• September

    BaseOps program supports Big Red One

    The BaseOps program consists of executing defined services structured around preventive and corrective maintenance. The objective is to preserve and maintain systems in such a condition that they may be effectively used for their designated functional purpose.
  • Ryan Strange receives the Order of Prometheus Medallion and Award from AUSVI

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Divisions’ Ryan Strange received the Order of Prometheus Medallion and Award from The Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUSVI) for the development of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program, which began in 2017.
  • Huntsville Center hosts USACE business directors for annual conference

    For the first time ever, business directors from across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers convened at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville this week for the annual Business Management Chiefs Face-to-Face Meeting.
  • Munitions response programs improve with technological advancement, training

    In August, the EMCX hosted a technical training seminar for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers geophysicists focused on familiarization of simultaneous location and mapping, or SLAM, technology that will increase mapping production rates in thick vegetation where previously only tape measures or line-of-site robotic total station (RTS) technologies were available.
  • Getting to Know Bret Styers, Huntsville Center's 'Snowshoes on the Ground' in Alaska

    Bret Styers is the senior program manager for the Ballistic Missile Defense Center of Expertise at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. Styers was born in Valencia, California, but moved to Alaska when he was a toddler. He now lives with his wife and four children in Anchorage and serves as the Center’s lead on missile-defense projects across the state.
  • From 'Folly' to Fortune

    What was once considered the foolish, costly act of a land-hungry politician is now considered to be one of the most profitable and strategic moves in U.S. history. The U.S. purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867, a transaction negotiated by then Secretary of State William Seward, was initially ridiculed in the press as “Seward’s folly” because the arctic region was thought by many to be unusable and unhabitable. Fast forward more than 150 years to the present, and Alaska is not only one of the richest states in the nation but also a key part of America’s missile defense program.
  • August

    Huntsville Center safety chief earns national award

    On August 23, Kellie Williams received national recognition as a leader in workplace safety when she was awarded the Department of Defense Safety and Occupational Health Management System Individual Achievement Award during a safety conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Doug Hadley receives USACE Procuring Contractor of the Year Award

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A contract and grants officer with the Environmental and Munitions Center of
  • Center employees reach out to local Korean community

    Huntsville Center employees took the stage at a North Alabama Korean Association event Saturday to present their personal stories about working for the federal government and how their work not only benefits their livelihood, but also their nation and their Korean culture.
  • 'See something, say something'

    The Department of the Army designated August as Antiterrorism Awareness Month in 2010 to serve as a reminder of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and lead into National Preparedness Month, held annually in September.
  • Kyle Shireman receives Chief of Engineers Safety Award

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Safety Office's Kyle Shireman received the 2021 Chief of Engineer Safety Award for improvements to the Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program.
  • Dr. Carolyn D. Harris receives the Team Award Civilian Service Commendation Medal

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Divisions’ Dr. Carolyn D. Harris received the Team Award Civilian Service Commendation Medal for outstanding performance and support while conducting the Army Green Belt Class 22-007.
  • July

    Huntsville Center and the University of Alabama Huntsville team up to identify research areas in unmanned aircraft systems

    The US Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville has partnered with University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) to support research and operational excellence in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The partnership will allow both organizations to jointly identify key research areas in UAS technologies, applications, and operations.
  • Safety top priority at Redstone Arsenal restoration site

    The US Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville manages over 40 Military Munitions Response Program sites worldwide and at each of those sites, safety is the top concern.
  • Center's online onboarding dashboard recognized for innovation

    Innovation supports senior Army and USACE Leadership’s mantra of caring for its number one asset – people – and making a positive first impression for its new employees on day one sets the tone.
  • June

    Huntsville Center awarded Army Safety Star

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville became the first U.S. Army Corps of Engineers organization to earn the Army’s prestigious Safety and Occupational Health Star during an award ceremony at the Center on Wednesday, June 15.
  • Like father, like daughter

    Russell Dunford, U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Business Practice Division Chief, traveled to the mountains of Colorado for his daughter’s graduation May 25 from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A graduate of Huntsville High School, AnnMarie “Annie” Dunford entered the Academy in 2018, alongside 1,434 other cadets. Annie was among the 973 who graduated, making her the first in the Dunford family to graduate from a service academy and one of 6039 women to have graduated since 1976, the first year women were admitted into military service academies.
  • REM workshop assists with prioritizing work according to policy

    The Resource Efficiency Managers in attendance are all contracted “employees” whose sole purpose is improving their assigned installation’s energy programs by identifying projects and practices to reduce energy and water costs.
  • May

    HNC’s command strategic review focuses on collaboration, transparency

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville collaborated with top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership during the Center’s command strategic review May 24-25.
  • Energy program saves money, resources for USACE districts

    Huntsville Center’s Energy Savings Performance Contract program has been reducing energy use and water consumption at military installations since the mid-1990s. Over the last several years, the ESPC has also developed contracts to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works programs around the country.