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  • 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.

  • ACC-RI personnel receive acquisition awards

    May 19, 2015

    Four acquisition professionals and one team from Army Contracting Command-Rock Island recently received recognition for awards presented by senior acquisition corps leaders.

  • Key leaders discuss preserving the Industrial Base

    May 18, 2015

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Army Materiel Command's top leader engaged congressional representatives and staff members May 14, for a candid discussion focused on preserving the country's national security insurance policy.

  • What we learned

    May 18, 2015

    Lessons learned in expeditionary contracting have vastly improved the capabilities and professionalism of the contingency contracting workforce. Now the Army must build upon those lessons to continually improve the enterprise. This article was first published in the April - June 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine

  • Fort Campbell contracting staffs host small business symposium

    May 18, 2015

    The 922nd Contracting Battalion and Mission Installation Contracting Command-Fort Campbell staff at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, hosted a small business symposium April 21 at the Fort Campbell Sportsman's Lodge.

  • 5 Years Later, She's 'The Match'

    May 12, 2015

    Imagine spitting in a cup. Now imagine someone calling you five years later to tell you that you can change a life because of that one simple action. For Terri Arranz, a human resources specialist in Army Contracting Command's Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Capital G-1, that process came true this spring.

  • Spotlight on … Jim Walker

    May 11, 2015

    Jim Walker is a contracting officer with the Mission Enterprise Division at Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He recently supported the U.S. Army Reserve Command Enterprise Data Center and Information Technology support section in obtaining $3 million of additional support to cover an increased workload resulting from newly established IT security requirements and infrastructure needs.

  • ASC's LOGCAP plays crucial role in fight against Ebola

    May 11, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's LOGCAP proved its value again in West Africa. This time, the contract-oriented program wasn't supporting a war, but rather contributing to the halt of the largest Ebola epidemic in history.

  • PEO workers receive Army acquisition awards

    May 11, 2015

    The Program Executive Offices for Aviation and Missiles and Space took the opportunity to recognize some of their workforce superstars during the 25th Army Acquisition and Contracting Awards April 28 in Huntsville.

  • SOCOM recognizes MICC Soldier with annual award

    May 8, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command Soldier from Fort Carson, Colorado, has been named the U.S. Special Operations Command Outstanding Contingency Contracting Officer for 2014.

  • Knox proves ability to operate without external power

    May 8, 2015

    The Fort Knox energy team demonstrated during an Energy Security Project ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday the installation's capability to operate independently of external power sources using natural gas from beneath the post's surface -- a first for a U.S. military installation.

  • Tips for new contracting officers

    May 4, 2015

    Contractors play a significant role in Army operations. This article provides operational contracting officers with guidance for managing contracting duties.

  • Army researchers explore the future of computing

    May 1, 2015

    Supercomputers and new kinds of algorithms are making a big difference as Army scientists explore what is possible with future computing, a senior computer researcher said.

  • APG SHARP Resource Center hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

    May 1, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, Resource Center officially opened its doors during a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted on April 15.

  • Contracting battalion uncases colors after 21-days monitoring

    May 1, 2015

    After completing 21 days of monitoring and the return from their deployment to West Africa, Soldiers from the 922nd Contracting Battalion uncased their unit colors during a ceremony April 21 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

  • Army awards contracts for Rifleman Radio

    Apr 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army announced that it awarded contracts to two vendors -- Harris Corporation and Thales Defense and Security Incorporated -- for its Handheld, Manpack and Small-form Fit (HMS) Rifleman Radio.

  • Army Acquisition Corps Recognized

    Apr 30, 2015

    Senior Acquisition Corps leaders recognized the expertise and commitment of uniformed and civilian acquisition and contracting professionals dedicated to delivering capability to Soldiers during the 2014 Army Acquisition and Contracting Awards Ceremony on 28 April in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Army upgrades body armor, saves money

    Apr 27, 2015

    Rather than scrap hundreds of thousands of first-generation Improved Outer Tactical Vests, a team of Army officials and engineers capitalized on smart decisions and solid testing. They devised a way to use existing equipment to upgrade the vests and extend their life cycle for just half the cost of replacement, potentially saving tens of millions.

  • Contracting officer recognized for ARSOF support

    Apr 24, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, April 24, 2015 ) - U.S. Army Captain Miracle Garcia, 905th Contracting Battalion (Army Contracting Command), was named the 2014 U.S. Special Operations Command Outstanding Contingency Contracting Officer of the Year for her success while serving as a Contracting Officer supporting Army Special Operations Forces.

  • ACC SHARP Stand-Down Day

    Apr 24, 2015

    Liani Hill, Forensic Nurse Examiner Program director, Crisis Services of North Alabama, tells the Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters staffs about her organization's services available for sexual assault victims.

  • One mouse click takes ACC employees to crisis assistance sites

    Apr 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command Soldiers and employees have a new, one-stop tool to help employees get help, especially in times of crisis, according to the command's safety manager.

  • Army to observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army will continue its annual observance of national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month this May, giving leaders and Soldiers an extended opportunity to prepare for the riding season ahead.

  • Army leaders stress industry partnership on network, cyber needs

    Apr 22, 2015

    Urging industry partners to look beyond current budget constraints and plan to deliver technologies Soldiers will need in the future, Army senior leaders hosted an industry feedback forum focused on modernizing tactical network and mission command capabilities for Force 2025 and Beyond.

  • The New 'Gansler Report'

    Apr 20, 2015

    Seven years after the commission he chaired released its landmark report, Jacques Gansler assesses the current state of defense acquisition in a Q&A with Army AL&T magazine. The article was first published in the April - June 2015 issue of the Army AL&T magazine.

  • ACC volunteers reach out to local elder-care center

    Apr 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command logisticians, engineers and other staff members have begun a relationship with a local elder-care center.

  • Army regs prohibit eating popular health bar-Hemp seeds source of protein, banned by DA

    Apr 17, 2015

    For anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after workout snack, they should be warned about nonmilitary friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections. Natural food snacks, like the Kind Companies Strong & Kind bars, are off limits to military personnel and DOD civilians because they contain hemp seeds. While the seeds are a natural source of protein and have high content of necessary vitamins they are off limits as a food source due to the possibility of ingesting THC.

  • New SES joins the ranks at AMC

    Apr 17, 2015

    Joining the elite ranks of the Department of Army civilian corps, Kevin J. Bostick was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in a ceremony here, April 17. The promotion lands Bostick in the top one-tenth of one percent of all Army civilians.

  • AMC commander asks interns to help recruit talent

    Apr 15, 2015

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- The highest ranking officer in the Army Materiel Command asked eight Army interns to help bring new talent to the organization's workforce.

  • APG contracting battalion supports premier DOD contracting exercise

    Apr 14, 2015

    The Department of Defense is wrapping up Operational Contracting Support Joint Exercise 2015. Phase 1 of the exercise ran March 12-30 at Fort Bliss, Texas, and consisted of warrior skills training, classroom instruction and the culminating event, the contracting exercise.

  • AMC welcomes its 45th deputy commander

    Apr 13, 2015

    Army Materiel Command welcomed its 45th deputy commanding general in a formal ceremony here, April 13. Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche officially assumed the duties as AMC's second in command on April 10.

  • Multi-National Partners Integrate with U.S. Joint Forces at OCSJX-15

    Apr 11, 2015

    U.S. forces and civilians integrated with service members from three multi-national partnering nations are here to participate in Part B of the largest contract support exercise to date, Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015.

  • Spotlight on … CHEERS

    Apr 10, 2015

    Troy Foster leads the Colleagues Helping Each other Engage in Responsive Solutions committee at the command's headquarters. The committee provides an avenue to share thoughts and concerns as well as promote ideas on how members at the headquarters can improve morale and camaraderie in the command, which contributes to the physical, social, mental and emotional well-being of members.

  • Transition programs help veterans find civil service work

    Apr 10, 2015

    Leaving military service and job hunting can be overwhelming to some, but there are two transition programs that help veterans to ease into a civilian career.

  • AMC says farewell to a great Soldier, master logistician

    Apr 10, 2015

    One of the Army's highest ranking female officers said farewell in a formal ceremony Friday after nearly 35 years of military service.

  • Soldier on the run

    Apr 9, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldier was named the first-place sprinter during the U.S.A. Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships held recently in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • Not just contracting: JREC represents commander, operator in full-circle OCS

    Apr 9, 2015

    Truly successful Operational Contract Support is not just about contracting; its real power lies in the second and third-order effects of decisions made during all phases of operations.

  • 'Simply proud to serve'

    Apr 8, 2015

    One of the Army's highest ranking female officers will closeout nearly 35 years of military service Friday.

  • ACC employee marches to remember

    Apr 8, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command employee commemorated the hardships of the Bataan Death March and the lives to two Soldiers killed in Iraq.

  • Odierno stresses modernization during Aberdeen Proving Ground visit

    Apr 8, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., April 7, to observe several of the Army's signature modernization efforts and encourage Soldiers and civilians to "keep driving forward."

  • Small business contract awards to ramp up

    Apr 8, 2015

    The third and fourth quarters of the government fiscal year stand to be a boon for American small businesses as officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command anticipate awarding approximately $1.7 billion in acquisitions.

  • Shreves is ultimate travelin' man

    Apr 8, 2015

    In the four years since he started working at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, George Shreves has spent less time at his desk than he has at a variety of desks on the other side of the globe. Shreves, a contract specialist who began working at ACC-RI in February 2011, has spent approximately 33 of those 49 months in Southwest Asia, most recently as the Lead Administrative Contracting Officer in Kuwait supporting the Contingency Contracting Administrative Services mission.

  • Creating his own beat

    Apr 8, 2015

    When he isn't at work as a cost/price analyst at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Kent Loan's main interest is guitars. Whether he is playing, building, or donating them to local schools, he has a passion for the instrument.

  • Consideration of Economic, Social Environment Ensures Proper OCS

    Apr 8, 2015

    In times of conflict, socioeconomic vulnerabilities can be magnified. For Operational Contract Support professionals, recognizing trends and understanding the economic climate, within a region of operation, is essential to ensure tactical-level OCS decisions have positive strategic-level effects.

  • MICC 2025 underpins contracting relevance

    Apr 7, 2015

    To remain relevant to the nation and our Army, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command must continuously strive to be the most efficient and effective command the Army can afford. To that end, we must align our mission with the Army Materiel Command vision for 2025 and beyond while being fully prepared to meet future.

  • Contracting offices integrate workload

    Apr 6, 2015

    Contracting members at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, continue to move this week into a renovated building as part of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command 2025 initiative that combines contracting workloads to provide more effective and efficient customer support.

  • Fort Drum team member lifts a heavy load in Afghanistan

    Apr 3, 2015

    A Soldier from the 605th Contingency Contracting Team at Fort Drum, New York, became the newest member of the 500-pound club March 21 here at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Army contracting supports Operation United Assistance in Africa

    Apr 1, 2015

    Local contracting command Soldiers head to West Africa to help combat the spread of Ebola.

  • Fort Lee contracting office provides acquisition forecast

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Lee contracting office staff at Fort Lee, Virginia, conducted its second acquisition forecast event March 17 at the Fort Lee Playhouse.

  • AMC enables, sustains readiness in increasingly complex world

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Army Materiel Command's top leader said today's Army is consuming readiness as fast as it can be generated.

  • Army contracting supports Operation United Assistance in Africa

    Mar 27, 2015

    In West Africa, Soldiers from the 928th Contingency Contracting Battalion meet with local contractors, procure items and ensure construction is on track for Operation United Assistance and the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • OCSJX-15 Enters Next Phase at Schofield Barracks

    Mar 26, 2015

    The second portion of Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 began at Schofield Barracks, HI, as the scenario execution phase of the first portion of the exercise began at Fort Bliss, Texas. The first portion of OCSJX-15 replicates actions taken in support of, phase 0, deterrence activities. At the end of the execution phase at Fort Bliss, the exercise then transitions to the second portion here, with the establishment of the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command.

  • Effects-Based Contracting Used as Commander's Tool During OIF

    Mar 26, 2015

    During Operation Iraqi Freedom, what could be considered a simple contract to clean up trash was used as a commander's tool to achieve much greater military objectives. Lessons learned from this type of effects-based contracting have led to a shift in the way the Department of Defense handles the planning of Operational Contract Support for military operations.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • OCSJX-15 scenario execution phase begins

    Mar 25, 2015

    Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 scenario execution phase began here March 24 and will continue through March 29. The exercise scenario focuses on training the workforce in OCS planning, execution and management.

  • OCSJX-15 Participants Undergo Three Phases of OCS Training

    Mar 25, 2015

    Roughly 1,000 joint, total force and coalition service members and civilians traveled from around the world to participate in the largest Operational Contract Support exercise to date, OCS Joint Exercise 2015.

  • Fort Bragg units partner for industry day

    Mar 24, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bragg contracting office and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization here hosted their first partnered industry day March 11 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

  • National Guard needs continued investment, generals tell Congress

    Mar 21, 2015

    Continuing to invest in the National Guard to ensure it remains accessible, responsive and capable will provide the nation a force that is proven on the battlefield and in the homeland.

  • AMC commanding general visits Fort Sam Houston

    Mar 20, 2015

    An Army in transition and the potential impact of sequestration were among the key topics discussed by the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command during a visit here March 11 and 12.

  • AMC seeks to ignite a passion for federal service

    Mar 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first-ever Academia Day for career counselors of universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools and other academic institutions here, March 20.

  • Contracting battalion completes deployment in Liberia

    Mar 19, 2015

    Soldiers from the 922nd Contingency Contracting Battalion cased their unit colors during a ceremony March 17 at the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, in preparation to return to Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade names top NCO

    Mar 18, 2015

    After three days of intense competition, the 409th Contracting Support Brigade selected its 2015 noncommissioned officer of the year.

  • FM capability enhanced in OCSJX-15

    Mar 18, 2015

    For the first time, members of the Financial Management career field are fully integrated in the Operational Contract Support exercise. Two FM members are incorporated into each of the 12 Regional Contracting Cells, with centralized disbursing agents overseeing four RCCs apiece. "It is absolutely critical that w train side-by-side with our FM partners," said U.S. Army Col. Paul Pardew, division chief for OCS on the Joint Staff. "They are critical to how Operational Contracting Support is planned, executed and synchronized with combatant command operations and desired effects."

  • Fort Irwin hosts acquisition forecast

    Mar 16, 2015

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command staff at Fort Irwin, California, conducted its second acquisition forecast event recently at the Historic Harvey House in Barstow, California.

  • Planning, execution and management of OCS critical to military operations

    Mar 16, 2015

    More than $30 billion was lost from contract waste and fraud during military contingencies in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2011, according to a congressionally chartered Commission on Wartime Contracting report from 2011. The Commission concluded that the loss could have been avoided through proper oversight and management of contracted support. This has led to new Operational Contract Support doctrine.

  • OCS Joint Exercise 2015 begins on Fort Bliss

    Mar 13, 2015

    Operational Contract Support is the planning for and obtaining of supplies, services and construction from commercial sources in support of joint operations, along with the associated contract support integration, contracting support, and management of contracted functions.

  • Acquisitions, accessions form Soldier support continuum

    Mar 12, 2015

    From the time young men and women develop a propensity to serve their nation to the years following fulfillment of their military commitments, contracting serves an enduring role in the support of Soldiers and their families.

  • Army contracting team in Ukraine to support U.S. initiative

    Mar 12, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany--Three Army contracting officers recently travelled to the Ukraine to support a joint U.S. State and Defense Department initiative to provide security assistance for partner countries.

  • Senior logistician develops next generation of leaders

    Mar 11, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- "Without logistics and communications, it's just camping," Army Materiel Command's top leader Gen. Dennis L. Via told more than 250 logistics officers March 9.

  • Contracting, other positions available in 'Land of the Morning Calm'

    Mar 4, 2015

    The 411th Contracting Support Brigade is looking for experienced people to fill contracting and other civil service positions throughout Korea, also known as the Land of the Morning Calm.

  • ACC staff shares 'Green Eggs and Ham,' other treats with local school

    Mar 3, 2015

    Army Contracting Command Soldiers and civilians participated in the 18th annual Read Across America March 2 as members of the command went to classrooms in a local school to support the national program.

  • Fort Polk conducts small business outreach

    Mar 3, 2015

    Staff from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Polk, Louisiana, hosted their second business outreach event for 63 business contractors Feb. 18 at the Fort Polk Mission Training Center.

  • Contracting database offers timely, accurate data

    Mar 2, 2015

    Today's fiscal landscape requires that leaders and resource managers across the Army possess the most accurate and up-to-date acquisition data available to maximize the use of their budgets.

  • It's all about that bass for barbershop singer

    Mar 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- For A.D. Barksdale, being on the same sheet of music is more than just a cliché.