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  • Army researchers explore the future of computing

    May 1, 2015

    Supercomputers and new kinds of algorithms are making a big difference as Army scientists explore what is possible with future computing, a senior computer researcher said.

  • APG SHARP Resource Center hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

    May 1, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, Resource Center officially opened its doors during a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted on April 15.

  • Gen. Dennis Via commissions nine VSU cadets

    May 1, 2015

    PETERSBURG, Va. -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, swore in nine new U.S. Army officers in Virginia State University's (VSU) ROTC Commissioning ceremony on May 1.

  • Army leaders stress industry partnership on network, cyber needs

    Apr 22, 2015

    Urging industry partners to look beyond current budget constraints and plan to deliver technologies Soldiers will need in the future, Army senior leaders hosted an industry feedback forum focused on modernizing tactical network and mission command capabilities for Force 2025 and Beyond.

  • Days of Remembrance: Reserve Soldiers' firsthand look at Holocaust memorial

    Apr 21, 2015

    Seven decades have passed since U.S. Soldiers liberated prisoners from Konzentrationslager Flossenbürg, a Nazi concentration camp near the Czech border.

  • Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part

    Apr 21, 2015

    The prevention of sexual assault is critical to maintaining an effective fighting force. We must live the Army core values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage. These values are our code of conduct. I expect all Army Europe personnel to live by this code on and off duty.

  • CECOM hosts 2nd Annual SHARP Summit on APG

    Apr 21, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) senior leaders gathered for the second annual Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Summit here Wednesday April 15.

  • Army child among Military Child of Year awardees

    Apr 20, 2015

    An Army child, who created a nonprofit for wounded warriors, was selected as Military Child of the Year.

  • The New 'Gansler Report'

    Apr 20, 2015

    Seven years after the commission he chaired released its landmark report, Jacques Gansler assesses the current state of defense acquisition in a Q&A with Army AL&T magazine. The article was first published in the April - June 2015 issue of the Army AL&T magazine.

  • Soldier gives Mustang new lease on life

    Apr 20, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- For more than five years a piece of American history sat alone in a garage, filthy and all but forgotten. In 2010, while on rest and recuperation from a deployment to Iraq, Sgt. 1st Class Cesar Delgado, former training instructor at the depot's U.S. Army High Tech Regional Training Site, noticed the sleeping beauty and immediately set his sights on bringing back its luster.

  • New SES joins the ranks at AMC

    Apr 17, 2015

    Joining the elite ranks of the Department of Army civilian corps, Kevin J. Bostick was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in a ceremony here, April 17. The promotion lands Bostick in the top one-tenth of one percent of all Army civilians.

  • Odierno presents Outstanding Civilian Service Awards

    Apr 16, 2015

    Five civilians were presented with the Outstanding Civilian Service Award for their contributions to the Army during a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by the Army chief of staff, April 14.

  • U.S. Army hosts Manpack Radio pre-solicitation day, following release of draft RFP

    Apr 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army hosted a pre-solicitation day on April 16 to discuss its plans to procure next-generation Manpack Radios through full and open competition. The event was attended by 69 people, representing 10 companies.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground defining the cyber professional

    Apr 15, 2015

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, and the Communications-Electronics Command, or CECOM, are working on a number of initiatives to better train Army engineers in the cyber fields.

  • AMC commander asks interns to help recruit talent

    Apr 15, 2015

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- The highest ranking officer in the Army Materiel Command asked eight Army interns to help bring new talent to the organization's workforce.

  • Training ramps readiness for Reservists at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. --Reservists from every military branch can learn communications-electronics systems troubleshooting and repair techniques here to improve their maintenance and repair readiness. The depot, which enhanced Army and Marine reservist electronic capabilities for years, is now expanding the joint training program to include Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).

  • APG contracting battalion supports premier DOD contracting exercise

    Apr 14, 2015

    The Department of Defense is wrapping up Operational Contracting Support Joint Exercise 2015. Phase 1 of the exercise ran March 12-30 at Fort Bliss, Texas, and consisted of warrior skills training, classroom instruction and the culminating event, the contracting exercise.

  • AMC welcomes its 45th deputy commander

    Apr 13, 2015

    Army Materiel Command welcomed its 45th deputy commanding general in a formal ceremony here, April 13. Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche officially assumed the duties as AMC's second in command on April 10.

  • SHARP speaker: Cultural change is a mind change

    Apr 10, 2015

    More than a thousand Service members and civilians from the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Military District of Washington and its inter-agency partners recently gathered during the annual Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention professional development training.

  • AMC says farewell to a great Soldier, master logistician

    Apr 10, 2015

    One of the Army's highest ranking female officers said farewell in a formal ceremony Friday after nearly 35 years of military service.

  • Wyche returns to Redstone Arsenal, pins on third star

    Apr 10, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- After the pomp and circumstance fitting of a three-star promotion ceremony -- complete with ruffles and flourishes, the reverberation of ceremonial artillery fire, and the unfurling of the scarlet-red three-star flag -- a newly promoted Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche stood for a moment to take it all in.

  • Network modernization project proceeds at ANAD

    Apr 9, 2015

    The Directorate of Information Management is undergoing a massive network upgrade that is being felt installation-wide. The Network Modernization -- Continental United States, or NETMOD-C, project, which began last month, is currently being implemented by the Army.

  • Soldiers benefit from new CROWS maintenance training program

    Apr 9, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Tobyhanna Army Depot employees were recognized for boosting educational opportunities for Soldiers and civilians who maintain Army vehicle-mounted weapon systems.

  • 'Simply proud to serve'

    Apr 8, 2015

    One of the Army's highest ranking female officers will closeout nearly 35 years of military service Friday.

  • Army combat veterans mold future CBRNE leaders

    Apr 8, 2015

    GUNPOWDER RANGE, Maryland -- Soldiers patrol the foggy tree line, paying attention to every detail, every movement and every sound.

  • Odierno stresses modernization during Aberdeen Proving Ground visit

    Apr 8, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno visited Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., April 7, to observe several of the Army's signature modernization efforts and encourage Soldiers and civilians to "keep driving forward."

  • Lighting upgrade saves energy, maintenance costs

    Apr 7, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- New lights promise to save more than $400,000 in energy and maintenance costs over the next 15 years.

  • SMDC kicks off its 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Apr 7, 2015

    SMDC kicked off its 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month April 3 at the command's Redstone Arsenal headquarters.

  • AER Kicks Off 2015 Campaign

    Apr 7, 2015

  • Army releases Manpack Radio draft RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Apr 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for full and open competition to procure additional Manpack Radios.

  • Month of the Military Child: "Their Lives, Their Stories"

    Apr 3, 2015

    The MOMC observance is an opportunity to thank and applaud Army children for their support of a ready Army and recognize their role in strong Army Families

  • Army to host tactical network industry forum

    Apr 3, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 3, 2015) -- The U.S. Army is holding a tactical network industry feedback forum at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. on April 21, to assist industry partners in identifying and aligning their efforts with Army priorities.

  • Time for a change: SINCGARS shop streamlines processes

    Apr 2, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Imagine a work area cluttered with pallets. Production flow is non-existent, so it's difficult to identify what's coming or going. Materials and final products are piled together to the point that it's impossible to determine what assets are complete. An apt description for the AN/VRC-92F Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) center, until the team decided it was time for a change.

  • Cyber challenges addressed at AUSA

    Apr 2, 2015

    The enemy is no longer simply holding a gun or standing on a battlefield. "The capabilities to prevent cyber attacks, to mitigate cyber attacks, and to make sure that the information we that have in our networks and across our processes (are protected) -- it's critical for us at this time," said Maj. Gen. Daniel Hughes, program executive officer, Command, Control and Communications.

  • AMC enables, sustains readiness in increasingly complex world

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Army Materiel Command's top leader said today's Army is consuming readiness as fast as it can be generated.

  • Short-term solution increases capacity, eliminates backlog

    Mar 31, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- The decision to establish a short-term third shift helped Team Tobyhanna eliminate a sizable backlog caused by the late arrival of parts for thousands of battery kits used to power Army Friend or Foe (IFF) devices.

  • "Why We Serve" Monthly Focus "Trust"

    Mar 31, 2015

    During the "Why We Serve" event, we, as an Army team, stood side by side and reaffirmed our oaths that we swore to defend and the ethics we pledged to uphold. Every month we will continue to reflect on this solemn promise and reaffirm our commitment to the Army profession by highlighting one of the attributes demonstrated by a trusted professional.

  • 1st Infantry Division pioneers Army network field support shift

    Mar 30, 2015

    When the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division rolled across the 1,200 square miles of the Mojave Desert to begin their 14-day National Training Center rotation, they were equipped with a new tool for troubleshooting communications systems -- themselves. The unit is the first to employ a new Army field support model that empowers Soldiers as the first line of defense.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation General Officer Steering Committee meets

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civilian Personnel, Gwen DeFilippi, center, heads a Civilian Workforce Transformation (CWT) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting at the Pentagon on 18 March 2015.

  • OPSEC: Keys to social media safety

    Mar 29, 2015

  • Army Knowledge Online email goes offline this week

    Mar 29, 2015

    Since the late 1990s, the Army has hosted email functionality for Soldiers on the "Army Knowledge Online" website, known as AKO for short. Most of that email functionality will end March 31.

  • New threat center to integrate cyber intelligence

    Mar 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2015 -- A new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center is being created under the auspices of the director of national intelligence. The center will serve a similar function for cyber as the National Counterterrorism Center does for terrorism, Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, said during a keynote speech yesterday at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • DoD warns troops, families to be cyber-crime smart

    Mar 24, 2015

    Department of Defense employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, the department's chief information officer said.

  • Outstanding Redstone Arsenal civilians receive annual salute

    Mar 24, 2015

    "The best Army in the world needs the best possible support, and that is what Army civilians deliver every single day." Those words from John Nerger, executive deputy to the commander of the Army Materiel Command, set the tone March 11 at the annual Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army DA Civilians of the Year Awards Dinner. Redstone dignitaries, local leaders and members of AUSA gathered at the Von Braun Center North Hall to recognize Army civilians who go above and beyond in their contribution to keeping their organizations "Army Strong."

  • ArmyFit website offers information on how to achieve, sustain lasting fitness

    Mar 23, 2015

    For little more than a year, the Army has been promoting a website called ArmyFit, a resource site that provides Soldiers, Family members and U.S. Army civilians with information regarding their physical, spiritual, emotional, Family and social status.

  • Maryland's first female adjutant general featured on iSoldier

    Mar 23, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Linda Singh, the first African-American and first woman to serve as adjutant general of the Maryland National Guard, is highlighted in the March 21 edition of iSoldier.

  • AMC commanding general visits Fort Sam Houston

    Mar 20, 2015

    An Army in transition and the potential impact of sequestration were among the key topics discussed by the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command during a visit here March 11 and 12.

  • AMC seeks to ignite a passion for federal service

    Mar 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first-ever Academia Day for career counselors of universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools and other academic institutions here, March 20.

  • Army science advisor discusses technology issues at Lightning Forge

    Mar 18, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 18, 2015) -- A U.S. Army science advisor engaged with Soldiers during the Lightning Forge exercise to address equipment challenges.

  • March 18, 2015 -- CSA's remarks at SASC Posture Hearing

    Mar 18, 2015

  • Future of Army Aviation Research: Q&A with lead researcher

    Mar 16, 2015

    Dr. Bill Lewis is the director of the Aviation Development Directorate for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research and Development Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Army Study Program Management Office Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 16, 2015

    March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability every year. The incidences of TBI in service members increased as the use of IEDs have become more prevalent on the battlefield. From the calendar year 2000 through the first quarter of 2011, over 200,000 service members had been identified as having sustained a TBI.

  • Army civilians support warfighters down to the paint

    Mar 16, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Painter James Bell uses a pressure pot paint system with an air spray gun to optimize paint transfer and efficiency here.

  • RDECOM command sergeant major retires after 30 years of service

    Mar 13, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND (March 13, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command honored Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert O. Beharie during his retirement ceremony March 12.

  • SMDC Safety: Pedestrian Safety Tips

    Mar 13, 2015

    Army Safety gives pedestrian safety tips

  • Allyn encourages network modernization during visit

    Mar 12, 2015

    From live operational updates on board a C-17 aircraft, to satellite terminals the size of a briefcase, to wireless command posts, new communications technologies will support the Army's "ability to get there faster with a lighter footprint," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn said.

  • Odierno: Budget cuts do not support global security environment

    Mar 12, 2015

    While the Department of Defense contemplates some $500 billion in budget reductions, the global security environment continues to worsen, said the Army's chief of staff, March 11.

  • Like a hot knife through butter

    Mar 11, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Scoring cable jackets just got a whole lot easier for electrical workers like Jeffery Miller, who uses a Pneumatic Power Cable Jacket Slitter instead of a utility knife.

  • Army civilians honored for service to nation

    Mar 10, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Three employees here were recognized for their years of government service during a recent Length of Service ceremony.

  • Digital experts optimize field support for regionally aligned, agile Army

    Mar 10, 2015

    As the Army continues to modernize while simultaneously addressing drawdown and budget constraints, the service is streamlining the way it delivers field support for its communications and network systems.

  • CECOM Chief Counsel reflects on road to success

    Mar 6, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD: Though she doesn't see herself as a champion of women's rights, Maria Esparraguera does appreciate the challenges she overcame to acquire her position. Esparraguera is the chief counsel of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command.

  • Army civilians support warfighters down to the paint

    Mar 5, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Painter Frank Decker touches up the floor and door jamb of an AN/ASM-146 Electronics Shop Van here.

  • Army realigns tactical network initialization process for increased efficiency

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Army is bringing increased flexibility to the way troops initialize their mission command systems by putting the power in the hands of the communications officer, or S6, to make real-time changes, on the fly.

  • AMC meteorologist predicts worldwide weather

    Mar 3, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Predicting the weather for one locale can be a daunting task, but an Air Force officer here is getting high accolades for calling conditions worldwide.

  • Army opens positions to women Soldiers

    Mar 2, 2015

    In a policy decision promulgated by a Feb. 25, 2015 memorandum, the Secretary of the Army, the Honorable John McHugh, directed the opening of all positions in open occupations to women in the U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), Army National Guard Special Forces Group (Airborne) Battalions, Military Information Support Operations Command Tactical Psychological Operations Teams, and Special Forces Military Free Fall Operations Additional Skill Identifiers 4X (officers) and W8 (enlisted).

  • Incoming AMC deputy CG visits 407th AFSB

    Mar 2, 2015

  • 2015 Senior Leader Message: "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives"

    Mar 2, 2015

    "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives"

  • Presidential Proclamation - Women's History Month

    Mar 2, 2015

  • New Army tool enhances electronic warfare capabilities

    Feb 27, 2015

    Beginning with the early stages of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, the Army has steadily increased its electronic warfare, or EW, capabilities from both a manpower and equipment standpoint.

  • Soldiers 'fight on arrival' with new blue force tracking system

    Feb 27, 2015

    The Army's next-generation mounted situational awareness capability is now officially in the hands of Soldiers.

  • Safety conscious organizations earn annual awards

    Feb 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Nicole Stevens, a purchasing agent here in the Army Contracting Command - Tobyhanna Division, uses a checklist to ensure contractors meet safety requirements. The organization earned the fiscal year 2014 Safety Area of the Year, Tenant Activity category.

  • Army antiterrorism program asks all to "iWATCH"

    Feb 20, 2015

    To help us better understand the importance of identifying suspicious activity and the proper way to report it, the Department of the Army's Office of the Provost Marshal General came up with an anti-terrorism awareness program called "iWATCH".

  • STEM education is critical to the nation, RDECOM leader tells chamber

    Feb 20, 2015

    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (Feb. 20, 2015) -- Encouraging young students to pursue careers in science and engineering is vital to national defense and the economy, a U.S. Army leader told about 100 people at the Harford County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Feb. 19.

  • ATEC hosts APG Black History Month Celebration

    Feb 20, 2015

    Team APG celebrated Black History Month during the installation's annual observance at the Myer Auditorium Feb. 12. Hosted by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command and Team APG, the program theme celebrated "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture." Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis L. Via, delivered the keynote address.

  • APG Senior Commander deems SHARP Resource Center an installation priority

    Feb 20, 2015

  • Gen. Dennis L. Via

    Feb 18, 2015

    First Signal Corps four-star general

  • Employees of the Quarter find success in growth, teamwork

    Feb 18, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Two of Tobyhanna's finest have been recognized for their performance and dedication to serving the Warfighter.

  • Service members at Joint Task Force Guantanamo show Army Secretary max security

    Feb 10, 2015

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh spoke to Service members during his first trip to visit the detention facilities at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Feb. 9.

  • Presidents Day Holiday Safety Message 2015

    Feb 10, 2015

    This Presidents' Day we salute the leadership and achievements of all those who have held America's highest elected office, serving as our President and Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces. As we remember our former leaders and enjoy the holiday weekend, we must also integrate safety principles into all activities.

  • Army Materiel Command leadership team assesses logistics role in Pacific

    Feb 10, 2015

    A leadership team from the U.S. Army Materiel Command, or AMC, recently assessed the organization's role in South Korea, a country where the United States has sustained a 60-plus year alliance touted as one of history's most successful partnerships.

  • ChalleNGe Academy inducts new cadets

    Feb 6, 2015

    The Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy inducted 108 cadets into Class #44 during a crossover Ceremony at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center Jan. 26. The Freestate ChalleNGe Academy gives Maryland teens who have withdrawn from high school a unique opportunity: a second chance at an education. For 22 weeks, cadets ages 16-18 voluntarily live in the academy's residential program -- a structured, disciplined, military-style environment.

  • SHARP Resource Center opens at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Feb 5, 2015

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Resource Center located on the second floor of the Janet M. Barr Soldier Center- opened its doors on Jan. 2, 2015. The resource center, available to both military and civilians, is designed to handle restricted and unrestricted cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

  • SMDC introduces new deputy chief of staff

    Feb 5, 2015

    SMDC lands new deputy chief of staff

  • National African American History Month 2015

    Feb 3, 2015

    With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors -- some of whom were brought to this land in chains -- have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric of our Nation and taught us that we are not trapped by the mistakes of history

  • Army budget reductions raise risk to readiness

    Feb 3, 2015

    "Within our culture, we will always strive to meet any requirement from the combatant commander," said the assistant deputy chief of staff, G-3/5/7.

  • DoD official speaks on media's role

    Feb 3, 2015

    The role of the media as it pertains to the Army was the topic of the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program, as Col. Steve Warren, the director of press operations for the Department of Defense, visited Fort Benning Jan. 28.

  • Gen. Daniel B. Allyn takes question

    Feb 2, 2015

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn answers a question from an attendee at the Association of the U.S. Army's Aviation "Hot Topic" seminar in Arlington, Va., Jan. 29, 2015.

  • Army's fiscal 2016 budget to help close gap for leader development training

    Feb 2, 2015

    Included within the $126.5 billion the Army has asked for in its fiscal 2016 base annual budget, is some $230 million for professional military education for Soldiers.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey

    Jan 30, 2015

    Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • Training helps Soldiers prepare for new careers

    Jan 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program offered its first-ever resume writing and navigating USAJOBS training to more than 40 Soldiers preparing for transition to life outside the Army, here Jan. 28.

  • Hagel 'Quintessentially American,' Obama Says at Farewell Tribute

    Jan 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 -- President Barack Obama hosted an armed forces farewell tribute to retiring Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

  • Army equips Stryker unit with new communications technology

    Jan 29, 2015

    Strykers in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/2nd Infantry Division, or 2/2 SBCT, are being retrofitted with the Army's new tactical communications network, increasing Soldiers' ability to communicate over greater distances, share mission data and maintain situational awareness.

  • MLK event emphasizes community

    Jan 29, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 680 Soldiers, civilians, retirees, family members and local students reflected on the timeless words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual APG ceremony that celebrated the legacy of the civil rights leader at the Myer Auditorium Jan. 21. The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO CBD) coordinated the event.

  • CVC addresses community concerns

    Jan 29, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Community Voice Committee, or CVC, discussed APG quality of life issues during its second meeting of the fiscal year, Jan. 22.

  • AMC senior leaders prepare to answer the warfighter's call

    Jan 29, 2015

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Army Materiel Command's senior leadership convened here Jan. 25-28 to discuss the state of the command and the way forward.

  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • Odierno warns 2016 sequestration could result in 'hollow' Army

    Jan 28, 2015

    Testifying on Capitol Hill, the Army's senior uniformed officer put forward a blunt message to Congress, Jan. 28, saying that, "as sequestration looms in 2016, I am truly concerned about our future and how we are investing in our nation's defense… we do not want to return to the days of a hollow Army."

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