Army Seeks Nominations for Greatest Inventions Awards

Army Seeks Nominations for Greatest Inventions Awards

Recognizing the need for new and innovative technologies to empower, unburden, and protect Soldiers around the world, the Army’s Greatest Inventions (AGI) program is now accepting nominations for this year’s awards. Since 2003, the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) has conducted the AGI program annually to encourage and reward those who are fighting the war from research laboratories throughout the Army by developing the best technological solutions for the Soldier. Continuing a tradition established last year, AMC is also proud to support the Soldier Greatest Inventions Awards program, recognizing individual Soldiers for their efforts to enhance their fellow Soldiers’ equipment and/or performance. Nominations are being accepted for inventions initiated both […]

CMA Completes Chemical Stockpile Elimination Mission

CMA Completes Chemical Stockpile Elimination Mission

Three weeks into the new year, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) achieved a major milestone: safely eliminating more than 27 tons of nerve and blister agents. On Jan. 21, the final mustard agent-filled 155mm projectile was destroyed at the Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility in Utah, marking the completion of CMA’s stockpile destruction mission. While the Chemical Stockpile Elimination (CSE) mission eliminated nearly 90 percent of the chemical agent stockpiled in the United States since the 1960s, the remaining 10 percent will be eliminated by a DoD program, the U.S. Army Element Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA). “This is a remarkable feat: the safe elimination of more than […]

New Website Gives Functional Area 51 Officers One-Stop Career Management Tool

New Website Gives Functional Area 51 Officers One-Stop Career Management Tool

The U.S. Army Career Management Office is poised to launch its new Functional Area (FA) 51 Officer Army Career Tracker (ACT) website (https://actnow.army.mil). The website, a personalized professional development application, integrates training, education, and experiential learning into one interface. ACT allows officers to view past accomplishments and potential career development opportunities in a single, easy-to-use interface, allowing them to see key positions in a more interactive format than DA Pamphlet 600-3, Commissioned Officer Professional Development and Career Management. Users can search multiple Army education and training resources to monitor their career development and general career progression efficiently and effectively. “This is an exciting time of change and progress for the […]