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  • 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.
  • Resource Energy Manager improves munition plant’s energy resilience

    A Resource Efficiency Manager attending 2019 Energy Exchange and REM Workshop in Huntsville, Alabama, received updated 50001 Ready information that led him on a path to improve energy efficiency at Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Virginia.
  • Telework is the norm for Huntsville Center workforce

    For some employees, working from “Fort Living Room” is a relatively new way of doing business
  • March

    Huntsville Center supports alternate care facility assessments

    As the Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for Medical Facility Design, Huntsville Center engineers were quickly brought in by Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of USACE.
  • Huntsville Center contract aids Navy hospital ship supporting coronavirus-19 efforts

    The statement of work calls for a software acquisition so the ship’s medical staff can perform tele-healthcare for patients on shore.
  • Maintaining contracts vital to utility, energy program

    A $52 million contract (with a capacity of more than $200 million), awarded in 2017, supports Warner Robins-Air Logistics Complex with energy savings, resilience and security improvements for the principal enterprise located at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
  • Resource efficiency managers converging in Huntsville for workshops

    A workshop for resource efficiency managers set for March 10-12 in Huntsville, Alabama, will provide a training and guidance enabling attending contracted subject-matter energy experts, company representatives, and REM program customers to enhance their installation energy program’s effectiveness.
  • December

    Center’s mission feeds $6 billion to small businesses over last decade

    In fiscal 2019, the Center executed more than $2 billion in contract actions, pushing the Army Corps of Engineers’ Huntsville-based specialized technical support organization past the $6 billion mark over the last 10 years.
  • August

    Homecoming for Huntsville Center’s new commander

    Griffin will lead more than 1,000 employees at the Center’s headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama, and its offices in Omaha, Nebraska, and Alexandria, Virginia.
  • June

    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.
  • Strand promoted, continues leading reserve component engineer Soldiers

    More than 100 Soldiers and civilians gathered at the Redstone Arsenal Community Center Thursday to help celebrate Maj. Gen. Stephen Strand’s promotion from brigadier general to major general. Strand has served in the Army Reserve for more than 32 years and is the deputy commanding general for Reserve Affairs, Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Strand assumed that position in August, 2017 and will continue serving in that function.
  • July

    BASEOPS contract supports Fort Wainwright garrison, covers Alaska training ranges

    A $9.5 million U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Base Operations Program (BASEOPS) maintenance and operational services contract calls for maintenance and operational services for all facilities and subsequent facility systems, components and equipment on Fort Wainwright, Alaska, as well as the 670,000 acre Donnelly and 260,000 acre Yukon Training Areas that are part of the 67, 000 square mile Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC) .
  • November

    Huntsville Center utility program instrumental in developing reliable energy for Afghan security forces

    Huntsville Center's Commercial Utilities Program used a MATOC to select a Power Purchase Agreement consultant to help draft the blueprint for developing a secure electrical grid and increasing capacity to supply Afghan security installations with sustainable electricity.
  • May

    Navy’s SPAWAR sees reduced energy costs with Huntsville Center’s Energy Savings Performance Contract

    The U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Pacific used a Huntsville Center Energy Savings Performance Contract to reduce energy costs. The ESPC model used at Huntsville Center is an agreement between the government and an energy service contractor which provides capital and expertise to make comprehensive energy and water efficiency improvements on facilities or implement new renewable energy capabilities and maintains them in exchange for a portion of the generated savings.