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  • Contracting officer is Son of the American Revolution

    Oct 2, 2015

    Have you ever wondered about your ancestry? What if you learned that your ancestors fought in the American Revolution?

  • Innovation to win in a complex world: Investing in S&T to confront the future threat

    Oct 1, 2015

    In October 2014, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command rolled out the latest Army Operating Concept (AOC), titled "Win in a Complex World." This AOC details how the Army of the future will strengthen capabilities across multiple domains as part of a joint partnership to ensure dominance against "determined, elusive, and increasingly capable enemies." This article was previously published in the October-December 2015 Army AL&T Magazine.

  • Fort Campbell forecasts requirements to small businesses

    Oct 1, 2015

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Campbell contracting office and 922nd Contracting Battalion officials have attended multiple events in the past few months to publicize forecasted requirements for the Fort Campbell community.

  • Expeditionary contracting support for Swift Response 2015

    Sep 30, 2015

    Contracting teams from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 409th Contracting Support Brigade, as well as the Fort Bragg, North Carolina-based 419th CSB were on hand to support Exercise Swift Response 15.

  • Mendoza Inducted Into Senior Executive Service

    Sep 30, 2015

    Mendoza was promoted, Sept. 3, to the Senior Executive Service in a ceremony witnessed by an auditorium full of family, friends and teammates from ACC-WRN and U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. The ceremony was officiated by Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commanding general, Army Contracting Command

  • Army, General Motors pow wow on contracting, acquisition and supply chain best practices

    Sep 29, 2015

    Soldiers and Army civilians assigned to the Army Contracting Command -- Warren, Mich., met with their counterparts in General Motors to initiate a partnership to discover, share and leverage best practices

  • Army AL&T magazine explores innovation

    Sep 28, 2015

    This newest edition of Army AL&T explores the topics of Innovation and foreign military sales. Readers will also find a moving tribute to the Hon. Claude M. Bolton Jr., former assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, whose sudden passing in July was a blow to his many friends and former colleagues across the services.

  • Early operational contracting integration provides timely, tailored support

    Sep 25, 2015

    The recent operational contract support provided to a Fort Carson unit during a major training event also proved timely when some of its assets had become non-mission capable just days prior to another major exercise.

  • Relationship building at core of acquisition success

    Sep 18, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting officer took advantage of a recent temporary duty visit to conduct a source selection evaluation board at the Presidio of Monterey, California, to foster new customer relationships benefitting the command's MICC 2025 transformation efforts.

  • Tookes takes opportunity to reenlist

    Sep 17, 2015

    Sgt. Marcus Tookes had the opportunity - and took it - to reenlist on Sept. 17 while in Huntsville, Ala. with the Army Contracting Command.

  • ACC-APG hosts intern boot camp

    Sep 17, 2015

    Nearly 30 interns from the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground completed the four-week Army Contracting Boot Camp course here Sept. 11.

  • ACC-RI Soldier takes second in combatives tournament

    Sep 16, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Soldier excelled at the Battle for the Rock Combatives Tournament, held at the Rock Island Arsenal fitness center, Sept. 12.

  • AMCOM First Sergeant Retiring In 'Awesome' Community

    Sep 16, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It wasn't long after arriving at Redstone Arsenal that First Sgt. Joe Thomas began considering the local area as a good place to settle his family.

  • Faces of the Force: Donna Bader

    Sep 15, 2015

    Ms. Donna Bader discusses following in her family's contracting footsteps. "Faces of the Force" is an online series highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce through the power of individual stories. Profiles are produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Communication and Support Branch, working closely with public affairs officers to feature Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines. For more information, or to nominate someone, please contact 703-805-1006.

  • An Army contracting officer re-enlists on Patriot Day

    Sep 14, 2015

    Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan -- An Army contracting officer re-enlisted on Patriot Day while deployed here. Sgt. 1st Class Samantha Brown, contracting officer and team leader for the Armed Security Guards Contracting Team, Regional Contracting Center-East, raised her right hand on Sept. 11. Lt. Col. Scott McKee, 904th Contracting Battalion commander and chief, RCC-East, rendered the oath of enlistment from Guard Tower 29 as Soldiers, civilians and contractors looked on.

  • Leadership perspective: End of fiscal year is our time to shine

    Sep 11, 2015

    It's September, and for all of us in the MICC it is crunch time to obligate every dollar for our customers as part of end-of-year fiscal year-end closeout. As of Sept. 1 we have obligated from 83 to 89 percent of funds for the major commands that we support. We are on track to accomplish more than 37,000 contract actions valued at about $6 billion this fiscal year.

  • Acquisition officials seeking input on draft solicitation for advertising

    Sep 11, 2015

    Contracting officials here are seeking feedback over the next two weeks on a draft solicitation for Army advertising and marketing services released Sept. 11 on the Federal Business Opportunities website.

  • MICC directorates merge to provide better field support

    Sep 10, 2015

    The merging of two directorates at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command headquarters in August marks another step in the command's posturing to sustain operations in a resource-constrained environment.

  • Deployment strengthens operational contracting skills

    Sep 3, 2015

    Operational contracting support skills honed by Soldiers from the 418th Contracting Support Brigade headquarters and its subordinate battalions and teams over the last six months in Afghanistan will serve to reinforce the Army's acquisition strategies for future operations.

  • 418th CSB uncases its colors, welcomes new commander

    Sep 3, 2015

    Soldiers from the 418th Contracting Support Brigade uncased their colors in a ceremony here Sept. 3 after their six-month deployment and then joined the rest of their organization, family and friends in welcoming a new leader in a change of command that followed.

  • MICC Soldier finishes runner-up to best warrior

    Sep 3, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command Soldier missed the top spot by only a few points in the 2015 Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition Aug. 24-28 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

  • ACC Soldier gets BIG award

    Sep 3, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command Soldier in Italy is one of two Army recipients of the 2015 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award. Lt. Col. Brenda F. Perry, director of the Regional Contracting Center-Africa, 414th Contracting Support Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, received the award Aug. 25 during a ceremony at the 37th Annual Blacks In Government National Training Institute in Orlando, Florida.

  • Protection Day Delivers Safety Education Outing

    Sep 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- What kind of event can bring Coast Guard boats, explosive ordnance robots, search and rescue dogs, ham radio operators, MedFlight, a climbing rock wall, drones, Huntsville Utilities live wire demonstrations and face painting together all in one place on Thursday?

  • ASC holds retirement ceremony for Hannon

    Aug 24, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presided over a retirement ceremony for Col. John Hannon, military deputy director, U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Clubhouse, Aug. 20.

  • ACC-RI's Maj. Feist receives Meritorious Service Medal

    Aug 24, 2015

    Maj. Marian Feist, a contract specialist assigned to the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, was presented with the Meritorious Service Medal during a ceremony here, Aug. 13. Melanie Johnson, ACC-RI executive director, presided over the ceremony, while Maj. Drenna Thompson, rear detachment officer in charge, provided remarks prior to the presentation.

  • US Army contracting team trains local institutions in Kosovo

    Aug 21, 2015

    U.S. Army Soldiers with the 1960th Contingency Contracting Team out of Huntsville Ala., and currently assigned to Area Support Team-Balkans in Kosovo, marked the completion of a five-day training series on market management and technical specifications, for approximately 20 members and officials from Ministry of Kosovo Security Force and their Land Forces Command, during a ceremony Aug. 14 in Pristina, Kosovo.

  • Undersecretary engages acquisition and contracting workforce; discusses priorities

    Aug 20, 2015

    The top acquisition executive for the Department of Defense met with several organizations and conducted a Workforce Engagement Visit on Aug. 12-13.

  • ACC welcomes new commander

    Aug 19, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony here Aug. 19. Maj. Gen. James E. Simpson became ACC's third commander. He succeeds Maj. Gen. Theodore "Ted" C. Harrison III, who has commanded ACC since October 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command.

  • Fort Bragg forecast garners attention at trade show

    Aug 19, 2015

    FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (Aug. 19, 2015) -- Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, conducted an acquisition forecast open house in conjunction with the 14th Annual North Carolina Defense and Economic Development Trade Show for 139 current and prospective federal contractors Aug. 3 in nearby Fayetteville.

  • MICC personnel provide students operational contracting insight

    Aug 14, 2015

    Three contracting professionals from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command and 922nd Contracting Battalion at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently provided valuable contracting information and lessons learned to 20 students attending the Army Logistics University's Operational Contract Support Course.

  • 412th CSB welcomes new command sergeant major

    Aug 13, 2015

    Members of the 412th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed their new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony Aug. 13 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • JBLM contracting leader to retire

    Aug 12, 2015

    The director of contracting for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, retires Aug. 17 during a ceremony honoring 36 years of federal service.

  • Army contracting supports development of Taqaddum

    Aug 10, 2015

    AL-TAQADDUM AIR BASE, Iraq -- Developing a new military site at Al-Taqaddum Air Base was a mission originally given to the U.S. Marines. And through their mission analysis, the Marines identified various services that would be required to sustain life at the remote site, which is located roughly 40 miles west of Baghdad in the Al-Anbar province.

  • Iraq regional contracting office conducts first vendor day

    Aug 10, 2015

    Soldiers at the regional contracting office in Erbil, Iraq, conducted the first in-theater vendor training day to cultivate the critical relationship between local vendors and U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • Acquisition key topic at AMC, ASA(AL&T) town hall

    Aug 6, 2015

    Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, and Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, held a town hall for AMC and ASA (AL&T) employees personnel during a visit to the Rock Island Arsenal, July 9.

  • Unique contracting approach brings big work to small business

    Aug 6, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command-Rock Island team recently executed a unique acquisition strategy to meet a continually growing need for contractors supporting the sustainment of the Logistics Modernization Program, a computer-based system which integrates daily business processes in one accessible location.

  • Two command members earn ACC awards

    Aug 6, 2015

    Two members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command are among the 32 recognized by higher headquarters for performance excellence.

  • 'I Want To Help Soldiers So They Can Focus On Their Job'

    Aug 5, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With his welcoming smile and can-do attitude, it's easy to see that Maj. Curt Schultheis is happy to serve as the commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Headquarters and Headquarters Company.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces Annual Award Winners

    Aug 4, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command has recognized 32 individuals and four teams for excellence in fiscal year 2014.

  • Simultaneous NTC exercises call for contracting teamwork

    Jul 31, 2015

    Members of the 615th Contracting Team are executing operational contracting support for two simultaneous exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

  • Soldiers gear up for AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 30, 2015

    Ten Soldiers will compete in the 2015 Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition. The contest will be at Camp Atterbury, Indiana Aug. 24-28.

  • 410th CSB cases its colors for deployment

    Jul 28, 2015

    Members of the 410th Contracting Support Brigade cased their organizational colors during a ceremony July 27 here signaling the first deployment as a brigade headquarters since its activation in May 2007.

  • Fort Rucker contracting director to retire

    Jul 23, 2015

    The director for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Rucker, Alabama, is retiring July 28 after more than 30 years in the contracting and program management.

  • Army Contracting Command Announces New Commanding General

    Jul 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command will get a new commander next month.

  • MICC leader receives new assignment

    Jul 22, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command's senior enlisted leader is departing the command in August following his selection for another nominative position.

  • Rock Island's 920th CBN assumes CENTCOM mission

    Jul 21, 2015

    The 920th Contracting Battalion has assumed the contingency contracting administration services mission in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility during a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 9. It replaced the 926th CBN.

  • Leaders Are Best When They Connect With Employees

    Jul 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Time is often considered a leader's most valuable asset. There's never enough of it, someone always wants it and it is fleeting when it's most needed. So, it goes without saying that time management is essential to effective leadership. But, for one of the Aviation and Missile Command's long-time leaders, time takes on a whole different dimension when a leader uses it to move an organization and its employees forward.

  • MICC analyst's perseverance rewarded

    Jul 20, 2015

    After years of working to pay for college, a Mission and Installation Contracting Command analyst here was recently awarded a $15,000 scholarship to help pay for his education.

  • Chaplain "Grants" Civilians Marriage Enrichment Program

    Jul 20, 2015

    If you're in the Army or work for the government, you're probably familiar with the Strong Bonds program, where military personnel spend a weekend with their spouse in a group setting meeting with the chaplain about topics to grow their marriage. If you're a civilian, you might be jealous of that opportunity. But don't be. At Army Contracting Command, you can have it, too.

  • 928th Contracting Battalion welcomes new commander

    Jul 17, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany ‐ The 928th Contracting Battalion has a new commander. Lt. Col. Jerel R. Grimes, assumed command July 14 during a ceremony here. He succeeds Lt. Col. Robert C. Murray.

  • 903rd Contracting Battalion assesses capabilities with field training exercise

    Jul 17, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 903rd Contracting Battalion recently conducted a field training exercise to assess its contracting capabilities in a deployed environment.

  • MICC stands ready for promising new future

    Jul 13, 2015

    More than 500 days ago, Dec. 2, 2013, I accepted the colors of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command. In addressing the men and women in the formation that day, I challenged, "During this period of fiscal uncertainty, we must do our part to keep the Army strong. This will take every man and woman within our formation to be dedicated to innovative contracting solutions to ensure we maintain a highly capable Army within our budgetary constraints."

  • Army to realign brigades, cut 40,000 Soldiers, 17,000 civilians

    Jul 9, 2015

    By the end of fiscal 2018, the active Army expects to have drawn down in size from 490,000 to 450,000, said Army officials during a press conference at the Pentagon, July 9. The service will also shrink the size of several brigade combat teams and will cut 17,000 civilian employees.

  • PAC-3 missile contracting team saves millions

    Jul 8, 2015

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone, Patriot Directorate, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile production team provides contracting support for the Army's PAC-3 missile program, which falls under the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space.

  • From Concept to Delivery

    Jul 7, 2015

    A Q&A with ARCIC's Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins and Army AL&T magazine on the importance of defining requirements within Army Acquisition. This article was first published in the July - September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Gen. Via meets with Army civilian interns at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 7, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, met july 8 with interns from several Rock Island Arsenal commands subordinate to AMC, to advise and encourage them as they begin their journey as federal employees.

  • Reservist Leadership, Capabilities Benefited Army in Two Ways

    Jul 7, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When it comes to the nation's "citizen Soldiers," the skills and capabilities developed during the work week in a civilian career can turn into a substantial benefit for the Army on the weekends.

  • ACC-WRN Unveils New Source Selection Office

    Jul 2, 2015

    U.S. Army Contracting Command -- Warren unveiled the newly renovated space that will house its Source Selection Support Center of Excellence in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • MICC contracting battalion assumes mission

    Jul 1, 2015

    Soldiers with the 900th Contracting Battalion and the 916th CBN performed a transfer of authority ceremony June 25 in Baghdad to recognize the exchange in mission responsibilities between the two battalions.

  • Small businesses benefit from combined resources

    Jul 1, 2015

    The strategic partnering with two local small business experts with more than 65 years of shared acquisition experience with diverse companies along with contracting professionals from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command offered a wealth of information for open house participants June 17 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

  • 'Required' Reading: Latest Army AL&T magazine online

    Jul 1, 2015

    The newest edition of Army AL&T magazine is all about requirements and in keeping with the theme, this "required" reading is now available online.

  • Acquisition leader recognized for Operation United Assistance work

    Jun 30, 2015

    A member of the Army's acquisition corps was recognized for his work with the Joint Force Command-United Assistance Fiscal Triad Team, during an annual conference of the American Society of Military Comptrollers May 28, 2015, in New Orleans.

  • ACC-RI NCO selected for promotion, training program

    Jun 25, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Butler, a contract specialist at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, was selected for promotion to master sergeant.

  • ECC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, AL, June 22.

  • Contract experts discuss cost, pricing techniques

    Jun 23, 2015

    Contracting professionals from across the command are meeting June 23-25 for a cost and price workshop conducted by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Fort Belvoir contracting office welcomes new leader

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command welcomed a new leader during a June 17 ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

  • Common Engines product office changes leadership

    Jun 19, 2015

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation saw a change in leadership with its Common Engines product office, part of the Utility Helicopters Project Office, during a change of charter ceremony June 17.

  • MICC officials research ideas to increase GPC program efficiencies

    Jun 18, 2015

    A group of acquisition professionals met May 27-29 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to discuss increasing efficiencies into the oversight and management of the Government Purchase Card program.

  • ECC commanding general addresses 409th CSB during town hall

    Jun 18, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, held a town hall with the 409th Contacting Support Brigade here.

  • Experience Runs Deep At Levels For Public Affairs Professional

    Jun 17, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With a mix of experience and opportunity, Art Forster has enjoyed a public affairs career that has taken him around the world to support both military and private industry leaders, given him plenty of challenges to test his capabilities, and left him with lots of stories of overcoming media situations and building community relationships.

  • Finding Closure

    Jun 17, 2015

    Rock Island contract closeout team returns more than $320 million to customers, capturing lessons learned from 13 years of contracting in Southwest Asia. This article was first published in the April - June 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • RIA, Quad Cities celebrate Army's 240th birthday

    Jun 17, 2015

    Rock Island Arsenal's 2015 Army Birthday Ball hosted a variety of military, civilian and community leaders at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 13.

  • Honored to fly

    Jun 17, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employee recently volunteered to assist veterans as they visited various memorials in Washington, D.C., June 2.

  • MICC contracting battalion deploys

    Jun 17, 2015

    The 900th Contracting Battalion from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, arrived June 16 in Southwest Asia to support Operation Inherent Resolve.

  • Contracting Command recognizes 414th Contracting Support Brigade for excellence

    Jun 16, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Michael Hoskin, commanding general of the Expeditionary Contracting Command in Huntsville, Ala., and Command Sgt. Maj. Angel Clark, ECC command sergeant major, traveled to Vicenza recently to recognize 414th Contracting Support Brigade personnel for their accomplishments over the past year.

  • Spotlight on … Fred Moore

    Jun 16, 2015

    Fred Moore is a quality assurance specialist at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Gordon contracting office in Georgia.

  • Contracting battalion prepares to deploy to Southwest Asia

    Jun 12, 2015

    In advance of a deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of the Contingency Contracting Administration Services (CCAS) mission, the 920th Contracting Battalion held a color casing ceremony here, June 4.

  • Communication, feedback key topics at EAGLE BOA holder's meeting

    Jun 12, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command and the U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island hosted representatives from 50 companies for a biannual Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Basic Ordering Agreement holder meeting, June 2.

  • The Changing Nature of Contracting in Afghanistan

    Jun 12, 2015

    A traditional military change of command ceremony at the U.S. Central Command Joint Theater Support Contracting Command headquarters at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, was much more than it seemed. It was a harbinger of much greater change to come for contracting support in Afghanistan.

  • Army observing National Safety Month in June

    Jun 10, 2015

    The Army is once again observing National Safety Month during June, and this year leaders and safety professionals will have an opportunity to benefit from a recent partnership with the National Safety Council.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 8, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany --The 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed Col. Douglas S. Lowrey as its new commander during an assumption of command ceremony on Sembach Kaserne here June 5.

  • Army leader opens business symposium

    Jun 4, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command told more than 400 attendees that now is the time to become innovative partners in working with the government.

  • Tribute to a Servant Leader

    Jun 3, 2015

    Few Soldiers or civilians have dedicated so much of their lives to supporting Department of Defense efforts in the U.S. Central Command as Ms. Dona Alexander. She has continuously been in Iraq or Afghanistan for more than six years, providing policy advice to contracting officers, tactical units and commanders. Seven CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting Command commanders have credited Ms. Alexander with much of their success. No one knows more about, and no single individual has done as much to advance expeditionary contracting than Dona.

  • Army recognizes MICC small business efforts

    Jun 3, 2015

    Army officials recently recognized the Mission and Installation Contraction Command for its outreach and support efforts with the presentation of the Secretary of the Army Award for Small Business Utilization for 2014.

  • Journey to government partnership hot topic at showcase

    Jun 3, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Small business gained new insight on partnering with federal and state governments during a contracting symposium held recently at a local community college.

  • 902nd CBN members welcome new commander

    Jun 2, 2015

    Soldiers and Civilians from the 902nd Contracting Battalion welcomed their new commander to the unit during a change of command ceremony May 19 here at Watkins Field.

  • Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

    Jun 1, 2015

    The Army announced today the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select Military Clothing Sales Stores beginning, July 1.

  • ACC Names 2015 Best Warrior

    Jun 1, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Enes Memic has been named the U.S. Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior for 2015. Memec and five other Soldiers participated in a series of competitive events here, May 29-30.

  • Broadening: Building individual career paths to leadership in Army 2025

    Jun 1, 2015

    The emphasis for re-shaping the Army in the years ahead will focus on growing agile, flexible and widely experienced leaders at all levels and across all components and ranks, U.S. Army Human Resources Command leaders said.

  • Fort Drum contracting professional selected to postgraduate program

    May 29, 2015

    A contract specialist from Fort Drum, New York, has been selected for an opportunity to obtain a graduate degree through the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

  • Contracting team visits security enterprise in Saudi

    May 27, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command team gave contracting operations at the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program the thumbs up during an April 14-17 visit to Eskan Village in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Next-GEN Command Post

    May 26, 2015

    For Soldiers on the front lines, winning in a complex world calls for an increase in both capability and adaptability. In response, the Army is integrating advanced technology and taking new, more flexible and holistic approaches to acquisition to create a leaner, more mobile command post to support an expeditionary force. This article was first published in the April - June issue of Army AL&T Magazine

  • ACC-RI contract specialist participates in advisory board

    May 26, 2015

    Brittany Cecil, an Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employee was recently selected to participate on an Army Acquisition Workforce Advisory Board.

  • MICC-Fort Bragg contracting professional supports airborne unit

    May 26, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bragg contracting specialist briefed more than 30 service members and civilians May 19 about contracting processes and policies during training at Fort Bragg.

  • ACC gets 'FIAR'd' up for Army audit

    May 22, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command Deputy Chief of Staff Resource Management G8 office is "FIAR"d up.

  • Farewell ceremony held April 23

    May 21, 2015

    A farewell ceremony was held for four Soldiers departing Army Contracting Command-Rock Island here on April 23.

  • MICC Fort Knox director retires

    May 20, 2015

    After spending the majority of her 37 years of civil service at one location, a leader in the acquisition workforce retires this week at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

  • Self-guided staff rides enhance unit's development

    May 20, 2015

    In the snow and ice of January, Soldiers from the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey Contracting Battalion began a six-part series of professional leadership development, self-guided, one-day staff rides.

  • 918th CBN welcomes new commander

    May 19, 2015

    Lt. Col. Thomas G. McFall assumed command of the 918th Contracting Battalion during a ceremony at the Special Events Center May 12, 2015.

  • Boutchyard to serve as first 51C drill sergeant

    May 19, 2015

    Staff Sgt. James Boutchyard, who most recently served as a contract specialist at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, is taking on his new assignment as a drill sergeant at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.