ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT

AMC hosts first Rescue Task Force Seminar

Story by MAJ 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
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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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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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