Huntsville Center’s Arkie Fanning, April Rafael-Adams, Pat Haas and Boyce Ross are part of the team receiving the Procurement Team of the Year in the 2015 USACE Excellence in Contracting Awards Program.
2015 USACE Excellence in Contracting Awards Program Procurement Team of the Year.
Huntsville Center’s Arkie Fanning, April Rafael-Adams, Pat Haas and Boyce Ross are part of the team receiving the Procurement Team of the Year in the 2015 USACE Excellence in Contracting Awards Program.
Chart showing which courses are available at each grade level.
CES Leader Development Program Path
The Civilian Education System provides a progressive and sequential leadership development program through enhanced educational opportunities for Army Civilians throughout their careers.
The Huntsville Center Ensemble, from left, Tina Maye, Angela Morton, Lillian Fox and Reneda Kelly sing gospel music during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration Jan. 22, as Elder Dwight Clark, an associate minister and minister of music at the Douglas Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama, accompanies them on the keyboard.
Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration encourages fellowship
The promise of esprit de corps and multicultural food sampling drew employees to the Jan. 22 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.
Lynn Daniels was at Huntsville Center July 20 and received an award from Col. Robert Ruch, Huntsville Center commander, recognizing her as the Center's Project Manager of the Year. Daniels is a virtual project manager from Seattle District providing full-time support for the Center’s Facilities Reduction Program. In 2014, she managed projects on eight military installations from Georgia to Alaska, removing 2.8 million square feet of real property (217 facilities) for $22.7 million.
Virtual project managers bridge gaps in Corps workforce
After more than a decade of employee growth due to military construction projects that are completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for creative ways to retain its employees. Huntsville Center has the solution by employing virutal project managers from other districts.
Steven Pautz, a center closeout manager for Chemical Demilitarization, speaks to Aiden Barnard about his “Refraction of Light” fifth grade science fair project during the Challenger Elementary School Science Fair Jan. 20. Barnard placed first in the physical category of the school’s science fair and will move forward to the Regional Science Fair competition.
Volunteer judges help science fair inspire students to pursue STEM
Eight volunteers from the Huntsville Center offered their STEM field expertise to help judge more than 110 projects during the annual Challenger Elementary School science fair Jan. 20. A big thank you to Wade Doss, Carol Elder, Gina Gill, Karen Moore, John Nevels, Michael O'Sullivan, Juan Pace and Steven Pautz!
Colleen O'Keefe, Huntsville Center's Contracting Directorate chief since July 2014, is the 2015 USACE Contracting Manager of the Year.
Contracting chief named USACE 2015 Manager of the Year
Colleen O'Keefe, Huntsville Center's Contracting Directorate chief since July 2014, is the 2015 USACE Contracting Manager of the Year.
ACC celebrated the completion of the new headquarters building on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 7.
Huntsville Center completes $2.3 million project for Army Contracting Command
The U.S. Army Contracting Command’s new headquarters building renovation included a $2.3 million furniture procurement project through the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Furnishings Program.

Latest News Stories

Team supporting Veterans Affairs receives 2015 USACE Excellence in Contracting Award

The Aurora Veterans Affairs Hospital Replacement Alpha Contract Team was named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Procurement Team of the Year in the Excellence in Contracting Awards Program. The nucleus of the team included employees from USACE’s Omaha District and the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.
Published: 2/5/2016

Civilian Education System provides for leader development, career path progression

The Civilian Education System or CES is a progressive and sequential leader development program that provides enhanced educational opportunities for Army Civilians throughout their careers. CES is not the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) nor is it under the guidance of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification process.
Published: 2/1/2016

Succession planning big part of strategic off-site discussions

During the Huntsville Center strategic off-site Jan. 19-21, the group discussed succession planning as a way to meet staffing challenges during transition, as well as various other topics.
Published: 2/1/2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration encourages fellowship

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville held a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration Jan. 22
Published: 1/26/2016

Virtual project managers bridge gaps in Corps workforce

After more than a decade of employee growth due to military construction projects that are completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for creative ways to retain its employees. Huntsville Center has the solution by employing virutal project managers from other districts.
Published: 1/22/2016

Volunteer judges help science fair inspire students to pursue STEM

Eight volunteers from the Huntsville Center offered their STEM field expertise to help judge more than 110 projects during the annual Challenger Elementary School Science Fair Jan. 20.
Published: 1/22/2016

Latest Press Releases

Huntsville awards largest-ever initial outfitting, transition contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded the largest single contract in support of the Initial Outfitting and Transition Program since the program started awarding contracts in 2010.
Published: 1/27/2016

Huntsville Center awards $200 million contract

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded a $200 million Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) on Dec. 2, to expand and upgrade existing proprietary Desigo/Apogee building automation systems.
Published: 12/16/2015

Energy task order project to upgrade Corpus Christi infrastructure

Huntsville Center awarded a $24 million Energy Savings Performance Contracting task order contract Sept. 30 to upgrade water and energy infrastructure at Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas.
Published: 11/3/2015

October forum identifies opportunities for small businesses

Registration is open for Huntsville Center's annual Small Business Forum scheduled for Oct. 14 at the Jackson Center in Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama.
Published: 10/9/2015

Army Corps of Engineers supporting ‘Every Kid in a Park’ recreation initiative

President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, launched a new initiative Sept. 2 -- Every Kid in a Park -- which provides all fourth-graders and their families with free admission to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide for a full year.
Published: 9/4/2015

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