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  1. Look Back ... to 2 sides of incineration question, 1992Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anniston Star

    ... Incineration, which has been telling the public about the dangers of incinerating chemical weapons at Anniston Army Depot. The group placing the ad, Supporting Proven Reliable Incineration of Nerve Gas, is holding its own meeting in the near future ...

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  2. Calhoun County Sept. 11 memorial ceremonies set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Anniston Star

    ... Centennial Park in Anniston. The ceremony will feature guest speaker Lt. Col. Craig M. McIlwain from the Anniston Army Depot, a 21-gun salute and bagpipes played by Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade. The First Baptist Church of Jacksonville will ...

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  3. Ken Joiner retires, one last time, after 45 years running county governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Anniston Star

    ... she thinks of all the challenges that the county has overcome - the chemical weapons incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot, the closure of Fort McClellan and devastation from tornadoes - she thinks of Joiner's leadership. Soon, however, a new ...

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  4. Former Jacksonville councilman Areno dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Anniston Star

    ... Areno served in Vietnam, retired from the Army as a master sergeant in 1980 and went to work at Anniston Army Depot soon afterward. He first ventured into the public eye in the 1980s, after his son, Tony, suffered a head injury in a car accident. ...

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  5. Look Back ... to the school year resuming at Mechanicsville, 1942Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... eight to 15 more years to come up with another means to destroy its chemical weapons, the commander of Anniston Army Depot said yesterday. Speaking to a Kiwanis Club meeting at Oxford Civic Center, Col. Joel Denney said that under the current ...

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  6. Seminars teach small businesses how to win federal contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Anniston Star

    - Jacksonville State University and the Army Contracting Command office at the Anniston Army Depot have partnered in a program to teach small business owners how to win federal contracts. "It can be very intimidating," said Lindsay Frey, government ...

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  7. Joel Denney, 69, leaves legacy of compassion and helpful deedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Anniston Star

    As a former Anniston Army Depot commander and a colonel in the U.S. Army, Denney had decades of leadership experience that he never hesitated to use to help the Calhoun County area. From the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and the Berman Museum of World History, to organizing a Washington, D.C., trip for veterans, Denney was there to lead or help other leaders make people's lives better.

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  8. The US Army wants to combine the .50-caliber machine gun and grenade launcher into one weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... tested. The parts for the titanium prototypes will be built at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. and then go to Anniston Army Depot, Ala., for riveting and further construction. "We always want to lighten the soldier load. A major requirement is to engineer a ...

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  9. Man sentenced to prison for stealing equipment from Anniston Army DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Alabama Live

    A man was sentenced to federal prison today for stealing more than $175,000 of equipment from the Anniston Army Depot. Eric Justin Hardy, 45, was ordered by U.S. District Judge David Proctor to serve a split sentence of six months in prison and six months of home detention.

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  10. Anniston Army Depot gets new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Col. Joel Warhurst only took command of the Anniston Army Depot on Thursday, but he's already familiar with much of his new job's requirements. "I've had three assignments through the Army Materiel Command, learning about munitions, bases a learning how to supply the Army," Warhurst said.

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  11. Anniston Army Depot gets new commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Anniston Star

    Col. Joel Warhurst only took command of the Anniston Army Depot on Thursday, but he's already familiar with much of his new job's requirements. "I've had three assignments through the Army Materiel Command, learning about munitions, bases a learning how to supply the Army," Warhurst said.

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  12. House defense spending bill would help depot workers, CMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Anniston Star

    Traffic flows down Eulaton Gate Road just outside Anniston Army Depot at shift-change on Monday afternoon. Traffic flows down Eulaton Gate Road just outside Anniston Army Depot at shift-change on Monday afternoon.

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  13. Anniston Army Depot to use sirens ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Anniston Star

    Traffic flows down Eulaton Gate Road just outside Anniston Army Depot at shift-change on Monday afternoon. Traffic flows down Eulaton Gate Road just outside Anniston Army Depot at shift-change on Monday afternoon.

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  14. Saudi arms deal could mean work for Anniston depotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Anniston Star

    A recent $110 billion U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia, which news accounts say includes Abrams tanks for the Middle Eastern kingdom, could bring work to the Anniston Army Depot and associated contractors. Michael Burke, Anniston Army Depot's deputy to the commander, said in a statement the depot's staff "don't know the details and can't comment on the work that may come."

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  15. Wreath-laying ceremony in celebration of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Anniston Star

    In honor of America's Veterans, Anniston Army Depot is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony at 10 a.m. May 25 at the McClellan Military Cemetery, located at Fort McClellan.

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  16. Tank overhauls overseen by Redstone unit saving taxpayer dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WAAY

    Every main battle tank the U.S. military has goes through overhauls at Anniston Army Depot, part of Redstone Arsenal's Army Materiel Command. That work, which upgrades and rebuilds tanks saves taxpayer dollars, because as a a result, the Army doesn't have to buy new, expensive tanks.

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  17. Leaked documents show possibility of huge increases for Redstone programs in Trump budget requestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | WAAY

    ... could be huge for this area. In addition, increases in combat vehicle funding by 62% would benefit Anniston Army Depot, where the Army does the vast majority of its combat vehicle overhauls and upgrades. Another fund, called the defense-wide ...

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  18. Small arms overhauls save taxpayers millions at Anniston Army DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WAAY

    Just about all of the rifles, machine guns, and other small arms carried by Army soldiers are reconditioned at some point by workers at Anniston Army Depot, part of Redstone Arsenal's Army Materiel Command. e have the technology here to actually make the weapon what we call considered better than new," says Paul Barber, the depot's chief of small arms.

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  19. Phillip Tutor: Revisiting Calhoun County's Civil Defense gear in light of new atomic fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Anniston Star

    Had the Soviets launched missiles during the Cold War, Anniston faced doom, be it real or imagined. Fort McClellan and Anniston Army Depot put the city on the dreaded list.

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  20. Solar energy company seeks council support for McClellan projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... production, he said. Simon Solar built the 90 acres of solar panels that were unveiled last week at the Anniston Army Depot in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company also installed a solar array in Fort Rucker in If the solar farm is built, Ivey ...

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