Archive: 2021
  • December

    Huntsville Center engineer’s son heading to Naval Academy

    Although Kenny Hall has always excelled in football, his father, Ray Hall, a Huntsville Center engineer, coached his only child academically for a top-notch education.
  • Supercomputer procurement streamlined after process review

    The change streamlines the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s High Performance Computing Program’s process to procure supercomputing systems for its stakeholders.
  • Certification program leads to academic degree for project manager

    Jesus Ramirez, Program Manager with Huntsville Center’s Fuels Program, recently completed a certification program that not only enhances Ramirez’ ability to contribute to Huntsville Center’s mission, but also added an academic degree to his accomplishments.
  • Huntsville Center recognized for small business inclusion

    The Center won in four U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ small business categories top dollar awards for Fiscal 2021.
  • November

    Resource Efficiency Manager program growing

    The new $5 million Blanket Purchase Agreement allows additional REM contract awards and four additional contractors (for a total of seven contractors) increasing the availability of REMs to meet the REM program’s progression.
  • MDA recognizes Huntsville Center project manager

    Expected to take over a year to complete, the project was finished in only six months.
  • Ground breaking signifies Corps of Engineers’ Huntsville Center move onto Redstone Arsenal

    The new 205,000 square foot facility is expected to be a purpose built, three story building allowing the Center to consolidate its off-post leases, consolidate the Center's workforce, and provide a more secure environment for the Center's staff.
  • October

    ISPM director honored with DOD Disability Award

    Arthur Martin, director of the Center’s Installation Support and Project Management directorate, was one of only 21 servicemembers and civilians with disabilities to be recognized for their contributions to the DOD mission. The awards honor those whose attributes best epitomize the qualities and core values of their respective military department or DOD component, said Clarence Johnson, director of the DOD Diversity Management Operations Center.
  • Huntsville Center showcases programs, capabilities during small business forum

    Hundreds of 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.
  • Huntsville Center energy program upgrading Navy installation

    Huntsville Center’s Utility Energy Services Contracting program was the solution to the Navy’s requirement as the Center’s UESC program encompasses a broad range of energy conservation measures providing its customers flexibility to specifically tailor a project to a customer’s energy needs.
  • Huntsville Center closes out FY21 with more than $1.9 billion in contract actions

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety precautions, Huntsville Center completed the fiscal year virtually for the second year in a row. Despite the challenges, the Center’s more than 1,000 employees delivered the program with outstanding success.
  • September

    Huntsville Center architect earns top USACE honors

    The award recognizes Douglas Kohns, senior architect at the Medical Facilities Mandatory of Expertise and Standardization, for his architectural leadership and support of numerous Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs medical programs, but the award specifically highlights his more recent contributions to the COVID-19 relief efforts. Kohns developed the national architectural design standard for the alternate care sites and community vaccination centers that were quickly designed and constructed across the nation in a matter of months.
  • VE program stays course despite COVID shutdown

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Huntsville Center does business, but it has not changed the business we do. For the Center’s Value Engineering (VE) Program, that means implementing innovative solutions to continue helping the Center’s programs provide high-quality work in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Through collaborative workshops to evaluate methods and processes, the program increases value and stretches taxpayer resources by proactively searching for and resolving issues. The Corps of Engineers requires all Huntsville Center programs to conduct a VE study once every five years.
  • Resource management director sees tremendous value in certification

    Liz McCullough understands the value of maintaining professional certification in her field enabling her to provide comprehensive resourcing and financial management advice to Huntsville Center senior management.
  • Energy savings virtual workshop sees attendance nearly double

    The workshop assists in helping the Army achieve mission effectiveness and achieve mandates imposed by laws and Department of Defense regulations by integrating energy programs, initiatives and activities.
  • August

    SBA policy decision improves ability to include socially, economically disadvantaged small business

    Since the Small Business Administration is suspending the requirement, 8(a) businesses are more competitive in the contracting award process.
  • AMC deputy chief of staff visits Huntsville Center

    A senior civilian at the Army’s primary logistics and sustainment command visited the Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Aug. 10 to learn more about the Center’s capabilities and programs. Huntsville Center leadership presented Dr. Juanita Christensen, deputy chief of staff for logistics (G4), facilities and environmental at Army Materiel Command, a capabilities briefing focusing on the specialized technical expertise and global engineering solutions the Center deploys through its centrally managed programs.
  • July

    Lieutenant colonel caps career of engineering hope

    Deputy commander recalls the successes he achieved throughout his 26-year military career during his retirement ceremony July 20 at Bob Jones Auditorium.
  • Joly assumes command of Huntsville Center

    A new commander took over the leadership and direction of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville during a change of command ceremony Friday, July 23, at the Bob Jones Auditorium on Redstone Arsenal.
  • Data management solutions team wins USACE innovation award

    A Huntsville Center team was recognized for developing data management solutions and data visualization tools for project management