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  • ECC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, AL, June 22.

  • Contract experts discuss cost, pricing techniques

    Jun 23, 2015

    Contracting professionals from across the command are meeting June 23-25 for a cost and price workshop conducted by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • ECC commanding general addresses 409th CSB during town hall

    Jun 18, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany -- Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, held a town hall with the 409th Contacting Support Brigade here.

  • Finding Closure

    Jun 17, 2015

    Rock Island contract closeout team returns more than $320 million to customers, capturing lessons learned from 13 years of contracting in Southwest Asia. This article was first published in the April - June 2015 issue of Army AL&T magazine.

  • Contracting Command recognizes 414th Contracting Support Brigade for excellence

    Jun 16, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Michael Hoskin, commanding general of the Expeditionary Contracting Command in Huntsville, Ala., and Command Sgt. Maj. Angel Clark, ECC command sergeant major, traveled to Vicenza recently to recognize 414th Contracting Support Brigade personnel for their accomplishments over the past year.

  • The Changing Nature of Contracting in Afghanistan

    Jun 12, 2015

    A traditional military change of command ceremony at the U.S. Central Command Joint Theater Support Contracting Command headquarters at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, was much more than it seemed. It was a harbinger of much greater change to come for contracting support in Afghanistan.

  • Army observing National Safety Month in June

    Jun 10, 2015

    The Army is once again observing National Safety Month during June, and this year leaders and safety professionals will have an opportunity to benefit from a recent partnership with the National Safety Council.

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 8, 2015

    SEMBACH, Germany --The 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed Col. Douglas S. Lowrey as its new commander during an assumption of command ceremony on Sembach Kaserne here June 5.

  • Tribute to a Servant Leader

    Jun 3, 2015

    Few Soldiers or civilians have dedicated so much of their lives to supporting Department of Defense efforts in the U.S. Central Command as Ms. Dona Alexander. She has continuously been in Iraq or Afghanistan for more than six years, providing policy advice to contracting officers, tactical units and commanders. Seven CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting Command commanders have credited Ms. Alexander with much of their success. No one knows more about, and no single individual has done as much to advance expeditionary contracting than Dona.

  • Army recognizes MICC small business efforts

    Jun 3, 2015

    Army officials recently recognized the Mission and Installation Contraction Command for its outreach and support efforts with the presentation of the Secretary of the Army Award for Small Business Utilization for 2014.

  • Planning underway for OCSJX-16

    Jun 3, 2015

    More than 25 representatives from across the DOD, Department of State, Transportation Command and joint staff met here May 26-29 for a concept development event and training objectives workshop in preparation for the Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2016.

  • ACC Names 2015 Best Warrior

    Jun 1, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Enes Memic has been named the U.S. Army Contracting Command's Best Warrior for 2015. Memec and five other Soldiers participated in a series of competitive events here, May 29-30.

  • ACC gets 'FIAR'd' up for Army audit

    May 22, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army Contracting Command Deputy Chief of Staff Resource Management G8 office is "FIAR"d up.

  • Self-guided staff rides enhance unit's development

    May 20, 2015

    In the snow and ice of January, Soldiers from the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey Contracting Battalion began a six-part series of professional leadership development, self-guided, one-day staff rides.

  • Key leaders discuss preserving the Industrial Base

    May 18, 2015

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Army Materiel Command's top leader engaged congressional representatives and staff members May 14, for a candid discussion focused on preserving the country's national security insurance policy.

  • 5 Years Later, She's 'The Match'

    May 12, 2015

    Imagine spitting in a cup. Now imagine someone calling you five years later to tell you that you can change a life because of that one simple action. For Terri Arranz, a human resources specialist in Army Contracting Command's Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Capital G-1, that process came true this spring.

  • 3rd ESC committed to Expeditionary mindset

    May 4, 2015

    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) set up their Early Entry Command Post April 21 at the Mission Command Training Center on Fort Knox. The EECP is the 3rd ESC's rapidly deployable Operational Sustainment Headquarters and can provide a wide variety of logistical functions. The EECP setup was part of a multi-phase training event for the 3rd ESC which ended on May 1.

  • APG SHARP Resource Center hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

    May 1, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, Resource Center officially opened its doors during a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted on April 15.

  • Army Acquisition Corps Recognized

    Apr 30, 2015

    Senior Acquisition Corps leaders recognized the expertise and commitment of uniformed and civilian acquisition and contracting professionals dedicated to delivering capability to Soldiers during the 2014 Army Acquisition and Contracting Awards Ceremony on 28 April in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Contracting officer recognized for ARSOF support

    Apr 24, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, April 24, 2015 ) - U.S. Army Captain Miracle Garcia, 905th Contracting Battalion (Army Contracting Command), was named the 2014 U.S. Special Operations Command Outstanding Contingency Contracting Officer of the Year for her success while serving as a Contracting Officer supporting Army Special Operations Forces.

  • ACC SHARP Stand-Down Day

    Apr 24, 2015

    Liani Hill, Forensic Nurse Examiner Program director, Crisis Services of North Alabama, tells the Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters staffs about her organization's services available for sexual assault victims.

  • One mouse click takes ACC employees to crisis assistance sites

    Apr 23, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command Soldiers and employees have a new, one-stop tool to help employees get help, especially in times of crisis, according to the command's safety manager.

  • Army to observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 23, 2015

    The Army will continue its annual observance of national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month this May, giving leaders and Soldiers an extended opportunity to prepare for the riding season ahead.

  • ACC volunteers reach out to local elder-care center

    Apr 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command logisticians, engineers and other staff members have begun a relationship with a local elder-care center.

  • Army regs prohibit eating popular health bar-Hemp seeds source of protein, banned by DA

    Apr 17, 2015

    For anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after workout snack, they should be warned about nonmilitary friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections. Natural food snacks, like the Kind Companies Strong & Kind bars, are off limits to military personnel and DOD civilians because they contain hemp seeds. While the seeds are a natural source of protein and have high content of necessary vitamins they are off limits as a food source due to the possibility of ingesting THC.

  • APG contracting battalion supports premier DOD contracting exercise

    Apr 14, 2015

    The Department of Defense is wrapping up Operational Contracting Support Joint Exercise 2015. Phase 1 of the exercise ran March 12-30 at Fort Bliss, Texas, and consisted of warrior skills training, classroom instruction and the culminating event, the contracting exercise.

  • Multi-National Partners Integrate with U.S. Joint Forces at OCSJX-15

    Apr 11, 2015

    U.S. forces and civilians integrated with service members from three multi-national partnering nations are here to participate in Part B of the largest contract support exercise to date, Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015.

  • Spotlight on … CHEERS

    Apr 10, 2015

    Troy Foster leads the Colleagues Helping Each other Engage in Responsive Solutions committee at the command's headquarters. The committee provides an avenue to share thoughts and concerns as well as promote ideas on how members at the headquarters can improve morale and camaraderie in the command, which contributes to the physical, social, mental and emotional well-being of members.

  • Soldier on the run

    Apr 9, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldier was named the first-place sprinter during the U.S.A. Track and Field Masters Indoor Championships held recently in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • Not just contracting: JREC represents commander, operator in full-circle OCS

    Apr 9, 2015

    Truly successful Operational Contract Support is not just about contracting; its real power lies in the second and third-order effects of decisions made during all phases of operations.

  • ACC employee marches to remember

    Apr 8, 2015

    An Army Contracting Command employee commemorated the hardships of the Bataan Death March and the lives to two Soldiers killed in Iraq.

  • Consideration of Economic, Social Environment Ensures Proper OCS

    Apr 8, 2015

    In times of conflict, socioeconomic vulnerabilities can be magnified. For Operational Contract Support professionals, recognizing trends and understanding the economic climate, within a region of operation, is essential to ensure tactical-level OCS decisions have positive strategic-level effects.

  • MICC 2025 underpins contracting relevance

    Apr 7, 2015

    To remain relevant to the nation and our Army, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command must continuously strive to be the most efficient and effective command the Army can afford. To that end, we must align our mission with the Army Materiel Command vision for 2025 and beyond while being fully prepared to meet future.

  • Army contracting supports Operation United Assistance in Africa

    Mar 27, 2015

    In West Africa, Soldiers from the 928th Contingency Contracting Battalion meet with local contractors, procure items and ensure construction is on track for Operation United Assistance and the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program.

  • Army releases spring/summer safety campaign

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Army's annual spring/summer safety campaign was recently released online by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

  • OCSJX-15 Enters Next Phase at Schofield Barracks

    Mar 26, 2015

    The second portion of Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 began at Schofield Barracks, HI, as the scenario execution phase of the first portion of the exercise began at Fort Bliss, Texas. The first portion of OCSJX-15 replicates actions taken in support of, phase 0, deterrence activities. At the end of the execution phase at Fort Bliss, the exercise then transitions to the second portion here, with the establishment of the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command.

  • Effects-Based Contracting Used as Commander's Tool During OIF

    Mar 26, 2015

    During Operation Iraqi Freedom, what could be considered a simple contract to clean up trash was used as a commander's tool to achieve much greater military objectives. Lessons learned from this type of effects-based contracting have led to a shift in the way the Department of Defense handles the planning of Operational Contract Support for military operations.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • OCSJX-15 scenario execution phase begins

    Mar 25, 2015

    Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2015 scenario execution phase began here March 24 and will continue through March 29. The exercise scenario focuses on training the workforce in OCS planning, execution and management.

  • OCSJX-15 Participants Undergo Three Phases of OCS Training

    Mar 25, 2015

    Roughly 1,000 joint, total force and coalition service members and civilians traveled from around the world to participate in the largest Operational Contract Support exercise to date, OCS Joint Exercise 2015.

  • National Guard needs continued investment, generals tell Congress

    Mar 21, 2015

    Continuing to invest in the National Guard to ensure it remains accessible, responsive and capable will provide the nation a force that is proven on the battlefield and in the homeland.

  • FM capability enhanced in OCSJX-15

    Mar 18, 2015

    For the first time, members of the Financial Management career field are fully integrated in the Operational Contract Support exercise. Two FM members are incorporated into each of the 12 Regional Contracting Cells, with centralized disbursing agents overseeing four RCCs apiece. "It is absolutely critical that w train side-by-side with our FM partners," said U.S. Army Col. Paul Pardew, division chief for OCS on the Joint Staff. "They are critical to how Operational Contracting Support is planned, executed and synchronized with combatant command operations and desired effects."

  • Army Sustainment Command units complete Operation United Assistance mission

    Mar 17, 2015

  • Planning, execution and management of OCS critical to military operations

    Mar 16, 2015

    More than $30 billion was lost from contract waste and fraud during military contingencies in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2011, according to a congressionally chartered Commission on Wartime Contracting report from 2011. The Commission concluded that the loss could have been avoided through proper oversight and management of contracted support. This has led to new Operational Contract Support doctrine.

  • OCS Joint Exercise 2015 begins on Fort Bliss

    Mar 13, 2015

    Operational Contract Support is the planning for and obtaining of supplies, services and construction from commercial sources in support of joint operations, along with the associated contract support integration, contracting support, and management of contracted functions.

  • Acquisitions, accessions form Soldier support continuum

    Mar 12, 2015

    From the time young men and women develop a propensity to serve their nation to the years following fulfillment of their military commitments, contracting serves an enduring role in the support of Soldiers and their families.

  • Army contracting team in Ukraine to support U.S. initiative

    Mar 12, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany--Three Army contracting officers recently travelled to the Ukraine to support a joint U.S. State and Defense Department initiative to provide security assistance for partner countries.

  • ACC staff shares 'Green Eggs and Ham,' other treats with local school

    Mar 3, 2015

    Army Contracting Command Soldiers and civilians participated in the 18th annual Read Across America March 2 as members of the command went to classrooms in a local school to support the national program.

  • Contracting database offers timely, accurate data

    Mar 2, 2015

    Today's fiscal landscape requires that leaders and resource managers across the Army possess the most accurate and up-to-date acquisition data available to maximize the use of their budgets.

  • It's all about that bass for barbershop singer

    Mar 2, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- For A.D. Barksdale, being on the same sheet of music is more than just a cliché.

  • Wars are won by civilians and military partnering together

    Feb 27, 2015

    Standing shoulder to shoulder, together the military and industrial base will defend the nation. "Our Soldiers are out there winning battles, in the mud, air battles and land battles, but wars are won by civilians and military partnering together, usually back in the national industrial base, and that's our ace in the hole," said Maj. Gen. Ted Harrison, commanding general of the Army Contracting Command, drawing inspiration from a quote by Gen. Omar Bradley. "You're our ace in the hole for Army Contracting Command and the United States Army."

  • Civilian Expeditionary Workforce offers IMCOM employee unique development

    Feb 25, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 23, 2015) -- Joining the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce took André Douglas from program manager to deputy commander.

  • Fort Bragg acquisition forecast attracts over 225

    Feb 24, 2015

    More than 225 business owners from throughout the southeastern United States turned out during a recent biannual acquisition forecast open house to learn about contract opportunities installation officials here expect to solicit in the coming months.

  • Transformation demands our loyalty to remain aligned with our Army profession

    Feb 23, 2015

    Similar to any corporation or industry, transforming our Army demands a business approach to ensure we can continue to achieve our mission and support our No. 1 customer -- the brave men and women serving on the front lines.

  • Farewell Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary Chuck Hagel

    Feb 13, 2015

    To the men and women of the Department of Defense: When I joined the United States Army 48 years ago, I could not have imagined one day serving as secretary of defense. It has been a tremendous privilege to serve with you.

  • Training remains key element for Soldiers

    Feb 10, 2015

    Soldiers from the 619th Contingency Contracting Team who recently deployed in support of the U.S. Central Command are finding that the need for continued training and mentorship remains just as valuable in a forward location.

  • Fort Bragg CCT supports emergency exercise

    Feb 10, 2015

    Members of the 900th Contingency Contracting Battalion at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, aligned with the 82nd Airborne Division to provide direct contracting support Jan. 26-30 during the Emergency Deployment Rehearsal Exercise training at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

  • Texas contracting battalion prepares to deploy

    Feb 10, 2015

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers, civilians, and friends gathered for a ceremony Feb. 5 to case the colors of the 916th Contingency Contracting Battalion prior to their deployment to Southwest Asia. The 916th CCBn is deploying to support Operation Inherent Resolve

  • SHARP Resource Center opens at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Feb 5, 2015

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Resource Center located on the second floor of the Janet M. Barr Soldier Center- opened its doors on Jan. 2, 2015. The resource center, available to both military and civilians, is designed to handle restricted and unrestricted cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

  • Contract opportunities attract small businesses to Fort Stewart

    Feb 5, 2015

    Officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Stewart, Georgia, hosted their second business outreach event Jan. 29 for 32 small business contractors.

  • Maryland contracting center delivers food items to Salvation Army

    Feb 5, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.--Members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground delivered over 600 food items to The Salvation Army in Havre de Grace on Jan. 29.

  • 418th Contracting Support Brigade cases its colors

    Feb 3, 2015

    Members with the 418th Contracting Support Brigade cased their colors Jan. 30 at the III Corps Headquarters before an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Contracting transition offers career progression

    Jan 30, 2015

    A Mission and Installation Contracting Command purchasing agent seeking continued career progression anticipates finding it in a transition of her career series.

  • 903rd CCBN Soldiers support Operation Observant Compass

    Jan 29, 2015

    Soldiers from the 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion were in Africa providing contracting support services for a Special Operations Command Africa-led operation.

  • ACC-APG Employee Leads the Way In Education

    Jan 29, 2015

    Steve Evans has always pursued opportunities for higher learning. With this credo, it's not surprising that he recently completed a doctorate degree from Capella University, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Information Security.

  • Army Contracting Command Turns to Continual Process Improvement

    Jan 29, 2015

    Army Contracting Command is turning to Continual Process Improvement to improve its contracting processes and better meet its mission requirements.

  • Making Friends as Contracting Team gets to work

    Jan 28, 2015

    In Bururi, Africa, Master Sgt. Darry Buckner, contracting specialist, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, walks with local children during a site survey with the U.S. Embassy for the Burundian Military and the U.S. Africa planners. Buckner is part of the Army contracting team on the ground establishing requirements for major facilities improvement so U.S forces can conduct training for the Burundian military.

  • ACC launches IT virtual service center

    Jan 26, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command has a new, one-stop virtual service center for all information technology services provided by the command's chief information officer.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • Setting a theater: establishing Transit Center MK

    Jan 5, 2015

    On the western shores of the Black Sea sits a bustling tourist resort, port complex, and one of Romania's largest and oldest cities, Constanta. Just 30 minutes inland, the tiny commune of Mihail Kog�lniceanu houses the Department of Defense's sole operational passenger transit center, Transit Center Mihail Kog�lniceanu.

  • Soldiers celebrating holidays while keeping global vigil

    Dec 23, 2014

    Soldiers in America and those serving in far-flung places around the world -- many in harm's way -- are celebrating the holidays in various ways.

  • West Point contracting director wraps up federal career

    Dec 23, 2014

    The Mission and Installation Contracting Command director of contracting at West Point, New York, is retiring from federal service after more than 32 years.

  • Contracting NCOs inducted into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Dec 18, 2014

    Two 923rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, noncommissioned officers were inducted into the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Sergeant Audie Murphy Club December 4th.

  • Link to the Reserve chain of support

    Dec 18, 2014

    An Army Reserve acquisition adviser is at the Army Contracting Command headquarters to help bridge the gap between Reservists and the command.

  • Spotlight on ... Maj. Kelley Ann Smith

    Dec 18, 2014

    Maj. Kelley Ann Smith Army Contracting Command, Human Capital G-1 Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund Program Manager, Talent Management Division

  • Information shared at contracting conference

    Dec 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--An industry day and pre-solicitation conference for the responsive strategic sourcing for services indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract was presented by members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground here Dec. 16.

  • ACC lawyer contributes to Ebola fight

    Dec 17, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When an Army Contracting Command lawyer volunteered for a temporary duty assignment to Italy, little did he know he'd become part of the international fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

  • Army Contracting Command-Warren hosts industry engagement

    Dec 17, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, hosted its first Industry Engagement Session at Selfridge Air National Guard Base Nov, 21.

  • MICC small business assistant directors to retire

    Dec 16, 2014

    The MICC is saying farewell this month to two small business assistant directors at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Human capital strategy needed to ensure future readiness

    Dec 11, 2014

    Incorporating objectives and metrics, Army Contracting Command officials are addressing organizational workforce requirements for the future.

  • ACC officially accepts contract administration services mission in Kuwait

    Dec 11, 2014

    The 926th Contracting Support Battalion officially accepted authority for the contract administration services mission in Kuwait during a Dec. 11 ceremony.

  • Tobyhanna employee honored for her efforts

    Dec 8, 2014

    An Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground employee was recognized for her work by the Army Materiel Command commanding general during his visit to the Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania Dec. 2.

  • Small business specialist helps customer in need

    Dec 8, 2014

    One of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command objectives is to support the American economy by awarding as many contracts as possible to small businesses. In that effort, MICC members across the nation work to ensure the maximum opportunity for Army contracts are given to small businesses.

  • Contracting Soldiers establishing training teams and labs

    Dec 4, 2014

    Army Contracting Command Soldiers deployed in support of fighting the Ebola virus in West Africa are conducting market research and seeking out suppliers to assist in providing suitable living and training locations for the mobile training team.

  • Senior enlisted changes in the Army Contracting Command

    Dec 4, 2014

    Multiple Army Contracting Command units have seen changes in their senior noncommissioned officer leadership.

  • Social Media and OPSEC reminder

    Dec 4, 2014

    You've probably seen the recent news stories regarding threats from ISIS against military members. Online postings from the group suggest their followers use social media pages to find and target those associated with the U.S. government. Although we regularly remind you to use precautionary measures online, this seems like a good time for a refresher.

  • Advance Planning Briefing for Industry enlightens many

    Dec 4, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities across the installation.

  • Contracting leader gives insight into leadership

    Dec 3, 2014

    The deputy assistant secretary of the Army for procurement spoke to senior contracting professionals during the November Mission and Installation Contracting Command Acquisition Leadership Conference in San Antonio.

  • Volunteers helping to fight hunger

    Dec 3, 2014

    The Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, Systems and Information Management Division kicked off the holiday season giving back to the local community by volunteering at a local community food bank.

  • Marathon man stays in motion

    Dec 1, 2014

    Some people collect magnets, postcards and quarters with the hopes of getting one from each of the 50 states. Anthony Anderson is the same but it's not trinkets he's chasing.

  • Spotlight on ... Sherwin D. Riley

    Dec 1, 2014

    Sherwin D. Riley Contract Specialist, 410th Contracting Support Brigade Regional Contracting Office -- Miami

  • Battalion provides continued support to Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Nov 26, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN , Germany -- Contracting Soldiers are in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Holiday security reminders

    Nov 25, 2014

    With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, sometimes people forget about following common sense security practices.

  • Rock Island hosts CCAS training session

    Nov 25, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Army Contracting Command personnel recently completed two-weeks of in-depth training here in support of the contingency contracting administration services mission in Southwest Asia.

  • Q&A with Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin, Expeditionary Contracting Command - Part II

    Nov 25, 2014

    (Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin became the commanding general of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command August 1. The Virginia native has more than 20 years of contracting experience. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant Armor officer through the Army ROTC program after graduating from Ferrum College in Virginia in 1986. Prior to becoming the ECC commanding general, he served as the division chief, Operational Contract Support and Services Division, J-4, Joint Staff, the Pentagon. This is part one of a two-part interview.

  • Richmond race redeems runner

    Nov 24, 2014

    By running a 3:11:10 marathon, an Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, employee has qualified to enter the Boston Marathon.

  • Q&A with Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin, commanding general, Expeditionary Contracting Command

    Nov 20, 2014

    (Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin became the commanding general of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command Aug.ust 1. The Virginia native has more than 20 years of contracting experience. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant Armor officer through the Army ROTC program after graduating from Ferrum College in Virginia in 1986. Prior to becoming the ECC commanding general, he served as the division chief, Operational Contract Support and Services Division, J-4, Joint Staff, the Pentagon.)

  • Contracting Soldiers deploy to support CENTCOM mission in Kuwait, Qatar

    Nov 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command's 742nd Contingency Contracting Team departed Huntsville International Airport Nov. 16, on a nine-month deployment to Kuwait and Qatar.

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