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  • 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.

  • Army's top enlisted visits Soldiers in Kosovo

    Mar 30, 2010

    The senior enlisted Soldier in the Army, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, visited Soldiers on the U.S. -led NATO mission in Kosovo March 27-28.

  • NSSC Town Hall

    Mar 26, 2010

    The April 5 town hall is going to be a little different from other Natick Soldier Systems Center town halls. This one will give all installation personnel the opportunity to view the newly updated installation master plan and participate in a question and answer forum.

  • Saying good-bye after 40 years of service

    Mar 25, 2010

  • Installation residents receiving census survey forms

    Mar 25, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Soldiers and family members living on military installations can expect to receive the 2010 U.S Census Survey by April 15.

  • Eat Up!: Feed the troops

    Mar 25, 2010

    LabTV: Michelle Richardson and other food scientists at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass., ensure that the vitamins, minerals and calories in each ration meet the required levels in MREs for Soldiers.

  • Pinnacle C: The Future of Army Recruiting'

    Mar 24, 2010

    Long gone are the days when a lone Army recruiter spent countless hours out on the street, trolling video arcades, hanging out in high schools and pounding the pavement till dusk looking to recruit a citizen into the ranks of the Army. Gone too, are the insane number of hours spent by that same recruiter making endless phone calls, filling out pages and pages of paperwork and processing a recruit from start to finish all by himself. "The Army does things as a team now. That's the future of recruiting."

  • Army, Apple meet to discuss hand-held solutions for Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2010

    Leaders from the Army's technology command visited Apple, Inc. to discuss the use of Apple products in Army business and battlefield operations.

  • Employment program offers opportunities

    Mar 22, 2010

    Keyla Kelly was a Soldier in the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division when an accident left her unable to continue her service in uniform and uncertain what the future would bring.

  • NCO finds night vision enlightening

    Mar 17, 2010

    Deep in a large research facility tucked away in a secure corner of the base, scientists and engineers are working to see in the dark. The magic is made possible by technology and a team of smart individuals.

  • Army leader tastes what's cookin' at Natick

    Mar 16, 2010

    Soldiers are eating better with help from new technologies. That was the message Army scientists delivered to the Army's civilian leader during a visit to research and development facilities here March 15.

  • Behind the Scenes with the 412th TEC Culinary Team

    Mar 15, 2010

  • Covering Your Head Can Save Your Life

    Mar 12, 2010

    For an item weighing only three ounces, the Army's Light Weight Performance Hood (LPH) is a key piece of gear. It can save Soldiers from severe, disfiguring, even life-threatening burns to the face, ears, and neck.

  • Delaware leadership fellows tour APG

    Mar 12, 2010

    Thirty-three Delaware leadership fellows gained insights into how the Army is transforming the region into a center for science and technology March 12 during a visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Engineer Soldier Awarded Silver Star

    Mar 12, 2010

    Sgt. Scott D. Brooks, 82nd Engineer Support Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, was awarded the Silver Star medal for his actions on June 25, 2007 where his bravery resulted in saving the lives of five Iraqi policemen and untold American Soldiers following a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device that struck the walls of Forward Operating Base Summerall in Iraq.

  • Cooperative research agreement focuses on reducing risk for Army modernization

    Mar 11, 2010

    The Army has partnered with a private corporation to share information and reduce risks. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications and electronics research center signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with DRS Tactical Systems to share research supporting risk reduction for Army modernization.

  • Army announces virtual worlds challenge finalists

    Mar 9, 2010

    This week, the U.S. Army announced finalists in a competition designed to uncover new potentials in virtual worlds. The Research, Development and Engineering Command's simulation and training center launched the Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge in August 2009 to reach a global development community and explore innovative, interactive training and analysis solutions in virtual worlds.

  • Army debuts new tool to defeat IEDs

    Mar 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's tank and automotive center is set to unveil its newest technology to assist Soldiers in finding and disarming improvised explosive devices during a Florida conference later this month.

  • Light Antennas: Connecting light & electricity

    Mar 8, 2010

    LabTV: Scientists at the Army research lab in Natick, Mass., are creating tiny antennas inspired by the luna moth, which emits an infrared light to attract faraway mates. Nanotechnology researchers are using lasers to study carbon nanotubes.

  • Scientists keep radiation in its place

    Mar 8, 2010

    LabTV: It's Nuclear! Engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., are researching and testing devices that monitor radiation in order to protect U.S. troops.

  • Army realigns technical analysis functions

    Mar 8, 2010

    Army officials announced a realignment of its technical analysis operations last month, returning the Army Material Systems Analysis Activity, or AMSAA, to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Natick Garrison welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Mar 5, 2010

    With the passing of the noncommissioned officer sword, Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Allen accepted the responsibility as the new U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Natick senior enlisted advisor.

  • RDECOM holds first executive coaching class

    Mar 4, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md - The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command kicked off a civilian employee professional development program March 4 at the Edgewood Conference Center. With 20 volunteer employees, the session focused on coaching and teamwork development during an eight-hour training session.

  • Dogs go the distance: Program provides service to veterans with PTSD

    Mar 4, 2010

    For over 40 years Ken Costich, a former Army colonel, has dealt with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.

  • Do you know who your Facebook friends are'

    Mar 2, 2010

    A recent find in our social media communities has been the use of military support Facebook groups as the construction site for houses of adversary propaganda through violent, anti-American posts, videos and photos. What makes it scarier is friends and families have welcomed the invitation without looking at the pictures hanging on the walls or the violent movies playing on the television.

  • Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan to get new MultiCam uniforms, boots, gear

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan will be issued the new "MultiCam" fire-resistant Army Combat Uniform complete with new Mountain Combat Boots and MultiCam-patterned Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment, or MOLLE, gear beginning in July.

  • Morley is Hawaii bound

    Mar 2, 2010

    The life of Spc. Jessica Morley is a busy life. She is first a Soldier at the U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) working as a Biological Research Assistant and the president of the Natick Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS). Now she is preparing for the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Soldier of the Year (SoY) competition.

  • Army product manager releases key findings from integrated capabilities event

    Mar 1, 2010

    The U.S. Army product manager released its final report on Feb. 25, containing key results and lessons learned from the integration of Army networks and systems during the execution of its annual C4ISR system-of-systems integrated capabilities event last summer.

  • Fair judging, 412th TEC Soldiers

    Mar 1, 2010

    412th TEC Soldiers volunteer to judge Vicksburg, Miss. School District annual Science fair

  • New policy authorizes social media access, with caveats

    Mar 1, 2010

    Attention all Facebookers, Twitter tweeters and YouTubers: a new Defense Department policy authorizes you to access these and other Web 2.0 platforms from nonclassified government computers, as long as it doesn't compromise operational security or involve prohibited activities or Web sites.

  • Father of the 412th

    Feb 25, 2010

    Grace Spears celebrated the end of World War II in 1945 by walking around her block in Vicksburg, Miss., beating on an old metal pan with a wooden spoon.

  • Army Safety professionals 'get to the left of the bang'

    Feb 25, 2010

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston urged Army safety professionals to do the hard work needed to get the force to "the left of the bang" Feb. 23 during the Army Senior Safety Symposium at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • RDECOM wins technology transfer awards

    Feb 25, 2010

    The Federal Laboratory Consortium, a nationwide network of federal laboratories, announced winners for its prestigious Technology Transfer Award.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command Soldiers Build Strong Bonds at Hilton Head, S.C., Resort

    Feb 23, 2010

    HILTON HEAD, S.C. (Feb. 23, 2010) -- The Army Strong Bonds retreat is a no brainer, you are being paid to attend, you are staying at a beautiful resort, and you are receiving world class instruction on communication, intimacy, and conflict management skills, that's according to Chaplain Col. Steven Dyess the 81st Regional Support Command Chaplain.

  • Army Technology Live debuts free iPhone app

    Feb 22, 2010

    The Army's official science and technology blog released a free iPhone application Feb. 19. The application puts Army technology news, social media and job postings in one location.

  • DoD Combat Feeding Directorate

    Feb 22, 2010

    Melissa Bohan highlights the mission of the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate located in Natick, Massachusetts.

  • RDECOM commander challenges students to serve

    Feb 20, 2010

    Major General Nick Justice challenged a group of several hundred engineering students to take the next step on the path to exciting, valuable and meaningful lives by coming to work for Army as civilians engineering battlefield solutions for Soldiers.

  • Soldiers to get new cammo pattern for wear in Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2010

    Starting this summer, Soldiers sent to fight in Afghanistan will wear an Army Combat Uniform with the "MultiCam" pattern instead of the standard-issue universal camouflage pattern.

  • IMCOM commander considers role 'profession and a passion'

    Feb 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "The Army Family Covenant will be fully funded. That is the Army's non-negotiable contract with our Soldiers and Families to provide the support and services they need

  • STTC deploys Hip-Pocket Training to Haiti

    Feb 18, 2010

    The STTC Combat Medical Card Game has been deployed to joint service medical units operating in Haiti. The game is used for "hip pocket training" by combat medics during after duty hours and mission lulls. The game is used to "refresh" critical combat life saving skills by providing a lost-cost training aid that is easily distributed and transported into remote combat areas and austere operating areas in support of Army humanitarian missions.

  • Making science, technology, engineering and math fun

    Feb 17, 2010

    Did you know since 2002, the U.S. Army has awarded more than $6.7 million in prize money to top American students' Whoever said science, technology, engineering or math isn't fun has never had an opportunity to see the exciting things Army scientists and engineers do on a daily basis or participate in an eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Army begins planning for annual integrated capabilities event

    Feb 12, 2010

    U.S. scientists, engineers and technology developers from government, industry and academia gathered at Gibbs Hall, Feb. 2-4, to begin preparations for the Army's largest C4ISR system-of-systems, integrated capabilities event to date - C4ISR OTM Event 2010. More than 100 government, industry and academic organizations participated in last year's event, and 11 Army Technology Objectives and 10 technology-base programs leveraged the venue. Conference sessions were focused on C4ISR OTM E10 guidance and campaign goals, overviews of PM C4ISR OTM capabilities and facilities, briefings of proposed technologies for exercise inclusion, and break-out sessions for the 122 attending technical providers to collaborate or discuss their proposals with the PM's personnel.

  • Army Materiel Command launches Job Swap Program

    Feb 12, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command officially launches the AMC Job Swap Program today.

  • Natick is Open

    Feb 11, 2010

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center is open for business. Please be careful as you drive. There are wet spots on the roads and there may be patches of ice. Have a safe trip and a great day. As of 5:30 a.m., the Natick Soldier Systems Center is open for business. The snow storm didn't have the expected impact on the Area.

  • Hand-made textiles to provide a touch of home

    Feb 10, 2010

    The Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Command, (NSRDEC) provides everything the Soldier eats, carries, is sheltered in and wears for protection. The NSRDEC Director, Dr. Marilyn Freeman is starting a new voluntary project entitled Touch of Home that will start on Feb. 17.

  • Justice celebrates 40 years of service

    Feb 9, 2010

    During a visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), Maj. Gen. Nickolas Justice, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) celebrated a milestone in his military career.

  • From the Commanders Chair

    Feb 8, 2010

    Natick is a tremendous asset for our nation-our servicemembers depend on the team at Natick to provide the basic necessities of life to support deployments-food, shelter, and clothing. After looking at our mission and the teams at Natick, I set four strategic objectives for the team at the Natick Soldier Systems Center:

  • Army to increase fiscal 2010 base operating support by $500 million

    Feb 5, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. announced that the Army is taking steps to increase funding by $500 million for Base Operating Support in fiscal year 2010.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord makes its debut

    Feb 4, 2010

    With the final tug of a canvas case, the unfurling and raising of its new flag, Joint Base Lewis-McChord began its history at 10 a.m. Monday during a ceremony in front of its new headquarters on what is now called "JBLM Lewis Main."

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