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  • Mexico receives support from security enterprise

    Feb 1, 2016

    The Secretariat of National Defense for Mexico's Air Force and Army requested and has begun to receive 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters as part of a $583.96 million foreign military sales case coordinated by the Security Assistance Command.

  • Protect sensitive information during business travel

    Feb 1, 2016

    The USASAC mission -- like so many others -- often requires employees who directly coordinate FMS to travel to the country they are supporting. This exposes the travelers' personal and government information to risk.

  • International forum focuses on advancements in armored vehicles

    Jan 27, 2016

    Military and defense industry representatives, from more than 20 countries and six continents, converged on Twickenham Stadium in London to discuss the state of armored vehicles during the International Armoured Vehicles Forum, Jan. 26.

  • Security Assistance and FMS Across the Globe

    Jan 13, 2016

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and the Security Assistance Enterprise will participate in an Industry Day for business and industry representatives March 3, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's Jackson Center.

  • Antiballistic system shared with international partner

    Jan 13, 2016

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization has trained and participated in a Dec. 9 graduation for the first foreign military to purchase and operate the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system.

  • Security enterprise recalls successful fiscal year

    Jan 7, 2016

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command closed fiscal 2015 with $20.5 billion in new business, making it yet another successful year in foreign military sales.

  • Divest and prosper

    Dec 8, 2015

    USASAC streamlines the Excess Defense Articles process, speeding up sales of excess materiel and cutting down on expensive mothballing to save millions, reduce excess inventory and keep the organic industrial base warm by offering not just materiel but an array of services. This article was originally published in the October-December 2015 issue of Army AL&T Magazine.

  • Security enterprise worker welcomes challenge

    Dec 8, 2015

    Ryan Hank, whose primary focus is financial management for the Saudi Arabia Land Forces/Air Defense Team, is a relative newcomer to Army security assistance and Foreign Military Sales with just under two years with the command. But his energy and resourcefulness earned him a nomination for employee of the quarter last September.

  • Community remembers 1995 Riyadh bombing

    Nov 20, 2015

    More than a 150 friends, family and workers gathered at Redstone Arsenal Nov. 13 to remember the fallen and commemorate the anniversary of the 1995 bombing that took the lives of six Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard employees in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • OPM-SANG sergeant major poised to make a difference

    Nov 20, 2015

    As the new senior enlisted adviser to the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard, Sgt. Maj. Michael James Mingle will focus his efforts on both U.S. and Saudi noncommissioned officers. In addition to advising the program manager on all NCO matters, Mingle will make sure U.S. troops successfully satisfy their crucial roles as adviser-diplomats in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • OPM-SANG deputy looks forward to winning year

    Nov 20, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program welcomed its new deputy Sept. 29. Since his arrival at OPM-SANG headquarters on Riyadh's Eskan Village, Col. David Matthew Fee said he has been impressed with the amount of expertise on the small compound.

  • USASAC director honored by his alma mater

    Nov 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's G-1/Human Resources Director Roger Buterbaugh received Columbus State University's (Ga.) 2015 Distinguished Military Alumnus in Military Service Award Oct. 23 in recognition of his many years of service to the Army as an officer and a civilian.

  • USASAC FMS strengthens Brazil, U.S. partnership

    Nov 12, 2015

    A Brazilian army officer visited Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) Aug. 28 to conduct a joint visual inspection (JVI) as part of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's (USASAC) foreign military sales process.

  • Soldiers use military training to save civilian life

    Nov 6, 2015

    Two U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization Soldiers were awarded Joint Service Commendation Medals at the U.S. Embassy in Clayton, Panama, Oct. 23 for saving the life of a local taxi driver July 29.

  • Why I Contribute video

    Nov 6, 2015

    USASAC kicks off the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign. This year's theme is "You Can Change a Life." The Combined Federal Campaign is the federal government and possibly the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign. Check out USASAC employees' "Why I Contribute" video!

  • 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.

  • Strong Ties Of Trust Bind Allies Buying U.S. Weapons

    Oct 14, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Delivering U.S. aviation and missile systems to allied countries goes well beyond packing and shipping.

  • Security enterprise helps train Armenian medics

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers made history this summer by bringing the Army's Health Care Specialist School and Army Basic Instructor Course to the Armenian armed forces.

  • Security enterprise worker recognized by Brazil

    Sep 30, 2015

    USASAC employee's dedication to developing partnership recognized by Brazil's president.

  • U.S. and Brazil M88 Joint Vehicle Inspection

    Sep 15, 2015

    Recently members of the Brazilian Army traveled to Anniston Army Depot in Alabama to inspect M88 Recovery vehicles under a security assistance program called "Excess Defense Articles" or EDA.

  • Morocco to receive Abrams tanks

    Sep 4, 2015

    The Kingdom of Morocco will modernize its military fleet and receive M1A1 Abram tanks from the U.S. Army as part of a foreign military sales case coordinated by the Army Security Assistance Command. The case includes associated spare parts, equipment, logistical support and training.

  • Security assistance growth prompts restructuring

    Sep 4, 2015

    Facilities Security Forces-Training Advisor Group will be restructured as a part of the Ministry of Interior-Military Advisory Group, in response to the former program's growing mission.

  • Soldiers train Afghan Air Force pilots for combat

    Sep 4, 2015

    A team of nine Soldiers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization have been on the ground in Afghanistan since January conducting combat mission training on the MD 530F helicopter for the Afghan Air Force. The training has provided the Afghan government with combat-ready qualified pilots and on Aug. 1 the first Afghan MD 530F Cayuse Warrior squadron was able to conduct aerial combat operations.

  • USASAC creates leadership development opportunities

    Aug 26, 2015

    In response to feedback and requests from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command workforce, the command's G5 Enterprise Development and Proficiency division is providing interactive leadership development courses to employees.

  • Southeast Asian nation honors security enterprise Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2015

    Two U.S. Soldiers have been recognized by the Royal Brunei Air Force for outstanding contributions to their country's flight safety.

  • Students gain professional skills through internship

    Aug 4, 2015

    USASAC offers a summer internship program, allowing local high school and college students paid opportunities to explore federal careers while completing their education.

  • USASAC celebrates 50 years building relationships

    Jul 29, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command celebrated its 50th anniversary this week with ceremonies at its Redstone Arsenal and New Cumberland, Penn., offices. The July 21 and 23 ceremonies, respectively, were hosted by Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, USASAC's commanding general.

  • Historic cannons rejoin USASAC headquarters

    Jul 27, 2015

    Historic 18th century cannons were placed in front of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. as part of the command's 50th anniversary celebration held July 21.

  • Moroccans to receive refurbished aircraft

    Jul 22, 2015

    Three refurbished CH-47D chinook helicopters are on their way to the Royal Moroccan Air Force as part of a foreign military sales case facilitated by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.

  • Soldier responds to Saudi inflight medical emergency

    Jul 7, 2015

    A Soldier used his Army medical expertise to help save a passenger's life aboard Lufthansa flight 624 on May 18.

  • USASAC's 50th Anniversary

    Jul 7, 2015

    USASAC will celebrate its 50th anniversary July 19.

  • Security enterprise team concludes mission in Egypt

    Jun 24, 2015

    The last of two of the longest serving Security Assistance Training Management Organization Technical Assistance Field Teams concluded its mission with its departure from Egypt June 1.

  • Australia program manager honored

    Jun 16, 2015

    Ryan Nichols supported the foreign military sale of Chinooks (CH-47F) as an Aviation and Missile Command security assistance management division country program manager for Australia before becoming a USASAC manager for seven Europe Regional Command nations in February.

  • Security assistance team visits Saudi Arabia

    Jun 16, 2015

    Several members of the Security Assistance Command have conducted a staff assistance visit to the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard.

  • Foreign military sales fueled by collaboration

    Jun 16, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command held an Army Materiel Command Security Assistance Enterprise Senior Leader Huddle June 2-3 that was attended by Vice Adm. Joe Rixey, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and deputy assistant secretary of the Army for defense, exports and cooperation Ann Cataldo.

  • Contracting team visits security enterprise in Saudi

    May 27, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command team gave contracting operations at the Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program the thumbs up during an April 14-17 visit to Eskan Village in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • U.S., Saudi leaders review Saudis' aviation buildup

    May 7, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program held its annual U.S./SANG Aviation Program Management Review April 1-7 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Security assistance enterprise lauds admin workers

    May 7, 2015

    Personnel from the Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program gathered to recognize the contributions of its administrative assistants April 20 at the Eskan Community Center.

  • Chief warrant officer conquers adversity, pushes limits

    Apr 27, 2015

    Before he became the first African-American to be promoted to the rank of chief warrant officer 5 in the Army's Transportation Corps, a young Richard Turner wasn't sure what to do with himself.

  • Afghan air delivery

    Apr 15, 2015

    Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, Afghanistan army chief of staff, and Gen. John Campbell, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, address the media during a rollout ceremony for six armed MD-530 helicopters received April 9 by the Afghan Air Force as part of a foreign military sales case facilitated by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command. Multiple FMS cases, which include a total of 17 modified helicopters, training, spare parts and additional equipment, will provide aerial support to Afghan ground forces. Additionally, Soldiers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization (a subordinate command of USASAC) have been in Afghanistan since 2011 conducting pilot instruction and logistics for the Rotary Wing Flight Training Program on the MD-530.

  • US, Saudi Arabia partnership turns 42 years old

    Apr 1, 2015

    The U.S. Army's Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program marked the 42nd anniversary of its partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of the National Guard on March 19.

  • Security enterprise organization has industry day

    Mar 25, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization hosted its first Industry Day at the Embassy Suites in neighboring Fayetteville on March 11. The event brought together nearly 150 representatives from more than 80 different companies.

  • USASAC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Mar 16, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Dana S. Mason, Jr. assumed the duties as the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's command sergeant major in a ceremony Friday at Bob Jones Auditorium. The ceremony was hosted by USASAC commander Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald.

  • Ambulances delivered to support Philippine armed forces

    Feb 25, 2015

    Twenty-three high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles, or Humvees, were delivered to the Philippine Armed Forces between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 as part of a foreign military sales case facilitated by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.

  • Howitzer delivery strengthens Chilean partnership

    Feb 11, 2015

    Twelve M-109A5 howitzers were delivered to Punta Arenas in Southern Chile Dec. 8 as part of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's foreign military sales program.

  • Security assistance enterprise delivers vehicles to Iraq

    Jan 28, 2015

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has implemented and completed a case for delivery of 250 Mine Resistant Armor Protected vehicles to the Iraqi government.

  • Enabling Industry Participation in Security Assistance

    Jan 12, 2015

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that personnel from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and the Security Assistance Enterprise will participate in an Industry Day for business and industry representatives Feb. 10, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Huntsville's U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Davidson Center for Space Exploration Auditorium.

  • USASAC command sergeant major relinquishes responsibility

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Command Sgt. Maj. Rodger W. Mansker relinquished responsibility Dec. 23 at Bob Jones Auditorium in a ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, USASAC's commanding general.

  • USASAC closes out busiest year in 49-year history

    Dec 16, 2014

    The Security Assistance Command completed another successful fiscal year of foreign military sales for the Army with $20.7 billion in new business for 2014.

  • Colombian ribbon cutting

    Dec 3, 2014

    The Colombian Minister of Defense along with more than 150 U.S. and Colombian military attended a ceremony opening the Joint Limited Aviation Depot and T-700 Engine Test Cell at a Colombian Air Force base.

  • Wreath event marks 19th anniversary of bombing

    Nov 25, 2014

    A wreath laying ceremony was held to honor the 61 personnel of the Office of the Program Manager for the Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program who were injured or killed in the 1995 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, bombing.

  • Army's Prevent, Shape, Win drives security assistance

    Nov 19, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, USASAC commander, hosted his first Army Materiel Command Security Assistance Senior Leader Huddle Oct. 23-24.

  • Tajikistan Delegation Visits SATMO Team

    Nov 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization hosted a delegation from the Ministry of Defense of the nation of Tajikistan.

  • Saudi Land Forces join USASAC for historic grand security assistance review

    Oct 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted the first Grand Security Assistance Review ever conducted with the Royal Saudi Land Forces from Sept. 21st to the 26th in Washington, DC.

  • Chinook field team builds partnership with Egyptian air force

    Oct 20, 2014

    Since 2001, a U.S. Army Technical Assistance Fielding Team has provided technical expertise on the Boeing CH-47D Chinook to the Egyptian Air Force.

  • Hester assumes responsibility as USASATMO command sergeant major

    Oct 20, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Green, who served as the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization's first command sergeant major, relinquished his responsibilities to Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hester during a ceremony held Oct. 17 at Ft. Bragg.

  • Security assistance enterprise boosts Jordan fleet

    Oct 7, 2014

    Jordan's armed forces are upgrading their mobile fleet with 22 M88A1 recovery vehicles as part of a foreign military sales case with the U.S. Army.

  • Maintaining relationships key to success of programs

    Sep 24, 2014

    A recent visit to Saudi Arabia by the commander of the Army Materiel Command provided visibility on a critical partnership between that nation and the U.S. Army.

  • Afghan flight school adds local instructors

    Sep 24, 2014

    The Afghanistan Air Force has two new instructor pilots in their ranks. The pilots are participating in the MD 530 Rotary Wing Aircraft training program as part of a Foreign Military Sales case managed by the U.S. Army.

  • OPM-SANG holds Change of Charter

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Office of the Program Manager for the Saudi Arabian National Guard welcomed its incoming Program Manager and paid tribute to the departing PM at a Change of Charter ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sept. 10.

  • Security enterprise builds partnership with Liberian Army

    Aug 25, 2014

    Two groups of Security Assistance Command Soldiers, from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, traveled to Liberia, to teach members of the Liberian Army how to build a stronger non-commissioned officer corps.

  • Boston takes command of SATMO

    Aug 19, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization has a new commander. Col. Andy Boston assumed command of USASATMO from Col. Joe Bovy during a ceremony Aug. 15 at Fort Bragg.

  • Computer help desk supports FMS

    Aug 5, 2014

    USASAC's finance division designed crafted and implemented a unique Foreign Military Sales specific web-based help desk for the General Funds Enterprise Business Systems, commonly known as GFEBS.

  • U.S., Qatar Sign Letters on $11 Billion in Helicopters, Defense Systems

    Jul 18, 2014

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted Qatar's Minister of State for Defense Affairs His Excellency Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah at the Pentagon July 14 to sign letters of offer and acceptance for Apache helicopters and Patriot and Javelin defense systems valued at $11 billion dollars.

  • Security Assistance Command delivers bridges to Nepal for humanitarian assistance

    Jul 9, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command delivered four Acrow Roadway Bridges to the country of Nepal through its Foreign Military Sales program. The bridges are in preparation to support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief within their region.

  • Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald assumes command of USASAC

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has a new commanding general. Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald assumed command of USASAC during a ceremony on June. 17 on the parade field outside USASAC headquarters. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command presided over the ceremony, which signaled the departure of outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. Frank D. "Del" Turner III.

  • USASAC meets request

    May 30, 2014

    Responding to a request by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for U.S. assistance in the wake of increased violence in that country, the United States has accelerated delivery of weapons and ammunition to Iraq.

  • USASAC supports sexual assault awareness

    Apr 24, 2014

    Personnel from USASAC's office in New Cumberland, Pa., wore blue and teal colors April 10 to show their support of DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania's Sexual Assault Awareness Month events.

  • Classroom presentation has earthquake's impact

    Apr 8, 2014

    Theodore Kubista, a country program manager for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, described his personal experience of the earthquake and tsunami that stuck Japan in March 2011.

  • USASAC shares social media platforms for managers

    Mar 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has rolled out the newest version of its Country Program Manager Dashboard and Casebook, which are cyber platforms that improve collaboration and data-tracking for Foreign Military Sales cases.

  • Engagement branch trains Suriname's Army

    Mar 18, 2014

    Five U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization Soldiers deployed to Suriname in February to conduct a Small Unit Tactics Mobile Training Team with the Suriname Army.

  • Foreign security assistance officers visit Redstone

    Mar 12, 2014

    A delegation of military officers from more than a dozen of those countries visited USASAC Feb. 19-21 to get a closer look at the Army acquisition process while fostering better working relationships in the execution of FMS cases.

  • Security cooperation director lauds USASAC initiatives

    Mar 12, 2014

    Defense Security Cooperation Agency director Vice Adm. Joe Rixey addressed the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command workforce during a March 6 town hall meeting. His message for USASAC: �"You are doing now exactly what I want to do for all."

  • Security assistance trainers provide leadership training for Armenian troops

    Mar 12, 2014

    Six military members from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization and the Kansas Army National Guard, led a Warrior Leader Course at the Warrant Officer School in Yerevan, Armenia, from Feb. 24 to March 1, 2014.

  • Forum focuses on strategic assistance enterprise

    Feb 26, 2014

    "USASAC Engaged -- Processes, Promises and People" was the topic of Security Assistance Command's AUSA Winter Symposium 2014 Focus Forum in Huntsville, Ala. Maj. Gen. Del Turner was USASAC's principal speaker and discussed leadership of the Security Assistance Enterprise.

  • USASAC celebrates Presidents Day

    Feb 10, 2014

    On Feb. 17 we take time to honor a prestigious group of citizens, the 43 public servants that have selflessly provided their leadership and wisdom as the 44 Presidents of the United States of America and Commanders-in-Chief of our Armed Forces.

  • Africa engagements stress importance of security assistance

    Feb 6, 2014

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command conducted engagements with Uganda and Kenya military officers, State Department officials and Defense Department representatives from the respective countries' Offices of Security Cooperation last month.

  • FMS Industry Day

    Jan 13, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Enterprise update more than 325 local community leaders, along with defense industry and business partners, at a FMS Industry Day event held Dec. 11 in Huntsville, Ala. The event provided a chance for business and industry representatives to better understand security assistance and how they can support the Army's Foreign Military Sales process.

  • Odierno: International cooperation critical in today's complex world

    Jan 10, 2014

    The cooperation between the Army and foreign militaries is critical in tackling the complex problems facing the world today, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno during a foreign military attaché reception at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 9, 2014.

  • Tactical Systems Displays

    Dec 11, 2013

    USASAC employees recently viewed tactical systems displays to learn about the functions, components and capabilities of the Stinger, Avenger and HIMARS systems.

  • USASAC helps Philippines recover from typhoon

    Dec 10, 2013

    M-35 trucks, sold through the Army's foreign military sales program to the Philippine Armed Forces, were used to transport goods, personnel and other requirements to remote areas of the country following Super Typhoon Haiyan.

  • Colombians review Foreign Military Sales case

    Nov 26, 2013

    A delegation from the Colombian Army met with a representative from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and Textron Marine & Land Systems Nov.4 to review the status of equipment purchased through the Army's Foreign Military Sales program

  • U.S. Embassy Kosovo office expresses gratitude for SATMO assistance

    Nov 13, 2013

    SATMO has been recognized by the U.S Embassy Kosovo's Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation for their unique training support to the Kosovo's Security Force's largest to date Field Training Exercise.

  • Veterans Day Holds Special Significance for USASAC Employees

    Nov 5, 2013

    Veterans are important part of the federal workforce, especially in positions that support the military. They bring the knowledge and experience of their military training and that translates into a valuable employee.

  • Joint visual inspections benefit international partners

    Oct 11, 2013

    Joint visual inspections allow international partners the opportunity to view vehicles as part of Foreign Military Sales process.

  • New location for Foreign Military Sales Day for Industry

    Sep 19, 2013

    The North Alabama International Trade Association announced that the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command will participate in a Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for industry and business representatives Dec. 11 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Reservists bolster USASAC workforce

    Sep 11, 2013

    The USASAC workforce was bolstered recently with the arrival of a team of reservists from the Army Reserve Sustainment Command for their two-week annual training. The seven-member team, led by Lt. Col. Ken Tavares, is part of Army Material Command's Army Reserve Element, based out of Huntsville, Ala.

  • Foreign partner training adapts to real situation

    Aug 27, 2013

    Training foreign militaries in their own countries requires adjustments and flexibility, which USASATMO Soldiers demonstrated when real-time events along the Burkina Faso border with Mali changed during the seven-week instruction period.

  • USASAC aims for audit readiness

    Jul 23, 2013

    In order to prepare for Army Audit Readiness, Maj. Gen. Del Turner, commander of USASAC, extended an invitation to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) to meet with USASAC for an information sharing meeting between the two agencies July 8-10.

  • Excess armored personnel carriers benefit U.S., foreign partners

    Jun 28, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command sold Iraq 1,026 M113A2 armored personnel carriers from the U.S. Army's Excess Defense Articles Foreign Military Sales program to allow the Iraqi Army to begin standing up its planned six-division armored capability.

  • Foreign disclosure officer relishes his new job

    Jun 11, 2013

    In serving as the lead agency for Army security assistance and foreign military sales, the Security Assistance Command maintains relationships with more than 140 countries. One of the key individuals responsible for ensuring those relationships are advantageous to the interest of both the U.S. and its foreign partners is the foreign disclosure officer.

  • USASAC's employee of the year leads by example

    May 17, 2013

    At a recent employee recognition ceremony, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command named its "Employee of the Year" for fiscal 2012.

  • USASAC conducts Georgia, Morocco engagements

    May 14, 2013

    Senior leaders from USASAC recently visited Georgia and Morocco as part of the command's strategic engagements with U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command countries.

  • Program building a self-sufficient Afghan Air Force

    Apr 30, 2013

    The MD 530 Afghan Flight School has come full circle with the addition of two former students returning to the program as instructors, thus marking a major step forward in making the Afghanistan Air Force a self-sufficient military.

  • Black Hawk helicopters fit for Jordanian king

    Apr 23, 2013

    USASAC and the Army Security Assistance Enterprise complete a delivery of two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters with a special configuration for Jordan, ending a case that began with the country's initial request in 2006.

  • South Korea to buy Apache Attack helicopters through FMS

    Apr 17, 2013

    The Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced it will purchase 36 U.S. Army Apache (AH-64E) helicopters through Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The value of this FMS is estimated at $1.6 billion.

  • Security Assistance Enterprise engages Pacific partners

    Apr 2, 2013

    Recent visits by U.S. Army Security Assistance Command senior leaders to the Philippines, Australia, and the Republic of Korea, afforded the opportunity to discuss current and potential security assistance and Foreign Military Sales cases and issues.

  • Security assistance enterprise benefits from partnership

    Mar 27, 2013

    The execution of Security Assistance programs and FMS cases requires the direct involvement of individuals across many different organizations.

  • Colombian visit strengthens military sales process

    Mar 18, 2013

    A delegation from the Colombian Army met with members of the Army Security Assistance Enterprise in Huntsville Feb. 28 to review the status of Colombia's foreign military sales program.

  • Black Hawk helicopters join Colombia's war on drugs

    Mar 12, 2013

    Six Black Hawk helicopters were transported via ship from Savannah, Ga., to Santa Marta, Colombia, for delivery to the Colombian government for its Army and National Police. A seventh helicopter for the Air Force was delivered by ferry flight.