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  • Professor shares insights on work trends to Army leaders

    Feb 11, 2016

    A university professor addressed senior field artillery leaders about the emerging workforce.

  • Safety conscious organizations win annual awards

    Feb 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Depot and tenant organization safety programs here recently competed for the 2015 Safety Area of the Year Awards. Three directorates and one tenant agency were recognized for their contributions to Tobyhanna's safety mission.

  • Networked Stryker unit on-the-move at National Training Center

    Feb 10, 2016

    The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division leveraged the Army's latest mobile network equipment package to battle enemy forces during its Decisive Action Rotation at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California, which wrapped up last week.

  • Senior Leaders Message: African-American History Month

    Feb 10, 2016

    During National African-American History Month, the Army pays tribute to the contributions of past and present generations of African Americans and reaffirms our commitment to keeping the American dream alive for every citizen. This year as we recognize Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories, we reflect upon significant places where African-American history was made, particularly those places which are an important part of our Army's own history ...

  • Presidents' Day Holiday Safety Message

    Feb 10, 2016

    America's presidents have come from many states, held different occupations and faced many challenges. However, each president answered the same call - the call to serve the American people. This Presidents' Day weekend will also afford our Soldiers, Civilians, Contractors, and their Family Members the chance to enjoy various recreational and leisure activities. As we enjoy some well-deserved time off, let us not forget that this holiday is in honor of our presidents. Take some time to reflect on some of their greatest contributions towards the advancement of our country.

  • President's Day Safety Message

    Feb 10, 2016

    On 15 February 2016, we will recognize the federal holiday honoring President George Washington's Birthday, more popularly known as "Presidents' Day." In recent years, the holiday has evolved and is an occasion to recognize and remember Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as well as all the Presidents who have served our great Nation.

  • Acting Army secretary visits Bagram Airfield

    Feb 9, 2016

    Ascertaining the needs of deployed Soldiers was a paramount concern for the acting Army secretary when he visited Bagram Airfield, Feb. 4-6.

  • Team APG Hosts "Cyber Day"

    Feb 8, 2016

    Elements of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) played host to various federal, state, and local officials as well as industry partners in a wide-ranging information event designed to provide context and awareness of the APG community's role in support and innovation for the ongoing and evolving Cyber force.

  • ATEC hosts fifth annual FIRST Lego League competition

    Feb 4, 2016

    The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) hosted its fifth annual FIRST Lego League (FLL) robotics competition at ATEC headquarters on Aberdeen Proving Ground Jan. 30.

  • Advances in IT open doors to software sustainment

    Feb 4, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- A partnership between Tobyhanna Army Depot and the Software Engineering Center (SEC) is helping shape the future of software sustainment for the military's communications-electronics systems. The SEC is part of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command.

  • National Association of Black Journalists founders reflect on equal opportunity, struggles in and ou

    Feb 4, 2016

    As civilian journalists, they were the gatekeepers of public information who said they believed balanced, fair and accurate reporting - along with journalistic objectivity and ethics - collided with the glass ceiling inside U.S. media outlets. Three of them who would test the strength of the glass were U.S. military veterans.

  • Special delivery

    Feb 4, 2016

  • Carter previews FY2017 defense budget request

    Feb 3, 2016

    Addressing diverse global challenges requires new thinking, new postures in some regions and new and enhanced capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said this morning during a preview of the Pentagon's fiscal year 2017 budget request.

  • Heart Health

    Feb 3, 2016

    Cardiovascular disease prevention is important for the readiness of the U.S. Army. According to the Department of Defense's 2008 Survey of Health Related Behaviors, approximately 17 percent of Soldiers have been diagnosed with hypertension since they entered the Army.

  • RDECOM awarded for Syrian chemical-weapons destruction mission

    Feb 3, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 3, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has received an Army Superior Unit Award for destroying the Syrian chemical-weapons stockpile in 2013 and 2014.

  • Company provides support and training to Soldiers

    Feb 2, 2016

    Cross-training in the Army can be nearly as effective at creating a shared understanding as the old adage to "walk a mile in his shoes."

  • Army Leaders Testify on Ground Combat Specialties Integration Plan

    Feb 2, 2016

    WASHINGTON (February 2, 2016) -- Acting Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testified today before the Senate Armed Services Committee, detailing how they plan to fully integrate women into all military occupational specialties (MOSs), paving the way for qualified female soldiers to serve in combat units.

  • Soldiers who vote could impact important issues

    Feb 2, 2016

    The primaries are already underway and the general election will be held Nov. 8, but it's not too late for Soldiers to participate and make their voices heard.

  • Army reveals plan to fully integrate women into all MOSs, combat units

    Feb 2, 2016

    Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley told lawmakers the Army is opening the door to every job a Soldier can hold regardless of gender.

  • Carter announces 12 weeks paid military maternity leave, other benefits

    Feb 1, 2016

    The Defense Department is increasing military maternity leave and instituting other changes in an effort to support military families, improve retention and strengthen the force of the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

  • APG youth center receives five-year reaccreditation

    Jan 28, 2016

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- An APG youth center program recently earned an expedited reaccreditation to last five years after several improvements to the center. As required by the Department of Defense, the APG South (Edgewood) School Age Center program received reaccreditation from the non-profit Council of Accreditation.

  • Goodwill epidemic strikes Tobyhanna

    Jan 27, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. (Dec. 22, 2015) -- "Reports are flooding in from all over. Goodwill efforts at Tobyhanna have reached epidemic proportions. Is there no end in sight? Let's hope not."

  • An honor and a challenge

    Jan 26, 2016

    CEOs, founders and other entrepreneurs from the small business world sound off about what's right and what's wrong with how the Army engages with small business. This article was originally published in the January - March 2016 issue of the Army AL&T magazine.

  • Guard deployed as blizzard wallops East Coast

    Jan 25, 2016

    More than 2,200 National Guard personnel, from 11 states and the District of Columbia, assisted first responders and residents beleaguered by Jonas, a massive winter storm that hit the mid-Atlantic, Jan. 22-23.

  • CERDEC to host two-day technical meeting with industry

    Jan 22, 2016

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center will hold a two-day technical interchange meeting, or TIM, with industry to identify and align mutually beneficial R&D investments here, March 31-April 1.

  • Tobyhanna workforce improves processes, realizes $25 million financial benefit

    Jan 21, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Do-It-Yourself (DIY)-type projects saved Tobyhanna a bundle by cutting labor hours and material costs during fiscal year 2015.

  • SMA Dailey's Senior Enlisted Council focuses on personnel

    Jan 21, 2016

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey sat down with senior sergeants major from around the U.S. Army to discuss issues that affect his biggest concern - the welfare of Soldiers - during a Senior Enlisted Council at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command on Fort Knox, Kentucky, Jan. 19-21.

  • Make sure your winter fun is not a wipe out

    Jan 19, 2016

    Winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding and ice-skating provide fun, excitement, fresh air and good exercise for all ages. Unfortunately, every year these winter activities result in hundreds of thousands of injuries as well as many deaths in the U.S. Injuries occur in both recreational and professional athletes alike.

  • It's all in the delivery

    Jan 19, 2016

    Army small business director Tommy Marks seeks to build on a strong foundation with four program pillars--mission, compliance, outreach and training--in line with Better Buying Power principles. The objective: to cultivate and sustain a broad and diverse base of small businesses that can deliver needed capabilities to the warfighter.

  • Malicious coders will lose anonymity as identity-finding research matures

    Jan 15, 2016

    A team of university students tested a tool kit that may one day help analysts to identify malware authors more quickly.

  • Seeking a fresh start: at-risk Maryland teens join Class #46 at Freestate ChalleNGe Academy

    Jan 15, 2016

    On Jan. 10, more than 130 at-risk youth from across Maryland embarked on a journey to gain the education and life skills they need to lead productive lives through enrollment at the Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to academia: the U.S. Army is hiring civilians

    Jan 15, 2016

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command seeks to add to its civilian ranks, and its major subordinate command, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), took to the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit Jan. 13 to help spread the word.

  • Redstone Missiles Light Up Anniversary Of Operation Desert Storm

    Jan 13, 2016

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For the U.S., Operation Desert Storm was a war won before it ever started.

  • The Army's big business of small business

    Jan 11, 2016

    With billions in contracting dollars going to small businesses for both products and services, there's no question that small companies are big business for the Army. That's why the January -- March issue of Army AL&T magazine is dedicated to small business, online now.

  • Advanced course teaches warrant officers Lean, sustainment

    Jan 11, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Five Army chief warrant officers from across the country recently spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot participating in Phase II of the Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC).

  • AMC leverages Army Reserve to save time, money

    Jan 11, 2016

    The Army's highest-ranking logistics leader visited the largest mission command headquarters in the Army Reserve.

  • AMC Command vist to 377th TSC

    Jan 10, 2016

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance

    Jan 10, 2016

    Each year we pay homage to one of our Nation's greatest champions of justice and racial equality, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Tobyhanna supports Air Force and Marine Corps radars

    Jan 7, 2016

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Felicia Wolverton, an electronics worker at Tobyhanna Army Depot, tests a power distribution panel for the AN/TPS-75 Radar System.

  • Tobyhanna brings network back to life, continues wireless mission

    Jan 6, 2016

    Tobyhanna Army Depot personnel recently routed more than 16 miles of cat-6 cable to 539 wireless access points at Letterkenny Army Depot, marking the ninth and most recent site across the Army Materiel Command to receive an upgraded wireless local area network.

  • CSM McCoy leaves Humphreys for CECOM

    Jan 6, 2016

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, Korea -- When Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew D. McCoy arrived here 18 months ago he knew little about installation management because he'd spent much of his career in Airborne and Special Operations units.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Quarterly Theme -- Physical Security Measures

    Jan 5, 2016

    The Army antiterrorism awareness theme for the second quarter (January through March) fiscal year 2016 (2Q/FY16) is physical security measures in support of Army antiterrorism and protection activities. The primary audience for this theme is antiterrorism officers, antiterrorism coordinators, and leaders at all levels who are responsible for planning and executing antiterrorism plans and programs.

  • Summit brings senior cyber leaders together to share Total Army opportunities, solutions

    Jan 5, 2016

    U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army hosted more than 90 senior military and civilian representatives of cyber organizations from across the active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard during the recent Total Army Cyber Summit on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

  • First female West Point commandant of cadets assumes new role

    Jan 5, 2016

    For the first time in its history, the Army has installed a female officer as the commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

  • LRC personnel provide logistical services for installations

    Jan 5, 2016

    The following are highlights of some Logistics Readiness Center personnel. Throughout the year, ASC Public Affairs will be providing more highlights showcasing our LRC personnel.

  • Sustainment in an anti-access/area-denial environment

    Jan 4, 2016

    The sustainment enterprise needs to significantly change both its structures and how it operates to effectively support the joint force in an anti-access/area-denial environment.

  • Developing leaders in the Army Civilian Corps

    Jan 4, 2016

    The Army has established programs to grow civilians into confident and high-functioning leaders.

  • Taking a closer look at quality

    Dec 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Most people hear the word "forensics" and think of dusting for fingerprints, conducting lab tests and the general pathology used to solve crimes. But a depot engineer has taken a closer look at this science and transformed it through his studies to bolster Tobyhanna's innovative and cutting-edge capabilities.

  • Some 'Star Wars' tech inspired by the Army's experiments in mobility

    Dec 21, 2015

    The Army has a flying saucer -- a real, honest-to-goodness flying saucer. It also has a jetpack, a hover car and an all-terrain walking vehicle. If that sounds like something out of a "Star Wars" movie, that's because Hollywood is influenced by the Army's experimental technologies.

  • Army Medical releases 'Health of Force' report card

    Dec 18, 2015

    This month, Army Medical Command released the first-ever Health of the Force report. The report provides a snapshot of the health of active-duty Soldiers on all major U.S.-based installations in 2014.

  • Army issues awards for first Cyber Innovation Challenge

    Dec 15, 2015

    The U.S. Army has entered into Other Transaction agreements with two vendors to deliver next-generation, Deployable Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) Infrastructure (DDI) prototype kits for Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs).

  • Millions paid to small businesses, Tobyhanna exceeds Army's goals

    Dec 15, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Tobyhanna Army Depot awarded contracts worth millions of dollars to small business vendors, shattering the Army's socioeconomic goals for fiscal year 2015.

  • Soldiers, scientists combine chem-bio expertise

    Dec 10, 2015

    A Department of Defense program allows Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists to achieve a greater awareness of warfighter challenges through direct interaction. This experience allows the scientists and engineers who develop technology for the warfighter to see the different scenarios that arise in the field.

  • Campbell: Troop-level decision continues to resonate

    Dec 9, 2015

    President Barack Obama's decision to keep 9,800 American forces in Afghanistan into 2016 has resonated through the region, the commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission told reporters in Afghanistan.

  • Army fields streamlined network initialization tool to Korea

    Dec 9, 2015

    Before the Army's mission command and networked tools can be put to work, these advanced capabilities must first be able to communicate with each other.

  • Keeping troops connected: Manpack Radio and MUOS waveform provide on-the-move comms

    Dec 9, 2015

    In today's cellular world, communicating coast to coast is a given. But for Soldiers deployed around the world, many in austere locations with no established commercial network, it isn't so routine. So when Soldiers on the west coast recently communicated with their peers who were nearly 3,000 miles away on the east coast using the Army's Manpack Radio and the Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform, the mission to keep troops connected took a significant step forward.

  • CID warns of posting holiday travel plans online

    Dec 9, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • New legislation expands sexual assault victim rights

    Dec 8, 2015

    The Special Victims' Counsel, designed to help victims of sexual assault, has been expanded.

  • AMC reflects on successful year with global impact

    Dec 8, 2015

    "As our Army remains forward-engaged and deployed around the world, so does the Army Materiel Command," said Gen. Dennis L. Via, AMC's commanding general.

  • Army opening 19 specialties to women

    Dec 8, 2015

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service)-- A total of 19 military occupational specialties in the Army will open to women beginning early next year.

  • Army opening 19 specialties to women

    Dec 7, 2015

    A total of 19 military occupational specialties in the Army will open to women beginning early next year.

  • Army, Navy link up for sophisticated weapon install

    Dec 4, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Cutting-edge weapon systems are being installed on the Navy's latest generation patrol boats and Tobyhanna Army Depot is providing the expertise.

  • 4 Tobyhanna employees honored for outstanding performance

    Nov 30, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Supply technicians Michael Higgins, Lucinda Williams and Eric Meager, and Electronics Worker Doreen Scott received certificates of appreciation for meritorious service and outstanding support to the Communications Security Logistics Activity, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, during fiscal year 2015.

  • 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.