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  1. 1.                                                         Wednesday,  Sept.  4,  2013     Click  to  Enlarge   Click  to  Enlarge   Click  to  Enlarge     Click  to  Enlarge     MICC  saves  Army  more  than  $750  million  JOINT  BASE  SAN  ANTONIO-­‐FORT   SAM  HOUSTON,  Texas  -­‐-­‐  Officials  at  the  Mission  and  Installation  Contracting  Command  have   surpassed  a  goal  of  saving  the  Army  $750  million  in  acquisitions  more  than  two  months  ahead  of   schedule.       Click  to  Enlarge   'Heroes  don't  rape':  Speaker  addresses  need  for  cultural   change    REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  Eradicating  sexual  harassment  and  assault  is   something  Gen.  Odierno,  the  chief  of  staff  of  the  Army,  has  said  is  the  number  one  mission  for   the  Army.  Russell  Strand  is  leading  the  charge  by  training  Soldiers,  civilians,  and  some  of  the   most  senior  officers  in  the  Army,  including  those  at  Redstone  Arsenal.                                                                                                                       Busy  construction  season  an  investment  in  depot's  future   TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  Years  of  planning  are  coming  to  fruition  as  Tobyhanna  Army   Depot  contends  with  a  construction  schedule  full  of  large  and  small  projects  designed  to   modernize  facilities  and  enhance  safety  and  security  initiatives.             AMC  assumes  role  of  Senior  Command  for  Redstone  Arsenal   REDSTONE  ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  In  keeping  with  Army  tradition  that  Senior  Command  authority   normally  lies  with  the  senior  general  officer  on  the  installation,  Headquarters,  U.S.  Army   Materiel  Command  assumed  the  Redstone  Arsenal  Senior  Command  role  from  Aviation  and   Missile  Life  Cycle  Management  Command.  AMC  Commanding  General  Gen.  Dennis  L.  Via  made   the  announcement  during  a  Team  Redstone  Board  of  Directors  meeting,  Aug.  29.      Latest  version  of  America's  Army  ready  for  download  REDSTONE   ARSENAL,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  The  next  version  of  the  America's  Army  video  game  was  released  today  and  is   now  available  for  download.  Players  can  register  their  Soldier  name  for  the  game  at  the   America's  Army:  Proving  Ground  website,  www.americasarmy.com,  and  then  jump  into  the   Army  action.  
  2. 2.                                               Wednesday,  Sept.  4,  2013     Hagel  emphasizes   department’s  resolve  in   suicide  prevention   Official  notes  progress   in  suicide  prevention   effort   Obama:  Strike  Syrian   regime,  but  have   congressional  debate,   vote    MOH  recipient  Staff   Sgt.  Carter  inducted  into   Pentagon  Hall  of  Heroes      Westphal  reinforces   contributions,  resiliency   of  Army's  civilian   workforce      Army  launches  start  of   50th  Anniversary   Commemoration  of   Vietnam  War   402nd  AFSB  conducts  four  changes  of  command  CAMP  ARIFJAN,  Kuwait     -­‐-­‐  The  402nd  Army  Field  Support  Brigade  and  its  three  battalions  all  have  new  leadership  in  a   grand  slam  of  changes  of  command  this  summer.     ISEC  provides  technical  support  for  82nd  Airborne  Division's  new   headquarters  at  Fort  Bragg  FORT  BRAGG,  N.C.  -­‐-­‐  Communications-­‐Electronics   Command's  Information  Systems  Engineering  Command  is  providing  technical  assistance  in   support  of  audio  and  visual  information  systems  at  the  82nd  Airborne  Division's  new   headquarters  facility  here.   Armed  Services  Committee  tours  ANAD  ANNISTON  ARMY  DEPOT,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐   Bruce  Hock,  Senate  Armed  Services  Committee  professional  staff  member,  and  Lt.  Col.  John   Bryant,  the  Office  of  the  Chief  Legislative  Liaison,  visited  Anniston  Army  Depot  Aug.  28.     On  the  cutting  edge  ANNISTON  ARMY  DEPOT,  Ala.  -­‐-­‐  The  men  and  women  of  ANAD's   workforce  create  parts  for  nearly  every  combat  vehicle  family  overhauled  or  repaired  on  the   installation.  From  turret  components  for  the  Assault  Breacher  Vehicle  to  mine  route  clearance   equipment  capable  of  being  attached  to  a  variety  of  vehicles  or  parts  for  a  M1  Abrams  tank,   employees  have  the  expertise  and  equipment  to  tackle  the  task.  And  new  equipment  is  making   the  job  quicker  and  easier.       ACC  increases  capability,  activates  contracting  battalion  ABERDEEN   PROVING  GROUND,  Md.  -­‐-­‐  Army  Contracting  Command  added  more  capability  to  its  contracting   arsenal  with  the  activation  of  the  926th  Contingency  Contracting  Battalion.    The  new  unit  was   activated  Aug.  27  at  Aberdeen  Proving  Ground,  Md.                 FSRs  learn  job  skills  TOBYHANNA  ARMY  DEPOT,  Pa.  -­‐-­‐  A  Tactical  Operations  Center   (TOC)  setup  is  used  to  teach  Field  Service  Representatives  (FSR)  the  complexities  of  their  job   during  an  18-­‐week  in-­‐residence  training  course  taught  at  Tobyhanna.  It  is  used  as  a  field   environment  classroom  to  simulate  the  actual  environment  FSRs  will  encounter  on  the  front   lines.      

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