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  • AMCOM Plans for 2012 Work Force

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Aviation and Missile Command faces a loss of 272 job positions in fiscal 2012 but no reduction in force is anticipated. Plans are to conduct a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay. The application window will be July 8-15; and the AMCOM G-1 (Human Resources) will provide instructions on how to apply. Some 328 people expressed interest during an interest window for the AMCOM work force. But workers must apply from July 8-15 to be considered for VERA/VSIP.

  • Missile Manufacturing Opens Doors On Arsenal

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Manufacturing milestone. Economic achievement. Technological advancement. Community partnership. Aerospace center of excellence. Such were the words used by federal and state leaders to describe the 70,000-square-foot Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility that is now officially under construction on 200 acres in the southeastern part of Redstone Arsenal near Gate 3.

  • Kiowa Maintenance Takes On 'Field Status' Mission

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For Kiowa Warrior maintenance trainers, the old adage “one size fits all” is taking on a new meaning.

  • Fixed Wing Aircraft Soar With New Status

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Move over, helicopters. Fixed wing aircraft are getting a higher aviation profile at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Volunteers Make Lasting Impression As Hours Mount

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lorraine Kraus has clocked in plenty of hours as a volunteer for Army Community Service. With more than 10,000 hours volunteered since 1996, she has helped make plenty of things happen for Army Community Service and the civilians, Soldiers and families it serves.

  • Command changes contracting selection process

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone and the AMCOM Chief Information Office have announced a new acquisitions strategy for Information Technical Support Services.

  • PS Magazine has informed, entertained for six decades

    Jun 29, 2011

    PS Magazine has entered its golden years. The 60th anniversary of the Army’s preventive maintenance monthly, which uses comic book art to provide technical information for Soldiers, was celebrated Monday with a ceremony in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • 'I Want To Work For The Government'

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Career exploration involved a lot of fun activities for a group of middle and high school students who spent a week learning about Redstone Arsenal. And for some that career exploration may have actually changed their aspirations for the future.

  • Secretary of the Army Tours Army's Largest Command

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the Army Materiel Command’s new home Thursday.

  • AMC Crosses Historic Goal Line At Redstone

    Jun 22, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--June 15, 2011 will be remembered as an “exceptionally special day” in the history of the Army Materiel Command.

  • NCO/Soldier Of The Year Rewarded For Their Efforts

    Jun 22, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Two Soldiers have been recognized as Redstone Arsenal’s best of the best for 2011.

  • Test Week Brings Out Best Of Military Hardware

    Jun 22, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In the military, test and evaluation is a serious business.

  • Garrison Commander Proud To Join This Team

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The first Garrison Town Hall under the command of Col. John Hamilton touched on several issues pertaining to the Arsenal work force.

  • Redstone Workers Certified To Improve Processes

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They are trained and ready to improve processes throughout Team Redstone. Fourteen workers completed a four-week course Friday in Lean Six Sigma black belt.

  • Soldier Rescues Motorist On Flooded Road

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Just when one surmises that all the heroic stories have been told on the aftermath of the April storms that devastated many communities, a hero is discovered, rising beyond the call of duty and saves a life.

  • Emergency Operations At Home In New Facility

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Down a long hall at Garrison building 4488 there is a secure area that serves as the heartbeat of emergency operations at Redstone Arsenal.

  • 'You Can Overcome Adversities In Your Life'

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Every day, Sonya Morris, director of the Defense Military Pay Office, makes the trip home to Harvest after work. She checks for mail, sees about her neighbors and does a few things around the house.

  • Corpus Christi Depot's UH-1H "Huey" Send-Off

    Jun 17, 2011

    Corpus Christi Army Depot’s UH-1H “Huey” Send-off: last flight of CCAD’s Huey being transferred to New Jersey US Army Communication Electronics Research and Development Engineering Center.

  • 'Vital Mission Of Training Soldiers' Nears End

    Jun 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Col. Sean Cusker participated in an official troop inspection of Headquarters & Alpha, Bravo and Charlie companies one last time during a Thursday morning retirement ceremony on Warrior Field, located in the shadow of the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and the Arsenal’s Soldier barracks.

  • Information Technology Strategy Identified

    Jun 6, 2011

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone and the Aviation and Missile Command Chief Information Office has conducted a review of available enterprise contracts to support AMCOM information technology service requirements and has determined the most efficient course of action.

  • Career Of Change Brings Historical Honor

    Jun 1, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL.--One of Redstone Arsenal’s very own was honored by the Ordnance Corps during an annual induction ceremony into a historical group that includes some prestigious company.

  • Corporate Leader Gives Advice Toward Achieving Goals

    Jun 1, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL.--She was born in a traditional Chinese family in Hong Kong and came to the United States by herself as a teenager.

  • Community Unites With Troops In Patriotism

    Jun 1, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL.--The Huntsville/Madison County community will once again have its patriotic spirit on display as it holds the annual Armed Forces Celebration Week.

  • Area School Children Learn About Post Careers

    May 26, 2011

  • Area Housing On Target For Arsenal Workers

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As Army recognitions go, the month of military housing is focused on the lifestyle of Soldiers and their families.

  • Redstone Communities Welcomes The Soldier Home

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone Communities has 352 ways every day to serve the Soldier.

  • Military Housing Is Where The Home, Heart Is

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's safety and security. It's convenience and camaraderie. It's home.

  • 'I've Never Wanted To Be Anything Else'

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Dianne Wilson was only 8 years old when her love for the 1960s TV medical drama "Ben Casey" became a lifelong calling.

  • Recruiting New Talent To Meet Future Demands

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When it comes to staffing an organization and developing employees, Joey Skinner knows how to get the job done.

  • Mentoring Program Shares Different Perspectives

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Gaining relationships, seeing views from other organizations and learning about balancing work with family. These are all benefits from a leadership development program at the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • Overtime Food Inspection After Storm

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The three Soldiers who serve as Redstone's veterinary food inspection specialists were on their way back from annual training at Fort Stewart, Ga., when they got an urgent call to report to the Commissary.

  • Volunteers Flock To Storm-Ravaged Neighborhoods

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In times of need, people generally look to their immediate community for support such as family, friends and neighbors.

  • Pioneer platform soars to battlefield success

    May 19, 2011

    Employees of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office along with participants in last week's Aviation Synchronization Conference held at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., gathered for the dedication of a MQ-5B Hunter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle static disply, May 12, 2011.

  • AMCOM Announces Restructure

    May 19, 2011

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., - Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers, AMCOM Commanding General, announced here Monday that Lisha Adams, Senior Executive Service Director of AMCOM's Integrated Materiel Management Center, will be moving to the Army Materiel Command's G-4 (Logistics) Deputy Director position Sunday June 5, 2011.

  • Social Media Platforms Provide Support During Crisis

    May 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When Lisa Oliver, administrative support specialist in the AMCOM/Garrison Public and Congressional Affairs Office, was without electrical power in the aftermath of the April 27 storms that ravaged the Tennessee Valley, she knew there was one form of communication she could count on.

  • Storm hits close to home for emergency responders

    May 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For the firefighters, law enforcement and others that make up the Directorate of Emergency Services, there was no second thought about returning to work in the days following the April 27 storms - it was simply the call to duty.

  • Army Health Center Stays Open For Storm Victims

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Col. Celethia Abner-Wise didn't have power - but she had her family and she had her home, and that was enough to bring her to work in the days that followed the April 27 tornado outbreak in the Tennessee Valley.

  • Redstone Retail Responds With Storm Relief

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When the Tennessee Valley went dark April 27, not a single generator was for sale at the Post Exchange. By the end of the day May 1, 543 had made their way from Redstone Arsenal into the surrounding community.

  • Power Outage Sheds Light On Energy Consumption

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone's electrical power had been restored by the time energy manager Mark Smith greeted a visitor in his darkened office last week.

  • Redstone Restored To Full Power

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Reopening Redstone Arsenal has been a team effort. With the majority of electrical power shut down for a week due to the destruction caused by a series of storms and tornadoes that passed through the area on April 27, the Arsenal was only open to basic services and closed to the work force for just over a week. During that time, the Garrison's Directorate of Public Works, Directorate of Logistics, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security and Directorate of Emergency Services along with the Aviation and Missile Command/Garrison Public Affairs Office worked countless hours based at the Installation Operation Center/Emergency Operation Center to bring the Arsenal back up to full operating power, provide safety and security during the power outage, and inform employees about their work status.

  • Families find shelter from storm at Redstone

    May 11, 2011

    The tornadoes April 27, 2011, that brought destruction to Alabama have left several Redstone Arsenal families with damaged or destroyed homes. More than 30 families have come to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., where long-term temporary housing is being provided through the efforts of Garrison Housing and Redstone Communities.

  • Missile Systems Aim To Support War Fighter

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In an era when Army programs are focused on making better weapon systems, it is the Soldier in the loop that makes the most significant contribution to a system's success, said one of the Army's top training officers.

  • Weather Wreaks Havoc In Region

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone Arsenal's military, employee and retiree base reaches throughout North Alabama and South Tennessee. And so does its concern when those Arsenal community members along with their families and neighborhoods are threatened by devastating disasters.

  • Local Schools Weave Tapestry Of Arts For Students

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They could be the next William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or Fred Astaire.

  • Aviation Winners Bring Honor To Redstone

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Exploring ways to improve Army aviation in low-level airspace has kept James Kelton in a job at Redstone Arsenal that he very much enjoys.

  • Apache Stealth Breeds Fear In The Enemy

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Among the large-scale exhibits, the government employees providing information on innovative programs and the company executives showcasing aviation capabilities, time and time again it was the voice of the Soldier that stood out at the Army Aviation Association of America annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Kiowa Team Gets 'Danger Close' To Save Lives

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In words that rang with deep emotion, Col. Mike Morgan admitted he doesn't talk much about the actions behind the Silver Star that Defense Secretary Robert Gates clipped on his desert camouflage uniform in Afghanistan a year ago in March.

  • Aviation Unit Gets Gift Of Kiowa For Mission

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Col. Mike Demirjian is excited about the "gift" he will be taking home following the Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Aviation Force Flies Into Future

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Despite challenges of an aging aviation fleet and the demands of two wars, aviation programs will remain a key component of the Army's focus to win on the battlefield, said one of the Army's leading generals.

  • Volunteers Build Independence For Disabled Veterans

    May 6, 2011

    It will literally be the key to a new way of life. Cpl. Jeffery Williams was on his first deployment to Iraq in 2004 when the Humvee he was riding in was involved in an IED ambush, killing two of his fellow Soldiers and paralyzing him from the chest down. Seven years after the attack that destined him to live the rest of his life in a wheelchair, Williams is about to reclaim his independence.

  • 'We Did Our Best To Support Soldiers'

    May 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As he walks out the door following his retirement, the Army Materiel Command's Lt. Gen. Jim Pillsbury will leave behind a 38-year legacy of working in support of Soldiers.

  • Redstone Arsenal Returning to Full Operations

    May 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal is rapidly gaining electrical power. All those having appropriate identification to enter the installation will be permitted access.

  • Everyone Shares Duty To Prevent Sexual Assault

    Apr 22, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Can I kiss you' To some, it's a laughable question when it comes to love and lust, but by the very definition of consent, classified by the dictionary as to give assent or approval, to agree, it is the first step in preventing a sexual assault.

  • Happy Birthday To The Army Reserves

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There wasn't a whole lot of age spread between them. But Reserve Master Sgt. Mark Chaplin and Sgt. Jack Bynum were more than happy to represent the oldest and youngest Soldiers at Friday's cake-cutting ceremony for the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday.

  • Explosive Training Goes Full Blast

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Consider this your official introduction to the National Center for Explosives Training and Research on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Astronaut Now On Earthly Mission

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Col. Doug Wheelock's six-month deployment to the International Space Station has ended with a down-to-earth mission.

  • Redstone Reaches Out To Detect Radiation

    Apr 15, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A bit of Redstone Arsenal technology is now on the ground in Japan, helping to ensure the safety of Soldiers and other U.S. government personnel entering radiation contaminated areas of the country - known as the Warm Zone and the Hot Zone -- to conduct search and rescue, and health and safety missions.

  • Former Chief Of Military Justice Always Went Extra Mile

    Apr 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--She was a dedicated Soldier who voluntarily deployed to Afghanistan, a hard-working lawyer, a prosecutor, a devoted wife and an avid runner.

  • Health Center Celebrates Facelift's Finish

    Apr 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Fox Army Health Center has a new face. Team Redstone and the greater Huntsville healthcare community gathered April 4 to celebrate the completion of the health center's front entrance renovations, an achievement for Fox, where wellness is as evident in the aesthetics of the building as it is in the doctors, nurses, patients and staff that inhabit it.

  • U.S.-Friendly Buys Are Big Business

    Apr 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--"Selling" the idea of foreign ownership of U.S. hardware is easy in the worldwide market. The reputation of high quality missile and aviation systems combined with the best technical, maintenance, training and logistics support makes the Army's equipment a popular commodity among U.S. allies.

  • Citing Those Who Best Serve Troops

    Apr 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--On a night when everyone was congratulating Lars Ericsson on his win as the top Department of the Army civilian at Redstone Arsenal, this chief scientist could only think about the Soldiers who have put his organization's unmanned aircraft systems to good use in theater.

  • Redstone reaches out to detect radiation in Japan

    Apr 13, 2011

    A bit of Redstone Arsenal technology is now on the ground in Japan, helping to ensure the safety of Soldiers and other U.S. government personnel entering radiation contaminated areas of the country -- known as the Warm Zone and the Hot Zone -- to conduct search and rescue, and health and safety missions.

  • Williams Family Keeps Military Tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The past seven years have been unusual for the Jonathan Williams family. This is the longest they've lived in the same place without moving. During his more than 20 years in the Army, they would move every two or three years.

  • Peer Programs Welcome Newcommers To Local Schools

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The places Melissa Dryer has lived reads like an atlas. New York, Alaska, Tennessee, Texas, California, Iowa, North Carolina, Louisiana - the 17-year-old has called them all home as a military child.

  • Bicentennial Chapel Grows Faith Through Youth Outreach

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Some members of Club H2O can't even begin to count the number of moves they've made as military children, but through the work of Bicentennial Chapel, they have learned that the one thing they can count on is God.

  • 'It Was A Great Way Of Life For Us'

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Traveling and adventure mixed with parental absences and changes in residence define the life of a military-connected child.

  • Paper doll teaches students about Soldier's life

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--During a two-year stint, a little paper doll visited several different countries and U.S. cities in the ammo pouch of Lt. Col. Sean Clark's uniform.

  • Loss Of Sight Leads To New Blessings

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Losing her eyesight at age 32 taught Joan Brock a lot about the life-sustaining value of friends, family and a deep faith. "Because," she said, "we simply don't do life alone."

  • Cancer Survivors Make Connection Online

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Jody Hicks was looking for a battle buddy. When the diagnosis came - Hodgkins lymphoma - five years ago, Hicks, a self-described type A personality and retired Army aviator went into control mode.

  • Planning Under Way For Old Ordnance Cleanup

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone will be performing interim remedial measures at known or suspect waste sites of chemical warfare materiel. Even though this recovery effort is scheduled to begin in 2013, extensive planning and coordination has already begun.

  • Post Exchange Employees Deploy To Serve

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They live to serve Soldiers. For Mina Clay, Kathy Foote, Montina Hoefler, Sonia Lebron and Wendy Smith, working as Army & Air Force Exchange Service employees at the Post Exchange affords them the opportunity to thank Soldiers for the work that they do. But for this group of five, thanking them stateside wasn't enough - instead they decided to deploy with the Soldiers they serve day in and day out to fully show their gratitude.

  • Parades Open April's Month Of Military Child

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--April is the Month of the Military Child. Kickoff parades will be held Friday at both child development centers. The Mills Road center will have its ribbon-cutting event at 9 a.m., followed by the Goss Road center's event at 10. Garrison commander Col. John Hamilton will deliver remarks.

  • Local Students Draw Experience From Art

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Several times a year, Team Redstone holds heritage celebrations at Bob Jones Auditorium. These celebrations recognize a diverse aspect of American society and history such as Native American or African-American history month. An important part of the heritage month celebrations is the student artwork contest. The contest gives local student artists the opportunity to compete and have their artwork seen by a large audience.

  • 'I'm Doing Exactly What I'm Supposed To Be Doing'

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There are a lot of connections that bring recently elected District 2 state Sen. Bill Holtzclaw back to Redstone Arsenal. Holtzclaw, a retired Marine war veteran, was introduced to Redstone twice during his military career -- first in 1983 as a private who came here for ammunition specialist training at the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and, second, in 1999 as the officer-in-charge of the Marine Corps Detachment.

  • Balance Brings Award For AMCOM Deputy

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For Ronnie Chronister, it's all about balance. From the way a person lives their life to the type of employees who work in an office, Chronister believes balance should rule the day.

  • Thanking A Few Good Enterprising Employees

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As these planning meetings go, the Aviation and Missile Materiel Enterprise Strategic Review didn't break any rules - senior leaders of different organizations within the enterprise spoke bluntly of challenges they face while their peers listened intently and solutions were considered. But the schedule did veer a little off onto the unbeaten path right after lunch March 23 at the Von Braun Center, when the Army Materiel Command's commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody and Dr. Malcolm O'Neill, the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, recognized a small group of Aviation and Missile Materiel Enterprise employees.

  • Employees Make Difference For AMC

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Despite the demands of two wars, budget issues, an Army in transformation and moving its headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, AMC continues to provide its customer - the war fighter - with the best equipment and support, said AMC commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody.

  • Black Hawks Fly To Help Japan

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Black Hawks have long been viewed as "freedom flyers" in countries where the Army uses utility helicopters for medical, search and rescue, transport and combat missions in support of troops on the ground. But since the March 11 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, two of those "freedom flyers" have become symbolic with emergency assistance to this nation's people, who have been crushed by the two overwhelming natural disasters.

  • Army JROTC Program Soars At Columbia High

    Mar 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Columbia High's fifth annual Army JROTC awards program March 16 recognized individual cadets with national and local honors. Garrison commander Col. John Hamilton was among the presenters.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Soar Into Future Roles

    Mar 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The message came across loud and clear - unmanned aircraft systems are here to stay in the Department of Defense's joint forces fleet. From keynote presenter Dr. Steve Messervy of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command to Navy Capt. Gregory McGuire of the Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence, the speakers at the Pathfinder Symposium sponsored by Pathfinder Chapter of the Association of Unmanned Systems International at the Von Braun Center on March 16-17 reviewed technologies and new initiatives that will grow the role of unmanned aircraft systems across the services. The theme of the symposium was Unmanned Systems - A Roadmap to the Future.

  • Leaving With Gratitude For Community

    Mar 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Marines are marching on. And their presence at Redstone Arsenal will be sorely missed. Gone will be the young Marine privates anxious to make a good impression in their first-ever ammunition training class. Gone will be the Marine instructors who know what it takes to be the best ammunition tech in the military. Gone will be the units of Marines marching between classes, their barracks and the dining facility in the Arsenal's Gate 10 area.

  • 'I Was There When This Happened'

    Mar 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Like many of the world's devout believers, Lula Rochelle prays daily that the Japanese people will have the strength and fortitude to survive the troubles their country is facing after living through a devastating March 11 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami

  • 'Time To Connect With Our Feelings'

    Mar 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With every step, Jenna Henderson is going forward into her future. For a long time, it seemed that proverbial saying "One step forward, two steps back" was coming true more often than not for this military wife, whose life had revolved around her husband's Army career.

  • Valor Flight Fund-Raiser Goes To The Movies

    Mar 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Inside theater 6, it was the tears quietly shed among those in attendance that bore testament to the heroic and valiant efforts of those on screen. Area supporters of Valor Flight gathered Thursday at Monaco Pictures at Bridge Street to raise funds for the non-profit organization. A minimum $25 donation was suggested in exchange for an evening of patriotism and education, which included appearances by the Patriot Guard and veteran re-enactors, as well as the opportunity to view an award-winning documentary about the Korean War.

  • Office Meets Customers' Leisure Travel Needs

    Mar 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Thinking about a vacation trip' You might want to travel first to the corner of Aerobee and Patton roads. That's where you'll find the Leisure Travel Office in building 3711, the newly-renovated Community Activity Center.

  • Gray Eagle Launches Unmanned Testing

    Mar 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL Ala.--Just the other day, the Gray Eagle was flying 8,000 feet above Hazel Green. Well, not actually. The flight was simulated. Cables and computers connected to a 28-foot-long Gray Eagle stationed in a high-bay area of the Software Engineering Directorate collected data as the unmanned aircraft flew a simulated flight across North Alabama. Engineers tracked its progress on ground control stations, much like what Soldiers would actually do if they were operating the unmanned aircraft in theater.

  • Redstone Pilots New Family Service Model

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, ala. -- Redstone Arsenal is among 22 Army installations that have been chosen as a pilot site for enhanced delivery of services provided by Army Community Service that will make it easier and faster for Soldiers and their family members to get the help they are seeking.

  • AMC Official Gives Directions On Road Toward Success

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- To achieve success, you must first plan for success.

  • School Lessons In Building Partnerships

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone solidified some educational partnerships March 1.

  • Big Thank You Goes To Deployed Work Force

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Recognizing employee performance is a "big deal" to the Aviation and Missile Command's Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers.

  • Rolling Out Welcome Mat For BRAC Transplants

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- At 3 a.m., the alarm clock would ring. By 4, Yolanda McKenzie was out the door. And so began her 100-mile commute each morning from her home in Martinsburg, W.Va., to her job as records administrator for the Army Materiel Command in Fort Belvoir, Va., a commute that on a good day was two hours. Somewhere between 4:30 and 8 each evening, after the work day was said and done, she'd get in her car and prepare for the 100-mile commute back home, and less than 12 hours later would hear the alarm clock's ring, beckoning her to do it all over again. Today that commute from her brand new home in Owens Cross Roads to Redstone Arsenal is a mere 14 miles.

  • Business Booming At Redstone Tax Center

    Mar 9, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's another Wednesday morning at the Redstone Tax Center, and the phone rings at the front desk.

  • Veteran Knows Personally The Value Of Diversity

    Mar 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dr. Harry Hobbs has a unique perspective of the African American experience.

  • Night vision sensor delivered on target

    Mar 4, 2011

    The 1,000th Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor was delivered to the Army and recognized in a celebration Feb. 16, at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control production facility in Orlando, Fla.

  • Redstone Bowler Strikes Second Perfect Game

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Somewhere around the seventh frame, retired Sgt. 1st Class Joe Cox's dad knew his son was on to something.

  • Leader Development Programs Start Year

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- More than 100 civilians at Team Redstone are taking an initial step in their leadership development.

  • Army pursues better buying power

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Army's better buying power - the ability to acquire better weapons systems and capabilities at lower prices - starts with the acquisition professionals who sign defense contracts.

  • Army Buyers Work For Success On Battlefield

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's acquisition corps may not be on the front lines. But its professionals are fighting every day to ensure Soldiers have the right equipment to accomplish the mission. And, with two wars going on at the same time, that mission has been demanding.

  • Shadow defies gravity with success

    Mar 4, 2011

    An unmanned aircraft system in the Army's fleet today is defying gravity, soaring ever higher in performance and zooming down on cost.

  • Heads Up Given On Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- If not treated, traumatic brain injuries incurred on the battlefield today could cripple large populations of Soldiers decades from now.

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