Anniston Army Depot

Living a limitless life, thanks to AIDB

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/19/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Patrick Robinson likened the county where he was born to a third-world country as he spoke to the crowd gathered for Anniston Army Depot's Disability Employment Awareness Month luncheon. Lowndes County was poor, among the poorest in Alabama, and
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ANAD hosts 19 Purple Heart recipients for hunt

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. The depot hosted its fifth Wounded Warrior Hunt the weekend of Jan. 13-15. The 19 Purple Heart recipients who attended the event killed eight deer, including four bucks. Tim Bell walked away with the biggest buck award for the second
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ANAD earns Army antiterrorism award

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. The depot was recently awarded the Army's Best Antiterrorism Program Award for an installation or garrison with less than 6,000 military and civilian employees. The award was presented to Gary Burt, the installation's antiterrorism officer, during the Army Annual Antiterrorism Conference Jan. 31 at Shades of
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Teamwork ensures success

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Two teams of Anniston Army Depot employees recently deployed on short notice in support of active duty units in South Korea. Employees deployed on the first mission, to replace a leaking fuel cell in a M1 Abrams tank and
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Gunnels assumes senior role

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- This week, Anniston Army Depot installed a new deputy to the commander. Chuck Gunnels, the former director of Production Management, was selected as the DCO in July. Since August, he has been shadowing Michael Burke to learn the role
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Cleaning a vital step for overhaul at ANAD

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- When combat vehicles arrive at the Wash Rack, they are dirty and greasy - both from the process of disassembly as well as from the conditions endured prior to their arrival at Anniston Army Depot. Some may be caked
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Army Chief of Staff visits ANAD

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley toured Anniston Army Depot April 17. "Depots like Anniston provide an incredible capability to our Army that is absolutely critical to sustain," Milley said. "From the skilled artisans at Anniston, to
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Planning for ice, snow

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- When inclement weather is mentioned in the South, the typical topics are thunderstorms or tornadoes. This time of year, however, snow or ice can affect us. According to historical data from the National Weather Service, 13 inches is the
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Chaplain reminds employees to use heavenly communications capability

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- According to Col. Samuel Godfrey, the chaplain for Army Materiel Command, we all have access to a wireless, open access communications capability designed to give us perspective. Of course, he spoke of prayer. Godfrey was the keynote speaker for
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Alabama Power completes solar array at ANAD

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/12/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot and its partners for the solar energy project cut the ribbon on the array of solar panels April 21. As Michael McGhee, the executive director for the Army's Office of Energy Initiatives noted, it was an appropriate
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Fort McClellan Celebrates Centennial

Story by SGT Jeremy Dunkle on 08/26/2017 Fort McClellan, located in Anniston, Alabama, opened its gates to celebrate the 100th Birthday of the post on August 26, 2017. The event combined historical exhibits with modern day displays, and hosted a variety of vendors and organizations from across the state of
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