Anniston Army Depot

Gen. Perna tours ANAD, talks readiness

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Gen. Gus Perna, Army Materiel Command commander and the Army's senior logistician, toured Anniston Army Depot Wednesday, viewing various production shops to see how ANAD reclaims components and overhauls or repairs combat vehicles and equipment. During the tour, Perna visited the Powertrain Flexible Maintenance Facility.
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ANAD Small Arms supports DoD readiness

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/22/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. The depot's Small Arms Repair Facility is the primary Small Arms Rebuild Center for the Department of Defense. Here, employees overhaul, repair and upgrade small caliber weapons from the M9 pistol to the M2 50-caliber machine gun, grenade launchers, mortar
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ANAD, JSU partnership grows

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/22/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- In 2017, 133 students participated in four classes geared toward training local businesses on contracting with the federal government. The Army Contracting Command-Warren at Anniston Army Depot and Jacksonville State University hope to continue that success this year. "Last
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ANAD highlighted on Army, AMC social media

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command took over the social media platforms for the U.S. Army March 12-16, using the platforms and audience to increase awareness of AMC's role in Army readiness. As part of the week-long takeover, Anniston Army Depot was highlighted March 14 i
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ANAD hosts TACOM safety summit

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/08/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command held its first safety summit this week at Anniston Army Depot. Representatives from various safety offices throughout the command came together to share their best practices, learn from each other and tour
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America's industrial base is home-grown

Story by Elizabeth Behring on 03/08/2018 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For more than two centuries, the Army has employed a distinctive task force of skilled artisans and manufacturers who work behind the scenes to sustain the greatest fighting force in the world: the United States military. The Army's Organic Industrial
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Readiness a priority in town hall

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 02/22/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Depot Commander Col. Joel Warhurst spoke to employees in a town hall session Feb. 14. Warhurst's remarks and answers to questions covered topics from the installation's workload to safety, continuous process improvement, quality, accountability and hiring. MISSION AND VISION
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Alabama legislators honor military

Story by Megan Gully on 02/20/2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The highest ranking military officer in Alabama thanked the state for its continued support of the Armed Services. "Alabama doesn't just talk about supporting the military, it takes action to support the military," said Army Materiel Command's Commanding General, Gen. Gu
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Cleaning branch prepares parts for refurbishing

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 02/08/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The cleaning portion of Anniston Army Depot's Cleaning, Finishing and Painting Division is responsible for preparing parts scheduled to be repaired or overhauled. When parts are disassembled from a tank, they are sorted into baskets or pallets to await
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Factory tour shows how an Abrams comes to life

Story by Craig Rader on 02/05/2018 LIMA, Ohio -- A lot has changed at the Lima Army Tank Plant since the first combat vehicles rolled off its assembly line nearly 75 years ago. During World War II, the Ohio installation had more than 5,000 employees and processed tens of thousand
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Bridge work to begin in February

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 01/25/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- In April 2016, all traffic of more than 26 tons was routed through Eulaton Gate, instead of Anniston Army Depot's main gate. This was due to an evaluation of the bridge's load capacity, which determined the bridge had a
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