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  • Nominations being accepted for SDDC's 2008 Quality Award Program

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Nomination packages are now being accepted for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution CommandAca,!a,,cs 2008 Quality Award Program competition honoring Department of Defense approved transportation providers in all modes and services for sustained exceptional performance throughout 2007.

  • AMC CG visits FOBs in Afghanistan, re-enlists 3 Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2008

    Jan. 18, 2008 - 401st AFSB Afghanistan - Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command spent the day visiting Soldiers at Forward Operation Bases in Afghanistan.

  • Europe's First: Forward Surgical Team Goes Airborne

    Jan 18, 2008

    During an Airborne Conversion Ceremony Dec. 11 at Miesau Ammo Depot, Germany, 20 medical Soldiers from the newly designated 67th FST (Airborne) proudly donned the maroon beret distinguishing them as the only airborne forward surgical team in Europe and one of only five Army-wide.

  • 67th Forward Surgical Team Goes Airborne

    Jan 18, 2008

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany Aca,!" During a ceremony held at Miesau Ammo Depot, Germany, 20 medical Soldiers from the newly designated 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) donned maroon berets, distinguishing them as the only airborne forward surgical team in Europe and one of only five Army-wide.

  • Army Fields Up-Armored Humvees to NTC

    Jan 16, 2008

    Brand new, lined up one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the Army's current Up-Armored Humvees have finally made their way to the National Training Center.

  • Army Marksmen set sights on 2008 Olympics -- First Olympic Team members selected March 3

    Jan 16, 2008

    First Olympic Team members selected March 3

  • Former SMAs talk shop with sergeants major students at USASMA

    Jan 16, 2008

    Six of the U.S. Army's 12 former sergeants major of the Army gathered in the East Auditorium of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Jan. 7 to answer questions asked by more than 645 military students attending the Sergeants Major Course.

  • Fallen Soldier Gives Back

    Jan 16, 2008

    CASERMA EDERLE, Vicenza, Italy Aca,!" All Soldiers, especially those who are deploying, want to take care of their families in the event something happens to them, but one Soldier took this one step further by including his fellow paratroopers in his family.

  • Water Dogs Keep Water Flowing

    Jan 15, 2008

    A four-man team of water purification specialists assigned to Company A, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion oversees the production of more than 40,000 gallons of water a day for the those living at forward operating base Fenty.

  • Tobyhanna offers expanded tactical operations training

    Jan 15, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" Tobyhanna personnel have created a realistic training tool for TOC field service representatives. A Tactical Operations Center training facility in the form of a tent will be available this month for training field service representatives.

  • ANAD co-op program educates students, provides career skills

    Jan 15, 2008

    Since 2001, Anniston Army Depot and the Alabama Department of Education have combined efforts to support the ANAD Career Academy.

  • In Remembrance and Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday and Army Diversity

    Jan 15, 2008

    Our Nation will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a federal holiday on 21 January. While this is a day off from work for most Soldiers and Army Civilians, I encourage everyone to take some time and reflect on why we honor Dr. King.

  • Benelux Managers Serve as Command 'Welcome Wagon'

    Jan 14, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" When it comes to accessing data in the information age, most people use the Web. The same can be said for folks wanting to learn more about living in Belgium; they too use a program tagged as the W.E.B. But thereAca,!a,,cs one big difference: the resource here is flesh and bone, not circuits and wires.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Center fully operational

    Jan 11, 2008

    Fort Bragg is happy to announce full compliance with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs decision last year to establish Soldier and Family Assistance Centers in 29 Army installations by January 2008. As of Jan. 3, the Fort Bragg SFAC in the Soldier Support Center became fully operational as an SFAC hub for Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and their Families.

  • Program Flames Winds of Change for the Better

    Jan 10, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands Aca,!" Picture every member of an Army platoon stranded in the middle of the ocean, trapped on a burning platform. Jumping from the structure and abandoning the post is not an option. Every Soldier must turn to fight the fire.

  • Newport Chemical Depot reaches 75% VX destruction milestone

    Jan 9, 2008

    NEWPORT CHEMICAL DEPOT, Ind. --- Workers at the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility have safely neutralized 75 percent of the VX stored at the Newport Chemical Depot. The depot reached the milestone January 8.

  • Soldiers Implement New Contract Training in Kuwait

    Jan 9, 2008

    Soldiers with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work and saved the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley

    Jan 9, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Foley talks with the TRADOC News Service about the importance off what is being taught at the Army Signal Center and School at Fort Gordon, Ga. The General also talks about the way advanced individual training soldiers are trained at Fort Gordon.

  • New contract training implemented, Soldiers praised

    Jan 8, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work saving the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

  • Environmental Report - Maneuver Space

    Jan 8, 2008

    Most of the soldiers stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, have spent much of the last several years deployed to the Middle East. In their absence, the Public Works Department has improved training areas. James Williams has more.

  • ASC employee earns disability award

    Jan 8, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL. Ill. - Bruce E. Beyer, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., was presented the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Outstanding Individual with Disability Award Dec. 4 at the Department of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum in Bethesda, Md.

  • SDDC partners with, provides IRRIS technology to FEMA

    Jan 7, 2008

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command recently announced it has entered into an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use the Intelligent Road/Rail Information Server to support effective decision making during emergency response and recovery situations.

  • U.S. Army Destroys 50 Percent of U.S. Chemical Agent Stockpile

    Jan 7, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency announced Dec. 10 the safe destruction of 50 percent of the United States' chemical agent stockpile since the April 29, 1997 entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention, accomplishing yet another landmark in its chemical demilitarization program.

  • Logistics modernization transforms business practices

    Jan 7, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna is in the final stages of integrating the Army's Logistics Modernization Program, which has introduced business processes that are consistent with current industry standards.

  • OSHA approves PBCDF for highest safety honor

    Jan 7, 2008

    WHITE HALL Aca,!" The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has approved the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal FacilityAca,!a,,cs application for Star Status in the Voluntary Protection Programs. OSHAAca,!a,,cs VPP Star Status is one of the nationAca,!a,,cs highest honors for worker safety.

  • Europe Blood Bank Draws New Mark

    Jan 7, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" 2nd Lt. Alex Borowicz believed he was just doing his job when he stopped by the Kelley Barracks Fitness Center right before Christmas to donate blood for fellow Soldiers downrange.

  • Defense Ammunition Center receives Army Superior Unit Award

    Jan 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center, McAlester, Okla., was presented the Army Superior Unit Award by Brig. Gen. James E. Rogers, commanding general, U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command Dec. 13 for meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission during the time period of Dec. 26, 2004 through Dec. 27, 2006.

  • RRAD receives Compensation and Disability Award

    Jan 4, 2008

    Red River Army Depot is continuing to add to our list of significant achievements. In early November, RRAD received the 2007 Theodore Roosevelt Compensation and Disability Award. The award honors a company and a government or nonprofit organization for its efforts to reduce the number and cost of injuries to workers on the job.

  • Medics Compete with Army's Best

    Dec 21, 2007

    Three medics competed with top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from throughout the Army in the 2007 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va. SSG Russell A. Burnham, a 68W health-care specialist at the AMEDD Center and School, and SGT Steven Rovelstad, a 68E dental technician at Tripler Army Medical Center, represented Medical Command, while SGT Jamiell E. Goforth, a 68W health-care specialist for the 404th Aviation Support Battalion, represented Forces Command.

  • Holiday Message to the Army

    Dec 21, 2007

    We have the opportunity this holiday to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in this great Nation. For more than two centuries, our country has been the source of hope for those who seek opportunity and freedom. For more than 232 years, the Army has been the guarantor of those freedoms.

  • Gen. Richard Cody on Army Growth

    Dec 21, 2007

    Secretary Geren and Gen. Cody announce the Army's plan to grow by 74,000 troops.

  • Lean Six Sigma Analysis Helps Streamline Staff In-processing

    Dec 20, 2007

    Any work setting requires new employees to undergo in-processing, often characterized by activities like filling out paperwork and reading manuals. Some in-processing procedures are quick, easy and self-explanatory, while others are burdensome and complex. Before 2006, the latter was the case at the Army's Office of the Surgeon General.

  • First DoD organization to win Baldrige Award

    Dec 20, 2007

    ARDEC, located at Picatinny Arsenal, a 6,500-acre military installation located in the northwest corner of New Jersey, is the first Department of Defense organization to win the Baldrige Award, known globally for setting the standard in performance excellence. The award is managed by the Commerce DepartmentAca,!a,,cs National Institute of Standards and Technology in collaboration with the private sector.

  • 1st Cav. Div. Transfers Authority of MND-B to 4th Inf. Div.

    Dec 20, 2007

    Under the clear, morning sky of a promising new day in Baghdad, the 4th Infantry Division took the reins of Multi-National Division Baghdad from the 1st Cavalry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony here yesterday. Presiding over the ceremony was Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno, commanding general, Multi-National Corps Iraq.

  • CSM Jurgerson on Wounded Warrior Program

    Dec 20, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Brent Jurgersen gives an update about the Army Wounded Warrior program.

  • Army Announces Stationing Decisions for New Troops

    Dec 19, 2007

    During a Pentagon press conference today, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard Cody announced plans to activate three new units in 2008, and other unit-stationing decisions to support the ArmyAca,!a,,cs growth by up to 74,200 Soldiers, including 65,000 active-duty Soldiers, by 2010.

  • Army Announces Stationing Decisions

    Dec 19, 2007

    The Army announced today unit stationing decisions to support the presidentAca,!a,,cs plan to grow the Army by 74,200 Soldiers across all three Army components.

  • Year In Review - Recruiting Success

    Dec 18, 2007

    U.S. Army's 2007 Recruiting Success featuring ceremony at Jefferson Memorial, M-RAP recruiter Staff Sgt. Dana Kline, NHRA Champion Tony 'The Sarge' Schumacher and Army NASCAR. George McNamara reports.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps Senior Leaders Attend 3-day Seminar for Deployment Preparation

    Dec 13, 2007

    Education was the watchword for senior leaders of the XVIII Airborne Corps as they took part in a cultural awareness seminar Dec. 4 Aca,!" 6 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville Aca,!"thus taking one step closer in preparation for a 2008 deployment as the Multi-National Corps Aca,!" Iraq Headquarters.

  • National Guard 371st Birthday

    Dec 12, 2007

    For 371 years, the National Guard has been an enduring influence on the development of our Nation as a democracy and as a world power. From its beginnings in Massachusetts in 1636 as an organization for local security to todayAca,!a,,cs deployments at home and abroad in support of the Global War on Terrorism, the National GuardAca,!a,,cs Citizen SoldiersAca,!a,,c exemplary performance has protected us from our enemies who are bent on destroying our country and our way of life.

  • Lt. Gen. Schoomaker Sworn in as Surgeon General

    Dec 12, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker receives his third start and is sworn in as 42nd Army Surgeon General. Pentagon ceremony hosted by Chief of Staff of the Army, General Casey.

  • Walter Reed Commander Promoted to Surgeon General

    Dec 12, 2007

    Both officers and enlisted from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Washington-area medical community gathered Tuesday at the Pentagon for the promotion ceremony of Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, who assumed the position of surgeon general of the Army at the same time.

  • Lt. Gen. Speakes on Army RESET Program

    Dec 12, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes talks about the Army RESET Program and what it means for Soldiers and Families.

  • Army Advocate for Wounded Soldiers to Serve as Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transi

    Nov 30, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top advocates for the care and treatment of its ill and wounded Soldiers and their Families now will serve as assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • SecArmy, TRADOC CG Sign Army Family Covenant

    Nov 29, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren joins Gen. William S. Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General; Col. Jason T. Evans, Garrison Commander; Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Sparks, TRADOC CSM; and Command Sgt. Maj. Leroy A. James, Garrison CSM, in signing the Army Family Covenant during a ceremony at Fort Monroe, Va., Nov. 29.

  • Army Reserve Warrior Family Assistance Center

    Nov 29, 2007

    The Army Reserve now has a crisis action team in place to help Citizen Soldiers needing assistance. Scott Fergerson reports on the opening of the Army Reserve Warrior Family Assistance Center at Fort McPherson, Ga.

  • Learning the Basics with Army Family Team Building

    Nov 28, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" If youAca,!a,,cre wondering what your spouses mean when they say the ETA for dinner will be NLT 1900 hours, the Army Family Team Building program has just the class for you.

  • 2007 Army Thanksgiving Message

    Nov 21, 2007

    In 1620, 102 people boarded <i>The Mayflower</i> and sailed away from England in search of a better life. They arrived at Plymouth and established a settlement, but the PilgrimsAca,!a,,c experience that first year was hard. Less than half made it through the winter alive. It was only through the spirit of cooperation and self-sacrifice Aca,!" and with the assistance of Native Americans Aca,!" that any of the settlers survived at all. The Pilgrims overcame adversity, and marked this day with thanks for the blessings of freedom and prosperity they had been given.

  • Gen. William Wallace Interview

    Nov 20, 2007

    Gen. William Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General, talks about leader development and how TRADOC is adapting training to reflect the needs the global environment.

  • Army Secretary Sees Opportunity from 'Calamities'

    Nov 15, 2007

    Out of calamity comes opportunity, Army Secretary Pete Geren told Congress today.

  • Army accepts Gansler Commission report on contracting; commits to action

    Nov 1, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren accepted Nov. 1 the report of an independent commission citing structural weaknesses and organizational shortcomings in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs acquisition and contracting system used to support expeditionary operations.

  • Gen. Casey on Supporting Army Families

    Oct 30, 2007

    Gen. George Casey talks about supporting Army families through Army Family Covenant following signing ceremony in Germany.

  • Shingo Academy Inducts AMC Commander

    Oct 25, 2007

    Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs top general recently made history as the first public sector leader to be honored for best business practices.

  • Tobyhanna employees attend first CPIM program

    Oct 24, 2007

    Fifteen Tobyhanna Army Depot employees took part in the first Association for Operations Management training course which was an accelerated nine-month study program.

  • Basic Combat Training Extension

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks discusses the change in Basic Combat Training from nine weeks to 10 weeks.

  • Noncommissioned Officer Educational System Changes

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks talks discusses changes that are coming to the Noncommissioned Officer Educational System (NCOES). The changes to NCOES are part of the Army Initiative to accelerate leader development.

  • Wellness Assessment and Education Program

    Oct 22, 2007

    Col. Tom Williams discusses the Wellness Assessment and Education Program that is meant to enhance leader readiness and sustainment.

  • USAG Giessen Folds Up Tent

    Oct 17, 2007

    A small crowd converged on U.S. Army Garrison Giessen for the unitAca,!a,,cs official closure ceremony Sept. 28.

  • 2007 Best Warrior Awards

    Oct 15, 2007

    Feature on the 2007 Best Warrior Competition and announcement of winners by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston at the AUSA Annual Meeting.

  • Policy Changes for Top NCOs

    Oct 12, 2007

    New promotion, training and assignment policies introduced for top Army NCOs.

  • Surgeon General's Office Applies Business Transformation to In-Processing

    Oct 12, 2007

    The business transformation practices set in motion by Lt. Col. Rick Dickinson means in-processing to the Office of the Surgeon General now takes only a third of the time it did before.

  • CAC Commanding General leads discussion on accelerating leader development

    Oct 10, 2007

  • The Army Family Covenant

    Oct 10, 2007

    Slide documenting the Army Family Covenant as introduced by the Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, during his keynote address at the 2007 Association of the United States Army convention in Washington, D.C.

  • 2007 Best Warriors Announced at AUSA

    Oct 10, 2007

    The 2007 Best Warriors were announced by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston at AUSA.

  • New Policy Gives Top NCOs More Choices

    Oct 9, 2007

    Changing the way the Army selects, trains, promotes and assigns sergeants majors and command sergeants majors is all about flexibility and choice, officials said.

  • CSM/SGM Utilization and Management System

    Oct 9, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston and Sgt. Maj. Michael Croom of Army G-1, discuss the new Command Sergeant Major and Sergeant Major Utilization and Management System.

  • AUSA Theme Announced

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren welcomes attendees to AUSA and outlines the Army's new theme "America's Army: Strength of the Nation."

  • Secretary of the Army Geren's Welcome Speech at AUSA

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary Geren welcomes attendees to AUSA and outlines the Army's new theme. Jini Ryan reports on the opening ceremony.

  • Army Designates Civilian Corps Champion

    Oct 5, 2007

    The Army took a major step to recognize and advance Civilian contributions to the Army's success by designating a champion for enhancing civilian training and education and for applying those enhancements to the civilian workforce systemically.

  • New Commander Speaks of Military's Newest Combatant Command

    Oct 5, 2007

    Members of the new U.S. Africa Command are going to listen to the people of the continent and help them realize their plans, the first commander of the organization said.

  • Army Celebrates Recruiting Success

    Oct 4, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard A. Cody swore in six new recruits and re-enlisted six Soldiers in a ceremony celebrating success in recruiting and retention for fiscal year 2007.

  • Army holds Recruiting Mission Success Ceremony

    Oct 4, 2007

    Army holds a Recruiting Mission Success Ceremony at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4.

  • New Maneuver-Enhancement Unit Activates at Fort Polk

    Oct 3, 2007

    Fort Polk made history yesterday with the activation of the 1st Combat Support Brigade (Maneuver Enhancement) Aca,!" a new and unique Army unit.

  • TRADOC In Depth: Gen. William S. Wallace

    Sep 25, 2007

    Gen. William S. Wallace talks with the TRADOC News Service about how the Army is advancing the development of leaders, how things have changed since 9/11 and what the Army has done to adapt to the environment it fights in.

  • Changing Global Environment Drives Accelerated Leader Development

    Sep 24, 2007

    The global operational environment Army leaders face today is forcing the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command to enhance and accelerate the way it develops leaders.

  • U.S. Army, Europe announces FY08 additional transformation actions

    Sep 22, 2007

  • Guardian Shield Practices Emergency Scenarios

    Sep 21, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The common perception of emergency response training or a command-post exercise involves Soldiers, firefighters and other first responders reacting to simulated disasters and mass casualty situations.

  • Changing Global Environment drives TRADOC to enhance and accelerate leader development -- Protracted

    Sep 20, 2007

    The global operational environment our Army leaders face today is forcing the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, as the architect for the Army, to enhance and accelerate the way leaders are developed throughout the force.

  • SecArmy visits Wounded Warriors, celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Sep 19, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits injured troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center during Hispanic Heritage Celebrations, Sept. 18. The Secretary was accompanied by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

  • SecArmy visits deployed Soldiers

    Sep 17, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Germany, Sept. 10-14.

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Iraq

    Sep 15, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Soldiers in Taji, Iraq.

  • TRADOC In-Depth: LTG John M. Curran

    Sep 12, 2007

    LTG John M. Curran talks with the TRADOC News Service about the some of the innovations of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, the Future Force Integration Directorate and looks back at his distinguished service to our nation.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Fort Riley

    Sep 12, 2007

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Ft. Riley.

  • Discussion Forum with Gen. Casey

    Sep 6, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., fields questions at a forum in Washington, D.C.

  • Maj. Gen. Bostick on 2007 Recruiting Goals

    Sep 6, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Bostick talks about 2007 Recruiting goals being met and the quality of Soldiers coming into the Army.

  • Armed Services Blood Program Calls for AB Blood Donors

    Aug 31, 2007

    The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is asking all AB donors to come forward and give blood! AB donors, as universal plasma donors, possess a unique gift and therefore play a vital role in saving lives. Many do not know that group AB blood is a critical component used to treat patients during times of urgency.

  • 50 Years of Army Aviation in Heidelberg

    Aug 31, 2007

    Heidelberg, Germany Aca,!" The ArmyAca,!a,,cs only aviation detachment here does not own any aircraft or man any flight control towers, but the 50-year-old organization is responsible for almost every Army aircraft taking to the air over Europe.

  • Secretary Geren Welcomed to Army in Arrival Ceremony

    Aug 30, 2007

    Reshaping support to Army Families and rebalancing a force stretched by war will be the priorities for Army Secretary Pete Geren. Secretary Geren spoke during an arrival ceremony hosted here today by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. In a nod to Secretary GerenAca,!a,,cs Dallas background, the Army Band played Aca,!A"The Yellow Rose of TexasAca,!A? during the pre-event concert. Secretary Geren, who represented Dallas in the House of Representatives from 1989 to 1997, has served as the 20th Army secretary since July 16. Aca,!A"Pete Geren is the right person, at the right time, to serve as secretary of the Army,Aca,!A? Gen. Casey said in his remarks at the ceremony.

  • Army Takes Further Action to Fight Fraud

    Aug 29, 2007

    Throughout 2007 the Army has undertaken a rigorous effort to remediate weaknesses in contracting. Today, the Secretary of the Army has established two efforts to broaden the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ongoing efforts to ensure policies and procedures are in place for all joint, expeditionary contracting operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait and better prepare the Army for acquisition and logistical support of combat operations in the future.

  • Army Leaders Forum - Army Secretary Geren

    Aug 28, 2007

    Army Leaders Forum, Aug. 23, 2007, focuses on the Honorable Pete Geren, the Secretary of the Army.

  • Kibben Takes Command of Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Aug 27, 2007

    Col. Charles W. Kibben became the fourteenth commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity here July 12, overlooking Naval Support Activity Crane's Lake Greenwood. Kibben replaces Col. Todd R. Smith, who became the Chief of Staff at U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC), Rock Island, Ill.

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Fort Dix

    Aug 27, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Fort Dix, N.J., Aug. 24.

  • LandWarNet Conference Remarks by the Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, in Ft. Lauderdale,

    Aug 24, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks during the LandWarNet Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., August 21.

  • Lean, Six Sigma prove cost effective for business operations

    Aug 23, 2007

    The depot this year saved more than $19 million after a program aligning two process-improvement activities helped eliminate waste and reduced variation in business and industrial processes. Lean and Six Sigma, or LSS, training was implemented at Anniston Army Depot in 2004, with the first class completing projects and receiving their certifications in 2005.

  • ANAD hosts Change of Command ceremony

    Aug 23, 2007

    Col. Sherry Keller assumed command of Anniston Army Depot from Col. Alexander Raulerson in an outdoor Change of Command ceremony on Aug. 16. Keller is the depotAca,!a,,cs 31st commander and first female commander.

  • LandWarNet Conference Remarks by the Secretary of the Army in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Aug 23, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks at the LandWarNet Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and continues on to visit Fort McPherson, Ga., Aug. 21.

  • SecArmy Geren Interview Pt. 3

    Aug 23, 2007

    In Part 3 of an interview with Jini Ryan, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren talks about supporting the Soldiers.

  • 62nd Medical Brigade Takes Up Medical Mission in Iraq

    Aug 22, 2007

    The 3rd Medical Command, Fort Gillem, Ga., transferred responsibilities as the commanding medical unit in Iraq to the 62nd Medical Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash., during transfer of authority ceremony Aug. 15 at Al-Faw Palace at Camp Victory.

  • Army Field Support Battalion - Afloat

    Aug 22, 2007

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights the Army Field Support Battalion-Afloat and its mission.

  • SecArmy Geren Interview Pt. 2

    Aug 22, 2007

    In Part 2 of an interview with Jini Ryan, Sec Army Pete Geren talks about his priorities for the Army.


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