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  • New Commander Happy To Join The USASAC Family

    Oct 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- This product of a military family says he's happy with his newest affiliation. Maj. Gen. Del Turner has become the commander of the Army Security Assistance Command. On Sept. 30 he succeeded Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker, who retired after 32 years of service.

  • Three black hawks delivered to Mexico through FMS program

    Oct 3, 2011

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command delivered three UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Mexico City, Mexico, this month through its Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. The helicopters will be used by the Navy Secretariat (SEMAR), which is responsible for the safety and security of Mexico's waters and coastlines.

  • Maj. Gen. Del Turner takes command of USASAC

    Sep 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) has a new commanding general. Maj. Gen. Frank D. "Del" Turner assumed command of USASAC during a ceremony Sept. 30, 2011 on the parade field outside USASAC headquarters. General Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of Army Materiel Command (AMC) presided over the ceremony, which signaled the departure of outgoing commander, Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker.

  • Newest Redstone Arsenal building certified green

    Aug 25, 2011

    Redstone Arsenal in Alabama has a new building -- the Army Materiel Command and Army Security Assistance Command headquarters -- that is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified.

  • USASAC offices remain open after Aug. 23 earthquake

    Aug 23, 2011

    USASAC's Field Offices located in New Cumberland, Pa. and Ft. Belvoir, Va. remain open and fully operational after the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Mineral, Va. Aug. 23.

  • Bowler rolls into state's Hall of Fame

    Aug 2, 2011

    All-Army champion in 1991, nine-time qualifier for the Team USA National Finals, Alaska State All-Star team and Fairbanks, Alaska Bowler of the Year, 30 perfect games, which includes back to back 300 games twice, 16 “800 series” and former state record holder for Kansas with an 887 series. This is just a handful of the accomplishments of the latest member of the Alabama State Bowling Hall of Fame.

  • Logistics specialist conquers blindness

    Jul 26, 2011

    Diagnosed with an incurable eye disease 27 years ago hasn’t stopped one employee from doing his job for 24 years. Enthusiasm to support his customers, along with the help of technology, co-workers and a devoted dog have contributed to a successful career.

  • Anniston Army Depot overhauls M16s for FMS

    Jul 21, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot’s Small Arms Repair Facility recently overhauled more than 24,000 M16A2 rifles to be sold through foreign military sales contracts.

  • Career development programs shape future in unique field of Foreign Military Sales

    Jul 1, 2011

    The Army’s “Face to the World” just got a little younger. By utilizing a number of internship and career development programs, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) is fostering a new age of government employee. These programs, available to college students and recent college graduates of all ages are helping to prepare participants for a career with the government.

  • Advanced Security Cooperation course graduate

    Jun 28, 2011

    Linda Dohrn, a Liaison Officer in Hawaii for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, graduated June 15 from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies "Executive Course: Advanced Security Cooperation" course. Dohrn joined 80 other senior military and civilian government leaders from 34 countries and territories who attended the six-week course to study regional security.

  • Secretary of the Army discusses efficiencies at Army’s largest command

    Jun 23, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command’s new home, June 23, 2011.

  • First graduates of New Equipment Training course

    Jun 20, 2011

    Two pilots from the Royal Jordanian Air Force Royal Squadron graduated from the New Equipment Training course that took place in Huntsville last week. The inaugural class was presented by PEO Aviation.

  • New worker gains international sales experience

    Jun 20, 2011

    When the Army Security Assistance Command moved its headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure decision, new job opportunities became available within the command. Around 35 percent of headquarters USASAC employees moved from Fort Belvoir which included all senior leadership. This has allowed the experienced leadership to mentor many of the new hires who have come to USASAC after its relocation to Redstone.

  • Machine guns delivered overseas despite obstacles

    Jun 14, 2011

    Flight cancellation and location changes didn’t prevent the shipment of M60 machine guns to the United Kingdom as part of a foreign military sales case supported by the Army Security Assistance Command. USASAC’s motto of “Strength in Cooperation” not only applies to its support to security enterprise partners and foreign countries but to the efforts of the employees who monitor FMS case requisitions and ensure their success.

  • The 236th Army Birthday

    Jun 10, 2011

    News and information about the 236th Army Birthday, June 14, 2011.

  • USASAC supply technician plays “critical middleman” for humanitarian relief effort

    May 24, 2011

    A tool kit to repair a jeep may not be the first image that comes to mind for humanitarian relief efforts, but it is a critical part of the logistical support needed to sustain recovery efforts in countries such as Haiti. One of the many aspects of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command’s (USASAC) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program is providing equipment and support to international partners’ humanitarian relief efforts. Uruguay recently purchased not only 24 jeeps, but tool kits that were essential to keep the jeeps running as it began its role as part of the United Nation’s assistance program in Haiti.

  • USASAC officially moves to new headquarters

    May 20, 2011

    U.S. Army Security Assistance Command officially began conducting operations from their new facility located on Martin Road. Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and USASAC employees bid farewell to their temporary offices May 20.

  • USASAC moves from temporary facilities

    May 20, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bid farewell to their temporary offices on Cardinal Road May 19. The workforce recently completed their move into a new headquarters facility located on Martin Road. The building, shared with Army Materiel Command, was built as part of the BRAC 2005 relocation.

  • USASAC moves from temporary facilities

    May 20, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bid farewell to their temporary offices on Cardinal Road May 19. The workforce recently completed their move into a new headquarters facility located on Martin Road. The building, shared with Army Materiel Command, was built as part of the BRAC 2005 relocation.

  • Lt. Gen. Pillsbury retires

    May 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command retired after 38 years of service to the Army in a formal ceremony here, May 6.

  • USASAC-Redstone remains open and fully operational

    May 3, 2011

    USASAC's Redstone Arsenal office is fully operational and open as of May 4. Employees and contractors are to report to work at their normal duty time. Liberal leave policy remains in effect but employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors.

  • Redstone Arsenal office open Tuesday, May 3

    May 3, 2011

    USASAC employees and contractors: In line with the message published by Redstone Garrison, Redstone USASAC employees and contractors are to report to work at building 7613 and 7613A & B on Tuesday 3 May.

  • Redstone Arsenal Update

    May 2, 2011

    ***Please continue to monitor Redstone Arsenal's website for opening information regarding Tuesday, May 3. Redstone remains closed Monday, May 2 due to the power outage caused by severe storms earlier this week in Alabama. USASAC mission essential capabilities continue at Redstone Arsenal at the new headquarters building. Other USASAC field offices outside the Redstone area remain fully operational.

  • Mission essential capabilities continue at Redstone Arsenal

    Apr 29, 2011

    Redstone Arsenal remains closed Friday, April 28 due to the power outage caused by severe storms earlier this week in Alabama. USASAC mission essential capabilities continue at Redstone Arsenal at the new headquarters building. Other USASAC field offices outside the Redstone area remain fully operational.

  • Mission essential capabilities continue at Redstone

    Apr 28, 2011

    Redstone Arsenal remains closed Friday, April 28 due to the power outageA,A caused by severe storms earlier this week. USASAC mission essential capabilities continue at Redstone Arsenal at the new headquarters building.A,A Other USASAC field offices outside the Redstone area remain fullyA,A operational.

  • General Dunwoody arrives in Huntsville

    Apr 25, 2011

    Gen. Dunwoody completed her relocation from Fort Belvoir, Va. and arrived at her command's new location at Redstone Arsenal today. She and her husband, retired Air Force Colonel Craig Brotchie, join an already robust and productive AMC team of approximately 800 employees at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Security assistance workers tour their new building

    Apr 19, 2011

    Security Assistance Command employees are one step away from completing their BRAC 2005 relocation as they prepare to move into a new headquarters facility on Martin Road. The Garrison took possession of the joint buildings, shared by Army Materiel Command and USASAC, from the contractor March 15.

  • Making international customer happy is business as usual

    Apr 19, 2011

    Careful planning and ensuring a happy customer is the way two Security Assistance Command employees approach their role in foreign military sales.

  • U.S.-Friendly Buys Are Big Business

    Apr 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--"Selling" the idea of foreign ownership of U.S. hardware is easy in the worldwide market. The reputation of high quality missile and aviation systems combined with the best technical, maintenance, training and logistics support makes the Army's equipment a popular commodity among U.S. allies.

  • Security assistance worker climbs career ladder

    Apr 13, 2011

    NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. - As a recent college graduate and young government employee, one person at the Army Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland office has quickly made an impact on his team.

  • Budget deal avoids government shutdown

    Apr 9, 2011

    Government agencies are continuing normal operations after the administration, the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed to a fiscal 2011 budget.

  • Latest USASAC News on Potential Government Shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

    Updated information for USASAC employees on the potential government shutdown.

  • Lynn Releases Message on Potential Government Shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

    The Defense Department is hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted, but is releasing guidance to help plan for an orderly process if a shutdown becomes necessary, said Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III.

  • Information on potential U.S. Government Shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

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    Apr 8, 2011

  • Army's Face to the World

    Apr 8, 2011

    The mission of USASAC is to implement approved U.S. Army security assistance programs, including Foreign Military Sales of defense articles and services to eligible foreign governments. USASAC is responsible for life cycle management of FMS cases, from pre-letter of request, development, execution, and closure.

  • Message to DoD workforce on potential government shutdown

    Apr 7, 2011

    "The department remains hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted," said Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III

  • Security assistance managers receive defense update

    Apr 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A cross section of 51 Redstone Arsenal employees from the security assistance community attended a five-day course on Security Assistance Management for CONUS programs, taught by a mobile education team from the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.

  • One USASAC Employee, One Big Idea

    Apr 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL - In the world of Foreign Military Sales, doing the job better and more efficiently is essential to maintaining relationships with U.S. international partners and providing life cycle management for each sales case. At the U.S. Army Security Systems Command's Performance Management Office, one employee's big idea had an even bigger impact for regional case execution operations at USASAC's New Cumberland office.

  • Celebrating Month of the Military Child: Raising strong kids year round

    Apr 7, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Army first observed the Month of the Military Child in 1986, to honor the youngest members of the Army community.

  • USASAC Redstone Arsenal Employee Recognition and Town Hall, 28 March

    Apr 1, 2011

    Several employees from U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Headquarters office were recognized Monday, Mar. 28, during the quarterly Employee Recognition ceremony. In addition to the recognition ceremony, Cliff Crivello reviewed the upcoming USASAC Headquarters' move in May to its new Redstone Arsenal building adjacent to Army Materiel Command's new Headquarters.

  • AMC: the Army's Lead Materiel Integrator

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Secretary of the Army has designated the U.S. Army Materiel Command as the Army's Lead Materiel Integrator in a memorandum March 22, which changes how the operational Army will receive its materiel, arms, ammunition, and equipment in the future.

  • AMC town hall and award ceremony

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a packed auditorium, with several outlaying organizations participating through a live broadcast, AMC's commanding general gave a progress report on the organization from a global perspective here, March 25.

  • Employees Make Difference For AMC

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Despite the demands of two wars, budget issues, an Army in transformation and moving its headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, AMC continues to provide its customer - the war fighter - with the best equipment and support, said AMC commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody.

  • USASAC New Cumberland Employee Recognition Mar. 18, 2011

    Mar 30, 2011

    Several employees from U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland office were recognized Friday, Mar. 18, during the quarterly Employee Recognition ceremony. In addition to the recognition ceremony, Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker, Commanding General, also conducted a town hall and addressed topics such as USASAC Headquarters' move in May to its new Redstone Arsenal building adjacent to Army Materiel Command's new Headquarters, and upcoming military personnel changes at both commands.

  • Army to celebrate Month of the Military Child

    Mar 24, 2011

    During April, U.S. military installations around the globe will recognize the contributions and sacrifices that servicemembers' sons and daughters make daily.

  • The 27th Annual Army Family Action Plan Conference identifies 16 new quality-of-life issues

    Mar 22, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Earlier this month, I discussed the progress we made resolving 17 of 40 quality-of-life issues at the AFAP General Officer Steering Committee held in February.

  • USASAC and SA Enterprise "Looking Ahead" at annual off-site

    Mar 18, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Senior leaders of the Security Assistance Enterprise met in Muscle Shoals, Ala. for the annual U.S. Army Security Assistance Command off-site March 7-10 to discuss opportunities and challenges in the Foreign Military Sales community.

  • Redstone Pilots New Family Service Model

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, ala. -- Redstone Arsenal is among 22 Army installations that have been chosen as a pilot site for enhanced delivery of services provided by Army Community Service that will make it easier and faster for Soldiers and their family members to get the help they are seeking.

  • Big Thank You Goes To Deployed Work Force

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Recognizing employee performance is a "big deal" to the Aviation and Missile Command's Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers.

  • Rolling Out Welcome Mat For BRAC Transplants

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- At 3 a.m., the alarm clock would ring. By 4, Yolanda McKenzie was out the door. And so began her 100-mile commute each morning from her home in Martinsburg, W.Va., to her job as records administrator for the Army Materiel Command in Fort Belvoir, Va., a commute that on a good day was two hours. Somewhere between 4:30 and 8 each evening, after the work day was said and done, she'd get in her car and prepare for the 100-mile commute back home, and less than 12 hours later would hear the alarm clock's ring, beckoning her to do it all over again. Today that commute from her brand new home in Owens Cross Roads to Redstone Arsenal is a mere 14 miles.

  • AMC conducts DADT repeal training

    Mar 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, the U.S. Army Materiel Command's commanding general, will personally conduct training on the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy reform for commanders at all of AMC's major subordinate commands, March 11.

  • AMC participates in Read across America

    Mar 9, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Equal Employment Opportunity office participated in and supported the Read Across America program at a local elementary school here, March 2.

  • USASAC facilitates FMS of Jeeps to Uruguayan Army

    Mar 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command successfully facilitated the delivery of 10 J8 Jeeps to the Uruguayan Army Jan. 27 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti program.

  • AMC senior leaders tour new home

    Feb 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's leadership took a survey of its nearly completed headquarters here, Feb 23.

  • Iraqi Security Forces travel to DC, discuss infrastructure management

    Feb 22, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 2, 2011) - United States Forces-Iraq advisors work closely with the Iraqi Ministry of Defense's Military Public Works and the Ministry of Interior's Infrastructure Department sharing techniques for planning, budgeting and executing resources to sustain Iraqi Security Forces' infrastructure.

  • Security Cooperation for the Army National Guard

    Feb 16, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> According to JCS Pub 1-02, Security Cooperation includes "All Department of Defense (DoD) interactions with foreign defense establishments to build defense relationships that promote specific U.S. security interests, develop allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations, and provide U.S. forces with peacetime and contingency access to a host nation." From an Army National Guard (ARNG) perspective, Security Cooperation forces are mobilized to engage in "self-defense and multinational operations."

  • OPM-SANG hits the gym with Army Physical Fitness Research Institute

    Feb 13, 2011

  • AMC top NCO: I wanted to be the best Soldier I could be

    Feb 11, 2011

    Thought by all accounts to be the last draftee on active continuous duty, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeff Mellinger still wears the Soldier's uniform with pride.

  • Face of Army surface In social media

    Feb 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Being the youngest division chief at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs at the Pentagon often makes Maj. Juanita Chang stand out from the crowd. But then isn't that what you would expect from someone working on the cutting edge of the Army's social media activities'

  • Congressman visits USASAC

    Feb 1, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Congressman Mo Brooks visited the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Redstone offices Jan. 31.

  • USASAC's CFC campaign 'a huge success'

    Jan 31, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's was recognized during today's Tennessee Valley Combined Federal Campaign '2010 Victory Celebration' at the Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Latest USASAC BRAC News & Information

    Jan 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With the completion of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Base Realignment and Closure move to Redstone Arsenal close to completion there have been many questions and issues raised about the status of the move.

  • IAAC adds four Mi-171E helicopters to inventory

    Jan 24, 2011

    BAGHDAD - The Iraq Army Aviation Command accepted delivery of four new Mi-171E helicopters at its headquarters in Taji, as two were delivered Jan. 16 followed two more Jan. 23.

  • AMC puts people, mission first in BRAC moves

    Jan 20, 2011

    When Base Realignment and Closure recommendations were announced in May 2005, there were 24 different relocations and closure components that affected the Army Materiel Command. To execute this mission, the command moved forward, focusing on balancing its critical, world-wide, logistical support mission while ensuring its Soldiers, civilians and their families were prepared for a major reorganization - one that affected approximately 11,000 of its 70,000 people.

  • M113, M88 work begins for ANAD Foreign Military Sales to Iraq

    Jan 20, 2011

    Vehicle production began here Jan. 12 on a Foreign Military Sales case facilitated recently by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command to provide refurbished M113 armored personnel carriers and M88 recovery vehicles to the government of Iraq.

  • Mission Success: Bosnia Herzegovina EOD Unit

    Jan 18, 2011

    Over the past five years, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization has assisted Bosnia Herzegovina (BiH) in the formation and training of their first Explosive Ordnance (EOD) Unit.

  • NCAA honors Dunwoody with Theodore Roosevelt award

    Jan 18, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Jan 14, 2011 -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody joined a short list of distinguished recipients when she was awarded the NCAA's highest award, the Theodore Roosevelt Award, at the NCAA Honors Celebration in San Antonio, Friday.

  • Gen. Dunwoody awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor

    Jan 17, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody was awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor.

  • AMC commander to receive top collegiate athletic honor

    Jan 14, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, has been selected to receive National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest honor, the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award.

  • 3-star flag raises at AMC forward

    Jan 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's top leaders started his first official day of work here Monday.

  • AMC safety award winners

    Jan 13, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command has identified individuals and organizations that have excelled in the areas of safety for fiscal year 2010.

  • TACOM to begin M113 refurbishments for Iraq

    Dec 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently facilitated a Foreign Military Sales case to the government of Iraq for the procurement and refurbishment of 586 M113A2 Armored Personnel Carriers and 21 M88A1 Medium Recovery Vehicles.

  • USASAC facilitates delivery of Bell 407 helicopters to Iraq

    Dec 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently facilitated the Foreign Military Sale of three Bell 407 training helicopters to the Government of Iraq.

  • USASAC leadership visits PEO Soldier

    Dec 22, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Several senior leaders from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command visited the Program Executive Office Soldier Dec. 20.

  • New look and feel to Army Civilian Recruitment Website

    Dec 17, 2010

    Army Civilian Service baby boomers will be retiring en masse over the next 10 years. To attract the "best and brightest" next generation workforce of Army civilians, a focused enterprise-wide recruitment strategy required the development of a dot com website to promote the Army as an employer of choice.

  • World Traveler Returns Home As Deputy Commander

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Moore's travels around the world in service to his country are encapsulated in the wooden Mancala board that sits in his office.

  • World traveler returns home as deputy commander

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Moore's travels around the world in service to his country are encapsulated in the wooden Mancala board that sits in his office. One of the oldest and most popular games in the world, Moore, deputy commander of the Army Security Assistance Command, keeps it in his office to remind him of Africa, his favorite stop among the many places he has visited thanks to the opportunities afforded to him throughout his military career.

  • BG Tucker tours DLA, gets overview of supplies processing for Afghan security

    Dec 16, 2010

    SUSQUEHANNA, Pa. -- Army Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, commander, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, visited the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa. Unit Materiel Fielding Point consolidation operations on December 9, 2010. The visit was arranged through the USASAC office located on the New Cumberland defense installation.

  • USASAC participates in APBI

    Dec 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command participated for the first time in the Aviation and Missile Command's 2010 Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry Dec. 8-9.

  • USASAC Soldier celebrates holidays in Iraq

    Dec 14, 2010

    BAGHDAD - The holiday season in the United States is about spending time with family and celebrating the good fortunes of the year. Our Soldiers serving overseas and away from family often find their own ways to celebrate and bring a bit of home to the front lines.

  • USASAC-NC Awards Ceremony

    Dec 14, 2010

    NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- Several employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland office were receognized during an awards ceremony Dec. 9 hosted by Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, USASAC commander.

  • USASAC reps attend 4th Taiwan PMR

    Dec 3, 2010

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance attended the fourth Taiwan Patriot Program Management Review Nov. 1-5.

  • USASAC hosts DASA-DEC

    Dec 3, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- On Nov. 29 the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted a visit from Keith B. Webster, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation.

  • The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization

    Dec 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization (USASATMO) is a brigade-equivalent command, headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., employing more than 260 Soldiers, Department of Army civilians and contractors who are deployed to more than 20 countries throughout the year to meet the requirements of the foreign nations requesting training assistance. USASATMO has successfully deployed training and advisory teams to every geographic combatant command, hence the motto <i>"Training the world, one Soldier at a time."</i> The mission of USASATMO is to plan, form, prepare, deploy, sustain and redeploy CONUS-based Security Assistance Teams to execute OCONUS Security Assistance missions that support Army Security Assistance Enterprise missions.

  • USASAC senior leaders serve Thanksgiving dinner to Soldiers

    Dec 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Several senior leaders from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command were on hand to serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to more than 1,450 Soldiers and retirees at the Dining Facility Nov. 24.

  • Taxpayers benefit from Army's excess non-standard equipment

    Nov 24, 2010

    The Army has provided more than $4 million in excess non-standard equipment to 11 U.S. state governments since March 2010 as part of the drawdown of U.S. equipment from Iraq.

  • USASAC bids farewell to Chief of Staff

    Nov 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bid farewell to Chief of Staff Col. Tommy L. Lancaster Nov. 19 during a retirement ceremony at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Huntsville Shows Its Sunny Patriotic Pride

    Nov 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Laverne Arthur of New Market knew exactly what she was going to do when she awoke on Veterans Day. With children serving in four branches of the military - "Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines" -- and married to a Vietnam era veteran who served as a Ranger with the 82nd Airborne, Arthur was headed with her husband Ron for the Veterans Day parade, ready to cheer on the Soldiers and all the local military, school and community organizations who were participating in the parade.

  • Army recognizes the Top 10 Greatest Inventions of 2009

    Nov 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army's Top 10 Greatest Inventions award winners will be formally recognized in a ceremony Nov. 29 during the 27th Army Science Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • OPM-SANG Health Affairs launches National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System

    Nov 8, 2010

    On Oct. 27 the Saudi Arabian National Guard Health Affairs hosted an inauguration ceremony establishing the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System in National Guard Hospitals.

  • USASAC facilitates FMS of 5 Hueys to Philippines

    Nov 8, 2010

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently facilitated the foreign military sale of five Bell UH-1 "Hueys" to the Phillipines.

  • U.S., Australia agree to cooperation initiatives

    Nov 8, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today announced the establishment of a new bilateral working group to develop options for enhanced U.S.-Australian cooperation on Australian soil, and signed a new partnership agreement with his Australian counterpart that will provide improved intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

  • USASAC-NC employee earns Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

    Nov 8, 2010

    Linda Zimmerman, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command - New Cumberland, received the Civilian Achievement medal during the Afghanistan Program Management Review in October.

  • USASAC hosts "Army Security Cooperation Meeting"

    Nov 8, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted an Army Security Cooperation Meeting Oct. 27 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Redstone Heavily Represented At AUSA Meeting In D.C.

    Nov 5, 2010

    WASHINGTON -- The Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and exposition took place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25-27. Numerous members of Team Redstone and the Redstone-Huntsville AUSA chapter attended the event.

  • Growing Foreign Sales Builds Partnerships

    Nov 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Strengthening global partnerships, building national defenses, solidifying military capabilities, enhancing the U.S. economy - it all involves the growing market of foreign military sales.

  • Veterans parade captures past and future

    Nov 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- This year's Veterans Day Parade and all the other activities surrounding it will represent "something old, something new."

  • History-Making Run At Ten-Miler

    Nov 5, 2010

    WASHINGTON - Redstone Arsenal's chances of repeating this year as a double winner in the Army Ten-Miler didn't look promising.

  • AMC headquarters completes staff redesign

    Nov 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The redesign of two Army Materiel Command headquarters staff sections reached full operational capability Oct. 1.

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