Friday, June 21, 2013 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Army Sustainment Command CG receives second star ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -‐-‐ Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, assisted in the promotion ceremony for Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command and Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., June 13 at Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club. AMC DCG impressed by depot workforce, partnerships ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -‐-‐ Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited Anniston Army Depot and two of its tenant organizations, the Anniston Munitions Center and DLA Distribution Anniston June 11. This was her first visit to the installation since assuming her current role in August 2012. Putting new boots on the ground NATICK, Mass. -‐-‐ What it all comes down to is keeping Soldiers minds on their missions in Afghanistan, rather than on their feet. Thats how Ben Cooper views the development of the Hot Weather Mountain Combat Boot, or HWMCB, at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, which began in spring 2011. Researchers ensure top performance of Army radios ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2013) -‐-‐ To keep Soldiers safe and lines of communication open, frequent testing of radios used on the battlefield is imperative, Army researchers say. Testing is becoming more automated and efficient with updates to the Communications Electronic Warfare Instrumentation System, or CEWIS, a suite of test equipment developed by the U.S.Army Research, Development and Engineering Command. Army tests lethality against moving targets with new software model ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -‐-‐ Military analysts now have a tool that brings together unprecedented modeling and simulation features to help them better choose, or build weapons to overpower future threats.
Friday, June 21, 2013 Hagel addresses middle east issues in Nebraska speech Afghan government key to transition, Hagel stresses Most complex bold quest yet focuses on ‘Friend or Foe’ ID Picatinny software center earns top quality rating PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -‐-‐ An organization here that develops software that operates in numerous weapons systems used by U.S. military personnel worldwide has attained a top quality rating that no other federal government organization currently holds. Westphal to CGSOC students: Leader development vital to Armys transition, readiness New York City officials declare Army Day Guard members man Colorado fire lines on Fathers Day Hunter among AMC Personnel of the Year ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -‐-‐ Matt Hunter, chief of Anniston Army Depots Managerial Accounting Division in the Directorate of Resource Management, is one of 12 Army Materiel Command employees chosen as AMC Personnel of the Year. Army scientist honored for exceptional service REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -‐-‐ A recently retired Army research scientist was the focus of honors June 7 during ceremonies here. The Army honored senior research scientist Dr. Jester (Jay) Loomis during a small ceremony with family and coworkers hosted by Eric Edwards, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center director. AMC receives four value engineering awards REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -‐-‐ The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics recently announced that the U.S. Army Materiel Command is the recipient of four Department of Defense Value Engineering awards. Local, state, and federal officials converge on Watervliet to share in its 200-‐year history WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -‐-‐ Local, state, and federal officials converged Tuesday on this cannon factory, now called the Watervliet Arsenal, to honor and commemorate the arsenals 200 years of continuous service to our nation. New Army Research Lab model knocks three centuries of analysis down to two weeks ADELPHI, Md. -‐-‐ With the Smart Weapon End-‐to-‐End Performance Model, developed by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army leaders can more quickly decide to modify or replace existing weapon systems.