Archive: 2020
  • December

    Huntsville Center medical program works first VA project

    Huntsville Center’s Medical Initial Outfitting and Transition program awarded its first IO&T project for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Huntsville Center provides security expertise for new U.S. Army Museum

    When the National Museum of the United States Army opened its doors for the first time, visitors and museum personnel could rest assured that the priceless artifacts and displays would be safe and secure thanks to the security-systems expertise of employees at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.
  • November

    Huntsville Center contracting officer completes top USACE leadership program

    The USACE Executive Leadership Development Program is the top tier of a three-tier program designed to develop results-oriented leaders with the critical skills needed to lead change in complex environments. Applicants to the yearlong course must be at the GS-13 level or above and are selected based on their potential for continued accomplishments and future success.
  • October

    Army surgeon general recognizes Huntsville Center medical division

    Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, who assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Command in June, praised the team for ensuring Army Medicine provides safe, evidence-based environments of care for the Army’s top priority – its people.
  • Huntsville Center participates in virtual small business forum

    More than 350 participants, mostly small- business owners and business representatives from across the country, logged in to learn about Huntsville Center’s more than 40 programs and upcoming acquisitions.
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month promotes 'Increasing Access and Opportunity'

    “Emphasis should be on the point that people with disabilities are typically creative problem solvers; they must be able to navigate a world historically designed for people without disabilities,” noted Jennifer Sheehy, deputy assistant secretary, of the Army’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
  • Army Corps' Huntsville Center closes out FY20 virtually, completes $2.4B in contract actions for global stakeholders

    The $2.4 billion in contract actions increased not only Department of Defense readiness and effectiveness through global medical facility renovations and modernization, resilient power and water utilities projects, military training facility updates and cyber security programs aimed at strengthening our nation’s defenses, it also provided vital support to ongoing federal, state and local programs and projects aimed at improving and increasing our nation’s health and safety during the continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • September

    Huntsville Center supports Army’s Smart Barracks Initiative

    The initiative will strive to modernize Soldier barracks by applying innovations and best practices in smart technology, cyber and physical security, energy systems, and quality-of-life improvements for the Soldiers who call these facilities their home.
  • If you build it, they will come

    The DD Form 1391 assists users in preparing, submitting, reviewing, correcting, printing and archiving DD Forms 1391 and related data, in accordance with Army Regulation 420-1.
  • August

    Facilities Reduction Program continues to deliver the program through virtual contracting

    Even programs that generally require intensive on-site visits are finding innovative solutions to maintain the high level of quality expected of Huntsville Center. One example is the Facilities Reduction Program (FRP), which provides contracting services and oversight of projects to eliminate excess facilities and structures at installations across the country, ultimately leading to a reduction in fixed installation costs and an increase in energy savings.
  • Corps of Engineers participating in virtual National Safety Stand-Down 2020

    Originally scheduled for May 4-8, the event is rescheduled for Sept. 14 -18. USACE is expanding on OSHA’s efforts to include fall prevention in the workplace to encompass all elements of the USACE mission.
  • Huntsville Center’s professional development program provides foundation for future leaders

    The eight-month long program utilized a variety of methods for delivering content to develop competencies including: communication, time management, conflict management, customer service, contribution to mission.
  • Huntsville Center program keeps service members on target

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville is the designated Range and Training Land Program Mandatory Center of Expertise.
  • July

    Resource Efficiency Managers support modernization of defense industrial base

    At the forefront of this mission is the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Resource Efficiency Manager (REM) program, which brings the best minds in the free world together to introduce new technologies and processes that extract every possible unit of energy from the most fuel-efficient and resilient energy-system technologies available. REMs, often called the “energy boots on the ground,” provide vital expertise to develop site energy plans encompassing projects that achieve sustainable, renewable, and secure energy management.
  • June

    REM’s exceed energy savings goals for the Army Reserve

    With 579 facilities totaling more than 10 million square feet of facility space, Rachel Kemper, REM for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 88th Readiness Division, headquartered on Fort McCoy, Wis., continues to deliver the program and exceeded energy savings goals for the 88th RD throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Virtual town hall recognizes achievement, brings workforce up-to-date

    More than 800 Huntsville Center employees from Huntsville, Alabama, Omaha, Nebraska and Alexandria, Virginia, logged into an online meeting platform to hear the words of Huntsville Center leaders praise the workforce for a job-well-done during unprecedented times.
  • Huntsville Center, Omaha District delivers range to Army special forces

    Last September, Huntsville Center’s Range and Training Land Program prepared a programming cost estimate for a shoothouse at Fort Carson, Colorado, in support of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s project approval and funding process.
  • May

    Huntsville Center improves hazardous materials management

    Previously, many installations used other more costly user licenses, such as the Hazardous Materials Management System, or other commercial databases that required annual renewal fees to manage their HM or HW data. Licensing costs were greatly reduced with the single EESOH-MIS application.
  • Huntsville Center plays key role in South Carolina remediation project

    Work to clean up former Camp Croft, a Formerly Used Defense Site, began following the April 1 contract between U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, and a joint venture of Weston Solutions, Inc., of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, and Zapata Inc., of Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • April

    Army awards Harris with Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Harris is the 163rd member to be awarded Master Black Belt in the Army and currently one of six Corps of Engineers’ MBBs since the Army Lean Six Sigma deployment began in 2005.