Author: William S. Farrow
  • August

    Homecoming for Huntsville Center’s new commander

    Griffin will lead more than 1,000 employees at the Center’s headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama, and its offices in Omaha, Nebraska, and Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Center’s Facility Reduction Program partners with National Demolition Association

    The partnership will ensure the entire demolition industry benefits through increasing contractor’s access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ education and training programs. The partnership also provides NDA members access to safety and risk management best practices and resources.
  • July

    Huntsville Center program procures mobile, containerized supercomputer for Defense Department

    The new supercomputer will initially be based at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Developmental Command Army Research Laboratory DOD Supercomputing Resource Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
  • Certification, education at the core of Corps’ Huntsville Center

    To meet stakeholder's complex requests, Huntsville Center’s workforce is ticking the required academic and professional boxes to become experts in their arenas.
  • June

    Army Corps environmental pioneer Zebrowski retires

    As the director of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise, Sandi Zebrowski led more than 60 Corps employees in providing high quality engineering and scientific support to environmental remediation, munitions response and compliance programs around the world.
  • May

    Fuels project manager, contract instrumental in Offutt flood recovery

    A project manager with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, opened an email from the Air Force Petroleum Office notifying her of the flooding at Offutt AFB.
  • March

    Three acquisition leaders participating in development program

    Tonju Samuels, Latosha McCoy and Brandon Lee were selected the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s Director’s Development Program in Leadership.
  • Contracting officer named best in Army for 2018

    A contracting officer with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville took one of two Contracting Professional of the Year awards in the 2018 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting.
  • Center program supports Sigonella schools

    Huntsville Center’s Communication Infrastructure and Systems Support program, or CIS2, coordinated with Norfolk District to provide technical engineering, project management and acquisition support to equip the DoDEA Europe South District’s Sigonella Elementary School and Sigonella Middle High School with Uninterruptible Power Supply systems.
  • Fuels project quick-turn supports Dragon Lady mission

    Huntsville Center’s Fuels team had a very short period of time to clean, inspect and repair a fuel storage tank used to hold and dispense Jet Propellant Thermally Stable, a jet fuel created specifically for the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft.
  • Huntsville Center workshop good for taxpayers, environment

    Resource efficiency managers from around the world attended Huntsville Center’s REM workshop in Huntsville, Alabama, Feb. 26-28. Huntsville Center’s REM program provides contracted subject-matter experts to Department of Defense branch installations to increase energy program effectiveness by identifying programs and practices to reduce energy and water costs and meet resilience and security requirements.
  • February

    Some Center missions remain in University Square office suites

    The Center’s Ordnance and Explosives Directorate, its Installation Support and Programs Management Directorate’s Military Support, Facilities and Electronic Technology divisions and its Engineering Directorate’s Environmental Protection, Utilities and Geosciences offices are remaining behind in leased office suites near the Center’s old main facility at 4820 University Square.
  • January

    Huntsville Center ESPC program delivers Fort Carson energy storage system

    Huntsville Center’s Energy Savings Performance Contracting program managers and contracting specialists coordinated the project with AECOM, the energy service contractor, and the garrison’s directorate of public works.
  • Business director selected for development program

    Christina Freese, the business director of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, was selected to participate in the 2019 Veterans Affairs Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program.
  • December

    Medical Outfitting and Transition team equips Camp Humphreys medical facilities

    Huntsville Center’s MOT is providing complete turn-key project support for the equipping and transitioning of staff and patients into the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital and Ambulatory Care Center at Camp Humphrey, Republic of Korea. The new 772,000 square foot facility is set to open in November, 2019.
  • November

    Huntsville Center recognized for inclusive small business policy

    Huntsville Center awarded more than $800 million to small business last fiscal year, 500 contracts valued at more than $211 million went to small business in Alabama.
  • October

    Support to installations increased in fiscal 2018

    In fiscal 2018, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville executed more than $3 billion in contract actions, a 50 percent increase from what the Center accomplished in the previous fiscal year.
  • September

    Energy team attends DOE event of the year

    More than two dozen representatives from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville attended the Federal Energy Management Program’s Energy Exchange Aug. 21-23 in Cleveland.
  • August

    Center awards unusually large contract to small Texas business

    A $90 million Single Award Task Order Contract was awarded to Government Marketing and Procurement, LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. GMP is a Government Services Administration schedule contractor providing information technology procurement services.
  • Second annual ESPC workshop dialogue focuses on communication

    More than 70 government and industry representatives shared information, experiences, and lessons learned during the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s second annual Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop July 31-Aug.1 at the Bevill Center on the University of Alabama Huntsville campus.