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US Army Materiel Command

In his final global town hall, the Army Materiel Command's top leader said farewell to the AMC workforce and thanked the crowd for nearly six years of support.
For the Army Materiel Command's top leader, Gen. Dennis L. Via, a 36-year career in the military started with a challenge.
Army Materiel Command's Principal Deputy, G-3/4, set to retire Sept. 30 after more than 40 years of combined military and federal service.
The Army Materiel Command's top leader often says people are the command's number one resource.
One word could sum up the Army Materiel Command's short tenure at Redstone Arsenal -- busy.
From humble beginnings to the first four-star signal branch officer, Gen. Dennis L. Via's life and career has been nothing short of exceptional.
Redstone Arsenal became one of three installations to house an Army Command when Army Materiel Command cut the ribbon on its headquarters in 2011. This week, the installation will farewell the first …
Some 33 years ago, then Linda Brown from Warsaw, Virginia said "I do" to a young Army second lieutenant, Dennis Via. After multiple moves and the addition of two children, the Via family landed in …
WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Heresy in the ranks at the Watervliet Arsenal? After all, Corey LaBounty did not follow his instructions exactly as his trainer here prescribed. At other defense …
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning toured an Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 warehouse managed by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade here, Sept. 19.

Military Science and Technology

Communication has become a driving force for joint military forces to complete missions.
During the U.S. Military Academy's cadet summer training, the Army Cyber Institute (ACI) assisted West Point's Department of Military Instruction (DMI) by introducing an "enemy" drone during Urban …
Area Denial 6/6/2016
Winning in a complex world means that the Army must prepare for combined arms maneuver and wide area security, and that means area denial. However, systems like FASCAM have significant problems, …
U.S. Army shelters perform well on land, but that just may be the tip of the iceberg, or rather the tip of the floating ice sheet. The Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center …
Non-satellite capabilities called pseudolites are stepping in to provide Soldiers with robust position information when GPS becomes degraded or denied.
The explosive ordnance disposal experts of the New York Army National Guard's 1108th (EOD) Ordnance Company and 501st (EOD) Ordnance Battalion tested their skills alongside other military and …
As the active-duty Army cuts 40,000 troops from its ranks over the next couple of years, Army Medicine is working to increase the number of Soldiers that are medically available to deploy. The …
The U.S. Army is partnering with Drexel University in a joint research agreement to spur scientific research in areas of mutual interest.
Over a nine month period, the U.S. Army Central Operational Energy Program tested the effectiveness and reliability of solar powered light systems as an alternative to gas-powered systems.
The IDM Systems Interoperability Lab, hosted at AMRDEC's Software Engineering Directorate Aviation Systems Integration Facility, conducts testing to discover and troubleshoot issues in the IDM …

NASA News

NASA has awarded contracts to six companies to provide agencywide contract auditing support services, previously performed by the Defense Contract Audit Agency.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct 5, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space …
During bilateral meetings in Daejeon, South Korea, NASA and France’s Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA) signed an agreement Tuesday to collaborate on research that …
NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the agency’s headquarters in Washington Tuesday, Oct. 4, with stories of aspiration, inspiration and exploration. The event will air live on NASA …
NASA has awarded its Goddard Information Technology Integration Support Services (GITISS) contract to Business Integra, Inc. of Bethesda, Maryland.
NASA and the Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on aeronautics research that will advance air transportation automation for U.S. and …
NASA Television and the agency’s website will air the conclusion of ESA’s (European Space Agency’s) Rosetta mission from 6:15 to 8 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 30, with NASA commentary, interviews …
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Thomas Zurbuchen as the new associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, effective Monday, …
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations …
NASA has awarded a sole-source bridge contract to LJT and Associates Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, to continue critical launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in …
 
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