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<br /> Education & Professional Development Edition<br /> Lead · Innovate · Integrate · Deliver<br /> Maintaining Science & Technology Expertise<br /> IN THIS ISSUE:<br /> · Ten Years After — Catching Up with Former TARDEC Co-Ops<br /> · STEM Activities Aim at Developing Future Engineers<br /> · Academic Partnerships Produce Key Technology Advances<br /> The Value of Lifelong Learning<br /> If we could add a fifth state-<br /> ment of purpose to the<br /> TARDEC motto — Lead,<br /> Innovate, Integrate, Deliver —<br /> it would be Educate. Each of<br /> the motivations we live by is<br /> nurtured and fortified by con-<br /> tinuing education and profes-<br /> sional development.<br /> Fueled by a two-prong approach<br /> that combines classroom training with on-the-job learning, the<br /> Army recognizes that advanced knowledge of our subject mat-<br /> ter is vital to maintaining our wor<a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=1"> Education & Professional Development Edition </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=2"> The Value of Lifelong Learning If we could add </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=3"> Education & Professional Development Edition </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=4"> EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Jennifer Hitchcock </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=5"> Creating the Science, Technology, Engineering and</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=6"> GIANT LEAP IN TESTING CAPABILITIES FOR ARMY SYSTE</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=7"> Here are the eight labs within the GSPEL: 1. The </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=8"> HUMAN CAPITAL: OUR MOST VITAL ASSET By Marque Cr</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=9"> and weaknesses; where we excelled and where impro</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=10"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION Now</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=11"> skills I learned in the commercial world, plus ga</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=12"> CAMPUS WITHOUT BORDERS TARDEC University helps Ar</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=13"> TARDEC U has been offering education and training</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=14"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION TAR</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=15"> The career management team man- ages learning opp</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=16"> Engineers learn the reasons behind TARDEC's occup</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=17"> TEN YEARS AFTER Just like the farm system in base</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=18"> Development and Engineering (SPRDE), Level III ce</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=19"> A good project I was involved with was an Ultra W</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=20"> What did you gain from your Co-Op or intern exper</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=21"> As an intern, I was assigned many projects in the</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=22"> reorganizations and realignments, I was fortunate</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=23"> would have done differently is rotate through the</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=24"> The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC)</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=25"> As the Army's technical experts move toward retir</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=26"> Former TACOM LCMC Commanding General MG Kurt Stei</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=27"> careers are at stake and students are concerned w</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=28"> TOMORROW'S INNOVATORS The Summer Hire Program (</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=29"> The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Developme</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=30"> University of Michigan mechanical engineering stu</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=31"> EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EDITION TAR</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=32"> SMART PROGRAM OFFERS ADVANTAGES FOR STUDENTS STAR</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=33"> TARDEC's Materials, Environmental and Welding Tea</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=34"> Students used bananas to conduct studies in measu</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=35"> One of the first science projects Ben Davis asked</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=36"> Science teacher Michael Frantsen helps students s</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=37"> Detroit teacher Nicole Ames-Powell (right) prepar</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=38"> EDITION COL Charles Dease, TARDEC Military Deput</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=39"> Andrea Simon sees the results of the U.S. Army's </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=40"> Children imagine they're on a mission in the Clan</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=41"> to stay in the top tier on a global scale in term</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=42"> Several former TACOM Explorers are now TARDEC ass</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=43"> won a $9,000 award for Durfee Middle School in 20</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=44"> COLLEGE TRY Partnerships with colleges and unive</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=45"> America's colleges and universities have long bee</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=46"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION LCp</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=47"> saves us from going down that path. But these par</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=48"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION SPC</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=49"> TARDEC WORKS WITH MINORITY COLLEGES When TARDEC </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=50"> TAKING THE LEAD EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=51"> “SSCF helps us fill critical spots,” commented Mi</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=52"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION Get</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=53"> Serving Soldiers: DAU's Michael Roche says civili</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=54"> Kirndeep Bhamra, Deputy Associate Director in the</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=55"> EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EDITION TAR</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=56"> Mechanical Engineer Sylvia Bouchar-Eid, who works</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=57"> Bhamra and Bouchar-Eid attended the the Leadershi</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=58"> GREEN DEGREE New training enlightens civilian eng</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=59"> Greening students travel to Fort Benning, GA, to </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=60"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION Gre</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=61"> PFC Shelby F. Fischer, a motor transportation ope</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=62"> </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=63"> Life-Cycle Cost Annual Cost Operating & Support</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=64"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION Sol</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=65"> Engineers Gain Full Life-Cycle Training By accele</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=66"> REACHING MATURITY EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSION</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=67"> Onboard computers and electronics provide Soldier</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=68"> EDITION DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATION SEC</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=69"> collected, it took us about six months to obtain </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=70"> components to make them compliant with CMMI and t</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=71"> info in brief As Deputy Defense Secretary, Cart</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=72"> info in brief TARDEC's Dr. Jose R. Mabesa Jr. V</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=73"> Caiman Rolls Out of Theater and Into Military His</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=74"> FIVE THINGS ABOUT RG-31 The RG-31 Mine-Resistan</a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=75"> Education & Professional Development Edition </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=76"> 6501 E. ELEVEN MILE RD. WARREN, MI 48937-5000 </a> <a title="Accelerate_Education_Ed_June_2012_OPT page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/4e6fca68?page=77"> Yes, I want to be among the first to know when th</a>