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TACOM unit provides advice, support for emergency fuel, water issues

Although the Doobie Brothers and Linda Ronstadt weren’t singing about the quality of water when they sang “Black Water” and “Blue Bayou,” respectively, it wouldn’t have mattered to the Army’s Petroleum and Water Systems experts. ...
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Army receives first Stryker prototype with 30mm cannon

WASHINGTON (Army News Service) – The first prototype Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle outfitted with a 30mm cannon was delivered Thursday to the Army. “It’s important to realize the genesis of this event,” said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. ...
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TACOM employees honor vets in different ways

At the end of the WWI, President Woodrow Wilson dedicated Nov. 11 as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of the war. Armistice Day became a federal holiday in 1938, but did not encompass veterans of all wars until 1954, after WWII and the Korean War. Armistice Day also ...
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TACOM provides recognition for our veterans

When most people think of TACOM, the organization’s support of ground combat vehicles such as the Abrams Tank, Bradley, or Humvee comes to mind. What many do not realize is that TACOM also supports Soldiers – past and present – through the Veteran ...
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TACOM Choir sings for God and country

Did you know that TACOM has a choir?  The TACOM Choir has been singing for various occasions both at the Detroit Arsenal and in the local community since 2010. Prior to that, choirs had occasionally been formed for special programs but were disbanded soon afterward.
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AMC to migrate to new civilian performance system

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – During an Army Materiel Command town hall, senior officials announced the rollout of a new, standardized performance appraisal program set to begin next year for AMC personnel.
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Armyís Greatest Innovation Awards program open for nominations

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – U.S. Army Materiel Command officials are calling for nominations for the 2016 Army’s Greatest Innovation Awards.
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Rebranding is never easy, especially when youíre 203 years old

WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. – The Watervliet Arsenal in October announced its effort to rebrand the 203-year-old Army manufacturing center by launching a new logo and the accompanying tagline, “Building on Excellence. Forging the Future.” This is the ...