calendar year.

  • Grass becomes 27th chief of National Guard Bureau

    Sep 10, 2012

    Gen. Frank Grass became the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau in a Pentagon ceremony, Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Helicopter project office honors fallen aviators

    Sep 10, 2012

    Members of the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Management Office at Redstone Arsenal pay tribute to OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aviators lost in the last year.

  • USASAC adds leadership experience

    Sep 10, 2012

    Kevin Richardson came to USASAC in late May after working for the Program Executive Office for Aviation's Apache Project Office, where he was the deputy assistant program manager for International Apache Programs. USASAC is the common link for all Security Assistance Enterprise organizations because it oversees the FMS process from start to finish.

  • Gen. Dennis L. Via receives proclamation, connects with Virginia Veterans

    Aug 30, 2012

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Surrounded by community leaders, mentors, family and friends Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command accepted the proclamations in his honor from the City of Martinsville and Henry County, Va., on Aug. 28.

  • AMC 50th Anniversary

    Aug 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command kicked-off its 50th anniversary celebration Aug. 1, but the celebration continued through the end of October by highlighting AMC's history.

  • AMCOM deputy moves on to new challenge

    Aug 10, 2012

    Ronnie Chronister decided to take his own advice.

  • Retreat shares lessons for future civilian leaders

    Aug 10, 2012

    The professional group Tomorrow's Army Civilian Leaders takes to the mountain.

  • Local AUSA repeats as world's best chapter

    Aug 10, 2012

    Once again, the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is on top.

  • Lifelong calling brings Fox's new commander

    Aug 10, 2012

    Col. William Darby never meant to be a Soldier.

  • Soldier students train at Huntsville Police Department

    Aug 10, 2012

    Defense and civil support focus of instruction.

  • Col. Hagan assumes command of depot

    Aug 10, 2012

    Ceremonial passing of the unit colors denotes transfer of command

  • Army Materiel Command History: 1960s

    Aug 9, 2012

    After being around for 185 years, the Army decided in the early 1960s to change its logistics system. Times had changed.

  • Apache helicopter pilot follows dad's footsteps

    Jul 18, 2012

    One's a colonel and the other's a first lieutenant. Both are proud of their Louisiana roots and service to the nation. Col. Michael Cavalier retired Thursday following 28 years of service and his last assignment as Joint Attack Munition Systems project manager. His son, 1st Lt. Michael Jr., graduated from Flight School at Fort Rucker in June and is headed to Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Joint attack munition systems under new leadership

    Jul 18, 2012

    Through his own example, Col. Michael Cavalier has instilled the Army values in a future generation of Soldier and civilian leaders, and after 28 years in uniform, is ready to pass the torch on to those who will follow in his footsteps. Col. James Romero assumed responsibility of the Joint Attack Munition Systems Project Office in a change of charter and retirement ceremony for Cavalier, outgoing project manager, Thursday at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • 'What can we do to support the war fighter?'

    Jul 18, 2012

    Worldwide conference explores best defense for battlefield

  • Everton takes reins of aviation mission equipment

    Jul 18, 2012

    Friday the 13th turned out to be the perfect day for the Aviation Mission Equipment Product Office change of charter ceremony. The date was appropriate because, as project manager for aviation systems Col. Anthony Potts noted in his remarks at the July 13 ceremony, outgoing product manager Lt. Col. James Bamburg was the 13th product manager he had worked with. He explained that when Bamburg assumed his duties he told him that he was number 13, far away from being number 12.

  • Calibration lab gets revamped building in Germany

    Jul 18, 2012

    The Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Activity held a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 20 for a newly renovated building which will house its Region Europe headquarters and the Area Calibration Lab.

  • Lasting memorial for Matt Dahl

    Jul 18, 2012

    On a spring evening in a Madison County neighborhood where kids were ending a day of outdoor play, the lives of Mike Dahl and his family took a traumatic turn for the worst in one single heartbeat.

  • AMC shows colors for Independence Day

    Jul 18, 2012

    You may have noticed the larger U.S. flag flying last week in front of the Army Materiel Command headquarters building.