ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT

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, is part of Patriot Bandoleer 2019, receiving, transporting and storing munitions in Anniston Munitions Center's igloos at Anniston Army Depot. Patriot Bandoleer 2019 is a training mission, enhancing the readiness of
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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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Security enterprise will miss workhorse manager

Story by Richard Bumgardner on 04/12/2019 The world of foreign military sales can be confusing with words, acronyms and definitions that are in a world all its own. So it is no surprise that when you look up the word dedicated' in the FMS dictionary, you might find a reference
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AMC hosts first Rescue Task Force Seminar

Story by Elizabeth Behring on 03/22/2019 A jug of water, first aid kit, warm blanket: all just a few things travelers should consider keeping in their cars in case of emergency. While one hopes to never use them, preparedness is key, something Chuck Davis, Army Materiel Command's fire and emergency
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Variety powers the Final Drive Branch

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/21/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Employees in Anniston Army Depot's Final Drive Branch strive for excellence in everything they do. And that excellence extends beyond the components which make the treads on tracked combat vehicles move. Yes, they overhaul and repair final drives, a
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Sustaining safety in ANAD's shops

Story by Jennifer Bacchus on 03/21/2019 ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Over the last two years, more than 500 guards have been placed on machinery throughout the installation to ensure the safety of the workforce. Maintaining those guards is a cooperative effort between the employees on the shop floor, supervisors,
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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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