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  • CSI training hones Iraqi Police Officer Skills

    Sep 30, 2010

  • Army partners with University of Maryland for R&D

    Sep 29, 2010

    The U.S. Army and the University of Maryland entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement at the school's Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building Sept. 28.

  • SMA talks NCO promotions, striving for excellence

    Sep 29, 2010

  • USAG-Natick holds mass-casualty exercise

    Sep 29, 2010

    Wounded civilians and Soldiers lay across the lawn and on the stairway in front of Johnson Barracks at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Smoke alarms provide a sound you can live with

    Sep 28, 2010

    Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, but Installation Management Command safety officials, from headquarters to garrison level, say such concerns remain a constant priority.

  • Army talks communication priorities with industry

    Sep 28, 2010

    Leveraging commercial technologies for the Army's future was what industry representatives wanted to discuss at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association monthly luncheon at the Ritz Carlton Hotel here Sept. 27.

  • Army's senior enlisted Soldier visits COB Speicher

    Sep 28, 2010

  • NSSC Soldiers train at Fort Devens

    Sep 28, 2010

    As she strained to be heard above the sounds of simulated gunfire just yards away, Staff Sgt. Brooke Green talked about how different this all was from her normal duties at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month ignites history, dance lessons

    Sep 28, 2010

    Sombreros surrounded the tops of tables and balloons advertised a "fiesta!" at the main dining facility's overflow room at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Sept. 25. Soldiers and civilians celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month through cultural education and entertainment.

  • RDECOM earns Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 23, 2010

    Nine out of 10 is a pretty good record. That's what the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command achieved in 2007, when the organization developed nine of the Army's top 10 greatest inventions of the year.

  • West Point team provides innovative design enhances Army shelter system

    Sep 22, 2010

    Lt. Col. Bruce Floersheim, a West Point professor, and Class of 2011 Cadet Kyle Volle, a mechanical engineering student and the cadet brigade command sergeant major, agreed to tackle the challenge as part of Volle's mechanical engineering degree program in the form of an independent study project in the spring of 2010.

  • RDECOM NCOs convene for training, award ceremony

    Sep 22, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers from RDECOM gathered at APG for professional development training Sept. 13-17, to better understand how science enables the Warfighters' mission.

  • Yesterday meets tomorrow at NSSC

    Sep 22, 2010

    Former Soldiers saw how future Soldiers will be equipped when the 25th Infantry Division Association visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center Sept. 16 as part of its annual reunion.

  • PCBs removed at Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Sep 22, 2010

    When a towering crane pulled a dredging barge out of Pegan Cove, swung it through an opening in the tree line and deposited it onto the adjacent parking lot at Natick Soldier Systems Center on the morning of Sept. 9, the most visible part of a $2.8 million PCB cleanup was complete.

  • A virtual trade off, 689th Engineer Company sharpens skills while testing Route Clearance Simulator

    Sep 21, 2010

  • Inspector General assists redeploying TF Marne brigades

    Sep 20, 2010

  • Chilean gets unexpected life in states

    Sep 18, 2010

  • It's all a learning experience, one Soldier's career path

    Sep 18, 2010

    As the second youngest Soldier in Headquarters and Headquarters Operations Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, Pfc. Nanalee Litzsinger has held more full time jobs than most young people her age.

  • Army lauds achievements of RDECOM scientists

    Sep 17, 2010

    Six U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command laboratories and 111 employees have been named 2009 Research and Development Achievement Award winners.

  • RDECOM Superior Unit Award

    Sep 16, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Superior Unit Award was established by the Secretary of the Army in 1985 to recognize outstanding meritorious performance of a unit during peacetime, or of a difficult and challenging mission under extraordinary circumstances. The unit must display such outstanding devotion and superior performance of exceptionally difficult tasks as to set the unit apart from, and above, other units with similar missions.

  • Army honors research, development command at APG ceremony

    Sep 16, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" Under warm, sunny skies today at Aberdeen Proving GroundAca,!a,,cs Fanshaw Field, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of the Army Materiel command, honored the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command when she presented it with a Superior Unit Award.

  • Army captains, junior NCOs discuss changes to initial entry training

    Sep 15, 2010

    Company commanders, first sergeants, drill sergeants, and platoon sergeants gathered for the Initial Entry Training Leadership Forum September 8 through 10 in Newport News, Va. to address issues and provide an opportunity to share insight into their units.

  • Howe Brothers bring Discovery Channel to Natick

    Sep 15, 2010

    A pair of identical twin brothers from Maine, accustomed to challenging themselves and their exotic equipment and then airing the results on television, found much to their liking in a Sept. 13 visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center. Geoff and Mike Howe, stars of "Howe and Howe Tech" on the Discovery Channel, came to Natick with a crew to film an episode featuring the Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) expected to air in November.

  • Howe Brothers visit Natick

    Sep 15, 2010

    A pair of identical twin brothers from Maine, accustomed to challenging themselves and their exotic equipment and then airing the results on television, found much to their liking in a Sept. 13 visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Howe brothers bring Discovery Channel to Natick

    Sep 15, 2010

    A pair of identical twin brothers from Maine, accustomed to challenging themselves and their exotic equipment and then airing the results on television, found much to their liking in a Sept. 13 visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army hosts DOD, Indian delegation to discuss future R&D collaboration

    Sep 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force met with an Indian delegation at Fort Monmouth, N.J. to discuss potential collaboration efforts in emerging information and command and control technologies, Aug 31 - Sept. 3. Government, industry and academia representatives from both countries presented research and discussed projects in the areas of service-oriented architecture, intelligent agents, language translation and artificial intelligence technologies.

  • RDECOM to receive U.S. Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 14, 2010

    RDECOM and its subordinate organizations will receive the Army Superior Unit Award during a Sept. 16 ceremony at APG's Fanshaw Field. The Superior Unit Award streamer will be added to each element's colors, and the element's director will receive award lapel pins for every person in the organization.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center observes Patriot Day

    Sep 13, 2010

    A moment of silence followed by a bell tolling 11 times at a Patriot Day observance Sept. 10 at U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center honored the memories of the thousands of civilians and Soldiers lost during and since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Soldiers doing what Soldiers do

    Aug 31, 2010

    When a Soldier takes his or her Oath of Enlistment, they pledge to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Whether in a quick strike unit like the 82nd Airborne Division or stationed at a research and development facility like the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), a Soldier must hone their Soldiering skills.

  • ROC drill works out difficult DOL issues

    Aug 31, 2010

    The rehearsal of concept drill took place Aug. 24-26 at the Radisson Quad City Plaza, Davenport, Iowa. The Army Materiel Command will take over operational control of all DOL functions located in the United States on Oct. 1. The Army Sustainment Command through its Army Field Support Brigades will manage the DOLs. Resource and personnel transfer of DOLs worldwide is scheduled for Oct. 1, 2011.

  • Putting energy front and center

    Aug 30, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - In the past, energy has been a side conversation for the Army.

  • Utilizing the Army's Newest Equipment, the Army Evaluation Task Force Digs in for its Company S

    Aug 26, 2010

    The 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Army Evaluation Task Force (AETF) recently battled through two weeks of rough terrain and triple digit heat to test the Brigade Combat Team Modernization equipment during their company level Situational Training Exercise (STX).

  • Kidnap Kings rock COS Marez

    Aug 26, 2010

    Story and photos of Kidnap Kings' concert at Contingency Operating Site Marez, Iraq.

  • NSSC Master Plan Town Hall Slides

    Aug 26, 2010

  • General Dempsey speaks to Training and Doctrine Command G-3/5/7 conference attendees

    Aug 23, 2010

    Gen. Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command spoke to the TRADOC G-3/5/7 conference attendees Aug. 11 at the Omni Hotel in Newport News, Va.

  • Agencies work to prevent, counter cyber crime

    Aug 19, 2010

    News agencies across the United States have been highlighting an alarming, invisible and rising threat, affecting citizens and therefore service members, worldwide.

  • Army researchers embrace Social Media

    Aug 19, 2010

    The people behind the often secret technology that makes America's Soldiers safer and more effective might not seem a likely group to be going online to engage in social media tweeting, updating and posting, but that's where you will find the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Massachusetts High School Seniors Create Emergency Rescue Assistant

    Aug 18, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. -- Darren O'Neil, Ivan Yu and Dianna Willms are typical high school students, except for the fact that all three received gold medals at the national level for their work on a life-saving device.

  • Chem-bio sensor network increases reaction time

    Aug 16, 2010

    The Army demonstrated the feasibility of a sensor network that will improve situational awareness and reaction time in the field during chemical or biological incidents.

  • Letter from the Kinsman family

    Aug 13, 2010

  • APPS Program helps protect Homeland defenders

    Aug 12, 2010

    When you read the mission statement of the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), the workers at NSSC "conduct research, development, acquisition and sustainment to maximize combat effectiveness and survivability of freedom's defenders."

  • Army gives its housing residents 'Bill Of Rights'

    Aug 11, 2010

    Installation Management Command this month revised application procedures at its 44 stateside privatized housing facilities , providing residents with a "Bill of Rights" and a guarantee of superior customer service.

  • Ready Army

    Aug 9, 2010

  • IMCOM looking for team members to join DoD fitness challenge

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Department of Defense's "Leap Into Fall" Fitness Challenge kicks off Aug. 16, challenging DoD personnel to include more physical activity in their daily routine.

  • Double 'TEC,' at Operation River Assault 2010

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Natick Soldier Takes Oath of Allegiance

    Aug 3, 2010

    PV2 Oshane Ebanks of the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) did something last week that most of us take for granted - he became a citizen of the United States. For many of us, citizenship is a right given at birth, but for Ebanks, who immigrated from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in 1996, it was something that was hard fought and earned. ight given at birth, but for Ebanks, who immigrated from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in 1996, it was something that was hard fought and earned.

  • Army deploys innovative battery-recharging kit

    Aug 2, 2010

    The Army has begun deploying battery-recharging kits that run on renewable energy to Afghanistan. The Rucksack Enhanced Portable Power System, or REPPS, combines solar panels, connectors and adaptors for increased charging options.

  • Army promotes anti-terrorism awareness in August

    Aug 2, 2010

    Soldiers, family members and civilians Army-wide have felt the effects of the acts of terror committed at Fort Hood in November 2009 and those attempted at Fort Dix in 2007. Though the results might not seem obvious to all community members, Army security groups have responded to these and other terrorist attacks by promoting individual awareness and vigilance across posts worldwide. Whether it is a poster in the commissary, or required training for Soldiers, law enforcement officials are making it evident that the safety of any community is dependent on its members, as they are at the forefront in providing authorities with tips and information.

  • KFOR 13 LMTs participate with local summer camp program

    Jul 31, 2010

    Members of the KFOR 13, Multinational Battle Group East, Liaison Monitoring Team, met with more than 40 local children during a Summer camp program in Strpce/Shterpce, July 20. The program, hosted by Strong Start, a non-governmental organization in Kosovo, offered the Soldiers of LMT 7, who arrived in Kosovo only two weeks ago, their first chance to interact with the youth of their sector.

  • Puerto Rico National Guard-led Battle Group assumes mission in Eastern Kosovo

    Jul 31, 2010

    A new U.S.-led KFOR battle group, predominately based out of Puerto Rico, officially took over responsibility of Multinational Battle Group East today, joining units from six other nations, all of which are supporting the NATO mission of maintaining a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement for all the people in Kosovo.

  • Detroit Can Do Camp hits home

    Jul 30, 2010

    The Detroit Can Do Camp at the city's historic Eastern Market was the first engagement for Maker Faire Detroit.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Month and iWATCH ARMY Implementation

    Jul 29, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army's antiterrorism (AT) program protects personnel, information, property, and facilities in all locations and situations against terrorism. To prepare for long-term AT success we must embed AT awareness, training, leader development, and education across the force. That level of awareness and vigilance is our most certain defense against terrorist attack.

  • Army releases report on suicide, high-risk behavior

    Jul 29, 2010

    To curb suicides in the Army, commanders must pay more attention to junior Soldiers and to those who exhibit high-risk behavior, such as drug use or driving under the influence.

  • Community Outreach: Keeping the promise together

    Jul 29, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Our Soldiers have been steadfast in their service to the nation during the past nine years of conflict.

  • RDECOM hosts blogger's roundtable at Maker Faire

    Jul 27, 2010

    RDECOM will host a blogger's roundtable at the Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich., to discuss the U.S. Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command's participation at Maker Faire Detroit.

  • U.S. Army highlighted at Eurosatory 2010

    Jul 27, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command operated the U.S. Army booth during Eurostory June 14-18 in Paris.

  • Army assessing lighter, contoured batteries for dismounted Soldiers

    Jul 26, 2010

    The U.S. Army is leveraging its annual C4ISR integrated capabilities event at Fort Dix to assess a contoured, rechargeable battery that will allow the Soldier to be more agile in the battlefield.

  • U.S. Army hosts 'Makers and Military Merge' panel at 'Detroit Can-Do Camp'

    Jul 26, 2010

    Makers - enthusiasts who combine technology know-how in creative ways to solve problems and discover opportunities - are converging in Michigan this week for the inaugural Maker Faire Detroit July 31-Aug. 1.

  • Army Community Service Turns 45 - Rediscover What ACS Can Do For You

    Jul 26, 2010

    Great news for the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce- the Army Community Service Office is coming out of hiding and hosting a birthday bash to boot. If you have not seen an ACS employee for a while, or are not sure exactly what ACS can do for you, then come by and get reacquainted with your local Army Community Service team and the programs they offer. FMWR will be hosting a Birthday Party and information session entitled "What your USAG Natick ACS can do for you", at 1430 on Friday, July 30th in the Lord Community Activities Center (bldg 32). The event will feature a 15-20 minute informational briefing given to you by the Natick ACS team followed by birthday cake for everyone!

  • Army technology expands snake-robotics

    Jul 23, 2010

    Development of snake-like technology underway at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is moving the military toward sending more autonomous systems instead of Soldiers on search-and-rescue missions, a top priority in the most dangerous mission areas.

  • Army advances in UV, LED technology

    Jul 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's advancements in III-Nitride sources and detectors have enabled the creation of novel solid state lighting (SSL) technology, which could offer potential cost savings for theater operations.

  • SDDC officer honored by Transportation Corps

    Jul 16, 2010

    In six short years, Capt. Jason Wood has worked transportation challenges from the boots-on-the-ground duties of a platoon leader in Iraq to the complex environment at the highest levels of military logistics, picking up a prestigious Transportation Corps award along the way.

  • Commentary: Service now grounded in basic values

    Jul 16, 2010

    Want to know what the Armed Forces add to our society' Just ask a Soldier, Sailor, Airman or Marine. The answers tend to be pretty positive - even uplifting. And they also represent yet another sign of the remarkable change that has taken place in the Armed Forces.

  • U.S. Army technologies to star at inaugural Maker Faire Detroit

    Jul 16, 2010

    The U.S. Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command will engage Makers - techies and Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts - from all over the nation at Maker Faire Detroit, July 31-Aug. 1.

  • Ripsaw demonstrates capabilities at APG

    Jul 16, 2010

    The Ripsaw, a prototype unmanned ground vehicle, proved to have "star power" as it displayed futuristic capabilities during a two-hour demonstration at an APG test range July 14.

  • Natick Softball Standings

    Jul 16, 2010

  • Natick Softball Standings

    Jul 16, 2010

  • Eye in the sky tracks explosives in transit

    Jul 15, 2010

    The Defense Transportation Tracking System is DOD's way of keeping tabs around the clock on various types of sensitive and hazardous materials in transit, also providing instant communication to help drivers, emergency responders and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) deal with unexpected situations.

  • CERDEC Summer Campers visit air and space archives

    Jul 14, 2010

    Students attending the U.S. Army RDECOM's Communication-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center Outreach Summer Camp visited the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va., this summer.

  • FMWR New England embarks on a quest for "EXCELLENCE"

    Jul 14, 2010

    With a renewed focus on customer service and creating great relationships, the first weekend in June kicked off the beginning of the ongoing pursuit of excellence for the USAG Natick and Fort Devens Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation teams.

  • Bathalon takes over as the 18th commander of USARIEM

    Jul 14, 2010

    On a sunny New England summer morning, Col. Gaston Bathalon accepted the guidon from the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC), Maj. Gen. James Gilman to take over as the 18th commander of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM).

  • Profile of a Destiny Soldier, CW4 Walter Jones

    Jul 13, 2010

    Profile of a Destiny Soldier

  • TRADOC Band Commander lends support to 82nd Airborne Division's Band

    Jul 9, 2010

    Within the first week of assuming responsibility as the U.S. Army TRADOC Band Commander, at Fort Monroe, Capt. Scott McKenzie has been to the fire and back.

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

    A recent series of beind-the-scenes security changes at Army Knowledge Online has caused some users to no longer be able to access the web-based portal.

  • How you can help the family of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Doe

    Jul 8, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Michael Doe has expressed his appreciation for the outpouring of support for his family in this trying time. Several individuals and organizations have asked if there is a means by which they may direct gifts to the Doe family. In response to this outpouring, we have asked the NSSC Director of Army Community Services to coordinate receipt of voluntary donations.

  • How to assist the family of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Doe

    Jul 7, 2010

    CW3 Doe has expressed his appreciation for the outpouring of support for his family in this trying time. Several individuals and organizations have asked if there is a means by which they may direct gifts to the Doe family. In response to this outpouring, we have asked the NSSC Director of Army Community Services to coordinate receipt of voluntary donations.

  • Servicemembers become citizens during Fourth of July ceremony in Iraq

    Jul 4, 2010

    One hundred fifty-six service members from 56 different countries recited the Oath of Citizenship in the rotunda of Al Faw Palace and marked the Fourth of July as the day they became American citizens.

  • RDECOM selects Soldier of the Year

    Jul 1, 2010

    When all was said and done, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier of the Year had the last word.

  • Future soldiers experiment with virtual combat at the Mission Command Center

    Jun 30, 2010

    El Paso's newest members of the U.S. Army's Delayed Entry Program(DEP) had the opportunity to experience the Future Force Integration Directorate's virtual battle space when they spent the morning engaged in digital combat on the VBS2 computer gaming system at the Mission Command Complex.

  • Army assesses "self-healing" waveform for platoon-level communications

    Jun 30, 2010

    The U.S. Army concluded its three-week assessment of a waveform that could help separated squads maintain communications despite terrain and obstructions, during its annual integrated capabilities event at Fort Dix on June 25. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics cenA,A!ter conducted a 36 node assessment of the Soldier Radio Waveform in a relevant field environment. This was done to gauge the waveform's ability to support platoon-level data and voice traffic from the rifleman up to the squad leader. When squads spread out, they can potentially loose communications due to obstructions in the terrain. SRW is "exciting" because the network "self heals" its fragmented connectivity by leveraging other squad radios using the waveform.

  • Panel discusses technological opportunities, challenges for Army

    Jun 29, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, moderated the panel discussion and asked the scientists from the Army and academia to ask tough questions during the research and development process.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Fulfilling the promise to all Family members

    Jun 28, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation.

  • PIF improves Husky to support Warfighter

    Jun 28, 2010

    The workforce at the Aviation, Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility is engaged in the Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection Husky System Improvements Program that will soon to be deployed to Afghanistan.

  • 13 steps to pop a balloon

    Jun 28, 2010

    GEMS students were to design, engineer, build and execute a Rube Goldberg machine with the intent of popping a balloon. The way they got there was up to them, but it had to include at least 13 steps.

  • SDDC works to address problems during peak move season

    Jun 25, 2010

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command announced it is addressing recent missed and cancelled household goods pickups for military servicemembers going through permanent change of station moves.

  • RDECOM launches alliance to study network science

    Jun 25, 2010

    A new Army-led alliance launched this week to better understand how Soldiers can use all kinds of networks to prevent or dominate conflict. Major General Nick Justice, Commander of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, delivered the keynote at the formal launch of the Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance June 23 in Cambridge, Mass. The launch came about thanks to a September 2009contract award to a consortium of four institutions chosen from a field of 18. The contract could be worth more than $166 million over 10 years.

  • 9th Signal Command selects the best of the best

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) named its Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for 2010 during a ceremony Friday, in Greely Hall auditorium. Earning the title of 'NCO of the Year for 2010' was Staff Sgt. James Becker, representing the 1st Signal Brigade, Korea; and earning the title of 'Soldier of the Year for 2010' was Spc. Brian Williams, representing the 21st Signal Brigade, Fort Detrick, Md.

  • Sediment Cleanup on Lake Cochituate

    Jun 24, 2010

    Cleanup activities are under way and are expected to continue into the summer for approximately 8 weeks, up to 6 days per week during daylight hours. Activities will include site preparation, mobilization, silt curtain installation, dredging, dewatering, water treatment, backfilling, monitoring, and site restoration. During the cleanup, boating access to and fishing within Pegan Cove will be restricted.

  • New AMRDEC director conducts town hall meeting

    Jun 23, 2010

    Employees at the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., listened to their new director, Eric F. Edwards, at his first town hall meeting.

  • eCYBERMISSION finalists tour APG

    Jun 22, 2010

    National finalists in the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Education Event that promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for American youth, are touring installation facilities beginning a week that will culminate in the presentation of scholarships at an awards dinner Friday evening.

  • A retiring Soldier welcomes new Soldiers

    Jun 21, 2010

    Bon Jovi had a hit song a few years ago with "Who says you can't go home'" At the Natick Soldier Systems Center birthday celebration for the U.S. Army, retiring Lt. Gen. David Valcourt came home to Massachusetts to speak to the Soldiers and civilians here.

  • RDECOM NCOs convene at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Jun 17, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers from U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command convened here June 14-18 to conduct professional development training and to view the processes and procedures of the Department of Defense's premier depot operation.

  • Army seeks technology development partnerships

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army's scientific and engineering community showcased research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event June 16-17 at Harford Community College.

  • Hawaii-based Boy Scout Cements Relationship with Fisher House

    Jun 15, 2010

    The Fisher House at Tripler Army Medical Center plays a vital role in the healing of sick or injured service members and their families. The house functions as a 'home away from home' for family members of patients receiving medical care at major military and Veterans Affairs medical centers, allowing families to focus on caring for their loved ones. When Conner Dooley, Hickam Boy Scout Troop 135, heard the Tripler Fisher House wanted two concrete patios installed near the facility, he didn't hesitate and chose it as his Eagle Scout project.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army recently issued a message for all troops and units to inspect their body armor in search of a specific model that was not made according to contract requirements.

  • High-tech radar maps defeat camouflage

    Jun 7, 2010

    To the untrained eye, U.S. Army radar-generated maps may look like a bird's-eye view of a city at night; however, these images contain useful intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information that reveal concealed objects by penetrating foliage, buildings and some terrain while overcoming camouflage, concealment and deception techniques.

  • A walk through history

    Jun 6, 2010

    When Col. Kent Goff isn't sporting his Army Combat Uniform during weekend battle assemblies, he is likely decked out in a military uniform from another era. The 412th Theater Engineer Command's intelligence and security officer is also a military history buff who participates in civil war re-enactments.

  • Two Construction projects on the horizon

    Jun 4, 2010

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Natick has two major construction projects in the near future. The garrison received funding to replace the roof on Building 5 and repair the roof on Building 1.

  • New commanding general slated for 7th Signal Command

    Jun 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson will become the commanding general of 7th Signal Command (Theater), replacing Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper. A date for the change of command ceremony has not yet been set.

  • Coordination critical for conference success

    Jun 3, 2010

    Behind the scenes at the Conference of American Armies, organizers and planners huddle in small groups for brief after-action reports, to talk about the next day's events and brainstorm contingencies, deliberating a myriad of "what ifs".

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