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Advance Planning Briefing for Industry enlightens many
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland--More than 800 business and industry representatives from across the country gathered here Nov. 18-20 for a view of potential contracting opportunities across the installation.
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ACC officially accepts contract administration services mission in Kuwait
The 926th Contracting Support Battalion officially accepted authority for the contract administration services mission in Kuwait during a Dec. 11 ceremony.
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FACES OF THE FORCE: Steven Bryant
POSITION: Deputy Director, Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground.
UNIT: Army Contracting Command TOTAL YEARS OF ARMY SERVICE: 29
AWARDS: Superior Civilian Service Award; Commander’s Award for Civilian Service; Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service
EDUCATION: MBA, Loyola University; B.S. in business and marketing, Towson University
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ACC-APG takes part in Advance Planning Briefing for Industry
FACES OF THE FORCE: Roderick Redman
POSITION: Branch Chief, Contract Pricing
UNIT: Army Contracting Command
TOTAL YEARS OF ARMY SERVICE: 5
AWARDS: DA Achievement Medal for Civilian Service EDUCATION: J.D., University of Baltimore; B.S. in business administration, University of Denver
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926th CCBn conducts communications exercise
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Armed with computers and a suitcase-sized mobile communications network, Soldiers from the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion deployed the Broadband Global Area Network equipment here during a Dec. 3-5 communications exercise focused on establishing connectivity for communicating in a contingency environment.
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ACC-APG takes part in Advance Planning Briefing for Industry
The Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., joined partner organizations on the installation to host members of industry, academia and government stakeholders during an Advance Planning Briefing for Industry held Dec. 2-6.
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ACC-APG members receive Secretary of the Army Award for Excellence in Contracting
For five members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., receiving any kind of recognition is always an honor but when the award comes from the Secretary of the Army, the recognition carries a special meaning.
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ACC increases capability, activates contracting battalion
Army Contracting Command added more capability to its contracting arsenal with the activation of the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion. The new unit was activated Aug. 27 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Approximately 200 guests attended the ceremony at Mallette Hall auditorium to witness the uncasing of the organizational colors by Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Derek Draper received the colors from Nichols, symbolic of assuming command of the new unit.
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Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Arter E. Sweatman
Staff Sgt. Arter E. Sweatman reclassified from preventive medicine into the acquisition, logistics and technology career field and reported to the Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., in May 2013 as a contract specialist. Since his arrival at ACC-APG, he’s been promoted to staff sergeant and assigned
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ACC Workforce Celebrates Army's 238th Birthday
Members of ACC-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., participated in an APG-wide run June 12 to celebrate the Army’s 238th Birthday. Soldiers with the 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion led the organization with its civilian employees rounding out the ACC-APG formation. Following the run and the singing of the Army song, participants were treated with cake and refreshments.
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Organization Day Brings ACC-APG Family Together
As part of the organization day, Staff Sgt. Gloria Velasquez (standing at center), contract specialist, teaches arts and craft techniques to ACC-APG family members (from left) Alexis, 7, daughter of Nina M. and James A. Bushnell; and Jordan, 6, and Angel, 10, children of Antwonne L. Scott.
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Spotlight on...Sabin A. Joseph
Sabin A. Joseph is a senior contracting specialist assigned with the Belvoir Division at the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
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ACC employees earn AMC's 2012 Dellamonica Awards
Clay Socha and Gloria Golden, Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, have been selected by the Army Materiel Command for the 2012 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Personnel of the Year.
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Pilot Training with Industry Program Deemed a Success
Three members of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground left their government cubicles and relocated to defense contractor business offices as part of ACC's Training with Industry program.
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Hendrix Hobby is a Proven Classic
Styling down the street in a sleek two-door, red car-truck combination is a regular occurrence for Ann Hendrix. The 1978 Ford Ranchero GT was fully restored by Hendrix as a classic show car.
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Hurricane Sandy Photos and Descriptions
In Long Beach Island, NJ, National Guardsman and employee of the Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground repositions a flag upright that was knocked over by sand and water from Hurricane Sandy.
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Military Integration at ACC-APG
The Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground began integrating military members into its organizational structure to optimize contingency contracting and to enhance the training opportunities for Soldiers in the contracting career field.
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Process Improvement Produce Savings
In support of Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., Contract Specialist Cheryl Saylock participated in a Lean Six Sigma project that was awarded an Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award (LEAP) in January.
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Food Drive Photos and Descriptions
Aberdeen Proving Ground Team unload boxes of food in support of the APG-wide "Harvest for the Hungry" food drive.
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Employee Returns After Cancer Battle
Working for the Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground is even better the second time around, according to Ernie Dixon, procurement analyst in the contracting center’s Research Triangle Park Division outside of Raleigh, N.C.
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 The Shabani family met with President
and Mrs. Clinton during their visit to the
Macedonia refugee camp in 1999.  

Work is Payback for Opportunities Given!
For Labinot Shabani, growing up in southeastern Europe in the late 1990s meant a childhood filled with both pleasant and horrific memories.
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 The Shabani family met with President
and Mrs. Clinton during their visit to the
Macedonia refugee camp in 1999.  

Soviet Turned American Citizen Excelling for Her New Homeland!
Some children aspire to become athletes, astronauts, doctors or lawyers. For a young Inna Lloyd, her distant dream was to serve in the military, something women were forbidden to do in her Ukrainian homeland.
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