Friday, June 7, 2013 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Army Supercomputing Research Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground opens new facility ADELPHI, Md. -‐-‐ The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Supercomputing Research Center will host an invitation-‐only open house at 9 a.m., June 10, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. AMC band member chosen to become an Army Band Officer REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -‐-‐ A U.S. Army Materiel Command band member was chosen to join the commissioned officer ranks. Sgt. Donald “Taylor” Criswell, senior instrumentalist, was selected to attend Officer Candidate School to become a commissioned officer after successfully completing the audition and interview. Corn-‐Feds: Army plans to power plants with plants PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -‐-‐ Picatinny has formed a partnership with private industry to develop a fuel cell that runs off ethanol, which could potentially power the Armys ammunition facilities as an environmentally friendly energy source. CAAA employee receives AMCs 2012 Dellamonica award CRANE, Ind. -‐-‐ Crane Army Ammunition Activity employee Randall Burcham received the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Army Materiel Command Personnel of the Year for 2012. Burcham is one of ten AMC employees chosen for the honor. This is a campus that takes care of people REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -‐-‐ Despite the current fiscal environment, headquarters Army Materiel Command still has a focus on improving the quality of life for its workforce. Health promotion, resiliency courses and a new cafeteria are just a few examples of the positive choices the command can enjoy.
Friday, June 7, 2013 Official: Al-‐Qaida still a threat despite U.S. successes NATO Defense Ministers set post-‐2014 Afghanistan mission Secretary praises Spain in meeting with Defense Minister OSBP helps small business with contracting opportunities ITALY -‐-‐ With more than 100 years of collective contracting and acquisition experience, the Army Contracting Commands Office of Small Business Programs staff spends its days matching small businesses with contracting opportunities around the world. Odierno: Sexual assault, harassment cannot be tolerated in Army Under Secretary, Vice Chief: Support for deployed troops Armys top fiscal priority Seventh-‐annual Pacific disaster response exercise begins in Indonesia Army recognizes recipients of 2012 environmental awards WASHINGTON -‐-‐ Recipients of the Armys 2012 environmental awards were selected for their positive impact on the Army mission, saving resources, restoring the environment, and protecting Soldiers and civilians. Heftier unmanned ground vehicle offers more lifting, hauling strength DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -‐-‐ A small car cant pull a heavy trailer. Sports utility vehicles dont have a compact cars fuel efficiency. A perfect, one-‐size-‐fits-‐all vehicle doesnt exist. The same goes for unmanned ground vehicles, known as UGVs. 4-‐401st AFSB Kandahar mobile RPAT uses PAKGLOC to execute first fort-‐to-‐door mission KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -‐-‐ In a joint effort between the 4th Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade and the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, the Kandahar Mobile Redistribution Property Assistant Team executed its first fort-‐to door operation May 21. Army, University of Maryland create realistic robotic bird ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -‐-‐ A robotic bird created by Army and University of Maryland researchers is tricking real flocks -‐-‐ and hawks -‐-‐ midair, making it a potential unsuspecting future war agent. Robo-‐Raven glides, soars and flaps like a real bird. ACC-‐NCR drawdown going better than expected REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -‐-‐ "Better than expected" is the way the point man characterized the closing of the Army Contracting Command-‐National Capital Region contracting center.