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Lean improves Sidewinder repair process. Sidewinder

Lean improves Sidewinder repair process. Sidewinder Jennifer Caprioli TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. — A switch at Tobyhanna Army Depot from a complete Sidewinder overhaul process to ‘repair only as necessary’ saves time and money. For the past seven years, Sidewinder Missile Branch personnel have completely overhauled the AIM-9(M) Sidewinder guidance and control sections for the […]

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U.S. Navy pilots can land safely thanks to Tobyhanna upgrades

Korea: U.S. Navy pilots can land safely thanks to Tobyhanna upgrades Michele Yeager TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. — Depot technicians played a key role in making life easier for the airmen involved in radar system maintenance at an air base in Korea. Tobyhanna refurbished an AN/GPN-22 Precision Approach Radar (PAR) system here, shipped it to […]

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551st integrates Warrior Ethos tasks in local FTX

551st integrates Warrior Ethos tasks in local FTX Tausha Smith The firing had been intense in the first room. The smoke cleared and it was time to move on. The Soldiers steadied themselves. They nodded to each other and then burst through the doorway of what they believed was the final room in the building. […]

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Army Knowledge Awards winner list

Army Knowledge Awards winner list – News The Army Knowledge Awards were presented during the 3rd Annual Army Knowledge Symposium at Valley Forge, Pa., Aug. 1315, 2003, by officials from the Office of the Chief Information Office/G-6. “The Army Knowledge Awards Program allows us to acknowledge and recognize Army initiatives, programs, and concepts that exploit […]

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Close combat teaches self-discipline, confidence

Close combat teaches self-discipline, confidence Kalin M. Reardon Because of today’s ever evolving operational environment, the Army has changed its focus from a linear battlefield to one without a front line. In modern warfare every Soldier must be ready to perform any task including those that were reserved in the past for combat arms military […]

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Joint Network Management System update

Joint Network Management System update Quentin Smith The Joint Network Management System is a post Milestone C, Acquisition Category level III Joint program that provides an automated network planning and management capability to joint tactical communication network planners/managers at Combatant Commands, COCOM Service components, Joint Task Force, and JTF Service components. It integrates the capabilities […]

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HF combat net radio lesson learned again

HF combat net radio lesson learned again David M. Fiedler Recently, at the 2003 Signal Symposium and prior to that in his testimony to the Congress, LTG William “Scott” Wallace, former commanding general of V Corps during the invasion of Iraq, made the following statement about the command, control and communications situation during the Iraq […]

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Signal command-level commands

Signal command-level commands Signal command-level commands Commander CSM BG Marilyn Quagliotti CSM Donna Mitchell MG George Bowman CSM Honora Rhatigan MG Lowell Detamore CSM Rick Berry MG William Russ CSM Calvin Jones MG James Hylton CSM Ronald Desjardins BG Janet Hicks CSM Michael Terry Signal brigade-level commands Commanuer CSM COL Ronald Bouchard CSM Alejo Quinata […]

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Reserve Signaleers open Cisco Academy

Reserve Signaleers open Cisco Academy – News Shawn Herron FORT MEADE, Md. — 311th Theater Signal Command, an Army Reserve unit based here, made history in August 2002 when it welcomed the first students into its Cisco Systems Networking Academy. This event marked the first and only certified Cisco Academy in the Army Reserve. Spearheaded […]

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Joint force C4I integration—significant challenges ahead

Joint force C4I integration—significant challenges ahead – integration of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence capabilities within United States joint military force John Saputo Horizontal and vertical integration of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence capabilities within a United States joint military force is the key enabler necessary for commanders to be decisive in operations. […]