• April

    Center employees SHARPen their awareness of sexual harassment, assault

    Huntsville Center wrapped up a week of mandatory Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training April 29 with its final presentation by Victor Roberts, the Center’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.
  • Volunteers talk vocations during Mill Creek Career Day

    Volunteers from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville spent time discussing their careers with students at Mill Creek Elementary School April 8.
  • Initial Outfitting and Transition program equips Fort Hood hospital

    The Huntsville Center Initial Outfitting and Transition program played a major role in equipping the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Centerat Fort Hood, Texas. With the completion of the $90 million Fort Hood IO&T services and equipment procurement contract to Military Healthcare Outfitting and Transition (MilHOT) in 2012, the hospital opened April 3.
  • March

    Faces of the Force: Carol Elder

    Carol Elder, Huntsville Center's Interior Design chief, is featured on "Faces of the Force," an online series highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce.
  • Facilities Reduction Program demolitions Fort Benning WWII buildings

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville is managing the Soldiers Plaza demolition project at Fort Benning, Georgia, as part of an existing Mid-East Region U.S. Facilities Reduction Program Multiple Award Task Order Contract.
  • Huntsville Center participates in local science fair

    U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville participated in the First Baptist Child Development Center & Academy science fair March 17. Six volunteers judged more than 95 group and individual projects that were created by students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.
  • Corps removes grenades from Rock Island Arsenal housing area

    A partnership among federal agencies and contractors has cleared property of explosives at a housing project at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. The Huntsville Center Military Munitions Design Center prepared and staffed the Explosive Safety Submission for Louisville District.
  • Huntsville Center exceeds President’s energy savings goal for 2016

    Two task orders awarded to Honeywell Building Solutions by Huntsville Center to perform civil works projects for the Pittsburgh District and Humphreys Engineer Center Support Activity are 11 months ahead of schedule and exceed the Army’s President’s Performance Contracting Challenge goal of $12 million in energy-efficiency performance contracts at federal facilities through 2016.
  • Workforce success = understanding, embracing team member differences

    Identifying, understanding, appreciating and making the most of employee differences within teams and across the organization was the theme echoing throughout two interactive, engaging, laughter-filled presentations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Director of Human Resources Sue Engelhardt.
  • Huntsville Center volunteers encourage students to read

    U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville volunteers joined in Team Redstone’s Read Across America effort Feb. 29 through March 2 by reading to students at local elementary schools.
  • February

    Furnishings Program fills cadet barracks

    Two contracts, valued at more than $5.8 million, filled more than 400 rooms in 14 buildings with the beds and mattresses, chests, wardrobes, lounge furnishings for dayrooms, and washers and dryers for laundry rooms.
  • Engineers share STEM career paths with Alabama educators

    Huntsville Center engineers, engaged more than 350 educators from throughout Alabama by discussing their career fields during the Alabama Community Education Association’s annual conference at the Huntsville Marriott Feb. 25.
  • Financial management personnel race the clock to complete certification

    Huntsville Center has 27 personnel required to complete the DOD Financial Management Certification Program by June 2016. So far, 18 have been certified, with the remaining nine not far behind.
  • Full-time engineer excels as part-time gunslinger

    Efficiency and focus drive Darren Mulford in everything he does. The civil engineer and administrative contracting officer at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, is also a competitive pistol shooter ranked in the top 15 percent of classified shooters in the U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA).
  • Engineer steps outside comfort zone

    Tiffany Torres discusses her experience as an engineer, her challenges and hopes for the future of females in engineering.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • January

    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
  • 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.