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  • 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

  • Left Side Navigation Package

    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.

  • 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.