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Perna uses town hall to emphasize importance of item management

Gen. Gus Perna, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited TACOM Life Cycle Management Command March 7-8 for a series of briefings and updates with TACOM units and partners. He also held a town hall meeting with item managers from TACOM’s Integrated ...
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Crash test dummies help TARDEC mitigate blast injuries

It doesn’t take a genius to know that injuries to Soldiers from roadside bombs and their resulting vehicle crashes could take a serious toll on readiness, the Army’s No. 1 priority. In fact, when it comes to testing materials or providing data to evaluate ...

TACOM prepares for portal upgrade

As part of an ongoing effort to keep up with advances in information technology, the AMC Enterprise Portal Team will update the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Portal beginning in April. 

Whicker appointed to lead U.S. Army TACOMís logistics center

Officials with the Department of the Army Senior Executive Talent Management Program appointed Marion G. Whicker as the acting executive director of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command’s Integrated Logistics Support Center. The post was effective ...

Anniston earns Army antiterrorism award

Anniston Army Depot was recently awarded the Army’s Best Antiterrorism Program Award for an installation or garrison with less than 6,000 military and civilian employees.

This month in history

Two weeks ago tonight, 2,000 men and women from all walks of life accorded a standing ovation to one of ATAC’s own – Mrs. Bettie Yancey. Mrs. Yancey had just been presented as one of Detroit’s “Ten Outstanding Women Who Work” to the ...

Texting and walking can be a dangerous combination

We live in a world that is completely controlled by our mobile devices, meaning we are spending more time looking down than looking up. This trend is leading to more accidents and health issues.

Womenís history: 14 who helped pave way for integrated Army

“Women have served in the defense of this land for years before our United States was born. They have contributed their talents, skills and courage to this endeavor for more than two centuries with an astounding record of achievement that stretches from Lexington ...

Wayne County prosecutor visits Detroit Arsenal

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy was the keynote speaker at the Black History Month observation held at the Detroit Arsenal Feb 8.

Army showcases stealthy, hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

WASHINGTON – In a tactical situation, the last thing a Soldier wants to do is give away his position to the enemy. The ZH2 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle promises to provide that important element of stealth.

Army team simulates $5 million Stryker with plywood, touch screens

WASHINGTON – The Army has about 4,500 Stryker combat vehicles in service today, at a cost of about $5 million each. What the Army hasn’t had, until now, was an inexpensive way to conduct collective training for the Stryker teams.

Watervliet turns to allied armies to sustain critical manufacturing skills

WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. – As decreases to the Army’s budgets in recent years have reduced the requirements for military hardware, the arsenal is now finding great success selling its products to allied armies as a way to sustain its critical manufacturing ...

Anniston commander, leaders speak to employees in town hall

Anniston Army Depot Commander Col. Martine Kidd held a town hall session Feb. 15, which was broadcast live to the workforce. Several leaders from throughout the installation assisted Kidd in relaying important information to employees on topics from safety and workload ...