MICC leaders are taking part this week in annual Fiesta San Antonio honoring the memory of the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto. On Saturday, Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff and Command Sgt. Maj. Marco and Carmelita Torres attended the Texas Cavaliers Investiture of King and Patriotic and Historic Ball. Monday afternoon and evening, they joined Army leaders from Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston for the Pilgrimage to the Alamo before boarding a float for the Texas Cavaliers River Parade.
Happy Birthday U.S. Army Reserve!
Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Jordan Gillis: The Army is a leader among Federal agencies in protecting, conserving, and restoring the environment. Our participation in Army Earth Day aims to inspire awareness and appreciation of the environment and how it sustains our warfighting readiness mission.
Leaders from the 418th Contracting Support Brigade uncased their organization colors during a ceremony April 20 at Fort Hood, Texas, following the unit's return from deployment to Afghanistan. Among it's many achievements serving as Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan, the 418th CSB provided key contract support leading up to the deployment of the U.S. Army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade. Now back home, the brigade headquarters element will continue to support the III Corps and Fort Hood as well as other mission partners.
Members of the 418th Contracting Support Brigade and 901st Contracting Battalion had an opportunity to Maj. Gen. James Simpson during a recent visit. Simpson is the commanding general for the U.S. Army Contracting Command.
More great photos from the 418th Contracting Support Brigade's homecoming this week!
The Army's Earth Day theme is: "Sustain the Mission / Secure the Future." This theme embodies the Army's commitment to support readiness through environmental protection. The MICC supports this effort through the execution and administration of many contracts.
Congratulations to MICC-Fort Campbell's Angela Jacobs on winning Civilian Employee of the Year in the manager category at U.S. Army Fort Campbell's CEOY Awards Ceremony! She bested five other nominees representing various other agencies on the installation.
Also representing the MICC-Fort Campbell team and 922nd Contracting Battalion as nominees at the awards ceremony were Wanda Jobe and Salonda Ozier nominated in the leader and professional/scientific categories, respectively.
The MICC's Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff and U.S. Army Contracting Command's Brig. Gen. Paul Pardew kicked off the ACC Senior Leaders Forum April 17.
Congratulations to the 925th CBN and MICC Fort Drum's Jamie Michel who was recently promoted to the rank of major! Although deployed, his family joined in special occasion via streaming video.
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Welcome home to the 418th Contracting Support Brigade team! Members will uncase their organizational colors during a ceremony at Fort Hood April 20.
The U.S. Army observes the Month of the Military Child to recognize and honor the commitment, contributions and sacrifices children and youth make to the nation through the strength they provide the Soldiers and Families.
Congratulations to Anthony Walters from MICC FDO Fort Eustis VA for being named the MICC Civilian of the Month for February. Walters managed a myriad of tasks to include inventory management, supply systems, fleet management, key controls, Command Supply Discipline Program, and additional duty of being the U.S. Army SHARP representative for the Field directorate. During this season of budgetary cuts and various other budget impacts, he was instrumental in coordinating with the Civil Engineering Division Project Review Board for the renovation of two buildings, which resulted in a saving of $4,000 in design cost to the field office which can now be utilized for other areas.
Soldiers from the 922nd Contracting Battalion unfurl the battalion colors to take on their deployed mission.
Mission and Installation Contracting Command Soldiers recently showcased their acquisition abilities to support the warfighter during an exercise at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Fort Carson, Colorado.
The Holocaust was the persecution and murder of more than six million men, women, and children by the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 40s. The US Congress established Days of Remembrance as the nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust, observed this year from April 8-15, with a specific day of remembrance on April 12, 2018. The theme for this year is Learning from the Holocaust: Legacy of Perseverance. Learn more about how the Army will commemorate the remembrance at www.army.mil/standto/2018-04-10.
Let's hear it for the MICC's Staff Sgts. Chantel Robinson and Marisol Rodriguez, both members of the 418th Contracting Support Brigade, who were recognized by the command team for outstanding service for the months of February and March, respectively.
Rodriguez, left, wears multiple hats for the 902d Contracting Battalion including personnel, admin NCO in charge and countless additional duties for which she was recognized for always going above and beyond her scope of duties.
Robinson, right, leveraged her technical and tactical expertise to help the 902nd CBN rapidly achieve its mandatory training requirements. She was also vital in coaching, teaching and mentoring fellow Soldiers, subordinates and superiors.
Just another day in ensuring tactical proficiency for the 901st Contracting Battalion.
The Army recognizes Month of the Military Child as an opportunity to recognize and respect the unique challenges the military children face and overcome.
MICC Soldiers from MICC-Fort Bragg's 900th Contracting Battalion and United States Air Force Airmen from the 4th Contracting Squadron at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, trained together to sharpen their warfighting skills recently.
Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff and Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres present coins to MICC-Fort Carson members for recent outstanding achievements during a town hall April 5 at Fort Carson, Colorado. Receiving coins were Michelle Wilcox, Sgt. 1st Class Roberto Zepeda, Maj. David Garrison and Angela Arwood-Gallegos.
Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff and Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres hold a town hall and answers questions from members of the 918th Contracting Battalion and MICC-Fort Carson April 5 at Fort Carson, Colorado.
Gold Star Spouses Day, is an opportunity for the U.S. Army to honor the surviving husbands and wives of fallen Soldiers. Gold Star Spouses are the resilient legacies of their service member's sacrifice to the nation.
Lt. Col. Tom McFall briefs Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff and Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres on the 918th Contracting Battalion's preparations for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2018. McFall is the 918th CBN commander. #OCSJX
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