United States Army

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Army Senior Civilian Leaders Earn Graduate Degrees At LTU

In September, the seventh cohort of senior civilian leaders working for the U.S. Army, primarily at the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command headquartered in Warren. started an intensive, 10-month master’s degree program in Global Leadership and Management at Lawrence Technological University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

The U.S. Army's Ultra Light Vehicle research prototype. TARDEC photo.

New Army Concept Vehicle Enters Advanced Testing At Detroit Arsenal

The United States Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center says final testing has begun on the Ultra Light Vehicle Research Prototype, a replacement for the Hummer that’s designed to be fuel efficient, versatile and survivable in nearly any environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2013

Focus: HOPE's Center for Advanced Technologies. (Photo by Focus: HOPE on Wikipedia).

Focus: HOPE’s Mobile Parts Hospital Marks 10 Years Of Boosting U.S. Soldier Readiness

One of the most innovative new in-field technologies used by the United States Army during its campaign in the Middle East was developed at Focus: HOPE, a nonprofit civil rights organization based in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

EverLast bi-level induction shoe box fixtures,

Fort Drum Latest Military Base Using Jackson Firm’s Efficient Lighting

The United States military is the single largest consumer of energy in the world. And now it has discovered EverLast induction lighting for street and area lights from Jackson-based Full Spectrum Solutions Inc.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

US M1A1 tanks of 11th Armor Cavalry Regiment from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, US, are loaded onto trains. (Credit: WON DAE-YEON/AFP/Getty Images)

General Dynamics Awarded $31 Million for Abrams Tank Upgrades

The United States Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $31 million to begin upgrading 24 M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks and 22 M1A2 System Enhance Package (SEP) Version One (V1) tanks to the M1A2 SEP V2 configuration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2012


Army’s National Automotive Center Refocusing On Collaboration, Energy Security

United States Army officials announced Friday that the Army National Automotive Center, based in Warren, is refocusing on its role as the focal point for public-private mobility technology development.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Eight Local Companies to Join Automation Alley for Domestic Trade Mission

Automation Alley said Friday that eight companies from Southeast Michigan will participate in a domestic trade mission to the Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium and exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Feb. 22–24.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

LTV. Col. Joan Sweeny Dent

‘Michigan Matters’ U.S. Army Golden Knights

This week on Michigan Matters, Lt. Col Joan Sweeny-Dent talked to her about opportunities in the military. Then John Van Camp of Southwest Solutions explained programs available to help veterans. Plus the Roundtable discusses military veterans.

CBS 62–09/22/2011

UM Robot Team Wins International Competition, $750k

A team of 14 autonomous robots built by University of Michigan students has won an international competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and its Australian counterpart, officials announced in Brisbane. UM’s team of […]