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  • 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.

  • 28th Korea Security Assistance Review held

    Nov 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The 28th Republic of Korea Security Assistance Review was help Oct. 25-27 at the Fort Belvoir Officer's Club.

  • Republic of Korea reps visits USASAC Washington Field Office

    Nov 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Members of the Republic of Korea met with representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Washington field office recently.

  • Nepalanese students receive HMMWV training

    Nov 1, 2010

    In Sept., 18 students from Nepal travelled to Selfridge Air Force Base, Mich., to receive HMMWV operator and maintenance training.

  • USASAC's deputy receives Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award

    Nov 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert L. Moore, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's deputy to the commanding general, received the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award Oct. 20.

  • USASAC participates in Army Ten Miler, 56th AUSA annual meeting

    Nov 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently participated in the Army Ten Miler and the 56th Association of the United States Army's annual meeting.

  • Military leaders discuss U.S.-Pakistani partnership

    Oct 20, 2010

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2010 - Defense Department leaders met today with Pakistan's army chief of staff to discuss military-to-military partnership and security assistance as part of the Third U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue under way this week.

  • USASATMO joins the AMC, USASAC family

    Oct 15, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization held a re-flagging ceremony Oct. 8 which begins their transition from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command to the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Mission success: Albania Commando Regiment

    Oct 15, 2010

    For the past three years, the USASATMO has been in a highly successful program to train elements of the Albanian Army personnel in a series of combative skills and tasks.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army presents awards

    Oct 12, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey Jr. presented awards to two Soldiers and a Department of the Army civilian during a ceremony Oct. 11 at Camp Eggers.

  • Japanese logistics team visits APG

    Oct 7, 2010

    The chief logistician and a team of officers from the Japan Self-Defense Forces visited APG Oct. 7.

  • A 3-star visit

    Oct 5, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, the commanding general of XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, stopped by USASAC during his visit to Redstone Arsenal Oct. 4.

  • USASAC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Oct 5, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker held a USASAC Town Hall and awards ceremony Oct. 4 at Redstone Arsenal. USASAC's St. Louis, Fort Belvoir, and New Cumberland locations were tied in via video teleconferce. Each location presented awards to their respective employees and then Tucker went on to update the staff on USASAC's accomplishment in fiscal year 2010.

  • Netherlands officers visit USASAC

    Oct 5, 2010

    Air Commodore de Bok, Netherlands Embassy, Netherlands Defense Attache, and Lt. Col. Wildenberg, Netherlands Embassy, Royal Netherlands Army Procurement Officer, visited the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command at Redstone Arsenal Sept. 29 to discuss Apache helicopter upgrade to block II and future requirements.

  • 22nd MLRS/ATACMS Program Management Review

    Sep 23, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently participated in the 22nd Multiple Launch Rocket System and Army Tactical Missile System Program Management Review with the Republic of Korea.

  • Motorcyclist club members target childhood abuse

    Sep 22, 2010

    Sometimes the cavalry doesn't always arrive on horseback to save the day. Sometimes they aren't riding in a tank, and sometimes, they aren't even wearing combat gear.

  • Army's Big Move: R2TF Critical Link in Iraq Drawdown Management

    Sep 21, 2010

    Anyone who has ever moved knows how household items can disappear in the whirlwind of packing and unpacking boxes. Not to mention the chaos that can cause packed things to be misplaced, only to be rediscovered months later. Comparing the hassle of a personal move to the drawdown of equipment from Iraq highlights the size of the task facing the Army. Of course, the drawdown involves walk-in metal containers and tanks instead of cardboard boxes and the family car.

  • Moore joins USASAC as deputy to the commanding general

    Sep 20, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command welcomed Robert L. Moore as the new deputy to the commanding general Sept. 13.

  • Schools Emphasize Federal Impact On Funding

    Sep 17, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- BRAC is not only bringing more people and jobs to north Alabama. It's also bringing more federal money to local schools as well.

  • Rogers Receives Welcome To AMCOM And Redstone

    Sep 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The 650-seat Bob Jones Auditorium was filled Friday as a new era began for the Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal.

  • Shields presented Commander's Award

    Sep 7, 2010

    Dortha Shields was presented the Commander's Award for Civilian Service by Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker Sept. 2.

  • USASAC Night at the Huntsville Stars

    Sep 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Approximately 50 U.S. Army Security Assistance Command employees and their families enjoyed an after-hours baseball game Sept. 3.

  • TASM-E nears completion of Dutch FMS reset mission

    Sep 3, 2010

    COLEMAN BARRACKS, Germany - The Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager - Europe is nearing completion of a Foreign Military Sales reset mission for the Dutch military.

  • USASAC welcomes new IM Division chief

    Sep 1, 2010

    Johanna Crawford recently joined the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command as the Information Management Division chief at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Commander's Award for Civilian Service

    Aug 30, 2010

    Mary Beth Martin was presented with the Commander's Award for Civilian Service by Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker Aug. 27.

  • City's Newest Development Serves Redstone Missions

    Aug 27, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- If you build it, they will come. Construction has begun near Gate 9 for the massive office complex called Redstone Gateway, which was originally known as the "Field of Dreams."

  • AMC commander, CSM visit USASAC

    Aug 27, 2010

    Gen. Ann Dunwoody, commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger visited the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command offices at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Aug. 25. During their visit they received a short command brief and spent the remainder of their time meeting with USASAC employees.

  • Philippines Air Force receives helicopter engines via Foreign Military Sales

    Aug 27, 2010

    USASAC and AMCOM SAMD recently facilitated a Foreign Military Sale of 20 refurbished MD-520 helicopter engines to the Philippine Air Force.

  • USASAC bids farewell to Summer Hires

    Aug 20, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As summer draws to a close the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bids farewell to four Summer Hires.

  • Garrison to Change Command, Pastorelli to become Chief of USASAC

    Aug 20, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala.- The US Army Garrison at Redstone Arsenal Change of Command will take place at Bob Jones Auditorium on Oct. 15. Col. Robert M. Pastorelli will pass command of the Garrison to Col. John S. Hamilton during the ceremony.

  • USASAC celebrates 45 years as 'Army's Face to the World'

    Aug 3, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command celebrated 45 years of service with an Organization Day at Redstone Arsenal July 30.

  • Army kicks off Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 3, 2010

    Army Installations throughout the country will engage in anti-terrorism awareness programs this month stressing vigilance, reporting suspicious activities and protecting Army communities. In February, the Department of the Army determined Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month would be held in August each year -- a month Army leaders have deemed an appropriate reminder of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • AMC receives Small Business Programs award

    Jul 29, 2010

    LAS VAGAS, Nev. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Small Business Programs office received the 2009 Department of the Army Small Business Programs Award during a ceremony at the National Veterans Small Business conference here, July 22.

  • AMC commander thanks RRAD employees during depot visit

    Jul 28, 2010

    RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texarkana -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC commander shook numerous hands and visited with many RRAD workers during her July 8 visit to the depot.

  • U.S. Army highlighted at Eurosatory 2010

    Jul 27, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command operated the U.S. Army booth during Eurostory June 14-18 in Paris.

  • Command Group tours new USASAC building

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Command Group toured the new USASAC facilities July 7. The new building is currently under construction at Redstone Arsenal in conjunction with the new Army Materiel Command headquarters. Construction is expected to be complete by early 2011.

  • USASAC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command held a Town Hall and Awards Ceremony June 29 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. USASAC's New Cumberland and Fort Belvoir offices joined via Video Teleconference and Chief of Staff Col. Tommy Lancaster hosted the event.

  • 40 years of Service

    Jul 7, 2010

    Dale Byars (left), U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, New Cumberland, Pa., was presented his 40 year Army Civilian Award by Ricky Tanna, USASAC Deputy CIO/G6, June 22.

  • Garrison In Right Place To Grow With Tenants

    Jul 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a new grouping of installations being done by the Installation Management Command, Garrison commander Col. Bob Pastorelli is confident Redstone Arsenal will place among the top garrisons as it pertains to future funding.

  • AMC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Jun 30, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command conducted a Town Hall and Awards ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium here Friday, June 25.

  • AMC Champion Of Army's Civilian Force

    Jun 30, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Of the 250,000 civilians working for today's Army, more than 67,000 represent the Army Materiel Command, making AMC the Army's largest civilian organization. And that's why its commander - Gen. Ann Dunwoody - wants to make AMC "the champion" for civilian employees working for the Army.

  • Redstone Honors NCO and Soldier Of The Year

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL-- It's an annual tradition that sponsoring organizations from throughout the local community present thousands of dollars in gifts to Redstone's Soldier and NCO of the Year.

  • Arsenal Strong With Support Of Contractors

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal has definitely made its mark on high-level Army programs. Across the portfolio of programs overseen by the Pentagon, about half are managed right here at the Arsenal. And it's the successful management of those programs that is making a tremendous difference for Soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Building Network Of Employment

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Huntsville just became another top choice for national recognition. And this time, the recognition directly relates to the Army's veterans. During the signing of the Armed Forces Celebration Week proclamation June 14, community leaders shared the podium with the Army's director of Human Resources Policy Directorate, who announced a new Army program that will be launched in Huntsville to recruit, employ and retain veterans in federal employment.

  • AMC redesigns staff elements at headquarters

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The Army Materiel Command has reorganized and streamlined certain staff elements in the headquarters to better position itself in preparation for its move to Huntsville, Ala. in July 2011.

  • Security assistance sergeant major keeps his faith

    Jun 8, 2010

    USASAC employees waited in line for a taste of the hot dogs and sausages being served by the Soldier in uniform manning the grill. Some approached with respectful reservation. Others laughed and joked with their new leader. With a smile and a kind word for each person he met, he fed his civilian troops in more ways than one.

  • USASAC Welcomes Contractors from UA Huntsville's SMAP Center

    Jun 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Have you seen some new faces roaming the halls of the "Army's Face to the World'" There are several new SWAP contractors (Students Working at the Army in Parallel) at USASAC from the UA Huntsville SMAP Center (Systems Management and Production Center).

  • USASAC launches new website, embraces social media

    May 21, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command has recently overhauled its website and can now be found on many of your favorite social networks.

  • Tragedy Probed To Prevent Repeat

    May 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two Redstone Arsenal events - one a May 10 press conference, the other a May 13 memorial service - were part of the grieving process in the acceptance of the deaths of two Team Redstone employees involved in high-risk research and development.

  • USASAC and AMCOM SAMD deliver 2 Bell 412 helicopters to Pakistan

    May 18, 2010

    USASAC recently completed the Foreign Military Sales delivery of two Bell 412 helicopters to Pakistan (May 14-16, 2010)

  • USASAC attends Colombian Armed Forces Aviation Program Management Review in Bogota

    May 14, 2010

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance attended the Colombian Armed Forces Aviation Program Management Review in Bogota, Colombia, May 4-6.

  • Enhancing International Security Assistance Force Preparation

    May 13, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> In Afghanistan, relevant and current information impacts the decision-making process on the ground. With 45 International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troop-contributing nations (TCN), the much-needed information resides on nine recognized networks, often with national restrictions. To overcome these obstacles, the Afghan Mission Network (AMN) was created to foster collaboration and information sharing by all ISAF TCNs. The U.S. AMN segment, CENTRIX-ISAF (CX-I), is scheduled for June 2010 implementation.

  • AMC wins three DoD level awards

    May 12, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.- The U.S. Army Materiel Command won three of the 2009 Value Engineering Achievement Awards. The Department of Defense honored each recipient for their outstanding achievements through the application of Value Engineering, May 12 at the Pentagon auditorium.

  • Team Closes Ranks After Losses

    May 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone lost two of its own May 5 when a highly volatile chemical exploded during demilitarization processes at Test Area 10. The two Army contractors were identified as Jerry A. Grimes, 58, of Hartselle; and James R. Hawke, 53, of Hazel Green. Both sustained severe burns in the explosion and died in the evening hours of May 5 at the burn center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. They were employed by locally based Amtec Corp. A memorial fund has been set up at Redstone Federal Credit Union for the benefit of the surviving spouses and their families. Donations may be made at any RFCU branch location by referencing the Jerry A. Grimes Memorial Fund and the James R. Hawke Memorial Fund. RFCU tellers can handle single donations divided between the funds in accordance with donor instructions.

  • Top enlisted Soldier applauds tested troops

    May 7, 2010

    The enlisted Soldier can be found pretty much anywhere in the world, representing a nation that is committed to protecting freedom and democracy.

  • Redstone Arsenal Expresses Sympathy for Families of Accident Victims

    May 7, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - It is with deepest sympathy and sadness that TEAM Redstone and Amtec Corporation announce the deaths of two contract employees.

  • USASAC holds PMR for NATO Maintenance Supply Agency

    May 6, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - On May 4-5, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted a Program Management Review for the NATO Maintenance Supply Agency.

  • Update: Explosion at Redstone Arsenal

    May 6, 2010

    Wednesday, two members of the Team Redstone family were involved in an accident that has deeply touched us all. It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of two of our team members.

  • Farley Elementary hosts thank-you luncheon for USASAC tutors

    May 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Volunteers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance command's Adopt-A-School program were honored at a thank-you luncheon at Farley Elementary School April 28.

  • Explosion at Redstone Arsenal

    May 5, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - At about 8:45 a.m. today, the Redstone Arsenal Directorate for Emergency Services responded to a fire at Building 7352, an Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) facility.

  • Historic Soldiers honored with memorial in Huntsville

    May 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - After years of hard work by dedicated volunteers and city officials, a little-known group of Soldiers now has a permanent memorial in Huntsville. On April 30, the Buffalo Soldier Memorial Monument was unveiled and dedicated in its new home on Cavalry Hill, just off University Drive. The monument is only one of three known dedications to the historic group of African-American Soldiers in the U.S.

  • Bring Your Child to Work Day at USASAC

    Apr 23, 2010

    USASAC participated in the Redstone Arsenal Bring Your Child to Work Day April 22. The commanding general, Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, came out to meet the employee's children.

  • AMC/USASAC Construction Progress

    Apr 21, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As a result of BRAC, the construction of Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command and U.S. Army Security Assistance command is underway. View the progress in photos. AMC's relocation to Redstone is expected to be complete by July 2011.

  • HMMWVs in a Can

    Apr 16, 2010

    The 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade (2/401st AFSB), commanded by LTC Michael T. Wright, has well over 2,000 M1114 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) in its footprint on Camp Arifjan.

  • Egyptian Brig. Gen. Sherif visits USASAC

    Apr 12, 2010

    Egyptian Brig. Gen. Ahmad Sherif visited with Brg. Gen. Chris Tucker Feb. 26, 2010.

  • March Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Apr 12, 2010

    USASAC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., March 30, 2010

  • Chief of Staff cites goals to be met in 2011

    Apr 6, 2010

    The Army has succeeded in changing and adapting over the last few years, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. told leaders at the Pentagon.

  • March Construction Photos

    Mar 31, 2010

    March aerial shots of the AMC/USASAC headquarters buildings currently under construction at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Casey, Dunwoody focus on preventing sexual assault

    Mar 30, 2010

    Beginning the second day of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention conference, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, noted the Army is fully engaged in preventing sexual harassment and assault.

  • BG Tucker hosts grand opening of Team Redstone display at Huntsville Airport

    Mar 24, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, commander, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, recently hosted the public grand opening of the Team Redstone interactive display located in the new wing of Huntsville International Airport.

  • ASC's Welker receives presidential award: 1 of 14 selected in Meritorious Executives category

    Mar 23, 2010

  • BG Tucker quote

    Mar 22, 2010

  • USASAC Fact Sheet

    Mar 22, 2010

  • USASAC Command Video

    Mar 22, 2010

  • BRAC Blog

    Mar 22, 2010

  • USASAC photos on Flickr

    Mar 22, 2010

  • Follow USASAC on Twitter

    Mar 22, 2010

  • Fan USASAC on Facebook

    Mar 22, 2010

  • Left side navigation package

    Mar 22, 2010

  • Army's Face to the World

    Mar 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command implements approved U.S. Army security assistance programs, including Foreign Military Sales of defense articles and services to eligible foreign governments.

  • Firehouse Rocks With The Zooks

    Mar 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's a four-man band playing these days at Firehouse Pub that has its roots in the Pacific's Kwajalein Island. Spend a few minutes with The Zooks, and it is evident their free-style, fun-loving, laid-back ways are very much reminiscent of rock bands with an island twist.

  • Army Musician Debut Music Of Soldiers

    Mar 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Chief Warrant Officer 4 Peter Gillies will have a little help when he makes his public directing debut in front of a Huntsville/North Alabama audience this Sunday. And that help will come from the Army Materiel Command Band itself. The band and its current band master - Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Ellwein - will bring a mix of patriotic, pop and concert music to the Columbia High auditorium.

  • NCO finds night vision enlightening

    Mar 17, 2010

    Deep in a large research facility tucked away in a secure corner of the base, scientists and engineers are working to see in the dark. The magic is made possible by technology and a team of smart individuals.

  • Behind the Scenes with the 412th TEC Culinary Team

    Mar 15, 2010

  • BACH program simulates battlefield stress to help Soldiers return to duty

    Mar 15, 2010

    Soldiers in Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center (WRRC) participate in a session of the Return to Duty (RTD) program. In the RTD program, Soldiers practice combat skills under stress. In one exercise, Soldiers work quickly to dress a dummy's wounds in a simulated battlefield environment complete with loud explosions and screams blaring from loudspeakers and smoke pouring from fog machines. Many Fort Campbell Soldiers undergoing treatment for mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) have the opportunity to go through this functional assessment to prove to themselves and their medical care providers at the WRRC that they are ready to deploy with their units.

  • Soldiers move excess munitions out of Iraq as part of drawdown

    Mar 13, 2010

    As the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment escalates following the Iraqi Parliamentary elections in March, Soldiers are working to reduce the amount of ammunition in Iraq as corresponding troop levels fall.

  • Covering Your Head Can Save Your Life

    Mar 12, 2010

    For an item weighing only three ounces, the Army's Light Weight Performance Hood (LPH) is a key piece of gear. It can save Soldiers from severe, disfiguring, even life-threatening burns to the face, ears, and neck.

  • Engineer Soldier Awarded Silver Star

    Mar 12, 2010

    Sgt. Scott D. Brooks, 82nd Engineer Support Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, was awarded the Silver Star medal for his actions on June 25, 2007 where his bravery resulted in saving the lives of five Iraqi policemen and untold American Soldiers following a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device that struck the walls of Forward Operating Base Summerall in Iraq.

  • Teresa W. Gerton, Executive Deputy to the Commanding General

    Mar 10, 2010

    Selected for the Senior Executive Service in June of 2003, Teresa W. Gerton became the Executive Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command on January 31, 2010.

  • TASM-E completes two FMS missions

    Mar 8, 2010

    The Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager-Europe, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, at Coleman Army Airfield, Germany, recently completed two separate foreign military sales missions as part of its reimbursable FMS program.

  • Maysan police attend counterfeiting course

    Mar 6, 2010

    Counterfeiting of U.S. currency is a prevalent problem throughout the world, and Iraq is no exception. Counterfeiting presents a multi-faceted threat in Iraq, where it both destabilizes the economy and funds terrorist activities.

  • Do you know who your Facebook friends are'

    Mar 2, 2010

    A recent find in our social media communities has been the use of military support Facebook groups as the construction site for houses of adversary propaganda through violent, anti-American posts, videos and photos. What makes it scarier is friends and families have welcomed the invitation without looking at the pictures hanging on the walls or the violent movies playing on the television.

  • Fair judging, 412th TEC Soldiers

    Mar 1, 2010

    412th TEC Soldiers volunteer to judge Vicksburg, Miss. School District annual Science fair

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