ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT

Focus on doing it right

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/07/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Last year, the Directorate of Production, assisted by the Quality Assurance Office, performed a complete audit of processes performed in the Powertrain Flexible Maintenance Facility. The "line by line" audit was intended to ensure employees adhere to procedures during
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ANAD rebuilds powerful M88 engines

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/07/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala -- In the depot's Powertrain Flexible Maintenance Facility, artisans overhaul, repair and rebuild diesel engines which power many of the combat vehicles in the Army's fleet. One of the largest diesel engines they work on is the AVDS-1790-8CR, a V-12
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Secretary of the Army views industrial base operations

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 02/21/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Dr. Mark T. Esper, the Secretary of the Army, toured Anniston Army Depot and Red River Army Depot Wednesday. Esper said the tours helped him gain a better understanding of the Army's organic industrial base and these two locatio
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Making progress toward MLK's dream

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 01/24/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Dr. Billy Hawkins spoke at Anniston Army Depot's Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast. Hawkins, the president of Talladega College, brought several members of the school's Ensemble Choir with him for a performance of gospel songs. As Hawkins took
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A sprinkle of rust helps locate defects

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 01/24/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- A new testing procedure, implemented in 2018, has increased the quality of M1 tanks produced at Anniston Army Depot. According to Michael Epps, the depot's Vehicle Quality Branch chief, prior to 2018, General Dynamics Land Systems sent an average
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Sustainable energy projects help Army garner award

Story by Gary Sheftick on 01/03/2019 ASHINGTON -- A solar power plant with energy-storage capability that went online this year at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and a biofuel power plant at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, were among projects that helped the Army gain recognition in 2018 with an award from the Federal
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Santa's elves work at ANAD

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 12/14/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot delivered Christmas presents for 180 children in protective custody with the Calhoun County Department of Human Resources Dec. 13. The presents will be distributed to the families by DHR case workers in time to be opened o
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Veterans Day Ceremony held at ANAD PFC

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 11/15/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Lt. Col. Roshun Steele, commander of the Anniston Munitions Center, spoke at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Anniston Army Depot Nov. 8 at the Physical Fitness Center. Speaking to a large crowd of employees from throughout the depot
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ANAD provides rapid response for M4 modifications

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 11/15/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot, once again, lived up to its reputation as the Pitcrew of the American Warfighter as it quickly responded to a need to modify M4/M4A1 main selector levers on-site. "An unintended discharge/failure to fire issue arose when the
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CO recaps FY2018 during town hall

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 10/18/2018 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot ended fiscal year 2018 with progress made in the areas of performance to promise, safety and continuous process improvement. Col. Joel Warhurst, the depot's commander, highlighted each of these areas during his Oct. 10 town hall meeting.
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Old ally, like-new equipment

Morocco strengthens its capacity to stabilize region and fight terrorism through partnership with U.S. by Terri Stover, USASAC Public Affairs The Kingdom of Morocco is currently the largest U.S. weapons buyer in the 53-country region covered by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). U.S. assistance to Morocco enhances its capacity to promote
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