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  • 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.

  • 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

  • McHugh visits Service members at Joint Task Force Guantanamo

    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 The Freestate ChalleNGe Academy gives Maryland teens who have withdrawn from high school a unique opportunity: a second chance at an education.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 and Assault Response Program (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 defenseā€¦ we do not want to return to the days of a hollow Army."

  • Army civilians clear way for aerostat operations

    Jan 26, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- Army civilians from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) cleared the way for an aerostat designed to track cruise missiles.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 24, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, hosted the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24 at U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • DOD report shows SHARP awareness is changing the culture

    Jan 23, 2015

    For many years, the statements above, among many others involving denial or trivialization, have been echoed by military leadership upon learning about sexual assault or sexual harassment allegations against stellar Soldiers in their ranks.

  • AMC inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    Jan 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Jan. 22, 2015) --Those who were inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame in a Jan. 22 ceremony here say this is the type of honor that is not earned alone.

  • Army continues testing on mid-tier radio, prepares for NIE 15.2

    Jan 20, 2015

    Testing on Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radios conducted to prepare for NIE 15.2.

  • Army takes next step to merge C2, intelligence traffic onto WIN-T

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Army has taken the next step in merging operational and intelligence traffic onto the WIN-T transport. The Army can realize significant cost savings in money, resources and satellite bandwidth by converging intelligence and C2 onto a common platform, an expert said.

  • DES acquires new specialty vehicle

    Jan 16, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In an effort to increase police and public safety, APG's Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Special Reaction Team (SRT) has acquired a new police specialty vehicle to be used in the event of a dangerous, high-risk situation occurring on post.

  • Freestate welcomes new candidates

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy in-processed 115 candidates for Class #44 at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center Jan. 11.

  • Doing business with the Army: Opportunities remain, despite shrinking budget

    Jan 16, 2015

    Despite declining budgets and resources, the Army continues to actively do business with industry partners with the Army Materiel Command procuring one out of every six federal contract dollars.

  • Army scientist, STEM educator to receive national award

    Jan 8, 2015

    For almost three decades, U.S. Army Research Laboratory computer scientist Dr. Reginald Hobbs has made a tremendous impact in the field of information science as well as with his career as a science, technology, engineering and mathematics educator, and will be recognized with the Special Recognition award for his accomplishments at the 29th Black Engineer of the Year STEM Awards Conference.

  • SMA builds upon partnerships for transitioning Soldiers

    Jan 8, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III visited UPS Inc. world headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, to lead a roundtable discussion with company leaders and area Soldiers to hear feedback about the Army's transition assistance program, Jan. 7, 2015.

  • 10 things to know around the DOD for 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    1. Renovations of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) barracks (Building 247) begin this month with an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2016, according to the Department of Defense. Funding comes from a bid won by co-venturing San Diego companies Herman/JCG for a $23,562,676 contract - the largest-ever federal contract awarded with funds set aside specifically for a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

  • Army releases RFP for competitive radio marketplace

    Jan 6, 2015

    The U.S. Army has released request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 6, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, will host the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters building on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Operation Enduring Freedom comes to an end

    Dec 29, 2014

    President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel each issued statements today marking the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • ZeroG arm takes load off Army technicians

    Dec 23, 2014

    Paint removal processes at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania, are getting a helping hand thanks to new technologies that reduce personal fatigue and provide significant time savings.

  • Sexual Harassment, Assault: See It! Report It! Stop It!

    Dec 23, 2014

    Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to Army's policy on sexual harassment, it violates acceptable standards of integrity and conduct required of all Army personnel - military and civilian.

  • Army adds 188th Streamer to Army Flag

    Dec 23, 2014

  • Tobyhanna, West Point partner for Lean success

    Dec 22, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Each year, Tobyhanna Army Depot partners with the United States Military Academy - West Point (New York) Department of Systems Engineering to provide a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project for cadets to work on during their senior year.

  • New mortar manufacturing process aims to save money, improve precision

    Dec 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army is seeking to implement a new mortar manufacturing process to provide improved weapons at a lower cost, officials said.

  • AMC reviews successful 2014

    Dec 17, 2014

    The Army Materiel Command's senior leader has long said that while the next contingency can't be predicted, it will certainly arrive. That statement is especially fitting as 2014 comes to a close.

  • Army technicians support Navy missile launcher

    Dec 17, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A new mission here supporting the Navy's ability to defend itself is on schedule and growing. Team Tobyhanna technicians met with Naval Surface Warfare Center experts two years ago, to outline a program to refurbish components of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) MK-49 Guided Missile Launching System.

  • Army to launch cruise missile-detecting aerostat at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Dec 17, 2014

    Sometime early next week, the Army expects to launch the first of two tethered aerostats from a ground base just north of Baltimore.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Australian Army visits CERDEC in preparation for NIE 17.1

    Dec 15, 2014

    The Australian Army G6 visited the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dec. 9, as part of initial coordination efforts leading up to his military's participation in the Network Integration Evaluation. The visit is a continuation of a broader collaboration between the Australian Defense forces and the U.S. Army to improve interoperability during multi-national coalition operations.

  • US Defense Secretary meets with Afghan Corps Commander in TAAC-E

    Dec 11, 2014

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited Train, Advise, Assist Command - East to gain perspective on U.S. coalition security force assistance operations at Tactical Base Gamberi Dec. 7, 2014.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Former Army Ebola Researcher Named a Time Magazine 2014 'Person of the Year'

    Dec 11, 2014

    Time magazine named the "Ebola fighters" as their 2014 'Person of Year' Dec. 10, highlighting among others Dr. Thomas Geisbert, a virologist formerly with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases who conducted some of the first trials of the drug TKM-Ebola.

  • AMC commanding general: "Great work by people here"

    Dec 10, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa.-- Gen. Dennis Via, the U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior officer, paid his third visit to what he called "one of the crown jewels" of the Army on Dec. 2.

  • APG remembers "Why We Serve"

    Dec 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 750 Soldiers and DOD civilians reaffirmed their respective oaths of service to the nation during the "Why We Serve" program at the Myer Auditorium Nov. 25.

  • Chaplain assistant fulfills desire to serve

    Dec 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Carlos Vazquez has always known that in one capacity or another, he would spend his life serving others.

  • Army civilians raise money, finish NYC Marathon

    Dec 9, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- For the average person, completing a marathon is a testament to their physical fitness, stamina and mental toughness. But for two depot employees, completing this year's New York City Marathon on Nov. 2 meant so much more.

  • Under Secretary of the Army recognizes importance of AMC, Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 9, 2014

    In his first visit to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson called the U.S. Army Materiel Command a "jewel" for the country and stressed the important role the installation plays in national defense.

  • Army civilians overhaul electronics shop vans

    Dec 8, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Electrician Dave Lyons installs the wiring harnesses for the environmental control unit during the rough wire install stage of an AN/ASM-146 overhaul.

  • Tobyhanna employee honored for her efforts

    Dec 8, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground employee was recognized for her work by the Army Materiel Command commanding general during his visit to the Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania Dec. 2.

  • AMC commander: Army's technology needs offer rewarding career opportunities

    Dec 8, 2014

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command or AMC, made his remarks Dec. 1 during a visit that included the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center. AMC is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness to ensure dominant land force capability for the U.S. warfighter and our allies.

  • Another 100,000 troops on road to civilian employment

    Dec 5, 2014

    As more Soldiers prepare to transition out of the Army, private-sector businesses continue to make the pledge to put those experienced Service members to work.

  • Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

    Dec 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The next-generation radios are fundamentally different than past military radios. These radios use software to control many of their functions and behave more like a wireless data network. By using the Wideband Networking Waveform and the Soldier Radio Waveform, the MNVR system transmits information, including data, voice, images and video across complex terrain.

  • Report shows Army making progress in SHARP efforts

    Dec 5, 2014

    Army efforts to change command climate and increase training have resulted in a decrease in sexual assaults as well as an increase in reporting of these crimes, a recently released report shows.

  • Social Media and OPSEC reminder

    Dec 4, 2014

    You've probably seen the recent news stories regarding threats from ISIS against military members. Online postings from the group suggest their followers use social media pages to find and target those associated with the U.S. government. Although we regularly remind you to use precautionary measures online, this seems like a good time for a refresher.

  • Advance Planning Briefing for Industry enlightens many

    Dec 4, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities across the installation.

  • Secretary Hagel releases progress report to the President on sexual assault in the military

    Dec 4, 2014

    Today, Secretary Hagel released a report on the Department of Defense's recent progress in addressing sexual assault in the military, and announced four directives to further strengthen the department's prevention and response program.

  • AMC CG Via Makes First Visit to Scranton Army Ammunition Plant

    Dec 4, 2014

    Leaders of the government-owned/contractor operated (GOCO) Scranton Army Ammunition Plan welcomed Army Material Command's General Via to his first visit to the facility. In addition to meeting with key government and contractor leaders, he visit included a tour of the facility and the presentation of the AMC Dellamonia Award to Commander's Representative Rich Hansen

  • CECOM workforce targeted during cyber security exercise

    Dec 2, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland- -The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) conducted a no-notice cyber security exercise known as "Cyber Shield II" October 21st and 22nd 2014 to evaluate the command's response and engagement capabilities during potential cyber attacks.

  • APBI empowers critical partnership between industry and Army

    Dec 2, 2014

    More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here at the Post Theater Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities from the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Center of Excellence and other tenant organizations from across the installation.

  • Electro-mechanical work shop surpasses 10-year safety record

    Dec 1, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A branch here has set the ultimate safety benchmark after going 10 years accident-free.

  • The AMC legal workforce - Reshaping to win in a complex world

    Nov 26, 2014

    The Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command has approved plans for legal office consolidation at three AMC Centers of Excellence - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; and Rock Island Arsenal, Ilinois effective Jan. 1, 2015.

  • AMC commander addresses workforce at global town hall

    Nov 26, 2014

    When Gen. Dennis Via, took command of the Army Materiel Command three years ago, his greatest concern was the draw down out of Afghanistan. But at the AMC Global Town Hall on Nov 25, he applauded the success of that mission and the effectiveness of the workforce.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits 'Devil' brigade in Kuwait

    Nov 26, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited with Soldiers and leaders of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at their headquarters at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Nov. 24. Odierno was accompanied by U.S. Army Central commanding general Lt. Gen. James L. Terry.

  • Team APG restores commitment to Army profession at "Why We Serve" event

    Nov 26, 2014

    With right hands raised in unison, more than 750 Soldiers, civilians, Veterans, family members and distinguished guests participated and witnessed a reaffirming of solemn oath's of service at the Team APG "Why We Serve" event here at the Myer Auditorium at the C4ISR campus Nov. 25.

  • Winter weather could impact holiday travel

    Nov 25, 2014

    An active weather pattern is in place across the central and eastern U.S. for the middle of the week. A surface low is forecast to develop over the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday along the stalled frontal boundary. This feature will intensify as it moves towards the northeast, and become a nor'easter as it passes the Mid-Atlantic region and New England.

  • Green Belt resolves matter of excess inventory, saves millions

    Nov 25, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A simple click of a computer mouse is helping personnel here eliminate excess inventory, saving millions in storage and maintenance fees over the next three years.

  • Winter Season Safety

    Nov 24, 2014

    It is hard to miss winter in the Nation's Capital Region, especially when it is freezing and snowing one day, and then raining the next. But military service members, civilians and leaders alike must be prepared to face the unique challenges during our winter season. As an element of the Army's Ready .. or Not? seasonal safety campaign, MDW Safety would like to share the resources listed in the Related Links section of this article. Stay safe, stay warm and stay ARMY STRONG! HOOAH!

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Nov 24, 2014

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partners with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, will host the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24 at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters building on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Industry, Army discuss APG contract opportunities

    Nov 24, 2014

    With a focus on transparency in future contracting opportunities, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) held an installation-wide Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI) this week.

  • AMC first lady praises military families

    Nov 24, 2014

    The spouse of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior leader, Gen. Dennis L. Via, reflected on the resilient nature of military families during a visit to Via's hometown, Nov. 10-12. Linda Via, a military spouse for more than 31 years, took the opportunity during the Month of the Military Family to pay tribute to the families of the less than 1 percent of the nation's population who serve in the Armed Forces.

  • APG honors veterans as 'Soldiers for Life'

    Nov 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG honored the service and sacrifice of the nation's veterans during the Veterans Day ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Nov. 12.

  • Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

    Nov 21, 2014

    The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground's (USAEPG) new Tactical Radio Center is supporting Product Manager, Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (PdM MNVR) in testing the Army's next-generation radio systems, here.

  • APG STEM Expo hosts 400 local ninth-grade students

    Nov 20, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 20, 2014) -- Team APG hosted more than 400 area high school students for the installation's second Science Technology Engineer and Mathematics (STEM) Expo Nov. 18 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Ninth-grade students from Harford, Cecil and Baltimore County Public Schools in Maryland participated in numerous hands-on workshops and demonstrations, gaining a firsthand look into how the Army leverages STEM to protect and empower Soldiers.

  • APG STEM Expo provides local students hands-on opportunities with advanced Army technologies

    Nov 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- More than 400 local students, teachers and school administrators converged here Nov. 18 for APG's bi-annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Expo.

  • "Why We Serve" event set for Nov. 25

    Nov 18, 2014

    The "Why We Serve" campaign kick-off is set for Nov. 25 at the Myer Auditorium from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The theme for this event is "Restoring our Commitment to the Profession."

  • AMC strengthens ties with the senior logistician for the Republic of Korea

    Nov 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone and the U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the commander of the Republic of Korea Army Logistics Command here, Nov. 13.

  • Defense Secretary: NTC prepares Soldiers for future threats, challenges

    Nov 16, 2014

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- The Secretary of Defense for the United States observed training and spoke with Soldiers during a visit to the Army's National Training Center, Nov. 16. Chuck Hagel, the nation's 24th Defense Secretary, flew on a helicopter to the U.S. Army's vast terrain in the Mojave Desert and saw a portion of the training conducted here that builds readiness for brigade combat teams. Soldiers of 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (from Fort Carson, Colo.) reacted to a scenario within the training village, "Razish" -- where NTC Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment provided an opposing force. Non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers from Operations Group here served as observer/controller/trainers for the rotational unit.

  • National Military Family Appreciation Month 2014

    Nov 14, 2014

    Military Family Appreciation Month is observed in November to recognize and honor families of service members from all branches for their unique contributions and sacrifices. The Army recognizes that the selfless dedication and commitment of Army families directly contributes to the readiness of our Soldiers. Families are the force behind the force.

  • Army general returns home, encourages kids to dream big

    Nov 14, 2014

    "Think it, believe it, and you can achieve it." That was the message from an Army four-star general to thousands of school kids from his hometown. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited five Henry County schools, addressing students from kindergarten to seniors, Nov. 10-12.

  • Army Corps, partners, release report that analyzes sediment flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay

    Nov 14, 2014

    New report released for public comment analyzes sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from Lower Susquehanna River Watershed and a series of hydroelectric dams -- names watershed-wide reduction strategies as key

  • Bugle calls return to APG

    Nov 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - After a five-year hiatus, bugle calls will return to APG Nov. 8.

  • Tobyhanna's quick response delivers readiness for CENTCOM operations

    Nov 13, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Personnel here, supporting U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) overseas operations, upgraded and delivered more than 40 Modular Autonomous Guidance Units (MAGU) for the Joint Precision Air Drop System (JPADS) in less than 10 days.

  • Soldiers Magazine: Soldier for Life issue

    Nov 7, 2014

    Soldiers Magazine: Soldier for Life issue

  • Cybersecurity: End user vigilance key to keeping network safe, passing inspection

    Nov 7, 2014

    Threats to Army information systems are constant, sophisticated and ever-changing, which is why officials say it's important that all computer users on Fort Rucker recognize their essential role in keeping the network safe.

  • National Observance to honor America's Veterans

    Nov 7, 2014

    The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11 at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military.

  • Cushing faithful 'til death, says SecArmy at Hall of Heroes

    Nov 7, 2014

    First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing remained at his post, wounded but fighting valiantly until he was shot dead. Beside his cannon he fell, "blackened by powder and soaked red by blood," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh at the Pentagon Ceremony inducting the Civil War officer into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot, partners modernize worldwide satellite communications system

    Nov 6, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Engineers and technicians here are engaged in a worldwide, multi-year, multi-million dollar mission to modernize a satellite communications system used by the entire Defense Department.

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