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  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Andre L. Wilson

    May 1, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Andre L. Wilson is a training noncommissioned officer with the 639th Senior Contingency Contracting Team of the 900th Contingency Contracting Battalion assigned to the Field Directorate Office - Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Contracting specialist readies for 500-mile trek across Spain

    Apr 30, 2013

    Sometimes reaching to achieve a major milestone can lead a person to even greater accomplishments. That's the case for Estella Juarez, a contracting specialist with the Mission Installation Contracting Command at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Fort Knox team saves customer millions on contract

    Apr 29, 2013

    The innovative thinking of a team of contracting professionals at the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Knox, Ky., is saving more than $4.5 million annually on a multimillion dollar contract.

  • MCRP interns conduct out-briefings to end session

    Apr 26, 2013

    Four months of learning and hard work came to an end April 19 for 15 Minority College Relations Program interns after each out-briefed a general officer on their accomplishments within the Army Sustainment Command and Joint Munitions Command.

  • 409th CSB hosts first European contracting board

    Apr 25, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The 409th Contracting Support Brigade hosted the first European contracting coordination board March 29 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Trice

    Apr 25, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jamie D. Trice is a contingency contracting noncommissioned officer assigned to the 603rd Senior Contingency Contracting Team, under the 413th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Chinook team drives hard bargain

    Apr 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--If you're thinking about making a major purchase you may want to enlist the help of the team that just saved the government more than $810 million on a multiyear contract to buy 155 CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters.

  • Black Hawk helicopters fit for Jordanian king

    Apr 23, 2013

    USASAC and the Army Security Assistance Enterprise complete a delivery of two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters with a special configuration for Jordan, ending a case that began with the country's initial request in 2006.

  • Leader recognizes Fort Jackson contracting support

    Apr 23, 2013

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command staff members at Fort Jackson, S.C., were recognized for their contributions leading to the Hilton Field ribbon cutting ceremony April 16.

  • Message from CSM Clark-Davis: Army Contracting NCO of the Year Competition

    Apr 22, 2013

    ECC's CSM Angel Clark-Davis discusses the upcoming Army Contracting Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition.

  • Army Earth Day Message signed by SMA, CSA, SA

    Apr 19, 2013

    Monday, April 22, the Army joins the nation in celebrating Earth Day. Army installations and organizations will continue efforts to support the Army's mission by conserving cultural and natural resources, harnessing more energy from alternative sources, promoting greater fuel and energy efficiency, and furthering Net Zero energy, water and waste efforts. By making the right choices today, our Army will remain the world 's premier military force into the future.

  • Rare tumor slows IT specialist down, but he's not out

    Apr 18, 2013

    Charles "Chuck" Pennington will tell you serving in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years was tough, but nothing in his military career prepared him for the fight he faced as a civilian.

  • 2013 ACC NCOY competition goes virtual

    Apr 18, 2013

    During this year's Army Contracting Command Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition, participants and judges will rely on technology more than ever as portions of the event will be conducted virtually.

  • Spotlight on...Master Sgt. Samantha Weatherspoon

    Apr 18, 2013

    Master Sgt. Samantha Weatherspoon, the senior noncommissioned officer for contracting at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Ill., says she's friendlier than she looks.

  • Shyu to ACC: 'Army leadership has your back'

    Apr 18, 2013

    Army Contracting Command public affairs had an opportunity to ask Heidi Shyu, the Army acquisition executive and assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, a few questions about Army contracting. She visited ACC and the Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., on April 4.

  • College partnership helps contracting professionals reach educational goals

    Apr 18, 2013

    The Army has reached a formal agreement that will enable 51C noncommissioned officers to receive academic credit for completion of various military courses necessary for certification in the contracting career field.

  • South Korea to buy Apache Attack helicopters through FMS

    Apr 17, 2013

    The Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced it will purchase 36 U.S. Army Apache (AH-64E) helicopters through Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The value of this FMS is estimated at $1.6 billion.

  • 409th CSB names top NCO

    Apr 11, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Staff Sgt. Booker Jordan, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, was named the 409th Contracting Support Brigade noncommissioned officer of the year for the second consecutive year.

  • Benning holds first MCoE industry day

    Apr 11, 2013

    More than 65 industry representatives from throughout the country took part in the 1st Industry Day conducted March 28 by contracting officials at Fort Benning, Ga., in support of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and installation operations.

  • Spotlight on...Danny Hall

    Apr 10, 2013

    Danny L. Hall is a contract administrator assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command - Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Fort Bragg team awards multimillion dollar contract in 34 days

    Apr 8, 2013

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., played a critical role in meeting an expedited need to establish a comprehensive training and support program for Iraqi defense forces.

  • The customer -- our reason to exist

    Apr 3, 2013

    Army Contracting Command-Warren works hard to deserve its longstanding reputation for providing exceptional acquisition, contracting, and business advisory services to its customers and other stakeholders.

  • Educated in the contracting school of hard knocks

    Apr 3, 2013

    Armed with a doctorate degree in getting it done from the school of hard knocks, Ruth Anne Ijames has been a fixture in the contracting world since 1970.

  • Contracting and customers work hand in hand for mission success

    Apr 3, 2013

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The relationship between the 409th Contracting Support Brigade contracting offices and their customers represent a link that affects the successful completion of Army missions in Europe.

  • Deployable Cadre: Program mission evolves

    Apr 3, 2013

    Management of the Army Contracting Command's Deployable Cadre Program has moved to the ACC Deputy Chief of Staff Human Capital G1.

  • NCOs, Meet Charlie, the MOS with the Most

    Apr 3, 2013

    MOS 51C offers NCOs what may just be the best opportunity in the Army. There's more than meets the eye in the world of contracting and "Charlie" has a lot to offer. The Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) 51C classification trains noncommissioned officers (NCOs) to be contracting professionals, provides significant career and educational opportunities, and is one of the few areas of the Army that is expected to grow in the near term.

  • Questions and Answers: Mr. Kim Denver, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement)

    Apr 3, 2013

    What is the goal of the single Army Contract Writing and Management System and what are the benefits of having one system?

  • ACC appointed lead for new contract writing system

    Apr 3, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Appointed by the deputy assistant secretary of the Army (Procurement) as the lead agent for the Army Contract Writing System, the Army Contracting Command has opened a capabilities management office to develop capabilities, elicit, curate, and refine a set of unified functional requirements.

  • Military integration at ACC-APG

    Apr 3, 2013

    The Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground began integrating military members into its organizational structure to optimize contingency contracting and to enhance the training opportunities for Soldiers in the contracting career field.

  • Process improvements produce savings

    Apr 3, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.-- Customer support is a major component of contracting and one member of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground understands the rewards that come from this collaboration.

  • Duncan deploys in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

    Apr 3, 2013

    Christopher Duncan, a security officer with the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., had just completed his weekend drill with the New Jersey National Guard as Hurricane Sandy pushed toward the New Jersey coastline Oct. 29.

  • Employee returns to work after cancer battle

    Apr 3, 2013

    What makes it better is that he is healthier and doing well, which wasn't the case in 2011 when Dixon was diagnosed with cancer.

  • Brigade provides golden support during Thailand exercise

    Apr 3, 2013

    Members of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, augmented the U.S. Pacific Command's contingency command post with military contracting professionals during Cobra Gold 2013.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Jerry K. Nkansah

    Apr 3, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Jerry K. Nkansah is the Army Contracting Command's equal opportunity advisor.

  • Army acquisition executive visits contracting students

    Apr 3, 2013

    Hon. Heidi Shyu, Army acquisition executive, visits the Army Acquisition Center of Excellence at its building on the campus of the University of Alabama-Huntsville on April 3 to speak with Army contracting students.

  • Getting down-and-dirty, unit uses local fund-raiser to build esprit de corps

    Apr 3, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians in the 617th Contingency Contracting Team, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, got down and dirty during the second annual Makahiki Obstacle Course Race at Kualoa Ranch National Park, Kaneohe.

  • USAASC Takes Home Top Prizes in Armywide Public Affairs Competition

    Mar 27, 2013

    The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) took first place honors in two categories of the 2012 Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition, and secured second place in another honoring excellence in Army public affairs.

  • Security assistance enterprise benefits from partnership

    Mar 27, 2013

    The execution of Security Assistance programs and FMS cases requires the direct involvement of individuals across many different organizations.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class DeLeon Kelly

    Mar 27, 2013

    A former recruiter and communications specialist, Sgt. 1st Class DeLeon Kelly is now enamored with the mechanics of military contracting.

  • Battalion enhances readiness with field training exercise

    Mar 27, 2013

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion pulled its teams together here for a field training exercise to analyze and discuss tactical procedures used to support expeditionary and contingency environments.

  • Faces of the Force: Soldier makes a point of helping somebody every day

    Mar 22, 2013

    In observance of Women's History Month, this edition of Faces of the Force recognizes Master Sgt. Julie Saorrono, who specializes in contracting and serves as a trainer and mentor to her Soldiers. Faces of the Force is a biweekly online feature providing an opportunity to highlight members of the Army Acquisition Workforce currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines.

  • Nominations now open for 37th Army Acquisition Annual Awards

    Mar 21, 2013

    Nominations for individuals and teams are now being accepted for the U.S. Army Acquisition Annual Awards now through June 21. This year marks the 37th anniversary of the awards, which honor and recognize excellence among those military and civilian members of the Army Acquisition Workforce who go above and beyond what is expected to provide Soldiers with the weapons and equipment they need to execute decisive, full-spectrum operations in support of their missions.

  • named Army's best website

    Mar 20, 2013, Army Contracting Command's recruiting website, has been named the Army's best website, the Army announced, March 19, 2013.

  • Spotlight on...Jeannie Johnson

    Mar 20, 2013

    Jeannie W. Johnson is a contract specialist and contracting officer assigned to the Regional Contracting Office at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

  • ACC subject matter experts examine standardizing contract oversight, surveillance

    Mar 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Two questions--how is a contractor performing and how does the government know--formed the basis for a study examining standardizing contract oversight and surveillance.

  • Great heights: MICC director climbs Kilimanjaro

    Mar 19, 2013

    The contracting director at White Sands Missile Range recently achieved one of the greatest physical challenges only a relative few can ever say they've accomplished.

  • MICC small business specialist exemplifies contributions

    Mar 18, 2013

    Women's History Month celebrates the contributions women have made to history, culture and society. It also recognizes achievements by women in specific fields and a wide range of careers, including those at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.

  • Colombian visit strengthens military sales process

    Mar 18, 2013

    A delegation from the Colombian Army met with members of the Army Security Assistance Enterprise in Huntsville Feb. 28 to review the status of Colombia's foreign military sales program.

  • USAASC announces MOS 51C reclassification board results

    Mar 18, 2013

    The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) convened a 51C Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) reclassification board, administered by the 51C Proponent Office, Feb. 26-27, 2013 at Fort Belvoir, Va. Out of 182 candidates, 44 were selected for reclassification.

  • 409th bids deputy director farewell

    Mar 14, 2013

    Tony Baumann departed Feb. 8 from Germany on a "high note" after serving as deputy director, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Kaiserslautern, for the past six years.

  • Team building project nets 8,613 ounces of food

    Mar 14, 2013

    A team-building project organized by members of the Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., raised 8,613 ounces of food items in support of the APG-wide "Harvest for the Hungry" food drive.

  • Plan guides Soldier contracting skills development

    Mar 14, 2013

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command cross-functional team at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, has developed a planning guide to manage the professional development needs of more than 400 Soldiers who are being attached to the command over the next seven months.

  • Contracting Soldier named top NCO in San Antonio

    Mar 14, 2013

    A contracting specialist was named the Joint Base San Antonio Army Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for 2012 during a March 8 ceremony in San Antonio.

  • Informative tour

    Mar 14, 2013

    Minority College Relations Program interns tour the Quad Cities Cartridge Case Facility in Building 299 on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on March 12.

  • JCRX-13 Video

    Mar 14, 2013

    Video wrap-up of the U.S. Army Contracting Command's 2013 Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise.

  • Army Materiel Command leadership engages Congress on 'national treasure'

    Mar 11, 2013

    The commander of Army Materiel Command met with Congressional leaders and staff members, Feb. 27, 2013, on Capitol Hill, to discuss the Army's organic industrial base and national military readiness.

  • Integration establishes training ground for Soldiers

    Mar 11, 2013

    Broadening contracting proficiency and increasing readiness are among the reciprocal benefits behind integrating more than 400 Soldiers at offices throughout the Mission and Installation Contracting Command beginning March 20.

  • ACC Colonel rubs elbows with the stars

    Mar 6, 2013

    When Col. Martha Brooks found out she was heading to California she had no idea of the adventures she had in store.

  • ACC-RI's new XO enjoying busy pace of duties

    Mar 6, 2013

    In January, Capt. Timothy G. Godwin assumed duties as executive officer, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, Ill.

  • ACC leaders working to minimize effects of sequestration, potential civil service furlough

    Mar 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With sequestration under way Army Contracting Command senior leaders are working hard to ensure its workforce and its customers are informed about the command's way ahead.

  • Budget cuts put conference rooms in high demand

    Mar 6, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the consequences of the federal government's fiscal uncertainty and sequestration is that conference room availability is scarce at the Army Contracting Command headquarters here.

  • ACC captures 11 AMC Public Affairs awards

    Mar 5, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command Public Affairs specialists earned 11 Army Materiel Command Maj. Gen Keith L. Ware Public Affairs awards for 2012, AMC announced March 1.

  • MICC welcomes new chief of staff

    Mar 4, 2013

    Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command here welcomed its new chief of staff March 4.

  • MICC-Fort Bliss delivers for Army's second largest installation

    Feb 28, 2013

    Providing the contracting needs for more than 35,000 Soldiers and their families at the Army's second-largest installation is no easy task, but members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss accomplish that every day.

  • Savings served up for Bradley armor plates

    Feb 27, 2013

    When a military contractor approached the Army with a proposal for significant savings on armor tiles for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the impulse to quickly go for the savings had to be postponed: The Bradley played such an important role in saving lives that keeping a steady flow of contracts was paramount.

  • ROTC outreach event well-received at NIU

    Feb 27, 2013

    On Feb. 20, four Army Contracting Command-Rock Island officers met with approximately 30 Northern Illinois University Reserve Officers' Training Corps Military Science III and MS IV cadets to discuss their potential futures in the Army.

  • ACC receives five awards for contracting excellence

    Feb 27, 2013

    EL PASO, Texas -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command collected five awards at the 2012 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting ceremony.

  • Furloughs nothing new to federal employees

    Feb 27, 2013

    Federal employees are facing the specter of being furloughed because of the fiscal year 2013 federal budget sequestration.

  • Emergency operations plan in place

    Feb 27, 2013

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala.-In the event Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers and employees are directed to stay away from their Redstone Arsenal campus, a plan is in place to help the command continue operations.

  • Spotlight on...Dorothea Marie Cooper

    Feb 27, 2013

    Dorothea Marie Cooper is the deputy director of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Spotlight on ... Danny Hall

    Feb 26, 2013

    As a retired veteran, Danny Hall enjoys supporting Soldiers and the warfighter through his love for contracting and holds a great respect for the men and women who serve this nation.

  • Nominations for 2013 ACC annual awards due Feb. 28

    Feb 22, 2013

    Nominations for the 2013 Army Contracting Command Annual Awards are due Feb. 28.

  • Army Blues on Hollywood's red carpet

    Feb 22, 2013

    Col. Martha Brooks never envisioned herself rubbing elbows with Hollywood's finest actors and actresses, but that is exactly what she'll be doing on the red carpet at the 85th Academy Award celebration this month.

  • AMC commander praises 'artisan workforce,' discusses way ahead

    Feb 21, 2013

    Army Materiel Command's continued support to the warfighter in spite of looming fiscal cuts was the key focus of a presentation by AMC Commander Gen. Dennis L. Via, Feb. 21, 2013.

  • 51C NCOs train as the Army fights

    Feb 21, 2013

    According to the Army Contracting Command's senior noncommissioned officer, the Joint contracting Readiness Exercise conducted Jan. 14-Feb. 1 at Fort Bliss, Texas, is the type of training that will help 51C contracting NCOs advance their skills and achieve the level of expertise needed during deployment operations.

  • Spotlight on...Sgt. 1st Class Ranada Lowe

    Feb 21, 2013

    When Sgt. 1st Class Ranada Lowe left Cape Giradeau, Mo., she took with her blessings from her mother and grandmother as she started a new life in the U.S. Army.

  • Hutchison: ACC ops tempo higher than envisioned

    Feb 21, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--A month after becoming the Army Contracting Command deputy to the commanding general, Michael Hutchison has learned that the ACC headquarters here is a busy place.

  • DoD Memo: Preparations for potential sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications

    Feb 20, 2013

    DoD Memo: Preparations for potential sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications

  • Fort Drum leads MICC in contract closeout

    Feb 14, 2013

    As contracting activities across the federal government battle a systemic crisis of closing out hundreds of thousands of overaged contracts, a dedicated plan of attack by contracting officials at Fort Drum, N.Y., has all but eliminated what once seemed an insurmountable backlog.

  • Nichols outlines ACC's fiscal risk plan

    Feb 14, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Members of the Army Contracting Command must do everything they can to minimize the effect of the nation's budget uncertainty on the war fighter, ACC's commanding general said Feb. 7.

  • Spotlight on...Kim Tycer, ACC Chief Counsel

    Feb 14, 2013

    Kim Tycer joined the Army Contracting Command as its new chief counsel and was appointed to the Senior Executive Service on Jan. 28, 2013. Her previous assignment was as associate counsel in the Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel's Business Law Division.

  • JCRX-13: Coaches, mentors help participants stay on track

    Feb 14, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-During the Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, contracting trainees in simulated regional contracting centers were able to depend on coaches, mentors and assessors for help as they worked their way through four days of military contracting training.

  • ACC supports Presidential Inaugural activities

    Feb 14, 2013

    When millions of people around the world watched President Barack Obama take the oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building Jan. 21, little did they know that Army Contracting Command contracting officers had worked behind the scenes for months to help make the event a success.

  • Contracting team continues Kosovo mission support

    Feb 14, 2013

    In Kosovo, the contingency contracting office, which is under operational control of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, continues as an integral part of the sustainment to Camp Bondsteel, as well as to the U.S. forces stationed in the Balkans.

  • Civilian participants contribute to JCRX-13 training success

    Feb 8, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-During the initial stages of Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, senior military leaders ' uniformed and civilians ' conducted professional workshops to offer their advice and counsel to officers, noncommissioned officers and civilians participating in this year's event.

  • Personnel behind the scene recognized

    Feb 8, 2013

    It doesn't take smoke and mirrors for an exercise like the Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, sponsored by the Army Contracting Command, to occur.

  • MICC-Fort Hood test program yields savings

    Feb 7, 2013

    A test program with the Government Purchase Card Program by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Hood is yielding success through cost savings for military customers in a fiscally challenging environment while also identifying efficiencies in the program.

  • Quality assurance policy benefits MICC customers

    Feb 7, 2013

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Assuring Army customers receive what they pay for is the objective behind a new quality assurance policy published by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials in January.

  • Outfitting ACC-RI's officers

    Feb 6, 2013

    On Jan. 25, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Acting Executive Director, Col. John P. Hannon, presented Matthew J. Rosebrough, Acting Chief of Supply and Services, Directorate of Logistics, Army Sustainment Command, with an SES coin from former ACC-RI Executive Director, Michael R. Hutchison.

  • Nichols addresses JCRX audience

    Jan 30, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas-The more than 380 cadre and trainees at the Army Contracting Command Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 were all eyes and ears as Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general, spoke on the merits and importance of the JCRX training Jan. 24.

  • ACC NCOs attend Inaugural Ball

    Jan 30, 2013

    Five Army Contracting Command noncommissioned officers and their guests tripped the light fantastic while attending the Commander In Chief's Inaugural Ball Jan. 22 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Contracting interns join ACC--New Jersey ranks

    Jan 30, 2013

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.--Army Contracting Command-New Jersey welcomed its inaugural class of 24 interns into its ranks during a swearing in ceremony earlier this month.

  • MICC contributes to JCRX

    Jan 29, 2013

    From trainees to cadre and all positions in between, Mission and Installation Contracting Command employees are supporting the Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here today.

  • Joint contracting exercise commences

    Jan 25, 2013

    More than 300 participants, trainers and support staff arrived at Fort Bliss, Texas, as part of Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, the U.S. Army Contracting Command's annual contingency contracting readiness exercise.

  • ACC experts make 'great strides' in government property accountability

    Jan 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--A group of subject matter experts who gathered here Jan. 7-18 made "great strides" in mapping the accountability of government property in the hands of contractors, according to one of Army Contracting Command's subject matter experts.

  • Fifth time's a charm for Tschida

    Jan 25, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas--With five contracting readiness exercises under her belt, Lt. Col. Carol Tschida has been an important figure in the growth of military and civilian contracting professionals.

  • JCRX-13 Week 2 Update

    Jan 24, 2013

    Video update from the second week of JCRX-13

  • JCRX-13 Week 1 Update

    Jan 24, 2013

    Video update from the first week of JCRX-13

  • JCRX-13 Kicks Off

    Jan 24, 2013

    More than 300 participants, trainers and support staff arrived at Fort Bliss, Texas, as part of Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013, the U.S. Army Contracting Command's annual contingency contracting readiness exercise.

  • JCRX-13 participants share experiences

    Jan 24, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas - After five days of warrior task training during the Army Contracting Command's Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise 2013 here, participants are "feeling it."