Author: William S. Farrow
  • 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.
  • Center safety specialist chosen for Army Emerging Safety Leader Award

    A U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville employee was among 25 recipients of the Army Emerging Safety Leader Award. The award is sponsored by the Army Combat Readiness Center, at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
  • June

    Resource managers network, learn at workshop

    Workshop topics focused on third-party financing, utility cost reduction and energy audit programs, cost engineering, energy security, sustainability and measurement and verification.
  • First stage assessment of new safety system complete

    The Stage 1 assessment was the first milestone in the implementation of the new safety management system. The Army-wide system enables the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet the Army’s goal of modernizing safety and occupational health programs.
  • May

    Center’s Fuels Program first to use GSA maintenance contract schedule

    A Huntsville Center Fuels Program Project Delivery Team determined the GSA Multiple Award Schedule 03FAC, Facilities Maintenance and Management is a viable option for providing recurring maintenance and minor repair services for more than 400 Army, Navy, and the Air Force fuel facilities sites around the world.
  • February

    Huntsville Center solar energy, storage system project enhances Redstone Arsenal’s readiness

    Redstone Arsenal's new 114-acre, renewable solar energy complex generates about 10 megawatt, alternating current, on-site solar renewable energy.
  • December

    Martin named new ISPM director

    Martin began his U.S. Army Corps of Engineers career in the Mobile District’s Construction Division in 1986. In addition to Mobile District, Martin worked in Savannah District before joining Huntsville Center in August 1999 working in the Mechanical-Electrical Division of the Center’s Engineering Directorate.
  • Center recognized for contribution to small business communities

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) received three Top Dollar awards at the annual Small Business Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Nov. 15-17.
  • November

    Systems engineer overcomes adversity, recognized by Secretary of Defense

    For the last seven years, Jason Moore has worked at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville as an information technology specialist for the Center’s management review office. He loves his job, which involves supporting a high priority, multi-million dollar, classified network.With all his degrees and certifications, and because he works in IT, most people would Moore is a geek.He’s a self-proclaimed geek, but not your typical geek. He’s not your typical coworker either.
  • September

    Redstone solar project moving along

    The solar array project, developed by Redstone Arsenal’s Directorate of Public Works, the Army Office of Energy Initiatives and Huntsville Center’s Energy Division, is the first Power Purchase Agreement project solicited through the renewable and alternative energy Multiple Award Task Order Contract awarded by Huntsville Center.
  • Workshop explores ways to maximize savings under ESPC

    More than 50 government and industry representatives converged at the Bevill Center at the University of Alabama Huntsville Aug. 29 for the first Energy Savings Performance Contracting Measurement and Verification Workshop.The workshop allowed attendees to share information, experiences, and lessons learned on past and on-going ESPC projects.
  • August

    Center deputy commander Emery retires after more than 20 years of service

    Although most of his career was spent with the company, battalion and brigade side of Army engineering, Lt. Col. Burlin Emery said one of the greatest challenges he’s had during his Army career was serving as Huntsville Center’s deputy commander since 2015. Emery said his assignment here has also been one of the most rewarding.
  • June

    Huntsville Center program supports research laboratory transition

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville’s Medical Outfitting and Transition Program is assisting the U.S. Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases relocate into the largest and most complex bio-contamination facility ever designed.
  • May

    Office of Small Business Programs innovation results in success

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville has a team with thorough understanding of federal acquisitions, focusing their expertise and advocating for small businesses to compete for more than 5,000 contract actions, or portions of them, that Huntsville Center solicits annually.
  • April

    Elliott retires after 37 years' service to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    After 37 years of service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gina Elliot has retired. Throughout her career, Elliott successfully managed complex, high priority projects spanning design, procurement, construction and service acquisitions.
  • March

    Center’s programs director Ford retires

    Ford isn’t just retiring from a career, he’s stepping away from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the organization with the greatest impact on his life.
  • Huntsville Center project manager’s phone call enhances force protection, saves millions

    With a simple phone call, a U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville project manager prevented the loss of use of vital access control points for an extended period of time as well as potentially saving her customer millions of dollars.
  • February

    First virtual industry day successful for BASEOPS program, vendors

    With support from the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), six representatives from Huntsville Center set up shop at the El Paso County, Colorado, Regional Municipal Center and met with vendor representatives not only in person, but also virtually through Internet broadcasting capabilities.
  • January

    Contracting officer helps find solutions for energy program, recognized with USACE procurement award

    Fearns’ award is based on his close collaboration with multi-functional teams and facilitating information sharing that bridged gaps between operational technology and information technology, both used in energy systems.