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  • 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".

  • Freefall plunge with Golden Knights marks Signal Corp's 150th anniversary

    Jun 2, 2010

    Soldiers jump with Golden Knights to commemorate Signal Corp's 150th anniversary.

  • CAA convenes at APG

    Jun 1, 2010

    Delegates from armies throughout the western hemisphere have convened at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., for the next session of the Conference of American Armies, May 31 to June 4.

  • New Riverine squadron gets feet wet in Basra

    May 31, 2010

    The river delta of southern Iraq is the livelihood for many Iraqis in the area, providing important waterways for commerce and an all-important source of irrigation for farmers. Recognizing the importance of these river highways, Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 1 began their six-month deployment from Little Creek, Va., in early May with their main focus on securing these routes.

  • Iraqi river police unit graduates

    May 28, 2010

    For two months, the U.S. Navy Detachment 1, Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 1, deployed to Contingency Operating Site Garry Owen partnered with Iraqi Police 1st Lt. Hissinin, commander of the 50-man Special River Police Company, providing hands-on training in every aspect of river patrolling operations.

  • 2010 Sea To Shining Sea

    May 27, 2010

    The multi-service bicycle ride is sponsored by World T.E.A.M. Sports-a non-profit group, whose purpose is to raise awareness of wounded warriors. Riders will participate at different stages across the country, but a corps group of wounded warriors and veterans will ride the entire 4,000 miles.

  • Researchers marvel at comic book power

    May 27, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Ever wondered what the view would be like from Wonder Woman's invisible jet' Substitute the sleek comic book airplane with a uniquely modified Black Hawk helicopter, and one would have a good idea of the "see through" view pilots will have due to the work being done by a group from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communication and electronics center.

  • Community, Soldiers and Red Sox Foundation team up to help veterans

    May 24, 2010

    On a sunny morning in Boston, more than 2,000 runners gathered on Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park to run nine kilometers with the finish line being one of the most famous spots in Boston... home plate of Fenway Park.

  • Community, Soldiers and Red Sox Foundation team up to help veterans

    May 24, 2010

    On a sunny morning in Boston, more than 2,000 runners gathered on Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park to run nine kilometers with the finish line being one of the most famous spots in Boston... home plate of Fenway Park.

  • USASAC launches new website, embraces social media

    May 21, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has recently overhauled its website and can now be found on many of your favorite social networks.

  • Conference of American Armies comes to APG

    May 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is hosting the next session of the Conference of American Armies May 31 to June 4 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Chamber of Commerce honors military

    May 20, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Harford County and regional business leaders gathered at the Top of the Bay club May 20 to celebrate Armed Forces Day and pledge support to the Soldier and civilians of this installation.

  • Golden Knights help mark Signal Corps Anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Soldiers parachute for Signal Corps anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • RDECOM charts future for S&T

    May 19, 2010

    The Army's top scientists and technologists convened in Adelphi, Md., today to develop a strategy on multiple issues and to chart their future support to the Warfighter as the Research, Development and Engineering Command Technology Planning Conference got underway.

  • Is your helmet part of the recall'

    May 19, 2010

    The Army is recalling 44,000 combat helmets made by ArmorSource and Rabintex. If you were issued one of these helmets, you must turn it in to the Central Issue Facility to be issued a new helmet. Read on to learn how you can tell if your helmet is part of the recall.

  • Foot Soldier: Happy feet in the field

    May 19, 2010

    LabTV: Soldiers are on their feet all day. Footwear engineer Mike Holthe uses his training in biomechanics to create & test boots at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center hosts annual anti-terrorism exercise

    May 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick and the U.S. Army Garrison-Natick is hosting its annual anti-terrorism and force protection exercise, Operation Lasting Calm, Thursday, May 20 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Army to host energy rodeo

    May 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army will hold the first-ever Renewable Energy Rodeo and Symposium June 8-9 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • APG hosts Armed Forces Day

    May 14, 2010

    Soldiers in period uniforms, Gold Star Families and interactive displays by tenant commands were part of the pageantry on parade during the 2010 Armed Forces Day activities May 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Installation Commander Maj. Gen. Nick Justice and Garrison Commander Col. Orlando Ortiz welcomed more than 500 visitors during opening ceremonies at the installation's Ordnance Museum.

  • Army civilians focus on change

    May 13, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- No where is change more evident than Aberdeen Proving Ground, where the Base Realignment and Closure program is changing the face of the installation into the Army's center for science and technology.

  • Haitian relief effort luncheon shows multi-faceted nation

    May 13, 2010

    There is still a need for relief efforts, according to Paul Maguire, Catholic Medical Mission Board regional representative and presenter at a Fort Monmouth employee-organized Haitian relief luncheon. According to Maguire, a second-round of amputations will occur because many of the amputees have contracted infections due to improper or unsanitary procedures performed immediately after the disaster.

  • Army and Microsoft extend cooperative research agreement

    May 13, 2010

    The U.S. Army extended a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement with Microsoft on April 16 to share research in support of developing hand-held and multi-touch technology for the Warfighter through 2013.

  • ACC TODAY

    May 12, 2010

    ACC TODAY Spring Edition 2010 - Find todayAca,!a,,cs top news, breaking news and links to electronic versions of ACC Today at www. http://www.acc.army.mil/news. ACC Today is a quarterly publication produced by the Army Contracting Command Public and Congressional Affairs Office. All editorial content of ACC Today is prepared, edited, provided and approved by the Army Contracting Command Public and Congressional Affairs Office.

  • Students visit Army chemical, biological center

    May 12, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Army scientists and engineers are mentoring promising students involved in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium program.

  • Army, Morgan State University sign research agreement

    May 10, 2010

    The Army expanded its partnership with higher education today creating a formal research agreement with Morgan State University.

  • U.S. FIRST Robotics Challenge

    May 10, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Harold Greene welcomed students from three high schools who participated in the U.S. FIRST Robotics Challenge.

  • Northern Warfare Training Center

    May 10, 2010

    Members of the NSRDEC Operational Forces Integration Group went to the Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska to evaluate cold weather MREs, Hot Beverage Boxes, Trigger Finger gloves and Generation III extreme cold weather ensemble.

  • D6 Sends: Supporting Army Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families with Information Technology (IT)

    May 6, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Installation Management Community is committed to leveraging the power of technology to expand our communication capabilities and enhance our ability to serve and support Solders, Civilians, and Families.

  • Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center opens

    May 6, 2010

    TROY, N.Y. -- A multimillion-dollar research center intended to improve the U.S. Army's understanding of how technology impacts social interaction officially opened its doors this week at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute here May 3.

  • Signal leaders host national science, humanities symposium

    May 6, 2010

    BETHESDA, Md. -- Our utmost efforts to encourage and develop younger generations in science, engineering and mathematics are vital to our nation. In helping with this goal, the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nick Justice hosted the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium award ceremony May 1 here.

  • First chief scientist brings perspective to laboratory

    May 5, 2010

    ADELPHI, Md. -- The Army Research Laboratory recently welcomed back a former research leader as its first chief scientist.

  • Military program promotes science, engineering education

    May 5, 2010

    The Army, Navy and Air Force awarded $144,000 in scholarships to high school students with the best science presentations at the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium April 28 to May 2 held in Bethesda, Md.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day Fact Sheet

    May 4, 2010

    The Army must build trust and confidence among Soldiers and Families, while recognizing the commitment and increasing sacrifices our Families make every day.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    May 4, 2010

    Every year, the Friday before Mother's Day is designated as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. This year's celebration on May 7 is a time to recognize and applaud the selfless contributions and daily sacrifices our Army spouses make.

  • Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion explore interoperability between US and UK Command and Control Systems

    May 4, 2010

    The Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion exercise will begin at Fort Bliss, Texas on April 26. The Army's annual event, now in its fifth year, is designed to evaluate Command and Control at the division level, in a coalition environment. The Talon strike exercise will take place in a simulated, modern-day environment and Omni Fusion will address predicted capabilities in the future.

  • ECBC invents sorbent for chemical decontamination

    May 4, 2010

    Scientists here have invented a way to absorb liquids and gases that threaten the American warfighter.

  • Senior Army research director retires

    May 3, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!aEURc The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Technical Director Richard "Rick" W. Decker II was honored for 24 years of outstanding service during his retirement ceremony April 23 at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Conference Center here.

  • Army to improve speciality rucksack

    Apr 29, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army is looking at ways to improve a special rucksack designed to carry a robotic vehicle on a Soldier's back.

  • AMRDEC electricians meet mission, wire-by-wire

    Apr 28, 2010

    At the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility, schedules drive the work force and are quite apparent for the men and women who work in the Cable Lab, where 19 electrical technicians in the Cable Lab who build and process 300 to 400 cables a week.

  • Top Army scientists gather at West Point

    Apr 28, 2010

    The Army's best and brightest senior scientists gathered for a science and technology conference April 27-29 at the U.S. Military Academy.

  • Army technologists visit NASCAR R&D

    Apr 28, 2010

    CONCORD, N.C. -- In search of measures that will better protect Soldiers in military vehicles, a team of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command technologists went to the home of motor racing to see how NASCAR protects stock car race drivers.

  • Army program captures and stores wisdom

    Apr 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched a program to harvest and store knowledge in a single, searchable location. The goal is to build a wisdom infrastructure in order to mitigate potential knowledge loss within the command as members of its workforce begin to retire.

  • Military improves do-it-yourself moves

    Apr 23, 2010

    After extensive testing and evaluation, the military has launched an improved system to better compensate servicemembers who personally move their household goods on military orders.

  • County, APG officials meet for discussions

    Apr 22, 2010

    Harford County elected officials and community leaders met with Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders April 16 to discuss common issues affecting the transformation of the installation.

  • Army leverages private industry, academia to advance robotics research

    Apr 21, 2010

    Developing smart robots with the ability to work for and alongside Soldiers is the ultimate goal of the Army's $63.2 million investment in a new robotics cooperative agreement with industry and academia over the next five years.

  • Army details environmental action plan

    Apr 20, 2010

    Army officials announced an action plan to support a Chesapeake Bay Strategy at a 2010 Earth and Arbor Day celebration that saw Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., earn several environmental awards.

  • Army Unveils New Logistics Display to Pentagon Staff and Visitors

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Pentagon got a new look Friday morning. "Army Logistics Around the World," the Pentagon's newest exhibit, was revealed to an audience of more than 100 people. Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit shows Pentagon employees and tourists the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world.

  • Army technology comes to life at ICT

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Institute for Creative Technologies is a launch pad for nearly all simulation technologies for the U.S. Army. Soldiers will soon enter virtual training environments and encounter scenarios in full sensory, 3D realism so life-like they elicit physical and emotional responses.

  • RDECOM leaders inspire East LA students

    Apr 19, 2010

    Two U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command leaders inspired more than 100 James A. Garfield High School students here today, encouraging them to stay in school, to do well and to consider becoming U.S. Army scientists or engineers.

  • Students inject new ideas into military designs

    Apr 15, 2010

    Seventeen talented design students spent last semester researching military vehicles to brainstorm new fuel-efficient concepts.

  • Holistic fitness, a family affair

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program takes a holistic approach to fitness by optimizing five dimensions of strength: Physical, Emotional, Social, Spiritual and Family.

  • Army technology blog gains features

    Apr 14, 2010

    Finding information on the latest and greatest technology researchers are developing for American Soldiers is part of the daily news at the official Army Technology Live blog.

  • Army to showcase innovation at technology show

    Apr 12, 2010

    Army technology is set to dazzle visitors to the SAE International 2010 World Congress and Exhibition this week at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.

  • Defender 6 Sends - Resiliency

    Apr 7, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity ... it's mental toughness! Webster defines resilience as, "the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress" and "an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change."

  • Chief of Staff cites goals to be met in 2011

    Apr 6, 2010

    The Army has succeeded in changing and adapting over the last few years, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. told leaders at the Pentagon.

  • Gimme shelter: Structures to safeguard troops

    Apr 5, 2010

    LabTV: Engineers at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass., design shelters that are energy-efficient - with LED lighting and solar panels - and easy-to-assemble - with inflatable tubes called air beams. These shelters are invisible at night.

  • Current role models 'write women back into history' at Monroe observance

    Apr 1, 2010

    Four extraordinary women of different calibers took the stage for the Women's History Observance March 29, a collaborative effort of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe and Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • AMC, RDECOM revive Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Apr 1, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The first Sgt. Audie Murphy Club board to convene here since 2006 met today at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command headquarters with four noncommissioned officers seeking membership in the elite Soldier fraternity.

  • 'Play It Safe' this summer

    Mar 31, 2010

    The summer season is fast approaching and the Army is continuing its commitment to safeguarding Soldiers, Army Civilians and their Families with the launch of the 2010 Safe Summer campaign.

  • Army science, technology command refines role

    Mar 30, 2010

    In an effort to refine the role of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command in a continually transforming Army, Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general, and his board of directors recently approved a new command vision, mission statement and organizational objectives.

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