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  • US delivers two Q-36 Counter Battery Radar Systems to Ukraine

    Nov 16, 2015

    In response to a request from Ukraine, and as part of our ongoing efforts to bolster Ukraine's defense and internal security operations, today the United States delivered two AN/TPQ-36 radar systems to Ukraine at a ceremony in Lviv.

  • Pentagon, Army leadership honor Capt. Groberg during Hall of Heroes ceremony

    Nov 13, 2015

    Acting Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning and other Pentagon and Army leaders honor Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Florent Groberg during his induction ceremony into the Hall of Heroes, Nov.13 at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. John G. Martinez)

  • Tobyhanna CDC earns reaccreditation as a top education, care facility

    Nov 13, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A year-long process to verify strict standards has resulted in the Child Development Center earning reaccreditation as a top education and child care facility.

  • CECOM/APG Host Annual Planning Brief to Industry C4ISR/ChemBio Centers of Excellence Discuss Future

    Nov 9, 2015

    The U.S Army Communications-Electronic Command (CECOM) played host to Aberdeen Proving Ground's (APG) annual, three-day Advanced Planning Brief for Industry here November 3 -- 5, 2015. The event is designed to inform small business and large industry partners of the impending contract opportunities expected at APG in the next fiscal year.

  • Pentagon office challenges DoD to participate in America Recycles Day

    Nov 5, 2015

    America Recycles Day is Nov. 15, a day we are reminded to resolve to recycle regularly. Recycling reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators (and associated costs), conserves natural resources, saves energy, and helps the Department of Defense achieve its goal of a minimum 50 percent recycling rate at the Pentagon.

  • Tobyhanna employees play pivotal role in depot modernization

    Nov 4, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Skilled technicians earned accolades for their contributions to the ongoing modernization of Tobyhanna's infrastructure and the information technology (IT) network.

  • Veterans Day Safety Message 2015

    Nov 4, 2015

    Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, came about because on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, in the eleventh month, the world rejoiced and celebrated because a cease-fire agreement was signed with Germany, bringing an end to World War I. Since that day in 1918, November 11th has been set aside to honor America's Veterans for their patriotism, willingness to serve and their sacrifice for the many freedoms we hold so dear.

  • National American Indian Heritage Month

    Nov 3, 2015

  • Tobyhanna, industry merge talents to repair new technology

    Nov 2, 2015

    With an eye to the future, Army aviation officials recently merged the talents of Tobyhanna Army Depot and Rockwell Collins to repair cutting-edge technology used on the CH-47F Chinook helicopter.

  • New notification system alerts employees on, off post

    Oct 27, 2015

    Alerting employees and on post Family members is guaranteed with a new four-prong notification system at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania.

  • AMC commander honors former Arsenal apprentice who rose to greatness

    Oct 27, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- A former World War II apprentice who rose to greatness at the Watervliet Arsenal, Fred Clas, received on October 27 one of the highest honors in the U.S. Army Materiel Command -- induction into the AMC Hall of Fame.

  • AMC organizations win top safety awards for the Army

    Oct 27, 2015

    Army Materiel Command organizations were recognized by the command and the Department of the Army for safely delivering readiness around the world, and doing so with excellence.

  • Army modernization makes strides as NIE 16.1 concludes

    Oct 26, 2015

    The Network Integration Evaluation, better known as NIE, has a reputation of expediting Army modernization and enhancing technology to benefit Soldiers. The most recent NIE greatly expanded the scope of the exercise within a coalition environment, compelling those tasked with executing the event for the Army to face new challenges head-on.

  • Event with colleges ignites interest in public service

    Oct 26, 2015

    The Communications-Electronics Command, a subordinate element of the Army Materiel Command, welcomed representatives from local colleges and universities to its 2015 Academia Day on Friday.

  • Via, Crawford encourage youth to fulfill potential

    Oct 26, 2015

    "We all have important jobs we do each day, but our most important mission is to grow the future. The students we influence today are those we are building the foundation with and for," said Gen. Dennis L. Via. "Invest today to ignite tomorrow's future."

  • Maryland General Assembly, Commerce Department meet Team APG Cyber

    Oct 22, 2015

    Members of the Maryland General Assembly visited one of the state's largest employers to meet with Army leaders, tour high-tech laboratories and gain a better understanding of the cyber work conducted here Oct. 19.

  • Unique Army battalion shines at AUSA

    Oct 20, 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- Walking onto the floor at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, it was hard to miss the black, gold and white Army star. The Army logo is in fact, the most recognizable logo of all the military services and is one of the top 100 recognizable logos in the United States.

  • Senior Department of Defense officials applaud NIE

    Oct 20, 2015

    The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Hon. Frank Kendall, and the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson, explored Fort Bliss, Texas this month to interact with Soldiers and observe firsthand the new technologies under assessment during the Network Integration Evaluation 16.1.

  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month reminds everyone to keep all information safe

    Oct 19, 2015

    Realizing the importance of cybersecurity, President Obama designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

  • Surgeon General Calls on Civilian Workforce to Engage

    Oct 19, 2015

    Lt Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Surgeon General and USAMEDCOM commander, challenges the Department of the Army civilian leadership and workforce to excel in all its engagements.

  • AMC commander visits CERDEC sensors, power

    Oct 19, 2015

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, saw the latest in Army night-vision and power technologies for the Army of 2030 and beyond during a visit to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, Oct. 16, 2015.

  • Soldiers reach back with 'comms-in-a-briefcase' for missions

    Oct 19, 2015

    Using the satellite-based Global Rapid Response Information Package, Soldiers, from the Army's 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command, were able to expeditiously exchange critical data and confirm potentially dangerous contaminants during Network Integration Evaluation 16.1.

  • Leaders: Army must 'act differently' to modernize network, cyber

    Oct 15, 2015

    From training hundreds of highly specialized cyber Soldiers, to delivering wireless networking for command posts, to revamping communications infrastructure in Europe and Korea, the Army is moving out to execute its network modernization plans, senior leaders said.

  • Small business still big business at AMC

    Oct 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON -- Between transportation, supply and maintenance, great prospects exist for small businesses, Army Materiel Command's top leader told attendees at an Army-hosted Small Business Seminar, Oct. 14.

  • AMC provides fundamental component for Army readiness

    Oct 14, 2015

    Readiness is the Army's top priority, according to the new Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and it is Army Materiel Command's sole focus as the provider of the critical materiel required, said the command's top leader. AMC Commanding General Gen. Dennis L. Via addressed the organization's indispensable role as the premier provider of Army and Joint readiness to more than 300 chapter presidents and members at the Association of the United States Army's Presidents Dinner Oct. 11.

  • Army leaders recognize 2015 AUSA Family of the Year

    Oct 13, 2015

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey recognize the AUSA 2015 Family of the Year October 12 at the AUSA annual meeting and exposition, in Washington, D.C. The association selected Sgt. Blagoy Pogoncheff, his wife Stacie, and their three children to receive the 2015 AUSA Volunteer Family of the Year award. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. John G. Martinez)

  • Milley dispels 4 seductive myths of warfare

    Oct 13, 2015

    The Army "exists for a single purpose and none other: to fight and win wars in defense of the United States of America. That's it. Fighting and winning wars is our raison d'ĂȘtre," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said.

  • Organic Industrial Base touted as nation's insurance policy

    Oct 13, 2015

    The Army's Organic Industrial Base took center stage at a Warrior's Corner presentation during the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 12. Jim Dwyer, Army Materiel Command principal deputy to the deputy chief of staff for Operations and Logistics, G-3/4, told an audience of industry representatives and Army leaders that the OIB, which consists of 23 geographically-dispersed depots, arsenals and ammunition plants, serves as an insurance policy for the nation.

  • McHugh: America needs its Army

    Oct 12, 2015

    During his 7th and final opening address during this year's Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Army Secretary John M. McHugh hammered home the importance of ground forces in winning wars, and maintaining American security and dominance.

  • WIN-T: Mobile network backbone for Army's Network Integration Evaluations

    Oct 11, 2015

    During Network Integration Evaluation, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, the Army's tactical communications network backbone supported an expanded exercise that included a coalition network, early entry airborne missions, and Army initiatives aimed at providing more expeditionary command posts.

  • Columbus Day Safety Message 2015

    Oct 7, 2015

    History holds remarkable examples of heroism and adventure, and the voyage of Christopher Columbus from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1492 is one of history's great stories of exploration and bravery. We have come to celebrate Columbus' arrival in the Americas as the day that charted the course of our Nation's history.

  • Ten things to know around DoD in October

    Oct 7, 2015

    Editor's note: October marks the start of a new fiscal year. With a change of top military leadership in recent months across the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps, Fiscal Year 2016 is sure to be a year for change and innovation across the Department of Defense. As October sweeps in cooler weather to the National Capital Region, the tenth month of the calendar year is also loaded with special observances and announcements across the DoD; here are 10 such items to give you a head start this month:

  • CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center wins Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award

    Oct 7, 2015

  • Teenagers represent peers, discuss hot button topics at annual event

    Oct 6, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Local teenagers attending the Youth Leadership Forum recently participated in activities geared to help them develop leadership and team-building skills.

  • Army modernizes vehicle logistics

    Oct 6, 2015

    More than 90 U.S. Army leaders in logistics and Army networks came together for the conclusion of a two-week integration effort aimed at modernizing Army logistics at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 23-24.

  • Anti-bullying event kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Oct 6, 2015

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Family Advocacy Program hosted Kids Against Ridicule, Meanness and Aggression Oct. 1 at the Benning Supper Club to raise awareness about bullying.

  • Army engineers demonstrate anti-drone technology

    Oct 5, 2015

    Army engineers, who are seeking to adapt ongoing research to counter aerial systems that could threaten Soldiers, successfully shot down two aircraft as part of their final technology demonstration.

  • Army Safety and Occupational Health Leaders meet to chart way ahead

    Oct 5, 2015

    Leaders from the Army's Safety and Occupational Health community met at the Army Public Health Center headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Sept. 10 to develop a partnership strategy aimed at enhancing readiness and preserving capabilities across the force.

  • Backyard beekeeper talks about life in the hive

    Oct 5, 2015

    Selecting a hobby with an element of danger proved therapeutic to a combat veteran decompressing from several deployments to Southwest Asia.

  • Modernizing the US Army: Balancing priorities and adapting to win in a complex world

    Oct 2, 2015

  • New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army invested

    Oct 2, 2015

    The newest civilian aide to the secretary of the Army, or CASA, was invested during a ceremony conducted in late September at the Pentagon.

  • AMC -- Sustaining an Army to win in a complex world

    Oct 2, 2015

    Complex -- no other word best describes the world we live in today. From the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, to the delicate nuclear negotiations with Iran, and the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine, from humanitarian assistance in West Africa to earthquake relief efforts in Nepal, the global security environment remains unstable, unpredictable, and exceedingly complex.

  • Education forum inspires community conversation in northern Maryland

    Oct 1, 2015

    Military and civilian families from around the community received information about local, county and state educational opportunities during the Community Partnership for Education event at Aberdeen High School, in Aberdeen, Maryland, Sept. 26.

  • Innovation to win in a complex world: Investing in S&T to confront the future threat

    Oct 1, 2015

    In October 2014, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command rolled out the latest Army Operating Concept (AOC), titled "Win in a Complex World." This AOC details how the Army of the future will strengthen capabilities across multiple domains as part of a joint partnership to ensure dominance against "determined, elusive, and increasingly capable enemies." This article was previously published in the October-December 2015 Army AL&T Magazine.

  • Civilian Wellness Program encourages healthy living at work

    Sep 30, 2015

    Employees looking to work some fitness into their day should consider the Civilian Wellness Program, which gives federal civilian employees an incentive to take part in physical fitness activities during work hours.

  • APG and Maryland educators host Community Partnership for Education

    Sep 30, 2015

  • AMC senior resource manager retires after three decades

    Sep 29, 2015

    Robert (Bobby) Turzak, Army Materiel Command's deputy chief of staff, G-8, retires Sept. 30 after 32 years of federal service.

  • Drones to take NIE by swarm

    Sep 29, 2015

    In this season's Network Integration Evaluation taking place on White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss, coordinated units of remotely operated and automated aircraft will be used to represent a possible threat on tomorrow's battlefields. Members of the Targets Management Office with Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation are using off-the-shelf quad and octocopters and flying them in groups. The endeavor is part of an Army Test and Evaluation Command program to study possible use, effectiveness and countermeasures for the deployment of large numbers of synchronized drone aircraft.

  • APG/CECOM Co-Sponsors Collaborative Education Event

    Sep 28, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground collaborated with its surrounding community education partners and co-sponsored an Education Event here on Saturday, Sept. 26.

  • Focus on process improvement nets engineer command-level honor

    Sep 28, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- An industrial engineer and Master Black Belt at Tobyhanna was selected as one of the Army Materiel Command's (AMC) top 10 employees for 2014.

  • Army's Network Integration Evaluation exercise evolves, continues to refine network technologies

    Sep 25, 2015

    The Army kicked-off its Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 16.1 on September 25, ushering in a new era for the Soldier-led evaluations held at Fort Bliss, Texas and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

  • Army Materiel Command's academia outreach program reaches HBCU/MIs

    Sep 23, 2015

    The Army initiated its Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions program in 1987, and through the U.S. Army Materiel Command, there have been ongoing efforts to strengthen relationships between the Army laboratories, research centers and the HBCU/MI community.

  • It's Week 4 of National Preparedness Month

    Sep 22, 2015

    It's week 4 of National Preparedness Month. Make a power outage safety plan with your family.

  • Power source improves battery life, $8M cost avoidance

    Sep 21, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A joint effort by depot personnel and the NETT Warrior Program Office to develop a new power source will provide seamless battery power to Soldiers in the field using NETT Warrior systems, increasing their safety and continued situational awareness during combat operations.

  • Harnessing the power: Army civilian supports Air Force radar

    Sep 21, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Brian Moran, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, cleans, repairs and tests the wire harness that runs through an AN/TPS-75 Radar System shelter.

  • APG employees visit CAPTEC in Pentagon

    Sep 18, 2015

  • Army names annual safety award recipients

    Sep 16, 2015

    Winners of the annual Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Awards were recently named by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • CECOM Civilian receives prestigious Louis Dellamonica Award

    Sep 16, 2015

  • Improving process improvement

    Sep 16, 2015

    The Army Office of Business Transformation aims to improve the way it does continuous process improvement with scientific rigor, knowledge management and data mining to make sure the Army uses the right methodology for the right job--and in so doing, potentially saves billions.

  • National Preparedness Month

    Sep 15, 2015

  • 2015 National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 15, 2015

    Each year from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the U.S. Army community both reflects upon and celebrates the tremendous contributions of Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Army. These individuals have not hesitated to defend and show their allegiance to the nation in many important ways. The legacy of exceptional service begun by prior generations of Hispanic Americans continues today, and is evident in various functional areas of the force and levels of leadership.

  • Emergency Alerts/Warnings available to Family members, retirees, visitors

    Sep 15, 2015

    September is National Preparedness Month and the Emergency Management Office wants to remind the post population to sign up for the Fort Benning Emergency Alerts/Warnings, previously called AtHoc Telephonic Alert System.

  • APG SHARP toiletry drive donates 1,000+ items to support victims of sexual assault

    Sep 11, 2015

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground Installation SHARP program concluded its month-long Toiletries Drive for the Harford County, Maryland SARC (Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center, Inc.) by presenting a Humvee load's worth of collected items during a gathering near the SHARP Resource Center at Bldg. 4305 on APG North (Aberdeen), Sept. 2.

  • Army expands planning for cyber future

    Sep 8, 2015

    The U.S. Army requirements, acquisition, and research and development cyber community met here to collaborate on various cyber initiatives, Aug. 5-7.

  • Tobyhanna deputy commander receives Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal

    Sep 8, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack presented the Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal to Frank W. Zardecki in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the nation and to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania while serving as the deputy commander of Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Global Response Force successfully employs 'flying command post'

    Sep 8, 2015

    The Army successfully deployed its Enroute Mission Command Capability during Dragon Spear, a Joint Forcible Entry exercise involving a parachute assault by the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and the Assault Command Post of the XVII Airborne Corps.

  • Army depot weaves wireless network

    Sep 8, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Nearly half of 13 selected installations across the Army Materiel Command (AMC) have been equipped with Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) capabilities thanks to depot personnel. The technology provides short-range wireless high-speed data connections between mobile devices and nearby access points, and will be used to facilitate next generation Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) communications.

  • Powered Up: Soldiers partner with Tobyhanna to keep lights on

    Sep 8, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- An elite team of Soldiers joins forces with Team Tobyhanna every year to ward off sudden power outages at the largest facility in the world that repairs and maintains communications electronics equipment for the Armed Forces.

  • Industrial base commanders collaborate at summit

    Sep 4, 2015

    Organic Industrial Base commanders balance readiness and the capability to surge at a moment's notice to meet the nation's requirements amidst declining DOD and Army workloads and budgets. The OIB Strategic Summit brought 14 commanders together as a peer group to discuss challenges, best practices and business development and partnering opportunities during the two-day workshop at Army Materiel Command headquarters, Sept. 1-2.

  • Army civilians earn accolades for job well done

    Sep 3, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Challenges and ingenuity paved the way to greatness for three members of Team Tobyhanna. Michele Chwal, Deborah Scott and Corey Petruncio were named the Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2015.

  • September highlights National Preparedness Month

    Sep 2, 2015

    National Preparedness Month (NPM) is commemorated each September to emphasize preparedness' importance and to encourage Americans to take simple actions to prepare for emergencies such as tornadoes, hurricanes, active shooters, or terrorist attacks.

  • Suicide prevention starts with you: Learn to identify and act on warning signs

    Sep 2, 2015

    Suicide prevention starts with you and your attention to the Soldiers you know best.

  • September is National Preparedness Month

    Sep 1, 2015

    It's the first week of National Preparedness Month.

  • 39th Chief of Staff Initial Message to the Army

    Sep 1, 2015

    39th Chief of Staff of the Army, Initial Message to the Army

  • AMCOM Brings 'Who's Who' In Army Aviation To Redstone

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From Alaska to Connecticut, from Georgia to Washington, from Kentucky to Arizona, aviators and aviation maintenance Soldiers from across the Army converged at Redstone Arsenal last week for the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation.

  • Army Four-Star Commends Aviation Contribution To War Fighters

    Aug 31, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army leadership views events like last week's AMCOM 101 as an investment -- an investment for the Army as it provides professional and technical development for its Soldiers, an investment for the Aviation and Missile Command as it shares its knowledge base and resources with Soldiers, and an investment for the Soldiers who are not only learning about Army policy and technology but also getting a chance to network and view capabilities.

  • 10 things to know around the DoD in September

    Aug 31, 2015

    Editor's note: September marks the last month of the fiscal year, as well as the first full month of school for many school-aged children in the National Capital Region. As the summer months begin to wind down, there is no slowing of national observances, key events and significant dates for those within the Department of Defense, armed services and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Here are 10 items of note for the month of September, up through the start of Fiscal Year 2016 on Oct. 1.

  • September is Suicide Prevention Month

    Aug 31, 2015

    It is good that more and more service members are pursuing behavioral health care. Much of this change is a result of the concerted efforts to destigmatize seeking help, constant encouragement by fellow service members and family members, and increased Command emphasis. There are signs that concerned individuals can pay attention to in order to provide assistance to the person at risk. The American Association of Suicidology recommends using this easy-to-remember phrase: "IS PATH WARM."

  • APG emergency exercise tests installation response plans, operations

    Aug 27, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 27, 2015) --- A disgruntled civilian employee held more than 10 workers hostage and dozens of emergency responders and explosive ordnance disposal personnel at bay during a more than two-hour standoff. --- This dramatic scenario during the "Raven Guardian Exercise" tested all aspects of Aberdeen Proving Ground's ability to respond to a hostage/barricade negotiation event, Aug. 20.

  • SHARP summit attendees explore harsh realities of sexual misconduct

    Aug 26, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 26) -- From start to finish, the inaugural CASCOM-Fort Lee SHARP (Sexual Harassment/Assault Awareness and Reporting Program) Summit at the Army Logistics University here Friday was an unfiltered and frequently harsh look at sexual misconduct in the military.

  • Aberdeen Test Center welcomes new commander

    Aug 20, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (August 17, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's (ATEC) Aberdeen Test Center (ATC), welcomed its new commander, Col. Morris Bodrick, during a change of command ceremony August 14 at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Quick wins lead to big wins for Tobyhanna

    Aug 20, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Contrary to popular belief, cost savings do not have to be the result of ideas generated within a Lean event. Employees can implement internal processes to generate savings, which is exactly what happened in one cost center here.

  • APG tests public affairs capabilities during emergency exercise

    Aug 20, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MARYLAND (Aug. 20, 2015) -- Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Senior Commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications- Electronics Command speaks to media during a mock press conference held as part of the APG installation-wide emergency response exercise held here today. More than 20 public affairs professionals from tenant organizations across APG participated in the exercise which involved various scenarios testing emergency preparedness. The exercise culminated with a mock press conference during which Crawford responded to media questions.

  • Getting to know the new Chief of Staff of the Army

    Aug 20, 2015

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - During a brief ceremony Aug. 14 at Joint Base Meyer-Henderson just outside of Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Gen. Mark A. Milley was sworn in as the 39th U.S. Army Chief of Staff. Milley replaced Gen. Raymond T. Odierno who will retire after 39 years of service to the nation and a highly decorated career.

  • Army researchers build partnerships through international assignments

    Aug 18, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 18, 2015) -- U.S. Army scientists and engineers combine forces each year with America's allies to advance the state of military technology. The Army bolsters its relationship with foreign partners and promotes international research cooperation through the Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program, officials said.

  • NORAD Announces Launch of Second JLENS Aerostat

    Aug 18, 2015

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), announce the launch of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense System (JLENS) second and final aerostat.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground's Unique Mission

    Aug 18, 2015

    Acting Under Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning learns about the unique missions of the 22nd Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) and CBRNE Analytical and Remediation Activity, or CARA, during a visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area.

  • Army advances rapid acquisition for cyber defense

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is moving forward with a unique approach that will enable rapid acquisition of defensive cyber capabilities in response to emerging requirements.

  • Army Field Support Center celebrates 50 years of service with formal ceremony

    Aug 14, 2015

    Soldiers, officers, guests and Families of the Army Field Support Center (AFSC) gather for a formal dining out ceremony commemorating the AFSC's 50th anniversary at Linthicum Heights, Maryland, July 10.

  • AMSAA wins a 2015 Wilbur B. Payne Memorial Award

    Aug 14, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD. -- During the Army's Senior Analysts of the 2015 Wilbur B. Payne Memorial Awards for Excellence in Analysis in the large group category, August 6 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Aberdeen IronBirds thank Soldiers, families, local veterans

    Aug 13, 2015

    The Aberdeen IronBirds baseball hosted its annual salute to APG and the U.S. armed forces during Military Appreciation Night festivities at Ripken Stadium Aug. 6.

  • Two-for-one device houses right radio at right time

    Aug 12, 2015

    An apparatus no bigger than a breadbox recently solved a challenge involving two radios and the need to make their transport lighter.

  • 'Exceptional' training increases readiness for guardsman

    Aug 12, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Nearly 100 Soldiers from the 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard (ILARNG), spent two weeks in 10 depot shops last month honing their skills through a wide and diverse range of training.

  • Odierno: Nation at important flex point

    Aug 12, 2015

    "I believe this nation is at an important inflexion point, specifically regarding national security," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during a news conference at the Pentagon, Aug. 12.

  • Army civilian earns highest enlisted rank, sets sights on command-level position

    Aug 11, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- In the early-1980s, Edwina Best worked in a hospital in New Jersey, and although she liked her job, it just wasn't enough.

  • AMC commander visits Human Resources Command, discusses drawdown, future needs

    Aug 10, 2015

    Army Materiel Command and Human Resources Command leaders gather to discuss meeting critical manning requirements in a time of intense budgetary constraints.

  • Killing the 'Creep'

    Aug 10, 2015

    JLTV is one of the first major programs to implement DOD's competitive prototyping policy to fill a gap in today's light tactical vehicle fleet, balancing payload, performance and protection. Preventing test creep has been a major concern in that effort, which is why the project office and the program's stakeholders worked to ensure that testing efforts weren't derailed by unplanned and unfunded test data requirements. This article was first published in the 2015 July -- September issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • ARSS new build partnership successful

    Aug 6, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Soldiers in the field can fix everything from trailers to tanks when armed with a deployable, self-contained repair shop.

  • DISA to enforce DOD Enterprise Email mailbox size limits starting September

    Aug 3, 2015

    As of Oct. 1, the Defense Information Systems Agency will enforce existing Department of Defense Enterprise Email Service Level Agreement mailbox size limits, to lower costs and improve efficiency and Outlook start-up times.

  • Army to develop cyber campus in Alabama

    Jul 30, 2015

    In January 2015, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center acquired two Redstone Arsenal buildings, which are being dedicated to the cybersecurity mission.