U.S. Army

U.S. Army competitors organize their equipment during the Best Warrior Competition on Fort Lee, Va. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Bao Huynh)

Local Soldier Competes In U.S. Army’s ‘Best Warrior Competition’

A local soldier is in Virginia competing in an event to find the U.S. Army’s “best warrior.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

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Ann Arbor Firm Gets Army Fuel Cell Contract

The AMI business unit of England’s Ultra Electronics said Thursday it had secured an $870,000 contract to provide 30 of its solid oxide fuel cells to the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

Toy trucks like this one, designed by a Michigan Technological University graduate, are doing important work for the Army in war zones.

Michigan Tech Grad’s Toy Truck Saving Lives In Afghanistan

A Michigan Technological University graduate with a brother in the Army has designed a toy truck to search roadsides and vehicles for improvised explosive devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Mich. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a 25-year-old U.S. Army sergeant from Saginaw has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2011


Southfield Surgeon Provides Hands-On Support for Troops

For two weeks, vascular surgeon Kevin Nolan of Southfield volunteered to treat wounded American soldiers transported from Afghanistan and Iraq to the U.S. Army’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.



Orion Firm Pulls Out Of Army Combat Vehicle Competition

Lake Orion-based Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems said Tuesday it had withdrawn as a competitor for the Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle Program.


Adaptive Materials Gets $1M For Army Fuel Cell Research

Ann Arbor-based Adaptive Materials, a manufacturer of fuel cells powered by propane, has been awarded $1 million to conduct a manufacturing research project for the United States Army.  The focus of Adaptive Materials work will […]


Alternative Fuel Technologies May Win Another Army Grant

Redford Township-based Alternative Fuel Technology LLC, a subsidiary of Alternative Fuel Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets: AFTC), announced that the company had been selected for negotiation and the possible award of a Phase II Small Business […]


World's Largest Convoy Of Hybrids Headed For Michigan

To mark 10 successful years of advancing the commercialization of green vehicle technology, the Hybrid Truck Users Forum is bringing its 2010 HTUF National Conference and Ride and Drive back to its roots: the Motor […]




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