Anniston Army Depot

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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ANAD earns AMC safety award for FY17

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. The depot was recently awarded the U.S. Army Materiel Command Industrial Operations Safety Award for fiscal year 2017. "This achievement was enabled by innovative approaches to tackling systemic challenges for Risk Management across the industrial operations and have resulted in several best practices for the TACOM
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ANAD to use Direct Hire Authority: 155 positions to be filled from time-limited appointments

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 01/25/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The ability to use Direct Hire Authority was issued to industrial base facilities with the appropriated funds for fiscal year 2017. Currently, this authority is authorized through the end of FY2018 and Anniston Army Depot is preparing to utilize
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Tools to help you achieve resolution goals

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- As we close out the second week of the new year, how are your resolutions coming? Did you know there is assistance here on the installation for many of the most common goals people choose each year? Using resources available to all employees of Annisto
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Army chooses ANAD as new site for DGRC

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 01/11/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The Defense Non-Tactical Generator and Rail Equipment Center, known as DGRC, will relocate from Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, to Anniston Army Depot in Alabama, the Department of Army announced Sept. 26, 2017. DGRC is the Department
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VSSMs aid ANAD shop safety

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 12/14/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- With its limited staff, Anniston Army Depot's Safety Office doesn't have the capacity to assist with every shop's weekly and monthly inspections. However, a program initiated at the beginning of fiscal year 2017 is providing that much-needed capacity i
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ANAD provides gifts for 200 children

ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot's 2017 Christmas Cheer program culminated Dec. 13 with the delivery of three truckloads of gifts and bicycles to Calhoun County's Department of Human Resources office in Anniston. This year, 200 children in protective custody with DHR will receive gifts due to the generosity
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Warhurst holds first town hall meeting

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 11/16/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Depot Commander Col. Joel Warhurst greeted installation employees the morning of Nov. 8 for his first town hall meeting. Topics during the session included the workforce's strengths and weaknesses, military readiness, the Group Award Program payout for fiscal year
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JSU holds Veterans Day Ceremony

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 11/16/2017 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Jacksonville State University's Veterans Day Ceremony was held Nov. 13, 2017.
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