ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT NEWS

Working for the Soldiers: ANAD provides maintenance support for National Guard unit

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 09/19/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The depot assembled a travel team of nine M1 Abrams mechanics to assist in bringing the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team to fully mission-capable status. The mission involved three stops - one in North Carolina, one in Virginia and
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Depot achieves ISO 45001

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 09/19/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- In 2007, Anniston Army Depot was the first installation in the Department of Defense to be presented with an Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series 18001 certification. The depot was the first organization in the U.S. to be certified
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395th Ordnance Company trains with ANMC

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 09/05/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Approximately 65 Soldiers with the 395th Ordnance Company from Neenah, Wisconsin, trained at the Anniston Munitions Center during three rotations from July 13 to Aug. 23. The unit, which has a munitions receipt, storage, inspection, shipment and demilitarization missio
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Secretary of the Army Awards for Energy and Water Management Presented

DENVER, Colo. -- The 2019 Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Awards were presented to ten recipient organizations, garrisons and individuals in recognition of their accomplishments during fiscal year 2018 during a ceremony held August 22, 2019. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy
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ERCA Autoloader is being tested for first time at Yuma Proving Ground

Story by Ana Henderson on 08/15/2019 Rome wasn't built in a day but they were laying bricks every hour. This statement rings particularly true in the case of the work being done for the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) project. One day, ERCA will provide faster and safer firing capabilitie
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Walker takes command at ANAD

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 07/26/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Col. Marvin Walker assumed command of Anniston Army Depot July 25 in a ceremony held in the installation's Nichols Industrial Complex. Maj. Gen. Daniel G. Mitchell, commanding general of the Tank-automotive and Amaments Command, ANAD's parent command, presided over
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ANMC earns business excellence milestone award

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 07/26/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The Anniston Munitions Center was awarded an Oliver Wight Class A Milestone Award July 11 for successfully creating a new Sales and Operations Planning process. Oliver Wight is a consultation company specializing in business improvement. This award demonstrates ANMC
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Soldiers gain real world experience in Patriot Bandoleer

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 06/27/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The 266th Ordnance Company from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, are participating in Patriot Bandoleer 2019. Their mission is to receive, transport and store munitions in Anniston Munitions Center's igloos at Anniston Army Depot. Patriot Bandoleer 2019 is a training mission,
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US deploys THAAD anti-missile system in first deployment to Romania

Story by SFC Jason Epperson on 05/19/2019 NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY DEVESELU, Romania Approximately 100 soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, deployed to Romania in April as the NATO's Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) site undergoes a long-planned upgrade. The soldiers will temporarily emplace a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)
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Igloo doors enlarged to meet current, future missions

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 05/02/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Forty munitions storage magazines at Anniston Army Depot are being modified with taller, wider doorways and larger concrete pads. "These modifications will allow us to store the newest Aviation and Missile Command assets in a posture to be able
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Project upgrades mine plows for Soldiers

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 05/02/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Last year, Anniston Army Depot began a program to remove and upgrade the tines on mine plows. According to Joey Edwards, branch chief for the ABV/JAB Production Planning Branch, the original configuration for the plow had fixed tines which,
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