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  • 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.

  • Saudi Arabia, U.S. 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.

  • Negotiation skills critical for foreign military sales

    Mar 4, 2013

    Negotiations play an important role in how the Security Assistance Command conducts its business, and a recent negotiations training class designed to enhance their skills in this area was held for USASAC personnel.

  • Security Assistance Enterprise partners with Poland

    Feb 19, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command met with Polish military officials Feb. 8 to discuss current and potential future Foreign Military Sales cases with Poland.

  • Foreign liaison officers foster international partnerships

    Feb 6, 2013

    Security Assistance Liaison Officers (SALOs) are assigned to USASAC to manage Foreign Military Sales cases for their respective countries.

  • USASAC holds Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for Industry

    Jan 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command will hold a Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for industry and business representatives Feb. 5 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

  • Vehicles shipped in support of coalition partner mission

    Jan 14, 2013

    On Nov. 13, 50 M1165A1B3 HMMWVs, or High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, departed Charleston, S.C. en-route to Port Aqaba, Jordan, to support the Jordan Armed Forces.

  • USASAC town hall recognizes enterprise effort

    Jan 14, 2013

    During a town hall and employee recognition ceremoney held at USASAC's Redstone Arsenal headquarters Jan. 7, Maj. Gen. Del Turner, commanding general of USASAC, recapped USASAC's accomplishments of the past year and praised the workforce for its efforts in achieving the second highest dollar amount of Foreign Military Sales ever.

  • Joint effort delivers 3 helicopters to Iraq

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command with U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and Program Executive Office Aviation facilitated and delivered three Bell 407 Scout helicopters to Iraqi Army Aviation today.

  • Construction Begins For AMC Cafeteria

    Jan 9, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel Command and the Security Assistance Command held a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 17 for a cafeteria to feed its roughly 1,700 employees.

  • The Army's "Face to the World"

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Foreign Military Sales program is the U.S. government's program for transferring defense articles, services and training to other sovereign nations and international organizations.

  • FMS team makes rapid response for Blackhawk parts

    Dec 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently made a rapid response to a request for UH-60M parts from Mexico to ensure they sustained the flight capabilities of two of three Blackhawk helicopters delievered last year through FMS as part of the Merida Initiative.

  • USASAC looks back at busy, productive 2012

    Dec 18, 2012

    By all accounts 2012 was a banner year for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command in terms of carrying out its mission of overseeing the Army's Security Assistance Enterprise and managing its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

  • Increasing quality of life with a cafeteria for AMC, USASAC employees

    Dec 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted a cafeteria groundbreaking ceremony here, Dec. 17, to feed its roughly 1,700 employees.

  • Security assistance workers buy into training program

    Nov 28, 2012

    Having a trained and ready work force is a priority for the Army Materiel Command and its subordinate U.S. Army Security Assistance Command. As AMC's lead for security assistance, USASAC is also responsible for ensuring its trained and ready work force includes its Security Assistance Enterprise members who support security assistance programs and Foreign Military Sales.

  • Strategic AUSA panel

    Nov 23, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Del Turner participates in AUSA panel discussion.

  • SATMO TAFT tailors UH-60M training to "Swedish Way"

    Nov 16, 2012

    Providing the "Total Package" through Foreign Military Sales is not just about providing equipment or materiel, it's about providing international partners a capability that supports U.S. Combatant Commands.

  • USASAC manager focuses on international support

    Oct 15, 2012

    While many other organizations perform key actions to support the FMS process, USASAC itself is responsible for developing and finalizing the Letter of Offer and Acceptance for each country's FMS cases.

  • USASAC 'professor' retires after 35 years service

    Oct 1, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command honored Russ Neydl, USASAC's deputy chief of staff, G-4, with a Sept. 26 retirement ceremony marking his 35 years of service with USASAC and Army Materiel Command.

  • NATO Support Agency relies on foreign military sales

    Oct 1, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command coordinated a case management review for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Support Agency on Sept. 11, and the meeting served as both an introduction and a relationship-builder for the parties involved. Some regional organizations, like NATO, are authorized to use the foreign military sales process just like authorized countries.

  • AMC commander visits USASAC

    Sep 17, 2012

    U.S. Army Materiel Command's Commanding General, Gen. Dennis L. Via, made his first official visit to the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command Sept. 17 since taking command in August, and saw AMC's vision as a "Globally Networked Logistics Enterprise," already in place at USASAC.

  • USASAC adds leadership experience

    Sep 10, 2012

    Kevin Richardson came to USASAC in late May after working for the Program Executive Office for Aviation's Apache Project Office, where he was the deputy assistant program manager for International Apache Programs. USASAC is the common link for all Security Assistance Enterprise organizations because it oversees the FMS process from start to finish.

  • Afghan pilot program achieves milestone with first graduates

    Sep 7, 2012

    For the first time in more than 30 years, Afghan pilots completed pilot training held in their home country. The Rotary Wing Flight Training Program was developed and conducted by Soldiers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization for the Afghan Air Corps in order to create an independent Afghan Air Force program.

  • Non-standard rotary wing office supports security assistance, responsible for almost $1B in Foreign

    Aug 31, 2012

    Product office ensures Soldier safety and maintains positive relationships with allies.

  • Mansker assumes responsibility

    Aug 24, 2012

    The United States Army Security Assistance Command welcomed its first ever Command Sergeant Major during an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony Aug. 24 on the parade field outside USASAC headquarters.

  • USASAC employee meets requisition challenge

    Aug 3, 2012

    Faced with the daunting task of manually entering over 20,000 requisition items for a foreign military sales case for the Afghan National Army, one USASAC logistics management specialist knew there had to be a more efficient way to complete the job.

  • International case team invests in cooperation

    Jul 30, 2012

    The USASAC crest includes the motto "Strength in Cooperation," which refers to the relationships developed between the U.S. and international partners through U.S. security assistance and the foreign military sales program. It also can refer to how USASAC employees, such as the small four-person Case Development Team, accomplish their workload.

  • USASAC summer hires' role makes impact

    Jul 20, 2012

    A Security Assistance Command summer hire's day is frequently filled with menial tasks that have piled up throughout the year such as filing, scanning and shredding. However, this is not always the case.