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  • Robots can stand in for Soldiers during risky missions

    Aug 11, 2008

    A recent television series featured competition between teams composed of engineers, mechanics and computer experts.

  • Prosthetics

    Aug 11, 2008

    Advancement of prosthetic technology lets amputees lead a more normal life.

  • Space Agency Work Force Glad to be Neighbor

    Aug 11, 2008

    The U.S. space program was born at Redstone Arsenal. The rocket program began by the Army has grown dramatically since the first Redstone rocket took to the skies 50 years ago. Nonetheless, the space business continues on post in the form of NASAAca,!a,,cs Marshall Space Flight Center. The center was activated in 1960, with Dr. Wernher von Braun as its first director. After having successfully sent AmericaAca,!a,,cs first astronaut, Alan B. Shepard, into suborbital flight the following year, Marshall got to work on its first major project Aca,!" the Saturn rockets.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Aug 8, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Management of the the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command's Office of the Product Manager for Small Caliber Ammunition changed hands during a ceremony here June 26.

  • Lean initiative simplifies process on M1 line

    Aug 8, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot, Ala. -- In an effort to reduce waste and improve quality while ensuring a superior product for the customer, former safety specialist Dave Kane and heavy mobile mechanic supervisor Joe Cox put their heads together, and the results reaped huge benefits.

  • SMDC to participate in Huntsville's Space and Missile Defense Conference

    Aug 8, 2008

    More than 6,000 people are expected to take part in the 11th Annual Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for Aug. 12-14 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Radford receives Army Energy and Water Management award

    Aug 7, 2008

    Radford Army Ammunition plant was presented the Small Group Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award in the Efficiency/Energy Management category Aug. 8.

  • 1st Air Cav receives new heavy-lift helos

    Aug 7, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" From the outside, the CH-47F Chinooks donAca,!a,,ct look much different from their predecessors, aside from the new paint job, but making that observation is like judging a book by its cover.

  • Soldiers test FCS equipment in 'culminating' exercise

    Aug 7, 2008

    Soldiers of the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, Fort Bliss, participated in a three-day training exercise at DoAfA+-a Ana Range Complex July 28-30 that tested the experimental technologies of the Army Future Combat Systems.

  • 100th Stryker repaired at Anniston

    Aug 6, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Workers at the Stryker battle damage repair facility here have reached a milestone in their efforts to repair the Army's 19-ton, eight-wheeled armored vehicles that have returned from Southwest Asia.

  • USASOC greets Osprey

    Aug 5, 2008

    The U.S. Army reached a new milestone in its airborne operations capabilities with the MV-22 Osprey aircraft July 22. The operation marked the first official use of the Osprey by the Army for training purposes, said Marine Lt. Col. Baron A. Harrison, Marine liaison at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, N.C. Until now, the Osprey had seen use by the U.S. Navy, Marines and Air Force, but not the Army. Because it is still a relatively new aircraft Aca,!" the OspreyAca,!a,,cs first flight was in spring of 1989 Aca,!" the Army had not shown a great deal of interest.

  • USAG Humphreys launches YouTube channel

    Aug 5, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys is reaching out to the world with the introduction of its YouTube channel on the Internet.

  • Aca,!A"CenturionsAca,!A? take their Fox for a swim

    Aug 4, 2008

  • Army fields first Brigade Nonlethal Capability Set

    Aug 4, 2008

    The Army recently fielded the first Brigade Nonlethal Capability Set to members of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Making History Again

    Aug 4, 2008

    A team of engineers recreates the Wright Brothers' 1908 Flyer. It's set to be on display at Fort Myer.

  • CERDEC conducts largest Future Force C4ISR & Networking Technology Demonstration to date

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J.Aca,!"The U.S. Army will showcase more than 100 new and current technologies tested in the largest integrated exercise of its kind at Fort Dix, Aug. 5 Aca,!" 6, 2008.

  • Deseret sampling project successfully completed ahead of schedule

    Jul 31, 2008

    Workers at the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Deseret Chemical Depot in UtahAca,!a,,cs Tooele County today completed a major secondary project, removing chemical agent samples for analysis and measuring solid materials from each of DCDAca,!a,,cs original stockpile of nearly 6,400 mustard agent-filled bulk containers.

  • New tool may enhance the way Soldiers communicate with locals in theater

    Jul 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division could soon have a new tool for their upcoming deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom that enhances the way they communicate with the people living in Iraq.

  • Interview with Col. Sandusky

    Jul 29, 2008

    Jini Ryan interviews the Commander of the Defense Language Institute about new language products being made available to all Soldiers.

  • Army civilians 'reset' ADAM air defense system

    Jul 29, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is a key player in the Reset and upgrade of systems central to air and missile defense in the tactical theater.

  • 'Teamwork makes the dream work:' 1DSTB conducts simulated convoy training

    Jul 28, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from Co. A, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, followed in the footsteps of 46,000 warriors before them and visited the Warrior Skill Trainer on Fort Hood Texas, to conduct scenario driven convoy training July 17.

  • Former Soldier pursues childhood dream

    Jul 24, 2008

    As an Army retiree who served in combat and suffered service injuries, he has already accomplished much in his life, but there is no chance he is about to slow down now.

  • Batman Technologies Mirror Those of the Warfighter

    Jul 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"The Dark KnightAca,!A? has emerged once again in theatres with his futuristic technologies to help capture the infamous Joker. BatmanAca,!a,,cs needs for increased capabilities are parallel with that of todayAca,!a,,cs Soldiers and it appears so are some of his gadgets.

  • Environmental Command offers technology transfer workshops

    Jul 24, 2008

    Workshops provide Army program managers, range management personnel, and the environmental community with practical technologies and tools that help determine issues requiring new development or study.

  • Army partners with academia for emergence of new technology

    Jul 24, 2008

    Army/Arizona State University partner to develop flexible display screen for dismounted Soldier.

  • Covenant Helps BOSS Improve Barracks Life

    Jul 23, 2008

    Barracks life for single Soldiers has changed considerably over the last 50 years. Covenant helps BOSS improve barracks life

  • Army Publishes Final Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Army Growth and Fo

    Jul 23, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced today the availability of the final supplemental programmatic environmental impact statement (SPEIS) that evaluates the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects associated with alternatives for growing and realigning the ArmyAca,!a,,cs force structure to support military operations in the Pacific Theater.

  • Building an expeditionary port

    Jul 23, 2008

    Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2008, currently underway, is an annual exercise that increases the Army and Navy's ability to build improvised ports for transporting equipment from ship to shore when a harbor or pier has been damaged or is nonexistent. About 1,500 pieces of rolling equipment and shipping containers are being moved from ships with a series of lighterage systems (floating roadways) and smaller boats to improvised piers on the shore.

  • Mechanic Platform Answers Technology Needs of Soldiers

    Jul 22, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The days of repairing vehicles while standing on a lug nut or tire of 5-ton vehicles are coming to an end, as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command seeks solutions to the needs of warfighter.

  • Ceremony marks start of $30 million steam sterilization plant project

    Jul 22, 2008

    Fort Detrick added a critical link in the chain leading to the National Interagency Biodefense Campus today. A small crowd of state and local dignitaries, Fort Detrick leaders and Soldiers gathered today at the future site of the fort's new steam sterilization plant for a groundbreaking ceremony.

  • New online welcome video showcases Army life in Korea, embraces the latest in web communications too

    Jul 21, 2008

    Installation Management Command Korea Region has launched a social networking channel to give newcomers information about Army life in Korea.

  • Wrangler Brigade Leads in Combat Fashion

    Jul 21, 2008

    Soldiers of the 4th Sustainment Brigade stationed here are heading out for combat in style these days, with the new Army Combat Shirt added to their combat gear as the latest and greatest uniform addition.

  • Alternative forms of transportation make high cost of gas more bearable

    Jul 18, 2008

    For many, the rising cost of gas is making the daily commute even more frustrating than usual. But there are choices for Soldiers and civilian employees on Fort Lewis.

  • Fort Drum civilian employee earns top antiterrorism award

    Jul 18, 2008

    Anyone who lives or works on Fort Drum should feel extremely safe. The Installation Management Command has chosen John Simard, Fort Drum's installation antiterrorism officer, as the best antiterrorism program manager for all Army installations for the year 2007, winning his program $100,000.

  • CIO/G-6 in the news

    Jul 16, 2008

    G-6 in the news

  • ARL Engineer is Finalist for Service to America Medal

    Jul 16, 2008

    An Army Research Laboratory engineer is one of 29 federal government employees selected as a finalist for a Service to America Medal by the Partnership for Public Service.

  • Chemical Leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jul 15, 2008

    Army officials confirmed today that a mobile laboratory conducting a routine daily check of the ambient air under a containment shroud within one of the chemical agent storage igloos tested positive for the nerve agent GB (Sarin).

  • Umatilla Depot begins 8-inch VX artillery projectile disposal

    Jul 15, 2008

    UMATILLA CHEMICAL DEPOT, Hermiston, Ore. - Umatilla Chemical Depot storage workers today began delivering 8-inch diameter VX-filled artillery projectiles to the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, marking the official start of a new individual munitions campaign. The first 8-inch VX projectiles or Aca,!A"shellsAca,!A? will soon be processed at UMCDF.

  • Former NSRDEC Soldier remembers tragedy, thankful to be alive

    Jul 15, 2008

    LANDSTUHL, Germany Aca,!" Thousands of miles from their small patrol base in Iraq, 1st Sgt. Rick Haddad and Spc. Justin Donnelly reunited Thursday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

  • Army uses LSS to improve operations

    Jul 15, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. - Helicopters have long played a role in getting needed supplies to Soldiers in the field. One way this is accomplished is through sling loading. Sling loading is where a helicopter hovers while some type of cargo, whether it is food, ammunition or other needed equipment, is attached underneath. The load is fastened to a cargo hook via a sling set.

  • TACOM LCMC resets mobile parts hospital slated for use in Iraq

    Jul 14, 2008

    The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command held a ceremony June 25 at Ultra Tech Machinery Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to recognize completion of the first reset Mobile Parts Hospital module slated to be used in Iraq.

  • Army showcases technologies at student conference

    Jul 14, 2008

    ORLANDO Aca,!" The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recently participated in the 30th anniversary Technology Student Association Conference.

  • Secretary: Army accelerating future technology, on path to 'balanced force'

    Jul 11, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren said Thursday that while the Army is stretched, the service is on a path toward balance on a number of fronts, including modernization.

  • Logistician helps fix launcher process

    Jul 11, 2008

    In a seemingly incongruous recipe -- mix a Texas Longhorn with a Texas A&M Aggie -- the PEO Missiles and Space has produced a prize-winning and fund-saving hero in the person of Rachelle Lapperre.

  • Anniston builds new mine-plowing vehicle for the Marine Corps

    Jul 10, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Depot production of the Assault Breacher Vehicle revved up Monday when the first plow-equipped tank was shipped to the Marines.

  • AMC deputy commander visits Tobyhanna

    Jul 10, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, recently visited Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., and attended two briefings; command perspectives and corporate culture, and then joined depot leaders on a driving and walking tour of Tobyhanna. Points of interest along the route included the new Child Development Center, family housing, Firefinder radar test site, Electro-Optics/Night Vision Division, Blue Force Tracking, Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar Simulator, AN/TPS-75 Air Defense Radar System and Multiple Threat Emitter Systems. Tobyhanna Army Depot is the largest full-service Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance maintenance and logistics support facility in the Department of Defense. Employees repair, overhaul and fabricate electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. Tobyhanna's missions support all branches of the Armed Forces. The depot is the Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Communications-Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control Systems and the Air Force Technology Repair Center for ground communications and electronics. About 5,800 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the command's mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control, computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.

  • Guard units receive more high-tech Lakota helicopters

    Jul 10, 2008

    LouisianaAca,!a,,cs Aviation Command last week became the latest National Guard unit to receive the new light utility UH-72A Lakota helicopter.

  • USAMRIID scientist selected for unique leadership position

    Jul 10, 2008

    Leonard A. Smith, Ph.D., a world renowned scientist at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to fill one of just 42 elite positions in the U.S. Army. He is the InstituteAca,!a,,cs newest Aca,!EoeAca,!EoeST,Aca,!A? a designation given to scientists and engineers who combine world-class technical expertise with demonstrated scientific leadership. An ST position is equivalent to a civilian Senior Executive Service position or the military rank of brigadier general.

  • The Science of Victory

    Jul 10, 2008

    A five-minute video that emphasizes the vital importance of basic research and the people who perform it to the Department of Defense mission and the future of our nation's security. This video is sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology, U.S. Army.

  • Commander's Corner: Community information a mouse click away

    Jul 9, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" In this week's Commander's Corner, USAG-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall talks about the importance of exercising your right to vote.

  • Secretary Ford, SMA visit FCS lab

    Jul 9, 2008

    Acting Under Secretary of the Army Nelson Ford and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston tour the System of Systems Integration Lab for Future Combat Systems at the Huntington Beach Campus, Ca., July 8.

  • Promoting Safety with HEAT

    Jul 9, 2008

    The HEAT is a simple yet sophisticated training module that represents an up-armored Humvee. The purpose of the training, which was deemed mandatory for every enlisted Soldier since September 2007 by the DoD, is to simulate a Humvee rollover.

  • Field reps support Soldiers using devices that determines an individual's identity

    Jul 8, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot Field Support Representatives (FSR) are providing Soldiers with training, troubleshooting and upgrades for Handheld Interagency Identification Detection Equipment (HIIDE) in Southwest Asia.

  • Army's Greatest Inventions

    Jul 8, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights the Army's Greatest Inventions awards program which is dedicated to recognizing the best technology solutions for the Soldier. Winners are selected based upon their impact on Army capabilities (breath of use and magnitude of improvement over existing systems), inventiveness and potential benefit outside the Army.

  • Tobyhanna supports the troops Aca,!Eoeover thereAca,!a,,c

    Jul 8, 2008

    Tobyhanna field service representatives deploy to Southwest Asia to support the warfighter.

  • Machinist clears clutter, improves working conditions

    Jul 8, 2008

    A Tobyhanna Army Depot machinist improved working conditions in the machine shop by devising a plan to organize 25,000 tools using 6S proceses.

  • Team makes recommendations for Iraqi agricultural improvements

    Jul 7, 2008

    A team from the Borlaug Institute of Texas A&M University Agricultural Team spent approximately one month with the Vanguard Brigade developing a list of recommendations to improve Iraqi agricultural capabilities.

  • Leaders discuss new joint unmanned aerial operations

    Jul 3, 2008

    Army and Air Force leaders met Monday to discuss developing a new joint unmanned aerial system concept of operations.

  • Technology Needs Teens event sparks interest in science, technology, engineering, math

    Jul 3, 2008

    Five months of planning exploded into a huge success at the Technology Needs Teens event hosted by Harford Community College May 28.

  • FCS capability Accelerated for Infantry

    Jul 2, 2008

    Soldiers in Infantry Brigade Combat Teams now get the first crack at Future Combat System technology, Army officials said during a news conference at the Pentagon June 26. That capability, initially meant to be delivered first to Heavy Brigade Combat teams, will now be delivered to IBCTs by fiscal year 2011 -- three years earlier than previously planned.

  • Mike Krieger Named Army Deputy Chief Information Officer/G-6

    Jul 2, 2008

  • Fort Hood wins best antiterrorism program award, runner-up in remaining three categories

    Jun 30, 2008

    Five Army installations were recognized by the Installation Management Command for their top efforts in antiterrorism. U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood, Texas, won the antiterrorism award for Best Installation Program, and John Simard from Fort Drum, N.Y., was named Best Program Manager.

  • Defense Satellite Communications System puts a lid on things

    Jun 30, 2008

    On June 20, the SATCOM Systems Company installed the "lid" onto the second Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) located at the Missile Defense Complex. An event that most personnel on site took the opportunity to witness, this is the final "golf ball" that will be dominating the terrain at Fort Greely, Alaska.

  • NATIONAL NEWS HOSTS TOUT ARMY'S MESSAGE THORUGH UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

    Jun 30, 2008

    Geraldo Rivera, ESPN's Crawford and Jacobson, and Fox New's Ainsley Earhardt--National News Hosts who Tout Army's Message Through A Unique Experience with the Golden Knights.

  • Biometrics technology reveals true identities

    Jun 30, 2008

    According to the National Science and Technology Council and Committee on Homeland and National Security, fingerprinting is one of the most reliable and convenient methods used to identify people because of the uniqueness of fingerprints and the ease of obtaining them.

  • E-cyber Mission National Competition

    Jun 27, 2008

    Student finalists attend the national judging event for the Army-sponsored science fair E-cyber Mission.

  • Army Inventions

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Army recognizes its Top 10 Greatest Inventions of 2007.

  • Army aviation test mission on rise

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Aviation Technical Test Center tries to ensure that what looks good on paper works well, and safely, in the air.

  • AKO receives charter, new project manager

    Jun 27, 2008

    This story describes the change of charter ceremony hosted Jun 27 at Fort Belvoir. AKO/DKO has received a new leader. He is the first board-selected project manager for the Army's intranet. COL Earl Noble will lead AKO as Defense Knoledge Online become more of a reality.

  • Soldiers train on new Strykers

    Jun 27, 2008

    New Stryker vehicles arrived at 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in May, boosting morale and firing thrusters on an already rocketing training schedule.

  • Caring for burned Soldiers

    Jun 27, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Schlitz grimaces in pain as Spc. Steven Neveau, a burn-therapy assistant, rotates the burned SoldierAca,!a,,cs arm to keep scar tissue from freezing his already limited movement.

  • WRAMC: Providing top-notch care

    Jun 27, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., has made great progress in caring for wounded servicemembers. Since the war on terror began five years ago, WRAMC personnel have treated almost 8,000 servicemembers who supported operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. About 560 of them were amputees, said Chuck Scoville, WRAMCAca,!a,,cs chief of amputee services.

  • TRADOC turns 35

    Jun 27, 2008

    While there is a lot of change taking place in U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Army overall, much has also remained unchanged.

  • Anniston depot repairs Fort Drum's fire control boxes

    Jun 26, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot has a reputation for being the rebuild capital of the world. When employees here from the Directorate of ProductionAca,!a,,cs Weapons and Fire Control Value Stream were asked to assist the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), from Fort Drum, N.Y., with the inspection and repair of M119 Towed Howitzer fire control components, their unique substantial remanufacturing capability was put to the test.

  • FCS capability accelerated for infantry

    Jun 26, 2008

    Soldiers in Infantry Brigade Combat Teams now get the first crack at Future Combat System technology, Army officials said during a conference at the Pentagon June 26.

  • AFIRMing Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2008

    The Defense Department has launched a five-year, Army-led cooperative effort to leverage cutting-edge medical technology to develop new ways to assist servicemembers whoAca,!a,,cve suffered severe, disfiguring wounds.

  • Army hosts national youth 'cyber' science fair

    Jun 26, 2008

    Sixteen teams of students from across the country converged on the nationAca,!a,,cs capital Monday to present a variety of science projects to a panel of judges in the Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Greatest Army inventions of 2007 announced

    Jun 26, 2008

    Greatest Army inventions of 2007 announced

  • Army's eCYBERMISSION Competition Announces National Winners

    Jun 25, 2008

    Four national winning teams were announced Tuesday in the U.S. Army's 2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Redstone, Pennsylvania Guard Win Defense Awards

    Jun 25, 2008

    Army installations making strides in historic preservation and sensitive species protection earned two Department of Defense Environmental Awards for fiscal 2007. In Alabama, the U.S. Army Garrison Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs protection of local history resulted in the DoD Environmental Award for Cultural Resources Management. In Pennsylvania, the natural resources conservation team at Fort Indiantown Gap, a National Guard installation, garnered the award in the Natural Resources Conservation, Team category for their protection of the regal fritillary butterfly.

  • Easy Rider

    Jun 25, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center unveiled the New Patient Evacuation Vehicle to the Public.

  • Walt Songaila -- preaching the gospel according to Lean Six Sigma

    Jun 25, 2008

  • Mississippi National Guard

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Mississippi National Guard adds two lightweight UH72A Lakota Helicopters to its arsenal.

  • Last VX-filled landmine destroyed at Pine Bluff Arsenal

    Jun 24, 2008

    PINE BLUFF ARSENAL, Ark. -- The Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) and Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, located at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., have successfully transported and destroyed the last VX nerve-agent filled landmine located at the Arsenal.

  • Yongsan drivers get new plastic licenses

    Jun 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Since 1974, Yongsan officials have been issuing driverAca,!a,,cs licenses in pretty much the same way. But now, the 21st century called and said, Aca,!A"plastic is the wave of the future.Aca,!A?

  • Flood Fight

    Jun 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with State, Federal agencies and local communities to hold back record setting river levels along the Mississippi River. Mary Cochran reports from Quincy, IL.

  • Army Partners with Academia for Emergence of New Technology

    Jun 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army is in its fifth year of a 10-year partnership with Arizona State University, and reports on-time progress in its journey towards creating a flexible display screen for the dismounted Soldier

  • Army names Tobyhanna its top maintenance depot

    Jun 20, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot has won the 2008 Army Chief of Staff Maintenance Excellence Award for Depot Maintenance.

  • TIGER team reaches milestone, motors on

    Jun 20, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! A small team of technicians working in a non-descript warehouse-like building here recently completed its 200th M1 Abrams tank engine Aca,!A"revitalization,Aca,!A? in Kuwait, saving millions of dollars through cost avoidance, while getting these 1500 horsepower turbine power plants back into tanks and back in the fight.

  • Army Turning Trash into Energy in Iraq

    Jun 19, 2008

    A test of the Tactical Garbage to Energy Refinery, or TGER, is turning trash into energy at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • NY Business Council Visits Army Leaders

    Jun 19, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke with 31 CEOs and CFOs from the Business Council of New York State at the Pentagon June 18. The business leaders were briefed on Army communications strategy, reset and homeland defense.

  • AKO Opens New Call Center

    Jun 18, 2008

    Army Knowledge Online and Defense Knowledge Online dedicated a new helpdesk and call center Wednesday to offer round-the-clock support to world-wide users.

  • Depot only organization 'Resetting' TRC-190 high frequency radios

    Jun 18, 2008

    The depot is the first and only agency operating a Reset program for the AN/TRC-190 High-Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio system.

  • Vets Help Donkey Power Drive Iraqi Brick Factory

    Jun 17, 2008

    An industrial complex in Iraq has quadrupled its employment and productivity, and a team from Multinational Division Center is helping the companies keep their labor force healthy. Capt. Rory Carolan, senior veterinarian and agriculture advisor with the 3rd Infantry Division's civil affairs team, and Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery, treated more than 250 donkeys employed in the absence of motorized vehicles at the Narhwan Brick Factory Complex.

  • Future Combat Systems

    Jun 17, 2008

    The Army displayed the latest technology at the National Mall. The event shows the progress that our military is making and that the future is now.

  • Four Picatinny Development Teams Receive 2007 Army Greatest Inventions Awards

    Jun 17, 2008

    The Army honored four Picatinny weapons-development teams by presenting each a highly coveted top 10 Army Greatest Inventions of the Year Award for 2007 in Arlington, Va. June 12.

  • Soldiers Select Four Picatinny Inventions as Best of 2007

    Jun 16, 2008

    Picatinny items on this yearAca,!a,,cs list include the Objective Gunner Protection Kit, XM982 Excalibur Precision Guided Extended Range Artillery Projectile, M110 7.62 mm Semi-Automatic Sniper System and the Picatinny Blast Shield for the Light Armored Vehicle. All the inventions are designed to keep Soldiers safer when dealing with potentially volatile situations. Since the Army Greatest Inventions program began in 2002, Picatinny teams have won 17 out of a possible 60 Army greatest invention positions. This is more than any other Army laboratory or organization.

  • TARDEC Demonstrates MATTRACKS T4-3500 Robotic Project

    Jun 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center has been working with MATTRACKS, a Karlstad, Minnesota-based company, to develop a chassis and electric drive system with superior off-road performance.

  • Sen. Carl Levin and TARDEC Director Encourage University Students to Pursue Robotics Education at 16

    Jun 16, 2008

    Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) and U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center Director Dr. Grace M. Bochenek addressed competitors at the 16th Annual International Ground Vehicle Competition hosted at Oakland University, Mich., during their opening remarks recently.

  • Local Student Advances to National Science Competition

    Jun 16, 2008

    Franz Sauer of Monmouth County joined classmates and local colleagues at the 46th annual Monmouth Junior Science Symposium. Sauer, Jay Feldman, Jeffrey Hart and Andrew Shum of High Technology High School were four of 10 finalists in the paper presentation for this notable regional science fair.