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  • Army looking into commercial solution for Cloud purchasing
    Wed, 08 Sep 2021 12:00:32 EDT
    A team of contracting professionals from Army Contracting Command-Rock Island is supporting a revolutionary change to the Army's Cloud purchasing that...
  • ACC-RI Intern Homeroom's successes secure expanding mission
    Tue, 31 Aug 2021 12:05:19 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois - Army Contracting Command-Rock Island's Intern Homeroom (IHR), charged with training the center's newest acquisition ...
  • EAGLE Fort Leonard Wood contract supports newest Soldiers, trains center's interns
    Fri, 13 Aug 2021 12:50:46 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois - Clothing, equipping, transporting and feeding approximately 25,000 Soldiers as they navigate through the Training Doctri...
  • ACC-RI team supports urgent projectiles requirement
    Wed, 11 Aug 2021 11:35:23 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - A year after a team of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) employees began working a fast-paced, urgent munitions...
  • Milestone Email Generator Project helps contracting teams and customers stay in touch
    Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:13:42 EDT
    It is not a simple task trying to keep track of all the contract requirements that are coming up or requirements that have slipped, which is why the Mil...
  • 411th Contracting Support Brigade Exchanges Leadership
    Mon, 12 Jul 2021 13:59:41 EDT
    CAMP HUMPHREYS, SOUTH KOREA. -- In a change of command ceremony held at the 2ID Warrior Theater on July 1, Col. Daryl (Gwen) Devera-Waden became the bri...
  • Army Contracting Command Welcomes New Leader
    Monday, June 21, 2021, 2:02:20 PM
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Al. -- In a change of command ceremony held at the Bob Jones Auditorium here June 21, Brig. Gen. Christine A. Beeler became the commanding general of the U.S. Army Contracting Command.
  • Ethnic observance focuses on big picture of diversity
    Friday, June 4, 2021, 1:37:58 PM
    To wrap up Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Army Contracting Command-Redstone's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council held a virtual observance to help raise awareness and highlight the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
  • Army contracting senior leader: 'Nobody gets where they are without some form of mentorship'
    Thursday, April 15, 2021, 10:47:03 AM
    Maj. Gen. Paul Pardew, commander of Army Contacting Command, knows all about mentoring. With a military career of more than 32 years, he's had his fair...
  • ACC-RI employee works tirelessly with mission while also training new contract specialists
    Teusday, April 13, 2021, 11:30:01 AM
    Keeping an Army on task is no simple feat. It requires close coordination, pinpointed tracking and effective, user-friendly technology.
  • ACC continues drumbeat on Project Inclusion, support to federal COVID-19 response efforts
    Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 9:31:30 AM
    REDSTONE ARSENAL - U.S. Army Contracting Command leadership and staff welcomed Gen. Ed Daly, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, to his third q...
  • Contracting team supporting critical security services
    Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:05:27 EST
    A team of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) professionals are providing contracting expertise that is going a long way in supporting peace a...
  • ACC-RI team supports government-wide IT needs
    Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:10:50 EST
    After more than three years in the making, the Aug. 31, 2020 award of Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-Software (ITES-SW2) was a massive effo...
  • ACC-RI Pricing Directorate provides cost savings advice to center
    Thu, 17 Dec 2020 14:06:21 EST
    The Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) Pricing Directorate has been working diligently with the center’s contracting teams and many companies...
  • ACC-RI team learns ins and outs of CARES Act
    Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:29:08 EST
    A team of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) professionals have been working diligently in helping contractors get information on the 3610 Co...
  • ACC-RI employee honored with Army Small Business award
    Wed, 04 Nov 2020 12:16:08 EST
    A long time Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) contracting officer, Cindy Wagoner, has received the Department of the Army Office of Small Bu...
  • All aboard: utilizing technology for welcoming new hires
    Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:38:51 EDT
    For six months now, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) employees have experienced the challenges and benefits of working from home during the...
  • Two ACC-RI employees graduate from Journey to Leadership II
    Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:47:52 EDT
    After nearly a year, two Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) employees recently graduated from the Army Sustainment Command’s (ASC) Journey to...
  • ACC-RI EAGLE Team supports Fort Bragg’s Logistics Support Services
    Thu, 27 Aug 2020 10:31:54 EDT
    Contract specialist, David Brickner, and contracting officer, Tami Lord, from Army Contracting Command-Rock Island’s (ACC-RI) Enhanced Army Global Logis...
  • ACC-RI Interns support the JMTC FRS contract
    Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:46:47 EDT
    Two teams from Army Contracting Command-Rock Island’s intern homeroom (IHR) are supporting the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) by worki...
  • ACC-RI interns supporting the Army’s enterprise infrastructure goals
    Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:52:18 EDT
    Some of the newest Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) employees are playing a big role in supporting the Army’s enterprise infrastructure goa...
  • ACC-RI NTV contracting keeps CENTCOM rolling
    Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:52:18 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – A Contracting Team at Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) is helping warfighters in theater obtain commercially available...
  • SAAEC award recipients share LOGCAP experiences
    Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:37:33 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – In December 2019, two Army Contracting Command-Rock Island (ACC-RI) employees received Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellen...
  • ACC-RI supports Army’s cyber defense
    Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:11:12 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois – A lot has changed since the 1983 release of the movie War Games, a fictional movie highlighting the dangers of hacking g...
  • ACC-RI’s LOGCAP contract support for COVID-19 response
    Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:12:17 EDT
    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Adjusting to a new normal while supporting the Army’s COVID-19 requirements has been a challenging, but very rewarding experience fo...
  • Contracting Symposium brings Soldiers together to serve the Warfighter
    Tue, 04 Feb 2020 10:42:49 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 warfight...
  • Accountability, output highlight focus of AMC CG's visit to ACC
    Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:52:06 EDT
    During a quarterly update to the Army Materiel Command, the Army Contracting Command discussed workload capacity and analysis, accountability, and contracting output in relation to readiness.
  • Hutchison reflects on past, shares advice for future
    Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:04:11 EDT
    A group of approximately 75 Army Contracting Command-Rock Island supervisors, interns and recent hires gathered in Heritage Hall to hear a presentation by Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, Army Sustainment Command, Sep. 10.
  • 414th CSB Hosts Europe and Africa Contracting Coordination Board
    Thu, 05 Sep 2019 15:17:54 EDT
    Senior leaders from contracting organizations supporting U.S. Europe Command and U.S. Africa Command, and Operational Contract Support (OCS) planners from the Geographic Combatant Commands (GCC) and Joint Staff came together to discuss contracting is...
  • Team Building for ACC-APG Gives Back
    Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:58:44 EDT
    Members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground shared some comradery while supporting a local food bank on Aug. 13. Nearly 15 members of one of the center's divisions (Division C, Branch 2) met at Harford County's Community Acti...
  • Contracting workforce virtual training transforms into collaborative initiative
    Wed, 31 Jul 2019 12:34:55 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In fiscal year 2015, the Army Contracting Command's Redstone Arsenal Center began a bi-weekly virtual training event here covering various procurement data systems and metrics-related topics. Three years later, it grew into a...
  • ACC Readiness Highlighted in Update to AMC
    Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:32:53 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With the concept that contracting touches everything the Army does, the Army Contracting Command focused on how collaborations, data analytics, cyber, and other topics pertained to readiness during its quarterly update meeti...
  • ACC-NJ contracting officer recognized for work on GPS guided adapter
    Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:13:09 EDT
    WHIPPANY, N.J.--Jaclyn M. D'Olivo of the Army Contracting Command (ACC), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ received the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Medal on June 1 at the annual All Saints Ball located at the Birchwood Manor here.
  • 411th Contracting Support Brigade says farewell to outstanding leader, welcomes new
    Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:11:27 EDT
    CAMP HUMPHREYS, KOREA. - On June 3, the 411th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed new leadership in Col. David Ware in a ceremony at Pacific Victors Chapel here. Ware replaced Col. Robert S. Mathews Jr., who completed two years as the brigade commander.
  • Contracting official leaves a legacy in Afghanistan
    Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:04:42 EDT
    Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. - Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan bid farewell to Kelvin Magee on June 8 at the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) Headquarters. He served as the deputy to the senior contracting official from June 2017 to June 2019...
  • Quick-moving CHS5 may become contract mandate for tactical commercial hardware
    Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:24:07 EDT
    The Army recently evaluated its joint capabilities at Warfighter Exercise (WFX) 19-04, held March 31--Apr 15 in Fort Riley, Kansas. Thanks to the swift contracting efforts of Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), the Program...
  • ACC-RI supports 12th annual Small Business Symposium
    Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:40:32 EDT
    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island leadership and workforce members showed up in force at the TaxSlayer Arena, Moline, Illinois, May 22-23, to support the National Defense Industrial Association's 12th Annual Midwest Government Contracting Symposium.
  • ACC-RI employee shares expertise on streamlining DoD acquisition
    Tue, 07 May 2019 13:26:30 EDT
    Jessica Dobbeleare, currently serving as branch chief, Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V but who was formerly a branch chief in the center's Information Technology Directorate, recently spent six months detailed to the Advisory Panel on Streamli...
  • ACC hosts a "Fuel Shura" to talk Fuel
    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:26:45 EDT
    Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan- Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan hosted a fuel shura, the Arabic word for "consultation," from Apr. 2-3 with key stakeholders in the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Train, Advise, and Assis...
  • Redstone Hosts Under Secretary for Acquisition Town Hall
    Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:03:52 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --For the main purpose of the week he may have been in town for a symposium, but for the afternoon of March 25, the Under Secretary of the Army was in town for the acquisition community, and they were not letting the opportunit...
  • Giving Back Doesn't Get Better at Morris
    Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:54:55 EST
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--Excited chatter filled the room. Speculation on what was in each bag and box. Even the most well-behaved child had a devious sparkle in his eye as he waited for his present. It may have been five days early, but it was Christmas time.
  • Contracting brigade prepares for deployment
    Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:28:50 EST
    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Nov. 30, 2018) -- Leaders from the 410th Contracting Support Brigade cased their unit colors during a ceremony Nov. 30 at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as the unit prepares to deploy to Afghanistan for...
  • Prayer breakfast honors area veterans
    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:18:47 EST
    MADISON, Ala.--Today's warfighter owes the warfighter of yesterday, the commander of the Army Contracting Command said at the 13th Annual Prayer Breakfast here.
  • ACC leaders meet to 'shape the future'
    Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:30:16 EST
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command senior leaders came together here to discuss how the command will improve its ability to enable Army readiness and modernization through contracting solutions.
  • ACC celebrates 10 years of enabling readiness, modernization
    Fri, 02 Nov 2018 12:41:51 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--According to tradition the gift for a 10th anniversary is tin or aluminum but diamond jewelry is the modern taste.
  • Maj. Gen. Pardew visits ACC-RI
    Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:55:28 EDT
    Maj. Gen. Paul Pardew, commanding general, Army Contracting Command, visited Army Contracting Command-Rock Island Sep. 5, his first trip here since taking command of ACC in May.
  • CSSC-K closeout settlement completed
    Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:35:54 EDT
    The Army Contracting Command-Rock Island completed the last closeout settlement to a large, complex contract, Aug. 14.
  • Two contracting centers achieve full operational capability
    Tue, 02 Oct 2018 09:14:09 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Two Army Contracting Command contracting centers achieved their full operational capability Oct. 1, marking their complete transition into the command.
  • ACC lawyers capture AMC awards
    Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:38:57 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two Army Contracting Command attorneys have been honored by the U.S. Army Materiel Command.
  • ACC Soldiers, civilians win Excellence in Contracting awards
    Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:06:44 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command Soldiers and civilians have been recognized by the secretary of the Army for excellence in contracting.
  • Contracting team helps garrison prepare as Hurricane Lane threatened Hawaii
    Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:44:30 EDT
    Army contracting Soldiers and civilians pitched in to get Army facilities ready for the approach of Hurricane Lane.
  • 410th Contracting Support Brigade, National Guard unit train together
    Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:17:04 EDT
    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers from the 410th Contracting Support Brigade and an Ohio National Guard Unit trained side by side for the first time, honing their contracting skills during a joint multinational training exerc...
  • Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan outlines priorities
    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:45:18 EDT
    BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN --More than 85 Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan Soldiers, civilians, and contractors took part in a synchronized effort to drive cultural change during a town hall on July 26.
  • ACC welcomes new leader to 'the family'
    Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:05:46 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major to "the family."
  • ACC commander receives second star
    Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:12:15 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (July 11, 2018)--Army Contracting Command now has a two-star general at its helm.
  • Former contracting center director receives Presidential Rank status
    Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:43:37 EDT
    The former executive director of the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland contracting center has been awarded Presidential Rank status.
  • 906th Contracting Battalion welcomes new leader
    Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:12:49 EDT
    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- The 906th Contracting Battalion has a new commander.
  • Army Contracting Command welcomes new commander during change of command ceremony
    Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:31:11 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Contracting Command welcomed its new commander at a change of command ceremony May 31 at the Bob Jones Auditorium.
  • HHC AMCOM Soldiers have new commander
    Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:09:24 EDT
    After three years at Redstone in which he commanded a company the past year, Huntsville native Capt. Quinton Watkins is truly going home where his heart is.
  • Army, Air Force join forces to enhance contracting operations
    Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:28:21 EDT
    DOHA, Qatar -- Army and Air Force contracting offices joined forces to host the first-ever Joint Industry Day here.
  • Simpson leaves ACC in right hands -- hands of workforce
    Fri, 25 May 2018 09:56:51 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --After nearly three years leading the Army Contracting Command, Maj. Gen. James Simpson repeats himself every time he speaks about what works so well within this command.
  • ACC announces annual award winners
    Fri, 18 May 2018 17:53:08 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Dozens of people across Army Contracting Command are celebrating after the command announced its fiscal year 2017 Award Program winners May 18.
  • Lunch and Learn leads to action
    Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:51:52 EDT
    A Lunch and Learn event, hosted by Jay Carr, executive director, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, was held in the Lock and Dam Lounge, April 12.
  • 419th CSB assumes contracting mission in Afghanistan
    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:13:03 EDT
    Two Army Contracting Command units transferred authority for the Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan contracting mission in Afghanistan.
  • Putting people first event benefits workforce
    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:57:25 EDT
    The importance of the Army's workforce -- Soldiers and civilians -- was on full display during the People First Forum, held in Heritage Hall, April 17.
  • Operationalized Contracting: ACC-Redstone Awards $25.5B Contract
    Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:26:51 EDT
    ACC-Redstone has awarded a $25.5B ceiling acquisition suite of multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (MA ID/IQ) contracts for services in two pools (Large Business & Small Business), with up to a 10-year ordering period (5-year base...
  • Fun run brightens Arsenal with awareness
    Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:59:03 EDT
    Employees and Soldiers dressed in their civilian clothing mingled with excitement and nervousness. At the beginning their running shorts, leggings and T-shirts were immaculate. Their ponytails and crew cuts were clean. But that didn't last long.
  • Army names Pardew to lead ACC
    Wed, 04 Apr 2018 14:34:57 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (April 4, 2018)--Army Contracting Command's next commander won't have to travel far to assume the position.
  • Engaging leadership, workforce: a year-long focus
    Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:42:38 EDT
    Jay Carr, executive director, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, hosted the first of a series of Leadership Engagement events, in the Baylor Conference Room, March 15.
  • ACC-RI, ASC Small Business Office hold Industry Engagement
    Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:08:33 EDT
    Approximately 160 members of industry converged at Heritage Hall for an engagement event with government contracting personnel, Feb. 13.
  • RIA personnel receive threat awareness training
    Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:41:55 EDT
    Several employees from commands across the Rock Island Arsenal attended threat awareness training at the Rock Island Arsenal Clubhouse, Feb. 14-16.
  • Property admins meet to get arms around 'monumental' challenge
    Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:02:47 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Property administrators met here March 12-16 for what organizers are calling a first for the Army.
  • ACC employees Read Across America
    Tue, 06 Mar 2018 17:30:04 EST
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Dressed the part with her red and white tutu and painted nose, Sgt. 1st Class Jewell Loving was prepared to read Dr. Seuss to the group of pre-K students at Morris P-8 that were waiting eagerly to receive their red-and-white strip...
  • Water fountains symbolize 1960s civil rights movement
    Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:05:47 EST
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Two water fountains stood side-by-side. One was a modern machine capable of delivering cool water. The other, nothing more than a sink with a water fountain attached to deliver tap water, its basin showing the stains of the hard wat...
  • JCRX-13 Video
    Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:10:51 EST
    Video wrap-up of the U.S. Army Contracting Command's 2013 Joint Contracting Readiness Exercise.
  • Christmas comes early for Morris first-graders
    Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:57:18 EST
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--Wiggling in their seats. Tapping their feet. Stretching their heads around one another just to get a look at the stage. Because today…well, today might be their Christmas.
  • Orlando contracting center earns DOD workforce innovation award
    Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:45:49 EST
    ORLANDO, Fla.--Army Contracting Command's newest contracting center has earned a Department of Defense award for workforce innovation.
  • Academia Day highlights career opportunities
    Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:22:58 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --More than 50 representatives from various academic institutions throughout the Tennessee Valley attended the Army Materiel Command Academia Day on Nov. 2 at Bob Jones Auditorium here.
  • AMC commander urges contracting leaders to 'keep rowing hard'
    Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:24:41 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--After congratulating Army Contracting Command's senior leaders for an outstanding fiscal year 2017 close-out, Gen. Gus Perna told them to "keep rowing hard."
  • Expeditionary Contracting Command Cases Colors
    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:40:24 EDT
    In its last official act, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command formally cased its colors during a ceremony here Oct. 19. The ceremony occurred on the U.S. Army Materiel Command parade field and Maj. Gen. James Simpson, the Army Contracting C...
  • Helping out after Harvey
    Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:00:21 EDT
    There are countless examples of people from all over the country stepping up to provide those affected by a spate of recent hurricanes. One of those who dropped everything to help is Derick Burton, a Procurement Systems Analyst at Army Contracting Co...
  • U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command to case colors
    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:28:55 EDT
    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command is being discontinued Oct. 1, 2017. The command will cease operations and formally case its colors during a ceremony Oct. 19.
  • The logistics behind largest of Black Sea Region exercises
    Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:31:35 EDT
    Elements of 409th Contracting Support Brigade and 405th Army Field Support Battalion-Germany recently combined staffs and stood up the first combined Army Materiel Command- Forward mission command element here. The two staffs -- with missions on d...
  • ECC welcomes new command sergeant major
    Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:11:43 EDT
    The U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command welcomed its new command sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony here Aug. 11. Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald A. Wright became ECC's fourth command sergeant major in a ceremony officia...
  • ACC civilian recognized for contributions in Kuwait
    Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:02:50 EDT
    An Army civilian assigned to U.S. Army Contracting Command has earned the 2017 Elmer B. Staats Contracting Professional Excellence award. Adam Goldstein, 408th Contracting Support Brigade, civilian deputy, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, received the award,...
  • ACC-APG Hosts RS3 Contract Kick-off Meeting
    Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:47:33 EDT
    The Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services Program and Contracting Office hosted the RS3 contract kick-off meeting at the Mallette Auditorium, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, July 17. The RS3 Office is part of the U.S. Army Contracting Command...
  • ACC-APG visits Antietam
    Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:06:02 EDT
    Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground hosted the first of three Civil War staff rides as part of a leadership development program.
  • ACC-RI, JMC employees visit Rolling Hills
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:18:30 EDT
    A small group of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island and Joint Munitions Command employees traveled to Rolling Hills Progress Center, Lanark, Illinois, May 31, to see first-hand the processes involved in the production of the 30mm tube and strap line.
  • Town hall covers array of topics
    Fri, 09 Jun 2017 11:35:19 EDT
    A town hall held for the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island workforce was held in Heritage Hall, May 31.
  • 926th Contracting Battalion cases its colors at Inactivation Ceremony
    Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:45:20 EDT
    Lt. Col. Andrew Carter, battalion commander, and Sgt. 1st Class Justin W. Pellak, senior enlisted advisor, marked the inactivation of the 926th Contracting Battalion by casing the organizational colors in a ceremony held on May 31, at Aberdeen Provin...
  • APBI connects government and industry
    Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:20:09 EDT
    More than 600 companies and 200 government representatives attended the Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry, a day-long event associated with the 10th Annual Midwest Small Business Symposium, at the iWireless Center, May 24.
  • Small, large businesses attend Industry Day, May 23
    Tue, 30 May 2017 15:42:28 EDT
    Representatives from business of all sizes gathered at the iWireless Center, May 23, for an Industry Day hosted by U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island and U.S. Army Sustainment Command.
  • ACC-RI 'kids around' for a day
    Mon, 01 May 2017 11:56:05 EDT
    Army Contracting Command-Rock Island held a Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 27.
  • ACC announces annual awards
    Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:23:28 EDT
    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has recognized 29 individuals and five teams for excellence in fiscal year 2016. Maj. Gen. James Simpson, ACC Commanding General, announced the winners of the awards on April 24.
  • Contracting senior leaders focus on readiness, requirements
    Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:45:44 EDT
    Army Contracting Command senior leaders met here April 11-12 to focus on ACC's campaign plan and synchronize contracting methodology as the command enters the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. Attendees also dug deeper into Gen. Gustave Perna's in...
  • ECC commander recognizes ACC-RI employees for field support efforts
    Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:43:33 EDT
    Brig. Gen. Paul Pardew, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, visited Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, March 31. While here he presented five employees with commander's coins or chips, recognizing the work they have do...
  • ACC staff tours Stones River National Battlefield
    Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:27:34 EDT
    Maj. General James Simpson, commanding general, U.S. Army Contracting Command, took 40 members of the ACC and U.S. Expeditionary Contracting Command combined staff to the Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on April 6, for sta...
  • ACC-RI leader participates in victims' rights ceremony
    Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:19:49 EDT
    Jay T. Carr, executive director, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, joined several Rock Island Arsenal leaders in attending the National Crime Victims' Rights Week Proclamation Ceremony, held in Heritage Hall, April 4.
  • Staying Left of Bang in Afghanistan
    Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:49:37 EDT
    The U.S. Army Contracting Command is searching for motivated acquisition and mission support professionals to provide responsive professional contracting support and oversight solutions to enhance NATO, U.S., and Afghanistan forces' mission readiness.
  • MICC Soldiers participate in DOD's premier OCS exercise at Ft Bliss
    Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:22:51 EDT
    Nearly 450 Sailors, Airmen, Soldiers, Marines and civilians are here for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise-17 and a significant number of them are from the Army's Mission and Installation Contracting Command. Approximately 50 MICC personn...
  • OCSJX-17 training scenarios focus on warfighter support
    Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:33 EDT
    After four days of academics, approximately 230 members of the training audience at Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise-17 are now testing their skills and knowledge as they are bombarded with more than 270 scenarios over an eight-day period.
  • ACC-RI campaign plan briefed during March 20 town hall
    Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:36:49 EDT
    A town hall for the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island workforce was held in Heritage Hall, March 20.
  • Global town hall meeting links contracting workforce
    Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:26:40 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama (March 16, 2017)--Army Contracting Command will be viable for a long time, assured ACC's commanding general during a global town hall meeting here.
  • Perna: 'Help me help you'
    Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:49:15 EDT
    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--"Help me help you," said the Army Materiel Command commander as he met with the Army Contracting Command leadership here.
  • OCSJX-17 kicks into full swing at Fort Bliss
    Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:52:57 EDT
    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise - 2017 kicked off here March 15. OCSJX is the Department of Defense's premier operational contract support exercise. Nearly 450 service members and civilians from across the DOD and al...
  • 926th CBN hosts weapons familiarization for civilian employees
    Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:12:25 EDT
    The Soldiers of the 926th Contracting Battalion conducted weapons familiarization and included 42 of their civilian counterparts from the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Communications-Electronics Command.
  • ACC-APG employee has gone to the dogs
    Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:59:38 EST
    Patrick Siemon, a procurement analyst with the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, volunteers at a Warrior Canine Connection facility in Boyds, Maryland where canines are bred and trained to perform as service dogs in support of woun...
  • ACC supports Read Across America
    Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:31:50 EST
    On March 2, Dr. Seuss's birthday, nineteen Army Contracting Command employees read at Morris Elementary, which is its local adopted school, as part of Read Across America Week. This is the most volunteers that ACC has had in the four years that it ha...
  • Hi-Pro awards presented at ACC-RI
    Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:54:44 EST
    Three Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees were recognized for their achievements this morning, as Jay Carr, executive director, ACC-RI, presented them with Highly Productive Achievement Awards -- known as "Hi-Pros", March 8.
  • U.S. Ambassador to Columbia recognizes contracting professionals
    Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:21:49 EST
    Ambassador Kevin Whitaker, U.S. Ambassador to Columbia, recently recognized Astrid Pardo and Rosalba Mateus, contracting professionals from the US Army's Regional Contracting Office in Bogotá, Colombia with prestigious Mission Honor Awards.
  • ECC Commanding General visits U.S. Forces in Vicenza, Italy
    Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:41:12 EST
    Brig. Gen. Paul Pardew, Expeditionary Contracting Command commanding general, visited the 414th Contracting Support Brigade and other U.S. forces in Vicenza, Italy, Jan. 14-19, for a command visit with the organization. This was his first visit since...
  • Procurement management review a key topic at ACC-RI town hall
    Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:09:43 EST
    A town hall was held for Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees in Heritage Hall, Jan. 9.
  • ACC-RI, ASC hold Industry week
    Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:03:28 EST
    U.S. Army Contracting Command-Rock Island and U.S. Army Sustainment Command representatives met with dozens of industry members at the Isle of Capri, Bettendorf, Iowa, Nov. 15-17.
  • Senior Executive retires with 40 years of federal service
    Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:09:57 EST
    A senior executive service leader, Bryon J. Young, retired as the executive director of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, during an official ceremony held here on Dec. 7, culminating his 40 years of service with the Department...
  • Carr hosts first ACC-RI town hall
    Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:29:27 EST
    Jay Carr, executive director, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, held a town hall at Heritage Hall, Nov. 29.
  • Senior Executive Service members at Rock Island Arsenal reassigned
    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:30:30 EST
    The Department of the Army announced the reassignment of three members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) stationed at Rock Island Arsenal.
  • 410th CSB cases its colors in preparation for deployment
    Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:31:46 EST
    Leaders from the 410th Contracting Support Brigade cased their organizational colors during a ceremony Nov. 16 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in preparation for the brigade's deployment to Qatar and Afghanistan.