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  • Milenkowic selected new ACC-NJ executive director

    Jul 24, 2014

    Paul Milenkowic has been selected as the executive director for the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey. ACC-NJ is headquartered at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, with operating locations at Picatinny, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, and Watervliet, New York.

  • Spotlight on … Nicholas Tapp

    Jul 24, 2014

    Spotlight on … Nicholas Tapp

  • 419th CSB welcomes new leader

    Jul 23, 2014

    Command of the 419th Contracting Support Brigade changed hands during a July 22 ceremony at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, attended by contracting leaders, family members, distinguished guests and members of the brigade.

  • 414th CSB has a new commander

    Jul 22, 2014

    The 414th Contracting Support Brigade has a new commander. Col. Christine Beeler assumed command of the 414th from Col. Paul Pardew during a July 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Garrison, Vicenza, Italy.

  • 'So Proud To Be A Soldier In The U.S. Army'

    Jul 22, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Contracting Command is now being led by a two-star general who doesn't mind a "bit of polishing" every now and then.

  • Lowrey continues to fulfill his lifelong dream

    Jul 21, 2014

    For as long as he can remember, Lt. Col. Doug Lowrey said he always wanted to be a Soldier.

  • Two ACC staffers becoming contract specialists creates a win-win

    Jul 21, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In what personnel officials are calling a win-win for the Army Contracting Command, two headquarters staff members here are becoming contract specialists.

  • Chaplain's spiritual roadmap steered her to military service

    Jul 17, 2014

    A single moment of clarity during her college years led Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Paige K. Heard into a life of service to the Lord.

  • Stangle honored as an AMC Dellamonica Award recipient

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lisa J. Stangle has been named a recipient of the 2013 Army Materiel Command Louis Dellamonica Award. Stangle is the deputy director, Aviation Contracts, Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal here.

  • ECC's new commander is familiar face

    Jul 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command is getting a new commander.

  • 409th CSB contracts for first-ever unmanned aerial vehicle runway in Europe for Saber Strike

    Jul 16, 2014

    Contingency contracting officers from the 409th Contracting Support Brigade played a key part in the success of a U.S. Army-led multinational exercise in Europe.

  • BIG recognition for Rogers

    Jul 10, 2014

    Col. Michael J. Rogers, Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, was selected as the Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award recipient.

  • Employees gain a new perspective on how 'AMC provides'

    Jul 10, 2014

    Headquarters personnel seeing the broad impacts of their decisions and efforts is a rare occasion in professional development, but July 9, U.S. Army Materiel Command employees made the trip from the cubicle to the factory line to see one of AMC's 23 Organic Industrial Base facilities.

  • Spotlight on ... Jennifer A. Brusgard

    Jul 10, 2014

    Jennifer A. Brusgard Training Program Specialist Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving, Ground Workforce Development Describe your current position: As a training program specialist my job is to ensure all employees have completed their annual mandatory training. I help employees register for courses. I created a presentation with step-by-step instructions to help have 100 percent completion all of training courses. I also assist with special projects and will answer or direct employees to the correct answer to any of their other training questions.

  • 414th CSB's Pardew says goodbye, leaves lasting legacy

    Jul 9, 2014

    In the fall of 2008, the Army's Southern European Task Force (SETAF) conducted major organizational changes as it restructured to support U.S. Africa Command. In October 2009, the Army established U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) in Vicenza, Italy, as its newest Army Service Component Command (ASCC). A few years earlier then Lt. Col. Paul Pardew commanded and successfully activated the 900th Contingency Contracting Battalion as part of the Army's new Expeditionary Contracting Command. Little did he know that his success would lead to his selection to lead the activation of the Army's Contracting Support Brigade in Vicenza to support operations on the African continent. After Senior Service School, Col. Pardew served as the Chief of Staff, Expeditionary Contracting Command (ECC).

  • AMC selects ten to receive the Louis Dellamonica award

    Jul 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- U.S. Army Materiel Command selects the top employees from throughout the command to receive the Louis Dellamonica award.

  • Soldier enjoys the art of contracting

    Jul 8, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Capt. Damian Dixon will tell you that creating a solid contracting document requires creative thinking while exercising appropriate discipline, skills also inherent in one of his other great passions: art.

  • Open house caters to small businesses

    Jul 3, 2014

    About 80 small business owners from Southwest Oklahoma and north Texas learned how to apply for federal government contracts, what services are contracted and projected contract requirements during the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sill open house June 25 at Snow Hall.

  • Harrison Promoted to Major General

    Jul 3, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In front of family and friends, Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison, Army Contracting Command commanding general, was promoted to the rank of major general during a July 3 ceremony here.

  • ACC Senior leaders convene at Redstone Arsenal

    Jul 3, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command senior leadership convened here June 24-27 to discuss the state of the command and adjust the command's current strategic direction.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade supports Juniper Cobra

    Jul 2, 2014

    Soldiers from the 409th Contacting Support Brigade at Hatzor Air Base, Israel, in support of Juniper Cobra 2014 saved the exercise two thirds of the initial contracting cost estimate.

  • New mandatory training requirement

    Jul 2, 2014

    The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Diversity and Leadership has developed mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Anti-Harassment and NoFEAR training for civilian employees and military/civilian supervisors of civilian employees.

  • MICC boosts small business by half billion in 3rd quarter

    Jul 2, 2014

    More than $505 million in contracts were awarded to small businesses throughout the nation during the third quarter of this fiscal year by contracting officials with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • Fort Riley contracting director to retire

    Jul 1, 2014

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are saying farewell this week to one of their own after his almost 31 years of federal service, the last 12 of those as director of contracting at Fort Riley, Kansas.

  • So You Think You Can Write: ASA(ALT) launches first writing competition

    Jun 30, 2014

    The Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, announced a new writing competition to encourage critical writing focused on Army acquisition issues. The competition is seeking maximum participation, especially by members of the defense acquisition workforce and all submissions are due Sept. 15.

  • ACC, ECC receive Army Superior Unit awards

    Jun 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command have each been awarded the Army Superior Unit Award.

  • Harrison selected for second star

    Jun 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison is getting promoted. The Army Contracting Command commanding general's promotion to major general received Senate confirmation June 25 as part of the Army's Fiscal Year 14 Major General, Army Competitive Category, Promotion Selection List.

  • 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion welcomes new Commander

    Jun 26, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany--The 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion welcomed its new commander, Lt. Col. Daryl (Gwen) Devera-Waden during a change of command ceremony here June 20.

  • Temblador captures ACC Best Warrior title

    Jun 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-The Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior competition proved to be more of a marathon than a sprint as Staff Sgt. Eliud Temblador, bested 11 others to capture the title here.

  • Fort Benning forecast open house proves success

    Jun 23, 2014

    Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command conducted an acquisition forecast open house for small businesses June 18 at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Contracting officials find common ground for data pull

    Jun 23, 2014

    Contracting members at Fort Carson, Colorado, have found a way to streamline their data collection process and establish a common operating picture for their organization.

  • Contracting officials seek market research for Army advertising

    Jun 20, 2014

    Contracting officials here are conducting market research to gather information on capabilities and business practices to provide a full range of advertising services for the Army.

  • Soldiers prepare for the ACC's Best Warrior competition

    Jun 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-Soldiers from around the globe will compete here June 23-25 during the U.S. Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior Competition 2014.

  • No more lights, camera, action for Fischer

    Jun 19, 2014

    If William Shakespeare is correct and the world is a stage and we are all merely players making exits and entrances, Marlin Fischer has most certainly played his share of roles.

  • Leadership training workshop hosted by ACC-NJ

    Jun 19, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-New Jersey conducted leadership development workshops for 49 of its employees at the contracting center's Picatinny and Fort Dix locations.

  • Marrama receives the Army Materiel Command's Vincent J. Faggioli Achievement Award

    Jun 18, 2014

    Denise M. Marrama, Army Contracting Command-New Jersey attorney-advisor, received the Army Materiel Command's Vincent J. Faggioli Achievement Award May 23 during AMC's Continuing Legal Education Program held at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • 409th CSB hosts 405th AFSB job shadow program participant

    Jun 18, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade recently supported the 405th Army Field Support Brigade's job shadow program by allowing one of its participants to work with contracting officers here.

  • Spotlight on … Anita Guadiano

    Jun 17, 2014

    Anita Guadiano is a procurement analyst for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Policy and Compliance Directorate's Field Support Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Spotlight on… Sgt. 1st Class Derrick L. Hill

    Jun 16, 2014

    Spotlight on…Sgt. 1st Class Derrick L. Hill, 919th Contingency Contracting Battalion 418th Contracting Support Brigade, Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • ACC historian provides interactive D-Day history lesson

    Jun 11, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command employees got to experience a portion of the D-Day airborne assault through an interactive program presented by the command historian.

  • Hannon rolls into Hot Rod Power Tour

    Jun 11, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The rumble of thousands of car engines will be heard loud and clear June 12 as the 20th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour makes a stop for a night at the Isle of Capri, Bettendorf, Iowa. At least one member of ACC-RI is already geared up and waiting for the opening flag to drop on the event.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade supports Rochambeau 2014

    Jun 11, 2014

    Contracting officers were on hand in Mourmelon and Mailley, France, providing contracting support for a Rochambeau 2014.

  • Spotlight on…Master Sgt. Peter J. Miller

    Jun 11, 2014

    Spotlight on…Master Sgt. Peter J. Miller, 920th Contingency Contracting Battalion, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • Contracting officer credits team for Army small business award

    Jun 6, 2014

    The skill of juggling two jobs at once has proven quite successful for a contracting officer at Fort Drum, New York, who recently earned Army recognition for his contracting efforts with America's small businesses.

  • Fort Carson contracting holds open house

    Jun 6, 2014

    Small business representatives learned more about contracting opportunities at Fort Carson, Colorado, during an open house May 27, 2014.

  • ACC attorneys receive AMC honors

    Jun 5, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, AL. - Two Army Contracting Command attorneys received awards during the Army Materiel Command's Continuing Legal Education Program here May 23. Toby Davis received the Army Materiel Command's Joyce I. Allen Award as the Army Materiel Command Attorney of the Year. Katherine MacKenzie, received the Vincent J. Faggioli AMC Achievement Award.

  • New mission presents opportunities for career development

    Jun 5, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command is preparing to assume the contingency contract administration services mission in Africa, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.

  • Spotlight on ... George B. Hubbard

    Jun 5, 2014

    George B. Hubbard Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Division D Branch G contract specialist

  • 409th CSB supports Normandy's D-Day ceremony

    Jun 5, 2014

    In Normandy, France, the radio is reporting clear skies and calm waters as military and civilian personnel from all over the world gather in honor and celebration of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. This makes today far different from the monumental day when Allied troops stormed a stretch of beach in the invasion of Continental Europe, in World War II.

  • Contract saves millions of dollars

    Jun 4, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade recently awarded a contract for support services saving the government millions of dollars.

  • After 41 years, Lashbrook leaves government service

    Jun 4, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Rock Island Arsenal and Army Contracting Command-Rock Island bid happy trails to Rosalie Lashbrook, one of its longest serving employees, , in honor of her more than 41 years of government service.

  • Belvoir contracting professionals support Arlington National Cemetery restoration

    Jun 3, 2014

    In preparation for the 150th Anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery, contracting professionals at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Belvoir, Virginia, became heavily involved with much needed updates to the ANC Memorial Amphitheater Display Room.

  • ACC-Rock Island personnel participate in local emergency reponse exercise

    Jun 2, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - A team of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees provided support to the Rock Island Arsenal Garrison during a May 14 emergency response exercise here.

  • EAGLE: lessons from the year and a focus on the future

    May 28, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Program was a hot topic around the Quad Cities May 6-8, as business leaders nationwide gathered to attend the National Defense Industrial Association's Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium.

  • Future Army Contract Writing System reaches major milestone

    May 28, 2014

    The Army Contract Writing System Capabilities Management Office announced the approval of a material development decision for the Army Contract Writing System.

  • ACC plans dining out in June

    May 28, 2014

    Army Contracting Command will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a formal dining out at the Summit on Redstone Arsenal, Ala., June 24.

  • Active shooter response training educates the workforce

    May 28, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters participated in an active shooter response exercise May 27.

  • Army contracting leaders educate, encourage communication

    May 22, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - Government and small business leaders from across the country gathered at the National Defense Industrial Association's Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium and the Rock Island Center of Excellence Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry, held May 7-8 in, Moline, Illinois.

  • Attorney Participates in Military to Military Engagement at the Indian Institute of Military Law

    May 22, 2014

    Maj. Marlin Paschal, the 413th Contracting Support Brigade command judge advocate, participated in a military-to-military exchange between the U.S. and India.

  • Fort Campbell contracting director to retire

    May 22, 2014

    One of the command's most senior contracting leaders is saying farewell after almost 33 years of federal service -- all of those in acquisitions.

  • Giving back hallmark of new command sergeant major's career (Part II)

    May 21, 2014

    While he was sitting atop the EOD world, the Sergeant Major of the Army Board of Directors selected Command Sergeant Major David M. Puig to interview for the Army Contracting Command command sergeant major position.

  • Spotlight on ... Maj. Gregory Howard Jr.

    May 21, 2014

    Describe your current position I am a contingency contracting officer for a modular deployable contingency contracting team, the 635th Contingency Contracting Team, Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss, Texas, serving as division chief for Post-Award and as the 919th Contingency Contracting Battalion executive officer. We provide both installation and contingency support to the 1st Armored Division and other major tenant organizations assigned to Fort Bliss.

  • Army Contracting Command call for volunteers

    May 21, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command is seeking Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certified level 2 and 3 employees in the 1102, 1103 and 1910 career fields to volunteer for one-year deployments to Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Fort Bliss shares acquisition forecast with area businesses

    May 21, 2014

    Small-business representatives from throughout the greater El Paso, Texas, region had a chance to learn about contracting opportunities during a Mission and Installation Contracting Command Acquisition Open House May 15 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Simulated storm creates training opportuities

    May 20, 2014

    A simulated storm tore through Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, as part of a military exercise, providing realistic training scenarios for the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion.

  • Pentagon trip creates synergy

    May 20, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A chance to see the Department of Defense headquarters in action was the reality for approximately 30 members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground and the military members of the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion.

  • Family Readiness draws out the fun at the 409th Contracting Support Brigade

    May 19, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Simulated turkey shoots, military cargo plane tours and Easter egg-hunts are just some of the activities that happen at the 409th Contracting Support Brigade Family Readiness Group meetings.

  • MICC expands outreach efforts with acquisition forecasts

    May 16, 2014

    In an effort to expand its outreach efforts to small businesses, officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are conducting acquisition forecast forums at multiple locations throughout the country.

  • AMC, ACC commanders visit Pacific

    May 15, 2014

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii--Members of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade here got a chance to tell their two senior commanders about contracting operations in the Pacific theater.

  • Industry day held at ACC-NJ for 120mm tank round

    May 15, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-New Jersey and the Project Manager, Maneuver Ammunition Systems hosted a 120mm, Advanced Multi Purpose XM1147 High Explosive Multi-Purpose with Tracer cartridge Industry Day.

  • ACC IG wraps up distinguished career

    May 15, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When Lt. Col. Jvon Hearn enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1987 for college funding, he never guessed he'd be leaving 27 years later as an officer with a great respect for the family he now knows as the Army.

  • Giving back hallmark of new command sergeant major's career

    May 15, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig learned early in life what it means to be an American and to be a servant leader.

  • Editorial: Contracting senior enlisted relevant, resilient, ready to serve at strategic level

    May 15, 2014

    As our Army continues its transformation following more than 13 years of continuous war, it increasingly relies on its senior enlisted leaders to advise in the management and strategic development of the most talented and superior Soldiers to serve as the next generation of leaders.

  • Small businesses gather in Quad Cities

    May 13, 2014

    Business owners from across America came together for the 2014 Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium to learn about how small businesses can partner with the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and other defense logistics agencies to achieve common goals at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill., May 7-8.

  • JMC Deputy to Commander provides insight to small business opportunities

    May 12, 2014

    Patricia Huber, Joint Munitions Command deputy to the commander, provided small business owners insight to government contracting opportunities during the 2014 Midwest Small Business Symposium held here, May 7-8.

  • USAASC announces contracting reclassification board results

    May 12, 2014

    Fourteen candidates were selected for reclassification as a result of the 51C Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) reclassification board held here April 22-23, 2014. The purpose of the board is to ensure the best qualified NCOs from across the Army are selected for reclassification into military occupational specialty (MOS) 51C, an Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Contracting NCO, which is part of the Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce.

  • Army Sustainment Command touts opportunities at small business contracting symposium

    May 9, 2014

  • Castillo succeeds with hard work, determination

    May 8, 2014

    Yong Castillo, a naturalized U.S. Citizen working at the Anniston Contracting Office, tells the story of how she came to America.

  • Contracting authority expands to lower levels

    May 8, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (May 8, 2014) -- The appointment of four new principal assistants responsible for contracting at Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting support brigades and a field directorate office is establishing greater authority and decision-making at lower command levels.

  • ACC-NJ hosts 40mm ammo industry day

    May 6, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-New Jersey and the Project Manager, Maneuver Ammunition Systems hosted a second High and Low Velocity 40mm Target Practice Day/Night/Thermal Industry Day.

  • Law Day event gets out the vote

    May 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Members of the Army Contracting Command Office of Counsel welcomed guests to their office here May 1 to celebrate Law Day.

  • Small BIZ getting big results through Army contracting

    May 6, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --Small businesses worldwide received more than $2.2 billion in Army contracts in the first half of fiscal year 2014, according to the Army Contracting Command here.

  • Fort Carson to hold acquisition open house

    May 6, 2014

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Fort Carson, Colorado, are conducting an Acquisition Forecast Open House May 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at McMahon Auditorium.

  • Odierno briefed on AMC's global reach, way ahead

    May 5, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 2, 2014, to receive an "AMC Futures" briefing.

  • Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession

    May 5, 2014

    Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation's government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During Public Service Recognition Week, we pause to recognize the tremendous contributions our Civilians make every day for our Soldiers, their Families and our Nation.

  • ACC announces 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety campaign

    May 5, 2014

    Summer is finally approaching and after a very harsh winter and unpredictable spring weather many of us are joyously welcoming the season of sunny weather. We long for beach vacations, backyard barbecues, motorcycle rides, family road trips and outdoor sports.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade exceeds expectations with contract close-outs

    May 5, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany--The 409th Contracting Support Brigade here recently surpassed contract close-out objectives established by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement).

  • Spotlight on … Wolfgang Hochholzer

    May 5, 2014

    Wolfgang Hochholzer, a German citizen, started working with the Army in 1983 as a supply clerk with the Directorate of Public Works warehouse in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • ACC-RI employees have a muddy good time supporting local fire departments

    Apr 30, 2014

    Three Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Sustainment Division employees participated in the second annual Rescue Run, held in Aledo, Ill., on April 19.

  • Fort Bliss to hold acquisition open house

    Apr 30, 2014

    Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss, Texas, office are holding an acquisition open house for the El Paso small-business community May 15 at Fort Bliss.

  • Finance Soldiers prove valuable resource

    Apr 29, 2014

    A second wave of Soldiers in the finance management military occupational specialty are arriving at select Mission and Installation Contracting Command offices to help fill a critical capabilities gap while at the same time gaining valuable developmental skills training.

  • Knack for negotiating leads Soldier to military contracting

    Apr 29, 2014

    If speeding tickets kindled his Army career, then an act of generosity provided the spark. For a 20-year-old young man from Suffolk, Va., this was the case when his father's best friend paid the traffic citations barring him from serving his country.

  • ACC to hold East Coast Strong Bonds workshop

    Apr 24, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command will host a Strong Bonds couples workshop June 13-15 in North Carolina.

  • Spotlight on … Staff Sgt. Vincent Smith

    Apr 24, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Vincent Smith is a contracting specialist with the 918th Contingency Contracting Battalion at Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Meigs revolutionized contracting practices during the Civil War

    Apr 23, 2014

    History provides a wonderful opportunity to learn from the past. It teaches both mistakes to not be repeated and successes to perpetuate.

  • There's gold in them there mountains of boxes

    Apr 23, 2014

    Spending $10 million seems like a hefty sum. That expense seems much more reasonable when it helps the government recapture $300 million over the course of four years.

  • Cake decorator just wants to make his girls happy

    Apr 23, 2014

    Constructive criticism about his wife's cake decorating skills led Phillip Garrison to the dog house, but also allowed him to have his cake and decorate it too.

  • ACC employee loses battle with cancer

    Apr 23, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command employee has lost her battle with cancer.

  • Command Sergeant Major David M. Puig: Message to the ACC family

    Apr 23, 2014

    Team, I want to thank everyone for their warm welcome as Linda and I get settled here at Redstone Arsenal and join the Army Contracting Command family. We are both very excited about the opportunity to represent all the great Soldiers and civilians that make up this great organization.

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