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Gen. Gus Perna, commander of the Army Materiel Command, and Maj. Gen. Todd Royar, commander of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command,  receive a briefing from AMCOM Logistics Director Craig Northridge during the Dec. 18 Quarterly Update.
AMCOM delivering on plans for improvement
By Gina Baltrusch | Dec. 20, 2019
Army Aviation and Missile Command leaders highlighted aviation readiness, supply availability, maintenance times and human capital development during a Dec. 18 update for Army Materiel Command‘s Gen. Gus Perna.

The Army recently selected the Interactive Authoring and Display Software as the Army’s single viewer for electronic technical manuals. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command IADS team is pictured here from the left, Micah Perry, Steve Mowery, Kyell Turner, Shannon Marion, Justin Cook and Joshua Cook.
Army selects AMCOM solution as single technical manual viewer
By Lisa Simunaci | Dec. 19, 2019
The Army selected a single viewer for more than 7,400 electronic technical manuals, choosing a solution developed by a team from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command.

AMCOM Deputy to the Commanding General, Bill Marriott, speaks to employees at Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, last month. Marriott is retiring after 44 years of federal service.
AMCOM Deputy Commander reflects on distinguished career of service
By Lisa Hunter | Dec. 16, 2019
1977, when Bill Marriott was a midshipman at the Naval Academy, he and five other midshipmen spent a semester studying at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. It was his first encounter with the Army, but certainly not his last.

An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter, part of an Excess Defense Articles grant, is unloaded May 16 at the Greek port city of Volos.
Security enterprise builds partner-nation readiness
By Gina Baltrusch | Dec. 10, 2019
When other nations ask the U.S. State Department for military systems or components from U.S. manufacturers, it's more than a potential sales contract for goods or services -- it's the start of a collaborative relationship that can benefit both countries.

AMCOM Commander Maj. Gen. Todd Royar addresses attendees at the 47th Annual Cribbins Aviation Product Support Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama, Nov. 21.
Aviators, industry gather at 47th annual Cribbins symposium
By Miles Brown | Dec. 2, 2019
Leaders from across the Army's aviation enterprise gathered with key industry representatives to identify solutions for some of the most challenging sustainment issues facing today's Army aviators during the 47th Annual Cribbins Aviation Product Support Symposium Nov 20-21 at the Von Braun Center.

U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Maj. Gen. Todd Royar shares his top ten tactics with students attending the Command and General Staff College’s Intermediate-Level Education course on Nov. 15, 2019.
AMCOM leader shares tactics for success
By Lisa Simunaci | Nov. 20, 2019
Some of the best Army tactics include the most obvious tasks, a two-star general told students in the Intermediate-Level Education Course at the Command and General Staff College.

Maj. Gen. Todd Royar, commanding general of the of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, presents the Senior Executive Service flag to Geoff Downer, director of the AMCOM’s Special Programs (Aviation), during a SES appointment ceremony Oct. 18 at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
AMCOM Special Programs (Aviation) Director, Geoff Downer, appointed to Senior Executive Service
By Gina Baltrusch | Oct. 25, 2019
The U.S. Army inducted Geoff Downer, Director of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Special Programs (Aviation), into Senior Executive Service during an Oct. 18 appointment ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

Aviation mechanic conduct check and services on a UH-60 black hawk rotary during maintenance.  The rotary help the aircraft do the impossible by keeping it flying in the sky.
Safety message extends lifecycle for Black Hawk parts
By Lisa Simunaci | Oct. 17, 2019
Recent guidance from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command breathes additional life into several dynamic components of the Black Hawk helicopter, ultimately improving readiness for the workhorse of Army aviation.

Jennifer Letson (right), an AMCOM small business specialist, discusses requirements with Tim Ford, a business development manager, during Team Redstone’s 2019 Center of Excellence – Advance Planning Briefings to Industry, July 17.
Small business office helps meet readiness requirements
By Miles Brown | Sept. 24, 2019
With more than 28 million small businesses across the country looking for a competitive edge, the U.S. Army is reaching out to help companies navigate the process and successfully compete for government contracts.

Army Materiel Command Commander, Gen. Gus Perna, receives an update from U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Commander, Maj. Gen. Todd Royar during a routine quarterly briefing at AMCOM headquarters on Sept. 10, 2019.
Raising the bar to reduce aviation maintenance time
By Lisa Simunaci | Sept. 13, 2019
As supply availability continues to improve, raising the standards for Army aviation readiness is the next target for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command. AMCOM leaders updated the Commander of Army Materiel Command, Gen. Gus Perna, on the organization's successes, challenges and way forward in a quarterly briefing, Sept. 10.

Lt. Gen. Ed Daly and former Secretary of the Army Pete Geren lead a round-table discussion on aviation safety and readiness during a visit by members of the National Commission on Military Aviation Safety to the Army Materiel Command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Aug. 27. Daly is the AMC deputy commander and senior commander of Redstone Arsenal.
Aviation commission visits Redstone to gather information on safety, readiness
By Kari Hawkins and Miles Brown | Aug. 30, 2019
Army aviation safety and readiness were the focus of a round table discussion, Aug. 27, between Redstone Arsenal aviation leaders and members of a national commission charged with reviewing the effects of 17 years of war on the military’s aviation fleet.

William Marriott, Army Aviation and Missile Command deputy to the commanding general, welcomes more than 200 Soldiers and Army Civilians attending AMCOM 101 for Aviation, Aug. 20-22, at the command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal.
Forum connects AMCOM, aviation Soldiers
By Gina Baltrusch | Aug. 26, 2019
More than 200 Army aviation leaders from around the world gathered at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command on Redstone Arsenal to attend AMCOM 101 for Aviation, Aug. 20-22. The professional forum gave Army General Officers, Combat Aviation Brigade Commanders, aviation maintenance and supply officers, senior Noncommissioned Officers and other personnel the opportunity to learn how AMCOM can help them remain combat-ready.

Intelligence analyst Christine Miller supports the Aviation and Missile Command and America’s Warfighters by researching the latest threats to Army weapons systems.
Intel Analyst helps identify, counter threats to Army weapon systems
By Miles Brown | July 30, 2019
Threats to Army weapon systems come in many forms. It’s Christine Miller’s job to identify those threats and work with program managers and engineers to make sure the Army’s weapon systems are as effective as possible. She supports the Aviation and Missile command as a senior intelligence analyst/acquisition intelligence officer.

William Marriott, AMCOM deputy to the commanding general, addresses hundreds of industry partners during Team Redstone’s 2019 Center of Excellence – Advance Planning Briefings to Industry, July 17 and 18. More than 350 industry representatives from 19 states attended this year’s APBI.
AMCOM hosts briefings to industry
By Miles Brown | July 19, 2019
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command hosted Team Redstone’s 2019 Center of Excellence – Advance Planning Briefings to Industry, July 17 and 18.

Army Materiel Command Commander, Gen. Gus Perna (left), administers the oath of office for AMCOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Todd Royar, following Royar's promotion to major general, July 11.  Royar assumed command of AMCOM in June.
Aviation, Missile commander pins second star
By Miles Brown | July 12, 2019
Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, was promoted to the rank of major general during a July 11 ceremony.

Brig. Gen Todd Royar, Aviation and Missile Command commander, addresses more than 500 attendees during his first town hall with the AMCOM workforce. Royar assumed command of AMCOM June 10.
Aviation, missile commander addresses workforce
By Miles Brown | July 5, 2019
Employees of the Aviation and Missile Command heard directly from their new commander, Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, on what matters to him and what he expects of them during his first town hall July 2.

AMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Dove speaks to students in the Emerging New Leaders course about honor, Thursday.
AMCOM Command Sergeant Major speaks to emerging leaders about honor
By Lisa Hunter | June 28, 2019
The U.S. Army has seven core values: Loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage. But, honor wraps all of them together, AMCOM Command Sgt. Major Mike Dove said, speaking to the Department of the Army civilians attending AMCOM’s first Emerging New Leaders Course.

Caitlyn Hall, an AMCOM logistics management specialist, takes her turn firing a 50-caliber machine gun simulator during a tour of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Hall, a member of this year’s AMCOM Emerging New Leaders class, made the trip as one of more than 60 ENL classmates and Army Contracting Command interns. The trip was an educational and motivational opportunity for the class and interns.
RSA civilians get first-hand look at 101st Airborne
By Miles Brown | June 20, 2019
A select group of Department of Army civilians from Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, experienced first-hand how their daily work supports today’s warfighters.

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar addressed hundreds of U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command employees, Soldiers and guests during the AMCOM assumption of command ceremony here, Monday. As the AMCOM Commanding General, Royar leads an organization of more than 7,800 Soldiers and civilian employees and 8,000 contractors responsible for Army aviation and missile life cycle management.
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command welcomes new commander
By Miles Brown | June 10, 2019
With the passing of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command colors, Brig. Gen. Todd Royar assumed command, Monday, during a ceremony held in the Bob Jones auditorium.

Lt. Col. James Barber, the Army’s G-4 Aviation Logistics Division Chief, addresses the 2019 Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference attendees held at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Headquarters in Huntsville May 21-23.
Annual Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference held in Huntsville
By Miles Brown | May 30, 2019
Can the U.S. Army improve aviation readiness rates consistently above 75 percent? That is the burning question that more than 60 senior Army aviators, logisticians and maintainers from across the Aviation Branch tackled during the 2019 Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference, held at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Headquarters in Huntsville May 21-23.

Spc. Sam Mitchell comes across a mock injured Soldier during a training scenario at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Mitchell, stationed at Letterkenny Army Depot, Pennsylvania, was the winning Soldier and will compete at the Army Materiel Command competition in July.
AMCOM top warriors emerge from competition
By Lisa Simunaci | May 7, 2019
The Aviation and Missile Command’s top Soldier and non-commissioned officer were identified after four days of rigorous assessments that included ruck marching and weapons familiarization among other tasks and battle drills.

Bill Marriott, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Executive Director, addresses hundreds of fellow aviators and senior leaders at the Army Aviation Association of America summit.
AMCOM transforming to support multi-domain operations
By Miles Brown | April 23, 2019
With hundreds of U.S. Army Aviation professionals on hand, Bill Marriott, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Executive Director, detailed the command’s initiatives to reform, reshape and refocus to support multi-domain operations to an audience at the Army Aviation Association of America summit.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joseph Mitchell shows a participant of the Upward Leader Investment for Tomorrow (UpLIFT) class around the cockpit during the class’ staff ride to Fort Campbell, Kentucky last year.
AMCOM launches course for new federal employees
By Lisa Hunter | April 1, 2019
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command will offer a new course geared toward teaching new federal employees needed skills for career and professional development.

Kim Tycer, AMCOM Chief Counsel, speaks at the Redstone Women’s History Month observance about a Redstone pioneer, Dr. Virginia Kobler, who became the first female scientist to to work in the Simulation Center – Radar
AMCOM’s Chief Counsel speaks of Huntsville woman who broke barriers at Redstone Arsenal
By Lisa Hunter | March 20, 2019
AMCOM’s Chief Counsel, Kim Tycer, spoke at the Redstone Arsenal Women’s History Month Observance, Wednesday. Tycer was one of six panel members, all senior executives from agencies on Redstone Arsenal and the Huntsville community.

Dr Kaylene Hughes, an AMCOM historian, documents and preserves the history of AMCOM and the Garrison.
Long-time AMCOM employee documents the Command’s history
By Sean Kelly | March 18, 2019
It is the job of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s History Office to ensure AMCOM commanders remember and learn from the history they so diligently document and preserve. One of AMCOM’s most valuable players, Dr. Kaylene Hughes has been an AMCOM historian for 32 years.

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Attorney ensures service contracts run smoothly
By Sean Kelly | March 14, 2019
One of AMCOM’s attorneys, Kathy Kelly, is integral to both AMCOM and to the Garrison in her role as a contract attorney in the Acquisition Law and Operations Division.

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Aviation, missile enterprise shares roadmap for future
By Kari Hawkins | March 12, 2019
The Aviation and Missile Command’s quarterly update with its higher headquarters leadership began March 12 with employee recognitions, setting a tone of accomplishment and capability that permeated the meeting’s discussions on readiness, supply availability, supply chain management and sustainment.

Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conduct sling load operations with a CH-47 Chinook from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Feb 21. Sling load operations streamline logistics by quickly moving heavy equipment across the battlefield.
AMCOM: Next-level life cycle management
By Lisa Hunter | March 7, 2019
For the past three years, while serving as the Commander of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram made it his personal mission to increase Army Aviation and Missile readiness. Daily checks on Army-wide Aviation and Missile readiness rates, checking on the status of industry supply chain parts on hand, production redundancy and leading others to airworthiness solutions that maximized readiness are but a few of the myriad tasks Gabram carried out.

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Personnel team devotes day improving communication
By Sean Kelly | March 6, 2019
Aviation and Missile Command’s Human Resources Division (G-1) conducted a team building session March 6 at Toftoy Hall.

Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram (left), commander of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Gen. Gus Perna, commander of the Army Materiel Command, and William Marriott, AMCOM deputy to the commanding general, render honors during the playing of the National Anthem. Gabram relinquished command during a ceremony, Thursday. Marriott will serve as the AMCOM Executive Director until the new commander reports. Gabram assumed his duties as the Director of Test at the Missile Defense Agency, Tuesday
AMCOM Commander relinquishes command; assumes new position at MDA
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Feb. 14, 2019
Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram relinquished command of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Thursday, during a ceremony hosted by Gen. Gus Perna, the commander of Army Materiel Command.

Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram, commander of the Aviation and Missile Command, speaks to AMCOM employees during his last town hall meeting, Feb. 11. Gabram relinquished command Thursday. He assumed his new position yesterday as director for test at the Missile Defense Agency.
Gabram bids farewell to aviation, missile enterprise
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Feb. 11, 2019
Aviation and Missile Command’s Commander Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram conducted his final town hall meeting Feb. 11 in Bob Jones Auditorium.

AMCOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram, presents AMCOM Logistics Center Executive Director, Don Nitti, his certificate of appointment into the Senior Executive Service Corps, during a ceremony in the Bob Jones Auditorium, Thursday. (Photo by Traci Boutwell)
ALC director appointed to senior executive service
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Feb. 8, 2019
Don Nitti, who has served as the acting director of the AMCOM Logistics Center (ALC) since July 2018, was appointed as a member of the Senior Executive Service and named the Executive Director of ALC during a ceremony, Thursday.

John Shipley, who served as the director of the Aviation Integration Directorate since 1982, spoke at his retirement ceremony. Shipley was inducted into the Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame during the ceremony. Shipley was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 1984 and has the honor of being the longest-serving senior executive. (photo by Sr. Airman Derek Seifert)
Aviation enterprise honors retiring senior executive
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Jan. 31, 2019
The longtime director of the Aviation and Missile Command’s Aviation Integration Directorate was inducted in the Army Materiel Command Hall of Fame, during his retirement ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Thursday.

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Letterkenny supplies the missile enterprise
By Traci Boutwell | Jan. 30, 2019
Members of the Aviation and Missile Command gathered Jan. 17 for a virtual huddle to position Letterkenny Army Depot, Pennsylvania, as the “depot of the future.”

Egyptian Army Col. Mohamed Hamdy began his new position as U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Egypt Apache Program foreign liaison officer, or FLO, in October and is working to make the relationship between the United States and Egypt’s AH-64 Apache programs more efficient. Hamdy also supports other Egypt foreign military sales programs.
AMCOM welcomes liaison officer
By Jason Cutshaw | Jan. 16, 2019
Egyptian Army Col. Mohamed Hamdy began his new position as U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Egypt Apache Program foreign liaison officer, or FLO, in October and is working to make the relationship between the United States and Egypt’s AH-64 Apache programs more efficient. Hamdy also supports other Egypt foreign military sales programs.

AMCOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram, and other AMCOM senior leaders meet with senior leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command and Maj. Gen. Tim Gowan, Deputy Commanding General for Army Futures Command regarding AMCOM’s best practices for Aviation sustainment
AMCOM commander discusses Army aviation sustainment model with Navy aviation leaders
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Jan. 8, 2019
Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command met with the senior leaders from the Naval Air Systems Command, Jan. 8, to discuss the Army Aviation sustainable materiel readiness structure and compare it to the Navy’s structure.

Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Gabram, commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, addresses the AMCOM work force during a Town Hall at the Bob Jones Auditorium, Nov. 26.
AMCOM reflects on 2018’s accomplishments and special events
By Traci Boutwell and Tawana Townsend | Dec. 31, 2018
The year 2018 is almost over, so all of us here at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command are taking a moment to reflect on some of the outstanding achievements our team has accomplished this year. And, since we’re in the holiday spirit, we thought we’d share this year’s accomplishments and special events in a festive (sort of) way. So, here’s to all of the AMCOM workforce, the commands and organizations that made 2018 a success. But, instead of entertaining you with a rousing rendition of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” we’re sharing AMCOM’s Top 12 Highlights for the year that was 2018.

Bill Marriott, left, Deputy to the Commanding General of U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, presents a Value Engineering award plaque to Don Nitti, acting director of the AMCOM Logistics Center, during an award ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium, Nov. 28
Team Redstone members receive Value Engineering – Life Cycle Cost Reduction awards
By Jason Cutshaw | Nov. 28, 2018
Once again, numerous Team Redstone organizations were recognized by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, or AMCOM, for Value Engineering, or VE, and Life Cycle Cost Reduction projects that achieved significant savings and addressed Army readiness during a ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium, Nov. 28.

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Command’s leadership class has uplifting field trips
By Jason Cutshaw | Nov. 28, 2018
Fifteen students and two instructors from AMCOM’s Upward Leader Investment for Tomorrow, or UpLIFT, program took a staff ride to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to gain insight and perspective on how the command supports active Army aviation units.

AMCOM Branch Aviation Maintenance Officer, Chief Warrant 5 Mike Cavaco (center), participated in the Expeditionary Operations in Support of Large Scale Combat Operations panel at the 46th annual Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Sustainment Symposium held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Nov. 13 and 14. He was accompanied on the panel by Col. Craig Alia (left), Chief of Staff for the Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team, and Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hauke (right), Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala
AMCOM educates Aviation enterprise at Cribbins symposium
By Jason Cutshaw | Nov. 13, 2018
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command leaders joined forces with industry representatives to ensure future generations of Army aviation Soldiers and equipment are prepared for any and all impending missions at the 46th annual Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Sustainment Symposium held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Nov. 13-14. AMCOM Commander, Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram gave the keynote address to more than 200 participants.

Alysia Greer, a G-1 Human Resource specialist assigned to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, receives the AMCOM MVP award during the Aug. 22 AMCOM Town Hall
And the award goes to… the best AMCOM employees
By Traci Boutwell | Nov. 8, 2018
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command is recognizing team members who surpass their normal duties by awarding them the AMCOM Top Employee of the Quarter and AMCOM Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.

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Aviation enterprise members see collective picture
By Jason Cutshaw | Nov. 7, 2018
More than 280 members of the Army aviation community gathered at the Aviation and Missile Command headquarters during the AMCOM 101 for Aviation, Oct. 30-31.

William Marriot, AMCOM Deputy to the Commander, delivers a speech about AMCOM's current plans to strengthen strategic depth across Army Depots during the AAAA 14th Luther G. Jones Army Aviation Forum in Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 24, 2018. Photos by Ervey Martinez
AAAA hosts 14th Luther G. Jones forum focus on CCAD, aviation depot readiness
By Quentin Johnson | Oct. 24, 2018
Amidst the cooling weather by the bay, the Army Aviation Association of America hosted the 14th Luther G. Jones Army Aviation Depot Forum at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center, Corpus Christi, Oct. 24 - 25. Hundreds of aviation professionals, national and local officials, military members, industry leaders, retirees and enthusiasts, were on hand to network and enhance awareness and efficiencies in the field of Army Aviation and maintenance.

Students in the AMCOM iLIFT class participate in discussions during their first session of the program. (Photo by Traci Boutwell, AMCOM Public Affairs)
Army leadership class continues to grow, improve Redstone employees
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Oct. 17, 2018
The LIFT program, which is hosted by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s G1 Training and Career Management Division, began in2005. Since that time, successive AMCOM commanders and deputy commanders, along with a host of other senior leaders across Redstone Arsenal, have supported and grown the program to meet the needs of Army civilian leader readiness.

Raychon Betts, Prototype Integration Facility government project lead, speaks with Redstone Arsenal noncommissioned officers during an NCO professional development event Sept. 27. Enlisted leaders from U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command invited noncommissioned officers from across Team Redstone to visit the PIF at Barclay Hall to learn how it offers its customers the necessary acquisition tools to aid in executing projects. (Photo by Jason Cutshaw
NCOs learn about installation’s Prototype Integration Facility
By Jason Cutshaw | Sept. 27, 2018
Enlisted leaders from U.S. Army Materiel Command invited noncommissioned officers from across Team Redstone to visit the Prototype Integration Facility, or PIF, at Barclay Hall to learn how it offers its customers the necessary acquisition tools to aid in executing projects during an NCO professional development, or NCOPD, event Sept. 27.

Don Nitti, Director, AMCOM Logistics Center, spoke to participants during the AMCOM G1 kicked off their enhanced Item Manager training courses.
AMCOM pilots new training program for ALC item managers
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Sept. 25, 2018
The AMCOM Logistics Center working with AMCOM G1 has kicked off their enhanced Item Manager training courses.

Christina Reddy who works in the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command's High Energy Laser Division describes the capabilities of the Mobile Experimental High Energy Laser to the AMCOM 101 participants during the SMDC tour. (Photo by Jason Cutshaw)
AMCOM brings senior air defense leaders together
By AMCOM Public Affairs | Sept. 20, 2018
Class was in session at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) when more than 90 senior leaders from the Army’s Air Defense community gathered, Sept. 20 and 21, to participate in the AMCOM 101 for Missiles.

Destinee Croom, an item manager for Black Hawk helicopters, speaks with Maj. Matthew Brown about Apache aircraft components. (Photo by Preston Benson, RTC)
Item managers visit aviation systems they support
By Traci Boutwell | Aug. 3, 2018
Fifteen workers from the Aviation and Missile Command climbed aboard a Chinook helicopter and peered into the cockpits of both Apache and Black Hawk helicopters during a demonstration at the Redstone Test Center’s Aviation Flight Test Directorate, Aug. 3.

The LEAD workforce stands in front of the rebuilt Avenger Systems in the back garage of maintenance facility, Building 350. (Courtesy Photo)
Letterkenny Army Depot completes 72nd Avenger in support of deterrence mission in Europe
By Nora Zubia | Aug. 2, 2018
In support of one of the Army Chief of Staff’s priority initiatives, Letterkenny Army Depot, a subordinate unit of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, recently completed the overhaul of 72 Avenger systems.

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Araceli Rial has joined the Aviation and Missile Command team as the missile maintenance officer. (Courtesy Photo)
Missile officer brings experience, passion for her work
By Julie Frederick | July 27, 2018
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Araceli Rial has known two things since she was 14 years old: that she wanted to serve in the Army and be an air defender.

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles Lahmon brings 23 years’ of experience in pastoral counsel and ministry to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command workforce. His office is in the Sparkman Center, Building 5300, room 5130. (Photo by Julie Frederick)
New Chaplain joins AMCOM, immediately called into service
By Julie Frederick | July 13, 2018
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has a new chaplain, and his advice and counsel have already been vital to the extended AMCOM family. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles Lahmon officially signed in to AMCOM as the new chaplain, July 13.

Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram, AMCOM commanding general, and Maj. Gen. William Gayler, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general, chaired the General Officer Steering Committee at the end of the 2018 Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference, July 12.2018 Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference. (Photo by Julie Frederick)
Aviation leaders talk readiness, plans for sustaining the fleet longer
By Julie Frederick | July 12, 2018
Fifty senior Army aviators and logisticians from around the world converged on Huntsville last week for the annual Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference (WALC) to discuss the future of Army aviation sustainment and maintenance.

Since assuming responsibility as the Command Sergeant Major for the Army Aviation and Missile Command, July 3, Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Dove is taking every opportunity to learn about the organization and its missions. (Courtesy Photo)
Leadership, logistics and family are all part of the latest adventure for new AMCOM Command Sergeant Major
By Julie Frederick | July 3, 2018
Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Dove assumed the responsibilities as the eighth Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, July 3.

Wade Pasquarella, Maintenance Surveillance Branch Chief for the Aviation Center Logistics Command at Fort Rucker, Ala., was recognized for his service with the 2017 Louis Dellamonica Award. (Courtesy Photo)
ACLC branch chief receives 2017 AMC Louis Dellamonica Award
By AMCOM Public Affairs | June 29, 2018
Wade Pasquarella, Maintenance Surveillance Branch Chief for the Aviation Center Logistics Command at Fort Rucker, Ala., was recognized for his service with the 2017 Louis Dellamonica Award.

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper hosts the annual Presidental Rank Award Ceremony at the Pentagon Auditorium June 25, 2018.  (U.S.Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brandy N. Mejia)
AMCOM’s Deputy to the Commanding General receives Presidential award
By AMCOM Public Affairs | June 25, 2018
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s Deputy to the Commanding General, William P. Marriott, accepted the FY 2017 Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award, June 25.

Steve Fisher, the AMCOM Human Resources training manager, speaks with a recent graduate about job opportunities during the AMCOM Job Fair held Thursday. (Photo by Traci Boutwell)
Resumes stack up at AMCOM job fair
By AMCOM Public Affairs | May 17, 2018
The Aviation and Missile Command’s Human Resources team met with more than 1,200 job seekers Thursday at the AMCOM Job Fair.