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  • Army science advisors connect with Soldiers during South Korean exercise

    Apr 22, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 22, 2016) -- U.S. Army technology advisors converged for an exercise in South Korea March 7-18 to talk with Soldiers about topics such as combat vehicles, weapons systems, aviation and satellite communications.

  • Natick's Bootstrap Initiative sparks creative, innovative ideas to benefit the warfighter

    Apr 21, 2016

    NATICK, Mass. (April 22, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has used the Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day for the second consecutive year to encourage innovative ideas from employees while reducing obstacles and red tape.

  • Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit saves energy, preserves quality of life

    Apr 15, 2016

    For Soldiers in remote locations, home is where the MILHUT is. The small shelter system provides a home-like environment while also reducing energy and water usage, as well as waste. The Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit, or MILHUT, is a containerized shelter that relies on renewable energy technologies, which enable warfighters to be deployed longer in remote areas without the need for resupply. The MILHUT system provides habitat, hygiene and meal preparation capabilities that are not usually available with deployments to remote, austere areas.

  • The Army Learning Model gets the wheels turning at Regional Training Site-Maintenance-Fort Devens

    Apr 8, 2016

    Spc. Abraham Keith had never considered himself much of a mechanic before he arrived at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Devens, Mass. The Reserve Soldier works as a cook in his civilian life, so in his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., he spends more time fixing meals instead of cars.

  • Functional Fibers

    Apr 4, 2016

    Carole Winterhalter, a textile technologist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, speaks with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter April 1 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., as Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy, left, and Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey listen. Carter was on hand to announce a new, $317 million public-private partnership named the Advanced Functional Fibers of America Institute, which should bolster innovation in fibers and textiles. NSRDEC will be part of the consortium.

  • BREAKING: Army scientists successfully 'teleport' Soldiers

    Apr 1, 2016

    Army scientists have successfully "teleported" a fully equipped squad from a Massachusetts research and development facility to a training area in Germany, the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) announced today.

  • Army advises UMass Lowell students on wind-power

    Apr 1, 2016

    Sometimes a collaboration can be a windfall for all involved -- especially if that collaboration involves helping college students to develop wind-power technologies that may benefit the Soldier in the future. A team of students from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, who are preparing to enter a collegiate wind turbine design competition, looked to experts at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and the U.S. Army Project Manager -- Expeditionary Energy & Sustainment Systems for both business and technical advice.

  • Saving energy at Natick

    Mar 25, 2016

    U.S. Army Garrison Natick has reduced its energy consumption more dramatically in the last dozen years than any other installation in the Army. Over that 12-year period, Natick cut its energy usage by a staggering 43.16 percent.

  • Fort Devens' 'MacGyver' right on target

    Mar 11, 2016

    Like the title character from the old television series "MacGyver," it seems that Jim Dowse of Fort Devens Range Control can fix just about anything.

  • Virtual reality dome impact of real-life scenarios on cognitive abilities

    Feb 24, 2016

    For researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, there just may be no place like dome. Thanks to its new virtual reality dome, NSRDEC's Cognitive Science and Applications Team will be better able to study the impact of real-world operational situations on a Soldier's cognitive abilities and performance.

  • Science is brewing at Natick - Early research sets foundation for advances

    Feb 19, 2016

    A chemical engineer is at the heart of NSRDEC's early research to improve Soldier health and performance.

  • NSSC Open for normal operations Feb. 17

    Feb 16, 2016

    NSSC is open for normal operations Feb. 17.

  • NSSC Delayed Opening March 21

    Feb 4, 2016

    Based on forecasts for accumulation of 4-8 inches of heavy, wet snow in the early morning hours, the USAG-Natick commander is directing a delayed opening to the installation tomorrow; we plan to open the gates to normal traffic at 9 a.m. Next update will be at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow.

  • Natick scientists collaborating to create 'second-skin' protection

    Jan 28, 2016

    NATICK, Mass. (Jan. 28, 2016) -- Collaboration has long been second nature for researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, and now a partnership is being applied to developing "second-skin," chemical-biological protection.

  • Standardizing base camps could achieve efficiencies, save money

    Jan 22, 2016

    By using materiel already in its inventory, the Army could establish base camps that are more efficient and save money.

  • Army helps to meet nutritional needs of Mars astronauts

    Jan 12, 2016

    Researchers in the Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are working on two projects for NASA to help meet the nutritional needs of astronauts at a space station and astronauts traveling to Mars.

  • Veteran raises bar for Soldiers' health at Natick

    Dec 29, 2015

    When it comes to his station in life, Kevin O'Fallon, Ph.D., has raised the bar - both literally and figuratively.

  • Natick takes part in small business event

    Dec 17, 2015

    Three leaders from Natick Soldier Systems Center spoke to participants at the Air Force, Army, National Guard Small Business Forum held Dec. 11 at Devens Common Center.

  • NSSC welcomes new senior mission commander

    Nov 24, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Todd III assumed command of the Natick Soldier Systems Center mission in a Nov. 24 arrival and departure ceremony at NSSC's Hunter Auditorium.

  • Natick researcher develops turkey bacon, turkey jerky

    Nov 23, 2015

    Natick researcher Dr. Tom Yang wants to talk turkey. Yang is a food technologist in the Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. He is working on healthier forms of jerky and bacon made from turkey that he believes Soldiers will gobble up.

  • Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Todd III

    Nov 23, 2015

  • Natick aims for zero food waste

    Nov 20, 2015

    Realizing that food makes up 21 percent of all the waste dropped into this nation's landfills, three ambitious folks at the Natick Soldier Systems Center, or NSSC, seek to put the installation on a diet of sorts.

  • Natick clothing drive sheds light on veteran homelessness

    Nov 20, 2015

    Growing up in Batavia, New York, Sarah Ross, a human research volunteer program coordinator with the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, didn't know anything about veteran homelessness.

  • Natick learns about 'Soldier for Life'

    Nov 20, 2015

    According to the famous saying, "Once a Marine, always a Marine." If you served in the U.S. Army, you probably felt that there was no equivalent sentiment in that branch -- until "Soldier for Life" was established in July 2012, that is.

  • Natick investigates self-healing protective clothing

    Nov 18, 2015

    Army researcher Quoc Truong wants to fill in the gaps in Soldier protective clothing - literally.

  • Natick veterans recall Vietnam War

    Nov 17, 2015

    Fifty years after the United States entered the Vietnam War, five veterans from that era of conflict visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center to relate their experiences, Nov. 10.

  • USARIEM Soldier honored as an 'Angel of the Battlefield'

    Nov 12, 2015

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley presented Angels of the Battlefield honoree Sgt. 1st Class Adam J. Morelli with an award for heroism at the 9th Annual Angels of the Battlefield Gala in Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 2015. Angels of the Battlefield honors medics, corpsmen and pararescuemen who administer life-saving medical treatment and trauma care on the battlefield.

  • NSSC participates in local Veterans Day events

    Nov 12, 2015

    Less than two weeks before he relinquishes command at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Brig. Gen. William Cole spoke at the Town of Natick's Veterans Day observance Nov. 11 at the Morse Institute Library.

  • NSRDEC Soldiers and veterans score a visit from Boston Bruins

    Nov 10, 2015

    Jimmy Hayes and Zach Trotman of the Boston Bruins showed their gratitude to veterans and current members of the military at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, an organization committed to improving the safety and quality of life of our nation's warfighters.

  • Service members participate in food distribution event

    Nov 6, 2015

    Approximately 200 meals were distributed by Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and his family Nov. 2, at the Stevens Family Thanksgiving Meal Distribution Event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

  • Fort Devens balances training, environmental stewardship

    Nov 6, 2015

    Think about training Soldiers, and protecting the environment probably doesn't come immediately to mind. Yet, finding a way to balance the two needs consumes each and every workday for Ben Amos, the Integrated Training Area Management coordinator on Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

  • Planting the seed: Natick tests hydroponic farming

    Oct 16, 2015

    Inside a repurposed former refrigerated shipping container tucked behind the Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, lettuce has been growing since August in a climate-controlled, 40-by-8-foot "hydroponic farm."

  • 'Scoring in Transition' career fair held at Hanscom Air Force Base

    Oct 13, 2015

    More than 120 job seekers and 50 employers were in attendance at the 2015 Hanscom Air Force Base career fair, Oct. 7. The Hanscom Airman and Family Readiness Center partnered with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center and the Boston Celtics to host the event.

  • Cancer claims crusader against veteran suicides

    Oct 5, 2015

    A retired Army major, who had devoted the final months of his life to raise awareness of veteran suicides, died of colon cancer after a long, courageous fight.

  • Fire inspector retires at Natick

    Oct 1, 2015

    Joe Murphy was never one to sit in an office. In fact, the lasting image is of him walking around Natick Soldier Systems Center. After 34 years on the job, Murphy is retiring as the fire inspector in USAG Natick's Directorate of Emergency Services.

  • AFRC hosts Career Fair

    Oct 1, 2015

    The Hanscom Airman and Family Readiness Center is partnering with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center and the Boston Celtics to host a Career Fair Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Minuteman Commons.

  • New family housing planned at NSSC

    Sep 29, 2015

    Army Family Housing units located at Heritage Lane will be replaced with new townhomes beginning in fiscal year 2017 if funds for the project are approved by Congress.

  • Natick developing new 'battlefield kitchen'

    Sep 29, 2015

    Mention "BK" to some people, and a certain fast-food establishment might come to mind. At the Natick Soldier Systems Center, however, those two letters refer to the latest in field feeding technology.

  • Solid waste characterization study conducted at Natick

    Sep 28, 2015

    A team of three from the Army Public Health Center, or APHC, was recently at the Natick Soldier Systems Center conducting a solid waste characterization study to assess the amount of trash the installation is producing.

  • Natick researchers are developing overhead protection for base camps

    Sep 15, 2015

    Natick's ideas for protecting the warfighter are looking up. Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, are developing Overhead Threat Protection, or OTP, to be used primarily in expeditionary base camps.

  • Natick observes 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 11, 2015

    Fourteen years to the minute after the tragic attacks of 9/11, Natick Soldier Systems Center remembered the civilians and Soldiers lost during and since that day.

  • Boston to New York ruck march continues to raise awareness of veteran suicides

    Sep 1, 2015

    Three Soldiers, who work at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, have completed 200 miles of a ruck march from Boston to New York to raise awareness of veteran suicides.

  • All-female flag detail raises the Colors at Natick

    Aug 21, 2015

    An all-female flag detail raised the Colors Aug. 21 at Natick Soldier Systems Center in observance of Women's Equality Day. A Women's Equality Day Honoree Display can be found in the Building 1 lobby through the end of August.

  • Home on the range at Fort Devens

    Aug 13, 2015

    In less than a decade, the Army Reserve has poured more than $50 million into improvements into the Fort Devens Range Complex, the only federal training base in all of New England, which serves Reserve and National Guard Soldiers, Marines, FBI agents, and state and local police.

  • Combat Rations Database receives update

    Aug 10, 2015

    The Combat Rations Database unveiled earlier this year is already receiving updates designed to make the website more useful to warfighters, military dietitians, food service officers and leaders.

  • MassDevelopment gift enhances collaborative research at Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Aug 3, 2015

    The Secretary of the Army has accepted a $900,000 gift from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Development Finance Agency, or MassDevelopment, to perform infrastructure upgrades to the Doriot Climatic Chambers at the U.S. Army's Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Natick investigates high-barrier, non-foil materials for food packaging

    Jul 28, 2015

    Scientists at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are investigating high-barrier, non-foil materials, which have the potential to be lighter in weight, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly than foil-based packaging.

  • Massachusetts governor visits NSSC

    Jul 15, 2015

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, left, listens as Capt. Matt Porter, Force Provider assistant product manager, describes the base camp system during Baker's July 14 visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center. Looking on are Mike Hope, combat field service equipment team leader for Product Manager Force Sustainment Systems; Brig. Gen. William Cole, NSSC senior commander; and Jim McLaughlin, deputy product manager, FSS. In his first visit to NSSC, Baker learned about technologies being develop for U.S. warfighters.

  • Natick honors former Natick Soldier Systems Center commander killed in Afghanistan

    Jul 10, 2015

    To honor a former Natick Soldier Systems Center commander, who was killed in Afghanistan, the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, renamed the street that leads to the installation's gates, July 10.

  • Natick employee recipient of 2014 Secretary of the Army award

    Jul 9, 2015

    A Natick Soldier Systems Center employee received the Diversity and Leadership Programs Award for exceptional service at the annual Secretary of the Army awards ceremony.

  • Natick, Tufts team up to advance cognitive science

    Jun 29, 2015

    Army researchers have teamed up with the Tufts University School of Engineering to create the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences, or Center for ABCs.

  • 'Cool effort' for those with heat injuries

    Jun 25, 2015

    In hopes of bringing medical treatment to Soldiers on remote battlefields in warm climates, the folks at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, recently put forth a "cool effort."

  • Fort Devens range complex offers unique training opportunities for FBI

    Jun 23, 2015

    In the time since the FBI occupied a good portion of the range on Fort Devens' South Post in 2004, a modern three-acre complex has risen from the once-barren site. Today, it bristles with a pair of automated ranges, a shoot house, and a nearly completed permanent classroom building and rappel tower.

  • PM FSS changes hands at Natick

    Jun 23, 2015

    Lt. Col. Frank Moore took charge of Product Manager Force Sustainment Systems in a June 23 change-of-charter ceremony at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Natick celebrates 240th Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2015

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center observed the 240th Army Birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony June 12 in Hunter Auditorium.

  • Natick welcomes new garrison commander

    Jun 16, 2015

    Lt. Col. Ryan Raymond assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Natick in a June 16 ceremony at Hunter Auditorium.

  • NSSC This Month

    Jun 5, 2015

  • Army to field Operational Camouflage Pattern for uniforms

    Jun 1, 2015

    The next step toward greater Soldier protection comes July 1, when the Army begins to make the Operational Camouflage Pattern available for the Army Combat Uniform in select Military Clothing Sales Stores. The pattern will replace the current Universal Camouflage Pattern. The UCP has been used for the past decade.

  • Natick command judge advocate visits school on Law Day

    Jun 1, 2015

    If the students of the Kennedy Middle School were the jury in 1692 when Sarah Good was charged with committing acts of witchcraft, her fate would have been much different. Good was executed in 1692, but was acquitted recently by a jury of middle school students.

  • Natick bands together for homeless veteran clothing drive

    May 29, 2015

    Although there has been an eight-percent reduction in the homeless veteran population between January 2012 and January 2013, there is still a long way to go to eliminate the problem.

  • Soldier Show visits Natick

    May 27, 2015

    The 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show performed at Natick High School May 22, as a part of their yearly tour.

  • Natick Soldiers speak on Memorial Day

    May 26, 2015

    A pair of Natick Soldiers spoke at nearby Memorial Day ceremonies May 25.

  • Soldier Show coming to Natick

    May 14, 2015

    Natick Soldier Systems Center, Army Entertainment, and the Town of Natick have joined together to host the U.S. Army Soldier Show at Natick High School on May 22 at 6 p.m.

  • Natick serves up American military combat menu

    May 11, 2015

    Let's call it the American military's latest combat menu. In its generous serving of 72 pages, the 10th edition of Combat Feeding's ration book dishes out a history of combat rations and their present state.

  • Natick holds annual exercise

    May 7, 2015

    On the morning of May 5, an assailant with an automatic weapon opened fire in the cafeteria of the Lord Community Center at Natick Soldier Systems Center, killing five people and wounding four others before being shot and killed by security personnel.

  • Polishing Soldier skills at USARIEM

    Apr 30, 2015

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine took to the woods of Fort Devens April 24 to brush up on their Soldier skills.

  • NSSC This Month

    Apr 28, 2015

  • Students participate in research laboratory design challenge at Natick

    Apr 22, 2015

    More than 150 students, from 17 colleges and universities and three service academies, were on hand at the Natick Soldier Systems Center, April 13-17, as they partook in the 2015 Air Force Research Laboratory University and Service Academy Design Challenge.

  • Army veteran recalls the Holocaust

    Apr 17, 2015

    Seventy-one years later, Isadore Cutler can't shake the sensory overload that he experienced on that day in April 1945.

  • 3-D shape database improves fit of clothing, equipment

    Apr 17, 2015

    A new database at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is a perfect fit for America's Soldiers. The ANSUR II 3-D Shape Database uses three-dimensional shapes and contour data to improve the fit of clothing and equipment for warfighters.

  • Army drones to deliver 3D printed pizzas to forward operating bases

    Apr 1, 2015

    Pizzas made to order on 3D printers soon could be delivered by drones to hungry Soldiers at outposts across the globe.

  • Combat rations database allows Soldiers to learn about meals, ready-to-eat nutrition

    Mar 13, 2015

    When Soldiers rip open meals, ready-to-eat in a combat zone, most people probably are thinking more about flavor and filling their stomachs than about the nutrition.

  • U.S. Army Research Institute, Harvard team up against PTSD, mTBI

    Mar 12, 2015

    Researchers from the Army and Harvard Medical School are collaborating on a Department of Defense-funded study to identify chemical biomarkers that could differentiate between post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.

  • Aerial resupply lands on ground troops

    Mar 10, 2015

    The U.S. Army is streamlining efforts to provide squad- and platoon-level ground Soldiers, operating in austere environments, with an organic aerial resupply capability that will empower and sustain them on the battlefield.

  • Freedom of Information Act

    Mar 10, 2015

  • Natick provides base camps for U.N. peacekeepers in Africa

    Mar 4, 2015

    While they protect civilians during their stabilization mission in the Central African Republic, U.N. peacekeepers are living and working in Force Provider base camps procured from Product Manager Force Sustainment Systems at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army researchers return to Norway for nutrition, cold-stress study in Arctic extremes

    Mar 2, 2015

    The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine once again partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training.

  • Natick leads aerial delivery joint team of the year project

    Feb 23, 2015

    The High Speed Container Delivery System Joint Capability Technology Demonstration, or HSCDS JCTD, Team has been chosen by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, or OSD, for the 2014 JCTD Team of the Year award.

  • Tuskegee Airmen share their experiences at Natick

    Feb 20, 2015

    Members of the Tuskegee Airmen spoke Feb. 19 at the Natick Soldier Systems Center during the African American/Black History Month observance.

  • NSSC Closed Feb 9, 2015

    Feb 9, 2015

    The Natick Soldier System Center is closed today, Feb 9, 2015. We are expecting betmore snow today and into tonight. Please limit travel and be safe as you shovel and clear sidewalks and driveways.

  • Army launches weight loss trial program for adult dependents

    Feb 9, 2015

    "Healthy Families, Healthy Forces," is a randomized trial that will measure the effectiveness of two weight-loss programs for meaningful and sustainable weight loss in military families.

  • Natick Soldiers commit to serve during youth basketball program

    Feb 4, 2015

    A group of human research volunteers from the Natick Soldier Systems Center participated alongside members of the Boston Celtics as part of the Commitment to Service initiative during a Jr. Celtics event at Madison Park High School in Roxbury, Mass., Jan. 31.

  • Two-Hour Delay from normal reporting time for Natick Soldier Systems Center 3 FEB

    Feb 3, 2015

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center is opening this morning on a two hour delay from normal reporting time. Garrison employees are authorized the use of liberal leave. Tenant organization employees should contact their leadership for more information. Please be careful as you walk on the installation. Treatment of the parking lots is on going but with below freezing temperatures, we are doing the best we can. Please allow extra time to get to work and get from your car to your office.

  • Natick designs new rucksack for paratroopers

    Jan 30, 2015

    He used to be one of them, so when paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division asked Rich Landry to design a rucksack to meet their needs, he was thrilled.

  • Striving to do what's right

    Jan 22, 2015

    In a stirring address to her colleagues, a member of the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce reminded them of words from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that resonate today, nearly 50 years after they were first uttered.

  • Research team shapes future of combat rations

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.

  • Army Community Service needs assessment survey

    Jan 8, 2015

    The Natick Army Community Service, in partnership with Installation Management Command G9 Marketing Research and Analysis, is launching the Army Community Service Needs Assessment Survey today, Jan. 8, through March 6 at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Natick welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jan 7, 2015

    In a change of responsibility ceremony Jan. 6, Command Sgt. Maj. Erika M. Gholar took over as U.S. Army Garrison Natick command sergeant major.

  • Natick pitches innovation in forum for ideas

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has come up with a new way to spark out-of-the-box thinking, risk-taking, and employee participation. The center implemented the "Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day."

  • Clothing drive becoming a staple at NSSC

    Dec 17, 2014

    Veteran homelessness has declined by 33 percent since 2009, but there is still a long way to go.

  • USAG Fort Devens welcomes new command sergeant major

    Dec 16, 2014

    In a change of responsibility ceremony Dec. 15, Command Sgt. Maj. Jacqueline M. Coleman took over as U.S. Army Garrison Fort Devens command sergeant major.

  • Boston Celtics' mascot 'charms' Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Dec 11, 2014

    Given the time of year and his green attire, the Soldiers and civilians at the Natick Soldier Systems Center, in Massachusetts, could be forgiven if they rubbed their eyes Dec. 11, 2014, after momentarily thinking that they had just seen an elf at the base.

  • NSSC This Week 2014 Top 10 R&D

    Dec 9, 2014

  • Natick helps develop containment system used against Ebola

    Nov 26, 2014

    A containment system used to quarantine Ebola virus patients being transported out of West Africa was developed with help from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, in Massachusetts.

  • Natick asks Soldiers about hygiene issues

    Nov 25, 2014

    In its effort to combat body odor and skin irritation affecting Soldiers in the field, the Army has developed antimicrobial treatments for such items as T-shirts, socks and sleeping bag liners, but little is known about the extent of such personal hygiene issues or their effects on warfighters.

  • Natick senior commander speaks on Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center senior commander spoke to veterans, family members and staff at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital on Nov. 11 during a Veterans Day interfaith service.

  • Natick senior commander speaks on Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center senior commander spoke to veterans, family members and staff at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital on Nov. 11 during a Veterans Day interfaith service.

  • Natick designs custom-fitted flag for 'dignified transfers'

    Nov 10, 2014

    A combined team at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Massachusetts, has designed a custom-fitted flag for transfer cases that hold the remains of fallen Service members, that is now undergoing 90 days of testing, in five locations.

  • NSSC This Week Nov 7

    Nov 7, 2014

  • Going green, one installation at a time

    Nov 4, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce was trained on the importance of "greening" the Army mission during a recent green procurement training session in Hunter Auditorium.