• March

    Energy program leads path for $67 million Rock Island Arsenal project

    Huntsville Center Energy Division’s ERCIP is the Army’s requirement development experts providing planning and technical support to the Army by validating all ERCIP projects before they are submitted to the Department of Defense to compete for funding.
  • Huntsville Center’s EMCX celebrates 30-plus years of environmental expertise

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise (EM CX) has undergone multiple name changes and restructurings over the last three decades, but its mission to provide environmental remediation expertise for military installations worldwide has remained the same. The EM CX, part of the USACE Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, recently completed a rigorous recertification process, earning the USACE “expert” designation for another five years.
  • Center's installation support directorate reorganizes

    The directorate provides execution of more than 30 programs encompassing the technical, engineering, contracting and program management requirements of a variety of mission areas.
  • Value Engineering program ensures Center’s functionality

    Reis managed seven VE workshops for Huntsville Center in 2022, six for the Installation Support and Programs Management Directorate’s Facilities Division and one for the Ordnance and Explosives Directorate.
  • Employees reflect on 'Black Resilience' for Black History Month event

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office hosted its annual Black History Month presentation Feb. 28. More than 100 employees attended the virtual event featuring four panelists who paid tribute to Black Americans who have overcome educational, political and economic barriers to make significant contributions to our nation’s history and identity.
  • February

    Huntsville Center celebrates Engineers Week

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville joined other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agencies Feb. 19 to 25 to celebrate 2023 National Engineers Week.
  • Huntsville Center’s IT management program sunsets, transitions

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Corporate Information Office is delivering changes to the ACE-IT program and scheduled to turn over all work to Humphreys Engineer Center Support Activity.
  • EM CX role in the NEPA Integrator proves invaluable

    The Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise (EM CX) continues to provide quality guidance in ensuring adherence to the environmental regulations of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) required for all Federal government projects.
  • Resource Efficiency Manager conference set, openings still available for energy managers

    Huntsville Center’s REM program improves installation energy programs by identifying projects and practices to reduce energy and water costs through a contracted subject matter expert.
  • January

    Energy project provides resilience for Fort Irwin

    Huntsville Center’s Utility Energy Services Contracting developed the contract vehicle which provides for a 21-mile dedicated natural gas pipeline and a 16 MW combined heat and power plant for on-site energy generation at Fort Irwin capable of maintaining critical loads indefinitely during an electric outage.
  • Huntsville Center answers charge to electrify Army’s vehicle fleet

    Electric vehicle charging stations have begun popping up at Army installations across the Nation, less than a year after the Army announced plans to reduce its climate impacts by decreasing fossil fuel use. The Army’s climate strategy, released in February 2022, outlines a plan to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent, in part by transitioning to a fully electric vehicle fleet by 2050. For its non-tactical, light-duty fleet, the service plans to be all-electric by 2027.
  • ‘The Way of the Future’

    Employees participating in a recent construction safety course at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville toured a construction site, identified safety hazards and experienced the dangerous outcomes of safety violations – all without leaving their classroom. This real-world experience was made possible by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Safety Trainer 360, a virtual reality construction site game created by the Huntsville Center Safety Office and the Army Game Studio.
  • Huntsville Center hosts Safety Investigation Board training

    Dozens of safety officials from across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) enterprise recently convened at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville to learn how to properly investigate, document and report safety incidents.
  • Survey results addressed by leadership with action plan

    The Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, conducted throughout the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in June and July, measures employees' perceptions of whether, and to what extent, conditions characteristic of successful organizations is present.
  • December

    Human resource workshop spotlights USACE synchronization of efforts

    To meet current and future challenges in Talent Acquisition, USACE is working as an enterprise to effectively market the USACE brand and use all the tools available to attract and retain top talent.
  • November

    Huntsville Center heroes teach students to “Recognize, Retreat, Report”

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville taught munitions safety to students during Columbia Elementary School’s “Community Heroes Day” on Friday, November 18.
  • Huntsville Center aviation safety course improves USACE aviation mission

    Aviators from across the country attended a Small Unmanned Aircraft Safety Qualification Course (SUASQC) at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville October 28.
  • Huntsville Center hosts RCWM Quarterly meeting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville hosted members of the Recovered Chemical Warfare Materiel Program (RCWM) for their quarterly meeting November 2.
  • Huntsville Center closes out FY22 with $2.57 billion in contract actions

    In fiscal year 2022, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville awarded more than 4,300 contract actions totaling more than $2.57 billion in obligations for global stakeholders.
  • October

    Small Business Industry Day draws large crowd

    The event featured a general overview of doing business with the Huntsville Center and covered major regulatory changes and upcoming acquisitions, followed by an opportunity for attendees to interact directly with program managers and contracting officials for the Center’s more than 40 programs.