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  • Soldiers: Speak up to select new Improved Physical Fitness Uniform

    Oct 8, 2012

    The Program Executive Officer Soldier is offering an online survey to ask troops to choose from the which of the six proposed redesigned uniforms -- which include 32 improvements -- they like best. The survey opened Oct. 9 and will remain online until Oct. 29.

  • ACC to host stand down as part of Army's initiative to stem suicide trend

    Oct 4, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno opened the service-wide suicide prevention stand down with senior leaders in the Pentagon, Sept. 27, by announcing that 237 Soldiers have potentially taken their lives so far this year and that the Army will step up its resilience training to combat the problem.

  • NCO meets challenge, gets inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Oct 4, 2012

    Despite an initial setback of being denied membership in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club once before, Sgt. 1st Class La Chad Jefferson was more than determined the second go-round.

  • ACC Commanding General's End of Fiscal Year Video

    Oct 2, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, U.S. Army Contracting Command's commanding general, completed a video highlighting the great work ACC accomplished in fiscal year 2012.

  • MICC ensures smooth transfer of logistics contract management

    Sep 28, 2012

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials stand ready for the Oct. 1 transfer of administrative control for directorate of logistics contract requirements from the Army's Installation Management Command to the Sustainment Command.

  • Couples' efforts are a "smoking silly" success

    Sep 26, 2012

    Grilling more than 50 pounds of beef, chicken and pork for a group of six people seems like a lot, but for the husband and wife team of Robert Vanderipe and Lex Vanegas, it's a typical event.

  • Call to action: training, mentorship key to mission success

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army continues to address numerous challenges in an environment characterized by diminishing resources. This also holds true for Army contracting.

  • Getting a Grip on Government Property

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Army Contracting Command's Government Furnished Property Community of Practice is working diligently to develop its members as a ready resource to property managers, and contracting practitioners across the command and the Army, according to David Groell, ACC GFP CoP lead, Contracting Operations.

  • Governance process aligns IT requirements

    Sep 26, 2012

    In a command as vast and loaded with such a huge variety of information technology, the Army Contracting Command's Chief Information Office G6 has the task of corralling the various information tools to ensure they are aligned with the command's tasks and missions.

  • Improvements to the Standard Procurement System-Army in time for end of year activity

    Sep 26, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- The fourth quarter is a busy time of year for Army contracting professionals and the challenge for many is a combination of the sheer volume of contracts, the complexity of each transactions and also accessing and using the Standard Procurement System-Army to process the transactions.

  • VECP -- Saving Money through Innovation

    Sep 26, 2012

    The Value Engineering Change Proposal program is a legacy cost saving program used in government contracting for many years and the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey and General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products haves used it to save $38 million with additional saving to follow.

  • Quality assurance intern program pushed throughout the 409th

    Sep 26, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 409th Contracting Support Brigade here is sponsoring a number of Expeditionary Contracting Command quality assurance specialist interns as part of a two-year program providing on-the-job experience.

  • Non-Complex Team identifies many successes

    Sep 26, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. --- Initially established as a six-person Air Force team , the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Non-Complex Reachback Branch has grown to 18 temporary duty personnel, augmented by an additional two civilians and seven Army permanent party personnel stationed here.

  • Q & A with Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols

    Sep 26, 2012

    Questions and Answers: Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, Commanding General, U.S. Army Contracting Command

  • 411th Contracting Support Brigade: Contracting support in the land of the morning calm

    Sep 26, 2012

    Providing the stability necessary to maintain a transient workforce, the 411th Contracting Support Brigade's Korean-national workforce is the cornerstone of the brigade's success, according to the unit's senior leadership.

  • Greening tour introduces contracting specialist to their customers

    Sep 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.- The Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground here kicked-off a series of site visits with its customer organizations, a greening tour, as a learning tool for employees.

  • Contingency contracting exercise preparations begin

    Sep 26, 2012

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Army Contracting Command will conduct the premier Department of Defense contracting readiness exercise for military and civilian personnel.

  • Raising cancer awareness one mile at a time

    Sep 26, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.- On Sept. 23, Army Contracting Command--Rock Island procurement analyst Chris Calhoun joined thousands of other runners challenging themselves during the 2012 Quad Cities Marathon.

  • ACC-NJ activity supports the local community

    Sep 26, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.-Army Contracting Command--New Jersey's New Associate Development Group here is teaching its interns it's more important to give than it is to receive.

  • Van Heest departs ACC

    Sep 26, 2012

    One thing was certain, Deborah Van Heest's passion to see the world could not be contained in small-town America.

  • Hutchison heading to Huntsville

    Sep 25, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Executive Director Michael Hutchison was recently named the deputy to Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, ACC commanding general.

  • ACC-RI employees build leadership skills

    Sep 25, 2012

    Two Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees graduated from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program on Aug. 23 in Washington D.C.

  • Group empowers public speakers

    Sep 25, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees are actively engaged in exercising their public speaking abilities at monthly International Training in Communication meetings.

  • AMC commanding general visits Army Contracting Command

    Sep 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the U.S. Army Contracting Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters here Sept. 25.

  • ACC Today - Fall 2012

    Sep 21, 2012

    View the Fall edition of our award-winning magazine online.

  • Army announces greatest inventions of 2011

    Sep 19, 2012

    U.S. Army officials announced the winners of its 2011 greatest inventions competition, Sept. 19, 2012.

  • Commentary: Learning to cope when suicide hits at home

    Sep 19, 2012

    The last day of school of my freshman year in high school, I woke up to the phone ringing. It was very early and I heard my mom's voice talking to the person on the other end.

  • Spotlight on...Anita McLain

    Sep 19, 2012

    Anita McLain is a contracting officer/contract specialist with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Theater Contracting Center, in Kaiserslautern, Germany .

  • ACC historian predicts Zombie Apocalypse in 2013

    Sep 19, 2012

    If you're trying to survive the latest zombie apocalypse, you might want to ask the Weitzel clan for a tip or two.

  • Contracting community in sprint to year end

    Sep 17, 2012

    A team of contracting experts here are helping ensure the smooth execution of billions of dollars in acquisitions as the frenzied pace at which most contracting offices operate has hastened to an all out sprint toward the end of the government's fiscal year Sept. 30.

  • Hutchison named deputy to the ACC commanding general

    Sep 14, 2012

    "I'm pleased to announce that Mike Hutchison will become our new deputy here at Redstone Arsenal (Ala.)," stated Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, commanding general of Army Contracting Command.

  • ASC selects EAGLE contractors

    Sep 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command, through the Army Contracting Command -- Rock Island, executed the first round of basic ordering agreements (BOA) with companies to provide logistics support services through its Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) program. The second round of BOA releases will be made on a continuing basis between now and Oct. 15.

  • ACC commanding general visits Fort Sam Houston

    Sep 13, 2012

    The commanding general of Army Contracting Command visited members of the Fort Sam Houston community, and gave insight to the future of Army contracting Sept. 6 and 7 here.

  • Providing the homeless a ray of hope

    Sep 13, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-Dorphelia and Wilbert Foster have found that helping others is a great way to help themselves.

  • ACC-Redstone's deputy promoted, organization colors uncased

    Sep 13, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Newly promoted to colonel, Ian Klinkhammer gave the credit to the people who serve with him, helped raise him and made him the person he is today.

  • New tool helps guide contracting officials, analysts

    Sep 12, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Contracting officers, specialists and procurement analysts throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command have a new resource at their disposal when making decisions during the contracting process.

  • 414th Contracting Support Brigade deploys to support Southern Accord 2012

    Sep 6, 2012

    As training for Southern Accord 2012 commenced, members of the 414th Contracting Support Brigade deployed and provided contracting support and more in support of the U.S. Africa Command joint exercise.

  • Contracting officer named one of Army's best

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting officer from Fort Sill, Okla., received the Department of the Army's Contracting Professional of the Year Award during an August ceremony at Washington, D.C.

  • ACC-APG employees compete, win Arizona Olympics

    Sep 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.-- Members of the Army Contracting Command --Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., proved they're not only winners in the acquisition arena, but are also winners on the sports field.

  • ACC-RI employees perform well on NCMA certification test

    Sep 5, 2012

    Quad Cities NCMA chapter announced 83 percent of ACC-RI employees passed NCMA certification test.

  • MICC awards $200 million to small business in August

    Sep 5, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. small businesses throughout the nation benefitted from the award of more than $200 million in contracts during the month of August by contracting officials with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • ACC now offers multi-level contracting training

    Sep 5, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- For contracting specialists, training is not an option. Contracting personnel are required to obtain Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certification and an additional 80 hours of continuous learning points every two years.

  • Spotlight on...Andrew Cabral

    Sep 5, 2012

    Safety intern grateful to serve war fighters

  • Merritt's morsels make many merry

    Sep 5, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- The Food Channel promotes Paula Deen, Rachel Ray and others as its wellknown cooking personalities. The Army Contracting Command's answer is Sandy Merritt.

  • Contracting officer set to work with Google, Inc.

    Aug 31, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Accustomed to working within the structure and discipline of a military environment, Maj. Matthew Bisswurm is stepping into new territory after his selection for a position at Google, Inc., as part of the Army's Training with Industry Program.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Joe Kibe

    Aug 31, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Joe Kibe is a contracting specialist assigned to the 649th Contingency Contracting Team, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, in Kaisersalutern, Germany.

  • Acquisition Corps intensifies search for motivated Soldiers, officers

    Aug 31, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- As the Army reduces in size, the Army Acquisition Corps is growing.

  • ECC CSM kicks off veteran hiring event in Huntsville

    Aug 31, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Command Sgt. Maj. Angel Clark-Davis, command sergeant major, Expeditionary Contracting Command, joins (left to right) Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Ernie Lombardi, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in welcoming veterans to the 2012 Hiring our Heroes Job Fair held at the Marriott here Aug. 23.

  • 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.

  • CG unfurls new ACC-APG colors

    Aug 24, 2012

    Members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., gathered Aug. 6 to witness the official uncasing of the organizational colors during a ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general and Steven R. Bryant, ACC-APG deputy director.

  • CG unveils ACC-Warren's new flag, recognizes workforce

    Aug 24, 2012

    WARREN, Mich. -- Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, Army Contracting Command, visited Army Contracting Command- Warren July 20 to unveil and present its new unit flag, meet with its leadership and host a town hall.

  • Local children look to chaplain for answers

    Aug 24, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Not one to turn down an invite, Army Contracting Command's Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles "Chip" Fields found himself fielding questions from a very inquisitive group of local children at the Grace United Methodist Church Sunday School here.

  • Spotlight on...Maj. Brenda F. Perry

    Aug 23, 2012

    Maj. Brenda F. Perry is the chief, contracting support operations with the 412th Contracting Support Brigade at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • 409th CSB deputy joins expert panel, addresses 'Doing business in Europe'

    Aug 23, 2012

  • 409th CSB provides contracting support across Europe

    Aug 23, 2012

    With a geographic footprint spanning across 104 countries, the 409th Contracting Support Brigade in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is the Expeditionary Contracting Command's support link on the European and African continents.

  • ACC recruiting recent college grads through rapid-fire hiring campaign

    Aug 22, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Recent college graduates looking for a career in Army contracting should keep their eyes on for a series of rapid-fire job announcements, according to Army Contracting Command's human capital director.

  • ACC announces leadership changes

    Aug 16, 2012

    Army Contracting Command is preparing to say farewell to two of its senior leaders.

  • CG visits Picatinny Arsenal, unfurls new colors

    Aug 16, 2012

    PICATNNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, Army Contracting Command, paid a visit to ACC-New Jersey, Aug. 9-10.

  • Contracting team supports Indonesian exercise

    Aug 16, 2012

    MALANG, Indonesia -- The annual multi-national Medical Readiness Training Exercise Tendon Valiant 2012 began June 18 at the Soepraoen Army Hospital in Malang, Indonesia.

  • Spotlight on...Ruth Ann Smith

    Aug 16, 2012

    Learn more about Ruth-Ann Smith, a contract administrator with the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • ACC NewsBlast now available online!

    Aug 15, 2012

    View this week's edition of our online newsletter, ACC NewsBlast.

  • MICC awards $326 million to small business in July

    Aug 14, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- More than $326 million in contracts were awarded to small businesses throughout the nation for the month of July by contracting officials with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • McHugh: Army's success depends on civilian workforce

    Aug 10, 2012

    Through opportunities for professional development and education, the Army will shape the future civilian workforce, ensuring adaptive leaders with diverse experiences, who are able to solve complex problems -- an effort comparable to the development of Soldiers throughout their careers. Retaining and managing talent is a top priority for Army leaders, particularly during downsizing.

  • Lending more than just a hand

    Aug 8, 2012

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Army Contracting Command Redstone Arsenal - Colorado Springs Contracting Directorate's team-building exercise resulted in more than an increase in esprit-de-corps. It helped create a home.

  • Via takes command of AMC, becomes first 4-star signal officer

    Aug 7, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin were in attendance at the promotion ceremony for Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command's deputy commanding general, at the Bob Jones auditorium in Madison, Ala., Aug. 7, 2012.

  • AMC marks 50 years of excellence by inducting 5 into the Hall of Fame

    Aug 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command marked AMC's 50th anniversary by inducting five former employees into the inaugural AMC Hall of Fame Aug. 1 at AMC Headquarters, here.

  • Olympic experience resonates within commanding general

    Aug 1, 2012

    For Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, commanding general, U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., the Olympic games are memories of past accomplishments and friendships.

  • Spotlight on...Travis Petty

    Aug 1, 2012

    Learn more about Travis Petty, Antiterrorism/Force Protection Officer at the 409th Contracting Support Brigade in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Contracting office saves Army nearly $22 million

    Jul 27, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting office at Fort Knox, Ky., saved almost $22 million with the award of a contract for wireless devices and services supporting the Army's more than 8,500-member recruiting force around the world.

  • A family deployed -- the Jones family supports OEF

    Jul 27, 2012

    Three members of the Michael R. Jones family are currently deployed to Bagram Airfield in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Father, mother and son are serving in different capacities; each said being deployed together can be a mixed blessing.

  • MICC welcomes new chief of staff

    Jul 27, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here welcomed its new chief of staff July 25.

  • Spotlight on...Capt. Jeremy Brown

    Jul 26, 2012

    Learn more about Capt. Jeremy Brown, the commander's new aide-de-camp.

  • Maj. Gen. Nichols visits ACC-RI

    Jul 23, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Executive Director Michael Hutchison held a reception at the Arsenal Golf Club House here on July 17 to welcome Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC's first commanding general.

  • AMC Town hall recognizes workforce's commitment to serve

    Jul 20, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the AMC town hall and employee recognition day at the Bob Jones auditorium here, Jul. 20.

  • Improvements to the SPS-A in time for end of year activity

    Jul 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The fourth quarter is a busy time of each fiscal year for Army contracting professionals and the challenge for many is a combination of the sheer volume of contracts, the complexity of each transaction, and also accessing and using the Standard Procurement System-Army to process the transactions.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Trevah A. Goins

    Jul 18, 2012

    A contracting specialist with the 901st Contingency Contracting Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas, Staff Sgt. Trevah A. Goins is currently deployed to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar with the U.S. Central Command's Joint Theater Support Contracting Command.

  • Back in fight: Contracting officer returns to help Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A trip to today's military hospitals reveals American warriors afflicted with many different ailments, including battle injuries, missing limbs and severe scars. Time and medical care eventually heals all physical wounds, but some wounds leave no physical scars.

  • AMC Best Warrior Competition continues with STX lane events

    Jul 17, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton, Army Sustainment Command, engages an obstacle during day two of the STX (Situated Training Exercise) lane events in the Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition July 17 at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The top noncommissioned officers and Soldiers from AMC are gathered here for the three-day event to select the command's top NCO and Soldier of the Year.

  • MICC chief of staff to retire after 36 years

    Jul 13, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As the Mission and Installation Contracting Command's chief of staff prepares to retire in August after 36 years of service, the significant contributions he's made to the Army and the contracting community will long impact Soldiers serving today and in the future. But few people know that his budding career in contracting came long before his accession into the Army Acquisition Corps in 1995.

  • ACC-RI leaders meet with Ms. Heidi Shyu

    Jul 13, 2012

  • 412th CSB welcomes new commander

    Jul 13, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The 412th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony here July 10.

  • RIA celebrates 150th anniversary with Quad Cities' residents

    Jul 11, 2012

    Despite a heat index rising to 110-plus degrees, Quad Cities residents came out and celebrated the 150th anniversary of Rock Island Arsenal. Activities officially kicked off at 10 a.m. with a parade that made its way down the island's main street, Rodman Avenue. Then, the U.S. Army's Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, descended upon RIA's Memorial Field, displaying their pinpoint landing skills.

  • Weaving a Webb of success

    Jul 11, 2012

    Corey Webb, government property administrator and plant clearance officer, Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Anniston, Ala., said his goodbyes to co-workers in Alabama and at Army Contracting Command Rock Island, Ill., June 28 prior to moving to a new position with the Department of Veteran Affairs.

  • DASA(P) presents awards at ACC-RI

    Jul 11, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Kim Denver, deputy assistant secretary of the Army (procurement) visited ACC-RI and took the time to present the 2011 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting during a town hall June 21.

  • ACC's new G3 among leadership changes

    Jul 11, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command's new deputy chief of staff, G3 Mission Operations, is a new face among several leadership changes across the command.

  • Army acquisition executive visits Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC

    Jul 10, 2012

    Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, visited the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center at Rock Island, Ill., which is the only vertically integrated metal manufacturer in Department of Defense.

  • Spotlight on...Todd Bales

    Jul 6, 2012

    Todd S. Bales is a contract specialist with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif.

  • Zybura assumes command at first 413th Contracting Support Brigade

    Jul 2, 2012

    Hawaiian tradewinds blew favorably across the deck of the USS Missouri here June 28 as Col. Michael D. Hoskin relinquished command to Col. Martin A. Zybura at the first change of command ceremony for the 413th Contracting Support Brigade.

  • Presidential Rank Awards presented to four AMC professionals

    Jun 28, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- June 28, 2012 -- Under Secretary of the Army the Honorable Joseph Westphal presents the 2011 Presidential Rank Awards to four Army Materiel Command professionals during an official ceremony at the Pentagon, Thursday.

  • Systems analyst rocking his way through life

    Jun 27, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Monday through Friday, Anthony P. Rosata is a cool-headed, polite, hardworking and funny Army Contracting Command-Rock Island systems analyst. But ask the crowd at one of his band's shows about his persona and you'd get a whole different list of descriptors: heavy, loud and brutal, for instance.

  • Spotlight on...Manuel Medeiros

    Jun 27, 2012

    Manuel R. Medeiros is currently assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Drum, N.Y., and is slated to deploy to Afghanistan to serve with the Defense Contract Management Agency.

  • Fox remains cool under pressure of high level, short notice presentation

    Jun 25, 2012

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC. - When the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy needed information on innovative approaches for funding research partnerships it turned to Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. ACC-APG turned to Patricia J. Fox.

  • More traveling in store for Moore

    Jun 25, 2012

    Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. -- Many people shy away from two-and-a-half month deployments to Kuwait and Qatar but for Gregory Moore it's another opportunity to learn more about the region and share his knowledge with the locals.

  • Mapping out careers

    Jun 25, 2012

    ABEREDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Army Contracting Command's Civilian Workforce Workgroup has established a comprehensive career roadmap for contracting professionals to help individuals achieve their career goals.

  • Contracting officials pulling double duty

    Jun 25, 2012

    By ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The idea of doubling an investment sounds very appealing and four contracting specialists at the Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., accomplish this as government civilians and as Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Expeditionary contracting starts here

    Jun 25, 2012

    More than just the standard books and lectures associated with classes, the Mission Readiness Airman Contracting Apprentice Course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, provides a training environment similar to the realities its students will encounter in the field.

  • Program integrator provides embedded contracting expertise to PEO-Soldier

    Jun 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Essential to the Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, customer relations is a high prirority.

  • ACC gathers expertise, efforts to solve business problems in four complex areas of contracting

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has established communities of practice to help its business processes and practices look and behave more alike than differently in critical, complex areas of interest across the enterprise.

  • Increase in oversight and reporting capabilities found in virtual suite of tools

    Jun 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Military contracting professionals within the Army Contracting Command are closer to having the means to provide a higher level of reporting and oversight capability with the fielding of its virtual contracting enterprise suite of tools and software.

  • Room in the Army Acquisition Corps for reclassifying NCOs

    Jun 25, 2012

    As the Army reduces in size, reclassification into the acquisition corps may be an option for qualified Soldiers to stay in the Army.