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  • 1.                                                         Wednesday,  August  28,  2013     Click  to  Enlarge   Click  to  Enlarge   Click  to  Enlarge     Click  to  Enlarge     NEW  VIDEO!  State  of  AMC  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  Army  Materiel  Command’s   Public  Affairs  office  interviews  the  Commanding  General,  Gen.  Dennis  L.  Via,  on  the  revamped   vision  and  mission  statements,  current  priorities  and  the  future  of  AMC  in  a  "State  of  AMC"  and   year  in  review  video  here  in  AMC’s  studio.  Click  here  to  view  the  video.       Picatinny  to  remove  tons  of  toxins  from  lethal  rounds  PICATINNY   ARSENAL,  N.J.  -­‐-­‐  An  enemy  convoy  transporting  a  supply  of  fuel  rumbles  across  the  desert  floor,   an  ideal  target  for  armor-­‐piercing  incendiary  projectiles.  These  projectiles  are  most  useful  for   "after-­‐armor  effects,"  such  as  an  incandescent  flash  immediately  after  penetrating  a  hard   target.  The  resulting  plume  may  be  useful  for  devastating  any  fuel-­‐storage  facilities  by  igniting   the  fuel  vapors.   Click  to  Enlarge   CECOM  Software  Engineering  Center  charts  the  course  for   providing  post  production  software  support  ABERDEEN  PROVING   GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  The  U.S.  Army  Communications-­‐Electronics  Command's  Software  Engineering   Center  is  The  Critical  Link  for  providing  post-­‐production  software  support  and  ensuring  that   Army  software  systems  maintain  operational  readiness  and  warfighting  capabilities  once  they   enter  the  sustainment  phase  of  the  life  cycle.            Army  Materiel  Command  selects  "Best  Warrior"  ROCK  ISLAND,  Ill.  -­‐-­‐   During  a  morning  ceremony  at  Rock  Island  Arsenal's  Heritage  Hall,  the  Army  Materiel  Command   announced  the  best  noncommissioned  officer  and  Soldier  to  represent  the  command  at  the   Department  of  the  Army  Best  Warrior  Competition  in  October  at  Fort  Lee,  Va.               Army  researchers  help  reduce  MRAP  maintenance  REDSTONE   ARSENAL,  Ala.    -­‐-­‐  Due  to  the  immediate  need  for  protecting  Warfighters  from  improvised   explosive  devices,  the  Mine  Resistant  Ambushed  Protected  program  rapidly  procured  several   vehicles  specifically  designed  for  this  purpose;  safety  was  the  main  concern,  sustainment  costs   were  considered  secondary.  
  • 2.                                               Wednesday,  August  28,  2013     Egypt’s  defense   minister  calls  Hagel  to   provide  update   Curriculum,  policy   changes  mark  start  of   new  year   Hagel:  Defense   Department  has  options   for  Obama  on  Syria    In  aftermath  of   Keating:  MOH  nominee   Carter  gets  help  for   PTSD   Return  to  COP   Keating:  Second  Soldier   to  receive  Medal  of   Honor  from  desperate   battle   SMA  Chandler  visits   Aberdeen  Proving   Ground,  hosts  town  hall         ACC  Small  Business  Workshop  Aug.  29  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  The  U.S.   Army  Contracting  Command's  Office  of  Small  Business  Program  will  hold  a  workshop  Aug.  29  at   the  Huntsville/Madison  County  Chamber  of  Commerce.  The  workshop  will  focus  on  HUBZone   and  will  feature  a  'social  media  for  small  business'  presentation.     Team  Tobyhanna  streamlines  Nett  Warrior  fielding  process   TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  Team  Tobyhanna  connects  Soldiers  to  cutting-­‐edge   technology,  which  gives  leaders  the  ability  to  soundlessly  maneuver  and  track  a  unit's   movements  on  the  battlefield  using  a  handheld  device.       Streamlining  theater  closing  operations    GRAFENWOEHR,  Germany  -­‐-­‐   Army  Doctrine  Publication  defines  theater  closing  as  "the  process  of  redeploying  Army  forces   and  equipment  from  a  theater,  the  drawdown  and  removal  or  disposition  of  Army  non-­‐unit   equipment  and  materiel,  and  the  transition  of  materiel  and  facilities  back  to  host  nation  or   civil  authorities."                                                                                                                       Army  uses  3D  printing  to  better  equip  Soldiers  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.   -­‐-­‐  The  Army  is  using  some  of  the  latest  advancements  in  the  areas  of  composite  structures  and   3D  printing  to  better  equip  today's  Soldiers  through  engineers  at  the  U.S.  Army  Aviation  and   Missile  Research,  Development  and  Engineering  Center.     APG  recognizes  outstanding  women  in  the  workplace  ABERDEEN   PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  Team  APG  recognized  the  significant  contributions  of  women  in  the   workplace  during  the  29th  annual  Women's  Equality  Day  Celebration  Awards  Program,  Aug.  22.       Recruiting  commander  visits  Army  Game  Studio  REDSTONE  ARSENAL,   Ala.  -­‐-­‐  Maj.  Gen.  Allen  Batschelet  assumed  command  of  the  U.S.  Army  Recruiting  Command  in   June  2013.  One  month  into  his  new  job  he  visited  Redstone  Arsenal  and  the  Army  Game  Studio   at  the  Aviation  and  Missile  Research  Development  and  Engineering  Center.       Army  Reserve  unit  turns  to  different  source  for  training  MCALESTER,   Okla.  -­‐-­‐  McAlester  Army  Ammunition  Plant  is  known  as  a  premier  bomb  and  warhead  loading   facility,  but  for  one  Army  Reserve  unit  that  recently  completed  its  annual  training  here,  it's   simply  the  'Center  of  Excellence'  for  ammunition.      

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