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  • ACC Today - Fall 2011

    Feb 7, 2012

    View the latest edition of the U.S. Army Contracting Command's award-winning magazine online.

  • Notifying the workforce during an emergency

    Feb 3, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Your phone rings: "Please report to your appointed shelter" the message says. Within the hour, a F5 tornado rips through your neighborhood. Approximately 1, 600 tornadoes occurred across the states in the 2011 tornado outbreak. Locally, homes were flattened and thousands were left without power, including Redstone Arsena

  • Spotlight on...Jackie Lynne Pinkston

    Feb 1, 2012

    Learn more about Jackie Lynne Pinkston an acquisition services group program manager assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • MICC contracting experts helping build future acquisition leaders

    Jan 31, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Uniformed contracting officers training here as part of the two-week U.S. Army Contracting Command pre-deployment readiness exercise Joint Dawn 2012 are benefiting from a growing role by civilian contracting professionals.

  • Annual pre-deployment exercise attracts joint participation

    Jan 30, 2012

    U.S. Army Contracting Command is holding a pre-deployment joint readiness exercise called Joint Dawn 2012 at Fort Bliss, Texas, from Jan. 19 to Feb 3, 2012.

  • AMC command sergeant major: deployed Soldiers depend on contracting officers

    Jan 30, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- In a surprise visit Jan. 26 with U.S. Army Contracting Command participants of the Joint Dawn exercise, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, U.S. Army Materiel Command, lauded the Soldiers' efforts in supporting the war fighter in theater.

  • MICC members team with uniformed counterparts for Joint Dawn

    Jan 29, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Forty-five members from throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the more than 250 participants teaming together here in support of the two-week U.S. Army Contracting Command pre-deployment readiness exercise Joint Dawn 2012.

  • D3I Day brings defense industry together

    Jan 27, 2012

    D3I explained more in depth to local defense industry

  • Nichols named new ACC commander

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Chief of Staff, U.S. Army announced today that Brig. Gen. (P) Camille M. Nichols will assume command of the U.S. Army Contracting Command.

  • Army Contracting key to medical breakthroughs

    Jan 20, 2012

    A medical research contract established through the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground has led to the nation's first full face transplant and the first combination face and hands transplant.

  • CSA's Marching Orders -- America's Force of Decisive Action

    Jan 19, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno issued his Marching Orders Jan. 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

  • SMA Chandler: 'We have an incredible Army'

    Jan 18, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., happened to be a test ground for more than missiles and helicopters on Jan. 10-11, 2012.

  • Army acquisition executive emphasizes affordability

    Jan 17, 2012

    From firing a new enhanced performance round to actively seeking input from mid-career managers, Heidi Shyu's whirlwind visit Dec. 20, 2011, to Picatinny Arsenal included a town hall in which she underscored the need to streamline acquisition.

  • U.S. Army Issues Sources Sought Notice for Network Technology

    Jan 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army, through the System of Systems Integration (SoSI) Directorate, announced that it is seeking interested industry and government sources with mature solutions to enhance existing network systems capabilities to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 event, scheduled to occur in Oct/Nov 2012 at Fort Bliss, Texas and White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), N.M. The NIE is a series of semi-annual evaluations designed to further integrate and mature the Army's tactical network, and accelerate and improve the way network technologies are delivered to Soldiers.

  • Next ACC Small Business Workshop scheduled

    Jan 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command Office of Small Business Programs has scheduled the first workshop of 2012.

  • Regional Contracting Office wins RCO of the Year

    Jan 12, 2012

    The Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Regional Contracting Office has won RCO of the Year for 2011.

  • Rhoades becomes MICC command sergeant major

    Jan 12, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades as its command sergeant major during a change-of-responsibility ceremony here Jan. 9.

  • Contracting workers send care packages to troops

    Jan 6, 2012

    Thanks to the employees of the Army Contracting Command's Missile Logistic Division, Soldiers serving in Afghanistan felt the Christmas spirit miles away from home.

  • Natick plays major role in face transplants

    Jan 5, 2012

    Three full facial transplants have been accomplished with funding from an Army contract and officials at the Natick Soldier Systems Center hope the technology can be used on wounded warriors.

  • Army sets path for MICC command sergeant major

    Jan 5, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Admittedly, growing up on the streets of Atlanta in the late 1970s searching for trouble was producing a harsh reality for a teenager whose alternative of leading a straight path in uniform was furthermost from his thoughts. Like many teens whose angst after graduating high school is often typified by a contemptuous demeanor, 18-year-old Clinton Jackson didn't want anybody, let alone his parents, telling him what to do.

  • ACC-KU takes on Biggest Loser Challenge

    Jan 5, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- More often than not, changes in an organization occur with each rotation of leadership. For some leaders, a vision of a fit workforce begins with setting the example. The 408th Army Contracting Support Brigade, Army Contracting Command-Kuwait took on The Biggest Loser Challenge here.

  • Meeting Demands of Changing Army

    Jan 4, 2012

    Gen. Ann Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, is beginning the year with a strong sense of pride.

  • ACC-KU launches strategic plan, improve warfighters' support

    Jan 3, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Does every member of your organization know or understand how their individual job performance contributes to the mission as a whole? Do your managers fully understand how to manage their teams by aligning day-to-day work to the vision and mission of the command?

  • Model offers MICC leaders capability, capacity insight

    Dec 29, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Senior decision makers with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here will soon have a new planning tool that allows them to better gauge their effectiveness in executing the acquisitions mission.

  • Fort Knox contracting director to retire

    Dec 28, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The director of the Mission Contracting Office-Fort Knox, Ky., retires today after almost 38 years of service to the government.

  • Holiday greetings from ACC employees worldwide

    Dec 28, 2011

    A 12-minute compilation video of all 70 U.S. Army Contracting Command holiday greetings from employees around the world.

  • ACC-RI's Adopt-a-Family project has best year ever

    Dec 21, 2011

    Rock Island, Ill - It took only eight working days for employees of Army Contracting Command -- Rock Island to gather its collective goodwill, but it could very well have a life-long impact on one Quad City Area family.

  • Spotlight On...Regional Contracting Center Leatherneck Mission Support Operations Division

    Dec 21, 2011

    The Regional Contracting Center Leatherneck Mission Support Operations Division currently administers more than 60 construction contracts for the Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan.

  • ACC employees open wallets, exceed CFC goal

    Dec 21, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Employees of the Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters here have pledged to give more than $57,000 to charities through the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign.

  • New command sergeants major announced at MICC and ECC

    Dec 21, 2011

    Officials from the U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command and the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command have named Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades and Command Sgt. Maj. Angel C. Clark-Davis , respectively, as their next command sergeants major.

  • Bold Ideas program extended

    Dec 15, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Bold Ideas campaign is extended until the end of January to compensate for time lost due to technical issues.

  • ACC leadership workshop convenes in Huntsville

    Dec 14, 2011

    Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Contracting Command gathered in Huntsville, Ala., for the first ACC senior leader workshop of Fiscal Year 2012.

  • Spotlight On...Diane Broadway

    Dec 14, 2011

    Learn more about Diane Broadway, MICC contracting Office-Fort Eustis, Va., B Division (mission contracting) chief.

  • ECC leadership cools down then heats up during a visit to the 413th

    Dec 14, 2011

    The 413th Contracting Support Brigade took the Expeditionary Contracting Command commanding general and command sergeant major to the extremes during a recent visit to its units in November.

  • ACC-RI now responsible for closing out contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Dec 9, 2011

    The Army Contracting Command has been asked to step in to help close out the current backlog of contracts supporting the efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Holiday Greetings from ACC

    Dec 9, 2011

    Holiday greetings from the employees of the U.S. Army Contracting Command

  • Reductions announced to meet new fiscal reality

    Dec 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. The Secretary of Defense order to reduce the civilian workforce will decrease the U.S. Army Materiel Command's civilian workforce by approximately 1,685 positions. 1,440 of the positions will be eliminated no later than Sept. 30, 2012 and the remaining reductions will occur in fiscal year 2013.

  • Small directorate accomplishing big feats

    Dec 8, 2011

    Procuring everything from paperclips to facilities for Army Contracting Command elements worldwide, the command's Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations, Logistics and Commandant Services tentacles of support extend to every corner of the globe.

  • ECC Soldiers on target with weapons training

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT MCCLELLAN, Ala. - Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers locked and loaded their M4 assault rifles on the Pelham Training Range here Nov. 3 to complete their annual weapons qualification and conduct select combat skills training.

  • Supporting more than just the warfighter

    Dec 8, 2011

    Civilian and military contracting specialists are increasingly in demand to support critical contracting requirements around the world.

  • Contracting office provides capitalist support in Cuba

    Dec 8, 2011

    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- Christopher Columbus landed here at Fisherman's Point in 1494 and from that point forward the bay has remained a vital harbor for many countries.

  • West Point presents distinct role for contracting

    Dec 8, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- As the oldest continuously occupied military post in America, West Point creates an extraordinary workload for contracting professionals here who harmonize the post's modern needs with its rich history.

  • Telling the Army contracting story through social media

    Dec 8, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command and several of its subordinate organizations have embraced social media to help tell the ACC story.

  • Duncan's uphill struggle ends with bars of gold

    Dec 8, 2011

    Every month Christopher R. Duncan transforms into a lean mean fighting machine as 2nd Lt. Duncan, New Jersey Army National Guard.

  • Bruce retires after almost 70 years of service to the nation

    Dec 7, 2011

    A gallon of gas in 1946 was 15 cents, the classic holiday movie, "It's a Wonderful Life," was released and John Bruce, Jr., was on his way to Michigan for a temporary government job.

  • DA announces new ACC general officer assignments

    Dec 7, 2011

    The Department of the Army announced the following general officer assignments Dec. 5.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Michael France

    Dec 7, 2011

    Learn more about Staff Sgt. Michael France, 408th Contracting Support Brigade.

  • Flexibility and commitment at Maryland-based contracting center

    Dec 7, 2011

    Diversity is the key word when discussing the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Gound's mission, wide-ranging customer base, dispersed site locations and varied contracting actions.

  • Army chief of staff chooses MICC CG for new assignment

    Dec 5, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Army chief of staff announced today that Brig. Gen. Stephen B. Leisenring, the commanding general of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, has been selected for assignment as the deputy commander for the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

  • Classic car enthusiast keeps it moving down the road

    Nov 30, 2011

    Television shows like "Happy Days" and "Leave it to Beaver" may invoke nostalgic, romanticized feelings for days gone by, but for Stephen "Doug" Cooper, those times can be found cruising around town in one of his vintage automobiles.

  • Building the contracting force: ACC-NCR Intern Program graduates 40

    Nov 30, 2011

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The Army Contracting Command - National Capital Region graduated 40 interns from its training program here Nov. 9.

  • Spotlight On...Wolfgang Ringer

    Nov 30, 2011

    Learn more about Wolfgang Ringer, contracting specialist with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade.

  • Marathoner runs to support wounded warriors

    Nov 28, 2011

    Victoria Leavell's association with Homes for Our Troops took her on the run of a lifetime.

  • Army Acquisition Support Center Publications Earn Three Awards from International Competition

    Nov 22, 2011

    Army AL&T Magazine and Access AL&T have earned 2011 MarCom Awards in three categories; including one platinum award, the competition's highest honor.

  • AbilityOne partnership 'a good fit' for ACC

    Nov 22, 2011

    One needs only to read the headlines, listen to the radio or watch the evening news to learn that the unemployment rate is high and thousands of people are without jobs.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Rodney A. Whitaker

    Nov 22, 2011

    Working as a contracting specialist with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Staff Sgt. Rodney A. Whitaker is an integral part of the 622nd Contingency Contracting Team, Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • MICC officials name deputy to CG

    Nov 21, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A contracting professional possessing a diverse background of government and private sector experience was named Nov. 16 as the incoming deputy to the commanding general for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here.

  • ACC leaders discuss contracting at Materiel Enterprise Small Business Conference

    Nov 18, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Several senior leaders from the U.S. Army Contracting Command participated in the 15th annual National Defense Industrial Association Materiel Enterprise Small Business Conference Nov. 15-16 here.

  • Mother copes with son's suicide, seeks to help others

    Nov 16, 2011

    It was an uneasy feeling in the pit of her stomach that alerted Deborah Sosa that something was wrong.

  • Spotlight on...Maj. Richard H. Pfeiffer, Jr.

    Nov 16, 2011

    Learn more about Maj. Richard Pfeiffer, 714th Contingency Contracting Team

  • ECC commanding general visits 408th CSB

    Nov 14, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Brig. Gen. Joe Bass, commanding general of the Expeditionary Contracting Command and Alexandria, Va. native, visited 408th Contracting Support Brigade, and contracting soldiers here Nov. 7.

  • Group meets to plan Joint Dawn 2012 exercise

    Nov 10, 2011

    Army Contracting Command professionals traveled to Fort Knox, Ky., Oct. 17-20, for the Joint Dawn 2012 mission readiness exercise working group.

  • Spotlight On...Maura C. Reyes

    Nov 10, 2011

    Learn more about Maura C. Reyes, contract specialist at ACC-APG

  • Redstone survivor raises breast cancer awareness

    Nov 9, 2011

    In October, as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Angela L. Sims, dual-cancer survivor and management analyst with Army Contracting Command, educated students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville on what individuals should know to protect their health.

  • Army's longest serving active employee retires after 69 years of service

    Nov 4, 2011

  • Briefing on Competitive Development Group Offered for DC Area Career Acquisition Employees

    Nov 3, 2011

    Army acquisition employees in the national capital region are invited to learn about the Competitive Development Group/Army Acquisition Fellow (CDG/AAF) Program at a brown bag lunch on Nov. 8 at building 213 from 1130-1300.

  • Parade Of Thanks For Veterans

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's that time of year when Huntsville celebrates its "red, white and blue."

  • AMC soliciting "Bold Ideas"

    Nov 2, 2011

    Your ideas can help make the U.S. Army Materiel Command more cost efficient and effective. From Oct 31. to Dec 30., the "Bold Ideas Campaign" is open to help AMC and subordinate command employees submit suggestions to help AMC be more cost effective, change processes, and become more energy efficient.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Delwayne Kirkland

    Oct 31, 2011

    As one of the newest members of the contingency contracting noncommissioned officer corps, Staff Sgt. Delwayne Kirkland is making a huge impact during his first contracting assignment as part of the 411th Contracting Support Brigade, Army Contracting Command-Korea.

  • AMC, a Profession of Arms

    Oct 27, 2011

    The Army is an American Profession of Arms, a vocation comprised of experts certified in the ethical application of land combat power, serving under civilian authority, entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and the interest of the American people. It is Soldiers, it is civilians. Behind the Army's Profession of Arms is the U.S. Army Materiel Command, comprised of more than 70,000 experts in the field of technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment.

  • ACC Small business workshop provides EXPRESS training

    Oct 27, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Local small business owners got the opportunity to learn more about doing business with the Army through the Expedited Professional and Engineering Support Services system during a workshop here.

  • ACC NCO garners top honors

    Oct 26, 2011

    Far removed from her native roots in Trinidad-Tobago, an island in the West Indies, Master Sgt. Sandra Hypolite-Bernard earned the distinguished honor graduate title at the Noncommissioned Officer Senior Leaders Course at the Army Acquisition Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Contracting team supports Combined Endeavor 2011

    Oct 26, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - In place here since early August, members of the 622nd Contingency Contracting Team stood ready to support one of the largest communication and computer technology exercises in the free world, Sept. 9-22.

  • Spotlight On...Slechta Vaclav

    Oct 26, 2011

    Working in the private sector before joining the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., in 2009, Slechta Vaclav had worked in sales, automobile racing and real estate.

  • Fernandez appointed to command sergeant major

    Oct 21, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. Bentura Fernandez, senior enlisted advisor, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, was appointed as one of the first 51C command sergeants major Oct. 6 in a formal ceremony joined by friends, family, staff, fellow command sergeants majors, general officers, as well as the noncommissioned officers that serve the 409th CSB.

  • ACC NCO of the Year 2011

    Oct 19, 2011

    Highlights from the Army Contracting Command's 2011 Noncommisioned Office of the Year competition by Maj. Santiago Guillermo.

  • ACC reps attend Army Ten-Miler, AUSA convention

    Oct 19, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command attended the Association of the United States Army Annual Conference Oct. 9-12 in Washington, D.C., with representation at the Army Ten-Miler and the U.S. Army Materiel Command exhibit.

  • Striving for success

    Oct 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Fresh off of a successful fiscal year closeout, the Army Contracting Command's Resource Management Directorate is conducting a training workshop here this week to ensure everyone remains on the same sheet of music.

  • Spotlight On...Gerald H. Taulbee

    Oct 19, 2011

    Learn more about Gerald Taulbee, Supervisory contracting officer and branch chief at ACC - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Four ACC Soldiers, employees honored during annual Acquisitions Corps ceremony

    Oct 12, 2011

    Four current and former Army Contracting Command individuals were honored at the 2011U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Annual Awards Ceremony Oct .9 in Alexandria, Va. The ceremony paid tribute to the uniformed and civilian professionals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to provide combatant commanders and their Soldiers the weapons and equipment they need to execute decisive, full-spectrum operations in support of the overseas contingency operations.

  • Spotlight on: Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles "Chip" Fields

    Oct 12, 2011

    Learn more about ACC Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles "Chip" Fields

  • Sergeants excel, garner top Air Force NCO recognition

    Oct 12, 2011

    Nominated for their performance and impact on the mission, Sgt. 1st Class Sol NevarezBerrios and Staff Sgt. Brian Prather have been selected as the U.S. Air Force's 902nd Contracting Squadron senior non-commissioned officer and non-commissioned officer of the quarter.

  • Army leaders cite acquisition improvements

    Oct 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army is making substantial progress with numerous ongoing efforts designed to improve the acquisition process, service leaders told reporters Oct. 10, 2011, at the 2011 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

  • ACC employee recognized for service in Afghanistan

    Oct 5, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Contracting Command employee Harry W. Shatto was recognized for his service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South with several awards during a Sept. 27 ceremony.

  • ACC, ECC consolidate functions for efficiency

    Oct 5, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Contracting Command is streamlining several headquarters functions and consolidating contracting offices in New Jersey, the ACC chief of staff announced Sept. 30.

  • New deputy stands ready to move ACC forward

    Oct 5, 2011

    "It's a pleasure to announce that Harry Hallock has assumed the position of ACC deputy director here at Redstone Arsenal," stated Carol E..Lowman, ACC executive director. Hallock assumed his new role Oct. 3.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Jose Santamaria

    Oct 3, 2011

    A proven asset to the noncommissioned officer corps contingency contracting team, Staff Sgt. Jose Santamaria excels at leadership by example.

  • Spotlight On...Irvin G. Bonus

    Sep 29, 2011

    An Army retiree with 22 years of service, Irvin G. Bonus holds the distinction of having been one of the first 51C -- Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Contracting Noncommissioned Officers.

  • Spotlight On...Hassan El-Annan

    Sep 26, 2011

    Hailing from Lebanon, Hassan El-Annan works as a contract specialist at the 409th Contracting Support Brigade's Regional Contracting Office in Bamberg, Germany.

  • Media Advisory: ACC to hold change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone

    Sep 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala --Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Materiel Command commanding general, will officiate at a change of responsibility ceremony for the Army Contracting Command's executive director Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.

  • U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Selects 20 Contracting NCOs for Reclassification

    Sep 26, 2011

    A reclassification board has selected 20 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) for Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 51C reclassification. The board--consisting of members from the Defense Contract Management Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army Contracting Command--was convened by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) August 24-25, 2011.

  • Incoming ACC Executive Director Assumes Responsibility

    Sep 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala --The Army Contracting Command welcomed a new leader during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 27, here.

  • Lowman appointed to presidential committee

    Sep 22, 2011

    In a Sept. 20 White House announcement, President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Carol Lowman as a member of the Committee for Purchase from People who are Blind or Severely Disabled.

  • Interview with Jeffrey Parsons, ACC executive director

    Sep 22, 2011

    Q&A with the U.S. Army Contracting Command executive director

  • Murray assumes new role as ACC command sergeant major

    Sep 22, 2011

    "Not a lot of opportunity in southern Alabama and with no money to go to college," the 17-year-old exclaimed. "I went down to join the Navy."

  • New process offers dynamic shift in acquisition tracking

    Sep 20, 2011

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, are shifting their strategic approach to Army acquisitions by incorporating a more meticulous planning process to improve communication, standardize the development of milestones and increase accountability.

  • Civilian contracting opportunities available downrange

    Sep 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Large contingency operations such as New Dawn in Iraq and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan magnify the need for delivering materiel and services in a timely manner to meet urgent wartime needs. Included in those requirements is the need for civilian contracting experts to sustain the limited cadre of active-duty contracting officers and specialists.

  • MICC leaders chart course for future

    Sep 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The seven new mission contracting center directors for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command met here to gain insight from senior Army contracting leaders Sept. 7 and 8 as well as to chart the future for the command's newest echelon.

  • ACC welcomes new CSM

    Sep 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command hosted a Change of Responsibility Ceremony for the command sergeant major, Sept. 20 here.

  • 409th CSB LSS projects lead to 100% accountability

    Sep 16, 2011

    Col. Debra Daniels, the commander of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, signs the property book hand receipts of the 409th CSB.