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Military, private and commercial vehicles cruise the Detroit Arsenal

The Detroit Arsenal was the place to be for car enthusiasts Sept. 20 as the Army installation held its first Cruisin’ at the D spectacular.

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Force protection managers explain lockdown, shelter in place

It was a relatively quiet day at work until the emergency alarm pierced the morning calm with its earsplitting tone, followed by a stern announcement to lockdown. “Exercise!  Exercise!  Exercise!  Attention all personnel. Lockdown! Lockdown! Lockdown! Immediately lock and barricade all doors, silence all cell phones, shut off the lights, and stay quiet. Repeat, lockdown! Lockdown! Lockdown! ….” 

John Sutton assesses the damage to a tire on one of the 200 vehicles his TACOM mechanics maintain for the Antiterrorism Evasive Driving Course on Fort Leonard Wood.

Mechanics keep vehicles on road for evasive driving course

Without the TACOM mechanics at the Antiterrorism Evasive Driving Course at Fort Leonard Wood keeping a fleet of more than 200 vehicles running for as long as they possibly can, the training would stop. The course, designed to train students in evasive driving techniques, needs vehicles in top shape to function, said John Sutton, automotive supervisor, TACOM Maintenance Support.

The TACOM LCMC Employee Assistance Center helps employees reduce stress

It’s no secret that Americans are stressed. According to The American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of workers feel stress on the job; nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress and 42 percent say their coworkers need such help. At TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, the Employee Assistance Center is implementing programs to help employees manage stress and improve their mental health. 

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Past leaders reminisce on ANAD foundations

According to Nathan Hill, Anniston Army Depot's civilian executive assistant from 1981 to 1999, leadership, in the early years, had a vision for what the depot would be. He said individuals, such as Dave Stanley and General Robert Bergquist, made sure Anniston Army Depot was associated with tanks and are a large part of why the depot still exists today as a vital part of the Calhoun County community.

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TACOM LCMC supports working dog program

When we think of TACOM, the first thing that generally comes to mind is probably some sort of ground combat equipment, such as the M1A1 Abrams tank, Bradley Fighting Vehicle or High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle -- known as the HMMWV.  
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