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News Archive: May 2013


NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- At a recent employee recognition ceremony, the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command named its "Employee of the Year" for fiscal 2012. That selection came as a surprise to the recipient, Karen Hudson. 

Hudson, who was promoted in July to her current position as the branch chief for USASAC's CENTCOM Central Case Management Division in the New Cumberland office, said she is honored by the decision. 

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (May 21, 2013) -- The Army completed a significant milestone in helping to maintain stability in Iraq now that the U.S. military have departed from that theater of operations.

The Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters, along with several representatives from different organizations on Redstone Arsenal, made the eighth delivery of the Iraqi Armed-407 Bell helicopters to Iraq. 

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomed Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the Pentagon yesterday to discuss the military relationship between their nations, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.

In a statement summarizing the meeting, Little said Carter expressed admiration for the foundational work the United States and Liberia have accomplished together to make the Liberian armed forces a viable and stabilizing force.

Our very own George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Librarian, Joyce Greene, has been named the 2012 Federal Librarian of the Year by the Library of Congress. Check out this video, by clicking here.

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón this morning at the Pentagon to discuss the close security partnership between the United States and Colombia, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.

In a statement summarizing the meeting, Little said Hagel commended Colombia for continuing to make significant progress in its campaign against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a group known by its Spanish acronym FARC.