MICC teams key in IMCOM contract reform initiative Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 EST Mission and Installation Contracting Command contracting professionals are playing a key role in an initiative to allow garrison commanders greater visibility over contract expenditures and support agreements.
Contracting Symposium brings Soldiers together to serve the Warfighter Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 EST Soldiers from the 408th Contracting Support Brigade hosted a Contracting Symposium at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, bringing contracting professionals from throughout the Army to meet with senior leaders and share thoughts on how best to support the warfighter on the front.
Contracting outreach seeks to expand small business pool Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST In an effort to expand outreach efforts to small businesses, officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command continue to conduct advanced planning briefings to industry at multiple locations throughout the nation.
Minimize your risk of ACFT injury by training smart Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST Is the new Army Combat Fitness Test stressing you out? There are all of these new exercises--dead lifts, power throws, hand release push-ups, sprint-drag-carry, and the leg tuck. How do you build the needed core fitness strength? Is it possible to train for the ACFT without hurting yourself?
MICC employee recognized for volunteer efforts Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST The Mission and Installation Contracting Command audit compliance officer from Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, was named volunteer of the year for 2019 by DreamWeek during a ceremony Jan. 17 in San Antonio.
Materiel enterprise recognizes employees of the quarter Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Eight Army Materiel Command employees were recognized for excellence in the workplace as recipients of the Third Quarter, Fiscal year 2019 Top Employee of the Quarter award.
Allies and Partners Key to Strategic Readiness Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST Multinational exercises, such as Pacific Pathways and DEFENDER-Europe 20, allow logisticians to train side-by-side with our allies and develop the essential tasks necessary for joint security, staging, reception, and onward movement operations.
Expeditionary Muscle Memory Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST DEFENDER-Europe 20 is an opportunity to test our ability to project combat power to meet the objectives of our National Defense Strategy.
Commander's readiness and resilient councils launch effectiveness survey Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST The Commander's Readiness and Resilient Council Effectiveness Survey is being administered from Jan. 1 through March 31. The purpose of the survey is to document Army-wide CR2C member perceptions and provide actionable recommendations for CR2C process improvement at the Army command, Army service component command, direct reporting unit, and Army installation levels.
Army Housing Summit set to forge path forward in housing reinvestment Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST Nearly a year after assuming responsibility for all Army housing, Army Materiel Command will host a comprehensive review of the sweeping reforms and improvements made across the enterprise to ensure Soldiers and families have access to high quality on-post housing.
AMC workplace benefits from survey feedback from employees Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As the Army's largest civilian organization, Army Materiel Command is leading the way in implementing initiatives to address the findings of the most recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. With high numbers of employee participation in the survey, AMC has a significant amount of data to support initiatives that will have a positive impact on AMC and productivity levels, said Max Wyche, deputy chief of staff for Human Resources (G-1). "We really appreciate employees taking the time to do the survey," Wyche said. "It's one of the tools we have as a leadership team to get direct feedback from the workforce and to drive plans toward improving the workplace."
The power of the purchase Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST Leveraging the disciplined buying power of the Army enterprise in lieu of fractured or decentralized one-off solutions offers a smarter, more creative approach to delivering strategic readiness and results in higher-value outcomes for Soldiers and more resources for Army priorities such as infrastructure, barracks and support services.
New Cornerstone OTA boosts XM1128 development and the industrial base Fri, 03 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST Using the relatively new Cornerstone Other-Transaction Authority (OTA) provided the Project Manager for Combat Ammunition Systems (PM CAS) with two big gains: development of the vital XM1128 artillery projectile moved more quickly, and the industrial base received a welcome boost.
Soldiers manage vendor pool in unique contingency environment Fri, 03 Jan 2020 00:00:00 EST As the face of the U.S. government for companies in the contingency environment, contracting professionals place an emphasis on building host nation relationships with vendors. Establishing and maintaining vendor relationships is crucial to customer service, cost efficiency, quality and market development.