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  • 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.

  • Country case manager develops relationships

    Jul 16, 2012

    Beth Donato, country case manager for Macedonia, under USASAC's EUCOM Regional Directorate at New Cumberland, Pa., has received a certificate of appreciation from Macedonia.

  • Employee of the Quarter

    Jul 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Security Assistance Command selects Karen Grant as employee of the quarter.

  • Summer hire returns for USASAC experience

    Jul 6, 2012

    Cyle Baker never thought he would end up in Huntsville as a summer hire at the Security Assistance Command, which is responsible for security assistance and foreign military sales for the Army.

  • International sales manager focuses on customers

    Jun 22, 2012

    Perhaps one of the most critical pieces in the Foreign Military Sales puzzle is the delivery of materiel acquisitions to a foreign country recipient. There are many factors in place that can delay, or in worse case scenarios, stop the process. That's where the Security Assistance Command comes in -- all logistics operations are handled through USASAC's New Cumberland case management divisions for each combatant command.

  • Warrior leadership course helps build future leaders

    Jun 21, 2012

    For the first time, armed forces of Liberia soldiers instructed their fellow soldiers in formal non-commissioned officer-centric training at Edwin Binyah Kesselly Military Barracks March 5-22.

  • USASAC employees celebrate the Army

    Jun 14, 2012

    USASAC celebrated the Army's 237th birthday June 14 with several activities including a cook out, Army trivia contest, military documentary and cake cutting.

  • USASAC workers helps world through "math problems"

    Jun 6, 2012

    Working with overseas partners during foreign militaries sales case closures has taught one U.S. Army Security Assistance Command employee the value of relationships. Tammara Buckey, an accountant for USASAC's Resource Management division, also applies the same ethics to her involvement with the local community through her volunteer work.

  • Security assistance team trains troops in Africa

    Jun 1, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization claims its motto as its mission, "Training the World, One Soldier at a Time."

  • Army's 'face to the world' relies on relationships

    May 30, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, or USASAC, is known as "The Army's Face to the World" because its engagements with 145 countries throughout the world are many times the first or most consistent relationships they will have with the Army.

  • Defense group builds partnerships among U.S. allies

    May 17, 2012

    The Defense Memorandum of Understanding Attaché Group (DMAG) visited Redstone Arsenal and the U.S. Security Assistance Command Headquarters for its Army service-branch update.

  • Managing overseas travel

    May 17, 2012

    There are many factors to line up for a smooth trip overseas. The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has a constant rotation of personnel visiting foreign countries as part of the Army's foreign military sales program. But many people don't realize the efforts of one co-worker taking place behind the scenes to ensure employees are able to travel.

  • Employee of the quarter does international business

    May 7, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's first-quarter fiscal 2012 Employee of the Quarter has a simple philosophy -- she looks after the billings of our foreign partners just like she looks after her own personal finances to ensure they are accurate.

  • Foreign military sales make partnerships strong, keep production lines hot

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Saudi government has purchased $17 billion in military hardware from the United States through U.S. government intermediaries, like the Army's Security Assistance Management Directorate.

  • Deadlines short, expectations high for foreign sales

    Apr 16, 2012

    Time and material are normally the first two factors cited as being challenges that Security Assistance Command personnel face in their jobs. Karen Grant, a central case manager for Iraq in USASAC's CENTCOM Central Case Management Division at the New Cumberland office, knows firsthand about these challenges.

  • Army focusing on industrial base, international sales

    Apr 16, 2012

    As the Army works vigorously to pursue its key modernization priorities while simultaneously seeking to lower costs and adjust to a changing budget, international sales opportunities are figuring prominently in the Army's acquisition strategy, service officials said.

  • Army the right choice for program manager

    Mar 26, 2012

    Women's History Month, recognized annually during March, celebrates women and their achievements. This year's theme, "Women's Education -- Women's Empowerment," is exemplified by Vanessa Williams, a country program manager at the Security Assistance Command and colonel in the Army Reserves, who relies on lessons she learned throughout her education and career to be a role model.

  • USASAC holds Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for Industry

    Mar 22, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command holds its first Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for industry and business representatives Apr. 16 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

  • Bovy assumes command of USASATMO

    Mar 8, 2012

    The Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization has a new commander. Col. Joseph Bovy assumed command of USASATMO from Col. Pete Aubrey during a ceremony March 2 at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville. Maj. Gen. Del Turner, commander of the Security Assistance Command, presided over the ceremony.

  • International military officers see Army's face to world

    Mar 7, 2012

    USASAC provides a tour of capabilities for our partners.

  • Security assistance enterprise shares acquisition overview

    Feb 29, 2012

    The Security Assistance Command and the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation hosted an acquisition workshop for USASAC employees Feb. 16. Two three-hour workshops were conducted by video teleconference and were available to the work force in morning and afternoon sessions.

  • Soldiers get Afghan pilot program off ground

    Feb 21, 2012

    Three Soldiers from the Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization are in place for one year to conduct pilot instruction and logistics for the Rotary Wing Flight Training Program in Afghanistan.

  • USASAC Headquarters - Redstone Arsenal Operating Status (Feb. 13)

    Feb 13, 2012

    North Alabama has the potential for a winter weather event over night tonight (Feb. 13) that might affect USASAC's Redstone Arsenal employees. Please review information on the various ways to check Redstone Arsenal installation status.

  • USASAC FMS Program Helps Iraq Transition to Security Self Reliance

    Jan 31, 2012

    Since 2005 the United States Army Security Assistance Command has assisted the government of Iraq in building both the capacity and the capability of its security forces in moving toward self-reliance. A key element of that assistance has been the sale of critical material and services through Foreign Military Sales.

  • Record first quarter for foreign military sales

    Jan 18, 2012

    The Security Assistance Command has exceeded its total foreign military sales for fiscal 2011 in the first quarter of the new fiscal year and could finish fiscal 2012 with record sales. USASAC ended fiscal 2011 with FMS sales totaling $13.5 billion; however, first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended with a total sales value of $13.8 billion.

  • Group effort delivers helicopters to Sweden

    Jan 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently supported the first shipment of two UH-60M helicopters from Huntsville to Linkoping, Sweden as part of an ongoing Foreign Military Sales case.

  • USASAC Employee Receives LSS Master Black Belt Certification

    Jan 4, 2012

    A United States Security Assistance Command, employee recently became the organization's first person to achieve the Army's highest Lean Six Sigma certification.

  • Ugandans train on Raven unmanned aircraft system

    Jan 4, 2012

    Eight members of the Ugandan air force received training on the Raven Dec. 12-23, 2011.

  • Simulation conference enhances foreign military sales

    Dec 12, 2011

    The Security Assistance Command provided support at the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. This year's conference was hosted by the Army and USASAC participated as part of the Army/Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation exhibit.

  • Connecting locally with international customers

    Dec 5, 2011

    Employees working for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command are in regular contact with their customers around the world through the Foreign Military Sales program. USASAC is often referred to as the "Army's Face to the World" because the organization is the first contact a foreign customer has within the Army. By maintaining Liaison Officers throughout the major Combatant Commands, USASAC's reach is that much closer to their international partners.

  • USASAC worker rescues accident victims in Mexico

    Nov 11, 2011

    Sean Hicks, the senior operations officer with the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's CENTCOM Directorate, normally does business with the Army's Security Assistance Enterprise and CENTCOM Area of Responsibility countries. But on a recent vacation cruise day-excursion in Costa Maya, Mexico, Hicks proved to not only be a friendly tourist, but a hero to victims of a car accident.

  • Business travelers learn to adapt to foreign cultures

    Nov 4, 2011

    Students attended a week long course on Cross-Cultural and Anti-Terrorism Awareness training in order to expand their understanding of different countries and how to communicate effectively with them. The major differences between American society and other cultures can be overwhelming and often result in culture shock when traveling abroad. By knowing ahead of time what to expect from other countries and what is and isn't acceptable in their customs will aid travelers in their international interactions.

  • Bold Ideas Campaign

    Nov 3, 2011

  • Foreign Military Sales: Army supports international relations through military partnerships

    Nov 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command is known as the "Army's face to the world," maintaining relationships with more than 150 countries through its role in Foreign Military Sales.

  • Foreign military sales support coalition partners

    Oct 26, 2011

    Typically foreign military sales are defined as a U.S. government to foreign government sale of defense articles, services and training. But for 1206 sales cases, the purchase is funded through Department of Defense appropriated funds. According to the National Defense Authorization Act, Section 1206, its purpose is to equip, supply and train foreign military who support U.S. military in joint operations.

  • USASAC presence at annual AUSA meeting

    Oct 21, 2011

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command participated in the 2011 annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) held in D.C. Oct 10-12. Members of USASAC, and their subordinate command, the U.S. Amry Security Assistance Training Management Organization were present at the Army Materiel Command's exhibit.

  • 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.