Army Contracting Command Soldiers deployed in support of fighting the Ebola virus in West Africa are conducting market research and seeking out suppliers to assist in providing suitable living and training locations for the mobile training team. Full story
You’ve probably seen the recent news stories regarding threats from ISIS against military members. Online postings from the group suggest their followers use social media pages to find and target those associated with the U.S. government. Although we regularly remind you to use precautionary measures online, this seems like a good time for a refresher. Full story
Contract Specialist, 410th Contracting Support Brigade Regional Contracting Office – Miami
Some people collect magnets, postcards and quarters with the hopes of getting one from each of the 50 states. Anthony Anderson is the same but it’s not trinkets he’s chasing. Full story
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland–More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities across the installation. Full story
According to ACC Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig, the command group narrowed the list down to four choices and now it’s time for ACC personnel to vote for their favorite.
Puig said rally cries enable and bolster esprit de corps within the unit.
“It’s something the unit can gravitate to, helps bond them together and bring them closer,” Puig said. “This command is young and now is the time to start forming the history of this command. We can develop a rally cry now that lasts for decades.”
Voting is limited to ACC employees and Soldiers and is located on the command’s SharePoint site. Only those with command access cards can vote. To cast your vote, click here.
POSITION: Battalion Sergeant Major
UNIT: 922nd Contingency Contracting Battalion
TOTAL YEARS OF ARMY SERVICE: 18 years
AWARDS: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), and the Order of Saint Barbara Medallion
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in business management, Excelsior University
Multiple Army Contracting Command units have seen changes in their senior noncommissioned officer leadership. Full story
The Army Contracting Command-Warren, Michigan, Systems and Information Management Division kicked off the holiday season giving back to the local community by volunteering at a local community food bank. Full story
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Hoskin became the commanding general of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command August 1. (This is part two of a two-part interview.) Full Story
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The current operational role of contingency contracting Soldiers was the subject of a briefing provided by Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials to the deputy commanding general for the Army Materiel Command during a Nov. 21 visit here. Full story
To the men and women of the Department of Defense:
I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that this morning (November 24, 2014), President Obama accepted my letter of resignation. I have agreed to continue to serve as secretary of defense until my successor is confirmed by the United States Senate. Full story