REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 28, 2013) -- Using 1,026 M113A2 armored personnel carriers from the Army's Excess Defense Articles obtained through the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's foreign military sales program, and the refurbishment expertise provided by an Army Materiel Command public-private partnership, provided the means for the Iraqi Army to begin standing up its planned six-division armored capability.
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- At a recent employee recognition ceremony, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command named its "Employee of the Year" for fiscal 2012. That selection came as a surprise to the recipient, Karen Hudson.
Hudson, who was promoted in July to her current position as the branch chief for USASAC's CENTCOM Central Case Management Division in the New Cumberland office, said she is honored by the decision.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (May 21, 2013) -- The Army completed a significant milestone in helping to maintain stability in Iraq now that the U.S. military have departed from that theater of operations.
The Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters, along with several representatives from different organizations on Redstone Arsenal, made the eighth delivery of the Iraqi Armed-407 Bell helicopters to Iraq.
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomed Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the Pentagon yesterday to discuss the military relationship between their nations, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
In a statement summarizing the meeting, Little said Carter expressed admiration for the foundational work the United States and Liberia have accomplished together to make the Liberian armed forces a viable and stabilizing force.
Our very own George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Librarian, Joyce Greene, has been named the 2012 Federal Librarian of the Year by the Library of Congress. Check out this video, by clicking here.
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón this morning at the Pentagon to discuss the close security partnership between the United States and Colombia, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
In a statement summarizing the meeting, Little said Hagel commended Colombia for continuing to make significant progress in its campaign against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a group known by its Spanish acronym FARC.
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 – The top commander of NATO and U.S forces in Afghanistan told Congress today a bilateral security agreement will help to address the uncertainty Afghan people have about their country’s future after 2014, when the International Security Assistance Force mission ends and Afghan forces have security responsibility for the whole country.
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. stressed the importance of the agreement while testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on progress in Afghanistan.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced it will purchase 36 U.S. Army Apache (AH-64E) helicopters through Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The value of this FMS is estimated at $1.6 billion.