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Friday | Alabama Live

Redstone Arsenal soldiers selected for prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy...

Staff Sgt. Alfonso Martinez and Staff Sgt. John Schaefer, both stationed at headquarters for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command at Redstone Arsenal were among the 10 recent inductees into the organization.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

USSOCOM signs a five-year framework contract for the Carl-Gustaf weapon system

Defense and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the U.S. Special Operations Command for the company's Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system .

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Related Topix: Carl Gustaf, US Military, US Army

Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grummana s CIRCM system completes U.S. Army flight testing

Northrop Grumman's Common Infrared Countermeasures system recently completed another round of U.S. Army testing by demonstrating its capabilities on a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Phone call leads Army Materiel Command historians to piece of command history

The official photo of Gen. Frank S. Besson Jr., left, shows AMC's first commanding general in a newer uniform with both the four-star and AMC flags.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Helicopter that served disaster, combat missions for 50 years on display at U.S. Space &...

"This aircraft has seen a lot of things, and if it could tell you stories, you probably shouldn't be hearing some of them," said Rusty Weiger.

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Alabama Live

Exploding just 4 seconds after launch, failed test on Army's hypersonic weapon blew out windows and bent metal

A rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded Aug. 25 after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Army hypersonic weapon explodes during flight test

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command conducts the first flight of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon concept, Nov. 18, 2011.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

"Academy Day" connects high school students with recruiters for military schools

High school students in the Tennessee Valley are starting to prepare for their future.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Army

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Warrant officers, ammo plants and Twilight Tattoos: This week's Redstone wrap-up

It's been a busy couple of weeks at Redstone Arsenal. Here is a look at some of the things happening around the installation: The Army activated its newest contingency contracting battalion during a ceremony at Redstone Arsenal Aug. 18. In addition to activating the 921st Contingency Contracting Battalion, the ceremony included an assumption of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Rock Island Arsenal, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Watches

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Redstone Arsenal-based AMRDEC tapped to evaluate 'most complex...

Richard "BC" Rusnok and BF-18, Lt. Col. Jon "Miles" Ohman, fly behind a KC-130J, over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Col. Michael Hoskin assumes command at Expeditionary Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal

Maj. Gen. Ted Harrison , Army Contracting Command commanding general, passes the Expeditionary Contracting Command colors to incoming commander Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Fort Shafter, Pop/Rock, Samson

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Upward Bound 6-week session concludes

Photo submittedUpward Bound students is gathered on the Rocket Test Center's testing stand at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Huntsville, AL, Education Etc., Eastern Kentucky University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Huntsville-based Atlantic Group, Camber Corp. land military contracts

The Atlantic Group of Huntsville was recently awarded a $9 million Army contract for work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Tuskegee Airmen honored amid thundering ovations at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - On a day when the Tuskegee Airmen were honored for their contributions to America's war efforts dating to World War II, Charles McGee instead honored those who were honoring him.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Cupcakes not crumbling for Sugar Belle: Huntsville startup expanding with second food truck

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The world's largest cupcake company may have crumbled last month, but Huntsville's first and only cupcake truck is thriving and plans to unveil a second vehicle next week in Madison and at Redstone Arsenal.

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Alabama Live

Purple Heart Day: Recognizing those awarded the honor 'one hopes they never receive'

Etched into the red marble Purple Heart monument at the Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial Park are these simple words: "All gave some, some gave all."

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama military community mourns Army general killed in sneak attack

In the close-knit military community, any soldier's death is widely felt. When the person killed is a high-ranking and well-known officer, the loss is even more tragic.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Redstone Arsenal, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

General Harold Greene

Redstone Arsenal has released a Condolence Statement from the U.S. Army Material Command on the loss of Major General Harold Greene.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Armed Forces Week Proclamation Ceremony

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Officials from Redstone Arsenal, Madison County and the cities of Huntsville and Madison kicked off Armed Forces Celebration Week with a proclamation presented to Lt.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Forty new recruits find themselves doing push-ups with major general at 'The Joe' after...

Forty new recruits found themselves face down in the infield at Joe Davis Stadium doing push-ups with a Major General after officially joining the U.S. Army before the AUSA with the Stars and Military Appreciation Night on Saturday night.

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